Klima Hotel, Italian Resort Building, Bozen Design, Bolzano Architecture
ClimaHotel, northern Italy : Bozen Building
Northern Italian Architecture – design by Matteo Thun & Partners, Architects
4 Feb 2010
Architects: Matteo Thun & Partners, Milan
Klima Hotel, Bozen, Italy
The certification of accommodation facilities is based on the three pillars of sustainability: ecology, economy and socio-cultural aspects.
ClimaHotel is the instrument to be introduced within the hotel facilities as the necessary technical and strategic management. In the catalog of criteria ClimaHotel three pillars of sustainability are the concepts “nature” (Ecology), “Life” (socio-cultural aspects) and “Transparency” (Economy). The evaluation is performed through a direct method of delivery points that correspond to achieve its sustainability goals in the related areas of legal proceedings.
During the certification process of the hotel is flanked by a competent auditor, acting as a connection between agency and clients. This process is divided into three key stages: the Pre-Certification, the Certification and Re-Certification.
The Pre-Certification is the phase during which the goals are established and through the catalog of criteria are used as foundations for the future management and architectural design.Certification examines how the commitments and objectives defined during the pre-certification have been articulated in the construction phase and ends with the issuance of the Certificate Climate Hotel. The Re-certification takes place after two years from the date of opening of the facility and certify that the hotel management has successfully carried out the objectives of sustainability ensuring the quality standards to which they had undertaken.
ClimaHotel CasaClima the experience and wants to be an impetus for assessing the sustainability of buildings in relation to their function of use. The use of the structure is an important benchmark not only for energy analysis, but also to assess possible scenarios for planning and sustainable management. Who wants to run an analysis of sustainability balanced on a building and its impact on the environment in the future can not rely only to a partial assessment of the effects, but must establish a method that allows all stakeholders to undertake a journey measures are introduced where practicable, monitor and report on all spheres of influence connected, ecology, socio-cultural aspects and economics.
To recognize sustainability as a basic setting, it means to love the world. And to love the earth means, above all, to respect it. The Seal of KlimaHotel guarantees that whoever is planning this with the default on construction projects, certain criteria and guidelines follows. This, of rules’ is the love and respect for the earth to underlying supported quality management and improved profitability in an extremely important sector of our economy such as tourism.
KlimaHotel helps the tourist to follow the path of sustainability – in all different phases of the project development, the project implementation and the realization of a welcoming structure. The quality seal acts as a guarantor of a secure and profitable investment. KlimaHotel is also a guarantor for the guest – it not only establishes certain criteria relating to energy consumption, but extends this to the whole hotel life. The guest of a hotel with KlimaHotel-status is to guarantee the respect of nature. At the same time it is a unique and unforgettable vacation in the context of the nature of the direct environment of indigenous culture certainly. He has the opportunity to experience, tradition and customs of the place directly and coloration.
Bella Vista Trafoi
Pre-Certification: a model study
In this sense, the architecture of the new hotel BELLA VISTA reflects the local resources: it is the heart of the nature of the national parks around the Stelvio, with its towering mountains surrounding the city Trafoi, the hotel was built with materials from the immediate surrounding area. The architecture is fed by the local culture, interprets and proposes new solutions. Like the lives of local people is completely determined by the nature, followed by the architectural forms of nature and her contact simultaneously.
Bella Vista’s dominance over the place transformed into a co-existence with the earth. Hence arises the architectural design of nature do not, but submits to her. BELLA VISTA so far has no dominant form, BELLA VISTA is the landscape itself – a soft, hilly terrain, which creates smooth forms in the meadows at the foot of the steeply rising mountain range Ortler place. At this location, the nature of their strength shows that the earth becomes a protective shell and thus the actual hostel.
Climate Hotel: A new rule – new security?
Klima Hotel images / information from Matteo Thun & Partners
Location: Bozen, North Italy, southern Europe
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