This versatile small structure designed by Blue Forest can be installed as a tree house, a backyard dwelling or used as hotel units.
The 4 bed retreat features sustainable construction materials and can be assembled in days.
Eco-friendly Casa i-Home is a contemporary house located on a quiet street in Cuatro Torres in La Morajela district, Madrid, Spain. Designed by architects Hita & Partners, the property has been constructed from ecological materials and features LED lighting and a geothermic climate control system.
Many of the features within the house can be controlled by an iPad or iPhone. The automated system controls the lighting, curtains, alarm, indoor/outdoor music system and CCTV.
Whitepod Hotel is an eco-resort nestled above the picturesque village of Les Cerniers, Switzerland. This luxury alpine retreat in the Swiss Alps comprises of 15 geodesic dome shaped tents which are pitched on wooden platforms, and enjoys breathtaking views of Lake Geneva.
Located in Mexico’s Wine Country in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Endémico Resguardo Silvestre is an impressive eco hotel high up on a hill overlooking the valley below.
Operated by Grupo Habita, there are twenty high-end bungalows, which offer “luxury camping” for their guests. You can enjoy the outdoors and have all the modern comforts at the same time.
MC1 House is a residential project located near Manuel Antonio Park, Quepos in Costa Rica. Designed by Robles Arquitectos, this luxury house was built on a site where it was possible to protect the ecosystem as much as possible. The use of glass lets natural light to filter through, minimizing energy consumption, and allowing the integration or exterior and interior.
Skywave House located in Venice, California is an eco-friendly and artistic contemporary home designed by Anthony Coscia of Coscia Day Architecture and Design. This unique house’s open scheme and its landscaping maximize the potential of this landlocked site. The floating living room and bedroom suite hover over transparent 12 foot high glass walls. The interior space provides uninterrupted views of the landscape. Sliding doors and moveable interior partitions can open to reveal even private areas to the rest of the house and nature beyond.
The Redwoods Treehouse located near Warkworth, north of Auckland, New Zealand was part of an advertising campaign for the Yellow Pages. This treehouse restaurant on the edge of a redwood forest was designed by Pacific Environment Architects, Ltd. Access to the Treehouse is provided by an elevated tree-top walkway built using redwood milled on site. The vertical fins and slats are built from sustainably grown pine and poplar.