Image Courtesy of The House Hotel
The House Hotel (or THH), is a hotel group with three luxury boutique hotels under its umbrella, all of which are located in Istanbul, Turkey –the city that has climbed to the top of the list of places to see and be seen for artists and fashionistas across the globe.
Architect: Ricardo Bofill
Program: Architectural offices /archives /model laboratory /exhibition space /Bofill’s-apartment /guest rooms /gardens
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Total floor area: 3,100 square meters and gardens
House area: 500 square meters
Date Completed: 1975
There is nothing as good as an aged bottle of wine; and in this case the aged bottle of wine is a project which was completed in 1975, but is still worth mentioning! First and foremost we would like to thank our friend and founder of Room Service design store in Greece, Katerina Xynogala for providing us with the necessary information regarding The Cement Factory, which is featured in the latest Room Service catalogue.
Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill
The Cement Factory was discovered in 1973, it was an abandoned cement factory and partially in ruins, comprised of over 30 silos, underground galleries and huge engine rooms; Ricardo Bofill bought it and began renovation works. He identified the program;