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Best of 2013: Most Viewed Hotels

Architecture Best of 2013: Most Viewed Hotels

According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2013 were the following:

HASSELL | Ovolo Hotel

Best of 2013: Most Viewed HotelsHong Kong’s successful Hind Group recently entered the Australian market and their first project has been transforming a building of former lackluster serviced apartments on Little Bourke St in Melbourne’s CBD into the boutique Ovolo Hotel, aimed at tech-savvy professionals. A key part of the design challenge for the HASSELL team was instilling a unique ‘local identity’ into the design of the hotel, while still evoking references to the group’s other Asian properties.[Read more]

Gogl architekten | Hotel Wiesergut

Best of 2013: Most Viewed HotelsRebuild of a hotel complex as an ensemble of buildings, consisting of a main building, a garden suite in front, a reception and entrance area and a wellness house. Time seems to stop in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. Just an hour away from Salzburg, traditional houses and hotels with carved dark wooden terraces pepper the rolling landscape of this intimate alpine town. Located directly on the ski slopes and framed by age-old mountains, a white four-story house rises above an ensemble of minimal, modern buildings with floor-to-ceiling windows.[Read more]

Foster + Partners | ME Hotel

Best of 2013: Most Viewed HotelsThe ME Hotel – the first flagship hotel in which everything, from the shell of the building to the bathroom fittings has been designed by Foster + Partners – has opened in London. An elegant fusion of interior and exterior design, the scheme completes the grand sweep of buildings that make up the Aldwych Crescent, repairing the urban grain and restoring a little lost glamour to the heart of the West End.[Read more]

DIALOG | Emblem Hotel

Best of 2013: Most Viewed HotelsBy internationally-renowned Interior Designer Alison McNeil, the Emblem is an one-of-a-kind hospitality experience in the Old Town of Prague, next to Kafka’s former home. The results for what is to be the first of a new brand of European boutique hotels, draws inspiration from sources as diverse as the Avant Guarde, Futurism, Art Deco, and Bauhaus.[Read more]

Divercity architects | Grace Santorini Hotel & Villa

Best of 2013: Most Viewed HotelsThis 20-room hotel (a joint project between Divercity and Mplusm) is carved into the cliff-face 300m above Santorini’s volcanic caldera. The understated design allows this extraordinary landscape to take centre stage.  The hotel provides a contemporary interpretation of vernacular architecture: economy of space, radical simplicity, and organic forms. The infinity pool’s jagged outline echoes the zigzag paths that criss-cross Santorini’s sheer terrain. The hotel’s original concept was to follow the broken geometries of the ground’s contours, forming a series of ledges into the steep gradient of the Caldera. The understated design allows this extraordinary landscape to take centre stage.[Read more]

 

 

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