11 Tourist Apartments in Guincho, Tenerife
Architects: Fernando Menis Felipe Artengo Rufino, José Maria Rodriguez Pastrana.
Location: San Miguel. Tenerife. Spain.
Status: Built 2001.
On the beach, in one of the best tourist destinations in Europe, the plot of the project, located in the “Golf South” tourist resort, enjoys magnificent views towards the sea. The tourist development is designed adapted to the topography of the place.
The materials used are the traditional in the area, found in all banana tree plantations in the Southern Tenerife, tailored to the needs of the project. The walls between the apartments are made of yellowish porous rock from the volcanic ash, so abundant in this place.
The fabric used in greenhouses, so traditional in agriculture, is also used as low cost natural protection from the sun that gives uniformity to the whole.