Vivanta by Taj Yeshwanthpur: Bangalore Hotel, India

Vivanta by Taj Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore Hotel Building, Interior Design India, Architect

Vivanta by Taj, Yeshwanthpur, India : Bangalore Architecture

Contemporary Indian Hotel Building, Bangalore – design by WOW Architects

19 Sep + 11 Aug 2012

Vivanta by Taj Yeshwanthpur

Bangalore, India

Design: WOW Architects

Contemporary Bangalore Hotel Building

Spices, vibrant colours, and evocative textures—these are the elements we utilized to create a truly sensory experience, which we hope will awaken the memories, desires and ambitions of a people deeply rooted in tradition but yearning to modernize. While the overall approach is contemporary and urban, we aimed to create something thoroughly Indian, by combining bright colors and lively texture reminiscent of a walk through an Indian bazaar.

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photos : Aaron Pocock Architectural Photography

This journey starts at the Grand Lobby with its dynamic curving stair and the sculptural chandelier. The palette, as you progress from the main lobby space to the Tea Lounge is that of dark woods, soft leather and accents of warm color. The more intimately–apportioned lounge is both a link and resting area between the large-scale spaces of the main lobby and the outdoor garden.

From the lounge, guests venture up to a series of dynamic restaurants. As guests enter the first of these restaurants, Paranda, they are greeted by the floor and walls filled with the orange, brown and red palette of Indian spices, which sets the appropriate mood for the adventurous cuisine. The Paranda is elegant and tastefully-done, yet evokes the intense flavors of Indian curries through the bright colours, lighting, and textures. The decor is perfectly paired with modern Indian cuisine, which is both familiar and progressive.

The next stop on this culinary journey is a dip into the deep blue of Azure, the second speciality restaurant. The cool palette here, which stands in contrast to the earthy palette of Paranda, evokes the deep blue of the Mediterranean. The European cuisine and décor here cater to the more international outlook of the new Indian middle class, as well as the foreign business travelers. An abstract Picasso-inspired image has been translated into a mosaic tile mural. A feature wall of Greek pottery at the entrance foyer and the ornate fabric coverings for the VIP room seating are all accented with the blue colour to add to the mood.

The forest theme is carried through to the banquet areas, with the Grand Ballroom serving as the climax. The architectural interiors of the vertical fins are designed to evoke something that is both organic and high-tech. The decorative ceiling and wall lighting panels are layered with Indian decorative motifs which add a strong sense of expressiveness to match the colorful Indian banquet traditions.

Contrasting to the dynamism of the F&B and banquet spaces, the rooms bring a calm and restful feeling with a palette that is bright and light. The rooms range from the standard to the more exotic and innovative like the beds oriented towards the dynamic urbanscape. This outward and modern orientation is balanced with the softer elements, splashes of warm color, and decorative elements that evoke the forest motifs first introduced in the grand ballroom.

Vivanta by Taj Yeshwanthpur images / information from WOW Architects

Location:Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore, India