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Category: Hotels

December 01, 2014 /

InterContinental Hotel
Oikios Architekten
Davos, Switzerland

The characteristic oval shape and the almost scale-like facade - made of the twisting ribbons that form the balconies - makes the new InterContinental Hotel in Davos, Switzerland, designed by Munich-based architecture office Oikos Architekten, a striking landmark. Like a giant, shimmering pinecone amidst snow-clad pine trees of the Swiss Alps.

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Kisho Kurokawa - Nakagin Capsule Tower - Exterior
January 02, 2006 /

Nakagin Capsule Tower
Kisho Kurokawa
Tokyo, Japan

The Nakagin Capsule Tower was the first capsule architecture design, the capsule as a room inserted into a mega-structure, built for actual use. The Capsule Tower realizes the ideas of metabolism, exchangeability, recycleablity as the prototype of sustainable architecture.

February 08, 2016 /

The Nishi Building
Molonglo Group
Canberra, Australia

Canberra, Australia’s parliamentary capital, is often labeled bland and bureaucratic. But the new Nishi Building, designed by Molonglo Group, sits in stark contrast to these traits. It is progressive, quirky and vibrant, and, as a result, has put Canberra back on the map.

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