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Studio 1508 completes £100m revamp of Jumeirah The Carlton Tower

The Jumeirah Group has reopened the 186-room The Carlton Tower hotel, in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge following an 18-month closure for refurbishment. The 17-story building has been redesigned, with an extensive makeover costing £100m (€116.3m, US$141.1m). The five-star Carlton Tower originally opened in 1961 as London’s first tower hotel and was celebrated for being the tallest in the city at that time. Originally designed by Henry End – who was also responsible for the interiors of the Plaza Hotel
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Treehouse boutique hotels engages SHoP, Rockwell, ODP and 93ft for developments in Miami and Manchester

SH Hotels & Resorts has revealed it will take its Treehouse boutique hotel brand outside London in 2023, when it opens its second and third sites in Manchester and Miami respectively. Speaking to CLAD the company revealed plans to create a new-concept gym for the Manchester property – the first of its kind – with custom-designed space hoppers and other novel workout concepts as part of a playful new approach to exercise. The Manchester location will be the first property to have
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BrewDog reveals plans for visitor centre and rooftop brewery on Las Vegas strip

BrewDog has signed a lease for a visitor centre, restaurant and rooftop brewery on the iconic Las Vegas strip. To be located above the Showcase Mall, plans announced by the Scottish brewer for the space include a brewery, an "urban forest", an event and entertainment space and a retro game zone. BrewDog co-founder James Watt had hinted at a Las Vegas launch earlier this year, when he teased that plans would include a beer museum. James Watt, BrewDog co-founder told
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Mozambique: Luxury eco-resort created with patented 3D sand-printing technology

Luxury eco-resort Kisawa Sanctuary has launched with a soft opening on Mozambique's subtropical island of Benguerra, complete with a Natural Wellness Centre inspired by Mozambican dwellings. Kisawa has been brought to life using patented 3D sand-printing technology and is the brainchild of entrepreneur Nina Flohr – the daughter of Thomas Flohr, Swiss billionaire and founder of private aviation company VistaJet. The method was used wherever possible to replace less sustainable construction practices, including during the inception of the wellness centre.
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Christian Lachel appointed chief creative officer at BRC Imagination Arts

Global design and production agency BRC Imagination Arts has appointed Christian Lachel as chief creative officer, taking over the role from BRC founder Bob Rogers. Previously vice president and executive creative director, Lachel first joined BRC in 1997. Since then, he has helped guide the company during a period of rapid GLOBAL growth, and has taken lead roles on projects including Destination Scotland (Johnnie Walker Princes St, Glenkinchie Distillery), Jameson Distillery Bow St, The Museum of Liverpool, NASA's Kennedy Space Center
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Alta Capital Real Estate launches new fund targeting hospitality developments focused on sustainability and wellness

At a time when companies in the hospitality sector are facing unprecedented challenges, private equity firm Alta Capital Real Estate has grasped the opportunity to invest in undervalued wellness hospitality assets across Asia-Pacific. It recently launched the Alta Hospitality Fund Asia with the aim of “repositioning, rebranding and redeveloping assets for the post-COVID world in order to deliver solid returns”. It aims to create a portfolio value of US$50m (€42m, £36m) and deliver a return of 15-25 per cent over
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The design of Little Pine was inspired by a “simple mid-century Scandinavian ski house”

Interview: Moby, musician and restaurateur

Moby believes public spaces 
should be designed to make 
people feel happy and comfortable

"Comfort is not always photogenic"

Architects must not forget the people who use their buildings
FEATURE

The art of hospitality

The innovative, art-led seaside boutique hotel that’s providing quirky accommodation that makes guests think
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Facilities include a cardio fitness floor

Fit for anything

DMAC’s Dwayne MacEwen

"The hotel concept came late in the game, but it was an inspired idea"

The newly renovated Chicago Midtown Athletic Club features a boutique hotel, a pool-come-ice rink and spaces designed by Venus Williams
FEATURE
Social spaces feature at Hotel Jen in Beijing, China, designed by Stickman Tribe

Slumber party

"Millennials are investing more in experiences versus physical things"

How millennial travellers are transforming hotel design
FEATURE
The team worked eight hour days with 40 per cent oxygen during the four month windows the mountain allowed

Aiming high

"Heat and oxygen levels are adjusted by sensors in response to the number of people inside and their body temperature"

Designing a climbers’ refuge on Mont Blanc was anything but straightforward, but for Groupe H’s Nikolai Bersenev the challenges were what made the project so memorable
FEATURE

Tina Norden

Tina Norden

"We have created an approach which is playful, provocative but also functional"

Conran and Partners’ Tina Norden on playing with colour at Prague’s newly redesigned Hotel Maximilian
FEATURE
The Royal Villa features a swimming pool, jacuzzi and private garden

Hidden treasure

"True luxury is about preserving the soul of an incredible destination"

KimMegsonvisitstheaward-winning ChabléYucatánResort&Spa
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