Play of Light and Mass
Guest rooms above overlook the double-height multi-purpose hall, which is full of natural north light. Also, the three planters integrate and transform into the building mass on the north side, allowing the light to escape in the interiors. Again, color and material enhance the bold form and elements of the cafe.
Making Design Possible
Extensive detailing and coordination was required with the structural engineers to hide the structure within the form. Also, Virtual construction in BIM allowed coordination of intricate details with various teams. Furthermore, it also became the basis of documentation and material take-off.