Palm Hills Golf Resort
Itoman city, Okinawa, Japan
CHALLENGE The challenge was to create a showplace that embraces Western design and spotlights Japanese cultural traditions.
SOLUTION Mediterranean-inspired architecture was used, integrating uniquely Japanese conventions, such as the men's furo (soaking bath), which combines an opulent rendition of Japanese bathing customs and Western innovation.
SIZE 135,000 square feet
AMENITIES Golf course designed by Ronald Fream
CLIENT Takakura Corporation
ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT Bau Architects & Associates