Hugo’s in the Sky Genting Best Western – opening

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If you wish to get away from the bustle of KL and maybe head to the casino or just relax in the cool hinterland? While staying at the Best Western Genting or just visiting check out the new Hugo’s in the Sky with it’s amazing mountain views.

 

Vin Diesel wrecks my buildings

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You know when you have reached a high point .. This happened to me when The  Etihad Towers, my team based in Kuala Lumpur developed the design and documented for DBI design Australia- were smashed up in a hollywood movie. In this case smashed in CGI in Fast & Furious 7 & it felt great … believe it or not. Seeing the architecture on the big screen (yes getting wrecked)  made all those late nights reaching those deadlines all worth it.  Thanks Vin for wrecking stuff on FF7 and the team effort of DBI design & the KL project team, of which I am very happy to be part of.

 

OLA.. kids know

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The entry forecourt of the OLA school is defined by its battened gates, a sculptural wall and over-arching arbour which overlooks the Brisbane City.

Many adults recognise the chunky recycled timber wall , but wonder why they are all of different heights and widths.

The eyes and minds of 8 year old school children, see why ?
The kids know ” it represents the view of the City in the distance”.

niseko bistro

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Update the Shiki Niseko resort has been completed and successfully operating for several seasons. I wish to thank the LOW YAT GROUP and Fairlane hospitality for allowing myself to assist in this process and congratulate the team.

Part of several peer reviews & inputs for a Luxury Ski Resort development, located in Niseko Japan. Concept was provided for leasehold tenants, as an exemplar, for a market place style bistro in the ground floor retail space.

Image courtesy of the shiki niseko webpage.

c2 architecture

EKO architecture now becomes C2 architecture so new we are pending approval on the naming. C2 architecture represents a new phase for EKO now 15 years + old + V:DRO p/l and represents the formal partnership of George Chambers & Vaughn Carnaffan. Port 25 the KL counterpart near completion of phase 1 of the massive premier Best Western Genting development. The crew at port 25 (formerly V:dro ) have ‘stuck to it’ in difficult conditions and the project team look forward to the soft launch.

bage street apartments

Bage Street apartments C2 architecture have worked within the guidelines to achieve 20+ apartments onto a  1200sqm site -located on leafy bage street, an elevated, sloping site with views, within close proximity to Toombul railway station & the major arterial Sandgate Road. Understanding to provide quality, yet still affordable residential accommodation, within proximity to the Nundah shopping urban precinct. Working closely with the planners Jensen & Bowers, the client & BCC to understand the actual performance criteria & maximise the site potential.

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golf resort + spa

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Within a 2000ha masterplan 300ha completed with 4000 residents. Client requested a concept for eco resort with budget constraints with a luxury boutique feel located on the established 27 link international tournament standard golf course.

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The 120 room resort sits lightly within the site with fully naturally ventilated public spaces & eco natural materials with landscaping elements flowing throughout.

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