Society & Environment

Bioclimatic is neither new nor a passing gimmick

Because our forefathers did not have the means to heat and cool we have nowadays, they were obliged to take account of the environment to achieve the desired comfort. A kidney-shaped pool was build on the Tigaiga premises in 1964. Something very unusual, as all swimming pools of that period were rectangular. And this is why.Continue Reading “Bioclimatic is neither new nor a passing gimmick”

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The origin of the name “Tigaiga”

The Guanches were divided into various kingdoms, one of which was the kingdom of Taoro’, including the fertile Orotava Valley where –according to an old legend- a frightful dragon was always on the watch that nobody might steal the ‘golden apples’ growing in the valley. After various memorable battles, the Spanish conquerors finally defeated theContinue Reading “The origin of the name “Tigaiga””