English couple in LOVE with São Miguel Island built “TENTS AND HUTS” to Develop Ecotourism on the Island

The tourism in the Azores has seen an increase in tourism recently.

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In a bid to capitalize on this while stopping the unspoiled landscape from getting, well, spoiled, the Tourism and Agribusiness Development Company of the Azores (TADA) developed eco-resorts throughout the islands that feature solar-powered cabins.

 

The EcoPods are prefabricated and sit on stilts made from recycled electricity poles. The materials used include in construction include the locally-sourced pumice stone, windows made from recycled plastic bottles, and locally-grown cryptomeria japonica timber.

 

Source: TADA

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