As a reference in the modern design world, we bring to you some of the most creative works made by Zaha Hadid: take a step inside the first ME by Meliá hotel in Dubai, a boundary-breaking architectural masterpiece located in The Opus, one of the most highly anticipated buildings of 2020
Built in one of the greenest areas of Mexico City, the Casa Flotante is by far the flagship project of the Talleresque architecture studio
The Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens, Tyrol, weaves a spell around every visitor: a water-spouting giant that magically lures the beholder into a hidden world, where Chambers of Wonder fire up the imagination. His face has become a globally-recognized icon and the attraction has seen more than 12 million visitors pass through its doors.
A sophisticated resort in a perfectly restored medieval hamlet. This is Castel Monastero, nestled among vineyards on the rolling hills at the heart of Chianti, a few miles away from charming Siena
A long time ago, the privilege of even stepping foot inside a palace was reserved to the highest members of society, or even only for royals themselves. Luckily times have since changed: now, it is possible to live your luxury lifestyle at its best and feel like a member of a Royal family, by staying in these Royal Palaces, turned into luxury hotels
Finally in October 2020, Saudi Arabia will reopen the region of AlUla to international tourism, an archaeological treasure that hosts several UNESCO World Heritage sites. A crossroads area of peoples since prehistoric times, which has seen different civilizations, each of which has left a trace of its passage
A four-storey jewel inside an early 20th-century building welcomes guests in classic, elegant style. Borgo Teresiano, a historical district in Trieste built by order of Maria Theresa, archduchess o Austria, in the 18th century, hosts splendid Piazza della Repubblica, thus named in 1954 after Trieste was returned to Italy
The mountains of Lecco, bridging the Valsassina valley and the deep waters of Como Lake. The “bald mountains”, as Leonardo da Vinci used to call them; between 1490 and 1499, by order of Ludovico Sforza, Regent of Milan, Leonardo explored these areas looking for mines from which to extract metals to forge weapons. Strongly impressed by those bare peaks, he used them as the background for some of his most famous paintings, like the Mona Lisa or the Virgin of the Rocks