International Property & Travel Volume 25 Number 2

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Win Lalique Crystal Decanters see page 43

Fine Glassware Supercars Buness Jets Art Exhibitions Jewellery Watches Inteor Degn Cover image: TriBeCa, Manhattan See page 7

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Live the high life in London, New York, Moscow, St Petersburg, Dubai and Europe

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WEEKAPAUG, RI | £9,021,250 Lila Delman Real Estate International Melanie Delman — +1 401 284 4820 WEB ID: RJGD22 VERO BEACH, FL | £4,691,050

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VERO BEACH, FL | £1,623,825 Dale Sorensen Real Estate Dick Davis — +1 772 713 1364 WEB ID: AIQC22

POMPANO BEACH, FL £1,479,485 Keyes Company Michael E. Aderholt — +1 954 632 0340 WEB ID: EYPW22

SANIBEL, FL | £973,573 VIP Realty Group, Inc. Jim Hall — +1 239 850 3344 WEB ID: CPLW22

CONNECTING YOU TO THE WORLD OF LUXURY. With our established leaders in over 60 countries and our global network with over 50 years of proven results, our members represent the most important people and the best luxury real estate around the globe. Visit to be connected. LONDON +44 20 3399 9040 CHICAGO +1 312 424 0400 SINGAPORE +65 6408 0507 © 2018 Luxury Portfolio International.® Offering is subject to errors, omissions, change of price, or withdrawal without notice. Prices may have been converted from original currency at time of printing and may differ from current rates. All information considered reliable; however, it has been supplied by third parties and should not be relied on as accurate or complete. Equal Housing Opportunity.

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CONTACT US AT The Mill House, Bishop Hall Lane Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1LG, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0)1245 250981 Web: Email: PUBLISHER Stuart Shield DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS Paul Wright EDITORIAL TEAM Editor-in-Chief: Helen Shield Editor: Jill Keene International Editor: Andrea Marechal Travel Editor: Fred Finn Guinness World Record holder for most travelled man DESIGN TEAM Andrew Cockburn Rositsa Storrs ADVERTISING SALES TEAM Gerald Carter, Claire Wright SUPPORT TEAM Accounts: Irene Pickles, Mary Wright, Peter Wright; Janet Churston Published by International Property Media Copyright © INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MEDIA 2018 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY & TRAVEL:


Why is it that in this day and age with all the latest technology and gadgets designed to help us in our daily lives, we are still short of that most precious commodity – time? No matter how many lists you make (and take great pleasure in ticking things off as I do), you never seem to reach the end. That’s why, when time is really of the essence whether for business or pleasure, opting to fly by private jet can reduce your total travel schedule by several hours. The first time I flew privately was on a press trip to Austria and I was amazed at how convenient and relaxed the whole experience turned out to be. Departing from the small airfield, my passport was checked instantly and the pilot carried my case to the aircraft. Once in the air, settled in a comfortable seat with ample space, smoked salmon and champagne was served before landing and an equally quick arrival process. If you haven’t flown this way for some time or not at all, it’s worth taking a look at our feature on the latest innovations in this form of travel. Staying on a sky-high theme, this issue focuses on a selection of fabulous penthouses around the world. We’ve searched for the finest examples in London, New York, Dubai, Moscow, St Petersburg, Italy, France and Spain. All have the most fabulous views combined with spacious interiors and terraces and are complemented by first class amenities and services.

ISSN 2053-9347 While great care has been taken in the receipt and handling of material, production and accuracy of content in this magazine, the publishers will not accept any responsibility for any errors, loss or omissions which may occur. The publishers would like to thank all those companies and individuals who took part in the magazine and wish them every success. READERS PLEASE NOTE: Some properties will be actually priced in foreign currency and subject to exchange fluctuation. Property buyers should allow for extra financial costs such as legal advice, local taxes etc. which may not be covered in the advertised prices. The descriptions of properties, the contents, whereabouts and price are given in this magazine as a guide only. Please request further details from the advertiser as required. Private advertisers are responsible for their own descriptions. Please take care to verify what you are buying in writing before proceeding. The publisher suggests all buyers of property seek independent legal advice before entering into any contract to purchase. All information and prices were correct at time of going to press – fluctuations in the currency market mean that some prices will have changed. Supplied editorial material cannot be returned.

Jill Keene

On the cover Outside front cover

TriBeCa, Manhattan In the heart of New York City's most coveted neighbourhood, this exquisite penthouse stretches a full city block. Internally, it spans an incredible 7,061 square feet plus three outdoor spaces totalling 3,168 square feet including a rooftop pool.

£16.62m / €18.68m / $22.5m Knight Frank  See page 87


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London Prime penthouses with stunning panoramas in the heart of the capital







The world’s rarest white

Jewellery, clothing

Exquisite timepieces

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diamond and a trip

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from some of the world’s

glassware with two

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around the world by

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Three award-winning

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When time means money, flying by private jet is fast and convenient with superior service



News, reviews and latest launches from the glamorous world of motoring


Europe Our pick of penthouses in Italy, France and Spain



Why many Caribbean countries offer citizenship and residency via property purchasing

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World’s Best

Secure a bird’s eye view with a penthouse

We reveal the winners of the

in Moscow or St Petersburg

2017-2018 International Property Awards




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St James’s, West minster Lancelot Place

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Petersham House p. 12

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london Our regular feature spies the capital’s prime locations as if from the comfort of an aircraft’s first or business class cabin. This issue, our focus is on penthouses offering the finest bird’s eye views over the city skyline


here are many advantages to owning a penthouse apartment ranging from spectacular views and greater specification right through to boasting rights. So, if the thought of living the high life appeals to you, where can London’s finest examples be found? Ben Babington, director of Jackson-Stops’ London Residential Development branch, advises that, as developers recognise that location is a key factor for ultrahigh net worth buyers of London penthouses, the prime examples are in Zone 1. Here residents can look out to spectacular views of the capital’s skyline. “Most, if not all, developers of new apartment buildings will set aside the top floor of their schemes to true penthouse apartments, so quite simply, they can be found wherever developers are building,” he says. Surprisingly, it appears it is not just high net worth international buyers from the Middle East and Far East and high-flying investment bankers who are purchasing penthouses. “We have seen numerous top floor apartments bought by UK downsizers,” Mr Babington reports, “who have decided to sell their large family homes in the country and return to their roots in the capital. Many of these buyers have sold successful businesses operating outside of London to be able to afford their dream high-rise home. “Fundamentally, owners of penthouses like to know that they have the biggest and the best property in the building and such apartments are usually found on the top floor. Developers will often increase the specification on penthouse apartments, with various enhancements and a greater sense of individuality, and will more often than not, include large roof terraces. This not only increases the amount of natural

Lancelot Place, Knightsbdge

An impressive penthouse less than 100 metres from Harrods, this modern six-bedroom apartment includes extensive roof terraces, a 24-hour concierge service, direct lift access, leisure facilities and underground parking. It offers spacious living areas over two floors including a large reception room with doors on to the west facing roof terrace which runs the length of the apartment. Both the master bedroom suite and principle guest bedroom open on to their own terraces, as does the family kitchen/breakfast room. £33.5m / €37.6m / $45.4m Knight Frank 

Petersham House, South Kennon Presented in immaculate condition, this spectacular penthouse has a direct entry lift, large double aspect (north/south) reception, kitchen dining room, three bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a panoramic roof terrace, hot tub, gym and superb views. £10m / €11.3m / $13.3m Fine & Country 



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light let into the living space but also makes them fairly rare. This means that when a penthouse owner comes to sell it is unlikely they will have any competition from neighbours, and allows for a greater chance of achieving a premium price.” Jackson-Stops reports that, over the last 12 months, the most sought-after penthouses in Prime Central London have been eclipsing £4,000 per square foot, with a handful achieving over £5,000 per square foot. “Over the next two years,” says Mr Babington, “the wider London market is going to see incremental price increases, with greater gains toward the end of that period and beyond. However, penthouses and the best and rarest apartments could well outperform the rest of the market.” Adam Tahir of Fine & Country Finsbury Park informs us that, in this particular area, new prime penthouses can be found in N16 and N4. “There are several new key buildings that are being built as we speak and are due to complete in Q2 of 2018,” he says. “They are going to be very popular as they have such gorgeous views of the nature reserve at Woodberry Down, which has recently received an award for nature preservation, presented by David Attenborough. Surprisingly enough, we are now finding more music artists who are choosing to live in these locations as they have great access to the city within a few minutes, as well as the view for inspiration and tight security. “The apartments are built with so many amenities that residents almost never have to leave the building. The main advantages are on-site gyms, a convenience store and on-site restaurants and coffee houses. Penthouses here are selling for £1.5m – £2m. In pounds per square foot, it is giving residents far more space for their money and yet achieving the same outcome than in Victoria or St Johns Wood.”

The W1 London. Marylebone

This recently launched boutique development on Marylebone High Street will transform the former BBC Radio London headquarters into a

collection of 19 apartments. These include three penthouses and five townhouses just metres from Marylebone’s array of independent shops, specialist boutiques, contemporary art galleries and Michelin starred eateries. The scheme will exude character and individuality, aided by the retention of the original 1930’s heritage façade. Spread across 223m2 and with 42m2 of terrace space, this three-bedroom penthouse offers stunning views across London’s skyline including the BT Tower. £12.5m / €14m / $16.9m Knight Frank 

St James’s, Westminster

On the fifth and sixth floors of a meticulously refurbished building, this penthouse comprises a master bedroom with dual bathrooms and dressing rooms, three further double bedroom suites, a reception/dining room, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room and study with en suite shower room. High-end fixtures and fittings feature throughout and there is also a balcony and roof terrace with spectacular views over the London skyline. £8,000 / €8,980 / $10,835 per week JLL Residential Lettings, Knightsbridge 


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An exclusive collection of 89 apartments in the heart of Chelsea’s designer hub. The new scheme introduces a collection of one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments and penthouses, private rooftop gardens, and landscaped public realm at the gateway to Chelsea Harbour. The jewel in the crown is a four-bedroom duplex penthouse spanning 3,797 square feet inside and more than 2,000 square feet outside. With spectacular views of London’s skyline and the development’s landscaped roof garden, it includes a fully functioning outdoor kitchen and barbecue area. Penthouses from £11.995m / €13.46m / $16.24m Chelsea Island 

Chelsea Island, Chelsea Harbour

Shereen Malik, senior sales negotiator at UK Sotheby’s International Realty, believes that the most prime examples are those overlooking some of London's most beautiful garden squares, parks and landmarks. “Eaton Square and Lowndes Square are examples of such addresses,” she says. “Wealthy Middle Eastern royals with big families are our core market for penthouses, these buyers are looking for penthouses which span the entire floor plate of an apartment block. “Penthouses will always be in high demand due to the views and privacy they offer. Some also include a roof terrace or balcony, offering the added benefit of outside space, whilst others boast a personal direct lift to the apartment. Penthouses come at a premium price – for premium addresses!” They are also hugely popular as rental properties and achieve lucrative rates for their owners. Lucy Morton, Head of Residential Agency at JLL, comments, “Renting a penthouse varies across London, depending on location and amenities available, at JLL we have penthouses available to rent from £2,000 a week. In recent years, we have seen a rise in the number available in London but owing to their exclusivity supply is limited. “Prime areas such as Knightsbridge, Mayfair and St James are home to the some of the most opulent penthouses in London. However, outside of these traditional areas, there are some incredible penthouses in and around London including, Canary Wharf to the East, Nine Elms to the West, Greenwich to the South and Kings Cross in the North. “There is a certain kudos, and cost, to living in a penthouse so they are popular with HNWIs and increasingly their background is in the tech sector. They are drawn to these properties because of their panoramic views, high-end concierge » service and amenities.”


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South Bank Tower, Southwark

A new residential landmark rising an impressive 41-storeys above the River Thames. The duplex penthouse, located on the 39th and 40th floors, spans 4,375 square feet and features floor-to-ceiling glazing throughout, taking in views of the London Eye and Houses of Parliament to the west, through to St Paul’s, the Shard and Tower Bridge to the east. Residents benefit from a range of luxurious five-star facilities, including a 20-metre sauna and steam room, state-of-the-art gymnasium and private cinema, as well as one of the capital’s largest private roof gardens with residents’ lounge and business suite. £25m / €28.1m / $33.9m


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Exceptional clifftop hideaway Auckland, New Zealand

Behind the enigmatic frontage of this 3665m2 property lies an exquisite Oriental-inspired paradise. A private world of luxury and tranquillity with sweeping gulf views. Crafted to an exceptional standard, the home features herringbone parquet floors, underfloor heating in the bathrooms, high timberbeamed ceilings, superb lighting and central air conditioning. Formal and family living spaces open to a courtyard with rock garden, swimming pool and self-contained cabana (with sauna and wine cellar), making entertaining so enjoyable. Additional spaces include a study area, home theatre and library area and the four bedrooms all have ensuite bathrooms. • • • •

Private access to the beach is by cable car (inclinator), or stairs. 10 minute drive to Takapuna, with cafes and restaurants. Second office off the large 4 car garage has room for a gym. High value chattels are available to be sold with the home.

Kash Srini +64 27 293 2204 Barfoot & Thompson Beach Haven +64 9 482 5428 For sale by negotiation

Do not settle for ordinary when a sensational heaven awaits.

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Artillery Manons, Westminster Newly refurbished duplex penthouse apartment on the 11th and 12th floors of a sought-after Victorian building in the centre of Westminster. It comprises three large bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a spacious reception room ideal for entertaining and an outdoor terrace with panoramic views. Additionally, the property benefits from two underground parking spaces and a 24-hour concierge service. £4.975m / €5.58m / $6.74m United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty 

From spectacular views and greater specification to boasting rights there are a host of advantages to owning a penthouse apartment

Buckingham Gate, Westminster

Just 200 metres from Buckingham Palace, this penthouse has fantastic views of the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Set behind an original Grade II listed façade, the three-bedroom penthouse is part of a boutique collection of seven, one, two and three-bedroom apartments. The penthouse is spread across the fifth and sixth floors, with the former housing the impressive master bedroom suite. This spans the entire width of the building. A sweeping oak staircase leads to the living area that opens out to a large roof top terrace, offering views of St James Park, The Mall and the Queen Victoria Memorial. £4.75m / €5.33m / $6.433m Jackson-Stops 



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london RELAX

Eccleston Square Hotel This boutique hotel behind the doors of a striking 19th century,

Grade II listed historical façade is located in the heart of central London, on the border of Belgravia, Victoria and Westminster


uilt circa 1835, the handsome, Grade II listed, late Georgian townhouses of Ecclestone Square had very notable residents including a young Princess Victoria, Lord Louis Mountbatten and Sir Winston Churchill. The square’s secret, residential gardens were once the exclusive picnic spot for the elite residents and their high-society and royal friends, like Oscar Wilde. Even to this day, the private gardens of Eccleston Square are strictly for residents (and hotel guests). In 2010, Parisian siblings Olivia and James Byrne acquired numbers 36 and 37 Eccleston Square and began the monumental transformation from the dilapidated

hotel ‘The Elizabeth’ into the multiaward winning Eccleston Square Hotel. Following a £6.5 million refurbishment, and aged just 23 years old when the hotel opened in 2011, Oliva went on to become London’s youngest hotelier. Eccleston Square Hotel has 39 beautifully designed hi-tech rooms, a petite restaurant, private bar, and media lounge. Combining forwardthinking intuitive technology with sophisticated interiors and sleek service, each detail of Eccleston Square Hotel has been carefully designed with wellbeing in mind. Each guestroom has either garden or city views, some have private courtyards, others beautiful balconies. Split across three categories; City Queen, City King and Signature King, all rooms and suites offer an exquisite array of complimentary, luxurious products and services. 


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Offered subject to obtention of first occupancy license.

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 5

Built: 835 m²

Terraces: 248 m²

Porches: 144 m²

Plot: 1,860 m²

Ref: IP9953

The Beach House, next to Puerto Banús, Marbella, Spain A newly-built and luxurious beachfront mansion with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Built to exceptionally high standards with outstanding outdoor space, exquisite finishes, spa area with indoor pool, staff quarters, smart home system and designer furnishings. The property also has direct beach access and is just a short stroll along the seafront promenade to Puerto Banús. Video: Price: €13,900,000

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Moroccan Ocean View This seafront sensation in Harhoura on the Atlantic coast of Morocco is within a short distance of Rabat and adjoins the Royal Palace of Sheikh Zayed of Abu Dhabi

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es Oiseaux (The Birds), a property of around 4,500m² offers a welcome sense of tranquillity and peace, benefiting from stunning sunsets and beautifully landscaped outdoor areas. The house, a magnificent living space, was designed in 2010 by an esteemed Moroccan architect. Set in an ideal position on a rise, it has the most breath-taking ocean views. The build, of around 1,100m², on three levels with an elevator, features a modern interior with large master suite, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a self-contained guest house, an

open-air car port, beach access and a gated drive. Additionally, in line with its adjacent Royal neighbours, the grounds are perfectly private. Price Guide $8m (indicative £5.5m / €6.5m)


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A cut above the rest This is the rarest white diamond ever to come on to the market. It is the only known round brilliant-cut diamond over 100 carats that is perfect in every way. Apart for its high number of carats, its colour, clarity and cut are sheer perfection

polish and symmetry. As with the famous Cullinan I and Koh-i-noor diamonds, which are part of the British Crown Jewels, the stone is part of the rare subgroup comprising less than two per cent of all gem diamonds. Patti Wong, founder and chairman of Sotheby’s Diamonds, said, “In the course of my long career, which has


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Bedrooms: 12

Bathrooms: 13

Built: 2,513 m² (porches & terraces included)

Plot: 4,125 m²

Ref: IP8599

Price on application

La Perla Blanca, Marbella West, Spain Luxurious, contemporary beachfront villa with uninterrupted sea views and direct access to the beach. Built on a double plot in a peaceful complex the property enjoys plenty of privacy and offers great spaces for entertaining. Built to top specifications, featuring outdoor, indoor and roof-top plunge pools, cinema and games rooms, gym, sauna, wine cellar, and much more. Exquisitely finished and decorated with designer furniture. A unique gem within a 10-minute drive to Puerto Banús! Video:

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Our latest collection of jewellery and fashion accessories is destined to delight those who appreciate the finer things in life


Hearts On Fire diamonds all feature a perfect ring of eight hearts on the bottom and a perfectly formed, symmetrical ‘Fireburst’ on the top. As light enters the diamond, it descends downward into the pavillion. Too deep or too shallow a cut, and the light that gives a diamond its brilliance is lost. However, because of its perfectly symmetrical cut and increased surface area, a Hearts On Fire diamond captures that light and reflects it from the top, creating maximum brilliance. A fact that shines forth in the Triplicity pointed line 18K white gold bracelet featured here. £16,235 / €18,258 / $22,000 

Off the cuff This distinctive opal gold cuff is a perfect example of a creation by Doaa Mohsen,

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the Egyptian designer and owner of the Dalseen jewellery brand. Its beautifully flowing lines lead the eye to a stunning

or the ultra-discerning customer, the Lock & Co bespoke

multi-coloured gemstone set in the centre. £11,000 / €12,370 / $14,905

Panama hat can be tailored and shaped to suit specific demands


– whether it needs be rolled for easy packing, have a slightly wider brim or be monogrammed for an extra personal touch. Handwoven by artisans in Montecristi in a process that takes nine to 10 months, the finish is lightweight and delightfully silky. £6,500 / €7,310 / $8,810 



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Gentle glow Tresor Paris has launched a new ring in a similar style to that which Prince Harry gave to Meghan Markle on their engagement. This yellow diamond version is Asscher cut and represents a good investment as coloured


enowned for designing exemplary jewelled

timepieces, Graff’s sapphire and diamond beaded tassel brooch conceals a secret watch. Combining meticulously selected sapphires, ensuring continuity in colour, fluidity and vibrancy, a tassel conceals a pavé diamond watch face suspended from a delicate platinum chain. Two ornate brooches with pear shape sapphires at their centres

are surrounded by the finest white diamonds, united by five rows of sapphire and diamond beads. This stunning item of jewellery can be worn three ways, as a single piece, individual brooches, or as a brooch complete with tassel. 

diamonds are much rarer than their white

Talking piece

counterparts. Set in platinum, the pear shape,

Part of Giovanni Raspini’s Jungle Collection, this oversized blue

three stone diamond

parrot necklace in sterling silver features real feathers. The

ring is a striking piece

necklace is particularly lightweight because the parrot is made

reflecting emerging

by an electroforming technique that allows the object to be

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completely hollow inside. A full 35cm long including feathers,

£133,647 / €150,305 /

the piece is handmade in Italy.


£1,280 / €1,440 / $1,735 



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Architectural accessories aying tribute to the late visionary, Zaha Hadid, Charlotte Olympia has launched two limited edition pieces, a platform wedge shoe and a clutch bag, both featuring fluid forms in Perspex with rose gold metal accents. They combine the unmistakable design language of the renowned architect with the creative hallmarks of the British shoe and accessories brand. The partnership began when Zaha and Charlotte first met, leading to an agreement to collaborate on a collection in 2015. Now Zaha Hadid Design and Charlotte Olympia have meticulously realised these pieces as originally envisioned. Shoes £1,600 / €1,800 / $2,168; Clutch bag £2,600 / €2,925 / $3,523 


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Our latest selection of watches features the very latest technological advances for highly accurate timekeeping

Advanced Aquanaut The Aquanaut ‘Patek Philippe Advanced Research’ in 18K white gold is available in a limited edition of 500 watches featuring the latest technical advances. Launched over 15 years ago, the Patek Philippe Advanced Research program stands out with two major innovations. The first one is the Spiromax balance spring with a new geometry that in addition to the outer boss, now also has a boss at the inner end. The second innovation relates to compliant (flexible) mechanisms made of steel. The result is a time-zone setting mechanism that reduces the number of parts from 37 to just 12. £42,800 / €48,350 / $58,100 

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The new Star Wars Devon co-branded watch with its patented system of interwoven Time Belts and hybrid electro-mechanical power embodies the pioneering spirit of the original film. To harness the Force, Devon incorporates key elements of Darth Vader and the TIE Fighter, the Starship of the Imperial fleet. Additionally, the crown is finished with the Galactic Empire logo. £21,000 / €23,720 / $28,500 

Treading lightly evon’s Tread 1 is ideal for the watch enthusiast with a passion for innovation and ingenuity. At its heart is an onboard microprocessor, essentially a tiny computer, that controls all of the watch’s functions. It gathers data from a temperature-compensated crystal and a proprietary optical recognition system, which continuously monitors and verifies the position of the Time Belts, ensuring accuracy to within one half-second per day. £29,326 / €33,130 / $39,800 for the gold version shown below 

To of time zones The Breitling Chronoliner B04 Boutique is a special version of the authentic flight captain’s watch. This blue-clad model is distinguished by its Manufacture Breitling Caliber B04 with second time zone system. Simply turning the crown is enough to set the main hours hand to local time, with automatic adjustment of the date. Meanwhile, the red-tipped hand keeps track of home time in 24-hour mode. The rotating bezel in high-tech ceramic reads off a third time zone, also on a 24-hour scale. £7,850 / €8,860 / $10,650 


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Artistry in bloom Graff’s new Floral Tourbillon is a collection of watches adorned with flowers that rotate on themselves alongside softly rounded hands. The enamel flowers are created using an ancient process, resulting in a colour that is exclusive to each individual watch. Once the colours have been perfected by the artist, a dial can take up to 50 hours to complete. Price dependent on each piece 

MADE FROM MUSTANGS his watch has been crafted from components previously used in classic Ford Mustangs. Each finished design incorporates the vehicle identification number, year of production and classic Mustang design cues. A power dial designed to look like a fuel gauge shows remaining battery life, while the hands, date, and dial numbers are all influenced by the iconic car’s dashboard. A rare 1966 Raven Black model has become the basis for their limited edition P51-04 collection of 250 watches.

From £1,120 / €1,260 / $1,495 


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The play of light on expertly handcrafted glass is a joy to behold. Here we admire the creations of a wide range of talented designers and glassmakers

Taking shape Waterford was founded by William and George Penrose and established in the heart of the Irish harbour town of Waterford in 1783. Each year the House of Waterford Crystal designers are given the opportunity to create pieces of their own design in collaboration with each other and/or following a specific theme. Inspired by the sea and the undersea world, this lead crystal decanter is part of the House of Waterford collection and designed by Waterford city native Tom Cooke. A limited edition of 200, there are just five remaining.


