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Airbnb Floating House on the Thames River

Among the insolite houses that we can find on Airbnb, here’s a house that floats on the Thames River in London. This residence heights 7 meters for a 70 tonnes weight ; it features two bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room and a garden with an apple tree. The neighborhood is simply Chelsea, Westminster and Canary Wharf. This house offers new perspectives to the city and you can rent it until 22nd May.

Mirrored Skyscraper in Swiss Valley

The American architecture studio Morphosis Architects revealed his concept of a new luxury hotel that will be built soon in Vals, Switzerland. The entire project consists of three main structures: a podium linking the building with nearby structures, cantilever containing a restaurant, café, spa and bar and a 381 meters high tower containing 107 rooms with an incredible panoramic view.

The Other Face of Santorini

Greek photographer Petros Koublis was commissioned by luxury hotel Vedema located in Santorini, in the village Megalochori, in the middle of 400 years old wineries built around volcanic stones. The hotel wanted him to take pictures of the exteriors to decorate the rooms’ walls and show the “real” face of the island. 100 prints have been achieved with interior designer Stamos Hondrodimos (Design Laboratorium).

A Bus Sculpture on a Hotel in Hong Kong

From the 12th of March to the 8th of April, we can admire the brand new installation of American artist Richard Wilson, for the Hong Kong’s Art Basel. It’s a life-sized Harrington Legionnaire Bus that is suspended on the edge of the Peninsula Hotel. This work is inspired by the British movie “The Italian Job” (1969) where we can see a bus hanging in altitude.

Reddot Hotel in Taiwan

The RedDot Hotel was built on the skeleton of a 35 years-old hotel in Taichung City, in Taiwan. Interior designers Steven Wu and Wang Pe-Jen are the origin of the renovation project. They wanted to set a staircase-slide in tunnel, Kapla armchairs and a sofa made of balls to bring a playful atmosphere.