Apto Architects further developed the spatial concept and design of a the new emerging brand Moxy Hotels. The Marriott International chain developed the brand together with Vastint Hospitality. The property belongs to Vastint and it is under a Marriott franchise. Apto Architects coordinates with all the investors, local architects, operators, suppliers and contractors on the interior design of already 50 Moxy Hotels in Europe and on several exterior building designs. The Moxy brand is a true new generation place, challenging the status quo and setting new standards in the hospitality world.
More than 50 hotels designed for the millennial brand of Marriott and “Apto Architects designed the first Moxy in the world”
How the adventure started: the first Moxy Hotel in the world
In 2013 APTO Architects started with designing a multi-functional lobby for the first Moxy of the world, located in Milan, Italy. Marriott’s newest brand. The common denominator for all Moxy lobby’s are four key zones: unplug (library and work), welcome (living room and entrance), F&B (bar, food and beverage) and lounge (chill and seating). Every Moxy Hotel is connected to its neighbourhood location by a special designed attribute in the lobby space.
From Hotel to full conference centers
The X meeting point is a 30.000 m2 facility hosting a 5.000 m2 conference zone, restaurant, gym, arcade playroom, auditorium, two event large event halls and a 250 bedroom Moxy hotel. The place is especially known for its indoor and outdoor events. Even Barack Obama has joined events in this new hotspot in between the airport and the city of Oslo.
Vastint Hospitality develops and engineers hotels with standardized prefab rooms supplied and produced by their own factory in Italy. The construction of these hotels are with high level LEED certifcations, due to its CLT wooden prefab system. Apto Architects supports in developing the general concept of Moxies design in new directions, new location studies with parametrical methods, architectural building design, interior design and coordination.
40 Hotels and counting
APTO architects has been responsible for the design of over 50 Moxy Hotels. They are already build and delivered, under construction or being planned. Here is a list overview of some of the locations:
Aberdeen, Berlin Ostbanhof, Birmingham, Brussels, Charles de Gaulle, Chester, Copenhagen, Dresden, Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Fountain bridge, Eschborn, Essen, Frankfurt, London Excel, London, Heathrow, London stratford, Ludwigshafen, Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Milton Keynes, Munich Airport, Munich Messe, Oslo X Meeting point, Sophia antipolis, Southampton, Stuttgart, Utrecht, York, Royal Docks, Bristol, Glasgow SEC, Montevrain Eurodisney, Berlin Brandenburg, Dortmund, Newcastle, Plymouth, Scheveningen.