Each hotel room would feature two windows that can be manipulated to let in the appropriate amount of light, heat, and fresh air that enters their room. A visit to the gym will allow guest to help replenish the hotel’s electrical supply by working out on equipment designed to generate electricity.
While Jantzen assumes other ski resorts have tried to adopt sustainable components and eco-friendly design, he believes his vision offers something unique. “What I try to do in this work is create an aesthetic around these things rather than stick them on as afterthoughts,” he says. “ I incorporate it as part of look and design from the beginning. It is a functional art piece. I think it would be a great thing to build.”