a new video takes viewers on a tour of the glass pavilion, OFIS architects’ 20 sq-meter, desert retreat situated in gorafe, spain. following the architects through the building of the project, the video showcases the beauty of the all-glass structure and its surrounding landscape. developed as a research prototype for a comfortable dwelling that can survive amidst a harsh environment, the retreat can be rented for week-long intervals, allowing tourists to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the desert, while maintaining the comforts of home.
all photos by jose navarrete
ofis architects has developed the pavilion as a response to the local, desert climate conditions. initiated by guardian glass, the project explores the advanced potential of glass as structural support and thermally efficient envelope. the interior unfolds in 3 parts: bedroom, living area and bathroom with a sanitary core in the middle, while all spaces open towards a porch which offers a covered and shaded external platform.
watch the video above and read more about the project on designboom here.
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