BEHF Architects wins 1st prize for sustainable hotel design

Every year, the competition “The most beautiful restaurants, hotels and bars” honors outstanding interior design concepts in the hospitality industry.

With the “Premium Suites” in the 5-star hotel “Reiters Supreme”, BEHF Architects has created a groundbreaking example of innovative architecture and was awarded first prize in the “Hotel” category. The competition, organized by Callwey Verlag together with bdia Association of German Interior Designers and the German Hotel and Restaurant Association, was open to designers from all over europe. 50 projects were shortlisted and are featured in the recently published yearbook.

The inspiration for the design comes from the philosophy of hotel owners Karl and Nikola Reiter, who have created their own self-contained retreat in the midst of the gently rolling landscape of southern Burgenland near Bad Tatzmannsdorf.

Open, flowing spaces

The resulting rooms are an offer to come home to oneself. Movable walls allow guests to adapt their suite to their individual needs for privacy or openness. “The merging of smaller cubic rooms into open, flowing spaces shows the creative genius of the architects in the spatial composition,” said the jury.

A bathtub in the living room, a hidden work area, a sofa to sleep on, a wooden sports wall and a hidden kitchenette are the variable elements of the layout. Floor-to-ceiling swing doors allow the bedroom to be individually opened and closed to the living room, making the suites a unique experience.

Sustainability means longevity

Great emphasis has been placed on the use of genuine, natural materials. All furniture, walls and floors are made of solid wood (ash) from sustainable forests in the region. Clay building boards provide sound insulation and moisture regulation. Natural stone, cork and fur complete the range.This high quality materials extends the life span of the suites enormously.

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