Hotels are frequently remembered most favourably for the comfort and quality of their guestrooms and bathrooms. This international collection from recently opened or renovated hotels shows a wide range of styles and provides an opportunity to consider the design ideas and their realisation.
The increasing understanding of the importance of health and well-being combined with the emphasis on beauty in our society has inspired the creation of amazing spaces for relaxation and pampering at day spas—both independent of and affiliated with chic hotels.
Different from ordinary residential or office buildings, hotels and clubs are the second, even the third living space for human. Therefore, the architecture of hotels and clubs should meet the specific groups, or general groups’ specific needs.
Dominique Perrault, Francisco Aires Mateus y Manuel Aires Mateus, Aranguren & Gallegos, Arquitectura y Urbanismo Tres, Carlos Ballesteros Alarcón, Adolfo Pérez López y Jacinto Pérez Elliott, VHM, Gestão e Coordenação de projectos, Richard Rogers Partnership, Alonso-Balaguer y Arquitectos Asociados, Font+Mestre arquitectos , Sebastian Irarrazaval