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DESIGN, HOTELS

The Big Picture (2): Sleeping Behind Bars in ‘Prison Hotel’ Het Arresthuis

The Big Picture (2): Sleeping Behind Bars in ‘Prison Hotel’ Het Arresthuis

Nowadays, it seems everything can be turned into a hotel: schools, boats, lighthouses, railway cabooses. And prisons. Two years ago, Het Arresthuis opened its doors in Roermond. Spending the night behind bars never seemed so tempting.

by × 14 March 2013

ARCHITECTURE

The Big Picture (1): The Glass Farm by MVRDV

The Big Picture (1): The Glass Farm by MVRDV

The unsuspecting visitor won’t believe his eyes. But that seems to be the whole point of the Glass Farm by Dutch architect firm MVRDV. This remarkable building in the village of Schijndel, officially opened in January, combines form with function and does so in a hallucinatory way.

by × 6 March 2013