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17 Years of Beautiful Pools

When it comes to pool building, we know our stuff. We’ve been in the business for over 17 years and have created some truly beautiful pools in that time. Our pools are well-built, elegant, some are minimalist, and some are … Read More

Beachfront Paradise in the Var

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest A luxury home in the Var The clients were a lovely expat couple who were looking to renovate an existing weather-beaten house situated right on the seafront. The … Read More

5 must-have features you need in your luxury home in Provence

If you’re lucky enough to own a luxury home in Provence, there are some key items you’ll need to make the most of your idyllic surroundings. Here are 5 must-haves for your home… … Read More

A Stylish Cottage in Provence

Perched at the top of a hill in Provence is a villa where everything has been designed for a barefoot living in a uber-cool environment. … Read More

School House

Once upon a time, this lovely little rural home used to be a country school. If you look closely, you’ll see the RF sign that stands for République Française. Half of the building was the one and only classroom and the other was the teacher’s quarters. Before the conversion, the house was in a horrible state : it had been squatted for months and was about to fall apart because of subsidence. … Read More

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7 Things to Know about Planning Permission in France

France is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It is no surprise that hundreds and thousands expats come flocking to this gorgeous country with the dream of having their own “chez-soi”. Many property owners in France like to make a few changes, build a pool or have a total makeover. In this article you will find out why it is important to file for planning permission and what to do. … Read More

Let’s Talk About Building Insurance

Yawn… for some, insurance policies are the most complicated things to get their heads around. We’ll it’s almost the same for us apart when we’re talking about building insurance. In this article we will try to help you understand the different insurance policies you may come across when building in France. In insurance jargon, we will be talking about the Assurance Dommages-Ouvrage policy and the Responsabilité Civile Décennale. Both of them concern real estate construction. Here are a few explanations… … Read More

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Private Spa Complex

In 2016 we were approached by a very fortunate client who wanted to build a private spa complex for his luxury home. We were shortlisted as the architects, designers and builders of this exceptional project. In all, we managed to design, build and deliver a fully functional 500m2 private spa complex. … Read More

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White Concrete Villa

We built this minimalist and elegant white concrete villa in collaboration with the architect Bruno Erpicum. Bruno Erpicum (AABE) is a world famous Belgian architect who designs luxury homes around the world from Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, to the South of France. … Read More

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Eco House

We built this eco-house in 2010. The owners wanted to make this house feel like a tree house.

Thanks to the genius of the architect, he designed a house that simultaneously saved the hundred year-old tree. We built the house on stilts. Consequently, the tree’s roots weren’t damaged by the construction and the East-facing garden could catch the light of the setting sun. … Read More