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  1. 1. Hotel Missoni, Nevis Nevis, West Indies, Caribbean proposal for architectural service design only submitted to: Mr. Frederick Morton Jr. Tempo Networks, LLC date: 29 April 2011 project number 114065
  2. 2. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 2 contents SECTION    1 scope of services SECTION    2 professional fees + schedule SECTION    3 terms + conditions SECTION    4 project experience SECTION    5 team
  3. 3. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 3 scope of services PROJECT DESCRIPTION This proposal addresses architectural design services for the Missoni Boutique Hotel in Nevis, West Indies. This five-star, luxury development, which will consist of one hotel of approximately 88-120 keys, a designated meeting facility of approximately 520 square meters, and a spa component of approximately 1,400 square meters. Site description: TBD WATG’s proposal is to provide a Concept Design / Lender’s Package for the purposes of acquiring project funding. DESIGN ARCHITECT’S RESPONSIBILITIES WATG, as Design Architect, will provide design services as outlined. All drawings for concept design will be hand drawn and/or computer-generated at WATG’s option. CLIENT RESPONSIBILITIES design information The Client will provide all necessary design brief information including certified land survey, boundaries, contours of the site, locations and dimensions pertaining to existing buildings and features on the project site. In addition, the Client will provide data regarding site conditions including soil analysis and test borings, public utilities, geographical conditions, climatic conditions, high and low water elevations, rights of way, restrictions, easements, and any environmental restrictions, reviews and/or approval requirements. zoning The Client will provide WATG with zoning and planning requirements and the Client will be responsible for securing planning, zoning and environmental approvals from the governing authorities having jurisdiction over the project. The Client’s consultant(s) shall prepare all environmental reports that may be required for the project. budget + schedule The Client and Client’s Quantity Surveyor will establish an overall project development and construction budget and schedule for development of the project and provide such information to WATG. client’s representations WATG is entitled to rely on the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of all information provided by the Client and their named representatives. “The hotels designed by WATG in our global portfolio successfully and consistently balance aesthetics, market needs and operational imperatives while satisfying the owner’s objectives of maximizing value and profitability.” Laurence Geller CEO Strategic Hotel Capital
  4. 4. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 4 client’s consultant(s) We anticipate that the Client will secure the expertise of other design consultants necessary for the successful design and implementation of this project. It is essential that the other consultants are engaged in a timely manner to ensure the flow of critical information during the design process. The Client’s consultants include, but are not limited to, civil, geotechnical survey, quantity surveyor, and other consultants that may be required for the Project. SCOPE OF SERVICES WATG will review the preliminary design brief and area program provided by the Client for the project. WATG will prepare conceptual architectural plans and layouts for the hotel. This will be reviewed with the Client and modified further based on their feedback regarding the conceptual design direction. WATG shall be responsible for establishing the overall architectural and aesthetic character of the Project. CONCEPT DESIGN Charrette / Site Visit | 1 week (2 days on site) Upon receipt of written notice to proceed and the mobilization fee, WATG will schedule the site visit. 1. Document Review: review documents, overall project goals, and plans of the project developed to date as provided by the Client. 2. Site Analysis: WATG will tour the site in as much detail as possible to understand the key features of the site including: a. Entry / Access points (including service entries) b. Establish primary and secondary views c. Note existing site features: i. Boundaries ii. Easements, height restrictions (if any) iii. Utility locations iv. Existing building structures on site to determine historical significance. Professional time for (1) one, two-person trip between California and Nevis is included in this phase. concept design | 7 weeks Following the site visit and Client design review meeting, WATG will further refine the design, drawings and prepare a Concept Design Presentation Package. This phase of the work is intended to establish the overall design, feel and character for the project and set the design language for all of the building components.
  5. 5. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 5 concept design deliverables > Design Narrative – Project Description > Project program > Development numbers including site utilization and density > Illustrative site / roof plan showing all of the components of the project, including recreation amenities, landscape character and general circulation such as the entry, roadways, service areas and open space > Ground level plan > Typical guestroom level plan > Two (2) building cross sections describing vertical relationships > Two (2) representative building elevations illustrating overall massing and general character of the buildings > One (1) typical guestroom unit plan > One (1) typical suite villa plan (if necessary) > Three (3) computer-generated perspectives of massing (exact views to be determined) > Three (3) 11”x17” booklets of deliverables > One (1), 2-person trip to Nevis to present the final Concept Design. All final drawings will be at scale as deemed appropriate by WATG to convey the design intent. Project deliverables will be compiled in 11”x17” bound booklets. Electronic pdf format files will be included.
