BANYOLES OLYMPIC HOTEL
Location: Banyoles, Spain
It is also not a building in the traditional sense because it is part of the landscape, which in turn becomes part of the building. Three different trace conditions of time inform the project: the trace of time past as represented in the form of the agricultural divisions that existed on the site at the turn of the century; the trace of time present in the extension of the building form into the landscape, and the trace of two motions in the arc of sweeps of an eight-oar shell in both the building and landscape. The resulting form and space can no longer mean in the conventional sense of architectural meaning.