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Hotel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok

Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2017

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The green paradise of Swissotel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok

A photographer is never truly out of duty, even when on holiday. This is the case of Ken Schluchtmann who has been to Bangkok before heading to Myanmar where he is completing his photographic research with a special attention to the fast changes in Birmanian society and traditions.

During his stay at the Swissotel Nai Lert Park he caught the occasion to immortalize the hotel’s spectacular lush garden with over 32.000 square meters of tropical vegetation created on what was in the past a bus parking area.

It might be the last chance we have to see this green oasis in the heart of Bangkok because one of the first 5-star-hotels of the city, founded 36 years ago by the prominent Nai Lert Family, the first Thai developer who built his fortune in the first half of the 20th century, has closed. Once a very popular deluxe hotel which the interiors have been renovated in the early 2000’s by the architects Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown it has faced difficult times after the owners switched from the Hilton to the Swissotel chain, becoming just another victim of the ever changing tourism market.

Ken Schluchtmann shares with us his personal vision of a peaceful green oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, the inviting free-form pool, the well thought little rivers for a unique experience of relax we hope will survive the uncertain present.

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„The Weinmeister“ Berlin

Donnerstag, 14. April 2011

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Architecture: Braun und Braun, Bollinger & Fehlig
Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.

Olympos Lodge, Cirali Turkey

Sonntag, 11. Juli 2010

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20 years ago the owner Ziya Simsek created a small lodge surrounded by a park right beside the sea. It is situated in a small bay in the Olympos Naationalpark 70km south of Antalya, Turkey.

The skulptor and designer Detlef Schulz fitted the complete area including the rooms, restaurant, park and beach with handmade furniture and sculptures.

More informations:
www.olymposlodge.com.tr
www.detlef-schulz.info

Hotel Lux 11 Berlin, Restaurant Luchs

Sonntag, 13. September 2009

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Interior Restaurant: ErenlerBauer
Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.

***** Hotel Porto Palacio, Portugal

Mittwoch, 26. September 2007

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Interior: Plajer&Franz Studio
Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.

Wallpaper City Guide Berlin

Donnerstag, 19. Juli 2007

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Author: Sophie Lovell
Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.



Pantelleria Dream

Dienstag, 01. August 2006

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Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.

Hotel Puerta América, Madrid

Donnerstag, 07. Juli 2005

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Hotel Puerta America in Madrid is a unique place of avantgarde interior design and architecture.

The neverbeen-attempted-before project has brought together nineteen of the top architecture and design studios in the world from thirteen different countries such as Jean Nouvel, Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, Norman Foster, Plasma Studio and Marc Newson. In 342 rooms on twelve floors they worked out their ideas and all played with different materials, colours and shapes.

Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.

Volkswagen Project Fox

Freitag, 01. April 2005

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For the presentation of the new Volkswagen Fox the former agency Eventlabs (now Nest One) created a very special event in Copenhagen.

They invited various international artists to redesign a complete hotel with 67 rooms.
At the same time they built a temporary club in an old warehouse at the harbour an ran it for four weeks with daily dinner, concerts and dj’s.
The third location was an old hall where they installed a gallery. 7 teams of artists used each each a real car for an art installation.

Agency: Eventlabs (now Nest One)
Photos in cooperation with Dirk Daehmlow.

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