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he 2018-2019 series of International Property Awards is now heading towards its conclusion having accrued new allegiances across the various regions. I am therefore delighted to welcome Dubai Land

Department who has joined as sponsor for the new International Property Awards Dubai – part of the Africa & Arabia Property Awards.

We have held numerous judging sessions to find the most innovative and wow-factor packed interior designs, developments, architectural projects and homes. Real estate agents and property consultants have also come under scrutiny and only those with the finest portfolios and customer service have made the grade. It is now Africa & Arabia’s chance to prove the excellent standards they can achieve. Here are just a few top-scoring international nominees: Klein D’aria Private Estate by Devmark Property Group in South Africa is a residential property designed for indoor-outdoor living. In Ghana, Devtraco’s mixed-use project Nova features a panoramic view through its modern architectural design. Ayla Oasis Development Company in Jordan has earned three international nominees. These are for Ayla Marina Village (Leisure Development) and Ayla Peninsula Villas (Residential Development and Residential Property). A further hat-trick has been achieved by JLL through its Lettings Agencies in Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. These and many other highest scoring entrants will now compete against other equally successful companies from Europe, the UK, Asia Pacific, Dubai, Canada, the USA, Central and South America and the Caribbean to determine the World’s Best in each category. This year’s grand final will be held on December 3rd at London’s Savoy Hotel where the ultimate winners will be revealed. Visit for further information. Very well done to all those listed in this publication,

Helen Shield

Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel Magazine

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Sponsors Judges Emaar The Economic City Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C. Incept Architectural Consult Lifestyle Developers XBD Collective H&H Investment and Development LLC Azaz Architects WA International Layan Real Estate Brokers Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ Gemona West Interior Design Yaw Addo Developments Limited Waterfall Management Company ASA Architectural Design PDM (Kenya) Limited Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects Dobas AG Mawad for Trade and Construction S.A.R.L. P&T Architects and Engineers Limited Kaden Investment


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Edifice Limited SFO SAL Home Matters Consultancy Fifth Estate Lawand Architects Kaizen Properties Ltd Balwin Properties Ayla Oasis Development Company Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design Deborah Garth Interior Design International (Pty) Ltd Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee MPM Properties Tatweer Misr massimiliano camoletto architects MWM Studio Oman International Development Co. LLC EDGE Binghatti Developers WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners Art Code Aqua Properties Dubai, Africa & Arabia Winners 2018-2019

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Salice, a world leader in the field of opening systems and fittings for furniture, produces a comprehensive range of the highest quality products for manufacturers of kitchen furniture and producers of all types of furniture cabinets. A range of more than 3,000 products, a worldwide network of subsidiaries, sole agents and distributors covering all areas of furniture production and serving customers in more than 87 countries – these are some of the reasons why Salice is one of the brands most highly-

regarded by small, medium-sized and large companies in the furniture industry. Salice has 3 production plants, near Milan, near Venice and Pesaro, therefore all products are 100% made in Italy. Salice holds a well-established position worldwide by virtue of its deserved reputation for innovation, unique and scrupulous attention to design, quality, and reliability in all opening systems.

Dubai Sponsors

The Dubai Land Department (DLD) was founded in May 1960 in order to establish the most prominent real estate sector in the Middle East and in the world. DLD provides outstanding services to all its customers whilst developing the necessary legislation to propel the real estate sector in Dubai, organising and promoting real estate investment, and spreading industry knowledge. DLD seeks regional and worldwide innovation in real estate with the aid of its active organisations that include: Real Estate Regulatory Agency, the regulatory arm, Real Estate Investment Management & Promotion Center, the investment arm, Dubai Real Estate Institute, the educational arm, and Rental Dispute Center, the judicial arm.

Dubai Land Department seeks to transform Dubai into the number one real estate destination in the world in terms of innovation, trust and happiness. Pursuant to this ambitious vision, DLD is providing an innovative and sustainable real estate environment that has turned Dubai into the happiest city through its smart services, which would provide open access to investors anytime, anywhere. DLD also employs all financial, human and professional resources to reach its strategic objectives. The department has made major tangible achievements to the real estate sector thanks to the development, promulgation and implementation of clear, transparent and integrated real estate laws that help to protect the rights of real estate investors, as well as those of all related parties.




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The Judging Panel The judging panel for the International Property Awards is composed of experts and experienced members across a wide range of disciplines and property-related specialities. Their time and expertise is donated free of charge. The Earl of Liverpool Chairman of the International Property Awards Lord Caithness Chairman of judging for development categories Lord Best Chairman of judging for real estate categories Peter Anscombe Senior Corporate Director, Edwardian Group

Hugh Lumby Partner and Head of Global Real Estate, Ashurst

Judith Baker Travel writer and Editor

Duncan MacArthur Principal, Hotel Solutions

Richard Billett MD, Maisons Marques et Domaines Ltd

Steve Macfarlane Director, Metro Projects

Li Boatwright Owner & Founder, Storrington PR

Majid Al Marri Senior Director, Dubai Land Department

Peter Bolton-King Global Property Standards Director, RICS

James Mattin Bond Wolf Commercial

Doreen Boulding Hotel and Leisure Consultant, DMB Associates

Dr William Maxwell Institute of Travel and Tourism

Russell Bragg Managing Director, Bragg and Co

Guy Medd Consultant

Xavier Calloc’h Director,Yacht Investor

Shalini Misra Creative Director and Founder, Shalini Misra Ltd

Victoria Chazova Negotiator, Knight Frank LLP

Christian Mole Executive Director,Transaction Advisory Services

Matthew Clare Director, Trident Building Consultancy

Christian Morris Architect, Aukett Swanke

Andrew Cockburn Creative Director, International Property Media

Christine Myers Senior Workplace Consultant, MCM Architecture Ltd

Andrew Costa Director, Ryder Architecture

Helen Oldfield Director, Affinity PR

Katrina Craig Hotel Project Design, Hotel Solutions Partnership

Katherine O’Shea Associate, Strategic Solutions, Financial Advice & Investments

Geoff Cresswell Architect, RDG Planning and Design

Ed Park Architect, PARK Designed

Max Davidson Freelance Property Editor, The Telegraph

Penny Patterson Interior Designer, Make it so Design

Imtiaz Farookhi Strategy Director, DragonGate

Hilary Philpott

Nick Farrow Chairman of Farrows Ltd

David Reynolds Property and Construction consultant

Will Gibbs Managing Director, KLC School of Design

Philippe Rossiter Retired from the Master Inn Holders

Lynda Goddard UK General Manager, Arteriors

Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects, Design and Consultancy

Ian Graham Hotel Consultant, The Hotel Solutions Partnership

Julien Sannier Sales Director, UK - EMEA, The Rug Company

Nishant Grover Chief Operating Officer, Asset World Co Ltd

Sophie Sannier Owner, Jack & Tara - Children of London

Jo Hamilton Creative Director, Jo Hamilton Interiors

Celia Sawyer Interior Designer & Television Personality

Simon Hamilton Director, Simon Hamilton Design Studio

Jeanette Schuchmann Deputy Director, German National Tourist Office

Annie Hampson Chief Planning Officer and Development Director, Department of

Paul Scrivener Consultant, MCM Architecture

the Built Environment, City of London

Helen Shield Editor in Chief, International Property Magazine

Richard Hartshorn NHBC Regional Director, NHBC House

Jill Starley-Grainger Editorial Director, Inscribe Content

Sean Hatcher Design Director, MCM Architecture

Patrick Story Design Director, Sequoia London

David Hind President of the Asia Pacific Institute of Events Management

Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer/Advisory Consultant, FRICS

Justin Hogbin Ex Global Marketing Director, Faberge and Rolex

Mark Taylor Area Manager, Silent Gliss Ltd

Del Hossain Managing Director, Adrem Group

Sue Timney Interior Designer

Adam Jacot de Bonoid Freelance writer

Tricia Topping Director, Carlyle Consultants

Rebecca Johnson Media and Hotel Consultant

Paul Vick Partner, Paul Vick Architects

Mike Jordan Chairman, Cornish Stairways

Dean Wade Property and Construction Group Executive, London Chamber of

Jill Keene Editor of International Property & Travel

Commerce & Industry

Dawn Kitchener Managing Director, Blocc Interiors

John Walker Director of Planning, Westminster City Council

Brian Lawrence Interior Designer

Andrea Watson Freelance Property, Arts and Lifestyle Journalist

James Lawrence-Felton Head of Land Operations, Security Risk

Eddie Weir Vice President Practice, CIAT

Management Consultant

Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone

Nick Lee Founder and PR Director, Niche PR

Ed Williams Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects

Paul Lewis Architect, Altham Lewis Architects

Stuart Wilsdon Interior Designer

Roy Ling Managing Director, RL Capital Management and RL Academy

Jan Wilson President, RPW Design

Andrew Link Principal, RISE

Georgina Wood Designer Director, David Collins Studio Design


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  , Emaar, the Economic City is developing King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), the region’s largest-of-its-kind real estate project. Creating a dynamic city hub on the West Coast of Saudi Arabia, KAEC serves as a strong growth catalyst for the Saudi economy. The company’s award-winning project Al Murooj is the centrepiece of KAEC and represents its first high-end, low-density, mixed-use development. It aims to be a world-class development offering mixeduse residential, leisure, educational and retail experiences, exceeding the majority of comparable domestic and international developments. Located in the desert of Qadimah, it is a premium, gated community providing a safe and secure environment for families. The project comprises a series of smaller, exclusive


residential single family and resort clusters in a prime waterfront location with access to one of the most spectacular coastlines in the region. The district includes over 3,000 plots and residential units spread over 5.3 million square metres of prime land. Divided into three residential communities – Golf, Beach and Al-Manazel – each one offers its own unique benefits alongside a distinct lifestyle experience. Approximately 12,000 plus highly desirable residences will occupy the district when Al Murooj is fully complete. The Beach Communities in Al Murooj are the most prestigious within the whole of KAEC. Altogether, they spread over 900,000m² and boast spectacular views of the Red Sea. A limited offer of spectacular, super-sized beachfront plots ranging from 1,000 – 5,00m² are even positioned right by the sea to take full advantage of this unique location.

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A town centre at the entrance of the development forms an impressive gateway to the entire community. Within this thriving commercial area residents and visitors alike can enjoy prime shopping and entertainment attractions. These are interspersed alongside landmarks buildings such as the Grand Mosque (which forms the spiritual hub of the community), the Esmeralda Sports and Leisure Complex and the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club. Accessed from the main arterial road running through the city, the latter is surrounded by luxurious villas. Golf buggy paths, public transport and an interconnecting road network are all designed to encourage the greatest ease of movement to and from the facility. The town centre is also home to the World Academy, an international curriculum school of the highest educational standards.

