Architects, designers and decorators are rethinking the way they design, build and furnish hotels and restaurants.
The focus today is on responsible, sustainable and rational approaches, and there is no shortage of innovations for environmentally-friendly living, even in the city.
Indoor spaces are merging with outdoor spaces, and nature is being brought into bedrooms and living rooms. Chaise longues by the pool are in. Things have changed, and so have the design rules.