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Doppio Hotel and Offices by ArchitekturConsult

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jan 2016 10:27 pm | Hotels & Spas, Offices, Other

The T-Center St. Marx urban development has been finalized in June 2012 when the Doppio Hotel and the office building next to it were opened. The construction for the complex took eight years and the site is in the Rennweg99 area of Wien, Austria which now became a prominent location with two disc-like structures defining the project. The imposing structure uses dark materials and through the unity of the hotel and office building they create a common forecourt that defines…

Memmo Alfama Hotel

By : Dennis Franklin | 12 Dec 2015 8:54 pm | Hotels & Spas

The beautiful Memmo Alfama hotel is located in the oldest district of Lisbon, Portugal, namely Alfama, and it is just a short walk away from the Lisbon Cathedral and from the Sao Jorge Castle. The best way to reach the hotel is probably via the yellow tram 28 which stops close to the hotel and takes you through a tour of the most significant historical buildings in Lisbon. The hotel is the first boutique hotel in the historic area of…

The Landings St. Lucia Hotel

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 Sep 2015 5:37 pm | Hotels & Spas

The award winning The Landings St. Lucia Hotel is located on the Rodney Bay beach offering a sight of the historic Pigeon Island and it features a luxurious and very modern design. The project offers 122 villa suites with views of the beach and the harbor along with a restaurant and bar right on the beach, to enjoy a perfect view of the Caribbean sunset. The hotel features entertainment programs and events for the guests such as Build your own…

Casas Na Areia by Aires Mateus

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Sep 2015 4:39 pm | Hotels & Spas

The architectural practice of Aires Mateus designed Casas Na Areia as a getaway from the busy life of the city to the small village of Comporta in Portugal, a place where peace and simplicity go hand in hand. The structure tries to emulate the simplicity with its design and keep the decorations and furnishings to a minimum. The project consists of four double bedrooms spreading over a surface of 30 square meters with ensuite bathrooms providing accommodation for a group…

Areias Do Seixo Charm Hotel by Vasco Vieira

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jul 2015 11:48 am | Hotels & Spas

The Areias Do Seixo Charm Hotel is located near Lisbon, on the dunes of the Portugal shoreline and it features everything you could wish for while in a vacation, in a cozy design and with nature surrounding it. The site included an old aviary before the hotel was built and the new building includes the old one into its foundation to give the place extra personality. Each of the 14 rooms is unique and tries to transport you to exotic…

The Fletcher Hotel by KOLENIK eco chic design

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Jun 2015 3:12 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Fletcher Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands opened in January 2013 was designed by KOLENIK eco chic design with a sustainable and highly original interior. The design is futuristic and natural, using materials that at the same time evoke luxury and a warm environment. The overall motif is that of an underwater space with a lot of air-like bubbles spread through the rooms. The 19th floor has a roof terrace for smokers and right underneath it is the Pi Sky Restaurant…

Katikies Hotels in Oia

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jun 2015 7:35 pm | Hotels & Spas

Located in Oia, Santorini, Greece, the Katikies Hotels offer a splendid design in which the predominantly white exterior provides the most serene contrast to the bright blue water surrounding the buildings and transforms the island into a genuine Greek heaven. The Luxury Boutique Hotels in Santorini provide some of the most luxurious boutique hotels in the world through the Katikies Hotels which are placed on the rocky cliffs which emerge from the Caldera basin to provide panoramic views like nowhere…

Miami Beach Convention Center by OMA

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Jun 2015 11:19 am | Hotels & Spas, Other, Urban

The Dutch architectural practice OMA offered a proposal to transform the Miami Beach Convention Center into an urban landmark through a massive project spreading over 52 acres. The new convention center will also host a hotel on its top and OMA will work along with the property developers Tishman and UIA, with the architects from TVSdesign and the landscape architects MMVA and Raymond Jungles who form the South Beach ACE team. The current convention center is quite obsolete and spreads…

Mama Shelter Paris by Philippe Starck

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Jun 2015 10:59 pm | Hotels & Spas

Located in the historic Saint Blaise neighborhood of Paris, France, the Mama Shelter Paris is a hotel designed by Philippe Stark with a lot of personality and specific pop culture touches like quotes all over the place and lamps with superhero masks making it quite unique and original. The hotel is in a truly Parisian area with plenty of café terraces, gardens and artist studios. The famous Pere Lachaise and the Campagne a Paris are also nearby. The creators of…

Monteverdi by Ilaria Miani

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Jun 2015 3:57 am | Hotels & Spas

The Monteverdi retreat was designed by the practice of Ilaria Miani in a location surrounded by the Tuscan countryside and adorned with a lot of rustic elements to provide a suitable connection with the heavily wooded area of Castiglioncello Del Trinoro. The region recently became a new attraction and a lot of restorations took place to make it more hospitable as one of the most famous vineries in the world and also a place from where to visit the La…

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