Mrs. Vandruff boasts over 26 years of project management and design experience, leading the efforts for high-end developments ranging from single family homes to intrinsic commercial and multi-dwelling residential projects, both in California and the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica.
As Principal and Project Manager, Mrs. Vandruff is one of the best interior architects in the local industry. With a LEED Green Associate accreditation, an eye towards the highest building performance possible, she is passionate about providing effective sustainable design and best-in class service with a keen attention to detail and impeccable follow-up.
Her involvement in multiple community outreach programs and her dedication to remaining part of the conversation within the industry when it comes to environmental awareness, Mrs. Vandruff brings to the region current trends, regional expertise and common-sense approaches to design that build top-quality properties that work.
With over 18 years of experience providing architectural and engineering services to the area of Guanacaste and coordinating with Costa Rican construction crews Mrs. Vandruff serves as the main contact for all communications during the process of design and project management.
Mr. Vandruff, a California native, licensed General Contractor, as well as Construction Manager, with over 40 years of US construction background. Mr. Vandruff has been involved in macro developments, high end custom single family homes, commercial and residential developments in the United States and abroad.
With outmost concern to climate adversities, Mr. Vandruff has incorporated in his buildings materials to withstand time, combat climate and solar exposure for a well centered and efficient building performance. With over 20 years in Latin America he has constantly and consistently been reassessing construction techniques providing cutting edge standards for tropical regions and their specific existing challenges of delivery, climate, and cost.
One of the pioneers in the area in the use of gypsum and it’s multiple techniques, imported the material prior to any other builder and has shown the versatility of the product and it’s limitations. Mr. Vandruff is the master of attention to detail and is proud of every product he delivers, on time and with the outmost concern to budget, performance and design.
To date Mr. Vandruff has constructed over 1,000,000.00 square feet of construction encompassing multi million dollar single family custom homes, multifamily, multi-use and commercial endeavors.
Passionate builder, spends his spare time problem solving, improving his work and enjoying classic movies from the west that according to him hold the essence of right and wrong.