Lighthouse Sea Hotel - the Splint

Imagining a new settlement in a landscape apparently hostile to any addiction is arduous and even dangerous.
The fascination of the Cape rests on the delicate balance between Rocks, Sea, Sky and the built environment: the Lighthouse.
We questioned how to design a new element in this scenery and how to harmoniously integrate the needs of a modern hotel with this fragile surrounding.
The answer we give relies in the Lighthouse itself.
As the only standing out man-made form in the area, we approached to the site understanding and truly grasp the role of the Lighthouse in its symbolic and deepest meaning.
It is a form of respect and veneration.
The implications that the Lighthouse has on its surrounding had been explored and then consciously stated in 4 verbs: to orient, to limit, to define, to isolate.