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To celebrate International Women’s Day, The Aficionados – a travel resource for those seeking fabulous recommendations and accommodation that effortlessly fuses luxury, design and authenticity – presents three delightful hotels: Monsieur Didot in Athens, Greece; Haus Aerli in Ehrwald, Austria; and Villa Verde in Lagundo, Italy.
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The Aficionados
Photography
Franziska Unterholzner, Tiberio Sorvillo
Delnia Yousefi: Immersed in the captivating embrace of the Maldives, AquaShell Retreat emerges as a visionary haven where parametric design meets the timeless beauty of sea shells. This exclusive tourist residence transcends traditional architecture, unveiling a symphony of form and function inspired by the delicate elegance of oceanic treasures.
Project name
AquaShell
Architecture firm
Delora design
Location
Maldives
Tools used
Midjourney AI, Adobe Photoshop
Monastero Arx Vivendi –a member of THE AFICIONADOS– is a new style refuge of luxury hotel and spa set within thick sacral walls dating back to the 17th-century. Located in scenic Arco -Trentino, sandwiched between the peaks of the mountain and the palms of Italy’s Lake Garda, which is just 4km away.
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The Aficionados
Photography
Alex Filz
Pátio do Tijolo is a 24-room boutique hotel where the clean, minimalist style offers a calm refuge for today’s travelers. The design is centered around its shared spaces, including the plant-filled courtyard, kitchen and Loureiro salon, while opening up to the exterior, fostering interaction, the trading of ideas and experiences.
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Pátio Do Tijolo
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Courtesy of Pátio do Tijolo
introduces a new concept of a holistic boutique Hotel TOH seamlessly integrated with nature, focused on body-mind-soul harmony, seeking a balance between architecture and the surrounding environment. Developed for the KUYABEH Sustainable Ecological Community, the essence and inspiration drawn from the Toh bird, guided by its shapes, feathers, and r...
Project name
Hotel Toh Kuyabeh, Holistic Community, Tulum
Architecture firm
DNA Barcelona Architects
Location
Kuyabeh, Tulum, Mexico
Tools used
AutoCAD, SketchUp