Romantic Escape

Romantic Escape

Designing the Modern Guest House III

By (author) Wendy Perring


  • Boutique hotels, guest houses, and B&Bs are becoming increasingly popular worldwide; this book features projects from around the world
Full Description
In recent years, guest houses and boutique hotels have developed rapidly, bringing in many exciting and innovative designs. The gorgeous and innovative projects in this book have been carefully selected to showcase unique guest houses that offer new approaches for visual engagement - as well as the perfect romantic getaway. Each case study is accompanied by in-depth analyses, making this book a good reference for professional designers, as well as for those with a passion for travel.
About the Author
Wendy Perring graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1996 with Distinction and was Scottish Young Architect of the Year in 1995. She was a founding director of Perring Architecture and Design. PAD studio was established in 2013. Having undertaken a Postgraduate Teaching course at UEL in 1999, Wendy has been actively involved in education and teaching at numerous institutions. She is a part time studio teacher at Portsmouth University, a visiting critic at Arts Institute Bournemouth and private Tutor for Oxford Brookes University. In 2016 Wendy joined Design South East (DSE) as a panel member and has chaired the RIBA Awards South Region. Wendy is a trustee of and actively involved with SPUD, a local arts charity specialising in public engagement, and educational arts programmes. SPUD regularly engages in community consultation where major: Ensuring those voices are heard through proper consultation can make a major contribution to social cohesion and the future sustainability of communities. Wendy has written critiques and provided commentary for numerous architectural journals and books including the Architects Journal, the RIBA Journal and a new book which will be published in the spring Aalto - Utzon - Fehn: Three Paradigms of Phenomenological Architecture by Roger Tyrell (Routledge 2018). PAD studio have received national and international recognition, and have been awarded three RIBA Regional Awards, a LEAF Award, a Daily Telegraph Award, shortlisted for The Stephen Laurence Prize, highly commended in two RICS Awards for Innovation through Design, and shortlisted for the Blueprint Awards, Civic Trust and AJ Awards. The work of PAD studio is widely published in many international books and journals including the Architects Journal, Architecture Today and the RIBA Journal.
Look Inside
The Images Publishing Group
5th Dec 2018
USA & Canada
9.65 in x 11.42 in
288 Pages
400 color, b&w
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