• Student Thakkar Shria Ashish
  • Code UIR20258
  • Faculty Design
  • Tutor/s Dexter Pereira
  • TA Dhruvi Sheth


The Studio Project is focused on the Adaptive Reuse of Saint Thomas Church into an all-suite hotel. Coastal Serenity Retreat has multiple room categories such as One-bedroom suites of different types, two two-bedroom suites, Penthouse suites and multiple dinings The concept behind the spatial planning revolves around opacity and porosity of spaces. The materials used in the intervention are sleek and visually light contrasting the bulkiness of the church. In addition to that, the overall ambience of spaces has been kept luxurious and soothing