Abama Luxury Residences in Tenerife

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Abama Luxury Residences in Tenerife

Luxury House in Canary Islands, Spain – design by Melvin Villarroel architects

31 Dec 2016

Abama Luxury Residences Tenerife

Design: Melvin Villarroel, architects, Peru

Location: Tenerife, Spain

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Abama Luxury Residences was created as an integrated resort located on Tenerife’s west coast. Shapes, materials and landscaping relate to traditions of the local area and similar tropical destinations in order to provide a strong sense of place in exceptional surroundings.

Luxury Residences in Tenerife

This sense of place is created by a combination of structures with intricate cut outs creating a contrast between light and shadow, stucco in muted earthlike colours, stone walls, dark carpentry and mud and stone pavements.

Luxury Residences in Tenerife

Melvin Villarroel, the famous Peruvian architect who created the overall concept and carefully built the landscape and hotel, defines this architecture as ‘ethnic’, ‘spacious’ and ‘airy’.

Luxury Residences in Tenerife

The Resort lies on a 160 hectare piece of land stretching from the ocean up to 500m.

Luxury Residences in Tenerife

The 18 hole Golf course connects the different parts of the project and is designed by Dave Thomas. The hotel, itself is in the style of a Moorish Alcazaba with a group of 148 villas terraced underneath it. It overlooks the ocean and is close to the beach.

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At the centre of the project, close to the Golf Club House, The Terraces of Abama are available for sale and are inspired by the Villarroel concept.

Luxury Residences in Tenerife

The highest part of the resort will be occupied by private residences, villas and condominiums. In this part of the project, the initial designs of Melvin Villarroel are being mixed with other refined designs of local architects. These projects maintain the basic trends including cut outs and local materials using a modern architectural language.

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The properties have been designed to maximize views, to integrate buildings with their surroundings and to retain stone walls, fences and local tropical vegetation.

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Basic materials come from the island of Tenerife with concrete used for the structure and partition blocs, local gray basaltic stone for retaining walls and mud and stone pavements. The carpentry, industrial products and facilities come from the peninsula in Spain.

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Abama Luxury Residences in Tenerife – Building Information

• Main contractor : OHL (Spanish)
• Architect in charge: Jorge Coderch from Tenerife, based on initial designs from Melvin Villarroel
• Interior design: Rita Roses
• Lighting project: Irene Bas.
• Landscaping: Paul Mellor from Drau (Barcelona)
• Project date: 2011
• Project completion: 1st phase December 2014

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