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Posts tagged as 'design hotel'

Thu 23.4.

The Santai by Studio TonTon

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.04.2015 - Tagged as: ,

The Santai by Studio TonTon

The Santai by Studio TonTon

The Santai, located in Bali, is a boutique resort complex by Studio TonTon with just 11 pool villas tucked away in a tranquil corner of the sought-after neighbourhood of Umalas. The complex, which represents the natural atmosphere of a traditional Balinese village, includes a lobby/ main entrance which greets visitors with a row of 6-meter tall totems and restaurant facilities covered with wooden lattice and local “Kerobokan” stones randomly spread over the roof that unite the lobby and restaurant roof.

 

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Tue 14.4.

Noises Off: Das Kranzbach’s unique retreat experience

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.04.2015 - Tagged as: ,

At the foot of the Zugspitze mountain, Das Kranzbach's historic main house, completed in 1915 and commissioned by young English aristocrat Lady Mary Portman, employs a series of Arts and Crafts architectural idioms, including crow-stepped gables

At the foot of the Zugspitze mountain, Das Kranzbach’s historic main house, completed in 1915 and commissioned by young English aristocrat Lady Mary Portman, employs a series of Arts and Crafts architectural idioms, including crow-stepped gables

When young English aristocrat Lady Mary Isabel Portman commissioned an Arts-and-Crafts-style mountain hideaway near Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the eve of the First World War, little did she know that it would, a century later, become a one-off, design-led hotel destination. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Mon 29.9.

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa

TwoRuba Bar by Studio AfroditiKrassa

Studio AfroditiKrassa pushes the boundaries of the traditional curtain with a modern interpretation of the room divider using ‘metal mesh drapery’, an innovative, eco friendly and hardwearing bronze metal material.

 

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Volkshotel interiors by Bas van Tol for Studio Müller Van Tol, photo: Ilco Kemmere

Volkshotel interior by Bas van Tol for Studio Müller Van Tol, photo: Ilco Kemmere

The interiors of the new Volkshotel in Amsterdam, a hotel built inside the former home of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, is the work of Dutch interior designer Bas van Tol of Studio Müller Van Tol.

 

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Fri 28.3.

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.03.2014 - Tagged as:

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design, photo: João Soares

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design, photo: João Soares

AND-RÉ architecture & design’s White Wolf Hotel, Quinta do Lobo Branco, in Penafiel, Portugal is a series of buildings that house a holistic hotel and health farm – a place to commune with nature.

 

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Wed 10.7.

Sleeping Around: contemporary hotel design checks in

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Tower of Eden: Singapore practic WOHA have cast the hotel as living, vertical garden. Vegetation, replicating natural landscapes, fills the interstices, at different levels, between the PARKROYAL on Pickering’s towers; photos Patrick Bingham-Hall

Tower of Eden: Singapore practice WOHA have cast the hotel as a living, vertical garden. Vegetation, replicating natural landscapes, fills the interstices, at different levels, between the PARKROYAL on Pickering’s towers; photos Patrick Bingham-Hall

With an increase in international travel predicted for 2013, on the heels of a rebound for hoteliers last year, the hotel industry is looking more than ever for ways to make the visitor experience a memorable and profitable one. Enter striking architecture and design. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Vander Urbani Resort in Ljubljana by Sadar+Vuga, Photo: David Lotrič

 

Hotel Vander is a new – and the first official ‘design hotel’ – located in the historic centre of Ljubljana. The hotel is constructed within the interior space of four historic adjacent buildings. The design of the building plan is spread vertically, with a ground floor space that serves as the main public part of the building and contains the reception, restaurant and bar/lounge areas. The next three levels are organised around a vertical atrium with stairs and contain 16 rooms. The top floor of the hotel includes a glasshouse with a large open terrace and pool.

 

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Brasilia Palace Hotel, detail of wall painting by Athos Bulcao, architect: Oscar-Niemeyer, 1958; Photo: Edgard Cesar

The Brasilia Palace Hotel was officially opened in June 1958. With 13.000 square metres and a capacity of 350 guests, it was the first big hotel in town. The purpose of the hotel was initially to host the delegations, who visited the revolutionary new city that was newly built from scratch in the middle of the rainforest.

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