After nearly three years of planning, Taltree ecoVillage by YS Development is gaining a little steam. Located in Redmond, Washington -- not more than a bike ride from the company Bill Gates co-founded -- Taltree includes a collection
Hotel Porta Fira, Barcelona Modern, state-of-the-art hotel whose design resembles a lotus flower. It has 24 floors and a height of 361 feet. Created by the architect Toyo Ito, winner of the Pritzker Award.