KAEC’s ultimate vision is to become the city destination for unparalleled health, fitness and leisure facilities within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The goal is to provide an exclusive lifestyle experience and deliver on the healthy living targets set for the country by the government. The city offers something for everyone, from the stunning, naturally preserved coastline, lush green parks, 18-hole golf course and bustling communal walkways, to the urban buzz of the seafront promenade, hotels and world-class leisure facilities. The exclusive nature of Al Murooj’s lifestyle and wellness offerings has been designed to appeal to a wide range of residents and guests all looking for a special experience. By creating communities for the future that encourage family-oriented, healthy outdoor lifestyles, Al Murooj offers a completely new lifestyle for today’s Saudi families.


Emaar The Economic City 4652 – Baylasun Unit No. 1

King Abdullah Economic City 23965 – 7461 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia t: +966 12 2605030 f: +966 12 510 6900 e: w: w:

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA Al Murooj by Emaar The Economic City Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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 L  a double awardwinning project which has been developed as a joint venture between Jumeirah Golf Estates and Luxury Living Investments. This exclusive, contemporary residential development features 291 townhouses, designed for architectural excellence and sophisticated living, located on the championship golf course ‘Fire’ creating a landmark in Jumeirah Golf Estates. Jumeirah Golf Estates currently comprises 16 unique communities which overlook two of the world’s championship golf courses – namely ‘Earth’ and ‘Fire’. Forming one of these distinct communities, Jumeirah Luxury is an exclusive and contemporary residential project in the heart of Dubai. With three, four and five-bedroom options, Jumeirah Luxury will reinforce Jumeirah Golf Estate’s distinct,


high-end, indoor-outdoor lifestyle offering. Roof terraces and private gardens enhance the experience, enabling residents to immerse themselves in the serene surroundings. Set across 1,119 hectares of lush green landscape, Jumeirah Luxury is a unique destination offering attractive investment opportunities and world-class amenities. As a gated community, it combines a friendly neighbourhood atmosphere with superior lifestyle facilities such as a clubhouse, fullyequipped gym, tennis courts, shopping mall, restaurants, and bars. As host of the annual DP World Tour Championship and home to the Middle East’s only European Tour Performance Institute, Jumeirah Golf Estates also rivals the best-golfing destinations in the world. Opportunities to play golf are therefore

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE DUBAI Jumeirah Luxury by Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C.


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naturally unlimited in Jumeirah Luxury and complemented by the additional benefits of a Golf Academy and a clubhouse. The developers chose the design of 60 plots with 291 townhouses offering contemporary architecture and affordable luxury. The configuration has less density, more space for multiple gardens and the provision of public areas for relaxation and exercise. There are jogging tracks, water features and attractive landscaped areas in which children can play. Each townhouse has the advantage of either a golf, gardens or lake view. Also, despite the fact that they are all surrounded by 200-400 metres of golf course, the properties still include their gardens and water features. The internal living spaces have been planned in a highly efficient layout. They use high quality imported building materials, branded home

appliances and smart home systems where air-conditioning, lighting, curtains and CCTV are all controlled centrally, as well as other ecofriendly technologies. Floor-to-ceiling, bi-fold, adequately insulated glass windows provide maximum connectivity with the outdoor surroundings. They also include special frosting to reduce the heat and ensure privacy. Being larger than normal, these windows also provide more natural daylight, thus reducing energy further. LED, energy efficient lighting is used throughout the homes and solar street lighting is implemented for further energy saving. The development offers the opportunity to create bespoke homes, with options to customise the design, interiors, and layout. Buyers may even opt to purchase three attached townhouses and transform them into an independent mansion.


Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C. Jumeirah Golf Estates, Clubhouse Race to Dubai Suite PO Box 37155, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 375 3115 m: +971 52 688 8647 e: w:

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Jumeirah Luxury by Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C. Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Glenshire Hills Estate

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   consists of a team of highly qualified and experienced architects who create extraordinary spaces known to positively impact the spirit and leave the environment a better place. The company – based in Ghana – recently had two of its projects (Glenshire Hills and The Rwenzori) judged winners in two categories at the 25th Africa & Arabia Property Awards – part of the International Property Awards. The first, Glenshire Hills Estate, is situated in the suburban area of East Airport in Ghana’s capital, Accra. Its apt location means residents can simultaneously access the bustling city whilst enjoying the green and serene environs when at home. The design concept for Glenshire included four prototype buildings with the option for residents to make modifications if required. The form, function and design optimally used space and fused

attractive terraces and rooftop gardens to compensate for the buildings’ footprints. Large shaded windows provide maximum amounts of both natural lighting and ventilation considered the best of breed for the climate the properties are built in. Sustainable building materials and methods have been incorporated with services such as electricity and fibre optic cables located underground to promote free circulation, ample greenery and a general open feel for residents. A gridlike layout across the development provides maximum benefits from the south-westerly winds and allows for a green park to enhance the living environment. The second, The Rwenzori, is an impressive seven-bedroom home designed to be the icon within Akroprong, a vicinity in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It follows a local vernacular architectural style based on the client’s

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE GHANA Glenshire Hills Estate by Incept Architectural Consult

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preference and in keeping with the ethos of the site. Locally sourced stone, wood and other construction materials have been used to great effect maintaining a good balance between modern and traditional values. The client’s intent was to have the property serve as a traditional home for immediate and extended family members whilst incorporating a modern architectural style that fostered a vacation or ‘get-away’ home depending on who was visiting at the time. The above requirements mean that the building has therefore been divided into two adjoining units for either extended family or rental purposes. Continuing with the afrocentric family value theme, one will note that a single level building can be seen upon entry with the more modern double volume end facing the valley.

The design along the slope punctuates the skyline when viewed from the base due to the wide roof which overhangs the building. This feature further accentuates the cliff-hanging sophistication the building exudes. By lodging the building within a hilltop, occupants will consistently experience breathtaking views of the valley and surrounding mountains from any living area. In keeping consistent, the building features a typical traditional Ghanaian stone-paved courtyard which is ideal for family functions. An entrance terrace at the southern part of the building leads to a lobby and a stair area which in turn, links all spaces to each other. Terraces and balconies provide private spaces of relaxation for each room, while the other openair spaces have then been arranged to enable easy access from most of the interiors and merge the boundary between inside and outside.


Incept Architectural Consult The Ark 3A, 1st Coconut Close, NTHC Properties (Prestige Homes), Ashaley Botwe Accra, Ghana P.O Box AF 1082 Adenta Flat, Accra Ghana t: +233 30 397 3868 e: w:

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE GHANA The Rwenzori by Incept Architectural Consult Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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 D  a multi-award winning company in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The company’s developments are not just built for today, they are designed to enhance the neighbourhoods in which they are located permanently. Lifestyle Developers aims to address the needs not only of its customers but also the neighbours and the broader community in which it is a part. The Vue is a premier residential tower situated in a prime location north of Jeddah. Its name is derived from the main feature which is one of a kind views of the Red Sea. The Vue’s design has created an axial view through its central sculpture garden benefiting all residences by providing extensive views that link the inside to the outside. The architectural design brief was to provide 35 exclusive units, ranging from one to


five bedrooms and including nine magnificent two-storey sky villas. These feature outdoor living rooms with fabulous views. Positioned on a 2,240m² site and with a total built up area of 11,700m², the 12-storey high-rise tower stands 69 metres tall. Its concept evolved from the idea that the overall design of the tower could be a direct reflection of the variety of residences within. The voids created would then be an exact result of the function of the floor plans, creating a dynamic and intriguing façade. Framing elements emphasise the voids and dynamic nature of the plans, with no two floors being alike. The original design envisioned was quite literal, in that the main components consisted of the framing elements over an entirely glazed building. This evolved into a design with a second layer of



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vertical wooden louvres to provide privacy to occupants and reduce the solar impact. It also offered another opportunity to add a vibrancy that would further increase the dynamic nature of the design. Renowned British sculptor and artist David Harber and Philippe Starck, the most celebrated designer and one of the founders of the leading design studio YOO, have collaborated to create this truly exceptional project. YOO will provide design intent and proposed finishes for the amenity spaces of The Vue such as the elevators, entrance lobby, corridors, service cores, external areas and all common areas. In turn, David Harber has created a gallery of sculptures forming centrepieces for the main lobby and ground floor corridor connecting the exterior to the interior. He has also crafted an art piece named

Torus which is strategically positioned outside the main entrance to reflect the sea views. The Vue features exclusive amenities for its residents, including a club room, cinema and male and female gyms and spas with private outdoor ‘New York’ style roof top swimming pools. These are designed to respect privacy as well as cultural needs. A cigar room is also provided so that residents can entertain guests or hold business meetings, while a tea room is ideal for smaller, more intimate gatherings. Overall, The Vue displays a forwardthinking design aesthetic that is both dynamic and distinctive. Its design is successful in creating exclusivity and variety, providing exceptional places in which people can live, work and relax that will extend for many years to come.


Lifestyle Developers Al Batterjee Street, Jeddah Saudi Arabia t: +966 920009180 e: w: instagram: @lifestyledevs

 BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA The VUE by Lifestyle Developers Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA The VUE by Lifestyle Developers Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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XBD Collective London Suite 111, Kensington Pavilion 96 Kensington High St. Kensington, London W8 4SG

BD C  a multi-disciplined design firm that offers architectural as well as residential and commercial interior design services. With 15 years’ experience, the multi-award-winning group was formed as a result of the high demand from clients to expand its services in the commercial and hospitality property markets. Its Cantilever Villa in Emirates Hills is a large, contemporary family home. A shard atrium intersects the building and acts as the main circulation space, with flowing interconnecting bridges at higher levels between two wings. Other features of the home include a cantilevered swimming pool, sunken garden and a sliding door glazing system throughout. XBD Collective’s City Walk private apartment mixes down-to-earth and youthful design with sophisticated elements to be

practical for a young family. The design direction for the main living, dining and bar area required the flexibility to change the mood for entertaining. Its textures therefore needed a glamorous edge especially when illuminated, such as grey mirrors, satin, tinted glass and lacquer. Other distinguishable features include a bespoke bar clad in leather and chrome, a funky swing chair from Lee Broom and a kitchen island clad in champagne metal and covered in thick composite stone from Dekton. The next award-winning interior design of a private family villa in Emirates Hills, area HT, incorporates high-end lighting as a major design feature, including a custom-designed nine metre chandelier spanning two floors, Fendi furniture (due to the clients’ love of the brand) and a 1920’s feel for the bar and poker room. In area P of Emirates Hills, the interior

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design of another family residence had to pay homage to the client’s Indian heritage using signature artworks and colour tones that reflect the peace and serenity of a traditional Indian temple. The interior design of a private residence on Palm Jumeirah was designed to suit a family of six with young children. Rooms had to have a personalised touch that capture the spirit of family members. Special features include a custom-designed dining table in handcrafted black Carnelian stone and an Arabesqueinspired roof terrace including an outdoor fireplace and private cabanas. The interior design of a show home in the Alef Residences, W Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah showcases an opulent apartment in a luxurious resort. The design brief was to capture a five-star lifestyle that potential buyers

Taws FZ LLC Office - Dubai Design District

would crave. It has been designed to appeal to any type of buyer as the price of units ranges from £3.1m to £14.4m, the interior needed to show the many upscaling possibilities. Features include Volga blue marble, black St Laurent marble and suede cladding. The last but not least of XBD Collective’s impressive array of awards is for the commercial offices of Taws Printing, a prestigious printing company established in the UK in 1978. The design brief was to mix innovation and style with an industrial feel. Design features needed to reflect the company’s brand and heritage. This included old printing machinery and the recreation of original typography. Features include slate tiles and wired glass, vintage rope and iron pipe pendant lights in the coffee bar, and a vintage guillotine decorating the corridor.

