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RESORTS-RESTORATION MALABAR HOUSE, FORT COCHIN Client: Mr. Joerg Dreschel Malabar house, a 250 year old Dutch Bungalow is situated in a Heritage Zone with strong Jewish, Portuguese, Dutch and Anglo Travancore influences. This was converted to a small luxury heritage hotel, introducing the concept of Heritage Tourism in Kerala. Retaining the essence of the old Dutch Bangalow, the old building was restored to its former pristine glory while retrofitting a 5 Star Luxury hotel, with all the amenities of a modern day hotel, within its walls. Additional blocks were added to accomodate further rooms and services. Total Project Cost: Rs. 3 crores. Status: Completed in 1999. Total Designed area: 26,300 sq ft. RESORTS-RESTORATION LE-COLONIAL FORT KOCHI Clients: John Persenda and Neemrana Group Project Details: Restoring this 16th Century Bungalow belonging to the Dutch East India Company, attention was given to restoring it to as close as the original as possible. Retaining the rooms as they were, while introducing toilets, and giving the living areas a new definition, complete with period furniture formed the essence of the design. The old wooden floor, roof and wooden ceiling was restored in the process. Total Area: 25000 sft Cost of Project: 6 Crores Status: Completed in 2006 RESORTS-RESTORATION TOWER HOUSE, FORT KOCHI Clients: P.L. Worldways and Neemrana Group Project Details: This 16th Century Bungalow, popularly known as the 'Tower House' is a main landmark building in the Fort Kochi heritage area. The building is being converted to a 14 room Boutique Resort along with a Restaurant on the Ground floor. Effort has been made to restore the structure as much to its original glory while introducing modern toilets, amenities and adequate light and ventilation to the interiors . : ner W in f Total Area: 25000 sft er Lea al Silv tectur Cost of Project: 4 Crores hi Arc nce Status: Completed - 2010 IIA elle Exc rds a Aw 9- 200 tion va ser Con RESORTS : ner W in Leaf den ura l Gol ect Ar chit ce IIA n elle Exc s ard Aw 20 09 EDASSERY RESORTS KUMARAKOM. Clients: Edassery Hotels Group. Project Details: This is a 30 room resort with extended restaurant and banquet facilities on the Vembanad waterfront. The thrust of the design was to maintain as much of the catchment area as possible that flooded the site and also capitulate on the views all around. All areas in this resort have waterfront views. Total Area: 40000 sft Cost of Project: 7 Crores Status: Completed -2010 RESORTS RESORT FOR MFAR GROUP AT KUMILY. Client: Mfar Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd, Cochin. Project Details: Kumily, the nucleus of spice plantation in Kerala, is a major tourist destination due to its proximity of the Periyar Wildlife Reserve. The clients want to capitalize on this with a full fledged 5 star Resort contained within a 50 acre organic spice plantation of vanilla, cardamom, coffee and arecanuts. The resort intents to blend into the surrounds with the use of local and ethnic materials. It contains 60 independent cottages, along with the health spa, swimming pool and restaurants. Total Area: 115000 sft Cost of Project : 45 Crores Status: Construction ongoing. RESORTS 1000 OAKS RESORT, MADIKERI, COORG. Client: Xavier Furtado, Goa. Project Details: This Five Star Resort is planned on a 30 acre property in Madikeri, Coorg. Three different types of units are designed, such as the Tree house villas, Premium villas and paddy field villas. It also contains conference facilities and 3 separate restaurants. Total Area: 150000 sft (1st phase) Cost of Project (1st Phase) : 40 Crores Status: On hold. RESORTS PROPOSED 7 STAR RESORT AT THALIKKULAM, KERALA. This project envisages the creation of about 50 cottages within a structured environment, unlike the regular scattered cottage - based resort designs normally followed. Each cottage has its own garden spaces surrounding it, built within the structure and a panoramic view of the sea and surroundings. The four presidential suites which overlook the sea open out into private swimming pools on the ground floor. The use of locally available building materials such as exposed laterite blocks, wood and mangalore tiles etc are notable. Projected Project Cost: Rs. 40 crores. Status: On hold.. RESORTS ABAD WHISPERING PALMS RESORT, KUMARAKOM Client: Abad Hotels and Resorts Pvt. Ltd., Cochin. Project Details: This 5 acre plot facing the Vembanad lake has 42 independent cottages, conference hall, restaurant, health club and ayurvedic centre. The resort is conceputalised in the lines of a Kuttanad village with all the cottages being given a waterfront