// arthitectural / Concept & Competition
  • The design combines an effort to preserve as much of the existing building with a single construction measure in the alpine landscape. The facade reflects its surroundings, creating a landmark identity without distracting from the mountain scenery. From the aerial cableway, visitors directly access the central reception area. Vertical circulation is provided by a generous […]


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  • The large shape gently integrating into the park landscape is created with three circles, which are ‘interlaced’ in the centre. The building figure has no rear side. The basic concept gives the solitary building a special power and prominence in the urban planning context and simultaneously subtle modesty. The spatial concept also defines the interior […]


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Omniyat, a leading developer in the Middle East, unveiled the artist renderings of the Middle East’s first ‘ME by Melia’ hotel, designed by renowned architect, Dame Zaha Hadid, in its flagship project The Opus. Located in Burj Khalifa District, The Opus will feature signature limited edition furniture pieces designed by Hadid. Each individual piece is […]


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Pascale Girardin’s artworks can be found in hotels, restaurants, and stores across the globe, from Las Vegas to Shanghai, including New York, Paris, and Dubai. Recently, she installed two major sculptures in the main entrance to the Four Seasons private residences in Pudong, China. “Suspended artwork can occupy an environment without imposing itself on it,” explains […]


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