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Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

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H I  D is a Dubai-based development company which was established in 2007. It rapidly expanded its activities over a short period of time and now offers, through its different business divisions, a wide range of real estate related services providing its clients with a unique ‘all in one’ approach to handling their assets. H&H has won awards for two of its latest projects. The first is for the new Four Seasons Hotel at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) which is part of the larger Gate Village complex, a mixed-use development that forms the social heart of the Financial District of Dubai. The hotel building was an existing structure and has been converted from residential to commercial use. The brief was to create a 106-suite five-star boutique hotel which would meet the hotel’s image and brand

offering. It also had to integrate harmoniously into the DIFC master plan and urban massing. Catering predominantly for business and city travellers, the Four Seasons Hotel DIFC is characterised by a residential style with calming tones throughout from its lobby right up to the rooftop. It is laid out on eight levels, with the sixth floor housing a spa, panoramic swimming pool and Juice Bar while the trendy Skyline Bar is above on floor seven. The hotel uses every corner of space to contain bespoke details and quirky design touches with restaurants, bars and lounges that offer a sense of intimacy and exclusivity. Art then becomes a fundamental link throughout the guestrooms and corridors. The result is a triumph of colour, art and design in which everything is made to measure, enhanced by panoramic views of a city that has made ‘luxury’ part of the national scenery.

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Galleria Barsha

Galleria Barsha is a boutique shopping mall with a total 5,392m² of built area over two levels. It includes primarily retail and food and beverage outlets as well as an outdoor cinema rooftop component, spas, medical clinics, a traditional souq and basement parking. As the second of its kind to be opened in Dubai, the owner is aiming to launch the brand internationally. Each Galleria looks different but has key common characteristics, architecturally, operationally and experience wise. The aim of the development is to create a landmark retail centre building that will stand out from its competitors. Designed by Dutch architects, OMA, Galleria Barsha is therefore composed of different elements that characterise the building as a whole. Its perforated roof, the pavilion at the centre

of the plaza and the plaza itself recreate an outdoor environment which enables the business to operate all year round. A green wall feature also enhances the user experience at the outdoor cinema on the rooftop. Rich materials have been incorporated for the interior finishes such as travertine, white granite and walnut timber. Galleria Barsha’s façade veers away from the anonymous façade typically seen in shopping malls. Instead it is light, pleasant and playful but above all, elegant. The overall design concept blends in seamlessly with its surrounding environment so as not to create disturbance to the low-rise buildings of the residential neighbourhood. Equally, the design has the architectural gravitas to make it stand out and be recognised in front of an international audience.


H&H Investment and Development LLC Jumeirah 1, Street 2A

P.O Box 333976, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 344 7483 f: +971 4 344 7486 e: w:

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Sono Villa

Gulf Address Clubhouse

A 2018-2019

Azaz Architects

Office 707, Akariya 3rd Building, Olaya St, Riyadh 12244w, Saudi Arabia

 A  founded in 2017 by Shahad Alazzaz, who adopts what she describes as a ‘new philosophy’ to her passion for design. The boutique firm undertakes projects of all scales and tailors each project to the client’s needs. Sono Villa is the first of Azaz Architects’ two latest award-winning projects in Saudi Arabia. The client wanted a garden that would act as a cascading stage for a 3,000m² plot, giving all living areas access to stunning views of greenery, open air and sunlight. By orienting all three floors towards the central landscape, a successful harmony has been achieved between both solid and void aspects. The design is minimal and shows a sophisticated understanding of how nature and humans can interact.

The design process for Gulf Address Clubhouse proved challenging as the mixeduse project required various leisure and retail spaces covering a large mass. Azaz Architects was approached by the client to reconfigure an original design which revealed faults in circulation and urban configuration and failed to take advantage of the coastal views. The solution was to create a cluster of boxes that appear to float on top of one another within delicate floor slabs; keeping the central axis to the sea clear to provide maximum views. Inside, the building has been designed to unite its different uses under one roof, yet giving diversity to the journey from one space to the next crossing via floating pedestrian bridges.

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A I  been renowned for creating exquisite interiors for the hospitality market for over 20 years. During this time the company has nurtured an award-winning reputation and established an enviable clientele, reflecting its superlative performance and commitment to unique interiors. The Renaissance Downtown Dubai is an excellent example. The client was converting his recently built office tower into an exclusive hotel and favoured the Marriott Group’s unique and unconventional Renaissance Brand. Working closely with the client and the Marriott/Renaissance team, WA International re-planned the entire building to accommodate guestrooms, suites, lounges, receptions, meeting rooms, restaurants and a raised swimming pool.

The concept for the public areas and guestrooms was the evolution of a skyline from concrete and glass – the natural elements of Dubai being sand and water. Polished concrete walls and concrete floors therefore feature predominantly throughout these areas. The guestrooms average an incredible 60m² in area with impressive ceiling heights. Their spaciousness is also accentuated by an open plan concept from the bathroom to the bedroom. Guestrooms, suites and public areas are furnished in a modern classic style with a tonal pale grey and sandy colour palette. Dubai’s brilliant sunshine and its lightscapes have then been emulated beautifully by contrasts of light and dark, gold and black accent colours. The golden sun itself and Dubai’s gold souks have also been referenced for the hotel’s hardware, sculptures and golden chain curtains.


WA International 1st Floor NGI Building,

Port Saeed, Deira, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 266 3050 e: w:

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Serenia The Palm

Dubai Creek Harbour

Downtown Dubai

B 2018-2019

Layan Real Estate Brokers Burj Khalifa District Business Bay,

Executive Towers, Aspect Tower, Office 1304, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 434 3607

  D, Layan Real Estate is committed to delivering a high level of expertise, customer service, and attention to detail to the marketing and sales of luxury real estate and rental properties. Its clients are offered an up to date wealth of knowledge regarding all aspects of real estate. Layan’s award-winning website has been converted into nine languages with five more being added currently. A Property Briefcase option is included to allow private investors to list, manage and monitor their properties via the website anywhere in the world at any time. The company has also refined its in-house property management and brokerage software with the Layan application on Android and iOS, being launched this year. This will ease the interaction

between the company and its clients to smooth their real estate requirement procedures. The marketing strategies demonstrated are across every project Layan carefully selects to promote. Three of its projects have won two further awards for Layan. The company’s media team uses the latest advanced technology to portray its clients’ properties in the most effective manner. Layan’s online marketing portal and listing agreements allow the company to list properties on dozens of websites in addition to its own, ensuring the right exposure is gained worldwide. Supported by full colour brochures, listings in magazines and on social media, Layan’s marketing strategies have been proven to convey the appropriate message to specifically targeted buyers.

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 D B Ltd is an architecture and interior design firm based in Accra, Ghana. Its team of talented architects and designers are passionate about creating inspirational designs for residential and commercial spaces. Kaleidoscope was commissioned by Margins Group (ICPS Ltd) to customise the interior of its new 400m² head office in Accra. The company was set up to provide security, identity and access management solutions. Using the concept of ‘Identity’ the award-winning design reflects the Group’s core values and distinct red and blue corporate colours. Incorporating these with the basic tenets of design, Kaleidoscope has used a multitude of textures, colours, patterns

and light sourced locally and internationally to create an ambiance conducive to enhancing creativity and productivity. The metallic grey and white signage boldly affirms the Group’s vision, mission and values. The reception provides a visual connection to the open-plan work area through glass partitions, while the CEO’s office, conference room and executive offices maximise the stunning Accra cityscape and sea views. The overall vision for the new office space was to transform the space into a multicultural employee and client experience in an innovative, digital workplace that communicates its global aspirations to its local and international audience.


Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd

No.4 Parsnip St, Off Potato Ave, East Legon Accra, Ghana t: +233 249398689 t: +233 207758089 e: e: w:

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Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort

Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Resort

H 2018-2019

Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ

Ground Floor Business Center, Marsa Plaza, Dubai Festival City, PO Box 334472 UAE

    specialising in interior design in Thailand and the last eight years in the Middle East, Kristina Zanic has established her own signature creative design studio in Dubai – Kristina Zanic Consultants. Kristina’s design inspiration for Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort focused on the theme of an adventure to a luxurious oasis. Private villas are designed around a bedouin tent with subtle yet traditional Arabian design elements. These are reflected in the soft furnishings, ornate carpet patterns, traditional embroidery, sumptuous textures and detailing. Villas exceed 100m² with large open bedrooms and separate living spaces featuring a palette of saturated tones of tan, green and camel. Other areas of the hotel include a signature ‘Farmhouse

restaurant’ and ‘The Kaheela’ dining room and terrace for guests to enjoy Arabic cuisine in a setting that combines a blend of contemporary Arabian design styles. Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Resort’s design concept is also centred on the elegance of travel. The objective was for the rooms to offer a sense of Arabian romance and adventure and provide the utmost in luxury and hospitality. Design considerations revolve around the traditional caravan route, tented huts and the adornment of fabrics with intricate embroidery and texture. The boutique hotel also features ‘The Shore House Restaurant’ adorned with themed art, photography and a central kitchen space. Turquoise, deep blue and sea-mist tones are used for fabrics, with eclectic patterns perfectly reflecting the exotic surroundings.

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 W I D is a full-service interior design company in Lagos, Nigeria. It provides the highest quality interior design consulting experience, offering premium design choices for both residences and businesses. The company’s award-winning project involves the interior design of an open-plan office plus private managerial offices. The client is ETranzact International, a company that deploys mobile payment solutions to banks and other financial institutions. In a bid to maintain an interactive open-plan approach to encourage creativity and increase staff productivity, glass was used for wall partitioning. Frosted vinyl film was then applied in decorative patterns to create a level of visual privacy.

