Ecological spirit. Villa Monoi by OsArq

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Design team
Lead architect.- Arq. John Osborne Odio, (Project architect) Arq. Pablo Quiros Soto, (Project architect) Sasha Nash.
Structural Engineering.- S3 INGENIEROS Ing. Ricardo Solano V. Electromechanical Engineering.-CIRCUITO S.A. Ing. Gustavo Herrera Musmanni. Interiors.- MU DESIGNS Muriel Haerens. Landscaping.- GREENGOGARDENS Steve Gordy.
Toni Vandewalle
FRAME PROJECTS Rémi Martin, Nicolas Huet
Contractor collaborators
Sustainable Systems.-SWISSOL Guillermo Ramirez (solar hot water system), CR SOLAR SOLUTIONS.- Ben Shalev (photovoltaic electric system). ELOY Nicolas Huet (water treatment and management systems).
Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica

John Osborne OsArq

John Osborne is Bachelor in Architecture “Universidad del Diseño” San Jose, Costa Rica. Project Architect at “RoTo Architects” Los Angeles, California from 2000 to 2006. Principal and co-Founder at “Laboratory Sustaining Design” Guanacaste, Costa Rica since 2006 to 2009. Principal and Founder “Os Arquitectura” Guanacaste, Costa Rica / Los Angeles, California since 2009

Awards and Involvement
1998.- ACSA / OTIS “Honorable Mention for Otis International Design Award” .
1998-2000.- 3rd year Design Studio Assistant Professor “Universidad del Diseño” San Jose, Costa Rica.
2000.- ACSA / OTIS “2nd Place and finalist for Elevator Urban Housing Otis International Design award” Istambul, Turkey.
2000.- Invited speaker at International Architecture Conference “MUNDANEUM” San Jose, Costa Rica.
2001.- Archiprix International Thesis Competition Nominee.
2001-2006.- Led Award winning projects for RoTo Architects ”Proposal for World Trade Center”, “CD7 Pacoima CIty Hall”, “Lucibello Confalone Amalfi Master Plan and Spa.
2003-2006.- Assistant Studio Professor to Michael Rotondi at “Southern California Institute of Architecture”.
20010.- Featured project in “revista Su Casa” for Osmosis House.
2011.- Nominated for International Young Architects Marcus Prize Award.



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