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London’s Metal-Clad Town Hall Hotel is a Radical Renovation of a Classic Building

London’s Metal-Clad Town Hall Hotel is a Radical Renovation of a Classic Building

The Edwardian town hall on Cambridge Heath Road fell on hard times in the 90’s, when the neo-classical building was rarely used save as a shooting location for films. It was bought by a hotel developer,

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Stylish H2hotel Features An Undulating Green Roof and a Bevy of Eco Amenities

Stylish H2hotel Features An Undulating Green Roof and a Bevy of Eco Amenities

The hotel's site, which was formerly a defunct gas station, is now a vibrant space in the downtown area with an engaging ground floor that draws in more than just hotel guests. Accordian-style glass doors

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19th Century Fortress Transformed Into Beautiful Boutique Hotel

19th Century Fortress Transformed Into Beautiful Boutique Hotel

The former fortress is located on 88 acres of private land at the point of the Bay of Palma. The entire fortress has been converted into a boutique hotel with 24 luxury rooms and maintains 2 km of private

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New W Hotel in London is Wrapped in an Amazing Illuminated Façade

New W Hotel in London is Wrapped in an Amazing Illuminated Façade

The W group's newly-opened illuminated hotel in London may have passersby wondering if they've stepped into Manhattan's Times Square. The Starwood Hotel W London-Leicester Square designed by Jestico +

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Shipping Container Miner’s Hotel in Chilean Desert Capped With Huge Canvas Roof

Shipping Container Miner’s Hotel in Chilean Desert Capped With Huge Canvas Roof

The unique solution was based on clustering prefabricated shipping containers to form housing pods. Six units per pod were stacked two units high and then connected to each other in a 'C' formation that

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London’s Mint Hotel Unveils Europe’s Largest Living Green Wall

London’s Mint Hotel Unveils Europe’s Largest Living Green Wall

The Mint's lush living wall is viewable – as is the surrounding historic architecture - from the building's floor-to-ceiling windows in the lobby and throughout the hotel. Forty species of plants make

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Less is More at Norway’s Minimalist Juvet Landscape Hotel

Less is More at Norway’s Minimalist Juvet Landscape Hotel

An award-winning design, Juvet became a reality when Knut Slinning, its owner, discovered that the Norwegian government was spending a boatload of money to renovate portions of the country's National

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Stay the Night in Your Choice of Hobbit Hotel, Recycled Ship Suite or WWII Fighter Plane at Woodlyn Park

Stay the Night in Your Choice of Hobbit Hotel, Recycled Ship Suite or WWII Fighter Plane at Woodlyn Park

Woodlyn Park began as a humble working farm but has now blossomed into a resort complete with four unique -and when we say unique, we mean unique - types of lodging, a restaurant and bar and a stage

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Gorgeous Green-Roofed Forum Homini Hotel Rehabilitates Cradle of Humankind in Africa

Gorgeous Green-Roofed Forum Homini Hotel Rehabilitates Cradle of Humankind in Africa

Although the existing buildings could not be incorporated into the new design, many of the materials were donated elsewhere or broken down and recycled as a new construction material. This includes much

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Stylish and Sustainable Home Hotel is Ahead of the Green Movement in Buenos Aires

Stylish and Sustainable Home Hotel is Ahead of the Green Movement in Buenos Aires

Among the first of its kind in Buenos Aires, Home Hotel is a ‘green’ beacon leading the way in the Argentine hospitality industry. Opening over five years ago when the environmental movement was just

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Green Roofed London Hotel is Buried Underground

Green Roofed London Hotel is Buried Underground

This five star hotel is going under - underground that is! Designed by ReardonSmith Architects for a proposed development at Hersham Golf Club in Surrey, London, this new subterranean hotel will pay its

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Dodeca’s Cocoon Hotel Shields Guests From Hard Industrial Environment

Dodeca’s Cocoon Hotel Shields Guests From Hard Industrial Environment

The outer skin rooms are wrapped in a tensile fabric that allow the entire building to breathe. Each guest can operate their own "skin" electronically, opening and closing it according to their needs.

