Tag: Architecture

Raw Power

Concrete Isn’t Just for Brutalists Anymore

The Brutalist architecture movement of the 1950s and 60s grew out of “béton brut,” the French idea that concrete in its raw, unfinished form is a powerful expression of beauty. Quite a few modern hotels agree.

Masters of Their Domain

16 Homes by Iconic Modernist Architects

Hotels frequently find inspiration in residential design. With help from Dwell, we’ve selected sixteen influential homes that were designed by some of the 20th century’s most iconic Modernist architects.

Case Study #4

Inside the Bush, Outside of Sydney

North of Sydney, a modern house sits comfortably amidst the bushland of a valley estuary. Lucky for you, there’s no shortage of hotels that will immerse you in nature, yet keep plenty of cutting-edge amenities close by.

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Case Study #3

Minimalism Meets Maximalism in Iceland

Set on a ridge overlooking a deep ravine, this understated summer home in Iceland is surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery, reminding us of how the best way to experience a maximalist landscape is with a minimalist hotel.

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Case Study #2

Southern Modernism in Charleston

After a thoughtful revamp, this 19th century Charleston row home is now an example of “southern modernism,” a style we’re seeing more often from hoteliers who’ve rejuvenated historic structures in the United States.

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Case Study #1

Traditional Chinese Cave Dwelling

A traditional Chinese cave dwelling is transformed into a chic and modern residence, providing the same exciting sense of novelty and adventure that’s on hand at our favorite cave hotels.

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