Hotel / China / HBA Singapore, HBA Architecture & Canvas Art Consultants / Completed in 2021
In keeping with GHM hotel and resort's philosophy, the designers of Chedi Xinchang have embraced an authentic and honest design approach to create a new Chedi resort property that is elegant, contemporary, reflect local culture and history and most importantly maximize the guest experience of a resort immersed within a tranquil yet captivating Han Fei river valley. The resort buildings overlook Hanfei riverbanks and are flanked by naturally sculpted stone cliffs. Resort Central facility functions are housed within separate low rise pavilions, each featuring clean modern forms with outwardly focused internal spaces and large glazed windows that blur the threshold between internal spaces and external views. Sharing the same philosophy that the iconic architect, Tado Ando, once said "I don’t believe architecture has to speak too much. It should remain silent and let nature in the guise of sunlight and wind"