Returning to nature is proving to not only be ecologically smart, but business smart too. The luxury chain Club Med commissioned Edouard Francois to build a retreat in the Aldiana region in southern Senegal. Mixing a design flair with a simple construction method, the luxe surroundings will make visitors forget all the fuel burned to reach the sustainable resort. The resort consists of a series of suites that resemble giant peanuts.
Implications - They're raised on stilts and so provide a wonderful view for their visitors. These airy abodes would make ideal destinations for newlywed couples looking to honeymoon, or for families looking for fun.
Club Med in Senegal Looks Like Peanuts, Costs Many Sheckels
Going Like Sixty — February 19, 2009 — Eco