  6. 6. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 6 professional fees + schedule DESIGN SERVICE FEES The total professional fee for design services will be a fixed fee of One Hundred Eighty Thousand no/100 US Dollars (US$180,000.00). We will require a mobilization fee of Thirty Six Thousand US Dollars (US$36,000.00) due and payable prior to commencement of services. Stage Duration (Professional Time) Included Trips Fees Concept Design (8) weeks (2) two-person trips $ 180,000 Total Design Fee (4) one-person trips total $ 180,000 In addition to our Professional Fees, WATG will be reimbursed for all project-related expenses as noted in the attached Terms and Conditions. PAYMENT FOR BASIC SERVICES The payment schedule requires monthly billings and payment of fees for services provided by WATG in approximate relationship to the phases of the project. All professional fees or any other compensation are net amounts, and do not include local taxes or charges, if any. The Client will be responsible for any taxes due outside the United States; WATG will be responsible for any United States and state taxes relating to services provided by WATG. REIMBURSABLES In addition to our Professional Fees, we are reimbursed for our out of pocket expenses as noted in the attached Terms and Conditions, including the expenses associated with the trips and illustrations included in the scope of services referenced above. PAYMENT SCHEDULE An initial payment of Thirty Six Thousand US Dollars (US$36,000.00), which is included in the total professional fees, is payable prior to commencement of services as a mobilization fee. Thereafter, the balance of the fees shall be billed monthly for services provided by WATG in approximate relationship to the phases of the project, as outlined below. Mobilization $ 36,000 Month 1 72,000 Month 2 72,000 Total: $ 180,000 “WATG turned an under-performing portion of our hotel into a fantastic revenue generator. The design is timeless, unique and refreshing. The space itself is our best sales tool.” Steve Halliday President Pan Pacific Hotel & Resorts North America
  7. 7. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 7 ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL FEES Additional services will include the redesign of previously approved work, major revisions to the Project brief and expansion of the Architect’s scope of work beyond that set out in this proposal. WATG’s services are provided on the basis of a defined scope of work within an agreed time frame. Delay or acceleration of the project schedule may affect our services and require an adjustment to our fee. Additional services of the architect and its consultants can be provided on an hourly basis using our standard billing rates as set out in the attached Terms and Conditions, or at a fixed fee based upon an agreed scope of work, deliverable and time frame. EXCLUDED SERVICES The following areas are explicitly excluded from WATG’s scope: > Structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing engineering > Interior design > Landscape design > Kitchen and laundry design > Survey and geotechnical > Civil and utilities > Acoustical design > Audio-Visual / stage lighting design > Lighting design > Theater design > Marina design > Swimming pool design – (MEP systems) > Retail stores interior design > Hotel computer system design > Framed material boards and renderings > Color renderings, except as noted > Water feature consultant > Branding research and development of hotel brand standards > Digital fly through or video renderings > Spa equipment specifications > Fitness center equipment specifications > Negotiation with government authorities > Pricing evaluation and value engineering > LEED design and certification > Front-of-house and administration offices interior design and FF&E selection > Any other items not explicitly included in the scope.
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  9. 9. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 9 terms + conditions A. PAYMENT FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES Additional services will be provided on an hourly basis using the billing rates as follows: Senior Vice President............................................................... $300.00 Vice President ......................................................................... $240.00 Associate Vice President.......................................................... $220.00 Senior Associate...................................................................... $195.00 Associate ................................................................................ $180.00 Senior Staff ............................................................................. $175.00 Staff Level I ............................................................................. $145.00 Staff Level II ............................................................................ $130.00 Staff Level III ........................................................................... $120.00 Staff Level IV............................................................................. $95.00 Staff Level V.............................................................................. $85.00 Graphics.................................................................................. $100.00 Administrative........................................................................... $90.00 1. Overtime rates for staff (over 40 hours per week) will be at 1.3 times billing rate; the above rates are subject to change. 2. Additional Services will be billed monthly as services are performed and will be due and payable on receipt of invoice. 