private resort moskito island

Location: moskito island, british virgin islands
Year: 2014
Program: residential & hotel
Team: gus wustemann, mariana silva, javier cort roselló, nuno almeida landscape architecture, sandy brunner interiors and art, boma inpasa engineering, keoto environmental concept

private resort moskito island

relation with the island:
-solid base sculptured out of rock
-contains program
-gives shelter in wild weather situations
-cool secure area
-high tech equipped
-spectacular views cut out of the rock, capturing breath taking views of the surroundings
-mysterious atmosphere, evocating fantasy of the past of the island (wine cellar)
-this base is covered by a light wooden roof structure
-fluid light through a tradicional balinese vernacular wooden structure with precise engineering details
-low tech vs high tech
-vernacular vs contemporary, sustainable
-fluid transitions between interior and exterior spaces
-living in a close interaction with nature, learning from nature and respecting it
-introducing high technology to preserve the environment with minimal impact

plot layout:
-situated on the top of the island, Filet Resort profits from the best views
-shaping the horizon