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HASSELL
Ovolo Hotel


Hong 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 […]


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Foster + Partners
ME Hotel


The 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, […]


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n.goyal & associates
City Mart and Hotel Fortune Excalibur


Project City Mart and Hotel Fortune Excalibur holds the distinctiveness of being a hybrid mall expressing a sense of permanence, coherence and grace on the 2.5 acre site set between the urban glass fabric of Gurgaon. City mart was envisioned by the nine x developers as to be the civic heart for an emerging residential […]


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HASSELL
Parkroyal Darling Harbour


The PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, one of Australia’s most respected hotel names, has relaunched following a complete interior redesign. The hotel now boasts a fresh, contemporary interior that incorporates the latest in hotel technology, offering a world-class hotel experience in the heart of the CBD. The relaunch comes at an exciting time for PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts, owned by […]


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3GATTI
Shelf Hotel


This project is intended to be the the first contemporary building in the contemporary Xian; want to be an architecture in open dialogue with the rest of the world in a multicultural international architectural language and at the same time strongly attached to the Xian and Chinese traditions. One main purpose of this design is to […]


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Rodrigo Duque Motta
Elqui Domos Astronomical Hotel


  Elqui Domos is a small 10-year-old hotel located in the heart of Valle del Elqui, a narrow valley stretched in between the Andes Mountains.The valley is renowned for its sharp, clear skies and pleasant weather, as well as for its great potential for wine growing, astronomy, and tourism. The Hotel comprises several single wooden-structured […]


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Forsman & Bodenfors
Faktum hotels


Would you spend the night on the streets? Well, there’s an innovative online campaign from Gothenburg, Sweden that’s designed to make people think and raise money at the same time. It was put together by Faktum, the city’s street newspaper, with the help of an interactive media agency. Together, they created a “hotel” website called Faktum Hotels. […]


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Inter IKEA Group and Marriott International
Moxy Hotel


Marriott International Inc. (MAR), the largest publicly traded U.S. hotel chain, and Ikea’s parent will start a chain of European budget hotels, with the first due to open in Milan in 2014. Moxy Hotels will have 150 locations in Europe over the next 10 years, Marriott, based in Bethesda, Maryland, said in a statement today. “We see […]


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Pascal Arquitectos
Hilton “Centro Histórico” Hotel Spa & Fitness Center


On the site where for decades stood the Hotel del Prado- which suffered damages during the1985 earthquake and was later demolished- the construction of an office building was planned. Later, given market conditions at the time, it was decided to build a modern design hotel that integrated the latest technologies and would have the possibility […]


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Dinkoff Architects
“FIBER-GRASS”


The composition of the project is a replica to the picture with the grassy field provided by the client; it invented the name for the project, “FIBER-GRASS”. “. This theme also implied the extensive use of Sustainable Architecture everywhere in the design. The woven grass fibers are interposed on the site and intersected by the […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
In Lima Hotel & Spa


The IN LIMA Hotel & SPA is located at the entrance of the village of Ponte de Lima, Portugal’s oldest town, characterized by its medieval architecture, its Roman bridge and the natural surroundings overlooking the Lima river. Connected to one of the town’s public gardens, that becomes once a week a marketplace, the hotel benefits from […]


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Studio Marco Piva
Move Hotel


It is characterized by a dynamic arc structure naturally encompassing the surrounding area and with only two floors, thereby reducing the impact on the countryside and existing buildings to a minimum. The careful selection of the materials covering the facades, such as grey veined stone and wood and the landscaping which uses plants and indigenous substances, […]


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John Portman & Associates
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund


This project preserves and updates the former Shanghai Club at historic No. 2 Bund. Luxury amenities return the building to its original glory, while transforming it into sumptuous suites and grand public spaces for the new Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. The design solution rejuvenates the Bund experience with appropriate contemporary functions and active […]


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Best of 2012: Most viewed hotels


According to Google Analytics the most viewed hotels  in 2012 were the following: ONG&ONG | M Hotel Business Centre The new M Hotel Business Centre is sleek and sophisticated. Clean lines, polished surfaces and clever use of lighting is used to enhance the bold feel of the open space. Plush black leather furnishing complements the […]


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Best of 2012: Most Viewed Projects


According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2012 were the following: ONG&ONG | M Hotel Business Centre The new M Hotel Business Centre is sleek and sophisticated. Clean lines, polished surfaces and clever use of lighting is used to enhance the bold feel of the open space. Plush black leather furnishing complements the […]


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Studio Marco Piva
Hotel Excelsior Gallia


The renovation and expansion of the historic Excelsior Hotel Gallia, in the heart of Milan, is part of the broader process of urban redevelopment of Duca D’Aosta Square. The plot design is inserted in the process aiming the refurbishment of the overall area surrounding the Central station. An international investment fund of Qatar, have bought the […]


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John Portman & Associates
Park Hyatt Hyderabad


This 5-star super deluxe Park Hyatt hotel features 185 guestrooms and 24 suites, in addition to 42 fully-serviced apartments in Hyderabad, India. This eight story building has a lobby and mezzanine, plus four floors of guest rooms topped by two floors of high-end serviced apartments. A atrium rises through all eight floors. In addition, the hotel […]


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Serrano Monjaraz Arquitectos
Hotel La Purificadora


Located in the city of Puebla and belonging to the Master Plan “Paseo San Francisco”, the Boutique Hotel has colonial heritage and is registered as historical patrimony, which must be respected and included as part of the new design project. The building used to be an ice factory where the water was bottled and purified. Taking […]


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The Jerde Partnership
Morongo Casino Resort & Spa


Overview Morongo Casino Resort & Spa is a resort destination offering something for everyone – locals and tourists, day trippers and overnight vacationers, children and adults. Nearly four times larger than its predecessor Casino Morongo, the project was designed by The Jerde Partnership, in partnership with Thalden Boyd Architects, to introduce non-gaming venues, such as […]


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K2S Architects Ltd.
Paasitorni Hotel


The granite Paasitorni fortress was originally built for the use of Helsinki labor movement. Now the block functions as a successful conference center. Paasitorni Hotel comprises of two existing buildings and a new wing hidden behind early 20-century and 1950s facades. The geometry of the new wing is softly curving in order to allow flow […]


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