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it­u­ated in the coastal town of M’diq in North­ern Morocco about 20 miles east of Tang­ier, the Sof­i­tel Ta­muda Bay is set to open around the time that the June is­sue of In­done­sia Tatler Homes goes to press. Fea­tur­ing a mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary de­sign con­cept, the re­sort is the lat­est project de­signed by GM Ar­chi­tects—with Galal Mah­moud, the prin­ci­pal him­self, tak­ing the lead—in col­lab­o­ra­tion with lo­cal ar­chi­tec­ture firm Cabi­net Ziyat.

The Sof­i­tel Ta­muda Bay con­sists of 104 bed­rooms and suites, eight bun­ga­lows and five vil­las with a to­tal area of more than 38,000 square me­tres. Built be­tween the amaz­ing views of the Moroc­can beaches of Mediter­ranean and the sprawl­ing Rif Moun­tains, the Sof­i­tel Ta­muda Bay is the epit­ome of a lux­ury re­sort.

Ar­chi­tect Galal Mah­moud named his de­sign ap­proach to this project “con­tex­tual im­mer­sion”, which means that the struc­ture it­self ab­sorbs, re­flects and con­trib­utes to the lo­cal his­tory, geog­ra­phy, cli­mate, to­pog­ra­phy and even the cul­ture. Mah­moud es­sen­tially

(This page, top to bot­tom) The restau­rant area in a strik­ing orange; The din­ing area at the Sof­i­tel Ta­muda Bay restau­rant (Op­po­site page) The lobby area from an­other an­gle

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