cocoon hotel

hospitality |  green/passive technologies |  commercial the concept of the cocoon hotel is a “soft” hotel in a “hard” industrial environment. It is in contrast, in nature and form, to its sister Hotel – the Silo Hotel, where the “soft” furnishings are inside a “hard” industrial relic. The Cocoon Hotel is a new structure that […]

silo hotel

hospitality silo hotel The Silo Hotel is a recycled concrete 30mx30mx30m high silo block with 42 shafts internally. These shafts have been converted to hi-tech suites. The composite floors are jacked into position and fixed to the concrete shaft walls. Two shafts comprise one room of 32m2. The windows are diamond-cut, out of the concrete […]

the edge retreat

alternative building | hospitality | spiritual & wellness the edge spiritual centre & health hydro The Spiritual Retreat in Hogsback in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, was conceived as an addition to the property’s, already highly successful guest lodge. Here thatched cottages are spread out along a cliff edge. Many artist and writers come to retreat and […]