Hospitality

Hotel City Garden, Zug, Switzerland, EM2N

Hotel City Garden

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 a […]

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 […]

Raffles City Beijing, China, SPARK Architects

Raffles City Beijing

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 and […]

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 […]

Astir Palace Gate, Vouliagmeni, Greece, SPARCH SakellaridouPapanikolaou Architects

Astir Palace Gate

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 a […]

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

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 island. […]

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 […]