Hamburg curve

Words:
Jan-Carlos Kucharek
Credit: Jochen Stuber

There’s a lot of bling around Hamburg’s Aussenalster urban lake, now added to by former partner of Will Alsop, Jan Störmer. The just-opened, 130-room luxury Fontenay hotel makes the best of the view with its white, sinuous form in its own parkland. Swiss company Sky-Frame provided the 5000m2 of triple-glazed frameless sliding doors allowing lucky guests to enjoy views of Hamburg’s famous five churches, safe from blusters sweeping down the Elbe or drunken whoops from the Reeperbahn. 

https://www.sky-frame.com/

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