Architecture Lodging Travel


Perched on the edge of an extinct volcano, the Casa Eterea blends harmoniously into its rugged surroundings. The cube-like retreat is designed and constructed by writer and designer Prashant Ashoka and features a glazed facade. The mirrored surface reflects the landscape on the exterior and welcomes natural light into the interior, while a patterned ultraviolet coating makes it visible to birds. It’s powered by solar panels and collects rain for water allowing for off-grid living. The inside is void of partitions, leaving an open room with unobstructed views. Floor-to-ceiling glass opens the living space out to a deck and a solar-heated pool surrounded by olive and pomegranate trees