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Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa, Kiotari Region

May 25, 2020|Architecture, Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Architecture Award 2020 - Winner, Greece, Public and commercial architecture, Tourism|

The main component of the composition is the central axis that connects the hotel's main functions building with the main pool area, restaurants, bars, plaza and the sea exit. This path is marked by the rectangular gates leading through a central staircase with aquatic elements and waterfalls to a central gate in the central lobby building. All the buildings are developed in such a way on the sloping plot that
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Hotel “Kraljevac”, Ključ

May 25, 2020|Architecture, Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Architecture Award 2020 - Winner, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Public and commercial architecture, Tourism|

The hotel "Kraljevac" Ključ is located in the canyon of the Sana river, under a medieval fortress "Ključ". This location is surrounded by pine forest, is tanged by highway Ključ –Sanski Most on the one side and Sana river on the other side. There are no building structures on this location. The main aspiration was to adapt the partially built structure, which was not appropriate to the function of the
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Winery and hotel Imperial Vineyards, Mostar

May 25, 2020|Architecture, Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Architecture Award 2020 - Winner, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Public and commercial architecture, Tourism|

Authenticity of the location has influenced the main idea of the project, which is to use traditional models in both form and materials, to create a modern architectural composition, a vinery with dining and lodging capacities. The location is part of The Imperial Vineyard spread across 37 acres, dating from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. When researching the old photographs and data we were inspired to combine the shapes of old vinery
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Brewery Kamenitza, Plovdiv

May 25, 2020|Architecture, Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Architecture Award 2020 - Winner, Bulgaria, Public and commercial architecture, Tourism|

Kamenitsa Brewery - Beer-flavored architecture Kamenitsa AD transformed its presence in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, by constructing a unique multifunctional complex on the territory of the former brewery. Its name "Kamenitsa Brewery" is dedicated to the 135-year history of the first beer in Bulgaria. The complex includes a microbrewery for the production of craft beer, a visitor center, a beer restaurant, a shop, a parking space and an
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TERME VIVAT by Studio Kalamar; Slovenia

December 10, 2019|Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Slovenia, Tourism|

Located at the edge of the spa complex, next to the old and the new swimming pool hall, the sauna court is an enclosed space, offering a quiet retreat from the bustle of the pool. Project comprises two saunas, a resting room and a courtyard with a cold water pool, all dressed in silky wood for a relaxing, warm atmosphere. Vivat Overpass connects the Vivat Hotel & Spa with
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Holiday houses of Slovenian Istria

October 14, 2019|BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Creative story and identity as experience, Slovenia, Tourism|

          Holiday houses of Slovenian Istria is a product that arose from our enthusiasm, young-spirited character and desire for innovation. The basic idea we stemmed from was to offer the tourists, who come to visit the Slovenian Istria, different lodging opportunities.  Our premise was, that all hotel rooms, globally speaking, look really similar. You can be travelling to New York or Rome, and when you wake
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Hotel Graçanica by Bnarchitects; Kosovo

October 1, 2019|Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Kosovo, Tourism|

The Hotel Gracanica located opposite of Ulpiana (one of the biggest archeological sites in Kosovo) is the architectural result of a multi-ethnic project of a visionary Swiss, who met for the realization on a Swiss architect with Kosovar roots. The hotel is an unreal world with Albanian and Serbian employees lead by a co-manager from the Roma community. The building with 15 rooms is organised in two wings and  have
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Atlantida Boutique Hotel by Api arhitekti; Slovenia

October 1, 2019|Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Slovenia, Tourism|

The project point of excellence is the siting of the construction with a small footprint. The nesting of the structure in the slope follows the traditional principle of siting buildings within the protected zone of the Rogaška Slatina health spa. The structures are situated along the slope, facing towards a plateau, which is a result of the technology of treatmant using mineral water.  The project successfully links the existing structure
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Sunshine Trolley by Florin Manca; Romania

October 1, 2019|BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Creative story and identity as experience, Romania, Tourism|

Experience shapes your identity. This is the motto I built a home with. As an unconventional alternative of living, my Insta-worthy experience is a travel and out-there living with no pre-determined destination; a self-explanatory journey that makes life restricted to the basic, including that invaluable lesson about getting to know people with different backgrounds.   With this project I pursue not only the culture of caravanning, but a taste of
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Atra by TECON; Romania

October 1, 2019|Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Romania, Tourism|

"Landscape Integrated makes this project one-of-a-kind. The construction is taking advantage of the nature of the land  revealing minimum of surface,  the exterior skin is mainly covered in ground, except the glass surface through which you can admire the lake." The building is situated nearby a mountain lake and is configured with two major volumes, taking advantage of the natural form of the site, which presents two major level drops
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Hostel Cube Apartment by Partizan Architecture; Hungary

October 1, 2019|Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Hungary, Tourism|

"Hostel Cube Apartment is a structure developed to be easily convertible from an eight-person community dormitory into a cosy private apartment for couples. The installation challanges the idea of being a piece of furniture: it is intended to operate as an architectural element instead that is capable of defining diverse spaces." Program: PRTZN Architecture was asked to convert a historic residence in downtown Budapest into four individual units, each of
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Hotel Bühelwirt, St. Jakob

October 1, 2019|Architecture and design as experience, BigSEE Tourism Design Award 2019 - Winner, Italy, Tourism|

Central element of the house was planting of gardens on 60% of the plot on ground floor and promoting the use of green terrace on first floor. Bee- lawn was mostly planted on ground floor creating a friendly environment for bees helping thus to maintain the biodiversity. Studies show that 75% of the world’s food crops rely on bees.  The building is designed in two rectangular cubes with a green
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