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Puritama Hot Springs / Germán del Sol

  • 00:00 - 31 August, 2008
Puritama Hot Springs / Germán del Sol
Puritama Hot Springs / Germán del Sol

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  • Architects

    German del Sol
  • Location

    B-245, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, Chile
  • Structural Engineer

    Fernando del Sol y Enzo Valladares
  • Contractor

    Salfa S.A.
  • Electrical Consultant

    Renato Lorca
  • Sanitary Consultant

    Francisco Cervantes
  • Constructed Area

    501 sqm long (wooden path)
  • Area

    88.0 m2

Text description provided by the architects. This thermal river flows generously in a secluded valley, 30 miles from the small town of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

In its long course, it creates many natural pools to bath that have been used since ancient times, as the two existing Inca houses, prove.

The landscape work intends to give splendour to the place, poetically. And make a sustainable use ot the pools, possible.

Raised boardwalks treat the riverside grasses gently, and reveal the unique beauty of the river's long winding course, and the pools in it.

Two basic white concrete structures house all the facilities, and make the wild nature of the place, stand out.

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Cite: "Puritama Hot Springs / Germán del Sol" 31 Aug 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/5955/puritama-hot-springs-german-del-sol/> ISSN 0719-8884
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