New Restaurant Concept Brings Asian ‘Jet-in-the-Skies’ Experience

Aloft-Nook-20.4-600Nook, located with the largest Aloft hotel worldwide, at Kuala Lumpur Sentral has made it through to shortlist for the International Design & Architecture Awards 2013.

The concept of Nook brings the American car-on-the-road tradition [featured in American Aloft Hotels] to an Asian jet-in-the-skies experience.

Seating ‘Pods’ are detailed to create rooms within-a-room resembling the first class cabins of international airlines. Clean, fresh, rounded corners, luxurious materials used simply.

The open, airy industrial-chic ceilings are offset by clean crisp white quartz flooring, accented with the fresh kafir-lime green so often seen in Malaysia.

Two over-scaled oil paintings of The Rafflesia bloom – the largest flower in the world, found in Malaysian rainforests punctuate the space with splashes of color.