a wavy lodge by sou fujimoto
The staff from “Not a Resort” groups up with Sou Fujimoto Architects to current the design of its latest location on Okinawa’s Ishigaki Island. The beginning-up hospitality model describes itself as “not a lodge however a life” and boasts places popping up throughout Japan. This new location will introduce a retreat from the world, occupying an unlimited and distant web site alongside the southwest coast of the island.
The lodge The villa is conceived as a low kind recognizable directly by grass and undulating roof. With its round footprint, the constructing has no entrance and no again and thus opens large to its pure environment in all instructions, with nearly untouched forests framing the glowing blue waters.
photographs courtesy of Not a Resort | @notahotel_official
a villa on the high of a meadow
The the design staff at Sou Fujimoto Architects dissolves the boundary between Ishigaki Island panorama and ‘Not a Resort’ interiors. This situation is achieved with the gently sloping inexperienced roof that descends to ground degree. Massive openings permit entry to the grassy roof from inside, inviting the brand new panorama to develop into a outstanding a part of the area.
A well-liked vacation resort vacation spot, the island is dotted with seaside homes and a bunch of supporting companies scattered among the many forested inside panorama. Even on this creating context, the “Not a Resort” villa stays remoted on a web site that preserves three,000 tsubo (over two acres) of nature.
inside “not a lodge” ishigaki
Inside Sou Fujimoto’s Not a Resort Ishigaki, a residing space will open to the surface with full-height home windows to panoramic sea views, whereas 4 bedrooms can accommodate as much as ten individuals. Following the curved terrace from the residing space, a twelve meter (forty foot) infinity pool completely strains the sting of the round slab and is joined by a hearth and sauna.
The round plan and bowl-shaped inexperienced roof are harking back to Sou Fujimoto’s current design in Hida, with related options taking form on a bigger scale and in an city context (see designboom protection Right here).
not a lodge: a vacation dwelling with out waste
The staff at Not a Resort market their properties as vacation villas for lease reasonably than conventional lodge stays, noting that on common a second dwelling proprietor spends twenty days a 12 months at their vacation dwelling. To reduce waste, Not a Resort villas are designed to be shared amongst members, much like a timeshare. Watch Not a Resort’s detailed video Right here. No Ishigaki accommodations are scheduled to begin promoting in Might 2023.
details about the challenge:
Undertaking title: Not an Ishigaki lodge
structure: Sou Fujimoto | @sou_fujimoto
buyer: It isn’t a lodge | @notahotel_official
Location: Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
standing: scheduled to begin promoting Not a Resort ishigaki in Might 2023