Winner in Architectural Design - Hospitality
T.E&C Architects & Associates
Wen Tong Hsieh
Chin Chao Wu, Chang Yu Wu, Leng Chang, Cheng Tsung Chen, Kang Cheng Liu
Yao Cheng Chen
Tainan City, Taiwan
The project is deeply inspired by the richness of the local culture and nature. The overall color palette applied on the buildings appears to have a sense of warmth and luminosity. With white and gray, the designer manages to paint out the local identity through the design.
Inspired firstly by the local oyster farming industry, the basic color of white represents the oyster shell. With each building and outdoor spaces such as a semi-open corridor, landscape patio, swimming pool, the overall traffic flow is connected and immersed with the environment. Inside the buildings, big floor-to-ceiling windows are applied to decorate the interior with the natural vista. Considering the local summer sunshine hours, designers carefully calculate angles, relative locations, shadows between buildings. Travelers can thus enjoy a different experience of outdoor spaces.
The interior design is minimalistic and neat with a comfortable light color palette. Travelers can enjoy the landscape with friends and family accompanied. Ingeniously applying all kinds of organic textures, the designer creates a multilayered vacation experience.