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Green-roofed Casa Magayon is an energy-smart tropical retreat in Costa Rica

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 06, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jan 05, 2016

Located on a steep and challenging site within Guanacaste’s Peninsula Papagayo Luxury Resort, the 1,290-square-meter Casa Magayon was designed as a series of glass-clad modules to mitigate the site’s sharp 20-meter drop between the road front and linear ridge. The modular structure steps down along the natural terrain to minimize the amount of earth moved during construction. Choosing the challenging slope for the property paid off—Casa Magayon is located extremely close to the Pacific Ocean...






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