Nestled in the heart of the blue zone community of Nosara, Costa Rica, Casa Azúcar by Studio Saxe offers an oasis that blends indoors and outdoors for the perfect getaway.
Designed in 2022, the contemporary tropical house is the perfect combination of respecting the existing trees and a natural creek, providing warmth and comfort within nature. The house is designed like a habitable garden pavilion, carefully choreographed to enter the back of the house towards the creek and the wildlife that spawns from there. The interior design is light and soft, creating a modern beach-like feel, and bioclimatic passive design is used for sustainability.
Introducing Achioté, the stunning vacation rental villas located on a hill overgrown with a jungle near Uvita town, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Designed by FormaFatal in 2022, Achioté is the first “rammed earth” implementation in Costa Rica.
The villas, which are designed for short-term recreational rentals, feature biophilic interiors with minimalist and simple designs. The villas have thin and sharp lines in contrast to the lush tropical vegetation, and the chosen materials and colors coincide perfectly with the surroundings. Each villa has a unique interior design concept based on the energies perceived in the location before construction.
Raintree House, a rental property located in Nosara, Costa Rica, is a one-of-a-kind example of contemporary design. Designed by Studio Saxe in 2022, the sanctuary was crafted with natural local materials and offers a unique experience of blending the architecture with its jungle surroundings.
With ocean views and a focus on well-being, the house offers a framed view of the ocean and sunset, as well as moments of contemplation that balance the roughness of nature with the benefits of modern comfort. Using bioclimatic principles, solar panels, and recycled water, Raintree House is a sustainable design that is both rooted in the past and looking to the future.
Let the Caribbean breeze and lush jungle of Puerto Viejo, Limon whisk you away to paradise with Studio Saxe’s newest design – Caribbean Courtyard Villa. This stunning hotel was designed in 2021 with a modern tropical style that is both visually appealing and eco-friendly.
The villa consists of pavilions joined through a woven network of pergolas which blend into the surrounding environment for an immersive experience. Each room has been enclosed by walls and glass while respecting existing trees as they were placed around the property stepping down from topography gently with architecture.