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  1. 1. ART VILLAS COSTA RICA | COCO • FIRM: ARCHWERK.CZ FORMAFATAL • TYPE: HOSPITALITY + SPORT › HOTEL • YEAR: 2020 • SIZE: 3000 SQFT - 5000 SQFT
  2. 2. LOCATION: Art Villas resort  Above Hermosa Beach, near the Costa Rican town Uvita  on a steep 2.5-hectare tropical jungle slope SPACE:  playful, glamping  sustainable and modern tropical architecture.  visitors merge with the surrounding nature  clear their mind and  experience luxury and  adventure CONTEXT:  Costa Rican jungle  hillside of the Art Villas resort  Freshly established garden without fully grown trees  Fall overlooking valley MATERIALS:  Local tropical wood  Tent canvas  Metal elements
  3. 3. DESIGN:  Created nest of several shelters  RATIONAL ARCHITECTURE (creates form and atmosphere itself without any added decorative)  Flexibility in size, shape, composition (inspired by nature) CLIMATE:  Rain only falls six months of the year in late afternoon cascades  when a storm hits, it’s a dramatic and unforgettable experience. Transparent and white shutters protect the interior from rain and wind while allowing daylight to penetrate.  Wedges of light and shadow filter through the big mosquito net that offers protection from wild jungle critters.
  4. 4.  CoCo Villas boasts a unique shape  construction with wood, metal, and a special seven-layer sail that we welded on the spot.  Each pod is deeply entrenched in the jungle  offers an experience reserved for the brave.
  5. 5.  Set of 5 small building  A few meter above the sloping terrain  Absorbed by lush green vegetation
  6. 6.  Connected the individual building by footbridges and steps  Made up of wood, expanded metal, which are mounted on steel columns  Platform serves a stopping point for views of countryside  Can even jump on the trampoline on one of the landing
  7. 7.  footbridges and landings have minimalist shape  intentionally designed them in clean lines (which are typical for other buildings in the resort)  The main terraces in the two height levels are based on the form of the Coco houses themselves (the shapes are soft and organic)  terraces are set very close to the jungle (offer views of the Pacific Ocean)
  8. 8.  Back of the beds are designed from the welded wire mesh.  The focal point of each Coco bedroom is a bed that sits on a raised part of the floor.  layout in each cabin is designed to take advantage of the views, where monkeys and toucans can be seen directly from the bed.
  9. 9.  In the largest Coco there is a shared kitchen with dining area.  The red cabinet wall in the color of “mamón chinos (tropical fruit)”  contains 2 refrigerators, 2 freezers and food cabinets.  The dining table is a visual continuation of the island, as if it just tore off. (This longitudinal axis is the intention and aims at a view of the Pacific Ocean)  The rest of the interior of the Coco kitchen is equipped with wicker furniture and lighting of local production.
  10. 10.  Comfort and self-enhancing activities abound from: i. expert cuisine ii. Massage iii. Sauna iv. Yoga v. access to the spa pavilion vi. professional fitness room.  A large trampoline and playroom keep children active, engaged, and social.  Here you can indulge in life’s pleasures with playfulness and curiosity, in solidarity with nature.

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