Leisure

Panoramic Restaurant Karren, Dornbirn, Austria, ARSP Architekten

Panoramic Restaurant Karren

Text description provided by the architects. Dornbirns’ ‘house mountain’ The Karren, is the most popular destination in the city. Due to the steady growth of domestic and foreign visitors, the capacity of the restaurant slowly became overwhelmed. Jointly developed with the client, the owners, the business manager and the Architects […]

Casale del Principe Suite and SPA, Monreale, Italy, Alberto Apostoli Studio

Casale del Principe Suite and SPA

Text description provided by the architects. Monreale, a characteristic town in Jato valley, is famous for its cathedral, a millennial solemn monument that combines different styles with references to Northern Europe architecture and Arab art. This mixture of genres is typical of a territory like Sicily which, in the course […]

Dhara Wellness, Brenzone sul Garda, Italy, Alberto Apostoli Studio

Dhara Wellness

Text description provided by the architects. In Brenzone, on the Venetian side of Lake Garda, the Consolini Group decided to give the Belfiore Park Hotel a decidedly ayurvedic dimension by opening a new wellness centre spread along an entire floor of the hotel and named the Dhara Wellness. The project […]

Poiano Resort Spa, Garda, Italy, Alberto Apostoli Studio

Poiano Resort Spa

Text description provided by the architects. The SPA designed by Alberto Apostoli for the Poiano Resort (Garda Lake – Italy) satisfies two needs: the development of a particularly attractive location and the concept of a contemporary design. The lake is the natural background of this center located in the hills […]

Termalija Family Wellness, Podčetrtek, Slovenia, Enota

Termalija Family Wellness

Text description provided by the architects. Termalija Family Wellness is the latest in the series of projects which we have built at Terme Olimia in the last fifteen years and concludes the complete transformation of the complex from a classic health centre built in the 1980s to a modern relaxing […]

Wolf at Nordstrom NYC, New York, United States, Heliotrope Architects

Wolf at Nordstrom NYC

Text description provided by the architects. Wolf is a 4,000-square-foot, 90-seat restaurant in the Flagship Nordstrom department store in mid-town Manhattan, New York, operated by the Seattle-based restaurant group, Ethan Stowell Restaurants. It’s located three floors above the street in the corner space of an old brick building that Nordstrom […]

I-Way, Lyon, France, Cyrille Druart

I-Way

Text description provided by the architects. Inaugurated in July 2008 in Lyon, France, I-WAY is an international first. This exclusive building is entirely dedicated to automobile simulations (simulator technology offering 6 degrees of freedom inspired by the aeronautics industry), providing the public with access for the first time to eighteen […]

Baroque Restaurant, Broumov, Czech Republic, ADR

Baroque Restaurant

Text description provided by the architects. Design and project documentation of a restaurant designed within the premises of the Benedictine monastery in Broumov, which belongs to the national cultural heritage of the Czech Republic from 1995. ADR architectural studio has been participating in the gradual renovation of the Broumov Monastery […]

Kocanda Kravsko, Kravsko, Czech Republic, ORA

Kocanda Kravsko

Text description provided by the architects. The project focuses on the first stage of the conversion of the former ceramics factory into a space for social events and agritourism. The central baroque building was originally built as a Coach Inn on the route Prague-Vienna. The aim of our project was […]

Tee House, Čeladná, Czech Republic, CMC Architects

Tee House

Text description provided by the architects. Resort Spa Residence with wellness in the landscape of Czech Beskydy mountains. On the Eastern edge of the Czech Republic, near the Slovak and Polish borders, the village of Čeladná is surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Beskydy Mountains. Čeladná has grown in […]

House of Flowers, Healdsburg-California, United States, Walker Warner Architects

House of Flowers

Text description provided by the architects. Flowers’ new guest experience breathes new life into a cherished local landmark to become a destination resort-style estate dedicated to the celebration of wine, food, and the natural landscape. Located minutes from downtown Healdsburg, in the heart of Russian River Valley, and originally built […]

New Era Café & Bar, Munich, Germany, Ippolito Fleitz Group

New Era Café & Bar

Text description provided by the architects. The Schwabing district of Munich is well-known for its vibrant street life by day and by night. Young people in particular love the cosy atmosphere the district has to offer. Within this setting, we have realised a »café/bar« concept for NEW ERA COFFEE, which […]

Danza Restaurant & Wine Bar, Ludwigsburg, Germany, Ippolito Fleitz Group

Danza Restaurant & Wine Bar

Text description provided by the architects. Local cultural aficionados already know and love the Forum am Schlosspark in Ludwigsburg for its vibrant music, dance and theatre programme. DANZA is a restaurant that joins the ensemble following a thorough renovation of its gastronomic offering, skilfully picking up on the existing mood […]

La Plaza Shopping, Ibarra, Ecuador, CD Arch&Design

La Plaza Shopping

Text description provided by the architects. The project begins with the need to renovate the food court area inside La Plaza Shopping Mall. This 17-year-old space that has never been remodeled and pursued to become an appealing and easeful experience for users by creating a fresh and modern occasion that […]

