The Southcoast of Tenerife - Los Cristianos, Las Americas, Costa Adeje

Students: Irene Schibli, Claudia Waldvogel, Stefan Faust, Sebastian Hurni
Location: Group work in Canary-Islands
Date: February, 2006
Type: Research project, student work

Is the development of the Southern Touristic areas to be understood as an independent phenomena? What are its architectural models? How are the older Hotels being upgraded? What is the role of public spaces? How are decisions for new investments taken? What is the role of the architects? Is there a clearly defined competition between the areas? What happens at the margins of this resort? What is the actual footprint of the resort? Its catchment area?

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