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Recycled materials make up this quirky solar-powered hotel in West Africa

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 18, 2017 01:03 AM
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by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) last modified Nov 17, 2017

A beautiful sun-soaked retreat on Cape Verde’s island of Sao Vicente prides itself on sustainability. Ramos Castellano Arquitectos designed the Terra Lodge Hotel using recycled and found materials, water recycling systems, and a rooftop solar array. The hotel draws the eye with its gridded timber frame, constructed from unfinished African wood, that partially encloses private verandas. Built predominately from lime-plastered concrete, the Terra Lodge Hotel’s five structures are...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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