INFINIT - Wellness in Magical Garden, Senohraby, Czech Republic, Studio Reaktor

INFINIT – Wellness in Magical Garden

Text description provided by the architects. The new Infinit wellness in Senohraby evokes a feeling of a magical garden, an unexplored place hidden in the woods, a place cut off from the ordinary world. A stone’s throw from the meandering stream of the Sázava River, surrounded by forest, is a […]

Loving Bistro Letná, Prague, Czech Republic, Esté Architekti

Loving Bistro Letná

Text description provided by the architects. Walking down the Dukelských hrdinů Street to the Veletržní Palace, an inconspicuous play of light and shadow of a haiku, casted by the sun through the shop windows into the interior, encourages one to stop and think. Zpomaluji krok přijdu mnohem později avšak vidím […]

Urania Cinema, Zagreb, Croatia, 3LHD

Urania Cinema

Text description provided by the architects. Urania Cinema/Theatre is one of numerous old cinema buildings built in the city of Zagreb in the early 20th century. Those cinemas were spread within the urban blocks across Zagreb’s Downtown. With the opening of new and modern multiplex theatres 20 years ago, the […]

Cafeteria van Ruyven, Maassluis, Netherlands, derksen|windt architecten

Cafeteria van Ruyven

Text description provided by the architects. The young architectural firm derksen|windt architecten created the design for this striking cafeteria, which lies in its surroundings as a stopping place in an environment dominated by industrial activity. The design for the new Cafeteria is based on a contemporary fusion of American 50’s […]

Golf Club House La Graiera, Callafel, Spain, BC Estudio Architects

Golf Club House La Graiera

Text description provided by the architects. The project is based on the construction of the club house for La Graiera golf club, an 18-hole golf course and a pitch & putt course in a bow-shaped lot with an eastwest facing slope.The building is situated on the widest part of the […]

Hackney Picturehouse, London, United Kingdom, Fletcher Priest Architects

Hackney Picturehouse

Text description provided by the architects. UK based Fletcher Priest Architects have completed a cinema in the heart of London which has been transformed from a run-down music venue in East London, into a vibrant cinema for the local community. The UK practice is renowned for their bespoke cinema design […]

Astir Palace Gate, Vouliagmeni, Greece, SPARCH SakellaridouPapanikolaou Architects

Astir Palace Gate

Text description provided by the architects. During a renovation of Astir Palace, a luxury resort 25kms away from the centre of Athens, the architects were asked to design an entrance Gate and to upgrade the entrance of the Nafsika Hotel (the Canopy). In both cases they designed an interface. The […]

Mulini Beach, Rovinj, Croatia, 3LHD

Mulini Beach

In an attractive area of Rovinj, Mulini Beach lies on the exit from the central part of the city and in the continuation of the promenade. It is in front of hotels Monte Mulini, Lone and Eden, wrapped in a rich green public park and green forest protective areas. The city’s public area and the promenade whose primary function is to connect […]

Orhidelia Wellness, Podčetrtek, Slovenia, Enota

Orhidelia Wellness

Text description provided by the architects. Enota’s design for Wellness Orhidelia is third in a row of their projects in Terme Olimia spa resort in last couple of years, whereas the development of thermal complex required more and more new programs and areas. It should also be noted that whenever […]

The Langham and Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai, China, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

The Langham and Andaz Xintiandi

The Langham and Andaz Xintiandi Hotels are considered innovators in terms of design and also have a diverse program mix and connection to surrounding context, setting a new standard for modern, high-rise buildings in historic urban districts. Their develompent, luxury and innovative as it is, responds […]

House of Dior in Seoul, South Korea, Christian de Portzamparc

House of Dior in Seoul

This innovative and unique building that is nestled in the heart of the city’s elegant Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu district has been designed by the French architect Christian de Portzamparc, winner of architecture’s prestigious Pritzker Prize. The interiors of the building are the work of the internationally renowned architect […]

Spa Area for a Hotel, Porto Cristo, Majorca, A2arquitectos

Spa Area for a Hotel in Majorca

Text description provided by the architects. Hotel Castell dels Hams was established on the island of Majorca amid the Mediterranean vegetation in 1967. It is a small hotel that, over time, went and through subtle improvements and extensions and now it has become one of the most distinctive hotels in […]

Indoor Pool for a Hotel, Porto Cristo, Majorca, A2arquitectos

Indoor Pool for a Hotel

Hotel Castell dels Hams is a small hotel that was established in 1967 on the island of Majorca amid the Mediterranean vegetation. Over time, the hotel completed subtle improvements and extensions. The last of the alterations turned the hotel into much more than just a holiday destination as it was […]

Bar in the Caves of Porto Cristo, Majorca, Spain, A2arquitectos

Bar in the Caves of Porto Cristo

A lush botanic garden is housed at the great natural entrance to the Caves of Hams in Mallorca. It is at this entrance that the bar is situated and made up of a piece of backlit glass of 10 meters in length. The most important element of the project is the counter of the bar that fits into a concrete cavity made up of straight lines […]