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.
Italian firm LEAPfactory has completed his mission on mount Elbrus in Russia opening to the public the LEAPrus 3912, the world’s highest-altitude Eco-Hotel.
In Barcelona’s Gràcia district, a short walk from Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló apartments, Toronto-based The Design Agency has designed the Generator Hostel Barcelona. The interiors of the 1960s office building have been completely gutted and rebuilt: The Design Agency has collaborated with local architects, suppliers and artists, creating unique supergraphics, fantastic, unusual light fixtures and signature “G” sculptures.
Zash Country Boutique Hotel is a project of renovation lead by Italian architect Antonio Iraci of an old winery in one of the richest and most fascinating country of the Ionian coast of Sicily.
Australian architecture studio Techne has recently completed the second stage of Prahran Hotel transformation. A stack of 17 oversize concrete pipes makes up the façade of this new extension that houses the new bar of the hotel.
Designed by MAS Architectuur in collaboration with interior designer Feran Thomassen, the Mainport Hotel, is one of the most luxury hotels in Rotterdam. The Mainport offers a gateway to all of the world’s continents, integrating the influences from East to West in a unique design setting.
The interior design work for the 25hours Hotel in Vienna remains firmly in the hands of Armin Fischer and his team at DREIMETA. After the interior designer created 34 suites during the first phase in 2011, a further 185 rooms, a spa, conference areas, a restaurant and a breath-taking roof terrace now round off the hotel.
Lauded for its stunning hotel-in-a-garden design concept and sustainable features incorporated throughout the building, PARKROYAL on Pickering, is one of the latest PARKROYAL hotel that opened its doors in the heart of Singapore.
Nestled among the stunning peaks of the Verwall, Samnaun and Silvretta mountain ranges, Zhero – Ischgl/Kappl hotel in Austria offers innovative architecture and design that impresses without upstaging the beauty of its landscape surrounding.