Fascinating Leaf-Shaped Windows Featured in a Barcelona Hotel by Jean Nouvel Adorns

French architect Jean Nouvel in collaboration with local studio Ribas & Ribas designed the 357-room Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel for the Marriott hotel chain in Barcelona, Spain. Its most striking element would have to be the façade that features the leaf-shaped windows that will somehow change the way you look outside of your hotel room with more pleasure and less boredom. [via inhabitat]

 

Striking Mayfair House by Squire and Partners

UK architectural practice Squire and Partners have designed the Mayfair House in London with a very eye-catching custom leaf façade. Description by Squire and Partners: This project comprises a private house situated within the Mayfair Conservation Area, which was granted planning consent by Westminster Council in November 2009.  The project is part conversion of an 18th century public house, and part new build, backing onto Red Lion Court.  The new build [...]

 

Relaxing Private House that Features a Façade Enveloped with Vertical Wooden Slats

Switzerland-based Gramazio & Kohler architects designed this very humbling private house, which features a unique façade enveloped with 315 vertical wooden slats.