HBA Completes Final Ettore Sottsass Project
The industry lost an icon when designer Ettore Sottsass died in 2007, but his legacy lives on in this final project: the Sifang Collection wellness center in Nanjing, China.
has designed the interiors, which pay homage to Sottsass’s mastery of color and form.
Twenty guest rooms are included in the center, along with a full service spa, gym, pool, lounge and cigar bar, kids’ club, and retail environment. “Bold shapes and colors,” says David T’Kint, partner, HBA, “are used to enhance the playful yet casually relaxed atmosphere.”
is located in a forest near Nanjing’s Foshou Lake, and includes an art museum designed by
’s conference center, and twenty private residences.