NOA provides an Alps skyline-inspired extension to a spa resort within the Dolomites

Italian structure studio Community of Structure creates a surprising hillside extension to the Olympic Spa Resort, positioned within the Dolomites in Val di Fassa, Italy. The extension is outlined by a sweeping and sloping roof that’s impressed by the mountain skyline of the Alps. It’s designed to be “in symbiosis” with the panorama.

Designer: Community of Structure

The brand new addition to the resort consists of ten visitor suites and a fitness center. An thrilling aerial walkway results in a raised timber sauna, which was additionally designed by the Community of Structure (NOA). This recent area was commissioned by the Pellegrin household, which has been working this hospitality enterprise since 1963. “[The] new extension [aims] to boost and combine the services with the encompassing panorama. [The] mission camouflages the brand new, performs with the profile of the mountains, and offers friends the emotion of [a] honest bond with nature,” stated NOA.

The mountainside facet gently slopes down, and leads you in the direction of a forest and a stream. The principle resort is within the type of a four-story chalet which sits on the hill, on the west facet. The brand new addition is positioned as an extension to the east of the pre-existing resort, permitting the brand new rooms to be hid by the slope whereas offering lovely views of the forest. An underground passage connects these new rooms to the principle resort. The extension has an intriguing mountain-esque kind and includes a double-heigh spike on one finish. The roof subtly slopes downwards from this level, with the smaller spikes positioned atop the remainder of the suites and the fitness center. “This silhouette, extremely recognizable in its graphic simplicity, is meant to turn into the resort’s architectural signature,” stated the studio.

The brand new suites have been outfitted with massive home windows and an enormous terrace that overlooks the forest. The interiors of the room have been impressed by the pure panorama, with 4 of them being influenced by the forest, and the remaining 5 paying tribute to water. The suites have been constructed utilizing regionally sourced oak and larch wooden – particularly for his or her flooring and furnishings. “The emphasis is on direct contact with nature, which can also be supported by the used supplies, by the facade design that performs with the mountain skyline, by the terraces and the particular inside patios embedded within the bigger rooms,” the studio concluded.


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