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Bedrooms: 7

Bathrooms: 9

Built: 2,644 m²

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Plot: 16,967 m²

Price on application

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CASA RACHEL, SIERRA BLANCA, MARBELLA This seven-bedroom estate is set in the foothills of the La Concha mountain in Marbella’s best residential neighbourhood on the Golden Mile. Enjoying unsurpassed breathtaking views to both the mountain and the Mediterranean, this very private palatial property has

almost 17,000m² of magnificent gardens and sports facilities. Areas such as the stunning entrance courtyard, the Turkish salon, the spa with indoor pool and the library blend in perfectly with the property’s distinctive style. One of the most magnificent residences ever to come on the market in Spain.

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Bedrooms: 12

Bathrooms: 13

Built: 1,622 m²

Terraces: 899 m²

Plot: 4,125 m²

Price on application

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LA PERLA BLANCA, NEW GOLDEN MILE, MARBELLA WEST On the beach between San Pedro and Estepona lies this unique beach mansion. The property has features that set it apart from all other luxury beachfront villas in the Marbella area. Set on a double plot with uninterrupted sea views and direct access to the beach. Offering privacy and plenty of

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The Mill House, Bishop Hall Lane Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1LG, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0)1245 250981 Web: www.ipropertymedia.com Email: info@ipropertymedia.com PUBLISHER: Stuart Shield stuart@ipropertymedia.com DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS: Paul Wright paul@ipropertymedia.com EDITORIAL TEAM Editor-in-Chief: Helen Shield helen@ipropertymedia.com Editor: Jill Keene jill@ipropertymedia.com International Editor: Andrea Marechal Travel Editor: Fred Finn Guinness World Record holder for most travelled man DESIGN TEAM Andrew Cockburn andrew@ipropertymedia.com Joe Allen joe@ipropertymedia.com Rositsa Storrs rositsa@ipropertymedia.com ADVERTISING SALES TEAM Adam Horton, Claire Wright SUPPORT TEAM Accounts: Irene Pickles, Mary Wright, Peter Wright; Janet Churston accounts@ipropertymedia.com Published by International Property Media Copyright © INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MEDIA 2017 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY & TRAVEL: ISSN 2053-9347 While great care has been taken in the receipt and handling of material, production and accuracy of content in this magazine, the publishers will not accept any responsibility for any errors, loss or omissions which may occur. The publishers would like to thank all those companies and individuals who took part in the magazine and wish them every success. READERS PLEASE NOTE: Some properties will be actually priced in foreign currency and subject to exchange fluctuation. Property buyers should allow for extra financial costs such as legal advice, local taxes etc. which may not be covered in the advertised prices. The descriptions of properties, the contents, whereabouts and price are given in this magazine as a guide only. Please request further details from the advertiser as required. Private advertisers are responsible for their own descriptions. Please take care to verify what you are buying in writing before proceeding. The publisher suggests all buyers of property seek independent legal advice before entering into any contract to purchase. All information and prices were correct at time of going to press – fluctuations in the currency market mean that some prices will have changed. Supplied editorial material cannot be returned.

Welcome!

Destination-wise, this issue could almost be divided into two parts – one for those who relish the buzz of city life and the other for those who crave peace, tranquillity and wide-open spaces. We first look at the beautifully regenerated area of London Docklands. Once part of the thriving Port of London, the ships and dockyards have now been replaced by high-end properties, offices, restaurants and wine bars. Continuing our city theme, we move on to explore the delights of Italy’s Florence, Milan and Rome before investigating the enormous property potential of Los Angeles, Boston and New York. Our feature on Australia then bridges the gap between the joys of living in glorious countryside or beachfront locations and remaining conveniently close to major cities such as Sydney. Changing pace entirely, we then focus on the islands of the Indian Ocean taking in serene retreats for sale in the Seychelles, Maldives and Mauritius. While researching another feature for this edition, I was interested to learn that wine has toppled classic cars from their leading position in terms of growth as a luxury investment. With this in mind we consult Bonhams to find out which wines are proving most popular at international auctions and offer different solutions for effective wine management and storage. What’s more, if you would like to try producing your own vintages, we spotlight fabulous vineyards on the market in Italy, France and California.

Jill Keene jill@ipropertymedia.com

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Los Angeles, California Rising up from one of the last great promontory view sites along Sunset Strip, this one-of-a-kind, contemporary property’s views span from Downtown Los Angeles all the way west to Century City and the ocean beyond. Interiors feature a minimalist but warm material palette, while custom wide plank white oak floors feature throughout the living spaces.

£17.1m / €19.6m / $22m Christie’s International Real Estate  www.ipmag.link/2ptO6zC See page 117

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Homes in the heart of Milan, Florence and Rome

City homes in New York, Boston and Los Angeles

Italy

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Indian Ocean Idyllic island retreats in the Seychelles, Maldives and Mauritius

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AND BEYOND...

Kestrel House, St George’s Wharf p. 22

Arora Tower p. 20

South Quay Plaza Tower Bridge

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London City Island

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t was once part of the world’s largest port, the historic Port of London, and a bustling hub of imports, exports and manufacturing. Now, since the closure of all the major docks and many related businesses in the early 80s, London Docklands has been transformed into one of the leading financial centres across the globe. Chris Osmond, regional sales director of JOHNS&CO comments, “London Docklands attracts a real mix of buyers, from professionals working locally in Canary Wharf to buyers from overseas and tenants looking to purchase their first home given a wide range of properties and price points. We are noticing in particular that this area is a hotspot for professional workers that are on short to mid-term work placements in the financial district and are looking to buy rather than enter into traditional rental accommodation. “Today’s buyers are increasingly seeking ease of living, particularly at a time when working hours are more flexible than ever and as such, new developments are being designed with luxury and convenience in mind. Many of the larger developments offer hotel-style facilities including a concierge, leisure club and cinema on-site, adding extra value for residents. As buyer expectations evolve, developers are having to compete to offer the most unique and luxurious features that will accommodate modern lifestyles and enable the highest quality of living.”

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Standing out amongst the area’s famous skyline, this eye-catching apartment building with its cylindrical appearance will form part of the new district of expansion. Meticulous attention has been paid to the design of this 58-storey building which offers 483 apartments, ranging from cleverly concise studios to spacious four-bedroom penthouses. Each will offer views over the surrounding Docklands and across London, while the layout of the building has been planned with privacy in mind, ensuring that no unit is overlooked. Residents will benefit from a lobby with concierge, a library, plus a screening room. There will also be a modern fitness suite, including a gym and 20-metre swimming pool overlooking the docks as well as a steam room and sauna. From £575,000 / €665,820 / $745,000 for a studio  www.ipmag.link/2rrbqmU

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An exclusive island comprising contemporary residential apartments, extensive services and facilities and

London City Island, near Canary Wharf

beautifully landscaped waterways and parkland. The range of apartments available varies from one-bedroom suites to expansive penthouses. City Island Bridge is just minutes from Canning Town Station, providing fast access to Canary Wharf, the City, West End and beyond. Both the London Film School and English National Ballet have announced they will be moving to the island making it one of the most exciting places to live in the revitalised docklands of east London. £860,000 / €995,360 / $1.11m for a threebed apartment JOHNS&CO  www.ipmag.link/2s0In8z

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South Quay Plaza

Just a five-minute walk from Canary Wharf Station which, in 2018, will benefit from Crossrail, this development is set to be one of the tallest residential towers in the UK at 220 metres high. Totalling more than one million square feet with 888 residential units, it will create 1.6 acres of public realm, a new dockside promenade and surrounding pocket park. Residents will have access to The Quay Club which includes amenities such as a state-of-the-art health club and spa and the entire 56th floor which is dedicated to a residents’ club lounge with panoramic views across the London skyline. From £742,500 / €859,450 / $961,650  www.ipmag.link/2rritMq

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Arora Tower, Greenwich

Alongside the O2 Arena on the banks of the Thames, Arora Tower is attached to the Intercontinental London Hotel and residents are granted access to everything the hotel offers its guests. This includes use of the gym, pool, spa and room service, with discounted rates on spa treatments and in the hotel’s five bars and restaurants. They can also make use of the hotel’s laundry, fresh flowers and newspaper delivery services as well as qualifying for priority on pre-release tickets for events at the O2 arena. The one and two-bedroom apartments themselves maximise the 180-degree views down the River Thames and across to Canary Wharf with floor to ceiling windows throughout. Ranging from 591 to 964 square foot, each unit features well-proportioned open plan kitchen, dining and living spaces. They have been cleverly designed to maximise the use of space and ensure an element of privacy and intimacy in the living areas by utilising entrance way corridors off the front doors. The two-bedroom apartments also feature two bathrooms, one of which is en suite to the

From £557,000 / €644,570 / $721,400

master bedroom.

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LEGGETT PRESTIGE

LUXURY PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE IN FRANCE

ALPES MARITIMES REF: 75408 €1,235,000 Beautifully renovated 3 bed apartment with balcony in an historical building in Cannes. The the residence benefits from a beautiful park and parking and is only a short walk to the beach.

LOT ET GARONNE REF: 75679 €750,000 Exceptional 5 bed manor comprising over 4.8Ha of private land with super views, pool and well maintained toparic gardens. Close to Duras with all amenities and offering good transport links.

VAR REF: 75327 €682,000 Superb 3 ensuite bedroom villa with a wonderful pool and terrace area. Set in a large garden with views in Bagnols en Foret which is well situated for TGV links, Nice airport and amenities.

YONNE REF: 60595 €995,000 Exquisite and rare 7 bed / 5 bath 18thC ‘Hotel Particulier’ with river views is situated close to a market town with a two michelin star restaurant. The train (20 per day) takes 1.15hrs to Paris.

SAVOIE REF: 73781 €920,000 Beautiful 3 bed ski chalet with 2 bed apartment nestled between St Martin and Les Menuires in the 3 Valleys. The ski bus stop is 7- 8 minutes walk away in the village that has all amenities.

GIRONDE REF: 70051 €1,000,000 Prestigious 7 bed / 4 bath chartreuse style home with a 2 bedroom maison d’amis, covered pool and vineyard views. Located in the desirable triangle between Bordeaux - Libourne - St Emilion.

ALPES MARITIMES REF: 75519 €3,465,000 Luxury 4 bed villa and 2 bed independent apartment plus a heated pool, garage and home cinema. Situated on a luxury, three property private estate close to Grasse and Cabris.

AIN REF: 62694 €921,499 Beautiful 7 bed / 5 bath property with large pool and jacuzzi. Offering business potential in a great touristic area at Belley, historic capital of Bugey. Close to all amenities and transport links.

RHONE REF: 71560 €780,000 Stunning 1920’s 9 bed family manor house with potential to create a B&B or develop the attached property. Set in mature private grounds with tennis court and lake and close to shops.

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Sleek new waterfront development in Turnberry Quay comprising a range of spacious two and three-bedroom apartments including some impressive duplexes. Residents will have the services of an on-site concierge and all homes are

Dockside, Turnberry Quay

finished with a high-quality specification and an interior design that complements a modern city lifestyle. The homes have attractive waterside views across the dock to Glengall Bridge and the Canary Wharf skyline. Interiors are airy and light-filled with open plan living areas and full height glazing that leads out to a private balcony or terrace for each property. From £674,995 / €781,130 / $874,300 Bellway Homes  www.ipmag.link/2rr9k6Q

And beyond... Kestrel House, St George’s Wharf This impressive penthouse apartment is in one of London's most iconic riverside developments, with far-reaching views over the River Thames and the London skyline. The development also provides a 24-hour concierge, secure underground parking, shops, restaurants and a gym. The contemporary duplex includes four bedroom suites, a large reception room and modern kitchen with separate dining room. Each room has views along the river, from the London Eye to Battersea Power Station and outside space is plentiful with a total of three terraces and four balconies. £8m / €9.26m / $10.36m United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty  www.ipmag.link/2ss3CBy

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A defining moment for Melbourne A true vertical community incorporating 633 residential apartments over 65 storeys with world class amenities Proudly developed by

www.icdproperty.com.au ICD Property would like to thank its partners for bringing this iconic landmark to life:

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Live

like a laird Stuart Shield enjoys a stay at Skibo Castle near Inverness where the ultimate in Scottish hospitality is assured for members of the Carnegie Club

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f any fans of Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh or the more recent worldwide hit period television drama Downton Abbey wished to experience what it was like to live in a grand household, I think it safe to assume not one would dream of being part of the downstairs life. The writer Julian Fellowes re-created the twilight years

of British titled and landed gentry from the early 20th century period just before the Great War until the early 20s. This was a time when privileged families living in country castles and mansions across Great Britain enjoyed all the trappings of wealth with a small army of maids, butlers, footmen, groundsmen and gamekeepers on hand to serve their every need. Fortunately, many of these country estates survive with some being in an excellent state of repair. Most are paid for by the tens of thousands of visitors who want to peek inside to get a brief sense of the life they could have had if born a blue blood over a century ago. Today a very small number of extremely wealthy individuals have acquired these grand properties, being fully aware that the expense and upkeep of the property and grounds amounts to the same as having the heating fuelled with bank notes. The

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extravagant running costs are no different to the readjusted cost of running the same estate in the 19th century. Even in the mid 19th century, very few were buying into this opulent lifestyle. This was because, although these properties were relatively cheap to buy, they were costing the earth to those who inherited the responsibilities that came with the dynasty. Andrew Carnegie, who at 13 years old became a poor Scottish child émigré to the United States, returned to Scotland many

venue of Madonna and Guy Ritchie in

hatching their chicks via the live feed

years later as the world’s richest man. He

December 2000. Its scenery is spectacular

from a small camera sited by the nest

purchased Skibo Castle 40 miles north of

with long range views of distant hills and

just a short distance away. The fishing is

Inverness in 1898 for just £85,000 but spent

mountains to the west and the coast to

second to none, there is a shooting range

over £2 million on improvements. Carnegie’s

the east. Our arrival in early May, when the

to sharpen your aim and a large indoor

philanthropy was almost unmatched in his

Scottish daffodils were still in bloom and

heated pool, gym and spa down by the

day and his legacy included founding over

the grass almost fluorescent green, took

loch for relaxation. Further exploration can

3,000 libraries to help educate the poor so

just over an hour by air from London.

be carried out on quad bike or horseback

they could improve their chances in life. He

On arrival, we were greeted by the staff

left a small fortune to his only child and the

and taken great care of from that moment

property remained in the family until the

on. The guided tour of the house took a

mid 1980s. Peter De Savary then bought it

while as Skibo is very large but you quickly

and formed the Carnegie Club which now

realise this is no hotel, it is your home for

thrives with just 350 members under the

as long as you are staying. Small, fully

new ownership of Ellis Short who continues

charged electric golf cars are available to

to invest in the 8,000 acre estate.

take you exploring across the estate and

This private members’ club is as close

or you can be chauffeured around in one of the estate Range Rovers.

you are spoilt for choice for things to do.

as you could get to truly experience what

The golf course is uncrowded and

it would be like to be the Earl of Grantham

well-tended and the new clubhouse has

or even Andrew Carnegie at a fraction

some of the best views of any in the world.

of the cost. In fact, comparing the club

While sitting in the clubhouse we were

membership fee with buying your own

even able to observe a pair of ospreys

second home, it is unlikely the second property would deliver the lifestyle and grandeur of Skibo and would probably cost more to run. You also have to consider the headaches associated with owning a distant asset. The initial first year joining fee is £25,000 then annual membership costs £8,500 plus a supplement for every day you are in residence to cover your breakfast, lunch and dinner and most of the drinks. If you take the family to Skibo, there are a number of estate houses you can use instead of the castle. The castle made the news around the world when it was revealed as the wedding

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Zero 6 is a 16,000 sqm vibrant retail destination that will meet the growing demand for lifestyle experiences in Sharjah. It is set to become the top of mind leisure, entertainment, and F&B destination for the residents of Sharjah. Zero 6 will offer the best gym, nursery. family entertainment centre, F&B outlets and more.

Facilities Retail 13,000 square metres F&B 3,000 square metres Cinema City 8 screen complex Including IMAX Terrace area Outdoor culinary experiences

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isle of man

A golden opportunity

Arguably the finest coastal property on the island, Meary Voar is surrounded by approximately 212 acres of private grounds and grazing land

grand reception hall with a Portuguese full height domed ceiling, glass atrium and portico. The entire property has climate air conditioning, state-of-the-art lighting and a private lift which provides access to the

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first floor if necessary. The master bedroom takes full advantage of the breath-taking coastal views and offers a private dressing room and en suite bathroom. There are four his sublime character residence

further en suite bedrooms on the first floor

is in a prime easterly coastal

and a private staircase leading to a second

location on the Isle of Man.

floor which lends itself to a number of

Approached via two separate

different uses.

vehicular accesses, Meary Voar provides

The estate also has the benefit of a

visitors with a stunning sense of grandeur

detailed planning approval (dated May 2016)

as it is approached. The land then rises up

for the construction of a new dedicated

to the ridge where a private quarry has

leisure building to include a swimming pool

aspects over the principle residence and its

complex, gym, spa and associated facilities,

surrounding buildings.

together with an additional family office

The principle residence is in a slightly elevated position with formal gardens

suite and staff accommodation adjacent to the principal residence.

gently sloping down to a large lake which appears to melt into the coastal horizon. The gold and yellow tones unique to Meary Voar’s private quarry adorn its two domed £9m / €10.21m / $11.46m

wings. Constructed in 2009 by the present

Contact Tim Groves Residential Director, Black Grace Cowley Ltd

owner, the property blends formality

t: +44 1624 645552 e: tim@blackgracecowley.com

with functionality. Its design provides

 www.blackgracecowley.com

Mediterranean overtones created by the

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Living the high life

This stunning property is in the legendary ski city of Kitzbühel – a world famous Alpine resort

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ue to its ideal location on a hill in the heart of the city, this home offers a breathtaking view of the spectacular

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Wilder Kaiser Mountains. It is the perfect place to enjoy

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the high-class lifestyle of the Alps, being near the well-

known Schwarzsee lake, ski lifts and golf club. Residents will have access to many local activities while at the same time enjoying the silence of the Alpine location. The property has approximately 390m2 of living space on a 850m2

metre site and is furnished to a high standard using only top quality materials. On entering through a large door to a grand entrance hall, the intelligence of the building’s architecture becomes apparent through its additional exit to the upper parking area. The first floor features a beautiful living area with an open plan kitchen, a fireplace in the spacious living room and another in the library. On the upper level there is a master bedroom and two additional bedrooms, all en suite. Each room has its own access to the balcony for a full appreciation of the impressive panoramic view. This type of layout proves particularly suitable for entertaining guests. Relaxation is equally well catered for with a wellness area fully equipped with a sauna and gym on the ground floor. A main attraction of the property for ski enthusiasts is the ski out exit directly through the impressive garden which features a three-level terrace. The garden also includes a 10 x 4 metre swimming pool surrounded by a panoramic view of the Alps and the assurance of complete privacy.

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A bird’s eye view

This sensational seafront estate on the Atlantic coast of Morocco is within a short distance of Rabat and Casablanca airports and is immediately adjacent to Royal neighbours

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amed Les Oiseaux (The Birds), this property of around 4,500m2 offers a welcome sense of tranquillity and peace, benefiting from stunning sunsets and beautifully landscaped outdoor areas. The house, which offers around 1,100m2 of magnificent living space,

was built in 2010 by an esteemed Moroccan architect. Set in an ideal position on a rise, it has the most breathtaking ocean views. The property, on three levels with elevator, features a modern interior with

large master suite, indoor and infinity outdoor swimming pools, a self-contained guest house, an open-air car port, beach access and a gated drive. The garden has an abundance of tropical flora, local bird life and resident wild tortoises. Additionally, in line with its adjacent Royal neighbours, the grounds boast impressive security systems. Golf lovers will also appreciate the superb golf courses nearby and local amenities are just a stroll away. Les Oiseaux is without doubt a truly magnificent, spacious, seafront residence lovingly maintained which must be seen to be believed. £6.96m / €8.11m / $9m

Call Tom Kelly on t: +95 9 250913183 e: tomjpkelly@gmail.com

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A sparkling lifestyle By adorning Sparkle Towers with Swarovski crystals, Tebyan has created a veritable crystal wonderland at Dubai Marina

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parkle Towers is the brainchild of the Dubai-based development company, Tebyan. As the idea of Sparkle Towers became a reality, Tebyan put together a concept

of sophistication, understanding that to create the best it must pursue opulence and lavishness. To achieve this, Tebyan partnered with Swarovski, one of the leading luxury brands in the world of interiors and lighting. Adorned with premium decorative lighting and lighting solutions

Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina t: +971 4 4306237

and branded ‘Space Marveled by SWAROVSKI®’, Sparkle Towers is a true masterpiece. It is composed of three interconnected residential towers with 29, 14 and 4 floors respectively, and also features street and

f: +971 4 4305724 e: sales@SparkleTowers.ae  www.SparkleTowers.ae

waterfront retail stores. Properties range from a selection of studio, one, two or three-bedroom apartments and penthouse apartments. From the moment you step into Sparkle Towers’ luxurious lobby, dotted with brilliant Swarovski lighting solutions and breathtaking extravagance, you will appreciate the elegance in every finishing touch. Adorned with marble entrances and alternating ceramic tiles for every apartment, Sparkle Towers features custom built en suite bedrooms, each with a built-in wardrobe. Stylish bathrooms offer state-of-the-art European branded sanitaryware and fixtures, while lavish but homely kitchens have granite countertops and the most modern, branded, built-in stainless steel appliances. Providing a resort-like lifestyle for its residents, leisure facilities abound at Sparkle Towers with fitness centres and temperature controlled swimming pools. Outside, the designer landscaping and large gardens, coupled with indoor and outdoor play areas for children, ensure quality family time. Additional amenities include a sparkling VIP Crystal Lounge adorned with Swarovski premium decorative lighting, a 24-hour concierge service and security systems, valet parking, on-demand limousine services and optional housekeeping packages.

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Unwired for sound Sf16, an ‘all-in-one’ integrated music system, provides powerful performances while also being an elegant piece of furniture

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onus faber, literally meaning

system, reducing size and complexity of its elements. Moreover,

handcrafted sound, is the apt

Sonus fiber wanted to create an up-to-date device that was as

name for a company whose

easy as a ‘plug and play’ solution, capable of a multi-room wireless

mission of the last 30 years

streaming technology with, of course, a high-fidelity sound quality.

has been to find the perfect combination

Last but not least, the whole project had to exist in just one active

of cutting edge technologies, skillful

and powerful ‘all-in-one’ device.

craftsmanship and refined design. Each

The DTS Play-fi Technology gives the freedom and flexibility

of the company’s loudspeaker systems

to play music wirelessly on mobile devices over an existing Wi-Fi

is designed as a true musical instrument;

network. The service is provided thanks to a proper app for Apple,

with a wooden cabinet, aluminum finishes

Windows or Android. Sources include smartphones and tablets, as

and hand stitched leather inserts, making

well as traditional ones such as turntables, because the app is 100%

every one a work of art.

connected to the main online streaming services as well as to your

The challenge of Sf16 has been to keep all the characteristics of a good hi-fi

personal music library. £9,900 / €11,450 / $12,845  www.ipmag.link/2sAmm1A

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EXCLUSIVE VILLA VISTA ALEGRE, IBIZA

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Deeper and down This fabulous submarine could prove the ultimate addition to the superyacht that is required to have absolutely everything

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he Netherlands is renowned for its marine engineering, a tradition being continued with pride by U-Boat Worx. Following a vision to create personal submarines that make access to the subsea readily available, Bert Houtman realised his dream by launching

the company in 2005. Over the years, the range of U-Boat Worx models has evolved to include personal submarines that can accommodate from one to nine people and operate to depths from 100 metres up to 2,000 metres. The Cruise Sub 5 – 1700 featured here has two large acrylic spheres, each accommodating two passengers. These spheres are connected through a steel cylindrical pressure hull in which the pilot sits. The sub enables users to dive underwater virtually anywhere in the world to a depth of 1,700 metres and can also be equipped with options like manipulator arms or underwater cameras. The comfortable interior includes leather seats and can revolve inside the sphere, always allowing passengers to have the best view regardless of the direction of travel. Complete with air-conditioning and a bespoke quality audio system, details such as the leather and colour scheme can be customised. Operating the submarine is very straightforward – following the completion of a two-week training course provided by U-Boat Worx, the pilot is ready for action. From £1.7m / €2m / $2.2m – £3.4m / €4m / $4.4m  www.ipmag.link/2ss0aa2

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Finery Destined to delight, each of these fabulous pieces has been created with the utmost skill and loving care

Antique appreciation

LAPADA is the UK’s largest professional trade association of art and antiques dealers. Over 500 dealers represent expertise across the entire spectrum of art and antiques including fabulous items of jewellery. Its annual fair will be held in Berkeley Square, London from 15th-20th September. Among many other stunning pieces, LAPADA member Nigel Milne will be offering this iconic Bulgari 18ct yellow gold necklace. In superb condition, it features three pink tourmaline, three green tourmaline, three citrine and two aquamarine carved gemstone sections and is signed and numbered by Bulgari, circa 1985-1900. £21,500 / €24,665 / $27,552  www.ipmag.link/2rvnCOG  www.ipmag.link/2samkKY

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Blistengly beautiful Lalique has launched an exclusive fine jewellery collection in collaboration with the national Opéra de Paris. It pays tribute to the Ballets Russes company that from 1910 defined a new form of dance, full of expression and emotion, supported by the costumes and sets. Named L’Oiseau de Feu (The Fire Bird) after a ballet by Stravinsky, Lalique

the collection is an ode to movement and light. This bold necklace

L’Oiseau de Feu

celebrates the dazzling colours of the fire - opal, cornaline and orange

Scorchingly stylish

sapphire - also the depth of the black and engraved white jades.

A further ode to

hand-braided silk and gold thread adorn this stylishly long necklace.

Like the most precious stage costumes, braiding in handwoven

movement and light,

£28,000 / €32,120 / $35,885

this beautiful bracelet

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also from Lalique’s L’Oiseau de Feu collection, features the fiery colours of the cornaline and orange sapphire, against contrasting black and engraved white jades. £12,000 / €13,756 / $15,375  www.ipmag.

link/2ozdZ3Z

Glitz and glamour The structural design of this ‘red carpet’ ring by Saretta is inspired by 1920’s Art Deco Hollywood glamour. It is hand made in platinum and

PLUS ONE

set with a 70 year-old natural 2.5ct Columbian emerald surrounded in an 18ct green gold rub-over setting. There are 60 brilliant cut diamonds individually claw set with a special milgrain (the little dot marks in the metal) detail around them to give a vintage look. £42,500 / €49,195 / $55,365  www.ipmag.link/2sapChh

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Saretta

PRETTY AS A PEACOCK

Emerald droplets While these stunning cabochon emerald

dedicated conservationist and nature lover,

earrings encircled

American born jewellery designer Jorie has

by diamonds would

lived in the Scottish Highlands for almost

be perfect partners

two decades. She describes her collection

for our featured

as being ‘a contemporary interpretation

emerald ring, they

of an ancient tradition’. Each piece is hand

are equally gorgeous on their own. £59,000 / €68,295

crafted with fine stones, diamonds and gold. This full diamond Peacock

Choker is a prime example. It features pavé encrusted prongs

/ $76,860

which project curved tusks which delicately encircle the

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wearer’s neck via a gold and diamond multi-spherical strand.

link/2sapChh

£88,000 / €101,865 / $114,627  www.ipmag.link/2t1FItQ

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Delicate & A distinctive

s a tribute to the famous British couturier, Catherine Walker & Co’s 40th anniversary, Italian jeweller

Gismondi1754 has designed a special piece of jewellery entitled ‘Butterfly’. This delicate and feminine, limited edition

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pendant features natural rubies with a navette cut diamond resting in the centre. The necklace has been made in 18Kt white gold and is available exclusively at Gismondi1754’s boutiques. £2,500 / €2,895 / $3,260 with 20% of each sale donated to Breast Cancer Haven, the charity founded by Catherine Walker & Co

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IME indulgence for

Feast your eyes on our latest collection of watches from some of the world’s finest makers

Paying homage The world’s oldest diamond company, Backes

Dazzling with diamonds Launched at Baselworld earlier this year, Patek Philippe’s ladies’ Aquanuat Luce Haute Joaillerie watch in 18kt rose gold is literally covered in an

& Strauss, has launched the latest edition to the Earl of Strauss series in homage to the company’s co-founder, Max Strauss. With the Ostrich trademark present on the balance wheel, not only does the Piccadilly Earl of Strauss White Dial

array of brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds.

reflect his unique vision, it also serves as

Its pearly beige ‘Tropical’ composite strap is

a reminder of the company’s rich heritage

finished with an Aquanaut fold-over clasp and even this is set with 10 baguette diamonds. £135,810 / €159,780 / $174,370  www.ipmag.link/2rr4ne0

and pioneering essence. The watch features 677 ideal cut diamonds weighing 8.51cts and a partly skeletal movement showing the architectural inspiration behind the timepiece. £75,000 / €88,255 / $96,870  www.ipmag.link/2tln5jK

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BUILT FOR EXTREMES he Avenger Hurricane squadron has welcomed a new member. Although it retains the 50 mm XXL diameter, the major new element lies in the fact that Manufacture Caliber B12 with its 24-hour military-style display is replaced by Manufacture

Breitling Caliber 01 indicating the time in a more conventional 12-hour mode. On this instrument for professionals, the

lightly streaked black colour of the case made of Breitlight – and water-resistant to 100 metres – is teamed with a powerful yellow or black dial

Approx £30,400 / €35,470 / $39,355

punctuated by aviation-inspired white stencil-type

for the Scritto King Gold

numerals. The presence of luminescent hands and numerals, along with a thick sapphire crystal glareproofed on both sides, guarantees maximum

Lusous leather

legibility in every circumstance. The unidirectional rotating bezel is equipped with four rider tabs serving to memorise times.

A year on from launching its Classic

£7,185 / €8,380 / $9,300

Fusion Berluti line in honour of the famous

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shoemaker’s 120th anniversary, Hublot has decided to take its use of Berluti's signature leather even further. The result is the Classic Fusion Chronograph Berluti, available with a 45mm case in a choice of two finishes, Scritto King Gold and Scritto All Black. Limited to 250 pieces of each, both models feature hand-crafted straps, presented in a Berluti bespoke box containing a complete Berluti leather care set.  www.ipmag.link/2nEMOFv

A racing finish Ollivier Savelli is the watchmaker behind the new brand Ollivier Savéo. His Flying Tourbillon Racer took a staggering eight months to develop and four months to build. The watch is a tribute to Formula One, with the watch lugs shaped like F1 spoilers. Its case is entirely made from Formula One materials, and the dials above and below represent the vents in the F1 bodywork. Approx £13,900 / €16,215 / $17,995 for the Scritto All Black

The watch demanded a complete rethink of a whirlwind movement to accommodate the miniature racing car inside. You can even choose your own favourite car for the sculpture with an exclusive and unique dedicated dial. The distinctive tourbillon cage represents the multiple counters of the circuit clocks from the beginning of the last century and also serves as the seconds’ counter. The bracelet carries on the theme, made of the finest leather it also has a layering of tyre rubber. £136,700 / €159,425 / $176,930  www.ipmag.link/2rh8tkG

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Marine mimic

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he HM7 Aquapod with its oversized, ‘floating’

rotating bezel is a clear tribute to dive watches but is just water resistant to 50 metres. Externally, the pod-shaped case design, transparent skin, articulated lugs, flexible rubber strap and tentacle-

like winding rotor all resemble a jellyfish. Inside, the vertical, radially symmetric movement mimics the

anatomy of those gelatinous marine creatures. What’s more, like many jellyfish, Aquapod glows in the dark. There are two launch editions available from MB&F in grade 5 titanium/blue bezel (limited to 33 pieces) and 18K red gold/black bezel (limited to 66 pieces).

£76,100 / €89,540 / $98,360 in titanium £91,675 / €107,835 / $118,400 in red gold  www.ipmag.link/2sshWdf

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN

LUXURY Welcom to a highly sought-after new world of defining exclusivity and opulence, the most iconic development in recent South African history. Oceans Umhlanga is designed to majestically command the Umhlanga skyline, with magnificent sea views that immeasurably enhance the aspect and long-term value of the alluring residences. Just as the generous balconies wrap themselves around around the towers’ breathtaking architecture, so too will you immerse yourself in the lavishness of Oceans, with ultraluxurious apartments, penthouses, a magnificent international Radisson BLU Hotel and a world-class shopping mall.

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wines

Raise your glasses According to latest research, wine has knocked classic cars off pole position into second place in terms of growth as a luxury investment. We find out who is buying what at auction and why

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ine has topped the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index following strong annual growth in key regions around the world which form the backbone of most investment cellars. Data from the latest edition of The Wealth Report has revealed the value of The Knight Frank Fine Wine Icons Index, rose 24% in 2016, dwarfing its 5% growth the previous year. In contrast, classic cars increased in value by just 9%, falling from the previous year’s 17% growth. Bonhams holds seven sales a year of Fine & Rare Wines in London, with four in the USA and two in Hong Kong. These sales offer not only a wide range of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Rhone and Port but also wines from Australia, Italy, Lebanon, Madeira and Spain. Bonhams International Wine Department is headed by Master of Wine, Richard Harvey, who comments, “People buy wine for a variety of reasons but in our experience the majority of clients buy to drink or, if they are hoteliers and restaurant owners, they are buying for other people to drink. There are people who buy to invest but they tend to do this on the advice of consultants and as part of a wider investment portfolio. Bonhams is always happy to discuss upcoming lots with collectors although we do » not offer investment advice.”

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Wines at auction go in and out of fashion though the great names will feature in most sales

Burgundy and Bordeaux Mr Harvey says that wines at auction go in and out of fashion though the great names will feature in most sales. “Burgundy, for example, has been very popular over recent years, driven by demand from Asia and by its scarcity in comparison with its great French rival Bordeaux. The quantities of Burgundy produced each year are around one 10th of the size of Bordeaux - Château Lafite Rothschild might produce 20,000 to 25,000 cases (of 12 bottles) a year, Domaine de la Romanée Conti, the most celebrated vineyard in Burgundy, produces around 500 cases a year. To give some idea of its attraction to collectors, our past seven sales have each featured a 12 bottles case of Domaine de la Romanée Conti 1988, the selling price in the latest three sales being £141,500 a case.” It appears that, over the past 18 months, demand in the market for Bordeaux has strengthened. “Bonhams’ February, April and May sales 2016, for example,” explains Mr Harvey, “featured more than 400 cases from the five vineyards which constitute the First Growths – ‘Premiers Crus’ in French – in the 1855 official classification of Bordeaux wines. These, which are regarded as the greatest clarets, are Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Margaux, Château Haut-Brion and Château Mouton Rothschild. The wines sold out in their entirety, most for above their high estimates. This trend has continued throughout 2016 and into 2017.”

Mr Harvey reports that Champagne is also currently in demand with interest at auction centring on mature vintages from houses such as Krug, Louis Roederer and Dom Pérignon. He goes on to say that the wines of the Rhône valley, particularly Côte-Rôtie single vineyards from Guigal, Hermitage La Chapelle from Paul Jaboulet Aîné and Château Rayas from Châteauneuf-duPape are always sought after.

Super Tuscans

As for Italy, Mr Harvey reports, “Leading growers in Piedmont such as Gaja and wines referred to as super Tuscans (usually made from Bordeaux grape varieties often blended with the indigenous Sangiovese) such as Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Masseto, Tignanello and Solaia have always sold for high prices. From Spain, sought after Vega Sicilia from Ribera del Duero has been joined by Pesquera and Pingus, also worth noting Marqués de Riscal and Artadi from the Rioja region “Outside of Europe, the greatest demand for Californian wines remains in the US, sold in limited quantities to mailing lists on release, among these wines: Screaming Eagle, Harlan Estate, Schafer Hillside Select and Joseph Phelps Insignia. Australia is headlined by Henschke, as well as Penfolds, notably Grange (Shiraz or Syrah), but also Bin 707 and Block 42 Kalimna (both Cabernet Sauvignon): 12 hand-blown glass ampoules of the 2004 vintage from the latest wine were offered in 2012 retailing at around £100,000 each.” 50

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Grow your own

If you’ve always dreamed of owning a vineyard or to have a home in the midst of a wine-producing estate, here are three fabulous options

Great Oaks Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, California, USA This remodeled California ranch-style estate on 65 acres includes a main residence with four bedrooms and bathrooms as well as three private guesthouses. Its vineyard is planted with 21 acres of Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay grapes, providing creative wine-making and income producing opportunities. Other impressive facilities are an artisan cut stone entertaining terrace, a spectacular pool, tennis courts, five-hole golf course, an equestrian arena, a private fishing pond, horse-riding trails and a helicopter hangar. £12.26m / €14.26m / $15.95m Palladium Properties  www.ipmag.link/2t1NvHW

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Villa Panorama, Chiani, Italy On top of a hill and only 20 kilometres from Florence, this property is composed of a 600m2 + main villa, an old barn, an annexe and a former stable now used as a sauna, in total more than 1,000m2. The estate includes about 21 hectares of land, including more than five hectares of vineyards and two hectares of olive groves, both in full production. The property has the character and the atmosphere typical of a Tuscan country house. Its interior design is extremely elegant and refined with cotto tile floors and wooden beamed ceilings throughout. Inside the main villa’s original medieval tower, there is a fabulous wine cellar inside an entirely stonemade room. Outside there is a swimming pool, surrounded by the Chianti green hills and from which it’s possible to enjoy a breathtaking view over the valley. £6.02m / €7m / $7.83m Precious Villas  www.ipmag.link/2s9Quhu

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Chateau Capitoul, Languedoc, a France

Acquired in 2011, but occupied since Roman times, the transformation of the vineyard at Château Capitoul is already well advanced, with the estate now producing an award-winning range of wines. This latest phase of the regeneration will see a team of craftsmen augment the estate with a hamlet of superb holiday homes and amenities. Chateau Capitoul is on the edge of the Massif de la Clape, a 15,000 hectare nature reserve. The massif is perhaps best known for its wines with the Appellation AOP

rooms, alongside a gastronomic restaurant

Languedoc La Clape – producing some of

and a spa with an indoor pool and

the region’s most respected and sought

spectacular views. A second restaurant will

after wines. For connoisseurs this will be

be more family oriented with huge wood

of particular interest as each of the owners

fired barbecues. A large outdoor pool, pool

at Château Capitoul will receive an annual

bar and Masterclay tennis court complete

allocation from the yield.

the amenities.

Two to four-bedroom properties will

From approx £343,000 / €400,000 /

range from 80 to 200m2 and are delivered

$448,000 for a two-bed apartment –

fully furnished, with the team’s interior

approx £1.03m / €1.2m / $1.34m

designers working with each buyer to

for a five-bed villa

deliver bespoke interiors. The turreted

Domaine & Demeure

chateau building will host a number of hotel

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Drink in that scenery Why not spare the driver and take a gastronomic, wine-tasting tour of South Australia’s world famous vineyards by bicycle?

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outh Australia’s wine is prized globally with over a billion bottles to be found on tables and in wine cellars around the world at any given time. So, where better to get a true taste of these wines than in the very region in which they are produced? ‘The Tour de SA Vineyards’ from Tour de Vines involves six days of appreciating this great wine as well as enjoying delectable gourmet food – all whilst cycling through the Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale. Participants pedal between world-class vineyards and outstanding restaurants, including the award-winning Skillogalee Restaurant in the Clare Valley.

The tour’s itinerary involves cycling a leisurely 30-35 kilometres a day via well laid, off road and relatively easy cycling trails. Overnight stays are all in luxurious hotels including Adelaide’s Mayfair Hotel, the city’s newest five-star boutique operation. Price per person: Single £1,085 / €1,280 /

$1,405 Double £857 / €1,010 / $1,110 Group of 6 to 10 £805 / €950 / $1,045  www.ipmag.link/2t1r2e7

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Luxe We look into the most effective temperature-controlled methods for storing fine wine, whether it be in an underground cellar, in a cabinet or pod or on a wine wall

complement with its innovative new wine wall system – a solution that is not only a beautifully handcrafted piece of furniture, but will also display and preserve the collection in technically flawless conditions. Incorporating the Wine Guardian conditioning unit, the wine storage system prevents vibration, eliminates UV rays, and

WALL OF WINE

invisible grills circulate the airflow to ensure

From £45,000 /

As kitchen and dining

the perfect temperature and humidity

€51,600 / $58,100

hubs evolve, homeowners

levels remain consistent.

are keen to showcase their wine collections outside

A beautiful laser-cut leather panel – which can also be made of metal or timber

of the traditional cellar environment.

veneer – backs the bottles. Almond gold

Smallbone of Devizes has found that while

plated racks, a full lighting control system

many clients may have a dedicated wine

and UV-stable tinted frameless glass with

room, they are increasingly looking to

mitred corners conspire to create a clean,

display and keep their finest vintages to

architectural look. The bottles appear to

hand for entertaining.

float in mid-air, with light cutting across

Andrew Hays, Smallbone’s creative director, has designed the perfect

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them to create a focal point for any entertaining space.

