TH8 Development and DELANO HOTEL
THE PALM JUMEIRAH, UAE
“Th8 is set to bring Miami Beach style to Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. The design brief asked for a simple, elegant, yet fun landscape which incorporates artistic installations and curiosities. Applying an ‘outdoor rooms’ concept to the landscape, desert INK created a series of outdoor spaces, while aligning two jaw-dropping infinity pools with the beach, affording maximum exposure to revellers to enjoy the stunning sea-views.”
Size: 38,600 SQ/M. Client: IFA Hotels. Completion Date: Q4 2017.
“The beauty of the desert is captured at this 5 bed boutique motel, café and spa located where desert meets the majestic Hajar mountains in Sharjah. Combining naturalistic swathes of hydro-seeded, regional planting mixes with geometric terraces from local stone, this motel will demonstrate a new contemporary desert aesthetic.”
Size: 17,600 SQ/M. Client: Shurooq. Lead Architect: ANARCHITECT. Completion Date: Q3 2017.
THE ADDRESS RESORT & SPA
“Approached by Abu Dhabi-based developers, Eagle Hills, desert INK were tasked with developing the landscape masterplan and concept for this resort containing a 5 star hotel and serviced apartments. The project’s unique setting where mountains meet the Indian Ocean, inspired the team to utilize level changes cascading pools and a promenade to fully appreciate the site’s natural assets.
Size: 60,000 SQ/M. Client: Eagle Hills. Lead Architect: RW Armstrong. Expected Completion Date: Q2 2019.
HOLIDAY INN STAYBRIDGE SUITES
“desert INK’s approach for this Dubai hotel delivers on the client’s requirement for a robust, functional and extremely low-maintenance landscape for two world-renowned hotel brands. The resulting landscape design is highly cost-effective, whilst delivering the brand hallmarks of comfort and familiarity.”
Size: 11,400 SQ/M. Client: RMJM. Expected Completion Date: Q2 2019.
DOWNTOWN DUBAI, UAE
"An exciting and unusual commission from fashion giants Chanel; desert INK delivered the design and site supervision for this temporary landscape ‘secret garden’ installation for a three day event. The garden was constructed by sister company, Desert Landscape who installed thousands of potted trees, palms and plants over the course of ten days upon a flat car park space at the foot of the Burj Khalifa. Attracting a host of VIP’s and celebrities, visitors struggled to believe that the garden was created over the week preceding the event."
Size: 1,300 SQ/M. Client: Chanel. Completion Date: Q2 2014.