Comprehensive Modernisation Marbella Villa

Our clients are a young couple for from the UK. Having looked hard for a plot to build their ideal home they finally settled on renovating and extending this large villa that dates from the 1980s. It has the style, size, and, above all, the location that they want. The living room will be extendedContinue reading

5 elegant villa designs custom built to the owners’ lifestyles

Salobrena House exterior

The best villa designs are those that put the owner at the forefront and revolve around their lifestyle. That’s why Eco Vida Homes is an architect in Spain that prides itself on going above and beyond to deliver luxurious, energy-efficient homes. Whether your villa design ideas demand rooftop parking, a basement cinema, or a specialContinue reading

Modern Marbella villas can be both eco-friendly and luxurious

Outdoor seating at Villa Ligera

Designing a modern villa in Marbella has amazing benefits for new home builders in terms of how far you can make your budget stretch. But it’s easy for those looking to invest in the region to become so enamoured with the design choices available for the home of their dreams that they overlook the factContinue reading

Why Build an Energy Efficient Home? Bayfield Training webinar

John Wolfendale is the guest presenter on this webinar run in conjunction with Bayfield Training in the UK. “Why Build an Energy Efficient Home?” Answer: It’s more comfortable Its less expensive Its more valuable It helps save the planet Find out more….Wed Nov 4th 12.00 CET Sign up here https://bit.ly/building_energy_efficient_homes

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Initial Designs for a Villa in Alqueria East of Marbella

Mediterranean desgn Spain

This project is now pending the building licence lodged at the town hall. We are proceeding with the Execution Project and expect to start on site in the autumn. These images are taken from the basic proyect (projecto básico) which we use to make the building licence application. As you can see its a modernContinue reading

Healthy Home Design for Children

A Home for bringing up children

When we are designing a home that children might grow up in there are one or two things we should bear in mind. In some ways building a house can be a metaphor for nurturing a child’s development. When you design and build a house you only have one go at laying the foundations andContinue reading

Healthy Paints and Varnishes

Sustainable paints Spain

In this short article I give an overview of the key issues. It’s a huge subject and this is a brief summary. #healthyhousedesign There are two key aspects: 1. The toxins and VOCs emitted by some paints are bad for your health 2. The “sustainability” of the materials and their manufacture could form part ofContinue reading

Ergonomics and Healthy Villa Design

ergonomics #healthyhousedesign

“Ergonomics” what does it mean? Good ergonomics is kind of making everything fit both physically and psychologically. For example in a traffic jam the cars don’t fit. You could say the ergonomics of the road design are bad. A human skeleton has to fit an office chair – that’s ergonomics. In your kitchen design thinkContinue reading