Recreational

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Project • By Mario Buonamici ArchitetturaOffices

Centro Servizi "La Valle delle Fonti"

Service center that includes Pharmacy, Commercial and Directional Activities, Recreational Club and a Public SquareThis area is defined, to the south by the provincial road, to the west by the provision of a new road network by R.U ,. and to the east from Via Cavalieri, an axis of historical landscape view towards the mountains and its architectural emergencies.The present detailed plan proposal stems from an organic and in-depth study of the territory of Asciano and the area in question.The compartment, with an open view towards Monte Pisano on one side and towards the plain that separates it from the city of Pisa on the other, is inserted at the edge of the town of Asciano: a landscape rich in greenery, located at the end of the street of... More

Project • By GPM Architects & PlannersHotels

Crowne Plaza, Rohini

An upscale hotel brand of the Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Crowne Plaza is located in Asia's second largest sub-city, Rohini. Contemporary design combined with modern esthetics, the project comprises of twin towers that shares a common basement. The 15-storeyed tower is a hotel and the second tower, a 10-storeyed building, is an office-cum-shopping complex. The first upscale hotel in northwest Delhi, Crowne Plaza is now a preferred destination to meet and celebrate!With a lobby ceiling height of 40 ft., Crowne Plaza will be one of the tallest buildings in Asia's second largest sub city, Rohini, New Delhi.Located in a prominent location in North Delhi, the area where Crowne Plaza hotel stands today was developed as a commercial hub o... More

Project • By Tolga ArchitectsHeritages

Reconstruction of Culture Centre in Hazar

The approach of the Design team for this project is to develop an active, frequently used, modern and representative area for Hazar and his adjacent territory.The Culture Center Building is the so called ‘heart’ of the designed region. History and contemporary architectural visions are coming together and creating the new highlight of the city. Green areas for resting and recreation, playgrounds for children and adults, art – social-and cultural events, public happenings; all of them are designed to be connected and always in cooperation with each other. Topographical and natural conditions are used to create special and high qualitative architectural platforms or walk roads to experience the city in his best perspective. The culture center... More

Project • By L&L Luce&LightHotels

Castello Tafuri Charming Suites

Castello Tafuri is an accommodation facility and events location situated in a small fishing village in Sicily, on a rocky cliff top overlooking the sea. Designed as a private residence in 1933, it was only completed in 1964, when it was converted into a hotel. It was subsequently bought by the Tafuri-Cantone family, who started completely redeveloping it. The project, involving both architectural redevelopment and a completely new lighting scheme, was coordinated by the architect Fernanda Cantone. Her meticulous light planning provided for the use of LED lighting fixtures from L&L in a number of different applications. The footpaths and the area around the swimming pool are lit with Rondò 2.1 recessed spotlights with radial optics. Th... More

Project • By AxolightHotels

TRAVELODGE HOTEL

Both the exterior architecture and the interior design of this hotel in Sidney are based on the succession of white and red colours, distinctive sign of Travelodge company.In the spacious restaurant room the furniture is mainly white, except the big red Bell suspended lamps.In the hall, on the wall there is Trevelodge Hotels’ logo, and in the central area a 12 lights Spillray suspended lamp falls down, composed by 4 lampshades in red glass and other 8 ones in crystal glass. More

Project • By AxolightHotels

TEMPTATION CANCUN RESORT

Original Group celebrated the debut of its newly-enhanced signature property, Temptation Cancun Resort, during an eventful gala evening complete with a dazzling firework display. In addition to the fun-filled event, attendees also had the opportunity to experience the newly-refreshed property. Envisioned by world-renowned designer Karim Rashid and talented Mexican architect Marcos Constandse, the new resort offers 430 guestrooms with public spaces that epitomize Rashid’s signature “sensual minimalism” style, inspired by the human body. The spectacular multi-million-dollar complete rebuild has already received numerous honors in the design industry, including recognition during the 2016 Construction & Engineering Awards. Karim... More

Project • By Villeroy & Boch AGBars

Paviljoen van de Dame

The Transparent Paviljoen van de Dame Appears Lakeside Opened in March 2016, the Paviljoen van de Dame is a sparkling, transparent pavilion located at the Paterswoldsemeer in the Netherlands. Designed by Urban Climate Architects, in collaboration with BiUM Architecture, the pavilion is beautifully integrated into its natural surroundings on the lake and serves as a striking example of modern architecture. Rediscovery of a waterfront tourist destination At the beginning of the 20th century, Paterwoldsemeer was a busy recreation area drawing many local visitors. During this time, numerous pavilions appeared at the edge of the lake. These pavilions offered visitors novel places to eat and drink, while enjoying the view or regatta ev... More

