Sustainability as a way of life, a way of home
Designing in alignment with natural forces, not in defiance of them
Designing With and Within Nature
Welcome to CORE, a boutique architecture firm offering a holistic and integrated approach to real estate design and project management. We leverage our expertise in green technology with an appreciation of aesthetics and wellbeing to promote real estate that serves the health of residents and health of the environment alike.
Based in Algarve, Portugal, and with more 50 projects in the field of green design construction and interior architecture across Europe, we work with families and hotel operators to develop mixed-use real estate, including villas and eco-hotels.
Villa GK is nestled in the picturesque landscape of the Algarve coastline, on a hill between wild thyme and rosemary. Here CORE transformed an old country home to a modern all-year-long wellness space. The modern, energy-efficient, yet uniquely authentic home provides maximum privacy while integrating with the community and environment, using CORE’s unique mix of green technology know-how and artistic vision. The project has gained local and global recognition, including an Honorable Mention in the prestigious 2018 Architecture MasterPrize.
ARCHITECTURE MASTERPRIZE 2018!
We are thrilled to be among the list of Honorable Mentions in the prestigious 2018 Architecture MasterPrize! Completed in the Algarve in 2017, Villa GK sits on a hill in the Algarve, and blends gently into the steep hillside. Maximum privacy and yet integrated with the community and environment, using Core’s unique mix of green technologies and artistic vision. Very humbled with our project receiving this latest global recognition.