PAM Award 2012 – GOLD Public & Civic Building Category
The concept of differentiation between city living and village is given emphasis whereby leisure & slow pace life takes precedence. A spirit of a place; sound of flowing river, floral & fauna and living habitat, cool-climate and the village setting is explored to bring an ambience to the surrounding area. The spaces of modulated to fit into the site context and hence enhancing the integration of the landscape and building. The natural landscape will flow and grow and be part of the spaces. Similar type of landscape plants and trees usage at site will be coordinated to make sure better connections between the rustic building materials and spaces thus will put the architecture in the backdrop of beautiful landscape. The transparancy of spaces will create a closer link to the beauty of the site. The architectural direction is contemporary whereby it evokes a sense of belonging or sense of genius-loci.