Gallery: Striking Off-Grid House on the Osa Penninsula in Costa Rica

Within the wilds of the Costa Rican rain forest on the Osa Peninsula sits Casa Torcida, a beautiful modern home designed by SPG Architects. Although its footprint is large in terms of square footage, it is surprisingly light on the environment and is to
 
Within the wilds of the Costa Rican rain forest on the Osa Peninsula sits Casa Torcida, a beautiful modern home designed by SPG Architects. Although its footprint is large in terms of square footage, it is surprisingly light on the environment and is able to run completely off-grid thanks to a solar system on the roof and a micro-hydropower system located nearby. The owner's criteria for the home required that above all the home must be environmentally sensitive, technologically advanced and modernist by design. From the looks of it, it appears that the owners got what they wanted.

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  1. martin3361 April 26, 2011 at 9:41 am

    This is awesome.

    could we get the sticker price they forked out for this beauty?
    how much did it cost to build ?

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