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The Mill House, Bishop Hall Lane Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1LG, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0)1245 250981 Web: www.ipropertymedia.com Email: info@ipropertymedia.com PUBLISHER Stuart Shield stuart@ipropertymedia.com DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS  Paul Wright paul@ipropertymedia.com EDITORIAL TEAM Editor-in-Chief: Helen Shield helen@ipropertymedia.com Editor: Jill Keene jill@ipropertymedia.com International Editor: Andrea Marechal Travel Editor: Fred Finn Guinness World Record holder for most travelled man DESIGN TEAM Andrew Cockburn andrew@ipropertymedia.com Rositsa Storrs rositsa@ipropertymedia.com Elliot Whitehorn elliot@ipropertymedia.com ADVERTISING SALES TEAM Gerald Carter, Matthew Witchalls, Claire Wright SUPPORT TEAM Accounts: Irene Pickles, Mary Wright, Peter Wright; Janet Churston accounts@ipropertymedia.com Published by International Property Media Copyright © INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MEDIA 2018 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY & TRAVEL: 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. NOTE: Some properties READERS PLEASE  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.

Welcome!

Although I’ve only ever had two golf lessons in my life, I must admit I can see the attraction. They were both taken during press trips (one in Portugal and the other in Switzerland) where the itinerary enabled me to experience each resort’s properties and leisure facilities. As you can imagine, the golf courses were superb with exceptional views, coupled with hot sunshine in the Algarve and alpine strawberries growing alongside the fairways in Switzerland. I think the only reason I haven’t pursued the hobby is a distinct lack of time to fit in my existing loves of sailing and horse-riding – maybe one day! If you’ve been bitten by the golfing bug and are contemplating purchasing a property close to a golf resort or course, then this issue is full of superb suggestions as to where to invest. We’ve covered all manner of destinations ranging from Spain and Portugal to the USA and Asia. By featuring hotels and resorts alongside, you could have great fun trying out all the surrounding courses before making a final decision on where to buy. Our London feature takes a rather different slant. There have been two Royal weddings this year, that of Prince Harry and Megan Markle followed by Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank. This gave us the idea of focusing on highly prestigious properties close to Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle. If the idea of having Royal neighbours appeals, then look no further.

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London We seek out the most prestigious addresses – all of which come complete with Royal neighbours

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INTERVIEW

Spain

Portugal

We meet the inspiring

As Europe’s top golf destination, this country has a wealth of

With golf courses suited to every level of player, the

interior designer,

superb properties right beside the fairways

Algarve and Silver Coast prove ideal options

Noor bin Eidan

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How to create the perfect ambience for your dining room through design and lighting

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

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USA Home to many of the world’s finest golfers, a property here could up your game

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Why flying by this ultra-convenient mode of transport is increasingly accessible

Citizenship by Investment We meet a couple who have realised

Asia Interest in golf has increased hugely across the region in recent years, resulting in world-class courses and resorts

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london Our regular feature looking at the capital’s prime properties from the viewpoint of an aircraft’s first or business class cabin focuses on highly prestigious addresses with Royal neighbours

magine the prestige of living within view of a Royal residence such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle or Kensington Palace. Not only will the immediate vicinity be exceptionally historic and beautiful, your property will also be of a particularly high architectural standard and value. In recent years, the Mayfair property market has outperformed other prestigious locations in the capital, with both average price rises and sales transactions higher than those across prime central London (according to research by Knight Frank). This makes the neighbourhood an ideal choice for investors in the UK and internationally. This summer marked the completion of Clarges Mayfair, the landmark development by British Land in the heart of Mayfair. It comprises 34 premium residences with superb views of Green Park and Buckingham Palace. Designed by award-winning international architect, Squire & Partners, the development complements the surrounding architecture of prized Piccadilly landmarks, including The Ritz and The Wolseley hotels, through the use of traditional Portland stone with contemporary detailing. James Taylor, head of Clarges Mayfair, comments, “The success of Clarges Mayfair to date is testament to the international appeal of this beautifully designed residence with a quintessential British address.” Over in Kensington, London developer Fenton Whelan has unveiled details of its new £450 million development known as Park Modern. A 190,000 square feet mixed-use development, it will include 57 residences and 30,000 square feet of commercial space. Residents will be neighbours of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex as its large site directly borders Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace.

