BIG Unveils “Honeycomb” Condominium for Bahamas Resort

first_imgCopyBIG has released plans, alongside collaborators HKS and Michael Diggiss Architects, of a luxury, mid-rise condominium at the Albany Bahamas resort. Located on the south coast of New Providence Island, “The Honeycomb” will offer 34, 3,000 to 8,000 square foot apartments, each complete with a private outdoor pool and summer kitchen integrated into the structure’s hexagonal-shaped facade. Save this picture!© BIGSave this picture!© BIG“Our design is driven by an effort to maximize the enjoyment of the abundant natural qualities of Albany in The Bahamas: the landscape, the sea and the sun,” described Bjarke Ingels. “A honeycomb façade functionally supports the pools making them sink into the terrace floor and provides spectacular sight lines while maintaining privacy for each residence. Drawing inspiration from its coastal setting, the hexagonal design evokes the natural geometries you find in certain coral formations or honeycombs.”Save this picture!© BIGThe 175,000 square foot structure will join a triad of condominiums overlooking the resort’s marina. On the ground level, high-end retail is expected to activate a public plaza, whose subtle topography will be informed by the Honeycomb’s geometric facade. Raised hexagons will be transformed into green mounds and integrated seating, while various fountains, located between pathways of hexagonal pavers, supply a network of creeks which feed a shallow pond at the plaza’s center. Save this picture!© BIGThe Honeycomb is expected to break ground this summer, and open for occupancy in 2016. ArchitectsBjarke Ingels Group, HKS, Michael Diggiss ArchitectsPartners in ChargeBjarke Ingels, Thomas ChristoffersenProject LeaderSören GrünertDesign TeamBenzi Rodman, David Spittler, Jenny Shen, Karen Shiue, Lujac Desautel, Romea Muryn, Brian FosterLocal ArchitectHKS architectsExecutive ArchitectMichael Diggiss Architects (MDA)ClientTavistock Group / New Valley LLCDeveloperHoward M. Lorber, Tavistock GroupArea175000.0 ft2Project Year2016PhotographsBIGProject Year2016PhotographsCourtesy of BIGArea175000.0 ft2Reference: BIG, The New York TimesProject gallerySee allShow lessCenter for High Yield – Rowing Pocinho / Alvaro Fernandes AndradeSelected ProjectsNBBJ Designs Towering Shenzhen Campus for Internet GiantUnbuilt Project Share Projects Save this picture!© BIGWritten by Karissa Rosenfield Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/471330/big-unveils-honeycomb-centerpiece-for-bahamas-resort Clipboard Bahamas BIG Unveils “Honeycomb” Condominium for Bahamas Resort “COPY” BIG Unveils “Honeycomb” Condominium for Bahamas ResortSave this projectSaveBIG Unveils “Honeycomb” Condominium for Bahamas Resort ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/471330/big-unveils-honeycomb-centerpiece-for-bahamas-resort Clipboard “COPY” ArchDaily Housing CopyAbout this officeBIGOfficeFollowHKSOfficeFollowMichael Diggiss ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsUnbuilt ProjectResidential ArchitectureHousingNassauArchitecture NewsHousingResidentialBahamasPublished on January 27, 2014Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. “BIG Unveils “Honeycomb” Condominium for Bahamas Resort” 27 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen MixersVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Fine WoodPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesCultural / SportsPENT FitnessFitness Equipment – BANKA™ Weight BenchSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – B-ClassConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in OfficesBricksFeldhaus KlinkerFacing Bricks – Waterstruck VascuWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for FurnitureCurtain WallsMetawellFacades – Aluminum Curtain WallsHeatingFocusFireplaces – PaxfocusPatios / TerracesGlas MarteGlass Pavilion – GM Pavillon360More products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img

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