Costa Rica Architects designing Custom Homes and Blueprints in Costa Rica and Panama.
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Costa Rica Architects designing Custom Homes and Blueprints in Costa Rica and Panama.

Custom Homes, Hotel and House Designs in Costa Rica - Panama

As a designer and architect living an studying in the Costa Rica rainforest, I’ve learned to help people put their home designs on paper. I design bio-inspired homes according to nature. In Costa Rica and Panama since 1999. My home designs have been featured in Tico Times, Audi Magazine, Lloyd Kahn’s Tiny Homes, Bloomberg News, MSNBC, CNN and recently on the Travel Channel’s 2016 series, “Life’s a Beach”. I also teach workshops on sacred geometry, hydrology, fractal theory and demonstrate Yin and Yan in Architecture.

My vision will compliment your ideas and you’ll find working together with me on line is easy. If you are building a House and Hotel designs in Costa Rica and Panama and you feel you’d like these principal and philosophies put into your custom home design, you should contact me.

Ready to get started designing your home? First some basic info would need to be exchanged before we work together. The more info you share with me the better. First decide if working on line is best versus visiting your property or home site. Once you fill out my questionnaire, we’ll exchange a few photos of your property and building site. This will give me a better idea of topography. Generally all I need is your site plan and photo or two of your property showing view. Establishing N.E.S.W. and most importantly what direction your prevailing winds blow. I can begin putting your project onto paper as soon as you load me up with your vision, dreams, files, photos etc…

My minimum fee to get started on residential designs is $1000 which includes 25 hrs. of consultation @ $40 pr. hr. includes sketches, floor plan and elevation ideas. Site visits are affordable too! Commercial designs or multiple structures require a $1500 retainer which includes 40 or so hours. My ideas help get your project on paper and off to a good start. Many times the first proposed floor plan is exactly what you want. Inspired by nature, I work affordably and passionately towards “fun’ctional and comfortable blueprints and floor plans, Contact me when you’re ready to see your vision of paradise come alive.

I also teach workshops on sacred geometry, natural hydrology, fractal theory and practical applications of Yin and Yan in Architecture. My vision will compliment your ideas and you’ll find working together with me on line or in person is easy. If you are building a house and hotel design in Costa Rica and Panama and you feel you’d like these principal and philosophies applied to your vision. First decide if working on line is best versus visiting your property or home site. Once you fill out my questionnaire, we’ll exchange a few photos of your property and building site. This will give me a better idea of topography. Generally all I need is your site plan and photo or two of your property showing view. Establishing N.E.S.W. and most importantly what direction your prevailing winds blow. I can begin putting your project onto paper as soon as you load me up with your vision, dreams, files, photos etc.

My minimum fee to get started on residential designs is $1000 which includes 25 hrs. of consultation @ $40 pr. hr. includes sketches, floor plan and elevation ideas. Site visits are affordable too! Commercial designs or multiple structures require a $1500 retainer which includes 40 hours.

My ideas help get your project on paper and off to a good start. Many times the first proposed floor plan is exactly what you want. Inspired by nature, I work affordably and passionately towards “fun’ctional and comfortable blueprints and floor plans, Contact me when you’re ready to see your vision of paradise come alive. For workshop dates, contact Michael H. Cranford / osamike@gmail.com / 508-714-0622