The Broadway, Westminster

This new mixed-use scheme is located at the former New Scotland Yard headquarters. Inspired by the Art Deco features of the neighbouring Grade I listed property, the buildings have been named

after three of the world’s most revered diamonds: The Sancy, The Paragon and The Cullinan. The Broadway’s six architecturally striking towers are set to complete in 2021 and will provide unrivalled views of The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Horse Guards Parade, St James’s Park and Green Park. The development aims to create a sense of community through a new 20,000 square feet public square and pedestrianised piazza. It will also include two fourth-floor sky gardens, which will link the six residential buildings and provide a floating oasis for residents. £1.56m / €1.74m / $2m The Broadway London www.thebroadwaylondon.com

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This classic 19th century, Grade II listed townhouse is directly opposite Buckingham Palace. Comprising 1,472m², it is arranged over seven floors, offering five

No.6 Buckingham Gate, St James’s

reception rooms and six principal bedrooms as well as staff accommodation. Rental £35,000 / €39,000 / $45,145 per week | £65m / €72.3m / $83.85m to purchase Beauchamp Estates www.beauchamp.com

Elegant, spacious and bright, the house is perfectly suited to entertaining on a large scale, with ceiling heights in the main reception rooms reaching 4.4 metres. Meticulously restored and beautifully modernised for 21st century living, it includes a private garage, six-person passenger lift to all floors, air conditioning throughout, state-of-the-art security, 24hour concierge and an impressive spa area with a 10-metre swimming pool, sauna, gym, bar and treatment room.

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No.1 Palace Street, St James’s Park A rare opportunity to live opposite Buckingham Palace with views over its gardens. On completion in late 2020, residents will own a piece of history; built in

Royal gateway

The Park Modern project will spearhead a multi-million pound transformation of Queensway into Bayswater Village, triggering a range of public realm improvements including a new Royal Gateway for Kensington Gardens. Sanjay Sharma, co-founding director at Fenton Whelan says, “Prime London mixed-use schemes don’t get any better than this, a unique offering of Royal neighbours, a park-side address and palace and garden views. The new Royal Gateway will provide a unique opportunity to join Hyde Park to Queensway and deliver a legacy monument for the area.” In the heart of Westminster, Northacre, London’s ultraprime developer, and Abu Dhabi Financial Group have unveiled The Broadway, a new residential and commercial destination. Located at the former New Scotland Yard headquarters, The Broadway is on the doorstep of the capital’s most iconic landmarks. Superbly connected, the underground stations of Westminster and St James’s Park neighbour the scheme, with Victoria Station, the centre of London’s travel network close by. As the area becomes a new thriving business and leisure district for London, The Broadway will add 118,000 square feet of state-of-the-art office space alongside its 27,000 square feet retail collection. Jassim Alseddiqi, CEO of ADFG, comments, “The Broadway represents the future of urban living, a thriving destination to live, work and play in a world class address surrounded by unparalleled views of London’s most famous landmarks.” Over the last few years, Westminster has been transformed into a vibrant commercial and retail centre, supported by extensive investment and redevelopment. Historically, any new build schemes in the borough have been small-scale, boutique projects and over the last five years, only six per cent of completed new developments have been more than 100 units in size. The Broadway is now aiming to be the final » piece of the Westminster puzzle.

1861, the Grade II listed wing of the building was a landmark hotel of the Victorian period, The Palace Hotel, and hosted distinguished guests of Queen Victoria. The development’s 72 apartments will offer a grand interior scale created alongside unrivalled craftsmanship and design. The development represents an impressive blend of traditional and contemporary design, encompassing five different iconic architectural styles. It will feature extensive amenities for residents including an expansive gym, personal training suites, treatment rooms and one of From £2.5m / €2.78m / $3.23m No.1 Palace Street www.numberonepalacestreet.com

the capital’s most impressive private pools. Residents will also enjoy use of personal catering from the development’s restaurant.

