With the start of the new year, the luxury hospitality group Mandarin Oriental took over the management of the iconic
It is one of Earth’s biggest carbon emitters, a place where SUVs roar from manmade islands to malls with ski slopes. Can an architecture triennial in the UAE really teach us how to go green?
The Bird Repeater, launched by Swiss luxury watchmaker Jaquet Droz in 2012 is an automaton wristwatch that pays tribute to the
High-end hoteliers are seeing an increased desire from today’s luxury traveler for more high-end offerings and immersive escapes in emerging
Underwater bedrooms, ‘Lohan Island’ and snow all year round – a decade after it was scuppered by the financial crash, the fantasy archipelago of 300 artificial ‘countries’ is back in business. Has anybody learned anything?
With its cosmic dome and starry latticework, the French architect’s water-lapped Gulf outpost shuns the petrodollar glitz of its neighbours. But there’s no whitewashing the appalling treatment of the labourers who built its light-filled halls