Collection by Jaime Gillin

Hong Kong's Upper House Hotel

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In Hong Kong, we had the opportunity to check out the new Upper House hotel. Every bit of the hotel was designed by Andre Fu, the 35-year-old founder of the burgeoning Hong Kong firm AFSO— from the architecture, interior design and furniture to tiny details like the books in the rooms and the restaurant's soundtrack. Fu designed the property around the idea of an "upward journey"— both literally (it's located on the top 11 floors of a glass-and-steel high-rise) and figuratively, as a serene oasis amid one of the densest cities in the world. Here's a peek.

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As the cherubic and charming Fu demonstrates, the spindly structure of a traditional Chinese parasol inspired several...
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Fu uses bamboo, a traditional Asian material, in creative ways throughout the hotel.
Outside each guestroom, an identifying number glows through a paper-thin sheet of bamboo veneer.
Sliding pocket doors disappear into the bathroom wall, revealing a soaring view of the harbor from the capacious...
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