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4 July, 2018

Aquatic Academy at the Beach Club

Inspired by David Hayes’ design and executed by architect Ricardo Arosemena and interior designer Andrina Fonseca, the Las Catalinas Beach Club is a beautiful oceanside gathering spot for local and visitors to socialize, swim, exercise, and relax. Today, the club’s partnership with ConnectOcean is making it an even more exciting destination by offering environmental…
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ArchitectureConstructionDesignNew Urbanism
27 June, 2018

The Beauty of Tradition

When construction on Las Catalinas began in 2009, the team of developers, architects and builders designing the town had a single goal in mind: create an environmentally-sustainable paradise while embracing the Costa Rican landscape and culture. While many new developments prioritize modernity over the tradition, Las Catalinas’ ARC has sought to combine New Urbanist…
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ArchitectureDesignNew UrbanismUrbanism
13 June, 2018

Plazas

Las Catalinas’ picturesque plazas provide a welcome diversion for residents and visitors. This is an introduction to three of the plazas in town. Plaza Escondida  On Paseo de los Niños, Plaza Escondida offers respite for sun-weary pedestrians, thanks to its shady palm tree perimeter. Known for its combination of form and function, Plaza Escondida’s…
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ArchitectureBeach Town HomesDesignInspirationsInteriorsLiving in Las CatalinasPaseo del Mar
12 February, 2018

Beth Webb on Creating Casa Brewer

Despite the nearly 1,500 miles between Atlanta, Georgia and Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Beth Webb’s luxurious designs flawlessly translate into this tropical paradise’s language of the good life. Beth has played a pivotal role in the design of several homes in Las Catalinas and is the primary visionary behind one of the most spectacular spaces…
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ArchitecturePlanning
18 December, 2017

Ricardo Arosemena from Arosemena and Soundy Arquitectos, Panama City

“We aspire to create architecture that complements its context as opposed to disrupting it, architecture that is rational, beautiful and will last for a very long time.” Architect Ricardo Arosemana, of Arosemena & Soundy Arquitectos in Panama, played a pivotal role in the look and landscape of Las Catalinas. Ricardo and his team embraced…
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20 May, 2016

Beach Town North

We have been hard at work planning our next phase, Beach Town North.  This area is located on the beach just to the north of Plaza Danta.  Along the beach will be an area of additional restaurants, shops, and fun.  Here the buildings will be simple, beachy, single-story affairs.  Inland from there in the…
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ArchitectureConstructionPlaza CarlotaPlaza Central
15 May, 2016

Flats on Plaza Carlota Underway, 1 Plaza Central Nearly Complete

Computer model morphing into construction, Flats on Plaza Carlota. I'm pleased to say that the Flats on Plaza Carlota are under construction!  These are 15 flats in two buildings designed by Michael G. Imber, Architects.  The beautiful buildings will complete Plaza Lucia and largely complete Plaza Carlota, which are two more important public spaces…
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25 November, 2015

Beach Club Opening!

Our Beach Club is built, beautiful, and going through the pre-opening process with the Grand Opening coming up shortly.   This is a big deal for Las Catalinas.   The Beach Club gives us an important additional center of activity and our first swimming pools for shared community use.   It includes: a twenty…
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ArchitectureArchitectureConstructionPlanning
21 August, 2015

Construction – Lot’s of It.

View accross Beach Town South towards Punta Guachipelines. We have an unprecedentedly large amount of construction going on at Las Catalinas these days.  The projects underway at the moment include: Infrastructure for Beach Town South including Calle Cartegena and Calle Virginia, Plaze Celaje, Plaza Arbol, Plaza San Miguel, and Plaza Sol is well underway.…
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ArchitectureLiving in Las Catalinas
25 November, 2014

The Fantastic Flats at Avenida la Antigua!

My expectations for the Flats at Avenida la Antigua were high.  But now that they are finished, I have to say the reality is even way better than what I had dared imagine.  I think I can safely say that pretty much all concerned are quite thrilled.  My great thanks to everyone involved.  I'll…
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