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Hotels and restaurants rely on good design to establish brand identity and to make the customer experience as memorable as possible. We look at what's current in the world of hospitality

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Luxury meets industrial
Dark tiles, concrete, glass, simple furniture, white walls – not your usual run list for a luxury boutique hotel fit-out? All we can say is, it works!
Green new = good news
New Zealand Government announced that any new building developed for government office accommodation is required to be measured for a NABERSNZ rating, with a target rating of four stars. NZGBC chief e...
Diverse approach
Long a highly respected home design and build company in New Zealand, Fowler Homes continues to extend its expertise in stand-out commercial designs
From real estate place to surprising public space
Promoting large real estate offerings in China, large promotional buildings have their day then – when sales are over – fall into disrepute. Now they're being repurposed as out-there symbolic public b...
A design lover's guide to New Zealand luxury lodges
New Zealand’s luxury lodges have gained a reputation for being architectural marvels – locally sourced materials and spectacular locations are leading the emergence of a genuine design movement that h...
Artful design
Designed by New Zealand firm Bonham Architecture and Interiors, this Art Hotel in Huangshan Province aims to give local and international guests an immersive experience within an iconic Chinese landsc...
I’m just off to the airport for a holiday
The new Jewel Changi Airport by Safdie Architects – with a rainforest and giant waterfall at its heart – is a gold star destination in itself
Stadium of the future
Venues are looking to find ways of transforming, inside and out, to host a range of different sports and other commercial activities. The state-of-the-art new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur provides a ...
Fluid exoskeleton and swirling voids create a unique architectural expression
A vanguard of architectural design, the Morpheus Hotel by Zaha Hadid Architects is the five-star centre piece of Macau’s City of Dreams resort

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Jucy Snooze pod hotel to open in Auckland on the back of highly successful Juicy Snooze Queenstown
Following on from the highly successful Jucy Snooze pod hotel in Queenstown, a four storey pod hotel has been announced for Auckland.
Rock solid
There are views all round – as well as down – at Gibraltar's Skywalk
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