Shelter - Refugio forestal monte Altis
The building sits on the ruins of an old farmhouse in the Altis recreational area in the municipality of Villahermosa del Río, in the province of Castellón. Its implementation responds to the principle of harmonization with the conservation and protection of the natural environment. The program of needs has been developed practically everything in a plant, so that the building meets optimal accessibility conditions, locating the secondary uses in different levels. The building consists of: Basement with room for installations and cistern, ground floor with two bedrooms for 16 people each, male and female toilets, kitchen with pantry, dining-living area and terrace, loft floor with bedroom for monitors. The natural slope of the land has been used to stagger the building in such a way that it is better integrated into the topography, to which the provision of the inclined roofs contributes, which are broken and organized giving character to the spaces they house. The building is inserted slowly in the landscape meaning at the same time as a reference of the human presence respectful with it.