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Septmenber 2010
Features
Commercial Design

Commercial and Institutional Design
Maintaining Sensitivity to Climate

Commercial and institutional buildings in the Caribbean have become less adapted to climate and environment in recent decades. ...
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Details

Details that Make a Difference

With all our advances in technology, as architects, we still rely strongly on our sketching ability to convey ideas or explain details to clients or contractors on site....
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Historical Archaeology

Historical Archaeology Gives a Voice to Past Inhabitants of Little Jost

"Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests; as snug as a gun.

Under my window a clean rasping sound
When the spade ...
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Editor's Notes
Editor

Welcome to the September issue of BVI Property Guide

“I’m all for moderation, but sometimes it seems
moderation itself can be a kind of extreme.” —from “Lull” by Andrew Bird

September in the BVI is intimate. This is when you really get to know your neighbours and friends who’ve stuck around to enjoy the island at its most peaceful. In Cane Garden Bay, the bea...
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Orion Law
Above and Beyond

Costs Above and Beyond the Purchase Price

Buying property involves cost considerations beyond just the contract price of the property. These costs, taken together, add up and lead to an increase in the overall conveyancing costs on any transaction.

Prospective buyers must therefore understand and take into consideration these factors when deciding to purchase property. Having an idea of the nature ...
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Blurring the Lines
Blurring the Lines

Blurring the Lines Between Inside and Out

When thinking about living in paradise, one often conjures up the image of swinging in a hammock stretched between two tropical palms while listening to the relaxing sounds of the ocean.

But when we think about really living in the BVI, we see a world of home design and interiors that have evolved as quickly as the BVI’s place in the international busi...
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Re-Envisioning the BVI
Re-Envisioning the BVI

Re-Envisioning the BVI

Walking into Arawak Interiors these days is like walking into an art gallery. New, original abstract pieces from Bali commingle with copper sculptures by locally based artist Diego.

The abstract pieces—like a trippy black and white spiral canvas or a tableau of alternating orange and brown corners—almost seem like optical illusions that promote introspection or co...
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Green Living
Green Living

Trickle-Down Environmentalism:
When the Rich Go Green, So Goes the World


Living here in the beautiful Virgin Islands, it's easy to think nice green thoughts. Everywhere one looks there are vibrant red flowers, gorgeous yellow blossoms, all sheltered within a vast effusion of greenery.

Until a visitor says, “Oh my god, there's a giant fire over there,” as she points to Pockwood P...
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