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Wolgan Valley Resort: World’s First CarboNZero Certified Hotel

Wolgan Valley Resort: World’s First CarboNZero Certified Hotel

With Valentine’s Day approaching, wouldn’t it be nice to escape for a few days with your loved one and relax in pampered luxury – without feeling guilty about the huge footprint you are adding to

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Remota Hotel Blends into the Landscape Like a Superhero’s Hideout

Remota Hotel Blends into the Landscape Like a Superhero’s Hideout

Inspired by the sheep farm buildings of Patagonia, the Remota looks like a long, thin strip of land from a distance. Upon closer inspection, it's a big (but still low to the ground) black barn that isn't

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Central California Portola Hotel Remodels To Become LEED Silver

Central California Portola Hotel Remodels To Become LEED Silver

Renovating existing buildings in order to reduce environmental impact can be a daunting task, including a complete overhaul of indoor materials, furnishings, lighting, HVAC systems. Achieving LEED (EB)

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ITC Royal Gardenia: The World’s Largest LEED Platinum Hotel

ITC Royal Gardenia: The World’s Largest LEED Platinum Hotel

Bengaluru’s newest seven-star super luxury hotel brings green design to life through its thematic hospitality concept, which is rooted in the historical tradition of its home country, India. Conceived

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Greener SF 49ers Stadium Plan Includes Eco Hotel Where Fans Can Watch from Their Rooms

Greener SF 49ers Stadium Plan Includes Eco Hotel Where Fans Can Watch from Their Rooms

When we read that plans to re-envision Candlestick Park (home of the San Francisco 49ers) were afoot, we expected to see yet another of the steady stream of proposals that look to professional sports to

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Rolling Hotel Travels Through the Norwegian Fjords

Rolling Hotel Travels Through the Norwegian Fjords

Åndalsnes is a small Norwegian city that serves as a gateway to the region's magnificent fjords -- but it's in need of a makeover. Jagnefält Milton Architecture has proposed a unique way to enliven the

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Old Trains Transformed into the Controversy Hotel in Netherlands

Old Trains Transformed into the Controversy Hotel in Netherlands

Each made of reclaimed trams that used to run in Germany and Amsterdam years ago, there are four suites available for guests to stay in. The compartments have been subdivided in three different themes

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Bardessono Eco Hotel Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Bardessono Eco Hotel Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Last year, Inhabitat covered the construction of the luxurious Bardessono Hotel in Napa Valley with its cornucopia of environmentally friendly measures -- from automated thermostats and LED lighting to

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Electrified TRON Ice Hotel Suite Opens in Sweden

Electrified TRON Ice Hotel Suite Opens in Sweden

EL wire, or electroluminescent wire, is an energy efficient lighting technology used for a wide variety of applications. An EL wire is composed of a copper wire coated in a phosphor that glows when an

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Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

The boutique hotel was designed by A00 Architecture and is set within a renovated warehouse in the heart of Shanghai. Set back from the street and surrounded by a high wall and gate, the hotel features a

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SOM’s LEED Gold Park Hotel is a Modern Indian Palace

SOM’s LEED Gold Park Hotel is a Modern Indian Palace

The Park Hotel in Hyderabad is distinguished by its impressive facade of perforated metal, which serves as a sun and rain screen that protects the building's high-performance windows. Daylighting,

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Abu Dhabi Announces Green Hotel For Wildlife Resort

Abu Dhabi Announces Green Hotel For Wildlife Resort

The United Arab Emirates are famed for luxurious hotels such as the Burj Al Arab and the Emirates Palace, however the emirate of Abu Dhabi has announced plans to construct a 'green hotel' for the new Al

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1,000 Year Old Monk’s Quarters Restored as Luxurious Cave Hotel

1,000 Year Old Monk’s Quarters Restored as Luxurious Cave Hotel

The Garimasu is located in the Ayvali Village near Urgup in the heart of Cappadocia, Turkey. The resort consists of what used to be seven separate homes, and part of the hotel was actually occupied by

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Crowne Plaza is a Solar-Powered Eco Hotel in Copenhagen

Crowne Plaza is a Solar-Powered Eco Hotel in Copenhagen

At first sight, there is nothing green about this recently erected hotel in the heart of Copenhagen. But upon further inspection, you can see that the facades have integrated solar panels and TripleLynx

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Grass Blanketed Huts Make Up Sweden’s Most Primitive Hotel

Grass Blanketed Huts Make Up Sweden’s Most Primitive Hotel

Located in a forest glade a few hours from Stockholm, the resort is perfect for anyone who wants an authentic rustic cabin experience. Each wooden hut features a green roof draped with grass, ferns and

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Lookotels Seeks to Roll Out Prefabricated Capsule Hotels in Spain

Lookotels Seeks to Roll Out Prefabricated Capsule Hotels in Spain

Capsule hotels are all the rage in Japan, and now Lookotels is aiming to bring the prefabricated modular building trend to Spain. The company has envisioned a 100-room hotel composed of factory-built

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A Green-Roofed Mobius Strip Wraps India’s Vivanta Hotel

A Green-Roofed Mobius Strip Wraps India’s Vivanta Hotel

Rooms at the Vivanta Hotel are located in the brightly colored tower with views overlooking the green roof promenade below. Each room is designed specifically with the modern-day nomad in mind - the

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