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Biography & References


Ralph Budwell is among few practicing "hands-On" master builder & construction manager with a proven worldwide track record.  

He has accomplished projects in 126 countries so far - around the world

 

 

 

 

 

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Biography & References


Ralph Budwell is among few practicing "hands-On" master builder & construction manager with a proven worldwide track record.  

He has accomplished projects in 126 countries so far - around the world

 

 

 

 

 

Education

Master of Business Management Administration & Engineering - and Construction Engineer, Heritage Conservator

1979 - 1985 University of Saarbrücken - University of Edinburgh - Technical College of higher education Munich-Rosenheim, Germany. 

2002 - 2004 Frank Lloyd Wright - Taliesin Foundation Scottsdale, Arizona and Taliesin Spring Green, Wisconsin, USA.

Urban planning & “Green” architecture.

Ausbildung

Dipl.- Wirtschafts-Ingenieur mit Fachrichtung Bauwesen - und Bauingenieur - spezialisiert auf Restaurierungsprojekte

1979 - 1985 University of Saarbrücken - University of Edinburgh - Fachhochschule für Bau und Technik, Muenchen-Rosenheim

2002 - 2004 Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Scottsdale, Arizona and Spring Green, Wisconsin, USA - Urbane Planungen und nachhaltiges Bauen.

Professional Practical Training Courses - Building Science and leading external key positions:

2007-2009 and 2011-2014 several practical workshops, training courses and seminars related to building biology in the US and United Arab Emirates.. 

2003-2005 Sedona, Tucson & Albuquerque, Arizona / New México, USA: Original Adobe design & construction - Clay-bricks, stamped clay/mud, clay plaster, wood and iron.

1987 - 1988 Florence, Italy: Institute Arte & Restauraziones - Ancient art & design techniques of frescos & stucco for Churches, castles & heritage residential restoration.

1985 - 1987 ICTU, Instituto de Construcciòn y Urbanizaciòn, Barcelona, Spain.  "Master of restoration and reconstruction of ancient buildings." - Worked two years on the famous church SAGRADA FAMILIA - ANTONIO GAUDI. Sponsorship of:  Sagrada Familia Asociación

2006 - 2012 Interim CEO of Reem Green Bulding LLC, Abu Dhabi, UAE, CBDO at Mizim, Dubai Holding, UAE and Director General of Muscat Green Bulding, LLC. Sultanate of Oman.

 

References:

The following references are just a few of projects I/we've done over the past many years. Some clients wish to stay anonyme with their names and location - for security and privacy reason. However, some of the projects can be seen due to personal contacts.

Coming up:

Germany: Moselle area, Country home renovation & modification - project management & interior designs, Autumn 2017 till 2018

Germany: Island of Sylt - List, several bathrooms walk-in showers, seamless floors & walls with Stoopen & Meeùs products June -September 17'

Spain: Andratx, Mallorca, November 2017 - March 2018

Large natural looking swimming pool, organic design with integrated  beach areas, water fall, underwater lights, either saltwater or pure oxygen with crystal filter system. Plus, large custom designed porch with lounge, entertainment area and barbecue unit.

Spain: Palma, Mallorca, town house restoration - November 2017 - March/April 2018

Restoration of a beautiful old town house in the center of La Vileta. All interior materials will be purely natural like clay- and marsh lime plaster. Walls and floors getting seamless surfaces. Custom designed kitchen with free standing cooking island. Walk in showers and bathrooms & much more...

Germany: Trier, February 2017. Planning, project management, interior designs and work performance together with partner company at Lingerie/Dessous store modification/renovation project.

Germany: MöbelLoft Temmels, near Luxembourg - permanent wall unit display. Colour: Vintage Cream/White. September 2016 As a courtesy we designed and built a large clay plaster wall in vintage design. Colour: Delphi White - Material: "Tierrafino Amsterdam". 

Private Finca renovation in Andratx/Capdella "Tramuntana" mountain area. July 2016

Several unique bathrooms/shower designs, wall cover made with marsh lime plaster application. Colour: cream/white. Kitchen counter with authentic moroccan Tadelakt, colour "Iquitos Green". Inlets on counter top solid vintage wood. Large, custom created "Tierrafino Amsterdam" clay plaster wall in vintage formation, also colour "Iquitos Green"...

Private residence, at river Moselle near Luxembourg - June 2016

Renovation of large apartment - some walls coverage with "Tierrafino Amsterdam" clay plaster, colour "Iquitos Green" - depth and shade vintage design application.

