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Jiufeng Hot Spring Health Resort, China

A concept design for a new international tourist destination and health spa resort inspiring an holistic vision of health and well-being for a longer and improved quality of life.

Located approximately 150 km south-west of Hangzhou the design incorporates:

  • A 5 star resort and conference centre.

  • Jiufeng Hot Spring lifestyle village and tea house.

  • Executive villas and club house.

  • An anti-aging health and wellbeing resort and clinic.

  • A lakeside restaurant.

Swissotel, Sydney

This landmark design was developed for the airspace over the historical Grace Bros building in the retail core of the city. It provides a mixed use development which attracts residents and tourists into the heart of the central business district.

The complex incorporates a range of facilities including a fully equipped gym, heated lap pool, spa and sauna, as well as serviced office and boardroom facilities.

The architecture was influenced by the historical context of the area, while vertical windows set into modern sandstone finished concrete façades updated the buildings character.

Wirrina Cove, South Australia

A vision for a 486ha site on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia that evokes the romance and excitement of a contemporary port town. The Structure Plan developed by DEM identified how best to integrate the site, existing facilities and further development to create:

  • A working port incorporating local fishing and lobster industries.

  • A quality international tourist resort.

  • A lifestyle residential community including seniors living for 10,000 people. 

  • A centre offering a range of community services and commercial and retail facilities for residents, tourists and visitors.

Pulau Besin Resort, Myanmar

Pulau Besin, located 6 km to the west of the border of Thailand and Myammar, was designed as a totally interactive themed resort island. It consists of international gaming facilities, animated resort hotels and duty free and tax free retail all within a tropical island setting.

Upon arrival at the island, the visitor becomes an adventurer on a personally chartered quest, passing through a series of layered scenarios each with a different character and puzzle to be resolved. A bold new and diverse landscape was created to maximise the physical attributes of the island and reinforce the sense of place. In order to produce an integrated resort, the landscape was designed as an extension of the buildings and also as a series of experiences or quests, forming important components of the island adventure.

Conrad Jupiter's Pool Area, Gold Coast

Having not been refurbished since 1985, revitalisation of the Conrad Jupiters’ pool area played an integral part of the re-invention of the Hotel. The pool area design created a unique entertainment destination and luxury facility for relaxation, indulgence, fitness, health and entertainment. Zones for different user groups, expectations and experiences were provided including:

  • family swim areas and children’s pools;

  • adult only pools and relaxation areas; and

  • exercise / lap pools.

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