How This Deserted Quarry Became a Luxury Hotel

The finest building designs are sometimes those that are especially suited to the location in which they are constructed. The Songjiang Quarry Hotel, for example, is a jaw-dropping structure carved into the edge of a disused quarry.

JADE+QA architect Martin Jochman created a structure that seems to just be two stories from the top but is a sixteen-story tower that blends with the rocks.