- a lecture by David Hashim at GH&R Ho Chi Minh City

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The 3rd Annual Global Hotels & Resorts conference in 2019 took place in Mai House Saigon Hotel a new boutique style five star hotel in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Our leader David Mizan Hashim has been invited to present the group experience and insight in hotel design worldwide. VERITAS Design Group delegated four directors from Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam to expand our networking in the expanding local hospitality market.

The title of David's lecture "" the local spirit or spirit of a place in english. As he described, the prevailing character, atmosphere or "spirit of a place". David was talking about how important for the hotel developments that our architects and designers are very carefully and respectfully study the local characters, society and traditions of the place and transforming all the inputs to design elements during all design phases from concept to the construction details. For illustration David introduces some of our key projects like the small boutique stile Sinkeh Hotel (received world-wide recognition due to the heritage protection and conservation approach) or the ANGSANA hotel project in Penang from the very well known five star hotel developer group, the Banyan Tree.

VERITAS Architects (Vietnam) Co., Ltd

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D2 Street, 25th Ward,
Binh Thanh District,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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