 

Planned project in Felanitx, Mallorca - Spain - Inspiration were the stunning colours of "Es Trenc" beach- water and sky

Townhouse Modifikation. Wall coverage in Kitchen, Living room and bathroom with marsh lime plaster. Custom designed. 3 to 4 layer application and 4 binary hues. Colour named "Es Trenc", after the famous Beach in Mallorca's south east.  Concretive design with aqua marine, greenish, white Jura and Arizona blue pigments. See more on our Facebook page.

Coming up in the north of Mallorca, Spain, 2017-2018 - building permit on hold

Large vineyard estate. Convert and extended into a 5* country hotel. Restoration and extension of a 17th century building. Plus new construction of a 420 qm men-made natural looking swimming pool/lake with granite waterfalls and 2 integrated jacuzzi. It includes a "Bose" underwater music system, various underwater lightings and a large cave for entertainment. The floors will be a combination of planked hard olive wood flooring, custom designed waxed concrete floors, restored authentic local tiles and in some parts matt, but greasy (Antique) looking designed "VOLIMEA Futado" micro cement floors. All bathrooms/shower areas get either original Tadelakt wall applications in a white/creme colors, or seamless marsh lime coverage. All walls in this mansion will be covered with finest natural clay and with white "Sumpfkalk" (marsh lime), a 12 year old lime plaster which gives the walls a beautiful vintage look.

 

Private Residence: Kerpen, „Eifel“ Germany 
Bathrooms and shower areas covered with „Volimea - Percamo“ lime application in vintage design. Color: Grey „Grafite“.

Private Residence: Mondorf les Bains, Luxembourg, 2016
Natural clay plaster walls in color „Iquitos Green“ as „acoustic“ walls for music systems with „Tierrafino Amsterdam products“
One especially made with integrated straw as an eye-catcher in living room. Finished with custom created saddle and olive oil/soaps. Vintage design application.

Private Villa Project: Son Vida, Palma de Mallorca - Spain, 2016
Beds and Head-boards upholstery - covered with pure natural, vegetable tanned buffalo leather. 

Private Finca Project: Es Llombards, East coast of Mallorca, 2016
New constructed Finca - puristic design - combined with custom designed vintage clay plaster applications. All interior room walls (300 qm) covered with hand-modeled natural „Tierrafino“ clay finish and „Duro“ clay plaster. Color: „Creme-Delphi White“ - plus painted ceilings with white „Dover“ clay paint.

 

The Dux mansion, Palma de Mallorca, 2015: Renovation of the mansion, built by general Garau in 1870.  Tadelakt as solution for wet cave bathroom walls.  The application process includes polishing by hand with a gemstone and a treatment with African olive oil soap. This acquires its breathable surface and at the same time its water resistance. 

Project in cooperation with the designers of www.dux-palma.com  

Private Residence, Eifel, Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate 2015 and 2016: Renovation of a large exclusive bathroom with finest natural "Conluto" clay stucco in ivory colour. Furthermore adjustments/ repair of existing "Tierrafino" Moroccan Tadelakt walls and shower. Also, "Mystic" walls, own design and technique, created with material of "Volimea" marsh lime plaster, colour "eggshell" and for a large artistic livingroom wall, colour "slate grey".

Private Residence near Trier, Germany, 2015 (Showcase) Authentic moroccan Tadelakt surface creation on existing chimney/fireplace in colour "Iquitos Green" with "Tierrafino" products.  

Private residence, 2015: Forest Hill area of "Eifel" Rhineland Palatinate.  All rooms/walls are designed with natural "Tierrafino" and "Conluto" clay plaster products, clay stucco and "Tierrafino" Moroccan Tadelakt applications. The ceilings are painted with natural white coloured clay...

Showcase in Trier, Germany historical oldest registered city, 2015: Construction and presentation of samples of natural clay and clay stucco walls at "JAKOBS BAUSTOFFE" in Trier, Luxembourg Street, Germany

Project management in Cork, Ireland, 2015: Renovation and extension of a small (16 suites) boutique hotel with two restaurants. Lobby and entrance area made with finest clay stucco, all suites and the restaurant walls applicated in an artistic design with natural clay plaster. Hand-made and finely leather soaped and waxed with natural bee wax to realize a vintage patina. Ceilings, - authentic old fashioned milk and clay paints. Floors: 3 cm natural wood planks (teak and olive) 2 suites will get vegetable tanned leather floorings instead of pure wooden floors.

