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A SKI LODGE WITH THE FUNCTIONALITY OF A SHIP’S CABIN

2020-11-24T18:12:30+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Architecture, Design|

Nestled in a Swiss alpine valley and surrounded by over 200km of ski slopes is the Revier – a modular hotel by Carlos Martinez Architects. Constructed off-site using CLT (cross-laminated timber), each of the 96 rooms was craned in as a prefabricated module, all joining together in record time to [...]

THE BUILDING METHOD HELPING HOTELS OPEN FASTER

2020-09-02T16:43:43+00:00 August 25th, 2020|Architecture, Design|

For the hotel industry, business begins the second land is secured. Every choice following that purchase influences not only the clientele and their flow, but when income from rooms will begin to be generated. And it is predominantly for this reason that Marriott International, the largest hotel chain in the [...]

THE MOUNTAIN REFUGE: A GETAWAY FOR THE MIND AND BODY

2020-09-02T16:44:18+00:00 July 22nd, 2020|Architecture, Design|

The Mountain Refuge – a tiny, prefab timber home – is just as it suggests, a welcoming built getaway for the mind and body among the mountainous country landscape. Designed by Italian architects Gnocchi+Danesi, the cabin is a concept based on modularity and thus is intrinsically adaptable and flexible. The original [...]

“A TRIBUTE TO THE LANDSCAPE”: AKA PATAGONIA HOTEL

2020-09-02T16:44:47+00:00 June 9th, 2020|Architecture, Design|

At the top of a windswept valley in Patagonia, Chile, sits the Aka Patagonia, a boutique hotel at one with the landscape. The area is one of Chile's most celebrated, famous with tourists for its incredible glaciers, mountains and wildlife. The importance of nature to the region is palpable, and [...]

THINGS WE LOVE: KOREA’S LARGEST ANAMORPHIC ILLUSION

2020-09-02T16:45:19+00:00 June 9th, 2020|Design, Things we love|

A mesmerising and – in all senses of the word – awe-inspiring billboard has taken over Seoul's K-Pop Square. 'Wave' by innovative digital media company d'strict occupies the largest outdoor advertising screen in the country, which is almost the size of four basketball courts, at a massive 80 x 20m.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzxuftgFuoE   [...]

A MID-CENTURY INSPIRED PREFAB EXTENSION

2020-10-28T14:44:10+00:00 June 4th, 2020|Architecture, Design|

Prefabricated homes are often ultra contemporary in their appearance, but with the right materials and approach, they can be designed to complement any architectural style. Case in point – the interiors of this prefab extension in Elsternwick are perfectly suited to the style of the original mid-century house. By integrating a [...]

AN ODE TO NORWEGIAN ROOTS: THE SKIGARD HYATT

2020-09-02T16:46:13+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|Architecture, Design|

On a mountain peak in Norway's Kvitfjell – the same place that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics – sits an incredible back-to-nature build by Mork Ulnes Architects. The Skigard Hytte hides amongst the snow and trees, an understated rectangular form at one with the landscape. Its facade is clad in [...]

BUILDING A CARBON-NEUTRAL HOME IN 4 STEPS

2020-09-02T16:46:40+00:00 May 20th, 2020|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

A carbon neutral (also known as ‘carbon zero or ‘zero emission’) home is self-sustaining house that creates the same amount of renewable energy that it expends, therefore creating zero carbon emissions. These carefully considered homes are not only good for the environment but are fantastic for your hip pocket, as [...]