The Friend House, designed by the Ukrainian Architecture Office Ryntovt Design, is an eco-hotel located in the forest near the Orel river bank, 30 km from Dnepropertrovsk. The materials used in the construction, clay, reed and wood, draw from the local context—the forest and the river.
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Inspired by the work of Mexican architect Juan Jose Santibañez, who helped twenty women in difficult living conditions to build their own homes in Oaxaca twenty years ago, Portuguese architecture firm Blaanc Borderless and Mexican studio CaeiroCapurso have recently launched Adobe for Women.
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