Marina Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Marina Hotel (Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE) consists of 247 executive and 252 deluxe bedrooms and combines innovative technology with spectacular design in an unique position overlooking the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit.

Design: Asymptote Architecture

Hotel Kirkenes, North East Norway

Hotel Kirkenes (North East Norway) was designed for fishers, sailors, hunters, fortune-seekers and backpackers who need a place to stay. There are no any unnecessary luxury but a warm fireplace, roof over head, bed of reindeer skins and a view to the Barents Sea.

Architecture: Sami Rintala
Photography: Sami Rintala, Morten Torgersrud, Jan Erik Svendsen