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One of the great challenges in designing a wine room, and one that is so often overlooked, is that there is no such thing as a standard shaped bottle of wine

Blending bottles with beauty

Bear René is a British interior design

“Align with the style of the rest of the

company, led by sisters Nicola and

house to continue the all-important ‘flow’

Sarah Oaten, that has designed and

– and of course, keep to your own personal

installed many wine cellars for high-

tastes. Your technical requirements will

end clients. Nicola Oaten says, “Wine

vary depending on where the property is

bridges international borders; an interest

located. A wine cellar in the Swiss Alps, for

that also combines travel, style and

example, will require different temperature

even investment. A well-stocked – and

controls compared to a wine room in

importantly, a well-designed – wine room,

Stellenbosch, South Africa.

will delight owners and spark conversation

“One of the great challenges in designing

with almost any guest, in any property

a wine room, and one that is so often

around the world.

overlooked, is that there is no such thing

“The key, is marrying the essential

as a standard shaped bottle of wine. We

requirements for storing wine with

also recommend incorporating space for

aesthetic beauty; depending on space,

displaying wine cases – varying the storage

style and budget, you can either install

between bottles and cases breaks up a

a ready-made system or commission

display and adds interest and a special

a bespoke design. In one international

quality to the design. Another touch to

property, we created a room with porthole

consider is labelling your collection – what

windows looking towards the luxurious

the bottle is and when it should be drunk.

swimming pool and in another we designed

When plaques are seamlessly incorporated

a hidden door leading from the wine cellar

into a design it adds to the high-end finish.”

to a secret room à la James Bond.

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making a climate controlled wine storage/ display facility a definite must-have. “As well as becoming more popular, the wine cellar is becoming more accessible too with compact wine wall solutions, ideal for luxury apartments or for homes, which do not have a dedicated walk-in space for wine storage. This creates a stand-out feature that home owners can enjoy in their everyday lives, becoming a talking point when entertaining.” Cellar Maison’s wine cellars, walls and pods are designed to operate above or

Beautifully bespoke

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below ground through using its integrated temperature and humidity control system. “Home owners are increasingly seeing a wine cellar as a great way to turn their wine collection into a form of functional art, positioned within the dining or entertainment area.” Cellar Maison has an architect and a team of concept designers to work with clients to create the look and feel they’re after. “Many factors need to be considered,” says Mr Speer, “including any existing wine collection and how the wine

ased in London, Cellar

cellar or room is intended to be utilised

Maison creates bespoke

on a day to day basis. The aim is to create

wine cellars, walls and

a personalised design and incorporate

pods. Andrew Speer, the

special features and materials; anything

company’s managing

from accessory drawers for corkscrew

director, explains, “When we work with

collections and tasting notes; a stone

high-end developers embarking on a

counter for decanting on, magnum or

new-build luxury speculative build, the

larger bottle storage, to specialist wine

budget, although generally healthy, is

glasses displays and designated areas for

finite. Five to ten years ago, the wine room

cigars. For our clients, who are away a lot

would be one of the first ‘optional luxury’

or have a particularly valuable collection,

items to be left out when unforeseen

we set up a web based remote, high-

costs escalate. However, in today’s market

temperature monitoring device.”

we have noted a clear shift in priorities

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The main concern when planning a wine cellar is how to optimise the conservation of your bottles while optimising the space and the storage

SOMMELIER SOLUTIONS Regardless of the size of your wine

concern when planning a wine cellar is

collection, it’s important to ensure that

how to optimise the conservation of your

importance of the hygrometic level. “In

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appreciates this need is Romain Iltis,

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cellar at Villa Rene Lalique, a boutique

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Art

Andrea Marechal highlights exhibitions being held in Monaco, Venice, Berlin, London and Brisbane

Venice Art Biennale 2017 i

t’s the year of marine art. At the Venice Biennale crowds are flocking to Damien Hirst’s ‘Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable’, a

tableau of barnacle incrusted artefacts lost at sea. Hirst's installation, not part of the official Biennale programme, appears suspiciously similar to the Grenada pavilion ‘The Bridge’ created by sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor which features encrusted statues ‘caked in sea life’. Taylor founded the world’s first underwater sculpture park off the Caribbean island's west coast in 2006 and it is now an established part of the tourist trail. At least the controversy, highlighted by Artnet, may help spread Taylor's message about the fragility of the marine environment and coral bleaching caused by global warming. Venice is certainly at the forefront of this debate. As for the Biennale, best mug up in advance or you may find yourself drowning in what critic Matthew Collings has called, ‘discombobulated bric-a-brac with exotic meanings’.

Damien Hirst The Warrior and the Bear Photo Prudence Cuming Associates © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd.

Until November 26th at venues across Venice, Italy  www.ipmag.link/2t1JnYo

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MARVEL

CREATING THE CINEMATIC UNIVERSE Until September 3rd at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) Brisbane, Australia  www.ipmag.link/2rrjELO

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ust off your old Marvel comics - their value has probably been quadrupled by the largest ever museum exhibition devoted to the books, costumes, props and set designs from the iconic film series. The artists who translated characters such as Thor, Captain America, Hulk and Hawkeye to the screen are revealed in 400 exhibits including through storyboards, costume

and prop design, and special effects. Throughout the show the in-house GOMA cinema will show Marvel Cinematic Universe films, from Iron Man of 2008 to this year’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2.

Alberto Giacometti Tate Modern's staging of the first major UK retrospective of Albert Giacometti places him firmly among the greatest painter-sculptors of the 20th century. Born in Switzerland and raised on Renaissance masterpieces, Giacometti was to experience the full horror of the 1930s, the rise of Fascism and the Second War which cost 60 million lives and affected every human life. Most people will readily recognise his emaciated bronze stick figures reminiscent of holocaust survivors such as ‘Walking Man’ - ironically it's on the 100 Swiss franc banknote. Indeed, most of us only know Giacometti from the stick figures. This show, which assembles some 250 other drawings, paintings and models created over 50 years, is a chance to put that right. Until September 10th at Tate Modern, London  www.ipmag.link/2p8mzEu

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CHRIS OFILI: Weaving Magic Turner Prize winner Chris Ofili moves away from his Britart origins in this return to the Na-

Giacometti Man Pointing, 1947 | Bronze © Alberto Giacometti Estate

tional Gallery with a small show mainly of watercolours. It all hinges on a vast new tapestry, ‘The Caged Bird’s Song’, handwoven by Dovecot Tapestry Studio in Edinburgh. Reflecting Ofili’s interest in classical mythology and the stories and colour of the Trinidadian landscape that is his chosen home, the work evokes an Arcadian landscape with overtones of Gauguin and Matisse. The sublime weaving, with its flawless surfaces and palette created over two years, is the highlight that knits together Ofili's all too rough sketches and makes for a pleasant - and free - experience of the great art of tapestry work.

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Borderline V

isitors to Monaco cannot fail to notice ‘Vanity’, the gold skull stuck with

butterflies that currently stands in front of the magnificent Baroque Oceano-

graphic Museum. The work is the latest in a series of cross-cultural shows, initiated in 2010 by Damien Hirst when the museum underwent a major restoration. The museum was founded in 1910 by Prince Albert I, a passionate mariner who prophetically foresaw the

Top Philippe Pasqua The Wheel of Time Bronze, Steel, Aluminium, Lace | 2017

dangers of overfishing and other menaces to the marine environment. In the first gallery, his statue stands guard over one of the monumental works by artist/ sculptor Philippe Pasqua commissioned for this show. ‘The Wheel of Time’ is a darkly beautiful mediation

Left Philippe Pasqua Vanity 2017 | Bronze

on themes that obsess Pasqua: the life cycle, vanity, death and extinction. ‘Who Should Be Scared?’, a vast

Photos

'crucified' shark on the roof terrace by the restaurant,

© Martin Delpozo

begs a second question - should I really order fish? A thought provoking show set in vast baronial halls that are home to everything marine related. Until September 30th at Oceanographic Museum, Monaco  www.ipmag.link/2rrnyED

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Joe Ramirez The Gold Projections, 2017 Photo

Film installation

David Aaron showing

Private collection

at Masterpiece

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the Great Art

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ART FAIRS

Balloon Venus is the modern equiv-

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alent of the alchemistic tradition of transforming base materials into

Dates for your diary

gold. So says Jörg Völlnagel who has

this summer

curated this entertaining exhibition at

Masterpiece

Berlin's Kulturforum and - given the

June 29th – July 5th

stratospheric prices of Koon's art -

at Royal Hospital

one cannot help but agree.

Chelsea, South

Exploring the relationship between the so-

Grounds, London, UK

called Royal Art and art itself, the exhibition spans 3,000 years from the origins of

London Art Week

Eileen Cooper OBE RA Till the Morning Comes

June 30th – July 7th

Oil © Eileen Cooper, Photo: Justin Piperger

at venues across

alchemy in ancient Egypt 2,000, through its development in medieval Europe and other alchemistic traditions in China and India.

London, UK

Long held in disrepute as a pseudo-science, alchemy continues to fascinate nonetheless

Old Masters

and appears to be enjoying a revival: Völl-

Evening Sale

nagel himself completed a PhD on alchemy

July 6th at Sotheby's,

in art in 2001. Until July 23rd at the Kulturforum

New Bond Street,

Museum, Berlin

London, UK

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Art Aspen August 3rd – 6th at Roberts Boulevard, Aspen, USA Art-O-Rama August 25th – 27th at Salon International d'Art Contemporain, Marseilles, France

THE SUMMER SHOW This is the 248th edition of the Royal Academy's famous Summer Show, the largest

documenta Until September 17th

exhibition in the world to which anyone can submit. Paintings, drawings and sculptures by dozens of newcomers jostle for space among those of Royal Academicians, nearly

in Kassel, Germany

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and Athens, Greece

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Louis-Jacques Goussier Chemistry Laboratory | print in Diderot Encyclopédie, 1771 © Staatliche Museum, Berlin. Photo: Dietmar Katz

artists remain horribly sniffy about it, the hanging is much better, with a lot more Venice Art Biennale

contemporary work and less, if any, ‘Flowers in the greenhouse’ by A. Spinster. Wear

Until November 26th

comfortable shoes, as you would at Henley.

at venues across Venice, Italy

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hile the kitchen is said to be the heart and hub of every home, the bedroom is a private retreat that should make us feel at our most comfortable and contented. Alexander Wong, a prestigious architect and interior designer based in Hong Kong, says, “Sleeping is a ritual and possibly the most important daily ritual of all. However, in a city that never really sleeps like Hong Kong, bedrooms become mere temporary sanctuaries for keeping us from getting slightly insane. Having said that, we still need to design them to the best of our ability and there

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are numerous criteria to consider including lighting, ventilation control, temperature control, noise control and size of the views out (if any).” Alexander advises that there are no hard and fast rules in terms of bedroom lay-outs, although he does believe in Chinese feng shui or the art of geomancy. “One has to take into account the orientation, position of door and windows as well as other energy lines and gravitational pull aspects – mountains behind your back are supposed to be more beneficial for

example. This is in order to find the best layout for the bed and sleeping position of each room which should always be tailored for the individual. “Colour is a very personal matter and different for individuals, due to their ethnic background, gender and age. However, let’s try and break it down to paint, wall coverings, fabrics and furnishings, as colours do not mean much without clear specifications and until we know exactly where they are to be applied. For paint – Light Teal, Periwinkle and Beige Sand are very

popular now but Pure White, Dark Chocolate Brown, Flannel Grey, Chromium Yellow or Sky Blue are forever in fashion as far as colours for bedrooms are concerned. “Timber veneer is always a classic choice for wall coverings. I prefer not to use wall paper as it isn’t really suitable for the climate in Hong Kong but may work well elsewhere. If you feel adventurous, try high gloss timber or faux leather like stingray or even crocodile in ivory, dark brown or light grey colour tones.” While Teal Green or Peacock Blue are really popular colours for curtains and other fabrics at the moment, Alexander tends to favour beige, grey silks and chocolate brown sheers. “Unless you want to go for leather curtains of course,” he says. “For furnishings – perhaps adopt hand-made bespoke area rugs or carpets based on a painting or even a doodle by one of your family members – kids’ paintings could enhance the warm family feeling. But if you are unsure, go for light beige or dark mocha carpets, with the latter colour choice being slightly easier to keep clean of course.” As for flooring, Alexander suggests that, if wall to wall carpet is not an option, especially for those with allergies, natural timber flooring could be considered in a herringbone pattern. “Elizabethan parquet could also be an interesting design choice,” he says. “Lighting is everything and special scented candles (as inspired by Marcel Proust) are for some a must; micro spotlights and indirect lighting will add sophistication and layering to the space as well.” Last but not least, Alexander also suggests finishing touches such as a giant size black and white photo of sea shells, beautiful horses or nudes would prove an innovative addition to a bedroom. »

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A bedroom should have an abundance of light and airiness to exude calm and serenity

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The renowned Sam Abbas Design Studio works on projects worldwide with offices in Dubai, Karachi and New Delhi. Founder, Sam Abbas, says, “A client approaches a designer in search of a dream, an idea that is in their head and they seek our help to make it a reality. At Sam Abbas we strive to help the client achieve more than what they can dream or imagine. “When a client comes in with a design brief, the idea is to create a synergy between the client brief and envisioned design. There may be

instances when we have to guide and influence the client’s ideas to achieve the core concept of providing high end interiors balanced with ergonomics exceeding the client’s expectation.” Sam advises that space planning is the most vital aspect of designing any room. “Bedrooms are considered to be our private space,” she explains, “our domain and our comfort ground; the positioning of each furniture piece directly influences the kind of energy created in the bedroom. The bed should be the focal point with everything else working organically.” Inspiration often seems to spring from the most seemingly minute aspects of life, nature and art and can translate into breathtaking experiences and expressions. “Design is constant evolution,” continues Sam. “The new trends involve using various textures to create spatial differentials and the use of materials to identify, separate and expand spaces as opposed to constricting them using permanent structures.

“A bedroom should have an abundance of light and airiness to exude calm and serenity. The two main factors playing in this are colour and lighting. The colours used in any room are defined by the climatic conditions, client personalities and design language used in the room. Once we have gauged these factors we work to create a colour palette that is timeless and classic; one the client will never grow tired of. Multidimensional lighting is a very specialised and integral part of any interiors and more so in a multifunctional space like a bedroom. It can be a workspace as well as a relaxing space and needs to be equipped to cater to all of the client’s needs.”

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Stuart Shield takes the wheel of a Rolls-Royce Dawn to experience the very best of open-top motoring

windscreen to save your face

being lashed by wind and rain. The height of luxury was when car manufacturers put roofs over the chassis to cover the occupants. Many of the early cars had rudimentary removable tops and offered the best of both worlds and over 100 years on, there are 41 different new convertible cars available. You may expect countries with low rain fall and lots of sunshine to have the largest numbers of soft tops but this is not always true. The United Kingdom, although not renowned for its clement or warm weather, has the highest ratio of convertibles on the road of any country in Europe. Britons savour what few days of sunshine they have every year to pull back the hood and enjoy the fresh air as they drive but there is one car that delivers fresh air better than any other and that is the Dawn, made by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Imagine riding Aladdin's magic carpet, gliding along just above the road without any engine or road noise. The sensation is eerie, unlike any other driving experience, and once arriving at your destination, you might find yourself wanting to drive

the whole car and the surrounding area

that warm up very quickly. There is also

some more. Entering and leaving the car

on a very wide central screen. The view

more than enough additional heating to

is made very easy with huge rear hinged,

displayed looks as if it was produced by a

blast away the chill of the coldest days even

twin doors that open wide. There is also a

small drone hovering above the car. There is

at 70 miles an hour. When the need arises to

closing button that swings the door back

also an infrared night vision camera for use

close the roof, this takes only a few seconds

to the close position with a gentle click,

after dark and in fog to pick out hazards

avoiding a drenching if you drive into a

enabling the driver to operate either door

and pedestrians.

sudden heavy shower. As you would expect

without stretching. The car is well endowed with cameras

Comfort control

to help you manoeuvre when parking

To get the most out of the Dawn’s open-top

or navigating narrow spaces, displaying

motoring, the car is fitted with heated seats

there is no wind noise from the canvas roof no matter at what speed you drive. The car seduces you into adapting a smooth, sedate driving style although

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there are huge amounts of reserve power

Even though the car is thoroughly

The car featured is painted in Midnight

on tap to shorten the journey time if

modern both inside and out, the designers

Sapphire with a navy blue hood, the interior

needed. The car has a V12 engine with

have cleverly kept all the important

leather is Mandarin with navy blue and the

563 break horse powers driving the

Rolls-Royce signature styling details

trim is Canadel open pore rosewood. The

wheels through an eight-speed automatic

alive in the Dawn. The heating vents are

on the road price including all the options is

gearbox. Sprinting the car from a standing

beautifully crafted chromed knobs and

£268,130 (excluding local taxes) at the time

start to 60 miles per hour will take just 4.9

wood veneer adorns the dash and door

of going to press.

seconds. I wasn’t trying to save fuel but

panels without being overpowering. The

my driving style registered 21 miles to the

carpets are thick lambswool - perhaps the

Be seduced

gallon which is remarkable for such a big

designers should even have included a

To arrange your own test drive visit

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night break or £1,140pp / €1,305 / $1,470 for a seven-night stay (both prices based on two people sharing a cabin and full occupancy but without flights)  www.ipmag.link/2srXGIL

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The Wellesley, a boutique hotel in Knightsbridge overlooking Hyde Park, has a striking 56 metre superyacht available for charter. MY The Wellesley was originally built in the Netherlands and has completed a comprehensive refit to mirror the hotel’s glamorous Art Deco style. The yacht has already demonstrated its exceptional quality having received the coveted ‘Best Yacht of the Show’ award at the MYBA Charter Show this May in Genoa. The super yacht is in the Mediterranean in the summer months, sailing between Monaco, St. Tropez and Cannes before taking to the Caribbean in the winter. Up to 12 guests will be looked after by the permanent crew of 12 who are on hand to cater to every whim. The yacht has 350m² of outdoor space spanning three decks. Guests can relax in the Jacuzzi, hit the sundeck, watch a movie at the outdoor cinema or try out the toys and tenders including jet skis, water skis and diving equipment under the guidance of qualified instructors. From £202,898 / €240,000 / $268,530 per week  www.ipmag.link/2srQgoM

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Premium yacht charter company The Moorings offers all-inclusive crewed yacht charters on state-of-the-art catamarans, which come complete with the unparalleled service of a private captain, gourmet chef and host to ensure guests every need is tended to. An all-inclusive yacht offers an upscale and ultra-personalised way to experience this beautiful archipelago in the Indian Ocean by sea. Imagine heading out to explore by kayak or paddleboard, snorkelling the day away or simply enjoying the adventures that each day brings with a new location. Each spacious, air-conditioned catamaran includes five guest cabins, all with private en suite bathroom and room for up to 10 guests. Guests can enjoy on-demand access to all

the powder white beaches, sheltered coves and protected national parks this paradise has to offer. Each yacht comes complete with snorkeling equipment, fishing gear, kayaks, stand up paddleboards and other water toys. The yacht has a sweeping aft and forward cockpit as well as an elevated

fly bridge. Here, guests can venture up to bask in 360-degree views with stylish lounge seating complete with a wet bar/refrigerator and everything required to enjoy an all-inclusive array of meals, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails prepared fresh by the gourmet chef.

From £2,347pp / €2,730 / $3,055 for a seven-night private charter based on 10 sharing – flights are extra  www.ipmag.

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Guests may try sailing at first hand alongside the skipper, fire up the barbecue or simply relax in a hammock and soak up the breathtaking scenery

Soak up the scenery

Discerning Collection’s Luxury Yacht Portfolio consists of two beautiful yachts and a catamaran, offering guests an exclusive way to explore the stunning Ionian Islands in style. Based in Corfu, two yachts, Jeannous a 65' super yacht (sleeps six), Argentous, a stunning 57' luxury yacht (sleeps eight) and a truly magnificent, super sleek, state-of-the-art catamaran, Aurous (sleeps 10) are available for sole charter with skipper and private chef from May to October 2017. All offer state-of-the-art facilities as well as wakeboards, water skis, paddleboards and inflatables. Guests may try sailing at first hand alongside the skipper, fire up the barbecue or simply relax in a hammock and soak up the breathtaking scenery. They are invited to dine on board throughout the day, but come evening, guests are given the choice to remain on board or sample one of the charming tavernas on shore in a picturesque Greek village. Seven nights on board Argentous from £1,460pp / €1,700 / $1,900 (based on eight sharing); Jeannous from £1,580pp / €1,840 / $2,060 (based on six sharing); and Aurous from £1,400pp / €1,630 / $1,825 (based on 10 sharing). Prices include flights and transfers  www.ipmag.link/2saaXmi

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f you’ve spent many happy holidays in Italy and often considered buying a property in one of its prime locations, now could be a good time to turn that dream into a reality. Lynne Davie of Beauchamp Estates, Florence, reports, “Italian property prices are still slightly declining, but the rate of decline has slowed particularly in key cities like Rome, Florence and Milan.

Many Italian cities, but especially Florence, remain popular due to the rich history, art and culture. “This, coupled with a growing new trend for smaller second homes in cities rather than larger isolated country villas, is a key driver. Apartments in the city provide an increasingly easy ‘lock and go’ second home and can have a lower purchase price than many estates, making cities like Florence a highly attractive and viable investment. With Florence being one of Europe’s tourism capitals and having an ever-growing number of foreign students, the opportunity for rental investment has also increased: particularly for buyers with a euro-denominated currency, Florence can be great value.” As for Milan, Yulia Kozhevnikova, real estate expert at Tranio.com overseas property broker, says, “The most popular property type is renovated historic apartments. There is a large demand for apartments in buildings dating from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. There are a few villas within the city but they rarely come to the market.” Ms Kozhevnikova advises that Italian buyers account for 85–95% of investors on Milan’s property market, with the small percentage of foreign buyers coming from Northern Europe, France, Switzerland, Germany, China and Russia. “Prices per square metre in Milan vary from €2,500 to €13,000,” she says. “The most prestigious neighbourhoods are Scala (around the famous opera house) and Quadrilatero della Moda (the fashion quarter). Exclusive addresses are also found in the Brera district (up to €10,500 per square metre) and the San » Babila district (up to €9,500 per square metre).” 93

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The main market for Maurizio Pezzetta, owner, La Commerciale SRL, affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, concerns high-end properties in prime locations. “Prices can vary between €7,000 and €12,000 per square metre,” he explains, “with homes in really unique locations commanding around €20,000 per square metre. Nonetheless, even the top end of the market has been affected by macroeconomic factors and prices have been reduced. However, this has created opportunities for investors and now it is a good time to buy beautiful properties in locations where in the past, they were unavailable either because homes were not on the market or sold to someone close to the property. “In Italy, our overseas buyers tend to be British, but also Dutch, Scandinavians, Russians, Indians, Chinese. The majority of foreign clients prefer, in cities like Rome, a property in a historical building on a high level, preferably a penthouse with a panoramic terrace. In fact, in Rome it is possible to exploit the terraces a lot thanks to the good climate.”

Via delle Mantellate, R o m e Rome

In one of the most central streets in Trasevere, this 95m2 penthouse has two beautiful terraces and breathtaking views of the capital city leading towards the Gianicolo. In total, it includes two bedrooms and one bathroom, along with a large, bright living room with high ceilings and wide door windows. Although it is right in the centre of Rome, the property still evokes a sense of tranquillity and is very comfortable. £926,450 / €1.07m / $1.2m Italy Sotheby’s International Realty  www.ipmag.link/2oyZhcV

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Via di Vigna Stelluti, Fleming District, Rome

£842,300 / €970,000 / $1.085m Christie’s International Real Estate  www.ipmag.link/2ptO6zC

Within a refined curtain wall building with concierge service, this bright, completely restored penthouse of around 120m2 has a large terrace. The property includes a large living room with fireplace, a dining room, suite with an en suite bathroom, a master bedroom, kitchen with balcony, service bedroom with bathroom, an additional bathroom, a laundry, cellar and garage. It is also equipped with air conditioning, a security alarm system and domotic system.

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This splendid loft apartment is in a recently constructed complex, just a short walk from the city centre. It comprises two levels with a total floor surface of 800m2, 350m2

£3.06m / €3.7m / $4.11m  www.ipmag. link/2snWqp5

of which are terraces. A main feature is the teak and black granite flooring in the scenic hall. On the same level is a large study/ lounge with fitted sofa-beds and bathroom, fitted kitchen, guest bathroom and large walk-in wardrobe. The sleeping quarters feature a large master bedroom with a private terrace with a view over the Dome, three more bedrooms and a bathroom with a sumptuous black mosaic bathtub with platinum inserts. Next to the master bedroom is a large wellness area with a pool with Jacuzzi and chromotherapy, a sauna, Turkish bath and shower. The second floor also features two large terraces overlooking the Dome, one of which has a large infinity pool, TV area and solarium; the second terrace is fully equipped as an al fresco dining area with two barbecues. The property also includes two garages, three cellars, an alarm system and advanced building automations.

There is a large demand for apartments in buildings dating from the late 18th and early 19th centuries

Porta Venezia, Milan Beautiful historical condo built in the early 1900s on one of Milan’s most desirable blocks in the Porta Venezia, Corso Buenos Aires, Via Morgagni area. The property has been completely renovated and all fine architectural details have been meticulously restored. It includes twobedrooms, two bathrooms, a separate kitchen and large open living and dining area. The apartment is the ultimate in ‘downtown’ living and comes with its own private parking space. The building has an elevator, washer and dryer, fire place, air conditioning, full demotic smart home system, security cameras, a bike room, balconies, and private storage in the basement. £684,000 / €790,000 / $886,400 Beauchamp Estates  www.ipmag.link/2snYOwd

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Borgo Tegolaio, Flore Florence

Tucked away in a quiet residential street in the centre of Florence, this elegant, modern property offers fabulous entertaining spaces. These include a spacious roof terrace and large internal, outdoor courtyard as well as an indoor pool and spa area. Its beautifully designed kitchen is accessed from the courtyard and has a second hidden kitchen set behind a partition wall. This leads through to the living room/library. There is a large master bedroom with en suite bathroom and walk-in his and hers wardrobe area plus four additional en suite bedrooms. Staff accommodation consists of two small bedrooms and a bathroom. £3.7m / €4.25m / $4.77m Knight Frank  www.ipmag.link/2oXRKFC

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Within a magnificent historic building in the heart of the city, this apartment in the chic, artisan area of Florence is a

Oltrarno, Florence

short stroll from the Duomo and stylish shopping street, Via Tournabuoni. The property of around 280m2 is on the second and penultimate floor of the property and is conveniently served by a lift, in addition to an elegant stairway. A stylish entrance leads to the large living room and dining area with fireplace and views on to the famous streets of the Oltrarno of the city. There is an additional adjoining living room and the main living area leads to a large double bedroom suite with private bathroom. At the other end of the apartment there is a kitchen with dining area, service area, with storage and a mezzanine floor with full service. Towards the rear of the property, there are another two double bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom and an additional guest bathroom. £2m / €2.3m / $2.6m

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Lefay Resort & Spa For an inspiring dose of fresh air, lake-side natural beauty and a thorough fitness boost, plan an escape to the northern Italian mountains of Lake Garda

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his fabulous retreat is in Gargano, Italy in the heart of the renowned ‘Riviera dei Limoni’. Secluded in the mountains, the area is a sanctuary for peace and relaxation surrounded by luscious greenery and beautiful vistas. The main attraction is the largest lake in Italy, Lake Garda, regarded as one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Guests at Lefay Resort & Spa are invited to tailor-make their own bespoke fitness programme, choosing from a variety of activities including personal training, Fitball workouts, Pilates and yoga. They can work up a sweat during group classes and embrace the natural surroundings

through a range of outdoor activities including cycling and nature walks. After a full day of fitness, the senses can then be soothed with indulgent spa therapies, combining ancient Chinese medicine with modern western science for a true mind, body and soul experience. Focusing on a Mediterranean diet, food at Lefay offers the most authentic Italian flavours and cuisine with the freshest ingredients and quality products. Its elegant eateries use the concept of food being for the soul, which spares no expense in providing detoxifying, low-calorie dietary options. Seven nights from £1,560pp / €1,790pp

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Indian Ocean islands such as the Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives offer a fabulous lifestyle as well as a host of stunning waterfront properties

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he third largest of the world’s oceanic divisions, the Indian Ocean’s boundaries have Asia to the north, Australia to the east, Africa to the west and the Southern Ocean stretching to Antarctica to the south. Covering such a vast expanse, an ocean such as this has many islands just waiting to be explored by holidaymakers and prospective property purchasers.

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Starting with Mauritius, Julian Walker, director of Spot Blue International Property, explains the island’s appeal, “No housing or property tax, no inheritance tax on properties purchased and no capital gains tax speaks directly to property investors and home buyers, particularly those looking to relocate for retirement or simply a highly appealing lifestyle in a sought after international location. “Coupled with this, for a minimum investment of $500,000 – assuming you retain your property acquisition – foreigners are entitled to a residency permit and may then apply for a Mauritian passport after five years. The low tax rates encourage business formation and naturally appeal to retirees, while the island’s corporate tax rate of 15 per cent has made it attractive to foreign investors. There is also no withholding tax on dividends.” The prospect of lucrative rental returns is another aspect worth considering. Marco Bonini, sales director of Soneva Residences in the Maldives, says, “The amazing lifestyle that can be enjoyed in the Maldives is a key reason why people invest here. Our owners also benefit from good rental returns, typically around 4-5%, » after all costs.

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Anahita, Mauritius

The famous interior architect Alistair MacBeth has designed this new collection of villas, taking inspiration from the rich and diversified landscapes surrounding the development. The 12 MacBeth Pearl and Signature villas allow a real outside experience with large verandas, exterior showers and interior spaces fully optimising the views. Located in the north of the domain, the villas overlook the golf course, between the lagoon and the verdant mountains of the East. The four and five-bedroom villas range from 500m2 to 650m2 and feature sleek finishes. From £1.8m / €2.1m / $2.4m – £5.4m / €6.2m / $7m Athena Advisers  www.ipmag.link/2rvdGVs

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“As Soneva is a globally recognised brand we have a very good all yearround occupancy. We do not rely solely on one region for guests. We have European, Scandinavian, Middle Eastern, Russian, Chinese, Japanese and American nationalities staying, which drives rental returns for the owners of our residences.” Peace and quiet and an escape from the pressures of everyday life is yet another of the islands’ main attractions. Kristell Thornton, director of Second Home, believes, “Luxury is now defined by the lack of neighbours, noise, intrusion and sight pollution - luxury is redefined by having access to high-end services and up-to-date technologies in a purely natural environment where beauty reigns. The Seychelles and the development of Zil Pasyon provide exactly that. “Zil Pasyon provides the quality services of a top branded resort in a very unique island. Only 17 residences in Phase I and a maximum of 28 residences in total is permitted for the entire 286-hectare island. This is the only development announced so far if you want to be in the Inner Seychelles, and a stone’s throw from Iles Coco which is considered some of the world’s finest diving sites.” »

Soneva Jani, Medhufaru, a Maldives

These new over water homes are designed

Another example is the way the views

to enable owners to reconnect with nature

have been maximised. From the lounge on

in every way possible. Soneva Jani is in a

the ground floor there is a view outwards

5.6 kilometre lagoon with uninterrupted

through wall to ceiling windows and also

360° views of the Indian Ocean. The interiors

downwards through windows in the floor

were designed by Soneva’s co-founder

revealing the colourful marine life in the

Eva Shivdasani and resemble a luxurious,

clear blue lagoon below. Keeping the pared

white-washed beach cabin. One of the

back look, technology is hidden away,

ways this has been incorporated is to have

with end of bed television screens cleverly

a retractable roof in the master bedroom,

disguised in leather suitcases. Facilities and

which slides back at the touch of a button,

amenities include a private butler, spa, dive

so that guests can lie in bed and enjoy

centre, an observatory, a children’s den,

gazing at the stars. Sensors pick up any

an outdoor cinema and five dining outlets

rainfall and will close the roof automatically.

throughout the resort.

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No housing or property tax, no inheritance tax on properties purchased and no capital gains tax speaks directly to property investors and home buyers

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Black River, Mauritius

Fully furnished, four-bedroom villa with a superb ocean and river view on a 350m2 plot of land. It has 300m2 of living space featuring perfect finishes and large, beautifully decorated and light-filled rooms. The pool and garden have a panoramic view and there is double security at entrance and private parking. Access to the gym, restaurant and spa is also provided. ÂŁ2.8m / â‚Ź3.2m / $3.6m Park Lane Properties ď‚„ www.ipmag.link/2rh9Q2Y

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Pamplemousses, Mauritius A collection of just 19 detached villas on plots from 1,629m2 to 1,873m2. The internal surface area of these properties ranges from 322m2 to 384m2 including almost 50m2 of living and dining area space, as well as a large separate kitchen and three to five double bedrooms. Each property comes with two private parking spaces, landscaped garden, a swimming pool and gazebo for al fresco dining while enjoying the stunning views of the Moka mountain range. The design of these homes takes into consideration the tropical climate and the indoor/outdoor living aspect with large covered terraces and interior spaces that connect with the gardens. From £1.5m / €1.7m / $1.9m for a five-bed villa Spot Blue International Property  www.ipmag.link/2t1rKIn

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Zil Pasyon, Felicity Island, a Seychelles

These new properties are in a beautiful environment with a private white sand beach. The 28 completely private villas merge harmoniously with the granite and lava stone. Facing the sea, they make the most of the stunning location with their modern design allowing the view to be the masterpiece. From two to five bedrooms, the villas are sold built or off-plan and feature between 600m2 to 1,200m2 of indoor and outdoor space, on two or three levels. Facilities include a swimming pool and outdoor lounges, a media room and helipad. From £3.8m / €4.3m / $4.9m

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The resort is built around three private islands, one for relaxation, another for meditation and the third named the ‘Wellness Island’. With only a 20% built up ratio, it is able to offer luxury and exclusivity

Island idyll Grand Baie

Renowned for its beautiful beaches, reefs and lagoons, Mauritius is ideal for those who love living close to the water

in a busy and thriving location. Only seven destinations such as Beau Champ, offering

properties remain available with all villas

golf beside the ocean and the capital of

surrounding the resort’s private lagoon and

Port Louis, offering the city life are also

three islands. Each has its own garden and

very popular.

swimming pool - perfect for entertaining

“At the higher end of the Mauritian property market, using Grand Baie as an

guests or simply relaxing in your own tropical paradise.

example, it is quite common for luxurious

The resort offers a great investment

properties to come on to the market with

opportunity for capital growth. Properties

asking prices in excess of €10 million.

can be fully managed by the concierge

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As popularity in this unique destination

service provided and, due the popularity of

auritius proves a popular choice for those looking

grows, so will property prices. This year

its location, the rental market is strong.

for a home in an idyllic location – either for

we have seen a higher interest in property

their sole enjoyment or to rent out when not in

purchasing, and therefore property prices

destination is not to be missed out at this

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the varied adventure activities on offer, such as seakarting. This is something you can’t do anywhere else in the world. The Seakart is a cross between a speedboat and a jet ski, with all of the speed but less of the danger. It’s a great way to see some of the beautiful marine landscapes, and possibly spot some dolphins too. There are only six Seakarts in the world, all found at the Fun Adventure centre in Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius. Approx £70pp / €80pp / $90pp (based on two sharing) for a half day  www.ipmag.link/2snYRZ5

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A collection of three islands within the heart of the Indian Ocean, the reimagined iconic Kanuhura resort in the Maldives has undergone a $42 million design overhaul. Kanuhura has relaunched with a nautical bohemian design concept that has revitalised the resort’s identity alongside a well thought out fitness offering. A heaven for divers: Lhaviyani Atoll provides endless opportunities for marine exploration, from scuba diving excursions and PADI certification courses to guided snorkeling trips. Kanuhura’s general manager Robert Hauck, says of the three islands, “We offer everything from total escapism and tranquillity on Masleggihura island to a 300-metre sea swim to Jehunuhura island, a 2.25km round island run on Kanuhura and soon to be launched Project South which will be the first martial arts academy in the Maldives led by two-time world Muay Thai champion, Irshaad Sayed.”

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It may not be widely known, but the tiny Seychelles’ islands offer some of the world’s best waves for new and improving surfers. The waves on the pristine beaches around Mahé island prove perfect for beginner and intermediate surfers, which guests of Four Seasons Resort Seychelles can take full advantage of thanks to surf company Tropicsurf. Based at the resort, an expert Tropicsurf instructor is on hand to give both private and group surf tuition as well as provide guidance about local surf spots and even conduct escorted stand up paddleboard (SUP) tours. £220pp / €250pp / $280pp for a beginner’s 2.5 hour surf lesson  www.ipmag.link/2t1qCo8

Catamaraning in the Amirantes Archipelago

Alphonse Island is a remote, private paradise in the Seychelles located 400km from the mainland of Mahé and accessible by plane. It has just launched a new experience for guests – the opportunity to cruise the Amirantes Archipelago in comfort and style aboard its new liveaboard catamaran, A’mani. This magnificent 54-foot motor catamaran sleeps up to six people and offers customised charters. A’mani has the capability to sail all the way from Alphonse Island to the African Banks, including the islands of Poivre and Rémire (approximately 105 miles).

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New York, Los Angeles, Boston, each of these US cities offers stunning properties and a cosmopolitan lifestyle alongside the rich and famous

C Rising up from one of the last great promontory view sites along Sunset Strip, this one-of-a-kind, contemporary property’s views span from Downtown Los Angeles all the way west to Century City and the ocean beyond. Interiors feature a minimalist but warm material palette, while custom wide plank white oak floors feature throughout the living spaces. The fully automated smart home is controllable by i-phone from anywhere in the world. A master suite over the pool deck below offers panoramic views of Los Angeles, second floor guest suites all have dedicated balconies and a day lit basement with huge ceilings soaring up to 12 feet high houses a theatre and bar, wine tasting room, gym and a further bedroom. £17.1m / €19.6m / $22m Christie’s International Real Estate  www.ipmag.link/2ptO6zC

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ities of this calibre require little introduction; even if you haven’t visited them in person, the chances are you will have seen them countless times on screen. So, how does the reality of life in one of these famed city centres shape up to its movie persona? Take Manhattan for example, which is the most densely populated of New York City’s five boroughs. Richard Wallgren, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Macklowe Properties, one of the co-developers behind 432 Park Avenue in Manhattan, comments, “Prime cities are undoubtedly seen as desirable places to live and New York is no exception, a truly worldwide, global city that has always exerted a captivating appeal throughout the world. “New York is seen as a solid and resilient market to invest in and is therefore attracting a number of foreign buyers with many high net worth individuals expressing interest in large luxury apartments. 432 Park Avenue however has seen the majority of its buyers originate from within the US, perhaps due to its exclusivity and prime Park Avenue location. »

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“There is a certain status that comes with owning a property at an address that everyone knows and recognises worldwide, hence the international appeal from Europe, Asia and Russia. The impressive connotations associated with landmark addresses such as Park Avenue, 5th Avenue and Central Park West, are irrefutable and underscore their existence as some of the most coveted street addresses in the world.” Mr Wallgren says that prices of ‘super luxury residential’ property seem to be stabilising with increased activity in the $30 to $70 million individual price bracket. “This pattern is echoing the solid gains in the US stock markets. Most economists are predicting a continuation of the steady, but measured increase in Manhattan super luxury pricing.” Diane M. Ramirez, chairman and CEO of Halstead Properties, reports that, post-election, she has seen a great deal of interest across all price points in New York City. “In Manhattan, the average apartment price reached a record of $2,174,105 in the first quarter of 2017. The luxury market is becoming more active, and buyers – whether they are searching for a $30 million, $12 million or $1.5 million property – want to see or feel that they are getting value.” People are still loving the newness of new construction, especially downtown. “In fact,” says Ms Ramirez, “just under 45% of all new development closings in the first quarter of 2017 were south of 14th Street, by far the most of any market in Manhattan.”

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The majority of property buyers in Los Angeles are American. “However,” says, Susan Smith, senior real estate advisor at Hilton & Hyland, affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, “we are also seeing an uptick

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Owned by the famous musician Sting and his actress wife Trudie Styler, this fabulous duplex is within Robert A.M. Stern’s iconic towers. It has a spectacular 44-foot wide frontage on Central Park with city views from grand windows on two levels and a fabulous, approximately 396 square foot terrace. Spanning 5,417 square feet, the penthouse has a three-bedroom plus home office/fourth bedroom custom layout with approximately 10 foot ceilings throughout. The dramatic principal foyer welcomes you with a sculptural winding staircase and exclusive multi-panel wooden screen by Italian artist and sculptor Piero Fornasetti. Beyond is a living room lined with floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the park and leading out to the terrace. Across the home is an elegant dining room and designer chef’s kitchen with its own spiral staircase. The second level, also accessed by a separate entrance off the elevator, is equally impressive, particularly the master suite looking out at Central Park complete with large his and hers dressing rooms, dual spa baths and a sauna. Residents enjoy extensive amenities including a full staff, landscaped motor court, parking garage, fitness centre, sky-lit lap pool, steam and sauna, screening room, private restaurant/catering and wine rooms. £43.4m / €49.8m / $56m Sotheby’s International Realty  www.ipmag.link/2sa4jwg

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Boston, Massachusetts Hidden behind a tasteful and unassuming Beacon Hill facade, this four-bedroom townhouse was custom built with top of the line systems and detailed European craftsmanship. An interior motor court with herringbone brick and marble floors can accommodate private parking for up to six vehicles while a commercial grade elevator with wood panelling quickly lifts owners and their guests between the residence's five floors. A dramatic sunken living room with French windows and Juliet balconies provides wonderful entertaining space, while the large eat-in kitchen, private roof deck, gallery and media room complete the property’s many impressive facilities. £7.43m / €8.55m / $9.6m Robert Paul Properties  www.ipmag.link/2oz0hhh

There is a certain status that comes with owning a property at an address that everyone knows and recognises worldwide, hence the international appeal from Europe, Asia and Russia Midtown East, New York City

Quietly situated in the private Campanile, a handsome 1927 building in a discreet location, this residence was home to the late Hollywood legend Greta Garbo for 40 years. The actress was drawn to the three-bedroom, three bathroom retreat directly above the East River partly because the passing boats reminded her of her native Stockholm. It has been meticulously maintained by Garbo's family and features a private elevator lobby opening into an expansive formal entrance gallery. A grand, L-shaped living room with working fireplace and a separate library/den area, is clad in exquisite knotty pine wood panelling, against which Garbo displayed her extensive collection of art. The walls of the master bedroom are adorned in Garbo's favourite rose-hued Fortuny silk, as is the headboard. At the opposite end of the apartment is a formal dining room, large kitchen with locking silver and wine cabinets and an eating area positioned to take full advantage of the river views. £4.7m / €5.32m / $5.95m

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Boston is Massachusetts’ largest city and also its capital. Brian Dougherty, partner of Robert Paul Properties, reports, “We are seeing continued investment from international buyers particularly in luxury developments like the Millennium Tower and the to-be-built Four Seasons where the penthouse has reportedly been put under agreement for $5,000 per square foot; a significant jump from Boston's previous record high price per foot at the Mandarin Oriental. “Brownstones and townhome product at $3 million plus are attracting growing families who tell us they'd prefer to stay in the city versus previous patterns of moving outside to the suburbs. We continue to see buyers flock to real estate in neighbourhoods where they can ‘live, work and play’. We anticipate that The Seaport neighbourhood of Boston, along the waterfront, will attract more luxury buyers as General Electric moves their global headquarters.”

