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Destination: Stonehenge Visitor Centre, in Wiltshire, U.K.

Destination: Stonehenge Visitor Centre, in Wiltshire, U.K.

One of the world’s oldest monuments finally gets a visitor centre. Designed by Australia’s Denton Corker Marshall, it’s light on the land, small in scale and wholly modern.

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June 17, 2014

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Destination: Berlin’s 25Hours Hotel Bikini

Destination: Berlin’s 25Hours Hotel Bikini

The city’s newest boutique accommodation owes its rough-luxe charm to designer Werner Aisslinger, creator of pressed hemp chairs and grow-your-own furniture. Plus, the Pauly Saal restaurant serves up locavore fare in an old Jewish girls’ school.

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June 10, 2014

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15 Reasons to Look Forward to NeoCon 2014

15 Reasons to Look Forward to NeoCon 2014

Paradigm-shifting furniture, finishes and office enclosures, by such brands as Haworth, Knoll Textiles and Steelcase, promise to make this a standout year at the Chicago fair – which runs June 9 to 11.

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June 3, 2014

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Destination: Montreal’s Saint-Jude Spa

Destination: Montreal’s Saint-Jude Spa

Architect Thomas Balaban brings a new kind of awakening to the century-old Saint-Jude church, turning it into a spa for wellness worshippers.

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June 3, 2014

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Destination: Barcelona’s Renaissance Fira Hotel

Destination: Barcelona’s Renaissance Fira Hotel

Jean Nouvel cultivates a tropical paradise in the heart of a 27-storey skyscraper in the Catalan capital. Plus, Llibreria del Born, an of-the-moment bookstore with an eye on history.

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May 28, 2014

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A Prague Teashop With A Split Personality

A Prague Teashop With A Split Personality

For Tea Mountain, local firm A1 Architects drew from a palette of contrasting textures and colours – as well as a grand arch in the 19th-century building’s shopfront – to define two distinct zones within a compact storefront.

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May 22, 2014

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Finessing the Hotel Restaurant

Finessing the Hotel Restaurant

For the Bayerischer Hof Hotel – which is to Munich what the Ritz is to Paris – Jouin Manku has crafted a series of dining spaces that take their inspiration from the city and the mountains beyond.

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April 22, 2014

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A Converted Chapel for Dining In Style

A Converted Chapel for Dining In Style

Studio Piet Boon has accentuated the original features of a former military chapel in Antwerp with custom touches that create an intimate, timeless dining atmosphere. The renovation of the disused…

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April 15, 2014

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Destination: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Destination: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Located on the slopes of volcanic Mount Hengill near Thingvellir National Park, this hotel by Santa Monica firm Minarc responds to a growing appetite for stunning accommodations in rugged places.

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April 10, 2014

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An Art Hotel With Street Cred

An Art Hotel With Street Cred

Located in London’s impossibly hip Shoreditch neighbourhood, the Ace Hotel expands on the edgy boutique concept pioneered by its late founder.

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March 11, 2014

Section: Interiors

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