Architects often come up with very interesting and practical ideas such as the beach resort concept shown here. These thatched roof resort bungalows caught my eye while browsing the other day. Stilt houses over ponds, lakes and rivers are common for their well-known cooling effect. This is the first time I’ve seen them built in this manner. There’s a walkway on the other side so guests can come and go without getting wet.
Sarinbuana Eco Lodge
“Escape to a different reality. A haven for nature lovers & for those who just need to escape from a busy life & recharge.
Apo Island Beach Resort
Here’s another amazing resort you might want to check out. Maybe you’ll never make it to Dumaguete, Philippines to visit the resort, but certainly beautiful resorts like this are great design inspiration.
Studying Eco-resorts for Building Ideas
While I spend most of my time reading and researching affordable housing, I also have a lot of fun searching online for exotic, affordable eco-friendly resorts. It’s sort of a hobby. For the most part I’m just ‘window shopping’ for natural building ideas.