We design

We design for the client, whose needs are our priority. Our ample experience combined with our knowledge of the principles of design allows us to create an exclusive, unique, and innovative architecture. This has permitted us to offer an integral service in the realm of Residential Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Hospitality, and Interior Architecture. At this point in time, our firm is involved in varied types of projects, which consist of touristic developments, luxury residencies, hotels, and spas, among other accomplishments. 

To design is to plan, to develop, and to establish a criterion. It is a mixture of ideas, excitement, and inspiration, al leading to the final creation.

We believe 

We believe architects have to be completely open-minded, free of any bias as to race, age, or beliefs. They must respect the planet, which creates a responsibility toward each other and nature. 

Architecture is about understanding and using the proportions that already exist in nature to create efficiency, strength of design, balance, and beauty. 

We believe in architecture designed with environmental goals in mind, minimizing the negative environmental impact of buildings by enhancing efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space; also using the basic requirements for the proper use of lighting in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We believe architecture should respond to a deeper understanding of the human's needs as well as their relation with the environment.

We are

Our team provides a unique service where our clients are assigned a personal design team that is entirely focused on the project at hand.

As opposed to most architectural firms, the client will be pleasantly surprised to find that we assign one architect and one draftsman specifically in charge of their project at all times, but with full support and guidance from the office as a whole. We strive to maintain up to date with the latest innovations in architecture. Our team is constantly attending seminars, meetings with new suppliers, training ourselves in order to give the client the best result possible.

All of us share a philosophy based on a greater consciousness of the environment and its energies, which creates a personal well-being.

Costa Rica

Katia Marten Architecture
Plaza Roble Edificio El Patio
Oficina #12, C.R.

+506 2201 5055


Interior architecture: www.miainteriorarq.com
Landscape: www.martenlandscape.com
Development: www.kmadesign.net
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