Southeast Asia Style Hotel is a resort complex in Sihanoukville, Cambodia that includes bungalows, restaurants, spa, beach club and all other facilities used at a tropical resort.
Bamboo, stone and other natural materials are used in the design throughout the entire complex. By the same token, The usage of industrialized materials are minimized to ensure the artefacts harmonize with the beautiful surrounding nature of the tropical jungle and river that connect to the ocean. Various forms of bamboo structures by using different methods creates an eco-friendly atmosphere for this luxury resort.
The reception hall is situated at the end of an access road, next to a car park used by the whole resort complex. The building’s footprint was carefully designed not to disturb or distract from the original nature already there. The building is composed of a bamboo-structure roof and ceiling over reinforced concrete columns. A lighting system was installed behind the louver-like bamboo ceiling, as well as skylights for gravity ventilation on the apex.
The restaurant and bungalows are pure bamboo structures built on a concrete foundation that floats on the river, while the spa is a combination of bamboo
interior decoration and thin concrete shell structure. Here, Vo Trong Nghia Architects developed various forms of bamboo structures by using different methods to create an eco-friendly atmosphere for this luxury resort.
- 2009-(under construction)
- Resort Hotel
- Sihanoukville, Cambodia
- United International (Cambodia) Foreign Investment Group Co., Ltd
- ACC Asia Construction Company, Vo Trong Nghia Architects
- Design credit
- Vo Trong Nghia Architects (VTN Architects)
- Principal Architect
- Vo Trong Nghia