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Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins / HGA Architects and Engineers

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The First Mass Timber Hotel in North America Has Opened in Austin

Hotel Magdalena, the latest from Bunkhouse Group, a Texas-based hospitality company known for the highly Instagrammed El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas, is an 89-room hotel that plays on Austin‘s music culture and love for lakeside living. Named after Mary Magdalene, the hotel is part of the group’s hotels that are named after Saints, neighboring the popular Hotel Saint Cecilia and Saint Cecilia Residences, which are currently under construction.

Refugia Hotel / Mobil Arquitectos

© Nico Saieh© Nico Saieh© Nico Saieh© Nico Saieh+ 36

Dalcahue, Chile
  • Architects: Mobil Arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1250
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Añihue

De Lemos / Carvalho Araújo

Silgueiros, Portugal
  • Architects: Carvalho Araújo
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: panoramah!®

© Hugo Carvalho Araújo© Hugo Carvalho Araújo© Hugo Carvalho Araújo© Hugo Carvalho Araújo+ 24

Writer's Retreat / Architectare

© Leonardo Finotti© Leonardo Finotti© Leonardo Finotti© Leonardo Finotti+ 18

Petrópolis, Brazil
  • Architects: Architectare
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  31

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge / Nicholas Plewman Architects in Association with Michaelis Boyd Associates

© Dook© Dook© Dook© Dook+ 27

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5384
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Serge Ferrari

Hotel MINHO Renewal and Expansion / ,i

© Nelson Garrido© Nelson Garrido© Eva Sousa © Eva Sousa + 58

Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal

Youth Hotel of iD Town / O-office Architects

© Chaos.Z© Chaos.Z© Chaos.Z© Chaos.Z+ 18

Shenzhen, China
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1800
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014

Botanica Khao Yai / Vin Varavarn Architects

© Spaceshift Studio© Spaceshift Studio© Spaceshift Studio© Spaceshift Studio+ 54

Two Moon / Moon Hoon

© Namgoong Sun© Namgoong Sun© Namgoong Sun© Namgoong Sun+ 41

  • Architects: Moon Hoon
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  598
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015

F-Coffee / Wangstudio

© Hiroyuki Oki© Hiroyuki Oki© Hiroyuki Oki© Hiroyuki Oki+ 14

tp. Đồng Hới, Vietnam
  • Architects: Wangstudio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  217
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014

Emperor Qianmen Hotel / asap

© Jonathan Leijonhufvud© Jonathan Leijonhufvud© Jonathan Leijonhufvud© Jonathan Leijonhufvud+ 26

  • Architects: asap
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  7500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013

Hostel Wadi / Studio Bernardo Secchi & Paola Viganò

© Frederik Buyckx© Frederik Buyckx© Frederik Buyckx© Frederik Buyckx+ 8

Kasterlee, Belgium

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant / Pacific Environments

© Lucy Gauntlett© Lucy Gauntlett© Lucy Gauntlett© Lucy Gauntlett+ 49

AD Classics: Los Manantiales / Felix Candela

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This article was originally published on April 14, 2014. To read the stories behind other celebrated architecture projects, visit our AD Classics section.

With the design for Los Manantiales, Felix Candela’s experimental form finding gave rise to an efficient, elegant, and enduring work of structural art. Comprised of four intersecting hypars, a strikingly thin roof surface creates a dramatic dining space. Built as Candela was establishing an international reputation as the foremost shell building, he demonstrated to the world his masterful combination of artistry and technical virtuoso.

Sushi Bar Designs: 10 Restaurant Interiors Around the World

Sushi, one of Japan’s most popular and traditional dishes has now established itself as a worldwide favorite for people all around the globe and (indeed) for architects, especially. Many countries have established sushi culture into their menus and restaurants from Spain to Dubai have adapted Japanese architecture to create the perfect space for eating sushi. The key to these serene interiors rely on Japanese interior qualities such as soft illumination, wooden finishings and textures that create the right environment.

Since June 18th is World Sushi Day, we are celebrating with this selection of 10 sushi bars and restaurants from all around the world!

Snøhetta Designs Energy-Positive Lakeside Hotel in the Arctic Circle

Snøhetta has unveiled its design for "Svart," a hotel for sustainable tourism company Arctic Adventure of Norway. Located within the Arctic Circle, on the edge of Norway's Holandsfjorden fjord at the base of the Svartisen glacier, the building is designed to the "Powerhouse" building standard, a system developed by Snøhetta and a group of collaborators for creating energy-positive sustainable buildings.

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VTN Architects Creates Airtight Bamboo Pavilion in Xiamen

VTN Architects has revealed the design of the Ting XI Bamboo Pavilion in Xiamen, China, as construction on the project nears completion.

Located on a forested site near the center of the coastal city of Xiamen, VTN Architects selected their signature material, bamboo, to create a flexible interior space capable of hosting a variety of events.

Interior rendering. Image Courtesy of VTN ArchitectsDay View rendering. Image Courtesy of VTN ArchitectsDay View rendering. Image Courtesy of VTN ArchitectsConstruction in progress. Image Courtesy of VTN Architects+ 11