NICAY Leather Boutique (Showcase), Trier, Germany, 2013 and 2014: A unique boutique for men and woman in Trier, Germany's oldest city, which offers purely vegetable tanned leather and eco-friendly fashion products. We created finest "Tierrafino Amsterdam" "shades of grey" natural clay stucco wall surfaces. Furthermore; presentation stands and a show case window, also applied with finest clay stucco. 

Kalbooh private residence, Muscat, 2010:

Private Club, Oslo, Norway, 2010: Complete Renovation of existing Night Club. Exterior and interior construction, using AAC ( Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) blocks and panels. Lounges and Entrée Hall in Venetian Plaster, Bars and Restaurants in natural Clay Plaster, Several studios including SM Chamber with original Moroccan Tadelakt application, Wellness area & play cellar, walls as well covered with black and deep red colored Tadelakt. Floors designed with - Teak Wood and Beton Cirè.

Semi- governmental project. PDO – Petroleum Development of Sultanate of Oman, 2010: Supervising PDO's new Training/Seminar Building site in Muscat. (4500m²) Implementation of AAC, Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Products. Hamra historical village restoration project.

Private Residence Muscat, 2009: Three heritage houses. Complete restoration and re-construction from ground to top, including all interior designs and build-ups. (Mediterranean/ Zanzibar/Omani Architecture) In the 3 garden which belong to the compound we built a large waterfall, 3 water cascade (one with 120 year old Terracotta pottery). Furthermore; 3 open roofed patios, light features from palm leaves, large sea shells, corals, and 24 handcrafted custom made white ceramic light features. A separate garden/backyard bathroom in a natural "Zanzibar style" with wellness and massage area, large rain shower, etc.

UAE (Abu Dhabi) - Project Co-ordination and operation control, 2009: A very large government supported, affordable housing program, plus 3 private Palaces with massive landscape, large natural looking artificial lake and several water features.

2 private Residences, Nad al Sheba / Jumeirah 3 - Dubai (UAE) 3 private Villas, 2008: Very upscale, "California Style", Palm Jumeirah and Emirates Hills, Dubai Completely redesigned (Mediterranean Design) with landscape and custom built swimming pools, water features and spas, extensive interior work including all wall surface creations.

Hotel Palace, Dubai, 2008: Interior and exterior surface creations with white cement and lime plaster. Furthermore waterdisplays in- and outside.

"Sprüngli" Residence, Küstnacht, Lake Zurich - Switzerland, 2007: New extension and restoring of Private Villa, includes Spa & Wellness facilities, artistic wall coverage performance with "ancient Look" four fire-places, Patio, Conservatory, 2 Kitchen, Barbeque area, etc.

Private Residence - Saarland, Germany, 2007: Complete renovation and extension of existing historic Villa including Spa and garden/landscape - pool facilities, Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Blocks has been used for all exterior and interior structure. All walls created and covered with natural Clay Plaster, ancient Venetian plaster, and Faux Finishes. Only environmentally friendly materials have been chosen.

Le mas de Pierre, Saint Paul de Vence, France, 2006:

 

5* "Hubertus Hof"- Wellness Hotel Tirol, Austria, 2006: Numerous projects ranging from indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 3 ponds, 2 spa areas, Japanese garden and walkways, and more…

5* Hotel/Restaurant "Hinneralp" St. Moritz, 2006: Completely new construction in "old Swiss style", 38 Suites, Indoor Swimming Pool, Wellness Area, Gym, Natural designed Outdoor Swimming Pool with rock formation, waterfall and complete landscape design.

Budwell Loft Ueberlingen - Lake Constance, South West Germany 2005-2006: White lime plastered walls and polished cream coloured concrete floor. 

5* Hotel project "Burghotel" - Bavaria, Germany, 2005: Extension of one of the most recognized hotels in the Bavarian mountains. Some suites & Wellness areas were designed in authentic Moroccan architecture. Custom built open fireplaces and Tadelakt columns. We used all Tierrafino products.

5* Bahrain, Al Areen: A Banyan Tree Desert Resort & Spa Project. (Consultant project), 2005: Various artistically work on project like spa areas, spa-dome, and private villas with swimming pools, bathrooms, outdoor designs.

4* Hotel project "Hagnauer Hof" - Lake Constance, South West Germany, 2005: Complete restoration and new extension of a historic building. 15 rooms, foyer, library, French Brasserie - bar & restaurants. Hand modeled surfaces with natural "Tierrafino" clay plaster, and Tuscan gypsum plaster, natural waxed & sealed. Columns and counter tops in Moroccan Tadelakt, Interior designs build with AAC (Autoclaved Aerated Concrete).