view by bringing in a lagoon of water into the site. The cottages with decks cantilevering above the lagoon provides an unique feel to this singularly designed resort. Total project Cost; Rs. 10 crores. Status: Completed in 2002. RESORTS -EXTENSION TAJ GARDEN RETREAT KUMARAKOM EXTENSION OF RADISSON WHITE SANDS RESORT IN GOA Client:Taj Group of hotels Client:Hospitality Services Ltd. Project Details: Project Details: A series of twelve to sixteen units of single/double An additional 130 rooms and suites were added on to an cottages spread over about six acres of land. The existing facility with 180 rooms. A new extension to coffee scheme was worked out based on the Kuttanad village shop, a spa and extra amenities for staff etc. were also concept where all main circulations were the waterways designed. with all units having a water frontage. Approximate project Cost : Rs. 11 Crores Status : Awaiting CRZ approval Approximate project Cost :Rs. 20 Crores Total BuiltUp : 130,000 sq.ft. Status :First Phase Completed Total BuiltUp : 40,000 sq.ft. RESORTS-RESTORATION BOUTIQUE HOTEL AT FORT KOCHI Client: Eight Capital Investors Operators: CGH Earth. Project Details: A Restoration and conversion of a 1950’s building to a Boutique hotel in the midst of all activities in Fort Kochi. It contains 20 rooms. Total Area: 25000 sft Cost of Project : 8 Crores Status: Interiors Ongoing. RESORTS-INTERIORS INTERIORS FOR VASUNDHARA RESORTS AT VAYALAR. Client: Vasu Coco Resorts Pvt. Ltd. Operators : Sarovar Group. Project Details: Interiors of 5 star resort at Vayalar, Kerala. This resort contains 60 rooms including 6 suites, 6 floating cottages in the backwaters, twin / double rooms, restaurants, poolside cafeteria, Gym, a 5000sft Spa, along with other amenities. Total Area: 125000 sft Cost of Project (Interiors) : 10 Crores Status: Interiors ongoing. RESORTS-INTERIORS Projects for CGH Group. PANDHAL RESTAURANT, COCHIN. Project Details: SPICE VILLAGE, THEKKADY The 120 seat air-conditioned restaurant was completed for the Casino Group in 1984. Built in the 1990’s this resort was one of the Being a very low-budget project, unusual first of its kind to use locally available design and material selection was resorted materials in an eco-sensitive way, thus to such that a dramatic and pleasing design heralding the era of eco-tourism. Sprawling was enabled in spite of the budget. All over a 5 acre land it consisted of cottages interiors and furniture was also designed by designed like hutments in bamboo and Design Combine. thatch, incorporated with the landscape of the spice valley. LIST OF HOSPITALITY PROJECTS MALABAR HOUSE, FORT KOCHI RESORT FOR EDASSERY GROUP AT CHERANALLUR, ERNAKULAM The first of its kind Restoration and conversion project undertaken in Kerala. A 30 room resort on the backwaters - ongoing. LE-COLONIAL, FORT KOCHI - A NEEMRANA RUN PROPERTY SUITE ROOM RENOVATIONS FOR LE-MERIDIEN, COCHIN Restoration of historic bungalow and conversion to a hotel, including Sample suite renovation in Le-meridien - as a model for further renovations. interiors. LAKE PALACE, KUMARAKOM. EDASSERY KAAYAL RESORT, KUMARAKOM - AN EDASSERY GROUP PROPERTY Additional cottage rooms for the Lake Palace Resort, Kumarakom. A 3 star resort on a tight site in Kumarakom 1000 OAKS RESORT IN MADIKERI, COORG TOWER HOUSE AT FORT KOCHI - A NEEMRANA RUN PROPERTY A 5 star resort in 50 acres in Madikeri, Coorg. On hold. A Restoration and conversion project - won Silver leaf award from IIA for conservation in 2009 7 STAR RESORT AT THALIKKULAM, NEAR THRISSUR Design Proposal. BOUTIQUE HOTEL AT FORT KOCHI, KERALA Transformation, addition and interiors - A 20 room Boutique Resort at Fort BEACH RESORT AT CHERAI, KERALA Kochi to be run by CGH Group. An 8 room Boutique Resort - Design Ongoing. 5 STAR RESORT AT KUMILY FOR MFAR GROUP 4 STAR HOTEL AT MATTANCHERRY, COCHIN A resort on 50 acres of land consisting of 60 independent cottages - A 4 star Hotel - Construction commenced. construction ongoing. ECO RESORT AT PANCHALIMEDU, KERALA 5 STAR RESORT INTERIORS FOR VASUNDHARA RESORT, VAYALAR A small Eco Resort containing 10 independent cottages, restaurant and a Interiors for Vasundhara Resort at Vayalar - a five star resort - operators - The swimming pool on a 15 acre site. To be run on solar power only. Sarovar Group. - Interiors ongoing. PROPOSAL FOR 5 STAR RESORT FOR STERLING GROUP AT MUNNAR HOTEL SWAPNA NEAR NEDUMBASSERY On hold. A 3 Star Business Hotel near the Airport. ABAD WHISPERING PALMS RESORT AT KUMARAKOM EXTENSION OF ZURI RESORTS GOA Completed in 2002 Design Proposal for additional 80 room extension of Zuri Resorts in Goa - held up due to CRZ clearance issues.