Familiy Inn, better to follow a Planning Process

Our new clients had gathered information about inns and registered the aspects they wished to replicate on their project. They also made sketches and drafts to explain their ideas. When someone wants to build with scarce resources they often reflect: how hard can it be to build a room with a bathroom? It really isn’t…

Familiy inn: more or less like this

We met a young couple, from Cariaco a town to the East of Venezuela, through this blog created to find the small builder who has never before worked with an architect, and support his activity. They own a small lot, distant a 40 minutes ride from Cariaco and wished to build a small inn for…

Beach releases

In a small apartment, area distribution is very important. “I want a spacious master bedroom …. But my son visits sometimes. Sometimes I work from home…and the kitchen area has to allow group cooking. We also need a reserve water tank ….  How about the closets design? Which furniture, will it be custom made?” After many…

Self-built development

A community of neighbors living in Petare,  informal sector  on  Caracas East border,  decided to invest in a  Cooperative  Development to be built in nearby town Guatire. Its promoters gathered more than 200 clients in need of dwellings. A legal trick almost cost them the land.  Their legal quest to protect their rights went on for years. In this lapse they managed to fend off invaders…

Mastering a Plan

This Foundation captivates every one who gets to know it. It’s a shelter for 26 homeless boys. Many private and public institutions offer donations. Sometimes local and foreign companies need to donate in a hurry to comply with legal obligations. This frequent situation made it difficult to achieve  important improvements in infrastructure which require an investment plan.…