• Beautique Hotel Figueira, a hotel built around a fig tree

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    While the rest of the world has been cutting down trees to make way for structures capable of human inhabitation, Lisbon-based design studio Nini Andrade Silva thinks differently. The studio unveiled a breathtaking design of a hotel designed around the trunk of a fig tree, called the Beautique Hotel Figueira. Located at the Figueira Plaza in Lisbon, the structure sports an extremely organic touch and is the perfect blend between nature and modern-day architecture.

    The entire hotel literally surrounds the fig tree and uses it as a center point on each level. The curvy structural design of the hotel’s interiors somewhat add a dash of mystery evoke a sense of awe. For some unseen reasons, this hotel reminds us of the humongous tree that featured in the Avatar film!

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    [Via – Designboom]

    Topics: Building Tags: on December 21, 2013
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