Digging so as not to compete with the landscape
Olson Kundig Architects was asked to expand the spaces of Mission Hill Family Estate, a winery producing great wines in one of the most beautiful and uncontaminated regions of Canada. Since its first…
Situated on a prominent hill rising above the floor of the Okanagan Valley, the Mission Hill Winery is a 120,000-square-foot complex of buildings designed to transform the visitor. As visitors pass through the welcoming entry arches, they enter a world dedicated to wine. A Wine Education Center, with a small theater, anchors the experience of each visitor. An outdoor loggia, amphitheater and vineyard terrace provide breathtaking views of the lake and valley below. A 12-story bell tower is the...
- Year 2000
- Main structure Reinforced concrete
- Status Completed works
- Type Hotel/Resorts / Tourist Facilities / Wineries and distilleries