White, red and blue are the main colours used for the design – white gives a high-tech feel to the spaces while red and blue represent the ETranzact brand. Other colours and textures are used for the managing director’s office, giving the overall space a unique style. The furniture used throughout the project was designed using ergonomic and anthropometric principles. Great consideration was also given to promote staff’s good posture, less stress in work flow and efficient movement between computers, printers and scanners and work areas. Gemona West’s combination of mood lighting and task lighting defines the ambiance of this working environment and conveys the sense of a comfort zone to staff. The addition of carefully selected plants also refreshes the air and makes the workspaces generally more attractive.


Gemona West Interior Design Ojulari Street, Safe Court, Block A 103 Lagos, Nigeria t: +234 706 753 1553 e: w:

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Yaw Addo Developments Limited

6th Floor Platinum Place, Hilla Limann Highway, Ridge, Accra, Ghana t: +233 302 76 5099

  A, Ghana in 2012, Yaw Addo Developments has steadily built a solid reputation for delivering high quality residential and commercial properties. The company’s award-winning project Painite Residences has been skilfully crafted to fuse both modern elegant design with functionality that offers convenience, comfort and peace of mind to today’s home owners and investors. Located in Dzorwulu in Ghana, the Painite Residences is an architectural masterpiece which comprises four townhouses and six apartments. Yaw Addo’s main challenge in its design was the relatively small size of the land available at just 0.56 acres. The solution was to build higher which in turn optimised the views for all properties.

The fully gated development has 24-hour security and includes a leisure and fitness area with a swimming pool and gym. Each four-bedroom townhouse has been designed primarily for privacy and exclusivity with independent and direct access to the street. All four homes have 292m² of living space distributed over four floors which are connected by a private lift. The basements can park three cars and there is also room for two staff quarters with independent access to the house. Apartments share the same quality and exclusivity and feature large windows with almost 360 degree views and open spaces. With only one 191m² unit per floor over six levels, each one includes three bedrooms, an open space living room, full surrounding balconies and single staff quarters.

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   largest mixeduse development in Africa as well as the largest property development in South African history. The award-winning project will ultimately boast over 28,000 residential units housing an estimated 80,000 people. It also includes approximately 1.6 million square metres of gross leasable area for commercial, retail and office space, which will eventually accommodate a further 80,000 people. Situated on a 2,200-hectare tract of land in Gauteng, Waterfall is unaffected by the constraints of older developments and existing infrastructure. This has allowed developers and planners to create a new city from a blank slate, all in accordance with contemporary urban design philosophy and planning principles.

As a mixed-use development, Waterfall features everything expected from a lively, modern city. Essential elements range from secure residential estates and retirement villages, private schools and a hospital, to five-star hotels as well as business and office parks. Fitness centres, green spaces and a range of dining and entertainment options are also included alongside the iconic Mall of Africa – the largest on the continent built in a single phase. Complemented by a world-class fibre optic and wireless communication network, as well as on-site alternative energy provision, Waterfall is a truly trailblazing city, setting new standards in property development. By offering integrated live-work-shop-play environments that are secure, ecologically sensitive, convenient and easily accessible, Waterfall provides unsurpassed quality of life in a vibrant urban setting.


Waterfall Management Company

Ad Outpost Building, Woodmead North Office Park, 54 Maxwell Drive, Waterfall, Johannesburg, South Africa t: +27 11 253 9222 e: w:

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Waterfall by Waterfall Management Company Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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ASA Architectural Design

1 Summit Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg Gauteng 2196, South Africa t: +27 11 447 8218 m: +27 83 290 1872

SA A D, an award-winning company based in Johannesburg, South Africa was commissioned by Yeast City Housing to formulate the architectural design for Thembelihle Village, a mixed-use social housing project located in Pretoria Central. It provides affordable rental accommodation to families in the lower to mid earning sector of the population. Following several reconfigurations since its inception in 2002, the number of units was increased to 735 before the start of the construction in 2013. These comprise studio apartments as well as one, two and threebedroom apartments. They are distributed within nine, four-storey walk-ups and four 10 to 11-storey high-rise tower blocks all clustered around an inner green lane. This is

an articulated permeable and safe inner haven, away from cars and city noise, which features several social areas and children’s playgrounds. In addition, approximately 1,000m² of retail and office areas were added on the ground floor of the buildings. Despite necessary budgetary constraints, ASA succeeded in achieving a visually exciting project. The style of Thembelihle Village is contemporary South African featuring a mix of building types and heights as well as a variety of materials, colours and asymmetric patterns. Approximately 65% of the units have been north orientated while the balance face east and south. Amenities abound both within and in close proximity to Thembelihle Village including a community centre with a main hall and a future gym, sports grounds, a children’s nursery and a swimming pool.

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DM   K real estate company incorporated in 1963. Since then it has become established as a highly respected developer and facilities manager in East Africa. The firm’s award-winning office development in Nairobi, Vienna Court, was previously a residential property built over 50 years ago. PDM has now converted the building into 12,000m² of extremely flexible office space featuring the highest specification throughout. The offices are comprised of two crescentshaped wings plus a smaller three-storey wing with a glazed roof. The latter houses a gym, conference facilities and a roof terrace café. Suspended external bridges at first floor level link the three separate wings and create a courtyard-type permeable enclosure around existing gardens. These have been reorganised

to incorporate new cascading water features and informal seating areas. Parking accommodates over 400 cars, offering one of the highest parking to lettable area ratios for an office building in the region. In line with PDM’s commitment to environmental sustainability, the ground level around the building has been opened up around the building to form generous green spaces that are free from vehicular traffic. With external balconies shading the building, solar control glass, and local stone cladding, Vienna Court has been pre-certified Gold Level in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The project is therefore positioned as a leading sustainable and progressive office development in East Africa.


PDM (Kenya) Limited

12th floor, IPS Building, Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya t: +254 709 736 000 e: w:

 BEST OFFICE DEVELOPMENT KENYA Vienna Court by PDM (Kenya) Limited Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Muwahid Villa

Ras Al Khaimah Villa

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Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

Office 301-303, Code Business Tower Al Barsha 1, P. O. Box: 75111, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 385 0700

  , Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects offers outstanding architectural design services internationally. The company has won awards for two of its latest projects. The concept for Muwahid Villa in Dubai Jumeirah combines modern spaces with traditional architectural elements. Its design allows the Palestinian family to enjoy open spaces orientated to the centre of the house. The sequence of spaces is developed from public to private – from the entrance crossing the linear connection of formal dining room and seating area, passing a cosy tea room and leading up to the casual family lounge. This area also has a linear connection to the family kitchen overlooking the pool and terrace. An

olive tree imported from Palestine and planted in a central courtyard connects both the home and its occupants to their roots. Ras Al Khaimah Villa overlooks the shores of the Arabian Gulf with magnificent views over natural mangroves. The plot allows for two villas on top of a dune, a boat house, service buildings, green spaces, infinity pools and terraces. Designed as a weekend home, the initial brief was simple: to create a modern villa with lots of light and views to the garden and sea. Six bedrooms are positioned on the first floor while the large ground floor is completely open, yet clearly zoned, with fully glazed corners. A stunning focal point is the central water feature and seating area beneath a custom-made chandelier.

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    of architects, designers and technicians, all specialised in the creation of interiors for retail, hospitality and exhibition projects. The company’s award-winning project, ‘51 East – Shoes and Bags’, is a 1,000m² boutique within Lagoona Mall in Doha, Qatar. All three entrances are given equal importance and lead to a central ‘hall’ of attraction. The sales area covers 80% of the entire boutique and is split into high and mid-price segments. Its interior design forms a stage without overshadowing the main actors, the goods. With shoes, bags and accessories forming the colourful leading characters, Dobas chose mellow, earth tone colours in contrast. The only exception is a piece of art

that embraces the full scheme of colours and provides a striking focal point. Open and intimate areas invite the customer to meander through the boutique and for VIP customers each category of goods offers a privacy area. The choice of materials was crucial in creating an elegant and welcoming atmosphere. A balance of hard and soft elements was also required to optimise the acoustics within such a large space and with high numbers of visitors expected at the same time. The large shop front window is designed to change the appearance of the boutique according to the seasons. Gates in Arabian style then act as access to the window while also allowing a fascinating peek into the boutique beyond.


Dobas AG

Pilatusstrasse 35, CH-6003 Luzern, Switzerland t: +41 41 972 56 60 e: w:

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3 Beirut

Beirut Terraces

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Mawad for Trade and Construction S.A.R.L. Weavers Center, Clemenceau Str.

P.O. Box 11-2139, Beirut, Lebanon t: +961 1 37 77 38 e:

   decades of experience, Mawad is one of Lebanon’s most trusted finishing materials suppliers, specialising in designer luxury kitchens and quality flooring. Mawad was awarded the turnkey kitchen project for 150 apartments at 3 Beirut, an exclusive development within three iconic buildings by Foster+Partners. The visionary, state-of-the-art Zeyko kitchen has been designed as much for family fun as for serious cooking. Characterised by high functionality, flat surfaces, clean lines and superb finishing, it is the ultimate in contemporary design. Using simple white cabinetry and adding texture and warmth with American walnut veneer cabinetry forms a sleek but liveable feel. The small niche of black back painted glass around the oven area then adds a bold statement to the design. Larger apartments

are also equipped with a central island in the kitchen, while a sliding door allows the area to open to the living and dining areas. Mawad also executed wood flooring works of 10,000m² and decking works of 2,000m² at 3 Beirut. Mawad was also commissioned to supply 11,000m² of wood flooring and skirting for the 131 apartments within Beirut Terraces, the world’s first-ever vertical village concept by Herzog & de Meuron. The brief was to install clean, clear and simple flooring that was free of knots and homogeneous grain to give a modern look. The skirting was recessed in the wall with a matching colour to create a light design. By choosing Russian oak, Mawad’s has provided an ethically sustainable, sourced engineered timber wood floor which has helped to minimise the impact on valuable resources and blend beautifully with the apartments’ atmosphere.

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T G  celebrating its 150th anniversary, possibly making it the oldest large architectural and engineering practice in the world. Responsible for numerous landmark buildings across many different regions, the company has now added two further projects to its long list of awards. The Burj Rafal in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia contains a 300 room, five-star Kempinski Hotel and 50 service apartments. Also included are 40 upper stories with 475 luxury apartments and an exclusive residential club on the top floor. The six-storey podium featuring rich beige/yellow local sandstone hosts a 2,000m² ballroom, 18 meeting rooms with a business centre and lounge and a 6,000m² luxury retail area. Redefining the city’s skyline, Burj Rafal’s soaring tower reflects the ever changing colour

Security Forces Medical Centre Mosque

of the sky, dramatised by its slightly curved glass façades. Security Forces Medical Centre Mosque is designed to be the jewel of the hospital project located in Riyadh. Its main concept is inspired by the holy books of Quran and how they are placed within mosques. The approach to its design was to integrate the mosque within the hospital’s design, resembling the culture and offering straight forward Islamic architecture. Interior finishes are based on simplicity and purity with white marble walls, off-white porcelain tiles and high-quality carpet with foam underlay for comfort. A spiritual and dignified place of worship, the mosque includes praying halls for 1,200 male and 300 female worshippers, a plaza, offices, educational spaces and supporting areas.


