Eco architect Bill Bensley on his wild Asian luxury resorts that challenge how hospitality is built

Imagine a zoo where humans are imprisoned while animals freely roam, peering at their every move.The mind of hospitality “starchitect” Bill Bensley wandered to such fancies when a Chinese client asked him to create a resort in China’s southeastern Guangdong province on a 750-hectare (three-square-mile) land parcel that would include a sanctuary for animals rescued from around the world.The client had specified he wanted a zoo for the site containing multiple hotels on the beachfront of Maoming,…

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