This space is the foremost display of what Coscolluela refers to as the starting point of any good design—something that is practical and complements a person’s way of life
everything accessible and comfortable,” he shares. “This is an idea I have reflected in my work and in my own home.”
It is also to his parents that he attributes his entry into architecture. His mother and sister are both interior designers, and his father is, of course, the famed architect Willy Coscolluela, still a workhorse at 83 and the principal architect of their family firm, W.V. Coscolluela Architects.
Together with his twin brother, also a practicing architect, Coscolluela is a senior partner at the firm, which has been involved in a variety of high-profile local and foreign projects. A team of 80 architects supports them as they immerse themselves in every aspect of the business—from design and production to finance and human resource management.
Looking back on all that he has accomplished together with his father and brother at the firm, Coscolluela shares that it was not his first intention to be an architect. “I thought I would be in business,” he says, “but I was also very exposed to my father’s work, which he truly lived and breathed.” Simultaneous to looking into small business opportunities before college, Coscolluela worked at his father’s office, which slowly got him into architecture.
He was particularly interested in the buildand-sell concept, which circles back to his design priority of creating spaces that work around their owners. His home showcases a balance between form and function, and applies many of the lessons he has learned about design, particularly about when to