Three stunning resorts in India and the architects who designed them

We are always on the lookout for stunning hospitality projects in India that showcase interesting building techniques and follow earth-friendly principles of design. In this post, we bring you a curated list of resorts in India that vacation dreams are made of. We also look at the firms and architects responsible for bringing these spectacular spaces to life. Read on to get inspired for your next project or to plan your upcoming holiday. The Kumaon… Read more »


Coco Shambhala won India’s best architectural award for hospitality – here’s what makes this beach resort so special

A quick Internet search will reveal that Coco Shambhala boutique holiday villas have earned rave reviews from vacationers from across the world. A darling of travel magazines like Conde Nast and Elite Traveler, their Goa property makes it to the Top 25 Beach Villas in the world list. And their newer, equally luxurious, Sindhudurg outpost won the NDTV Architecture Award, in the hospitality segment in 2017. We spoke to owner Giles Knapton on… Read more »


3 ways Palmex synthetic thatch roofing helps property owners save costs

Palmex is a synthetic thatch roofing solution for discerning customers who want a reliable alternative to natural thatch. It has the same earthy, stylish appeal that natural thatch has, without the hassles of maintenance and repair. Palmex roofs have been installed in the world’s best resorts and vacation homes. Architects choose Palmex to create landscaping in apartments, lend a premium look to a yoga retreat, spa, hotel or home. While Palmex may cost more than… Read more »


Prefab is fab! Interview with a landscape design firm re-imagining the great outdoors

Building a beach resort, vacation home, or apartment complex in the heart of a city? Looking for ideas for your home garden or to beautify your outdoors with a fabulous poolside lounge, Balinese gazebo or contemporary-looking outdoor deck area to break the monotony? Landscape design can help you reinvent your space and create the perfect setting under the sun. We caught up with Riard Jasubhoy and Zane Pedder whose landscape design firm Tropical Paradise has… Read more »