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    Camouflaged hotel architecture of the 21st century

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    As we continue putting architecture and construction in the spotlight, Hotel Designs reveals some of the world’s most spectacular hidden architectural gems… Following our search to unveil impressive architectural drawings that are currently on the boards, this week Hotel Designs is investigating architecture’s largest, most impressive, magic trick; to make a building disappear. With hotel […]

    5 awe-inspiring hotel architecture projects currently on the boards

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    To kickstart our month shining the spotlight on architecture and construction, Hotel Designs highlights five groundbreaking projects that are currently in planning…  Long before the Burj Al Arab made its magnificent entrance onto the shores of Dubai in 1999, architects have competed with one another to break into the clouds of possibilities within international design. Although there […]

    Round Wood Of Mayfield launches ÖÖD house in the UK

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    The state-of-the-art mirrored building, ÖÖD house, offers the chance to instantly create or enhance a hotel or Airbnb business… The ÖÖD house – a stunning, 18 sq/m mini home clad in mirrored glass which blends to its natural surroundings – has been added to Round Wood of Mayfield’s collection of high end outdoor structures. Originally envisaged […]

    TOPHOTELS Guest Blog: Sustainability and hotel design

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    TOPHOTELPROJECTS talks about hotel sustainability and how it’s shaping the design and construction of hotels around the world… Sustainability has long been a buzzword within the design community, and hoteliers in particular have been latching onto the idea of the past number of years. Not only is it a response to an increased awareness of […]

    Q&A: Interview with Taylor Wimpey Spain’s Ana Garcia Maldonado

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    It’s not a property’s location or indeed what it looks like from the outside, interior design is just as vital when choosing a perfect holiday home abroad to relax in style. Ana Garcia Maldonado is leading Spanish developer Taylor Wimpey España’s highly experienced head of interior design who has worked independently with developers for almost […]

    London’s deepest hotel basement ‘bottoming-out’ ceremony

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    On 17th February, Edwardian Hotels London will celebrate the ‘bottoming-out’ of its bold new development in Leicester Square. The project, a four-sided island site, is to be transformed into a 350-room property, complete with leisure facilities, an Odeon cinema complex and a restaurant below ground. There will be an additional eight levels above ground. The […]

    Guest Blog – TowerEight: 13 things about hotel construction

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    Thousands of new hotel rooms have to be built every year to cater for demand in the UK. More than 7,000 will be built in London in one year alone. According to PWC, the hotel occupancy rate in the UK’s capital is as much as 84%. With nearly 150,000 hotel rooms in London that is […]

    Guest Blog: James Fisher – sustainability in practice in existing buildings

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    Investors and owners of large commercial property portfolios throughout Europe are constantly on the hunt for a distinctive edge that will set them aside from the competition. The never-ending battle for an increase in rental yield, lower management costs, fully leased properties and happy tenants is something that we are all too familiar with. Couple […]

    Guest Blog: Bayut.com on Dubai’s most anticipated hotel projects

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    The reputation of oil as a sure-shot revenue generating product is currently on the wane as global economies try to shake off the impact of global recession of 2008. But the United Arab Emirates, which initially built its fortunes on oil, has known better. The nation understood the value as well as limitations of natural […]

    Has the UK hotel property market reached a plateau?

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    The UK’s hotel market saw its first decline in average RevPAR (rooms revenue per available room) in four years during the first three months of 2016 adding further fuel to the suggestion that the peak of the hotel property market may have been reached. According to the latest Hotel Bulletin: Q1 2016, published by HVS, […]