P&T Architects and Engineers Limited

5/F, Unit 510, Block B, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Mina Rashid, Jumeirah 1 Road P.O.Box 112025, Dubai, United Arab Emirates t: +971 4 358 6803 f: +971 4 358 6800 e: w:

 BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Burj Rafal - Kempinski by P&T Architects and Engineers Limited Award Winner PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Security Forces Medical Centre Mosque by P&T Architects and Engineers Limited Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Kaden Investment

Urubah Road, Home Offices, Office No. 16 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia t: +966 11 480 9797

 I has a proven track record in successfully identifying, executing and integrating investment projects in Saudi Arabia. The company’s awardwinning project Riyadh Front is a modern mixed-use development with a sheer scale and magnitude that set it apart from others. It distinguishes itself by providing two different facilities that serve the community. These are known as ‘The Business Front’ and ‘The Shopping Front’. When combined, they act as a centre for business, shopping, entertainment and hospitality. Additionally, due to being surrounded by major open green spaces and walkways that are unique to the area, Riyadh Front’s aim is to bring communities together.

Buildings at The Business Front are one of a kind and designed to support the needs of different sized firms and individual businessmen. Equipped with the latest technology and equipment, it will create 2,000 jobs bringing opportunity and change to the community. Conversely, The Shopping Front is a place to enjoy unique shopping and dining experiences. As the first ever open mall concept in Saudi Arabia, the most luxurious brands from all around the world will be gathered at one address. This inspiring and innovative mega development has been envisaged as the defining project that will augur a new future and direction in the real estate sector, not only in Riyadh but also across Saudi Arabia and beyond.

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   international real estate design and build company which is currently constructing the awardwinning Purple Haze apartments in Nairobi, Kenya. Well located on a 9,700m² plot near the State House and the Arboretum heritage park, Purple Haze has easy access to the city’s established and upcoming retail and commercial zones. Apartments are designed to perfection and fitted out to global standards to offer the best-in-class experience in terms of amenities, finishes and quality of life. They are characterised by a compact and efficient layout which is open, airy and bright. Almost all of the surrounding regions are low lying, enabling extensive views from the apartments without any possibility of them being blocked. Edifice’s

design therefore allows for these views to be maximised from every habitable space of the apartments. While a large amount of parking is necessary, the development will have a pedestrianised feel. Purple Haze is targeted towards young, upwardly mobile families who are well travelled, well connected and quality conscious. Rental units will also be available for employees of global organisations. Being connected is a strong trait of current buyers. Hence, Purple Haze is set to create a strong sense of community with the provision of several amenities and open spaces for inhabitants to interact and mingle. Ultimately, Edifice’s aim is to set a benchmark for residential living in Nairobi which fosters and creates a strong community in an affordable and sustainable development.


Edifice Limited

67 Muthithi Place, Office 1B , 1st floor, Muthithi Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya t: +254 737 676767 e: w: w:

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 Y, Côte d’Ivoire’s award-winning shopping centre has been developed by HC Capital Properties. This West Africa-focused real estate investment firm works in partnership with the Sarafar Family Office (SFO) – a global real estate and private equity investment firm. Seamlessly integrating modern architecture with a distinctive African design, Cosmos Yopougon meets the highest international standards and is the first world-class mall in Yopougon; Abidjan’s largest municipality. Cosmos Yopougon caters to the complete shopping, convenience and entertainment needs of over a million people by providing ‘value-for-money’ options to an underserved catchment area.

Anchored by Carrefour, Burger King and Majestic Cinemas, and 50 other retailers, Cosmos Yopougon is the prime retail and leisure destination for families across Abidjan with a view to attract over four million shoppers annually. Cosmos Yopougon features a unique mix of international and local retailers and food & beverage offerings in a 17,000m² Grade-A space and includes over 450 parking bays on a 2.9-hectare site. The centre’s design is energy efficient and incorporates initiatives to encourage recycling and waste reduction. This is the first development under the Cosmos Retail platform, whose mandate is to develop retail centres across West and Central Africa; similar projects will be launched across the region over the next five years.

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Sawan Karia

Managing Director


Daniel Le Moeligou

Director – Sales & Marketing

   Intermediary, Home Matters, sources the best and most suitable mortgage options for its clients from hundreds of products available in the UAE. Founded in 2006, Home Matters has forged an excellent reputation in a competitive marketplace through its excellent service proposition. As the largest independent consultancy in the UAE, it provides clients with mortgage solutions designed to save money by working with its banking partners to secure market leading, exclusive rates and terms. Home Matters understands buying a new property can be stressful and prides itself on offering excellent customer service, led by its core values. Free and easy to use, its

website technology ( is the first online system in the UAE to offer customised mortgage options within minutes, whilst providing full transparency with the convenience of applying for discounted mortgages from the home or office. The best rates and terms are now at clients’ fingertips. It also offers a mortgage calculator and prequalify form which provides customers with a breakdown of real costs. Home Matters through its partners also offers foreign exchange, insurance, wealth management, will registration and real estate services. It has formal agreements with 28 banks and can source exclusive rates and terms, as well as offering mortgage options for the UK market.


Home Matters Consultancy Office P05, Building 2, Bay Square Business Bay, Dubai UAE t: +971 4 557 9973 e: w:

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Fifth Estate

Office 1805, Lake Central Tower Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

One Palm

 - branding and marketing agency, Fifth Estate, based in Dubai, has won awards for two of its development marketing projects. ‘A work of art that is also liveable’ was the vision for the architectural marvel, ‘The Opus’ by Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid. This mixed-use development of luxurious serviced residences, commercial and retail spaces also includes the ME by Meliá, which is the first ever hotel fully designed by Hadid. Fifth Estate positioned The Opus to be more than just another Dubai landmark, but to ooze strategic value following the untimely death of Hadid. The project evolved into the eternal embodiment of her approach to life and celebrates her ability to realign structural form.

With One Palm, Fifth Estate had the exhilarating challenge of marketing one of the most expensive places to live on the planet and capturing the qualities of all the global talents that brought the development to life. Through premier imagery and finely-tuned words, it focused on the different outdoor living spaces and sanctuaries that One Palm offers and emphasised the use of stone, wood, metal and glass to create a feeling of living among nature. Featuring 25 storeys and 94 ultraluxurious penthouses for the super-discerning homeowner, One Palm has enjoyed huge success. This has resulted in the fact that one penthouse has sold for the massive sum of AED102 million.

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   to create innovative and timeless designs that exceed expectations, Lawand Architects believes that great design is the perfect match between functionality and aesthetics. It works with companies across all sectors to offer interior and renovation services, landscape design and product and lighting design. Lawand Architects thinks that a wellplanned design takes place in the heart, yet occupies the thoughts. As a company, it is motivated by the idea that design is humanity’s window to continuous development. The belief is that if there’s beauty in our surroundings it will have a profound impact on us and, in turn, become reflected within us. The company was commissioned to create a sense of timeless comfort to suit the style and

preferences of family members. Its winning interior apartment design includes: a lift lobby with golden-leaf-clad walls, polished black doors and bold white architraves, an entrance hall with a centre classical chimney made out of arabiscato marble and four grand neoclassical Louis XVI armchairs in striking black velvet. Other features include art deco patterns and customised crystal chandeliers from highend decorative lighting company, Italamp, silk grey wallpaper by Pierre Frey in the living room and an antique golden French mirror. Bedrooms are designed to offer a longed-for haven from life’s hustle and bustle. Overall, the home exudes a calm interior, created from sophisticated features and with no sacrifice on the level of comfort.


Lawand Architects Beirut, Lebanon

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Kaizen Properties Ltd 14 Chivita Ave, Ajao Estate Lagos, Nigeria

   investment expert Kaizen Properties offers a range of services to its clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. These include key areas such as risk management, asset management, acquisitions and sales, and real estate construction and development. In Nigeria, its 110 metre Bourdillon residential high-rise luxury development aims to make a lasting contribution to the cityscape of the capital, Lagos. It is located in the prime area of Ikoyi, one of the best and safest neighbourhoods, with easy access to the central business district and Victoria Island. Targeting the country’s elite society, the development offers penthouses that include roof gardens, duplex apartments and three to

four-bedroom apartments. Each has a curved balcony which creates an attractive curvilinear appearance and is large enough to be used as an external relaxing area. Glazed balustrading allows uninterrupted 360-degree views of Lagos Island. There are only 41 units in total to afford a sense of privacy and, in order to capitalise on floor-to-ceiling space, there are only 25 floors. The development offers a clubhouse, gym, tennis courts, adult and separate children’s swimming pools, a games room, children’s playground area, and indulgent facilities such as a sauna and steam room. The project sets a new standard in the luxury residential market in Nigeria and is hoped to be the benchmark for this type of development in Nigeria.

t: +234 815 096 5387 e: w: Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT NIGERIA 4 Bourdillon by Kaizen Properties Ltd


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The Polofields

Paardevlei Square


  , Balwin Properties designs, builds, markets and sells secure, affordable, highquality, sectional title residential apartments throughout South Africa. The company has been successful in winning awards for two of its latest projects. The exclusive Polofields development is located within the picturesque Waterfall area, encompassing the world-class Mall of Africa and Netcare Waterfall City Hospital. It boasts a collection of stunning two and three-bedroom apartments with a magnificent, signature Lifestyle Centre. Providing a full range of unparalleled facilities and services, its focus is on quality leisure activities for the benefit of all residents. The Lifestyle Centre includes a gym,

two squash courts, a wellness spa, concierge, games room, cinema room, restaurant, boardroom, function room and more. As its name suggests, Paardevlei Square is designed around a large, landscaped square. It features well-appointed apartments all with spectacular, north-facing views of the Hottentots Holland mountains overlooking the vlei with its abundant flora and bird life. Each apartment is WiFi and DSTV ready, has prepaid utility meters and is fitted with top of the range SMEG appliances. This petfriendly estate includes a communal pool. It is also conveniently located with all manner of facilities within walking distance. These include Paardevlei Nature Sanctuary, Strand Golf Club and Sanctuary Mall.