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Private Resort Brilliance Auckland, New Zealand

Beautifully designed for entertaining with seamless indoor/outdoor connections. This large 555sqm home (approx.) sits on an ultra-secure 1750sqm site on 2 titles. Virtually every room extends out to the private courtyard garden that has the relaxed open feel of a tropical resort with a heated pool and outdoor fire. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 4 car garage. Upstairs features huge formal living and dining areas plus a generous chef’s kitchen with scullery overlook the harbour to Rangitoto Island. Grand media room entertaining on the lower level doubles as a selfcontained apartment, or 5th bedroom guest suite with a movie projector screen and bar/kitchenette. One of the finest in an outstanding address.

For sale by negotiation www.barfoot.co.nz/761547 Paul Neshausen +64 21 345 887 p.neshausen@barfoot.co.nz Barfoot & Thompson St Heliers +64 9 575 9079

Waterfront Oasis Auckland, New Zealand

Your very own private paradise within 40 minutes of the Auckland CBD, yet it feels a world away. Set on 25 acres and surrounded by water, this architecturally designed contemporary home comprises of 4 bedrooms, each with en suite and walk in wardrobe. In addition, there is a completely separate selfcontained apartment. Perfect for visitors. This magnificent property has a northerly facing aspect and boasts uninterrupted views of the water.

For sale by negotiation www.barfoot.co.nz/606500 Aaron Reid +64 21 119 1926 a.reid@barfoot.co.nz Suzy Wang +64 22 199 7808 s.wang2@barfoot.co.nz Barfoot & Thompson Devonport +64 9 445 2010

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Clarges Mayfair

An exceptional scheme comprising 34 premium residences, with unparalleled views of Green Park and Buckingham Palace. Three new apartments have recently been unveiled, alongside wellness facilities that rival the world’s finest five-star hotels. Clarges Mayfair pays homage to its prestigious location with a grand entrance hall featuring a quadruple height, domed ceiling. The attention to detail throughout extends through the communal areas and into each of the apartments. Materials include black onyx and Nettuno marbles, hand woven tufted carpets in wool and silk and art deco inspired doors. Residents will also benefit from access to one of the best wellness spas and fitness suites in London. From £4.25m / €4.74m / $5.43m

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Thameside, Windsor, Berkshire Looking towards Eton, many Thameside apartments offer views of Windsor Castle which hosted the weddings of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank this year. The 18 apartments and six duplexes with two and three bedrooms are currently the only new build properties on the riverside in Windsor. Properties have individual layouts, with all apartments featuring an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area and duplexes have a kitchen/ diner and separate lounge. The majority include outdoor space with balconies, patios and terraces making the most of the riverside or castle views. Each home has an allocated parking space in the gated

From £650,000 / €724,600 / $830,425 – £1.75m / €1.95m / $2.24m

underground carpark with heated ramp.

Shanly Homes www.shanlyhomes.com

Spread over five storeys, homes on the upper levels have Juliet balconies while

33 Greycoat Street, Westminster

those at street level feature a raised plinth

Formerly an office building, 33 Greycoat

varying in layout and dimension. Two

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of Parliament, Westminster Abbey,

security, a concierge, lifts and a 20-year

Penthouses from £3.16m / €3.52m / $4.04m

Buckingham Palace and St James’ Park.

transferable car club membership.