Kotsoloutsous Residence - Island of Spetses, Greece, 2005: Heritage - converted in New Mansion - Design & Consultation of large interior Tadelakt performance

Near Faro - Portugal, 2005: Community project of 12 villas, all built in Mediterranean Country Style Design, including private swimming-pools as well as a 120 m x 85 m size lagoon - beach style community pool and landscape

The "Rose Island" - Lake Constance, South West Germany, 2005: A private Natural Birth Center. Bathrooms in Tuscan Gypsum plaster, individual waxed. Bath tub and all architectural features build with AAC and Moroccan Tadelakt coverage. Offices with Stucco Venetian plaster hand modeled, and customized waxed.

5* Hotel project "VIVA" - Paradise Island, Lake Constance, South West Germany, 2005: Extended Contract 2 Individual designed Outside Waterfall, built out of AAC blocks, and then covered with original Moroccan Tadelakt. Artistically exterior walls built with AAC material in vintage design with openings for art & lightings.
Hotel project "VIVA" – Paradise Island, Lake Constance, South West Germany.
Interior construction and wall-surface applications in several areas of the restaurant and lounge. Made with traditional authentic clay plaster and original moroccan Tadelakt. 

Pumpernickel’s Restaurant: Northport, Long Island, New York, USA, 2004: Complete restoration & renovation after the restaurant was burned out. State-of-the-Art designed restaurant completely built up, plus walls and windows sills throughout restaurant, in natural clay-plaster and Tadelakt-stone-plaster.

Renée Zellweger, East Hamptons, Long Island and Connecticut, USA 2004: Residences

The "Zebuda" Residence: Eatons Harbor - Asharoken - Long Island, New York, USA, 2004: New construction of "Hampton Style" home Extensive clay plaster walls in Terracotta/ and Ochre yellow, Tadelakt covered fire places

The Bishop Residence: Eatons Neck, Long Island, New York, USA, 2004: Ancient style designed Venetian Plaster walls.

Conrad Residence: New project in "Adobe" style. Desert Highlands, Scottsdale, Arizona - USA, 2003: Project that included 30ft columns covered with Moroccan Tadelakt, in ancient patina, kitchen and bathrooms surfaces as well built with Tadelakt.

The "Thaler" Residence: Hampton Bay, Long Island, New York, USA, 2003: Renovation and extension of old mansion incl. Venetian Bathrooms creation in Moroccan Tadelakt, plus extensive amount of ancient Venetian stucco surfaces and vaults.

Billy Joel Residences in Centre Island, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York and Miami, FL, 2003-2004: cannot be specified (Confidential)

Ira & Ingrid Rennert Residence, Sagaponnack, East Hampton, Long Island, New York, USA, 2003: New construction: Participation interior design on one of the largest private mansions worldwide. 5 buildings on plot, main house 37000 sq.ft.

The Adelipour Residence: Kings Point, Long Island, New York, USA, 2003: Restoration of Victorian Style Villa, incl. Interior walls, glossy-polished marble-stone plaster in Yuma green & creamy white; Renovation of 18th Century elevator. 

 

O’Connor Residence, Chilmark - Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod, USA, 2003: Extensive renovation of an historic landmark building, landscape, water displays, swimming pool, including all interior designs.

The "Jimmy Connor" Residence: Hyannis, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, 2003: Complete Renovation & extension of old mansion - plus Moroccan style bathrooms with Tadelakt and Fresco Plaster

The Leon Residence: Asharoken, Long Island, New York, USA, 2003 : New construction of mansion, including Italian Fresco Marble-stone plaster surfaces on all walls.

The Brandeis Residence : Westhampton Beach, New York, USA, 2003: New Hampton - Style construction, incl. Natural Clay plaster walls, ancient Venetian Plaster surfaces, and huge open fire place.

The Friedrich Residences in Southampton, Long Island, New York. Francis Fleetwood Architects Montauk, Long Island, New York, USA, 2003: Renovation and extension of one of the largest mansions on Long Island. (Old Ireland Style) Extensive project includes interior marble-stone plaster, clay-plaster, columns, floors, etc. wine cellar ceilings in ancient plaster design, dining room in ancient, leather skin like - Venetian plaster coverage and much more...

The "Joe Convey" Residence: Woodbury, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Bathroom creations in ancient Venetian plaster (Sandal Wood)

Lee Hutchinson, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2002: UDA Design project with "American Clay" covered fire place, all walls, ceilings and other surfaces.

