MASON, A NEO-BRUTALIST DESIGN HOTEL, OPENS IN PATTAYA

Against the tranquil backdrop of southeastern Pattaya’s Na Jomtien beach, the staggered cubed villa complex of Mason emerges as an ode to craftsmanship, inspired by the cultural roots of its location. Designed by Bangkok-based studio VaSLab in their signature neo-Brutalist style, the luxury
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Christian Stan, on 8 Apr. 19, No Comments

BACH SUITES SAIGON IS THE FIRST MEMBER OF DESIGN HOTELS IN VIETNAM

Located on Turtle Lake, a famous city roundabout and favorite hangout among urban locals, the hotel is within walking distance of many historical sites including Notre Dame Cathedral and the former Presidential Palace, making Bach Suites a perfect gateway for authentic Southeast Asian
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Christian Stan, on 5 Jan. 19, No Comments

VP PLAZA ESPANA DESIGN 5* MIXES ART AND CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN MADRID

Though the hotel is located within the city’s historic center—just steps from the Palacio Real, sprawling Casa de Campo park, and the 293-year-old Restaurante Sobrino de Botin (the oldest restaurant in the world)—it’s futuristic metal façade is a beacon of modernity. Inside,
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Christian Stan, on 19 Jul. 18, No Comments

LOCAL TRADITION MEETS MODERN SUSTAINABILITY AT SUARGA PADANG PADANG, BALI

Sustainable Architecture At the heart of the resort stands a towering and multi-layered roof that demonstrates true Balinese architectural craftsmanship. Alang alang and bamboo, the two naturally cooling materials utilised in Suarga Padang Padang’s construction, are used throughout the
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Christian Stan, on 28 Mar. 18, No Comments

HOTEL TOREL AVANTGARDE IS BRINGING ART AND EDGE TO PORTO

Using the word avant-garde in a hotel’s name is gutsy,  but the Torel pulls it off in spades thanks to its commitment to forward-thinking design. The hotel’s main door sets the stylish tone immediately: The beautifully carved wooden entry is in fact a work of art by the local artist Paulo
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Christian Stan, on 13 Feb. 18, No Comments