For the last 20 years, Principal Architect, Pedro Theye has produced award winning designs throughout the world. Along with his in-house Encompass team of Grand Cayman builders, Realtors and project & property managers, Pedro is able to provide a full complement of the disciplines which comprise total support for his clientele concerning their Cayman construction efforts.
Most recently in Grand Cayman, Pedro has worked on several large scale Cayman remodels and renovations such as the Marriott lobby/restaurant renovations, the Britannia Resort master plan (old Hyatt Resort), the expansion of The Beach Suites Resort and the upcoming renovation of the Treasure Island Resort on Seven Mile Beach.
Yacht Club Villa
Located in Grand Cayman, this canal front island vernacular two storey residence includes a separate guest suite over the garage. The stair tower’s high windows allows for illumination down to the ground floor and the open plan design promotes the relaxed island living vision the clients had. The pool bar and BBQ summer kitchen gazebo is positioned in a way that does not block the views from the living room while allowing the owners to relax with cocktails on the sunken pool seats by the bar. Various balconies and side entrance trellis’ ensure that all available views connected to all four sides of the house. Designed and Built with sustainable materials for the tropical environment including ICF walls to metal standing seam roof, impact resistant glass doors and windows to shutters which minimize the suns exposure to the glass whilst affording additional protection from storms.
Casa Mariposa (Butterfly house)
Located in Burleigh Heads, Queensland Australia is a hillside retreat nestled in the tropical gardens amongst the mature gumtrees which filled with the colourful rainbow lorikeet birds each afternoon. All wood frame windows and sliding glass doors were positioned to capture the views from this treehouse which was designed to stand over the terrane, allowing the birds and wildlife to pass through the grounds. The kitchen’s island is made out of green lagoon quartzite which connected visually with the hanging veggie gardens just outside the picture window. From local hardwood floors to insulated light frame structure this home was designed to be sustainable including rainwater collection tanks to water the three vegetable and fruit gardens. The lower level art studio/ guest suite was built after with direct access to the passion fruit sunken garden.
South Sound Villa
Located in Grand Cayman, this Italian-Caribbean styled multi-storey home was designed to connect the clients love of art and culture to the elegance of asymmetrical architectural elements, while balancing the garden and outdoor living spaces. All rooms were designed to take advantage of the garden views while the curved staircase connects all three levels with wine cellar below. This house was featured in Inside Out Magazine 2006.
Located in Morgan’s Harbour, this large multi-storey complex was designed to be a residence and guest retreat in a tropical Cayman garden. From the roof top lookout to island trims, this complex was designed to be flexible to the owners changing requirement’s throughout the years. The style was evolved from Cayman’s rich maritime architectural past with high ceilings, widows-walk to shiplap cladding and traditional trims. The flexibility of the design later allowed the complex to be converted to a well-known bed & breakfast.
Grand Harbour Villa
Located in Grand Cayman, this canal front two storey home was designed to take elements from the Caribbean Colonial style, while incorporating modern amenities. The west sunset facing views were used to align the home’s main core towards the pool and canal views. Above the garage there is a game room/ guest suite which includes tall dormer windows to flood the room with natural light.
Located in South Sound , this oceanfront complex was redesigned and renovated in 2004 to add expansive sea facing balconies and French doors to take advantage of the sunset and aqua water views. The renovations also included complete interior redesign from knocking down walls to adding marble clad bathrooms. Inspired by Greek waterfront living, these units all increased exponentially in value as well as revitalized the complex as a whole.
Located in the exclusive La Lique section of Crystal Harbour, this canal front Spanish Caribbean two storey residence includes a separate guest suite over the garage. The pool and waterfall Jacuzzi is positioned to frame the canal views from the outdoor living room. The traditional balconies and side entrance trellis’ ensure that all available views connect to all sides of the home. Designed and Built with sustainable materials from ICF walls to spray foam insulation and impact resistant glass doors and windows give the structure additional protection from future storms.
Located in the exclusive La Lique section of Crystal Harbour, this canal front Contemporary Caribbean three storey residence includes a separate guest suite over the garage. The Jacuzzi was designed to overflow onto the pool which is positioned to compliment the canal views from the outdoor and indoor living areas. The rooftop terrace and balconies were designed to create 360 degree views from all sides of the home. The use of modern construction techniques is balanced with the use of natural materials to soften the modern style.
Located throughout the Caribbean, these various homes were custom designed to follow the owners vision and functional goals while at the same time maximizing the potentials of their specific lots. From Contemporary Cayman style to Island Traditional, all these residences include elements which incorporate the views and trade winds as amenities for the indoor/outdoor tropical living. As LEED accredited architects and project managers, all the construction materials and techniques used leaned towards achieving the highest levels of sustainable design, while keeping strict budget and timelines.