432 Park Avenue, Manhattan

The tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere, 432 Park Avenue is a 96-storey, 1,396 foot tall condominium on Manhattan's famed Park Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets. Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, it will comprise of 106 residences, as well as 30,000 square feet of amenities including a spa, swimming pool and restaurant by Michelin-starred chef, Shaun Hergatt with an outdoor terrace. Recently unveiled is the 3,977 square foot model penthouse residence designed by interior designer Kelly Behun, located on the 92nd floor. This half-floor residence is the highest completed penthouse in the iconic skyscraper. From £30.8m / €35.34m / $39.75m  www.ipmag.link/2snR3Gr

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in European and Chinese buyers in the first quarter of 2017. I think people realise you can work from anywhere now and the weather and lifestyle in LA is a big driving force for the new homeowners.” “I would consider in Los Angeles the luxury market to be $20 million or higher. When we compared the sales in the third quarter of 2016 to the first quarter of 2017 we had the same number – 10 sales in both quarters. The active listings on the market right now are 35 homes ranging between $20 million to $250 million. There are probably another 10 that are being quietly shown. We are still seeing a lot of buyers looking for either ready to move new homes or large properties owned for decades by families like some of the recent sales in Holmby Hills.”

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local craftsmen, offset by a colour palette of warm, neutral colours. Bathrooms are beautifully rendered in tactile, natural materials with rustic copper fixtures and glassenclosed, Napa-style, walk-in showers reminiscent of indoor greenhouses. Extended window benches capture natural light and allow guests to perch high above the Manhattan streets. Guests also have access to yoga mats to use in-room or as part of on-property programming. The Greenhouse Suite encompasses a five-room enclave with unparalleled views of the Manhattan skyline and the treetops of Central Park. Providing more than 1,200 square feet of space, this plush suite features two bedrooms anchoring either side of the suite as well two-and-a-half bathrooms featuring a Japanese soaking tub and walk-in shower, a separate dining area and a media room.

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Southern Land We take a trip down under to explore the lifestyle and property purchasing potential of Queensland and New South Wales

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ustralia with its glorious beaches, fresh air and wondrous weather has always attracted property buyers from every point of the globe, and now, it seems it’s not just for its aesthetic qualities. Linda Shore-Perez, director of Villa Real Estate, a boutique real estate company specialising in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, explains, “What is not often talked about when discussing Australia’s finer qualities is its economic climate and its stability in the world arena. Factors driving the stability of the Australian prestige real estate market and particularly the

Queensland market include stable, low interest rates, the cash rate at a record low of 1.5%, major banks continuing to profit and asset prices remaining competitive enough to attract a competitive yield. “Queensland itself is especially attractive because of its lower purchase prices and forecasts for population growth. It also attracts a high percentage of expats wanting to land bank as well as foreign investment from emerging markets like China and India. The capacity to work from anywhere in the world with our current technology has also been a major factor in choosing Queensland as a perfect place to work and raise a family. “From magnificent country farms to homes on golden beaches, 86% of our clients last year were from interstate and overseas with our average sale being around $1.5 million AUD. This is still unbelievable value considering a recent home sold in Brisbane for a record breaking $18 million AUD. More and more of our buyers are seeing the value in property on the coast and savvy investors are realising the potential for further growth in the region, giving our buying clients confidence that not only will they own property in paradise but also » have a secure investment.” 125

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Spoilt for choice

Further down on the East coast, Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and Australia’s most populous city. Nicolette of Unique Estates believes that this coastal area offers the greatest choice. “Of particular interest right now are lifestyle properties within one to two hours’ drive of the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast,” she says. “Areas to search for include the Northern Beaches of Sydney – including Palm Beach, Scotland Island, Whale Beach and Avalon; the Mornington Peninsula coastal region just one hour from Melbourne – including Sorrento, Portsea and Flinders; also the Melbourne hinterland regions of Mount Macedon and the Dandenongs; the Gold Coast hinterland – Tallai and Mount Tamborine; and the hinterland regions around Brisbane as well as the Queensland Coastal areas of Noosa and Port Douglas.” The penthouse and luxury apartment market in Australia offers a range of price points. “These range from around AUD$10,000 per square metre in Brisbane and the Gold Coast; from AUD$15,000 per square metre in Melbourne and from around $25,000 per square metre in Sydney,” advises Ms van Wijngaarden. “Most buildings offer excellent facilities including 24/7 concierge and large gymnasiums and pools as well as car-parking.”

Pittpoint Waters, Scotland Island, New South Wales

Against the backdrop of one of Sydney’s most sought-after island refuges, this property has impressive 180-degree views over Pittwater’s waterways to Church Point and across to Palm Beach. The Housing Industry of Australia was so enamoured by this pavilion-style home that it was awarded the titles of ‘2010 House of the Year’ and ‘Australian Custom Built Home of the Year’. Comprising five bedrooms and five bathrooms, the residence has been designed to ensure water views from every room. All finishes have been hand-constructed from only the finest timbers such as Sydney Blue Gum, kiln-dried Blackbutt, Northern Box and recycled Iron Bark. The master bedroom has a large en suite and balcony together with a cavernous private sitting room and office. A beautiful lounge area with floor-to-ceiling windows flows into a spacious dining area with both rooms connected via a wrap-around deck. Adjoining the dining area is a gourmet kitchen with a walk-in pantry. On the lower ground floor is a large games room, two en suite bedrooms, a wine cellar and laundry. A separate, self-contained, two-bedroom guest pavilion with kitchen, living area and balcony completes the property’s extensive amenities. £4.05m / €4.67m / $5.25m Unique Estates  www.ipmag.link/2s0vcEC

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Bloomfield Lodge, Queensland Set on 2.9 hectares of freehold waterfront land between two UNESCO World Heritage sites – the North Queensland Tropical Rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef – this boutique, multi-award winning resort is ranked number one in Forbes Magazine as the ‘World’s Best Remote Hotel’. Designed to blend seamlessly with its surrounding environment, the scenic eco resort is a rare opportunity to secure an exceptional lifestyle and investment opportunity. £5.83m / €6.72m / $7.56m Christie’s International Real Estate  www.ipmag.link/2ptO6zC

What is not often talked about when discussing Australia’s finer qualities is its economic climate and its stability in the world arena

Seven Shillings Beach, Sydney, New South Wales Set in a private oasis right on Seven Shillings Beach this property has idyllic bay and harbour views from the beach to the Opera House and beyond. Designed by Richard Christian and Walter Barda, it indulges every possible personal extravagance, need and necessity. The interior of the property exudes luxury living with five sensational bedrooms and stunning harbour views. Each room is en suite whilst the master suite features two en suites and two dressing rooms. There is also an exquisite drawing room and formal dining room, a wine cellar, study with handmade oak cabinet, bar and gas log fire, as well as a fabulous 'inside/outside' recreation room opening directly to travertine alfresco dining, lawn, pool, beach and boathouse. £27.8m / €31.9m / $35.9m Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty

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Mount View, Moy Pocket, Queensland

This very private, 22-acre, country farm includes four separate buildings, all designed by architect John Mainwaring. The original 1890’s Queenslander was painstakingly deconstructed by the architects and re-built maintaining the aesthetics but with contemporary design components. Part of this process included adding a modern two-storey wing that integrates seamlessly. The main house features four bedrooms

living/dining room, kitchen and laundry. The third residence is a large, single-roomed

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If you are considering purchasing a property in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, BuyEast, an exclusive boutique buyer’s agent, specialises in ensuring buyers secure their perfect property in this high-end and competitive market one side of the road to the next and from one part of a suburb to another part. A buyer’s agent is employed to act 100% in the interest of the buyer to purchase the best possible property, at the best possible price. Above and beyond, the buyer’s agent will help navigate the foreign investment rules, find the best conveyancers, conduct due-diligence, co-ordinate building reports, and project manage your entire purchase whilst having a professional on your side. BuyEast are the Eastern Suburbs’ specialists when it comes to buying property. Known by many of the local agents and buyers as the ‘dream team’

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Vinhomes, a subsidiary of Vingroup Joint Stock Company (Vingroup JSC), is the leading real estate developer in Vietnam. Known for various large scale mixed-use developments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vinhomes does not only offer the luxury condominiums and villas but also creates a lifestyle and ideal community environment. Vinhomes is a place where happiness is overflowing.

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Location: CBD of Ho Chi Minh City (Binh Thanh District, HCMC) Area: 43.91ha Highlights: Prime location, spanning over 1 kilometre along the Saigon River, luxurious and modern development which includes Landmark 81 – the 8th tallest mixed use building in the world, 14-hectare Parkland area. Project offering: High end apartments and luxury villas

Location: CBD of Ho Chi Minh City (District 1, HCMC) Area: 25.3ha Highlights: Priceless location, in the heart of District.1, prime views of Saigon River, state-of-art design, luxurious interiors, innovative “city within a city” concept Project offering: High end apartments and luxury villas

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Location: Location: CBD of Hanoi, a stone’s throw from the city centre Area: 280.6ha Highlights: 04 types of neo – classical designed villas surrounded by a 18.8km canal, 70.5ha of green landscape, a 12.4ha central lake and more than 200 modern facilities including: infinity swimming pool, international schools, mini golf course on the lake, reading island and a maze garden. Project offering: High end ecological villas, terraces, shop houses interfacing green spaces with 4 neo-classical designs.

Location: Location: CBD of Hanoi (Ba Dinh District, Hanoi) Area: 3.5ha Highlights: Prime location in the centre of Hanoi, positioned adjacent to major embassies, 360 degree view to 04 main lakes of Hanoi, more than 30 private facilities including floating garden, outdoor lounge, and four-season swimming pool. Project offering: Premium condominiums, penthouses and sky villas

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If you are holding a property-related event and would like to be listed in our events directory, contact Linda Lark on +44 (0)1245 250981 or email linda@ipropertymedia.com

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International Property’s Leading International Agents & Developers are specially selected to represent the most outstanding companies in the business. Membership of this prestigious group is by invitation only and the number of members from each country is strictly limited so that our readers can be assured of consistently high standards. The following directory will prove an invaluable source of information for home-buyers wishing to find the very best properties around the world.

BAHAMAS AGENT

Millars Court, East & Shirley Streets PO Box N-8164, Nassau, Bahamas t: +1 242 322 1041 m: +1 242 457 3562 f: +1 242 326 5642 e: Sales@HGChristie.com w: www.HGChristie.com

CANADA AGENT

Marina Yusufov Real Estate Team t: Office +1 416 739 7200 t: Direct +1 416 414 9224 e: 3724052@gmail.com, e: myusufov@trebnet.com w: www.admiral.sutton.com

COSTA RICA DEVELOPER

t: +506 6050 3857 e: info@sarco-cr.com w: www.sarcoarchitects.com

DUBAI DEVELOPER

HGCHRISTIE LTD

BARBADOS AGENT

Holetown St. James, BB24016, Barbados t: +1 246 432 6930 f: +1 246 432 6919 e: info@realtorsrealestatesales.com w: www.realtorsrealestatesales.com

Beachfront Vacation Home, Eleuthera, Bahamas Elegant 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath beachfront estate on an acre of total privacy captures endless views. Perfect for island living or vacation getaways with income return.

CANARY ISLANDS & GREECE AGENT

SUTTON GROUP ADMIRAL REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

Calle Guirre, No 1, C.C. Oasis Tamarindo, Local No.17, 35660 Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Spain t: +34 928 53 50 44 e: info@goldacreestates.com w: www.goldacreestates.com

This equestrian dream home is in King, Ontario. The 101-acre estate offers 22,000 square feet of lavish living areas plus a state-of-the-art 38 stall heated stable, 11 paddocks, hay storage, two barns, a trailer house and racetrack.

SARCO ARCHITECTS

CYPRUS DEVELOPER

59 Amathoundos Ave. No 3 – Next to Four Seasons Hotel 4532 Limassol, Cyprus t: +357 25 431 018 f: +357 25 431 514 e: alexproperties@cytanet.com.cy w: www.apl-cyprus.com

Sarco Architects is your premiere solution for luxury vacation home design in Costa Rica and Panama. Specialized in managing projects for our exclusive foreign clientele, let us help you create your dream home in paradise, with all the quality and attention to detail you would expect from world-class homes.

SHAIKH HOLDINGS

FRANCE AGENT

REALTORS REAL ESTATE LIMITED

Specializes in Sales, Long Term Rentals, Valuations and Auctioneering. Our innovative team appreciates the unique challenges that arise when purchasing property in Barbados especially for overseas clients and can provide all the necessary information and support for the overseas purchaser.

GOLDACRE ESTATES

Exclusive worldwide search and find service. Unique locations, Confidential Service, Highest Quality Properties. Investment, residential or holiday home we have the experience to guide you.

APL ALEXANDER PROMOTIONS LTD

Developing exclusive homes with exceptional design and quality at competitive market prices. A balance of safety, cutting edge features, positive atmosphere and comfortable lifestyle for all customers. Each project is always based within unique residential areas with stunning views to the Mediterranean sea. This helps to keep the after sale market value high and ensure a good investment return.

LEGGETT IMMOBILIER

LEGGETT

PRESTIGE P.O.Box 502462, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 364 2722 f: +971 4 367 8054 e: info@shaikh-holdings.com w: www.shaikh-holdings.com

La Maison de Chapitre , La Rochebeaucourt Dordogne, 24340, France t: +33 5 53 56 62 54 t: +33 5 57 55 06 06 e: prestige@leggett.fr w: www.leggettprestige.com

On the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Sanctuary Falls is a collection of 96 resort-style villas set amidst lush golf vistas and inspiring lakes. Created by world renowned hotel and resort architects, landscape and interior designers, Sanctuary Falls villas brings to life a true ‘resort home’ experience.

Leggett Immobilier has been voted “Best Estate Agency in France” for two years running. We have over 12,000 properties for sale throughout France and our bilingual, in-house contracts team will be by your side throughout the purchase process.

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INDIA DEVELOPER

Bhaswar Paul Sales Head – International Market t: +91 124 410 7050 m: +91 981 883 7873 f: +91 124 410 7064 e: bhaswar.paul@ centralpark.in w: www.centralpark.in

MAURITIUS DEVELOPER

4th Floor – Ebene Skies Rue de L’Institut Ebene, Mauritius t: +230 404 2266 e: info@anahitaproperty.com w: www.anahitaproperty.com

SOUTH AFRICA AGENT

Monterey, 12-14 Klaassens Road, Bishopscourt, Cape Town, 7708 South Africa t: +27 (0) 21 710 1800 e: michelle.swindale@pamgolding.co.za w: www.pamgolding.co.za

SWITZERLAND AGENT

Platinum Immobilien AG t: +41 44 533 12 12 e: Zuerichseethalwil@engelvoelkers.com w: www.engelvoelkers.com/ zuerichseethalwil

UK DEVELOPER

For further information please contact Simon Barry at Knight Frank: t: +44 20 7861 5499 e: Simon.Barry@knightfrank.com or Simon Hedley at Druce: t: +44 20 7935 6535 e: sh@druce.com

CENTRAL PARK

MALTA AGENT

Central Park has an unrivalled expertise in creating spaces of the highest global standards. It is the fastest growing name in India’s real estate landscape today, with projects across hospitality, leisure, recreation, commercial, and high-end residential developments. This dynamic brand’s constant presuit of excellence, commitment and building values for its customers is responsible for its growth and success over the years.

2, Paceville Avenue, St. Julians STJ 3109, Malta t: +(356) 2379 4794 / 2379 4128 f: +(356) 2137 3354 e: nbilocca@franksalt.com.mt w: www.franksalt.com.mt

NEW ZEALAND AGENT

ANAHITA WORLD CLASS SANCTUARY

Anahita Property Sales is the real estate sales and marketing branch of Ciel Properties Ltd, the promoter and developer of Anahita World Class Sanctuary, a stunning domain located on the east coast of Mauritius and home to over 300 luxury villas and residences and residential freehold land and an Ernie Els-designed USGA golf course.

34 Shortland Street, Auckland City, PO Box 4078 Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand t: +64 9 307 6300 f: +64 9 307 5549 e: admin@barfoot.co.nz w: www.barfoot.co.nz

PAM GOLDING PROPERTIES

SPAIN AGENT

Paseo s´Alamera 11 E-07840 Santa Eulalia, Ibiza - Spain t: +34 971 33 93 05 m: +34 616 68 95 00 e: office@ghl-ibiza.com w: www.ghl-ibiza.com

Pam Golding Properties is Southern Africa’s premier property group, providing the full spectrum of real estate services to local and global clients through a worldwide network of 300 offices and more than 2000 professional staff and agents.

ENGEL & VÖLKERS LAKE ZURICH THALWIL

UK AGENT

Engel & Völkers Lake Zurich Thalwil is one of the leading real estate agencies for the sale of exclusive properties around Lake Zurich, Switzerland. Together with our international network we guarantee our owners and search clients a personalized and professional service.

37 Davies Street, London W1Y 2SP t: +44 (0) 20 7629 7282 f: +44 (0) 20 7409 2359 e: london@struttandparker.com w: www.struttandparker.com

RIDGEFORD PROPERTIES & MANHATTAN LOFT CORPORATION

VIETNAM DEVELOPER

Fitzrovia Apartments characterize the reinvention and rediscovery of an area of London which is the cool cousin of Mayfair with its artisan shops, independent art galleries and close proximity to Regent’s Park. The fabulous double height lobby and penthouses with the largest private terraces in W1 make this development by Ridgeford Properties and Manhattan Loft Corporation an ideal place for 21st century contemporary living.

209, 30/4 street, Xuan Khanh ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho, Vietnam t: +84 710 376 1888 e: info.VCTHT@vinpearl.com w: www.vinpearl.com

FRANK SALT (REAL ESTATE) LTD

We are Malta’s leading estate agency, (established in 1969), offering residential and commercial property for sale and to let, include an excellent selection of luxury properties. Best Real Estate Agency European Property Award winner for 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2011.

BARFOOT & THOMPSON

Barfoot & Thompson is the leading real estate agency in New Zealand’s biggest and most diverse city, Auckland. We have over 90 years experience selling property from our white sandy beaches to the wild west coat and the hustle and bustle of the CBD.

GOULD HEINZ & LANG

Gould Heinz & Lang property consultants Ibiza is an owner run real estate agency which is specialized in luxury and off market properties. Exclusive search mandates are our strength. We find the right property for you!

STRUTT & PARKER

Faircrouch - £4.7 million. A classic Georgian country house with parkland and cottages 8 Beds, 5 Receps, House, Period, Detached, Garden, Land, Rural, Village, Staff/SC Accomm, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Woodland, Fair decoration, 37 Acres.

VINPEARL CAN THO HOTEL

Opening pre-Christmas, Vinpearl Can Tho is the gateway to Vietnams famous Floating markets. As the first and largest five star luxury property, it sets new standards of urban accommodation and dining. Located in the centre of the city and bordering the river, Vinpearl Can Tho offers modern expansive rooms with stunning views of the city and river.

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ANNOUNCING A S IA PAC I F IC ’ S B E ST PROPERT Y PROFE SS I ON A L S

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   the first to be judged in the 2017-2018 International Property Awards programme, setting a benchmark of quality and professionalism for others to attempt to exceed. Asia Pacific has been consistently strong

in submitting exemplary entries across the entire range of categories throughout the awards’ long history and I am pleased to report that this year is no exception. Judging has resulted in a number of multiple five-star award-winning entries including Tower 535 by Phoenix Property Investors. Located in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, the landmark building has won two awards and will bring new Grade A office and highprofile retail space to the neighbourhood. Ashgabat International Airport in Turkmenistan by Polimeks has achieved an impressive three awards for public service categories. Its design is almost akin to a work of art with every aspect, both internally and externally, being focused on creating an optimum experience for passengers. PTang Studio has also won a trio of awards but across three different interior design projects. They range from a show home in Hong Kong and a mixed-use interior in the Philippines to a whiskey bar and lounge in China. These are just a few of the highest scoring Asia Pacific entrants who will go on to compete against other winning companies from Europe, the UK, Africa, Canada, the USA, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Arabia to find the World’s Best in each category. Tickets are now available for the grand final held on December 4th at the Savoy Hotel in London where the ultimate winners will be revealed. Visit www.propertyawards.net to book. Many congratulations to all those listed in this publication,

Helen Shield

Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel Magazine

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Index 06 08 12 18 24 26 32 36 38 42 46 52 54 57 58 62 65 66 68 72 74 76 78 82 84 86 90 92 94 98 100 102 106 110 111 112 113 116 117 118 119 122 123 124 125 126 127 130 131 132 133

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What began with a spark‌ emerges as an icon.

The difference is Gaggenau. We have been perfecting one oven for 30 years. Our latest rendition accentuates its distinctive design: the door panel is now created from one imposing 90 cm wide sheet of 3 mm high-grade stainless steel. It represents one vast entrance to culinary potential. This remodelled, hand-crafted work of art represents the culmination of our finest principles, skills and ethos. We christened it the EB 333 in recognition of our 333 years of working in metal. This has always been more than an oven; it is a promise to create masterpieces. For more information, please visit www.gaggenau.com or call us at +662 012 7965.

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SPONSORS

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JUDGES

The Judging Panel The judging panel for the International Property Awards is composed of experts and experienced members across a wide range of disciplines and property-related specialities. Their time and expertise is donated free of charge. The Earl of Liverpool Chairman of the International Property Awards Lord Caithness Chairman of judging for development categories Lord Best Chairman of judging for real estate categories Judith Baker Travel writer and Editor Richard Billett MD, Maisons Marques et Domaines Ltd Li Boatwright Storrington PR Peter Bolton King Global Property Standards Director, RICS Doreen Boulding Founder, DMB Associates Russell Bragg Bragg & Co Colin Burness Creative Director, Wildstone Studio Xavier Calloc’h Director, Yacht Investor Victoria Chazova Estate Agent Matthew Clare Building Consultant Sean Cochrane Interior Designer Andrew Cockburn Creative Director, International Property Media Katrina Craig Hotel Development Consultant Geoff Cresswell Architect Max Davidson Freelance Property Editor, The Telegraph Johnny Dunford BNP Paribas Real Estate James Dunford-Wood COO, Ometria Adam El-Hout Luxury Living UK Imtiaz Farookhi Strategy Director, Dragongate Nick Farrow National President, Royal Warrant Holders Association Pam Foden Head of Industry Development, Visit England Will Gibbs MD, KLC School of Design David Graham Grahams Hi-Fi Ian Graham The Hotel Solutions Partnership Nishant Grover COO, TCC Land Asset World Jo Hamilton Owner, Jo Hamilton Interiors Simon Hamilton Customer Experience Manager Richard Hartshorn NHBC Sean Hatcher MCM Architecture Justin Hogbin Former Global Marketing Director, Faberge & Rolex Del Hossain Managing Director, Adrem Group John Hunter Tenhurst Tim Hymans Marketing Director, Crestron Rebecca Johnson Media & Hotel Consultant Tom Jones Architect, Populous Mike Jordan Architect Jill Keene Editor, International Property & Travel Dawn Kitchener Interior Designer Brian Lawrence Interior Designer James Lawrence-Fenton Head of Land Operations, Securewest International Nick Lee Founder & PR Director, Niche PR Paul Lewis Architect Roy Ling MD, RL Capital Management & RL Academy Andrew Link Principal, Rise Hugh Lumby Partner and Head of Global Real Estate, Ashurst Duncan MacArthur Principal, Hotel Solutions Steve Macfarlane Director, Metro Projects Julia Marozzi Bentley Motors 8

James Mattin Managing Partner, Bond Wolfe Guy Medd Consultant Shalini Misra Creative Director, Shalini Misra Christian Morris Architect Richard Morshead Sales Manager, The Telegraph Christine Myers MCM Architecture Laura Nixey PR, Aston Martin elen Ol fiel Founder, Affinity PR Katherine O’Shea Strategic Solutions, Coutts Edward Park Architect Penny Patterson Interior Designer Vincent Pennetier General Manager, Dedar UK Hilary Philpott Richard Rawlings Estate Agency Consultant Stephen Rees Stonelane Private LLP Renuka Reins Feng Shui Expert David Reynolds Project Management & Quantity Surveyor Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects, Design & Consultancy Julien Sannier Managing Director, Trade and Contracts Division, Roche Bobois Sophie Sannier Designer, Jack and Tara Celia Sawyer Interior Designer & Television Personality Jeanette Schuchmann Director, German Tourist Board Paul Scrivener Architect Helen Shield Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel Matthew Spencer Coutts Ariane Steinbeck MD, RPW Design Janine Stone Interior Designer Patrick Story Architect Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer/Advisory Consultant. FRICS Andrew J. Taylor Partner, Henley Estates Mark Taylor Interior Designer Gaelle Thibaud Gaggenau Sue Timney Interior Designer Anthony Tokatly Director, JPW Real Estate Tricia Topping PR & Marketing Consultant Paul Vick Principal, Paul Vick Architects Jo Vickers Consultant Dean Wade London Chamber of Commerce Anthony Walker Director, Trident Building Consultancy John Walker Director of Planning, Westminster City Council Andrea Watson Arts & Lifestyle journalist Eleanor Weaver Interior Designer Eddie Weir Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone Ed Williams Fletcher Priest Architects Stuart Wilsdon Interior Designer Jan Wilson Founder / Owner, RPW Design Georgina Wood David Collins Studio Design

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W I is part of the K. Wah Group (founded in 1955), and has a market presence spanning mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Southeast Asia and major cities in the US. K. Wah has won a trio of awards across two of its latest projects. The Spectra is the first West Rail’s residential development in Yuen Long and has a direct connection to the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) network – providing excellent access across the whole of Hong Kong. It features an all-weather covered walkway and footbridge exclusively for residents to access the Long Ping MTR station. Echoing the green living environment of Yuen Long, The Spectra is specially designed with a 30% high greenery ratio of the site area – 10% more than typical green ratio of Hong Kong

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residential developments. The Spectra’s four colour-coded towers have 25 storeys (including G/F) each and provide a total of 912 units. In order to maximise the number of apartments with open views and to alleviate wall effect, the buildings have been carefully positioned and a low-density massing strategy was adopted as well. A 16-metre separation between the towers also creates three air corridors to optimise visual and ventilation impact for the development. To further enhance air ventilation at pedestrian level, the car park is located at basement level to avoid the need for a large podium. The Spectra offers a wide range of unit layouts, spanning studio flats, one-, two- threeand four-bedroom apartments – complemented by premium amenities such as a swimming pool and thoughtfully-designed clubhouse facilities.

191 Java Road, North Point Hong Kong t: +852 2880 8268 w: www.kwih.com Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT HONG KONG The Spectra by K. Wah International Holdings Limited & Sino Land Company Limited 12

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 P,  in an arch form connecting the twin towers, is a 372-unit residential development located in the southern part of Tseung Kwan O. Development planning in this district has been centred along the MTR corridor. Twin Peaks is prominently located by the waterfront and within close proximity to the MTR station. Its ‘arch’ design not only creates a landmark in Tseung Kwan O South, but also offers a 360-degree view of the surroundings for residential units at high-zone. This concept was modelled on the archway of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. The 22-metre wide archway starts at 18th floor level and continues upwards to the top of the building, creating a natural wind corridor below. The chic style of Twin Peaks has brought

a unique modern look to the town which started development since the 1980s, with a few existing residential complexes almost two decades old. For this reason, a dynamic urban environment was created to bring original and new communities closer to each other. A sense of pride and belonging as well as a common purpose in the community are further aims of the project as a whole. The twin towers have 22 storeys each and are connected by a three-storey podium at low zone. This contains the retail shops and recreational facilities plus a two-level basement car park. The highly sculptural form of the towers highlights a gateway at the low zone levels before morphing into the form of a butterfly hovering by the sea as it rises to the upper levels.

191 Java Road, North Point Hong Kong t: +852 2880 8268 w: www.kwih.com

 BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT HONG KONG Twin Peaks by K. Wah International Holdings Limited Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE HONG KONG Twin Peaks by K. Wah International Holdings Limited 14

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COMING SOON IN Q4 2017

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The developer reserves all rights to make modifications of and changes to the overall design, elevation, layout, construction materials or colour scheme of this development project. All the building plans and elevation plans relating to this development project are subject to the final approval by the relevant Government authorities.

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One Prestige

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No.6-22 Chung Ching Street

Seven Victory Avenue

  , Henderson Land is a leading property developer with businesses in Hong Kong and throughout mainland China. The company has achieved a total of seven awards across the following projects: One Prestige is an exquisite new residence at the metropolitan gateway of Hong Kong Island. The combination of elegant bronze metal and vertical lines create a simple yet elegant exterior to the mixed-use development. This verticality is carried through to the interior design offering a sense of continuity. Apartments maximise the use of space by adding practical yet thoughtfully designed elements. Features include an extendable kitchen worktop to the balcony plus ledged railings for evening drinks. The bathroom has a compact storage unit and a modern bronze coloured glass partition. Combined with consistent furnishing tones, spatial quality is given to every inch. No 6-22 Chung Ching Street is in Sai Ying Pun within a cluster of mid-20th century residential blocks. The new building is therefore

a statement of revitalisation as well as paying homage to the vernacular urban fabric of the north-western quadrant of Hong Kong Island. Once again, every inch counts in the apartments. They showcase a compact, functional kitchen design using wood cabinet doors, black reflective glass backsplashes and modern appliances. The bathrooms feature the overall colour palette using warm hued linear pattern wall tiles and flooring. Built-in furnishing creates space saving solutions and integrates all accessories into the general design. Located in the Ho Man Tin district of Hong Kong, Seven Victory Avenue provides a compact living home design in the city centre. Far from compromising on quality, it offers the perfect blend of tranquillity and metropolitan lifestyle. The single tower development offers 250 micro-apartments configured at just 161 to 390 square feet. These include units with one and two bedrooms and mini-studios. Designed with flexibility in mind, double volume ceilings create a sense of space while operable sliding partitions provide both free flow open space as well as compartmentalised areas.

Award Winner APARTMENT HONG KONG One Prestige by Henderson Land Development Company Limited Award Winner APARTMENT HONG KONG No.6-22 Chung Ching Street by Henderson Land Development Company Limited Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT HONG KONG Seven Victory Avenue by Henderson Land Development Company Limited Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT HONG KONG 8 Ka Shin Street by Henderson Land Development Company Limited 18

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8 Ka Shin Street

Novum East

218 Electric Road 218 Electric Road

8 Ka Shin Street

Novum East

Ka Shin Street is a new mixed-use development in the Tak Kok Tsui area in the Western Kowloon district. Large openings and pathways between the buildings will allow cross ventilation across the sites to enhance air flow and ventilation. There is also significantly more soft landscaping than required on the site, including green roofs and public spaces together with a high-emissivity roof which will help to reduce the urban heat island effect. At the foot of Braemar Hill, the Novum East mixed-use development has a dual identity of being quiet and exclusive on one side and highly visible on the other. In response to this duality, an intimate ‘domestic’ frontage has been created for the former and a grand, ‘commercial’ frontage to address the latter. Novum East’s concept revolves around three themes – greenery, verticality and luxury. Slender green planted columns extend up to the clubhouse floor, enriching distant mountain views from every room. By also adopting a palette of limestone and bronze, a softer ambience adds to the building’s sense of luxury and elegance.

H Code - 45 Pottinger Street

H Code – 45 Pottinger Street is a pioneering commercial development in Hong Kong, setting an example for high-rise development location in the most compact city in the world. The development offers a formula for flexible space planning giving the highest level of future commercial opportunities. Vertical commercial exposures were maximised to create high value floor areas and the project has successfully upgraded the neighbourhood to a modern day social hub. 218 Electric Road will create a new business hub with the adjacent AIA Tower and 18 King Wah Road Grade A offices, all by Henderson Land. The typical office layout is carefully planned to allow a high degree of flexibility in partitioning. Its architecture has also been designed to bring in cool bright daylight and natural cross ventilation (through automatic window actuators based on the tenant’s informed decision) to the office interiors, integrating design aesthetics with the principles of green architecture. This project was a winner of Green Building Awards 2016 Hong Kong, for its demonstration of a new direction of sustainable offices in the city.

Henderson Land Development Company Limited 72-76/F Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong t: +852 2908 8888 f: +852 2908 8838 e: sales.hk@hld.com w: www.hld.com

Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT HONG KONG Novum East by Henderson Land Development Company Limited Award Winner COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT HONG KONG H Code - 45 Pottinger Street by Henderson Land Development Co. Ltd. & Hip Shing Hong (Holdings) Co. Ltd

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   in Istanbul, Turkey in 1995, Polimeks Construction has successfully completed 134 projects and is now ranked among the top contractors of the world. The company, which is already renowned for its extraordinary architectural buildings and projects, has now added a further four property awards to its impressive portfolio. Three of these awards are related to Ashgabat International Airport in Turkmenistan, which many would go so far as to describe as a work of art. Acknowledged world-wide for both its architecture and design, the high-tech airport also includes many cultural and intellectual elements. Built in accordance with all international standards and requirements of civil aviation, the new state-of-the-art airport complex will be capable of handling 14 million annual passengers by 2036. The project’s goal was to accommodate the increasing demand of air traffic and to prepare the airport for the arrival of athletes

and visitors during the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. As the main airport hub of Turkmenistan, it connects Ashgabat to major cities in Europe, Asia and the Middle East from a total site area of 1,209 hectares. The two-runway airport has been expanded and renovated according to a new master plan. The infrastructure has been improved and extended, existing buildings have been replaced by new, contemporary buildings including a new passenger terminal, VIP terminal, parking garage, air traffic control tower, cargo terminal, offices and operational services and utilities buildings. The striking shape for the main terminal building, that of a graceful Lachin bird in flight, was chosen by the Turkmenistan President. Its design and construction proved challenging but Polimeks overcame this by using custom made curtain walls details and specially designed roofing materials. Additionally, a main steel structure and electromechanical

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solutions were developed, enabling the bird shape to take form without making any concessions to design standards or the occupants’ comfort. The interiors of the Passenger Terminal Building contribute to the positive passenger experience and excellent reputation that the airport enjoys. Both the design team and airport management were focused on creating the very best environment for passengers from the very beginning of the project. This included processing requirements, amenities, intuitive wayfinding, acoustics, natural daylighting and many other aspects to create a positive and enjoyable experience. The result is an operation which offers a highly efficient and comfortable travel process, allowing passengers a smooth transition from beginning to end of their flight experience. Polimeks’ fourth current award is for the Olympic Complex in Ashgabat City, Turkmenistan. Forming a unique example

in the Central Asian region, it will become the main complex for the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in 2017. Situated at the heart of Ashgabat City, the Olympic Complex is a multipurpose sports venue which will encompass more than 30 facilities, all within walking distance of each other. Sports facilities are located in such a way as to conduct high quality education, training and competitions across a total area of approximately 157 hectares. Main competition arenas are located closer to city lines where pedestrian subways are arranged while other educational and training facilities are mostly in the internal part of the complex. The vast and comfortable environments at the Olympic Complex have been specially created for a whole host of indoor and outdoor sports facilities. This will enable athletes and trainers to achieve their whole year training programs using state-of-the-art training and competition equipment.

Polimeks

Istanbul Head Office Elmadag Askerocagi Caddesi Suzer Plaza No:15 Kat:02 Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey t: +902122493737 f: +902122934550 w: www.polimeks.com

 BEST PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR TURKMENISTAN Ashgabat International Airport by Polimeks Award Winner PUBLIC SERVICES DEVELOPMENT TURKMENISTAN Olympic Complex in Ashgabat City by Polimeks Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Asimont Villas

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   of the world’s leading architecture and design practices. The company, which creates world-class design solutions tailored to the needs of global cities and communities, has won awards for an impressive total of 11 different projects. Asimont Villas is a choice residential enclave in the exclusive neighbourhood of District 11 within Bukit Timah, Singapore. The intimate community consists of seven clusters of villas containing three similar properties within a lush and tranquil garden. The villas are conceived as a series of ‘frames’ and ‘floating boxes’ with carefully placed apertures to frame scenes of the surrounding tropical garden and allow in filtered daylight. Instead of physical barriers, the boundaries between private spaces and common areas are visually blurred by the use of carefully selected trees and evergreen planting. Overall, the identity of Asimont Villas relies on a close relationship between architecture and landscape design – one that

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creates a serene and conducive environment for all residents to enjoy. Centralcon Shangsha is a mixed-use project and the first phase of the most important megadevelopment in Shenzhen, China. With this project, Aedas seized the opportunity to develop iconic twin towers, representing the power of two. Suggesting equilibrium, harmony and balance, the visual strength has been enhanced with a doubling of focal points. This architectural coupling creates a strong identity itself without the need for any additional ornamentation. Furthermore, by twisting the two towers at different levels, the best views are shared between each one. Additionally, the separation of the service core and structure creates flexible leasing space for future tenants and also avoids any overlooking between the two towers. Gmond International Building is a mixed-use tower in Shenzhen, China. The project comprises offices, service apartments, retail spaces, a jewellery gallery, club house and restaurants.

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Its concept is derived from the image of bamboo and the art of Chinese ink paintings, providing an iconic gateway to the district. Located in a high-density neighbourhood, tough urban constraints were imposed to the site by the district government. Aedas met this challenge by exploring new ways to fulfil a sustainable design. The result is a practical and appealing project which is unique in its functions, aesthetic and economic viability. Huarong Financial Centre (HFC) is a mixed-use, twin-tower project in Guiyang, China. Comprising retail, hotel and office components, its design concept refers to Miao village. By expressing the local culture of the traditional villages from the Guizhou region, the development combines continuity with the past with a progressive link to the future. The traditional form of local villages constitutes the typology of HFC’s internal commercial courtyard with a retail podium under the towers. This offers different volumes and a diversity of space providing a unique

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atmosphere for business and retail. Forming a new landmark for Guiyang, the ‘City Twin Lighthouse’ aspires to stimulate the city with its stacking retail village typology. SCE Shanghai Hongqiao CBD North 01 & 03 Project is a Grade A, ‘stand-alone’ office development in China. Its design embodies three main concepts: The Enclosure, The Bamboo and The Cube. The Enclosure is the courtyard which fosters a sense of territory and belonging. The Bamboo is represented by the elegant design of the façade which features architectural fins made of aluminium alloy and gold metal thread. These are then installed against the curtain wall made of grey tinted glass. The Cube concept challenges the banal, plain curtain wall façade of office buildings with a thoughtful composition of projections and grooves. The interlocking of volumes starts to divide the façade itself into various portions, while dark linear strips are utilised at the junctions to strengthen the unique and iconic concept of interlocking.

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31/F, One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong t: +852 2861 1728 f: +852 2529 6419 e: hongkong@aedas.com w: www.aedas.com

Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Huarong Financial Centre by Aedas

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Zhuhai Holiday Resort New Hotel (Phase 1) is located adjacent to the Pearl River Delta in China. Between Zhuhai CBD and Macau, the site has been coined ‘the garden of the garden city’. This is because it is renowned, not only for its well-established resort, but also for its lush greenery and central lake. The concept for the new buildings thus draws its inspiration from the site as an aged tree that continues to grow, extending its roots and sprouting new branches. The lakes, pathways, buildings and activities of the site divide the charming landscape into a series of layers, creating a naturally textured experience. Shishi Gold Coast Project in China is a resort development divided into three zones and two phases. The first phase is the hotel zone which consists of two blocks of hotel, F&B, retail units and a glass wedding pavilion. The final massing of the buildings offer a rhythmic skyline along the coast while a visual ‘spine’ articulates scenic views with architectural spaces, which blend seamlessly with the landscape.

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The two blocks of large scale F&B units are strategically placed at the waterfront to create the desired view of the sea, while the two hotel blocks form a pleasing back drop. A landscaped plaza at the central axis of the resort is ‘framed’ by the two hotel blocks which extend across the strand and convert into a wooden bridge above the sea. Nansha Riverside Garden Hotel (Sheraton Hotel) in Guangzhou, China is a five-star resort hotel on a triangular, 28,200m² site. Bordered on the south by the Jinzhou River and on the west by Haibin Road, its design is a direct response to the site’s context. The river wraps around the site and provides a unique setting for the development. During the design process, Aedas discarded the common practice of facing hotel architecture to the river and enclosing a garden. Instead, a decentralised approach was taken which maximises hotel rooms which face directly to the river, enabling various hotel functional spaces to form around a central garden.

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Taipei European School-European Secondary Campus Redevelopment

Lè Architecture

Lè Architecture is a 62.7 metre high office tower in Taipei, Taiwan which aims to redefine the skyline of this rapidly developing district. Its design is inspired by the shape of pebbles in the nearby Jilong River; developing the unique aesthetic that conveys the idea of softness and elegance as well as strength and character. By taking inspiration from stone, the building integrates regional culture and represents it in a contemporary form. The perforated green façade, a representation of moss on stones, brings a welcome breath of air into the office spaces. Interweaved with a series of interlocking ‘Urban Living Rooms’, the building is no longer a monolithic, static, impenetrable object, but a permeable, breathing mass filled with life. TES – Taipei European School-European Secondary Campus Redevelopment – takes full advantage of the site’s hilly position. Its design places large volumes, such as the auditorium and indoor basketball courts, underground to make room for several spacious communal areas, terraces and outdoor activity areas.

