ContainHotel: A mobile boutique hotel made from shipping containers

ContainHotel, a boutique hotel currently located on a surf campsite in the Czech Republic, is the latest innovation in the use of shipping containers as sustainable, green buildings. The ContainHotel has been designed to be mobile, easily demountable and used as a seasonal hotel. Built by Czech design firm Artikul Architects, this green hotel was created using three repurposed shipping containers, and built to be … Continue reading ContainHotel: A mobile boutique hotel made from shipping containers

Hip Green Hotels: VIVOOD Landscape Hotels, Alicante, Spain

Fancy staying amidst nature in a sustainable cabin built on stilts? The elevated cabins at VIVOOD Landscape Hotels, in the Guadalest Valley in southern Spain, serve to provide both spectacular views of nature as well as reduce the impact on the rugged landscape. The adults only hotel is built on the premise to allow holidaymakers to leave their busy lives, unwind and “experience the pleasure … Continue reading Hip Green Hotels: VIVOOD Landscape Hotels, Alicante, Spain

Hip Green Hotels: Palo Santo, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires city vacationers in search of a hip green place to stay will be enamoured with Palo Santo, the first urban green hotel in Latin America. Green it is quite literally from head to toe, for the walls, balconies, patios and roofs of this city based hotel is covered with around 800 plants. Doubling up as both natural insulation as well as absorbing the C02 … Continue reading Hip Green Hotels: Palo Santo, Buenos Aires