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URLAUBSARCHITEKTUR has received a lot of attention recently.

You can find an overview of the most significant media reports and articles in our media blog. This page features a selection of articles and quotations about our online portal and our book series.

Selected press coverage

What began as a small recommendation site with well-designed holiday homes for an architecture-affine audience has now developed into a professional platform. The fact that the creators of the site have not softened their quality standards over time and continue to apply high standards to the selected properties is part of its continuing success. - AIT 6.2020 / June 2020

Holiday homes to dream about - competitionline.com 9/2019

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For architecture pilgrims – "How AirBnb and it’s rivals are winning over hotel snobs" - The Wall Street Journal 7/2017

URLAUBSARCHITEKTUR showcases a fantastic selection of houses – "We are the Anti-Airbnb" - SPIEGEL online, April 2017

Holiday accommodation for architecture fans: "We are the Anti-Airbnb" If you're passionate about architecture, you're likely to have high expectations of your holiday accommodation. Urlaubsarchitektur.de showcases a fantastic selection of houses - from glass cubes in Norway to restored half-timbered houses in Hesse. SPIEGEL online 4/2017

Working for leisure time - When it comes to holiday accommodation, the architecture in question usually adheres to rigid, mass-produced convention. But if you're looking for a beautiful house in which to spend the best time of the year, this can present a welcome challenge - for the architects and builders alike. -  Deutsches Architektenblatt 7/2017

Come on in – and be amazed – zweikuesten.de 3/2017

Unique, exclusive retreats – Travelnews 2/2017

You lodge with your eyes: Holiday homes with style - If you're looking for architecturally holiday accommodation online, you'll sooner or later come across Jan Hamer - db mobil 3/2015

The dream house collector - Thanks to architect Jan Hamer, exemplary holiday homes are no longer an insider's tip. With his website urlaubsarchitektur.de he has created a platform for architecture-lovers and owners of unique, beautifully-designed holiday homes. - Deutsches Architektenblatt 7/2012

Well built! Architecture is more important than scenery, says Jan Hamer. Through his online portal HOLIDAYARCHITECTURE, the architect showcases unique hotels and holiday homes – DIE ZEIT 12/2011