The design concept for the project’s internal communal spaces has used the special quality of the characteristic Taiwanese alleyways. Similar to their pockets of areas where people can converse, a series of break out spaces along the main circulation of the new campus promotes interaction and communication. Temple Mall North is located in the heart of Kowloon in Hong Kong. Initially two separate malls, Lung Cheung Plaza and Wong Tai Sin Plaza, the two were to be merged and given a fresh, new identity both inside and out under the name of Temple Mall North. Inspired by the adjoining historical Wong Tai Sin Temple, Temple Mall has been given a vivid oriental design with a contemporary flair, revealing a unique sense of the local community. This style extends into the interiors that feature void rings imitating the lantern shapes crafted on the atrium ceiling linking the main entrance plaza with the shopping arcade. Colours are also derived from the neighbouring temple – red and yellow with grey as the background colour.

Temple Mall North

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PWT D  founded by a group of enthusiastic young architects in Hong Kong in 1995 and has progressively grown to include offices in Beijing and Shanghai, China. The company is committed to creating innovative quality living spaces suited to individual client’s needs. Its professional services range from architecture and interior design to planning and product design with a wide range of successful projects in Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia. Apart from its many commercial projects, DPWT has also undertaken many community services projects such as renovations of churches and retirement homes. The following award-winning office interior design projects were both carried out for ABB, one of the most advanced energy saving technological companies in the world. ABB has extended its footprint in China over the past few decades, necessitating new office

models and designs. These will accommodate expanded headcounts and spatial requirements in two workplaces in Mainland China. The new office model will manifest a new corporate image to ABB for the forthcoming decades. ABB Shanghai Office is located in one of the most prosperous areas of China. Previously, each member of staff was usually assigned a fixed working space but this arrangement no longer proves practical. Hence a free seating system with limited fixed seats for admin, HR and finance staff has been incorporated for nearly all staff. The spatial efficiency under this arrangement can increase by up to 150-200% – meaning only 50-75% of the existing office space is needed for the workstation area. Under this design layout, some surplus spaces are dedicated to various public areas such as breakout spaces, project rooms and telephone booths which all feature a unique design character.

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The office working area has been divided into two zones – mobile and fixed – and accommodates around 150 workplaces for 200-250 staff. The high number of workstations meant that almost two floors were required to meet the required capacity. Therefore, one entire floor is dedicated to a reception and customer area with hot desks, while the other is for more internal office use. The mobile workstations are located at the opposite entrance of the lift lobby so that they have an individual entrance avoiding any disturbance for the other office workers. Fixed workstations are at the inner zone of the office, ensuring privacy for the admin and finance staff. Multiplicities of spatial structures including individual, group and open-scheme office and multi-purpose areas are designed to work together through a variety of methods and are arranged in a flexible configuration. The second floor is mainly dedicated to

internal ABB staff, therefore meeting rooms are located at the entrance to form a conference zone. As on the other floor, the breakout and collaborating area will be scattered around the office ensuring various working modes for staff. The colour palette has been chosen to project a vivid ambience across the workspace. Vibrant warm tones such as red, blue, green and lime enhance the spatial quality and create a highenergy feel. Apart from these bright colours, the overall office has a neutral tone of monochrome with a white wall and grey carpet. Besides focusing on the flexibility and cost efficiency, the office design had to strengthen the brand and maintain a high design profile. The corporate brand permeates every aspect of the building including reception, canteen, meeting room and internal office to display the energetic and dynamic atmosphere of the ABB office and highlight its characteristic, lively and modern image.

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Rm 1201, Tung Sun Commercial Center, 194 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong t: +852 2804 1683 f: + 852 2804 1673 e: hongkong@dp-wt.com w: www.dp-wt.com

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DPWT Design Ltd Beijing Office

Building F, 51, Ganmian Hutong, Dong Cheng District, Beijing 100010 t: +8610 6426 5562

As the corporate office’s reception is the first area encountered, it has to present a clear picture to the world of what the company represents and the profile associated with the brand. A large image showing ABB’s achievement in the energy business has therefore been elected to form the stunning backdrop for the reception counter. Designed in white and black marble, the desk is a linear console and presents a crisp and clean professional image. The reception ceiling has a special lighting effect concealed inside the lighting membrane of its blue sky pattern. This resembles good weather shining down from above to lift everyone’s spirits as they enter the office. ABB Guangzhou Office is located in a highly prosperous area of the Southern province and required many of the same layout priorities and all the corporate branding devices as the

Shanghai office. The brief with this particular office interior design was to accommodate around 100 workplaces for 150-200 staff. Due to the fact that the premises are in a long rectangular configuration, the challenge for DPWT was to create various interesting areas along the main circulation. These serve as meeting nodes and also alleviate the feeling of a long corridor. There is a greater need for meeting areas with this form of office layout as the staff are sharing workstations. Following a similar impactful reception area as that for the Shanghai office, a history wall along one of the corridors leads to the conference room and internal office area. Featuring a range of photographs depicting ABB’s successful completed projects across the years, it cultivates a mood of progress and professionalism.

f: +8610 6426 5561 e: beijing@dp-wt.com w: www.dp-wt.com

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The breakout area is located at the central core of the office and forms a place which encourages social interaction between staff. Short, spontaneous meetings between colleagues can also be held here, taking advantage of its relaxed and inviting atmosphere. A bar table and meeting tables provide different seating/working environments and there are also phone booths provided for individual needs. A sound absorption fabric panel with a different colour accent has also been designed into each phone booth to give identity and freshness. This enables staff to hold a private tele-meeting in the phone booth. The facility also helps to preserve the peace and tranquillity of the reading room as a silent area where mobile phones are not permitted. The large meeting room is equipped with a projector screen and white board, while a

vast poster wall has been installed to foster a branding image and reinforce the ambience of professionalism. A shared hot-desk is positioned facing the entrance door, close to the lifts and pantry. This creates a natural working place for visitors and staff who may only visit the office on an occasional basis. Colourful carpet strips on the floor help to bring directional indication to visitors as well as projecting an image of progression and forward thinking to match with ABB’s philosophy. Both ABB Shanghai and ABB Guangzhou offices have met the client’s brief for modern, carefully designed and highly productive workplaces. They clearly demonstrate the brand’s identity and professionalism and will provide functional office solutions for many years to come.

DPWT Design Ltd Shanghai Office

2F, 1418, Xinzha Road, Jing’an District, Shanghai t: +8621 5187 2825 f: +8621 3327 5366 e: shanghai@dp-wt.com w: www.dp-wt.com

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T UOL Group Limited

101 Thomson Road, #33-00 United Square Singapore 307591 e: enquiries@uol.com.sg w. www.uol.com.sg

Singapore Land Limited

24 Raffles Place, #22-01/06 Clifford Centre

 C C is a 505-unit residential development, jointly developed by UOL Group and SingLand, with over 50 years of experience and an extensive portfolio of development and investment properties, hotels and serviced suites. It is located in the heart of three transformational growth areas in Singapore, namely Jurong Lake District, one-north and the Kent Ridge Education Belt. Nature very much takes centre stage at this forest-inspired development, proving that high-rise, high-density living can also be lush and green. The design optimises the site planning and provides efficient and functional layouts for the units of two, three and fourbedroom configurations. The two 40-storey towers have been designed as elegant, monolithic blocks to complement

the organic forms of the surrounding landscape. Their placement ensures optimum views and orientation as well as minimising overlooking. A multi-storey car park linking the two towers also provides an added floor of amenities including pools and landscaping at roof level. The landscape design concept of The Clement Canopy aims to maximise the opportunity for actual ground tree planting within the residential compound. These trees can then grow into large column-like elements which will, over time, subsume the architecture and blend it into nature. Functional spaces have been carefully curated around the overall planting as if to suggest that the nature existed before the built structures. The organic form of the pool has also been designed to meander around the trees, simulating the natural environment.

Singapore 048621 e: corporate@uic.com.sg w: www.uic.com.sg

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Room 605 K Wah Center 1010 Huaihai Zhong Road Shanghai 200031 People’s Republic of China

 E S is envisaged as a world-class integrated development comprising of 398 luxury residential apartments, a retail mall and a kindergarten undertaken by TGR Group, a residential and commercial development company that represents the interests of three Singaporean corporations with over 50 years of experience: UOL Group, Kheng Leong Company and United Industrial Corporation. The four-hectare site, located some 10km west of the Shanghai city hub, comprises nine high-rise towers and three blocks of townhouses. The buildings are arranged to provide linear landscape spaces that connect the site to its neighbouring streets and green spaces, creating a sense of permeability. Designed by award-winning Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, the exterior and façade

of Park Eleven is intended to be contemporary and modern yet appropriate to the local context. Composed of bold vertical lines, the façade of the residential towers emphasises the stature of the development while the articulation of the windows and balconies gives it a sense of refinement. The townhouses feature a focus on high volume spaces with glazing and screens to give the residents views of the lush surroundings. A sunken residential clubhouse has also been designed within the development’s open parkland setting and provides residents with recreational amenities while complementing the openness of the landscape. The underground parking and vehicular circulation will provide the opportunity for large garden spaces that the local communities, as well as the adjacent kindergarten, can enjoy.

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H P  an integrated property, project development and asset and facilities management group. Building on proven technical and commercial experience and expertise, it focuses on four core areas of business, namely property development, construction, project management and facilities management. The group has won an impressive array of awards for the following three projects. Bay Pavilions is a joint venture between TH Properties and Piety Developments. The apartment development is located on a 3.2-acre site approximately nine kilometres from Sydney’s CBD, between Burns Bay and the Lane Cove River. It has been designed by Marchese Partners with interiors inspired by the surrounding native flora and rock formations. Three key elements give shape to Bay Pavilions’ architectural concept and theme. These are craftsmanship, contemporary influence and connectivity. With the interplay of all these elements, the design of the building is made to blend seamlessly with its calm and

serene waterfront setting on the Lower North Shore. By fusing nature, architecture and extensive glazing, the external backdrop appears as if it is an actual part of the property. The resulting development offers a perfect respite from the hectic nature of the CBD while still keeping the city within sight. A village street runs in between the buildings to create more open spaces and make the spatial planning feel less congested. Each pavilion building also features secure entry for residents to the individual designer lobbies. By planning the development’s layout in this way, more free surface area is provided for landscaping and recreational areas, thus encouraging interaction between residents. There is a choice of one, two and threebedroom apartments at Bay Pavilions, each with terraces and balconies. Consisting of five ecosensitive blocks of up to seven-storeys in height, the development has a total of 273 apartments. The largest penthouse units on the top floor have a commanding vantage point where

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residents can enjoy the surrounding views of bushland reserves, waterways, natural parklands and meticulously landscaped grounds. Careful attention was given to the positioning of the apartments to ensure that each unit was given a good solar orientation. This helps them remain cooler in summer and warmer in winter whilst also making use of the natural light and views. The award-winning penthouse at Bay Pavilions has an interior floor area of 154m² and comprises three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a study. While the master bedroom has an attached bathroom, the remaining bedrooms share a bathroom. Its interior design places emphasis on aesthetics while also embodying spaciousness and practicality. An expansive terrace allows more flexibility of use and also merges the indoors with the outdoors. The highly luxurious penthouse comes furnished with pure wool carpets, a sleek gourmet gas kitchen with island benches and stone benchtops, mirror splashbacks for the bathrooms, and premium fixtures and fittings.

The TH Hotel & Convention Centre (THHCC) Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia comprises of a four-star hotel with an office component, convention facilities, including a hall that can accommodate 1090 delegates, and a Hajj complex. The latter is designed for Muslims who are planning on embarking on the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. It provides a venue where they can carry out applications and immigration procedures, while the hotel itself complements the Hajj complex by catering to pilgrims’ accommodation during the Hajj period as well as tourists and other patrons on a daily basis. The design of the nine-storey THHCC developed by TH Properties draws inspiration from the lush tropical rainforest of Sarawak. This concept not only celebrates the hotel’s 6.16-acre site but also forms the underlying green technology and efficient living principles adopted by the project. Everything from the scale, design and building function to the landscaping and materials has been specially

TH Properties Sdn Bhd Level 20, Bangunan TH Selborn, 153, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. t: +603-2687 3333 f: +603-2687 3322 e: info@th-properties.com w: www.th-properties.com

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chosen to be as environmentally friendly as possible while being conducive to the expectations of a modern lifestyle. THHCC’s architectural design also embodies the cultural heritage of the indigenous community in Sarawak through the adaptation of Pua Kumbu motifs. Pua Kumbu is a traditional, multi-coloured hand-woven fabric made and used in Sarawak. Its rich patterns and vibrant colours are as unique as they are significant to the local community. Therefore, this ethnic heritage is infused into the design of the hotel to create a timeless and synergistic blend of art and architecture. This approach has resulted in a striking, modern and contemporary building façade accented by tropical architectural elements. The final overall design of the integrated development will feature a grand lobby at the ground floor, a roof garden at the top and a shopping arcade and restaurant on either end of the lobby. This frees up the lower ground floor for both public and private parking bays. The interior design for THHCC

uses Islamic concepts as a guideline for the various facility areas in terms of spatial planning and layout. This extends to the common facilities within the development which provide separated male and female facilities in order to fulfil the requirements of the adjoining Hajj complex’s patrons. While all rooms in the hotel are beautifully oriented and presented, the Presidential Suite is its most exclusive VIP accommodation. It includes a living room and dining area, an activity lounge area, a main bedroom with master bathroom and a smaller bedroom with twin beds and an adjoining bathroom. Embracing a lavish sense of style and featuring custom designs and fittings, natural light shrouds all key areas through large windows in each living space. The Islamic Complex Putrajaya is a RM500 million office development by TH Properties in the federal administrative capital of Malaysia. Located beside the Putrajaya lake and adjacent to the new Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, the development consists

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of four office blocks in three buildings. By housing all 10 Islamic government departments that come under the purview of the Prime Minister’s Department beneath one roof, it will boost service efficiency and facilitate programme implementation. As the first modern Islamic complex of its kind in Malaysia, the development is designed to embody the pureness and beauty of light. The repetitive, intricate design of the eightpointed star motifs in the building forms filter natural light, while also enveloping the complex in a design that is both timeless and cutting-edge. Each of the four office blocks features a rooftop trellis which stretches over the reinforced concrete roof and has membrane waterproofing, which is being used for the first time in Malaysia. Roof gardens are located underneath the trellis with curved, tree-lined pathways and lush greenery around their perimeter. Work space in the complex has been optimised to create an engaging environment for heightened efficiency. The office units

are spacious and light-filled, while open courtyards and pedestrian plazas provide perfect retreats for rest and relaxation. All these elements ensure that the overall environment with its interconnecting landscaped spaces between the buildings is conducive to both work and moments of leisure. Given that the complex consists of four office blocks over three plots, enhancing connectivity between each one and enabling smooth movement across the whole development were priorities. It was equally important to ensure easy accessibility from outside the complex, whether by road or pedestrian walkways. TH Properties has gone beyond conventionality to infuse philosophical and spiritual values into the design of the Islamic Complex Putrajaya. This stunning complex is an art form that combines natural light, glass, shades, screens, water and greenery along with bold metallic and concrete structures. The result is an award-winning and inspiring blend of serenity, strength and dynamism.

TH Properties Sdn Bhd Level 20, Bangunan TH Selborn, 153, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. t: +603-2687 3333 f: +603-2687 3322 e: info@th-properties.com w: www.th-properties.com

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T S was established in Hong Kong in 1997 and has since undertaken a diverse scope of projects: ranging from small scale residential, show flat design to large scale commercial works such as corporate headquarters. The company has won an impressive total of 11 awards. La Cresta is a low-density residential project in the new luxury sector of Kau To Shan in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. PTang has designed the award-winning interiors for the sales office and show flat in Kowloon Bay as well as for individual properties. Located in the heart of its mansion area, the development is surrounded by lush greenery where residents can enjoy a high degree of privacy. The concept of La Cresta is inspired by a city in Italy where families usually live with several different generations. With a gross floor area of approximately 134,000 square feet and unit size of 1,500 to 3,300 square feet, the three and four-bedroom properties are ideal for families looking for a spacious home.

PTang has designed their interiors to be represent a clear expression of the life of Kyo-shu which is surrounded by mountain scenery. Rich and opulent interiors feature carefully selected marble and natural materials complemented by a gentle colour palette reflecting nature. Together with high-end furniture, furnishings and appliances, they offer a relaxed and comfortable lifestyle. Copper is a 3,000 square feet whiskey bar and lounge located in the heart of downtown Kunming, China. Its design encompasses a high class, modern and elegant ‘English brasserie’ look and feel. In order to create an enigmatic and stylish scene, the customer is first greeted by a prominent tunnel feature of copper steel strip lights. Inspired by whiskey houses and distillers, it guides guests inside the space. A long, wide white marble table-top bar then welcomes guests with a bespoke copper chandelier above. This spectacular central bar with different seating areas and a mezzanine

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VIP stage is flanked by a three-storey high glass window. The bar is dominated by dark grey hues, while colourful cushions add vibrancy and assorted lighting lends a dramatic glow to each area. A leather and velvet sofa creates a distinguished masculine and feminine atmosphere and also helps to divide the lounge and bar areas. Across the entire space, the palette of materials offers hints as to the heritage of the whiskey collection whilst telling the story in a modern way, making Copper a worthy venue for the serious whiskey enthusiast. Mandani Bay is located in the midst of the busy city of Mandaue in Cebu, Philippines. The concept of its sales gallery and show flats has been inspired by the famous Victoria Harbour and Marina Bay in Hong Kong. A full-scale exhibition area of 20,000 square feet features large scale models, a kids’ room, AV room, courtyard, show flats, negotiation rooms and a space for holding future events. The courtyard is surrounded by three show flats and a handover unit and features a water

element to enhance the experience. Sourcing appropriate materials in the Philippines proved a major challenge for PTang and so different solutions were sought to address the problem. The result across the studio, loft and two-bedroom show units was a stunning continuity of design carried through the exterior and interior. 2 Gether is a sales office with two show flats in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong. Based on the idea of converting a 6,000 square feet office floor into a cyber-inspired space, illusion and cosmetics were key design solutions. In order to create a unique spatial experience for the showroom, the whole space features reflective materials, while feature glass with a linear pattern gives visitors the impression of falling into a cyber world. The most challenging part of the project was to decorate the show flat with the same materials whilst also giving it a homely feeling. By placing the right accessories in appropriate places and using reflective mirrors, a stylish and contemporary home environment was achieved.

PTang Studio Ltd Room 5 - 6, 4 floor,

Hopeful Factory Centre 10 - 16 Wo Shing Street, Fo Tan, N.T., Hong Kong t: +852 2669 1577 f: +852 2669 3577 e: office@ptangstudio.com w: www.ptangstudio.com

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The Graces Providence Bay

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PTang Studio Ltd Room 5 - 6, 4 floor,

Hopeful Factory Centre 10 - 16 Wo Shing Street, Fo Tan, N.T., Hong Kong t: +852 2669 1577

The Graces in Providence Bay is a residential development located at the waterfront of Tolo Harbour. Its duplex units of 260m² include a garden and offer views of the coastline from the first floor. PTang has therefore extended the feeling of coastal living into the property by using the curved shape of the waves on a feature wall. Furniture is also designed in an arc shape, as if being aboard a yacht while colourful ornaments and decorative elements resemble marine organisms. Providence Peak Show House 7 at Tai Po is a refurbished 4,000 square feet, fourstorey residence. It has an air of romance and a sense of understated luxury, combined with an eclectic mix of modern classic and cosmopolitan style. The whole living space is crowned by full height windows, making it open and full of air and natural light. Moving

Comb+ Show Home

away from the main living area, the ratio of the residence mildly shifts from aristocracy to contemporary modern living, bursting with colours and patterns. Comb+ Show Home – Blue is a 48-metre loft in Beijing which has the principal aim of dividing each area in order to optimise and maximise the space. In order to achieve this challenge, PTang has used a range of colours, forms and graphics to create an aesthetic living space suitable for single people and young couples. The open plan kitchen, living and dining space is integrated with assorted curving elements throughout the loft. A mezzanine bedroom overlooking the living area and garden beyond is enclosed by a glass balustrade to create an unimpeded flow of light and views.

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Vinhomes Real Estate Trading and Management JSC Tower R6, Royal City, Thuong Dinh Wrd., Thanh Xuan Dist., Hanoi

   in constructing sustainable developments in urban areas of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Each one delivers a superior living standard with unrivalled quality of life – a perfect combination of residential real estate and hotel-standard services. The company’s award-winning project, Vinhomes Metropolis, is a high-rise, mixed-use development in the heart of Hanoi’s central business district. It contains three towers offering one to four-bedroom apartments and two office towers for rent, three floors for commercial use and four floors below grade. The project is considered the top ranked residential complex in Hanoi and offers an ideal living environment for global citizens as well as extensive landscaping across its 3.5 hectare site.

Besides having a prime location, Vinhomes Metropolis also provides the benefit of modern facilities. These include its commercial centre, an intermediate-level Vinschool, a unique floating garden, an outdoor swimming pool, playgrounds, gyms and other sports and recreational facilities. Moreover, the development has a panoramic view of the city’s four picturesque central lakes. Vinhomes Metropolis provides all the advantages of a five-star apartment in the city centre and is supported by the Vinhomes brand, considered one of the three most valuable real estate brands in Vietnam. Residents are thus assured a luxury lifestyle comparable to other Vinhomes’ developments. The combination of modern architecture with a touch of classical elegance creates a symbol of prosperity and success.

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S Pellicano & Perri Projects 118 Arthur Street PO Box 585 Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 Australia t: +61 7 3850 5800 t: +61 7 3850 5850

 C S is a collaborative project by visionary developers Pellicano and Perri Projects. Located in Woolloongabba, the most dynamic inner urban destination in Brisbane, Australia, it offers much more than a place in which to live. The mixed-use precinct provides a unique opportunity to live with the convenience of shops, cafes, green space and transport right outside the door. The precinct’s initial stages comprise three towers with around 400 apartments which have now sold and are under construction. These represent half of the precinct’s residential offering. Ultimately, South City Square will deliver six distinguished residential towers and a boutique hotel as well as a major retail, dining and entertaining precinct including a fullline Woolworth’s supermarket and 500-seat cinema operated by NASDAQ listed, Reading

Cinemas. Inspiration has been sought from the best urban renewal projects around the world, as well as from the history and identity of Woolloongabba itself. Public spaces will comprise some 45% of the precinct, with 25% given to a beautiful central square comprising over an acre of space. Featuring lush lawns, cascading water, sculpture gardens, trees and outdoor café seating, this innovative open space is set to be a new gathering place for all of Brisbane. Undoubtedly, South City Square will deliver a wide range of new shopping and lifestyle options for the broader community. For residents, it will provide an architecturally designed sanctuary with everything they need just below their apartments, as well as invaluable after completion service from the developer’s own management business, SCS Property Management.

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Walking distance to Botanic Gardens MRT (Circle & Downtown lines) Closeby prestigious schools

48 exclusive apartments in Singapore’s most distinguished neighbourhood

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 L  a boutique property developer that was incorporated in Singapore in 1982. The company has been successful in winning awards for the following three projects: The Asana is a boutique residential development consisting of 48 bespoke apartments arranged over five storeys. Taking inspiration from the heritage and prestige of the site in Bukit Timah with its aura of serenity and calmness, associations of zen and yoga rose to the fore. The result is a collection of limited edition residences that offer a contemporary yet vernacular home that will remain timeless in its beauty, form and function. 1919 is an inspired collection of 75 black and white apartments recalling the elegance associated with Singapore’s colonial era. The

interior design brief called for a show flat that would effectively showcase the unique design concept of the project. By continuing the exterior monotone colour palette, black overtones unify the space, whilst the white brings light and presence, creating a bold, highly stylised and glamorous interior. Collision 8 is one of the latest co-working spaces to be opened in Singapore. Within its interior design, Aurum has incorporated everything from hot desks for flexible working to dedicated desks and personal offices for privacy into its carefully considered layout. Complemented by elegant furnishings, a variety of conducive workspaces, lounges and event spaces have been created, all with natural light and fabulous views of the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore River and CBD skyline.

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 I, helmed by partners Nikki Hunt and Andrea Savage, has earned an international reputation for attention to detail, quality and creativity, winning awards at national, regional and global levels. Believing that design is about far more than aesthetics, Design Intervention crafts bespoke homes tailored to its clients’ every need to elevate their mood and recharge their soul. A bespoke home, both inside and out, Ridout Road features architecture and interior design by Design International. The property in Singapore was inherited by a couple (both professors) and their two teenage daughters and, although the site is beautiful, the building was very dilapidated. Design International demolished the house and created a new family home; contemporary in design and full of light, it maximises the fabulous views.

There were two main challenges: the first was the undulating hillside site while the other was the clients’ requirement for expansive spaces for family gatherings as well as quiet, private spaces for study and solitude. The chosen design captures the strong lines and sturdy forms of the old colonial style but in a more modern and streamlined way. Borrowing architectural elements from many different styles, the property suits the clients’ style preferences and requirements perfectly. Inside, pops of colour enliven the décor and add energy and vitality without overwhelming the rooms. The wife is an amateur artist and so Design Intervention has reflected her love of watercolour and artistic effects in many of the soft furnishing choices. Notably, the living and dining area was a key consideration for the clients. An open concept dictated the need for a seamless flow of materials and design linking the

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The Tomlinson Apartment

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two spaces. Optimisation of seating and flexible use of space was paramount while lush greenery was to be viewed from every possible angle to suit the husband who is a keen gardener. The Tomlinson Apartment, also in Singapore, was purchased as a second home by an international businessman and his wife. With two children at university abroad, it was important to create an inviting home to encourage their visits. As a result, particular attention was paid to personalising the bedrooms of the son and daughter. The brief was for a smart, sophisticated city vibe. The couple wanted a stylish home with a metropolitan feel but with more personality than the hotel rooms they wished to escape. Design Intervention has injected soul into this brand new apartment and capitalised on its stunning cityscape views by linking the interior schemes to the outside vistas.

Singapore Winevault is a new wine tasting, restaurant and entertainment concept within a rooftop oasis in West Singapore. As its location is far outside the city centre, Design Intervention had to ensure that its interior design would entice guests to make the journey. The client brief was to create the ambience of an American mountain lodge – the challenge was to rework a look associated with snow-covered terrains and blend it seamlessly into lush, tropical Singapore. The architecture of the building resonates with a Zen like simplicity and so the interiors complement this style while invoking a sense of luxury to suit the premium quality of wines on sale. The essence of an American mountain lodge has been combined with the subtle undercurrent of an Asian spa resort, making it relevant to the local environment. The result is a mash-up of two seemingly opposing design themes in a striking yet harmonious manner.

Design Intervention 75E Loewen Road, Tanglin Village, Singapore 248845 t: +65 6506 0920 e: info@diid.sg w: www.designintervention.com.sg

Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT SINGAPORE The Tomlinson Apartment by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

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 D L (MDL) is an Italian design studio dedicated to creating cutting edge and outstanding work. The following award-winning projects are excellent examples of the company’s high standards of design. Villa Otto is located in the exclusive and prestigious District 10 of Singapore. Its name is taken from the fact that ‘Otto’ means eight in Italian and the footprint of the building is shaped like the number as the owner has a great interest in Feng Shui. He chose the number as it is auspicious but also because it celebrates the beauty of fundamental geometries, where ellipses and circles merge their mystical meaning with more esoteric theories. Breaking all limits of traditional design and construction technology, Villa Otto is a sculpture and a dream. It appears to portray an alien starship about to land and transport the onlooker to another dimension and place.

The stainless steel, eight-shaped cladding that wraps the second floor of the house where the bedrooms are positioned, is the glory of the project. It is so outstanding that it asserts itself even without the rest of the building. The number eight shape is also brought into many areas of the interior, such as the entrance hall where the central sculpture, ‘Vase Otto’, intensifies its impact by an optical illusion given by the light above. The symbolic figure of eight is also engraved on to stainless steel plates repeated on the feature ceilings in the arrival hall and bedrooms. Stainless steel continues to assert its magnificence throughout the building with sculptures and a bar canopy at the pool that, as an organic tree, shades the half-submerged counter. Additionally, glass skylights positioned at the two central areas of the building bring natural light into the house and also create an atrium of focal points.

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE SINGAPORE Villa Otto by Mercurio Design Lab Srl Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE SINGAPORE Villa Otto by Mercurio Design Lab Srl 62

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 Q  in the most exclusive Nassim Road precinct of Singapore. The client’s brief was to deliver a unique opportunity to a select group of foreign buyers looking for a tropical villa lifestyle but not permitted by law to own a ‘landed’ property. Hence, MDL’s task was to create a prestigious ‘bungalow’ in an apartment complex. Each of the four units includes doublevolume ceiling height, a private lift, entertainment deck, spacious living room, dining and kitchen rooms and at least five bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. There are also numerous facilities such as a private garden and pool, private car park lots, and private ground access from which to enjoy communal amenities. Architecturally, the developer’s vision was for an iconic building with lush greenery,

differentiating itself from the neighbouring luxury apartments and bungalows. The resulting composition of the architectural volumes was inspired by music with the aim of writing a solid symphony on a musical score that acts as a binder of design components. This musical score is represented by a red aluminium trellis that spans across the entire building. Functioning as a shading device for the rooftop terraces, it is also a key element in the composition of Nassim Quattro’s architecture. In order to enhance the musical effect, solid elements of the façade, mostly made from glass, are placed on the first floor and surrounded by water features such as pools and Jacuzzis. This bestows an effect of ‘floating on a reflective lake’ across the entire apartment block.

Mercurio Design Lab Srl Viale Bruno Buozzi, 49 00197, Rome, Italy c/o. AMA Group t: +39 06 413 1891 f: +39 06 413 1893 e: info@mercuriodesignlab.it w: www.mercuriodesignlab.it

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 R G is dedicated to creating stunning modern landmarks in Pattaya’s ever changing skyline. Forming an excellent, quadruple awardwinning example, The Riviera, Wongamat Beach is located in Pattaya’s highly desirable upmarket area of Wongamat. The mega-project of 42 and 45 levels respectively, is themed around a ‘French Riviera’ concept and had to include outstanding architectural details to make it an iconic building on completion. It also had to provide residential features and facilities that could rival the successful low-rise developments of recent years, both on the ground and within the buildings themselves. Located on over three acres of land, The Riviera includes a total of 979 units with almost

all units boasting unobstructed sea views. Architectural highlights include two 25 metre long, cantilevered sky pools, both located in the upper floors with sky gyms and gardens, surrounded by an iconic light box feature. An extensive and highly effective marketing campaign included Pattaya’s most talked about showroom. This demonstrated the concept of allowing the buyer to purchase everything seen within it via two different furniture packages – namely ‘Luxury’ and ‘Glamorous’. The £900,000 showroom consisted primarily of a grand lobby area and three condominium units, varying from a studio to one and twobedroom options. Warm colours and natural ‘earthy’ tones became the overall Riviera theme with occasional ‘sparkling’ items to add the concept’s desired polished element.

The Riviera Group

Naklua Soi 16, Wongamat, Pattaya 20150 Thailand t: +66 (0)38-225-830 e: salesdesk@therivierawongamat.com w: www.therivierawongamat.com

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 M S 66 is a high-end condominium by Ananda Development plc which aims to provide a modern way of living for the new generation of young adults. The concept of the client’s brand is all about ‘shifting the new paradigm’ throughout the building design, residential units, facilities and green spaces to create the ultimate living experience. The 28-storey tower comprises 298 one and two-bedroom condominiums with a compact but comfortable minimum size of 35m². Responding to the lifestyle of its target market, the exterior of the building features shining chrome and a futuristic movement. This is

expressed through a gently curving line which envelops the mass. A further aspect to Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit 66’s stunning and innovative design concept is the way in which all leisure facilities and retreats have been located at the top. Each element is split from others – for example, the sky gym is positioned above the lap pool with the plunge pool placed right at the forefront. This gives users the exhilarating feeling of floating in the air as well as fabulous views. A large green landscape with feature stairs climbing up to its peak and an iconic bridge also provides a panoramic view of the city’s skyline.

193/60 15th Fl., Lake Rajada Office Complex, Ratchadapisek Rd., Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand t: +66 2261 9100 f: +66 2261 9109 e: tandem@tandemarchitects.com w: www.tandemarchitects.com Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE THAILAND Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit 66 by Tandem Architects (2001) Co., Ltd 66

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 B T is a 31-storey, luxury condominium development within convenient walking distance of the BTS skytrain Thonglor station. Located in the golden area of the city, Thonglor Road is considered to be one of Bangkok’s gems. The Bangkok Thonglor by Land and House plc aims to provide high achievers with the complete city lifestyle in a premium quality residence. Reflecting this requirement and location, the building resembles a glittering crystal enclosed within an invisible frame glass curtain wall. Marble and copper feature at the main entrance and also play an important role in demonstrating the luxury and modernity of the structure. Harmonising both the brand concept to the location metaphor of gems, the façade’s transformation patterns are pixelated. This

expresses the sparkling movement of gems and also adds a touch of spontaneity to the overall architectural design, representing ‘crown jewel living’. The top three floors are like a penthouse for all residents to enjoy superior leisure facilities. It includes a connecting sky lounge with gym and terrace, a Japanese onsen covering an entire floor with separate facilities for men and women, and a 360-degree infinity pool with panoramic views of the cityscape. A tropical retreat garden of almost 400m² surrounding the base of the building provides yet another unique selling point as it offers residents a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Providing true ‘crown jewel living’ to high net worth individuals, The Bangkok Thonglor has undoubtedly added a precious, sparkling gem to the city skyline.

Tandem Architects (2001) Co., Ltd

193/60 15th Fl., Lake Rajada Office Complex, Ratchadapisek Rd., Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand t: +66 2261 9100 f: +66 2261 9109 e: tandem@tandemarchitects.com w: www.tandemarchitects.com

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 P C C (PPCC), a 111.6-hectare development, is Cambodia’s first planned city project. The open and futuristic urban district space features modern designs, mixed-use real estate, recreational spaces and local and international lifestyle outlets. Born from the vision of creating sustainable, innovative and integrated urban communities in the region PPCC was conceived as the ‘Pearl of Cambodia’. The project will serve as a new, attractive and vibrant urban centre for quality living, working and leisure. It will create opportunities for local and international businesses in the financial, retail, commercial, residential, hospitality, education, medical and entertainment sectors. PPCC defines a flexible framework for growth and an environmentally-sustainable approach to

building an intelligent urban infrastructure for the 21st century. So much so that it is envisaged that by 2035, the new PPCC district will be home to over 56,000 residents and be visited by more than 190,000 people daily. Located right next to Central Park in the heart of PPCC, The EDGE retail office versatile office (ROVO) development offers entrepreneurs and business owners an innovative, convenient and flexible way of running their business. The exclusive four to five-storey, freehold development integrates traditional Cambodian shop house typologies with contemporary amenities. At its core are flexibility and versatility with all ROVO units being designed with flexibleform space. The Vanguard is a corporate office which has the dual purpose of housing staff as well as

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showcasing the future development of PPCC. It has been built with 75% glazing wrapped around the building to allow maximum natural daylight inside. The glazing is completed with layers of fixed sun shading devices. The grey hues of the external walls are accompanied by luscious green gardens with reflective ponds creating a serene environment both for internal and external spaces. Setting a model example for future residential developments in PPCC, Residence 90 is an urban housing project aimed at high-income residents. It covers a land area of 27,087m² and comprises 87 housing units in a variety of three different styles together with a children’s playground, clubhouse and barbecue pit. The recreational aspects of PPCC include a Central Park, Driving Range and Sports

Complex. Central Park extends to 22,000m² and forms a pedestrian green belt for the development, enabling the community to enjoy family days out in a safe and beautiful environment. Offering great accessibility and a picturesque view of the city skyline, the driving range can accommodate 47 golfers at any one time. The spacious two-tiered facility has an outfield of 270 metres to suit players of every level of skill. Last but not least, the Central Park Sports Complex is a premier multi-sport facility featuring six football pitches, four badminton courts, two volleyball courts, a basketball court and a café. Due to its convenient location, it also proves a popular venue for corporate and charity events.

Phnom Penh City Center Boeung Kak

Sangkat Sras Chork Khan Daun Penh Phnom Penh Cambodia t: +855 977 096 454 e: enquiry@ppcc.com.kh w: www.ppcc.com.kh

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,   of Ayala Land Inc., the leading real estate developer of sustainable estates in the Philippines, is a trusted brand that has been delivering quality developments for more than two decades. Full details of two of its latest highly successful projects follow. Launched in 2016, One Antonio is a sixstorey development in a quiet neighbourhood of San Antonio Village in Makati City. Makati City is the country’s primary destination for business, entertainment and culture. It will always be a trophy address especially for professionals working at the Central Business District. For some, a more ideal location in the area would be a place that allows them to detach from the hectic workday but still provides easy access to lifestyle opportunities with friends and family. One Antonio provides this option as it is close to the city’s landmarks including Ayala Triangle Gardens, Ayala Center, Makati Medical Center,

Makati Central Post Office, and Makati Sports Club. It is also near schools, offices, churches and even foreign embassies. Since it will be part of an established residential community, One Antonio has been conceptualised and designed as a distinct condo-village development. As Avida’s first residential condominium to feature a one-tower, low-rise and low-density design, it allocates a generous 60% of the 7,059m² land area dedicated to shared open spaces. These include a pavilion, wading pool, kiddie pool, landscaped gardens, a playground and fitness area among other outdoor amenities. It also features a T-shaped layout with spacious, single-loaded corridors throughout the development and a landscaped atrium at the centre of the building. There are just 198 units in two and threebedroom layouts, all with balconies and parking provision on the ground and at basement level. The design maximises natural light and

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ventilation across the property and, coupled with the provision of so much open space, One Antonio presents a rare and highly attractive proposition for potential residents and investors. Avida Towers Sola is part of Vertis North, the rising centre of Quezon City, a masterplanned, 29-hectare, mixed-use estate from Avida’s parent company, Ayala Land that is set to become the next central business and lifestyle district in Quezon City. Rising to be a dynamic community in this part of the city with an integrated mix of residences, office, hotel, malls and gardens, Vertis North is easily accessible via major transportation modes and is located near commercial areas and places of work. Residents are envisioned to have an active yet relaxing lifestyle within this rising city centre. Avida Towers Sola is located directly across the Vertis North Gardens, a two-hectare park which will feature a grand lawn for walking, jogging

and other outdoor activities and an activity lawn with sloped, terraced gardens for outdoor concerts and events. Within the development itself, the layout and functionality anticipates the needs of its target market, primarily individuals and families who wish to upgrade their lifestyle. The first tower will have 1,004 residences in a mix of studio, one-bedroom and new right-sized two and three-bedroom units. The latter were designed to provide family members with more of their own personal spaces. The two-bedroom units come with a multi-passenger toilet and bath, allowing simultaneous use of the facilities. Avida Towers Sola will also offer sensible, active lifestyle-oriented amenities such as a 25-metre lap pool, kiddie pool, indoor gym, play area and a clubhouse with function hall for up to 150 guests which will further enhance interaction within the community.

Avida Land Corp.

#909 40th Street North, Bonifacio Triangle Bonifacio Global City, 1634 Taguig City Philippines t: +63 2 988-2111 e: brand@avidaland.com w: www.avidaland.com

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V architecture and design studio was launched in Lisbon, Portugal in 1985. This soon led to the creation and development of the SA&V brand following the two founding partners’ trips abroad. Through the will and determination to create objects that would make a difference, the studio threw itself into the design of product lines and seasonal collections aimed at home and lifestyle in a wide range of materials such as acrylic, pine, stone and wood. Over the years, SA&V has won many prestigious awards for its work including those for the two latest projects featured here. Artful Color is a three-storey family villa in Chengdu, China which has been designed to make a bold statement through a bright color palette, bespoke furniture and chic accessories. The client is a Chinese businessman with a wife and family who is a lover of art, bright colors and fine wine.

A contemporary architecture project led to the continuation of a contemporary look and ambience created throughout the interior design by SA&V. The strong colors of the living room’s large abstract wall art project ‘Andy Warhol Remix’ by Claudia Fale set the mood to spread color all over the place. Marbles, various woods and French brass also feature throughout the villa’s stunning design. One of the many spectacular features of this particular interior architecture project is the repetition of porticos (passageways) throughout the three floors using an amazing mixture of rich materials, complemented by stucco wall finishing. Another is the master suite studio which overflows with art at its very best. Even the armchair, designed by SA&V, has been upholstered with a handpainted rainbow on canvas, proving a work of art in itself.

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Orient Express is a four-storey villa in Chengdu designed for a Chinese couple and their adult daughter and son. While it was intended as a family home on a daily basis, it also had to be suitable for hosting and entertaining guests to a highly luxurious standard – that of an exclusive club for professional business people. As a starting point for the project, SA&V took inspiration from the extremely sophisticated architecture and interior design projects featuring an Art Deco style. The richness of materials chosen for the floors, walls and ceilings are outstanding such as various stones, ebony and metal. Take the first floor studio for example which is a masterpiece of mixture with its art deco look and carefully chosen design pieces. Bookcases in ebony reflect art deco ambiences, while a modern twist is given by the details in stainless steel. Gold, silver and copper combined with offwhite, red and black makes this a very rich space.

The master suite also features SA&V’s notorious mixture of fabrics and materials such as lacquered wood, plexiglass and metals. Different pattern combinations are much appreciated by Chinese clients and so zig zags, animal prints and diamond shapes have been incorporated. In China, yellow corresponds with earth and is considered the most beautiful and prestigious of all colors. The Chinese saying ‘Yellow generates Yin and Yang’, implies that yellow is the centre of everything. Associated with brown, yellow means neutrality and good luck, and so is often used to decorate royal palaces, altars and temples. This said, yellow was the obvious choice for the master suite, alongside a range of grey, brown and black tones. The overall result was yet another outstanding interior design project to add to SA&V’s ever-extending, award-winning portfolio.