33 Greycoat Street www.33greycoat.com

and elegant railings. The apartments all have their own distinctive characters,

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Park Modern, Kensington On completion in around three years, this mixed-use development will directly border Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace, the London home and offices of principal members of the British Royal family. Featuring a striking landmark façade with floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies and rooftop terraces, the project provides a dramatic double height hotel-like entrance foyer. It will offer 57 one to five-bedroom residences including duplex penthouses and trophy commercial space including a luxury retail boutique, signature restaurant and VIP health spa/club. From £2m / €2.23m / $2.55m – £30m / €33.4m / $38.3m Fenton Whelan www.fentonwhelan.com

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Dukes London One of Mayfair’s most celebrated hotels, this

five-star bolthole in St James’s Place first opened in 1908 as a hotel for dukes and other members of the aristocracy

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his year marks 110 years since Dukes London first opened its distinguished doors. Bursting with history and with many a story to tell, the building it occupies was originally built around 1890 as the London Chambers for the sons of Britain's aristocracy, until it became Dukes Hotel in 1908. Guests who wanted to be seen stayed elsewhere as Dukes was, and still remains, a discreet hotel. Dukes is just a short stroll from Clarence House (the official residence of Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall) and Spencer House, which belongs to the Spencer family. In addition to noblemen, artists, politicians and bankers were, and continue to be, regular guests and Sir Edward Elgar

always stayed in Dukes’ apartments when in London for concerts. James Bond author, Ian Fleming was a regular guest of Dukes Bar, where he got the inspiration for the classic Martini line: ‘shaken, not stirred’. He is also known to have written parts of the 1953-classic Casino Royale here. The iconic hotel has recently completed a multi-million pound refurbishment which has seen a refresh for all 90 bedrooms, including the creation of 22 gorgeous new Deluxe Rooms, a new-look lobby and the opening of GBR, the hotel’s signature restaurant. This has enhanced and enriched what guests know and love about the Dukes’ experience, whilst maintaining its award-winning fivestar service and attention to detail. www.dukeshotel.com

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Property portfolio

Leading real estate agents across the world showcase their specially selected prime properties for sale

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Lapworth, Warwickshire These three stunning homes have been

dining room with handmade units, a

converted from a former convent. The

large lounge with French doors and four

19th century building, which has been

en suite bedrooms. Sacre Coeur offers

transformed to create a total of 18

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room, four double bedrooms (two with

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Heritage. The buildings are set around a

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monastic style courtyard with fruit trees

an unusual triplex apartment with its own

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The grandest of the three homes, The

of space it offers two bedrooms, with the

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Abbess, offers 2,300 square feet over two

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£950,000 / €1.1m / $1.24m

and a half floors. It has a stunning kitchen

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CARIBBEAN

Union Island, St Vincent & the Grenadines

Spacious open living and masterful views are at the centre of modern design in this limited collection

of four exclusive villas on the Campbell Beach peninsula. Surrounded by white coral sand beaches and calm turquoise waters, these eco-friendly Caribbean villas can be personalised to each buyer’s taste and offer a choice of four impeccably designed models. Living rooms lead on to floating covered terraces with oversized infinity pools and From £3.41m / €3.83m / $4.5m

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Property ID: S3LV5E

This four-bedroom, Grade II listed townhouse is in Connaught Village, which is home to former prime minister Tony Blair, TV personality Claudia Winkleman and GQ editor, Conrad Quilty-Harper. The 3,064 square feet provides five floors of accommodation. The first floor features a reception room, complete with full height sash windows and original historic UK

detailing. Leading upstairs, the second

Albion Street, Connaught Village, London

floor features a grand master bedroom suite. The third floor has two further Dating back to the early 1800’s,

en suite bedrooms. The ground floor

the townhouses on Albion

comprises a spacious modern kitchen/

Street were designed by George Gutch and

breakfast room, separate dining room

regarded as the address of the well-to-

plus utility room. The lower ground floor

do. Today that legacy remains and buyers

incorporates a play room, wine cellar and

benefit from the area’s close proximity to

fourth en suite bedroom.

an array of excellent transport connections,

£5m / €5.7m / $6.53m

shopping, culture and restaurants.

