Singapore-based architecture and design company WOHA has developed the Alila Villas Uluwatu hotel complex in Bali, Indonesia. The eco-friendly complex constructed with the local materials has 50 hotel suites and 35 residential villas.
The buildings doesn’t have steep Balinese pavilions, but rather are influenced by local farmers and their terraces of loosely piled limestone rocks. The firm has combined traditional Balinese pavilion architecture and rural landscapes with a more modern treatment of space and form.
For the interior furniture, coconut timber and bamboo have been used by the Local craftsmen in Java and Bali. The hotel complex follows environmentally responsible systems like rainwater collection and water recycling system, using low energy lighting, collection of gray water and using it for watering plant and toilet flushing. Moreover, to reduce water usage, dry-climate vegetation is introduced.