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.
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: 1.751
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