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first image 'mojo - mocha' by mancini enterprises, chennai, india images courtesy of mancini enterprises designed by the indian studio mancini enterprises , mocha – mojo is a coffeehouse in chennai with seating for 110. adopting the early modernists' philosophy of creating beauty through purity, the interior refers to the era's reduction of functionalist objects as well as the intensity of its color field paintings. each layer was generated in 3D, then issued to the site level by level – a simple process inviting an immediate visual satisfaction similar to the childhood joy of playing with legos. site rendering
first image wanderlust hotel facade the word 'wanderlust' stands for a strong desire or impulse to travel far away and explore different places. hotel wanderlust , the newest development from boutique hotelier loh lik peng is set to draw madcap, curious voyagers into the old ethnic enclave. made for guests with a sense of adventure, it invites visitors to walk the unconventional path where a radical hotel experience awaits. wanderlust is located in an old settlement where indian immigrants once reared cattle and livestock. the structure, whose history began in the 1920s as the hong wen school, still retains its original facade that gives the hotel a sense of old-world charm. situated 10 minutes from the cosmopolitan stretches of orchard road and the central business district, wanderlust also offers door step access to a bustling, colorful street life.
The Hollywood Sign is an icon of modern times – but perhaps one of the flimsiest of famous world landmarks, with a long and storied history (that might even make a good film) of being destroyed and rebuilt over time. One design idea proposes a way not only to preserve the character of this unique California movie monument, but to make it profitable (and inhabitable!) as well. Bayarch is a Danish architectural design firm with an unusual idea for transforming the sign into a livable structure, converting each letter into a component of a larger construction project: a set of luxury condos and hotel rooms built into behind and spanning the whole word. Just think of the views from this incredible hillside vantage point for visitors who want to get close to the Hollywood stars (in the sky and on the ground) within a (literally) ‘behind the scenes’ perspective on the back end of the Hollywood Sign itself.
Hôtel de Glace, Canada – an ice hotel opened only during winter Made entirely of ice and snow, this unique one-story structure has been rebuilt each year since 2000. The 9th season of the Ice Hotel lasted from January 4th through March 29th 2009. The Ice Hotel has become an unparalleled and world-famous winter experience.