The name Le Grelha was taken from the Portuguese word meaning ‘Barbeque’ and this was the concept for the initial project. The open plan restaurant was built on a small budget, so the architects opted to use the simplest of materials. The contemporary restaurants red glass lighting is very much in keeping with the Jalisco region.
The city of Guadalajara has a humid subtropical climate, so designing a terrace for alfresco dining is a great idea. Due to its subtropical climate rain can be heavy but it doesn’t usually last for long, therefore the terrace has a hidden window behind wooden marimbas and only extends when the weather demands it. Images courtesy of Hernandez Silva Architects.
The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows recently had her 100th birthday. And like many centenarians, she was ready for a facelift – and so has had an elegant one. This was a great excuse for Caroline Phillips to hop aboard Air New Zealand‘s fantastic flight to La La Land.
Global design agency yoo has unveiled its latest project, Hotel Sans Souci, located in the coveted Museumstraße, Vienna Austria. Partnering with the Sans Souci Group, the Sans Souci boutique hotel and residences combine art, design, cool savoir vivre and unobtrusive luxury, in the heart of Vienna’s cultural quarter.