Patina Maldives

  • Prize
    Winner in Architectural Design Resort – Luxury
  • Company/Firm
    Studio Mk27
  • Lead Designer
    Marcio Kogan
  • Other Designer(s)
    co-architect > renata furnaletto interior design > diana radomysler interior design co-author > pedr
  • Hospitality
    Patina Hotels & Resorts
  • Photo Credit
    Fernando Guerra, George Roske and Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen
  • Location
  • Project Date

No man is an island entire of itself.
The hotel in the Maldives will provide a welcoming space for people to live light, to unleash creativity, amplify natural feelings in a dreamy state.The volumetric answers are extremely delicate, respectful to its surroundings, trying to provide shadows and coziness, to capture and amplify the landscape strength. The architectural lines never break the horizon, they speak low and elegantly. All buildings are visually permeable, melted, dematerialized, putting life and men in the center of the experience.
The island’s shape followed natural curves. The greens take care of almost all the island and determine a series of beaches and trails in the nature, erasing any traces of human gestures. On the left there are the main building and most of the villas. To the right, there’s the spa and the common spaces of the village and beach club. The landscape ornaments the whole island, creates privacy for the villas and unfolds to highlight the most important common buildings, establishing a hierarchy of focuses to the different constructions.