£950 / €1,080 / $1,330 ounded in 1764, Baccarat Crystal is a


French manufacturer of fine crystal glassware. This Petit Palais Losange set comprises a crystal decanter and glasses double cased in clear and cobalt blue. It is a

£4,970 / €5,650 / $7,030

re-edition of the original designed by Georges


Chevalier in 1930 and available in a limited and numbered edition of 100 pieces.



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Crystal architecture Lalique’s collaboration with the late architect and designer of world renown, Zaha Hadid, marked the inception of the Crystal Architecture collection.

Rock solid The Lasvit brand shows Bohemian glass in a new light and takes the art into the next millennium, combining the traditional authenticity of glass with creative craftsmanship and innovative ideas. Collaborations with renowned designers and artists such as Arik Levy have created numerous glass collections. Now, following the success of his Crystal Rock pendant lights, Arik Levy has extended this versatile design line with Crystal Rock vases. From £380 / €432 / $540 – £2,600 / €2,955 / $3,680 

Manifesto by Zaha Hadid is an architectural work handcrafted in crystal in France. It features innate, fluid lines which seem to have a life of their own. The numbered and signed edition is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and available in clear, black or midnight blue crystal. From £8,350 / €9,500 / $11,660

The Fontana bowl expresses the powerful dynamism of water. It is available in clear, crystal, black or midnight blue crystal. All are numbered, signed and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. From £7,470 / €8,500 / $10,435 


Checkmate telier Swarovski offers cutting-edge jewellery, accessories and home décor items which are the ultimate expression of Swarovski crystal. With Architecture & The City,

the world-famous architect, artist and designer, Daniel Libeskind, presents a championship-size chess set. Its pieces celebrate some of his most iconic buildings – for example, the two kings are represented by the Freedom Tower in

£13,995 / €15,900 / New York. The board shows maps of Milan and New York, while the set combines $17,180 materials from the worlds of construction (concrete and marble), as well as 

artisan craft (silver from Wiener Silber Manufactur and Swarovski crystal).


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Lalique decanters to be won

René Lalique, 1903 Lalique Pendant for necklace Princesse Lointaine v.1898-1899


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n celebration of 130 years of creative excellence, Lalique is offering two readers the chance to win a stunning owl decanter.


There are two free entry options*

Each is worth £1,200 and handmade in clear crystal in Alsace, having been designed by Marie Claude Lalique in 1995.

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and a leading jewellery designer. His encounter with the perfumer François Coty in 1907 heralded his entry

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into the world of perfume bottles, which led to his devoting himself exclusively to working in glass. After René died in 1945, his son, Marc, replaced glass with crystal and raised Lalique’s profile to rank among

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1977. In 2008, Lalique was acquired by the Swiss group Art & Fragrance and ensured continuity by respecting the traditional know-how centred around crystal, a tradition passed down with passion by generations of Lalique de Lalique

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its artists and outstanding French craftsmen.

*Employees of Lalique and International Property Media, their families and friends are not permitted to enter. The winners will be drawn at random after the closing date of Monday, April 30th 2018 and announced in a future issue of International Property & Travel magazine and on our website.



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Drops in the ocean

Laura Smith is influenced predominately by her Bermuda roots, inspiration comes from the beautiful beaches of Bermuda as well as manmade objects absorbed into the sea. Vases, glassware and intricate chandeliers are hand-blown in her London studio. Laura’s signature look is blending various forms of copper, gold and silver with contemporary hand-blown glass. Inspired by an isolated shower of cascading of water droplets, this Cascade Chandelier consists of 15 - 25 droplet pendants arranged in an organic flow. Pendants consist of bubbly, blue, hand-blown glass with silver inclusions creating distortions and magnifications. From £650 / €740 / $920 


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Andrea Marechal highlights exhibitions being held in London, Vienna, and Adelaide and recommends a spring visit to the extraordinary Hauser & Wirth Gallery in Bruton, Somerset

The Land We Live in; The Land we Left Behind Marcus Coates Apple Service Provider 2017

ive years ago, Europe's most important gallerist Iwan Wirth and his wife Manuela Hauser stunned the art world by opening a new gallery not in Paris, New York or Mayfair but Bruton, a remote Somerset town. It proved a phenomenal success. In general, the galleries feature works by works by the host of artists Hauser & Wirth represent – Paul McCarthy and Louise Bourgeois among them – but the current Photo: Andy Gott © Marcus Coates

exhibition is completely different. It is about rural life; or more exactly our perverse relationships with nature. They say never work with animals, in art this is just as true. Until May 17th at Hauser & Wirth, Bruton, Somerset, UK 

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art Claude Monet Water lily pond, pink harmon, 1900 Oil on canvas | Musée d'Orsay Auguste Renoir Gabrielle with a rose 1911 Oil on canvas | Musée d'Orsay

French Impressionism and the triumph of colour


ore than 65 Impressionist masterpieces have made the journey to the southern hemisphere to bring Australians a rare sight of some of the most popular artists who have ever lived. The approach has been to explore the use of colour as the guiding force behind the

evolution of the 19th century’s most influential art movement. Today, we see the world newly through eyes long used to the Impressionists. It is hard to credit the extent to which

From March 29th until July 29th 2018 in the Art Gallery of South Australia 

the colours they used reshaped the world of 19th century painting. One example, Claude Monet’s Magpie, painted in the freezing outdoors, shows a scene in a total break with convention and was rejected by official Salon precisely for its novel palette of pale colours.

Keith Haring Untitled 1980 The Keith Haring Foundation

KEITH HARING – The Alphabet The work of Keith Haring is instantly recognisable. This is in part due to the fact that he wanted his art to be accessible to the masses not just the elite. Oddly the current exhibition at the Albertina, Vienna, marks a birthday that never happened; Haring would have

Enamel colour

been 60 this year had AIDs not claimed his life in 1988

on steel

when he was just 32. Born into a religious family, Haring's father was an amateur cartoonist and the style fascinated Haring. Experimenting with drugs, going on road trips and reading William Burroughs all played a part in the formation of his stylistic language, which is explored in the current exhibition. Until June 24th at the Albertina, Vienna, Austria 

DayGlo acrylic on muslin

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Titanic in dry dock c. 1911 | © Getty Images

Ocean Liners Speed and Style

The V&A has been described as a ‘national attic of artefacts from Raphael cartoons to Chinese ice-chests’ which I suppose gives it liberty to flirt with all sorts of shows that are on the fringe of its original purpose. Now with former education minister MP Tristan Hunt (who has no curatorial background) at the helm, the V&A is again sailing into new waters. An exhibition on ocean liners might appear better suited to the National Maritime Museum but the focus on artefacts from luxurious stateroom carpets to William de Morgan tileworks brings it closer to the V&A's home ground of arts and crafts. There is a host of decorative objects: Art Deco panels and chairs, posters, dresses, screens and so forth. Relics from both Titanic and Lusitania are on show and a beautiful painting by Stanley Spencer from his series Shipbuilding Marlene Dietrich onboard the Queen Elizabeth

on the Clyde is one of the highlights in this jumble of artefacts.

December 1950 | © Getty Images

Until June 17th at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK 



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art Man Ray The Rope Dancer Accompanies Herself with Her Shadows, 1916 Oil on canvas | The Museum of Modern Art, New York © MAN RAY TRUST

ART FAIRS Dates for your diary this spring The Armory Show 2018 8th – 11th March 12th Avenue at 55th © MAN RAY TRUST

Street, New York, USA TEFAF 9th – 18th March Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre, Maastricht, Belgium

Man Ray

Affordable Art Fair

Violon d’Ingres 1924

21st – 25th March 125 West 18th Street, New York, USA Art Dubai 21st – 24th March Madinat Jumeirah, Al

Man Ray

Ray also drew, designed, made films and objects, wrote

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and invested his talents enthusiastically in typography, book

Dubai, UAE

While his photography is always the

and magazine design while pursuing a career as experimental

subject of every overview of Dadaism and

fashion photographer for Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. All this

Surrealism, Man Ray thought of himself

spanning a long life – Ray died aged 86 – provides enviable

primarily as a painter. "I paint what cannot

scope for Kunstforum's new exhibition devoted to ‘the univer-


be photographed, that which comes from

sal Man Ray’. This show brings together 150 works of all media

Paris, France

the imagination or from dreams, or from an

that present a complete view of an enigmatic and complex

unconscious drive. I photograph the things

artist and personality.

that I do not wish to paint, the things which

Until June 24th at Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna Austria

already have an existence," he once said.


Old Master Drawings 22nd March

Walid Juffali Collection of Art 26th March Bonhams at Bishopsgate House Surrey, UK Art Paris Art Fair



4th – 8th April Grand Palais,

King and Collector

Paris, France Peru Art

t is strange to reflect that King Charles I was executed just 15 minutes’ walk from Burlington House where a


monumental show of works collected by the monarch

18th – 22nd April

has just opened. Coveted masterpieces from the 15th

Barranco Museo de Arte Contemporaneo

to the 17th centuries, include works by Van Dyck - who became his

Lima, Peru

court painter - Rubens, Holbein and Titian. Charles I: King and Collector reunites 140 important works for the

Art Cologne

first time and gives an insight into the connoisseurship within the King’s circle. Anthony van Dyck’s monumental portraits of the king

19th – 22nd April

form the core of the exhibition with three magnificent equestrian

Cologne, Germany

portraits, including Le Roi à la Chasse from the Louvre. Until April 15th at the Royal Academy, Piccadilly, London, UK

Images Festival


12th – 20th April Anthony van Dyck Charles I in the Hunting Field c. 1636

Multiple venues

Oil on canvas | Musée du Louvre

Toronto, Canada


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WOW factor Following the final results of the International

Property Awards 2017-2018, we meet the designers behind three of the major award-winning interiors

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nterior design is such a matter of personal choice that what one person will love by way of colour palette, textures and furnishing, another will marvel at how anyone could live with those particular combinations. It’s often difficult to know where to start when planning a redesign and can be even harder to envisage the end result. With this in mind, who better to consult for advice than a trio of professional interior designers whose talent has been recognised internationally? 

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After all, high-end projects are all about individuality and customisation

A rapidly growing architectural and interior design company, HWCD has design teams in Shanghai, London and Barcelona. Working closely together, they deliver integral designs and consultancy services for a global client base. The firm is currently celebrating winning the ‘Best International Interior Design Apartment’ award for its project Rui Hong Xin Cheng in Shanghai. Steven Lin, HWCD partner and design director, tells us that the main inspiration behind the interior was the lifestyle of New York City living in art. “The development is situated to the north of the famous Bund, across Huangpu River from Lujiazui Financial District,” he explains. “On one side of the river is the historic promenade of Western mansions from colonial time. On the other, a

surreal jungle of skyscrapers, none of which are even older than 30 years. “Our design wants to amplify this feeling of historical contrast and put the focus on a sense of futuristic optimism. The open plan living space is full of geometric shapes and angular lines in furniture and lighting. It is slightly unusual and certainly makes a strong first impression. Elsewhere the versatility of materials used definitely enhances the sense of opulence, a feeling which is finally strengthened in the bedrooms by highly individual and time-consuming artworks. I think the richness of design details and how well the details contrast but still work together as a whole are the key to success in this project.” Steven says the best advice he can give is to spend time together with your designers. “Let ideas clash, bounce and grow. It’s a learning process not just for the designers about the owners, but also for the owners about themselves. The designers need to have an understanding of the owners’ character, lifestyle and expectation before they can produce colour palettes or layout meaningful and suitable to the client. After all, high-end projects are all about individuality and customisation.” 


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Versatile style

Nihal Zaki graduated from Inchbald School of Design in London in 1999 and founded Nihal Zaki Interiors shortly after returning to her native town of Cairo in Egypt. The company has won ‘Best International Interior Design for Private Residence’ for Karma Residence in Egypt. The project features no less than 20 different styles, providing each and every room with a varying theme. Nihal explains how the concept behind her design evolved. “My client was my inspiration! He wanted a house combining all sorts of classic ‘Period’ styles whereby he could walk from one zone to another, feeling totally transported to a different era or space.” She believes that Karma Residence’s versatility in terms of style is one of the main reasons for its success. “Yet it has the ability to move smoothly from one space to another through the use of one common palette of paint effects for the walls. There is also the fact that the house is a huge open space with lots of sunlight coming in from its big window façade.” During her initial consultations with clients, Nihal ensures that she finds out as much as possible about their character, likes and dislikes. “My first advice is to make it ‘personal’,” she

explains. “I usually start by inquiring if clients have a favourite colour, style or maybe piece of furniture or painting, something they love and would enjoy having in their interiors. I usually take it as my starting point for the design. “Another recommendation is the ‘pièce de résistance’ of the house which

is usually an out-of-the box concept or eccentric space. I usually love implementing this in the entrance, the dining room or the guest bathroom. As for the reception and general living areas, I prefer more subtle and chic luxurious themes and not too much on the eccentric side.” 



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To achieve a truly amazing penthouse requires a multi-sensory approach to design, clever utilisation and planning of space

Fashionable flair with timeless elegance

Oliver Burns is an architectural interior design studio that works across an exclusive portfolio of international turnkey projects. The company has recently won the ‘Best Interior Design Apartment UK’ award for The Brummell Penthouse at Beau House in St James’s, London. Managing director of Oliver Burns, Alex Holden, says, “Named after George ‘Beau’ Brummell – the Regency dandy and arbiter of men’s fashion – we designed The Brummell Penthouse as a stylishly-crafted tribute to the building’s historic location, blending Beau’s fashionable yet tailored flair with a timeless elegance. The space is thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of contemporary

luxury living and showcases best-inclass British craftsmanship, with cues that honour the heritage of Jermyn Street woven throughout, such as oak herringbone laid floors and pinstripe marble walls, bespoke upholstery and subtle chevron prints. “The colour palette takes in a handsome and sophisticated range of Beau-style understated hues (he once instructed that gentlemen should wear only three shades: white, black and dark blue) while hints of bronze, burnt orange and emerald green add a contemporary edge and character. Beau Brummell’s statue, which stands proudly on Jermyn Street, is inscribed with the epithet: ‘To be elegant, one should not be noticed’ – a concept of discreet but exquisite style flawlessly captured at The Brummell.” The pièce de résistance lies at the top of the sweeping white Namibia marble staircase. There, a retractable glass roof opens to reveal one of the most spectacular roof terraces in London. “This is a matchless space with a unique 360-degree panorama of some of the city’s most important

landmarks,” explains Alex. “Envisaged as an extension to the interior entertaining space, the terrace – which totals almost 1,000 square feet has a vast all-weather sofa and chairs arranged around a fire pit with a retractable 42-inch outdoor TV and speakers hidden in planters. This is an unrivalled space for al fresco parties. Even the capital’s finest professional chefs will feel at home working in the state-of-the-art stainless steel outdoor kitchen. “The jewel in the crown of a building, the penthouses we work on usually benefit from considerable light and space, which we further enhance with large expanses of glass such as double or triple height windows and doors with an emphasis on external roof terraces. This, in combination with an open plan layout, ensures light is not blocked and panoramic views are undisturbed. Internally the design focus is on bringing the outside in, and externally, creating a wow-factor roof terrace that brings the inside out.” Alex advises that, the better the view, the more desirable the penthouse, so it’s always worthwhile trying to secure that extra space on the roof if permission isn’t currently there. “At this level buyers expect the best,” he says, “so roof terraces should ideally extend the full width of the building and offer a large versatile space for outdoor living. To achieve a truly amazing penthouse requires a multisensory approach to design, clever utilisation and planning of space, and delivery of the wow factor.”



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Time is money Private jets are the ultimate in efficient travel, providing the quickest means of getting to your destination without being tied to itineraries. We find out more about the options available

lying privately puts you in control, allowing you to travel on your terms. You aren’t forced to get to the airport two hours before take-off to check your bags, nor do you have to stand around in passport or security queues, nor wait for the last passenger to board before you take off. There’s no hanging around while your suitcase makes its way around a carousel in baggage arrivals either. Jonny Nicol is the founder and CEO of Stratajet, a revolutionary platform that offers fliers direct access to the private jet marketplace and the fastest means of booking aircraft. “The concept of Stratajet came from my love of flying and wanting to do something to change people’s perceptions of private jets,” he explains. “Since the inception of private aviation the industry has been plagued by inefficiencies, which have hiked up costs for the passenger, therefore creating an illusion of elitism.” Mr Nicol believes that these have stemmed from the vastly complex process of booking a private jet. “Unlike commercial aircraft, which are bound by set schedules, the costs of private jet flights – by the nature

of them being bespoke to customers’ travel requirements – all have to be calculated from scratch. There are an inordinate number of variables that go into these calculations and it takes the most experienced aircraft operator the best part of half an hour to come up with a quote.” After serving in the British Armed Forces, Mr Nicol spent time as a freelance pilot and realised how these inefficiencies were preventing private jets from being seen as a valid means

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of transport. “So, I set about building a technology that could streamline the booking process,” he says. “It took five years to programme the necessary algorithm but, ultimately, Stratajet was the result. All customers need do is use the Stratajet app or visit



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buness jets and enter where they’re going from and to, date and time of travel and number of passengers – the system does the rest. “Results of around 50 available aircraft will be displayed in seconds, with the options automatically filtered according to best price. Customers can also customise the search according to a specific aircraft size if they wish. Once a selection is made, you can


book instantly with a credit card, bank transfer or via Apple Pay; we are the only platform that offers that instant means of booking online, with no need to rely on a broker to confirm travel arrangements. “Every time a customer conducts a search, the Stratajet technology makes upwards of 2.5 million calculations in about 10 seconds to return accurate costs of aircraft. We have aircraft from hundreds of operators across Europe built into the system. These range from twin-prop aircraft and very light jets (VLJs), such as the popular Citation Mustang, to larger, longer-range aircraft, like the Gulfstream G650 or Bombardier Global 6000. With the wide range of aircraft available, we regularly see prices that beat business class per person. We’re able to charge the lowest commission in the industry and the average booking via the Stratajet app is around £6,000. “In Europe alone there are only 500 airfields that are used by commercial aircraft but there are over 2,100 available to private jets. This means if you fly privately there are often airfields closer to your destination. Customers can enter their postcode of where they are travelling to and from and the Stratajet system will make the relevant calculations, factoring in the time it takes to get to the airport and where aircraft are based that best suit their needs. It will also work backwards to calculate the ideal departure time from home or the office.” 60

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Customers are able to access an entire fleet and fly anywhere and anytime without the asset risk of being bound to owning a jet

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Launched in 2004, VistaJet has become the first and only global business aviation company. Since then, relying on a global infrastructure operating 24/7, it has flown 300,000 passengers on over 150,000 flights to 187 countries – or 96% of the world. VistaJet was built with a view of changing the shortcomings in service, reach and efficiency of what was available within the industry at that time. Offering guaranteed availability, a consistent cabin, unparalleled service, global reach and access to an entire fleet with no positioning fees, VistaJet’s aim was to simplify flying private. Customers are able to access an entire fleet, and fly anywhere and anytime without the asset risk of being bound to owning a jet. Having started with two aircraft operating in Europe, its fleet grew to over 70 aircraft by 2017. After successfully expanding into Asia and the Middle East, in 2013 VistaJet entered the US market which continues to stand as its largest growth market. Catering to customers’ flying patterns and needs, VistaJet’s fully owned fleet of branded super-midsize and large cabin aircraft consists of Challenger 350, 605 and 850 aircraft, in addition to Global 5000 and 6000 jets. The Global 6000, seating up to 14 passengers with seven sleeping positions, is considered the


most advanced and accomplished long-range premium aircraft. Its combination of light and space provide the ultimate en route productivity environment. It can fly up to 13 hours non-stop, with a typical route for customers being London to Hong Kong. The Challenger 605, seating up to 12 passengers, is an impressive intercontinental jet with outstanding mission flexibility, granting corporate and government leaders with the widest cabin in its category. Customers can fly with VistaJet through two solutions, Program and Direct. The innovative Program model is the flight-hour subscription plan tailored around each corporation or individual’s flying requirements.

This offers guaranteed access to the entire fleet, anytime and anywhere in the world supported by a global team consisting of 1,000 aviation experts of over 50 nationalities. The fastest way to start flying VistaJet is with Direct where customers can request a flight directly through the VistaJet app and the 24/7 sales team, with preferential rates on empty legs and one-way flights, based on aircraft availability. Providing that the runway is long enough and the region is safe to travel to, VistaJet is able to fly clients wherever and whenever they wish. The most experienced crews are trained to fly to the hardest to reach destinations that require additional accreditation, such as mountainous regions or secluded islands. Everything is taken care of from the crew, catering, slot access, maintenance, safety and on-board entertainment to allow members to focus on what is really important to them on the ground and in flight. This simple business model is geared to allow members to be at more meetings in more locations within the shortest period of time.


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The McLaren Senna, bearing the name of legendary Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna, has been designed, engineered and developed to be the ultimate McLaren track-concentrated car for the road. Legalised for road use, but not sanitised to suit it, the new Ultimate Series deliberately compromises McLaren’s trademark breadth of supercar daily usability; instead it provides the purest connection between driver and car, to deliver the most intense circuit experience of any road McLaren. The 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine at the heart of the McLaren Senna is the most powerful road car internal combustion engine ever created by McLaren, producing 800PS (789bhp) and torque of 800Nm. Production will be limited to 500 vehicles and all have been allocated already. From £750,000 

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Defender lives on


he new Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet

The AMG S 63 uses AMG’s hand-

Land Rover has announced a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with up to 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary this

features a sophisticated and

built 4.0-litre twin-turbo petrol engine

well-insulated multi-layer soft-top

generating 612 hp and 900 Nm and

giving all-round usability and

powering the rear wheels via the AMG

folding electrically within 20

Speedshift MCT 9G-Tronic nine-speed

subsequent Defenders including the 50th

seconds. In line with the S-Class

gearbox. The S 65 uses a hand-built

Anniversary Edition, which are highly sought

6.0-litre V12 petrol engine which has an

after by enthusiasts and collectors today.

Coupé range, the S

year. The Defender Works V8 pays homage to the early high-powered engines in both the Series III Stage 1 V8 from 1979 and

560 replaces the outgoing S 500, and

output of 630 hp and 1000 Nm. Both cars

introduces a new 4.0-litre biturbo V8 petrol

are electronically limited to a top speed of

and fastest version that Land Rover has ever

unit which produces 469 hp and 700 Nm

155 mph, unless specified with the optional

created. The 5.0-litre naturally-aspirated

of torque, and is mated to a nine-speed

AMG Driver’s package which raises the top

petrol V8 powertrain produces 405PS and

automatic gearbox. It has an electronically

speed to 186 mph. The S 63 can travel from

515 Nm of torque (the standard Defender

limited top speed of 155 mph, and can

0 to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds, while the S 65

delivered 122PS and 360 Nm). It will

sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds.

takes just 4.1 seconds.

accelerate from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds,

Defender Works V8 is the most powerful

while the top speed is increased to 106mph. From £150,000 

From £115,910 – £197,510 


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From karting to F1 Autosport is the first major car show in the UK each year, taking place at the NEC Birmingham in mid-January. The show, launched in 1991, covers every branch of motorsport from karting to Formula 1 and now attracts a huge number of people. Visitors can choose to watch driving activities or take part themselves. If you’ve ever wondered how quickly you could change an F1 wheel, Pirelli ran a competition allowing visitors the chance to see if they could beat the professionals. Many track heroes and legends attended the four-day show, headlined by Formula 1 champion Nigel Mansell. A group of disabled British servicemen and women launched their Invictus Games racing team in preparation to compete in the British GT series taking place on racetracks across the UK in 2018. The car controls have been modified and adapted to account for the drivers’ disabilities. The team is financed by the founder of the Superdry clothing brand, James Holder, who himself has competed in the 2016 British GT Championship. The Performance Car Show featured many rare and exotic cars. Car customisers included Urban and Kahn who specialise in restyling Land Rovers, transforming the utility Defender into a chic cruiser. British supercar manufacturer Noble also displayed its M600 - a true rarity as the company produces less than 20 units a year from its Leicestershire factory.


