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Hilton Surfers Paradise Development in Queensland, Australia

14 Jun 2011

Hilton Surfers Paradise

Architects: The Buchan Group

Buchan Group captures coast culture in Hilton Surfers Paradise

GOLD COAST, Australia (June 14, 2011) – One of Australasia’s largest architecture groups is the creative mastermind behind the design of the two-tower Hilton Surfers Paradise, scheduled to open in September this year.

Both Hilton Surfers Paradise towers upon completion:
Hilton Surfers Paradise

Acclaimed architects The Buchan Group designed both towers as well as most of the interior of the $700 million development. Their brief was to create a sophisticated hotel and residences offering unrivalled on the Gold Coast, capturing stunning views of the long white beaches to the east and mountain ranges and winding canals to the west.

The Buchan Group also has the Wharf at Woolloomooloo in Sydney, Raffles City Shopping Centre in Beijing, No.1 Martin Place in Sydney, Westfield London and Robina Town Centre on the Gold Coast to their name, since forming in 1990.

Buchan Group Director Gerry Holmes said the Hilton Surfers Paradise towers were designed with simplicity in mind.

“The buildings showcase strong external design features with a vertical dialogue between the two towers and a significant difference in height to ensure each tower possesses its own identity,” Mr Holmes said.

“The result is two visually impressive buildings of stunning form and simplicity.

“Despite the structural differences, each part has a logical, functional purpose and each is inextricably related to the building’s use and location.

“The great arcs responding to water and land are represented in an oppositional dialogue, while at the same time stabilising the relationship between them.”

Hilton Surfers Paradise General Manager David Kelly said the unique, sail-like design of the towers embodied the style and energy of Hilton Surfers Paradise.

“The complex itself aligns with our vision for Hilton Surfers Paradise, in that it’s distinct, yet offers a fresh and sophisticated vibe. As the first Hilton Hotel in Australia to offer a combined hotel and residences concept, we are confident we have created a product that positions us as an industry leader.”

“The Buchan Group has created a fresh design, inspired by the coast. It maximises the breathtaking views of the ocean as well as the luscious hinterland, and reflects the Gold Coast on both the interior and exterior of the buildings.”

Exterior – Tower one:
Hilton Surfers Paradise Gold Coast Hilton Surfers Paradise Skyscrapers

Rates start from $259 for a one bedroom apartment and from $279 for a hotel room. Bookings for Hilton Surfers Paradise can be made at www.hiltonsurfersparadise.com.au or by calling 1300 445 866.

About Hilton Surfers Paradise

Hilton Surfers Paradise is the first leisure-focused hotel and residences from Hilton Hotels & Resorts in Australia. It is also the first global upscale hotel to be built on the Gold Coast since 2000. The development consists of two spectacular curved towers rising above the city skyline, with the Boulevard Tower opening its doors to both residents and guests in late 2010 and the Orchid Tower scheduled to open in September 2011. The 32-story Boulevard Tower will offer 134 combinations of one, two and three-bedroom residences overlooking Surfers Paradise beach. When the Orchid Tower opens, it will feature a 169 room Hilton hotel and an additional 116 residences.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow’s savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with “hotel.” Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,600 hotels and 600,000 rooms in 82 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonorsTM.

Hilton Surfers Paradise images / information from The Buchan Group

Hilton Surfers Paradise architects : The Buchan Group


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