Sustainable Farmhouse in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina

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Inspired by the idea of bringing a “Paraguayan home” to Puerto Iguazú, Argentina, Yerbas del Paraís is sustainable and budget-conscious farmhouse designed by IR.arquitectura. The rustic design is used as a home base for agriculture and reforestation in the area. Made of dark, naturally finished wood, the building has an organic, soothing appearance. The timber construction is softened by the green roof and textiles such as those of the hammock and other suspended seating. Connected to the surrounding environment, the commune is cut out with many sections that can be covered or left open to the air.

Photography by Federico Cairoli

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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