Thai architecture and interior design firm Onion has transformed seven shop houses of 1,500 sqm into a boutique hotel of 17 rooms, restaurants, an outdoor deck, an indoor bar and a roof top bar. Sala Rattanakosin are located in the Ta Tien Community, one of the oldest part of Bangkok.
Spanish architect Sergio Rojo has recently completed the massive refurbishment of the ancient Liceo of Logroño, that now hosts the Pilgrim hostel, reinforcing the urban links that existed among other Jacobean milestone.
Capturing the quintessence of the ‘Icehotel’ spirit, Swedish-based designers Alessandro Falca of Conte di San Pietro and Annasofia Mååg have carved a ‘Secret Garden’ in its main hall.
Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi and car manufacturer MINI have created a deluxe suite for the 2013/14 winter season. Designed by Wouter Biegelaar, together with architect Victor Tsarskim and artist Peter Koerbler, the suite tells the story of the transformation of an icon and the fascinating evolution of animals and objects that proudly want to become a true MINI.
The POD by Formwerks Architects is Singapore’s latest boutique capsule hotel catering to discerning travellers who desire fuss-free and convenient living.
Ace Hotel worked with London-based architecture and interior design firm Universal Design Studio to design exteriors and interiors of their new hotel in Shoreditch, a historic neighborhood and global nexus of creative culture, home of the the world famous open-air market on Brick Lane, and canvas for street artists from around the world.
Christian Strömqvist and Karl-Johan Ekeroth from PINPIN Studio have just finished their third time in a row design venture at the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle in Sweden.
Generator, the award-winning group of urban design hostels, has launched its first hostel within the Venetian archipelago. Located on the island of Giudecca in an old grain warehouse just across the water from St Mark’s Square, the new 36-room hostel is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful historic city.
Located in Abu Dhabi’s new Al Maryah Island financial district between the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and the Cleveland Clinic, Rosewood Abu Dhabi is a new 1,099,000 sq. ft. (102,000 m²) luxury, mixed-use development designed by new York-based Handel Architects. The complex includes a five-star 189-room Rosewood hotel, 131 serviced apartments, banquet facilities, meeting facilities, spa, fitness center, retail space, restaurants and parking.
Located 250 metres off the coast of Pemba Island, Tanzania, the Underwater Room forms parts of the Manta Resort, a holiday retreat on the mainland of the island, and comprises a three-storey floating structure with its lowest level positioned four metres beneath the water.