Planet Home: Season 2
Les Cabanes du Bois Basalte - Auvergne
Season 1, Episode 8 • Documentary, Special Interest
Forgotten and neglected pieces of our Heritage are scattered all over France.
In a small village called Manzat in Auvergne a green and creative hospitality project comes to life.
The young architects, who are childhood friends all born in the village, had an ambitious plan; they wanted to rehabilitate the remains of a basalt quarry by building eco-friendly huts called "Les cabanes du Bois Basalte".
Up Next in Season 2
The Ecological Barn - Isère
A family who rises to the challenge of self-construction.
Thierry and Séverine Thouvenot chose that land, high up between forests and mountains, to ecologically renovate an old barn.
The Vivood Hotel - Spain
On the Costa Blanca, 2 hours' drive away from Valencia, the Vivood hotel, located at the heart of the Guadalest valley and its protected historical Heritage, stands out with a design that is both unique and respectful of the environment.
Feynan Ecolodge - Jordan
Amongst eco-friendly stays, sleeping in a secluded place in the middle of the desert, disconnected from everything, is an appealing offer for those looking for alternative adventures. Feynan, is a unique ecolodge, where respect of the environment and support to locals firmly go hand in hand.