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gracia studio: endemico resguardo silvestre
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jan 08, 2012
gracia studio: endemico resguardo silvestre


‘endémico resguardo silvestre’ by gracia studio, valle de guadalupe, mexico
all images courtesy gracia studio

scattered along the sloping terrain of valle de guadalupe, mexico,
‘endémico resguardo silvestre’ is a cluster of twenty hotel rooms,
designed by san diego-based practice gracia studio. positioned within a landscape of vineyards, each ecoloft has panoramic vistas
overlooking the
scenic valley below. placed upon steel stilts, the 20 square meter cubes hover above the rocky ground, minimally interfering
with the savannah continuing underneath. corten steel was selected to surface the small structures, aging with time to blend into
the rustic hues of the encompassing nature.

with each unit strategically oriented to unobstructed views directed towards the valley, guests may close their personal entry door
and feel isolated in nature. attached to each cabin, a personal patio and fireplace allow for comfortable lounging outside.
the 99 hectare complex is completed with a nearby winery and pool.


view from the sloping terrain below


overlooking the valley below


nestled into the rocky terrain


the facades of the cabins may be completely enclosed


personal patio adjacent to each structure


view from a cabin


interior


(left) view from bedroom
(right) bathroom with predominantly black decor


(left) alternative interior
(right) interior with white decor


view of bedroom and bathroom


at dusk


seamlessly transition into the landscape


illuminated at night


warm fire overlooking wine country


pool area for the cluster of cabins


cabins illuminated within the landscape

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