Translation Architecture is a design and research studio experienced in hospitality and retail design with a keen interest in heritage, retrofit and low energy strategies.

The emphasis on routes and lines of sight through the hotel, linking and expanding spaces that had been closed up and compressed in previous refurbishments, was central to our design concept and the reintegration of the hotel’s relationship to the town and the river.

Routes and connections: The civic character of The Relais, Henley-on-Thames

Two panel discussions looking at the issue of sustainability in the context of hotels as part of the Festival of Hospitality

Hotels and Sustainability

We talk to Mark Perry, historic wall painting conservator.

The Relais Henley: Historical layers and the Charles I wall painting