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Sweden’s Luxurious Hotel Furillen is Set Within a Renovated Limestone Refinery
Posted By Ana Lisa Alperovich On June 25, 2012 @ 3:08 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,Eco Travel,gallery,Green renovation | No Comments
Set in an almost lunar landscape, Hotel Furillen  looks more like an abandoned factory  than an eco-luxe hotel. The mix of top Nordic brands with soft luxurious interiors creates a high-class retreat amidst the wild coastline.
Hellström’s decoration themes for this fantastic adaptive reuse hotel  were “concrete luxury” and factory-chic. Alvar Aalto  glassware and Bang & Olufsen  electronics fill the spaces with top-quality Nordic designs. During the warmer days of the year, visitors can enjoy the magnificent surroundings relaxing in the forest or riding one of the hotel’s free bikes.
And if you’ve had enough with the city and prefer to get away from concrete shelters, there is a cool silver Airstream  caravan that will provide an extra note of adventure to your nights.
+ Hotel Furillen 
Via The Coolist 
Photos © Lindman Photography
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URLs in this post:
 Hotel Furillen: http://www.furillen.nu/
 Sweden: http://inhabitat.com/swedens-treehotel-now-shipping-stunning-mirrorcube-treehouses/
 factory: http://inhabitat.com/old-brick-factory-transformed-into-the-sustainable-evergreen-headquarters-in-toronto/
 hotel: http://inhabitat.com/electricfied-tron-legacy-inspired-icehotel-suite-in-sweden/
 Alvar Aalto: http://www.alvaraalto.fi/
 Bang & Olufsen: http://www.bang-olufsen.com/
 Airstream: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airstream
 The Coolist: http://www.thecoolist.com/hotel-furillen-sweden/
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