WKK AWARDS YEAR IN SUMMARY 

 

Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia, Bahrain

Winner – Best Mixed Use Development (5 Star), Bahrain (2016-2017 Africa & Arabia Property Awards)

Winner – Best Mixed Use Development Arabia (International Property Awards 2016-2017)

Winner – Best International Mixed Use Development (International Property Awards 2016-2017)

ONE, Limassol, Cyprus

Winner – Best Residential High Rise Development (5 Star), Cyprus (2016-2017 European Property Awards)

Winner – Best Residential High Rise Development Europe (International Property Awards 2016-2017)

Capital Fort, Sofia, Bulgaria

Winner – Best Commercial High Rise Architecture (5 Star), Bulgaria (2016-2017 European Property Awards)

Winner – Best Commercial High Rise Architecture Europe (International Property Awards 2016-2017)

Winner – Best International Commercial High Rise Architecture (International Property Awards 2016-2017)

South Quarter Phase 1, Jakarta, Indonesia

Gold Certification - Green Building Council Indonesia

Winner - Best Office Architectural Design - South East Asia (South East Asia Property Awards 2016)

Winner - Best Office Architectural Design (Indonesia Property Awards 2016)

Winner - Best Office Development (Indonesia Property Awards 2016)

Winner - Best Commercial Development (Indonesia Property Awards 2016)

Winner - The Iconic Business Park, Jakarta (Properti Indonesia Award 2016)

Winner - Best Green Office Building (Property & Bank Award 2016, Indonesia)

Winner - Green Property Award (GPA 2015) Commercial Project - Office Category, Indonesia

Runner Up - Best Design Consumer Choice Award, Indonesia


DECEMBER 2016

WKK Wins At International Property Awards Held At The Savoy, London On 12 Dec 2016

Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia, Bahrain

  • Winner - Best International Mixed Use Development
  • Winner - Best Mixed Use Development Arabia

Capital Fort, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Winner - Best International Commercial High Rise Architecture
  • Winner - Best Commercial High Rise Architecture Europe

 ONE, Limassol, Cyprus

  • Winner - Best Residential High Rise Development Europe 

NOVEMBER 2016

South Quarter Jakarta Wins At South East Asia Property Awards 2016

Chandra Makmoen [Project Director, South Quarter & Director, PT Putra Sinar Permaja (Intiland Company)] received the award for Best Office Architectural Design (South East Asia) at the gala dinner of the South East Asia Property Awards 2016 held at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore on 24 November 2016.  

OCTOBER 2016

Capital Fort, Sofia Wins At European Property Awards 2016 - 2017

Winner - Best Commercial High Rise Architecture (5 Star), Bulgaria 

Nominee - Best Commercial High Rise Architecture Europe

European Property Awards 2016 - 2017 (International Property Award) were announced at the gala ceremony held at London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square on 27 October 2016.

OCTOBER 2016

DoubleTree Suites By Hilton To Open At Bahrain's Dilmunia Island In 2019

Hilton Worldwide signed a management agreement with United Tower Real Estate W.L.L to open the WKK designed DoubleTree Suites By Hilton Bahrain Dilmunia Island, which will be located at the Dilmunia Island project, currently under development off the coast of Bahrain.

http://news.hiltonworldwide.com/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/30614

OCTOBER 2016

South Quarter Jakarta Wins 3 Awards At Indonesia Property Awards 2016

Chandra Makmoen [Project Director, South Quarter & Director, PT Putra Sinar Permaja (Intiland Company)] received the Indonesia Property Awards 2016 held at the Fairmont Jakarta on 13 October 2016. On the night South Quarter won for Best Office Architectural Design, Best Office Development & Best Commercial Development. 

SEPTEMBER 2016

5 Stars For Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia, Bahrain 

Abdulrahman Al Qaed (Marketing Manager, Ahmed Al Qaed Group) receiving the nominee plaque at the gala dinner held at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai on 22 Sept 2016. Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia was awarded Best Mixed Use Development, Bahrain (5 Star) and Nominee for Best Mixed Use Development, Arabia (Region) at the Africa & Arabia Property Awards 2016.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Congratulations!!!!!!!

