HOW TO ACHIEVE INTEGRITY THROUGH EMOTIONAL CONNECTION

Creating a sense of place: far from following the emerging trend of generically revamping old buildings, in today's market, a hotel's architecture and design must live and breathe their own story and style, and ignite real passion in us. Because when it comes to people, it's all about integrity.

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FROM THE GROUND-UP: HOW BAWAH ISLAND IS SETTING THE BAR FOR ECO-TOURISM

From the hand-breaking of individual stones to the recycling of waste water, Emma Love investigates how Bawah Island is going the extra eco-mile to breathe life into its surroundings.

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LIVE LIKE A GLOCAL WITH AMAN

COO of Aman, Roland Fasel, reveals how selecting architects who understand the Aman philosophy enables them to create properties that are in line with their vision, while incorporating local materials and techniques.

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OUT IN THE WOPS: THE ARCHITECTS SHOWCASING NEW ZEALAND’S REMOTE LANDSCAPES

New Zealand's most luxury lodges come with jaw-dropping natural backdrops; but how do such outlying locations impact on the materials and design? We talked to three architects to find out.

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BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HOTEL: DESERT DAYS AT AMANGIRI

Amangiri is an ode to the mysterious rock formations of southern Utah and the ancient Navajo culture. This is no ordinary hotel, but an enclave of luxury and style in America’s most dramatic desert landscape.

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5 OF THE MOST STYLISHLY SUSTAINABLE HOTELS

The best luxury hotels have a sustainable ethos at the heart of their design, proving that putting the environment first doesn’t mean scrimping on style.

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HIGH-END DESIGN MEETS NATURE IN CHILEAN PATAGONIA

Thanks to some exceptional properties, the humbling panoramas of Patagonia can now be coupled with creature comforts. It’s a match made in Chile.

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NATURE’S DESIGN: 5 SLEEK SAFARI LODGES

After an epic day of game drives out in the bush, sometimes sleeping in a tent just won't do. Here we round up a bunch of sensational retreats where well-considered design comes first.

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A DESIGN STATE OF MIND

Design is just a state of mind according to Yatzer’s Costas Voyatzis, as he takes us through the true meaning of mindfulness when applied to travel experiences.

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