This private residence sits within the Mauna Kea Resort on the island of Hawai’i, a place full of memories for the client who recalls family vacations to the famous hotel. The clients share an affinity for Hawai’i and Polynesia, for modern art and design, and for the beauty of natural materials and craftsmanship. They enlisted the firm to design a modern tropical home that their family would enjoy for years to come. The design solution balances traditional forms including prominent hipped roofs identified in the design guidelines for this coastal community, while translating the spirit of Polynesian cultures through a modern sense of restraint. On a site privileged by nature, immediately above Kauna’oa Bay, this home is organized as a series of modern tropical pavilions, which together conjure the impression of a small village.
Canopy by Hilton São Paulo Jardins is a project designed by M Magalhães Estúdio. The hotel, which is located in the original Stella Building from the 60s, highlights the freshness and exalts the architecture, design and history of São Paulo. photography by Fran Parente/ Divulgação.
A hotel under the barn. Its roots are underground, yet it boasts an amazing view: the hotel designed by noa* in Fiè allo Sciliar was extended by embedding it in the terrain, offering guests a spectacular view and the feeling of being emerged in nature.Photography by Alex Filz.
When architecture takes on the vibrancy and rich diversity of nature, it will never be perceived as alien. As part of a special hotel project, noa* has incorporated features that will evoke memories, dreams and perhaps a touch of adventure in every guest. Photography by Alex Filz.
Shanthi Boutique Hotel is a project designed by JIAKUN ARCHITECTS and CSD DESIGN An Idyllic Existence in the Appropriate Proximity to the Nature and a Clustered Human Settlement of a Quiet Village. Design Adds Another Dimension to the Nature of History. Photography by Wang Ting.
This rooms remodeling is a project designed by box: arquitectos associados. The project approach to the remodeling accommodation units, is based on two remarkable pre-existing principles. It is a building marked by its strong connection to the Japanese garden, developing around it, in a traditional central garden environment. The architecture that designs it, is a pragmatic exercise, very organized and formally within a reticulated pattern of contained dimensioning, in regular metrics. Photography by Ivo Tavares Studio.
Hotel Azoris Royal Garden na Ilha de S.Miguel nos Açores, projecto de arquitectura Box Arquitectos Associados e fotografia de Ivo Tavares studio
As a flagship hotel as well as the first InterContinental hotel in Northwest China, InterContinental Xi’an North is located in the CBD of Xi’an Economic & Technological Development Zone, where economy, politics, culture and commerce converge. Through adopting magnificent design languages, CCD reproduces and showcases the glory of Xi’an for thousands of years to guests around the globe.
The project by CCD is hidden in a valley of Huangshan Scenic Area, near the Yungu Temple. Sitting at an altitude of 800 meters, the resort hotel is surrounded by mountains, clouds and mist. It embraces nature, and provides a serene environment.
Oxyrest Villa, an architectural nymph residing in the rainforest, designed by Zhang Can and Li Wenting, can be perceived as a breathy specimen of oxygen hedonism. Zhang Can announces his intention to dislodge a promiscuous array of urbanism from this resort hotel and allow full rein to it to converse with the nature in a poetic way. Photography by Wang Ting.
As the age-old adage goes, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. In South Tyrol, Saltaus, Apfelhotel’s young new generation of owners are breaking new ground while staying true to their traditional roots. noa*’s novel design and architecture evokes the vintage charm of this historical hotel while creating an oasis for the senses and shared moments. Photography by Alex Filz