The architectural bias of this project reacts to the power and the omnipresence of the landscape. Focusing on the theme of creation, the project provides a diversity of atmospheres, an internal world set back from the rugged landscape. 

Thus, the lighthouse sea hotel proposes residences gathered around shared spaces, a temporary exhibition in the base of the lighthouse and a restaurant. Each place of residence is composed of a bedroom and a creation space, lit up by the patio.

Inserted between the existing buildings, the project manages to gather the different parts of the complex into a coherent whole. The meandering geometrical shape of the architectural intervention allows the hotel to twist around the isolated ruin to create a courtyard.

credits

architects: Benjamin Nicaud, Nicolas Pabion  |  client: Young Architects Competitions  |  status: Competition (2015)  |  competition: Faro de Murro di Porco  |  location: Isola, Italy (37.003039, 15.335210)  |  climate: Mediterranean, Temperate  |  material: plaster  |  environment: Seaside  |  visualizer: Studio  |  scale: small  |  types: hotel, residential  |  views: 1.830

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