Gallery: Casa Iseami: Stunning Off-Grid Institute in Costa Rica

This gorgeous modern building is the headquarters for the new ISEAMI Institute, which is devoted to the investigation of sustainability, ecology, and art. Located on the Osa Peninsula, deep in the rich and biologically-diverse rainforest of Costa Rica, Casa Iseami runs totally off-grid thanks to an on-site hydropower system plus a photovoltaic roof. Costa Rica-based Robles Arquitectos designed the building according to their SDRA design process, which evaluates 10 important elements in order to reduce a project's negative impact on the environment.

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