Secluded Luxury Hotels : vivood landscape hotel. By: Christopher Magsambol - Published: Oct 18, 2015 • References: facebook & archdaily The 'VIVOOD Landscape Hotel' came about after a technological development of sustainable modular shelters.
Once a shelter concept, the private pods are now part of a hotel design that sees sparsely spread out rooms throughout the gorgeous landscape of Virgin of Guadalest Valley. The VIVOOD Landscape Hotel marks Spain's first landscape hotel that has this unusual layout. 25 independent suits make up the hotel, each of which get a drastically different view of the surroundings compared to other rooms. A challenge for architects was to find a safe and stable location to build each room, as well as ensure a terrific view. Throughout the complex, a restaurant, jazz bar and panoramic pool are also available.
The VIVOOD Landscape hotel represents a distinct tourism technique and attracts people who seek calm and exclusivity rather than bustling city streets. Paris attacks: pianist 'drove 400 miles through the night' to pay tribute. The man who played John Lennon’s Imagine on a grand piano outside the Bataclan theatre has told the Guardian he felt it was his “duty” to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks.
Davide Martello, who was in a pub in Konstanz in Germany when the attacks began, decided within minutes to put his piano on a trailer and make the 400-mile trip. “I phoned my friend to talk about it, got in the car and drove all through the night,” he said. The pianist was watching the France v Germany football match when the explosions began at the Stade de France. “I just knew I had to do something,” he said. “I wanted to be there to try and comfort, and offer a sign of hope. “I can’t bring people back but I can inspire them with music and when people are inspired they can do anything. VIVOOD Landscape Hotel - A luxury getaway. Secluded Luxury Hotels : vivood landscape hotel.
Damon Albarn to bring Alice in Wonderland musical to the National Theatre. Damon Albarn has created a new musical version of the literary classic Alice In Wonderland, which will be staged this year.
He is working with playwright and screenwriter Moira Buffini, who will write the lyrics, and the director of the National Theatre Rufus Norris who will direct the production. Blur and Gorillaz star Albarn has previously created stage works such as Monkey: Journey To The West and the opera Dr Dee, on which he also worked with Norris. The new work, called wonder.land, is said to be inspired by Lewis Carroll's tale and revolved around a 12-year-old called Aly who flees unhappiness at home and bullying at school by escaping into a virtual world to become Alice.
Derren Brown: Miracle review – a playful, perplexing night of Derren-do. Derren Brown doesn’t have a good word to say about Pastor Benny Hinn.
Brown made a TV series a few years back, Miracles for Sale, about evangelical faith healers such as Hinn, calling them shysters. He criticises them again in his show. Magic shows cast spell over London's West End. Who’s making waves across the art and fashion worlds? Agnona SS16 collection Milan - Crash. Before discovering Agnona Spring/Summer 2016 collection, the guests were welcomed by a majestical tree in tribute to the house’s heritage.
On the Enchanted Tree, inside the 18th century Palazzo Clerici in Milan, were hanged 18 miniaturized silhouettes in cashmere voile, beautiful representation of the iconic garments that associated the brand with legendary fashion houses as Balmain, Dior, Pierre Cardin, Yves Saint Laurent or Chanel. Today, as in the past, Agnona’s outgoing quality of materials and exclusive production techniques, make her stand as one of the favorite in Italy. This season, Agnona was all about, heritage, elegance and lightness. It was inspired by nature, gorgeous landscapes and endless blue skies washed by the salty breeze, and the desert, creating an harmonious universe fueled by a colorful palette and jungle prints. For further details on Agnona check their website agnona.com. The Rooms Festival, Bristol. There’s a sense that exciting things are happening in Bristol, the UK university city that CH visited last year for the “Shadowing” street project, which was the winner of Watershed’s 2014 Playable City award.
Impossible magic show heads to West End. Ecstasy and LSD use reaches new high among young. The use of ecstasy and LSD among young adults has spiked over the past two years, with survey results indicating the numbers taking the drugs in the past 12 months up 84% and 175% respectively.
An estimated 157,000 more people aged 16-24 took ecstasy over the past year compared to two years ago, according to figures released on Thursday. About 49,000 more used the hallucinogen LSD over the same period. An estimated one in 20 young people have used ecstasy in the past 12 months, according to the latest data. Use of LSD is still much lower, with around 0.4% of young people – about one in 200 – using it. Paris attacks: latest updates. Birmingham Museums. Wendy Ramshaw (born 1939) is one of Britain’s most accomplished artist jewellers, and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is delighted to unveil what is widely regarded to be her masterwork, the Room of Dreams.
This installation is made up of many parts, from small jewels in frames to large freestanding furniture. As Wendy Ramshaw has said: “The dream is the room and every one of its individual contents is in some sense a part of a dream. A white wall is covered with frames, each of which contains a piece of jewellery, each inspired by a dream or dream-like situation…a series of stories and images waiting to be considered and discovered…. Room of Dreams has brought into existence so many imagined objects, gathering together so many thoughts in one place, ‘the room’. 'Imagine' pianist traveled 400 miles to perform John Lennon song in Paris. The previously unnamed man who played John Lennon's 'Imagine' on a portable piano outside Paris' Le Bataclan - scene of a deadly terror attack - has told the story behind his performance.
David Martello, 34, embarked upon the 400 mile trip after hearing the news on TV in a German pub, the Guardian reports. “I phoned my friend to talk about it, got in the car and drove all through the night,” he said. “I just knew I had to do something... I wanted to be there to try and comfort, and offer a sign of hope. " At least 127 people are reported dead after a series of violent attacks in Paris on Friday night. Kendall Jenner Takes On Fall Fashion as Alice in Wonderland. The pyrotechnics of Lewis Carroll’s imagination thrive on the London stage in wonder.land, a new, hypermodernized tale of Alice and her follies.
Kendall Jenner—with some fantastical friends—trips down the rabbit hole in the season’s splendors. “The two Alices are not books for children,” Virginia Woolf wrote in 1939. SPARKED: A Live Interaction Between Humans and Quadcopters.