Kay & Co

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Secluded shores Velaa, a stunning private island in the Maldives, offers an extraordinary escape combined with ultimate exclusivity

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ne of the most secluded islands on earth, the exclusive use of

Velaa’s Private Residences have their own kitchen and an array of

Velaa Private Island caters to every desire for an experience

dining spaces, making each one an ideal setting for intimate occasions

that is truly individual and unforgettable. Whether it’s a

and celebrations. The island’s highly trained chefs will also cook and serve

vintage champagne sunset cruise on one of the island’s

menus tailored to every palate.

opulent yachts, a spectacular beachfront firework display or a personalised

For new gourmet experiences that compete with some of the world’s

tasting menu from the signature restaurant, each moment is entirely bespoke.

most famed restaurants, Velaa Private Island’s signature restaurant, Aragu,

Velaa offers even more exclusivity by being the only resort in the

has introduced a new approach to gourmet cuisine. It provides tasting

Maldives that has a strict no drone rule, in-room dining direct to the ocean

menus based on personal preference - an ingenious new culinary concept

and a ratio of 1:8 guests to staff and dedicated butlers. There is no limit to

under the spectacular leadership of award-winning chef, Gaushan de Silva.

ensure experiences go beyond the norm. Guests with adrenaline-fuelled From £777,625 / €865,000 / $1m for a minimum of four days

agendas can try the private semi-submarine, James Bond-worthy state-of-

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Action-packed adventures Exploration incites wonder and there is a rising trend of adventurers wishing to explore all the unknown wonders of the world

These range from organising the first privately-owned submersible dive in Antarctica to putting clients at the heart of crucial conservation work in the

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Clients may wish to search for polar bears deep within the Arctic Circle, returning

new breed of traveller want

afterwards to an elegant meal on the ice, observe sharks swimming through

this sense of adventure

the wrecks of World War II fighter planes lying on the seabed and contribute to

to be combined with

important marine research, or fly to seldom-travelled glacial lakes for a day of

unprecedented luxury for the ultimate

paddle-boarding amongst the stunning backdrop of an Alaskan mountain range.

getaway. This is more than just basking in

On Canada’s Baffin Island, Cookson has worked with a local partner to set up

the sun on a superyacht, this is taking that

the world’s most northerly heli-ski camp, offering access to dramatic Arctic skiing.

vessel to the most remote corners of the

Clients can explore the uncharted slopes of an Arctic mountain range via helicopter

planet, while enjoying unique elements

or snow-cat, whilst experiencing the rich culture of the native Inuit people.

tailored to suit individual tastes and

Henry Cookson, founder of Cookson Adventures, says, “Despite changes in

passions, such as submarine exploration,

the higher end travel market, our vision remains the same; to provide unique and

built into the itinerary.

elegant adventures to the curious and the daring. In an age when increasingly

For a decade, Cookson Adventures has

less of the world remains pristine and undiscovered, we’re continuing to pioneer

been at the forefront of the ultra-luxury

the concept of luxury adventure travel, whilst contributing to conservation as an

adventure travel market, taking trips to an

integral part of the trip to make sure we keep it that way.”

unprecedented level of personalisation.

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IF YOU APPRECIATE THE BEST GOLF IN THE WORLD, BRING IT TO LIFE. ROYAL GOLF APARTMENTS : DORNOCH, SCOTLAND

FIXED PRICES FROM £288,995

– SHOW APARTMENT – OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

One of the world’s top five courses. 24 luxury apartments. Two impressive residential buildings. This Royal Golf Apartment development has it all. Inspired design and spacious open plan living play a large part in these beautiful Highland retreats, where quality is always high on the specification. Exceptional finishes and attention to detail ensure every residence, situated in the home of golf, offer you living on a different scale. In fact, nothing comes close to the secluded luxury of a beautiful home on Royal Dornoch. This is the ultimate in quality. Bring it to life.

