The modern hotel not only offers a place to sleep, but, through its design, amenities and sense of theatre, also provides its guests with the ultimate escapist experience. New Hotels for Global Nomads combines architecture, interior design, photography, film and works of art to show just how varied and dynamic international hotels can be today. With 200 arresting images, including plans and computer renderings, and an authoritative text, New Hotels for Global Nomads is the best guide to contemporary and future trends in hotel design. It is essential reading for designers, architects, design-conscious travellers and business people alike. Includes projects by diverse names such as Jean Nouvel, Acconci Studio, Spike Jones and Fatboy Slim, Diller+Scofidio, Dike Blair, Gluckman Mayner Architects, Sophie Calle, Tom Sachs, and Toland Grinnell.