Accomodation types: Concept   Mountain
Location: Tehran  Iran  Middle East
Barin Hotel in Shemshak Ski Resort, Iran
'15 aug 18
Barin  
Ski Resort

When you picture a visit to Iran, your mind is most likely flooded by negative images and news stories of current events in the region. However, Iran is home to some incredible ski resorts that rival the most popular destinations in Europe. Only about an hour outside of the capital Tehran, the small village of Shemshak is nestled in the Alborz Mountains at an altitude of 2,500 meters. Upon arrival, you are greeted by blue skies, fresh powder, and modern facilities.

Situated in the very heart of the mountain, approximately 1 kilometer from the famed Shemshak Ski Resort, the Barin Ski Resort designed by RYRA Studio is a modern undertaking that reflects the cosmopolitan vibe of the city and the breathtaking beauty of the landscape. Inspired by the majesty of the mountains, the architects designed the resort as an interface between nature and human ingenuity.

The overall design incorporates a flexible, freeform structure to mirror the snow-covered peaks and shifting landscape of the slopes. Each residence is reminiscent of arctic igloos, curving into a domical form. The clean lines and flow of each room is very contemporary, and the dominance of white resembles the natural landscape covered in fresh snow. During your stay, it is hard to ignore the overwhelming beauty of your surroundings, both inside and beyond the Barin Ski Resort.

Barin Hotel
Barin Ski Resort facade
Barin Ski Resort fluid surface
Barin Hotel lobby
Barin Hotel elevators
Barin Hotel rounded seats
Barin Hotel corridor
Barin Hotel entrance to room
Barin Hotel kitchen
Barin Hotel TV
Barin Hotel living room
Barin Hotel bedroom
Barin Hotel window to nature
Barin Hotel facade with snowy mountains
Barin Hotel surface and mountains
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