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Rather than design a run-of-the-mill skyscraper for a new hotel in Xian, China, architects 3Gatti decided to put lots of smaller buildings on a gigantic set of shelves.

from Grzywinski+Pons

Nolitan Hotel

project 00211The Nolitan is located in Manhattan on the corner of Elizabeth and Kenmare Streets. Kenmare is a wider thoroughfare with a comparatively larger scale than the neighborhood - Nolita - that it bisects. It was our intention for the hotel to act as architectural and programmatic connective tissue joining the northern and southern parts of the district.  The lot itself is a rather constrained trapezoid but it offers a lot of facade and exposure (principally northern) in…

from ArchDaily

Gallery of Hotel Wiesergut / Gogl Architekten - 23

Hotel Wiesergut / Gogl Architekten//The goal of the architectural concept was to upgrade the existing traditional structure with puristic architecture.