Alila Anji, Huzhou, China

Resort Hotel
Resort Hotel
Alila Anji, Huzhou, China

Using modern Chinese design, Alila’s ceiling design uses both bamboo and cane weaving, while the wallpaper, embroidery and sackcloth features traditional Chinese pattern. Judges praised the calm, quiet sensitivity of the design, marking “a radical departure for resort design in China”. Summarising, one judge stated: “Timeless, modern and classic all at once.”