Interurban is a boutique luxury hotel in the heart of Portland. Nestled near the Willamette River the hotel offers unique waterfront views. Interurban is a unique eco hotel partnering with the local community to showcase local organic wine, local organic produce as well as a place for
artists to showcase special exhibitions. It will expose city goers to the surrounding areas and neighboring experiences that they might not otherwise be able to experience. The design of the hotel will feature both modern streamline lines with the integration of naturalistic elements. It will blend the interior with the
exterior as well as culture and location. The combination if the two are seamlessly integrated creating a sense of easiness and peace. Shapes will emphasize the integration of the two themes into one cohesive space, bringing the natural world into the urban environment. Nature is infused into the space in the form of
multistory terrarium that also functions as a water filtration system for the hotel. It will also produce power with photovoltaic glass on the roof as to help offset the carbon footprint. The restaurant, bar and lounge will feature local organic wines, local organic foods and signature cocktails. The lobby will welcome guests with a streamlined atmosphere as well as the integration of nature into the space. The guest suites will bring a sense of peace and comfort to the guests. The hotel will also feature the unique suite option for extended visits offering comfort and security for a more upscale guest. Overall the hotel will merge modern luxury with the natural environment, providing an eco tourism destination for guests when they visit the great city of Portland.