Upcycled Design at Eco-Friendly Hotel in the Heart of Athens

NEW Hotel, Athens, Greece

http://at4fx.com/?p=buy-Adobe-Illustrator-CS3 New Hotel, a member of Yes! Hotels opened its doors on July 2011. The hotel was designed by the Campanas brothers Humberto and Fernando Campana, as their first hotel venture, in conjunction with architectural students from the University of Thessaly. The Brazilian duo is famous for their eco-friendly ethos, love for contemporary materials and sensitivity to local culture, all of which was implemented into New Hotel’s design. The consignment was commissioned by Dakis Joannou, who is a well-known hotel owner and art patron.

go Located next to Syntagma Square, the hotel is perfectly positioned for the sights of Athens, including the ruins of Plaka, the Acropolis and its museum, the stylish boutique shopping district of Kolonaki, and the bustling business zone.

Upcycled design

http://aarresaari.org/?go=buy-cheap-Adobe-Flash-Professional-CC-2014 Situated in the former Olympic Palace Hotel, New Hotel encompasses the heritage of its past by using recycled parts of the old hotel and reinterpreted local materials to create a complete work of art, making New Hotel the one and only contemporary boutique hotel in the city of Athens. The old elements of the past are cleverly contrasted by a blend of new contemporary art, sculpture and design on the inside.

buy Nero 7 Vision Xtra New Hotel celebrates its incredible location through its designers. The Campanas worked together with local architecture students from the University of Thessaly to combine design and culture, which collide on every floor. Each of the 79 bedrooms emulate one of three concepts stemming from Greek culture, with postcards, local Athenian sculptures and shadow puppets, and custom made furniture and fixtures are found throughout, making guests feel as though they are living in a major art installation.

Ashampoo Office 2010 The hotel’s corridors are covered in bark cloth, a natural wallpaper produced by processing bark from the Moraceae tree family, from Uganda. Guests can choose from six types of rooms at New Hotel: Standard, Superior, Superior Plus, Studios, Junior Suite and for a real treat the newly completed Penthouse Suite. The suite’s terrace offers 360° views of Athens’ historical landmarks, including the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill. All rooms feature solid bamboo floors, natural daylight, double glazed floor to ceiling windows, and are completely soundproof, while chairs and doors salvaged from the old property reappear in a refreshing new guise. The bathrooms showcase striking solid brass washbasins in the shape of fragmented rocks with Apivita amenities. Each Studio Room features the Campanas iconic Favela chair (1993).

New taste

enter The Campana’s influence extends to New Taste, the restaurant. Located on the ground floor, it is based on the iconic Favela Chair, with columns covered in long narrow strips of wood, reminiscent of the favelas in Brazil, and pieces of furniture from the old Olympic hotel. The all day restaurant serves a menu based on simple dishes from the Mediterranean, cooked using the finest and freshest produce, a popular place for guests and Athenians alike. The latest culinary addition to New Hotel is the new Art Lounge, situated on the 7th floor of the hotel, serving delicious small dishes, topped off with panoramic views of Athens. The Art Lounge turns into a chic cocktail and cigar lounge by night, and features artwork from the Toilet Paper collection by Italian art aficionado Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. It also features a library, home to over 2000 art books for guests.

New Sense is New Hotel’s Gym and Wellness Club, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of bustling Athens. New Sense houses a Jacuzzi, steam bath and a fully stocked fitness room opened round clock.  Spa treatments range from Jet Lag Remedy’s and Microzone Treatments for the time pressed guest to Ultra Calming, anti-ageing and the Hot Sea Shells Massage, for guests who wish to be pampered. New Sense uses products by Yon-Ka and Dermalogica.

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