This private beachfront villa in Tulum, Mexico is a fully self-sufficient, net-neutral house powered by a photovoltaic canopy on its rooftop terrace, and collects rainwater that is filtered and stored for use.
The architectural design of this prefab modern home located in Serra Espadà in the province of Castellón, Spain distinguishes itself for it simplicity. Designed by NOEM, this small country retreat was built by combining two prefabricated wooden modules and a terrace which uses a metal structure.
This elegant beach retreat in Whangapoua in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand has a large shutter to protect against the elements and can close up when not in use. Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects designed the beach cabin on sleds which allows the structure to be moved as the site is located within the coastal erosion zone.