Daya was awarded for the fitout works on the interiors of the communal areas. Our challenge was to build spaces that stay true to the Intercontinental identity while catering to the discerning local, domestic, and international travellers visiting Colombo, for leisure and business.
The upcoming Intercontinental Hotel, Colombo is a 5 Star hotel brand was designed by FBEye to be relevant to the needs to today’s travellers. Located in Colombo 03, at the heart of the bustling Colombo, the hotel is suitable for families, business travellers and tourists. The tallest building withing a 15km radius provides a 5* accommodation and hospitality that overlooks the rest of Colombo.
The interiors of the hotel are inspired by Intercontinental Hotel’s international brand familiarity with a modern interpretation of Colombo’s local cultural aesthetics. The materials used are strong decoratively with noble woods, fine marbles and a refined detailing that reveals a rigorous and modern approach to the theme.
From in central location at the heart of Colombo, Daya seeks to translate and physically realise the designer’s intention to create an interior wonderland in a modern and intricate design language by leverages on Daya’s local connections for workmanship, labour and contacts Intercontinental Hotel Colombo is a perfect example of great integration of the interior, architecture, and the city’s bustle, and thus will become the ideal destination for tourists and locals to explore Colombo and beyond.