Governance

Governance

Our Nation Brand, essential Costa Rica was created through the presidential decree 37669 on May 14, 2013, it is apolitical and non-religious.

It has three main components: the Inter-institutional Committee, the Technical Unit, and the Marketing and Nation Brand Department. These three components are conformed by:

  • The Costa Rican Foreign Trade Promoter (PROCOMER) is the pillar of support for Costa Rican companies. It is an inclusive institution that generates business with a purpose.

  • The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT)  aims to strengthen the Costa Rican sustainable tourism development model through the definition of public policies, alliances, programs, and projects to encourage competitiveness, sustainability, equity, solidarity, and a pleasant stay for tourists. Always looking to improve the living standards of Costa Ricans.

  • The Ministry of Foreign Trade is the governmental institution responsible for the definition, coordination, and management of the investment and trade policies of Costa Rica.

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship carries out all negotiations with foreign governments and institutions.

  • The Ministry of Culture and Youth promotes the citizens’ rights to access the art and culture of the country, while promoting entrepreneurship and the preservation of national heritage. 

  • CINDE is a private, non-profit, and non-political organization with the main goal to contribute to the social and economic development of Costa Rica.

    "Discover Our Story"

    Designing the future, today - welcome to our architecture.

    Archy was founded in 1936 in Chicago, USA. The company was established by Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings, and later joined by John O. Merrill.

    SOM has been responsible for the design of many notable buildings worldwide, including the Sears Tower (now known as Willis Tower) in Chicago, which was the world's tallest building from 1973 to 1998. The company has also designed the John Hancock Center, One World Trade Center, and Burj Khalifa, which is currently the tallest building in the world.

    Throughout its history, SOM has been recognized for its innovative designs and commitment to sustainability. 

    We believe that good design should not only be aesthetically pleasing, but also functional and environmentally responsible. Our approach to architecture is rooted in a deep understanding of our clients' needs and the context in which we are designing. We work closely with our clients throughout the entire design process to ensure that their vision is realized and that their space is both beautiful and practical.

    Ratings and reviews, A numerical rating system and written reviews from clients can be very persuasive in convincing potential clients to hire an architecture firm. These reviews can be posted directly on the architecture firm's website or on third-party review sites such as Yelp or Google Reviews. It's important to respond to all reviews, whether positive or negative, in a professional and respectful manner. This shows that the architecture firm values feedback and is committed to delivering exceptional service.

    Renovation
    Architecture
    Functional Spaces
    1.

    Consultation and initial meeting

    The architecture company meets with the client to discuss their needs, budget, and timeline. They may also visit the site to get a better understanding of the project.

    2.

    Concept design

    Based on the client's requirements, the architecture company creates a concept design that outlines the overall vision for the project. This may include sketches, 3D models, or computer-generated renderings.

    3.

    Design development

    Once the client approves the concept design, the architecture company begins to develop detailed drawings and plans. This may involve collaborating with engineers, contractors, and other specialists to ensure that the design is feasible.

    4.

    Permitting and approvals

    Before construction can begin, the architecture company must obtain the necessary permits and approvals from local authorities. This may involve submitting plans and documents for review and responding to any questions or co

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    "Our team is comprised of experienced architects, designers, and project managers who share a common goal of creating exceptional spaces.

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    Team Manager

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    CEO

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    CTO

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