Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Costa Rica Related Initiatives

CTBUH Board of Trustees Travels to Costa Rica
23-25 Mar 2017, San José – Event Report
The CTBUH Board of Trustees was in Costa Rica for their twice annual meeting and to support a chapter event and a signboard ceremony for the country’s tallest building.
Costa Rica Group Discusses Sustainable Tall Buildings
25 Oct 2012, San José – Event Report
Victor Montero, the new CTBUH City Representative for San Jose, Costa Rica organized a forum to discuss tall building design and the challenges of local urban development.

Featured Tall Buildings in Costa Rica

Torre Paseo Colón

Torre Paseo Colón, San José

This two tower complex became the tallest buildings in Costa Rica when completed in 2015 and employs technology to resist damage in earthquakes.

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Costa Rica Members

The work of the Council is only possible through the support of its members, which include most of the world’s leading developers, architects, engineers, contractors and others connected with tall buildings and sustainable cities. Below is the list of current organizational members located in Costa Rica, sorted by membership level then alphabetically by organization name.

Participant

Axel Glass Axel Glass
MATR
Bilco Costa Rica S.A. Bilco Costa Rica S.A.
CON
Edificar Edificar
MATR CON
Grupo Inmobiliario del Parque Grupo Inmobiliario del Parque
DEV PROP ARCH COST MRKT PMNG
IECA Internacional S.A. IECA Internacional S.A.
STRC SEIS
Rodrigo Carazo Arquitectos S.A. Rodrigo Carazo Arquitectos S.A.
ARCH URB INTR
Servicios para la Construcción, S.A. Servicios para la Construcción, S.A.
CON
Van Der Laat & Jimenez Van Der Laat & Jimenez
CON

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CTBUH Costa Rica

CTBUH Board of Trustees Travels to Costa Rica

23-25 Mar 2017, Event Report – The CTBUH Board of Trustees was in Costa Rica for their twice annual meeting and…

Costa Rica Group Discusses Sustainable Tall Buildings

25 Oct 2012, Event Report – Victor Montero, the new CTBUH City Representative for San Jose, Costa Rica…

Victor Montero

President

Victor Montero
Victor Montero Architects & Associates, San José

Ronald Steinvorth

Vice-President

Ronald Steinvorth
IECA International, San José

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CTBUH Costa Rica Representation

Victor Montero

President

Victor Montero
Victor Montero Architects & Associates, San José

Ronald Steinvorth

Vice-President

Ronald Steinvorth
IECA International, San José

Forms of Regional Representation
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CTBUH Resources on Costa Rica

Featured Tall Buildings in Costa Rica

Torre Paseo Colón

Torre Paseo Colón, San José

This two tower complex became the tallest buildings in Costa Rica when completed in 2015 and employs technology to resist damage in earthquakes.

Costa Rica Facts

Population 4,814,144 (2015)
Area 51,100 km² • 19,730 mi²
GDP $74.09 billion (2015)
150m+ Buildings None Completed
300m+ Buildings None Completed
Global Ranking #60 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #4 in Central America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
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