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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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UPDATE: Amazing Treehotel Opens in Sweden!

UPDATE: Amazing Treehotel Opens in Sweden!

The idea behind the hotel is to provide a place where visitors can get away from the stress of their busy lives and come live in harmony with nature. Located inside a boreal forest, four of the six

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North America’s Greenest Hotel Opens in Toronto, Canada

North America’s Greenest Hotel Opens in Toronto, Canada

What was once an old abandoned building is now the greenest hotel in North America. The Planet Traveler is the brainchild of Anthony Aarts and Tom Rand, who recently wrote and released the book, Kick the

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SubHus: Amazing Norwegian Hotel Built into the Ground

SubHus: Amazing Norwegian Hotel Built into the Ground

The subterranean hotel is a set of linked rooms hosting private bathrooms and private patios constructed from glass and concrete. The rooms have been partially buried underground with a sod roof covering,

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Undulating Green-Roofed Hotel Opens in Norway

Undulating Green-Roofed Hotel Opens in Norway

Julien de Smedt Architects won the competition to design the hotel back in 2008 and it was recently finished this summer. The undulating hotel is uniquely built on a pre-existing parking garage -- the

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Shanghai’s Hotel Waterhouse is a Striking Modern Renovation

Shanghai’s Hotel Waterhouse is a Striking Modern Renovation

As its name implies, the Waterhouse started out as a port warehouse located on the banks of the Huangpu River. The immaculate reconstruction played a sensitive role in maintaining the feeling of the open

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Dune Hotel Provides Prefab Accommodation Where You Want To Be

Dune Hotel Provides Prefab Accommodation Where You Want To Be

The Dune Hotel is a prefab modular idea that is intended to fill urban niches and go where the action is. Emerging Brazilian Architect Guilherme de Vasconcelos wants us to take a look at those unused

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Gorgeous Mirror-Walled Treehouse Hotel Now Officially Open!

Gorgeous Mirror-Walled Treehouse Hotel Now Officially Open!

If you've been there and done that, here's something that you definitely haven't checked out yet -- this gorgeous mirror-walled treehouse hotel just opened in Sweden, and is now accepting reservations! So

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Stunning Swedish Treehotel Opens This Weekend!

Stunning Swedish Treehotel Opens This Weekend!

A lofty project in terms of both architecture and altitude, the Treehotel opens this Saturday, July 17th. So far, the hotel consists of four rooms, each located in a separate building suspended in the

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H2Otel: Water-Powered Hotel Planned for Amsterdam

H2Otel: Water-Powered Hotel Planned for Amsterdam

By nature, Hotels tend to be energy inefficient as they often maximize views at the expense of solar exposure. They also tend to have high cooling loads -- rooms need to be ready to go at any moment for

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Leading Architects Unveil Luxury Bug Hotels in London

Leading Architects Unveil Luxury Bug Hotels in London

The five competing firms and designs include: the Insect Hotel by Arup Associates; Brookfield Bug Buddies by Brookfield Europe and the Pinnacle team; Bumblebee City Nesters by Fisher Tomlin; Inn

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Architects Design Luxe Bug Hotels For London Parks

Architects Design Luxe Bug Hotels For London Parks

The five shortlisted designs provide homes for various insects found in the city and include everything from skyscraping bug towers, landscape and garden installation, a mountain chalet, and luxury bug

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World’s First Hotel Made of Garbage Rises in Rome

World’s First Hotel Made of Garbage Rises in Rome

Inhabitat reader Joann Plockova writes to tell us about Rome's newest attraction - the world's first hotel made entirely of garbage! The Save The Beach Hotel ain't pretty, but neither will Europe's

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Underground Mountainside Hotel is Efficient and Beautiful

Underground Mountainside Hotel is Efficient and Beautiful

Architect Matteo Thun has designed this striking eco-friendly hotel to be located on a mountainside in the National Park of Stelvio in the Italian Alps. Composed of a series of underground buildings

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