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Do it Lanza Style

Gardeners on Lanzarote can learn a lot just by looking around them, and the cultivation techniques on this island offer all sorts of possibilities. Here are a few bright ideas you could easily borrow. The unique landscape of La…

Traditional & Modern

Lanzarote’s current building style is firmly rooted in the traditional past, thanks to the vision of the island’s most famous modernist. Lanzarote’s wealthy would build their homes from stone cut from local quarries around Guatiza.…

Style & Glass

Glass is one of the most spectacular materials that architects and builders can use, but it requires careful planning – especially in a warm climate. When we look at the most stunning architectural creations of recent years, glass…

Future-proof your home

You can keep wind and water out, make pets stay outside and ban kids, but you can’t protect your home against the passage of time. If you own or rent a property, you’ll want it to look good for as long as possible. Future-proofing…

The Light Stuff

Lighting is one of those things that interior decorators need to get perfectly right. No other element can transform a room quite so drastically. So it helps to know as much as possible about the technical side of it. You don’t have to be…

What the papers say

If you've never considered wallpaper in your Lanzarote home, why not think again? It could provide the perfect touch you never knew you needed. Wallpaper originated as an imitation of the tapestries that wealthy families would hang on…

The secrets of Spring

Lanzarote’s famous for its year-round mild climate, and it’s certainly lived up to it recently, with one of the warmest, driest years for ages. Yet the seasons still exist here, albeit in a much less obvious form. Here’s the way to bring…

The Future's Green

While it’s fun to fill your home with colourful flowers, there’s always a place for a subtle, understated symphony of green. It’s the shade that immediately transports you back to nature, calms your mind and soothes your soul. Here are…

Think Green

Property experts are advising buyers to take the energy certificate that is a legal requirement of all property sales more seriously, and factor environmental issues into their considerations before buying. Often seen as a bureaucratic…

Canaries Favours Cohousing

The Canarian Government has pledged to support and invest in “co-housing” projects, in an attempt to produce social care and well-being for the elderly on the islands. Co-housing involves building properties with separate living…