Design showcase: Top five sculptural spaces

by | 28 May 2021 | Design, Design Showcase

We highlight five hotels that stand out thanks to the inclusion of striking features like circular ponds and geometric marble silhouettes in our latest TOPHOTELDESIGN exclusive.

This week, we’re venturing into magnificent sculpturally shaped spaces.

These structures place guests into a multisensory experience where massive curves and counter-curves directly impact the visitor’s physical perception of the room.

Starting with Zaha Hadid Architects, the pioneer of fluid forms, City of Dreams in Macau pushes the boundaries of architecture while channelling China’s exquisite traditions of jade carvings.

Next, three projects that are closely influenced by nature’s kinetic forms: ocean waves, wing-like motifs and circular grandiose ponds.

Last but not least, an intimate lounge area by Yabu Pushelberg with enveloping layers of geometric marble silhouettes.

Dramatic, bold and courageous, these designs bend space and light to lure guests into curious journeys.

City of Dreams

by Zaha Hadid Architects

Imagery: © Virgile Simon Bertrand


Veranda Resort Pattaya – MGallery

Pattaya, Thailand
by The Office of Bangkok Architects and August Design Consultant


Grand Hyatt Xi’an

by LTW Designworks

Imagery: © Seth Powers


Capella Sanya

Sanya, China
by Denniston


FIVE Palm Jumeirah

by Yabu Pushelberg

Imagery: © QashAbbas

Click here to find more inspiring sculptural spaces on TOPHOTELDESIGN.

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