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

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

The Importance of Light in Your New Build Villa Marbella

Passive House Windows in Spain

Here is a question for you………: Is light the single most important feature that affects your mood in your home? If it is then is it therefore the most important mood factor in your house altogether: daylight, glass walls, light wells, skylights and artificial light and………., the big one in Spain, shade. We all instinctivelyContinue reading

Modern Renewable Energy Systems in Spanish Villas

Architect Marbella Eco Vida Homes discusses Modern Renewable Energy Systems

Renewable energy systems have in the past been associated with being weak, expensive, and unreliable. For many people the concept goes with eco-warriors living off grid in situations where they can’t have all mod cons. Well let me tell you. Things have changed! We are installing a renewable energy system in a modern villa thatContinue reading

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