Tag: Hotels

W San Francisco, San Francisco-California, United States, Skylab Architecture

W San Francisco

Text description provided by the architects. W San Francisco is an electric urban oasis located in the bustling heart of San Francisco’s SoMa District. Boasting 401 guest rooms including 12 suites, the hotel offers a hip and stylish downtown retreat. As part of the highly anticipated Gold Fever hotel refresh, Skylab was enlisted to design […]

Junky Hotel Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Atelier Kempe Thill

Junky Hotel Amsterdam

The Amsterdam-Bijlmermeer housing development, which was erected in the nineteen-seventies based on CIAM principles under the direction of Siegfried Nassuth, has been being overhauled since the mid-nineteen-nineties due to a wide range of social and structural problems. In this case, urban renewal means, above all, radically […]

Clubhouse VVW Blankenberge, Blankenberge, Belgium, B2Ai

Clubhouse VVW Blankenberge

Text description provided by the architects. For years now, the Vlaamse Vereniging voor Watersport (Flemish Aquatics Association) was in dire need of a new clubhouse. The club received a 27 year concession for the lot at the end of the Oude Wenduinse Steenweg and the Bevrijdingsplein, between the former sluice dock and the harbour channel. […]

Hotel Topazz, Vienna, Austria, BWM Architekten

Hotel Topazz

Text description provided by the architects. The new Topazz design hotel by BWM Architekten und Partner in Vienna’s city centre can be likened to a glistening, dark-colored gemstone. Its brown mosaic façade, which absorbs and reflects the natural light, ensures that this building – on one of Vienna’s smallest building sites – is a real eye-catcher. The […]

25hours Hotel Vienna, Vienna, Austria, BWM Architekten

25hours Hotel Vienna

Text description provided by the architects. A hotel is a hotel just for tourists. Wrong! The new 25hours Hotel, located near Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier, is by no means just a pretentious structure offering accommodation for a well-heeled foreign clientele. Since opening its doors in early 2013, this centrally located hotel has become a popular spot for all […]

Hotel Caroline, Vienna, Austria, BWM Architekten

Hotel Caroline

Text description provided by the architects. Hotel Caroline enjoys a central location near Vienna’s main train station. The new building connects the two existing parts of the hotel dating back to the 19th century by means of a central corner building with five floors. The new façade is clad with bricks, a nod to the […]

Filadelfia Corporate Suites, Mexico City, Mexico, BNKR Arquitectura

Filadelfia Corporate Suites

Text description provided by the architects. Adventures in Dermatecture. What happens when the concept of a project is reduced to a façade in the process of its development? Are purely aesthetic aims valid in architecture? Is façadism something worthwhile? Are we to become architectural dermatologists? A client contacted the architects to design a hotel for […]

Hotel Adriatic, Rovinj, Croatia, 3LHD

Hotel Adriatic

Text description provided by the architects. Adriatic is a unique hotel with art providing an unrepeatable ambient in which fantasy and reality interact through artistic interventions and everyday objects. The existing building situated on an attractive site next to the sea was constructed in 1913 as one of the first hotels in the region and […]

Hotel Steigenberger Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria, GERNER GERNER PLUS.

Hotel Steigenberger Krems

Text description provided by the architects. The current expansion of the Hotel Steigenberger in Krems, which encompasses 32 rooms and indoor and outdoor renovations, is a good example of the high-quality, sustainable architecture for which GERNER GERNER PLUS. has stood for over 20 years. The spectacular landscape of the vineyards surrounding the hotel was presented […]

Hotel City Garden, Zug, Switzerland, EM2N

Hotel City Garden

Text description provided by the architects. The Parkhotel in Zug planned to erect a temporary ancillary Hotel City Garden building on a public site that in 12 to 15 years time will be used as the services area for a road building project. Despite the limited life-span this hotel was to meet the requirements of […]

The Therme Vals, Switzerland, Peter Zumthor

The Therme Vals

The Therme Vals is built over the only thermal springs in the Graubunden Canton in Switzerland and it works as a hotel and spa in one which combines a complete sensory experience designed by Peter Zumthor. Peter Zumthor designed the spa/baths which opened in 1996 to pre date the existing hotel complex. Creating a form […]

Raffles City Beijing, China, SPARK Architects

Raffles City Beijing

Text description provided by the architects. CapitaLand, a global, brand, owns Raffles City Beijing and managed its development and operation to make it an award-winning key component of it. Raffles City Beijing is located at the junction of Dongzhimen Neidajie and Beijing’s 2nd Ring Road. The site is at the heart of Beijing’s business district […]

Guangzhou International Finance Center, China, WilkinsonEyre

Guangzhou International Finance Centre

WilkinsonEyre won the first prize in an international design competition for this 440m tower in Guangzhou which is one of China’s tallest buildings. A mixture of uses including office space, a luxury Four Seasons hotel with a top floor high floor high end restaurant and bar consist this tower with 103 storeys. A luxury brand […]

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 Gate The gate acts like […]

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 […]

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 the eastern part of the […]

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 meant to celebrate the Mediterranean […]