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At your service From £167,850 

Available exclusively in long wheelbase, the Range Rover SVAutobiography combines advanced new convenience features, including rear doors that close at the touch of a button, to create a sanctuary for relaxation that doubles as a mobile technology hub. A comprehensive range of powertrain options includes an advanced new plug-in hybrid electricpetrol, with an EV range of up to 31 miles, and an uprated 565hp V8 supercharged petrol engine. Executive Class rear seats offer legroom of over 1.2m while deep seat foams with new comfort interlayers deliver enhanced seating. With a powered 40-degree recline capability, hot stone massage function, heated calf and foot rests, the rear cabin promises a peerless passenger experience. Electrically deployable rear tables and integrated 10” Touchscreen rear entertainment screens ensure customers can use the 4G WiFi connectivity to work or relax in comfort, while a concealed refrigerator between the twin rear seats can hold two wine bottles or four 600ml bottles.

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The Rolls-Royce Ownership Experience

A LIFETIME OF E FFORT L E S S LUX URY From the moment your Rolls-Royce motor car is handed over to you, a lifetime of effortless driving pleasure awaits. Our exceptional standard of care will enhance your ownership experience at every stage of your motor car’s lifetime. Contact Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Dresden to arrange a test drive and discover bespoke luxury.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Dresden Thomas Exclusive Cars GmbH, Meißner Str. 34, 01445 Radebeul, Germany Phone: +49 351 4 04 64 21,, © Copyright Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited 2018. The Rolls-Royce name and logo are registered trademarks.

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ROARING LIKE THUNDER All-British specialist sports car maker The Lister Motor Company revealed its first new model for the 21st century at the 2018 Historic Motorsport International at ExCel, London in February. Dubbed ‘Thunder’, as a logical successor to the cult Lister Le Mans of 25 years ago, this new Lister will be the most rapid, powerful and luxurious Lister ever made in the company’s 65 years.

Just 99 examples of the bespoke Thunder will be built, joining Lister’s existing sports car programme, which includes the first ever fully road compliant version of its landmark Knobbly, built to the model’s original 1950s specification. The new Thunder will be built alongside each of these continuation Lister models at the historic George Lister Engineering factory in Cambridge, where the company’s original chassis jigs are still used. The aptly-named Thunder will have a top speed in excess of 200mph, with a blistering 0-62mph acceleration in just over three seconds, and a storming 666 bhp. Potential Lister Thunder buyers will need to be just as quick off the mark to secure one. From £139,950

Eco-fendly It’s electric!

Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE went on sale on March 1st, delivering both rapid charging and rapid performance. Capable of charging in 45

minutes and with sports car performance and SUV practicality, the I-PACE will be the perfect every day car – whether on the school run, daily commute or even coping with sub-zero temperatures. Rigorously tested across extremes of terrain and temperature, the I-PACE has tamed the Arctic at Jaguar Land Rover’s cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, Sweden, at temperatures as low as -40°C. Customers will be able to use mains power to prepare the car’s battery and cabin temperature ahead of a journey. Pre-conditioning the car ensures maximum range, performance and comfort whether temperatures are freezing cold or extremely hot. Setting up preferred charging times and pre-conditioning schedules can be done from either the on-board InControl system, or the Remote smartphone APP, and is as easy as setting an alarm. From £72,000 


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Unveiling the latest Volante

Joining the DB11 Coupe, which was launched to wide acclaim last year, Aston Martin’s

From £159,900

key, or on the move at speeds of up to 31mph. The new hood system has also led to a 20


new DB11 Volante open-top Sports GT sets new standards of performance, innovation, engineering and style. Powered by a new 4.0-litre twin-turbo 510PS V8 engine, it is built around the all-new bonded aluminium structure first seen in the DB11 Coupe. Lighter and more rigid than the model it replaces, the DB11 Volante has been engineered to deliver a much broader envelope of abilities. Greater levels of performance and handling accentuate the more sporting side of its character, while increased refinement, comfort and interior space ensure it remains a consummate grand tourer. Combining the timeless appeal of a fabric hood with the very latest acoustic and insulation materials, the all-new eight-layer roof cossets occupants from the extremes of weather and wind noise. Folding to a class-leading stack height, the Volante’s hood takes just 14 seconds to lower and 16 to close and can be operated remotely from the per cent gain in boot volume compared to the outgoing DB9 Volante.


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It is our pleasure to unveil The Esmeralda Sports and Leisure Club, a world-class facility situated within King Abdullah Economic City. Winner of the International property award, Saudi Arabia - best leisure development. An innovative facility designed to deliver an unparalleled leisure and fitness experience. Esmeralda gives members access to world-class experts, state of the art fitness technology, the finest spa treatments and all day healthy dining. Inspired by the need for escape, the club offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor sporting options that range from Pilates to Soccer bringing a truly social perspective to fitness.

Esmeralda Sports complex includes: - Gym area and fitness rooms - Spinning Rooms - 8 lane bowling alley - Running track - 12 metre rock climbing wall - Tennis and squash courts - A variety of swimming pools - World-class spa - Lounge and dining areas - Mixed martial arts facilities

A stylish and welcoming environment designed to promote wellness, fitness and beauty within Saudi Arabia.

To learn more visit

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Living the

HIGH LIFE Our search for prime penthouses across the world leads us to investigate the potential of those in Italy, France and Spain

Picture: Cannes, France see page 72

hether located in a brand new, purpose-built apartment building or within a beautifully refurbished existing property, Europe has some of the most stunning penthouses. Take Barcelona for example. Mike Williams, director of Urbane Barcelona, says, “Barcelona is steeped with stunning architecture and there is a growing amount of historical buildings being lovingly restored into designer contemporary pads. It's a beautiful city to be based for business, leisure and travel and offers strong investment and long term letting opportunities.” As for Italy, Leone Rignon, head of sales for Turin, Italy Sotheby’s International Realty, finds that the country’s penthouse market is dominated by Italian professionals. “They are looking for a contemporary home in a metropolitan city such as Turin, Milan, Florence or Rome,” he says. “I predict this market will continue to flourish, as these properties have timeless appeal. Newly refurbished properties can achieve up to €7,000 per square metre.”

Amy Redfern, senior negotiator in the International Residential department of Knight Frank, reports that lateral living is becoming increasingly popular. She identifies clients as being international, typically from the US, Australia, Scandinavia, expatriates from Singapore/Hong Kong, Asia, Russia and some English and Italians. “They are buying in major cities,” she explains, “for example, Rome, Milan, Florence and then some of the very popular second home holiday water/lakefront locations, such as Venice, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and La Spezia. Price varies greatly from location to location – in some cases, prices achieved have been in the level of €16 – 18,000 per square metre in Rome and circa €12 – 14,000 per square metre in Florence. Italy is rich in architectural, classical buildings, however penthouses are rare to come across and added with the prestige »


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factor, we envisage that pricing will remain strong in this sector. Clients seeking to be a proud owner of a small part of this heritage are often willing to pay premium prices for those penthouse apartments.” Key examples of penthouse properties in France can be found in the prime real estate markets of Paris, Provence and Cote d’Azur or even a penthouse on the piste in the Alps! Fleur Buckley, property services manager of FrenchEntrée, says, “Typically we see enquiries for this particular style of property from wealthy foreign nationals with an increase in enquiries from Americans in particular. British buyers and clients from the Middle East and China are also quite prevalent and typically have budgets in excess of €2 million upwards. “Paris is a fast-moving market and until recently, demand has outweighed the supply of property stock in Paris but this is now starting to balance. The sky is the limit in the south of France and penthouse apartments will run well into the many millions in some of the most exclusive resorts of Saint-Tropez and Cannes. These are luxurious, usually well-appointed high spec properties, often in buildings with concierge service and high levels of maintenance. They are ideal for high end pied-a-terre city break usage and could also be used as buy-to-let investment properties. “The most interesting area in Paris itself for these searches is Le Marais – a district which spans the 3rd and 4th arrondissements. This is a trendy and vibrant area full of exclusive eateries, boutiques and galleries and property here can command a high rental return.” With regards to property prices in Paris, Ms Buckley predicts an increase of 8-9%. “This is largely down to an improved economic outlook and restored confidence in the market under Macron’s influence,” she says.

Cannes, France Attractive penthouse of 167m2 in a sought-after area of Cannes, about seven minutes’ drive from the centre. It is located within a residence complete with swimming pool and includes two en suite bedrooms, an office which can be converted into a third bedroom, dressing room, double reception room with dining area and fire place, a separate fitted kitchen, three garages and two cellars. A large summer terrace of about 150m2 incorporates a summer kitchen offering panoramic views over the Esterel mountains and sea and there is an additional 60m2 of terrace on the second level. £1.41m / €1.59m / $1.95m FrenchEntrée 


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El Born, Spain

Featuring a beautiful 19th century façade, this apartment building offers a stunning two-bedroom penthouse including two private terraces with views of the nearby Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral and harbour beyond. Its refurbishment is being led by a developer who specialises in blending historical architectural features with modern high-end facilities. The penthouse provides 128m2 of living area plus two private roof terraces measuring a further 93m2. It includes one double en suite bedroom, a second double

£1.33m / €1.5m / $1.83m

bedroom with separate bathroom and a

Urbane Barcelona

living room with contemporary open kitchen


with direct access to the spacious terraces.



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Tun, Italy

Located in the centre of Turin and surrounded by a wide terrace, this penthouse has a 360° view over the city and the Alps and spreads over 800m2 across two levels. The eighth floor has two entrances, a large living room, kitchen, nine bedrooms, six bathrooms and two studies. There are also staff quarters with an independent entrance, a second kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and laundry room. On the roof top, the ninth floor, which is reached from two staircases, there is a scenic loft with multi slide window walls overlooking the rooftops. It consists of a kitchen, living room, open-plan living room, gym, sauna and three bathrooms. £4.25m / €4.8m / $5.88m Italy Sotheby’s International Realty 

Exiample, Barcelona, Spain Only two blocks away from the famous Sagrada Familia Cathedral, this newly refurbished two-bedroom penthouse is part of an exclusive 28 apartment building. The developer has upgraded the building from top to bottom keeping the exquisite historic details of the 20th century and combined them with modern day comforts such as air conditioning, brand new kitchen appliances and top of the line interior design. The penthouse has a total surface area of 68m2 with two en suite double bedrooms and two fully equipped bathrooms. The property also features a spacious living room with a light-filled, open style kitchen.


£710,450 / €800,000 / $978,620 Urbane Barcelona 


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Provence, France Within the beautiful seaside town of Menton, between Monaco and Italy, this penthouse is in one of its most prestigious areas directly above the shore. It opens to a large terrace with a jacuzzi offering an incredible sea view, taking in the Bay of Menton, Port de Garavan and the charming old town. Accessed via private elevator which goes to both the penthouse’s entry level and roof terrace, the apartment comes with two underground parking spaces and a cellar. £2.35m / €2.65m / $3.24m FrenchEntrée 

Giudecca, Venice, Italy This penthouse is within a late 18th century Napoleonic style palazzo. With views of the Giudecca Canal, the entire complex is home to exclusive residences with a concierge service. The property measures over 464m2 and is located on the second and top floor with two entrances via stairs or lift. It comprises large living areas, a dining room and three master bedroom suites. On the top floor there are two terraces of around 44m2 in total, a south facing 180-degree view marble kitchen and a large wellmaintained garden. £5.76m / €6.5m / $7.94m Knight Frank 


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Italy is rich in architectural, classical buildings, however penthouses are rare to come across and added with the prestige factor, we envisage that pricing will remain strong in this sector

Stately penthouse situated above Villa Olmo in an exclusive gated community. This magnificent 280m2 property features

Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy

a 128m2 terrace as well as a 280m2 rooftop garden, all with commanding views of the lake, city and its bay. Built on the finest Como city hillside, it is in a discreet position, ensuring maximum privacy and offering beautiful views from the main rooms opening to the south £2.2m / €2.5m / $3m

facing terrace and from the roof garden. It

Knight Frank

includes three reception rooms, opening


to the wide terrace, a master suite, three further bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a large kitchen with breakfast room and a laundry room. There is also an annexe with staff accommodation, a garage for three cars and a further parking space.



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europe STAY

Hotel Lungarno

A masterpiece of art in itself, this elegant five-star hotel in Florence, Italy features a collection of more than 400 artworks from the 20th century


ast year, in celebration of 2017 being half a century since it first opened, Hotel Lungarno was completely renewed during a six-month renovation. Without sacrificing any of its original charm, the blue, white and leather details found in its lobby reflect the style of an elegant boat swaying on the Arno with the Ponte Vecchio as its backdrop. Being ideally located within walking distance of the city’s most renowned boutiques, the hotel enables its guests to experience the true magic of Florence. The atmosphere of the stylish Picteau Lounge suspended over the river is enhanced by original art from Picasso and Cocteau. Following drinks served in this most relaxing of scenarios, Borgo San Jacopo Restaurant awaits with its world class Tuscan and Italian menu, created by the hotel’s Michelin-starred chef, Peter Brunel.

Hotel Lungaro offers 68 highly luxurious rooms and suites with spectacular city views, many of which include beautiful terraces overlooking Renaissance masterpieces. The recently improved hotel art collection is offered to guests via a variety of themed itineraries and many of the suites are themed and dedicated to the work of a renowned artist, such as the Venna or Francesconi Suites. 


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Located in the heart of New Dubai, it is the proud host of The DP World Tour Championship, the richest golf tournament in the world and the culmination of The Race to Dubai. Also home to one of only two European Tour Performance Institutes in the world, Jumeirah Golf Estates offers one of the world’s finest all-round golfing experiences.

Winner of Arabia Property Awards, part of The International Property Awards 2017-2018 for

From scenic affordable apartments to bespoke townhouses and luxurious villas, each property is further complemented by the finest finishings and select appliances for an enhanced at-home experience. State-of-the-art Clubhouse 2 Championship golf courses


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Stunning fairway views Family-friendly community


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Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I Within 25,000m2 of beautiful centenary gardens and with extensive views of the stunning Barcelona skyline, this urban hotel provides a tranquil retreat in the heart of Spain’s celebrated second city


uring the 1992 Olympic Games held in Barcelona, this hotel was used to host heads of state, presidents, prime ministers and royal families from all over the world and has been a home from home for many famous faces ever since. In 2014 the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I became part of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts family and began an ambitious renovation project to include all rooms and suites, lobby and common areas. It now features 432 elegant guest rooms and suites, five permanent and seasonal restaurants and lounges, 24 interior and exterior event spaces including a lake area and two outdoor swimming pools. The Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I offers a choice of nine room types,

ranging from quiet and spacious double rooms to the Royal Suite Polo. This includes a spacious living room complete with a grand piano, Jacuzzi and stunning views across to the Royal Polo Club. Also to be found within the hotel grounds are the Royal Polo Club Fitness & Spa and a world-class convention centre in the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya. Named one of the world’s top 10 fitness centres by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, the spa delivers a wide range of relaxing and revitalising health and beauty treatments. It includes an indoor pool and water circuit, sauna, steam room and experience showers, all with separate male and female access. 


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Top of the

Big Apple Tree We seek out a selection of New York’s finest penthouses with first class facilities and the most amazing views


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ew cities have such an instantly recognisable skyline as New York, which makes penthouse living even more desirable. The thought of being able to reside in an apartment high in the sky with such a stunning panoramic outlook is a dream come true for those with suitably deep pockets. Sherry Tobak, senior vice president of Related Companies, says, “New York City penthouse buyers want only the best – a magnificently designed, spacious home featuring opulent finishes coupled with an all-encompassing luxury lifestyle experience.” Richard Grossman, president of Halstead Property, agrees that buyers continue to be drawn to penthouses in Manhattan because of the exclusivity they offer. “Traditionally,” he says, “buildings only had one or two. Buyers want something unique and different in a city where there is so much repetition of apartments. They are looking for lots of space, nice layouts, amazing views, and dramatic features such as double height ceilings. “Depending on the Manhattan neighbourhood they are in, variations of penthouses will vary, with a penthouse in Tribeca being different and loftier than, for instance, a Park Avenue penthouse which might be characterised by features like a setback. There is an enduring prestige to a penthouse and we see this in the way that they are being built in new developments with multiple units now carrying the name. Whatever the market is doing at any given time, the NYC penthouse will always have value and people will pay for the price of desire.”

Fifteen Hudson Yards, West Side, Manhattan

On the 88th floor nearly 900 feet high, this duplex penthouse features an arc of floor-toceiling glass spanning 116 linear feet. This allows an uninterrupted 270-degree panorama of the Hudson River, New York Harbour, the Statue of Liberty and the city skyline. Spanning across 5,161 square feet, the property includes a dramatic great room with double-height ceilings, a fireplace, dining room, separate library and office. A custom Bulthaup kitchen then opens on to a large family room. Ascending the spectacular glass staircase, there is a media room complete with wet bar. This leads to three bedroom suites including a spacious master suite. Residents’ amenities include a full range of fitness and wellness facilities, two private dining suites including wine storage and tasting rooms, lounges and games rooms, a 24hour attended lobby, doorman and concierge. £23.9m / €26.9m / $32m Hudson Yards 


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In the heart of New York City's most coveted neighbourhood, this exquisite

TBeCa, Manhattan

penthouse stretches a full city block. Internally, it spans an incredible 7,061 square feet plus three outdoor spaces totalling 3,168 square feet including a rooftop pool. The foyer leads to a stunning great room with ceilings soaring above 21 feet. Floorto-ceiling windows line both sides of the first floor from the start of the block to the end. There is a chef's open kitchen, three en suite bedrooms on the first floor - one of them a full second master bedroom. A glass staircase leads to the full floor master bedroom lined with floor-to-ceiling windows, a sumptuous bathroom and a fully glassed outdoor gallery area. The building also includes a full-time doorman, garage space, fitness centre, library and landscaped courtyard. £16.62m / €18.68m / $22.5m Knight Frank 



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Park Avenue, Upper East Side This corner penthouse has panoramic views as far south as the Empire State Building and the Freedom Tower, as well as stunning sunsets over Central Park and the reservoir. A private elevator landing leads to a gracious foyer followed by a large living room with floor-toceiling bookcases and a wood-burning fireplace. The property also includes four-bedrooms, one staff room, four to five bathrooms, a huge eat-in chef’s kitchen and formal dining room. There is a beautifully landscaped, private wrap-around terrace with large picture windows providing views from every room. Full-time staff provide a whiteglove service while amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness centre, children's playroom and courtyard garden.

£13.5m / €15.25m / $18.5m Halstead Property 

Whatever the market is doing at any given time, the NYC penthouse will always have value and people will pay for the price of desire

Gramercy Park South, Union Square

Designed by Robert A.M. Stern and featuring 63 windows, this property includes four large terraces, an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub. There is a 40-foot living room and an adjacent library and dining room. An en suite staff room is located off the chef’s kitchen and there are three en suite bedrooms on this floor. The upper level has a great room and a wrap-around terrace facing Gramercy Park. The master suite has two terraces and a spa-like master bathroom. Owners enjoy a full range of five-star amenities. £34.3m / €38.6m / $46.5m Knight Frank 



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Olympic Tower, Fifth Avenue, Midtown East

A grand scale, four-bedroom duplex penthouse on the 50th and 51st floors with glorious Central Park/city vistas through floor-to-ceiling oversized windows. This meticulously designed apartment, with its own private elevator,

offers staff quarters with its own separate

was fully renovated just a few years ago

entrance. A lavish master bedroom suite

and includes a Crestron system.

plus second and third en suite bedrooms

On the main level, a spacious living room

are on the lower level. Resident services

is perfect for entertaining, with an adjacent

and amenities include a 24-hour full service

library/office and wood burning fireplace.

doorman, concierge, attended elevators,

The dining room leads to a butler's pantry,

valet service, plus a well-equipped gym.

while the kitchen is equipped with high-

£11.51m / €12.98m / $15.75m

end appliances. The rear of the apartment

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Upper East Side, Manhattan An architectural masterpiece, this 9,000 square foot duplex features a doubleheight living room with floor-to-ceiling glass windows capturing fabulous views. A state-of-the-art kitchen is adjacent to the media and dining room, while a home office, and complete staff quarters with two bedrooms and a bathroom complete the first level. A gallery leads to an impressive glass and steel staircase and on to the master suite. The second floor is completed with three other en suite bedrooms all with a den, secondary home office, a bathroom with Jacuzzi and sitting room. Residents’ amenities range from a fitness centre to a massage room. A concierge and valet service is also available. £42.9m / €48.4m / $57.5m One Beacon Court 



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Four Seasons Hotel New York Over the last two decades, this stunning hotel has consistently set

the bar for quintessential Manhattan living at the city’s most prestigious address, between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue


orld-class shopping along Madison and Fifth Avenues, Central Park, Broadway Theatre and some of the world's best museums are all within a very close proximity of Four Seasons Hotel New York and easily accessible by foot. Its collection of recently remodelled suites, junior suites and corridors, a project personally overseen by visionary hotelier and design innovator Ty Warner, has also created a new standard of excellence in New York City. All of the interiors remain true to the celebrated modern-deco style of IM Pei, the architectural mastermind behind the building’s striking design. Handmade, kingsized, lighted-pedestal beds with

custom linens appear to float above the ground. Handcrafted furnishings made from rare Japanese tamo ash, cerused oak and bespoke fabrics add to the sleek monochromatic style. Distinctive English sycamore wood panelling as well as lizard gold and Chabata wallcoverings are featured throughout, and custom-woven, 100 per cent wool carpets and handknotted rugs lend the living spaces an intimate yet elegant feel. Each of the 368 studio and suite accommodations feature oversized windows that can actually be opened, a rarity in New York City, and offer sweeping panoramic views of Manhattan and an abundance of natural light. Italian Breccia Oniciata marble enhances the spacious bathrooms, which include separate glass enclosed showers; oversized deepsoaking tubs, many with whirlpools; remote-controlled mirrored televisions and Bulgari amenities. ď‚„


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New horizons Since St Kitts introduced an immigrant investment incentive programme in 1984, several Caribbean islands have followed suit. We find out more about current Caribbean Citizenship by Investment programmes

urricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms in history, caused massive destruction in the Caribbean when it struck in late August through to mid-September last year. In a bid to support recovery efforts, Caribbean governments are raising funds through the latest Citizenship by Investment programmes. St Kitts and Nevis is operating a new programme whereby, from September 23rd, 2017 to March 31st this year, investors will be able to attain citizenship by donating $150,000 to the Hurricane Relief Fund. Real estate expert Yulia Kozhevnikova of Tranio says, “St Kitts and Nevis and its neighbours Antigua

and Barbuda, Grenada, Dominica and St Lucia offer citizenship for various forms of economic investment – in property, business, bonds or public funds. Obtaining citizenship under these programmes takes only three months on average. “Caribbean Citizenship by Investment programmes share a number of common advantages. These include visa-free entry to many countries, including Western and Eastern Europe, the UK and Ireland; no permanent residence requirements and permission for dual citizenship. Other benefits are eligibility of the main applicant’s spouse, children and parents for nationality, tax allowances and convenient business terms.” Tranio advises that the requirements and costs for Caribbean Citizenship by Investment programmes vary per country as follows:


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Caribbean Citizenship by Investment programmes share a number of common advantages Antigua $150,000 in the National Development Fund (NDF). This is the most popular route to citizenship. According to official statistics, in H1 2016, 80% of citizenshipby-investment applicants took part in this programme. For a family of five, the minimum investment is $150,000. $400,000 in a real estate project approved by the government. Applicants need to


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own the property for a minimum of five

$100,000 in a public fund that finances

$100,000 in the national economic fund for

years to retain Antiguan nationality.

the construction and renovation of

financing government projects. The amount

schools, sporting facilities, and hospitals.

increases to $165,000 for the main applicant

The amount increases to $175,000 for the

and his/her spouse and $190,000 for a family

main applicant and his/her spouse and to

of four. Another $25,000 has to be paid for

$200,000 for a family of four.

each additional family member.

$200,000 in a property on a list of

$300,000 in real estate for the construction

projects approved by the Dominican

of premium hotels and resorts, as well as high-


end boutiques approved by the government.

the NDF and $50,000 when investing in

Stamp duty for property investors is

$500,000 in public bonds. The amount

businesses or real estate. Another $15,000

$25,000. To secure citizenship for family

increases to $550,000 for a family of four.

has to be paid for the fifth and each

members, investors must pay larger

subsequent family member. Investors must

stamp duty fees, ranging from $35,000

visit the country to apply for citizenship.

to $70,000, depending on the size of

$1.5 million in a business project approved by the government. There is also an opportunity for collective investments from $5 million, provided that each investor participates with at least $400,000. There are fees associated with each programme – $25,000 when investing in

the family. There are additional expenses for due diligence and application fees

Grenada $200,000 in the National Transformation

amounting to $9,950 (plus $5,000 per family member).