3. Failure to satisfy invoices for additional services within thirty (30) days of invoice will be an authorization to WATG, at its discretion, to stop work on any additional services, in the same manner as upon default of payment of monthly lump sum fees. B. PAYMENT FOR REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES 1. In addition to the lump sum fee payable under this Agreement, agreed reimbursable expenses will be charged at one point one five (1.15) times direct cost. 2. Reimbursables will include hotel, meals, business class airfare, ground transportation, parking, incidental expenses associated with travel, photographic expenses, long distance communication, telephone, facsimile, postage, courier, shipping, reproduction costs, computer plots, computer simulated videos, vehicle mileage for coordination meetings near local WATG office and any other expenses identified in this Agreement as such are reimbursable expenses. 3. Expenses for presentation character sketches, renderings, and scale models not specifically identified as included in the basic fee will be considered reimbursable expenses and will be added to the fees quoted in the Agreement. C. PAYMENT DEFAULT 1. An automatic notification of late payment will be made thirty (30) days from invoice date, if payment has not been received by then. An annual twelve percent (12%) interest charge will be added to payments due more than thirty (30) days. If a controlling local law, regulation or rule imposes a lower maximum rate of interest on this charge at the time it is due, that lower maximum rate will apply. 2. When any invoice is outstanding and unpaid thirty (30) days after the invoice is sent, WATG may, at its discretion, stop work on the Project. 3. If WATG stops work on the Project under this provision and then restarts the project, a remobilization fee will be charged. This fee will equal the costs of remobilization plus the amount of the next month of service. After receipt of the remobilization fee, WATG at its discretion, may allocate up to two weeks for its internal remobilization before recommencing work on the Project. D. PAYMENT METHOD 1. All payments will be made in dollars of the United States of America, deposited into: Beneficiary: WATG N.A. Inc. Bank: City National Bank, Los Angeles, CA ABA Routing # 122016066 SWIFT CODE: CINAUS6L Account# 112987002 Reference Hotel Missoni Nevis - #114065 2. Payments originating in the United States may be made by check drawn on a United States bank. All payments originating outside the United States must be sent via tested telegraphic transfer. 3. Payments are received when WATG receives notice of deposit from City National Bank. E. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT 1. Either party upon reasonable written notice may terminate this Agreement. Should the Project be suspended, abandoned or assigned to another consultant, WATG will be compensated for all services performed prior to receipt of written notice from Client of such suspension, abandonment, or assignment together with any reimbursable expenses then due. 2. If the Project is suspended for any reason, and then resumed after being suspended for more than two (2) months, WATG, at its discretion, may re-negotiate with Client its compensation hereunder. In addition to any adjustment to the Lump Sum Fee, WATG will be under no obligation to remobilize until it has received payment of a remobilization fee equal to the costs of remobilization plus the fee for the first month of service. The remobilization fee is a separate inducement for WATG to remobilize and is not a credit against amounts owed or to be owed by Client. After receipt of the remobilization fee, WATG at its discretion, may allocate up to two weeks for its internal remobilization before recommencing work on the Project. F. GENERAL PROVISIONS 1. Power to execute Agreement: Each party warrants that it has full power and authority to execute this Agreement, perform all conditions and deliver all instruments and payments described herein. 2. Entire Agreement: This Agreement represents the entire integrated agreement between Client and WATG. It supersedes all prior negotiations, representations or agreements either written or oral. This Agreement may be amended only by written instrument signed by Client and WATG.
  10. 10. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 10 3. Termination by force majeure: If there occurs a force majeure, i.e., government orders, laws or regulations, strikes, sabotages, lockouts, embargoes, war, acts of God (such as a flood or earthquake) or any other event caused beyond the reasonable control of the parties of this Agreement, allowing performance by either party under this Agreement impossible, the parties subject to the force majeure may terminate this Agreement by fifteen (15) days written notice to the other 4. Payment in event of force majeure: In a force majeure termination of this Agreement by Client, WATG will be compensated for all services performed up to the date of termination and will retain all compensation paid up to the date of termination. WATG will provide Client, upon full payment as set forth herein, reproducible copies of all documents completed to the date of termination. 5. Notices: Notices hereunder are effective if sent by first class mail (or its equivalent), postage prepaid, courier or fax, to the addresses listed and to the individuals named first above, or to the different person and at the different address, if any, set out here. 6. Architect’s standard of care; disclaimer of warranties: WATG will perform professional services in a manner consistent with that level of care and skill ordinarily exercised by members of the architectural profession practicing under similar conditions and circumstances. No other warranty or representation to Client or its contractors and subcontractors, expressed or implied, is included or intended in this Agreement, or in any report, drawing, design, document, information expressed in electronic media, or otherwise. Without in any way limiting the generality of the foregoing, but only by way of example, WATG makes no representation to Client with respect to (1) the effect on the Project of any law, rule, regulation, ordinance, or mandate; or (2) the utility, readability, accuracy, completeness or durability of any computer-aided design file or program. 