CLADmag issue4 2019

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CLAD

PEOPLE

The essence of Bali lies in the interaction between different cultures David Gianotten Managing partner, OMA PROJECT Creative Centre

T

he Indonesian hospitality

group Potato Head has joined forces with Rem Koolhaas'

OMA to create the Creative

Centre in Bali, a new 168-room

beachfront hotel that completes the Desa Potato Head complex.

As well as the 168 rooms, the Creative

Centre will feature a restaurant, several bars, a multifunctional gallery, an

“environmentally driven kids club�,

several rooftop activation areas, an

amphitheatre, a pool, a music recording studio and a subterranean discotheque next door. The hotel is soft opening in December, with the various elements being rolled out during 2020.

OMA have designed a floating

ring lifted by pilotis to accommodate the guestrooms and other functions, including the exhibition space and a

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