Lotus Flower Hotel, Inner Mongolia

Aerial of the Desert Lotus Hotel

Located in the desert of Inner Mongolia, is the Desert Lotus Hotel. A concrete-free hotel erected in the shape of a lotus blossom in Xiang Sha Wan, in the Gobi Desert. PlaT Architects had to invent a new structural system to be anchored in the sands by panels and a prefabricated steel support skeleton.

The hotel is free of tiles and bricks and uses low carbon environment friendly materials to utilize solar, water and wind energy.


Desert Lotus Hotel

Sails of the Desert Lotus Hotel

Website: KNSTRCT and PLaT Architects

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