SAARANHA& VASCONCELOS

Rua Vale Formoso 45 1950-279 Lisboa, Portugal t: +351 218 453 070 m: +351 917 498 700 e: info@saaranhavasconcelos.pt w: www.saaranhavasconcelos.pt

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 L  Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB), is a brand recognised for its niche luxury developments and innovative designs. The company was commissioned to design the award-winning Village at Pasir Panjang, Singapore, situated on the west coast highway, just 20 minutes from the city centre. This eye-catching, unique development was primarily designed for residents who have an appreciation of the ‘black and white’, colonial style houses of the 1950s, together with a desire for beautiful, natural open spaces where they can gather and socialise on a regular basis. After a busy day in the concrete jungle, The Village offers an inviting oasis with its lush natural environment and relaxing atmosphere. Boasting a total of nine residential blocks, five storeys high, they feature

stunning apartments ranging from two to four bedrooms. Inspired by the simplicity yet elegance of the 1950s, one of the unique features is the low-density concept of the development. Property sizes range from 818 square feet for two bedrooms up to 2,077 square feet for a four-bedroom penthouse. A step inside reveals beautiful decorated and calming interiors, together with modern fixtures and amenities that would be expected from a development of this calibre. Design features include excellent natural day lighting and ventilation with wide views out to the shared garden. Panoramic views of the coastline can be seen from the three and four bedroom penthouses. The pièce de résistance of The Village is the inviting gardens, where residents can escape the hustle and bustle of urban living,

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whilst developing a relationship with nature. A meander among the trees admiring the specially crafted sculptures offers time to unwind and enjoy the natural surroundings. The enticing 50 metre pool is tucked to the side of the property, where an attractive water feature flows gently beside it. This allows the creation of the central space in to a gorgeous landscaped garden, where the abundant greenery offers privacy to the facing units. Residents can look forward to relaxing comfortably with a good book on the unusual three-dimensional tilted lawn under the natural shade of the coconut trees. A sense of escape can be enjoyed in the secret garden, which is lit with water candles creating a feeling of serene peace within its inner sanctum. The Village facilities also include a gym, club house and a 350 metre walking/

jogging/cycling area. Resident children can look forward to frolicking in their own pool as well as enjoying a dedicated play area, packed with play equipment, adapted and inspired by a 1950s theme. The Village development creates an environment where the true spirit of community is embodied within its walls, families are bonded and friendships fostered. The objective of creating a very rare philosophy, in today’s technology based world of keeping life simple has truly been achieved through the black and white elegance of the 1950s. Often the simplest things can be the hardest to obtain but this timeless development is perfect for the buyer who is looking for a classic, vintage product, which is rich in detail and will stand the tides of time.

SDB Asia Pte Ltd 25, Teo Hong Road Singapore 088333 t. +65 6238 2288 f. +65 6238 1138 w: www.sdb.com.my

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5th Floor, FLC Landmark Tower, Le Duc Tho street, My Dinh, Tu Liem, Hanoi, Vietnam t: +84 4 3771 1111

LC G, a well-established resort real estate developer based in Hanoi, Vietnam, is committed to sustainable, high-quality and affordable development through continuous innovation. One of the company’s latest projects, FLC Luxury Hotel Quynhon, has won two awards in recognition of its superb architecture as well as its outstanding construction and design. The hotel’s design concept has been inspired by the shape of the mythical dragon, entwining an extensive, kilometre-long coastline. Another key feature of the five-star resort’s innovative and sustainable design is an entirely green roof, offering an inviting and comfortable space which is environmentally friendly while providing the utmost relaxation for guests.

FLC Luxury Hotel Quynhon’s architectural design is distinctly Dutch simple yet luxurious. It features open spaces enhanced by various natural elements such as the sea, sand, wind and sunshine. The 326 rooms available are all equipped with stylish furniture and high-end, in-room amenities. The project is designed in a modern style and devised into various areas with specific functions to meet the desired aesthetic requirements and cope with the extreme climatic conditions. Although divided into different zones, the complex has been specially designed to maintain its sense of unity without anything looking out of place. This flexible arrangement of sections generates an open and airy space in which to stay, where all rooms front the sea, saltwater pool or lush greenery.

f: +84 4 3724 5888 e: info@flc.vn w: www.flc.vn

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 D S is a holistic interior design company based in Makati City, Philippines. This team of highly proficient designers, led by their principal interior designer IDr Jigs Ranada Adefuin, are dedicated to seeking design solutions that best fits the clients’ style and taste. By using cutting edge technology, Adefuin is able to transform the most exciting interior concepts into reality. The award-winning project 32 Manila One Roxas Triangle (ORT) is a perfect example. Taking tactile modern as its overall design style, the project was a renovation of a 320m² condominium apartment. The clients, an affluent middle-aged couple, consulted with Adefuin and mutually agreed to emphasise symmetry and streamline within the interior design. Unlike many modern designs which can be cold and impersonal, tactile modern’s sleek lines

and geometry are augmented by plush comfort. The design’s sharp edges are soothed by the restraint and pleasure of elemental materials and textures. The colour palette is an achromatic blend of soft greys, white, black and various shades of neutral. This homogenous colour scheme allows for subtle pops in the artwork and décor. Coloured glass, walnut wood veneer, silver travertines and stainless steel detailing allows for a play on textures and firmly places the project in the realm of the modern. Wishing to highlight the clients’ consummate love for Philippine art and hosting, Adefuin created an open layout design that both combined and set apart the living and dining areas. The clients’ artworks are then meticulously curated around the space, while the baby grand piano rests beautifully between the living and dining areas. As the clients

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specified their love of entertaining guests, these two spaces were melded to maximise the potential for spacious gatherings. Adefuin fulfilled the clients’ specifications in this respect while also achieving a delicate balance and symmetry in the spatial arrangement. The living area is a medley of black and white with a black crystal top beechwood coffee table ringed by black velvet Giorgetti armchairs and slate grey leather and linen sofas. Paintings by Filipino Masters grace the walls of one side, framed in gunmetal grey and symmetrical, black-coloured glass is highlighted with dimmable, modern wall sconces finished in chrome. The open dining area is adorned with a dark maple 12-seater dining table, also by Giorgetti. Ringed by solid oak chairs, the table is crowned by a fine wave of Venini Murano glass crystals.

Adefuin had a vision for the master bedroom, which can only be described as a personal five-star hotel room. The clients were very well-travelled and highly knowledgeable about multi-star hotels and their design predilections reflected this affinity. In order to achieve this specific ambience, Adefuin made use of top quality, high-end furniture pieces such as the king-sized tufted leather bed. This rests on a recessed wall flanked by accent walls in walnut wood veneer in a dark wengue finish with stainless steel accent. Through the close collaboration between Adefuin and the clients, the interior design of ORT has been tailor-made to suit their lifestyle. By including the clients on every step of the design process, a mutual masterpiece has been created.

Adefuin Design Studio Makati City

Manila, Philippines t: +632 555 1271 e: info@adefuindesignstudio.com w: www.adefuindesignstudio.com

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 P  an awardwinning, family-based property investment and development group headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. It has a 30-year track record in delivering exceptional projects and is one of Australia’s most established property groups with a diversified development portfolio across residential, commercial, retail and industrial sectors. Taking pride in being ahead of the cycle with its developments, Citimark identified the Gold Coast as a city primed for exponential growth in 2012. This led the company to make a series of off-market property purchases in prime locations. Markwell Residences in Surfers Paradise is the first of these developments. Ideally located, it is just 180 metres from the beach, adjacent to the city’s new light rail track and an eight-minute walk to the world-renowned Cavill Mall. Markwell Residences represents the next generation of Gold Coast living. Launched in October, 2015 it was marketed in both Australia and internationally. The marketing

brief was to position this exciting new project as the first affordable luxury property of its kind in Surfers Paradise for seven years. The award-winning marketing strategy for Markwell Residences adopted a three-prong approach. Education was key in reinstating the value of the region as was building on Citimark’s reputation and three-decade history. The project value was then highlighted with a distinctly digital focus as part of the Markwell brand launch. The branding process was integrated into all aspects of the project – architecture, interior design and selling strategy. Visually, it reflected the dynamic winged and curved architectural planes of the building while acting as an immediate identifier. This branding also influenced the interior design process, common areas and the sales strategy. The education campaign began three months prior to the launch and selling phase of Markwell Residences. Citimark developed a stand-alone Gold Coast education website as a key marketing tool for its national and

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international agents. The site was established as an ongoing ‘live’ resource for agents, consultants and media. It was updated weekly with all key infrastructure, tourism, employment and relevant Gold Coast market information and media announcements. Education seminars were held in key demographic areas for Citimark’s target markets – the Gold Coast, Brisbane, suburbs within Sydney and Melbourne and in China. They were split into two phases – education of agents and consultants, then selling. Citimark agents were equipped with specifically designed comprehensive selling tools including a dedicated sales agent kit with USBs. These incorporated all relevant collateral and digital tools, with the education website as a continually updated resource. With the campaign’s strategic educational foundations in place and weekly sales communication relayed via articles in key publications, the project launched with a teaser A1 flyer. This impressive foldout brochure introduced the project, its magnificent

location and highlighted Citimark’s key Gold Coast investment summary. A unique digital campaign was also developed utilising WeChat soundbite, the Citimark Reputation Video and a retargeting campaign. A stringent retargeting Google Adwords Campaign was also put in place. This was highly beneficial in tracking and reinforcing the message to its target audience. Markwell Residences’ bespoke onsite sales office served as both an education hub and display. Integrating top-of-the-line technology, it ran constant presentations on the project, Citimark Properties and key growth on the Gold Coast. A state-of-the-art interactive model of the development also offered next level engagement with the building, view lines and detailed close ups of the apartments. Markwell Residences was officially launched in October, 2015 and celebrated onsite by local and interstate agents at a formal cocktail party. Once the six-month sales objective for 100 sales was reached, Citimark threw an additional party to celebrate and reward agents and consultants involved in making the project a success.

Citimark Properties

Level 16b, Central Plaza One 345 Queen Street Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia t: +61 7 3002 6200 f: +61 7 3002 6299 e: office@citimark.com.au w: www.citimark.com.au

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 C  Beijing Earth Spring Investment’s award-winning residential development located at the north of Beijing in Xiaotangshan Royal Hot Springs area. Ever since Qing Dynasty’s Qianlong period, Xiaotangshan has always been the spa location for the royal family. Just as Bath is famous for its springs in the United Kingdom, Xiaotangshan boasts the relics of the bathing site of Cixi, the late Qing Dynasty’s female ruler. Located along Beijing’s central axis where Chinese emperors have chosen to live for the last 800 years, Chinese Courtyard is only 20 kilometres away from Beijing International Airport. Surrounded by eight rivers, seven major golf courses and a vast city forest, the project is in one of Beijing’s most affluent and highly desirable areas.

The ultimate aim is to provide top class residences for China’s super rich who have a taste for traditional culture. Following Ming and Qing Dynasty’s Wang and Qiao Family Courtyard’s blueprint, Chinese Courtyard also draws on the extensive use of traditional craftsmanship from the Forbidden City to the Old Summer Palace. The revival of intangible cultural heritage – Chinese traditional eight building techniques, combined with modern technology – results in a total of 19 villas with a floor plan from 11,840 – 23,680 square feet of pure Chinese-style courtyard. A residential development of such a large scale, yet with extreme elements of delicacy is unique in modern day China. Chinese Courtyard is even more precious as it offers a contemporary way of life combined with traditional Chinese architecture.

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After searching the whole of China, a team of traditional craftsmen were finally found who are expert in carving brick, wood and stone. These craftsmen have an average age of between 50 to 60 and with some even aged 70, these skills are on the verge of extinction. Chinese Courtyard combines a traditional Chinese civil engineering structure with a modern steel and concrete structure. The façade features China’s grey brick, tile and three carvings technique, while the interior is a modern structure to meet fire and earthquake resistance standards. In order to combine these different Chinese and Western building styles seamlessly, the design team has had to modify the whole construction plan many times to perfect it. Chinese Courtyard is one of the few project in Beijing with an ultra-low floor area ration at 0.73. This is due to the fact that, since 2011,

the Chinese government stopped land approval for villa projects with a volume rate below 1.0. Each villa is adorned by a stunning MingDynasty entrance wall, Qing Dynasty horse hitching post and other rare antique objects. On arrival at the development, residents and visitors are greeted by a grand entrance archway which is a direct copy of China’s earliest royal garden Jinci in Shanxi. Other highlights include a 118,400 square feet sunken garden, modelled from the manor of Qing Dynasty China’s largest tea merchant Family Chang. A 23 metre cascading waterfall and a hanging gatehouse, second only in scale and status to Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong’s Prime Minister Heshen’s Gong Wang mansion, are just two further examples of the many fine details that contribute to Chinese Courtyard’s overall magnificence.

Beijing Earth Spring Investment Co., Ltd.

Floor 27, Jin’ao International Center, No.17 Madian East Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China. t: +86 10 8285 0833 f: +86 10 8202 0058 e: dadichun188@126.com w: www.ddctz.com

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  , Malaysian based property developer Tiger Synergy is committed to building quality homes that enhance lifestyles. The company believes that everyone deserves their own living space, so it strives to provide housing that suits the income levels of all communities. The company was commissioned to build the award-winning residential development Telaris located in Alam Impian, Malaysia. This luxurious development enjoys the best of both worlds, nestled within nature, surrounded by lush fields and trees but also a stone’s throw away from all local amenities and schools. Telaris is an enclave of 132, elegant three storey semidetached homes over 13.5 acres. Designed principally as a ‘passive’ house to save energy, the residences are also low maintenance within a psychologically stimulating environment, conducive for creative, productive and

comfortable living. Ensconced in the heart of this development is a community oriented spirit combined with the belief that social interaction is hugely important for a healthy lifestyle. With this in mind, the exterior design of the properties and streetscape lend themselves to encouraging residents to venture out and explore beyond their home boundaries to the inviting green parks and meandering pathways. A life of luxury awaits at the entrance, where residents are greeted with a stunning view of vines weaving naturally through grid trellises creating a sensation of light and elegance. A step inside reveals clean and serene surroundings, complemented through the use of white marble and neutral colours. Natural light shines throughout the living area, bathing the home in a warm welcoming glow. A courtyard area extends out from

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the dining area, offering an enticing view of hanging plants and leafy greenery. The beautiful designed master bedroom not only offers a place of rest but a place to recharge after a busy day. High ceilings together with warm tawny and walnut coloured floors add a dash of grandeur and class. Sliding glass doors reveal a well-appointed terrace with an inviting Jacuzzi shaded by trees, a perfect setting to enjoy a dip and the sunshine. Telaris embraces the environment though sustainable and green living initiatives. The use of natural sunlight is harnessed throughout each home by increasing the exposure of each area to sunlight. Rain water is utilised through harvesting technology thus mitigating the demand of water for outdoor use. Climate is controlled though the use of cross ventilation, which naturally cools spaces. Each property enjoys intricate design features, providing home owners with a well-

appointed, comfortable and spacious home in gorgeous surroundings. Telaris is perfectly located for its residents to enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities, allowing social interaction combined with a healthy lifestyle. Plenty of natural parkland surrounds the development for exploration, whilst The Permai Golf club, located in neighbouring Kota Kemuning, offers a glorious 18-hole course. The Skytrek and botanical gardens are perfect for extreme sport lovers with exercise tracks and obstacle courses. Three theme parks are just a short drive away, which offers a fun day out for the children. The vision to combine a desire for a luxurious, safe and elegantly designed development, which sits comfortably and lives in harmony with its natural environment, has been fully accomplished through the Telaris development.

Tiger Synergy Berhad

Wisma Hwa Lian, No.482, Ground Floor, Jalan Zamrud 6, Taman Ko-op, 70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus, Malaysia. t: +603 6731 7055 f: +603 6763 7202 e: tsb@tigersynergy.my w: www.tigersynergy.my

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Squillace Architects 2 Liverpool Lane

East Sydney NSW 2010 Australia t: +61 2 8354 1300

 P G is one of the largest private developers of residential land in New South Wales, Australia. It is committed to creating vibrant and sustainable master-planned communities with a vision for the future. The group commissioned Squillace Architects to design its $388 million dollar luxury development Trinity Point Resort & Marina project located on the shores of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. Squillace’s approach focuses on the holistic practice of architecture, incorporating a dynamic design aesthetic with a fundamental understanding of commercial realities. The resulting architectural designs won awards in both hotel and leisure categories. The client’s vision was to create a Five Star mixed-use development which would prove a successful, viable and vibrant place as well as a world-class destination. Its aim was to form part of an experience and interaction with the area’s greatest quality, the lake itself. The brief

highlighted the need to establish a sense of ‘place’ as a critical outcome of the design. Trinity Point is a unique site just 88 minutes north of Sydney on one of Australia’s largest salt-water lakes. The site presents one of very few edges of Lake Macquarie that are zoned for the purpose of tourism and also have the capacity for a marina to be constructed without significant environmental impacts. Trinity Point plays host to many an event and is fortunate to be positioned a mere 8 minutes by helicopter or 40 minutes by car to over 150 wineries at Hunter Valley together with hatted restaurants and gourmet food. The Watagan Mountains are on its doorstep offering beautiful waterfalls, walking trails, picnic spots and fabulous scenery. Trinity Point is surrounded by 30km of pristine beaches and there are more than 12 golf courses within an hour’s travel. The project centres around landmark contemporary Australian buildings in a wraparound landscape characterised by sculptural

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Waterfront 5 star Pullman hotel

Hotel foyer and lobby

3 & 4 bedroom luxury terrace homes

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Star hotel, Signature restaurant and foreshore boardwalk

trees, large lawns and shaped pools. It includes a 188-berth marina with lounge and chandlery, a Five Star Pullman hotel with business centre, conference facilities, a day spa and wellness centre and gym as well as serviced apartments managed by the hotel. Additional facilities are a tourist reception, 240-seat signature restaurant with an extra 115 seats outdoors (daybed cabanas), a 300-seat function centre, café seating 60-80, an extensive resort-style pool, a proposed helipad, restored natural seabaths and a public foreshore boardwalk surrounding the entire development. The development consists of 196 residential land blocks, 250 luxury apartments and terraced housing. Medium density accommodation concentrated in four-storey buildings in a landscaped setting became the client’s approved design. This allowed the architects to carve out large corridors of the site for landscaping and public amenity use. With this comes the two-fold benefit of

Signature restaurant, infinity edge pool with day beds and cabanas

increasing density of the accommodation whilst also increasing the amenities. Buildings are sited with an eye to existing visual corridors and generally follow a radial pattern to preserve vistas to the lake. As a result, the site engenders a more welcoming public presence and establishes primary pedestrian connections to the foreshore. Undulating landscaped terraces aid the subtle and incremental delineation between private and communal zones and soften the transition to the buildings. Consequently, the architectural design of Trinity Point Resort & Marina perfectly meets the brief to provide a world-class resort environment. It offers generous landscaped open space alongside maximum on-site tourist facilities while still maintaining the visual and physical connection to the foreshore. This awardwinning combination of all-important elements has created a vibrant tourist destination that will attract visitors from far and wide.

Johnson Property Group Level 12, 48 Hunter Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia t: 1300 888 888 f: +61 2 8023 8800 w: www.johnsonpropertygroup.com.au

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OCT Land (Shanghai) Investment Ltd 1016 North Suzhou Rd

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  S OCT Land (Shanghai) Investment has won a double accolade for the superb Suhe Creek Waterfront Independent Mansions and the stunning Bulgari Residences in Shanghai, China. Suhe Creek located in Jing’an district, comprises 10 independent luxury villas, based over seven floors. Their stunning façades look out over the eye-catching Suzhou river, which is close to Shanghai’s major business district and famous tourist areas. Each property oozes grandeur and opulence within its six bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and 13 functional rooms, which include a gym, spa and yoga room. Each Waterfront Mansion has beautiful outdoor areas including an outdoor courtyard, at least one outdoor garden, a private swimming pool and hot tub area. Bulgari Residences Shanghai is a collaboration with luxury Italian jewellery brand

Bulgari. Launching the first Buglari apartments in China and the world’s fourth Bulgari hotel, this 40-floor skyscraper is a site to behold. Located in Jing’an district, close to the historical Shanghai General Chamber of Commerce building, it overlooks the Suzhou river. A total of 243 apartment suites of nine different types await, ranging from one to three bedrooms. Each interior designed exclusively by Italian designer Antonio Citterio, exudes the sophistication expected from the brand. Clean lines, rich warm colours and wooden floors complemented by stunning city views combine to create a desire to live within its walls. Residents can also look forward to enjoying all of the hotels many facilities, including a 25-metre pool and spa. These projects truly reflect the desire to create new urban landmarks, whilst reflecting Shanghai’s history, culture and context with modern architectural techniques.

t: +86 21 6608 2896 e: info@octlandshanghai.com w: www.octlandshanghai.com

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 G  one of Vietnam’s most prestigious companies in the fields of property development and investment. Reflecting this reputation, the group has won an impressive total of eight awards across two different developments. Lakeview City in Ho Chi Minh City marks a significant milestone for Novaland as it represents the group’s first township project. As the development occupies a large site area of 30.1 hectares with an adjacent river, it required a smart and logic strategy in terms of land site usage and allocation for different living purposes. Therefore, to incorporate all living conveniences into just one destination, Lake View City’s design brief also focuses on creating a multi-functional township with a wide range of amenities and facilities for residents. Low-rise housing at Lake View City includes townhouses, shop houses and semi-

detached villas spread across 116,350m² of land. As with all Novaland’s developments, sustainability and environment-friendliness are placed as top priority. Hence, green architecture and design plays a very important role in Lakeview City’s overall concept with 60% of the site area used for public and green areas. Key features include a landscape lake located at the heart of the planning area and a high density of trees and internal parks along its streets, rivers and canals. The Sun Avenue is a mixed-use development featuring a complex of 1,400 luxurious apartments, offices and an attractive high-end shopping avenue within eight towers. Devised to be a new landmark for Ho Chi Minh City, it boasts an outstanding design providing green ventilation and views through each corner of every tower. Residents will enjoy the benefits of a healthy and secure lifestyle

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through the provision of an infinity swimming pool, gym, community area, kindergarten, park and 24-hour security and services. Utilising the large site area, the planners have delegated the ground floor of all the buildings to commercial units with offices placed from the second to fourth levels. Residential units and their various amenities then range from the fifth floor upwards. Significant retailers and eateries are situated around the exterior and on terraces of the architecture to encourage more outside interactions and activities. The addition of external glass roofs positioned between the buildings provide the public with shelter from the elements and a sense of enhanced safety. The architect behind The Sun Avenue conveys the idea of time and space in Ho Ch Minh’s evolving modern society. The concept utilises a contemporary approach as

well as incorporating symbolic designs that reference the essence of Vietnam’s culture and natural beauty. This optimises the development’s sense of space, energises the community and its surrounding environments and also serves as a cornerstone for the upcoming major transformation of District 2 into an ancillary epicentre to the biggest financial city of the nation. The project draws inspiration from both Western and Vietnamese influences. As an example, it expresses ideas from European architecture, such as creating complex labyrinths and walkways leading users to discover different amenities. Portraying distinctive features from its own country, the towers’ façades are designed to display natural flows from nature such as the billowing waves of a rice field and the meandering roots of the ancient Banyan trees.

Novaland Group

Novaland Building, 65 Nguyen Du street, Ben Nghe ward, District 1, HCMC Vietnam t: +84 8 3 521 0553 f: +84 8 377 52 999 e: info@novaland.com.vn w: www.novaland.com.vn

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  , Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad (PHB) is a real estate investment holding company based in Malaysia. Its core business is to strategically acquire and develop properties at prime locations across the country as well as leasing prestigious office spaces to corporate clients. PHB has won a trio of awards relating to the two following commercial projects. NU Sentral Shopping Centre is Kuala Lumpur’s newest shopping centre and one of the largest of its kind within the CBD. Standing nine storeys high on a 5.6 acre site, the mall has a diverse collection of stores and services to meet the needs of Kuala Lumpur’s ever growing population. It is also Malaysia’s first ever integrated lifestyle and transit mall hub developed to optimise the changing lifestyles of Malaysian and international travellers. Hence, Nu Sentral’s aim is to combine the elements of connectivity,

convenience and convergence for the benefit of both consumers and retailers. As the shopping centre is built to connect to the monorail and KL Sentral Station, a total of RM25 million was put towards a symbiotic co-habitation. This included the construction of a bridge between the adjacent monorail station and NU Sentral Shopping Centre and the provision of easy access points to all the different transport hubs from the mall’s entire floor space. The trapezium shaped land upon which it sits, determined the shopping centre’s design. The popular ‘dumb bell’ concept places anchor tenants at both ends of the floor space with smaller tenants in the centre. This creates an attraction at each end and helps to generate increased customer flow throughout. The mall also gives visitors access to an open-air sky lounge that can be used for private events accommodating up to 650 guests. Within this space there is a skycube

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that is designed as an architectural structure positioned on the top of the building to penetrate through the ceiling, providing a link between the interior and the exterior. Integrated to NU Sentral Shopping Centre, Menara 1 Sentrum is a new 27-storey tower providing 450,000 square feet of Grade A corporate office accommodation. The dedicated and exclusive double-height atrium entrance on the lower ground floor provides direct access to the impressive sky lobby. This serves as the main office foyer and a secure link to the prestigious corporate offices. The modern and efficient floor plates have been designed around a central core to achieve maximum efficiency and access to natural light with minimum energy usage. Menara 1 Sentrum’s design complies with both national and international green buildings’ standards and provides technology of the highest quality externally and internally. Shaped in part by the neighbouring KL

Sentral CBD, the building blends seamlessly with KL Sentral Station and NU Sentral Shopping Centre. As there was also a desire to introduce traditional Malay Art styles into the architecture, the external design embraces the weave of a Songket (hand woven fabric from Malaysia), fused with contemporary architectural elements. Featuring this cuttingedge design on the outside, the inside was kept elegant and yet highly functional. There are two main types of units with one being adopted for the low floors and the other for the high floors, while the penthouse unit on the top floor has an impressive four metre ceiling height. The common areas and utility spaces within each unit are positioned to provide a break between open spaces in order to create more functionality and usability. Largely similar across all floors, the unit layouts offer maximum flexibility for respective companies to adapt the space as they wish.

Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad Level 9, Block D, Dataran PHB, Saujana Resort, Section U2, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia t: + 603 7711 3000 f: + 603 7711 3030 e: info@phb.com.my w: www.phb.com.my

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  , Kuala Lumpur based Premier De Muara (subsidiary of PRG) created a majestic masterpiece for the Malaysian property market – Picasso Residence. Inspired by Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artists of the 20th century it is located at Jalan Jelatek in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Kuala Lumpur. Just a few minutes’ walk from the commercial and social hub of the city, this stunning property offers spectacular views of the Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower. The primary goals for this project were to create a highly architectural appealing residence with the benefits of energy efficiency and low operational costs. Inspiration was taken from Pablo Picasso’s Analytic Cubism style that he developed between 1908 and 1912, using monochrome neutral colours.

This is reflected in the beautiful external structure as a unique 3D vision of his masterpiece artworks. The diamond shaped features that adorn the external building are unique to residential developments in the area and truly give Picasso Residence a very elegant and contemporary look. Two condominium towers rising magnificently greet you with their exquisitely artistic façade and views of the city skyline. Both towers consist of 38 levels with one level below ground. Tower A comprises eight units per level and tower B has six. Opulence and exuberance ooze from this residence as you enter the grand lobby area with its welcoming use of warm, rich wood and clean lines. A step inside each apartment reveals luxurious living within calm and neutral surroundings using modern and contemporary designs and

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appliances, which would be expected in a property of this calibre. The use of dark and light interior dĂŠcor creates a feeling of warmth within a relaxed home, perfect to return to after a busy day. Natural daylight floods each room through large floor to ceiling windows, bathing each living area in a warm glow, whilst offering residents jaw dropping views of Mont Kiara and The KLCC park. Picasso Residence boasts over 25 excellent facilities and amenities for residents all located at both podium and sky levels. Situated within the lush green landscaped podium level, residents can enjoy a welcome dip in the gorgeous 50 metre Olympic length pool after a workout in the state-of-the-art gymnasium, which overlooks the pool. The area is further complemented with among other amenities

a Jacuzzi, sauna, a jogging/walking track, children’s playground and barbecue terrace to enjoy alfresco dining. The sky level offers residents the perfect setting for evening entertaining within the opulent sky lounge. A perfect place to enjoy a cocktail, whilst taking in the rolling vistas of the highlands beyond, which border the states of Selangor and Pahang. A tranquil, landscaped garden with quiet seating areas, including a hammock garden, offers the perfect place to relax and connect with nature. Combining a true masterpiece of contemporary architecture together with the vision of luxury living within a sought-after area has certainly made The Picasso residences the most coveted high-rise address within Kuala Lumpur.

PRG Holdings

C-6-01, Capital 3, Oasis Square, No.2, Jalan PJU 1A/7A, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia t: +603 7859 0877 f: +603 7859 0977 e: enquiry@picassoresidence.com.my w: www.picassoresidence.com.my

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C A T was established in 1996 and operates mainly in the field of real estate development, specialising in the construction of industrial projects, hotels and urban areas in Hanoi and other Northern and central provinces. Over 20 years of development, An Thinh has built confidence and trust in customers and partners. In 2017, there is good news for PPCAT’s brother as LEC (central power real estate joint stock company) owned by PPCAT’s boss is to list on HCM stock exchange. Possessing enthusiasm, full energy and the spirit of ‘Dare to dream big’, PPCAT

is confident to become a big brand not only in Vietnam but also in the world. To build on its growing success, PPCAT decided to embark on a luxury hotel and residences development with ‘Anh Duong-Soleil’ (the name will be changed into ‘Wyndham Soleil Da Nang’ when put into operation). Wyndham Soleil Da Nang is situated in the prime location of Vietnam’s most desirable city, Da Nang, facing My Khe beach (named one of the six most attractive beaches on the planet by Forbes). The five-star property sits on a 21,800m² site surrounded by gorgeous scenery of Han River (a traditional symbol of Da Nang

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city) and the poetic beauty of Son Tra peninsula. Plus, the development is next to Bien Dong. Park where the most important events of Da Nang city are held, and it is in close proximity to UNESCO World Heritage sites (My Son sanctuary and Hoi An ancient town). PPCAT’s landmark project is set to become Da Nang’s tallest complex at 199 metres, consisting of two 57-storey residential towers, one 50-storey residential tower and one 45-storey hotel with 3,200 apartments, studios and hotel rooms; extensive conference facilities; a retail and dining precinct; and recreation parks. Wyndham Soleil Da Nang will feature a

dynamic façade inspired by the shape of a wave, and mix of studio, one, two and three-bedroom units each featuring swimming pools, a gym, a spa, and a health and wellness centre. It will be the first project featuring two sky bridges connecting three residential towers in Vietnam. Wyndham Soleil Da Nang will be the first hotel and condotel complex to be managed by the world-class hotel group, Wyndham Hotel group in Vietnam. When completed, PPCAT’s landmark project is promised to redefine the skyline along East Vietnam Sea (known as South China Sea in the world) and leave a legacy for society.

PPC An Thinh Da Nang

Level 3, Sofitel Plaza, No.1 Thanh Nien Road, Truc Bach, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam t: +84 9 8105 8686 e: info@ppcdanang.com w: www.ppcdanang.com w: www.soleildanang.vn

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The Hilltop Clubhouse

The Hilltop Clubhouse

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I Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited 9/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building

43-55 Wyndham Street, Central Hong Kong t: +852 2868 2348

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 D H K L has won no less than four awards spanning an equal number of different projects. The first three are all located at the highly prestigious Hong Kong Jockey Club. The Hilltop Clubhouse boasts an architectural design style that is an exemplar of creativity, quality and timeless elegance, attracting the repeat business of members and their guests. Inarc conquered its main challenge of ensuring that the ‘front of house’ primary circulation areas were separated from the ‘back of house’ servicing and operational areas of the staff. The Six Furlong, Happy Valley Clubhouse interior design project involved the creation of a unique all-day dining experience for members and their guests that would maximise natural daylight in the venue. Inarc also

injected a feeling of intimacy by dividing the main dining area into nine sub-spaces, each assigned its own inverted stepped pyramidshaped ceiling. The Owners Pavilion, Shatin Racecourse required an interior design that would prove welcoming to horse owners and their guests within a retail environment. Betting counters have been given a sense of privacy while the betting lounge exudes an air of exclusivity yet is wholly relaxing and comfortable. With ‘An Urban Sanctuary’, located at Mid-Levels, Hong Kong Island, Inarc created a unique residential interior environment in an existing old apartment building. The careful selection of materials, quality of detailing and selection of timeless yet classic modern furniture significantly contributed to the overall enjoyment of the owners.

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  T is New Zealand’s largest privately owned real estate company, still family owned and operated after more than 90 years in business. With over 67 branches and almost 2,500 staff, it is a multi-award winning real estate company specialising in the Auckland property market. Although dominant in terms of market share, Barfoot & Thompson ensures that it remains visible and top of mind through innovative marketing practices – over and above that of its competitors. Identifying the need for a dedicated projects division, in 2014 Barfoot & Thompson assembled some of Auckland’s most experienced project marketing professionals. Based in Head Office, the award-winning team has excellent access to marketing, other specialist resources. Wholly owned by the Barfoot & Thompson families, each manager runs their branch – they do not own it, nor do they sell in

competition to their team. Outstanding customer service levels are also apparent in each and every branch. Barfoot & Thompson’s Mt Albert branch was established in 1961 with the lettings division opening in 1996. Despite its small size, the Mt Albert lettings team consistently performs at top levels within the company. The dedicated team of just three handles a portfolio of approximately 385 properties, with each tenancy personally overseen by Lettings Manager Renee Wesche. Barfoot & Thompson Pukekohe branch opened in 1994 and has grown to 82 staff members. The team offers strong auction and marketing skills coupled with great networking ability and a good understanding of the local residential, lifestyle, rural and commercial property markets. With over 15 different nationalities represented at the branch, this enables the team to communicate and do business with the diverse Pukekohe community.

Barfoot & Thompson Ltd 34 Shortland Street Auckland 1010 t: +64 9 307 6300 t: +64 9 307 5549 (fax) e: reception@barfoot.co.nz w: www.barfoot.co.nz

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49/51 Sirirach road. T. Patong, Ampur Kathu, 83150 Phuket Thailand. t: +66 (0)76 341 045, t: +66(0)83 690 4970

  P was launched over 10 years ago, making it one of the island’s longest established real estate agencies. The firm, which began with just one employee, has now grown to employ more than 100 staff across nine offices in Phuket. Over the last 12 months, it has gone from strength to strength in a testing market place (such as operating throughout a military coup). The company’s multilingual sales team provides a professional, discreet service to clients in one of the fastest growing markets in Asia. Its agents have an indepth knowledge of the developments and properties available on the island and are able to answer all questions regarding property

investment in Phuket, enabling clients to make an informed decision. In a bid to differ from its competitors, Property in Phuket aims to be innovative in its marketing, looking for ways to reach its expanding customer base. As an example, the company was the first in Phuket to use a booth in the local shopping centre as a way of directly interacting with customers. It has also created a new website that is more visible and easier to remember. This has a number of great functions that enable the company to discover more conclusively what its clients require. The ‘wish list’ function on the site for instance helps clients pick only the most interesting properties that fit their specific requirements.

f: +66 (0)76 341 046 e: info@propertyinphuket.com w: www.propertyinphuket.com Award Winner REAL ESTATE AGENCY THAILAND Property In Phuket 112

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 B  a collection of 210 condominiums and villas in an idyllic tropical setting on Rawai beach in Phuket, Thailand. It has been developed by Blue Horizon Thailand and will be managed by Best Western, the world’s largest hotel operator, under its Best Western Plus brand, providing four-star hotel services. Within this resort-like environment on the east coast of the island, the development occupies one of the last available beachfront locations. It is set on 8,000m² of prime land with 45 metres of absolute waterfront lawns and gardens offering stunning views over Chalong Bay, the marina and surrounding islands. Divided into five condominium buildings and oceanfront villas, The Beachfront

offers a range of luxury accommodation from rooms and suites to private villas. Each building is specially ‘stepped’ in its construction to ensure that 90% of units are given amazing views. There are three communal swimming pools but all ground level units also have direct access to a private pool overlooking the communal gardens and infinity pools. Although within walking distance of vibrant shopping centres and restaurants, The Beachfront provides complete peace and privacy at all times. Facilities include a restaurant, private beach with club, 100m² fitness centre with a professional gym and spa, pool bar and sun deck, underground parking with lifts directly to each floor and 24-hour security.

Blue Horizon Thailand 49,51 Sirirach Road, T. Patong,

Ampur Kathu Phuket, Thailand 83150 t: +66 76 341 045 f: +66 76 341 046 e: info@bluehorizon-thailand.com w: www.bluehorizon-thailand.com w: www.thebeachfrontphuket.com

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AGA Architects Pte Ltd 250 Tanjong Pagar Road

06-01 St Andrew’s Centre Singapore 088541 t: +65 6224 3166

  S in 1979, AGA Architects provides contemporary and adaptive solutions across a wide portfolio of projects. Its double award winning residential development J Gateway is strategically located at the hub of Jurong Gateway. It comprises two blocks of high-rise apartments with superb facilities befitting an exclusive development. Residents are also able to enjoy the many shopping malls which are adjacent to the development. The design brief was to formulate a holistic development that incorporates a variety of residence types and sizes. While it was to represent luxury and prestige, it also had to exude the comfort of a modern, sophisticated home. Apartments have been designed in a regular shape with high ceilings and loft platforms to enhance their flexibility. They are complemented by contemporary communal

areas where residents are greeted with a socially engaging environment. J Gateway features a series of sky terraces that connect the towers. Catering to the desires of different residents and lifestyles, the landscaped sky-terraces are equipped with a variety of activities traditionally restricted to the ground. Here, the terraces allow tropical nature to invade and enliven the spaces at multiple levels located high in the sky. Externally, the architectural design orchestrates light and shade to give the towers a vibrant intensity. Rhythmic play at multiple scales brings a never-ending animation to the towers. A series of random cantilevered open boxes, in the form of balconies, varied in size and length, provide relief to the otherwise static facade and provide elevated patios to enjoy the surrounding scenery.

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   P, Empire Designs (Anonuevo.Perez.Arcega) comprised of interior designers and founding partners – Vianca Anonuevo-Favila, Mark Steven Perez and JC Arcega, believes that interior spaces, along with each piece of furniture and accessory, inspire and shape one’s individuality. The company’s aim therefore is to create beautiful, exclusively unique and thought provoking spaces that invoke a new experience through sight, sound, and touch. Empire’s award-winning interior design is a showroom for the residential component of The Gentry’s mixed-use development called The Gentry Residences. The goal was to give potential buyers a glimpse of the interiors of the property once completed by reflecting the same experience of luxury in the showroom.

The showroom comprises three parts: a 92m² common area with lounge and gallery to enable sellers to introduce the development, the master plan, its features and amenities; a 95m² two-bedroom unit and a studio unit of 30m². The final design chosen was a modern interpretation of classic elegance, it is both functional and timeless and best represents the value proposition of The Gentry development by Alveo Land Inc. The finishes used throughout the design were a combination of hard and soft finishes. Curtains, rugs, wallpaper and upholstery were combined with the use of natural stone, laminates, brass, copper, tiles and wood. Decorative lighting as well as different kinds of glass accentuated the space adding depth and character along with the accessories chosen to complement the space.

Empire Designs (Anonuevo.Perez.Arcega)

3F1 Pearl Plaza, Pearl Drive, Ortigas, Pasig City Metro Manila, Philippines t: +63917 858 13 76 e: bobedreinc@gmail.com w: www.empiredesigns.ph

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Star Residences

Star Development

B Alpine Return Sdn Bhd A-11-01, 11th Floor Wisma HB,

Megan Avenue II, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur t: +603 7490 2211

  K L, Malaysia, property developer Alpine Return has won an impressive trio of property awards for its mixed-use Star Development. It will be one of the tallest high-end developments and an awe-inspiring upscale retail destination – known as Star Residences and Star Boulevard respectively. The entire project truly embodies the spirit of exuberance and luxury. It epitomises a refined exclusivity where a holistic experience for residents and tenants is of utmost priority. Inspired by the five-star W Hotel concept, Star Development’s architectural design exudes avant-garde elegance within a highly soughtafter address. It has been conceptualised to fascinate the senses even from afar, with a design philosophy that is clean, contemporary, chic, urban and hip.

Star Boulevard

Star Residences features stylish living spaces spread over three dazzling residential towers, enriched by a one-of-a-kind meteorite-shower exterior. Consisting of various home typologies, the interiors boast artistic touches and vibrant exquisiteness throughout. Expansive amenities are spread over a 100,000 square foot lifestyle facilities deck while three different Sky Parks at the rooftop of each tower extend leisure beyond the comforts of one’s home. These unique residences are further complemented by Star Boulevard, a chic array of signature retail venues and lifestyle attractions. This outstanding F&B and entertainment hub features Michelin-starred and celebrity restaurants as well as a Hollywood-style ‘Star Walk of Fame’. Without doubt, Star Development is fashioned to be perpetually in vogue and to capture the heads and hearts of young elite professionals.

f: +603 2181 8308 e: enquiry@star-residences.com w: www.star-residences.com

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 G  founded in Indonesia in 2005 as a boutique property developer that focuses on developing luxurious, ground-breaking and highly attractive living and working environments. These include commercial and office spaces, townhouses, apartments, villas and condominiums. The company’s award-winning residential high-rise development, Senopati Suites, is located in the central business district of Jakarta. It was built to fill the gap in the market as there were no properties of this type or specification in the area. Being the first of its kind, Asiana set the benchmark of luxury living in the heart of the city. Private lifts, finger-print access and

video call system from the lobby to lifts provide a safe and secure environment for residents. A spacious balcony with 360-degree views surrounds the building and also functions as a way to reduce direct sunlight into each unit. As the building is strategically located within the residential and business districts, the interesting vista includes both high and lowrise aspects. Additionally, in order to create an atmosphere of being surrounded by greenery, Senopati Suites features vertical wall planting and landscaped open spaces throughout the building. Externally, the existing pavement has been refurbished to resemble an extension of the development’s landscape and restaurants and boutiques are conveniently located nearby.

