Looking for a vacation? Five great hotels we’ve previously featured in ArchDaily after the break.
Southern Ocean Lodge / Max Pritchard Architect Southern Ocean Lodge is being described as Australia’s first “Super Lodge”; and has already been named by Tatler Magazine following a worldwide survey as Hotel of the Year 2009. The architecture relates closely with the dramatic site. Tucked back behind forty metre high cliffs, large sweeping window walls capturing the expansive views of the wild Southern Ocean and pristine bush (read more…)
Akmani Botique Hotel / TWS & Partners The project is briefed as a boutique – business hotel located in a main busy road in central of Jakarta, which called Wahid Hasyim street. Mainly known as a tourism and leisure, commercial stripe, this area contain many of street side coffee shops and small hotels, which cater many local or foreigner tourist. The area surrounding is allocated for the commercial usage which result in a high building floor ratio (read more…)
Alila Cha am / Duangrit Bunnag Architects The hotel concept is essentially about nature. Not about cultural locality, but purely about its natural context. The project’s vocabulary requires architectural sublimity so the purity of nature can be fully appreciated. The project is laid out in a linear approach. The sequences of space poetry begins with a geometrical landscaped courtyard, a large white marble piazza (read more…)
Spa Golfer Hotel / Studio Sangrad Hotel was built as part of Spa and Golf resort Saint Martin. Building is located on North-western hill-side between outer pools and golf courses. Divided on two wings, which of one part is oriented toward outer pools of resort on Northwest, the other part is connected with golf courses on North-east (read more…)
Axis Viana Hotel / VHM Architectural photographer Nelson Garrido shared with us an amazing set of photos for the Axis Viana Hotel by VHM in Viana do Castelo. This Business & Spa Hotel is an ode to cantilevering, as you can see on the section shown below. The overlapping stacked volumes generate a series of different perspectives, ranging from a full box in a frontal view, to a complex column when seen from the sides. The 2 lower levels have a concrete structure, with the rest of the boxes resolved in a steel structure sitting on top of it (read more…)