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The Atrium House / Studio Saxe

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Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  756
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

The Courtyard House / Studio Saxe

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Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  464
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Tres Amores House / Studio Saxe

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Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  515
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Guayacan House / Salagnac Arquitectos

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Nosara, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Athletic Center / Studio Saxe

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  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  615
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Jungle Frame House / Studio Saxe

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  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  340
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Cosentino, Extralum, Ecoroof, FV, Grenada Tiles

NALU / Studio Saxe

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Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Architects: Studio Saxe
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  656
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

K House / Datum Zero

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Nosara, Costa Rica

Nosara Recycling Plant / sLAB

A small group of students and architect Tobias Holler of sLAB Costa Rica at the New York Institute of Technology, have teamed up to design and build a communal recycling center for Nosara, Costa Rica – a city that is facing grave problems with sanitation and illegal dumping of garbage on beaches and in wildlife areas. Construction started last summer after a Kickstarter campaign that raised $15,000 helped provide expenses and costs associated with housing the students that assisted with the construction. A relaunch of the Kickstarter campaign will provide the project with additional funds to bring the students back to accelerate the pace of construction. The funds also support the documentary by Ayana de Vos, whose film follows the progress of the project and features waste management and sustainability in Costa Rica.

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The motivation behind building a Communal Recycling Center is based in the severe problems that Nosara specifically, and Costa Rica in general, has in municipal waste management. Without appropriate infrastructure and policies, over 1400 tons of waste is deposited into unregulated dumps daily. A lot of the garbage makes its way into rivers and forests, pollutes ground water, threatens the health of local communities and destroys wildlife.