LEAF Awards 2012 | Commercial Building of the Year

We are proud to announce that WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design was awarded the LEAF Awards 2012: Commerical Building of the year for Vivanta by Taj, Whitefield Bangalore!  The Directors of WOW attended the ceremony on September 21st in London where they were presented with the prestigious award. Comments from the judges: The Vivanta Hotel is a proud new landmark standing at the entrance to the new International Tech Park in Bangalore. It is a work/play environment and acts as an interface between the IT park and the fast-developing city around it. Conceived as a ‘landscraper’, the hotel is a rich hospitality space where public and private functions flow and connect to each other. The hotel spaces have a cinematic feel that increases guest movement and interaction. This was a particularly competitive category for our panel to judge. In the end, they loved the Vivanta Hotel’s use of coloured ...

LEAF Awards 2012 | Commercial Building of the Year
Posted by admin on September 25, 2012

Archifest 2012 | Pavilion Design

Learn all about the ideas and inspirations behind the winning design of the Archifest 2012 Pavilion competition. “Wonder|Wall is a zero waste pavilion that reuses materials in a new way to extraordinary functions and delight thus engaging and inspiring the hearts and minds of all to Rethink Singapore” 1) Specificity Of The Site The design of the pavilion was a response to the duality of the site. On the one hand, Fort Canning, once know as the “Forbidden Hill” still retains its quiet, reposeful and almost mythical character. Directly opposite is Clarke Quay, vibrant and bustling with people and activities. In-bewteen is the Foothills that once was a hive for social activities with the public swimming pool and the National Theatre. The proposed pavilion seeks to embody the duality between the two realms, with its permeable skin. The undulating web inspires curiosity and amazement as well. At certain angles, the ...

Archifest 2012 | Pavilion Design
Posted by admin on September 20, 2012

WAF BAR | ASIA 2012

The World Architecture Festival will be moving its home from Barcelona to Asia, closer to the epicenter of the phenomenon impacting the world of architecture and design. Of all the dynamic Asian capitals, Singapore was selected to host the annual gathering of architects and building professionals at the iconic Marina Bay Sands Resort from 3rd – 5th October.  WOW | Hospitality welcomes WAF to Singapore and to celebrate the launch of WOW’s Hospitality think tank we enthusiastically accepted an invitation to design the WAF Bar | 2012 sponsored by Rider Levett Bucknall. Singapore’s Bold Black and White stripped painted bamboo blinds, are recognized globally as icons of the classic Singapore Black and White bungalow, which is now treasured and used for diplomatic venues such as embassies, foundations, clubs and institutions. The elegant striped palette has been present as an iconic image in contemporary Singapore design.  We are rethinking and reusing ...

WAF BAR | ASIA 2012
Posted by admin on September 5, 2012