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Écho-logis

( Season 6 )
A round-the-world review of spectacular, innovative and clever ecological solutions for living spaces, Écho-logis (Echo-houses) meets men and women who welcome us into their original homes.

Episodes

Episode
6
Passive houses, in Le Havre (France)

In Le Havre (France), thanks to an urban renovation programme the Henri-Dunant district has seen the emergence of hamlets comprised of wooden detached homes. This project is led by a pioneer in environmentally friendly urban planning: Philippe Madec.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
7
The Darwin project, in Bordeaux (France)

In Bordeaux's Bastide district, abandoned houses have been given a new lease of life. Today renovated, they stand as a showcase for ecological rehabilitation, proposing a model in which social links and the sustainable economy take centre stage.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
8
Lapa Rios Lodge in Puerto Jiménez (Costa Rica)

Started in the 1990s, the Lapa Rios project in Costa Rica is headed by two Americans: Karen Lewis and her husband. They've invested all their savings in the construction of 17 bungalows with the help of the local population, respecting traditions and the environment.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
10
The Cabanes des Grands Lacs, Chassey-lès-Montbozon (France)

Eco-builders use their fertile imagination to create unusual and sustainable holiday accommodation. In Franche-Comté, we owe the huts in the village of Chassey-lès-Montbozon to a young entrepreneur who set himself an ambitious challenge: to showcase his region's natural attractions and local products.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
11
Hôtel le Brando, Tetiaroa island (Polynesia, France)

We head for French Polynesia to discover the island of Tetiaroa, which is impressive both for its beauty and history. It was at the initiative of Marlon Brando that such a luxurious and outstanding hotel was built.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)