Category "Travel"

SPITBANK FORT HOTEL

Spitbank Fort Hotel located off the coast of Portsmouth, England is a high luxury hotel whose makeover from a 19th century naval fort built to protect the Brits from Napoleon III’s naval advances is a part of the project by Mike Clare’s Clarenco LLP. The entire project is intended to transform three forts into great tourist attractions as parts of the company’s ‘Amazing Venues’ collection. The other two forts are Horse Sand Fort, which already …

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AMANGIRI HOTEL

Amangiri Luxury Resort Hotel is probably the best desert resort hotel out there. The hotel is placed in the region known as the Four Corners due to the fact that this is where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah meet. The landscape around it seemed as an unlikely place for a luxury retreat, but the team of architects including Rick Joy, Wendell Burnette, and Marwan Al-Sayed managed to make it a real gem of the …

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EVERLAND HOTEL IN PARIS

The Everland in Paris must be the hotel with the “ultimate room with a view”, and probably the only mobile hotel in the world that has just that – one room – which can be booked for one night only. The room resembles more a capsule, or a pod, or a modern tree-house, or even an art installation. It spans across 35 square metres (dimensions 12 x 4.5 x 4.5 m) and weighs 10 tons. …

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TuboHotel by T3arc – Sustainable Hotel Made of Recycled Concrete Tubes

Building a hotel is usually a huge project. It takes a lot of time, loads of money and it usually changes the environment dramatically. Well, not TuboHotel by Mexican Architectecs T3arc. The entire construction was completed in just three months, it was amazingly cheap for a hotel and it actually improved the look of the area and all this was done using recycled concrete tubes that actually look warm and inviting – not something you …

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PARKROYAL SINGAPORE | BY WOHA ARCHITECTS

The people from Woha Architects, a Singapore based architecture practice, are responsible for this amazingly lush hotel in the heart of Singapore. The location of the Parkroyal Singapore is very urban, so if we tell you that they have managed to put more than 160,000 square feet of blossoming gardens into their design, you will immediately know that they have done a remarkable thing. Their stunning balcony gardens in the middle of the city leave …

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Prahran Hotel in Victoria by Techne Architects

Prahran Hotel in Victoria in Australia was designed by Techne Architects based in Melbourne. It covers the area of about 6,000 square feet, and the entire project included some of the best experts in their respective fields. Prahran hotel is a two storey pub with art deco façade, but the rear side of it was something different. It was not proportioned very well and it had a single storey structure, so a complete demolition and …

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SLEEPBOX MOBILE HOTEL ON TVERSKAYA | BY ARCH GROUP

Sleeping on hard floors and chairs at railway stations and airports in between destinations is now a thing of the past. Architects Mikhail Krymov and Alexey Goryianov of Moscow-based Arch Group have come up with an innovative concept called Sleepbox Hotel Tverskaya which comprises of 10 single-unit pods made of aluminum and plastic and 46 double-unit wooden pods. On top of being compact and practical, the rooms come with noise insulation and ventilation. They have …

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Das Stue Hotel in Berlin

Das Stue Hotel in Berlin is set in the former Royal Danish Embassy building constructed in the 1930s by Johann Emil Schaudt who was responsible for some other features of Berlin such as the Rathaus Schoneberg subway station. Apart from being the Royal Danish Embassy, it was also used by the Deutsche Post and the Deutsche Telekom. Nowadays, it is a distinctive hotel that manages to successfully blend together the neoclassical design of its original …

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UBUD HANGING GARDENS IN BALI

Having a holiday in Bali is sure to be a great experience. Tourism standards are high, so standing out in that kind of environment surely takes something special. Ubud Hanging Gardens do stand out. The location itself is enough to make this a special place, but combined with the beautifully designed and decorated villas and suites, wonderful views of the surrounding nature, amazing service and hospitable staff a holiday in Ubud Hanging Gardens beats any …

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Sleeping Around: Pop-Up Hotel Made from Shipping Containers

With Sleeping Around Hotel you can enjoy the comfort of a hotel accommodation anywhere. Do you like a remote natural heaven, or do you enjoy the view of a waterfall? Is it not possible to build a solid permanent construction on the place where you would like to spend time, such as a river bank or a dangerous cliff? Sleeping Around Pop-Up Hotel is the best solution. It is a perfect compromise that enables you to …

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