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The five most popular hospitality spaces on this website reflect antithetical concepts of escaping reality and merging with the local context.
Shanghai – X+Living takes inspiration from a hot air balloon rising above a castle at Neobio Kids Restaurant so families can enjoy the best of both worlds.
MUNICH – Roomers Hotel by Amsterdam-based architects Concrete offers a sumptuous platter of seduction, surprise, and the unknown in every space and room.
DOHA, Qatar – Arabic aesthetics, Marcel Wanders style: the fantastical result ensures a bold and unexpected experience in the Mondrian Doha.
MILAN – Supporting a total lifestyle through nutrition and exercise, Storage Associati’s restoration of Dsquared2’s headquarters includes a restaurant, gym and spa.
VIENNA – Laufen returns an infamous Japanese phenomenon to its European origins – with some important adaptations.
Shanghai – Recalling rows upon rows of hand-stretched noodles, Lukstudio’s volumetric metal grid for noodle restaurant Longxiaobao creates a dynamic dining experience.
bangkok – The dramatic expression of the restaurant concept by Stu/D/O Architects uses stairs to distort space and functionality.
AMSTERDAM – Looking backwards to move forwards, the extension of Hotel Arena makes history and locality its guiding forces.
Sardinia, Italy – The renowned Italian chef’s new ConFusion restaurant in Porto Cervo is dramatic, luxurious, and surprisingly practical – thanks to Neolith Calacatta Gold.
LONDON – Sleep, Europe’s event for the design, development, and architecture of hotels will explore Loyalty: Lessons in Love from 21 – 22 November 2017.
Offenburg, Germany – In the former prison Hotel Liberty, the experience of incarceration is inverted to give guests a luxurious escape from the outside world.
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