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Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

  • Prize
    Winner in Architectural Design Villa
  • Company/Firm
    MOTIV Studio
  • Lead Designer
    Pawel Podwojewski
  • Location
    Noonu atoll, Republic of Maldives
  • Project Date
    1 November 2018
  • Architect
    Pawel Podwojewski
  • Hospitality
    Accor S.A.
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The resort showcases a series of unique architectural features and distinctive design touches that complement the soothing natural surroundings, and was designed by the Poland based company MOTIV, who used the private, uninhabited tropical island of Kuredhivaru as a blank canvas on which to create something aesthetically appealing and truly unique. MOTIV has designed a masterpiece that weaves seamlessly into the island environment, blurring the boundaries between innovative design, Maldivian heritage and Mother Nature.

Organic shapes for the roofs in villas and restaurants make the structure blend better with environment. Interiors were dictated by ergonomy, to give to the guest comfort to stay close to nature, nature is the biggest luxury in Maldives and architecture should just make it more prominent.

In terms of natural materials, coconut wood has been used for the furniture, structural elements of salas and the interior mosaics were finished with hand made square shape coconut tips creating a warm and enchanting environment indoors. The roofs, inspired by central Asian culture, provide beautiful canopies that reflect ambient light into the rooms at night.





Bio
A pristine sanctuary and tropical oasis that is nestled in the undisturbed Noonu Atoll. Awaken your senses at M?venpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, located 45 minutes north of Male International Airport. Your own private plunge pool is a given in all 72 overwater pool villas, 30 beach pool suites and three beach spa pool residences.

Set your feet upon the powder-white beaches and explore the colourful marine life. Savour great cuisine at three restaurants and marvel at stunning vistas of the Indian Ocean. Unwind at Sun Spa, refocus your energy with yoga, and let your youngsters