Quantcast

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

In order to integrate the operational and social mechanics of hotel culture into the everyday life of contemporary cities, ZA Architects have designed a hotel that occupies the space above a city street and hangs between existing buildings. The proposal itself is half street/ half building. Its volume encloses a number of public activities, creating a vibrant atmosphere that encourages interaction between locals and hotel visitors.

All communications and people streams conduct through the heart of the building, comprising playgrounds, shops, exhibition spaces, bars, etc. From it, visitors are able to get to the pathways hung to the existing building facades, which lead to hotel rooms scattered on the old buildings. Neighboring office workers and tenants can inlay doors to these balcony-ways and use them and all given public facilities as well. The hotel doesn’t have its private services. All facilities (laundries, restaurants, hairdressers, gyms, etc.) are used both by hotel visitors and locals. The hotel contains a range of entities already present on the street level –theater, gym, restaurant, etc. Hotel visitors are provided with “all inclusive” cards, which allow them to use all aforesaid functions for free.

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

Heart of the District Competition Entry, ZA Architects, nyc architecture, hotel design, hanging hotel, multi-functional space, architectural competition entry

 

eVolo Skyscrapers Book

What will the skyscrapers of the future look like? Will they be covered in gardens, shaped like rocket ships, submerged in the ocean? eVolo Skyscrapers compiles 300 forward-looking projects, like buildings that incorporate robotics or are capable of flying...the next generation of big buildings.

-> Get eVolo Skyscrapers Book on iBooks

-> Get eVolo Skyscrapers Book on Google Play

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Comments are closed.