Winner of Dezeen Awards 2021 Best Hotel in the World and referenced by GQ as 'tropical brutalism at its coolest' this Bali Resort made the most of its local materials mixing modern minimalism with touches of Balinese woodwork. Architect Nic Brunsdon takes us through this 14 villa project, in rural Indonesia, from concrete inside/outside baths to private pools with jungle views.
Exploring the blurring of design sectors between hotel rooms to communal living and apartments. What can successfully be transferred from the learnings from experts in each sector?
IHG, Built and Woods Bagot take us through the InterContinental Sydney's most significant improvements in 30 years. Repositioning the luxury hotel, dramatically enhancing its public facing amenity, whilst retaining its unique heritage including its original facade which dates back to 1851.
Overcoming local resistance to develop a positive architectural impact connecting with the vibrant creative community that surrounds a hotel. The Surf's designers talk us through their experience. The success of which has lead to an upcoming second collaboration with the owner/operators.
Our panelists share their sustainable design practices and ethical product sourcing as well as how they work with key project stakeholders to retain the integrity of their product specification.
Nestled against the CBD in Surry Hills, Ace Hotel Sydney is the very first location south of the equator. Design legend David Flack takes us through the stories behind the rooms, restaurants and bars including the makers and artists involved in the extensive custom pieces that bring this vibrant environment to life.
The panel discusses examples of projects, both existing and in the pipeline, with F&B offerings that draw a local crowd and add value as part of the destination experience and decision making process when booking a hotel.
Hear from our expert panel about their successful major refurbishments and the challenges to watch out for.
Hotels have expanded their remit from purely catering for their guests to the wider community with public areas, co-working spaces, community programs and meeting and event spaces. Hear our panel discuss their learnings, successes and challenges.
From retro artwork to contemporary installations, digital luxuries to innovative bathroom pods, maximising experience and the square millimetre. Ovolo, Luchetti Krelle, Construction Assignments and Synch (operator, designer, project manager and bathroom pod specialists) share their insights in bringing this project to life through to the lived experience now.
The roaring twenties lounge collaborators unite to discuss the importance of genuine collaboration for the future of the design industry. Discussing the challenges currently faced but also the benefits of collaboration with clients and all project team members in getting everyone to the table as quickly as possible to deliver on time and budget.