7. Limitation of architect’s liability: WATG’s liability, or that of its consultants, to Client for any actions, damages, claims, demands, judgments, losses, costs, and expenses arising out of or resulting from the negligent acts, errors, or omissions of WATG or its consultants is limited to the lowest of (1) the actual proceeds from insurance coverage provided by WATG and its Consultants professional liability insurance policies; (2) the amount of any settlement or judgment; or (3) the amount of compensation paid to WATG under this Agreement. 8. Client to indemnify architect, others: Client agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless WATG and each of its shareholders, directors, officers, partners, employees, agents, subsidiaries, and divisions (and each of their heirs, successors, and assigns) from any and all claims, demands, liabilities, suits, causes of action, judgments, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising, or allegedly arising from, personal injury, including death, property damage, including loss of use thereof, economic loss, or otherwise, due in any manner to the error, omission, negligence, recklessness or intentional act of Client or any of its agents, employees, or contractors as a result of performance of the Project, whether any error, omission, negligence, recklessness or intentional act of WATG or any other indemnitee contributed thereto, except in a case where WATG or another indemnitee is the only negligent party, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction, in which case no indemnification is owed to the solely negligent party. 9. Architect’s rights in certain property: Design drawings, renderings, models, specifications, electronic files (including, but not limited to, CAD, databases and spreadsheets), and other derivations that are part of the Project are the intellectual property of WATG, are intended for use solely with respect to this Project, and, unless otherwise provided, WATG will be deemed the author of these documents and will retain all common law, statutory and other reserved rights, including the copyright. Client will be permitted to retain copies, including reproducible copies, of WATG’s drawings, specifications or other documents, including such expressed on electronic media; however, such copies will not be used by Client or others on other projects, for additions to this Project, or for completion of this Project by others, unless WATG is adjudged to be in default under this Agreement, except by agreement in writing and with appropriate compensation to WATG. Reuse without WATG’s professional involvement will be at Client’s sole risk and without liability to WATG. Client will indemnify and hold harmless WATG, WATG’s consultants and agents and employees or any of them from and against claims, damages, losses and expenses, including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of unauthorized reuse of drawings, specifications, electronic data and other instruments that are part of the Project. 10. Computer-Aided Design (“CAD”): In order to facilitate the design and coordination of the Project, WATG may draw in AutoCAD 2005, or later, CAD format, in which case, the following provisions apply: WATG’s instruments of service hereunder are the printed hard copy drawings and specifications issued for the Project, whereas electronic media, including CAD files, are tools for their preparation. As a convenience to Client, WATG will furnish to Client both printed hard copies and electronic media. In the event of a conflict in their content, however, the printed hard copies will take precedence over the electronic media. WATG’s electronic media are furnished without guarantee of compatibility with Client’s software or hardware, and WATG’s sole responsibility for the electronic media is to furnish a replacement for defective disks within thirty (30) days after delivery to Client. WATG retains ownership of printed hard copy drawings and specifications and the electronic media. Client is granted a license for their use, but only in the operation and maintenance of the Project for no additional fee. Use of these materials for modification, extension, or expansion of this Project or on any other Project, unless under the direction of WATG, will be without liability to WATG and WATG’s consultants. Because data stored in electronic media form can be altered, either intentionally or unintentionally, by transcription, machine error, environmental factors, or by operators, it is agreed that Client will indemnify, defend, save harmless WATG, WATG’s consultants, and the officers and employees of any of them from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses and costs, including but not limited to costs of defense, arising out of changes or modifications to the data in electronic media form in Client’s possession or released to others by Client and for any use of the electronic media and printed hard copy drawings and specifications outside the license granted by this provision. WATG will not be responsible to provide the input of any other consultant discipline. WATG reserves the right to choose which drawings are most appropriate to complete in CAD format and which drawings will be produced by hand. 11. Use of electronic media, in general: Use of the electronic information contained on computer disks and tapes is made by Client with this written permission of WATG. Client will not copy these disks or tapes and will return them to WATG upon demand. Client acknowledges that information provided in electronic media must be confirmed and coordinated, and will be responsible for any use of this information.
