patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain
patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain
nov 30, 2009

patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain

lobby of the hotel

spanish designer patricia urquiola has designed the mandarin oriental hotel in the heart of barcelona, situated inside the famous passeig de gracia building, which for half of the twentieth century was the seat of the banco hispano-americano.

the space includes a lit ramp which is suspended across the courtyard, leading the hotel’s entrance. metal grilles provide divisions of space, but at the same time the perforations allow one to glimpse into the lobby. the walls are covered in 3D textured materials, giving depth to the space, and the furnishings have been tailored for the hotel, made from italian and spanish produced materials.

in total the mandarin oriental barcelona houses 98 rooms, with views on on side of the passeig de gracia and on the other, the typical courtyard of barcelona and the garden terraces which measure 650 sqm.

patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain detail

patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain

patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain a view of the spa area

patricia urquiola: mandarin oriental in barcelona, spain detail of the lit ramp which is suspended over the hotel’s courtyard

  • too cool

    the good oil says:
  • wow – what a cool place! [url=] bloomacious digs [/url]

    carrie @ bloomacious says:
  • This digital images was made by F22 Studio (

    Spaceboy says:
  • Another time, another excellent work; congratulations Patricia!!!

    ign says:
  • the furniture is like just spread out without a layout.. bad furniture mix

    bad boy says:
  • wonderfull… wish I was a part of this project. … what is the project status? is it open?

    Sidd says:

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