Rwanda’s unbelievable Bisate Lodge is a stunning example of how to build in a natural landscape without causing harm. Constructed into an eroded volcanic cone, the pod-like villas – which were designed by Johannesburg-based architectural rm, Nicholas Plewman in collaboration with interior designers, Caline Williams-Wynn and Nilfah Adams from Artichoke are surrounded by lush forest with views of the volcanic landscape. The lodge is part of an effort to honor the local culture, while restoring the indigenous forest. Designed to pay homage to the Rwandan culture and natural landscape, the eco-retreat is located near the Volcanoes National Park Headquarters and is part of a pioneering onsite indigenous reforestation project. Only six thatched-roof villas are located on the expansive 103-acre resort, which was built into a natural cavernous space in an ove.