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Pavilions Les Cols

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RCR Arquitectes
 
location Olot
function hotel, pavilion, restaurant
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Chef Fina Puigdevall converted the ground floor of her family’s 13th-century house into one of the ‘world’s best-looking dining’ establishments with typical Garrotxa gastronomy and she added five luxury rooms where diners can spend the night. Local RCR architects took glass as their main ingredient. Even the bathrooms and as the NY-times -review said: “It might be difficult to forget that all the walls are glass, but once you realize that the neighbours can’t see in, it won’t take long to slip into the luxuriously huge four-foot-deep tub. Les Cols website: “The Pavilions offer a place to rest at night next to the restaurant Les Cols. .... where the sight and joy of the night sky acquire essential prominence. It is a night of rest. Being alone before the night and the space, sheltered within warm walls where the opaque and reflections of the glass, laminated, are mixed in a virtuous game of lights and water, to feel again aspects of nature that we thought to be forgotten.”

 

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jim_bean_dublin says:
terrible ugly looking spacess
27-Jul-13
rim ch says:
this is the best design ever i'd spend the rest of my life there
13-Mar-13
it's great! I like the glass architecture
Varna, Bulgaria 24-Sep-10
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Pavilions Les Cols
Address
Carretera de la Canya 0
Spain
http://www.lescols.com/
Project is public!
Opening hours Restaurant open from 13:00 – 15:30 and 20:30 – 22:30 h. Banquets by arrangement on weekdays and at weekends, including Sundays and holidays.
How to get there? Olot is a bit off the radar of mainstream tourism, but for hungry and/or sleepy ones on the road between Bilbao and Barcelona, Les Cols is well worth a visit, even if it was only for the volcanic landscape of La Garrotxa. On the way out of town from Olot towards La Canya is Les Cols.
Completion 6- 2005
Floor area/size 130 m2
Cost € 110000,-
ArchitectRCR Arquitectes
Client Fina Puigdevall and Manel Puigvert
 
Project ID 218
Latitude/Longitude 42°11'43N 02°29'59E
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