A Sustainable Safari Lodge Arrives In Botswana

Michaelis Boyd has worked together with local architect Nick Plewman, to design Sandibe Okavango, a sustainable safari lodge in Botswana.

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge by Michaelis Boyd and Nick Plewman

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+tongtong Redesign The Drake Devonshire Inn

+tongtong were tasked to reinvent a bed and breakfast and c.1880 foundry in the historic town of Wellington, Ontario. With help from ERA Architects who are specialists in heritage and conservation, they transformed the buildings into the Drake Devonshire Inn, a contemporary boutique hotel. The grand opening of the hotel is tomorrow, May 1st.

Drake Devonshire Inn By +tongtong

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Casa Xixim By Specht Harpman Architects

Specht Harpman Architects have designed Casa Xixim, a holiday rental in Tulum, Mexico.

Casa Xixim By Specht Harpman Architects

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Design Detail – Upholstered Headboards That Wrap Around To The Ceiling

Hey contemporist friends! Here’s a good example of a popular design detail we’re seeing a lot of these days. When Studio Gaia designed the new W Hotel in Bogota, Colombia, a common theme among the rooms are these upholstered headboards that create visual interest by drawing the eye up the wall and wrapping around to the ceiling.

Upholstered Headboard That Wraps Around To The Ceiling

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A Cocoon Inspired Hotel In Costa Rica By Zürcher Architects

Zürcher Arquitectos designed the Andaz Hotel, located in Costa Rica.

Andaz Hotel By Zürcher Arquitectos

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Design Detail: A Rooftop Pool With An Ocean View

This rooftop sun-deck and pool can be found at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Bodrum, Turkey.

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