What is the design style of The Allison Inn & Spa?

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Set on 35 hillside acres, the design style of The Allison Inn & Spa in Oregon brings the organic beauty of the Pacific Northwest inside. The elegant, earthy tones of the 85 luxury rooms at this hotel reflect the natural wonders that hem the property — the evergreen of towering fir trees, the rich brown of the hazelnut groves and the tawny turn of grape vines in autumn.

The contemporary décor integrates nature throughout the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel with floor-to-ceiling windows that warm the space with natural light, stone work, lyrical waterfalls and local art that captures the beauty of agrarian landscapes. The luxury hotel puts a focus on art, highlighting more than 100 local and regional artists working in diverse media, including fiber, glass, sculpture, wood, photography and painting.

The Willamette Valley hotel’s design also takes a green approach. The Allison Inn & Spa achieved LEED Gold certification in April 2010 for its eco-friendly building practices and ongoing sustainable operations. The inn is a hallmark that luxury and comfort do not have to be compromised for energy efficiency and sustainability.

Caroline Patek

The Allison Inn & Spa in Oregon achieves a feeling of warmth and luxury by employing carefully chosen natural materials, including wood, copper and stone, which add texture and dimension to a framework of cool contemporary architecture. A stunning four-story glass enclosed staircase creates drama, while a large indoor waterfall projects soothing sounds. The Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel also is a LEED gold certified-destination that has a sedum-covered rooftop and solar panels that help heat the inn’s water.

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