Hotel Cranz, , Selenogradsk, Russland - FRANKEN\ARCHITEKTEN

Hotel Cranz

Franken Architekten has been commissioned by a private Russian builder for the interior design of a boutique hotel in the historical seaside resort of Cranz, (in Russian: Selenogradsk), on the Samland coast in the former East Prussia. The interior design concept is inspired by the historic seaside resort architecture and a fictitious German-Russian love story at the beginning of the 20th century.

Location Selenogradsk, Russland
Project-Team Prof. Bernhard Franken, Aline Schaefer, Nicole Franken
Status Realised 2017
Dimension 670m²

Narrative Spaces





Rituals create both movement
and meaning in spaces, as with the liturgy and the theatre, linking the real to the abstract. Ritual is the means of inflecting the sublime and the ethereal into a narrative.