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    The Curtain, Shoreditch shortlisted for two AHEAD awards

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    The Curtain is a nine storey, 120-key new-build restaurant, hotel and members club located at the heart of Shoreditch. The building is located on the site of a former 1970s office block on the corner of Curtain Road, and its design reinterprets the area’s 19th century warehouse heritage. The project has been shortlisted for two […]

    Hotel Group Spotlight: Radisson Blu

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    Unique architecture and interiors, combined with a rich history and heritage, form the foundations of these eight hotels within the upscale Radisson Blu collection, which are located in some of Europe’s most popular, dynamic and stylish cities. These include Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm; Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen; Radisson Blu Old Mill Hotel, Belgrade; […]

    Sneak Peek: Eco-focussed, sustainable Hotel Nalu-Nosara

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    A young, up-and-coming architecture firm – Studio Saxe – has completed a boutique hotel and yoga studio set into the tropical landscape of Nosara, Costa Rica. The project is another in a long line of sustainable buildings from a practice that blends contemporary design with local craftsmanship, embracing the natural environment that surrounds and frames […]

    Architect Sadie Morgan named New Londoner of the Year 2017

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    Sadie Morgan, founding director of dRMM and member of the National Infrastructure Commission, has been named New Londoner of the Year 2017 at the New London Awards, a celebration of the very best new architecture and development in the capital. Organised by New London Architecture (NLA) and supported by the Mayor of London, additional top […]

    Cadogan Café wins at New London Architecture Awards

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    Cadogan is delighted to announce that the Cadogan Café has won the Hotels & Hospitality category at the New London Architecture Awards. The award celebrates the best new and proposed projects that enhance London’s leisure offer for tourists, business people and Londoners in the capital. The state-of-the-art Cadogan Café will be located in the largely […]

    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 […]