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Articles tagged “architecture”

Tokyo’s Best Looking Hotel Has an Appointment With a Wrecking Ball

Tokyo’s Best Looking Hotel Has an Appointment With a Wrecking Ball

Komaki Ito and Andreea Papuc, Bloomberg

It would be easy to blame the Olympics (let's do that no matter what), but it's mainly the fault of people who can't think creatively within minor restraints in order to create something better.

1 year ago

Kuala Lumpur’s $1 Billion Terminal for Low-Cost Carriers Is Sinking

Kuala Lumpur’s $1 Billion Terminal for Low-Cost Carriers Is Sinking

Chong Pooi Koon, Bloomberg

The speed at which destinations are moving at in order to keep up with the rapid growth in air travel in the region makes problems like this an inevitable result.

1 year ago

Tokyo to Start Over From Scratch on Its Olympic Stadium Design

Tokyo to Start Over From Scratch on Its Olympic Stadium Design

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press

Smart politics and smart planning combine for a rare smart decision (where these two matters are concerned, that is).

1 year ago

Video: 50 Years of Airport Evolution From the Field’s Leading Architect

Video: 50 Years of Airport Evolution From the Field’s Leading Architect

Marisa Garcia, Skift

This is one to watch more than thrice.

2 years ago

2015 Trend: Travel Brands Downsize on Design and Move Towards Simplicity

2015 Trend: Travel Brands Downsize on Design and Move Towards Simplicity

Dan Peltier, Skift

Hotels, airlines and airports who aren’t trying to simplify their guest experience are now in the minority, but more importantly the simplification of their designs better reflects how guests actually travel and behave on trips today.

2 years ago

U.S. Cities Hope Tall Buildings and Giant Ferris Wheels Will Lure Tourists

U.S. Cities Hope Tall Buildings and Giant Ferris Wheels Will Lure Tourists

Toluse Olorunnipa, Bloomberg

If you can't come up with a good idea, just build something huge and cross your fingers.

2 years ago

Helsinki Airport’s Plan to Bring One Great Gateway Airport Under Just One Roof

Helsinki Airport’s Plan to Bring One Great Gateway Airport Under Just One Roof

Marisa Garcia, Skift

HEL is working hard to become a traveller's heaven. It won't be the largest airport in the world, but it's certainly going to be one of a kind.

2 years ago

Mexico City’s New Airport to Be Designed by Norman Foster and Fernando Romero

Mexico City’s New Airport to Be Designed by Norman Foster and Fernando Romero

Associated Press

Foster is a corporate darling and Romero is a favored son. When it comes to execution on the ambitious plans, this could go either way.

2 years ago

Interview: NYLO Brings Design Hotels to the Masses

Interview: NYLO Brings Design Hotels to the Masses

Greg Oates, Skift

3 years ago

The James Is the Small Hotel Chain That Makes a Big Impact With Local Design

The James Is the Small Hotel Chain That Makes a Big Impact With Local Design

Greg Oates, Skift

With only four hotels, The James brand has earned a disproportionate amount of street cred in the hospitality industry for its "warm modernism" and community partnerships with local cultural organizations.

3 years ago

Two Top Architects Take on Hotel Interior Design in London and Dubai

Two Top Architects Take on Hotel Interior Design in London and Dubai

Greg Oates, Skift

ME Hotels is gaining a ton of worldwide publicity in travel and design media by commissioning celebrity architects to design the interiors of its new properties.

3 years ago

Rome Accused of Ignoring the Demise of Popular Tourist Site at Pompeii

Rome Accused of Ignoring the Demise of Popular Tourist Site at Pompeii

Naomi O'Leary, Reuters

Tourism is an important economic driver in Italy, especially during the European recession, which makes leaders' delays in the site's restoration baffling and quite risky.

3 years ago