Posts tagged as 'Hotel Architecture'

Mon 25.8.

Hotel Hotel lighting design by PointOfView (AU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Hotel Hotel lighting design by PointOfView, photo: Peter Bennetts

Hotel Hotel lighting design by PointOfView, photo: Peter Bennetts

Australia’s PointOfView has completed the lighting design for Hotel Hotel, a hotel by architects Fender Katselidis located in NewActon, the cultural center of Canberra.

 

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Mon 21.7.

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI, photo: José Hevia Blach

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI, photo: José Hevia Blach

Two requirements mark the design of the Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona; first, the Monument Protection Department of Barcelona obligation to conserve both the facade and a large white marble staircase inside the building, and second, the name of the Hotel, ‘Gala’, referring to the wife and muse of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.

 

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'Streamsong Resort' by Alfonso Architects

‘Streamsong Resort’ by Alfonso Architects, photo: Albert Hurley

Alfonso Architects’ Streamsong Resort is located between Tampa and Orlando in Polk County, Florida on land formerly mined for phosphate. The 16,000 acre property includes a 316,000-square-foot lodge, 42,000-square-foot golf clubhouse, four restaurants, spa, and conference center.

 

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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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Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland: extension completed 2008 by Foster + Partners; photos Foster + Partners

Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland: extension completed 2008 by Foster + Partners, photo: Foster + Partners

Journalist Klaus Leuschel provides a crash course in, and a guided tour of, grand hotels, and how even design excellence in the five-star tradition is of no avail when the quality of hospitality does not match it.

 

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Tue 14.7.

RMJM builds Hotel in Ankara

Posted by NoéMie Schwaller on 14.07.2009 - Tagged as: , , ,

J. W. Marriott Hotel by RMJM

J. W. Marriott Hotel by RMJM

International architectural company RMJM has designed, on behalf of developer Őzkar Construction Co., a new luxury hotel that will help ‘green’ the Sogutozu district of Ankara, the capital city of Turkey.

the building is located on a 14,000 square-meter site

the building is located on a 14,000 square-meter site

The hotel, which will be completed on October 2010, will bring innovative sustainable design to the city and will include a unique design of vertical stone fins that will act as solar shading devices on the east and west facades.

guest rooms start on the fifth floor

guest rooms start on the fifth floor

The glass curtain wall uses environmentally friendly materials such as high-performing, low-e coating and tinting that contributes to the reduced solar heat gain. Plentiful bamboo trees and vegetation will be included in the landscape to offer additional shading at the site.

 

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