Balwin Properties

Block 1, Townsend Office Park No 1 Townsend Avenue, Bedfordview Johannesburg, South Africa t: +27 11 450 2818 w:

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Ayla Marina Village

Ayla Peninsula Villas

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Ayla Oasis Development Company 36 Sharif Hussien Bin Ali Street Astra Plaza, 6th Floor P.O. Box: 83 Amman 11118, Jordan t: +962 3 209 4000

   of seaside living, Ayla Oasis is an ambitious, multi-award winning development in the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan. It resides on 17 kilometres of waterfront and covers 430 hectares of picture-perfect landscapes on the Red Sea. The community includes stunning manmade lagoons, contemporary residential and commercial developments, retail stores aimed at promoting luxury shops, five-star and boutique hotels and a world-class marina, as well as Jordan’s first 18-hole signature golf course, designed by Greg Norman. Its Marina Village leisure development will be the heartbeat of Ayla and is designed to mimic an old European settlement town with an unfolding series of courtyards and meandering streets. It is a living village as

apartments are above shops and restaurants creating two or three-story buildings. Highlights include a village plaza, souk, entertainment plaza, waterfront promenade, riverfront apartments and Hyatt Regency Aqaba Hotel. The Peninsula Island two and three-storey villas are near to the ancient Roman ruins and have a cubic composition, similar to a traditional medina. There is a variation of flat roofline heights, with some villas offering private mooring platforms. Mixing extensive leisure facilities with a range of superb residential options, Ayla offers a superb lifestyle. The development is also expected to play a key role in enabling the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority to achieve its vision of transforming the seaport into a worldclass business hub and travel destination.

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   by architect Banu Altay, Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design is a multidisciplinary architectural and interior design company, which is based in Istanbul, Turkey. It has been commissioned by many high-profile commercial and private clients all over the world, from Russia and Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan and Cyprus to France and Libya. Its services include project analysis, research, survey and design, turnkey projects and 3D visual design, presentation and catalogue works. The company’s award-winning private luxury village and guest house in Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan adopts an architectural style which mixes traditional classical elements with a modern, comfortable and practical lifestyle.

The main project consists of a four-storey main villa with a basement, ground floor, first floor and roof garden, covering a total area of 1,500m². The house is designed for a large and busy family and for VIP commercial use. It includes six living rooms, nine bedrooms, 16 bathrooms and five kitchens, including two industrial ones. There is an indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, a billiard room and home cinema. Auxiliary buildings also include a garage, locker room and guard house, as well as maids’ quarters. The expertly-manicured landscaped gardens include water features and terraced areas. These spaces can provide organisations and companies looking to serve guests of up to 500 for events such as weddings and concerts.


Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design

Caddebostan Mahallesi Kantarci Riza Sokak No:2 K:10 D:19 Kadikoy, Istanbul 34728, Turkey t: +90 216 688 55 10 t: +90 549 736 07 00 e: w:

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Deborah Garth Interior Design International (Pty) Ltd

34 7th Street cnr 4th Avenue, Linden 2195 Johannesburg, South Africa t: +27 11 912 7689

  S A’ top interior designers, Deborah Garth is an award-winning professional with a flair for remodelling spacious elegant homes and premium commercial spaces. She has 26 years’ experience updating and upgrading the houses and offices of corporate executives, business owners, lawyers, engineers and other professionals in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and even Cornwall, England. Her work has been featured in the Sunday Times, DSTV Home Channel and the South African Garden and Home magazine. This private residence was created for a client who frequently travelled to Europe and across Africa for work. He wanted to blend his African roots with a contemporary European

feel. He also stipulated the need for high-end furnishings and finishes that would reflect the high standard and quality of his European head office, as he would be entertaining clients and colleagues. Some distinguishing project concepts and design features include a double garage space converted into an art room, which incorporated a 3D abstract of an urban African skyline; a hallmark statement of the clients African roots represented in a patio wall mural, which created a 3D abstract effect of Ndebele women; and in the master bedroom, in bluecoloured accents, are vinyl images printed on Perspex of a tranquil forest scene, signalling the calmness of nature and creating a sense of comfort and serenity.

t: +27 82 455 7866 e: w: Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE SOUTH AFRICA Tulani Sikwila Residence by Deborah Garth Interior Design International (Pty) Ltd


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 D L D (DLD) launched the real estate Registration Trustee service in 2013. Its aim is to execute and complete clients’ transactions outside DLD’s working hours through a number of offices licensed by the DLD. The Real Estate Registration Services Department will be responsible for licensing and monitoring the work of firms acting as a registration trustee. The new system accelerates transaction processing and enable clients to use the same official database used by the government for registered properties. This facilitates the process of data entry and ensures accuracy. Tamleek is the largest Real Estate Registration Trustee office in Dubai and has been operating since February, 2014. Its dedicated team of multi-national professionals

work together with the company’s CEO, Buti Al Subousi, to provide the highest levels of service. Guided by a relentless focus on both its customers’ and the market’s needs, Tamleek provides more than 58 Property Registration services from DLD, categorised into eight different sections. In order to maintain its standards and acknowledge outstanding customer service, Tamleek has set measurable objectives for its employees. The diversity of its team is one of the company’s biggest advantages. Through thorough training of its team members and ensuring their development and job satisfaction, they are able to connect and engage with customers through an appreciation of their various backgrounds, values and cultures.


Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee Office 505/504, Building 1

Emaar Square, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 425 6666 e: w:

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Executive Chairman

Vaibhav Sharma – Chief Strategy Officer

Stephen Forbes COO

Vineet Kumar

Director of Agency

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MPM Properties Abu Dhabi | Dubai Al Ain | Sharjah

PM P  a multidiscipline real estate consultancy which offers a comprehensive range of property services to help clients create value. It covers the whole of the UAE from offices located in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain and Sharjah with a team of over 130 staff. Covering the entire property lifecycle, MPM can assist clients whatever their requirements may be. This includes everything from planning to development, construction to handover and occupation, and from management to value enhancement. MPM combines international qualifications and service levels with an indepth understanding of the UAE property market. The company is Sharia’a compliant with a strong focus on ethics, transparency and

understanding of its clients’ needs. Bearing testament to its multi-award winning status, in total, MPM has advised, managed, leased and sold over AED270 billion of client real estate over the last year. MPM Agency and marketing, established in 2014, has achieved much success over just four years in existence. Its strategic marketing campaign for the luxury developments Horizon Tower and Jazeera Tower, both located in Abu Dhabi, has proved not only highly effective but also award-winning. Working closely with developer, Tamouh, MPM achieved 60% of sales at Horizon Tower in Al Reem Island in only three months. With Jazeera Tower, MPM’s marketing campaign resulted in 95% of properties being rented out within five months.

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  , Tatweer Misr Developments aspires to add value through the creation of sustainable architectural designs. Covering all facets of the real estate industry from construction, design and architecture to landscaping, lifestyle services and amenities, the company offers a fresh outlook on every project it undertakes. Tatweer Misr’s award-winning flagship development, IL Monte Galala, is a mixed-use gated community built on the mountains of Galala in Sokhana, Egypt. It spans a plot of over 2.24 million square metres which includes 1.4 kilometres of pristine shoreline. Perfectly situated between 30 and 210 metres above sea level, around 8,000 contemporary, Italianinspired homes have a spectacular view of the development’s cascading mountain-top lagoon.

This is the world’s first and largest mountaintop lagoon rolling out over 200,000m². Properties afford total privacy for all residents and include lush garden oases, green rooftops and infinity pools while three luxurious hotels offer a total of around 1,000 keys. Designed to offer an abundance of colourful experiences at different heights, IL Monte Galala has also collaborated with internationally acclaimed BCI Studio to offer an interactive world of retail and leisure zones. These are seamlessly connected by inclined elevators in addition to intuitive paths and electric cable cars. Setting a benchmark for luxury, sustainability and unrivalled hospitality, this mountain-top community with its lush landscapes offers an idyllic lifestyle on the Red Sea Riviera.


Tatweer Misr

20 Aisha Al Taimoria Street, Garden City, P.O. Box 11519, Aisha Al Taimoria St Nile Corniche, Qasr an Nile, Cairo, Egypt t: +202 27929892 e: w:

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Massimiliano Camoletto

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  M, Italy, Massimiliano Camoletto Architects combines functionality and form to create a perfect equilibrium. The company believes that mankind and the essence of life should be at the centre of all its design projects with the principal aim being the physical and emotional wellbeing of the individuals who will be using the spaces. Massimiliano Camoletto Architects guarantees its clients a form of architecture that is custom-made to fit their personal requirements. The specification of its projects in relation to the surrounding environment (whether urban or rural) makes them unique and unrepeatable. The company gives preference to natural materials that are simple and basic, paying careful attention to the use of non-toxic substances in complete respect for health.

Architecture by subtraction, based on simplicity of form, tactility of materials and functionality, has distinguished Massimiliano Camoletto over his 25 years of professional activity. During this period of time he has gained many successes including an award for the architectural design of Desert Rose Villa in Kuwait. This project was developed under the previous partnership UdA which divided into three independent companies in 2015. In a place where there is no nature as we understand it and surrounded by desert landscape, Massimiliano Camoletto Architects has turned architecture itself into nature. Sculpted and shaped by the wind and storms like a desert rose, this is not only a house but also an oasis. It is a stunning piece of cityscape featuring marble and stone in a city with almost no urban form.

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  L  Olivia Watts and Claudia Mitcham, with a collective 20 years’ experience, MWM Studio is redefining modern interior design in the Middle East. Taking the lead from each client’s brief, the studio works alongside leading architects and consultants to bring projects from off plan to completion. MWM’s brief for its award-winning interior design project, Hillside at Jumeirah Golf Estates, was to create a show home for modern living. Given that Hillside is the first development of its kind in Dubai offering just 20 contemporary villas with highly luxurious interiors, it features open plan communal areas, state-of-the-art fixtures and clean lines throughout. While Dubai is often regarded as being an urban jungle, Hillside incorporates the lush

greenery surrounding the golf estate. MWM therefore paid particular attention to the views from inside the villa whilst developing the floor layouts. The entrance door has become a feature in itself through effective landscaping. Other highlights are a basement with a cinema and entertainment space complete with a bar and parking for five cars and bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes and rainfall showers. The open plan kitchen spills into a formal family living area which leads on to a more formal living/dining space. Natural finishes have also been incorporated such as warm timber floors in key areas with accent stone feature walls and tonal tiles in secondary bathrooms. Luxury living has been placed at the forefront of the show home’s design throughout.


MWM Studio

Dubai, United Arab Emirates t: +971 50 192 1644 e: w:

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Oman International Development Co. LLC

Al Noor Plaza, Madinat As Sultan Qaboos Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

    for its souqs, where local handicrafts and produce are displayed and sold in a traditional way. The country’s two historic souqs, Muttrah and Nizwa, have been around for over 200 years. Souq Al Madina is OIDC’s ambitious, award-winning redevelopment project in the heart of the city that pays tribute to this rich and traditional heritage. Featuring traditional souq-style architecture built upon a modern steel structure with a wooden ceiling, Souq Al Madina aims to embody its theme – ‘where time stands still’. Its goals are to create a vibrant commercial centre that will provide a unique and traditional shopping experience that caters to both the community’s and city’s needs.

