Call it Swiss cheese or polka dotsâ€"however you describe the exterior of the Chrome Hotel, it boils down to this: it has a lot of holes. But those holes have a purpose.
The designers at Sanjay Puri Architect punctuated the facade with holes to allow natural light to stream into the building. While this minimizes the costs of air conditioningâ€"about 25%â€"the punctuated facade also creates a unique night look when the holes are backlit by LED lights.
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