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StarhotelsE.c.ho. in Milan it´s a hotel that have taken into account green design. Take a look on this sustainable hotel.
This Hotel as received a recognition for its sustainability at the European Design Awards. The 143 bedroom hotel, was completely converted from a classic urban hotel into an ‘eco hotel’ in central Milan.
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According to the judges, the Starhotels E.c.ho was considered the best in its category as it not only delivers a sustainable performance but also makes the guest experience sustainable. The hotel’s energy saving figures were impressive, as were the ways in which the guest experience was influenced by a desire to reuse locally sourced materials. Sustainability was regarded as a significant part of the overall guest experience and not just kept to the back of house.
Starhotels E.c.ho. is the result of a complete renovation of Starhotels’ Splendido in Milan. After nine months and an investment of over EURO 13 million, the hotel opened on September 8th 2011. E.c.ho., the first ecological hotel from Starhotels, was designed by interior designer Andrea Auletta, alongside the creative team at Starhotels. The name and concept of the hotel was inspired by nature and to draw attention to current environmental issues. The hotel has an original design, using selected materials with minimal power consumption as well as being extremely comfortable and oozing ‘eco-chic’ appeal.
The following are some of the most exciting sustainable initiatives going on in the hotel at present:
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