Tag Archives: Architecture

Azerbaijan Week – Zaha Hadid’s Baku Vision

Zaha Hadid has created – in my humble opinion of course – one of the most beautiful buildings in the world with the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre in Azerbaijan’s capital city, Baku. Sweeping curves twist around the visitor with no … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Baku!

If you want to stay in one of the most innovative buildings ever built, then you need to swiftly book into Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers.  Designed by HOK International, it is located on the highest part of the city, overlooking … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Grenoble …

Visit a necropolis! Le Musée archéologique Grenoble Saint-Laurent is part Son et Lumiere installation, part cemetery and part active architectural dig – all housed in a very clever, steel and glass infrastructure for this is also Grenoble’s archeology museum. Take the bubble to … Continue reading

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The Dubai Fountain

The Dubai Fountain takes choreographed water music to a new level – in fact I have never seen anything quite like it before. Taking place in the 30-acre man-made Burj Khalifa Lake in front of The Dubai Mall (the world’s … Continue reading

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HotelFacts: #12 – Fairmont Baku Flame Towers Fabulous Facts!

Drum roll please – 25 fabulous facts that you may or may not know about the recently opened Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers Azerbaijan and the city itself: Fairmont Baku has: A museum quality collection of contemporary art collated by Farmboy … Continue reading

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The Azerbaijan Art Experience

Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers, Azerbaijani houses one of the world’s most interesting and diverse new art collections. The collection features 100 original fine art pieces by local and internationally renowned artists. To curate a collection as special as this it … Continue reading

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An Architectural Marvel

I have to admit to a liking for contemporary architecture so it might come as no surprise to read that I am immensely looking forward – imminently – to seeing one of the most technically difficult buildings ever constructed – … Continue reading

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