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Jl. Sunan Ngampel no.133, Melawai Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta selatan 12160 t: +62 21 7278 6404 f: +62 21 7278 6405 e: info@asiana-group.com w: www.asiana-group.com

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swimming pools is also included, while the top floor has a number of private mini pools. The development is within a 10-minute drive of Chaweng Island’s prime beach and largest shopping mall, Central festival. Residents are also able to enjoy the many benefits of living adjacent to a boutique hotel. These include a restaurant and pool bar, evening fine-dining air-conditioned restaurant and lounge bar, a fully equipped gym, steam rooms, petanque area, paddle tennis and room service – all of which help to ensure optimum rental returns on the properties. Designed around a peaceful, landscaped hillside, uniQue Q-Residences exudes an ambience of privacy and peace, providing a welcome escape from the pressures of everyday life.

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 TTDI  incorporated in 1973 as the property arm of Naza Corporation Group and has now completed various types of residential and commercial projects, strategically located in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Part of the company’s name is derived from Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), the award-winning successful major township in Kuala Lumpur CBD that was developed by the company in 1974. The company’s latest award-winning high-rise architectural project, TTDI Segaris, is within this highly sought-after address of Taman Tun Dr Ismail. As TTDI is well known for its greenery as well as its community, the 27-storey, low density, duplex residential tower had to ensure the continuity of the neighbourhood. With this in mind, an urban resort theme was incorporated

throughout both its architectural and landscape design. Therefore, TTDI Segaris seamlessly combines the traditional residential typology of TTDI and the latest architectural language of high-rise residences. Enhanced with the use of concrete, metal and glass; a streamlined, modern building has been created which melds perfectly with the urban setting. Its angled roof pitch adds to the aesthetics while providing fabulous 360-degree views of the city skyline, Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club and Bukit Kiara Forest Reserve. It offers residents the experience of three levels of entertainment leisure deck. Furthermore, the building’s vertical shifts and undulating design gives the façade a distinctive form as well as function, providing a welcoming shade from the sun’s rays for the 185 exclusive duplex residences within.

Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd

8th Floor, Menara Naza TTDI, No. 11, Jalan Judo 13/45, Section 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia t: +603 5101 5600 t: +603 5101 5601 f: +603 5511 1990 e: customercare@nazattdi.com w: www.nazattdi.com w: www.segaris.com.my

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RAZ Interiors Limited Unit C1, 15/F, MG Tower, 133 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

 K  RAZ Interiors was established in 2013 as an interior design firm devoted to providing comprehensive design services ranging from residential, retail and commercial office projects. The organisation was commissioned to design the award-winning Clarice retail office development, situated in Melbourne, Australia. This design captures the desire to create a unique, chic and eye catching building to attract fashion conscious clients to the area, while incorporating eco-friendly devices to enhance energy output thus achieving negative environmental impact. Located in a busy commercial district this modern, awe inspiring building greets you with its attention seeking, stunning façade. The curved wall was designed as a departure from traditional angular office walls

to produce a visually arresting appearance by creating an almost transparent ‘floating’ effect. A beautiful foliage wall, together with a discreet and spacious basement carpark compliment the experience. Once you have entered the building an airy, ultra-chic open plan office area awaits, designed to allow clients to browse the latest fashion collections at ease. The pièce de résistance is to be found with a walk up to the attractive roof garden, where clients can relax and discuss the latest fashion collections, whilst enjoying the wonderful Melbourne sunshine. The Clarice building not only stands out from the mainstream office buildings in the area with its stylish and dapper appearance, but it maximises the use of natural resources through its utilisation of environmental practices and machines.

t: +852 3460 5158 e: enquiry@raz.hk w: www.raz.hk Award Winner OFFICE ARCHITECTURE AUSTRALIA Clarice by RAZ Interiors Limited 124

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The Operation Office in Macau

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  H K in 1874, Leigh & Orange (L&O) has continued to thrive as a significant force in markets it serves for nearly a century and a half by providing its clients with consistent focus on quality. The firm prides itself on balancing knowledge and innovation, attuned to every client’s specific needs for different projects. Leigh & Orange has track records of numerous award-winning projects, and the latest awards achieved span from funky office interior design, iconic finance centre towers to industrial building for catering services. The Operation Office, formally an urban warehouse in Macau, houses 1000 staff with a vision to provide best working environment, balancing work, play, creativity and practicality. A step inside reveals a purposeful conventional office, oozing a young, hip and vibrant feel, complemented by painted brickwork, exposed ceilings, blackened steel work and funky furniture which inhabits meeting spaces and relaxing break out areas.

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK)

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, one of the iconic twin towers situated in the Zhujiang central business district alongside the Pearl River, holds the honour as the second tallest building at 530m, in Southern China and the third tallest in the country. This landmark building, home to a five-star hotel, high class shopping mall and Grade A offices, defines the gateway to the business hub and attractions for international business. Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK) – Expansion project phase 2, is at the Hong Kong International Airport. The additional unit was required to assist CPCS’ projected demand requirements up to 2028 and to complement the existing unit, currently handling flight food. The new unit will accommodate all the airline’s operational needs including – working as one integrated unit, an efficient split of functions between units, a suitable material handling and production system as well as maintaining energy efficiency and sustainability.

Leigh & Orange Ltd. Hong Kong Headquarters

801, Dorset House, TaiKoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Hong Kong t:+852 2899 9000 f:+852 2806 0343 e: info@leighorange.com w: www.leighorange.com

 BEST OFFICE INTERIOR MACAU Operation Office in Macau by Leigh & Orange Ltd. Award Winner COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre by Leigh & Orange Ltd.

 BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE HONG KONG Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK) Ltd Expansion Project phase 2 by Leigh & Orange Ltd. Asia Pacific Property Awards

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VIETNAM

Flamingo Dai Lai Resort

Forest In The Sky

A Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC

6th Floor, 127 Lo Duc St, Hai Ba Trung Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam t: +84 7309 6669

 A , Flamingo Dai Lai Resort is a majestic eco-resort 45km from Hanoi, Vietnam, set in 1.23 million square metres of rolling forests, mountains and lakes. The resort was designed to nestle in to the beautiful existing landscape, with the addition of further forestation to soften borders and maximise natural beauty. An emphasis on low-density development was important to ensure effective integration with the terrain. The project included development of a hotel, garden villas, entertainment areas, farms and a full road network. Accommodation includes a wide selection of luxurious villas of all sizes, ranging from forest to hilltop locations. Their contemporary

architectural style blends carefully into the landscape, making the best use of views and positioning while providing secluded privacy. A variety of restaurants is available through the resort on the lakeside, in the forest and by the beach, catering for both formal dining and more casual eating. For active residents, Flamingo Dai Lai features sailing and beach clubs together with a wide programme of sporting options including a dedicated golf club and associated services. Many villas have their own pools, and at almost 1000m² the Four-Seasons communal pool is the largest outdoor heated pool in Vietnam. An entertainment club provides arts and music. The resort is also equipped to serve corporate events, with conference facilities and meeting spaces.

f: +84 24 3928 6388 e: salesfdl@hvg.com.vn w: resort.flamingodailai.com

 BEST LEISURE ARCHITECTURE VIETNAM Forest Complex by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC Award Winner PROPERTY SINGLE UNIT VIETNAM Forest In The Sky by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC Award Winner LEISURE DEVELOPMENT VIETNAM Flamingo Dai Lai Resort by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC Award Winner COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE VIETNAM Flamingo Dai Lai Resort by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC 126

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 D  founded in 2010 with a mission to bring the interior design industry to new and glorious heights. Its team of experienced and dedicated professional designers and builders create sales gallery, show units, retail outlets, offices, commercial buildings and private residences with the utmost care and attention to detail. The company’s award-winning interior design project is Aman Bowl, located at the central mall of Alor Setar. Launched in 2016, the 30-lane bowling alley is within a 30,000 square foot building and owned by Penang Belleview Group. The international level sports arena’s design concept was inspired by the logo

of Aman Central. This theme draws in the entire space in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional aspects, vertically and horizontally. This gives momentum to the whole design which in turn reflects and enhances the energy of the sport being played within the arena. A celebratory and cheerful splash of colour also adds an element of excitement to the environment. By the creative application of mirrors and lighting, Chi Design has successfully achieved an illusionary effect of added spaciousness. This creates a feeling of unlimited height and an infinity of depth to resolve space and height constraints, visually enlarging the entire bowling alley.

Chi Design Sdn Bhd

No 3-45, Jalan Puteri 4/6 Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong Selangor, Malaysia t: +603 8051 4018 f: +603 2034 9534 e: chi.designc@gmail.com w: www.chidesignsb.com

 BEST LEISURE INTERIOR MALAYSIA Aman Bowl by Chi Design Sdn Bhd Asia Pacific Property Awards

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CHINA

S Surbana (Shanghai) Planning & Design Consultants Ltd. (International office of Surbana Jurong) Unit 2, 3rd Floor, Century Metropolis, No. 1239 Century Avenue, Pudong New

   consultancy Surbana Jurong is the largest Asiabased urban, industrial, infrastructure and architecture design consulting firm. The company was commissioned to design the award winning, iconic Jing Hang “Grand Canal” Theater Park development, situated in Hangzhou city, China. This design truly embraces the desire to create a major cultural and leisure landmark, whilst achieving its goal of promoting arts and culture to the people as well as regenerating growth in the surrounding area. This modern, iconic building situated in a beautiful, picturesque green park, emulates a distinctive work of art in its self by mimicking

the form of flowing water towards the heavens. A 1,200-seat theater and hi-tech cinema is contained within the structure, whilst contemporary F&B and retail venues are located on the sunken theater plaza next to the winding canal. Excellent transport links and a canal water taxi network smoothly connect the nearby residential area, library and sports hub drawing people in to the area. The gastronomic delights of a Taiwan food street create a popular draw for foodies and tourists alike. The Grand Canal theater is a unique building, which fuses together a creation of nature, culture and leisure for the people, whilst creating an archetypal landmark for the city.

District, Shanghai, 200122 People’s Republic of China t: +862168810899 w: www.surbanajurong.com Award Winner LEISURE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Jing Hang “Grand Canal” Theater & Park by Surbana (Shanghai) Planning & Design Consultants Ltd. (International office of Surbana Jurong) 130

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  , MIL Design and Construction is a Malaysia based, full service interior architecture consultancy and design and build company. Its award-winning project is a refurbishment of a 30-year-old apartment in an upscale urban area of Kuala Lumpur. It was designed for a client who is a TV host for fashion and lifestyle programmes and an avid fan of travelling. The main challenge was to create a new home and living space within a very old structural shell, marrying in new functions and space planning with the existing. MIL Design chose to approach the whole project differently, rather than complying with the existing space.

The client’s brief called for a home which is ‘chic and stylish with soul and character – not another conventional home’. It also had to include areas in which to relax and entertain friends as well as ample space to display funky art purchased during his travels. Spatially there were a lot of restrictions to address: the narrow entryway, low ceiling height, noise from the elevated MRT train nearby, lack of sunlight, large beams, the overall cluttered and narrow space of the living area, the redundant large balcony, and a dark enclosed kitchen. During the design process of addressing these restrictions, the living, kitchen and dining areas were redefined to enable them to integrate with each other, resulting in better interaction.

MIL Design & Construction Sdn Bhd Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia t: +60 12 464 8939 t: +60 12 505 2863 e: mildesign.8@gmail.com e: info.mildesign@gmail.com w: www.mildesign.com.my fb: www.facebook.com/mildesignconstruction

Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT MALAYSIA Refurbishment of Bangsar Puteri Condominium by MIL Design & Construction Sdn Bhd Asia Pacific Property Awards

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THAILAND

BTS Phayathai Complex

The ESSE Asoke

P Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd

Bangkok Cable Building II, 3rd Floor, 231/9 Soi Sarasin, Rajdamri Road, Lumpini, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand t: 66-2-651 9180 f: 66-2-651 9170

  T (Thailand) is part of P&T group company – a large international multi-discipline group of architectural and engineering practices. The company has gained further success this year with another three award-winning major projects. BTS Phayathai Complex is, a 51-storey, 234 metres high, mixed-use development by BTS Group, ideally located adjacent to Bangkok’s major intersection of the three main public rail stations. It comprises a five-star hotel, serviced apartments, Grade A offices and hotel related facilities. Its façade design derived from the interactions between vertical and horizontal stripes, representing the Metro Bangkok rail transit network. Crowned with a light box roof top feature at each step of the tower setbacks, the building, with its sheer height and the façade outlook, will be a domineering force for the future Bangkok sky line.

T1 Tower

The ESSE Asoke is a breathtaking residential tower in a prominent location within Bangkok’s CBD. Soaring over 240 metres in height with a total of 55 floors and 419 luxurious condominium units, its design derived from a simple square tower shape wrapped with a champagne coloured exterior skin. Rising to its iconic crown, a symbolic ‘lion’s tail’ feature represents the developer’s famous ‘Singha’ branding. T1 Tower in Bangkok is a high-rise office tower with a twist. Inspired by the form of a floor lantern, as the building twists and turns, all the floor plans function efficiently within irregular shape of building. The façade is clad with a full curtain wall of silver and gold coloured glass, whilst the top of the tower represents an ultra-modern piece of architecture, resembling a sparkling crystal ball which houses the restaurant and owner’s residence.

e: ptthai@p-t-group.net w: www.p-t-group.com

 BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE THAILAND BTS Phayathai Complex by Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE THAILAND The ESSE Asoke by Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd Award Winner OFFICE ARCHITECTURE THAILAND T1 Tower by Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd 132

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 D  presented an award-winning project in Jubei City, Taiwan. Vertical Villa is a residential unit merging three floors of a high-end apartment building in a bustling downtown area. The owner’s brief was for Vattier to create the feeling of a modern villa. Thus, the greatest challenge with the design was how to connect the three floors effectively without damaging the beams and columns of the building. A consistent ambience also had to be maintained in the spatial design of the three floors and an open and permeating feeling of a villa had to flow vertically and horizontally. After careful consideration, a 10-metre space was created for the stairwell with an ultra-modern black steel staircase to

effectively and interestingly connect the entire space. The designer also established horizontal connections using space function configurations and a transparent glass opening to maximise the open feeling of the common areas in the living space. An eight-metre tall white stone wall was placed in the stairwell to contrast with the transparent glass opening and black staircase, thereby giving the modern structure and lines a greater presence. Sculptural pendant lights, hung at staggered heights from the stairwell ceiling also gives residents views at different angles and levels during the day or night. Looking up or down, they will discover interesting spatial views on different floors and even forget they are in an apartment building.

Vattier Interior Design

1F., No. 127, S. Sec., Xianzheng 2nd Rd., Zhubei city, Hsinchu County 30285, Taiwan t: +886 3 5586 882 f: +886 3 6571 834 e: vattier2008@yahoo.com.tw w: www.vattier-design.com.tw

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT TAIWAN Vertical Villa by Vattier Interior Design Asia Pacific Property Awards

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CAMBODIA & CHINA

Vattanac Capital

F Farrells

Suites 1301-02, 625 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong t: +852 2523 0183

KK100

   recognised architect planners who have designed award-winning buildings and masterplans throughout the world for over half a century. The two projects featured here are prime examples. Vattanac Capital Tower is a visionary landmark development in Phnom Penh and the first high-rise building in Cambodia. Standing at 38 storeys high, it comprises Grade A office and banking headquarters, trading floors, high-end retail and a hotel building. It is also intended to house the country’s first stock exchange in a floating low rise structure. Featuring the theme of the development ‘A world of difference’, the building is designed as an iconic landmark with a strong Cambodian identity. The tower’s geometry is chamfered

towards the east to offer panoramic river views, while the curving west elevation symbolises the back of a great ‘Dragon Kong’. KK100 in Shenzhen, China is an innovative, high density project that takes an entirely new approach to city making, development and regeneration. Officially confirmed as being the tallest building in the world, the 100-storey tower comprises over 210,000m² of accommodation. One of the design features is the curving building profile which alludes to a spring or fountain and is intended to relate to the wealth and prosperity of Shenzhen. The perimeter column arrangement provides each level with an unobstructed working environment and stunning views towards Lizhi and Renmin Park as well as over the entire city and beyond.

f: +852 2596 0216 e: enquiries@farrells.com.hk w: www.farrells.com

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THAILAND

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  K S, Thailand, Villa Moonshadow was designed by the Neo Concept Design & Construction company and its talented architect Bodin Sritrakul. His design philosophy is to create buildings of high quality construction, which blend in as seamlessly as possible with the environment. The firm was commissioned to design the award-winning Villa Moonshadow, situated at the summit of Chaweng Noi Hill, amongst the lush tropical jungle and coconut plantations. It truly presides as the crown jewel of this mountainous area, commanding the most fantastic sea views. The stunning, modern four-bedroom villa is comprised of three individual pavilions, all rooms, living areas and terraces offering

uninterrupted panoramic views of the ocean. The property boasts a unique armadillo shaped roof design, which creates a feeling of space as well as naturally complementing its spectacular cliff top position and blending in to the seamless flow of the beautiful mountain landscape. Guests can look forward to relaxing in this gorgeous location by the unusual boat shaped infinity pool, which stretches out invitingly over the edge of the cliff, allowing uninterrupted views of the horizon beyond. Villa Moonshadow encapsulates the owner’s desire to build a contemporary architecturally designed villa, which not only naturally blends in to the mountain area and tropical paradise, but also maximises the use of natural resources through the use of ecofriendly materials and practices.

Villa Moonshadow 104/57 Moo 3 T.Bophut Chaweng Noi Beach Ko Samui, Suratthani 84320 Thailand t: +66 77 423 495 e: info@villa-moonshadow.com w: www.villa-moonshadow.com

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE THAILAND Villa Moonshadow by Neo Concept Design & Construction Asia Pacific Property Awards

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VIETNAM

W Finko-IDA CO.LTD

6F, 307-4 Nguyen Van Troi Str, 1st Ward, Dist. Tan Binh, HCMC, Vietnam

   of ‘Diversity in Unity or Unity in Diversity’, Finko International Design Alliance has made use of over a decade of experience in their design of the Panorama Hotel in Nha Trang, Vietnam. This flagship 39-storey tower is situated on one of the world’s finest beaches, forming an interface between the city, the land and the sea. Supporting Vietnam’s burgeoning tourist industry, the aim was to provide around 1,000 rooms in five-star splendour. Conceived as a living statue with a pure white façade and clean glass reflections, the softly curving lines of the building combine efficiency, strength and integration with the skyline. With a location on the same axis as a French-colonial-

style City theatre, the Panorama Hotel had to balance modernity with history – a feat achieved through its use of vertical energy and horizontal gentleness. Internally, the design of the hotel rooms takes advantage of the project’s beach location, opening up to bring the outside inside. Natural materials and an abundance of space enhance this, creating a relaxing and airy welcome for guests. Additional facilities include retail units and a mall, together with a restaurant. A stunning rooftop pool arcs around the peak of the building, serviced by a tempting sky bar. Two levels of basement parking provide hidden convenience without disturbing the lines of this new symbol of modern Vietnam.

t: +84 8 3844 0143 e: finko@finko-ida.org w: www.finko-ida.org Award Winner HOTEL ARCHITECTURE VIETNAM Panorama Hotel In Nhatrang by Finko-IDA CO.LTD 138

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M A L AY S I A

DC Residensi Type B1 Show Unit Verge32 3-Storey Bungalow

Verge32 3-Storey Semi-Detached

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 G  a Malaysian company working with major developers to provide a comprehensive range of interior design services across residential and commercial disciplines. ICON Gallery is the showcase of prestigious developer Hatten Group, intended to raise public consciousness of the company and their projects. Encompassing over 13,000 square feet and split into independently designed zones covering eight major developments, each gallery creates its own theme reflecting the feel of its respective project. Interactive displays, theatrette viewing spaces and full-scale experiences generate multi-sensory insights for visitors. Two separate projects at Verge32 in Melawati show Metrics Global’s residential interior design skills. A 3-storey bungalow

DC Residensi Type A2 Show Unit

immediately strikes the eye with a sculptural coral installation across a two-floor void. White, gold, imported marble and laminated wood grain elements perfectly balance luxury with clean lines. A broadly monochrome scheme progresses from light in the living areas to darker colours in the master bedroom and private areas. A semi-detached property in the same development also uses sculptural aspects and custom-built fittings to create timeless elegance for the owner. A pair of show units at DC Residensi in Damansara Heights showcase different approaches to interiors. A2 combines luxury and taste with youthful dynamism with an industrial influence. B1 uses the concept of Oriental Grandeura to create a masculine and more mature aura with dark wood grain and beige travertine stone.

ICON Gallery by Hatten Group

Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

B-01-12 to 15. Gateway Kiaramas Corporate Suite, Level 1 No.1, Jalan Desa Kiara, Mont Kiara 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia t: +60 3 6201 3999 f: +60 3 6201 1611 e: admin@metricsglobal.com.my w: www.metricsglobal.com.my

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE MALAYSIA Verge32 3-Storey Bungalow by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE MALAYSIA Verge32 3-Storey Semi-Detached by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW HOME MALAYSIA DC Residensi Type B1 Show Unit by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW HOME MALAYSIA DC Residensi Type A2 Show Unit by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

 BEST RETAIL INTERIOR MALAYSIA ICON Gallery by Hatten Group by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad Asia Pacific Property Awards

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VIETNAM

T TNR Holdings Vietnam

26F TNR Tower, 54A Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Lang Thuong Commune, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam

NR H V is the exclusive manager, operator and developer of The GoldView together with a range of other major real estate projects in Hanoi. Each of their developments is prefaced with the word ‘Gold’, in testament to TNR’s commitment to quality. The GoldView is intended to create a new icon of civilised, modern living and lifestyle. Inspired by the Bird of Paradise plant’s charismatic sprawl, The GoldView will provide 1905 apartments and a 5-storey commercial centre. Located centrally and conveniently in Ho Chi Minh City, the architecture takes advantage of its riverside location with open plan apartments and large windows affording stunning views across the cityscape. Connected kitchens and living rooms allow natural

sunlight to flood the area, highlighting the modern equipment and premium materials. Wide deck areas and open balconies create a transition to the exterior. A large trade centre provides luxury shopping, cuisine and entertainment facilities. This is enhanced by the first hanging garden and elevated fountain in the region, suspended 80m above the heart of the city. An overflow swimming pool on the garret level provides health and beauty simultaneously. Other features include a playground, reading room, community area, cafeteria and barbecue facilities. Comprehensive security systems ensure peace of mind for residents, with key areas such as the reception and basement parking under constant surveillance.

t: +84 4377 18989 e: tnrholdings@tnrholdings.com.vn w: www.tnrvietnam.com.vn Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT VIETNAM The GoldView by TNR Holdings Vietnam 140

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AUSTRALIA

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CD P  an Australian developer with a passion for creating property projects of significance across both residential and commercial sectors. With over $1 billion in projects currently under development, Eq. Tower in Melbourne is an award-winning example. The 65 level residential building, developed in partnership with Sino-Ocean land, consists of 633 apartments with ground floor retail units, a podium car park and an abundance of communal amenities. These include exclusive kitchen and dining rooms, a study lounge, pool, spa and subdeck, outdoor BBQ, gym, karaoke suites games room and skyhigh club. Eq. Tower is unashamedly contemporary in its pursuit of establishing a new benchmark for city apartment living, not only for Melbourne but internationally. Internally, each spacious

apartment has been designed to maximise the views and amount of daylight from full width, full height windows. Through its exquisite architectural form the building provides a new urban sculpture for Melbourne that will transition through the day as it reflects the changing moods of the days and seasons. Its fully glazed iconic curved façade design by the renowned architect Elenberg Fraser takes inspiration from Dior’s Fahrenheit perfume bottle. Sleek, slender and sculptural, the result is an integrated design language between the podium, low rise and high rise elements represented by an elegant hourglass form. The slick, glazed finish of the tower is achieved with the assistance of enclosed winter gardens, with a sense of movement through its shaping and curved edges.

ICD Property

Level 18, 303 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia t: +61 3 9629 9732 w: www.icdproperty.com.au

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA Eq. Tower by ICD Property & Sino-Ocean Land Asia Pacific Property Awards

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THAILAND

G TELA Thonglor Gaysorn Property Co., Ltd. 4th Floor Gaysorn Building

999 Ploechit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330 t: +66 2 612 5956 f: +66 2 612 5995

 P  premium residential projects and provides property management services of the highest level of international standards in Bangkok and beyond. Its properties are developed to provide refined quality living with style, value, innovative, quality and integrity. TELA Thonglor is an iconic residential tower that aims to provide a rarefied atmosphere of understated luxury, both in appearance and reputation. It has become a landmark for the city within its most affluent residential address. Thonglor itself is regarded as a strategic location in the Sukhumvit area, making it the ideal locality for this prestigious project. Comprising 84 residences across 32 storeys, each spacious apartment is corner

located with minimum ceiling heights of 3.2 metres. Features include generous two and three-bedroom layouts which have been specially designed to allow maximum flexibility complemented by panoramic balconies offering seamless transitions to outside spaces. Each kitchen includes Italian cabinets and high quality appliances which vie for attention with marble slabs and designer fittings. The facilities floor at TELA includes a 25-metre pool, fully equipped wellness and exercise centre, Pause Spa offering a host of beauty and massage therapies, and a residentsonly private social area, 84 Saletta. Unashamedly targeted at the super luxury segment, TELA Thonglor is set to become a beacon in the city as affluent residents flock to the location.

e: firm.hongsananda@gaysorngroup.com e: Sukanya.saengthong@gaysorngroup.com w: www.telathonglor.com w: www.gaysornproperty.com

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M A L AY S I A

Sky Library & Reading Loft

Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside

Unit in fully-fitted move in condition

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 S D, listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, is one of Singapore’s premier developers of prime residential and award-winning mixed-use projects in key gateway cities across ASEAN countries. The company has won a total of five awards for its outstanding development Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside in Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia. This luxurious, marina-front, mixed-use development comprises two towers of 658 units of apartments, four blocks of SOHO/loft units and a separate third tower of serviced suites managed by Pan Pacific Hotels Group. The commercial component is Puteri Cove Quayside, a two-level waterfront retail centre along a breezy promenade, which augments Puteri Harbour’s position as the ultimate marina-front dining, leisure and shopping destination. Puteri Cove’s massing and orientation have been designed to maximise views of the

Puteri Cove Quayside

marina and sea. The design attempts to blur the borders between the internal and external spaces, drawing in the site’s natural features as well as the development’s marina, landscaping and water features. One of the key features is the marina promenade which hugs the marina’s waterfront edges. Designed after the delta landform, the walkway enables the community to connect with nature as closely as possible. Puteri Cove Residences feature efficient, luxury living spaces carved into the towers with amenity decks comprising open spaces of communal facilities and landscapes that are exclusive for its residents. A sky bridge with further communal facilities connects the two residential towers. Designed to suit a variety of different lifestyles and spanning over 7.8 acres, Puteri Cove’s resort styled landscape and facilities project a tropical haven, offering a perfect escape from everyday pressures of life.

Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside

Tanjung Boulevard, Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia GPS Coordinates: 1.411134, 103.655287 Singapore +65 6508 3199 Malaysia +607 509 6999 e: enquiries@putericoveresidences.com w: www.putericoveresidences.com

 BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT MALAYSIA Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development  BEST RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MALAYSIA Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development Award Winner APARTMENT MALAYSIA Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT MALAYSIA Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE MALAYSIA Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development Asia Pacific Property Awards

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C H I N A & TA I WA N

Shenzhen Bay

L L’atelier Fantasia

1F., No.387, Fujin St., Songshan Dist., Taipei City 105, Taiwan (R.O.C.) t: +886 2 8787 5398

FUBON 777

’ F  an awardwinning interior designer based in Taiwan. The company has been successful with two of its latest projects. Situated in southern China, close to the spectacular Shenzhen Bay, the first is a stunning apartment with fabulous views. The property is within a building that converges nature, architecture and urban landscape to integrate seamlessly with the mountains, sea, culture and arts. Based on a white tone, the interior backdrop evokes an almost sacred atmosphere, while the design and furnishings complement it beautifully. Lighting in the form of sculptural art plays a visual role in the living room, extending a broad hierarchical relationship. The kitchen, with its geometric sequences on

the floor, exaggeratedly echoes the surrounding stone textures. Overall, the charismatic interiors reflect three closely linked themes: life, environment and architecture. Fubon 777 is a magnificent, neo-classical show home project in Taipei, Taiwan. According to the client’s brief, the designer transformed four rooms into three and restyled the interiors to resemble a celebrity’s Parisian mansion. The spatial pattern, from the tableware to the exquisite hanging lamp and marble table tops, has been meticulously styled to create an opulent and artistic atmosphere. As the hostess has a preference for purple and gold, these regal colours have become keynote tones while a variety of artwork and unique designer sofas and armchairs also reflect the owner’s elegant taste.

f: +886 2 8787 7398 e: service@fantasia-interior.com.tw w: www.fantasia-interior.com.tw Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT CHINA Shenzhen Bay by L’atelier Fantasia Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW HOME TAIWAN FUBON 777 by L’atelier Fantasia 146

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  JWCC A strives to achieve design excellence through research and innovation in areas of architectural, interior, and green building design. JWCC was commissioned to design the award-winning project The Studio, within the busy inner harbour commercial district of the UNESCO Heritage city of Macau. The design captures the desire to preserve and reinterpret the area’s local culture and unique identity. This six-storey apartment building with 30 studio units has been architecturally designed and furnished by JWCC; introducing contemporary living with a taste of Macau’s old town. The building’s layout consists of three voids and a six-storey atrium space situated along the corridor, intersecting between floors for cross ventilation and users’ interaction. The design aims to promote communication between

the residents instead of traditional apartments where this often only occurs within each floor. The roof top garden and terrace offer additional spaces for interaction and act as a breathing space from the hustle and bustle below. ‘Bird cage’ window extensions are a common facade feature of the existing area: they are an addition to the building façade by individual owners for additional space and security. The Studio reinterpreted the bird cage as one of the façade concept elements which allow the building to blend seamlessly within the context. Additional height and larger window openings were designed for the three commercial spaces on the ground floor to give differentiation. The Studio clearly portrays how a contemporary design can successfully integrate with older buildings in the neighbourhood, yet still provide contemporary comforts for its residents.

JWCC Architecture Company Limited

6/G, South-East Asia Commercial Center 180 Al. Dr. Carlos D’ Assumpção, Macau t: +853 2833 0822 f: +853 2883 1254 e: info@jwccarchitecture.com w: www.jwccarchitecture.com

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE MACAU The Studio, Macau by JWCC Architecture Company Limited Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Athena

East Kidwai Nagar

E Chapman Taylor India LLP A1/54 Lower Ground Floor Safdarjung Enclave New Delhi 110029, India

  , Chapman Taylor is a multi-award winning international practice of architects, master-planners and interior designers. The two projects featured here are prime examples of the company’s expertise. Athena is conceptualised as a one-of-akind shopping experience and a commercial space to meet the emerging need of a leading financial and industrial hub. The plaza area is a key feature of the development and creates a sense of cohesion between the commercial tower and retail complex. Water features and extensive landscaping will help to form a pleasant gathering place. The commercial office space is a single tower of 20-25 storeys high. Its interesting steel and

glass structure features sharp edges while floor plates are designed for maximum flexibility. A cocktail bar and health club will be positioned at the crown with extensive views. Architecturally sleek, the retail area relates well to the architecture of the commercial office space. East Kidwai Nagar involves the redevelopment of a 35-hectare site to be undertaken by the Government of India based on the ‘self-sustainable model’. Its components include commercial, residential, banquet/retail and an educational institute. As the project had to ensure a maximum return for office space, zoning was a major design priority. The offices will be occupied by various Government departments over the next 30 years and so flexibility of the workspace was vital.

t: +91 11 4601 9668 e: newdelhi@chapmantaylor.com w: www.chapmantaylor.com

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   in Manila, Philippines, LPPA Design Group is a progressive firm, providing architecture, interior design and planning services. Its award-winning project, Legaspi Tower I, is a premier high-rise residential building at the heart of the city of Makati. As the flagship development of JBROS Construction Corporation and Sapphire Realty Corporation, it adopts green and sustainable strategies to offer luxurious condominium living and state-of-the-art facilities. JBROS and Sapphire are sister companies engaged in general engineering of both private and public developments. The 40-storey tower will showcase innovative and cutting edge design strategies which will form a striking presence on the Makati skyline. Sleek and bright, the tower is the epitome of beauty and elegance. Its base and main entrance are delineated with stylish white marble cladding that frames the glass

and steel exterior. This welcomes residents and guests while also creating a strong visual impression in the streetscapes. Another striking feature is the aluminium mullions and transoms which are embedded with high-density LED façade linear light fixtures, thus highlighting the tower’s sleekness. Although featured as a unique and modern building to the point of being exclusive, it still complements the surrounding environment. Meeting the requirement of an exclusive, world-class residential tower with a limited floor plate is this project’s major architectural challenge. Spatial sensory features exude an air of elegance and simplicity throughout the contemporary yet timeless interiors. The execution of the design solutions were shaped through innovative approach, collaborative process and an open exchange of ideas with the client, while creating a distinct built environment that enhances visual experience and promotes sustainability.

LPPA Design Group

3rd Floor , Cinderella Building 825 EDSA, Quezon City, Philippines 1103 t: +632 709 8890 e: lppa@lppadesign.com.ph w: www.lppadesign.com.ph

JBROS Construction Corporation

2/F JBROS Office, 2297 BCS Prime Building, Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City, Philippines t: +632 801 7432 e: inquiry@j-bros.com

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   years ago, Sinar Mas Land is one of the largest and most diverse property developers in Indonesia. The first of its award-winning projects is Nuvasa Bay on the Indonesian island of Batam. As its name implies, ‘Nu’-vasa Bay is set to herald the ‘new’ face of the island: revamping and reshaping the residential and mixed-use property landscape and taking it to new heights. Nuvasa Bay will be Batam’s first luxury integrated residential and mixed-use development. Set amid the scenic natural beauty of the island, it will also provide medical, educational, leisure and entertainment, retail and F&B facilities. The development also benefits from an 18-hole international golf course along a 1.2 km long beach front.

Sinar Mas Land’s second winning project is Q-Big BSD City, the first Power Center Retail concept in Indonesia. Covering an area half the size of Paris, BSD City is the most ambitious urban planning scheme in Indonesia to combine housing, business and commercial properties. Within the main street of BSD City, Q-Big consists of several large anchor tenants with free-standing retail buildings on a total land area of 17 hectares. Q-Big features a signature architectural design with unique elements of landscaping. These include a central plaza, water cascade, mini forest, fish pond and tiered seating. Pedestrian walkways connect all anchor tenants’ buildings and restaurants and cafes will be located at each one with direct access from the car park.

t: +62 21 5036 8368 e: info@sinarmasland.com w: www.sinarmasland.com Award Winner DEVELOPMENT MARKETING INDONESIA Nuvasa Bay by Sinar Mas Land Award Winner RETAIL DEVELOPMENT INDONESIA Q-Big BSD City by Sinar Mas Land Award Winner DEVELOPER WEBSITE INDONESIA www.sinarmasland.com by Sinar Mas Land 150

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   new office development in Phnom Penh’s CBD which responds to a need for inspiring workspaces for fast-growing and progressive organisations. The project is a joint venture between two developers – Cambodian firm Urbanland Asia and Malaysian-British firm August Development Co. Together they take a fresh development approach to workspace that is community-focused and designconscious to encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences. Challenging the traditional office block, Raintree is a low-density development that considers the existing townhouses and buildings directly adjacent to the site. Its layout comprises a rational floorplan with a range of unit sizes, from 50m² to a continuous full floor of 1,000m². The aesthetic brief was to

create a simple exterior with clean lines and an understated elegance. Landscaping is also a key design element to give the building character and introduce lush greenery amidst the stern high-rises. Raintree serves a diverse community of entrepreneurs, creatives and professionals alike with significant space dedicated to communal facilities. These include an indoor event space, an outdoor terrace, comfortable corners for informal meetings, private balconies and curated small format retail units on the ground floor for the convenience of tenants and surrounding office workers. Raintree has consequently become a professional environment that is simultaneously friendly and creative, with workspace that fosters productivity and innovation.

Raintree Development #299 Preah Ang Duong

Sangkat Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh Phnom Penh, Cambodia t: +855 (0) 85 385 728 e: hello@raintreecambodia.com w: www.raintreecambodia.com

Award Winner OFFICE DEVELOPMENT CAMBODIA Raintree Development by Urbanland Asia and August Development Co. Asia Pacific Property Awards

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WCD   fast-growing design firm with offices in Shanghai, London, and Barcelona. Its extensive portfolio includes the following award-winning projects. Keppel Sheshan Riviera in Shanghai is a 170,000m² resort in which HWCD created the interior design for both its C2 show villa and clubhouse. The villa’s sense of space and symmetry promotes a feeling of classic luxury. Its bespoke style and elaborate details provide an excellent visualisation for prospective buyers and a platform on which other themes can be incorporated. With Keppel’s luxurious 4,000m² clubhouse, HWCD developed natural elements such as waves, leaves and sunlight and interpreted them using modern materials. The moment visitors step into the clubhouse they are overwhelmed by a sensation of luxury expressed by a blend of leather, stone and metallic materials. Rui Hong Xin Cheng is a stunning apartment to the north of the famous Bund in Shanghai. As this development represents the top end of

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  (P), as part of 49 Group was established in 2005 to provide professional and comprehensive architectural services. Its award-winning project Nook Dee Hotel is located in Phuket, Thailand. The site sits on a cliff at the south end of Kata beach, one of the most famous beaches in Phuket. Its topography slopes down to the north, south and west which allows the hotel to benefit from a sea view in each direction. Without a clear plan, the owner approached Architects 49 (Phuket) with a book entitled ‘Very Thai’. It reflected the simple elements behind true everyday life in Thailand. ‘Baan Nork’ is the name Thai people usually call a rural area. This inspired the architect to use the concept ‘Baan Nork Kao Krung’ or ‘the

clumsy state when rural people come to town’. The details integrated into the design of the guestrooms therefore reflect the colourful mix of Thai culture from various areas and eras. Conversely, the hotel’s all-day restaurant is called ‘Very Farang’ – the opposite of Very Thai – and represents European culture. The architect studied various alternative layouts seeking the best solution for the site and the client’s requirement for 60 guestrooms, viewing angles and minimising any adverse effects from the neighbouring hotel or private residences. After many consultations with the owner, the option which included a lawn space expanding the view to the vast ocean was chosen. This space is a metaphor for ‘tiang naa’, the small huts in rice fields that are seen across the countryside of Thailand.

Architects 49 (Phuket) Limited 77 Deebuk Road,

Taladnua, Muang District, Phuket 83000 Thailand t: +66 7621 3949 f: +66 7621 3804 e: a49phuket@a49.co.th w: www.a49.com

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  T in 2001, Makoto Yamaguchi Design seeks to replicate the natural environment by creating architecture as beautiful scenery. Villa/ Gallery in Karuizawa, an area renowned for stunning natural scenery, is the first of two award-winning examples. The owners are a couple, both musicians and art collectors, who purchased land in the middle of a forest to build a small resort villa. They also wanted it to be a place where they could hold small concerts for friends as well as a gallery to showcase their art. The structure is designed as if softly touching down on to the forest floor, enabling it to blend into the scenery. Its overall interior design focuses on making the specific functions inconspicuous. Mirrors and glass have also been placed to connect the light and

line of sight with the outdoors. As a result, the residence offers a rich atmosphere for each of its diverse roles. House in Pakse, a huge residence with symmetrical wings simulating the palazzos of the Renaissance era, overlooks the magnificent Mekong River. One side of it is three storeys high with a total floor area of 1,500m² and was built for the daughter of the family. The project’s aim was to achieve a contemporary interior design for her without changing the exterior of the building. Using materials suggestive of Pakse’s waterfalls and rocks as well as golden teak from Laos, the design managed to achieve a perfect blend of the essence of both places. Contemporary glass, stainless steel and crystal was also used to achieve a harmonious fusion of contemporary and local elements.

f: +81 3 6436 0372 e: mail@ymgci.net w: www.ymgci.net

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  , Taiwan based -  has a passion for planning and building properties, whilst providing excellent technical support and after sales service. LKP Architecture based in Taiwan is renowned for its designs of urban complex and high end residential projects. Both companies were commissioned to design and build the award-winning Jade Residence, situated in the Linkou district, New Taipei City, Taiwan, close to the beautiful Fugui Forest Park. This project uniquely captures the desire to design an attractive high-rise dwelling using the concept ‘Tree of the city’, which views the building as a large tree with each unit representing the developing ecology around it. This stunning high-rise residence greets you with its unusual wavy balconies and

visors, emphasising the natural shape and flow of the building, which is further complemented by the lush greenery that is incorporated in to each corner of the building. With 27 floors above ground and four floors below, Jade Residence boasts a ground floor filled with fantastic public attractions designed by Eric Yao of dX Group. These include a fitness area, swimming pool, spa, ballroom and even an art gallery. Cocktails can be enjoyed in the gorgeous skyline bar whilst taking in views of the city skyline. A step outside to the landscaped roof garden reveals a greenhouse and vegetable garden, where residents can feel at one with nature. The Jade Residence fulfils its aim to elevate its residents quality of life by bringing nature in to their living space.

