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“This ultra-sleek residential villa landscape in the prestigious Saadiyat Island development features a series of rectangular carpets of stone, water, lawn and planting laid horizontally over the site. The raised-edge pool will be the focus of the garden, acting as a perfect mirror to the sky when not in use, while a generous deck and fire pit area will be the focus for social events.”

Size: 1,400 SQ/M. Client: Confidential. Lead Architect: Viktor Udzenija. Expected Completion Date: Q4 2018.

PRIVATE VILLA in jumeirah


 “This ultra-luxury private residence is nestled in the heart of Dubai’s desirable Jumeirah district. The stunning swimming pool is positioned to be visible from all public rooms within the villa and performs equally-well as a reflection and swimming pool. Clean lines of Turkish Travertine slabs frame crisp lawns, while a ‘slice of tropical jungle’ enhances privacy from neighbouring villas and forms a verdant backdrop to the garden.”

Size: 2,300 SQ/M. Client: Confidential. Lead Architect: Viktor Udzenija. Completion Date: Q3 2016.

PRIVATE VILLA in umm al sheif


 “Travertine stone adorns the majority of the hard landscape elements of this luxurious private residence in Dubai, with a series of cascading slabs transporting the visitor to an expansive garden. A reflection pool surrounded by formal planting provides a central axis through the garden, dividing the space into a series of garden rooms with differing functions. These garden rooms include a golfing lawn, a dining room, casual outdoor lounge and a sports court. Perimeter walls are obscured by layered trees, shrubs and groundcovers creating a calm oasis of green within the city.”

Size: 2,100 SQ/M. Client: Confidential. Completion Date: Not yet known.



 “An exciting combination of xeriscape with contemporary minimalism defines this exciting residential design in Dubai. Crisp reflection pools penetrate the architecture, while a spectacular lap pool enjoys a wonderful position beneath a perforation through the roof canopy. .”

Size: 4,700 SQ/M. Client: Confidential. Expected Completion Date: Not yet known. 

PRIVATE VILLA in emirates hills


 “Located within Dubai’s most sought-after community, this luxuriant private residence garden features an alluring swimming pool surrounded by platforms and decks for entertaining. A simple palette of planting in ordered layout creates a formal atmosphere which perfectly complements the classical architecture of the residence.”

Size: 2,390 SQ/M. Client: Confidential. Expected Completion Date: Not yet known.