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Patterned Brickwork Is Featured On The Exterior Of The Ace Hotel In Toronto

May 16, 2023 Erin 0

Photography by Scott Norseworthy Shim-Sutcliffe Architects has sent us photos of the Ace Hotel in Toronto, Canada, which has a red brick facade that draws guests in with a wood-lined opening. Working closely with the creative agency Atelier Ace, the architects of the hotel decided to cover the exterior of the hotel in brickwork with […]

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350 Bird Houses Cover This Suspended Hotel Room In A Swedish Forest

June 28, 2022 Erin 0

Architecture firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) in close collaboration with Treehotel and Swedish ornithologist Ulf Öhman, has designed ‘Biosphere’, a hotel room in Harads, Sweden. The new hotel room is suspended in the Harads pines, with BIG’s experiential design being the eighth hotel room on the property. Key to the design of the hotel room […]

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A Collection Of Bamboo Treehouses Was Designed For This Holiday Resort

February 26, 2022 Erin 0

Photography by Kevin Steele, Courtesy of Playa Viva Architecture and landscape design studio Atelier Nomadic has recently completed a series of bamboo treehouses at Playa Viva, located along the Mexican coastline. Nomadic Resorts, of which Atelier Nomadic is the dedicated design studio, extended their offerings by creating six bamboo treehouses inspired by the flattened, prismatic […]

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Turtle Inspired Cabin Designs Are A Feature At This Eco-Lodge In Thailand

October 25, 2021 Erin 0

Architecture firm Dersyn Studio Co. has recently completed Turtle Bay @Hua-Hin, a small eco-lodge in a seaside area in Thailand. The lodge includes an organic eatery, chef’s table, café, a workshop area, local artisan’s souvenir shop, as well as homestay-style lodging. Existing large trees and a lotus pond were incorporated into the design, while the […]

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Walls Of Windows Offer Amazing Views From This Modern Cabin

August 29, 2021 Erin 0

David O’Brien Wagner of Sala Architects has completed a two-storey modern cabin in Frederic, Wisconsin, that measures in at 800 square feet (74sqm). Designed for Nordlys Lodging Co., the MetalLark Tower lies within 140 acres of former farm fields and overlooks a small lake and surrounding trees. The cabin, which is rented out through Airbnb, […]

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This Modern Tiny House Surrounded By A Forest In Hawaii Is A Surprising Find

January 16, 2021 Erin 0

Nestled in a forest of Ohia trees and located in Volcano, Hawaii, the ‘Kuono‘ tiny home is an oasis just five minutes from the nearby national park. Eye-catching floor-to-ceiling 14 foot windows connecting the interior of the tiny home to the outdoors, while the warm wood exterior and architecture are inspired by modern design. A […]

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A Large Green Roof Allows The Rooms Of This Hotel To Blend Into The Landscape

November 30, 2020 Erin 0

Architecture firm Green Advisers AS has designed the expansion of the Øyna Cultural Landscape Hotel in Norway, which features an impressive green roof to make it fit with the surrounding landscaping. Photo © Green Advisers AS The expansion of the facility with 20 hotel rooms was the result of a steadily increasing demand for overnight […]

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This Shipping Container Hotel Was Designed To Travel To Events Around The World

April 28, 2020 Erin 0

The Flying Nest, a nomadic concept hotel designed by Ora ïto for Accor, uses shipping containers to easily create hotel rooms wherever they’re needed. The recycled transport module allows the temporary hotel to travel the world, landing at different events and locations. The accommodation, which can be moved from place to place due to being […]

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The Lift Treetop Boutique Hotel Recently Opened In Indonesia

February 3, 2020 Erin 0

Designed by Alexis Dornier, the Lift Treetop Boutique Hotel located in Penestanan, Indonesia, started out as a testing ground for ideas on how to lift structures off the ground, to have a less invasive footprint and impact, and be more cost-effective and faster to build. Alexis mentions, “Many developments here on this island use high […]

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The Roving Bushtops Camp Sits Proudly In The Heart Of The Central Serengeti

November 29, 2019 Erin 0

Andy and Claudia Stuart have created a place where visitors to Tanzania and Kenya can enjoy the Serengeti and everything a safari involves, while staying in a modern tent. The Roving Bushtop Camp has all the comforts of home and allows guests to have their own private sanctuary that’s surrounded by the sweeping plains. The […]