$3.5 million in a business project approved by the government and contributing to the prosperity of St. Lucia. There is also an opportunity for collective investments from $6 million, provided that every investor participates with at least $1 million. Investors also pay for due diligence ($7,500

Fund supporting Grenadian economic

for the main applicant and $5,000 per family

development projects, such as tourism,

member) and are charged an application fee

agriculture and alternative energy.

St Kitts and Nevis

$350,000 in development projects

$250,000 in the Sugar Industry

family member). Property, bond and business

approved by the government – typically

Diversification Fund (SIDF). This amount

investments require an extra $50,000 fee for

the construction of hotels, villas and holiday

increases to $300,000 for a family of four.

the main applicant and $25,000 per family

residential property. Applicants need to own the property for a minimum of three years to retain nationality. Additional expenses include due diligence and application fees, totalling $8,000. Buyers must pay a $50,000 stamp duty for property purchases.

($2,000 for the main applicant and $1,000 per

member under 18.

$400,000 in a real estate project approved by the government (hotel, villa or

Michael Green, sales director at The Landings

condominium construction). The property

in St Lucia comments, “Applicants are

can be sold after five years of ownership.

required to verify that they are at least 18

$150,000 in the Hurricane Relief Fund.

years of age, of good character with no criminal record and in good health. Due

Additional due diligence fees and other

diligence checks and a banker’s reference

expenses amount to $7,500 for the main

are also required. Applicants may apply with

applicant and $4,000 per family member

their spouse and dependent children, and, in

over 16. There is a stamp duty of $50,000

some cases, dependent elderly parents. The

for the main applicant and $25,000 for his/

duration of the application varies but can take

her spouse and children under 18.

between three to six months.”

More information Find out more by emailing


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Sky high

Dubai World famous for its soaring architecture and spectacular city skylines, Dubai has some of the most amazing penthouses in superb locations


One at Palm Jumeirah

Located on the trunk of the Palm, this development features 25 storeys and 90 apartments with stunning views of the beachfront, the Burj Al Arab and Dubai skyline. There are four different types of apartments including ONE Penthouse with seven bedrooms. This includes an infinity pool, maid’s quarter, safe room, landscaped

From £2.84m / €3.2m / $4m

terraces, a Jacuzzi and library. Amenities include a jetty and marina berth, concierge,


chauffeur, housekeeping, gardening,


24-hour security and butler services.

s the UAE’s largest and most highly populated city, it’s little surprise that Dubai features an impressive array of residential and mixed-use towers. The lifestyle offered at these developments in second to none with a vast array of leisure amenities, five-star services and enhanced security. Yvonne Hunter, sales manager of PK Properties says, “Dubai’s penthouse market is maintained by the luxury living executives in Dubai and high standards to be met. Dubai is the hub of international companies from all over the world who reap the benefits of good living. “Situated in Dubai’s premier locations, these gorgeous penthouses are designed and built to provide residents with unmatched comfort and relaxation. Each world-class property has been meticulously developed to the highest standards,

with convenience and practicality in mind for today’s jet-setting professional. The penthouses boast magnificent, airy contemporary architecture and the most astonishing and breath-taking views of Dubai’s skyline. These superbly finished properties are also supplemented with top-of-the-line facilities and amenities, offering exceptional luxurious living at its finest.” Kalpesh Sampat of Gulf Sotheby’s Realty reports that the luxury penthouse segment is continuing to have robust demand without experiencing the same decline in prices as the mid and affordable segments. “There is a limited supply, while demand by ultra HNWIs and international clients is high,” he says. “Besides businessmen, international celebrities including those from tennis and football own penthouses currently or have owned » them in the past.”


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The Opus Envisioned and designed in its entirety by the late architectural legend, Dame Zaha Hadid, each detail of The Opus is a powerful testament of her unique aesthetics and vision of the future. Central to Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall, its façade is the perfect canvas for a breathtaking display of LED lighting, individually programmed and part of a complex matrix. The Opus comprises two structures that form a single cube which appears to hover above the ground, eroded by a fluid void. Its collection of residences integrates futuristically stylish interiors with a homeaway-from-home sensibility. Residents benefit from first-class services such as ME Hotel's ‘lifestyle concierge’ which delivers à la From £4.53m / €5.16m / $6.45m Omniyat 

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carte or pre-selected services to their home.

Immaculately presented, ultra-modern four-bedroom, half-floor penthouse with stunning views of the sea, Palm, marina and Burj Al Arab. Dubai Marina is one of the world’s largest, most meticulously planned waterfront developments. Home to Dubai Marina Yacht Club, luxury

£2.96m / €3.38m / $4.22m Gulf Sotheby's International Realty 

apartments, fine dining restaurants and trendy bars, as well as, close to the Palm, and The Beach and The Walk at JBR, Dubai Marina has become one of the most sought-after residences in the city.


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Volante Tower, Buness Bay Spread over a 10,000 square foot area, this full-floor penthouse features an expansive living and dining area. This opens out to a 640 square foot terrace that can seat 10 people and directly overlooks spectacular panoramas of the Dubai Canal and the skyline. A dry kitchen is supplemented by a wet kitchen further inside the penthouse and there is a study with a direct view of the Burj Khalifa. All five bedrooms are en suite and the master bedroom has the additional benefit of his and her dressing rooms and its own living room. Volante offers its residents a full suite of first-rate amenities at the Resident's Club located on the fourth floor. These include a £6.88m / €7.85m / $9.8m

lounge, outdoor pool, fully equipped gym,

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Al Fattan Towers, Dubai Mana Elegant penthouse in a prime location where every room has a full sea view through floor to ceiling windows creating a bright and relaxing living space. The expansive living room is tastefully decorated with Versace furniture and there is also a separate dining area, contemporary, fully fitted kitchen, a separate utility and storage area. Three large en suite bedrooms and a spacious maid’s room complete the spacious accommodation. Superb facilities in the building include valet parking, a state-ofthe-art gym, swimming pool and spa. £2.2m / €2.5m / $3.1m Prime Places 

Dubai is the hub of international companies from all over the world who reap the benefits of good living

Anantara The Palm Dubai Redences This much sought-after development has a number of ultra-luxurious penthouses in a prime position on the East Crescent overlooking the Dubai Marina, city skyline or out to the Arabian Gulf. The exclusive ‘blank canvas’ two to four-bedroom penthouses, offer between 7,468 and 13,478 square feet of space, each with spectacular panoramic views, private pools and extensive terraces for private entertaining. In addition to access to Anantara’s private beach and the 10,000m2 swimming pools, residents can use the fully equipped gym, tennis courts and children’s play areas. They also have access to any of the resort’s top-class restaurants and the renowned Anantara Spa as well From £3.76m / €4.31m / $5.37m – £5.65m / €6.5m / $8.1m PK Properties 

as five-star amenities such as in-room dining, housekeeping, childcare and 24-hour concierge, security and maintenance.



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Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre Hotel Combining all attributes for both business and leisure stays, this modern and sophisticated hotel is just 10 minutes away from Dubai International Airport

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ubai is one of the most visited places in the world. Offering unparalleled service, exciting shopping and entertainment destinations as well as superb venues for meetings or conventions, the City of Gold has attractions to see and things to do which will appeal to everyone. A dhow cruise across Dubai Creek and the traditional

souks near the hotel provide a captivating discovery of the city's heritage. Guests can also opt for a shopping spree in the adjacent Dubai Deira City Centre. After a busy day spent sightseeing or working, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre Hotel has 317 elegant rooms in which guests can relax and unwind in comfort. They can stay connected with free WiFi or choose to take a dip in the rooftop pool overlooking the Dubai Creek. The blue mosaic-tiled swimming pool and azure rooftop bar are perfect spots to lounge facing stunning views of Old Dubai's skyline. Room service is available around the clock, or an interactive dining experience can be enjoyed at the inviting Medley restaurant.


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Properties at the pinnacle

T Picture: Neskuchniy Home & Spa, Moscow see page 107

hroughout this issue we’ve been highlighting the many advantages of owning a penthouse. Without exception, they feature spacious living areas with panoramic views and terraces and, being located on the upper levels of a building, offer the opportunity to make their design ultra-special. Julia Kalinina, sales director of the design studio AvKube, says, “Today in Moscow there is a choice of penthouses in the luxury segment and we forecast that the demand for those with finished quality interiors

will increase. The finished interiors increase the buyers’ interest in the offer, and also allow the seller to increase the cost per square metre. Since each project is exclusive, we recommend that our clients take into account all of its characteristics in order to develop a unique and sought-after interior.” According to Oleg Torbosov of Whitewill Real Estate Agency in Moscow, there are nearly 600 penthouses in the Central District of Moscow, of which about 150 are on sale currently. “Buyers especially appreciate views of the Kremlin,

We conclude our search for the world’s finest penthouses by exploring the potential, mainly of those in Moscow, but also in St Petersburg

Stalinist-style, Gothic skyscrapers, churches and the Moscow River. Bankers, representatives of big business and persons from the list of Russian Forbes are main buyers of penthouses in Moscow. Through a time of sanctions, in 2017, topmanagers of state corporations bought the most notable lots from the number of penthouses. “Ostozhenka, Patriarshiye Ponds and Nikitskiye Streets are the most popular and expensive districts in Moscow. The prices for top penthouses in these places amount to $20,000$40,000 per square metre. The cost depends on the presence of a terrace, large panoramic windows, absence of neighbours on the floor, several levels, a pool and a helicopter pad. Good penthouses remain rare and a unique commodity; this is why their prices remain at a decent level.” »


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Emerging trends

Mr Torbosov reports that new trends in penthouses have emerged during the last five years. Previously, the average size of the apartment on the top floor was 700-1,000m²; currently, the size of penthouses in new buildings amounts to 350-400m². “At the same time,” he explains, “the Russian climate with four warm months in the year has adjusted the size of the terraces. Before, when buying a penthouse, it was necessary to pay also for half the roof under a terrace of up to 500 metres, now terraces amount to 100150 meters. Also, five years ago, all penthouses in new buildings were sold without finishing, but now developers invite the world’s best designers to create unique interiors and fully finish the newest penthouses.” However, it must naturally be appreciated that owning a penthouse doesn’t come without its additional costs and possible time delay if you decide to sell. Maria Kotova, Head of Residential, Gorn Development, comments, “The penthouse is an illiquid asset with an average exposure period of typically two times higher than an apartment. The cost of utility bills is also significantly higher than for apartments in the same building as the useful area can be 50% or even lower of the total area. If you imagine a penthouse with a huge terrace in the Russian climate, it immediately becomes clear that owning a penthouse is a real luxury.” While penthouses are considered as elite real estate around the world, there are offers with an available entrance threshold in the modern market. Lesoberezhny Eco-City in Moscow developed by Urban Group is a prime example. The company’s Head of Communications and PR, Yana Maksimova, says, “This market segment continues to develop. However, the modern market dictates new requirements. The main share of buyers of penthouses is still made by Moscow and regional businessmen as well as top managers. Such housing is, as a rule, bought for families with children thanks to special requirements imposed to privacy and safety. This gives the chance to protect their personal life from public eyes.”

Neva Towers, Moscow Consisting of two slender skyscrapers of 65 and 79 floors respectively, this development is in the modern, central part of Moscow. The towers are connected by a four-level stylobate with a private park and swimming pool on the roof following the concept of a city resort. Residents have access to the club amenities which include a private cinema, fitness club, virtual-golf, music studio, galleries with boutiques and restaurants. This 700m2 penthouse on the upper floors has an incredible view of Moscow's ‘Manhattan’ skyline. £14.7m €16.537m $20.502m Whitewill 

Lesoberezhny Eco-City, Moscow

Penthouse with 167m2 of living space and two terraces of 57m2 offering fabulous 270-degree views of the forest and river. It has five rooms with a ceiling height of 3.6 metres. These include three bathrooms and a private dressing room. There are six balconies and one of the bedrooms has direct access to the terrace. £372,100 / €418,615 / $519,000 Urban Group 


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Neskuchniy Home & Spa, Moscow Complex of five residential premium class skyscrapers just one kilometre from the Neskuchniy garden. Covering an area of 5.6 hectares, the towers range from 140 to 262 metres and have excellent views. Within the project 190,000m2 of residential real estate will be realised together with a panoramic swimming pool and spa complex 130 metres above Moscow. The stunning penthouse on the highest 70th and 71st floors of the first tower has a living area of 756m2 including a spacious terrace of 217.7m2. This is a unique offer for Moscow as the unit occupies the whole floor at a height of 262 metres. Its 270-degree view and panoramic glazing allows an incredible panorama of Moscow. £11.32m / €12.74m / $15.71m


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Khlebny, Arbat Distct, Moscow Dating from 1913, this house is built in Neoclassicism style with many interesting architectural details. It is currently being renovated with careful attention being paid to the preservation of its architectural appearance. The building will again become residential, with deluxe apartments, as it was conceived at the beginning of the 20th century. Connected by a luxurious three-floor staircase, the property has 16 apartments in total, including two, two-storey penthouses with access to the roof. The apartments have large areas from 109 to 364 square meters and high ceilings. £7.33m / €8.24m / $10.18m for the 344m2 penthouse Hleb Dom 


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One Tnity Place, St Petersburg

This new apartment building of 175 units including a floor of eight penthouses is common to London but rare in Russia. Its design is concise and ideally suited to modern people with a western culture/ architecture oriented mindset, focusing on functionality rather than huge spaces. At ground floor level there is an imposing reception area, library, work space, fitness centre, kindergarten and high-end retail outlets. This 2,150 square feet ‘St. Moritz’ penthouse includes two levels of private

£2.62m / €2.94m /

terraces amounting to 2,900 square feet.


It includes a large entertainment/kitchen

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space and each of its three bedrooms has an en suite bathroom.

Good penthouses remain rare and a unique commodity; this is why their prices remain at a decent level

City of Capitals, Moscow Within a flagship multifunctional complex in the Moscow City Business Centre, this penthouse is on the top floors of the Moscow Tower. It covers 600m2 with a ceiling height of five metres. Panoramic windows with a viewing angle of 360 degrees open a stunning view of the centre of Moscow, Vorobyovy Gory, Hotel Ukraine, the Kremlin, the White House, Victory Park and the Ostankino tower. There are two separate entrances in the penthouse and an outdoor terrace of 500m2. £7.88m / €8.87m / $11m Whitewill 



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ocated on Novinskiy Boulevard, in the very heart of Moscow, the Lotte Hotel offers guests 239 rooms and 61 suites. The top, 10th floor houses the 490m2 Royal Suite, an unprecedented room type for Moscow. It has hosted heads of state, political figures, highranking diplomats and celebrities as well as those who simply value extreme comfort. The Royal Suite combines a bedroom, bathroom with sauna, sitting room, conference hall, dining room, study, office and guest room. The suite is designed in a contemporary interpretation of the traditional eastern style, with classical Korean trends in

architecture complemented by western aesthetic designer solutions. A sense of luxury is created thanks to unique, hand-made silk and woollen rugs, the very highest quality in Italian furniture, designed especially for the hotel, natural silk fabrics and refined gold candelabras. The hotel also features two splendid restaurants: OVO by Carlo Cracco, contemporary Italian cuisine by the Michelin-starred chef, and MEGUmi, modern, cutting-edge Japanese cuisine. Additional facilities include an innovative Executive Club Lounge, three levels of underground parking, and a state-of-the-art fitness club and 21 metre indoor swimming pool. Last but not least, the crown jewel of Lotte Hotel Moscow is its world-famous Mandara Spa, which combines ancient Balinese spa traditions with the latest Elemis and Bellefontaine lines. ď‚„


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he International Property Awards is the world’s largest and most prestigious awards’ programme. Our extensive panel of judges is comprised of experts in each particular field; every member demands the very best when selecting

winners, accepting nothing less than excellence. We recognise outstanding expertise in architecture, development, interior design, real estate and related services and are proud to offer our award-winning companies the global recognition they deserve. Following regional gala presentation dinners held in Bangkok, Dubai, Toronto and London, we can now reveal the winners of the coveted World’s Best Awards as well as those who have succeeded in achieving an International Property Award. We have awarded the title of World’s Best Property to Mercury City Tower in Moscow, Russia by Mercury City. Apartments at this grandiose, golden tower impressed us by offering optimum security, breath-taking city views and supreme comfort alongside a wealth of services and amenities. The World’s Best Architecture award was presented to Landmark 81, one of the tallest towers in Vietnam at 460 metres high, designed by Atkins. This superb landmark building in Ho Chi Minh City stands out from the rest by its multiple, landscaped roof terraces and expansive façade overlooking the Saigon River. The award for World’s Best Interior Design went to Phoenix TV International Media Center by Head Architecture. One of its most innovative features is the producer’s Control Room which is suspended from the ceiling above the main news desk forming a striking visual centrepiece. Many congratulations to all those companies listed in this publication and we wish them every success in the future,

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Mariscal Development Inc




Lifestyle Developers




Colliers International Serbia


HEAD Architecture and Design Limited


AVG Group of Companies


Barfoot & Thompson Ltd


Sara Battelli & Co.


Livingroom Estate Agents


Segreti Design Inc




Sakr Real Estate


TH Properties Sdn Bhd


Design Intervention




Makow Associates Architect Inc.


Ariel Muller Designs Inc.


Renato Rossi Arquitetura


R.A. Shaw Designs Ltd


PODA Arquitectos


Encompass Ltd.


Proyecto Cafeina


Altius Group, Peninsula Investiments Group and Carlos Ott


Desarrolladora Ranman SA de CV


Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited




Swiss Bureau Interior Design


Stone Island Limited

and Adeli Interior Architecture& Partners Ltd




Emaar The Economic City


Développement Quorum Marsan Inc.


Waterfall Management Company


Atelier SUN


Bishop Design LLC


Gomez Vazquez International


Elmsbridge Property International


Tishman Speyer and Foster + Partners


EPL novospace


MC Diseño y Decoración


Holborn Holdings Ltd. and TA Global Berhad


GORN Development


Vinhomes Real Estate Trading and Management JSC


Mabanee Company K.P.S.C.


Lifestyle Real Estate and Sarco Architects Costa Rica


Lisi Green Tower by Lisi Development


Jabal Omar Development Company


Beaux Villages Immobilier


Edenrock Property Developments Ltd


The Americas Winners 2017-2018


De Leon Profesionales


International Award Winners 2017-2018


WA International


World’s Best Winners 2017-2018


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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

Andrew Link Principal, RISE

Judith Baker Travel writer and Editor

Hugh Lumby Partner and Head of Global Real Estate, Ashurst

Richard Billett MD, Maisons Marques et Domaines Ltd

Duncan MacArthur Principal, Hotel Solutions

Li Boatwright Owner & Founder, Storrington PR

Steve Macfarlane Director, Metro Projects

Peter Bolton-King Global Property Standards Director, RICS

James Mattin Bond

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

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

olf Commercial

orkplace Consultant, MCM Architecture Ltd

Johnny Dunford Corporate Real Estate Director, BNP Paribas Real Estate

Hilary Philpott

Imtiaz Farookhi Strategy Director, DragonGate

David Reynolds Property and Construction consultant

Nick Farrow Chairman of Farrows Ltd

Philippe Rossiter Retired from the Master Inn Holders

Will Gibbs Managing Director, KLC School of Design

Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects, Design and Consultancy

Lynda Goddard UK General Manager, Arteriors

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

Ian Graham Hotel Consultant, The Hotel Solutions Partnership

Sophie Sannier Owner, Jack & Tara - Children of London

Nishant Grover Chief Operating Officer, Asset

Celia Sawyer Interior Designer & Television Personality

orld Co Ltd

Jo Hamilton Creative Director, Jo Hamilton Interiors

Jeanette Schuchmann Deputy Director, German National Tourist Office

Simon Hamilton Director, Simon Hamilton Design Studio

Paul Scrivener Consultant, MCM Architecture

Annie Hampson Chief Planning Officer and De elopment Director, Department of

Helen Shield Editor in Chief, International Property Magazine

the Built Environment, City of London

Jill Starley-Grainger Editorial Director, Inscribe Content

Richard Hartshorn NHBC Regional Director, NHBC House

Patrick Story Design Director, Sequoia London

Sean Hatcher Design Director, MCM Architecture

Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer/Advisory Consultant, FRICS

David Hind President of the Asia Pacific Institute of E ents Management

Mark Taylor Area Manager, Silent Gliss Ltd

Justin Hogbin Ex Global Marketing Director, Faberge and Rolex

Sue Timney Interior Designer

Del Hossain Managing Director, Adrem Group

Tricia Topping Director, Carlyle Consultants

John Hunter Founding Partner, Tenhurst

Paul Vick Partner, Paul Vick Architects

Adam Jacot de Bonoid Freelance writer

Dean Wade Property and Construction Group Executive, London Chamber of

Rebecca Johnson Media and Hotel Consultant

Commerce & Industry

Mike Jordan Chairman, Cornish Stairways

John Walker Director of Planning,

Jill Keene Editor of International Property & Travel

Andrea Watson Freelance Property, Arts and Lifestyle Journalist

Dawn Kitchener Managing Director, Blocc Interiors

Eddie Weir Vice President Practice, Chartered Institute of Architectural

Brian Lawrence Interior Designer


James Lawrence-Felton Head of Land Operations, Security Risk

Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone

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Ed Williams Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects

Nick Lee Founder and PR Director, Niche PR

Stuart Wilsdon Interior Designer

Paul Lewis Architect, Altham Lewis Architects

Jan Wilson President, RP

Roy Ling Managing Director, RL Capital Management and RL Academy

Georgina Wood Designer Director, David Collins Studio Design

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Bentayga fuel consumption – EU Drive Cycle in mpg (l/100 km): Urban 14.9 (19.0); Extra Urban 29.4 (9.6); Combined 21.6 (13.1). CO2 Emissions 296 g/km. Model shown: Bentayga W12 with Blackline Specification.

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, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. The company has designed Landmark 81, a multiaward winning project which has been further bestowed with the coveted title of ‘World’s Best Architecture’. The 460-metre high landmark building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is ideally located within Vinhomes Central Park. Designed by Atkins for Vingroup, its expansive façade faces the beautiful Saigon River. Encompassing an area of 241,000m² and comprising 81 storeys, Landmark 81 will be the tallest building in Vietnam and in the whole of South East Asia. Its upper portion will accommodate the five-star Vinpearl Hotel, while the predominant function will be residential along with a luxurious shopping

centre. This will include the finest retailers all under one roof for a top-class experience. Featuring alongside this impressive array of mixed amenities are finely crafted landscape features. These will enhance and enliven the architectural design as the landscaping gradually grows upwards from the plaza to the many roof terraces surrounding the podium and tower. Atkins’ challenge as architects was to create a unique and dynamic tower design to support Vingroup’s vision for a high-end mixed-use development project. The tower is also integrated into the public realm, which addresses sustainable design challenges at various interfaces of the project. Landmark 81 now spirals above the growing skyline of the city adding a new iconic landmark to Ho Chi Minh City’s towering skyline.



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 A  a multiaward winning, Hong Kong based practice with a focus on retail design and broadcast studios. One its latest projects, Phoenix TV International Media Center has won the highly coveted title of ‘World’s Best Interior’. Although Phoenix New Media’s iconic building had already come to define its Beijing neighbourhood in China, the studio and newsroom designed by Head Architecture gave it the heart it needed and deserved. The client’s brief was to create a functional newsroom around a single idea of repeated circles. The challenge was to create a collaborative workspace paired with a newsroom to raise the bar for all Chinese broadcasters. The resulting circular theme of the main news desk ripples through the

studio, creating a myriad of corners, curves and light. Circular columns sheathed in backlit glass create new reflections at each turn, highlighted by the curving walkways. Recalling the zig-zag bridges of classical Chinese gardens, the corners invite staff and visitors alike to pause and talk or simply admire the view. Undoubtedly, one of the most innovative features is the producer’s Control Room which is suspended from the ceiling above the main news desk forming a striking visual centrepiece. Above all, the studio rigorously adheres to a single concept, housing state-of-the-art broadcast facilities as well as staff offices. Specifically designed by Head Architecture to be versatile, it offers Phoenix’s producers endless shooting angles and variations.


