atelier abraha achermann has mixed concrete and wooden into ‘mond’, a boutique lodge and cafe in southern sri lanka characterised via a tropical modernism aesthetic. situated in a picturesque seashore village at the hill of hiriketiya, the valuables is created by the use of a sculptural interconnection between indoor and outdoor areas. with out a home windows or glass, the 4 visitor rooms of ‘mond’ function floor-to-ceiling sliding wood shutters, which divulge heart’s contents to personal terraces.pictures via rasmus norlander, dominic kim, atelier abraha achermann, mond
in designing ‘mond’, zurich-based atelier abraha achermann has mixed parts of swiss brutalism with the tropical spirit of sri lanka. the lodge redefines the parameters of boutique island luxe, welcoming visitors in a at ease setting deeply attached to the herbal panorama. surrounded via a succession of yards and partitions, the 4 visitor rooms of the valuables are whole withoutdoor displayers and an immediate view over the indian ocean.
but even so the 4 visitor rooms, ‘mond’ additionally has a restaurant and a public roof terrace with a hearthposition. two outdoor staircircumstances lead as much as the terrace, the place a raised platshape be offerings spectacular perspectives over the coastline and the ocean. the concrete assets options uncooked surfaces that mirror the native handcraft, complemented via wind-permeready wood closeters. evolved at other ranges, the ground can resist the massive rainfall during wet season, whilst it bureaucracy a pattern of thresholds and spatial hierarchies during the valuables.
architect: atelier abraha achermann
location: hiriketiya, sri lanka
sofia lekka angelopoulou I designboom
oct 16, 2020