GLASS — Lujac Desautel
Nominated for Young Designer of the Year by Boat International Media. Lujac Desautel's design, GLASS is built upon a SWATH (“Small Water-plane Area Twin Hull) platform specifically requested by a world renown composer and his family. GLASS is the re-examination of the traditional yacht typology which is typically defined by its longitudinal linearity, creating much longer and sleek sculptural forms. An homage to the skyscraper and a reflective canvas to the sea; GLASS is organized ...
Short Stays: 10 Tiny Hotels
Capsule Hotel (The Hague, Netherlands) It could be the beginning of a trip that takes you away from it all, that is, if the mooring slips. These literal escape pods, repurposed from an oil rig, are now docked by Dutch surfers, members of FAST (Free Architecture Surf Terrain). They rent out these surprisingly stylish rooms, including one made up to resemble a Bond movie prop. Photo by Henk Kosters (Creative Commons)