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Hotel Remota in Patagonia

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Germán del Sol
 
location Puerto Natales
function hotel
contributed by Martin_van_Kampenhout

This hotel for adventurous travellers in Patagionan Chile is inspired by local sheep farm buildings located inside the Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. Hotel Remota offers warm interiors to shield visitors from the wind and cold. From a distance, it looks like an outsized black barn in the vastness of the Patagonian plains. So distant from the city, that it is immersed in nature and the culture of a remote and untouched place, but yet so close to the comfort to which the city has got us used to, that it may also offer some essential luxury. A central courtyard introduces visitors to the Patagonian wilderness: except for a few large boulders, the plaza is empty, but full of suggestion. "It is like the clear cut that one makes to see the forest," says designer German del Sol, one of Chile's leading architects. "It lets one see what one minds, whether it is the natural environment, or the strong culture that allows men and women to enjoy a life as life is in Patagonia."

 

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talsus says:
a moving project with a delicate understanding of the essence of architecture and a unique experience with its environment. A must !
tel aviv, Israel 20-Nov-13
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Hotel Remota in Patagonia
Address
Huerto 279
Chile
http://www.remota.cl/
Project is not public!
How to get there? Located km.1,5 onto the Camino a Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, on the Ruta 9 Norte, from Puerto Natales, in the Province of Última Esperanza, on the west of Patagonia, Magallanes in Chile. Booking phone number (56-2) 3871500 / Patagonia phone number (56-61) 414040.
Completion 4- 2005
Floor area/size 18700 m2
ArchitectGermán del Sol
structural engineerPedro Bartolomé
contractorSalfa SA
Client Inmobiliaria Mares del Sur Ltda
 
Project ID 2029
Latitude/Longitude 51°42'41S 72°30'30W
Contributed by Martin_van_Kampenhout
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