Taking health and well-being as a priority, a real estate trend that responds to these needs has been strengthened, it is wellness: a type of houses with architectural designs that seek to be healthy, with large natural light inputs, water filtration systems , that the materials used in the implementation are not toxic, that they have spaces for gyms and that they can be in contact with nature.
According to a study by the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), before the pandemic, the constructions of this model raised about US $ 119,000 million worldwide, now with the effect that the health emergency has had on people’s ideals, the wellness houses they can become more relevant.
In Colombia it is already possible to live in one of these wellness-type houses, there are the Kuna and Nuvica projects of the companies Conexo Inmobiliario and Bienes & Bienes; These will be developed in Rionegro, Antioquia. in a space of 60,000 m2, where they will build what is intended to be a “self-sustainable micro-city” in which there will be houses, apartments, a shopping plaza and 34,000 m2 of green areas such as parks, trails, a stream and native forests, considering that a premise of wellness is sustainability.
For the founder and manager of Conexo Inmobiliario, Andrés Arias, this architectural model “must incorporate five variables, which must start from the spaces that are intended from physical well-being, then they must follow the emotional, spiritual, environmental and even social. They should not be thought of as simple places to live, but should be projected from the idea that people spend a greater amount of time in our homes ”.