About Us

JPA architecture is a Costa Rican firm dedicated to the design and construction of residential, commercial, and tourist projects. Our offices are located in the province of Guanacaste, offering our services in Costa Rica and starting soon in Nicaragua.

We are composed of an interdisciplinary team that covers all technical areas necessary for the execution of projects, with the professionalism, ability, interest and efficiency in order to satisfy their needs for design and construction projects.

We intend to create projects customized according to the needs and economic possibilities of each customer, having as main objective to transform dreams in built works. We serve customers of different nationalities in English or Spanish.

We handle projects of different scales and costs, for which we organize logistics between the different work teams to get a precise monitoring that ensures us an excellent completion, cost control and efficiency in the delivery time agreed, in such a way that our client is satisfied with the ordered product.

We try to keep us at the forefront with updated techniques of design and construction projects, which we apply for works of which our customers feel satisfied by expected comfort, quality and originality. We are also dabbling in LEED design, aware of the importance that architecture has on the environment.

Architect José Pablo Acuña Lett, MBA Education:  

Languages: Spanish Native, English 100%

Architect: Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, México. December 2000 

MBA: Emphasys in Marketing and International Commerce, Universidad Alma Máter, FUNDEPOS. Costa Rica. 2004

LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE: In process. (http://www.usgbc.org/LEED/

Professional Experience:

(2013-TODAY) JPA ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING, Costa Rica

  • Founder
  • Head Designer
  • Construction Supervisor and Inspector in PACIFICO, Playas del Coco. (www.pacifico-costarica.com)
  • In charge of all project presentations for clients
  • Experience in design and presentations of houses, tourist projects, condominiums and commercial projects specifically in the Guanacaste area (North Pacific)
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(October 2008 - 2013)  ARCHI-LAW, Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

  • Partner and Co-founder
  • Founded this multidisciplinary firm with other partners.
  • Coordination with various disciplines for Real Estate Development
  • Experience in design and presentations of houses, tourist projects, condominiums and commercial projects specifically in the Guanacaste area (North Pacific)

 

2001 a 2008  Acuña Lett Arquitectos (formerly STUDIO – A), San José, Costa Rica

  • Partner Acuña Lett Arquitectos.
  • Project Manager and Designer
  • In charge of all project presentations for clients

·         METALCO 2008 Prize for best project built in Steel. Bienal de San José 2008. Veragua Rainforest

·         RENEE FRANK 2008 Prize for Veragua Rainforest

2001 JAIME ROUILLON ARQUITECTURA

  • Part of the Architects staff..

1998 - 2000 Abitare S.A de C.V. Monterrey, México

  • Interior Design for Nortel Networks, Monterrey, 2000.
  • Design of several bars and discoteques for A Group. 1999-2000.

3D and rendering projects for Architects.1996 – 2000 Ardi S.A. Costa Rica

 Academic Experience:

2005-2007 Universidad Creativa. San José, Costa Rica

·         Professor in the Faculty of Architecture in the fields of Architectural Design (different levels) and Marketing for Architects

2010-2012 Universidad Latina. Santa Cruz, Guanacaste

·         Professor in the Faculty of Architecture in the fields of Architectural Design (different levels) and Marketing for Architects

Special Interests:Architectural Design. Animation, Architectural Presentations, Artistic Visualization. Marketing for Architects, Sustainable Development, Bioclimatic Architecture andDevelopment in Guanacaste (Active member of the Development Chamber of Playas del Coco and Caturgua www.caturgua.com