  11. 11. Missoni Nevis – West Indies, Caribbean | Project #114065 Page 11 Since information contained represents works in progress, use of this information is the responsibility of Client. WATG assumes no liability for usage subject to damages and reimbursement of all legal costs of WATG related to use outside this Agreement 12. Architect’s right to publicity: WATG will have the right to include representations of the design of the Project, including photographs of exterior and interior, among WATG’s promotional and professional materials. WATG’s materials will not include Client’s confidential or proprietary information, if Client has previously advised WATG in writing of specific information considered by Client to be confidential or Project. WATG will be given credit for architectural services related to the Project. All press releases and public relations materials with reference to the architectural design will credit the architectural design of the Project to WATG. Whenever possible, Client will consult with WATG concerning all promotional materials pertaining to the Project prior to the release of such materials. WATG agrees to cooperate with Client to gain desired media coverage for Project. 13. Severability: If any court or agency of competent jurisdiction determines that one or more portions of this Agreement is illegal or unenforceable, such portions will be considered severed from the Agreement and all remaining portions shall be enforced. 14. Jurisdiction and choice of law: Any dispute arising under this Agreement will be submitted for decision to the law courts of the country where WATG is located, as first stated above, and be decided under the laws of that country. 15. Non Solicitation: During the term of this Agreement and for a period of two (2) years following the termination of this Agreement, Client shall not directly or indirectly through another entity or otherwise (i) call on, solicit, induce or attempt to induce any employee of, or consultant to, WATG or its subsidiaries, to leave the employ of, or consultancy to, WATG or its subsidiaries, or in any way interfere with the relationship between WATG and any employee or consultant thereof; or (ii) hire any person who was an employee of, or consultant to, WATG or its subsidiaries at any time during the such period (it being conclusively presumed by the parties so as to avoid any disputes under this paragraph that any such hiring within such period is in violation of this provision) 16. Disclaimer of Personal Liability: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, neither the directors, officers, employees, members, nor shareholders of WATG (except as otherwise provided herein), nor any person or entity holding any interest in WATG, shall be personally liable, whether directly or indirectly, by reason of any default by WATG in the performance of any of the obligations of WATG under this Agreement. 17. Waiver of Consequential Damages: Client hereby waives to the fullest extent possible any and all claims or rights to consequential damages arising out of WATG’s and its consultants’ performance under this Agreement. 18. Taxes: All professional fees or any other compensation are net amounts, and do not include any Local Architect’s fees or local taxes, if any. Client will be responsible for any taxes due outside the United States. WATG will be responsible for any United States and state taxes.     
  12. 12. client Kor Hotel Group size 27 acres 100 resort residences ranging from 500 to 2,500 square feet each 31 freestanding villas ranging from 4,300 to 6,000 square feet each amenities Bluff-top restaurant and lounge; fine dining; world-class spa with outdoor treatment rooms; meeting rooms; fitness center; sports courts; tennis courts; two swimming pools; infinity pool; private heated plunge pools; beach pavilion services provided Architect of Design Architect of Record "Viceroy Anguilla Resort and Residences is an exquisite rendition of the residential resort concept, as well as an incomparable luxury addition to the island." –Brad Korzen, CEO Kor Hotel Group challenge The design challenge was to create a premier residential resort property along Barnes Bay and Meads Bay to be home to innovative and stylish luxury accommodations. solution The design blends modern hospitality with Caribbean warmth and sophisticated luxury. Provocative one and two bedroom blufftop resort residences are located at the resort's center, offering sweeping views of the bay's white sand beaches. Low-rise beachfront resort residences showcase the stunning views of Meads Bay. Freestanding blufftop and beachfront villas overlook Barnes Bay and the ocean. Viceroy Anguilla Resort & Residences Meads Bay, Anguilla, British West Indies
  13. 13. Viceroy Anguilla Resort & Residences Meads Bay, Anguilla, British West Indies
  14. 14. client PT Oriental Indah Bali size 313 Guestrooms and suites amenities Full service business and conference centre; fitness centre; spa & wellness centre; library; retail village; wedding facilities; internet facility services provided Architectural design associate designers LTW Singapore, interior design Conrad Bali - Family Suites Bali, Indonesia
  15. 15. Le Petit Trou Grenada client Capital City Leisure Investments size Site: 77 hectares 110-key hotel 122 villas amenities Conference centre; health & fitness club; hybrid spa; kids club; teens club; beach pool; beach club; tennis courts; jogging & walking trails; village square; seven restaurants services provided Planning Architectural design challenge The design challenge was to maximize the potential of a steep, rugged piece of coastal land in Grenada to create a resort environment. solution The low-scale hotel was located in a pocket of land above the main beach to provide all guestrooms with ocean views and access to a pristine, crescent-shaped beach in a protected bay. The luxury trophy villas were perched atop dramatic cliff side locations to maximize their value while the smaller villas were located further back on the site along valley ravines with distant ocean views.
  16. 16. Le Petit Trou Grenada
  17. 17. Emerald Point Providenciales, Turks & Caicos client Leeward Development size 24 suite boutique hotel 12 condominium units Eight single family villas amenities 1,200-square-foot wellness spa with 16 suites; reception entry building; library; five-star restaurant and bar; casual dining; swimming pools; meditation garden; fitness center; two tennis courts; business center services provided Architectural design Interior design challenge The design challenge was to create a boutique environment of 24 luxury guest rooms with primary views of the emerald waters of Providenciales. The visual inspiration provided by the client was to imagine “millionaires with sand between their toes”. solution The white beach sand is pulled deep into the site to touch the front steps of the units. Dining is to occur under the swaying coco palms on removable dining platforms. And the private pool areas, for quiet reading, are surrounded by low-rise colonial architecture.
