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vibrant funicular transforms an obsolete lodge from the 70s
ramón lópez-neira and beatriz ciaurri of atelier lopezneiraciaurri architecture were commissioned to renovate a resort crafted in the 70s, within just the municipality of mogán in the south of the island of gran canaria. the protagonist of this refurbishment is the new brightly coloured funicular that facilitates transportation on the inclined terrain, while reworking the old hotel into the most contemporary establishment of the location.
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developing an infrastructure with soul
the intervention by atelier lopezneiraciaurri architecture (come across much more here) seeks to rejuvenate the previous development by implementing environmentally helpful electricity units and inclined transportation. the set up of the funicular with the 42-diploma inclination was completed throughout the early stages of the renovation, supplying accessibility to the different levels staggered over the mountain. ‘we took on the challenge of developing an infrastructure with a soul — approach and poetics in equivalent parts’ shares the studio.
the in depth funicular program can take form as a triangulated metal composition that rests on the different mountain terraces, to which walkways are stacked to access the six diverse ranges. tensioned wire mesh nets and blue rugs laid out on the ground have been employed on the catwalks. meanwhile, the cabins are created of curved and flat yellow glass with two diverse levels of transparency. the shiny, see-via cabins stand out about the white monotony of the space, supplying spectacular visuals to the hotel company.
incorporating environmentally friendly electrical power systems
the old roof, full of slopes and with neglected employs and products and services, hosts a established of actions aimed at lessening strength usage in the hotel’s frequent regions. precisely, the roofing composition incorporates the funicular equipment, an location out there for new plantations, and the swimming pools, in which the water bodies exchange warmth with the renewable heating method. the air chamber created in this area supplies ventilation and cooling for indoor spaces, lessening the have to have for electricity enter.