The famous "UNIQUE" Copenhagen Bakery, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Renovation of the Heritage remaining building- and new construction artistic exterior renovation and plaster work.

Schmieder residence, Tuscon Arizona, 2002: 

Authentic moroccan Tadelakt column in center (hallway) of the house, 8 m hight, 0,8 m diameter. Various bathroom walls and ceilings, combined with custom designed handmade tiles. Concrete flooring with hue differences through natural pigmented protection. Thick wooden branches and rounded beams as ceiling features.

The Wake Residence: Cove Neck, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Former renewed Tennis Player John Mc Enroe’s home Extensive project, encompassing multiple buildings including main estate, and various outbuildings, movie theatre, carriage house, guest cottages. Project includes interior and exterior Fresco plaster, fine marble stone plaster, etc.

The Kretschmann Residence: Lloyd Harbor, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002-2003: New construction - Old England Style Including all Interior hand-modeled Tierrafino natural clay-plaster walls, throughout home, tower, fireplaces, country style kitchen.

Lewis Residence - A Dave Robins Project, Lilly Pond Lane, East Hampton, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: A huge mansion renovation (20.000sqft), including interior design, Fireplaces - Delphi white Tadelakt surface creation.

Joseph Residence - Crab Meadow, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Renovation of private home, included Vintage Venetian wall plaster application throughout the whole villa, and original Moroccan Tadelakt covered Fireplaces.

De Vita Residence: Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: New Tuscan style home, Several hundred sqft. Tierrafino clay-plaster walls application in cathedral foyer, staircase walls and tower. 

Passarella Residence: Centre Island, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Hampton Style - new construction. Interior walls, hand-modeled Moroccan Tadelakt stone-plaster & Tierrafino clay-plaster applications throughout the residence, in addition to numerous fireplaces, bathrooms and columns, arches, vaults.

The Hampton Designer Showcase, a Clodagh Design Project, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Villa Maria, the famous Convent of Water Mill

Jaget Residence: Head of the Harbor/ St James, Long Island, New York, USA, 2002: Rebuilding a more than 100 year old "Hampton Style Home at original design. Clay and antiqued polished stone-plaster application throughout home, including 4 fireplaces; exterior patio.

Mayer Residence Tucson and Scottsdale, USA - Arizona, 2002-2003: Extensive residential restorations as well as redesign and construction of new buildings; pools, spas, fireplaces, baths, hand-modeled Tadelakt performance, clay plaster work on the interior, as well as exterior pools, cascades, porches, terraces, etc.

Hollin Residence - Island of Mallorca - Balearic Islands - Spain, 2000-2001: New "Finca" construction in "authentic, traditional Mallorca - style". Cala d’Or, Island of Mallorca, Spain.
Additionally built; very large distinguish designed Beach/ Lagoon Pool, with fancy lighting in-out water effects, underwater music, large waterfall, an overflow bassin, 3 in-water columns, beach and diving areas, etc.

The David Day Residence: Mallorca, Spain, 2000: Complete renovation of old Spanish villa/mansion. Extensive project including numerous with AAC build bathrooms, fireplaces, columns, Mediterranean gypsum and Venetian plaster on all walls, barbeque, porches pool, spa, waterfalls, etc.

The Jones Residence, Son Vida, Mallorca, 1999:

Zapatero Residence - Valldemossa, Mallorca - Balearic Islands, 1998: New "Finca" Farmhouse construction (traditional design) including all interior fit out, 1 indoor, 1 outdoor swimming pool, designed like a lagoon pool, 4 porches, complete landscape design with palm, almond, lemon, orange and olive trees.

5* Sol Melia Hotel Group: Bali, Indonesia, 1998: Architect - Francois Bernat. Numerous projects within hotel complex, including 3 natural designed swimming pools, several water fountains, pavilions, spa and massage areas, 3 fireplace, 4 barbeques, etc.

"7"* Hotel Burj Al Arab: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1997: Performance on indoor swimming pool, wall surface creations, wellness & spa areas…

ABACANTO - Poligono Industrial, outskirt Palma de Mallorca, 1997: Huge Finca (Farmhouse mansion) converted into "Museum", Entertainment, Cocktail and evening lounge bar. Part of Restoration. Unfortunately we learned that its closed now.

Del Sarto Residence: Massa/Forte di Mare, Italy-Tuscany, 1997: 720m² extension of Italian Villa (5 floors) from 17th century, and completely renovated. Interior with frescos and Venetian wall finishes, exterior includes the restoration of old water displays and rare garden sculptures.