FU-HUA CONSTRUCTION 21F No. 266 Sec 1, Wenhua 2nd Rd Linkou Dist, New Taipei City 24448 Taiwan t: +886 2 2600 9688 e: info@fuhua.com.tw w: www.fuhua.com.tw

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The Orient Resort and Spa

352 / 202 Moo 2, Pratamnak road, Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi,

 O J Resort & Spa is a luxury development aimed as a sanctuary from the hectic pace of modern life, combining a sensory-rich atmosphere, lush landscaping, earthy hues and a colonial inspired design. The project is jointly developed by Matrix Developments Group and Nova Group, two leaders in Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard real estate market. Three low-rise condominium buildings on nearly 8,000m² of land include 526 individual fully furnished units of studio, one- and two-bedroom condos. Every unit exudes an ambience of understated luxury, with eyepleasing colours, well-appointed furnishings and quality fittings. The development’s amenities include an expansive swimming pool with poolside

gazebos, a bar and a Jacuzzi. A fitness centre is equipped with the latest facilities. On-site spas, shops and cafés provide recreation within the compound. Verdant gardens are dotted with water features which give a welcome cooling effect. A 24-hour reception desk, WiFi Internet throughout the premises, underground car parking and optional housekeeping service provide further benefits. For safety, there is around-the-clock security with a CCTV camera system, a security card entry system and manned guard booths. All this is within a 10 minute drive to the area’s top tourist attractions including The Cartoon Network Water Park, Pattaya Floating Market, Silver Lake Vineyards and the Dolphin Center.

Thailand 10240 t: +66 8790 89909 e: sale@orient-jomtien.com w: www.orient-jomtien.com Award Winner APARTMENT THAILAND The Orient Resort and Spa by The Orient Jomtien Co., Ltd. 158

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   dating back to 1980, Ho & Partners has experienced nearly four decades of evolution, growing from a small design company into a regionally recognised architectural, engineering and property development consultancy under the leadership of its founder, Mr Bosco Ho. Forming part of a high-tech business park, Super D Technology Centre in Shenzhen is a visionary smart working space designed for the future. Ho & Partners were responsible for both the architecture and the interiors of this striking building. The project combines an innovative office, technological research, commercial, a canteen, parking and other functions into one, all of which is incorporated into a contemporary, high technology green building.

Taking note of trends towards healthy working spaces, a long entrance ramp serves to both recess the entrance lobby, create a green buffer zone, and encourage users to exercise. Greenery is a feature throughout with each major area prefaced by a landscape ‘inducer’. The ground floor triple-volume atrium includes flexible partitioning allowing temporary exhibition zones to be easily constructed. This flexible, modular concept extends through the building. The crown of the tower features a podium garden with vertical vegetation and mobile pavilions encouraging users to network and co-create. The tower meets LEED GOLD sustainability certification, maximising energy efficiency. This is combined with a building-wide SMART feedback system, monitoring power and utility usage to maintain optimal conditions.

Ho & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Limited

1/F, Block C, Sea View Estate, 8 Watson Road, North Point, Hong Kong t: +852 2811 5733 f: +852 2811 5775 e: nicholasho@hpahk.com w: www.hpahk.com

Award Winner OFFICE ARCHITECTURE CHINA SuperD Technology Centre by Ho & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Limited Award Winner OFFICE INTERIOR CHINA SuperD Technology Centre by Ho & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Limited Asia Pacific Property Awards

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S Slade Property Services MWEA Tower #1-05

288/290 Shwedagon Pagoda Road Dagon Township, Yangon Myanmar t: +95 9 421 058 866

 P S (SPS) based in Yangon, Myanmar, is a professional real estate consultancy owned and run by Hugo Slade, a British expatriate with over 12 years of experience in the UK and Asia. SPS was established in 2013 and is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), providing market research, property consultancy, valuation, asset management, leasing and sales services. SPS has an excellent track record of advising clients from around the globe and it is the only company in Myanmar with multiple employees who are fully qualified RICS members and registered valuers. All staff members receive training based on RICS principles, thus improving the quality of SPS’s service and the level of diligence provided to clients. As a result, SPS is the preferred provider of valuations for IPO listings, loan security,

joint ventures, development feasibility, land acquisition and disposal. SPS was proud to be appointed as exclusive leasing agents for the award-winning Vantage Tower development in Yangon, which reshaped the skyline and set a benchmark for premium office space in Myanmar. SPS is involved in some of the largest and most high-profile leasing transactions in Myanmar including 75,000 square feet to Ooredoo, 35,000 square feet to the Australian Embassy and 25,000 square feet to the Thai oil and gas company, PTTEP. Other notable clients include HAGL Group, Nestle, Telenor, BAT, Keppel Land and CityMart, the largest supermarket in Myanmar. SPS also supports multiple charities including Little Dragons Rugby – an NGO that develops young people through sport in Myanmar.

m: +95 9 799 650 076 e: info@sps-myanmar.com w: www.sps-myanmar.com

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 O B W is a cluster of high-rise towers offering breathtaking views of Bengaluru. Built by The Phoenix Mills Limited, it is a landmark project comprised of spacious and lavishly proportioned apartments together with a 50,000 sq. ft Clubhouse, with a clutch of premium amenities like multi-purpose courts, indoor & outdoor pool, spa, convenience store and cafeteria. The show flat had to encompass the differing preferences of a range of potential purchasers while maximising the use of space. Extra beds and storage are hidden, showing how a given room could be used for different purposes. Richly detailed wooden veneers bring warmth and luxury to the design, contrasting with natural stones and metallics – gold leaf tables and chairs, chrome elements

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and brass chandeliers create accents through the flat. Bold, large scale geometric patterns and prints on walls and floors complement the traditional materials used. An air of ‘Knightsbridge meets Madison Avenue’ generates a sense of opulence with saturated colour palettes ranging from moody indigo to sultry eggplant to vibrant limes. Mid-century hues are paired with surprising and unexpected dabs of brighter colour. The kitchen flows into the dining area, utilising white onyx and modern Nolte fittings. The Phoenix Kessaku website demonstrates Phoenix’s marketing nous, showcasing the wide attractions of this luxury project in Bangalore. A comprehensive spread of information reveals every feature of the property, bringing its many striking attributes to the fore.

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Phoenix One Bangalore West No 1, Dr. Rajkumar Road,

Opposite Sheraton Hotel, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560010, India t: +91 80 3358 0700 e: enquiry@onebangalorewest.in w: www.onebangalorewest.in

Phoenix Kessaku w: www.kessaku.in

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S CBRE Cambodia

9th Floor, Phnom Penh Tower No. 445, Monivong Blvd, corner of St. 232 Sangkat Boeung Prolit Khan 7 Makara, 12258 Phnom Penh

   , CBRE Cambodia has worked with the most prestigious companies in the country. The multi-award winning firm’s agency and research teams complement each other enabling a better understanding of the market. This provides valuable insights and ultimately builds an advantage for clients through market research reports and agency services for landlords and occupiers. CBRE Cambodia offers the country’s premier property service, consistently delivering international quality experience in a frontier market. It employs staff with the experience, dedication and creativity needed to build advantage and ensure the best results for its clients. The company’s teams focus on market research, consulting, valuation and property management as well as office, retail,

industrial and residential agency services. A specialist team is also focused on land and investment transactions. Consulting projects take CBRE Cambodia all over the country but the majority of its work is centred on the rapidly developing capital, Phnom Penh. It increasingly provides advice relating to coastal developments and has built up expertise in the provision of services to mixed-use projects and the hospitality industry. The team is supported by CBRE’s regional network, in particular its offices in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Reaching across borders, strengthens its consultancy work by giving direct access to vast reserves of knowledge and insight, globally recognised sources and an extensive network of contacts, including some of the largest international companies.

t: +855 23 964 099 e: cambodia@cbre.com w: www.cbre.com.kh Award Winner REAL ESTATE AGENCY CAMBODIA CB Richard Ellis (Cambodia) Co., Ltd Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY CAMBODIA CB Richard Ellis (Cambodia) Co., Ltd 164

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 G  one of India’s leading property developers with a presence spanning three decades and a track record of over 40 million square feet of built projects. The company’s award-winning residential development Embassy Grove is located in the Bangalore CBD. Designed to be an exclusive gated community, it brings together the expansive luxury of a villa lifestyle and the convenience of apartment living in a unique fusion termed ‘villaments’. Embassy Grove is spread over 7.93 acres adjoining the Kamataka Golf Association’s 18-hole golf course. It comprises 106 centrally air-conditioned duplex and triplex villaments ranging from 4,337 to 6,346 square feet. Each unit comes with a private garden/terrace garden

and a private pool with a sundeck. A clubhouse with a range of amenities such as a gym, swimming pool, yoga terrace, indoor games, children’s play area, convenience store and café have also been included in the masterplan. IGBC Green Homes Platinum Pre-certified and incorporating the very best in spatial design and aesthetics, the villaments have been designed with an interesting play of levels and an open plan. Optimal natural light and privacy characterise each one. Large openings afford panoramic views of the golf course and the beautifully landscaped gardens at ground level, which is entirely free of vehicular traffic. Advanced home automation, the very best of finishes, three-four basement car parks and a host of other privileges raise the exclusivity bar.

Embassy Group

Embassy Property Developments Pvt. Ltd.

Embassy GolfLinks Business Park, Royal Oaks, Off Intermediate Ring Road, Bangalore - 560071, India t: +91 88800 50000 e: sales@embassyindia.com w: www.embassyindia.com e: sales@embassygrove.com w: www.embassygrove.com

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S Sam Abbas Design Studio

F-53, Kehkashan Scheme 5 Block 7, Bath Island Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan t: +92 21 3587 8232

 A S is the collaboration between one of Pakistan’s top interior designers, Sam Abbas, and her daughter Sonàl, both of whom are graduates from the prestigious Inchbald School of Design in the UK. Completed projects range across the world, including the UAE, Seychelles, UK, India and Singapore with a focus on elegant, contemporary interiors with a glamorous edge. With the Khalid Chawla villa, the brief was to restructure a double-storey house into two separate self-contained apartments, blending chic with comfort to create large living spaces. Another requirement was spacious master bedrooms with interconnecting dressing rooms. This project involved not just interior

redesigns, but a complete alteration of floorplans and structures. Interior choices include careful use of lines, textures, materials and lighting serving to expand rather than confine spaces. A striking fireplace feature wall partitions the lounge seating area from the sunlit breakfast room, while rosewood floors contrast with the cleaner mirrored lustre of black and white marble. Every piece of furniture has been custom-designed and built by Sam Abbas to match the extensive soft interiors and bespoke linens. Even the crockery and cutlery was meticulously selected to suit the client’s lifestyle and aesthetics. The overall feel is one of neutral, understated elegance, bringing peace and refined luxury to the home – both a showpiece and a sanctuary.

e: hello@samabbas.com w: www.samabbas.com

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  , Malaysia based Nu Infinity is renowned for its visionary approach to interior design. The company was commissioned to design the interior of the award-winning The Naturalist show home, a high-rise, 2,700-square foot apartment located in Damansara, Malaysia. This project uniquely captures the client’s, a successful photographer, desire to inhabit a luxurious home, whilst reflecting his life’s work and travels throughout the property. A step inside this beautiful home rewards you with its calming ambience and inviting foyer area. The rough stone wall and feature timber ceiling are complemented by the lush green of the vertical plant wall, which bring a softness to the walls, thus creating an airy

presence. The dining area creates a wow factor for its guests by creating an impression of dining semi alfresco with a beautiful vertical plant wall, which is reflected by dark mirrors on the opposite side. The heart of the home’s character is portrayed within the family area, where the photographer’s works are displayed, depicting a story of his global travels. A walk through to the master bedroom reveals a full height bay window, which has been designed within a tucked away corner, offering a relaxed area to contemplate and enjoy the view. A nature inspired concept continues throughout with the use of the light-coloured wood and vertical plant walls. The Naturalist truly fulfills its aim to reflect the owner’s works, passions and life.

Nu Infinity

57-1, Petaling Utama Avenue, Jalan PJS 1/50, Petaling Utama Avenue, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. t: +6016 626 1214 t: +6012 387 5838 f: +603 7772 5550 e: info@nuinfinity.com w: www.nuinfinity.com

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Alveo Land

728 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City, 1634 Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines

 L  the Philippines’ leading innovative developer of vibrant communities and groundbreaking living solutions adapted to the changing needs of the upscale, urban achiever market. Armed with sharp foresight, unparalleled excellence, total commitment, and an inherent passion and drive for innovation, Alveo Land offers an extensive portfolio of holistic communities with relevant, thoughtfully-designed amenities, and customer-focused services that ensure its residents and end-users live well. Alveo Land is a subsidiary of Ayala Land – a major player in the region. Targeted to become the region’s top office address, The Stiles Enterprise Plaza is the first office condominium for sale in Circuit Makati, Philippines, master planned

to offer modern units for purchase amidst the urban conveniences of an unrivalled business district. Circuit Makati is a largescale mixed-use development comprising leisure, commercial, and residential spaces to create a full business and lifestyle district. Encompassing two towers, the project aims to provide a wide range of fluid office space options in a Grade-A, LEED-certified building with an emphasis on energy efficiency, sustainability and modernised practicality. A ground-floor business centre with multi-purpose conference rooms stands next to a selection of retail establishments. On the 10th floor a landscaped outdoor and dining deck links the two towers. Natural lighting is maximised throughout the project creating pleasant and desirable workspaces.

t: +632 848 5100 e: info@alveoland.com.ph w: www.alveoland.com.ph Award Winner OFFICE DEVELOPMENT PHILIPPINES The Stiles Enterprise Plaza by Alveo Land Corp 170

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 W D Company Limited (‘the Group’, Hong Kong stock code: 00017), a premium brand infused with a unique personality defined by The Artisanal Movement, was founded in 1970 and was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972. It is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index, with a total asset value of HK$420.4 billion as at 31st December, 2016. The Mount Pavilia KOHO showhome evokes the gentle call of the natural world with earthy palettes, wooden furniture and forest green-accented furnishings. Solid wooden slab tabletops are accessorised with live plantings bringing sprigs of colour to the environment.

Light fixtures framing the ceiling bring shards of indirect light and crevasses of shadow to mimic a forest ambience, whilst branching light fittings evoke the forest canopy. Weeping tree wallpapers, owl friezes and bird-themed décor bring wildlife inside – a cage light in the child’s bedroom continues this motif in a surprising and delightful way. Floor to wall wood panelling creates a core undertone on which more lush furnishings can be overlaid, reproducing the organic layers of forest growth. This focus on nature is a welcoming zone in the heart of Hong Kong’s metropolis, creating a sanctuary of tranquility within the bustling city.

New World Development Company Ltd

30/F, New World Tower, 18 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong t: +852 2523 1056 f: +852 2810 4673 e: newworld@nwd.com.hk w: www.nwd.com.hk

Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW HOME HONG KONG Mount Pavilia KOHO by New World Development Company Ltd Asia Pacific Property Awards

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C YCT LAND PTE LTD

No.88, Off National Assembly Street, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

   developer YCT Land PTE Ltd has collaborated with Kuala Lumpur based architects SW1P Collective to construct and design the stunning 88 Suites. The development is located in the bustling heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This vibrant city steeped in history is a top destination for tourists and business travellers alike, thus providing the perfect location for this iconic residence. Glimmering in the Cambodian sunlight, 88 Suites is a majestic high-rise building with an impressive 360-degree view of the city skyline, whilst overlooking the beautiful Mekong river below. True to its name, 88 SOHO units range in size from 50 through 85 to 100 m² and are all tastefully furnished with kitchens and

bathrooms boasting fittings from world class brands such as Villeroy & Boch and Grohe. 88 suites also offers the first state-of-the-art intelligent car parking system in Phnom Penh. Residents can take time to relax in the tranquil surroundings of the rooftop garden, enjoy a dip in the infinity pool, and take in the panoramic views. The luxurious sky lounge invites residents to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail, while other facilities include a fully equipped gymnasium, communal sky terrace and meeting rooms. 88 Suites encapsulates the developer’s desire to produce a high-class, lavish SOHO property within a fully secured environment, whilst combining the convenience of both business and leisure facilities in one unique location.

t: +855 23 661 8888 e: info@88suites.com w: www.88suites.com

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  K L, Malaysia, TA Global is a premium lifestyle property company involved in development, investment and management. Azelia Residence is an award-winning residential project by the company. It is part of the masterplan of Damansara Avenue, a 48-acre mixed-use development super-hub by TA Global in the established township of Bandar Sri Damansara. The concept for Azelia Residence is modern urban living with breathtaking greenery, complemented by the recreational facilities and convenient lifestyle amenities of an integrated development. Catering to the needs of a wide range of end users, the residences range from single bedroom units for young professionals to three-bedroom options for large families and three-generation living.

Azelia Residence is a relatively low-density project with a total of 250 units within the 3.13-acre development and only eight units per floor for the high-rise residential tower. The landscape master planning was based on an urban forest concept to blend holistically with the development’s architecture. A broad green area is landscaped with gardens and lawns creating a pocket of tranquillity for residents. Modern landscape lighting, garden sculptures and softscapes add to the sense of urban serenity. A separate zone is delineated as an activity area where residents can gather and work out as they please in a safe and pleasant environment. Azelia Residence adds an important element to Damansaraa Avenue’s masterplan which aims to provide connectivity for all aspects of life.

TA Global Berhad

34th Floor, Menara TA One, 22 Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia t: +603 2072 1277 f: +603 2161 5146 e: sales.tag@ta.com.my w: www.ta.com.my

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT MALAYSIA Azelia Residence @ Damansara Avenue by TA Global Berhad Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Redgen Mathieson

102/16-28 Foster St Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia

 M  a leading architectural practice based in Sydney, Australia. Established in 2010 by Harlan Redgen and Phillip Mathieson, the partners lead a design approach that is grounded in Modernist principles of authentic, timeless design and planning rigour. The company’s award-winning project Balmoral House was commissioned by Cameron Macdonald as a turn-key development and envisaged as a classic, timeless property. Located in a prominent position in the harbourside Sydney suburb of Balmoral, the large family residence’s quiet and composed architecture is subservient to the framed views. A high level of detail belies a perception of simplicity whilst materials have been selected to provide longevity.

The design scheme is characterised by its timeless use of simple form, material and space. Entry to the property is through the upper level with an expansive living space which opens on to a covered terrace with views to the water and bush land beyond. There are four bedrooms on the ground floor, each with en suite bathrooms and dressing rooms, opening to terraces and garden. Other highlights include a dramatic 4.5 metre high gallery space opening to the exteriors with motorised timber louvres and a swimming pool with adjacent lounge surrounded by dense planting for optimum privacy. The overall result is a house that has been designed to capitalise on its location and proximity to the water and incorporates both the attributes of a large family residence and sophisticated resort living.

t: +612 9280 4100 e: info@redgenmathieson.com w: www.redgenmathieson.com Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE AUSTRALIA Balmoral House by Redgen Mathieson 174

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  a design consultancy providing services from interior design to branding. It has accumulated a diverse body of work spanning hospitality, commercial, community, office, showroom and residential design. Initially approached to advise on the spatial planning for the lobby, Architology took over the branding and design of the lobby and café of this hotel. Situated in a larger mixed development, the Bespoke Hotel project represents an unusual contradiction – a budget boutique hotel that offers services not normally found in its peers such as a swimming pool and gymnasium. Architology’s role was to design the tripleheight lobby and café areas, taking cues from the concept of stitching in Bespoke suits.

Balancing an unconventional mix of industrial and luxury design with careful budgeting resulted in a lower layer of exposed rebar and concrete on the flooring, together with raw sawn timber cross sections. This transitions into another stratum of luxurious timber wainscoting, veneers, marbles and leathers. Finally, the highest layer uses clean vaulting to evoke travel and transport hubs, combined with custom brass chandeliers and a giant cross-stitch rendition of the hotel logo through reflective ceiling panels. All of this is centred around a focal reception desk hub and waiting area, making passage through what is otherwise quite a narrow area clear and intuitive, minimising the need for wayfinding signs and providing continuous flow through the space.

Architology Interiors Pte Ltd 26A Dempsey Road Singapore 247692 t: +65 6284 1011 e: admin@architology.com.sg w: www.architology.com.sg w: www.facebook.com/architology

Award Winner HOTEL INTERIOR MALAYSIA Bespoke Hotel Puchong by Architology Interiors Pte Ltd Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Tropicana Corporation Berhad Level 7, 9, 10, 11 & 12, Tropicana City

Office Tower, No 3 Jalan SS 20/27, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia t: +603 7713 8888

   two decades in the property development industry, Tropicana Corporation Berhad has redefined the art of living through its comprehensive integrated developments and townships. Located next to the township of Kota Kemuning, Tropicana Aman is an 863acre gated and guarded residential haven transformed from marshland into one of Malaysia’s most desirable addresses. ‘Aman’ translates to peace, harmony or serenity – tenets embedded into the fabric of the development, which is positioned as a walking and biking community. Nature comes to the fore with over half of the development area reserved for public spaces and landscaping. This includes an 85acre Central Park creating a single contiguous eco-system for wildlife. Divided into Eastlake and Westlake parks, rivers and lakes provide

flowing water and tranquillity with multiple pavilions dotted around. Extensive walking and biking areas which include a 7km trail allow residents to immerse themselves in the outdoors. Community areas include a residents’ clubhouse, Tenby International School and neighbourhood retail and commercial plots. A range of residential enclaves comprise linkhomes, semi-detached houses and bungalows together with high-rise residences. These homes are spaced around the central park areas, maintaining low density, quality and scenic views. Each enclave is designed with its own identity and homes are constructed with practicality in mind, catering for multi-generational families and plenty of space. The latest residential phase, Cheria Residences, include the latest security and sustainability features and innovative technology – air ventilation, home networking and security systems.

e: enquiry@tropicanacorp.com.my w: www.tropicanaaman.com.my w: www.tropicanacorp.com.my

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Phu Quoc Marina

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 V  a subsidiary of BIM Group – one of the country’s leading business groups. Adopting the highest standards, Syrena Vietnam continuously pushes the boundaries of innovation throughout its construction and design. The company has won awards for the two following projects. Phu Quoc Marina features a series of luxury resorts and hotels as well as a host of leisure facilities across an area of 155 hectares. These include an international water park, one of South East Asia’s most popular entertainment hubs – Sailing Club, a night market in the heart of the project and a trendy shopping area. The project will contribute immensely to the vibrant new look of Phu Quoc, which places great emphasis on contemporary architecture, unique interiors and giving visitors a luxurious resort experience that is close to nature. Its

main concept revolves around soft and hard geometry to create a compact city centre with an active waterfront, quiet beach and sustainable design. Regent Phu Quoc is an essential part of Phu Quoc Marina. This spectacular waterfront property comprises luxurious hotel rooms and private residences including lake villas, beach villas and sky villas – each with an extensive private pool and magnificent sea views. Its structure merges traditional Vietnamese design with clean, contemporary lines, affording vistas of the sea and the resort’s lake. Rooted in the harmonious and complementary balance of yin and yang, Regent Phu Quoc embodies timeless elegance alongside state-of-the-art technology. The result is understated luxury and bespoke hospitality that is simply world-class, infused with the unique essence of its distinct locale.

Syrena Vietnam Joint Stock Company

Hung Thang New Urban Area, Bai Chay, Ha Long, Quang Ninh t: +84 33 3847 043 f: +84 33 384 4498 e: cs@syrena.vn w: www.syrena.vn

Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT VIETNAM Phu Quoc Marina by Syrena Vietnam Joint Stock Company Award Winner NEW HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN VIETNAM Regent Phu Quoc by Syrena Vietnam Joint Stock Company Asia Pacific Property Awards

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E MelbourneONE

618 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Australia w: www.melbourneone.com.au

Central Equity Ltd

   Central Equity is one of Melbourne’s most respected property developers and is synonymous with inner city living. The company has delivered over A$5 billion in residential projects in Melbourne including the award-winning high-rise tower Melbourne ONE Lonsdale Street Apartments. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s City centre, MelbourneONE is within walking distance of the city’s finest attractions, local amenities and excellent transport links. The bold architecture, heritage street façade and design of the development exemplifies the best of central city living. This striking 45 level tower comprises 477 apartments, ranging from one, two and threebedroom designs and penthouses, together with ground floor retail tenancies and 385 car

parking spaces. An impressive secure entry foyer with a 24-hour concierge, greets visitors as they step inside this stylish building. On entering each apartment, a feeling of space and calm is encapsulated with the use of light that emits from the beautiful floor to ceiling windows. Modern versatile kitchens, containing European sourced appliances, provide the perfect place for entertaining guests. Comfort is paramount and each apartment incorporates concealed air conditioning and double glazed windows. Residents can sit and take in the gorgeous views of the city skyline from the generous terraces and balcony areas and also enjoy leisure amenities that are just outside their front door. These include a gym and indoor heated pool, along with an outdoor terrace and barbecue area.

32 Power Street,

Southbank Vic 3006, Australia t: +61 3 9278 8888 w: www.centralequity.com.au Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA MelbourneONE by Central Equity Ltd 180

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-I I D strives to infuse the elements of beauty into living areas by creating the appropriate spatial ambience, extending the traffic flow and by presenting style and quality, so that occupants may appreciate the design through all five senses. The company’s award-winning project, a sales centre in Taiwan called ‘Breathing Light Fence’, is a prime example. Inspired by an ‘oriental yard’, the building’s design combines innovative materials to create a functional space that provides a platform for sales and service between contractors and homebuyers. It is also a spiritual space expressing values with a view towards the future. Therefore, Breathing Light Fence not only embraces a grand sales service centre but also four stylistic types of model houses.

Through its glass structure, the design focuses on transparency, lightness and strength. Inside, there is a wooden fence that considers both the direction of the sun’s rays from the west and visual transparency. The wooden wall standing at over nine metres high is incorporated to separate the reception area but also serves to make the façade of the building shine like an elegant jewellery box. By connecting continuous grey and white irregular squares throughout the interior design, a dynamic and vivid ceiling line has been defined. Hanging metal lamps and installation artworks showcase crafts, while all details have been developed based on a concept of mixing and matching modern materials in an oriental artistic manner.

Cai-In Interior Design Co., Ltd.

No 125, Cihui 3rd St, Zhongli District Taoyuan City, Taiwan t: +886 3 427 0878 e: decorate@ms24.hinet.net w: www.ciid-design.com

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Jade Land Properties (HK) Limited

Unit 701, Winway Building, 50 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong

  , Jade Land Properties is a boutique real estate consultancy in Hong Kong with a vision of making investment in overseas properties simple, transparent and easily accessible. The company identifies auspicious markets abroad and handpicks quality developments to assist its clients in building their international property portfolio. Its defining feature is the ability to cultivate long-term relationships with clients by improving on the concept of a one-stop service provider; seamlessly integrating the core of its client-centric experience with its proficiency as a provider of international properties. Jade Land Properties started as one of the few industry practitioners involved in upscaling otherwise aged and unappealing apartments to chic homes in the Mid-Levels, a traditionally prestigious district in Hong

Kong. It has now grown to be a cross-national and multi-disciplinary firm, building lasting networks with buyers, sellers, property developers and the local real estate community. The company has expanded its scope to be at the forefront of marketing overseas developments in Hong Kong. It was among the first pioneers to sell Canadian properties in 1995 in anticipation of the colonial handover of Hong Kong and the Asian financial crisis in 1997. Well-connected and with an extensive network of distinguished developers, suppliers and experts, the company is renowned for its integrated approach in offering customised, hassle-free solutions that address the different needs of each individual client – whether they are first-time buyers, corporate leasing executives, expatriates about to relocate to Hong Kong, or overseas developers seeking Hong Kong investors.

t: +852 2869 6683 e: info@jlgroup.hk w: www.jadeland.hk

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EM S  in macro township development, high-rise residential, commercial, retail and integrated developments, as well as property management and project and construction services. The company has won two awards for its Residensi 22 Mont’Kiara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Conceived with greenery and luxury in mind, it features 534 exclusive apartment units designed to accommodate vast living spaces and exude an ambience of sheer opulence. Topping all this off are over 30 facilities masterfully pieced together in a massive podium spread over three storeys as well as at rooftop level in the sky lounge. These include a spacious, well-equipped gym, a yoga and pilates room, badminton, tennis and basketball courts.

The essence of Residensi 22 Mont’Kiara is weaving structure and greenery into one. Evergreen tropical trees and verdant grass offer residents a living experience in a marble and timber urban enclave intertwined in perfect harmony with the surrounding woods. The design for the podium is an adaptation of the appearance of a rocky outcrop, a result of natural erosion. This image is further explored in the building elevations where the vertical louvres and ledges represent fissures, ledges and crevices in the rock surface allowing vegetation to thrive. On the surface of this rocky outcrop, natural depressions occur in which water collects in two large pools surrounded with greenery. It is on this plateau that two stunning towers rise, creating a highly desirable abode amidst the natural landscape.

UEM Sunrise Berhad

Level U2, Block C5, Solaris Dutamas No.1 Jalan Dutamas 1 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia t: +603 2718 7788 f: +603 6207 9330 e: customercare@uemsunrise.uemnet.com w: www.uemsunrise.com

 BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE MALAYSIA Residensi 22 Mont’Kiara by UEM Sunrise Berhad Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT MALAYSIA Residensi 22 Mont’Kiara by UEM Sunrise Berhad Asia Pacific Property Awards

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  , National Gallery Singapore opened in 2015 and oversees the largest public collection of modern art in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Located in the heart of the Civic District the gallery is housed in the former Supreme Court and City Hall. After winning an international competition, StudioMilou was awarded the contract in 2008 to design the gallery within the two historic landmark buildings. The brief was to combine a world class gallery within the two monuments, whilst maintaining the historical façade and integrity of the buildings. In response, the two main elements of the design included a stylish new roof structure discretely connecting the roof tops and an impressive basement concourse, which unites them below.

At first glimpse the gallery building appears largely unchanged but on further inspection a beautiful metallic lattice veil drapes majestically down over the entrance, thus creating a modern twist to an historical structure. Visitors are encouraged to step inside and discover the artistic delights that await. The journey through the gallery reveals a fantastic use of space and light, whilst maintaining many of the old court room features. Time can be taken to appreciate the artwork displayed whilst contemplating perhaps on the history that took place within the walls. A step up to the roof top reveals a modern, contemporary restaurant and a tranquil roof garden with reflective pools and a lush green wall offering a wonderful place to relax and enjoy panoramic views of the cityscape.

t: +65 6271 7000 e: info@nationalgallery.sg w: www.nationalgallery.sg

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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Central South Yarra

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Grace Victoria Quarter

 P  Melbourne’s leading private property developer, delivering superior quality lifestyle and commercial developments in prime inner-city locations. The company has won four awards across two different projects. Central South Yarra is a 30-storey mixeduse development which places a strong focus on connectivity and liveability. Referencing the rich historical fabric of this urban precinct, the architectural concept explores the idea of fashion, clothing and pattern making. Its folded white concrete façades reveal a series of facetted golden glass pleats, which are eroded to show the solid golden form of the building from penthouse to lobby. Apartments offer their own spectacular views, while the entire rooftop is given over to

residents as an extension of their living space with 360-degree panoramic views. Grace Victoria Quarter is a defining residential project in Auckland, New Zealand, developed in partnership with Auckland-based developer Location Group. As the first of its kind to be built in this vibrant city, Grace has set a new standard for luxury living and is the inspiration for a fresh, new generation of design-led architecture. Located on a premier corner block, the building showcases a gently curvilinear form with a glass-fronted façade. Grace enables exclusivity for residents with sophisticated spaces to relax, play and entertain. Each apartment features a sun-drenched, openplan lay out with high-end fixtures and fittings and floor-to-ceiling windows for optimum views of the waterfront.

Little Projects Pty Ltd Level 3, 15 Claremont Street South Yarra , Victoria, 3141 Australia t: +61 3 9234 0000 f: +61 3 9234 0009 e: info@littleprojects.com.au w: www.littleprojects.com.au

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 BEST DEVELOPMENT MARKETING NEW ZEALAND Grace Victoria Quarter by Little Projects & Location Group  BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT NEW ZEALAND Grace Victoria Quarter by Little Projects & Location Group Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Tagaytay Highlands Brgy. Calabuso,

Tagaytay City 4120

  Highlands Prime Incorporated and Belle Corporation, two of the Philippines’ leading real estate developers, the award-winning leisure development Tagaytay Highlands sets the bar in defining mountain resort living in the country. This 1,200 hectare project south of Luzon takes great pride in its themed residential communities, world-class services, and breathtaking views of nature. Tagaytay Highlands is divided into three districts – the Highlands, Midlands and Greenlands – each with its own lush scenery, panoramic views, top-notch amenities, and residential communities with distinct architectural themes. The Highlands consists of nine different residential projects nestled in the highest elevation of Tagaytay City, including the signature log cabins. It is also home to the famous Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club and The Country Club.

The Midlands is composed of a variety of themed communities inspired by architecture and culture from around the world. It boasts of golf course communities highlighting fairway lots that give lush views of the Tagaytay Highlands Midlands Golf Club, a 27-hole championship course. True to its name, the Greenlands is a community that promotes an active, social lifestyle amidst nature. It features contemporary American themed homes set in verdant landscaping with refreshing nature views. To date, Tagaytay Highlands offers not only mountain-resort homes but exclusive membership to four different clubs – all of which provide a variety of both active and passive amenities for every age group to enjoy. This establishes it as one of the finest leisure resorts through its many superb facilities for rest and recreation in a stunning mountainside location.

Philippines t: +632 505 2422 w: www.tagaytayhighlands.com Award Winner LEISURE DEVELOPMENT PHILIPPINES Tagaytay Highlands by Highlands Prime Incorporated / Belle Corporation 188

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 W I H is a leading firm of interior and consulting services with a portfolio of successful projects of varying scale throughout Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region. Its award-winning retail interior design project involves the new store Lusso Icona, a luxury home accessories and lifestyle outlet in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The client’s brief was to bring out the character of every brand, most of which are designed by artists and include custom made furniture imported from European countries. While each product has its distinct characteristics, the overall brand of Lusso Icona had to rise to the fore. With this important requirement of brand positioning,

The W has delivered a clean, elegant and spacious concept including many different design elements. Due to the irregular layout of the existing double shop unit, the final design achieves a delicate balance between its display and storage areas. A display cabinet has been used as a partition wall to separate the two, maximise the spaces and avoid any views being blocked by structural columns. Dark brown and white have been chosen as the main colour palette while a floating marble wall embellished with a gold leaf metal logo stands out as the overall brand image. By bringing ample natural daylight into the shop’s interiors, a welcoming feeling is experienced whilst also displaying the home lifestyle products to their best advantage.

The W International Holdings Limited

Unit 22B, 62-63 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong t: +852-8202 8818 e: thewinfo@thewintl.com w: www.thewintl.com

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VIETNAM

N Nam Long Investment Corporation

6 Nguyen Khac Vien, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam t: +84 8 54 16 17 18

 L I C was established in 1992 as one of the first private construction companies in Vietnam. Over the years the firm has gone from strength to strength achieving many awards, the latest of which is for Flora Fuji in District 9 of Hochiminh City. Co-developed by Nam Long and Japanese partners, Hankyu Realty and Nishitetsu, this condominium project is designed in a distinct Japanese style. It follows the success of Flora Sakura, the first of Nam Long’s affordable condominium product line branded Flora, and adheres to its strict 3G criteria: Gettable – Green – Greater. This entails having an affordable price, creating a green living environment

and giving owners a home of which they can be justifiably proud. Ideally located just 15 minutes from the CBD, Flora Fuji is aimed at middle-income buyers aged between 25-40 years. Each part of the project has a high level of perfection: such as using eco-friendly material, focusing on room functionality, simplifying design and limiting excess details to build an affordable condominium. The 18-storey apartment building has 789 units but on a 27% construction density. The remaining space is dedicated to integrated amenities such as a colourful Japanese garden filled with flowers, a barbecue area and café, swimming pool, community clubs, outdoor sports grounds, kindergartens and shopping centres.

f: +84 8 54 17 18 19 e: info@namlongvn.com w: www.namlongvn.com

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Bennington Residences @ SkyArena, Setapak

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W D, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is founded on one single vision – to be the best city developer. It aims to achieve this by providing the ultimate Sky Living experience in a sustainable environment – an award-winning concept it has developed and refined in a mission to enhance the experience of city living. Set on a generous 2.7-acre plot, Bennington Residences represents the second stage of SkyWorld’s iconic new landmark in the heart of SkyArena, the largest 28-acre master development in Setapak. Bennington Residences will provide an urban and active living experience as well as a welcoming and serene oasis for its residents. Inspired by the natural majesty of the Malaysian Rainforest Strata, each zone of its landscape represents the layers of a rainforest. The careful selection of nature-oriented hardscape finishing and

SkyLuxe On The Park @ Bukit Jalil

a mixture of both native and imported plant species prove key components in creating a unique yet sustainable landscape environment. SkyLuxe On The Park is on a 1.85-acre site, surrounded by the 80-acre Bukit Jalil Recreational Park and opposite the 165-acre, 18-hole Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort. Offering exclusive sky living with luxurious greenery views, the two 43-storey towers contain 477 residences. Their irregularly shaped exterior façades resemble the branches of trees to complement the natural surroundings. As the park is a natural habitat for an abundance of flora and fauna unique to the Malaysian tropical rainforest, this has inspired the landscape theme. Specially selected plants and design elements invite the co-habitation of wildlife within SkyLuxe’s surroundings, thus creating a harmonious coexistence between humans and nature.

SkyWorld Development Group

Level 7. Block B, Wisma NTP World, Excella Business Park, Jalan Ampang Putra, 55100 Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia t: +603 4270 9968 t: +603 4270 3928 f: +603 4270 3926 e: corporate@skyworld.my w: www.skyworld.my

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MALAYSIA Bennington Residences @ SkyArena, Setapak by SkyWorld Development Group Award Winner RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MALAYSIA SkyLuxe On The Park @ Bukit Jalil by SkyWorld Development Group Asia Pacific Property Awards

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AUSTRALIA & THAILAND

Banyan Tree Residences Brisbane, Australia

B Banyan Tree Residences

Banyan Tree Residences Head Office 390/1 Moo 1, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket, Thailand 83110 t: +66 (0)76 362 333

Banyan Tree Grand Residences, Thailand

 T H  R, founded in 1994, is a renowned Asian brand that is synonymous with prestige and lavishness. The magnificent award-winning Banyan Tree Grand Residences project is a prime example. It consists of 19 exclusive and exquisite villas that combine serenity and architectural brilliance. Forming part of the Laguna Phuket integrated community which is within 1,000 acres of tropical parkland fronting the pristine Bangtao beach, residents have ready access to the resort’s many attractions. Each five-bedroom villa offers capacious living areas with an unsullied flow of interior design and the latest technologies. Rising gracefully above the water’s edge, a serene entrance courtyard leads through to an expansive shaded terrace linking the living areas to a large infinity pool with integrated Jacuzzi.

Whilst Banyan Tree is a well-known brand in Asia, it is relatively unknown in Australia. However, all this is to change with the launch of the award-winning Banyan Tree Residences in Brisbane. This represents not only the company’s first development in Australia but also Brisbane’s first luxury branded development. Inspired by its stunning clifftop location, this striking 11-storey building features three undulating wave structures. All 76 apartments have extensive balconies which serve as an extension of their impressive interior living areas. Additionally, the penthouses include private rooftop infinity pools with the most spectacular panoramic views of the CBD, river and botanical gardens. Residents also enjoy access to an integrated spa, restaurant and 24hour concierge.

f: +66 (0)76 362 335 e: residences@banyantree.com w: www.banyantreeresidences.com

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P A K I S TA N

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 D P L is part of well known business enterprise AKD Group. The company, which is based in Pakistan, has won two awards for its prestigious residential high-rise development The Arkadians in Karachi. With distant views to the Arabian Sea, it is the only development of its kind in Pakistan with a golf course on one side and a creek on the other, combining both lush greenery as well as the water’s edge. The Arkadian’s Thirteen Residential Towers are predominantly of two heights – ground floor plus 32, and ground floor plus 26. They are positioned in a staggered configuration with 80 feet diagonally while 130-150 feet distance between towers. Logically, the taller towers are situated further from the creek and

golf course, enabling views both between and over the top of the shorter towers. An iconic roof canopy and pergola takes its inspiration from shells found by the Arabian Sea. Whilst being visually exciting, it essentially protects the roof gardens and terraces and provides privacy to the penthouses in the lower towers. Each of the 1,720 luxurious apartments will feature the best possible materials and finishes including Italian kitchens, Spanish tiles and German fittings. The building’s podium is heavily landscaped and completely pedestrianised with each tower having its own drop off point. The intention is to create a self-sufficient community with its own amenities in the podium including swimming pools, health clubs, sports facilities, day care and a mosque, all within the pedestrianised zone.

