Monthly Archives: September 2010

Job Well Done: Fairmont Pacific Rim

Foscarini's Allegro Assai in the Fairmont Pacific Rim

The illustrious Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver recently had a makeover, with a little help from MGB Architects and LightForm. Check out these incredible photos of the lobby, which features Foscarini’s Allegro Assai, provided by our very own Heather Merenda.

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Inspiration: Waterhouse Hotel in Shanghai

Brand van Egmond's Nightwatch chandelier in the lobby of the Waterhouse Hotel

We love how Japanese architects neri & hu transformed this disused Chinese army headquarters into a hotel. They maintained the history of the building by juxtaposing the old and the new, resulting in a space that is truly awe-inspiring.

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