Show apartment open by appointment: Thursday to Monday 11am-5pm Kennedy Avenue, Dornoch, IV25 3AB | Call Belinda on 07984 571100 Email: royalgolfapartments@kirkwood-homes.com or visit kirkwoodhomes.co.uk

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Archaeological Paths is offering the unrivalled opportunity to visit the Land of the Pharaohs in fine style, accompanied by the world-famous archaeologist, Dr Zahi Hawass

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his is the trip of a lifetime for anyone interested in exploring the fascinating history of the ancient Egyptian civilization

The Royal Tour offers private entrances to

Standing in the middle of the temple and

at first hand. Staying in a five-star hotel

the entire Giza pyramid complex outside of

without other visitors, the overwhelming

in the shadow of the pyramids and via

opening hours. Only Archaeological Paths

magic and greatness of this place can be

luxury cruise ship, guests will be able to

can arrange exclusive access between the

truly felt.

experience the wonders of the enormous

paws of the Great Sphinx, a place closed

Gregory Poplawski, founder and CEO

Karnak and Abu Simbel temples, tombs in

to the public. Thanks to special permission

of Archaeological Paths, concludes, “The

the Valley of the Kings and much more.

from the Ministry of Antiquities, the tour also

rich itinerary we offer is completed by the

Dr Zahi Hawass has held all the keys to

includes a visit to the Tombs of the Pyramid

highest quality of services and the best

the Egyptian antiquities for over 20 years.

Builders in Giza, an active excavation site.

accommodation standards. Our tours offer

First, as a Secretary General of the Supreme

The private entrance to the Great

five-star hotels and luxury cruises, so you

Council of Antiquities, then as a Minister

Pyramid of Khufu allows guests to explore

will travel in comfort while meeting our

of State for Antiquities. The Royal Tour

the seventh wonder of the Ancient World

world-class experts.”

also offers the opportunity to meet other

at their leisure without anyone rushing

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them. And the two chambers (including the

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subterranean one) that are closed to the

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Finery

Our latest collection of desirable items ranges from glamorous jewellery to a stylish turban

Inspired by art Graff likens its jewels to the greatest artworks – masterpieces that take the inherent beauty of the finest diamonds and gemstones and transform them into something unmistakably original. Exquisite diamond and gemstone necklaces, such as the one featured here, showcase the superlative skills of Graff’s master craftsmen. The gems, invisibly set so that the metal is hidden from view, form an endless loop of diamonds that create an intense play of light on the décolletage. www.graffdiamonds.com

A slice of individuality resor Paris is celebrating the wonderfully diverse nature of gemology with its new Artisan collection. Using natural ruby, sapphire and sliced diamond cross-sections set in 18 carat yellow gold, every piece is truly individual, from the contours of the outer shape of the gem to the naturally occurring inclusions inside the stone. Each piece is hand made using the gem stones as a starting point to craft a beautiful piece of jewellery around it as these 5.75 carat diamond slice drop earrings demonstrate admirably. £4,697 / €5,210 / $6,050 www.tresorparis.com.uk

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Bright and beautiful This exquisite multi-coloured, link bracelet sparkles with 24 fancy-shaped diamond clusters. Weighing a total of 9.28cts for the centre stones and 2.8cts for surrounding diamonds, it creates a veritable rainbow for the wrist. £97,500 / €108,935 / $126,295 www.bentley-skinner.co.uk

VICTORIAN ELEGANCE

ocated in the heart of London on Piccadilly, the jewellers, goldsmiths and silversmiths, Bentley & Skinner, are a bastion of quality and service. This pair of Victorian, brilliant-cut diamond drop earrings forms a perfect example. Eight claw-set to a platinum scroll collet, they are suspended from a knife-edge bar with brilliant-cut diamond surmount, set in platinum to a yellow gold mount with hook fitting. £97,500 / €108,755 / $124,485 www.bentley-skinner.co.uk

Styles of the swinging 60s Known as one of Hollywood's most magnetic stars of the era, actress and model Sharon Tate’s life and style embodied the very essence of the swinging 60s. She was amongst the celebrities that influenced the sights and sounds of that era’s culture, joining the likes of Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy.

