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Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | 1:20 pm
Phuket remains the birthplace of the tropical island villa getaway.
Follow the amazing journey that started at the Amanpuri and Banyan Tree, moving on to Sri Panwa, Andara, Cape Yamu, and Malaiwana; and now sees the island dotted with Asia's finest collection of individually unique ultra villas and estates.
Millionaires, billionaires and high profile global personalities continue to covet these objects of desire. Why are they choosing Phuket?
In this lively workshop titled Design Evolution, two leading international designers - Hong Kong based Adrian McCarroll of Original Vision and Clint Nagata of Bangkok's Blink Design Group - will make visual presentations and discuss their favorite projects.
Follow the pathway of the islands past, present and future trends in this panel discussion moderated by Leisure Design Group's Scott Gorsuch.
This is a rare opportunity to debate which architectural styles are most appropriate, functional, and aesthetically appealing in our locale. Question whether Phuket has developed its own style - and what are the leading examples of this?
An open forum will close out the session with an opportunity to ask these creative talents about their work, or provide an opinion on the design direction in which Phuketshould be headed.
Whether you are working in the property or resort sectors, or just interested in the
creative process of villa and hotel design, the event is a great place to learn more
and contribute your ideas.
Organized by AMCHAM - The American Chamber of Commerce (Phuket Chapter),Design Evolution will be held on Friday March 9th at Royal Phuket Marina - function room.
Registration will start at 4:00pm and the workshop will run from 5:00 to 6:20 pm. Networking event will follow. The event is open to the public and cost is THB100 including drinks.
To sign up for the event, please visit the website www.amchamthailand.com, contact Sheree Tanpensuk by email - firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 02-254-1041 ext 212.
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