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Saunders Architecture

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Fogo Island Inn

A five star inn for the Shorefast Foundation on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Using wood as the main material, Saunders designed the 29 room Fogo Inn as a means towards the island’s  economic and cultural survival, but also as a timeless piece of architecture, which would be ‘made just for Fogo’. The Inn includes a restaurant, directed by one of Canada’s best chefs, together with a lobby, a library, a small movie theatre and an independent art gallery on the ground floor; four floors of rooms above ground level; and a sauna and spa facility on the top of the building.

Credits: Todd Saunders with Ryan Jørgensen, Joseph Kellner and Attila Béres

Photographers: Iwan Baan, Alex Fradkin, Bent René Synnevåg

Size
4000 m2
Location
Fogo Island, Canada
Status
Completed 2013