Tag: Green architecture

Does Green Real Estate exist in Costa Rica

You’ll see green real estate advertised everywhere, just like eco-communities. But does green real estate exist in Costa Rica, or is it just an overused marketing term? What’s the difference between green real estate and eco real estate? The Guardian considers Costa Rica a biodiversity hotspot. INBio, the National Biodiversity Institute, states that about 4.5%…

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Elimination of Steel in a Costa Rica Home Structure

A Costa Rica home structure needs to be strong enough to withstand the earthquakes. Nonetheless, it is possible to eliminate steel and to use a green solution. Laminated Wood or Bamboo beams for rafters and joists. These are a far superior solution for structural needs when building a Costa Rica home, that although be it…

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