Flowerbed Hotel / MVRDV

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The 19.500m2 Flowerbed Hotel and conference center, designed by MVRDV, will be devoted entirely to flowers and will be located next to the future Bloomin’ Holland theme park and business center. The hotel with include 280 rooms along with 2.100m2 flowerbeds and host tourists and business travellers. More images and architects’ description after the break.

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Flowerbed Hotel will be located next to the main entrance of the future Bloomin’ Holland theme park and business center in . The building is composed of a series of stacked volumes inside a greenhouse. The volumes hold the program of 280 rooms with a floral theme, 1.600m2 conference center, 550m2 fitness center and spa, 2.100m2 flower beds, 1.100m2 services and 140 parking spaces. The stacking of volumes underneath the greenhouse shell results in a diverse and spacious lobby with a public flower garden.

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The lobby is divided into three zones: a public zone for day visitors, a more private zone for hotel guests and a mixed zone. All areas are connected through a semi-public route. The hotel aims for business travellers as well as tourists and offers services from conference center to souvenir shops and a spa and fitness center.

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The building will also feature sun collectors, windmills and underground warm and cool storage resulting in an excellent energy performance despite the glass hood.

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "Flowerbed Hotel / MVRDV" 14 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 24 Jul 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=183950>

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