Regatta, Jakarta - Phase 2 Tops Off

Topping Off Ceremony Held At London Tower - 01 Sept 2016

AUGUST 2016

South Quarter Jakarta Wins Twice in August 2016!

The Iconic Business Park, Jakarta (Properti Indonesia Award 2016)

Best Green Office Building (Property & Bank Award 2016, Indonesia)

Comments from Client to WKK

Most multi national companies have very high standards for operation and they inspect the property thoroughly. Most tenants have chosen to move in to South Quarter because of the design and environment created by it. Hats off to WKK for this with great appreciation.

Best regards

Chandra Makmoen

Project Director, South Quarter & Director, PT Putra Sinar Permaja (Intiland Company)

AUGUST 2016

Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia, Bahrain

Winner - Best Mixed Use Development (5 Star), Bahrain at the 2016-2017 Africa & Arabia Property Awards (International Property Awards)

MARCH 2016

Regatta, Jakarta - Phase 2 Construction Progressing On Site

DECEMBER 2015

South Quarter, Jakarta - Wins GPA 2015

South Quarter, Jakarta wins Green Property Award (GPA 2015) - Commercial Project - Office Category, Indonesia.

South Quarter also received Gold Certification from Green Building Council Indonesia and is a Silver Winner for Best Design at Consumer Choice Award. 

NOVEMBER 2015

Capital Fort, Sofia Opens Its Gates

Winner - Public Buildings With Business Functions (National Contest - Building Of The Year 2015, Bulgaria)

Comments from Client to WKK

In the three months since Capital Fort became operational in August 2015, 60% of the office space has been let and our expectation is to have the remaining offices let by the end of the year, showing what a successful project this has been.

Through the construction and opening of Capital Fort we have met and worked with people and companies from different countries specializing in real estate along with CEO’s, CFO’s and employees of our now existing and potential tenants. We are delighted by the response we have got to Capital Fort from them and are so proud that everyone likes and admires the building as much as we do. Both tenants and staff already working from the building comment on how comfortable the space is.

We cannot thank you enough for the great job you have done with the concept design, delivering us a both practical and exciting building. Without you, it wouldn’t be the success that it is and we do appreciate it very much.

Best regards

Veselin Nishkov

CFO

Capital Fort, Sofia, Bulgaria

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AUGUST 2015

South Quarter, Jakarta. Facade almost complete.

AUGUST 2015

WKK move to new office on the edge of Horsham Park

JULY 2015

WKK start concept design of landmark residential scheme on Dilmunia Island , Bahrain.

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JUNE 2015

The Oval Limassol rises from the ground.

MAY 2015 

WKK commissioned to undertake scheme design and detail design of PafiliaTower, Limassol.

APRIL 2015

South Quarter, Jakarta, starting to come together on site.

 

APRIL 2015

WKK wins competition to design central feature of new RCL cruise ship.

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Following the successful introduction of Quantum of the Seas to the cruise market. WKK continues to work with RCL helping to create their next generation of ship.

MARCH 2015

WKK wins design of new mixed use development in Jakarta.

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Situated on a new island in the recently proposed Giant Sea Wall Development of 'The Great Garuda' in Jakarta, Indonesia (shown above). The new 300,000 sqm waterside mixed use development is to include an hotel, residential towers, office towers, and retail street all facing a new marina.

FEBRUARY 2015

WKK selected to create a new high end beach facing apartment complex in Cyprus.

Located next to the Mediterranean Sea near Limassol the new residential complex will comprise luxury apartments and beach fronting villas. The Client has asked WKK to create a new benchmark in exclusive sea view apartment design.

DECEMBER 2014

WKK appointed to design the luxury 5 star suite and appartment extension to the Amathus Hotel in Limassol, Cyprus.

Originally deigned by Walter Gropius in the 60's The Amathus Hotel is surrounded by verdant gardens beside the Mediterranean Sea in the Bay of Akrotiri. WKK have been commissioned to design a new build five star suite and apartment addition to integrate with and enhance the existing building.

DECEMBER 2014

Burj Al Arab celebrates 15 years of being 'the world's most luxurious hotel'. 

