Gallery: Plan B Arquitectos’ Casa en Río Cedro is an Open Air Delight i...

 
A nap in a hammock is a great way to spend any afternoon - and this home in Colombia looks like a great place to make that happen. Casa en Río Cedro is a completely open-air, two-story palapa home that proves walls are not a necessity. Of course, the warm climate of Rio Cedro on the Caribbean certainly has something to do with that, and this directly influences the home's design. Plan B Arquitectura adhered to local construction techniques and traditional design to maximize shade while encouraging natural ventilation and passive cooling. Sustainably harvested wood was used throughout to avoid contributing to the deforestation of native forests that is ongoing in the area.

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