GREEN LIVING
eqUILIBRIA IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT

" it’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving "
mother teresa

during your stay with us, educate yourselves on how you can implement green techniques at home, sleep like a baby in our bamboo linen, and see how we make use of waste to create art. together, we shall play out little part to help find BALANCE with mother earth.

complimentary eqSPERIENCES marked with * below

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ARCHITeqTURE*
green design

experience green architecture and learn to employ some of our award-winning green solutions in your own home

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PERFeqTION*
100% bamboo linen

sleep like a baby as you experience bamboo linen for the first time. it is softer, cooler and greener than cotton

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eqOSYSTEM*
going paperless

we have replaced newspapers and some print menus with ipads, an ongoing effort with the aim to reduce hotel waste

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DeqORATION*
junk art

all our hotel decor is made from junk, including sculptures from teak wood roots, and annual x'mas trees from plastic bottles

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eqTIVIST*
community initiatives

we regularly organize beach, swamp and neighbourhood clean-ups to raise awareness amongst our staff and locals

GREEN WITH ENVY @ eqUILIBRIA

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ONCE YOU GO BAMBOO
you'll never go boohoo

did you know that it takes 20,000 litres of water to irrigate 1 kilo of cotton fibre? bamboo requires 66% less water. bamboo is softer and cooler than egyptian cotton, and does not require pesticides or herbicides to grow. it is antibacterial, odour resistant and biodegradable

PERFeqTION is the 100% bamboo linen which we use for all our beddings. we promise you the best sleep ever

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VERTICAL LANDSCAPES
it's not science fiction

our main pool is filled with plants growing vertically from concrete walls. a double layer of porous geotextile fabric is used to form "pockets" from which seeds are grown. an automated sprinkler system is connected to plastic tubes that provide water and nutrition

ARCHITeqTURE is our ongoing quest to support companies that develop green products with the help of technology

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iPADS vs NEWSPAPERS
saving 150 trees per year

did you know that it takes about 18 ten meter high trees to produce 1000 kg of paper? an annual newspaper subscription 250 kg of waste, which translates to 4.5 trees per year. a hotel of our size would be directly responsible for the falling of over 150 trees per year.

eqOSYSTEM is our ongoing effort to be become paperless. newspapers and some print have been replaced with ipads

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GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK
award winning green design

> 100% recycled wood used
> 100% stones from local quarries
> natural cooling waterfall system
> natural ventilation strategies
> subterranean cooling
> noise reducing onduline roofing
> triple layer roof insulation
> deep wells for water supply
> current stabilizers
> electrical management systems
> high resolution led lighting
> geotextile vertical gardens

ARCHITeqTURE is our green strategy which was awarded "best global eco-initiatives" at the 2014 asia rooms hotel awards