  18. 18. Emerald Point Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
  19. 19. Sasakwa Lodge - Singita Grumeti Reserves Serengeti, Tanzania client VIP Safari Club size 120,000 hectares (297,000 acres) Seven free-standing cottages: six suites, and one luxury villa amenities Lounges; library; wine room; billiard's room; bar; dining room; retail shop; spa; sport's pavilion including archery, tennis pavilion and courts; equestrian centre; verandas with views over the Serengeti plains services provided Architectural design Master planning Landscape design challenge The design challenge was to create a unique and exclusive sustainable destination consisting of luxury safari lodges in various locations throughout the private Grumeti Game Reserve. solution A hilltop lodge was designed in the style of an East African colonial manor home with awe-inspiring views over the Serengeti plains. The resort was positioned on the renowned migratory route traversed annually by more than a million wildebeest and home to large herds of resident game that give incredible game viewing all year round. The lodge can accommodate up to 30 people, with one to four bed suites arranged across the seven cottages, each with their own infinity pool and private gardens.
  20. 20. Sasakwa Lodge - Singita Grumeti Reserves Serengeti, Tanzania
  21. 21. challenge The challenge was to design a residence that would allow for entertainment and leisure activities while retaining a sense of privacy. It also needed to be designed and constructed to withstand the potential devastating forces of a hurricane. solution The house was situated to take advantage of the spectacular views as well as the cooling breezes from the sea. It is broken up into four distinct wings connected by open breezeways. The lower level is clad in natural stone while the upper level has deep balconies and roof overhangs to shade the windows. Special building materials were utilized to reinforce the structure; windows and doors were custom manufactured to meet the stringent hurricane code requirements. client Brenkstone Ltd. size 2.5 acres (16,000 square feet) amenities Spectacular oceanfront site with small swimming cove; two master suites and four guest suites; media room; two pools; tennis court; staff quarters; and various water features services provided Architectural design associate architects Whitfield Associates, Inc. International Architects Ltd. results The exterior character is a blend of traditional architecture and regional Caribbean influences. Extensive landscaping and water features complement the residence and allow it to blend into the site. Anguilla Private Residence Barnes Bay, Anguilla, BWI
  22. 22. Mark M. Yoshizaki project experience Four Seasons Dubai Dubai, UAE Four Seasons Garden City Jumeriah Dubai, UAE Mohegan Sun Phase III – Project Horizon Uncasville, Connecticut Tropicana Casino and Resort Las Vegas, Nevada Tropicana Casino and Resort Expansion Atlantic City, New Jersey The Mansion at MGM Grand Las Vegas, Nevada MGM Marriott Marquis Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada Renaissance Hollywood Hotel Hollywood, California Angsana St. Lucia Resort Mt. Pimard, St. Lucia Emerald Point Boutique Resort Provdenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands Mark Yoshizaki graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Hawaii and was the first recipient of the George J. Wimberly Scholarship for WATG. Prior to joining WATG in 1996, Mark worked with Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, where he was involved in concept and schematic design work for various Disney projects including: Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, and Tokyo Disney Sea in Japan. Mark has served as senior project designer on many of WATG’s notable hospitality, leisure and entertainment projects throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Asia, and the Middle East. His more than 15 years of experience includes casino, residential, mixed-use, hospitality, entertainment, leisure, renovation and corporate design. Mark has served on projects through WATG’s offices in Honolulu, Irvine, and Orlando. Among the many hospitality and mixed-use projects designed by Mark are: the Tropicana Las Vegas Casino & Resort, a 2,500-room resort hotel with a 750,000 square foot podium containing a casino, retail, dining and entertainment facilities, the Emirates Hills Golf Resort, a prestigious golf clubhouse, academy and ultra-luxury residential development in Dubai; The Gold Souq, a two million square foot mixed-use hotel, entertainment, residential, and office development in the heart of downtown Dubai; and the Mohegan Sun Phase III Expansion, a 1,000 room hotel and casino expansion including retail, dining and entertainment venues. education University of Hawaii at Manoa Bachelor of Architecture University of Colorado at Boulder, School of Engineering honors / awards AIA Honolulu Chapter Award of Merit: Hawaii Living Cultural Center AIA Honolulu Chapter Design Award: Stone House USAA All-American Scholar Collegiate Award for Academic Work and Achievements speaking experience • “Mixed-Use: Creating Real Estate Value by Ancillary Developments” – South American Hotel Investment Conference • “Integrated Project Delivery” – Central America Tourism & Hotel Investment Exchange Vice President Angsana Samana Bay Resort & Spa Samana, Dominican Republic Trump at Cap Cana Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Trump Int’l Golf Resort Scotland Aberdeen, Scotland Burj Dubai Phase II Master Plan Dubai, UAE Arica Casino Resort Arica, Chile Medellin Hotel and Casino Medellin, Colombia Bridge of the Americas Cultural Center Master Plan Fort Sherman, Panama The Gold Souq Mixed-Use Dubai, UAE Anaheim GardenWalk Mixed-Use Hotel-Retail-Entertainment Anaheim, California
