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JW Marriot Hotel

Architecture : Concept

CLIENT : Confidential
LOCATION : Undisclosed
TYPE : Integrated resort
SIZE : 693,086 sq.ft / 275,349 m2

A competition entry for a large integrated resort with a substantialconference component.

The challenge lay in designing a sizeable building yet providing a human scale and easily understandable adjacencies. A crisp palette of coinciding rectangular glass forms break up the mass and hold pockets of light and circulation. Airy sky-bridges link the separate elements and draw the visitors to a lush pool deck atop the multi-story podium.

A striking theater fa├žade at the corner of the site entices visitors and provides a visual cue from afar.