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Bamboo Treehouse Village at Playa Viva
by Atelier Nomadic

Photo by Avablu, courtesy of Playa Viva

Atelier Nomadic has designed the Bamboo Treehouse Village at Playa Viva in Mexico.

This project is scattered along the Mexican coastline overlooking the South Pacific, where six bamboo treehouses are perched on coconut palms overlooking the surf.

The treehouses are the latest extension of Playa Viva; an environmentally-conscious resort dedicated to sustainability and regenerative practices which runs entirely off-grid and generates 100% of its energy from solar power.

The holistic design was intended to align with the expected post-COVID travellers' desire to stay in exciting, healthy accommodation, immersed in the natural environment.

"After months of isolation and lockdowns, here, guests can be submerged and reconnect with the natural environment," added architects Atelier Nomadic. "Listen to the sound of the waves, bath in the warm sunset tones, feel the breeze sway through the palm leaves and taste the salt air, unmasked, as they lounge on the hammock suspended over the beach, staring at the stars."

This project has been longlisted in the sustainable building category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Architect: Atelier Nomadic

Project: Bamboo Treehouse Village at Playa Viva


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