ARCHITECTURE: Mali Hotel Expansion Driven By SA Interior Architecture Firm
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The construction of a new wing for the existing Radisson Blu Bamako will see 117 additional rooms and new public areas added to the hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako - estimated to be one of Africa’s fastest growing cities and known for manufacturing industries including textiles, processed meat and metal goods.
The project will be driven by Source IBA’s Johannesburg based designer and partner Andrew Merrington, who says the design concept for the new project will feature a combination of Radisson Blu’s Scandinavian heritage combined with West African influences.
“We are excited to be part of this project and further our association with the premier Radisson Blu brand, having already worked on the Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth. Construction has already commenced and we’re aiming to complete the project within twelve months,” Merrington says.
This project adds to Source IBA’s growing design portfolio in Africa. The design company is actively involved in work in the Seychelles, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Angola, DRC, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
With design studios in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, the Source IBA team consists of 25 multi–disciplined staff members.
A combination of interior design and interior architecture, Source IBA is involved in maximising the architectural envelope by designing from the inside out.
The company prides itself on utilising the best of South Africa’s creative industry and collaborates with leaders in the fields of industrial design, arts, crafts and textile design to ensure their clients are getting the best of top drawer styling.
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