A sweeping, grass-topped concrete roof creates a man-made hill to hide the Gurdau Vineyard within the Czech Republic, which has been designed by native observe Aleš Fiala Studio.
The vineyard is situated in a rolling inexperienced panorama of fields and vineyards exterior the village of Kurdějov, which has traditionally been one of many area’s most vital wine-growing websites and topic to a latest development in wine tourism.
In search of to fastidiously mix the brand new constructing into this panorama, Aleš Fiala Studio used a sweeping inexperienced roof and concrete tunnels dug into the location to create “cultivated encounters and connections between man, wine and panorama,” the studio mentioned.
“The panorama context is addressed within the type of a mild curve – a wave within the panorama, a hill between hills…nice care has been taken to include the constructing into the terrain and its connection to the cultural and pure greenery,” architect Aleš Fiala defined.
“Embedding the constructing within the terrain creates a sense of a welcoming background and a pure mixing with the place from which the wine comes,” he continued.
The place the sloping roof meets the bottom, it blends with a collection of winding concrete partitions supporting planters round a paved patio. On the rear of the constructing, massive concrete columns body a parking and supply space.
Giant, round cut-outs within the roof align with areas of glazing on the bottom ground, flooding the vineyard’s reception and tasting rooms with pure mild.
On the entrance of the constructing, the wine barrel room opens out onto a big terrace, accessed by means of a glazed facade sheltered from the solar by areas of picket slats and a small metal cover.
Beneath, the basement degree incorporates processing areas and two flats for guests which have been dug into the hill, looking in the direction of the panorama by means of two tunnel-like kinds that shelter small, personal terraces.
“The manufacturing areas are situated below the terrain, whereas the shopper areas are open to the solar by means of a glass facade, thus making use of passive power,” defined Fiala.
“The areas of the wine home are changeable and conducive to social, and romantic moments in addition to quiet contemplation over a glass of wine,” he continued.
Inside, the concrete of the roof construction has been left uncovered to create uncooked ceilings. These are contrasted by picket slats that cowl the partitions within the reception and tasting room, which encompasses a concrete and metal fire at its centre.
Within the flats, a central mattress sits behind a timber-clad rest room block, framed by a tunnel of uncovered concrete that curves round to kind the partitions and ceilings.
Different not too long ago accomplished wineries embrace a barrel-vaulted customer centre in Spain by British studio Foster + Companions, and a vineyard in California designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson sheltered by a big timber roof.
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