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  T is New Zealand’s largest privately owned real estate company, still family owned and operated after more than 90 years in business. With over 67 branches and almost 2,500 staff, it is a multi-award winning real estate company specialising in the Auckland and Northland property markets, along with dedicated lettings, rural and commercial real estate, projects, and body corporate divisions. Barfoot & Thompson has been entrusted with serving the property needs of Aucklanders since 1923, when the company’s founder Val Barfoot bought a small real estate agency in Newmarket, Auckland. Maurice Thompson joined him in 1940 and the business changed its name to Barfoot & Thompson. The founding partners were inducted into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame in 2013. The company was built on the guiding principles of honesty, integrity and service,


and is still run with those values at its core. The descendants of the founders are still involved with the company. The current directors – Peter Thompson and Kiri Barfoot – are the grandson and granddaughter of the original owners. In 2015, Peter Thompson’s eldest daughter started work at the company, representing the fourth generation of family to join the business. Barfoot & Thompson is Auckland’s leading real estate agency, with a consistentlygrowing market share since the mid-1990s. Auckland is New Zealand’s largest urban area and most-populated city with over 1.4 million residents – around a third of the country’s population. Focusing on one geographic location ensures that they know the Auckland property market better than any other New Zealand real estate company, and that they are able to meet the property needs of the city’s rapidly-increasing population.




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Wholly owned by the Barfoot and Thompson families, each manager runs their branch – they do not own it, nor do they sell in competition to their team. Due to the company’s non-franchised model, any of its 1,700+ salespeople can introduce buyers and share information on any property that is listed, with no regional restrictions. This increases the reach of property campaigns, and creates competition at a scale not possible with franchised agencies and boutique offices. Throughout Barfoot & Thompson’s many years in business, the lettings division has been an integral part of the company. During the Great Depression, the company survived primarily on their letting services. Again, during World War II, the lettings agency proved to be a vital part of the business when residential sales dropped due to the price limits of real estate sales imposed by the New Zealand Government.

From modest beginnings, the company’s lettings agency has grown from strength to strength. By 1975, there were 26 lettings branches. By 1979, they had over 1,600 landlords and over 3,000 tenants. Today, the lettings agency has over 60 branches and manages over 15,000 properties. Having been in business for over 90 years, Barfoot & Thompson is an iconic and highlyvisible brand in Auckland. The company ensures that it remains top of mind through innovative marketing practices and high-profile sponsorships, including as presenting partner of the World Masters Games 2017 in Auckland. The company’s focus on innovation extends to its staff and clients, demonstrated in their commitment to developing and investing in technology and tools that increase productivity and enjoyment in the workplace, thus empowering their staff to deliver an outstanding client service.


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 BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY NEW ZEALAND Barfoot & Thompson International Property Awards

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Livingroom Estate Agents The Old Mill, St. Martin, Guernsey. GY4 6DB

  S T in January 2006, the award-winning real estate agency Livingroom is based in Guernsey. The team offers in excess of 100 years of collective experience in this area of expertise together with a vast degree of experience from previous careers in related fields. These include construction, interior design, investment management, print/digital and social media marketing, banking, HR and customer relations. The company has also built an enviable circle of advisors such as relocation specialists, lawyers and accountants to ensure clients receive a fully-inclusive service. Whether selling or buying a £100,000 studio or a £25 million mansion, every client is important to Livingroom. There may be 24 estate agents in Guernsey but, in August 2015,

the company sold a massive 41% in value of all property sold on the island. An intrinsic part of this success is the carefully-considered marketing and fresh, design-led approach to the property industry. Livingroom has never simply followed the herd with predictable property marketing. As it has the only dedicated in-house creative team in Guernsey, the agency continually innovates how it presents its properties and is able to react quickly and across marketing channels in a way competitors cannot match. Livingroom is also rightly proud of its ground-breaking and ever-evolving website – built from scratch by a team of talented digital experts. It offers state-of-the-art functionality and analytics and, due to constant evolution, remains unrivalled in Guernsey.



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Livingroom’s award winning website is only part of their story. Internationally recognised as Guernsey’s leading estate agent, Livingroom is synonomous with privacy and discretion. Boasting the broadest selection of residential property in Guernsey, Livingroom offers a contemporary service with old fashioned values.


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WCD   - design firm with an international team based in Shanghai, London, and Barcelona. Its portfolio includes high-end residential, boutique hotels and urban design. From concept to construction drawings, the company emphasises detail and the incorporation of local cultures into each design process. Featuring an award-winning interior design by HWCD, Rui Hong Xin Cheng is a private apartment north of the famous Bund in Shanghai, across Huangpu River from Lujiazui Financial District. On one side is the historic promenade of Western mansions, while on the other is a surreal congregation of skyscrapers. HWCD’s challenge was to unify these stark opposites. Having spent many hours in consultation with the clients, the designers’ inspiration stemmed from their characters and


expectations. As this project represents the top end of Shanghai residential developments, it has been highly bespoke from the very beginning. The best materials were procured following factory visits and meetings with experienced craftsmen and these were used to achieve the appropriate, optimum effect. The magnificent wall art in the guest bedroom, an image of an awesome city landscape, took no less than four months to create from drawings. Each step from the selection of wood, laser cutting to joining, is infused with a respect for age-old craftsmanship such as marquetry. Although following traditional methods and paying tribute to the apartment’s historic context, daring composition and combinations have given the space a distinct personality. For example, the dining room’s crystal chandelier uses rock crystals from a Belgian mine, ceasing to be a mere utility, it becomes



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the personification of the clients’ preferences and experiences. Every element of this design displays a sense of unrushed pursuit for quality and perfection. Keppel Sheshan Riviera Residence is another award-winning project by HWCD. Situated in the so-called ‘Back Garden of Shanghai’, Sheshan Scenic Area, this is the only natural woodland area of this megacity. Sheshan has become a magnet for city high flyers looking to build family retreats there in recent years, thus HWCD was commissioned to design the show villa for a new and luxurious 170,000m² development. Villas at Keppel Sheshan Riviera Residence have a total area of 271 to 375m², a neoclassical façade, double height lounge, dual aspect layout and a panoramic roof terrace with enviable woodland views. Walking through the show villa, a striking sense of luxury and elegance is immediately

apparent. Its bespoke style, delicacy in taste and elaborate details combine to provide an excellent visualisation for prospective buyers. Additionally, the design provides a nonintrusive platform on which any other themes can be incorporated. The show villa’s sense of space and symmetry gives the interior a touch of classic luxury while decorative shelving immediately catches the eye. A champagne gold coloured brass display shelf unit in the TV room was inspired by antique Chinese display shelves and forms an excellent example. On the first floor, the master suite features a fabric bound, wall-length headboard and velvet bed bench to enhance the feeling of homeliness and comfort. More functional rooms such as the games room, home cinema, wine cellar and maid’s quarters are extensively finished with natural stones and treated wood hardware to ensure an enduring environment.



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H P, an integrated property, project development and asset and facilities management group, has developed the award-winning TH Hotel & Convention Centre (THHCC) Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia. It is ideally located close to Kuching International Airport. The four-star hotel incorporates the needs of the local communities by comprising an office component and convention facilities including a hall that can accommodate up to 1,090 people. It also features a Hajj complex which has been specially designed for Muslims who are planning on embarking on the pilgrimage to Mecca. The TH hotel stands nine storeys high, which increases the visibility of the building from various angles. Externally, this design gives a more dynamic and lasting impression with its distinct positioning and patterning.

The regional context was another important aspect and considered at great length before finalising the underlying design principle of THHCC. The resulting building design embodies the cultural heritage of the indigenous community in Sarawak, through the adaptation of Pua Kumbu motifs into its form. Pua Kumbu is a traditional, multi-coloured hand-woven fabric made and used in Sarawak. Its rich patterns and vibrant colours are as unique as they are significant to the local community. This ethnic heritage is infused into the design of THHCC to create a timeless and synergistic blend of art and architecture. The consideration of immediate surroundings and the locality was extremely important when implementing the design, in order to allow the building’s external appearance to reflect the local culture, society and climate

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requirements. This approach resulted in a striking modern contemporary building façade that was accentuated by tropical architectural elements. Inspiration was sought from the lush tropical rainforest of the Borneo island in which THHCC Kuching is located. This not only celebrates the glorious setting of the development site, but also forms the underlying green technology and efficient living adopted by the project. The scale, design, building function, landscaping and materials are chosen to be environmentally friendly as far as possible, and also made to be conducive to the expectations of a modern, 21st century lifestyle. The final overall design of the integrated building development includes a grand lobby at the ground floor, while the lower ground floor contains public and private parking bays. The hotel’s interior design uses Islamic concepts as a guideline for the facilities areas,

in terms of spatial planning and layout. This extends to common areas which are mostly divided into separate male and female facilities in order to fulfil the requirements of the adjoining Hajj complex’s patrons. All public areas take inspiration from local traditional motifs that are commonly found in fabric etchings and mat weavings native to Sarawak. The cultural symbolism in these design patterns are further accentuated by sustainable design concepts. The Presidential Suite is the most exclusive VIP accommodation available within the hotel, with the room embracing a lavish sense of style with custom designs and fittings. Within the exclusive suite, there is a living room and dining area, an activity/lounge area, the main bedroom with a master bathroom and a smaller bedroom with twin beds and an adjoining bathroom.


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edas, one of the world’s leading architecture and design practices, has won awards for no less than 11 different projects. SCE Shanghai Hongqiao CBD North 01 & 03 Project is a Grade A office development in China. Its design embodies three main concepts: The Enclosure is the courtyard which fosters a sense of belonging; The Bamboo is represented by the elegant design of the façade; and The Cube concept challenges the banal curtain wall façade of office buildings with attractive projections and grooves.

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Lè Architecture is a high-rise office tower in Taipei, Taiwan which aims to redefine the skyline of this rapidly developing district. Its design is inspired by the shape of pebbles in the nearby Jilong River; developing the unique aesthetic that conveys softness and elegance as well as strength and character. Zhuhai Holiday Resort New Hotel (Phase 1) is adjacent to the Pearl River Delta in China within an area known as ‘the garden of the garden city’. The concept for the new buildings thus draws inspiration from the site as an aged tree that continues to grow, extending its roots and sprouting new branches.

f: +852 2529 6419 e: w: BEST INTERNATIONAL OFFICE ARCHITECTURE Lè Architecture by Aedas BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC Lè Architecture by Aedas

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Luxe Condominium

 M D has created exclusive interiors and custom furniture in Canada and internationally for over 25 years. Passionately integrating design and technology, the company transforms spaces with artistry, personal attention, clear communication and meticulous care. Following are two award-winning examples. Bespoke Townhome in Toronto follows the clients’ brief to create a comfortable, elegant space inspired by some of the best boutique hotels they have visited on their travels. A key requirement for this bespoke home was to integrate leadingedge technology and home automation harmoniously with beautiful custom furnishings. Maximising convenience and efficiency, the property has been transformed into a magical and exciting place to live and

one which perfectly suits the clients and their busy lifestyle. Luxe Condominium is a second home in Miami, Florida with spectacular waterside views of South Beach. The well-travelled owner and his daughter enjoy escaping the cold Canadian winters and so the property is very much their retreat in paradise. Ariel Muller’s brief was to renovate the condominium to capitalise on the sweeping views and vibrant urban surroundings. The client wanted to open up the space to adopt a more contemporary lifestyle conducive to family enjoyment, entertaining and ultimately bringing the outdoors in. Fresh and bold, the condominium’s new design harmonises with the surrounding ocean and natural elements while a newly furnished outdoor terrace further extends the living space and connects beautifully with the outdoors.


Ariel Muller Designs Inc. 65 West Beaver Creek Rd,

Richmond Hill, ON Canada L4B 1K4 t: +1 905 764 1553 f: +1 905 764 3999 e: w:

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R.A. Shaw Designs Ltd

P.O. Box 112, Project House, Leeward Highway, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI

. A. S D is the only single-source architecture and general contracting firm in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Its comprehensive range of services are backed by a team of professionals who remain focused throughout the entire design and build process. Mandalay is the company’s magnificent, award-winning villa on Providenciales’ Long Bay Beach. Due to the fact that there was an existing building on the site which was constructed prior to the 100 feet setback regulations, Mandalay was permitted to be built on its foundations, with just a 30 feet setback. With very little client direction, aside from requiring it to be a frequently visited vacation villa suited to entertaining multiple guests and family, the design became a

collection of features previously considered but never employed on other projects. The result is an eclectic combination of local heritage architecture, sprinkled with Bermudian features. It incorporates interesting tropical elements that are impractical in other climates and which help to create the epitome of Caribbean vernacular architecture and indoor/ outdoor tropical living design. Sliding window walls that are completely concealed when in the open position; the need to go outside to transit between rooms; and living spaces that flow seamlessly from interior to exterior, all help to connect villa to its fabulous surroundings. The concept attempts to capture ocean views from all areas but, where this has not been possible, elements have been created to engage and compete for vacationers’ attention equally well.

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   design and development company specialising in luxury properties and resorts in the Cayman Islands. It approaches each residence as a unique opportunity to create a home that will match and enhance its owner’s lifestyle. Clearly demonstrating this philosophy, Sun Serenity is directly on the beach of Cayman Kai at Rum Point. This award-winning villa is a shining example of West Indies contemporary architecture and forms a one-of-a-kind retreat. Its primary purpose is to serve as a sumptuous, multi-generational family vacation/rental home for the affluent, well-travelled clients, their children and grandchildren. The vacation experience has been successfully enhanced by the thoughtful design and layout in regards to addressing the

particular needs of a large group. These include a spacious central gathering area, plenty of outdoor recreation spaces, ample and inviting indoor and outdoor dining areas and the ability to enjoy substantial privacy in each respective guest’s personal quarters. Five of the six total guest bedrooms are located on the second level, four of which are directly oceanfront. This challenging but important rental marketing feature was successfully accomplished by positioning two of the King Suites out over the pool area. Crowning Sun Serenity fittingly is the thirdfloor mezzanine and its sunset terrace. This space, unlike any other in all of Cayman Kai, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Barrier Reef, Stingray City and the entire span of the tranquil North Sound.


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 G,  partnership with Peninsula Investments Group, is developing a tower that is located in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. Nostrum Bay is an affordable housing, high-rise building that will include both residences and some retail space at street level. For this project, Altius commissioned Carlos Ott Architects in association with Carlos Ponce de León. The resulting double award-winning project is part of a new generation of tall buildings in the country and forms one of the most distinctive examples. Its dramatic shape rises next to the Bahia de Montevideo shore and port, creating a striking natural landmark. The building will have 17,790m² of built area including three retail spaces, parking facilities for 103 vehicles and 193 residential lists.

The exterior of the tower dazzles, as the client requested, while the interior toys with a soft tension between a high-tech maritime look and a lavish, yet warm, aesthetic. In order to make the most of the tower’s location, all apartments have open views over the city while a core enclosing its facilities forms the central spinal column of the building. The top floor was specially required to have some of Nostrum Bay’s residents’ amenities as well as two barbecues and roof terraces with panoramic views towards the city, bay and Cerro de Montevideo. Nostrum Bay will become one of the iconic scenes of Montevideo. It will not only be a landmark from which the urban panorama can be experienced but also an outstanding silhouette in the skyline of Montevideo.

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 D  won the Best International Leisure Architecture Award with its design of The HillTop Clubhouse for The Hong Kong Jockey Club. This stunning building speaks about time, place, memory and cultural symbolism and at the same time evokes lightness and transparency. This unique building form has also been layered horizontally with its internal activities and material finishes. The podium, which accommodates the main vehicular drop-off area, car parking and building plant, has been clad in a charcoal grey granite with accents of beige limestone. This reflects the past long-standing building on this site and the memory of the British colonial period of Hong Kong. The pool deck, which accommodates a 50-metre swimming pool with surrounding terrace areas, has been enclosed in a gun-metal grey window wall system to visually separate

the light horizontal tower above with the solid podium below. The horizontal tower, which accommodates the various venues, has been clad in a silver champagne curtain wall to reinforce and reflect the cultural symbolism in Asia of the traditional building material of woven bamboo and of folding screens originating in China during the Han dynasty. The roof, which accommodates four tennis courts, has been enclosed within a permeable metal screen to conceal them from the surrounding neighbourhood and to provide a visual ‘crown’ to the building. The architectural vision for the appearance of this building form was to evoke lightness and transparency during the day and also at night. This vision of a ‘lantern’ building at night was inspired by traditional Chinese lanterns used for festive occasions because lanterns are a symbol of ‘reunion’.


Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited 9/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building

43-55 Wyndham Street, Central Hong Kong t: +852 2868 2348 f: +852 2868 4482 e: w:

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Swiss Bureau Interior Design t: +971 4 277 0402 e: w:

Adeli Interior Architecture & Partners Ltd

 , Joakim de Rham of Swiss Bureau Interior Design and Siavosh Adeli of Adeli Interior Architecture & Partners have designed the award-winning Room of the Emirates of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. One of the largest rooms of the Palais des Nations, it required a complete refurbishment to comply with current technical standards for conference rooms. Interpretation, fire safety and accessibility for disabled persons were among the project’s key objectives. Represented by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the client brief requested that the architects integrated strong symbols of their country into the design. The brief also sought to combine functionality and cutting-edge technology, with an aim to merge innovation and cultural heritage in line with architectural

trends apparent in the UAE over a number of past years. The project’s concept was born from the idea of creating a sensation of openness and natural luminosity as the existing Room had no natural light. By allying themselves with the latest technology, the architects developed a ‘living’ ceiling whose geometry draws its sources from the United Arab Emirates’ emblem. The ceiling includes LED technology, enabling the ‘sky’ to transform from dawn into dusk in real time. The entire Room was also designed in the colours and scenery of the Emirates. A woodwork of sand-coloured blades with undulating effects on the periphery subtly suggest windblown sand dunes, while the back of the presidential zone has a deep blue marble wall with sparse greyish slits, signifying the foam of the Persian Gulf.

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 E S & Leisure Center is an award-winning, premier lifestyle facility located in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). The goal for the developers, Emaar, The Economic City (EEC) was to create an unparalleled health and fitness destination for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Set over 53,000m² with a built-up area of 14,700m², Esmeralda will act as a hub for the Al Murooj community and also serve the growing population of expats and Saudis in KAEC Industrial Valley, Jeddah and Rabigh. The exterior of Esmeralda is a highly modulated massing of building forms designed to provide visual interest from all sides. There is no rear to the development; for instance, the sports block to the east with its

large interior space was articulated in such a way so as not to overwhelm the neighbouring homes. The northern social space has also been designed to provide additional screening from the sports block. The interior features a visually grand clerestory due to the prominent and impressive climbing wall that is visible even from the parking lot. This visual space is segmented just above the lobby by the diagonal lines of the fitness floor above, creating an improbable dynamic space within the colonnaded axiality of the clerestory. By providing an unparalleled health and fitness destination in a safe and luxurious environment, EEC has created a legacy for the continuing wellbeing of KAEC and the broader KSA.


Emaar The Economic City

2338 – Bay La Sun – Juman Street Unit No.1 King Abdullah Economic City 23964-6992 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia t: +966 12 510 6600 e: w:

BEST INTERNATIONAL LEISURE DEVELOPMENT Esmeralda Sports & Leisure Center by Emaar The Economic City BEST LEISURE DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Esmeralda Sports & Leisure Center by Emaar The Economic City

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Waterfall Management Company Ad Outpost Building

Woodmead North Office Park, 54 Maxwell Drive Jukskei View, Johannesburg 2191 South Africa

  S A, Waterfall Management Company is a project asset and operational manager for current and future developments at the awardwinning mixed-use development, Waterfall Estate. This secure, easily accessible multipurpose development offers unsurpassed quality of life in a vibrant urban environment - from a place to live and learn to a place of work and play. All this is provided within a sustainable development where the community can thrive in an environmentally conscious and technically advanced haven. The main goal was to raise the benchmark for urban design on both a local and international level. Ideally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Waterfall was designed to grow with

its community and integrate seamlessly with the surrounding infrastructure. It has emerged as the largest mixed-use property development in South Africa, ultimately combining over 20,000 residential units, which will eventually house 80,000-100,000 residents, with commercial and office space that will accommodate a further 75,000 people. Additional key advantages for Waterfall are its accessibility to major road infrastructure and the fact that the total project is planned as a green field development. This allows the best urban design principles to be applied in determining infrastructure, services and open public spaces. In turn, this ensures a sustainable city whereby all elements integrate seamlessly and efficiently.

t: +27 11 253 9222 e: w: BEST INTERNATIONAL MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT Waterfall Estate by Waterfall Management Company BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AFRICA Waterfall Estate by Waterfall Management Company

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Roberto’s Ristorante


   by Paul Bishop, the multi-award winning, Dubai-based Bishop Design LLC has continuously completed projects across the entire MENA region as well as internationally. One of its latest accolades is for Roberto’s Ristorante located in The Galleria Mall complex in Abu Dhabi. The 800m² project called for an intelligent and dynamic interior design solution – one which would introduce a variety of new and visually diverse materials and finishes. The client brief was to establish and create a new exciting direction and natural evolution of the previously designed brand. It was also a client requirement to develop a new visually stimulating and exciting lounge to be incorporated into the restaurant’s interior while remaining sympathetic to the brand

Lotus Arts de Vivre

and its origins. The end result is a seamless transition from the previous brand identity to Roberto’s newly evolved direction. Lotus Arts de Vivre is another awardwinning project by Bishop Design LLC, this time for retail interior design. The iconic brand, known for its bold Asian and animal themed creations made with opulent raw materials, commissioned Bishop to create a signature store. With the aid of the timeless concept design characterised by its refined details and the use of natural materials and neutral tones, Bishop has maintained the focal point of the store’s interior as the brand’s jewellery and handcrafted accessories. Being an ever-changing space, the open space gallery with its integrated window display allows for an effortless evolution throughout the different seasonal collections.


Bishop Design LLC

Suite #111 & 112, Pinnacle Building Al Barsha 1, P.O. Box: 29422 Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 399 0271 e: w:

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Elmsbridge Property International Falmouth Harbour Marina

Nelson’s Dockyard National Park, P.O. Box W701, English Harbour, Antigua

 P I is headquartered in English Harbour, Antigua and is currently engaged in numerous commercial and mixed-use projects. The company’s award-winning project, Nelson’s Retreat, is best described as a ‘Smart Apart-Hotel’. Unlike any other property in Antigua, its design, location and operations ethos will add a new dimension to the island’s chic and understated south coast on opening in late 2019. The Elmsbridge team has designed a small, boutique property nestled into a steep site. The concrete block building method was chosen because it is traditional to the island and creates a superlative finished product. The wonderful, historic Georgian and classic

Caribbean architecture surrounding Nelson’s Retreat is also respected and balanced via clean lines and native textures. The vegetation and landscaping of the site will be an important unifier with the environment, whilst still framing a modern hotel with clean lines and contemporary energy. Befitting the Caribbean, the interiors are open spaces that flow seamlessly from indoors to outdoors. The furniture is flexible for work or play as desired and the tone is mindful of the target market of guests generally in their 20s to 50s with a keen sense of adventure. The studio apartments will be privately owned and operated via the rental program with up to one month’s use per year and annual profit share for the owners.

t: +1 268 562 8586 e: w: BEST INTERNATIONAL NEW SMALL HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN Nelson’s Retreat by Elmsbridge Property International BEST NEW SMALL HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN CARIBBEAN Nelson’s Retreat by Elmsbridge Property International

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   solutions, EPL novospace is a South Africa-based interior architecture firm creating inspirational designs for clients across multiple sectors. RCL Foods is the result of a merger between five companies, requiring a head office, with architecture by Elphick Proome Architects, and a work environment focused on people. The intent was to foster a sense of unity and energy, with creative spaces and the opportunity to generate chance interactions. After extensive research into the needs of the client, novospace presented a number of overall style concepts, with the ultimate decision going to ‘Funky Raw’. Internal finishes were chosen to contrast against the white and charcoal exterior of the building,

incorporating raw exposed brick, concrete, polished cementitious floors, rough sawn timber and an array of steel elements. A subtle approach is taken to link the interior with the nature of RCL Foods’ business – the occasional table supported by cutlery-shaped legs is a whimsical touch. Specific facilities needed for the project included test and development kitchens, a public food shop, cafés and a skybar. These were integrated around a dramatic central atrium to encourage collaborative working practices. The ultimate result of novospace’s work is a truly African working environment – one that departs from the familiar sameness of competing companies to create its own bespoke industrial aesthetic and identity.


