The concept of the building is derived from one of Sabah's main local routine dance, the Sumazau. It mirrors the gracious movement of the bird, flying over the paddy field and the city. It also reflects on the calm moving waves, which houses and protects the sea living creatures. To make the building unique, the facade would be carved with distinctive local patterns to demonstrate local's carving skills.
1st Design Concept: Elevations
Materials Study [MS]: Timber
MS: Metal Cladding
MS: Green Facade
MS: Combination of Materials
This type of development in my opinion contributes more towards the site compared to the so-called green design building, the Waterfront Mall. This project which would only be 2 storeys tall, is design to amplify the waterfront experience and would not block any important views towards the sea from any angle.
Sketchup Model will be uploaded soon.