What does a technical architect do in when you build a home in Spain?

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Technical architects also known as aparejadores play a vital role in construction projects and their presence is required by law. The career path for a technical architect is somewhat shorter than for a normal architect ( a university degree and practical training). Some Spanish architects call themselves arquitectos superiores, rather pompously, to distinguish themselves fromContinue reading

How to Choose Your Architect in Marbella Spain 3 min video

How to choose your architect in Marbella

Quick 3 minute video with the basic facts: Author: John Wolfendale Bio: John is a founder of Eco Vida Homes and is passionate about bringing modern design and construction practices to Spain. He believes a home which is warm in winter and cool in summer is largely a matter of design and selective use ofContinue reading

Questions to ask your Marbella Architect about their fees

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This blog post is one of a series of three. The other two are “Questions to ask your Architect about their Experience” and “Questions to ask your Architect about Your Particular Project”. Architects can charge whatever they like. This hasn’t always been the case and in the past their fees have been stipulated by theContinue reading

Questions to Ask Your Architects About Your Particular Project

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This blog post is one of a series of three. The other two are “Questions to ask your Architect about their Experience” and “Questions to ask your Architect about their Fees”. Ask Your Architect “Will our project be a priority for you?” If your architect is good they may also be popular. Ask about theirContinue reading

Questions to Ask Your Marbella Architects About Their Experience

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Questions to ask your Marbella architects about their professional experience. This blog post is one of a series of three. The other two are “Questions to ask your Architect about your project” and “Questions to ask your Architect about their Fees”. Given the importance of this role dont hold back. Ask for References Ask forContinue reading

Architects Fees Marbella and Costa del Sol

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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