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Casa de la Flora Resort Combines Trendy Comfort and Sustainability in Thailand
Posted By Tafline Laylin On June 23, 2011 @ 9:42 am In Architecture | 1 Comment
Using natural materials  such as wood, stone, and rock partitions (in addition to less-friendly concrete), the designers managed to strike a balance between luxury and simplicity with these rectangular villas. Local flora grows unhindered in the public spaces, around the pool, and at the outdoor restaurant, and rainwater is harvested  in order to ensure this precious resource is used intelligently.
Via Knstrct 
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URLs in this post:
 Casa de la Flora: http://www.casadelaflora.com/
 VasLab Architects: http://www.vaslabarchitecture.com/frameset.htm
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 natural materials: http://inhabitat.com/beautiful-bahia-house-showcases-natural-materials-and-smart-design/
 rainwater is harvested: http://inhabitat.com/urban-field-piezoelectric-trees-harvest-rainwater-and-generate-energy/
 Knstrct: http://knstrct.com/category/architecture/
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