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Australian projects make Dezeen’s top 10

May 20, 2009

Two Australian projects have made the list of Dezeen’s top 10 hotels as voted by its users.

Architecture and design blog, Dezeen, has announced its 10 most popular international concept and built hotels.
Sitting alongside Jean-Marie Massaud’s conceptual flying hotel and the temporary Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi Sweden is the Future Hotel Room by Sydney practice LAVA and Brisbane’s Limes Hotel, by Alexander Lotersztain.
Featured in (inside) issue 52, the Limes Hotel “extends beyond the conventional parameters of interior design to include a creative involvement in brand communication… and advising on the hotel’s wider social program” writes Louise Noble.
The hotel is fitted out with Lotersztain’s furniture and design items manufactured under his design label Derlot.
It is, however, the incorporation of the designer’s aesthetic and several green initiatives that make this project even more interesting; water tanks for the rooftop garden, the use of energy efficient lighting and appliances and the absence of on-site car parking are just some of the hotel’s many defining sustainable features.

For more information on the project see ["http://australiandesignreview.com/projects/9784":http://australiandesignreview.com/projects/9784]

Dezeen’s top 10 hotels can be found at ["http://www.dezeen.com/2009/05/08/dezeens-top-ten-hotels/":http://www.dezeen.com/2009/05/08/dezeens-top-ten-hotels/]

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