Project • By AxolightHotels

HOTEL LE NARCISSE BLANC

Le Narcisse Blanc hotel-spa, the quintessence of luxury nestling between the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides, is close to the storied banks of the Seine, with some of the most majestic buildings in Paris at its feet. The very recently inaugurated 5-star hotel and spa casts its benign gaze over the city from its terraces and broad windows beneath the overarching sky. The romantic figure of Cléo de Mérode has shaped the genius loci. Cléo was a ballet dancer and the first photographic It Girl of the twentieth century, immortalized by none other than Nadar, Degas, Falguière and Proust, to name but a few. Hints of the mystery in which she shrouded her private life, and of her delicate free spirit, can be found throughout the hotel. Behind its... More

Project • By AxolightHotels

HOTEL BLOOM

Hotel BLOOM! is an art-forward hotel located in Central Brussels. The Experience Floor is a new meeting concept at the hotel designed to emphasize artistic inspiration and relaxation. Hotel BLOOM! and its owners, Pandox, secured Virserius Studio to meld clever art and design to make meetings more productive. The opening of the space in Fall 2016 coincided with the hotel’s 10-year anniversary.   The Experience Floor comprises two underground floors featuring relaxed meeting spaces equipped with the latest technology. The hotel was already noted as the first hotel to incorporate art and design into its rooms, and Virserius Studio drew upon its extensive multidisciplinary experience to create meeting spaces that incorporated its s... More

Project • By KawneerSwimming Pools

Noorderparkbad Amsterdam

After forty years, the Noorderparkbad in Amsterdam is the successor of the Floraparkbad. Round and wavy shapes dominate in the swimming pool. These shapes make the surrounding park and the building flow smoothly together. Just like the former bathhouses in the neighborhood, the Noorderparkbad is supposed to be a meeting place. The swimming pool is the most sustainable one in the Netherlands, but that is not all: in May 2016, the Noorderparkbad was named winner of the Amsterdamse Architectuurprijs 2016. Both jury and audience were in complete agreement that the Noorderparkbad is the best Amsterdam building of 2015. And to make it all complete, the swimming pool received the prestigious title ‘most beautiful swimming pool in the world’ at poo... More

Project • By Linea Light GroupSports Centres

Ekipe Sports Centre

A severely shaped building, where material aspects and geometric forms are highlighted by contour lighting. The Ekipe sports centre stands on the slopes of Mount Etna, in an urban area for years forgotten, full of typical 80s-style buildings, in a heterogeneous urban context. The attempt at redevelopment has resulted in an impressive sports centre, which hosts a wide variety of facilities: from swimming pools for water sports, to the outdoor areas with soccer fields, fitness rooms, areas for relaxation and refreshment or entertainment for the little ones. The entire work, with its square and severe lines, brings with it a strong almost rough materiality, in aesthetic contrast to the concept of hospitality and comfort that is typical of s... More

Project • By BandaluxHotels

Element Doral

This Starwood chain hotel which opened in 2015 was designed in keeping with the premises of the Element philosophy, which promotes balance through the intuitive design of the pure lines of its rooms. Its elegant, ecological design inspired on nature conveys the holisticlife philosophy. Because all the interiors of the Element Doral Hotel are relaxing and up to date, the hotel opted for the installation of roller shades with Pinpoint blackout fabric and Roman shades with sheer fireresistant fabric, with light curtains in front of them. Both Bandalux solar protection systems were installed with motors in the rooms for physically disabled guests. More

Project • By AxolightRestaurants

Perch Restaurant at AMS Nest

Perch is a full-service restaurant and lounge located within the new student union building. Six 10-lights Spillray suspended lamps in crystal finish are installed over the bar-counter, they recall the cocktail glasses. Drawing inspiration from the architectural Nest located in the atrium – the restaurant, perched atop the building, is providing a reflective look at the surrounding grounds referencing the past, present and future of the university and its students. It is a modern and sophisticated environment geared towards the university and Vancouver’s competitive restaurant culture. Designed with flexibility in mind, the lounge space allows customers to sit and chat with friends or to meet and discuss University business. Movable s... More

Project • By AxolightRestaurants

KAZE RESTAURANT

Kaze is a Japanese GastroPub and sushi bar that combines three venues into one: a contemporary dining room, a hip bar/lounge, and a landscaped beer garden. Our Bell suspended lamps, such as a lot of lanterns, offer a suffused and romantic light to the entire dining room. Kaze is eager to become a local favorite for the neighbors as well as the destination for adventurous foodies. We look forward to serving you soon. Arigatou gozaimasu! More

Project • By AxolightHotels

Radisson Blue Hotel Yerevan

Beautifully positioned by Victory Park and Areni Lake, the Radisson Blue Hotel, Yerevan offers 5-star accommodation on the upscale Azatutyan Avenue. This magnificent hilltop setting provides awesome views of the city center against a backdrop of biblical Mount Ararat. In addition to a breathtaking location, the hotel features 142 immaculate rooms and suites housed in an eye-catching stone and glass façade. Out Skirt suspended lamps are installed in the main entrance of the hotel. These custom-made lights are an example of bespoke design, as Axolight’s pay-off wishes. In fact the lampshade is extra-sized to illuminate the high lobby of the hotel. More