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THE WHOLE IS OTHER

THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS.

- Since 1972 -

HISTORY

Selman & Asociados Arquitectura is a collaborative Architecture | Interior Design | Urban Design | Project Management firm serving the hospitality, residential, commercial and institutional market throughout the Caribbean region, founded in the Dominican Republic in 1972 as Eduardo Selman & Asociados, and later rebranded in 1992.
 
Our practice ranges from master planning of residential developments to private residences and interior design projects as well as larger and more complex commercial and residential buildings.  Over the last decade we have been particularly involved in the Dominican tourism industry, where we have gained a vast experience in resort residential and hospitality design.
 
Amongst our most important and celebrated projects are Hotel Casa de Campo, Hoteles Royalton & Memories Splash Punta Cana, Hotel Sheraton in Santo Domingo, Hotel Casa Bonita in Barahona, Hotel Fortuna Beach in Bahamas, Spa @ Hotel Pico Bonito in Honduras, and most recently La Romana Cruise Terminal in La Romana, Hyundai Dealership in Jamaica and the Hotel and Beach Club Punt Arena in the resort of the same name, amongst other residential towers and private residences.
 
We hold a long and robust list of institutional and individual clients, and a tradition of contemporary architecture that stands out for it’s avant-garde and pragmatic approach to design, which has made it deserve numerous publications, acknowledgments and awards.

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VISION

To improve the quality of people's life, one project at a time.

MISSION

We are an Architecture, Interior, Urban Design and Real Estate Development consultancy firm focused on The Client.  We are driven by the challenge of understanding their requirements and generating value  through our services and continuous support for the smoothest possible process throughout their projects.

 

As a collaborative team of responsible professionals we transfer knowledge, experience and passion to our work, with an intelligent attachment to aesthetics, functionality, the environment and available resources.  Technology and innovation are fundamental axes in our practice.

We believe in talent and happiness as part of a productive environment, and work with the authentic conviction to transcend in our professional actions, as well as a socially and environmentally responsible Firm.

VALUES

Accountability - Integrity - Responsibility - Collaboration - Holistic Growth - Innovation - Creativity

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DESIGN

PHILOSOPHY

It is our goal to conceive and create exceptional design solutions that enrich the lives of those who experience them, envisioning each project through a contemporary and creative approach.

We uphold an environmental and sustainable consciousness in all of our work, making sure each project belongs to the context of its location.

 

We strive to design buildings that balance aesthetic, spatial and functional requirements, challenging the common design response to any particular building type and adding value through design excellence and professionally produced construction documents.

 

We pursue a clean and minimalist aesthetics in which the use of light, geometric forms, planes, surfaces and materials become preponderant and integrate concepts like simplicity, openness, spaciousness and fluidity.

CLIENTS

After nearly 50 years, our commitment remains the same – to ensure people thrive in beautiful, functional surroundings by delivering quality-designed projects. We are honored to serve the profession, our clients, and people around the globe by creating spaces that are enjoyed and celebrated by the world’s communities.

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AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS

The mission of the Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) is to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide. The AMP architecture award celebrates creativity and innovation in the fields of architectural design, landscape architecture, and interior design. Submissions from architects all around the world are welcome