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This stunning hotel in the Dolomites brings nature inside

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< img src =" http://assets.inhabitat.com/inc/blogs.dir/1/files/2017/04/Tofana-Hotel-by-noa-15.jpg "alt=" Tofana Hotel by NOA, Tofana Hotel architecture, Tofana Hotel in the Dolomites, Dolomite contemporary architecture, Badia Valley, hotel with natural materials, mountain-inspired architecture" width=" 1580" height=" 1022" > Located in Italy's Badia Valley, the recently refurbished Tofana Hotel catches the concept of an" Explorer's House." Founded in 1933, the establishment has actually been given for three generations and is currently owned by Günther and Verena Frena, who share an enthusiasm for outside entertainment. Influenced by the clients' athletic lifestyles, the architects developed a hotel in the < a href= "http://inhabitat.com/tag/mountain-inspired-architecture/ "target= "_ blank" > image of a mountain with zigzagging terraces that look like climbing up routes, while numerous trees and plants on the terraces assist blend the structure into the landscape. Sensational views of the < a href= "http://inhabitat.com/tag/dolomites/" target= "_ blank" > Dolomites can be taken pleasure in from

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various angles.< img src=" http://assets.inhabitat.com/inc/blogs.dir/1/files/2017/04/Tofana-Hotel-by-noa-7.jpg" alt =" Tofana Hotel by NOA, Tofana Hotel architecture, Tofana Hotel in the Dolomites, Dolomite contemporary architecture, Badia Valley, hotel with natural materials, mountain-inspired architecture "width=" 1580" height =" 1053 ">" From constructing to landscape: the style celebrates the evolutionary improvement of an initially compact structure-- into a layered structural landscape that sustainably reflects its environments ... the home brings nature into your home," said architect Lukas Rungger. Large windows and spacious enable natural light to permeate deep into the structure. The interior color pattern, products scheme, and spatial layout likewise draw motivation from nature. Making use of larch, linen, and natural stone coupled with blue, green, and brown tones are suggestive of alpine meadows, biotopes, moss forests, and rock caverns of the Badia Valley. The reception is compared to a "Base Station" with its < a href= "http://inhabitat.com/?s=gondola" target=" _ blank" > gondola and visitors ascend to their "hut cabins," or hotel suites.

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Tofana Hotel by NOA, Tofana Hotel architecture, Tofana Hotel in the Dolomites, Dolomite contemporary architecture, Badia Valley, hotel with natural materials, mountain-inspired architecture

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