• La Corte Ideale | Perspective

    Perspective Article | October 2018 Up, up and away Hong Kong's Studio Soraya, founded in 2017 by London transplant Soraya Somarathne, has won an international competition for ideas for the regeneration of the 19th-century Corte Grande di Canedole di Roverbella estate in Mantua, Italy. Somarathne's plan …

  • 1st Prize Winner “La Corte Ideale” Design Competition

    Mantua Italy: Rebirth of Corte Grande: Flight track in the project A Hong Kong studio triumphs in the international ideas competition. The other key points: a luxury hotel and a space dedicated to the hot air balloons By Matteo Sbarbada ROVERBELLA (Canedole). A luxury hotel, a track for flying …

  • RIBA HK Chapter Presents Showcase II

    Showcase II: RIBA HK Chapter presents Showcase II. For more information click here: READ MORE

  • SCMP: Green Visions for Central

    Green Visions for Central: Soraya Somarathne shows how the Chater and Lambeth Walk gardens may be linked to a potential pedestrianised strip, and so create an urban oasis. For SCMP article click here: READ MORE

  • RIBA/GAI Awards Ceremony 2017

    RIBA/GAI Awards Cermony 2017: As a committee member of the RIBA Hong Kong Chapter, Soraya Somarathne formed part of the team hosting the GAI/RIBA Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards 2017, International Winners Awards Presentation Ceremony in Hong Kong. This event saw speakers and winners from around the …

  • Women Practicing Architecture Today

    Women Practicing Architecture Today: Soraya was featured along with eight other women in an article on the RIBA Architecture.com website. It begins: Soraya Somarathne founded Studio Soraya Ltd, a start-up in Hong Kong. Somarathne has found that there “is a can do attitude” in Hong Kong …