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Tom Wright the architect of the building was at the cocktail party on the beach and was blown away by the grand scale hospitality and awesome firework and projection display! Thanks Jumeirah, she is still looking as fresh as the day she was finished.

NOVEMBER 2014

WKK secures the design of a new 5 star hotel and serviced apartment development in Mashhad, Iran

The city of Mashhad is host to more than twenty million visitors a year resulting high-end hospitality activity that is rapidly transforming the city into a destination of choice. WKK is honoured to be given the opportunity design a new 5 star hotel and serviced apartments complex within walking distance of the Imam Reza Shrine the most holy place in Iran.

NOVEMBER 2014

Quantum of the Seas inaugural sail from New York.

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Tom Wright was onboard Quantum of the Seas when it sailed from New York on its inaugural cruise. WKK were closely involved in the design of new ship for Royal Caribbean International. Working with a team of international consultants and RCCL in-house designers WKK were responsible for the design of the the ships external appearance, the multi function Seaplex, the Living Room, the Video Arcade and the North Star, pictured above.

NOVEMBER 2014

Paul Moreira joins the WKK team as Associate Director

Paul is a UK qualified Architect with 20 years of design experience in a wide range of private and commercial projects that include hotel & leisure, retail, commercial, mixed use and residential developments. He has been instrumental in the design of many innovative buildings across a variety of project environments, from Europe to Asia and the Middle East. Inspired at a young age by the architectural icon 'The Sydney Opera House', he started his Architectural training in Sydney, Australia. Later transferring to Lisbon Portugal, where he worked for 10 years. In 2004 Paul moved to the UK where he joined the International Design Team in Atkins and worked alongside Tom, Hakim and Geku. Now as an Associate Director in WKK he will continue to inspire the team with his passion for design excellence and his enthusiasm to find new and exciting solutions for the built environment

OCTOBER 2014

WKK wins design of new Residential Campus  at Vung Ro Bay, Vietnam

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The client for the Vung Ro Bay Resort Development has commissioned WKK to develop a community living campus for three thousand people which will mark the first steps towards the construction of a new integrated and sustainable community.

OCTOBER 2014

WKK wins South Quarter Jakarta - Phase 2

SQ-Phase 2 will consist of office and residential accommodation that will integrate and compliment with the office and retail facilities of SQ-Phase 1. Sustainability is central throughout the design approach and WKK is collaborating with Buro Happold on multi-dimensional parametric optimisation where we will test the sensitivity of the design decisions in specification and geometry for the proposed accommodation on SQ-Phase 2.

SEPTEMBER 2014

James Worthington joins the WKK team as Associate Director.

James is an award winning Chartered Landscape Architect with over 20 years experience in the UK and overseas, and a particular emphasis on residential, office, leisure and masterplanning projects. After qualifying in the UK, James lived and worked across the Far East before returning in 2002, to work with Tom, Hakim and Geku on their exciting portfolio of international projects, and will now continue to do so with WKK. Originally trained as an ecologist, James always promotes his strong values on sustainability,  biodiversity and urban living integrating them with his commitment to the client’s vision, quality design and achievable solutions.

SEPTEMBER 2014

South Quarter Jakarta tops out.

South Quarter Phase One topping off ceremony was held on 15th September 2014. The project is slated to be completed and become operational in the second quarter of 2015. As of August this year, Intiland has sold 75% of strata title office space and leased 53% of the retail space.

SEPTEMBER 2014

WKK are contracted to design a new Shopping Mall in Karachi, Pakistan.

WKK have been appointed to design the concept for a new three million square foot (GFA) mall in Karachi, Pakistan. The new mall is to be designed to international standards and is destined to redefine the art of shopping in the region.

SEPTEMBER 2014

The Oval, Limassol moving ahead on site.....

The construction of the Oval started on April 2014 and the building is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016. 

AUGUST 2014

Regatta Phase 2 on site in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Ground breaking ceremony was held in June 2014 and construction is now progressing on site. This second phase of the development will include the construction of three additional 24 storey apartment towers in response to market demand for ocean side living.