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About anagallo

International Architect, Ana D. Gallo was born in El Salvador and did her professional education at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville

just a little bit more to add about landscaping the McDonald Residence in Roatan, Honduras

Many clients want a pool to enhance their island home. For the McDonald residence in Palmetto Bay Plantation the design called for an infinity edge pool visually connecting the central house to the ocean.  We chose to use proven, local … Continue reading

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continuation to………building a house in Roatan, Honduras

……..Locally available materials, manufactured materials and fixtures were used throughout the house. Electrical, plumbing, steel re-bar, concrete, pre-formed concrete, windows, doors were all sourced locally which meant short lead times and ease of delivery. Many a construction project has turned … Continue reading

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More on building a house in Roatan, Honduras.

just some construction history on the McDonald Residence built in the island of Roatan, Honduras. Continue reading

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The realities of building a house in Roatan

A completed architectural design is only part of the process to realize a home in the islands. The gap between a vision of cool tropical breezes, lazy afternoons and a completed dream house is huge.  So many people get carried … Continue reading

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What Makes Someone an International Architect??

According to Wikipidea: “An Architect is a person trained in the planning, design and oversight of the construction of buildings, and is licensed to practice architecture. To practice architecture means to offer or render services in connection with the design … Continue reading

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