All of 脕lvaro Barrera’s passion finds its outlet in the rescue, restoration, and preservation of old and abandoned colonial buildings in Colombia. Featured in this showcase are his efforts to conserve architectural heritage of the 16th- and 17th-century buildings, while giving them all the conveniences of modern living. Displaying his virtuosity, he also designs original buildings that combine the functionality of the modern or avant-garde with features of the traditional.
Toda la pasi贸n de 脕lvaro Barrera por la arquitectura encuentra su mayor punto de vocaci贸n en el rescate, restauraci贸n y preservaci贸n de antiguos edificios coloniales en Colombia. Presentado en esta exposici贸n son sus esfuerzos de conservar la arquitectura de los siglos XVI y XVII mientras le da todas las facilidades que la vida moderna ofrece. Se ve su virtuosismo en sus dise帽os originales que combinan la funcionalidad con la vanguardia.

Casa Pombo is located in the Historical Center of Cartagena de Indias on the Plaza de La Proclamaci贸n with the Cathedral to its right and the Governor鈥檚 Palace to the left, and only a block away from Plaza de Bolivar. This majestic colonial mansion, originally built in the 16th century, is being renovated by the famous master Alvaro Barrera, and it is one of the most prestigious and exclusive residences of Cartagena.

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Casa Pestagua
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

Built for a powerful count in the 18th century, this colonial mansion near the Plaza Santo Domingo in the heart of Cartagena was opened as an 11-room hotel in 2007 by the French actor Claude Pimont. Comfortable, romantic and beautiful, it offers completely personalised service and is a great base from which to explore the city. Restored by the Colombian architect Alvaro Barrera…

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