As the island is rich in natural and cultural variety fascinates, Bali became tourist destinations that never deserted visitors, either local or international tourists. That was the underlying tourism industry of Indonesia to continue to ‘ first settled ‘ as well as working to beautify the town. One of these is develop and rejuvenate the Ngurah Rai International Airport which is the ‘ first ‘ gate towards an area in Bali.
Designed by the consultant architect Atelier 6, the airport was designed however modern express their local character because it gives the first impression to visitors who come to when they set foot into the island of the gods.
One of the interesting part of the new concept of development it is the presence of a parking building adorned with a landscape that is unique and different from the airport in General. Anggia pure and the team of Tropica Greeneries complement the design Atelier 6 for the concept of the building.
The building was designed to resemble the shape of the parking building of the pyramids that consist of several layers (layers) and decorated with planter boxes on each layer of his facing towards the outside of the already designed by the architect. The existence of the landscape into the “softener” which perfected a memorable buildings are sturdy.
Base development of the landscape building parking lot is inspired from Canangsari i.e. offerings consisting of various sorts and colors of the flowers, which are always prepared by Hindus in Bali as a form of prayer and gratitude to Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa.
The beauty of this colorful flower petals “presented” and depicted in the colour composition of the plants that fill the planter box and selected that feature characters dangle (cascade). Bougainvillea sp and Bauhinia cockiana, two plants that represent the characters, also be of plant that easily adapt to local climate altogether characterize tropikal are very powerful.
The concept of the landscape in addition to give the visual beauty of the building and surrounding area, as well as other positive effect like giving coolness inside each level parking area because of the heat, already reduced and muffled by the rows of plants.
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* This article was adapted from the article “the new face of Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport” by Viva Rahwidyasa in Beautiful Magazine March issue of 2015 “