The redevelopment will provide open public spaces that can be used for special events as well as regular, local ‘Friday’ markets. An ‘eat street’ will also offer a multitude of dining options, both indoors and outdoors. The focus is on food and beverage and hospitality offerings – things for which MSQ has always been famous. Oman International Development Company (OIDC) is a subsidiary of the 150 year-old WJ Towell Group, a five generation family business in Oman. The group built Oman’s first mixed-use residential community in the early 1970s, Madinat Sultan Qaboos (MSQ), which was named after the country’s current Ruler. OIDC was then founded in 1975 to develop the community’s commercial precinct.

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Martin Baerschmidt & Ivar Krasinski – EDGE Founding Partners


   award-winning architect and leading consultancy with offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The company specialises in architecture, master planning and interior design. Its 46-storey 1/JBR residential high-rise building was inspired by the skyline of Dubai and the principle of clarity. Believing that the market in the UAE is cluttered with oddlyshaped unusable spaces, it wanted to create a building design that spoke of minimalist opulence and gave the buyer the most habitable spaces possible, while also providing a fresh and unique experience for Dubai residents. The company is also motivated by a desire to reinvent Dubai’s luxury living market,

detracting away from the ostentatious, but instead offering clean, simple living, in opposition to the complex and often dazzling buildings that populate the city. Edge design director, Ivar Krasinski explains, “When one wants people to listen in a crowded room full of noisy talk, he should whisper.” Spaces within the plot were creatively arranged to optimise the spectacular views of the Arabian sea, Palm Jumeirah and Ain Dubai. They offer exclusive beach access and also maintain a sense of privacy, with semi-private to express lift services. The tower also offers an infinity pool, fitness centre and an oasis of private gardens with walkways that connect the apartments to beautiful sandy shores.



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Millennium Binghatti Residences

Muhammad BinGhatti

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Binghatti Developers

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Headquarters B Wing, 1st Floor P.O. Box 341186, Dubai, UAE

 D  the real estate development arm of Binghatti Holding. It operates throughout the UAE with an investment value of AED 3.5 billion across a portfolio of 40 projects. Winning an award for most influential leader and leading the company into its third generation, Muhammad BinGhatti has a vision to illustrate the ‘Art of Property’ through the creation of iconic buildings with a branded and distinguishable visual identity, which should also be at an affordable price. Making a statement in Business Bay, Dubai’s most in demand community, its Millennium Binghatti Residences provides the company with an excellent opportunity to demonstrate its design prowess and showcase its ambition to create a renaissance in the property industry.

As an architect, but also an artist and a poet, Muhammad BinGhatti sees the potential for art in every aspect of human life. His primary objective is to depict ‘The Art of Property’, and in doing so successfully revolutionise the realm of property into an artistic one throughout the use of architecture. Inspired by the Arab region’s traditions, history, and culture, Binghatti has been successful in developing an identifiable and branded visual identity across all of Binghatti Developers’ buildings. As such, Millennium Binghatti Residences’ contemporary, vibrant, dynamic, and angular architectural style embodies Binghatti Developers’ branded visual identity that has become easily identifiable through the United Arab Emirates.

t: +971 4 333 4440 e: w: MOST INFLUENTIAL LEADER IN REAL ESTATE DUBAI Muhammad BinGhatti by Binghatti Developers Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE DUBAI Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE DUBAI Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers


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  B, Lebanon, Wissam Hayek is a well-established architecture and planning firm. Its award-winning public service architecture project, SFM School in Zahleh covers a total area of 25,086m². An extension of the existing school premises, it comprises four different blocks – one each for classroom, management, residences and theatre purposes. The school is owned by the Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family, who will be accommodated in the residential block. Education methods and the philosophy behind them are evolving tremendously due to the technical and digital revolution that is being witnessed these days. The Holy Family school therefore needs to reflect this

contemporary education trend and also be ready to embrace future evolutions. Wissam Hayek’s brief was to design the new buildings and facilities in a way that complemented the existing structures. The company also had to ensure that all students, future citizens who will most likely become the leaders, lawyers and doctors of Lebanon, are stimulated and enriched throughout their education. Lush, green landscaped areas enhance the look of the school and provide a contrast to the buildings’ natural stone walls and tiled roofs. This impressive project has added greatly to the school’s facilities; whilst remaining in harmony with its original architecture it has provided all the contemporary elements required for the 21st century and beyond.


WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners

Mekalles 2001 Bldg., Mekalles Main Road Section 126, 4th Floor Beirut, Lebanon t: +961 3 802 080 e: w:

 BEST PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE LEBANON SFM School - Zahleh by WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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 R E C has a unique portfolio of residential and investment projects through which it has been able to create flexible residential solutions. This enables all segments of the community to own a modern and distinctive residence suited to their financial status. The firm’s project, Burooj Global, is a private chalet development which consists of 14 units each with a single floor, private swimming pool and outdoor sitting area. The interior design by Art Code, a company renowned for connecting art and décor, follows seven modern styles which are namely: African, Coastal, Contemporary, Country, Japanese, Mexican and Moroccan. These give Burooj Global a distinct and award-winning ‘east meets west’ theme. The African design features splashes of vivid colours with organic materials, captivating


Art Code

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

prints, bold décor elements and dark brown and orange furniture. Country style has rough finishes, natural line patterns, wooden furniture, textured walls, a stone fireplace and black, white and brown furniture. White and brown minimalist furniture with red accents take pride of place in the Japanese style design alongside carved wall mosaics, oriental decorations and small plants. Coastal style features crisp, blue-green fabrics, pale neutrals, natural fibres and casual furniture and accessories. An abundance of colourful accessories, geometric patterns and earthy wall and floor tiles set the scene for Mexican style. Moroccan has decorative lighting, designer furniture and accessories and a sunken grey sofa while contemporary features a minimal use of textures, clean lines, brown designer furniture and blue-green accents.

t: +966 50 445 8089 e: w: Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE SAUDI ARABIA Burooj Global by Art Code


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  , Aqua Properties is an award-winning real estate group based in Dubai. It specialises in everything from property marketing, brokerage and leasing to property management, project planning and development. The company’s key strength is in the variety of unparalleled services it provides clients. This ranges from understanding their exact requirements to delivering a high return investment that surpasses their expectations. When it comes to modern marketing, Aqua strongly believes that today’s constantly switched-on, multiple-device consumer has completely changed the rules of investor engagement. Aqua’s brand has therefore embraced this shift from purchasing via high street offices to digital sources of information. However, the company still believes that offline efforts are essential to support its online

marketing efforts. A combination of paid and owned media, digital and offline are used to market Aqua’s listings. One of the company’s most innovative projects this year was the development of Global REIT – the world’s first ever blockchain-based REIT. The primary goal of this innovation was to offer investors exposure to global real estate markets without the necessity of acquiring an entire property, by shifting the management and compliance obligations to the fund management. As a result, this innovation has been an unequivocal driver of growth and marketing for Aqua, due to the worldwide recognition it has catapulted for the company. Therefore, the brand of Global REIT has since been used in conjunction with Aqua Properties to promote the agency and services in untapped markets and regions.


Aqua Properties

Umm Al Sheif, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 388 2220 f: +971 4 388 2131 e: w:

Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY MARKETING DUBAI Aqua Properties Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Dubai, Africa & Arabia Winners 2018-2019 DUBAI

Dubai (cont.) Mixed-use Development


 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

 The Residence JLT by Signature DT Real Estate Development

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Architecture Multiple Residence

Mortgage Intermediary

 Banyan Tree Residences - Hillside Dubai

 Home Matters Consultancy

by Brewer Smith Brewer Group

Most Influential Leader in Real Estate

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates - Alandalus by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Muhammad BinGhatti of Binghatti Developers

Award Winner Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers

New Hotel Construction & Design

Architecture Single Residence

 Four Seasons Hotel DIFC by H&H Investment and Development LLC

 Cantilever Villa - Emirates Hills E by XBD Collective

Award Winner ME Dubai, The Opus by Omniyat by Omniyat Group

Award Winner Jumeirah Luxury by Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C.

Office Interior

Award Winner Muwahid Villa by Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

 Taws FZ LLC Office - Dubai Design District

Bathroom Design

by XBD Collective

Award Winner DT 1 by Ellington Properties Development L.L.C

Award Winner Ellington Office by Ellington Properties Development L.L.C


Award Winner UNBOX by Swiss Bureau Interior Design

 The Residences at Marina Gate I by Select Group

Property Consultancy

Developer Website

 JLL

 by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Award Winner Hamptons International

Development Marketing

Award Winner MPM Properties

 The Opus by Zaha Hadid by Fifth Estate

Property Consultancy Marketing

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Award Winner Serenia The Palm, Cassia, Murano

Award Winner One Palm by Fifth Estate

by Layan Real Estate Brokers

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner Aqua Properties

 The One, Jumeirah Village Circle by NORR Group

Property Consultancy Website

Award Winner Al Fattan Crystal Towers - Rixos Premium Dubai

Award Winner by Hamptons International

by Tabanlioglu Architects

Award Winner by Layan Real Estate Brokers

Award Winner Nikki Beach Resort & Spa by DSA Architects International

Public Service Interior

Award Winner Vida Hotel by Killa Architectural Design

 Dubai English Speaking College Sixth Form Hub

Hotel Interior

by Lulie Fisher Design Studio

 The Renaissance Downtown Dubai by WA International

Award Winner Tecom Auditorium by Swiss Bureau Interior Design

Interior Design Apartment

Public Services Development

 Private Apartment - City Walk by XBD Collective

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Interior Design Private Residence

Real Estate Agency

 Private Villa - Palm Jumeirah, Frond N by XBD Collective

 haus & haus Real Estate Broker

Award Winner Private Villa - Emirates Hills HT by XBD Collective

Award Winner One Broker Group

Award Winner Private Villa - Emirates Hills P by XBD Collective

Award Winner Property Network Broker

Interior Design Show Home

Real Estate Agency Marketing

 Show Apt. - The Alef Residences W Hotel

 Square Yards

by XBD Collective Award Winner Belgravia Heights I by Ellington Properties Development L.L.C

Award Winner Serenia The Palm, Cassia, Murano

by Layan Real Estate Brokers

Award Winner Hillside Development by MWM Studio

Award Winner haus & haus Real Estate Broker

Leisure Development

Award Winner One Broker Group

 Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Real Estate Agency Website

Leisure Interior


 Toro & KO by Bishop Design LLC

by haus & haus Real Estate Broker

Award Winner Reel Cinemas, Dubai Mall by Chapman Taylor

Award Winner by LUXHABITAT

Award Winner Scalini by Bishop Design LLC

Award Winner by One Broker Group

Lettings Agency

Registration Trustee Office

 haus & haus Real Estate Broker

 Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee

Award Winner JLL

Award Winner Seal Real Estate Registration Trustee

Award Winner Rocky Real Estate LLC

Residential Development

Mixed-use Architecture

 Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates

 Jumeirah Gate by Killa Architectural Design

Award Winner Jumeirah Luxury by Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C.

