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A total programme for the hotel sector, Samsung Chemical Europe's 'Endless Hospitality' concept marries cutting-edge materials with state-of-the-art technology

A total programme for the hotel sector, Samsung Chemical Europe’s ‘Endless Hospitality’ concept marries cutting-edge materials with state-of-the-art technology

Post-crisis it’s all about winning customer loyalty through value for money and memorable service. As an hotelier, taking your guests for granted can mean the difference between repeat business and damaging online reviews. Against this backdrop, Samsung Chemical Europe have launched an innovative new interiors programme for the hospitality sector, which, integrating cutting-edge design and materials with state-of-the-art digital technology, promises to reduce operating costs while guaranteeing a top-drawer experience for customers. Welcome to the future of hotel design. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)


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Fri 26.7.

Architonic Newsletter 07.2013

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Xi’an Western Museum Hotel by Neri & Hu, Xi’an , China, People's Republic of; photo Pegenaute

Xi’an Western Museum Hotel by Neri & Hu, Xi’an , China, People’s Republic of; photo Pegenaute

It’s summer! Temperatures are on the rise and so are the growth forecasts for the tourism sector globally. Allow us, therefore, to present you with a selection of exemplary hotel projects, which – each in its own way – stand out from the crowd in terms of architecture and design. We’d also like to share our impressions from Belgrade Design Week 2013 with you. Once again, Jovan Jelovac and his team put together an engaging programme of events for their international guests.


Here’s what you’ll find in our July Newsletter:


Agenda August – September 2013
Sleeping Around: contemporary hotel design checks in
Innovation Station: Belgrade Design Week 2013
Inspiring Search Results N° 19: Restaurant tables with base in aluminium
Inspiring Spaces N° 11: Restaurants
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic


Architonic’s newsletter for July 2013 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Museum of the Bavarian Kings by Staab Architekten; photo by Marcus Ebener

Berlin-based architectural practice Staab Architekten have converted an old hotel into a new museum dedicated to the history of the Bavarian Kings. Located in the German village of Hohenschwangau and overlooking the picturesque Alpsee lake, the development features a striking, glass-clad roof which has been added to the former dining room of the hotel. (more…)

Endémico Resguardo Silvestre by Gracia Studio; photo by Luis Gracia

To prevent the development from disturbing its spectacular setting and to ‘respect nature in every possible way’, architect Jorge Enrique Gracia García along with his San Diego-based practice Gracia Studio has realised this group of 20 free-standing hotel rooms located in Baja California’s Valle de Guadalupe. At 20-square-meters each, the corten steel-clad, elegantly furnished rooms follow a concept of ‘a “deluxe” camping houses, covering the guest’s basic needs, being in contact with nature and the environment.’ (more…)

Tue 2.8.

Move Hotel by Studio Marco Piva (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.08.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Move Hotel by Studio Marco Piva; photo courtesy of the architect

The Milanese practice of Marco Piva has collaborated with the South African studio DHK Architects on this elegant, four-star hotel located in the northern Italian town of Mogliano Veneto. Completed earlier this year, the ‘Immersed in the tranquil countryside of Trevigiano’ Move Hotel encompasses more than 200 rooms and suites, a large conference room and a wellness centre which boasts a number of facilities, such as covered pool, sauna, traditional Turkish baths, Kneipp spa, sensory showers and a fitness room. (more…)

Wed 8.6.

Hotel Diagonal Barcelona by Capella Garcia Arquitectura (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 08.06.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Hotel Diagonal Barcelona by Capella Garcia Arquitectura; photo by Rafael Vargas

The Barcelona-based practice Capella Garcia Arquitectura led by the architect Juli Capella Samper has realised this 10-storey Hotel Diagonal Barcelona located in the immediate vicinity of Jean Nouvel‘s iconic Torre Agba. Completed in 2004, the hotel comprises an aquarium-inspired reception area, 240 rooms and a striking panoramic rooftop deck, which apart from encompassing a swimming pool and a cocktail and snack bars, also features an integrated decorative and highly functional pergola-like solar panel structure. (more…)

EME Fusion Hotel by Sandra Tarruella Interioristas; photo by Fernando Alda

Two of Barcelona’s award-winning practices: Sandra Tarruella Interioristas and Isabel López Asociados have collaborated on the design of this five-star EME Fusion Hotel located in the historical Santa Cruz neighbourhood of Seville. Completed in 2008, the boutique hotel comprises 60 rooms, spa and outdoor swimming pool as well as a number of restaurants and cocktail bars.


Hotel Finca el Retorno by G Ateliers Architecture, photo by Gustavo Valencia

This holiday home is part of a whole complex 2 hours drive north east from Medellin, Colombia in a region with exceptional conditions for ecological tourism development. Situated on steep slopes each of the approximately 100sqm houses is half buried in the terrain, seeming as if the structure emerged from it.