  23. 23. Sarah J. Cardoza project experience Four Seasons Dubai Dubai, UAE Four Seasons Hotel at the Pearl Doha Doha, Qatar Anaheim GardenWalk Mixed-use Anaheim, California An-Nasriyyah Resort Residential Saudi Arabia Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort (Phase I) Water Park Renovation Nassau, Bahamas Atlantis, Paradise Island (Phase III) Atlantis The Cove & Atlantis The Reef Paradise Island, Bahamas Bachmann Springs Resort Tombstone, Arizona Bakrie Residence Bali, Indonesia Beijing Abest Clubhouse & Villa Beijing, China Boracay Beach Club Philippines Four Seasons Hotel Almaty Almaty, Kazakhstan Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Costas Banderas, Nayarit, Mexico House of Blues Sunset Strip Hollywood, California InterContinental Midplaza Jakarta Jakarta, Indonesia InterContinental WanXiang Resort & Spa Thousand Lake, China Le Meridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort Taban, Bali, Indonesia Li Residence Beijing, China The Mansion at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, Nevada R&F Luxury Villas & Retail Center Beijing, China The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore Bangalore, India Ayana Resort and Spa Bali, Indonesia The Ritz-Carlton, Sanya Resort & Spa Sanya, China Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Muscat, Oman U'S Okinawa Resort Okinawa, Japan Sarah Cardoza, a graduate in architecture from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater Oklahoma, has contributed to various hospitality, entertainment, leisure and residential projects since joining WATG in 1992. Sarah has had combined roles as a senior designer and project manager on various hospitality and residential projects throughout California, Nevada, Indonesia, the Bahamas, Philippines, the Middle East and China. She has been involved in the development of several major urban and resort projects including The Mansion at the MGM Grand, 30 high-end villas, penthouses and suites in Las Vegas; and the Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, three deluxe hotels with 680-rooms and a spa in Oman. Sarah's recent efforts as a project manager include Atlantis, Paradise Island - Phase III development in the Bahamas which includes a new 600-suite luxury hotel tower (Atlantis The Cove) and a 500-unit condo hotel (The Reef Atlantis), a water park, expanded casino, retail and dining; a 26,500 square-foot custom luxury residence in Los Angeles; the Ritz-Carlton Sanya Resort & Spa in China; and several luxury hotels, spas and residences in Beijing. education Oklahoma State University Bachelor of Architecture Senior Associate Senior Project Manager
  24. 24. Sharmila Tankha, AIA project experience Mazzeh Hotel & Mixed-Use Damascus, Syria Hilton Xiangshan Resort Hotel Xiangshan, China Haikou Resort & Conference Center Haikou, China Shanghai Zhong Hui Plaza Shanghai, China Al Jurf Golf Estate Abu Dhabi, UAE African Union Project, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Mohegan Sun's Project Horizon Uncasville, Connecticut The Waldorf Astoria & Hilton Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada Hilton Hotel Expansion Masterplan Las Vegas, Nevada Caesars Spain Hotel & Casino (Harrah's) Ciudad Real, Spain Uptown Cairo Urban Master Plan Cairo, Egypt Prior to WATG Bellagio Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Nevada Morongo Resort, Casino & Spa Palm Springs, California The Palms Casino and Resort Las Vegas, Nevada Bahamar Destination Development Nassau, Bahamas Dubai Festival City UAE Roppongi Hills Mixed-Use Tokyo, Japan MTV's The Real World Suite Las Vegas, Nevada Sharmila Tankha joined WATG’s California office in 2005 and brings to the team over 20 years of experience in designing destinations and "Placemaking" for hospitality, gaming and entertainment projects at multiple scales. An extremely versatile, energetic and talented architect, Sharmila's experience as senior project designer includes leading design teams on several complex mixed-used projects across the globe and has deep expertise in the experiential, functional and aesthetic aspects of Urban and Destination Design. She has led the design of numerous urban and mixed-use projects at WATG, including Mohegan Sun's Project Horizon - a riverfront development with a 920-key Hotel, and over 150,000 square feet of Casino and Retail expansion in Uncasville, Connecticut. Other mixed-use projects include locations as diverse as Nevada, Shanghai, Ciudad Real in Spain, the UAE and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Most recently, Sharmila