EPL novospace

16 The Boulevard, P.O. Box 2757, Westway Office Park, Westville 3635, South Africa t: +27 31 2755820 e: w:


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Holborn Holdings Ltd.

Suite 200, 1111 West Georgia Street Vancouver BC V6E4S4, Canada t: +1 604 688 8387 e: w:

TA Global Berhad

34th Floor, Menara TA One 22 Jalan P. Ramlee

   V- developer whose projects throughout British Columbia include retail, residential, office and hotel properties. In partnership with TA Global, a premium Malaysian lifestyle property company involved in property development, investment and management, Holborn has won an impressive seven awards with Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver. Standing 616 feet high, the tower’s first five floors consist of five-star amenities and receiving areas, the following 15 floors house the guest suites while the upper levels are comprised of residential condominiums. This configuration was in line with the client’s main requirement to have a one-stop luxury destination for both the hotel’s guests as well as the tower’s residents.

Designed by architect, Arthur Erikson, the hotel tower is a singular, pure form rising from the ground to its parapet in an ingenious, graceful spiral. The resulting massing, with a constant, truncated floor plate, creates a powerful iconic form. Balconies are located at the truncated corners of the tower to maintain its simplicity and emphasise the ‘motion’ of the tower. The interior design conveys the same elegance as the tower’s façade, with a luxurious, modern aesthetic, imbued with sophistication and class. Key themes are modern social interactions, illumination and reflection, natural mosaic and intrigue. Arguably, Vancouver’s most enviable address, Trump Vancouver offers an unparalleled level of services and experiences both inside and outside the hotel.

50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia t: +603 2072 1277 BEST INTERNATIONAL HOTEL ARCHITECTURE Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad BEST NEW HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN CANADA Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE CANADA Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad BEST HOTEL INTERIOR CANADA Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad 38

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   in constructing sustainable developments in the urban areas of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Each one delivers a superior living standard with unrivalled quality of life – a perfect combination of residential real estate and hotel-standard services. The company’s award-winning project, Vinhomes Metropolis, is a high-rise, mixed-use development in the heart of Hanoi’s central business district. It contains three towers offering one to four-bedroom apartments and two office towers for rent, three floors for commercial use and four floors below grade. The project is considered the top ranked residential complex in Hanoi and offers an ideal living environment for global citizens as well as extensive landscaping across its 3.5 hectare site. Located in what is known as the ‘golden area’ of the Ba Dinh District, on one of the

most beautiful streets in Hanoi, Vinhomes Metropolis provides urban apartments in the most desirable area of Hanoi. This gives the development a truly superior standard of living while offering spectacular views of the city’s four large lakes. This is one of the features that positions Vinhomes Metropolis in a class by itself, since future residents can enjoy both life on the vibrant streets and views of the lakes. Besides having a prime location, Vinhomes Metropolis also provides the benefit of modern facilities. These include its commercial centre, an intermediate-level Vinschool, a unique floating garden, an outdoor swimming pool, playgrounds, gyms and other sports and recreational facilities. Committed to the safety, security, accessibility and wellbeing of all its residents, Vinhomes Metropolis provides a private entrance and lobby at each tower. These are separated from entrances to the office and

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commercial centres, ensuring resident access is private, secure and convenient. Vinhomes Metropolis provides all the advantages of a five-star apartment in the city centre and is supported by the Vinhomes brand, considered one of the three most valuable real estate brands in Vietnam. Each apartment is optimised to satisfy the demands of various types of customers, from one to three bedrooms as well as penthouses and sky villas. They are arranged logically for the natural sunlight to be shared by all rooms in each apartment. Glass balconies make the common spaces such as kitchens and living rooms, open and connected to one another. Private spaces such as bedrooms and bathrooms are interspersed to make it easy to arrange furniture and turn redundant angles into useful spaces. There are also eight commercial units on the first and second floors of the residential

buildings. This model is an ideal choice for Vietnamese people who are familiar with starting businesses in their own homes. Business types range from cafÊs to restaurants, shops and offices for rent. Residents are thus assured a luxury lifestyle comparable to other Vinhomes’ developments. The combination of modern architecture with a touch of classical elegance creates a symbol of prosperity and success. Based on its prime location and priceless views, along with its convenient transportation and global community, Vinhomes Metropolis promises to provide investors with a highly profitable investment opportunity. Investors may list their apartments for rent or keep them as longterm investments as it will be the first complex in Vietnam to be directly connected to the Metro line 3 in Hanoi.


Vinhomes Real Estate Trading and Management JSC Tower R6, Royal City, Thuong Dinh Wrd., Thanh Xuan Dist., Hanoi t: +84 (4) 6664 4888 e: w:

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Lifestyle Real Estate

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Sarco Architects Costa Rica

Apartado 2098-2050 Montes de Oca, San

  , Sarco Architects is a family-owned, boutique architectural firm located in San Jose, Costa Rica. It works exclusively with international clients, providing high-end custom architectural design services for luxury vacation homes and investment properties in Costa Rica, Panama and the Caribbean. The company has won two awards for its project Cap Limon Luxury Club Residences in the Dominican Republic’s Samana province. The client, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (LHVC), gave a brief requiring a modern and clean architectural style to blend with the surrounding natural environment. Thus, Sarco has created open, airy spaces with a blurring of indoor and outdoor lines and an exterior featuring natural materials.

During the Master Plan process, the design team identified potential residential ‘neighbourhoods’ that can be developed in phases. Areas of the resort with premiere ocean views were selected for larger estate residences, while those at the rear with appealing jungle and valley views were ideal for a mixture of vertical residences and smaller bungalow designs. The resort’s amenity buildings are exemplified by the VIP Club Restaurant and the striking, flowing rooflines resembling tree canopies. As if ‘floating’ above the treelines of the hillside below they provide an example of the vision for the rest of the project. They also convey LHVC’s desire to provide guests with a high-end yet natural luxury experience – one which is not currently found in the Dominican Republic’s other resorts.

Pedro, San Jose 11501-2050 Costa Rica t: +506 2283 4107 e: w: BEST LEISURE ARCHITECTURE CARIBBEAN Cap Limon Luxury Club Residences by Sarco Architects Costa Rica

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Jabal Omar Development Company

The Headquarters Business Park, Floor 28, Corniche Rd, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 O D C is one of the largest real estate developers in the Middle East and one of the largest listed companies in the Saudi Stock Market (Tadawul). Its flagship project, Jabal Omar, is a multi-use real estate mega development project within a walking distance of The Grand Mosque of Makkah. As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to increase its capacity to welcome a growing number of pilgrims, JODC is a proud contributor to the development of the area surrounding The Grand Mosque and strives to provide Makkah’s visitors and residents with a unique spiritual and physical experience. The project will offer a distinctive design, luxurious atmosphere and a superb service

that lives up to the holiness of the place. Jabal Omar seeks to offer guests the comfort, tranquillity and peace of mind that is worthy of Makkah while achieving the ultimate goal of both developing the land and improving human lives. The project is composed of 40 towers situated on top of 16 structural bases with a total built-up area of approximately two million square metres. The project houses an array of hotels, apartments, residential units, and malls. Upon completion, Jabal Omar project will include a variety of five and four-star hotels with the capacity to host up to 36,000 guests annually and in excess of 100,000 visitor during Hajj season.

t: +966 125 47 8888 f: +966 125 47 9998 e: w: BEST NEW HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN ARABIA Jabal Omar Project by Jabal Omar Development Company

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Edenrock Property Developments Ltd

F7 Palm Square, La Mivoie 90607 Black River, Mauritius t: +230 5479 2828

 P D is a specialist in residential property development in Mauritius. The company has an innate understanding of its home environment and a passion for strong client relationships and the development of first-class properties. Its award-winning EROK Grand Bay features just 15 highly luxurious apartments within a hectare of lush green gardens, leading down to the private Merville Beach. Twelve apartments of varying sizes and three generously proportioned penthouses come together as one in a design of unwavering and singular intent. EROK’s modern, world-class architecture by Eric Chavoix Architects is energised by the amazing sea views while stylish fittings collaborate comfortably with functional

amenities. Setting a new benchmark in terms of intelligent design, exclusivity and aesthetic appeal, the development’s design suggests ‘unbounded living’. This allows residents to enjoy a lifestyle where the outside becomes an integral part, promoting an unencumbered way of life. Perfectly placed to offer residents recreational facilities, as well as its exclusive sandy beach, EROK includes a state-of-the-art sports club with a gym/training room facing the sea. Its Balinese-style spa offers a haven of wellbeing for both residents and their guests, while a 20-metre swimming pool and a stylish beach bar offer perfect places to relax and rejuvenate. Unique in both its setting and potential, EROK is also available to foreign investors – presenting a rare opportunity in one of the most sought-after areas of Mauritius.

t: +230 5479 2929 e: w: BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AFRICA EROK by Edenrock Property Developments Ltd

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Clandestino Hotel

Departmento CSF

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De Leon Profesionales

Ciudad de México 01060 Mexico

 L P is a design and architecture firm based in Mexico which is dedicated to create the best architectural solutions and interior design for modern needs. The company’s two projects detailed here are both award-winning examples. Departmento CSF involved the complete refurbishment of a two-storey apartment on the 21st floor of a high-rise building. The element that best fulfilled the client’s requirements was De Leon’s creation of the double height space, allowing much needed natural light into the property. Most of the design concept evolved from this decision as the space changed dramatically once the existing suspended ceiling was removed. A distinct original lack of character has been transformed by giving the living areas a more

industrial appearance, resembling more of a loft than an apartment. Clandestino Hotel is a small boutique operation in the city centre of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. The refurbishment project was carried out on a historic house dating back to the 19th century. Some of the original features had to be preserved and restored, while adapting the existing building to suit its new purpose. The project resulted in eight guest bedrooms, four located within the original building and the remainder in a new building located at the rear of the estate. Joined together by a common courtyard, the two parts of the Clandestino Hotel create a style that is true to the town’s colonial essence while combining it with contemporary elements.

t: +52 55 4333 0597 e: w: BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Clandestino Hotel by De Leon Profesionales

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  D in 1993, WA International is renowned for creating exquisite interiors for the hospitality market. The company has established an enviable clientele with longstanding relationships reflecting its commitment to perfecting unique interiors. The Westin Dubai – Al Habtoor City is an award-winning example. As Westin Hotels’ brand originates from the North West of America and the Rocky Mountains, WA International localised this theme by taking inspiration from the Al Hajar Mountains. The Westin brand’s brief and design concept was not only based on nature, it was the perfect blend of nature’s organic elements combined with the decorative arts and architecture movement of Art Deco.


WA International First Floor, NGI House,

Port Saeed, Deira, Dubai

The influence of Frank Lloyd Wright, an architect of far reaching vision who followed a philosophy he named ‘organic architecture’, can be clearly seen in the hotel’s spaces. The Westin brand’s colour palette is harmonious, subtle and rich and so the main lobby features a neutral base of beige grey and taupe with subtle accents of greens, blues and browns. Classic and timeless guest rooms are also influenced by the stylised motifs of the Art Deco movement. Rich, energising textures and peaceful patterns harmonise the interior mood, leaving guests transformed through a feeling of wellness and wellbeing. A stay at The Westin Dubai offers the opportunity to experience both the tranquillity of nature’s elements as well as the timeless design aspects of the Art Deco movement.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) t: +971 4 266 3050 e: w: BEST HOTEL INTERIOR ARABIA The Westin Dubai - Al Habtoor City by WA International

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Punta Caelo, Luceros

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Mariscal Development Inc

50th Street, BMW Building, 7th Floor, San Francisco Panama, Panama t: +507 226 8995

Riomar, Ocean Drive

 D, a renowned property developer based in Panama, has won awards for three of its latest projects. Punta Caelo is a high-end residential beachfront community in the San Carlos district, just over an hour from Panama City. Solaria is the development’s first phase of 118 luxurious apartments set within a spectacular, contemporary architectural environment. Beautifully designed, the apartments feature private balconies or roof terraces with incredible views over the ocean and surrounding countryside. Also located in Punta Caelo, Luceros is comprised of 15 luxurious townhouses spread across an exceptional area of landscaped forest. Each two-storey duplex offers either 180m² or 220m² of beautifully light and airy living spaces. Combining a welcoming yet exclusive

architectural style with the most modern natural materials, the properties promote the concept of bringing the outside in. Cross ventilation, shade, topography and angles that optimise the views of each and every corner are key design elements. Riomar luxury beach community is a gated development on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. It features three contemporary condo towers, beach apartments and single-family houses, all with unobstructed ocean views. Ocean Drive beachfront villas have been carefully designed to provide their owners with a variety of amenities that will ensure a prestigious lifestyle. Spacious, elegant spaces with high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows fill the properties with natural light. The overall result is exquisite homes in tune with their natural, magnificent coastal surroundings.

t: +507 607 04470 e: w: www. BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Punta Caelo, Luceros by Mariscal Development Inc

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 D  a multi-award winning company based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It has gained an admirable reputation by delivering developments on the basis of four core elements: design, quality, affordability and community. The Vue is a premier residential tower in a prime location between the Al Kurnaysh and King Abdul Aziz Road in the north of Jeddah. It creates an axial view through its central sculpture garden offering 35 exclusive residences with optimum views towards the Red Sea. The client’s main requirements were to create exceptional living spaces to raise living standards and target aspiring professionals. The Vue’s design 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 a direct result of the function of the floor plans, forming a dynamic and intriguing façade. Framing elements emphasise the voids with no two floors being alike. This design provided a forward-thinking and distinctive aesthetic which was successful in creating exclusivity and variety, providing exceptional places to live, work and relax. Its exclusive amenities for residents include a club room, cinema, male and female gym and spas with private outdoor ‘Miami style’ roof top swimming pools, designed to respect residents’ privacy and cultural needs. Additionally, it features a cigar room in which residents can entertain guests as well as a tea room for smaller, more informal events.


Lifestyle Developers Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Colliers International Serbia Boulevard Milutina Milankovica 9E, Belgrade, Serbia

 I S offers a comprehensive portfolio of real estate services in the Serbian market to owners, occupiers, investors and developers. The foundation of the award-winning property consultancy’s services is the strength and deep knowledge of its specialists. Colliers International Serbia’s clients depend on its ability to draw on the company’s many years of experience in the local markets. Its property professionals know their communities and markets inside and out. Whether clients are a local firm or a global organisation, Colliers International Serbia is able to provide solutions for all their

real estate needs. Its core services include corporate solutions, lease administration, project management and market research to brokerage sales and leasing, investment services, real estate management, valuation and advisory services. Colliers’ staff set themselves apart through service excellence every day. The company seeks a deeper understanding of the subtle business drivers and market dynamics that can influence real estate decisions, paired with the ambition to exceed expectations through tailor made real estate solutions. Colliers International Serbia thrives on challenge and its ability to meet each one.

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VG G  C – one of the largest architecture and design companies in Ukraine, in 2017 celebrated 10 years of professional success. AVG provides a full range of services: from architecture and design concept to full realisation of projects with maximum levels of difficulty. The company implements the latest design and architecture trends, promoting ideas of ‘biopositive’ areas at the roof of mixeduse and residential complexes, combining the functionality of objects with a unique and memorable design of luxury apartments, private residences, offices, hotels, residential complexes, malls or industrial facilities. The name AVG refers to the most significant real estate projects of Ukraine. Lavina Mall is a prime, award-winning example of these trends in Kyiv, featuring 500 trading areas and an entertainment

complex of 20,000m². The transformation of an old, empty hangar into a modern shopping and entertainment centre provided quite a challenge. All elements, zones and blocks were designed to be united by a single idea, taking into account the business objectives of the future centre and reflecting the philosophy implied in the name ‘Lavina’ which means avalanche. This incorporates the themes of air, water, ice and snow in the design concept, interpreted in a futuristic way. One of AVG Group’s main tasks was to combine the idea of the natural avalanche element with the project’s entertainment centre which is named ‘Galaxy’. Therefore, the overall goal was to create a uniquely designed shopping and entertainment centre that corresponds to the status of the largest retail project in Ukraine in terms of both retail zones and overall space.


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Kyiv, 02160, Ukraine t: +380 44 227 34 94 e: w:

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Sara Battelli & Co. Calle Isaac Fabrega Panama City t: +507 6676 0999

 B  C is an architectural and interior design company which has worked tirelessly towards creating bespoke designs around the world that represent its clients’ utmost desires. In Panama, Sara Battelli’s vision of bringing Swiss quality to Panamanian building has been realised through attention to detail and with precision at the fore. She has created extraordinary architectural design to deliver residential and commercial spaces of a quality significantly above that which is usual for the country. With El Crillon, a multiple award-winning apartment with a very singular interior design, Sara Battelli has also introduced a new concept to Panama: sustainable building. Nineteen floors high within an apartment tower on the prestigious ocean side of Panama City, the property is owned by an extraordinary couple of

mixed nationalities. Sharing a love of beautiful things, antiquities and incredible adventures, they were now building exquisite custom-made catamarans. Therefore, Sara Battelli created for El Crillon’s interior design a glamorous environment that reflected their interests, idiosyncrasies and achievements. Uniting the multitude of different styles and materials of the couple’s art collection invisibly, the design comprises pieces from all over the world. It also features several innovations including the largest tensed ceiling of the city and a custommade marble floor design that changes colour according to the theme of the room. Sara Battelli spends up to a month anywhere around the world getting to know and understand her client. From these organic, bespoke experiences, unique designs are built, to represent the client’s best selves. No two are alike; nor are any two projects.

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   fine art and architecture, contemporary works in particular, Heather Segreti’s team of talented designers focuses on aesthetic sensibilities. This approach ensures that the company’s interior design concepts are steeped in tradition but have a forward-thinking attitude. Segreti Design’s Contemporary Kleinburg Residence is an award-winning private residence in Toronto, Canada. The client brief was to create a contemporary home that exhibited grandeur as well as the unexpected. Feature spaces within the home therefore became the great room, kitchen and the master bedroom with its en suite bathroom and dressing room. Customised artwork for the great room was large scale and impressive, to provide impact as a feature wall. A contemporary sectional sofa, unique custom chandelier, a book matched

marble fireplace as well as other accessories to complement this feeling of splendour. The clients requested a touch of seafoam green for their master suite which would remind them of the turquoise water at their winter Miami home. This was expressed through the use of custom mosaics with an iridescence that reflect the light beautifully. The colour palette was primarily a neutral grey and white with an emphasis on white marble and light-coloured walls. There were several unique customised elements in this residence, from the curved rotunda walls to the colourful art glass which cascades like a vine of flowers up the stair hall. Kleinburg Residence displays all of Segreti Designs’ signature forward-thinking elements that will allow this property to carry forward with its timeless beauty for years to come.


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Sakr Real Estate

Showroom, Jounieh Highway, Haret Sakher, Sakr bldg., P.O. Box 98-Jbeil, Lebanon

  - residential and mixed-use developments in Lebanon, particularly outside the capital, Sakr Real Estate aims to be a game changer in the region’s property market. Mont MeMa is an innovative project across over 89,864m² of steeply sloping land in the Valley of Fatqa, marrying the old with the new to create a medieval inspired but modern equipped community with the smartest of living solutions and a plethora of services. The result is a fully sustainable and integrated lifestyle in a development that appears hundreds of years old. Built around four core pillars of nature, society, wellness and entertainment, Mont MeMa is set to become the world’s first Citage; a combination city-village. Traditional piazzas

and galleries evoke historical touchpoints, with classical architecture, building materials and construction techniques. Stone and wood are used throughout and multiple green spaces and extensive plantings provide a deep connection with nature. A shopping mall complete with high-end boutiques is hidden beneath a manmade waterfall. Integrated into this is the latest in smart infrastructure including fibre optic networking, wifi, smart metering, parking, and management services with extensive energy optimisation facilities. This extends to the individual properties that feature full home automation and connectivity. The final result is an all-encompassing gated community to create the perfect haven in Lebanon.

t: +961 442 003 e: w: BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Mont MeMa by Sakr Real Estate

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Ridout Road, Singapore


Singapore Winevault

 I, helmed by partners Nikki Hunt and Andrea Savage, has earned an international reputation for attention to detail, quality and creativity, winning awards at national, regional and global levels. A bespoke home, both inside and out, Ridout Road features architecture and interior design by Design Intervention. The property in Singapore was inherited by a couple and their two teenage daughters and, although the site is beautiful, the building was very dilapidated. Design Intervention demolished the house and created a new family home; contemporary in design and full of light, it maximises the fabulous views. Inside, pops of colour enliven the décor and add energy and

vitality without overwhelming the rooms. The wife is an amateur artist and so her love of artistic effects is reflected in many of the soft furnishing choices. Singapore Winevault is a new wine tasting, restaurant and entertainment concept within a rooftop oasis in West Singapore. As its location is far outside the city centre, Design Intervention had to ensure that its interior design would entice guests to make the journey. The client brief was to create the ambience of an American mountain lodge – the challenge was to rework a look associated with snowcovered terrains and blend it seamlessly into lush, tropical Singapore. The result is a mash-up of two seemingly opposing design themes in a striking yet harmonious manner.


Design Intervention 75E Loewen Road, Tanglin Village, Singapore 248845 t: +65 6506 0920 e: w:

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Solar House

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Makow Associates Architect Inc.

3 Bridgman Avenue, Suite 201, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R3V4

Urban Villa

  , Makow Architects comprises a team of talented architects and designers, led by principal architect Stan Makow. The company, based in Toronto, Canada, has won awards for the two following projects. Solar House is a modern home in the Toronto neighbourhood of Forest Hill Village. The clients wanted a sustainable property in tune with the environment to suit their contemporary lifestyle. Meeting complex regulations, a solar panel; system was installed to maximise solar harvest without appearing obtrusive. The property’s resulting architectural design enhances the life of its residents by containing an impressive array of spaces which combine natural materials with a strong connection to the surroundings. It also sensitively contributes to the streetscape while

pointing the way to a modern design approach, both in its immediate neighbourhood and in the city as a whole. Urban Villa is a contemporary home with a basement level three-car garage, also located in Forest Hill Village. Makow Architects created the driveway down the left side of the house into the basement, in order to achieve a symmetrical, unified and classical façade typical of the original homes which characterise this neighbourhood. The company also designed the architectural interiors, enabling a full coordination of the flow and proportions of spaces inside. Harmonising windows, interior and exterior materials, the play of light, space and surface is evident in each room. Every detail in the house and garden is fully integrated in the design process with every element being part of a unified whole.

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What began with a spark‌ emerges as an icon.

The difference is Gaggenau. We have been perfecting one oven for 30 years. Our latest rendition accentuates its distinctive design: the door panel is now created from one imposing 90 cm wide sheet of 3 mm high-grade stainless steel. It represents one vast entrance to culinary potential. This remodelled, hand-crafted work of art represents the culmination of our finest principles, skills and ethos. We christened it the EB 333 in recognition of our 333 years of working in metal. This has always been more than an oven; it is a promise to create masterpieces. For more information, please visit or call us at +662 012 7965.

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Renato Rossi Arquitetura Ilhabela, SP 11630-000, Brazil t: +55 11 99419 2640

 R A is a leading Brazilian architectural practice. The company’s awardwinning property Casa Mar is located on the Ilhabela archipelago in the state of Sao Paulo. Designed to be open to the landscape, the home’s basic aim is to show great respect for its beautiful surroundings. Its concept has been inspired by the contrast and blend of tones seen in traditional Brazilian Colonial architecture. Clearly dividing the building into different blocks which are clearly defined by their usage, Casa Mar’s varying planes and angles add to its optimal insulation and natural ventilation. A central and imposing area of concrete hosts the outdoor leisure and alfresco dining

area. It also serves to separate the social and intimate areas into two other distinct volumes, one at each end. The social area features a balcony with decking covered by a pergola for internal shading and appears to ‘float’ on the mountainside. At the other end, the intimate area of the property has been coated with massive clay bricks to help moderate internal temperature. It contains four bedroom suites, one of which is the master located above the others. All suites have access to decks and a large garden. With Casa Mar, Renato Rossi has created a stunning property with an internal environment that literally projects itself out into the landscape and offers fabulous views of both the mountain and the ocean.

