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El Humedal (The Wetland) // TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

Valle de Bravo, Mexico

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The project is a private botany research facility in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.
Its main goal is to develop natural products taken from the forest in a sustainable way.
It also pretends to show another aproach to urban development and construction taking into consideration the natural sorroudings.
The project is built from a crade to cradle stand point in terms of materials.

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

Most materials are locally manufactured, natural, recicled or salvaged.

This project is 100% off grid in terms of electricity, water and waste management.
Project Features:
– Swage Water Treatment
– Rainwater Harvesting
– Photovoltaic Panels
– Thermosolar Water Heating
– Constructed Wetlands
– Compost Toilets
– Local Recicled & Salvaged Materials

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

– Bioclimatic Design
– Permaculture & Edible Forest Landscape
– Smart Low Consuption Showers.

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

© TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

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