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    Villa Terminus – A design hotel built for Bergen

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    While Oslo hogs the international attention, Bergen sits pretty on Norway’s southwestern coast, quietly getting on with being the country’s picturesque hub of design, music and creative culture. A hodgepodge of rainbow-toned wooden houses climbing up the mountainside from the sea, the city has historically been the gateway to the fjords and fairytales of the […]

    Villa della Pergola – A British atmosphere on the Italian Riviera

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    Set in lovely 22,000 square-metres of gardens, Villa della Pergola, Villino della Pergola and Casa del Sole are all elegant masterpieces of architecture that date from the end of the nineteenth century overlooking the Gulf of Alassio. After its winter closing, Villa della Pergola is reopening on the 7th April, where guests staying can feel […]

    Jean-Michel Gathy on hotel design and architecture trends in 2017

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    Master architect Jean-Michel Gathy is the visionary behind some of the world’s most iconic luxury hotels, resorts and landmarks from the Marina Bay Sands swimming pool in Singapore, Cheval Blanc Randheli by LVMH in the Maldives, The Chedi Muscat in Oman, The Setai Miami to many of the most recognized Aman Resorts around the world. […]

    Roca commissions Zaha Hadid design for interactive water display

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    Roca has unveiled a new interactive water environment at its flagship bathroom space, Roca London Gallery, in the Chelsea Design Quarter. The new installation allows visitors to experience working shower and tap products to understand how they will perform in a real setting. Roca has once again worked with Zaha Hadid Design to create the […]

    Guest Blog: GROHE provides five solutions for future-proofing the bathroom

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    Many people planning a bathroom today want to take their future needs and requirements into account without compromising on contemporary, stylish design. Driven by demographic change, demand for “multi-generational bathrooms” continues to increase. According to a government report “Future of an Ageing Population”, the UK population is ageing and nearly one in seven people is […]

    Digital construction with Duravit Designer bathroom projects now available on BIMobject®

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    Programme and modularise an entire building? In the future, this will be common practice as digital construction is one of the most important developments in the industry. “Building information modelling” (BIM) is a method with tremendous potential: comprehensive databases of information enable the planning, construction and operation of a building, both in the digital and […]

    Massive DoubleTree by Hilton New York designed by Gene Kaufman opens

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    The massive DoubleTree by Hilton New York – Times Square West, designed by Gene Kaufman Architect, has opened at 350 West 40th Street, between 8th and 9th avenues. At more than 200,000 square feet and offering 612 rooms, the towering 35-storey DoubleTree is the largest hotel Gene Kaufman Architect has ever designed and the largest […]

    Roca’s international design competition ‘Jumpthegap’ returns

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    Roca is encouraging UK students and professionals of architecture, design and engineering to enter an international competition that could win them up to €10,000. ‘Jumpthegap’ was launched in 2004 by bathroom brand Roca in collaboration with BCD Barcelona Design Centre. The competition returns in 2017 and is open to creative professionals and students under the […]

    Hilton launches architecture, design podcasts for select hotels

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    Hilton Worldwide is for the first time launching a series of podcasts that will act as audio guides to landmark hotels within its European portfolio. With a focus on architecture and design, the podcasts tell the hidden story behind five hotels from a variety of Hilton brands to encourage guests to see the buildings as […]

    Dorsett City, London opening Q1 2017

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    Dorsett Hospitality International is delighted to announce the development of its second hotel in London, Dorsett City, a 13 storey building formerly known as The Matrix, located next to Aldgate tube station and the 18th century St Botolph Church. Dorsett Hospitality International’s first hotel, Dorsett Shepherds Bush, opened in 2014 and Dorsett City, London, will […]


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