Archive for the ‘hotel’ category

Refugia Hotel by Mobil Arquitectos, Dalcahue – Chile

March 11th, 2013

The architecture of the hotel seeks to plant a light footprint on the topography of the landscape. In the manner of a bridge, a linear arrangements of rooms, suspended on four concrete pillars, is designed to be a structural composition perched on a hilltop, rather than an opaque edifice growing out of it, maximizing light, space, sky and perspective.

Zhero hotel by JÄGER Architektur, Kappl – Austria

March 7th, 2013

Zhero hotel by JÄGER Architektur, Kappl – Austria

Kilindi hotel by Neil Rocher, Kendwa – Zanzibar

March 6th, 2013

Kilindi hotel by Neil Rocher, Kendwa – Zanzibar

ME Hotel by Foster + Partners, London

March 4th, 2013

The interior concept fuses contemporary detailing with classical traditions, its dramatic monochrome palette a combination of rich textures and luxurious natural materials. On the top floor, the hotel’s rooftop terraces are an urban oasis, with a sky bar and gardens with spectacular views of the river and Westminster skyline.

Hilton “Centro Histórico” Hotel Spa & Fitness Center by Pascal Arquitectos, Mexico City

February 28th, 2013

In order to extend the business traveler’s stay over the weekend, a Fitness Center & Spa, and 3,000 sqf garden were included. This gardened area match in a certain way with the original design of the old Alameda, but with a more contemporary landscape design; it overlooks the Alameda Park, sourrounds the cafeteria, the lap pool and paddle tennis court.

Hotel Viura by Designhouses, Villabuena de Álava – Spain

February 27th, 2013

Old barrels that used to hold wine decorate the rafters of the in-house restaurant, and the private rooms also present a rustic, yet decadent experience. Patios overlooking the rest of the village and the landscape make the promise of a vacation that is satisfying and intoxicating.

Wiesergut Hotel by Gogl & Partners Architekten, Hinterglemm – Austria

February 26th, 2013

Wiesergut Hotel by Gogl & Partners Architekten, Hinterglemm – Austria

Het Arresthuis Hotel, Roermond – Netherlands

February 25th, 2013

Het Arresthuis is a 19th-century-prison turned luxury hotel in the Netherlands. The newly re-purposed jailhouse has been completely redesigned with chic, spacious, modern motifs while maintaining its rich history as a former penitentiary.

Hotel B4 Boscolo Group by Giancarlo Marzorati & Simone Micheli Architectural, Milan

February 25th, 2013

The Hotel B4 Boscolo Group has a design that is really “futuristic” and it is located in an ideal location – the futuristic business district of Milan. It is not surprising therefore that the design is more focused on this concept than anything else.

Rehabilitation Hotel Moure by Abalo Alonso Arquitectos, Santiago de Compostela – Spain

February 24th, 2013

HVAC systems go through the suspended ceiling and have been installed inside the lattice structure, only becoming apparent through mini-nozzles. Integrated with wood cuttings, nozzles and small windows intended for controlling the reception area and illuminating office and toilets, for which translucent glass has been used.

LEGOLAND hotel, Carlsbad – California

February 22nd, 2013

The façade of the LEGO hotel may not be made of plastic bricks, but it is decked out in decorative color blocks, setting the stage for the LEGO love inside. Guests will be greeted by a giant LEGO castle in the lobby, perched on a cliff under a ceiling painted like a cloudy blue sky.

The Singular Hotel, Puerto Bories – Patagonia

February 19th, 2013

What used to be a post-Victorian industrial complex has been transformed into a spacious hotel with 57 luxury seafront rooms that boast breathtaking views of the Chilean fjords.

Ett Hem Hotel by Studioilse, Stockholm – Sweden

February 18th, 2013

Ett Hem Hotel by Studioilse, Stockholm – Sweden

ICEHOTEL #23 – Art Suites, Jukkasjärvi – Sweden

February 13th, 2013

ICEHOTEL #23 – Art Suites

SHIPPING CONTAINERS! Bayside Marina Hotel by Yoshimura, Yokohama – Japan

February 9th, 2013

The seemingly random positioning of the pthe prefabricated modular cottages gave a unique and different view to each room as well as creating multiple panoramic scenes within and around the premises.

SHIPPING CONTAINERS! Xiang Xiang Xiang Pray House by Tonghe Shanzhi, Changzhi – China

February 6th, 2013

The Xiang Xiang Xiang Pray House is a hotel built from 35 containers. It has 21 small cozy rooms for guests to kick back, shake off their worries and relax in.

Chalet K2 – 1850 – Courchevel, France

February 5th, 2013

The fully secured complex has a magnificent view. The luxury hotel, arranged as a hamlet that is fully integrated in the landscape, consists of a central building with 29 rooms and suites and 7 elegant chalets (5 for rent) that are connected through underground corridors.

Capsule Hotel, Moscow

February 3rd, 2013

The hotel features fifty cramped, windowless pods, some of which can fit up to three people. Based loosely on the concept of Japanese “capsule hotels,” each 2–meter pod contains a bed, shelf, lamp, small wardrobe and table.

Chic & Basic Ramblas hotel by lagranja, Barcelona

February 1st, 2013

In the lobby we played with iconic objects from those years: a Seat 600 – the first mass produced Spanish car – a huge Peseta – Spanish old currency – used as a table and a panel with very big magnetic key-rings, as used back then in the local hostels.

Taj Palace hotel, Marrakech – Morocco

January 31st, 2013

Taj Palace hotel, Marrakech – Morocco