The national design competition for a Four Star Resort for ANIIDCO, was a wonderful opportunity for us to venture into hospitality architecture by designing all rooms facing sea while using technology for the functional need of protection from weather and climate. The resort was to be designed on a prime site right next to the Andaman Sea, which has to compete with series of the resort along the sea coast. While designing the building unique in it's purpose with all Sea-View rooms, we had also design it through very scientific processes, keeping values like space optimisation, maximum daylit spaces with better cross ventilation, visually connected spaces, minimum walking distances, and high level of safety from fire and earthquake. The design was highly appreciated and was judged to be in the top 3 amongst the top 5 shortlisted design entries of prequalified firms.
Client: Andman Nicobar Island Integrated Development Corporation Limited.
Site Location: Corbyns Cove Road, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands - 744112.
Plot Size: - 71,889 sq yards / 60,108 sq m
Construction Area: 71,870 sq ft / 6,677 sq m
Year of Completion: 2019 - Competition Entry
Services: Master Planning, Architecture, Interior and Landscape Design
Team: Snehal Shah, Ankur Desai, Rahil Sofawala, Abhinav Kelawala