Articles tagged Hospitality

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There is no such thing as too Instagrammable, says Frame Awards jury Joe Cheng

Hong Kong – In this interview, Frame Awards 2020 jury member Joe Cheng sheds some light on the breakneck evolution of the Chinese hospitality market.

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A medieval Polish city gets a contemporary apart-hotel in a historic baroque building

Toruń, Poland – Paweł Tatara and Znamy Się completed a baroque-meets-contemporary apartment hotel in Toruń, a Polish UNESCO World Heritage city.

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In need of a digital detox? This South Tyrol hotel has an elevated proposal

Castelrotto, Italy – Designed by local firm Noa*, the new expansion of the Zallinger Hotel in South Tyrol has helped quickly establish it as an expertly considered retreat.

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Built without walls, a hotpot restaurant becomes one with Chengdu’s green lung

Chengdu – Taking advantage of a picturesque location, Muda-Architects built Garden Hotpot Restaurant, a hospitality experience to rule them all.

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How to create less constricting cafés? Design them like they're open markets

Changzhou, China – Dongqi Architects modelled the layout of Changzhou’s C.F. Café after an open market, to achieve a more dynamic visitor experience.

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A sushi eatery in a Toronto mall doesn’t let its environment limit its design concept

Toronto – With Tora, Vancouver-based design studio Ste. Marie reveal that the stereotypes of in-mall hospitality can be overcome with a strong spatial concept.

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A blue box might be a cure for the increasing loneliness in large Chinese cities

Chengdu – The first in a series of Youkong Living Room projects, Wutopia Lab’s Blue Heart in Chengdu is ‘a buffer between home and the public world.’

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Openings alert: 10 new global hospitality projects from Starbucks, Fendi and more

The second installment in our Opening series on the hospitality sector, with a group of new need-to-know cafés, restaurants and hotels.

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Do not renovate a hotel without first looking at this South Tyrol makeover

San Giacomo, Italy – Designed by Pedevilla Architects, the Bühelwirt in South Tyrol intelligently preserves its initial 1910 iteration in a seamless integration with a new addition.

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Masquespacio brings its glossy sushi vision to Valencia’s busiest high street

Valencia – The fourth location of sushi chain Kento is now open in Valencia. Local design duo Masquespacio have found a material formula to make each shop familiar, yet new.

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This Basque restaurant has three Michelin stars and a complex geometrical challenge

Lasarte-Oria, Spain – Spanish studio Mecanismo faced time and topography challenges to renovate Martín Berasategui’s eponymous Gipuzkoa restaurant – but the team succeeded. 

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If dry-cleaning shops become attractive, will it help revive the market for the service?

Montreal – A Montreal dry-cleaning shop designed by Ivy Studio upends all expectations of the spatial typology to create a desirable destination in the dipping market.