Posted by: The Zinc Roofer | February 21, 2009

Ecological Shelters at Finca El Retorno by G Ateliers

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The project is located in Guatapé- Antioquia, a place with natural potential for ecological tourism development just two hours from Medellín.

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The design acknowledges the natural beauty of the site to create 8 ecological shelters that care to minimize the impact on the site and achieve a delicate fusion of architecture and place. These shelters emerge from the topography and enhance the surrounding nature without competing with it. Corridors at the perimeter, traditional elements from the Colombian dwelling architecture are introduced to achieve a clear relationship between interior and exterior.

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