Now ‘Property from the Collection of Sharon Tate’, an auction on Saturday,

November 17th live in Los Angeles and online, will offer the opportunity to own one of her many iconic dresses. Highlights include an ivory silk moiré mini dress by Alba worn at her London wedding to Roman Polanski in 1968 (estimated at $25,000 – $50,000) and a black floral lace mini dress by Christian Dior worn to the London premiere of Roman Polanski's film Cul-de-Sac in 1966 (estimated at $15,000 – $30,000). www.juliensauctions.com

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Diamond droplets The Ancient Greeks and Romans looked upon diamonds as tears from the gods, fallen from the heavens to the earthly world below in a journey known as Celestia. This is reflected in a bezel-set one carat round brilliant diamond ring surrounded by round and pear-shaped, bezel-set diamonds that sparkle like teardrops falling from the sky. £55,500 / €61,930 / $71,310 www.debeers.com

Turn heads in a

TURBAN Inspired by Loulou de la Falaise, the well-known muse of Yves Saint Laurent, Lock Hatters’ Muse Collection comprises a nine-piece capsule including this

fabulous turban. Hand-draped on a frame and made of silk, it’s both elegant and stylish. All items in the range are named after Loulou herself and take inspiration from her relationship with the designer, as well as her own personal style. £1,450 / €1,610 / $1,860

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TAKE YOUR TIME Browse through our latest collection of timepieces to find one that perfectly suits your character and style

Light up your life Limited to just 1,000 pieces, Ball’s Fireman Night Train III is where utility meets aesthetics and luminosity meets ruggedness. The watch is ready to meet any demand, whether in the office or out in the wild. The minute track of the 40mm and 43mm models is lined with micro gas tubes for bright luminosity and maximum readability in darkness.

ALL CHANGE

To protect against intense shock impact,

he Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Pirelli Single Flying Tourbillon includes

the automatic movement is shielded by

a complementary PitStop Collector Box of interchangeable straps matching

Ball’s patented ‘Amortiser’ system.

winning tyre colours. This echoes the partnership between the watch brand

£1,150 / €1,280 / $1,490

that dares to be different and Pirelli, the iconic tyre maker. With a black DLC-

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coated titanium case, this exclusive 28-piece limited edition features new trigger and bridge designs, along with a transparent view of the new hand-wound calibre with power reserve indicator and state-of-the-art black Astral Skeleton. £221,330 / €246,880 / $287,000

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Stamp of excellence This is the first TAG Heuer chronograph to bear the prestigious ‘Tête de Vipère’ stamp of excellence, awarded by the Besançon Observatory. Since 2006, only 500 watches have received this highly exclusive certification. The Carrera Chronograph Tourbillon Chronometer has a contemporary design and features two of traditional watchmaking's most famous complications: a tourbillon and a chronograph. The movement is housed in a magnificent midnight blue ceramic case, complemented by a ceramic bezel and lugs. £16,635 / €18,550 / $21,565 www.tagheuer.com

The magic of Monaco The stunning, bespoke Grand Prix de Monaco 1968 automatic calibre watch features a handengraved poster of that year’s event. Its dial has three layers of 18k white gold which has been applied by hand while the 18k white gold case is also brushed, polished and assembled by hand on an alligator leather strap. £74,200 / €82,775 / $96,225 www.ateliers-demonaco.com

DELICATE DESIGN atek Philippe’s Aquanaut Luce Haute Joaillerie showcases the delicate hue of rose gold resulting in a very feminine watch. The engraved mother-of-pearl dial with a chequerboard pattern is framed by the glint of diamonds set in its bezel. Turn it over and you can also admire its self-winding movement through the sapphire-crystal display back. £66,850 / €74,560 / $86,685 www.patek.com

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A true transformer

MB&F’s partnership with L’Epée 1839, Switzerland’s last remaining manufacturer of high-end mechanical clocks, has resulted in a family of robot-clocks - Melchior, Balthazar, Sherman and now Grant. Among the many things that make him special is his ability to change positions – he is a true transformer. