Mui Ne is located on southwest coast of Vietnam within a 4hr drive from Ho Chi Minh City. The traditional fishing village has fast become a travel hot spot of Vietnam, popular for windsurfing, kite surfing and beach recreation. Its proximity to Ho Chi Minh City makes it an appealing holiday destination to local visitors and increasingly international tourists from Europe and North Asia (Korea, Japan and China).
Novaland’s ambition with Novahills is to create a point of difference within the locality with a resort that is uniquely different, but embodies a level of familiarity between the local culture and other world class beach resorts. Total area of the project is 40 hectares which includes 600 resort villas .
RED Design Group was commissioned to undertake the Public Facilities Architecture and Public Facilities Interior Design
The design of the resort is contemporary but embraces the traditional features of Spanish Revival, and Mediterranean Architecture. RED incorporated elements of arches, terracotta roof tiles, arcades, ornamental iron work, painted tiles sand stucco, natural material with earth tones to help settle the architecture into the hillside and cliff frontage.
Incorporating local materials that blend with the design style was an important feature of the design. The use of decorative tiles, terracotta and stone and iron work creating a level of familiarity with local visitors that fit the overall design aesthetics.
The intent with the Public Facilities concept is that all building link together as part of the same township and village, with the club house being the central focus within the development.
RED Design Group’ Scope of Work included:
– Welcome centre – 500sqm GFA
– Pool Bar – 100sqm GFA
– Waterfall Restaurant – 300sqm GFA
– Indoor Entertainment Facilities – 1,170sqm GFA
– Specialty Restaurants Facilities – 900sqm GFA
– Club House – 3,500sqm GFA
– Observation Tower – 450sqm GFA
– Sport Center – 530sqm GFA
– Convention Center – 3,900sqm GFA
– Amenities / Kiosks / House Keeping / Technical – 600sqm GFA
RED was commissioned by Central Group in Vietnam to create GO!Mall, a shopping destination for all customers on an industrialized scale, a concept that could be rolled out to the mass market beginning with Tra Vinh City and expanding to several other locations in the future.
RED’s global expertise in retail design provided the Central Group with a design partner that was able to create a customer experience to meet the Central Groups value offer as well as localized provincial theming to meet the shopper’s need and empower the customer to embrace their local GO!Mall
RED’s role was the leading design consultant responsible for the subcontract of all Architecture, MEP, Structural and Civil with design management to align with Central Group Vietnam’ corporate objectives.
RED’s scope of work for each 20,000sqm – 30,000sqm of new green field shopping centre was design management and contract management of sub consultant architect, MEP, Structural, Civil and Quantity Surveying Consultant.
Design stages included Concept Design, Schematic Design, Masterplan Submission, Authority Approval, Design Development, Tender Submissions and Construction Documentation. Additional services including Tenancy Guideline Manuals and Signage and Wayfinding manuals.
The Projects are fully BIM compliant using RED’s internal BIM standards and collaboration between Architect, Interior Design, MEP and Structural + Civil all using Revit Architecture 2019. RED were the BIM managers and conducted clash reporting during all major milestones to deliver fully coordinated drawings to client.