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Tropical Brutalism: Cali Architects Conceals Casa Borbon in the Lush Philippine Landscape

Philippines-based studio Cali Architects unveils Casa Borbon, nestled amidst the verdant slopes of coastal Batangas, embodying their philosophy of architecture as a living sculpture. Designed to harmonize with its natural surroundings, Casa Borbon is a concrete masterpiece carefully integrated into the mature trees and lush foliage. The architects' thoughtful approach extends to the interior, where expansive windows frame panoramic views, infusing the space with natural light and tranquility.

The enduring design of Casa Borbon embraces its environment, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. Reflecting Cali Architects' penchant for Brutalist aesthetics, the structure showcases raw textures and geometric forms, striking a balance between durability and comfort. Departing from conventional construction, the house is crafted from polystyrene panels for enhanced efficiency and sustainability. Seamlessly blending modern technology with organic design, Casa Borbon epitomizes the fusion of innovation and natural beauty.


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