Saunas and Pools in Atacama / Germán del Sol

Saunas and Pools in Atacama / Germán del Sol

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
  • Structural Engineering:Fernando del Sol and Enzo Valladares
  • Building Contractor:Salfa S.A.
  • Job Captains:Rubén Ossandón and Jean Paul Barthou
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© Guy Wenborne
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To dwell in this vast land,
men and women build graceful stone structures
along the roads in Atacama,
to get an insight into nature,
and make it hospitable.

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These concrete landmarks in the landscape,
reveal the presence of water ponds
used to irrigate the land, and to swim,
and open up new perspectives
to the immense wilderness around.

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The water is kept still
flowing gently over the ponds edges
to reflect the light,
and the beauty of the place,
against the dark slate coating.

Germán del Sol, Architect

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Address:San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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Cite: "Saunas and Pools in Atacama / Germán del Sol" 10 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/564219/saunas-and-pools-in-atacama-german-del-sol> ISSN 0719-8884
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