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A sustainable development model is one that ensures meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to fulfill their own.

From this premise, the MODE project emerged in Rimini, engaging 14 of the most prominent architecture firms in the hospitality sector. They were tasked with providing their unique interpretations of sustainable design.

The MODE project materializes as a hospitality space set to become a benchmark in the industry, achieved through the revitalization of Rimini’s historical tourist structures.

While Rimini is predominantly known as a sun & beach destination, it has also established itself in the market for leisure sea and inland tourism, as well as for business, events, and internationally acclaimed festivals. Rimini is an iconic destination and city that is continuously evolving.

Awareness is the key word of today’s and future tourism, marked by the increase in consciousness about sustainable travel choices, both in selecting accommodations that prioritize sustainability and in individuals’ direct purchasing behaviors, favoring products and solutions with minimal environmental impact,” says Mauro Santinato, President of Teamwork Hospitality and creator of the MODE HOTEL project. “MODE HOTEL stands as the answer to this demand, serving as a hub for innovation in eco-sustainable hotel design and management, breathing new life into Rimini’s hospitality landscape.”

MODE HOTEL is the redevelopment of the Hotel Arlesiana in Rimini, situated in the San Giuliano Mare area near the port, strategically located in the heart of Rimini and in close proximity to business and leisure hubs. It’s a hotel with a strong green focus, aiming for sustainability not only in design and management but also in its social and economical impact. This is achieved through the integration of renewable energy sources, adherence to green building principles resulting in a zero-impact structure, water reuse systems, and the adoption of energy-efficient appliances.

The structure of MODE HOTEL serves as a permanent showroom where each room offers a distinctive experience, reflecting the individual designer’s vision of eco-conscious hospitality. MODE HOTEL defies traditional hotel paradigms, embracing the vision of doing things differently.



The distributive layout of the MODE project includes nine suites, a co-working area, a lobby, and ground floor services. Each space exudes its own identity while reflecting the design values of the theme.


The hotel’s exteriors are designed by Rizoma Architecture, focusing on creating a building envelope that is energy-efficient, while harnessing renewable energy sources, offering protection against the elements. “Today, we’re tackling a significant challenge: implementing concrete and robust sustainability principles in construction means blending smart solutions, cost control, and early assessment of the benefits of our choices.”

The exterior is also environmentally friendly, with the choice of facade coatings that absorb pollution, a material choice extended to the south wall, destined to host a work by a street artist.


MODE Hotel hosts nine distinct suite types, each designed by nine architecture firms, tailored with specific themes, but united by a common thread of sustainable design ethos.

MODE HOTEL creates a concept, an example of rethinking the model of Emilia-Romagna region guesthouse and joining in a process of city redevelopment, framing it within the modern concept of responsible hospitality tourism. Freshness and passion in sharing a hospitality approach: the structure towards people, people towards the world. Living not as a local but among locals. A place open to all where one can live as they please, according to their own rhythm.