Award Winner Vida Hotel and Residences by Killa Architectural Design

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers


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WINNERS Dubai (cont.)

Fujairah (cont.)

Residential High-rise Architecture

New Hotel Construction & Design

 1/JBR by EDGE

Award Winner Palace Fujairah Beach by Eagle Hills

Award Winner Banyan Tree Residences - Hillside Dubai

Residential Development

by Brewer Smith Brewer Group

Award Winner Fujairah Beach by Eagle Hills

Award Winner Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers

Residential High-rise Development


 The Residences at Marina Gate I by Select Group

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Banyan Tree Residences - Hillside Dubai by Sweid & Sweid

 Sitak Luxury Villa by Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates Award Winner Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers


Residential Property

Architecture Multiple Residence

 Emirates Hills 181 by Ellington Properties Development L.L.C

 Peninsula Islands Villas by OAOA

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Leisure Development

Retail Development

 Ayla Marina Village by Ayla Oasis Development Company

 Galleria Barsha by H&H Investment and Development LLC

New Hotel Construction & Design

Retail Interior

 Al Manara, A Luxury Collection Hotel by Eagle Hills

 VR Park Dubai Mall by 4SPACE Design

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner Mister Baker, Chain of Pastry Stores

 Capital Bank VIP Branch by Paradigm Design House


Residential Development

Sustainable Development

 Ayla Peninsula Villas by Ayla Oasis Development Company

 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Award Winner Saraya Aqaba by Eagle Hills

Residential High-rise Development


Award Winner The Skyline Residences by Eagle Hills

Residential Property  Ayla Peninsula Villas by Ayla Oasis Development Company

Abu Dhabi

Retail Interior

Lettings Agency

Award Winner Izhiman Premier by SADDA Design and Build

 JLL Award Winner District Real Estate


Award Winner MPM Properties

Architecture Single Residence

Mixed-use Architecture

 desert rose VILLA in KUWAIT by Massimiliano Camoletto Architects

 Reem Towers by Design International

Office Interior

Award Winner Traditional Souq, Abu Dhabi by Avantgarde Architects & Engineers

Award Winner General Electric/G.E.K.T.C by Maks Interiors

Mixed-use Interior

Public Service Architecture

 Repurposing of Manarat Al Saadiyat by Lulie Fisher Design Studio

 Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre by SSH

Property Consultancy  MPM Properties


Real Estate Agency

Architecture Single Residence

 District Real Estate

Award Winner The North Villa by DoriHittiarchitects

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Interior Design Apartment

 Horizon Tower & Jazeera Tower by MPM Properties

 NF Private Apartment by Lawand Architects

Award Winner District Real Estate

Interior Design Private Residence Award Winner Patio Penthouse by DoriHittiarchitects


Kitchen Design

Property Consultancy

Award Winner 3 Beirut by Mawad for Trade and Construction S.A.R.L.

 Impact Estate W.L.L.

Office Architecture

Real Estate Agency Marketing

 Order of Engineers & Architects - Saida branch

 Impact Estate W.L.L.

by Mike Kamel & Zaman Aoun

Award Winner Burj Kadi by Landmark Bahrain Real Estate W.L.L

Public Service Architecture

Residential Development

 SFM School – Zahleh by WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners

 Layan by Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Company SPC

Award Winner Our Lady of the Rosary Church by MZ Architects

Retail Architecture

Real Estate Agency

 The Avenues - Bahrain by Mabanee Company K.P.S.C

Award Winner Property Brokerage and Management

Residential High-rise Architecture


Award Winner RETRO 67 by Archstone Capital and Masharii

Hotel Architecture

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Fujairah Intercontinental by K/M2K Architecture & Interior Design

Award Winner RETRO 67 by Archstone Capital and Masharii

Mixed-use Development

Surface Design

Award Winner Fujairah Beach by Eagle Hills

Award Winner Beirut Terraces by Mawad for Trade and Construction S.A.R.L. Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Saudi Arabia (cont.)

Hotel Architecture

Residential High-rise Architecture

Award Winner Mysk Al Mouj by Godwin Austen Johnson

Award Winner The VUE by Lifestyle Developers

Hotel Interior

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Mysk Al Mouj by Godwin Austen Johnson

 The VUE by Lifestyle Developers

Retail Development Award Winner Souq Al Madina by Oman International Development Co. LLC

Sharjah Hotel Interior


Award Winner Al Bait Sharjah by Godwin Austen Johnson

Architecture Multiple Residence Award Winner Al Rayyan Village by Prime Lands Real Estate Development LLC

Mixed-use Development


Award Winner The Pearl-Qatar by United Development Company

Real Estate Agency


Award Winner NelsonPark Property LLC

Interior Design Private Residence

Retail Interior

 Simply Creative Mansion

 51 East - Shoes and Bags by Dobas AG

by Hoda Lasheen Interior Design Leisure Development

Ras Al Khaimah

Award Winner Cabana Hotel & Resort

by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

Architecture Single Residence Award Winner Ras Al Khaimah Villa

by Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

Lettings Agency  JLL

Hotel Architecture

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner The Hampton Hotel by JT + Partners

Award Winner Baron Plaza by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

Hotel Interior

Mixed-use Development

 Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort by Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ

Award Winner Oriental Coast by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

Award Winner Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Resort by Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ

New Hotel Construction & Design

Leisure Interior

Award Winner Arena Hotel by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

Award Winner Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Resort by Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ

Residential Development

Award Winner Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort by Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ

Award Winner IL MONTE GALALA by Tatweer Misr

Residential High-rise Architecture

Saudi Arabia

Award Winner Korba Royal Residence by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Baron Royal Towers by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

 Villa Blanca by BK Architects - Wasamat Real Estate Award Winner Khaldia Compound, Jeddah

by Solaiman Abdullah Elkhereiji Consultants (SAK)

Ghana Apartment

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Nova by Devtraco Plus Limited

 Sono Villa by Azaz Architects

Architecture Multiple Residence

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Glenshire Hills Estate

Award Winner Burooj Global by Art Code

by Incept Architectural Consult

Leisure Development

Architecture Single Residence

 Matal Complex by JANNAT

Award Winner The Rwenzori

Lettings Agency

by Incept Architectural Consult

 JLL

Lettings Agency

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Clifton Homes

 Burj Rafal - Kempinski by P&T Architects and Engineers Limited

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Gulf Address Clubhouse by Azaz Architects

 Nova by Devtraco Plus Limited

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Christ Temple Children’s Centre by ArchXenus

 Al Murooj by Emaar The Economic City

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Riyadh Front by Kaden Investment

Award Winner Nova by Devtraco Plus Limited

Property Consultancy

Office Interior

 Cushman & Wakefield

Award Winner Margins Group Head Office

Public Service Architecture Award Winner Security Forces Medical Centre Mosque

by P&T Architects and Engineers Limited Public Services Development

by Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd Residential Development  Painite Residences by Yaw Addo Developments Limited

 Matal Complex by JANNAT Residential Development

Ivory Coast

Award Winner Uptown by Alkhoyool Alarabia for Urban Development

Retail Development

Award Winner Emerald Luxury Beach Villas by Seyada LLC

Award Winner Cosmos by SFO SAL


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South Africa (cont.)

Architecture Multiple Residence

Leisure Interior

 The Golden Collection

 The Polofields by Balwin Properties

by The Golden Luxury Villas Hotel Interior Award Winner Four Points by Sheraton, Nairobi Airport

by Areen Design

Award Winner Sally Williams Melrose Arch

by Dakota Design Award Winner Alex Mall by McCormick Property Development

Lettings Agency

Office Development

 Just Property

 Vienna Court by PDM (Kenya) Limited

Mixed-use Architecture

Residential Development

 Thembelihle Village

 Purple Haze Apartments by Edifice Limited Award Winner Skynest Westlands by Elegant Properties

by ASA Architectural Design Award Winner One on Whiteley

by Bentel Associates International

Residential High-rise Development

Mixed-use Development

 Skynest Westlands by Elegant Properties

 Waterfall by Waterfall Management Company Award Winner The Onyx, Luxury Apartments & Penthouses


by Onyx Developments Pty Ltd


Office Development

 Mythic Grand Gaube by MJ Développement

Award Winner 1 Discovery Place

Interior Design Private Residence  Residential Renovation-Le Morne, Mauritius by Neoscenes Ltd Retail Architecture Award Winner So’Flo by Architects Studio Ltd

by Boogertman + Partners Office Interior  WSP Head Office by Boogertman + Partners Property Consultancy  Pecanwood Estate Homeowners Association


Real Estate Agency

Interior Design Private Residence

 Just Property

Award Winner The Brown Project by Vivabella Designs

Award Winner Thesen Islands Living (Pty) Ltd

Office Interior

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Award Winner ETranzact by Gemona West Interior Design

 Pam Golding Properties (Pty) Ltd

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Greeff Properties

Award Winner 4 Bourdillon by Kaizen Properties Ltd

Real Estate Agency over 20 Offices  Pam Golding Properties (Pty) Ltd


Real Estate Agency Website

Architecture Multiple Residence


Award Winner The Cove Villa by JT+Partners

by Pam Golding Properties (Pty) Ltd

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner by LRE Group

 Six Senses Zil Pasyon by Studio RHE

Residential Development  The Onyx, Luxury Apartments & Penthouses

South Africa

by Onyx Developments Pty Ltd Award Winner De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate

Apartment  1 Melville Road by Ganik Developments Pty Ltd Award Winner Paardevlei Square by Balwin Properties

Developer Website  by Adlab Advertising (Pty) Ltd

by Arun Lifestyle (Pty) Ltd Award Winner The Plettenberg Manor

by Devmark Property Group Award Winner Orchid Ridge

by Reeflords Property Development (Pty) Ltd

Development Marketing

Residential Property

 The Docklands by AdMakers International

 Klein D’aria Private Estate

Award Winner The Plettenberg Manor

by Devmark Property Group Award Winner The Onyx, Luxury Apartments & Penthouses

by Machete Creative (Pty) Ltd

by Devmark Property Group Retail Architecture Award Winner Cornubia Mall

by Bentel Associates International

Award Winner Orchid Ridge by Reeflords Property Development (Pty) Ltd.

Retail Interior

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Exclusive Books Ballito Junction

 Clifton Splendour by Olala Interiors

by Dakota Design

Award Winner Tulani Sikwila Residence

by Deborah Garth Interior Design International (Pty) Ltd


Leisure Development

Residential Development

Award Winner Pecanwood Estate

 Leander Villas

by Pecanwood Estate Homeowners Association

by Comfort Creek Land Developers Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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