Peter Fetsch design, 1997

Noel and Liam Gallagher Residence: (Oasis) Ibiza, Spain, 1996: New Construction Huge organic shaped pool with several pass-by bridges, spas, under-water music, garden, barbeque, etc. interior design and construction of living room, kitchen, three fireplaces, hand-modeling of walls, mosaic antique stone-flooring, antique wooden beams, music sound-studio, etc.

Alberto Rubio projects, Mallorca:

Sandra and Michael Cretu, (Enigma): Ibiza, Spain New Construction, 1996: 2 Swimming Pools, 4 waterfalls, 2 indoor water cascades, 5 Porches, interior and exterior spa and extensive interior work performance.

Mike Oldfield Residence: Ibiza, Spain, 1996 : International Performer Complete renovation of holiday home, including natural swimming pool, 3 bridges, two spas (interior/exterior), two fireplaces, two bathrooms done with specialty Moroccan plaster (Tadelakt), music sound-studio; garden/ landscape design, water fountains, paving stone paths.

4* Marriott Hotel, Atlanta Georgia, USA, 1995 : New AAC Construction, Reinforced Panels & Blocks construction for the Olympic Games, done in just 7 months.

Al Maktoum Residences - UAE & UK, 1995: Six ornate customs made bathrooms, two unique Versace-style swimming pools, interior and exterior, several "work-out pools" for training of race-horses

Aziz Residence - Kingston UK/Oman, 1994: Renovation of large mansion plus training pools for horses; private swimming pool and two spas. (Both interior and exterior)

Zaal Aziz Residence: Puerto Andratx, Mallorca, Spain 1994: Exterior pool with spa, as well as extensive interior design and construction of various projects including three bathrooms, massage area, kitchen, barbeque, gym, movie theatre, etc.

Annie Lennox Residence : Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 1994: 18th century "Finca" (Old Farm house), completely reconstruction and renovation project, including large swimming pool, spa, waterfall and 3 water cascades, driveways with pebble stone inlays, horse stables, music sound-studio

Michael Douglas - Cultural Center: Valldemossa, Mallorca, Spain, 1994: Mr. Douglas purchased and commissioned the restoration of an old castle, and had it made into a cultural center for the enjoyment of the citizen of the Island of Mallorca. After renovations, this became the renowned Centro Cultural de Valldemossa.

Dr. Guillermo Reynes - Architect: Professor of Architecture, Palma de Mallorca, Spain 1994: Largest architectural firm on the Island of Majorca Worked on numerous residential projects with Dr. Reynes office.

Sr. Jose Jimenez - Architect: Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Mallorca, Spain, 1994 : Director of Board of Approvals of Construction Worked on numerous private villa projects with Sr. Jimenez.

Singapore International Airport, 1993: Construction of wall-waterfall - International Terminal of Airport.

5* Hyatt Regency - Jakarta, Indonesia, 1993: Supervision of large renovation project - plus grand entryway of hotel, including Koi-ponds and 2 massive waterfalls

Brandon Burk residence, Sydney, 1993: 

Q-Con AAC Production Bangkok, Thailand, 1993: Large artificial lake with entertainment areas, waterfalls, caves, extensive plaster work, and supervised construction of 48 villas, including all interior design & placing huge pond with water fountains.

Dr. R. & E. Ast Residence: Germany - Lake Constance, 1993: One of our most privately owned - outstanding projects.
We created a Hand-Modeled "Antonio Gaudi" Interior Design Style, an extensive interior and exterior construction, garden stream and ponds, custom designed hand crafted steel banisters, artistic gypsum plastered wall throughout whole residence, etc.

World Expo ’92, Seville, Spain: Pavilion of Yemen, 1992: Five large water displays/ waterfalls, located inside and in front of pavilion. All wall application, internal and external ( Clay/Mix)

The "Vogel" Residence, Germany, 1992: New construction of private villa, including AAC interior design with custom built fireplaces & wellness area.

5* Hotel Jao-Jao Bariloche: Patagonia - Argentina, 1992: Extensive exterior & interior construction, spa with massage areas, open fireplaces, interior designs, water-walkways...

4* The Swiss House, Patagonia, Lake Nahuel Huapi - Rio Negro - Neuquen, Argentina, 1992: Private Hotel - Country Style, very high-end, exclusive Bed & Breakfast - including construction of 18 horse stables, Paddocks, etc.

