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Bold Elliptical Windows Bubble With Daylight at the Topazz Hotel in Vienna

by , 07/03/12



BWM Architekten and Partner, green design, sustainable design, locally-sourced food, eco-design, daylighting, interior design, small footprint, Vienna, Austria, sustainable materials

A modern insert with stoic neighbors, the Topazz hotel is nonetheless respectful of its surroundings. Given the tiny footprint of just 153 square meters, the designers conceived irregular windows to bring in as much natural light as possible. Each round window corresponds to a room and features a padded ledge that allows visitors to gaze at Vienna’s historical architecture.

Albeit a luxurious project that doesn’t compromise an ounce of style, it was important for the developers to reduce their energy footprint. In addition to using responsible materials for their decorations, the Topazz hotel sources all of their food and beverages locally. This cuts down the need to ship in products and also helps their clientele to once again come to grips with seasonal living.

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