International architecture and design firm, James & Mau, will lead crown island overall design concept. The firm has a strong portfolio of bioclimatic and sustainable concepts and that knowledge is being applied to building structures and guest bungalows on the island. Local Colombian architect, Jairo Márquez, is adapting the James & Mau concept to the reality of island conditions, anchored in locally sourced and sustainable materials.
“In keeping with the fact that Corona is made with 100% natural ingredients, the structures on the island are carefully designed to complement and blend with their natural surroundings, be it the sea, the beach, the flora and fauna,” he said. Mauricio Galeano Escobarchief architect of crown island. “Our approach honors our collective and deep relationship with nature, inviting guests to stop, breathe and listen to the beautiful world around them and celebrate the natural environment.”