// arthitectural / hotel
  • 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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A restful place to arouse your curiosity A quiet spot for getting away from it all, yet right in the heart of where it’s all happening. Just a stone’s throw from the Place de la Madeleine, in an area steeped in History, Art, and a thousand temptations to shop, the Hôtel de Sèze’s four stars […]


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Porcelanosa today revealed designs for its new flagship showroom in the historic Commodore Criterion building in Midtown Manhattan. The firm purchased the 1,700 square-metre, six-storey building northwest of Madison Square Park at 5th Avenue and Broadway in 2012 and selected Foster + Partners to refurbish the interiors – the project is due to be completed […]


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