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Eco Vacation House of Bamboo in Costa Rica

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Casa Atrevida by Luz de Piedra Arquitectos is located in the lush forest of Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula.

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It is an extraordinary building, with its load-bearing structure entirely depending on bamboo.

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Used in supporting construction, bamboo is an earthquake-resistant structural material.

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And it looks gorgeous.

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But bamboo is even more important, in Costa Rica’s ecologically-minded environment.

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With its fast growth cycle, it has a tiny ecological footprint.

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So it is replenished fast in this jungle region with its high humidity and plentiful rainfall.

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Casa Atrevida is a luxurious, environmentally friendly vacation house.

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The rooms are sensitively poised between the rustic and the contemporary.

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A roof garden used to cool down the interior in summers can be glimpsed here.

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The site includes a year round carekeepers studio.

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With five bedrooms and bathrooms able to accommodate ten guests, the simple bamboo structure offers a vacation idyll.

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But it won’t come cheap.

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The idyllic vacation retreat is booked year round from $2,100 to $3,500 per week, depending on the season.

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