LOCATION / BUILT AREA : Petitenget, Seminyak Bali / 4300 sqm
PROJECT TYPE : Bar and bistro
PROVIDED SERVICE : Interior design / architecture
AMENITIES : Bar, club, and restaurant
CLIENTS : PT. Hu’u Acquisitions
OPERATOR : Manage by owner
ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT / DESIGNER : Alvin Tan (PHUNK studio Singapore)
PROJECT STATUS : Built on 2014
The challenging design project was to refurbish and creating an iconic design as selling point.
Hu’u Bar and Restaurant is one of the famous Bars in Bali situated among the most celebrated venues in Jalan Petitenget in Seminyak. The venue is part of the Hu’u Brand that also features a restaurant and luxury accommodation facilities. This Bar is first opened on 2001 and has since enjoyed success with crowds of partygoers and dinners from around the world.
Hu’u bar previous architecture, originally has a strong tropical style. The venue covers an extensive 4,300sqm and was conceived as a multi-concept International leisure spot.
Zoning concept of critical building function was adopting from an “old house on the hill”. Implemented by dividing the space into 4 critical area. Main room, which is the
bar and dance floor. Dining room, the restaurant, patio as outdoor lounging, and garden area.
Inspired from modern design. Forms and furnitures are arranged by simplifying the traditional chinese peranakan design with colonial touch. As a contemporary design concept.
With white as color dominant on exterior walls, the peranakan pastel color palette was carefuly applied on clay roof tiles. Married with charcoal grey on the interior and
adding Burgundy and gold as complimentary. The building is washed with RGB changing color running light to attract potential customer.
During the design construction phase, project management strategy is essential. the renovation. Since the restaurant / bar need to be running during the renovation. Regarding the plan, renovation phase has divided into 2 phase. The 1st phase is renovating the architecture, with a consideration, architecture / building facade has the biggest design impact. The 2nd phase, was planned on ID works and FF+E.