The eastern coast of Peloponnese, near the town of Porto Heli, hosts a modern Greek temple
Perched on the banks of a lake near the Rajasthani village in Raipur, india, the ‘lakshman sagar resort’ designed by new Dehli-based studio sahil & sarthak utilizes local and sustainable materials. The main objective of the project was to identify artisan skills from the traditional ‘jajmani’ system, reinterpreting and improvising these methods for its construction. The neighboring community is very self sufficient as a vast majority of people make a living from crafting everyday objects, farming tools and household utensils. successfully bringing together various workers, who would otherwise operate in isolation, resulted in an amalgamation of different techniques applied throughout the resort. via designboom
architecture by gracia studio
from the book the OASIS : wellness, spas and relaxation,
A next generation luxury hospitality.Behind this showcase of what is best in design in a dream location, is a serious philanthropic intent.
A foundation named Inspirasia – provides grants and support to organisations, such as orphanages and helps mentally and physically disabled Indonesians, Thais and Indians receive valuable skills, training and education.
West of Fiji and southeast of the Solomon Islands is a small island nation known as Vanuatu. Time moves a little slower in Vanuatu, not that anyone there actually minds, in fact this is a big part of the appeal of the place. Emerging ever so slowly on the island is a half-realized luxury resort on a spectacular tract of land where the forest meets the sea. “We see the bones, the inner working, the structure – the important business of architecture before the detailing of surfaces and slick styling. This is architecture at its rawest.” Remarked photographer Peter Bennetts, in regards to the beauty behind Architect Kristin Green’s soon-to-be new hotel, La Plage D’hotel Du Pacifique.
Located at the picturesque gateway to the majestic Qing Cheng Mountains, Six Senses Qing Cheng has been created to complement the UNESCO World Heritage & Natural Cultural site nearby Dujiangyan.
Fifteen conical bamboo columns support the roof of this waterside cafe designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects at a hotel in central Vietnam