Architects Fees Marbella and Costa del Sol

British Architect Marbella

What does an architect charge in Marbella and the Costa del Sol? Conventionally they charge a percentage of the build cost. While there are no mandatory rates almost all architects quote the standard rates of their colegio. The percentages vary according to the scale of the project. The Architects Colleges that supervise the architects inContinue reading

Contemporary Energy Efficient Villa in Elviria Marbella

Modern Design

This is a project in Elviria for a modern energy efficient villa. It is 262.45 sq m + basement. The ground floor has an open plan living kitchen dining room facing the shaded terrace and the pool and the views. There is an office, laundry room and store. On the first floor are 4 bedroomsContinue reading

An Evaluation of the Property Market in Spain 2019 and 2020

How to choose your architect in Marbella

Barbara Wood, the foremost buyer’s agent in Spain, has written a detailed and erudite article about the prospects for the property market in Spain in 2020. She has analysed the data in detail, and combined this with her considerable experience, to produce some well-informed insights. Here is the article on her website. And here areContinue reading

Can you sell electricity back to the grid in Spain?

The sun tax Spain

I have been doing a little research because the question has come up especially for one of our clients for whom we are designing a Passive House in Sotogrande. Actually the question we are facing is do we need batteries or can we use the grid as a giant battery and this question “Can youContinue reading