Gallery: Manta Ray-Inspired Saffire Resort Restores a Tasmanian Site To...

A new resort on the Great Oyster Bay in Tasmania does more than just offer an exquisite luxurious retreat. The new Saffire Resort, designed by Tasmanian-based Circa Architecture (formerly Morris Nunn and Associates), actually restores a previously scarred
 
A new resort on the Great Oyster Bay in Tasmania does more than just offer an exquisite luxurious retreat. The new Saffire Resort, designed by Tasmanian-based Circa Architecture (formerly Morris Nunn and Associates), actually restores a previously scarred site by replenishing vegetation and collecting rainwater for use on the property. Spotted over at Designboom, the resort is inspired by the surrounding waves and sandy beaches -- the main building takes the form of a flying manta ray, while smaller buildings offer private suites with intimate views of the vegetation, the bay and the Hazard mountains in the distance.

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  1. erica@recycled March 11, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    Wow, that looks beautiful

  2. herman miller santa rosa March 8, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    This is a luring resorting I beat there will be many honeymoons visiting. The flying manta ray form makes this place unique. Who else gets a kick out of the architecture? Using creachers forms in design is a well liked past time. This has been seen in several famous designers. Theses designers creations are at herman miller santa rosa

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