ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST ITALIA

St. Regis Maldives is one of  the projects featured in the August 2015 issue of Architectural Digest Italia. The article includes projects leading the design trend in Maldives.

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST ITALIA
Posted by admin on August 5, 2015

M HOTEL CHENGDU

We have completed the Interior Design of M Hotel Chengdu, an urban business hotel with 655 rooms. This is the first M Hotel outside of Singapore since Millennium & Copthorne Hotel Launched The M brand in 2000. The hotel interiors is inspired by the rich context of Chengdu where Chengdu is a city known for its care-free lifestyle, and is also referred to China’s “Party city”. With this in mind, the interiors of M Hotel are designed with a contemporary and modern translation of this historical rich and care-free Chengdu lifestyle as M Hotel marks its entry into China. The M Hotel, like a modern Chinese chest-box, unfolds and is choreographed into a series of nested spatial experiences to narrate the modern interpretation of Chengdu city from the reception to the clubhouse in the hotel. Photos courtesy of M Hotel Chengdu.      

M HOTEL CHENGDU
Posted by admin on March 2, 2015

St. Regis Maldives Under Construction

WOW was commissioned to design a unique resort in the Maldives. It was quickly apparent that building on an island in an atoll in the Indian Ocean was neither eco friendly nor sustainable. Were it not for the fabulous natural beauty and rich natural history, it would be pointless. Therefore, we decided to conceptualize an Eco Awareness resort, where the guest would arrive and enjoy the beauty and wonders of the place, but leave refreshed, enlightened and inspired by theses pockets of paradise on our planet. Together with the owners we selected a luxury resort brand that we felt would do justice to the vision, and at the same time would provide the necessary customer draw for a low key count resort, where limited numbers would provide lower impact to the island. St Regis is scheduled to be the brand operating what we hope will be a model resort concept for ...

St. Regis Maldives Under Construction
Posted by admin on December 9, 2014

Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon

Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon was completed in 2013 by WOW Architects and it has since been nominated for the World Architecture Festival Awards 2013 as well as published in magazine and websites worldwide. It was recently featured on Travel + Leisure magazine’s  “It List: The Best New Hotels.” REDEFINING THE NATIVE The hotel resides in the city of Gurgaon, often dubbed the ‘Face of New India’. Overlooked as a backward, rural community just a decade ago, Gurgaon has rapidly developed into an IT hub and home to many multinational companies, partly due to its proximity and connectivity to the national capital of New Delhi. However, this rapid development has not been consistent nor coordinated throughout the urban environment. Indeed, this narrative is a familiar one for architects working in the developed world: the rapid economic growth and the accompanying urbanization has created a world of radical juxtapositions, where glistening contemporary ...

Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon
Posted by admin on April 1, 2014

Intercontinental Hotel Lake Taihu

WOW has been appointed to design a 300 room lakeside hotel as part of the Suzhou Tourism Bureau’s efforts to introduce high-quality hospitality products to enliven the northwestern shore of Lake Taihu. Thus, a culturally referential and yet progressive design language is used to express a building typology that maximizes lake views and integrates architecture and landscape into a harmonious experience. The building mass blends into the surrounding hills, and introduces a variety of courtyards and terraces that pays homage to Suzhou’s artistic and literary culture.  

Intercontinental Hotel Lake Taihu
Posted by admin on March 18, 2014