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  P, PODA Arquitectos has more than 15 years of collective experience in the field of design and construction, with an international presence in seven different countries. The office is committed to producing high quality performative architecture. The company takes pride in using advanced design processes to challenge the way in which the built environment is generated. Its award-winning project ‘Yacht House’ is ideally located on a state-of-the-art, artificial island surrounded by a marina. Ocean Reef comprises two of the first residential man-made islands in Latin America. An exclusive community interconnected by a bridge, it will contain just 138 waterfront residential lots with views of the Gulf of Panama and the city’s skyline. Yacht House was for PODA a challenge to

create an elegant, avant-garde and unique residential building to redefine the meaning of modern luxury living. Comprising four residential units with one per floor, the building’s rooftop has minimum covered spaces in order to maximise the views. The design evolved through many stages, eventually taking its inspiration from a superyacht. This was not solely in the morphology but also through the process involved in the building’s design, in which form and aesthetics intrinsically respond to the performance and environment itself. The building’s elegant, double-curved metal façade is made by an advanced cladding system. This will create a distinctive and unique architectural identity that resembles the hull of a superyacht, while also helping to maximise shadows, privacy and security.


PODA Arquitectos

PH Prime Time Tower, Costa del Este, Avenida La Rotonda, Panama t: +507 202 7942 e: w:

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Proyecto Cafeina

Street 17 Oriente No 16. Int 201 Colonia El Carmen, Puebla México

  P, Mexico in 2012, Proyecto Cafeina specialises in provocative architecture that generates intense emotions and sensations through consistent quality and integral design. Casa Ibarra is a prime, award-winning example in Puebla’s historic downtown, an area listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The building dates all the way back to the 16th century and is surrounded by the city’s important heritage monuments. Proyecto Cafeina’s renovation of Casa Ibarra proved challenging as it had to be undertaken with a great deal of respect given to the building’s historical background. Most of the invaluable colonial wall paintings located throughout the house were delicately restored while old and new elements of the design were carefully contrasted and differentiated.

Cassa Ibarra now comprises nine residential apartments and two retail spaces. The materials chosen respond accordingly to the house by incorporating a mix of colonial colours, stripped materials and black steel in some elements. These areas include the stairs and mid-level floors that provide a contemporary and timeless appearance to the interiors. Certain original walls have been left exposed and illuminated by downlights so that the stonework can be fully appreciated. The interior design reflects the historic nature of the property while introducing some contemporary features such as lighting and furniture. A few of the original wooden beams have also been innovatively reassigned in order to be used as lamps, window frames and bathroom furniture.

t: +52 122 2242 2283 e: w: Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE MEXICO Casa Ibrarra by Proyecto Cafeina 72

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   M corporation that plans, develops and operates projects of the highest standards in the real estate, energy, and construction sectors. Its award-winning project, Azhäla Sky Homes, is located in one of the best areas of Zibata, an exclusive development in Queretaro, Mexico. Presenting a new residential concept that stands out above all existing options, its focus is on families that enjoy a privileged and private environment. Azhäla Sky Homes consists of just 93 houses featuring avant-garde design, outstanding architecture, spacious living areas, controlled access and offering access to a range of amenities. These include Zibata’s 18-hole golf course, green recreational areas,

cycle routes and first-class roads. Additional amenities within the development itself are a club house with terrace and lounge, a barbecue area, infinity pool, children’s playroom, jogging track and an indoor fitness centre. Located on a hill, the project is near a nature reserve, giving it spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. There are four different models of three-bedroom property available, ranging in size from 171m² to 234m² of living space, each on 160m² plots of land. One of the options also has the possibility of including a roof garden. The project will be equipped with automated access control and an electric perimeter fence as well as security personnel 24-hours a day to guarantee security inside the complex and its common areas.


Desarrolladora Ranman SA de CV

José María Venegas # 110 Virreyes San Luis Potosi, Mexico t: +52 444 833 31 77 w:

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Splügenstrasse 14 8002 Zurich, Switzerland t: +41 44 204 34 00

   implements indirect and closed property investments for private individuals and institutional investors. The company was founded in 1981 and has been led by the Bender family ever since. It is headquartered in Zurich, with subsidiaries in Dallas, Luxembourg, Dusseldorf and Sao Paulo. Currently, the company has 50 employees across three continents. Solis Two Porsche Drive Hotel is Acron’s most recent development and continues a long history of excellent, high quality real estate assets. The new eight-storey hotel in Atlanta, Georgia was constructed to provide a complementary design element to the Porsche Cars North America campus while developing its own unique footprint in the Atlanta Aerotropolis area.

Positioned in two sections to allow guests of its 27 exclusive suites a little autonomy, the 214-guest room hotel has picturesque views of the nearby Porsche Experience Center, handling track and the runways of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Its impressive 1,400 square foot Presidential Suite includes the option of incorporating adjoining suites to create an enormous two to three-bedroom suite if required. The building’s eighth floor rooftop lounge and glass-enclosed event space are situated perfectly along the south end of the building to capitalise on similar views for those who enjoy having a bird’s eye view. Additional extensive amenities include a restaurant, bar, café, swimming pool, fitness suite and a speciality retail shop.

f: +41 44 204 34 09 e: w: Award Winner NEW HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN GEORGIA, USA Solis Two Porsche Drive by ACRON AG and Castleton-Condra, LLC 74

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   behind The WaterColours on Grand Cayman is adding to its award-winning waterfront lifestyle projects with The Residences of Stone Island. This gated community is comprised of 44 luxury residences with three-bedroom floor plans and approximately 4,500 square feet of open concept living space. Located on a private peninsula in the prestigious Yacht Club neighbourhood, Stone Island creates an outstanding lifestyle community within a private residential environment. Constructed to the highest standards, this diverse project combines opulent residences in a quiet, exclusive setting, paired with an extensive list of resort style amenities.

Every residence is canal facing with spacious patio and plunge pools, appealing to a boating lifestyle with canal entry to North Sound, as well as enticing beach-goers, with direct access to a pedestrian footpath to Seven Mile Beach. All bedrooms feature en suite bathrooms with an additional full and half bath, as well as custom kitchens fitted with high-end appliances and fixtures. The common areas feature an expansive infinity edge pool and cabana, owners’ lounge with chef’s kitchen and wine storage, private screening room, state-of-the-art fitness studio and tennis court. Truly embracing the waterfront lifestyle, the entire ‘island’ is encompassed by a boardwalk complete with docking capability.


Stone Island Limited PO BOX 31315

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  B A, Argentina, DXARQ is an architectural studio with a philosophy centred on teamwork. The company works together with suppliers and strategic allies and, by listening to its clients’ dreams, makes them become reality. Espacio Las Cavas is an award-winning, multi-family residential complex which is unique in the area of Canning, 30 kilometres away from the city of Buenos Aires. Designed for the young, middle-class market sector, the development is environmentally-friendly and preserves all natural surroundings. The project required two, three and four-room units with different designs and areas. It comprises 40 residential units, a gym, changing rooms, a multi-purpose room, guard and access control points, open-air



areas for sports including an aerobic pathway, a playground and parking lot. Developed in four housing blocks plus a block intended for common uses, all are placed along the perimeter creating a central green area. DXARQ ’s priority was to generate green spaces between the housing blocks, thus fostering the quality of the space and varying their use. By arranging the project in concentric rings, part of the public space can be treated as a private space. This provides each unit with its own garden, stressing the concept of a concentric ring: a garden inside another garden. Inspired from the outset by the idea of merging the architecture with its surroundings, Espacio Las Cavas succeeds in harmoniously merging indoor living spaces with the outdoors.

Ramallo 4782, Buenos Aires, Argentina t: +54 11 4542-4427 e: w: NOMINEE BEST ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE ARGENTINA Espacio Las Cavas by DXARQ


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   three well-known companies, Group Quorum, Group Marsan, and Lemay, has resulted in the project L|L Laval-SurLe-Lac. A haven exuding discretely modern sophistication in the midst of mature trees in Laval, Quebec, Canada, it comprises four distinct pavilions. Each one features 24-30 condominiums and penthouses, forming an architectural masterpiece that takes on a different light at various times of the day, depending on the vantage point. The properties have been designed to have stunning views of the Riviere des Milles Iles and the iconic, almost century old, Laval-Sur-Le-Lac Golf Club. When Quorum acquired the land for L|L Laval-Sur-Le-Lac, it was the last plot available in this prestigious location. Furthermore,

it represents the only project in Laval-SurLe-Lac that enables buyers to embrace the high-end condo lifestyle. Its Bauhaus-inspired design features generous proportions and the judicious use of glass, steel, wood and slate which all come together to great effect. Amenities include a heated indoor infinity pool, gym equipment and a private lounge, while landscaped grounds transition into the surrounding natural landscape. The four-phase project is supported by an extensive strategic marketing plan which includes a series of launch events in collaboration with other renowned brands and famous personalities. This has so far resulted in brisk sales of phases one and two, while phase three sales are more than two years ahead of projections.


Développement Quorum Marsan Inc.

5200 St. Patrick Street, Suite 200 Montreal, Quebec, H4E 4N9, Canada t: +1 450 500 0667 e: w: w:

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BEST APARTMENT ASIA PACIFIC Bulgari Residences Shanghai by OCT Land (Shanghai) Investment Ltd

REAL ESTATE AGENCY  BEST 5-20 OFFICES FRANCE Beaux Villages Immobilier


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Atelier SUN

250 University Ave, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3E5

 SUN  founded in 2013 in Toronto, Canada and specialises in residential and commercial architecture and interior design. The company focuses on the essential meaning of the space, creating a strong connection to the surrounding culture and aesthetics. The Courtyard House features architecture and award-winning interior design by Atelier SUN. This new 3,000 square feet, two-storey detached home is located in the East York region of Toronto. The client’s brief was for a modern yet cosy environment in which his family which includes two new-born babies could grow. While it had to be suitable for family gatherings and entertaining, it also had to serve as a peaceful and enjoyable living space for daily life.

The design creates a unique spatial relationship between each functional space. A beautiful indoor courtyard with a double height ceiling brings greenness, light and shadow inside the house while at the same time connects all rooms together. A series of landscaping and bamboo further integrates the outdoors with the indoors. Although using everyday materials to remain within the client’s budget, the designer has turned them into unique details tailored to the design concept. A balance between white oak and a rough concrete finish with a touch of brass and black marble provides the space with a warm and natural feeling. The resulting space provides a unique living space and enhances the interaction between its users and nature.

t: +1 416 238 1178 e: w: Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE CANADA The Courtyard House by Atelier SUN 80

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Rosewood Residences Mayakoba

Bosque Real Residence

Barrio Santa Fe


  , Gomez Vazquez International has completed more than 1,000 projects in over 81 destinations worldwide, demonstrating design excellence, innovation and sustainability. The company has won awards for the three following projects. Bosque Real Residence is in Huixquilucan, Mexico and consists of two towers of 40 storeys each. It includes one level of penthouses with 164 apartments in total, five levels of basement parking and three motor lobbies. Between the towers is a three-storey clubhouse offering a full range of resident amenities. All apartments face the golf course and have spacious terraces extending their living space. From its inception, Mayakoba was conceived as a resort development to enhance its natural environment. Within this beautiful location, Rosewood Residences Mayakoba is a collection

of ultra-luxurious residences in the middle of a lagoon surrounded by jungle. Inspiration for this project came from the desire to offer a full appreciation of the outside from inside. Hence, the beauty of nature flows through wide windows into open spaces, creating an experience of being immersed in nature. Barrio Santa Fe is a linear project which members of the public may use with or without charge. It includes a host of leisure amenities such as restaurants, cafes, bars, cinemas, museums and aparthotels with leisure amenities. There are five single-level modules located along the length of a walkway, allowing passers-by to transit between each of them and generating enjoyable spaces. These volumes are half buried in the natural terrain with green roofs, giving the illusion of emanating from the ground itself.


Gomez Vazquez International Mexico t: +52 (33) 1816 0216

North America t: +1 (210) 404 9658 Central - South America t: +(507) 216 9017 e: w:

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Tishman Speyer and Foster + Partners

Av. Das Nações Unidas, 12,901 Sao Paulo, Brazil

  T S and designed by Foster + Partners, AQWA Corporate is an awardwinning office development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Located along the waterfront, the project is part of an extensive land reclamation in the historic part of the city. The 22-storey, twin building development has a phased construction programme and consists of 125,000m² of office space. Retail and public spaces are arranged at the base while parking is provided in a five-level basement with dedicated ramps serving both buildings. The design has carefully considered the hierarchy of public, semipublic, semi-private and private areas in a seamless progression. Access to both buildings is via a central public plaza and each building’s lobby is at the first floor. This

serves to leave the ground floor open for public functions. The development has been designed to achieve LEED ASHRAE Gold certification and has currently been pre-certified Gold. Responding to the local tropical climate, an enhanced, self-shading strategy has been established with the building elevations. All the principal open-air public circulation and amenity spaces have also been provided with effective sun and rain protection. Today, AQWA Corporate stands alone as the forward-looking anchor of Rio de Janeiro’s port revitalisation efforts. Its state-of-the-art design creates efficient and ecological spaces for tenant users who will enjoy 360-degree views of Guanabara Bay and Niteroi Bridge, Pao de Acucar Mountain, Cristo Rendentor Statue and the downtown skyline.

t: +55 11 4933 2571 e: w: Award Winner OFFICE DEVELOPMENT BRAZIL AQWA Corporate by Tishman Speyer and Foster + Partners 82

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C D  D was founded 20 years ago by Mari Cooper, one of the most famous interior decorators in Peru; as a parallel project 10 years later she launched two important showrooms in Lima where she exhibits important brands that her firm represents. The company has since become renowned for innovative and contemporary designs, using only the finest and most durable materials. Casa San Isidro is an award-winning interior design project for a private residence by MC. The project called for a two-storey building where the ground floor could accommodate the clients’ extensive art collection. It therefore had to feature ample, wide open spaces flooded with natural light. This level also had to cater for regular social events stemming from the

clients’ business activities. The second floor was dedicated to spacious living space for the family as well as private art holdings. The main entrance to the property is light and airy and displays a collection of paintings by Latin American artists. Moving in to the main salon, it becomes apparent how elegant and sophisticated the design is with neutral colours, decorative accents in black and contemporary lines. The stylish wine storage room and bar is a multifunctional space which includes a dining table and entertainment area and open views to adjoining areas. A stunning double height terrace features a grand mural by a Dutch artist and is decorated in a grey colour palette to blend beautifully with the artwork. Presenting a perfect place for al fresco dining it overlooks the outdoor swimming pool.


MC Diseño y Decoración Av. Conquistadores # 1054, San Isidro, Lima, Peru t: +51 1 4210860 e: w:

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GORN Development

Building 1, 1st Zachatievsky lane, 3

  , Gorn Development is a private investment and development company, specialising in residential premium class real estate in Moscow. The company’s award-winning project, Neskuchny Home & Spa, is a new modern complex of five residential sky-scrapers in Moscow. Its launch made the development lead the market of the Russian capital’s expensive housing in early 2017. It also marked the transition to the next stage of high-rise construction for the city. Neskuchny Home & Spa is the city’s first residential sky-scraper project of such an exciting scale, rational idea and development ambitions. For the first time in many years the attention of buyers of high-rise, high-class residences has shifted from the city’s business

district to one of the locations of the Leninsky Avenue and historic Don district, a favourite for many generations of Muscovites. The site area totals 5.6 hectares and the construction of five towers with a height from 140 to 262 metres is divided into five stages. The first, which comprises the highest tower, will be fully operational in mid-2020, while the whole complex is planned for completion in 2023. In one of the bridges between the towers the space between the 35-39th levels is given to the spa complex. This has an area of 2,000m² with a personal zone, fresh-bar and an exclusive for Moscow high-rise, panoramic swimming pool with ionized water. This will be the only swimming pool of its kind in Russia as well as being located at a height of 130 metres.

Moscow, Russia t: +7 495 401 74 37 e: w: Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT MOSCOW, RUSSIA NESKUCHNY HOME & SPA by GORN Development 84

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 C  committed to providing quality facilities and property management services in an efficient and professional manner. The Avenues Phase IV is an award-winning part of a leisure development created and managed by Mabanee. Comprised of seven multiple design districts inspired by classical and modern architects, The Avenues is considered to be the largest and most visited shopping and leisure destination in Kuwait. Phase IV will be built over an area of 117,000m² with a total leasable area of 95,000m² in order to increase the shopping and entertainment experience. It will include the expansion of existing districts that have proved popular with visitors together with new districts featuring modern and diverse concepts. Standing as a national symbol of

growth and visionary advancement towards the future, The Avenues has sought engineering and construction expertise both locally and from overseas. The new districts will include The Arcades, The Gardens, Grand Plaza, The Forum and Electra as well as a five-star hotel, Waldorf Astoria, and four-star hotel, Hilton Garden Inn. Electra is set to become the place to go for hi-tech enthusiasts, inspired by the bright lights and state-of-the-art technology found in Hong Kong’s Kowloon and Tokyo’s Ginza districts. Additional components of this massive venture will include a 260-metre extension of the Grand Avenue, creating a new high street shopping experience with a carefully synchronised blend of elements from regional, western and contemporary architecture both inside and out.

Mabanee Company K.P.S.C. Al Rai Area, Sheikh Zayed bin

Sultan Al Nahyan Road, The Avenues – 2nd Avenue, Entrance 9 Kuwait 13052 t: +965 222 444 44 f : +965 222 444 40 e: w: w:


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Lisi Green Tower by Lisi Development

Tiripebi Str. 2, 0159 Tbilisi, Georgia

 G T is a cooperative project of Lisi Development with UN Studio. The 11-storey tower contains 32 apartments (from 85m² to 200m²), three retail units and a residents’ underground car park. All apartments enjoy spectacular views over the Mtkvari River valley and the growing city of Tbilisi. The building, with its integrated connection to the new green plaza, will be the architectural anchor and new landmark of the Lisi Green Town. The extensive use of glass, natural materials and a controlled shading system of terraces, ensures that all requirements for comfortable living are integrated in the project. The apartments’ elevator lobbies and entrance area are linked to the double height interior and exterior verandas. These are planted to create sky gardens and shared spaces for interaction among neighbours.

Furthermore, the lighting scheme of the sky gardens subtly changes with the seasons. The tower is a stacked volumetric composition of vertical villas arranged to enable the surrounding natural landscape and terraces to blend into a new integrated manifesto of living. This results in unique personalised interior spaces and also creates a new indoor/ outdoor experience. The building is vertically divided to enable visual separation between apartments and interrupt its volume along the central design element of vertical verandas. The design concept is based on a combination of the local and traditional Georgian ‘veranda’ approach and smart living solutions. By using verandas as spaces for interaction, the anonymous boundaries of a multi-storied apartment complex disappear. The essence of the design is to create neighbourhoods in the sky, connecting people through architecture and social sustainability.

t: +995 32 2 00 27 27 e: w: Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT GEORGIA Lisi Green Tower by Lisi Development 86

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 V I was founded at the start of the financial crisis at the end of 2007/beginning of 2008 by Lynn and Rob Longley. Disappointed by their own experience as property buyers in France, they were determined to offer something better. The perceived gap in the market was for a properly managed, service-based multicultural and multilingual, local and international estate agent. Within the French estate agency sector, this formed a unique proposition. Almost everyone in the market at that time was either a UK based ‘introducer’, a local mono-language high street agent, or a loose affiliation of independent ‘sales people’. This concept has grown from one shop to 11 over the ensuing years, now employing

120 people within their local communities. A ‘central’ support team is shared around these offices to maintain a sense of connection with the business. While a few agencies have attempted to copy Beaux Villages, several have chosen to join it with the company now working in partnership with others. The company’s internet prowess and a genuinely global marketing presence plus the stability and security of Beaux Villages’ physical presence of offices in France, proves immensely popular. Subsequent reinvestment has resulted in consistent top line growth averaging 20% per year. By providing a full range of services in whatever language is required, Beaux Villages offers its clients the ability to design their own route to sale or purchase and beyond.


Beaux Villages Immobilier Rue Portedes Fontaines, Monsegur, France, 33580 t: +33 (0)5 56 71 36 59 e: w:


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BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT CARIBBEAN The Residences at Secret Bay by Secret Bay

BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT EUROPE Apartment in House on Mosfilmovskaya by SL Project

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Americas Winners 2017-2018 C ANADA

Canada (cont.)

Architecture Multiple Residence

Residential Development

Award Winner MGH Assisted Living by Arup Datta Architect Ltd.

Award Winner L|L Laval-Sur-Le-Lac by Développement Quorum Marsan Inc.

Award Winner 297 College by CORE Architects Inc.

Award Winner Privada by Kennedy

Architecture Single Residence

Residential High-rise Architecture

 Solar House by Makow Associates Architect Inc.

 Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

Award Winner The Treehouse by Dean Thomas Design Group Award Winner Urban Villa by Makow Associates Architect Inc.

Award Winner M City - Phase 1 by CORE Architects Inc.

Commercial High-rise Development

Residential High-rise Development

 EY Tower by Oxford Properties Group

 Roccabella by MC Finance Inc

Developer Website

Award Winner The Bartholomew by U31

 by Oxford Properties Group

Award Winner SQ at Alexandra Park by U31

Development Marketing

Award Winner Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver

 34|W7 by Colliers International

by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

Award Winner L|L Laval-Sur-Le-Lac by Développement Quorum Marsan Inc.

Retail Architecture

Award Winner EY Tower by Oxford Properties Group

 Yorkdale East Expansion MMC Architects

Award Winner Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad Home Technology


 Bespoke Townhome by Ariel Muller Designs Inc.


Hotel Architecture

Property Single Unit

 Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver

Award Winner The Villa at Frangipani Beach Resort

by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

by Frangipani Beach Resort

Hotel Interior  Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

Antigua New Small Hotel Construction & Design

Interior Design Apartment

 Nelson’s Retreat by Elmsbridge Property International

 Luxe Condominium by Ariel Muller Designs Inc.

Residential Development

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Tamarind Hills by Island Heights Ltd

 Contemporary Kleinburg Residence by Segreti Design Inc.

Award Winner Granville Manor by Sublime Interior Design Ltd.


Award Winner The Courtyard House by Atelier SUN

Interior Design Private Residence

Kitchen Design

 Caribbean Beach House by Wilkinson Beven Design

Award Winner Traditional Kitchen by Alexandra Naranjo Designs

Retail Development

Mixed-use Development

 Ozone Wireless Retail Experience Store

 Marine Gateway by PCI Developments Corp.

by Argo Development Studio Inc

Award Winner Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

Cayman Islands

New Hotel Construction & Design

Interior Design Private Residence

 Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver

Award Winner Crystal Harbour Residence by Design Studio

by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

Property Single Unit

Office Architecture

 Sun Serenity by Encompass Ltd.

 EY Tower by Oxford Properties Group

Residential Development

Office Development

 FIN Company - The Last Word in Luxury by FIN Company Ltd

Award Winner Maison Manuvie by Ivanhoé Cambridge

Award Winner The Residences of Stone Island by Stone Island Limited

Award Winner EY Tower by Oxford Properties Group Property Consultancy


 Colliers International

Mixed-use Development

Property Consultancy Marketing

 The Residences at Secret Bay by Secret Bay

 Colliers International

New Hotel Construction & Design

Property Consultancy Website

Award Winner Cabrits Resort Kempinski, Dominica by Range Developments

 by Colliers International Real Estate Agency

Dominican Republic

 Cayman Marshall International Realty Inc., Brokerage

Hotel Interior

Award Winner Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage

Award Winner Dreams Dominicus by Al Arquitectura de Interiores


International Property Awards

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WINNERS Dominican Republic (cont.)

Brazil (cont.)

