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Documentaries

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
12
The Hen House, Isle of Skye (Scotland)

Leaving urban life behind to live in the country. This was what motivated Nick and Kate to leave central England to come and live on the popular island of Skye (north-western Scotland), where they planned to build a modern, environmentally friendly home.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
13
The CODHA, in Geneva (Switzerland)

What's participative housing like? In what ways can residents be involved the construction and later the management of their building? How do you create ecological standards promoting diversity and social contact? We find out, with the CODHA organisation in Switzerland.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
14
25 Verde, in Turin (Italy)

We discover a unique and audacious construction project in Turin (northern Italy) which required five years of effort to build the impressive 25 Verde, a residential building of 63 apartments successfully combining architecture with nature.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
15
Ion City Hotel, in Nesjavellir (Iceland)

Iceland is recognised as one of the world's greenest countries. It's here, not far from Reykjavik, that the former air hostess Sigurlaug Sverrisdóttir had an environmentally friendly luxury hotel built, unique of its kind in this country: the Ion City Hotel.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
16
The Green School, in Bali (Indonesia)

Founded by John Hardy, this school in Bali, the Green School, is built from bamboo, is self-sufficient in energy and dedicates much of its syllabus to green education.

Directed by: Frédéric Planchenault (season 6, France, 2015)
Episode
17
Dutch Mountain, in Huizen (Netherlands)

We head for Huizen (Netherlands) some 20 kilometres from Amsterdam, to discover a camouflaged house. Sanna, Lucas and their children moved here three years ago. The result exceeded their expectations, being modern and blending perfectly into the forest

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