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The design style of The Opposite House Beijing is modern and contemporary, but it also contrasts that newness with a sense of tradition and history. The structure itself is made of green glass that Japanese designer Kengo Kuma intended to create a sense of calm for the guests both inside and out. These large windows give the wooden rooms tons of light and a sense of expansion and relaxation with the natural tones and gray slate walls. Everything in the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel has something interesting about it and you won’t find a lamp just for the sake of finding a lamp: Each item is thoughtfully placed in the room and is meant to have a function or to inspire a feeling. The artwork around the hotel lobby is a mix of old and new Chinese art that grounds the hotel in its location and combines the ancient history of China with the modern and contemporary style of the hotel.