Sunday, September 06, 2009

Selling Sabah resorts, hotels through coffee-table book

KOTA KINABALU: Many people are not aware that Sabah has many interesting and beautiful resorts and hotels, all of which possess their own unique style and architectural designs.

An effort has now been made to document and showcase the architecture of Sabah’s guest accommodation facilities, in the form of a beautiful coffee-table book.

Malaysian Institute of Architects or Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM), Sabah Chapter launched its inaugural coffee-table book project entitled ‘Architecture in Sabah: Resorts and Hotels’ during its 34th annual dinner recently.

The book features 15 of Sabah’s selected tourist guest accommodation facilities, ranging from 5-star luxury resorts to budget backpacker lodges.

The book was written by Richard Nelson Sokial, who also shot most of the stunning images of resorts and hotels.

Sokial, a former newspaper columnist and now a freelance architectural writer, earned his degree in architecture from the University of Malaya.

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