As you probably know we architects have a double challenge here in Spain. In the Northern countries the whole purpose is to save energy by creating a very well insulated building, here in Spain we have to do the same but at the same time we have to deal with heat gain in buildings due to the high solar energy during summer.
After a lot of bargaining, paper work, meetings with your solicitor you have purchased the plot of your dreams and now you are told you need an architect.
Most probably then you have asked yourself the question, fine but what does an architect do? Or perhaps the question should be: what shall I expect an architect to do for me?
- Good morning Juan and happy new year!! ·Happy new year Peter! What can we do for you? - Well, following my brother in law’s advice, we just bought a plot inland, in a very beautiful valley and we wanted to know how much you charge to design a house for us there.
This natural episode that you may witness on your window, on your doors, in the bathroom or in the kitchen occurs when water vapour in the air condenses and the drops become visible (and palpable), wetting walls and carpentry frames.