The "Kressbronn" Residence, Lake Constance, Germany, 1992: New extensive AAC construction with hand modeled gypsum "snow white" plaster walls, individual designed forging stair cases, massive hand-made light features, and several open fire places - stone furniture… All performances were made as - artistic work done in "Antonio Gaudi Style"

The "Wassmer" Residences, 1992: New large (1800 m²) Penthouse Construction at Lake Constance, Germany.
Extensive interior performance, including hand- modeled AAC shelves, stone benches and fireplaces, mosaic works, artistically designed "snow white" plaster walls (Greek Style) , and "out-of-the-wall" coming light features.

Marbella, Porto Banus, Spain, 1992: Private Residence, 22000sqft. Completely remodeled, including new lagoon swimming-pool of 800m², 2 large waterfalls, and 2 guest houses.

Los Pampanos, Santa Ponsa, Mallorca, 1992:

Argentina, 1992: State funded restoration projects in Argentina - Buenos Aires, Cordoba, and Mendoza.

Daimler-Benz (Mercedes) Corporation, Sur de America, Tigre, Argentina, 1992: State-of-the-Art designed project. Artistically AAC Construction of unique church (Antonio Gaudi - design/style).

ABACO, Lonja Quarter - Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1991: "Ancient City Palace" converted to very special classic music and evening bar. Part of Restoration

5* Hotel Pilgerhof - Lake Constance, Germany - New Construction, 1991: Complete interior design in private area, construction all performed in Mediterranean style, antique terracotta flooring, ceilings, hand-modeled walls, extensive beam and woodwork, fireplaces, water-displays, artistic gypsum plaster work and much more…

CSR - Hebel Corporation - Sydney, Australia. Consulting & Construction, 1990-1994: Several housing projects including Restaurants, Resort Hotels, Private Residences, Water Displays, Public Fountains, Lagoon Swimming-Pools, interior designs including construction of numerous hand-made stone-carved Bathrooms, and hand-wrought steel Staircases/railings, etc.

Sorg Residence: New villa construction, South West Germany - Lake Constance, 1989: Interior design construction, including bathrooms with hand-made bath tubs and walk-in showers, fireplaces, staircases, and hand modelled lights, etc.

Bill Mahl* -Architect: Previous President (German Association of Master Builders) Lake Constance, Germany, 1988-1994: Numerous private housing projects built with Bill. (Bauhaus Style)

Canellas-Bosch Building Corp.: Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 1988-1994: Numerous residential villa/mansion projects.

Hotel Stanglwirt: Going, Tirol - Austria, 1988: Various work on Swimming - Pools, Wellness Area, and interior execution.

Baltic Building Corp.: Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 1988 : Numerous projects, mainly private high residential villas in the south west region.

Llabres-Feliu Building Corp.: Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 1988: Numerous projects ranging from private residences, Re- Construction of Heritage Farmhouses, hotel and commercial pools, lakes, bridges, etc., as well as for private clients several sophisticated projects.

5* Nusa Dua Beach Hotel, Bali - Indonesia, 1987 and 1997: Extensive construction work in Balinese style including two very large natural beach-pools complete with 3 pavilions, swim-up bar…and part of the extensive spa / sauna / shower areas.

Scholten Residence: Germany - Lake Constance, 1987: Interior design and construction project with AAC (Autoclaved Aerated Concrete).

Horn Residence: Lake of Constance, Germany, 1987: Numerous Exterior and Interior projects including, Waterfalls, Bavarian Oven and Fireplace

Cadiz, Tarifa - Spain, 1986, 1993: 8 townhouses over 5 floors, converted to exclusive, private hotel, including deck swimming-pool on terrace and landscape.

Italy, 1984 - 1994 : Some very interesting Church restoration projects in the cities of Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Valdere, Ancona, Parma…

Berlin Nightclub, "Maurice & Chantal", 1984: Variété / Bar and French restaurant, plus brasserie, original "Paris-Style" designed and built. 4500m² build up space over three floors

Carl Giggins - Architect: Monterrey, Mexico, 1984 : Projects with Mr. Giggins included Lover’s Key Hotel Resort in Cabo de San Luca, Mexico, (a resort complex wherein we created 14 heart-shaped terrace swimming pools and spas)

Sr. Pedro Otzoup*, Renewed Designer and Realisador, Puerto de Andraitx , Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 1983-1989: Several private mansions projects built, including swimming- pools, artistically custom interior design, mosaic driveways, etc. for celebrity clients including Claudia Schiffer.

