Off-the-ground Structures with Light Materials and Minimum Footprint
Architecture + Design|October - November 2020
Project: Lift Treetop Boutique Hotel, Ubud, Bali Architects: Alexis Dornier, Indonesia
Alexis Dornier

The project is a small experimental treetop boutique hotel located in a suburb of Ubud and Bali. The beginnings of the project were a testing ground for ideas on how to lift structures off the ground, to have a less invasive footprint and impact, more cost-effective and faster to build.

Many developments here on this island use high quantities of concrete, and the experience is often times the same. The architects wanted to challenge that and create light architecture while suggesting a surreal mix of industrial impermanent structures embedded into a tropical forest.

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