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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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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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24 March, 2018

New Urbanism on the coast of Costa Rica

Urban planners, civil engineers, architects, and designers have spent centuries searching for the blueprint of utopia – the ideal town. It is a centuries-long quest for the architectural Holy Grail and while such a blueprint is likely never to be found, a new architectural trend known as New Urbanism is claiming to have the…
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