Eco Houses

Unique Beachfront Vacation Home in Costa Rica

Unique Beachfront Vacation Home in Costa Rica

Casa Atrevida was completed by the San Jose based studio Luz de Piedra Arquitectos. This five bedroom, five bathroom eco-friendly vacation home is situated on a wooded plot next to Preciosa Beach in Puerto Jimenez, the largest town on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. This vacation home can accommodate up to 10 guests and can…

Experimental Bioclimatic House in Granadilla, Tenerife

Experimental Bioclimatic House in Granadilla, Tenerife

The Experimental Bioclimatic House was completed in 2010 by the Seville based architects José Luis Rodríguez Gil. This self-sufficient home, originally designed in 1995, utilises solar panels for electricity and hot water, the main aims of the project were to minimise the ecological footprint and seek zero CO2 emissions. The property is located in Granadilla, Canary…

Rustic Red Mountain Ski Chalet in Aspen, Colorado

Rustic Red Mountain Ski Chalet in Aspen, Colorado

The La Muna project was completed by the US based studio Oppenheim Architecture + Design. This 3,500 square foot rustic ski chalet has been completely remodelled along with a small addition. The home is located in the super-exclusive Red Mountain area of Aspen, Colorado, USA. La Muna, Aspen, Colorado by Oppenheim Architecture + Design: “A complete…

Hunsett Mill, Norfolk, England by Acme

Hunsett Mill, Norfolk, England by Acme

Hunsett Mill was completed by the London based studio Acme. The project involved extending a 19th century mill cottage. The property is located on a bend in the River Ant, in the heart of the Norfolk Broads National Park, England. The 2,292 square foot home received the Acme studio the RIBA Manser Medal in 2010…

Shipping Container House by Studio H:T

Shipping Container House by Studio H:T

The Shipping Container House was designed by the Boulder based studio Studio H:T. This 1,517 square foot residence was completed in May 2010 and is located in Nederland, Colorado, USA. Shipping Container House by Studio H:T: “This project questions the need for excessive space and challenges occupants to be efficient. Two shipping containers saddlebag a…