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SLEEPING IN A GEM: DUTCH ARCHITECTS PROPOSE AN AMETHYST HOTEL


Dutch practice NL architects has developed a proposal for a chain of hotels, with a design that takes its form from that of a precious gemstone - the amethyst.

According to Designboom.com, the building appears sliced in half, revealing the seemingly natural forms of the stone inside. The hotel’s inner layer is formed by crystalline clusters that organically frame the scheme’s interiors.

The first amethyst hotel is planned for ocean flower in china, a man-made island currently under development in the sea north of Hainan.


 

 
 
 
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