Patina Maldives Hotel

Patina Maldives Hotel

Architect
studio mk27
Location
Maldives | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Hotels
Georg Roske
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
FurnitureKettal
Floor lampFlos
Minimalist Windowspanoramah!®
FurnitureGervasoni
Ghost 12 sofa, InOut 707 armchair, Inout 703 sofa, Gray 26 Chair
FurnitureGloster
Tundra Dining Chair, Archi bar chair
ChairEthimo
KILT

Product Spec Sheet
Floor lamp
Minimalist Windows
Furniture
Ghost 12 sofa, InOut 707 armchair, Inout 703 sofa, Gray 26 Chair by Gervasoni
Furniture
Tundra Dining Chair, Archi bar chair by Gloster
Chair
KILT by Ethimo

Patina Maldives Hotel

studio mk27 as Architects

No man is an island entire of itself.

How to build a space where hospitality provides romance and deep contact with nature but still boosts social encounters? How to lead people to really share with one another this extreme experience of one of the most remote places on the planet?
People naturally seek for complicity of others when going thru extraordinary days. Everyone in this island is connected by a common search and dedication to achieve one of the biggest archetypes in literature: the island. The ultimate metaphor for isolation allows people to do things they would not normally do. Without pressures of society, we go back to the basics of humanity; we’re linked to each other.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

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. For the past years, studio mk27 team had the privilege to imagine a shelter for a radical living experience, a temporary home in the exuberant infinite blues, wildlife and open skies.  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.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

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. The only built path, in wood, determines an axis that organizes the whole program for the hotel. 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.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

After arriving, the guest goes takes the natural trails to reach his villa. A new aspect of the island arrives, the possibility for an immerse experience full of surprises, a promise of hidden treasures to be found.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

The apprehension of a 1km circle begins. In 15 minutes from the main building, you can reach most of the beaches in the island, or you can run 5 km during sunset and gain its whole perimeter.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

The SPA is an “island within the island”. A building invaded by skies and dense vegetation from all sides. The massage rooms can be floating boxes or inside the building, but still enjoying nice, framed views of the surroundings. Here you can almost forget that you are surrounding by water.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

The atmosphere becomes more vibrant, cute and fun in the Village. Buildings fully melted in the sand, where you can’t feel the transition of the outside. The heart of the village, where people meet, do their footing, rent their scuba diving equipment, stop by casually to shop for fruits and flowers before heading to a boat tour. The community feeling reached in a place where everyone is united by the same.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske

The hotel is a kaleidoscope of atmospheres organized in an ascending way: from private to public, from isolation to belonging, from simplicity to sophistication. We escalate the textures and emotions from 0 to 100, from soft shadows to overwhelming light. It’s a rhythm with contrast, pauses and transparencies. From slow dolce far niente to exuberant real vitality, it is a place for people to bond with nature and each other, for people to experience the essential with glamour.

photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske
photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske
photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske
photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske
photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske
photo_credit Georg Roske
Georg Roske
Caption
Caption
Caption

Read story in PortuguêsItalianoDeutschEspañol and Français

Featured Projects
Latest Products
News
Amsterdam’s iconic Droogbak building transformed into a 21st-century office space for a prestigious law firm
24 Jun 2022 News
Amsterdam’s iconic Droogbak building transformed into a 21st-century office space for a prestigious law firm

An iconic 19th-century building next to Amsterdam Central Station, Droogbak has been transformed int... More

Renovated hacienda-style villa in Belgium respects its history while exploring form and materials
24 Jun 2022 News
Renovated hacienda-style villa in Belgium respects its history while exploring form and materials

House VD-B by Graux & Baeyens architecten is a renovated hacienda-style villa in Evergem, Belgiu... More

Landmark urban renewal project comes to the heart of Bruges with the completion of The Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre (BMCC)
22 Jun 2022 News
Landmark urban renewal project comes to the heart of Bruges with the completion of The Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre (BMCC)

In the heart of the historic city of Bruges, The Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre (BMCC) is a... More

Award-winning New Museum of Ethnography by NAPUR Architect opens in Budapest
22 Jun 2022 News
Award-winning New Museum of Ethnography by NAPUR Architect opens in Budapest

Designed by NAPUR Architect, the recently opened New Museum of Ethnography in Budapest is a purpose-... More

New Royal College of Art campus by Herzog & de Meuron unveiled in Battersea
22 Jun 2022 News
New Royal College of Art campus by Herzog & de Meuron unveiled in Battersea

The Royal College of Art unveiled its new campus in Battersea, London this past month.  With a... More

TAO’s Qingyijiang Road Elementary School explores a decentralized school system design that embraces equality, non-hierarchy, freedom, and diversity
21 Jun 2022 News
TAO’s Qingyijiang Road Elementary School explores a decentralized school system design that embraces equality, non-hierarchy, freedom, and diversity

The Qingyijiang Road Elementary School by TAO (Trace Architecture Office) explores a decentralized s... More

House of Concrete Experiments by Samira Rathod Design Associates explores concrete in all its aspects
21 Jun 2022 News
House of Concrete Experiments by Samira Rathod Design Associates explores concrete in all its aspects

Located in the coastal town of Alibaug, near Mumbai, the House of Concrete Experiments by Samira Rat... More

Promodo Hub & Office by Bude Architects offers a transformable platform for the exchange of ideas
18 Jun 2022 News
Promodo Hub & Office by Bude Architects offers a transformable platform for the exchange of ideas

Situated in an actively developing IT district of Kharkiv, Promodo Hub & Office by Bude Architec... More