Tarragona, Ebro Delta - Catalunia/Spain, 1983: Private Horse farm and Vineyard, (4 units) completely rebuilt and extended.
Including large natural swimming-pool and landscape creations.

Garden Center OWL, Germany, 1983: Large farmhouse complex converted into mixed - use showcase and market for open fire-places, Danish steel-ovens, and Nordic furniture.

Hebel & Ytong International - Munich, Germany 1983-2001: For many years (12/19) we have been working with these AAC firms, traveling internationally to many countries, in the capacity of SM-Consultants, onsite Supervision, Performance Controlling, Trainer, as well as building projects independently.

Airport of Arecife Spain, Lanzarote, Canary Islands. A Cesar Manrique Project, 1983: Renovation and Extension of Airport. Construction of two wall-waterfalls, water-displays, several fountains, waiting area, two bars…

Robinson Resort Group, 1982-1987

Frankfort, Germany - Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain: Restoration of Resort/Spa, including huge beach-pool, waterfalls, and natural lava-stone driveways/walkways, etc.

Frankfort, Germany - Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain: New hotel - exterior projects including pools, spas, etc.

Frankfort, Germany- Cala Murada, Majorca, Spain: Restoration of Resort/Spa, is including interior work ranging from bathrooms, spas, etc. to exterior projects including pools, barbeque, 3 waterfalls, as well as water-display in entry area.

Frankfort, Germany - Tirol, Austria: Restoration and expansion of Resort/Spa, including interior work ranging from lounge area, fireplace, to hand-modeling work within; exterior work includes organic shaped natural pool, spa, 2 waterfalls, 3 water cascades, massage areas, etc.

Don Cesar Manrique - Architect: Internationally acclaimed Artist-Painter-Architect Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, 1981-1987 and 1990-1991: Numerous extensive projects with C.M. including: Jamea del Agua: huge lake, cave, restaurant, on sub-level of dead-volcano.
Mirador del Rio: Restaurant: extensive hand-modeling, special plastering, columns, very large swim pond, two waterfalls, etc.
Lago "Manrique": Tenerife - huge public Lagoon swimming pool. Actual, it is the largest man-made pool, worldwide as today.

4* Hotel Atlantico: Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, 1981  : Multi-level oversized waterfall, entry-area water-display with current stream, artificial river, lava-stone walkways, as well as mosaic driveways, etc.

5* Hotel Arabella Sheraton - Schoerghuber Group Munich, Germany, 1980: Renovation plus large Indoor swimming pool and spa, massage areas, artistic venetian plaster work

Bavaria Film (Movie) Studios - Munich - Germany, 1980: Numerous projects involving the creation and construction of various film-studio set ups, including interior designs.

Wassermann residence, Gütersloh, Germany, 1979: Hand molded fireplace with shelving as a center piece. 

 

WORK INSPIRATIONS & SOME ASSOCIATES WE'VE HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE TO WORK WITH:

  • Dave Robins, Master Builder, East Hampton-Long Island, New York, USA
  • Dale Stokkers, General Contractor, Huntington, Long Island, New York, USA
  • Francis Fleetwood, Architect, East Hampton, Long Island, New York, USA
  • Ronald (Ron) Zakary, Architect-Master Builder, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA
  • Jim Smiros, Architect, Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA
  • Paez Villaró, Realisador, Artist, Painter - Argentina
  • Manuel Ginger Velazquez, Architect & Master Builder - Mexico
  • Carl Giggings, Architect & Master Builder - Mexico
  • Don Cesar Manrique†, Realisador, Artist, Painter - Lanzarote/Spain
  • Lee Hutchison, Architect - Master Builder, Artist - CA and Arizona, USA
  • Allen Tafoya, Architect, Master Builder, Artist - Arizona, USA
  • Oakley Gentry, Gentry Construction, Master Builder - Westhampton, Long Island, New York, USA
  • Mrs. Billy Springer, world famous interior Designer, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
  • Mrs. Clodagh, Interior Designer and Author, New York City
  • Alberto Rubio, Montevideo, Uruguay - Mallorca, Spain
  • Melvin Villarroel †, Architect - Baumeister – Marbella, Spain
  • Don Pedro Otzoup †, Bau-Designer, Mallorca
  • Jaime Revuelta, Pto.Andraitx, Mallorca ( Revuelta & Staan Architects)
  • BORCH ARCHITECTS EUPEN, BE. Sebastian Borch, modern puristic projects, but also BAMBOO houses...