Gallery: Prefabricated Shelters Offer a Jungle Eco-Retreat


Sitting among the canopy of a jungle forest near Yelapa, Mexico, these V-Houses by Heinz Legler are quite possibly an eco-adventurer’s paradise. The treehouse-like structures are lofted 16 feet above the ground and open on all sides to offer panoramic views of the tropical surroundings. Although the rooms measure only 16 feet by 16 feet, a slanted ceiling and open walls make the treehouse seem larger — blurring the lines between indoors and outdoors. And to top off this eco-dream of a jungle retreat, the V-Houses were designed with modular components, made with sustainable materials, and have incorporated solar panels, composting toilets, and a greywater system.

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  1. wilma123 February 23, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    I would like to have a prefab house here in that possible?Also prices information…Thanks

  2. Melba Torres August 1, 2011 at 10:05 am

    I would like to have one constructed in Puerto Rico, is there a store here where i can go for the construction of these houses?

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