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Qatar to Create 16 Floating Hotels for the FIFA World Cup 2022

Located on Qetaifan Island North in proximity to Lusail International Stadium, which will host the opening and final games of the FIFA World Cup 2022, ADMARES and Sigge Architects are developing 16 floating hotels to serve tourists and fans that will be visiting Qatar.

The Kengo Kuma-Designed Ace Hotel Opens in Kyoto, Japan

Set to officially open by April 16th, 2020, Ace Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kengo Kuma, is a 213- room hotel in Japan. With a program that stretches over a newly built part and an existing historical fragment, that once hosted the Kyoto Central Telephone Company created by Tetsuro Yoshida, the structure is envisioned as a "Cultural Catalyst".

UNStudio Reveals Recent Construction Images of Wasl Tower in Dubai

UNStudio, in collaboration with Werner Sobek, had designed a new high-rise for Dubai, expected to become one of the world’s tallest ceramic facades, once completed. Created for the wasl Development Group, the project is located along the famous Sheikh Zayed’s Road and directly opposite to Burj Khalifa.

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FMZD Imagines Sangan Hotel, a Tent-Like Developement in the North-East of Iran

Farshad Mehdizadeh Design created a hotel in the small city of Sagan, as a conceptual response to the lack of residential and hospitality functions in this newly developed area of Iran. The project consists of a low-rise structure in a 50,000 m2 plot.

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17 Hotels and Cabins Surrounded by Nature

Most of the world's population today live in large, vibrant, energetic and sometimes chaotic cities. This is why, usually, when we think of taking some time off from our responsibilities and daily routines we picture ourselves lying in virgin beaches, relaxing in a faraway forest, or immersed in a tropical jungle.

Hospitality architecture has a wide variety of solutions for all types of travelers and tourists. For those wanting to disconnect completely from daily city life while being closely connected to nature, a good option could be small scale hotels, cabins, and lodges set directly in these natural environments.

Ciel, the World's Tallest Hotel is Under Construction in Dubai Marina

Set to become the world’s tallest hotel upon its completion, Ciel is a high-rise currently under development in Dubai Marina. Designed by NORR, and developed by The First Group (TFG), the tower will reach a height of 360 meters and will house 1,042 luxury suites.

World's Tallest Modular Hotel to be Developed in the United States

DMDmodular is manufacturing modules for the world's tallest modular hotel, in the Big Apple. The modular elements of the 26-story AC Marriott New York NoMad, designed by Danny Forster & Architecture, are produced in Skawina, Poland and shipped to the United States.

OMA/Reinier de Graaf Reveals Latest Images of the Nhow Amsterdam RAI Hotel

OMA have completed their construction works on their latest addition to the Dutch Skyline. The building composed of stacked three shifted triangular volumes will host the Nhow Amsterdam RAI Hotel, expected to become the largest hotel of the Benelux union once inaugurated.

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Tham & Videgård Win Competition to Design +One Tower in Sweden

Architectural firm Tham & Videgård won the international competition to elaborate a new addition for the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre in Gothenburg. The selected proposal puts in place a new hotel tower and a main entrance for the venue.

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Hotel Far & Near XinYuqingli St. / kooo architects

facade. Image © Keishin Horikoshi/Ss room type B. Image © Keishin Horikoshi/Ss lobby curtain sperated lobby into private hallway and common space. Image © Keishin Horikoshi/Ss room type A. Image © Keishin Horikoshi/Ss + 22

Guangzhou, China
  • Architects: kooo architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 411.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

Miyuan Boutique Hotel / JAXDA

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Xuancheng, China
  • Architects: JAXDA
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

Rose garden Boutique Hotel / JSPA Design

Angle. Image Courtesy of JSPA Design East facade. Image Courtesy of JSPA Design Living room. Image Courtesy of JSPA Design Terrace. Image Courtesy of JSPA Design + 38

Huzhou, China
  • Architects: JSPA Design
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 700.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

Rural Tourism Accommodation (RuTA) Vietnam

Arquideas is pleased to inform you of the launch of the new international competition called Rural Tourism Accommodation (RuTA) Vietnam.

This competition is for students and young architects and you could win up to € 6.375 in economic prizes and several free subscriptions to the most internationally renowned architecture magazines.

The objective of the present competition consists in proposing lodging for tourists that come to this rural area of the country looking for the beauty of its landscape. A place where nature and rural world, with the help of the rice terrace fields, play a key role in facilitating rest for

OMA Wins Competition to Create The New KaDeWe Department Store in Vienna

OMA's proposal won the competition for the new KaDeWe department store and hotel in Vienna’s Museumsquartier. Led by Ellen van Loon, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, and Laurence Bolhaar, the project will be OMA’s first venture in Vienna, upon its completion.

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Anadu Resort / Studio8

Architecture. Image © Sven Zhang 1F Fireplace With Reclaimed Grey Brick. Image © Sven Zhang 1F Bar and Lighting. Image © Sven Zhang 1F Restaurant (custommade lamps and reclaimed wood table. Image © Sven Zhang + 43

Huzhou, China
  • Architects: Studio8
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 1200.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2017

Restoration Project Transforms Old Bridge Cabins Into Hotel Rooms

The city of Amsterdam is popular for its compelling architecture, interlaced water canals, bridges, and docks. However, alongside these water canals lay old guard cabins that have been left to defunct. A restoration project by Dutch architecture firm space&matter promises to bring together the historic city's tourists and water canals through a unique architecture project.

Hayri Atak's Conceptual Hotel Hangs Precariously from a Cliff

Hayri Atak’s Cliff Concept Hotel is designed to be built into Norway’s famous cliff Preikestolen. With its entrance on its rooftop, as well as a stretched terrace and hanging glass pool on its bottom floor, the design and user experience of the hotel are unconventional and unique.