RDM Arquitectura – Elqui Domos hotel

image © : Cristobal Palma

The Valle de Elqui is a narrow valley that winds up into the Chilean Andes, about 100km from the city of La Serena. It is known for a pleasant climate, wine, pisco and clear skies. Taking advantage of these attractions is the Elqui Domos, a small “astronomical hotel”, set up in 2005 to offer accommodation to those wishing to enjoy the unparalleled night-time views. The hotel is an endearingly space age collection: a huddle of small timber cabins with geodesic domes on their roofs constitute the rooms, while the building that houses communal functions has a larger geodesic dome on it.

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