Underground eco-resort and spa is dug into the earth
The PEAK Resort and Spa by Studio Symbiosis will be located in the natural desert landscape of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India. The villas will be dug into the landscape on a slope, drawing in southern cooling winds to combat the heat.
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The design concept combines the inspiration of the regional architecture of Rajasthan with a modern take on a hexagonal pattern. The shape is used in the shape of the villa courtyards, green roof landscaping and the shading pergolas.
“The original contours of the site have been used as an interface to create architecture,” the designers said.
Thereby, each villa is nestled into the landscape. These villas have been created by excavating the earth in the location of the villas only, to create minimum disruption to the natural beauty of the site.