Capella Resort

Capella Resort
By Foster + Partners as Architects

Continuing the theme of restoration and intervention in historical buildings, the design of the six-star Capella Resort brings together old and new in a tropical context. It integrates two Tanah Merah military buildings – dating from the 1880s and built as recreational spaces for officers – with a new hotel, villas, extensive event spaces and a spa. Malay for ‘red earth’, Tanah Merah is a reference to Singapore’s lateritic soil, whose colour is reflected in the terracotta roofs of the region’s colonial architecture. The approach has been to highlight the old, drawing on the existing buildings’ proportions, shading devices and…Read More

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Location Singapore
Program Type Hotel, Cafe, Spa
Year Build completed in the year 2009
Involve Companies
Architects Foster + Partners

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