Do you want to stay in The Refugia Hotel with passive design strategies with the wooden clad ceiling in the Lakes Region of southern Chile? Maybe you have to. The spectacular hotel is designed by Mobil Arquitectos in 2011. All you can see is wonderful panoramic views of the volcano studded Andes. The wonderful architecture of the unique hotel achieves a light footprint on the topography of the beautiful landscape. The designers are designed large windows to take advantage of the light.
The hotel is in the manner of a bridge and suspended with four strong concrete pillars. A liner arrangement of many rooms looks interesting on the narrow land. The designers are built a structural composition that can suitable on a hill top. The passive design strategies building with the wooden clad ceiling are considered about the extreme climate. The climate of the island is always changing. In just one hour, you can feel the sun, rain and wind. It can be a challenge for them before planning the hotel site.
The wooden clad ceiling and the extensive glass facades support the contact with the environment. The strategies are optimizing the use of additional energy. The designers are used concrete floors to trap the sunâs heat. They use a method that can raise the radiant heat across the ventilation to make the room feel cool as it allows fresh air to fill the spaces. They also use the edge of the roof that sticking out beyond the wall to protect the sunlight during the summer.
Parametric design technology helps to predict the maximal shape of the architectural concept and the positioning. The interior is so amazing. All wooden themes feel exclusive in different way. You can enjoy in the outdoor living area with a fireplace that give you a warm atmosphere above the wooden chairs. It was a new innovative architectural and modern passive building design principles with the wooden clad ceiling that showed highly successful.