led the design team on an urban, mixed-use project in Damascus, Syria. Prior to joining WATG, Sharmila was senior associate and project designer at internationally acclaimed The Jerde Partnership in Venice, California, where she was lead project designer on the Morongo Resort, Casino and Spa in California, and the Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. She was also involved in several award-winning mixed-use projects including Bahamar in Nassau, Bahamas, Dubai Festival City, UAE, The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas and Roppongi Hills Mixed-Use and Cultural Development project in Tokyo. education University of Southern California Master of Building Sciences School of Planning and Architecture Bachelor of Architecture architectural licenses California affiliations American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards • ULI Award for Excellence, Asia Pacific - Roppongi Hills • Global RLI Award - Dubai Festival City • Best of California Award, California Construction Magazine - Morongo Resort • Golden Nugget Grand Award - The Gateway, Utah • Gold Medal for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi media / publications 1994 National Passive Solar Energy Conference: "The Indian Himalayan Energy Code as a Step Towards Energy Conservation" Senior Associate Senior Project Designer
  25. 25. Shaun Hannah, LEED AP project experience Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort Phase III Hotel (The Cove) & Residences (The Reef) Paradise Island, Bahamas Four Seasons Aviara Resort Carlsbad, California Tropicana Las Vegas Casino Resort Las Vegas, Nevada Golden Door Spa at the Boulders Resort Carefree, Arizona Marriott Laguna Cliffs Resort Spa & Guestroom Expansion Dana Point, California Private Residences Edmonton, Canada The Fairmont Pierre Marques Acapulco, Mexico The Reserve at Portalon Costa Rica Saggio Hills Resort Healdsburg, Sonoma, California Garabu Mixed-Use Resort Costa Rica Luxury Hotel & Residences Dubai, UAE Casino Resort Sonoma County, California The Fairmont Willow Stream Spa Bermuda Surabaya Development* Surabaya, Indonesia Hengxi Plaza Development* Beijing, China Hansol Corporate Office* Seoul, Korea *prior to WATG education California State Polytechnic University, Pomona B.S., Architecture architectural licenses California accreditation LEED Accredited Professional Associate Director of Sustainability Shaun Hannah, project architect and director of sustainability, brings to the team over 10 years of experience in hospitality, leisure, residential and mixed-use design. He is leading WATG's internal and external sustainability initiatives, and is committed to finding sustainable solutions for clients that balance economic, cultural and environmental factors. Shaun has acted as lead architect and project manager on many of the firm's urban and resort hotel destinations around the globe. He brings to each project an expertise in project management, construction documentation and construction administration. Prior to joining WATG in 1998, Shaun was at Fluor Daniel, Inc. and HOK, where he was involved in programming and construction administration for various commercial developments. Most recently Shaun's efforts have included a casino resort in Sonoma County; a luxury hotel and residences in Dubai, UAE; and a new destination resort hotel and residences at Atlantis, Paradise Island (Phase III) in the Bahamas.
  26. 26. Angela VanDeVelde Lindsay, Associate AIA education University of Cincinnati Bachelor of Architecture Magna Cum Laude affiliations Associate American Institute of Architects (AIA) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited honors / awards • Award for Excellence in Visual Art, Urbscheit Gallery • AIA Award for Best in Show, DAAPworks • Critics’ Choice Award for Architecture Thesis • AIA National Honors Scholarship Recipient • UC Women’s Club Scholarship Honoree Project Designer Angela VanDeVelde Lindsay, project designer, brings over ten years of experience. In her time at WATG she has been involved with major projects in a variety of roles. She is familiar with creating art packages, artist renderings, concept design, and master planning. Angela also demonstrated leadership in the Dry Creek Rancheria Resort Development project by leading her team through design development. Prior to WATG, Angela tried her hand in all types of architecture and design; working on projects that ranged from healthcare, residential, at tilt-up, to computer graphics. By working with Walt Disney Imagineering and Legoland Development, she discovered her love and passion for themed architecture. Angela has shared her passion for architecture by teaching rendering techniques and perspective drawing to students at the University of Cincinnati. At WATG, she spearheaded the Itching to Sketch program. project experience Atlantis Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dry Creek Rancheria Resort Development Geyserville, CA African Union Project Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Al Birdi Tourism Resort Al Birdi, Libya Al Jurf Palace Resort Golf Clubhouse Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Dalian Castle Hotel Dalian, China