Leisure Architecture

Office Development

 Cap Limon Luxury Club Residences

 CA Technologies - Sao Paulo Office by Informov Engenharia + Arquitetura

by Sarco Architects Costa Rica Leisure Development

Award Winner AQWA Corporate by Tishman Speyer and Foster + Partners

 Cap Limon Luxury Club Residences

Public Service Architecture

by Sarco Architects Costa Rica

 Cerejeira’s Chapel by Crisa Santos Arquitetos Residential Development


 The Coral by The Coral by BRIC Group

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner Residencial Manaca by Anastassiadis Arquitetos

 Kimpton Kawana Bay by True Blue Development Limited

Residential High-rise Architecture

New Hotel Construction & Design

Award Winner Emiliano by J.J. Abrão Arquitetura

Award Winner Kimpton Kawana Bay by True Blue Development Limited Chile Turks & Caicos

Architecture Single Residence

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Wulf House by Pe+Br+Re Arquitectos

 Mandalay Villa by R.A. Shaw Designs Ltd

Property Consultancy

Award Winner JLL Chile Property Consultancy Marketing


Award Winner Costanera Center Tower by JLL Chile

Argentina Architecture Multiple Residence


 Espacio Las Cavas by DXARQ

Office Interior

Architecture Single Residence

 Microsoft Offices by AEI Arquitectura e Interiores

 Casa Aqua by Vanguarda Arquitectos

Award Winner Casa Veloz by APA Arquitectura


Award Winner Casa Pez by Barrionuevo Sierchuk Architects

Architecture Multiple Residence

Office Interior

Award Winner Vivalto Building by Najas Arquitectos

Award Winner BNP Paribas Cardif by Buenos Aires Planning

Residential High-rise Architecture

Property Consultancy

Award Winner ONE by Uribe & Schwarzkopf and Leppanen Anker arquitectos

Award Winner JLL Argentina Honduras Belize

Residential Development

Developer Website

 Njoi Trujillo Beach Residences by Costa Verde Developments, S de CV

 by Eco-Futures Development

Award Winner Njoi Santa Fe Beach Residences by Los Suenos, S de CV

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner The Reserve Belize by Eco-Futures Development Property Single Unit


Award Winner The Reserve Belize by Eco-Futures Development

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Rosewood Residences Mayakoba Brazil

by Gomez Vazquez International

Architecture Single Residence

Architecture Single Residence

 Jabuticaba House by Raffo Arquitetura

 Carolco II by Studio AM11

Award Winner Casa Mar by Renato Rossi Arquitetura

Award Winner Casa Puerta al Bosque by LASSALA+OROZCO arquitectos

Award Winner PA House by Studio Guilherme Torres

Award Winner SM by URBN

Hotel Interior

Bathroom Design

 Palacio Tangara by Anastassiadis Arquitetos

Award Winner Chable Resort and SPA by Paulina Morán Design

Interior Design Apartment

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner Tavarua by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados

 Clandestino Hotel by De Leon Profesionales

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Chablé Resort & SPA by BV Arquitectura Jorge Borja

Award Winner Santa Tereza by Rosa May Sampaio Arquitetura de Interiores

Hotel Interior

Leisure Architecture

Award Winner Chable Resort and SPA by Paulina Morán Design

Award Winner Projecto Rio by Ronaldo Rezende Arquitetura

Interior Design Apartment

Mixed-use Architecture

 Apartment 24Y by Nivel Tres Arquitectura

 Vésta by Lithos Arquitetura e Engenharia/ VCA Mag

Award Winner Departmento CSF by De Leon Profesionales

Award Winner ZEPPELIN TOWER by Queiroz & Andrade

Award Winner Departamento Anatole France 38

Award Winner Jardim Parque by Torres & Bello Arquitetos + Fisa Incorporadora

by MAAD Arquitectura y Diseno

Office Architecture

Interior Design Private Residence

 Med Vie by Torres & Bello Arquitetos + Censi Incorporadora

Award Winner Casa Atrium by VP INTERIORISMO S DE RL DE CV International Property Awards

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WINNERS Mexico (cont.)


Leisure Architecture


Award Winner Barrio Santa Fe by Gomez Vazquez International

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Scotch Bar by Romero de la Mora

Award Winner Residence on Ferrari Drive by NEUMARK Design I Architecture

Leisure Interior  Miyabi by Arkham Projects

Hotel Interior

Mixed-use Architecture

 Hotel Zeppelin by Dawson Design Associates London and Seattle

Award Winner Casa Ibrarra by Proyecto Cafeina

Award Winner Andaz Scottsdale by EDG Interior Architecture & Design

New Hotel Construction & Design

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Solaz Los Cabos by Quinta del Golfo de Cortez

Award Winner Peaceful Kingdom by Ann Holden Design

Office Interior

Mixed-use Architecture

 House Coworking by Romero de la Mora

Award Winner 181 Fremont Street by Heller Manus Architects

Award Winner GENTERA - Innovation Lab

Real Estate Agency over 20 Offices

by Space International

 Pacific Union International

Award Winner OSRAM by Space International Real Estate Agency


 Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

Real Estate Agency

Real Estate Agency Marketing

 Klemm Real Estate

 Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Residential Development

 Kim Myers by William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

 AZHÄLA - Sky Homes by Desarrolladora Ranman SA de CV

Real Estate Agency over 20 Offices

Award Winner The Residences at Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos

 William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

by Solaz Los Cabos Residential High-rise Architecture

Real Estate Agency Website  by William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

 Bosque Real Residence by Gomez Vazquez International

Award Winner OAK 58 by ELIAS Estudio

Florida Interior Design Apartment


Award Winner GB Project by Como Interior Design


Real Estate Agency

Award Winner El Crillon - Panama’s First Sustainable Home by Sara Battelli & Co. Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Dermot OBrien Realty Real Estate Agency Marketing 

 Yacht House by PODA Arquitectos

by Premier Estate Properties Inc.

Interior Design Apartment

Real Estate Agency Website

 El Crillon - Panama’s First Sustainable Home


by Sara Battelli & Co.

by Premier Estate Properties Inc.

Residential Development

Residential Development

 Punta Caelo, Luceros by Mariscal Development Inc

 Palazzo Del Sol, Fisher Island by PDC Development, LLC

Award Winner Riomar, Ocean Drive by Mariscal Development Inc

Residential High-rise Development

Residential High-rise Architecture

 Eighty Seven Park by Terra, Bizzi & Partners, New Valley

 Luxor Towers 100 and 200 by Humberto Echeverria & Asociados


Residential High-rise Development

New Hotel Construction & Design

Award Winner Punta Caelo, Solaria Mariscal Development Inc

Award Winner Solis Two Porsche Drive by ACRON AG and Castleton-Condra, LLC

Retail Interior

Award Winner Chocolateria Oro Moreno by Sara Battelli & Co.

Illinois Real Estate Agency  Blue Fence Real Estate

Peru Architecture Single Residence  Residencia Coll - Bravo by Humberto Echeverria & Asociados


Interior Design Private Residence

Hotel Interior

Award Winner Casa San Isidro by MC Diseño y Decoración

Award Winner Le Méridien New Orleans by Meyer Davis



Architecture Multiple Residence

Office Interior

 NOSTRUM BAY by Carlos Ott, Architects in association with

Award Winner C.H. Robinson by Turner Development Group

Carlos Ponce de Leon Architects Residential High-rise Architecture


 NOSTRUM BAY by Carlos Ott, Architects in association with

Interior Design Private Residence

Carlos Ponce de Leon Architects 92

 Europe Meets Boston by SA&V - SAARANHA&VASCONCELOS

International Property Awards

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Best Architecture Single Residence

Real Estate Agency

Africa Egypt East West Residence by DAR Designs

 Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty

Arabia Kuwait Al Ghonayman villa by ITO-Roma Asia Pacific Singapore Ridout Road, Singapore by Design Intervention Pte Ltd


Canada Solar House by Makow Associates Architect Inc.

Architecture Single Residence

Caribbean Turks & Caicos Mandalay Villa by R.A. Shaw Designs Ltd

Award Winner the pavilion by jasonstrodl adapture

Central & South America Peru Residencia Coll - Bravo by Humberto Echeverria & Asociados

New York

Europe Turkey Salih and Efe Bezci Residential Project by FSG Architects and


Group T Design

Award Winner Tribeca Apartment by Meyer Davis

UK Berkshire House by Gregory Phillips Architects

Hotel Interior


Award Winner The William Vale by Studio Munge

Mandalay Villa by R.A. Shaw Designs Ltd

Leisure Interior

Award Winner Westlight by Studio Munge

Best Bathroom Design

Office Interior

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Aqua Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Award Winner Base Design by Meshberg Group


Property Single Unit

Aqua Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Award Winner Accabonac House by Meyer Davis Award Winner West Village Townhouse by Meyer Davis

Best Commercial High-rise Architecture

Residential High-rise Architecture

Arabia Saudi Arabia BSTC High Rise Development by XYZ Designers

Award Winner 251 First Condominium

Asia Pacific China KK100 by Farrells

by Adam America Real Estate LLC

Europe Turkey Mermerler Plaza by Mermerler Holding

Residential High-rise Development


 45 Park Place by Soho Properties

KK100 by Farrells


Best Commercial High-rise Development

Office Architecture

Arabia Qatar THE e18hteen by JUST REAL ESTATE

Award Winner McKinney & Olive by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Tower 535 by Phoenix Property Investors Canada EY Tower by Oxford Properties Group


Europe Croatia Westgate Project Split by WESTGATE TOWER Ltd

Interior Design Private Residence


Award Winner Washington Lake Front by Saladino Group Inc.


International Property Award Winners

Best Developer Website Africa Mauritius by Prometheus International Arabia Dubai by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC Asia Pacific Australia by Milieu Canada by Oxford Properties Group Central & South America Belize by Eco-Futures

Best Apartment


Africa Kenya One General Mathenge by AMS Properties Ltd

UK by Allied London

Arabia Dubai FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC


Asia Pacific China Bulgari Residences Shanghai by OCT Land (Shanghai) by Prometheus International

Investment Ltd Europe Russia The Tverskaya Residence by Kovaks

Best Development Marketing

UK The Pinnacle by Meadway

Africa South Africa Umhlanga Arch by Rainmaker Marketing


Arabia Dubai Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Asia Pacific Thailand TELA Thonglor by Gaysorn Property Co. Ltd. Canada 34|W7 by Colliers International

Best Architecture Multiple Residence

Europe Germany Grand Tower by gsp Stadtebau GmbH / STERN GmbH / Zabel

Arabia Jordan Ayla Golf Residences by OAOA

Property GmbH

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Scape by ARK Associates Limited


Central & South America Uruguay NOSTRUM BAY by Carlos Ott, Architects

Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

in association with Carlos Ponce de Leon Architects Europe Russia Residential Quarter I’M by PSN Group

Best Home Technology

UK 190 Strand by St Edward Homes Ltd

Canada Bespoke Townhome by Ariel Muller Designs Inc.



NOSTRUM BAY by Carlos Ott, Architects in association with Carlos Ponce

Bespoke Townhome by Ariel Muller Designs Inc.

de Leon Architects International Property Awards

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L W I N N E R S Best Hotel Architecture

Best Leisure Architecture (cont.)

Arabia Dubai Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences by DAMAC Properties

Asia Pacific Hong Kong The HillTop Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club


by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

Asia Pacific Australia Trinity Point Resort & Marina by Squillace Architects &

Caribbean Dominican Republic Cap Limon Luxury Club Residences by Sarco

Johnson Property Group

Architects Costa Rica

Canada Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd.

UK Silverlake by Habitat First Group

& TA Global Berhad


Caribbean Grenada Kimpton Kawana Bay by True Blue Development Limited

The HillTop Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong

Central & South America Mexico Clandestino Hotel by De Leon Profesionales

Kong Limited

UK Pan Pacific London by UOL Group Limited INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Leisure Development

Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA

Arabia Saudi Arabia Esmeralda Sports & Leisure Center by Emaar The Economic City

Global Berhad

Europe Russia Mercury Tower by Mercury Tower UK Silverlake by Habitat First Group

Best Hotel Interior


Arabia Dubai The Westin Dubai - Al Habtoor City by WA International

Esmeralda Sports & Leisure Center by Emaar The Economic City

Asia Pacific Malaysia St. Regis Langkawi by G.A Design Canada Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd.

Best Leisure Interior

& TA Global Berhad

Africa South Africa Sun Central Convention Centre by GHA International (Pty) Ltd

Central & South America Brazil Palacio Tangara by Anastassiadis Arquitetos

Arabia Abu Dhabi Roberto’s Ristorante by Bishop Design LLC

Europe Spain Hotel Es Vive by Cochrane Design Ltd

Asia Pacific Thailand AIA Leadership Centre-Sathorn by The Beaumont Partners

UK The Principal Manchester by 3DReid (architects) / Michaelis Boyd (interiors)

Co., Ltd

USA Hotel Zeppelin by Dawson Design Associates London and Seattle

Central & South America Mexico Miyabi by Arkham Projects


Europe Romania Dancing Lobster by Grosu Art Studio

St. Regis Langkawi by G.A Design

UK The Chess Club by Fran Hickman Design & Interiors INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Interior Design Apartment

Roberto’s Ristorante by Bishop Design LLC

Arabia Dubai Oceana Residences Private Apartment by Bishop Design Studio FZ - LLC

Best Lettings Agency

Asia Pacific China Rui Hong Xin Cheng by HWCD

Africa South Africa Just Property

Canada Luxe Condominium by Ariel Muller Designs Inc.

Arabia Dubai Asteco Property Management

Central & South America Panama El Crillon - Panama’s First Sustainable Home

Asia Pacific New Zealand Barfoot & Thompson

by Sara Battelli & Co.

UK England Prospect Estate Agency

Europe Russia Apartment in House on Mosfilmo skaya by SL Project


UK The Brummell Penthouse at Beau House by Oliver Burns

Barfoot & Thompson


Best Mixed-use Architecture Arabia Saudi Arabia Capital Tower by Collaborative Architects + Partners

Best Interior Design Private Residence

Asia Pacific China Canton First Estate by P&T Group

Africa Egypt Karma Residence by Nihal Zaki

Central & South America Brazil Vésta by Lithos Arquitetura e Engenharia

Arabia Dubai Villa K56 by Elemento LLC

/ VCA Mag

Asia Pacific Pakistan Khalid Chawla - Villa by Sam Abbas Design Studio

Europe Russia Neva Towers by Renaissance Development

Canada Contemporary Kleinburg Residence by Segreti Design Inc.

UK One Bishopsgate Plaza by UOL Group Limited

Caribbean Barbados Caribbean Beach House by Wilkinson Beven Design


Europe Spain Villa Serenity, Cascada de Camojan by FOC Design S.L.

One Bishopsgate Plaza by UOL Group Limited

UK Broad Walk by Roselind Wilson Design USA Europe Meets Boston by SA&V - SAARANHA&VASCONCELOS

Best Mixed-use Development


Africa South Africa Waterfall Estate by Waterfall Management Company

Karma Residence by Nihal Zaki

Arabia Dubai The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers Asia Pacific Kazakhstan Talan Towers by Astana Property Management

Best Interior Design Show Home

Canada Marine Gateway by PCI Developments Corp.

Arabia Dubai Pearl Jumeirah by Zen Interiors LLC

Caribbean Dominica The Residences at Secret Bay by Secret Bay

Asia Pacific China Keppel Sheshan Riviera Residence by HWCD

Europe Austria TrIIIple by Schnirchgasse 9-9A GmbH & Co KG


UK The Stage by Galliard Homes Ltd

UK Chelsea Waterfront by ACCOUTER DESIGN



Waterfall Estate by Waterfall Management Company

Pearl Jumeirah by Zen Interiors LLC Best Mixed-use Interior Best Leisure Architecture

Asia Pacific China Phoenix TV International Media Center by HEAD Architecture

Arabia Jordan Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse by Oppenheim Architecture

and Design Limited


International Property Awards

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L W I N N E R S Best Mixed-use Interior (cont.)

Best Property Consultancy Marketing

Europe Turkey Sanayi 313 by Sanayi 313 Architects

Arabia Abu Dhabi The Residences at St. Regis Abu Dhabi by Asteco


Property Management

Phoenix TV International Media Center by HEAD Architecture and

Asia Pacific New Zealand Antipodean Supermakets Portfolio & The Millennium

Design Limited

Centre Syndication by Colliers International Canada Colliers International

Best New Hotel Construction & Design

Europe Germany Rubina Real Estate GmbH

Arabia Saudi Arabia Jabal Omar Project by Jabal Omar Development Company


Asia Pacific Malaysia TH Hotel & Convention Centre by TH Properties Sdn Bhd

The Residences at St. Regis Abu Dhabi by Asteco Property Management

Canada Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad

Best Property Consultancy Website

Europe Greece Wellness Santa Resort by DEL BLU architetti

Asia Pacific Australia by JLL

UK Pan Pacific London by UOL Group Limited

Canada by Colliers International



TH Hotel & Convention Centre by TH Properties Sdn Bhd by JLL

Best New Small Hotel Construction & Design

Best Property Single Unit

Caribbean Antigua Nelson’s Retreat by Elmsbridge Property International

Arabia Oman Zunairah by Al Mouj Muscat


Asia Pacific Thailand Quarter 39 by NYE Estate Company Limited

Nelson’s Retreat by Elmsbridge Property International

Caribbean Cayman Islands Sun Serenity by Encompass Ltd. UK Westwood by Belvedere Custom Homes Ltd

Best Office Architecture


Africa South Africa Building 14, Byls Bridge by M&T Development

Sun Serenity by Encompass Ltd.

Asia Pacific Taiwan Lè Architecture by Aedas Canada EY Tower by Oxford Properties Group

Best Public Service Architecture

Central & South America Brazil Med Vie by Torres & Bello Arquitetos + Censi

Arabia Dubai Dubai Opera by Atkins


Asia Pacific Turkmenistan Ashgabat International Airport by Polimeks

Europe Turkey Capital Trade Center (Capital Ticaret Merkezi) by Bostanci Studyo

Central & South America Brazil Cerejeira’s Chapel by Crisa Santos Arquitetos


Europe Turkey Bayramoglu Mixed-use Project by iki design group

UK Westside by Sonnemann Toon Architects LLP



Bayramoglu Mixed-use Project by iki design group

Lè Architecture by Aedas Best Public Service Interior Best Office Development

Asia Pacific Turkmenistan Ashgabat International Airport by Polimeks

Arabia Saudi Arabia CMC by Cayan Group Real-Estate Investment & Development

Europe Switzerland Room of the Emirates - United Nations by Swiss Bureau

Asia Pacific India RMZ Ecoworld by RMZ Corp

Interior Design & Adeli Interior Architecture & Partners Ltd

Central & South America Brazil CA Technologies - Sao Paulo Office by Informo


Engenharia + Arquitetura

Room of the Emirates - United Nations by Swiss Bureau Interior Design &

Europe Russia Mercury Tower by Mercury Tower

Adeli Interior Architecture & Partners Ltd

UK Verde SW1 by Tishman Speyer / Aukett Swanke INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Public Services Development

Mercury Tower by Mercury Tower

Africa South Africa Council Chamber by City of Joburg Property Company Arabia Dubai The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Best Office Interior


Africa South Africa RCL Foods by EPL Novospace

Council Chamber by City of Joburg Property Company

Asia Pacific Taiwan Microsoft Taipei by Space Matrix Central & South America Colombia Microsoft Offices by AEI Arquitectura e Interiores

Best Real Estate Agency

Europe Poland Linklaters

Africa South Africa Pam Golding Properties

arsaw by Mood

orks-Dorota Ku

Karina Snus ka

UK 24 Savile Row by Cochrane Design Ltd

Arabia Dubai SPF Realty


Asia Pacific New Zealand Barfoot & Thompson

RCL Foods by EPL Novospace

Canada Cayman Marshall International Realty Inc., Brokerage Central & South America Mexico Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

Best Property Consultancy

Europe Germany Accord Estates GmbH

Arabia Dubai Asteco Property Management

UK England Prospect Estate Agency

Asia Pacific Australia CBRE

USA Klemm Real Estate

Canada Colliers International


Europe Serbia Colliers International Serbia

Prospect Estate Agency


Best Real Estate Agency 5-20 Offices


Europe Germany Ziegert - Bank. - und Immobilienconsulting GmbH International Property Awards

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L W I N N E R S Best Real Estate Agency 5-20 Offices (cont.)

Best Residential High-rise Development (cont.)

UK Charters Estate Agents

Canada Roccabella by MC Finance Inc


Europe Russia Neva Towers by Renaissance Development

Charters Estate Agents

USA 45 Park Place by Soho Properties INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Real Estate Agency Marketing

eva owers by enaissance Development

Arabia Abu Dhabi District Real Estate Asia Pacific New Zealand Crest by Barfoot & Thompson

Best Retail Architecture

Central & South America Mexico Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

Arabia Dubai Bentley Showroom Dubai by Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office

Europe Germany Rubina Real Estate GmbH

Engineering Consultant

UK Livingroom Estate Agents

Canada Yorkdale East Expansion MMC Architects

USA Kim Myers by William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

Europe Turkey Uskudar Mixed-use Project by iki design group



Livingroom Estate Agents

Bentley Showroom Dubai by Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office Engineering Consultant

Best Real Estate Agency over 20 Offices

Best Retail Development

USA Pacific Union International

Arabia Sharjah Zero 6 by Alef Group


Asia Pacific Thailand Terminal 21 Korat by Siam Retail Development Co., Ltd.

Pacific Union International

Caribbean Barbados Ozone Wireless Retail Experience Store by Argo Development Studio Inc

Best Real Estate Agency Website

Europe Russia Metropolis Extension by Capital Partners

Africa South Africa by Pam Golding Properties


Arabia Dubai by Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty


orat by Siam etail Development Co., td.

Asia Pacific Australia by Unique Estates Europe Greece by Greece Sotheby’s International Realty

Best Retail Interior

UK by Livingroom Estate Agents

Arabia Dubai Lotus Arts de Vivre by Bishop Design LLC

USA by William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Toy Cathedral by Alexander Wong Architects Limited


Europe Ukraine Lavina Mall interior design by AVG Group of Companies

www.uni by Uni ue Estates

UK Emilia Wickstead by Fran Hickman Design & Interiors INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Residential Development

oy Cathedral by Ale ander

ong Architects imited

Africa Mauritius EROK by Edenrock Property Developments Ltd Arabia Lebanon Mont MeMa by Sakr Real Estate

Best Surface Design

Asia Pacific China Chinese Courtyard by Beijing Earth Spring Investment Co., Ltd.

UK Deco Panes by Harrods Interiors & de Gournay

Caribbean Cayman Islands FIN Company - The Last Word in Luxury by FIN


Company Ltd

Deco Panes by

arrods Interiors



Central & South America Panama Punta Caelo, Luceros by Mariscal Development Inc Europe Greece Navarino Residences by TEMES S.A. UK Fulmer Drive by Landmark Group USA Palazzo Del Sol, Fisher Island by PDS Development, LLC INTERNATIONAL WINNER Navarino Residences by TEMES S.A. Best Residential High-rise Architecture Africa Nigeria No.4 Bourdillon Road by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd. Arabia Dubai FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Asia Pacific Vietnam Landmark 81 by Atkins Canada Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver by Holborn Holdings Ltd. & TA Global Berhad Central & South America Uruguay NOSTRUM BAY by Carlos Ott, Architects in association with Carlos Ponce de Leon Architects Europe Germany Grand Tower by gsp Stadtebau GmbH/ Magnus Kaminiarz & Cie. Architektur INTERNATIONAL WINNER Landmark 81 by Atkins Best Residential High-rise Development Arabia Saudi Arabia The Vue by Lifestyle Developers Asia Pacific Vietnam Vinhomes Metropolis by Vinhomes Real Estate Trading and Management JSC 96

he International Property Awards The Mill House, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1LG, UK elephone +44 (0)1245 250981 eb Email PUB IS E Stuart Shield DI EC O O OPE A IO S Paul Wright EDI O IA EA Editor-in-Chief: Helen Shield Editor: Jill Keene DESI EA Andrew Cockburn Rositsa Storrs, David Hayhow P OPE A A DS EA Awards Sales Director Dawn Draper Katrina Abramsone, Liam Anderson, Danny Callow, Karina Chudnovska, George Clarke, Karim El Badry, Elaine Elvey, Dominika Gortatowicz, Linda Lark, Diana Miralles, Sonia Mison, Hannah Nicholson, Charlotte Pearson, Tina Ross, Michael Saggers, Carys Shaves, Sarah Thubron, Lana Walton SUPPO EA Nicola Bissell, Lynne Heaton, Kurtis Swan Accounts: Irene Pickles, Janet Churston, Susan Thomas Public Relations: Dawn Wightman

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World’s Best Winners 2017-2018 These three winners represent the best entries across all categories in the fields of Architecture, Interior Design and Development

World’s Best Architecture Landmark 81 by Atkins

World’s Best Interior Design Phoenix TV International Media Center by HEAD Architecture and Design Limited

World’s Best Development Mercury Tower by Mercury Tower International Property Awards

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