A Distinguished International Honor
Singapore, September 20, 2023 – Yuki Niseko, the inaugural hotel venture by SC Global Developments, proudly announced its receipt of the IALD Award of Merit at the 40th IALD International Lighting Design Awards.
The IALD International Lighting Design Award
The IALD International Lighting Design Award stands as a testament to exceptional architectural lighting design. This prestigious award attracts intense competition, with 27 remarkable projects submitted from 15 countries worldwide this year. Yah Li Toh, Chairperson of the IALD Awards Committee, extolled the diversity and quality of the projects, underlining their profound impact on the industry.
Yuki Niseko’s Unique Identity
Nestled amidst the awe-inspiring Mt. Yotei and Niseko Annupuri mountain range, Yuki Niseko epitomizes a design and lifestyle experience synonymous with exclusivity. SC Global’s vision of crafting the ultimate destination resort has been realized through collaboration with esteemed designers from Japan and Singapore.
The result blends the purity of traditional Japanese aesthetics with modern luxury, all while showcasing unparalleled mountain vistas.
Recognizing Excellence in Lighting Design
At the 40th IALD International Lighting Design Awards, Yuki Niseko’s exceptional design, crafted in partnership with Nipek, received recognition. The hotel’s striking reception, lobby lounge, and wine bar feature prominently in this accolade. The lobby, adorned with two grand fireplaces and art pieces, creates an inviting ambiance for guests to unwind after a day of skiing.
A String of Honors
This honor follows Yuki Niseko’s earlier recognition as the third-place recipient in the “Beach Upcountry Hotels” category at the “Luxury Awards Asia Pacific 2023” in July. Furthermore, the hotel has earned a nomination for the “Best New Ski Hotel” award at the forthcoming World Ski Awards in November 2023, solidifying its position among the world’s top seven contenders.
Acknowledging Dedication and Excellence
Simon Chong, Chairman of SC Global Developments, expressed his appreciation for the awards and recognition. He lauded the Yuki Niseko team, architectural designers, and project partners for their unwavering dedication and hard work, emphasizing the significance of their achievements on an international stage.
About SC Global Developments
SC Global Developments has consistently led the way in high-end residential developments, distinguished by their commitment to exquisite design, meticulous craftsmanship, and the epitome of modern luxury living. In line with their unwavering philosophy of “THE ULTIMATE LIVING” across all their projects, the SC Global Group has been a pioneer, introducing revolutionary living concepts, elevating service standards, and spearheading architectural innovations.
Among their portfolio of completed projects, one finds iconic landmarks such as Sculptura Ardmore, Seven Palms, Sentosa Cove, The Marq, Hilltops, and Martin No. 38. Each of these developments stands as a testament to the zenith of luxury living, setting new standards in the industry.
In pursuit of geographic diversity and capitalizing on Japan’s burgeoning tourism market, Yuki Niseko aligns with SC Global Group’s strategy of acquiring prime real estate in popular domestic tourist destinations. The group’s extensive portfolio also includes a majority stake in AVJennings Limited, a leading Australian housing developer.