Creek Developers Private Limited

214, Zulfiqar Street No.1, Phase VIII, DHA Karachi, Pakistan t: +92 21 35250361-7 f: +92 21 35250369 e: info@creekdevelopers.com w: www.thearkadians.com w: www.creekdevelopers.com

 BEST DEVELOPMENT MARKETING PAKISTAN The Arkadians by Creek Developers Private Limited Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT PAKISTAN The Arkadians by Creek Developers Private Limited Asia Pacific Property Awards

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MAC AU

B Nomad Design

Cave B, Edf, Ieng Lei 3, Calcada Da Feitoria, Macau

  M, Nomad Design creates aesthetically beautiful as well as functional interior design concepts for private residences, restaurants, retail outlets and commercial offices. The company’s award-winning project is for a private, 150m² apartment in Macau Island Park. The client initially requested a hotel-like space. Instead, Nomad suggested the creation of a warm but luxurious home, influenced by the local hotel-casino culture. It features a classic-European style but with an eclectic twist. As the timeless feature of European interior design is timber moulding, Nomad has used this classic element to great effect in the project. In order to visually enlarge the space, the symmetry of decorative

mouldings has been broken to extend on to the side walls. The three-bedroom, three bathroom apartment has an irregular shape and is mainly divided into two parts. After walking through the main entrance door, the first sight is a foyer. The left side features an under-window bench seat which provides an ideal relaxation area when a gentle breeze blows. Bypassing the foyer, the dining and living area offers a fabulous view towards Macau through the balcony. The home is full of vibrant hues to appeal to all family members who have different characters and tastes. However, the underlying theme throughout the apartment’s design is one of sheer luxury with accessories and materials such as timber creating warmth.

t: +853 2897 1008 e: info@nomaddesign.com.co w: www.nomaddesign.com.co

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE MACAU Residential design - 8A Island Park by Nomad Design 196

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The Grand Star Platinum

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 P H G was founded in 2005 and has since become one of Cambodia’s most prominent property development companies. Two of its latest ongoing projects have won a total of three awards. Grand Star Platinum is a multi-residence project covering 200 hectares in the capital city of Phnom Penh. It is the largest housing project in the country with innovative architectural design that carefully considers space, light and ventilation and green areas. Each of the 10 phases has a different design theme and the highest quality materials, fixtures fittings and finishes feature both internally and externally. Borey Peng Huoth believes in creating a balance between its residential developments and a green environment. Providing attractive landscaped areas in which the community

Euro Ville

can relax and enjoy leisure pursuits is a main priority for the group. Grand Star Platinum’s landscaping therefore features different plantings providing shade from trees and shrubs, and floral colour and scent throughout its public gardens, parks and rooftop gardens. Phase eight of Grand Star Platinum is Euroville – an entertainment, leisure and hospitality development set over 3.11 hectares. It is zoned into thematic areas positioned along a canal vista and boulevard crescent, both of which transect the main axis of the development. The axis itself is the connection that leads to the grand conference ballroom of the Convention Hall. The resulting combination of residences, infrastructure network and public leisure amenities brought to Phnom Penh by Grand Star Platinum and Euroville will offer a superb new lifestyle for residents.

Borey Peng Huoth Group Building 266, Street 598,

Sangkat Phnom Penh Thmey, Khan Sen Sok, Phnom Penh, Cambodia t: +855 23 6969 699 e: sale@penghuoth.com e: info@penghuoth.com w: www.penghuoth.com/en

 BEST ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE CAMBODIA The Grand Star Platinum by Borey Peng Huoth Group Award Winner RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE CAMBODIA The Grand Star Platinum by Borey Peng Huoth Group Award Winner LEISURE DEVELOPMENT CAMBODIA Euro Ville by Borey Peng Huoth Group Asia Pacific Property Awards

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SCape

A ARK Associates Limited Room 1303-1304

13/F, Block A, Seaview Estate 2 Watson Road, North Point Hong Kong t: +852 2633 6383

V Point

RK A  innovative solutions in architecture, planning, and interior design. The company has won awards for the two following architectural projects, both in Hong Kong. SCape involved the replacement of 10 outdated townhouses with a new development of eight properties, inspired by tropical resort hotels in South-east Asia. One of the main architectural design concepts and objectives was to design a house where the interior engages with the exterior. The architecture, landscape and spectacular scenery have all been designed to merge and flow into one another. This immersion into nature has been achieved by the lower row of houses being accessed at roof level to minimise the access road and maximise the landscaped areas.

Ground floor living rooms open out to the garden and infinity pool and look out over the sea views beyond. The project brief for V Point was for a ‘Ginza’ type tower with 12,457m² of commercial space in the heart of Causeway Bay. This typology originated from Japan where space is often limited and retail spaces have to develop upwards, connected by a series of lifts. The 30-storey tower takes inspiration from the shapes and qualities of diamonds and other gemstones. Its unique curtain wall is made up of over 2,000 different glass modules which reflect the sunlight at different angles. The resulting signature and iconic tower is a new destination and landmark for what is one of the major shopping and entertainment districts in Hong Kong.

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WINNERS

Asia Pacific Winners 2017-2018 Australia

Australia (cont.)

Apartment

Property Consultancy Marketing

 Bay Pavilions by TH Properties Sdn Bhd

 Property Consultancy Marketing by Colliers International Australia

Award Winner Banyan Tree Residences Brisbane by BT Development No.1 PTY Ltd.

Property Consultancy Website

Award Winner Eliza by Ceerose

 JLL

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner savills.com.au by Savills Australia

 Bridgehill Residences by Bridgehill Group & SJB

Real Estate Agency

Award Winner Breeze Mooloolaba by Aria Property Group

 APAD Consultancy

Award Winner Opus Malvern by LSA Architects

Real Estate Agency Website

Architecture Single Residence

 www.uniqueestates.com.au by Unique Estates

Award Winner Balmoral House by Redgen Mathieson

Residential Development

Developer Website

 MILQ Apartments by PRINCE Developments

 www.milieuproperty.com.au by Milieu

Award Winner Breeze Mooloolaba by Aria Property Group

Development Marketing

Award Winner Harbour Mill by Ceerose

 Banyan Tree Residences Brisbane

Residential High-rise Architecture

by BT Development No.1 PTY Ltd

 Eq. Tower by Elenberg Fraser

Award Winner Markwell Residences by Citimark by Citimark Properties

Award Winner The Melbourne Residences by Aria Property Group

Award Winner Central South Yarra by Little Projects

Residential High-rise Development

Hotel Architecture

 Central South Yarra by Little Projects

 Trinity Point Resort & Marina by Squillace Architects & Johnson

Award Winner MelbourneONE by Central Equity Ltd

Property Group

Award Winner Eq. Tower by ICD Property & Sino-Ocean Land

Interior Design Apartment

Retail Interior

Award Winner Breeze Mooloolaba by Aria Property Group

 Aesop Pacific Fair Signature Store by Mlkk Studio

Leisure Architecture

Award Winner Trinity Point Resort & Marina by Squillace Architects & Johnson Property Group

Bangladesh Architecture Single Residence

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Shuborno Dighi by J A Architects Ltd and Ground One Consortium

 City Beach Surf Club and Commercial Development

Mixed-use Architecture

by CHRISTOU Design Group

Award Winner Training Center for Sajida Foundation by J A Architects Ltd

Mixed-use Development  South City Square by Pellicano & Perri Projects

Cambodia

Office Architecture

Apartment

Award Winner Clarice by RAZ Interiors Limited

Award Winner Bodaiju Residences by Torreya Asset Holdings Co., Ltd

Office Development

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Harrison Place by Milieu

 The Grand Star Platinum by Borey Peng Huoth Group

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Siem Reap Botanic Residences and Lifestyle Mall

 CBRE

by ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

Award Winner Colliers International Australia

Leisure Development

Award Winner JLL

Award Winner Euro Ville by Borey Peng Huoth Group

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WINNERS Cambodia (cont.)

China (cont.)

Mixed-use Architecture

Leisure Interior

 Vattanac Capital by Farrells

 Copper by PTang Studio Ltd

Award Winner Phnom Penh City Center by Shukaku Inc.

Award Winner White Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Keppel Sheshan Riviera Clubhouse by HWCD

Award Winner Phnom Penh City Center by Shukaku Inc.

Mixed-use Architecture

Office Development

 Canton First Estate by P&T Group

Award Winner Raintree Development by Urbanland Asia

Award Winner Centralcon Shangsha by Aedas

and August Development Co.

Award Winner Gmond International Building by Aedas

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Huarong Financial Centre by Aedas

Award Winner CB Richard Ellis (Cambodia) Co., Ltd

Mixed-use Development

Real Estate Agency

Award Winner Mid-Town by China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd

Award Winner CB Richard Ellis (Cambodia) Co., Ltd

Award Winner Park Eleven by TGR Group

Residential High-rise Development

Mixed-use Interior

 88 Suites by YCT LAND PTE LTD

 Phoenix TV International Media Center by HEAD Architecture

Residential Landscape Architecture

and Design Limited

Award Winner The Grand Star Platinum by Borey Peng Huoth Group

Award Winner Jiangnan Global Harbor by Chapman Taylor Shanghai Studio

Award Winner Bodaiju Residences by Torreya Asset Holdings Co., Ltd

Award Winner Unlimited Boundary by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)

Retail Interior

New Hotel Construction & Design

Award Winner Timepieces by HEAD Architecture and Design Limited

 Yangzhou Heritage House Hotel and Resort by HWCD

Award Winner The Parisian Macao by The Parisian Macao China

Office Architecture

Apartment

 SCE Shanghai Hongqiao CBD North 01 & 03 Project

 Bulgari Residences Shanghai by OCT Land (Shanghai) Investment Ltd Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner The Berylville by Gravity Partnership Limited

by Aedas

Award Winner InnoValley HQ by Gravity Partnership Limited Award Winner Super D Technology Centre by Ho & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Limited

Architecture Single Residence

Office Development

 Waterfront Independent Mansions by OCT Land (Shanghai)

 China Overseas Plaza by China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd

Investment Ltd

Office Interior

Commercial High-rise Architecture

 ABB Shanghai Office by DPWT Design Ltd

 KK100 by Farrells

Award Winner ABB Guangzhou Office by DPWT Design Ltd

Award Winner Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre

Award Winner Super D Technology Centre by Ho & Partners Architects Engineers

by Leigh & Orange Ltd.

& Development Consultants Limited

Hotel Architecture

Property Consultancy

 Zhuhai Holiday Resort New Hotel (Phase 1) by Aedas

 Savills Property Services (Shanghai) Company Limited

Award Winner Shishi Gold Coast Project by Aedas

Award Winner CBRE China

Award Winner Nansha Riverside Garden Hotel (Sheraton Hotel) by Aedas

Award Winner JLL China

Hotel Interior

Award Winner Tianjin E-SMART Relocation Consultants Co., Ltd.

 Hilton Jinan by Wilson Associates

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner Crosswaters Ecolodge & Spa by ben yeung & associates ltd.

 TAICHI by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)

Interior Design Apartment

Award Winner The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen by Gravity

 Rui Hong Xin Cheng by HWCD

Partnership Limited

Award Winner Shenzhen Bay by L’atelier Fantasia

Public Service Interior

Interior Design Private Residence

 SKYNET by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)

 Artful Color by SAARANHA&VASCONCELOS

Real Estate Agency

Award Winner Modern Rococo by IADC

 Savills Property Services (Shanghai) Company Limited

Award Winner Orient Express by SAARANHA&VASCONCELOS

Residential Development

Interior Design Show Home

 Chinese Courtyard by Beijing Earth Spring Investment Co., Ltd.

 Keppel Sheshan Riviera Residence by HWCD

Award Winner Yan Gang Yu Hao Fu by Hebei Yan Gang (Group) Fu Yuan Cheng Real

Award Winner Lake Sea Golf Villa by Kenneth Ko Designs Ltd

Estate Development Co., Ltd

Award Winner Emerald Riverside by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)

Award Winner Lake Sea Golf Villa by Zhuhai Providence Real Estate Development Co Ltd

Award Winner Comb+ Show Home - Blue by PTang Studio Ltd

Residential High-rise Architecture

Leisure Architecture

 Yan Gang Yu Hao Fu by Hebei Yan Gang (Group) Fu Yuan Cheng Real

 Luneng Lingxiu Mansion Commercial Development by PH Alpha Design Limited

Estate Development Co., Ltd

Award Winner Upperhills by Gravity Partnership Limited

Award Winner Xihongmen Sports Park by Mochen Architects & Engineers

Award Winner Luwan TPQ Lot.116 by P&T Group

Award Winner Jing Hang “Grand Canal” Theater & Park by Surbana (Shanghai)

Residential High-rise Development

Planning & Design Consultants Ltd. (International office of

Award Winner International Community by China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd

Surbana Jurong)

Award Winner One Blossom Cove by China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Hong Kong (cont.)

Retail Architecture

Mixed-use Interior

 Genxing Resource Fashion Mall by PH Alpha Design Limited

 LA CRESTA by PTang Studio Ltd

Award Winner Parc Central by Benoy Design for Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd

Award Winner Mezzi Master Bookshop & Exhibition by One Plus Partnership Limited

Retail Architecture

Office Development

Award Winner Jiangnan Global Harbor by Chapman Taylor Shanghai Studio

 218 Electric Road by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Retail Development

Award Winner Tower 535 by Phoenix Property Investors

Award Winner Foshan Unipark by China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd

Office Interior

Retail Interior

Award Winner LA CRESTA by PTang Studio Ltd

 5 Dragon Park Shopping Mall, Shanghai

Award Winner 2GETHER by PTang Studio Ltd

by Arvenchi Design Consultants

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Hisense Plaza, Qingdao Phase 2 by Concept i Design / Hisense Group

 JLL

Award Winner Xi’an Incity by GARDE CO., LTD

Award Winner CBRE Hong Kong Public Service Architecture

Hong Kong

 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Conference Lodge

Apartment

by BARRIE HO Architecture Interiors Ltd.

Award Winner No.6-22 Chung Ching Street by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Award Winner Hong Kong Sports Institute by P&T Group Award Winner German Swiss International School by P&T Group

Award Winner One Prestige by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Real Estate Agency

Architecture Multiple Residence

 Jade Land Properties (HK) Limited

 SCape by ARK Associates Limited

Residential Development

Award Winner Jade Grove by Chinachem Group

Award Winner Jade Grove by Chinachem Group

Bathroom Design

Award Winner The Spectra by K. Wah International Holdings Limited & Sino Land

 Aqua Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited Commercial High-rise Architecture

Company Limited Residential High-rise Architecture

 V Point by ARK Associates Limited

 The Morgan by Phoenix Property Investors

Commercial High-rise Development

Award Winner Twin Peaks by K. Wah International Holdings Limited

 Tower 535 by Phoenix Property Investors

Award Winner The Pavilia Hill by P&T Group

Award Winner H Code - 45 Pottinger Street by Henderson Land Development

Residential High-rise Development

Co. Ltd. & Hip Shing Hong (Holdings) Co. Ltd Interior Design Apartment

 Twin Peaks by K. Wah International Holdings Limited

Award Winner Seven Victory Avenue by Henderson Land Development

 An Urban Sanctuary, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

Company Limited

Award Winner Corinthia By The Sea by Jet Union Development Limited

Award Winner Grand Austin Residence by Chinc’s Workshop

Hong Kong (cont.)

Award Winner The Graces Providence Bay by PTang Studio Ltd

Retail Architecture

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Temple Mall North by Aedas

 City Point by Danny Chiu Interior Designs Ltd.

Award Winner Plaza 2000 by BARRIE HO Architecture Interiors Ltd.

Award Winner Island Road by Primocasa Interiors Limited

Retail Development

Award Winner The Graces Providence Bay by PTang Studio Ltd

Award Winner Lee Tung Avenue by Grand Site Development Limited

Interior Design Show Home

Retail Interior

 Providence Peak Show House 7 by PTang Studio Ltd

 Toy Cathedral by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Award Winner Mount Pavilia KOHO by New World Development Company Ltd

Award Winner The Owners Pavilion, Shatin Racecourse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Award Winner LA CRESTA by PTang Studio Ltd Leisure Architecture

by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

Award Winner Aesop IFC Signature Store by Mlkk Studio

 The Hilltop Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

India

Award Winner Hong Kong Velodrome by P&T Group

Apartment

Leisure Interior

 HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

 The Six Furlong, Happy Valley Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Award Winner The Reserve by Landscape Tectonix Limited

by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

Award Winner Prestige Bagamane Temple Bells by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

Award Winner Insun Lotte Cinema by One Plus Partnership Limited

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Meteor Cinema by One Plus Partnership Limited

Award Winner Nitesh Park Avenue by Nitesh Estates

Mixed-use Architecture

Architecture Single Residence

 Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK) Ltd Expansion Project phase 2

Award Winner Shanthi Nivas by SVA Shripal & Venkat Architects / One Landscape

by Leigh & Orange Ltd.

Commercial High-rise Architecture

Award Winner SKYPARK by P&T Group

 Marathon Futurex by Marathon Realty Pvt Ltd

Mixed-use Development

Commercial High-rise Development

 Tower 535 by Phoenix Property Investors

 Marathon Futurex by Marathon Realty Pvt Ltd

Award Winner 8 Ka Shin Street by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Award Winner Amar Business Park by Amar Builders

Award Winner Novum East by Henderson Land Development Company Limited

Award Winner Prestige Palladium by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

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India (cont.)

Developer Website

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Phoenix Kessaku by Palladium Constructions Private Limited

 HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

Award Winner www.prestigeconstructions.com

Award Winner Monte South by Adani Realty & Marathon Group

by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

Award Winner Prestige Edwardian by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

Development Marketing

Retail Development

 HBS City by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

 Forum Vijaya Mall Chennai

Award Winner Prestige Lakeside Habitat by Prestige Habitat Ventures Private Limited

by Vijaya Productions Pvt Ltd

Award Winner The Forum Sujana Mall by Babji Realtors Pvt Ltd

Award Winner Forum Song of the South by Prestige Habitat Ventures Private Limited

Indonesia

Interior Design Apartment

Developer Website

 Sky Belvedere by Lunkad Realty

Award Winner www.sinarmasland.com by Sinar Mas Land

Award Winner Prestige Edwardian by Morph Design Company

Development Marketing

Interior Design Show Home

Award Winner Nuvasa Bay by Sinar Mas Land

 Phoenix One Bangalore West by Palladium Constructions

Hotel Architecture

Private Limited

Award Winner Marriott Development by ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

Award Winner Sky Belvedere by Lunkad Realty

Award Winner Habitat - Lagoi Bay by Scala Marq Pte Ltd

Award Winner Prestige Augusta Golf Village

Hotel Interior

by Morph Design Company

 Mercure Karawang by ASC Interior Co., Ltd

Leisure Interior

Mixed-use Architecture

 The Bar Stock Exchange by The Orange Lane

 The Hundred by Farpoint

Mixed-use Architecture

Mixed-use Development

 Athena by Chapman Taylor India LLP

 Metland Cyber City

Award Winner SHALIMAR Gateway by Bentel Associates

by PT. Metropolitan Karyadeka Development

Award Winner Solitaire World by Solitaire

Award Winner Gandaria City by Gandaria City

Mixed-use Development

Mixed-use Interior

 Solitaire World by Solitaire

Award Winner Fiesta - Bintan Lagoon Resort by iwa Design Pte Ltd

Award Winner Bahri Beautiful Country by Bahri Estates Private Limited

Office Architecture

Award Winner The Eternis by Landscape Tectonix Limited

 CBD Villa Meutia Kirana SOHO & Office by PT. Indomegah Cipta

New Small Hotel Construction & Design

Award Winner Confluence by Arun Excello Group / One Landscape Design / SVA Shripal and Venkat Architects

Bangun Citra

Award Winner Fachrudin Point Tower by PT. Indomegah Cipta Bangun Citra Office Interior

Office Architecture

Award Winner Japan Tobacco International - Jakarta by PDM International

 ACC by Prestige Interiors

Award Winner Cargill Jakarta HQ by PDM International

Award Winner Prestige Netscope by Prestige Interiors

Property Consultancy

Office Development

Award Winner JLL Indonesia

 RMZ Ecoworld by RMZ Corp

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Amar Business Park by Amar Builders

Award Winner Senopati Suites by Asiana Group

Property Consultancy

Retail Development

 CBRE India

Award Winner Neo Soho Mall by Agung Podomoro Land

Award Winner Cushman & Wakefield

Award Winner Q-Big BSD City by Sinar Mas Land

Award Winner JLL Property Consultancy Marketing

Japan

 Cushman & Wakefield

Architecture Single Residence

Property Single Unit

 Villa / Gallery in Karuizawa by Makoto Yamaguchi Design

 Sky Belvedere by Lunkad Realty

Award Winner N8-house [ House of III-BOX ] by Architect Show Co., Ltd

Award Winner Prestige Tech Vista by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

Award Winner Residence in Daisen The Aperture in the Forest

Award Winner Prestige Royal Woods by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd

by Keisuke Kawaguchi + K2-DESIGN

Public Service Architecture

Property Consultancy

 East Kidwai Nagar by Chapman Taylor India LLP

 CBRE Japan

Residential Development

Award Winner JLL Japan

 HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

Award Winner Embassy Grove by Embassy Group

Kazakhstan

Award Winner HBS City by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

Apartment

Award Winner Mana Tropicale by Mana Projects Pvt. Ltd

Award Winner The Club House “Pioneer” by Grada Construction LLP

Residential High-rise Architecture

Development Marketing

 KALPATARU AVANA by Kalpataru Limited

 Residential Complex, Viennese Quarter by Expo Town Uspekh

Award Winner Legacy Cirocco by Legacy Global Projects

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Monte South by Adani Realty & Marathon Group

 Talan Towers by Astana Property Management Asia Pacific Property Awards

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Malaysia (cont.)

Mixed-use Development

Mixed-use Development

 Talan Towers by Astana Property Management

 Bukit Bintang City Centre by BBCC Development Sdn Bhd

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Star Development by Alpine Return Sdn Bhd

 Colliers Kazakhstan LLP

Award Winner Country Garden Forest City by Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd

Property Consultancy Marketing

Award Winner Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development

 Prima Park Offices & Hotel by Colliers Kazakhstan LLP

New Hotel Construction & Design

Residential Development

 TH Hotel & Convention Centre by TH Properties Sdn Bhd

 The Club House “Pioneer” by Grada Construction LLP

Office Architecture

Award Winner Residential Complex, Viennese Quarter by Expo Town Uspekh

 Menara 1 Sentrum by Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad

Retail Interior

Office Development

Award Winner Elements interior store by Basire Design Group

 Islamic Complex Putrajaya by TH Properties Sdn Bhd

Award Winner Menara 1 Sentrum by Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad Laos

Office Interior

Interior Design Private Residence

 Medini 6 Investor Centre by EXHALE

Award Winner House in Pakse by Makoto Yamaguchi Design

Award Winner Seri Medini Office Complex by EXHALE

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Award Winner RentsBuy Sole Co., Ltd

by SW1 Solutions Sdn Bhd Property Consultancy

Macau

 Rahim & Co International

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner JLL Property Services (M) Sdn Bhd

Award Winner The Studio, Macau by JWCC Architecture Company Limited

Public Service Interior

Interior Design Private Residence

 St. Joseph Institution International School by Santa Fe Interior Architecture S/B

 Residential design - 8A Island Park by Nomad Design Office Interior

Real Estate Agency

 Operation Office in Macau by Leigh & Orange Ltd.

 JLL Property Services (M) Sdn Bhd Real Estate Agency Marketing

Malaysia

Award Winner JLL Property Services (M) Sdn Bhd

Apartment

Residential Development

 Star Residences by Alpine Return Sdn Bhd

 Tropicana Aman by Tropicana Corporation Berhad

Award Winner Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development

Award Winner Azelia Residence @ Damansara Avenue by TA Global Berhad

Award Winner Picasso by Premier Group of Companies

Award Winner Alam Impian - Telaris by Tiger Synergy Berhad

Architecture Multiple Residence

Residential High-rise Architecture

 Country Garden Forest City

 Residensi 22 Mont’Kiara by UEM Sunrise Berhad

by Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd

Award Winner TTDI Segaris by Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd

Commercial Renovation/Redevelopment

Award Winner The Riyang @ Happy Garden by Suntrack Development Sdn Bhd

 Caffè Diem @ Pekan Cina by Encomas Sdn Bhd

Residential High-rise Development

Hotel Interior

 Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development

 St. Regis Langkawi by G.A Design

Award Winner The Riyang @ Happy Garden by Suntrack Development Sdn Bhd

Award Winner Bespoke Hotel Puchong by Architology Interiors Pte Ltd

Award Winner Residensi 22 Mont’Kiara by UEM Sunrise Berhad

Industrial Development

Residential Landscape Architecture

 i-Park@Senai Airport City by IPark Development Sdn Bhd

 Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development

Interior Design Apartment

Award Winner Bennington Residences @ Sky Arena, Setapak by Skyworld

Award Winner Refurbishment of Bangsar Puteri Condominium by MIL Design & Construction Sdn Bhd

Development Sdn Bhd

Award Winner Skyluxe On The Park, Bukit Jalil by Skyworld Development Sdn Bhd

Interior Design Private Residence

Retail Development

 Verge32 3-Storey Bungalow by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

 NU Sentral Shopping Centre by Pelaburan Hartanah Berhad

Award Winner Verge32 3-Storey Semi-Detached by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

Retail Interior

Interior Design Show Home

 ICON Gallery by Hatten Group by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

 DC Residensi Type B1 Show Unit by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad

Award Winner Sakura Residence by Linear Design Sdn Bhd

Award Winner Lusso Icona by The W International Holdings Limited

Award Winner DC Residensi Type A2 Show Unit by Metrics Global Sendirian Berhad Award Winner The Naturalist by Nu Infinity

Mongolia

Leisure Development

Interior Design Show Home

Award Winner Meru Valley EcoVillage by Meru Valley Resort

 River Garden 2 Residence by NCD group

Leisure Interior

Residential Development

 Aman Bowl by Chi Design Sdn Bhd

 River Garden 2 Residence by NCD group

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Morning Star Residences by Morning Star Land LLC

 Star Development by Alpine Return Sdn Bhd

Residential Landscape Architecture

Award Winner Puteri Cove Residences and Quayside by Pacific Star Development

Award Winner River Garden 2 Residence by NCD group

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Philippines (cont.)

Hotel Interior

Leisure Development

 Chatrium Hotel Yangong by That’s Ith Interior

Award Winner Tagaytay Highlands by Highlands Prime Incorporated

Property Consultancy

/ Belle Corporation

 Slade Property Services

Mixed-use Development

Residential High-rise Architecture

Award Winner Primavera City by Italpinas Development Corporation

Award Winner Aspire by ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

Mixed-use Interior  Mandani Bay by PTang Studio Ltd

New Zealand

Office Development

Architecture Single Residence

 GLAS by ASYA Design

Award Winner Optima DCHGlobal Whale Bay by David Hovey Jr.

Award Winner The Stiles Enterprise Plaza by Alveo Land Corp

Development Marketing

Award Winner Capital House by Avida Land Corp.

 Grace Victoria Quarter by Little Projects & Location Group

Office Interior

Lettings Agency

 Mandani Bay by PTang Studio Ltd

 Barfoot & Thompson

Property Consultancy

Property Consultancy

Award Winner JLL Philippines

 JLL New Zealand

Residential Development

Award Winner CBRE New Zealand

 Park Central Towers by Ayala Land Premier

Award Winner Colliers International

Award Winner One Antonio by Avida Land Corp.

Property Consultancy Marketing

Residential High-rise Architecture

 Antipodean Supermakets Portfolio & The Millennium Centre

Award Winner Legaspi Tower l by LPPA Design Group

Syndication by Colliers International

Residential High-rise Development

Property Consultancy Website

Award Winner Avida Towers Sola by Avida Land Corp.

 www.colliers.co.nz by Colliers International

Award Winner Chimes Greenhills by Robinsons Land Corporation

Real Estate Agency  Barfoot & Thompson

Singapore

Award Winner Colliers International

Apartment

Award Winner JLL New Zealand

 The Asana by Aurum Land (Private) Limited

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Award Winner The Criterion by City Developments Limited

 Crest by Barfoot & Thompson

Award Winner VILLAGE at Pasir Panjang by SDB Asia Pte Ltd

Award Winner Prestige Real Estate International Ltd

Architecture Multiple Residence

Real Estate Agency Website

 Nassim Quattro by Mercurio Design Lab Srl

 www.barfoot.co.nz by Barfoot & Thompson

Award Winner Asimont Villas by Aedas

Award Winner www.premium.co.nz by Premium Real Estate Ltd

Award Winner Stratum by Swan & Maclaren Pte Ltd

Residential Development

Architecture Single Residence

 Grace Victoria Quarter

 Ridout Road, Singapore by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

by Little Projects & Location Group

Award Winner Green Wall House by ADX Architects Pte Ltd Award Winner Villa Otto by Mercurio Design Lab Srl

Pakistan

Hotel Interior

Development Marketing

 Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

 The Arkadians by Creek Developers Private Limited

by designphase dba pte ltd

Interior Design Private Residence

Interior Design Apartment

 Khalid Chawla - Villa by Sam Abbas Design Studio

 The Tessarina by Summerhaus D’zign Pte Ltd

Leisure Interior

Award Winner The Tomlinson Apartment by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

 Toni & Guy Salon by Impact Design International

Award Winner Kensington Opulent Orientalism by Hottoh Design Pte Ltd

Residential High-rise Development

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner The Arkadians by Creek Developers Private Limited

 Ridout Road - A Bespoke Home Inside & Out

Philippines

Award Winner Villa Otto by Mercurio Design Lab Srl

Developer Website

Award Winner Cardiff Grove by SuMisura Asia

 www.daiichiproperties.com by Daiichi Properties Inc.

Interior Design Show Home

Development Marketing

 Gramercy Park II by SuMisura Asia

Award Winner The Gentry by Vitamin B, Inc.

Award Winner 1919 by Aurum Land (Private) Limited

Interior Design Apartment

Leisure Architecture

Award Winner 32 Manila, ORT by Adefuin Design Studio

Award Winner Tulip Garden Condominium Swimming Pool by EHKA Studio

Interior Design Show Home

Leisure Interior

 The Gentry Residences Showroom

 Singapore Winevault by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

by Design Intervention Ptd Ltd

by Empire Designs

Award Winner Portico Twin Flats Show Home by Design Hirayama + Quesada

Award Winner Bam! Tapas Sake Bar by JP Concept Pte Ltd Mixed-use Architecture  Oasia Hotel Downtown by Far East Organization Asia Pacific Property Awards

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WINNERS Singapore (cont.)

Sri Lanka (cont.)

Mixed-use Development

New Hotel Construction & Design

 The Venue Residences and Shoppes by City Developments Limited

Award Winner Anantara Kalutara Resort by Anantara Kalutara Resort

Award Winner The Hillier by Far East Organization

Award Winner St. Regis Colombo by Horton Square (Pvt) Ltd

New Hotel Construction & Design

Office Interior

Award Winner Oasia Hotel Downtown, Singapore by Far East Hospitality Management

 LSEG Exchange House in Colombo by Kahawita De Silva &

Office Architecture

Associates (Pvt) Ltd

 Philips Apac Center by Laud Architects PTE Ltd

Residential High-rise Architecture

Office Development

Award Winner Altair by Indocean Developers (Pvt) Ltd

 SBF Center by Far East Organization

Residential High-rise Development

Office Interior

 Horton Square Development by Horton Square (Pvt) Ltd

 Collision 8 by Aurum Land (Private) Limited

Award Winner Achilleion Seven Star Luxury

Award Winner Commonwealth Bank of Australia by designphase dba pte ltd

by Blue Mountain Apartments (Pvt) Ltd.

Award Winner The Summerhaus Studio by Summerhaus D’zign Pte Ltd

Award Winner Altair by Indocean Developers (Pvt) Ltd

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Capitol Twinpeaks by Capitol Developers Limited (A Member of

 JLL Singapore

Sanken Group) / P&T Consultants Pte Ltd

Award Winner CBRE Singapore Public Service Architecture

Taiwan

 National Gallery Singapore by National Gallery Singapore

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Grace Assembly of God Church by Laud Architects PTE Ltd

Award Winner Jim Olson Houses by Phoenix Property Investors & National

Residential Development

Properties Holdings

 Luxus Hills Phase 5 by Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited

Hotel Architecture

Residential High-rise Architecture

 Taroko Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartments

 J Gateway by AGA Architects Pte Ltd

by ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

Award Winner GEM Residences by Greatearth Pte Ltd

Interior Design Apartment

Award Winner The Clement Canopy by UOL Group Limited & Singapore

 Vertical Villa by Vattier Interior Design

Land Limited

Award Winner The Overlapping Materials by Design Apartment

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner V by Ganna Design

 Paterson Suites by Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited

Interior Design Show Home

Award Winner J Gateway by AGA Architects Pte Ltd

 Breathing Light Fence by Cai-In Interior Design Co., Ltd.

Award Winner GEM Residences by Greatearth Pte Ltd

Award Winner FUBON 777 by L’atelier Fantasia

Residential Landscape Architecture

Award Winner A Scene of Woods by Sun-Life Interior Design

 The Clement Canopy by UOL Group Limited & Singapore

Office Architecture

Land Limited

 Lè Architecture by Aedas

Award Winner Gambir Ridge by O2X Studio Pte Ltd

Office Interior

Retail Architecture

 Microsoft Taipei by Space Matrix

Award Winner Raffles Holland V by Swan & Maclaren Pte Ltd

Property Consultancy

Award Winner CBRE Taiwan South Korea

Public Service Architecture

Property Consultancy

 Taipei European School-European Secondary Campus Redevelopment by Aedas

 JLL

Award Winner CBRE Korea

Residential High-rise Architecture

Retail Interior

 The Jade Residence by FU-HUA CONSTRUCTION

Award Winner Hyundai City Outlets Dongdaemun by GARDE CO., LTD

Residential High-rise Development  Waldorf II by JING-MAO Development Corporation

Sri Lanka Apartment

Tajikistan

 Achilleion Seven Star Luxury by Blue Mountain Apartments (Pvt) Ltd.

Commercial High-rise Architecture

Developer Website

 Complex of administrative buildings of Communication Agency in

Award Winner www.achilleion.lk by Blue Mountain Apartments (Pvt) Ltd.

Dushanbe by The Union of Architects of Tajikistan

Development Marketing  Achilleion Seven Star Luxury by Blue Mountain Apartments (Pvt) Ltd.

Thailand

Hotel Architecture

Apartment

Award Winner Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

Award Winner uniQue Q-Residences by Q71 Development Co. Ltd

by WATG and Wimberly Interiors

Award Winner The Orient Resort and Spa by The Orient Jomtien Co., Ltd.

Hotel Interior

Architecture Multiple Residence

 Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort

 VILLAZZO 10 by A-LIST Development Co., Ltd

by WATG and Wimberly Interiors Interior Design Apartment

Award Winner Achilleion Seven Star Luxury by Blue Mountain Apartments (Pvt) Ltd. 208

Award Winner The Sanctum Chiang Mai by Sanctum Co., Ltd Award Winner Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit 66 by Tandem Architects (2001) Co., Ltd

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WINNERS Thailand (cont.)

Thailand (cont.)

Architecture Single Residence

Real Estate Agency Website

 Quarter 39 by NYE Estate Company Limited

 www.cbre.co.th by CBRE Thailand

Award Winner Villa Moonshadow by Neo Concept Design & Construction

Residential Development

Award Winner No. 146/1 at SAKAYA 146 Ekamai by Sakaya Development Co., Ltd.

 The Riviera, Wongamat Beach by The Riviera Group

Development Marketing

Award Winner Arunhome by Coreasia Company Limited

 TELA Thonglor by Gaysorn Property Co. Ltd.

Award Winner The Sanctum Chiang Mai by Sanctum Co., Ltd

Award Winner The Riviera, Wongamat Beach by The Riviera Group

Residential High-rise Architecture

Hotel Architecture

 The Bangkok Thonglor by Tandem Architects (2001) Co., Ltd

 Nook Dee Boutique Resort, Kata Beach by Andacura

Award Winner The ESSE Asoke by Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd

by Architects 49 (Phuket) Limited

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Layan Beach Resort by ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

 TELA Thonglor by Gaysorn Property Co. Ltd.

Award Winner Dream Hotel & Spa by Original Vision Limited

Award Winner Life One Wireless by Landscape Tectonix Limited

Hotel Interior

Award Winner The Riviera, Wongamat Beach by The Riviera Group

 Hotel ibis Styles Bangkok Sukhumvit 50 by Soho Hospitality

Residential Landscape Architecture

Award Winner Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach by Phuket Marriott

 Quarter 39 by NYE Estate Company Limited

Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach

Retail Development

Interior Design Apartment

 Terminal 21 Korat by Siam Retail Development Co., Ltd.

Award Winner Pearly Paris Residence by BeCharm Design

Award Winner CentralPlaza Nakhon Si Thammarat by Central Pattana Public

Award Winner The Base Mittraphap Khonkaen by That’s Ith Interior

Company Limited

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner CentralFestival EastVille by Central Pattana Public Company Limited

Award Winner The Writer’s Quarter by Zoulliving Co. Ltd.

Award Winner Siam Discovery: The Exploratorium by Siam Piwat Co., Ltd

Interior Design Show Home

Retail Interior

 Whizdom Ratchada-Thapra by That’s Ith Interior

Award Winner Siam Laser Clinic Thonglor by JARKEN Co., Ltd.

Award Winner The Riviera, Wongamat Beach by The Riviera Group Leisure Architecture

Turkmenistan

Award Winner United Stadium by JARKEN Co., Ltd.

Public Service Architecture

Leisure Interior

 Ashgabat International Airport by Polimeks

 AIA Leadership Centre-Sathorn by The Beaumont Partners Co., Ltd

Public Service Interior

Award Winner Cantina Wine Bar & Italian Kitchen by Soho Hospitality

 Ashgabat International Airport by Polimeks

Mixed-use Architecture

Public Services Development

 BTS Phayathai Complex by Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd

 Ashgabat International Airport by Polimeks

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Olympic Complex in Ashgabat City by Polimeks

Award Winner Best Western The Beachfront by Blue Horizon Thailand New Hotel Construction & Design

Vietnam

 Best Western Premier Bayphere Pattaya by Habitat Group Co., Ltd.

Apartment / Condominium

Award Winner Best Western The Beachfront by Blue Horizon Thailand

 Flora Fuji by Nam Long Investment Corporation

Award Winner X2 Pattaya Oceanphere by Habitat One Co., Ltd.

Award Winner Lakeview City by Novaland Group

New Small Hotel Construction & Design

Award Winner The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group

 The Chiang Mai Riverside Hotel by Vorrawut Property

Architecture Multiple Residence

Development Co., Ltd

 The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group

Award Winner X2 Vibe Pattaya SeaPhere by Fifth Avenue Development Co., Ltd.

Award Winner Phuc Loi Affordable Housing by Alinco Ltd

Office Architecture

Award Winner Lakeview City by Novaland Group

Award Winner T1 Tower by Palmer & Turner (Thailand) Ltd

Award Winner Cape Da Bac Phu Quoc by OUT-2 Design

Office Development

Commercial Landscape Architecture

Award Winner BHIRAJ TOWER at BITEC by Bhiraj Buri Group

Award Winner Flamingo Dai Lai Resort by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC

Property Consultancy

Hotel Architecture

 CBRE Thailand

 Sol Beach House by Korn Architects

Award Winner JLL Thailand

Award Winner Panorama Hotel In Nhatrang by Finko-IDA CO.LTD

Property Consultancy Website

Award Winner FLC Luxury Hotel Quynhon by FLC Group Joint Stock Company

 www.cbre.co.th by CBRE Thailand

Leisure Architecture

Property Single Unit

 Forest Complex by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC

 Quarter 39 by NYE Estate Company Limited

Leisure Development

Award Winner Banyan Tree Grand Residences by Laguna Banyan Tree Limited

Award Winner Flamingo Dai Lai Resort by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC

Award Winner CREA Khaoyai by Landscape Tectonix Limited

Lettings Agency

Award Winner SAKAYA 146 Ekamai by Sakaya Development Co., Ltd.

 CBRE Vietnam

Real Estate Agency

Mixed-use Architecture

 CBRE Thailand

 Him Lam Tan Hung Condominium by Alinco Ltd

Award Winner Property In Phuket

Award Winner The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group

Award Winner Samui Property Investments

Award Winner Anh Duong-Soleil by PPC An Thinh Da Nang Asia Pacific Property Awards

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WINNERS Vietnam (cont.) Mixed-use Development  Saigon Centre by Keppel Land Vietnam

Award Winner The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group Award Winner Phu Quoc Marina by Syrena Phu Quoc Land Joint Stock Company Award Winner Van Giang Commerce and Tourism Township by Viet Hung Urban Development and Investment JSC New Hotel Construction & Design  FLC Luxury Hotel Quynhon by FLC Group Joint Stock Company

Award Winner Regent Phu Quoc by Syrena Phu Quoc Land Joint Stock Company Office Interior  HVG-Flamingo Office by Hung Vuong Investment Joint Stock Company

Award Winner InterChem Vietnam by OUT-2 Design Property Consultancy  Savills Vietnam

Award Winner CBRE Vietnam Award Winner JLL Vietnam Property Single Unit  D1mension by CapitaLand Vietnam Holdings. Pte. Ltd

Award Winner Forest In The Sky by Hong Hac Dai Lai JSC

2017-2018

Award Winner Nine South estates by Vina Nam Phu Public Service Architecture  Thu Thiem International Expo Complex by Woods Bagot Public Service Interior  RMIT Vietnam, Beanland Building by OUT-2 Design Real Estate Agency  CBRE Vietnam

Award Winner Savills Vietnam Real Estate Agent  Mr Le Trong Hieu by CBRE Vietnam Residential Development  Dai Phuoc Lotus by Vina Dai Phuoc Corporation

Award Winner Van Giang Commerce and Tourism Township by Viet Hung Urban Development and Investment JSC

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Residential High-rise Architecture  Landmark 81 by Atkins

Award Winner The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group Residential High-rise Development  Vinhomes Metropolis by Vinhomes Real Estate Trading and Management JSC

PUBLISHER: Stuart Shield stuart@ipropertymedia.com DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS: Paul Wright paul@ipropertymedia.com

Award Winner Feliz en Vista by CapitaLand Vietnam Holdings. Pte. Ltd Award Winner The Sun Avenue by Novaland Group Award Winner The GoldView by TNR Holdings Vietnam Retail Interior

Award Winner Di Mai Restaurant by Cong Ty Tnhh Dich Vu Hai Hoa

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