Citadines Michel Hamburg apart’hotel


13 Nov 2014

BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed the 127-key Citadines Michel Hamburg apart'hotel in Germany. Inspired by Hamburg's rich industrial and shipping heritage, BuckleyGrayYeoman's design translates historic and urban elements into unique, contemporary interiors featuring strong materiality and a rich textural palette that adds a quirky yet sophisticated character to the spaces. This is the ninth

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Les Haras

Jouin Manku

28 Oct 2014

Les Haras de Strasbourg is a hotel and restaurant project unlike any other. Both four-star hotel and Michelin 3-starred chef Marc Haeberlin's first brasserie, Les Haras presents an original solution to the question many provincial cities are facing: how to redevelop and harness the potential of their architectural heritage. Managed by the Institute for Research into Cancer of the Digestive

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Hotel WIND


13 Oct 2014

Shanghai-based architects Team BLDG first came to the site of Hotel WIND in 2011, climbing to the top of the Yunding Mountain to view the local geological features present in the south of Fujian. Key to the area is an overgrowth of green vegetation that appears through the surfaces of stones and in the gaps between them. Here the designers' concept for the hotel arose; architectural boxes

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JW Marriott Mexico City


02 Oct 2014

Immediately upon entering the lobby of this luxury hotel in Mexico City's upscale Polanco District, you'll notice the Basket Wall. To create this striking feature element, over fifty hand-woven Aztec baskets, each a different size and shape, were painstakingly replicated for durability into resin by a local artisan. They were then sent to a local artist who hand-painted each piece individually to

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Onomichi U2

Suppose Design Office

15 Sep 2014

Onomichi U2 is the result of adaptive reuse of an old seaside warehouse into a new interactive space for Onomichi city, Hiroshima, Japan. Suppose Design Office were behind the design of the multifunctional venue, enhancing it with their chosen theme of ‘cycle'. The theme came about as Onomichi is a haven for both tourists and cyclists (and cycling tourists!), attracting a vast number of

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