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Architects and Designers Announced for Water-Palace Style Jumeirah Bali Resort
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The State News Agency Antara confirms that PT Asia Pasifik Property (APP) will construct the luxury Jumeirah Bali Resort on a southern beach at Jimbaran.
The resort will be comprised of 80 water-villas and 26 private villas that developers say will draw its inspiration from a 9th century Bali Water Palace.
In order to drive a concept that developers have assured will prioritize “original Balinese style” in its architecture APP have appointed international architectural group including Martin Grounds, director of Grounds Kent Architects; Jean-Michel Gathy a principal designer of Denniston; and Made Wijaya (Michael White) a landscape architects based in Bali.
The team of three will design a prestigious five-star beachside resort at a cost of US$150 million dollars. Developers are targeting for the resort to become operational in 2015.
In keeping with the water palace theme, each villa will have its own swimming pool.
Sukowati Sosrodjojo, CEO of the Rekso Group and a Commissioner of APP cherishes his company’s opportunity to work with a talented group of architects in possession of an extraordinary vision for the new resort.
Located at the Pecatu complex adjacent to an 18-hole golf course, the resort will cover 11 hectares.
APP has signed a joint-venture agreement with the Jumeirah Group – the international luxury hotel company that forms a part of Dubai Holdings group.
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