Born from the vision of Aroma Italiano Eco Design studio, the Bio Domus D.01project redescovers architectural lines and habitational concepts of traditional mediterranean architecture, revising them in accordance with the fundamental principles of bio architecture.
Located in Santa Ana, Costa Rica's Central Valley, this open, welcoming and dynamic house has been designed with a special
attention to well-being and habitational comfort. A unique project
that implemented the use of refined and eco-friendly materials (like
wood and clay) together with ancient rules of
and innovative constructive systems and techniques that guarantee a
healthy building with high quality standards, with effective
protection against dampness and the earth's radioactivity, typical
to this location.
The Bio Domus D.01 is formed by two wings: in the ground floor it's the spaceful living space, that rotates around the inside patio with its pool and looks towards the wide garden space; in the first floor are the rooms, which can be accessed through a bright corridor characterized by it centerpiece: a modern staircase made out of steel and tropical wood.
The wide living room is enclosed in large glass windows. The planning of spaces and their orientation, the study of a suitable light and ventilation coefficient, the choice of neutral colors and non-toxic materials, are just some of the elements that characterizes the project's pursuit of a new concept of quality of life.
With a minimalist nuances , the Bio Domus D.01 project is characterized by the white purism and clean lines, grand wooden that outline both the living and private rooms. A spacious and bright house that strives to entice the gazer with depth of view and multiple sights to admire, designed for the well-being of its dweller, with passive control systems, like the double-wall and the micro-ventilated roofing, that achieves to maintain the optimal temperature and comfort of its interior.
Bio Domus D01 was published by the Chilean magazine MásDeco as a project of reference in Latin American building for green architecture, as well as being proudly selected for publication in the book by Harper Collins
150 Best Sustainable House Ideas in 2014 as a project of sustainable and healthy house.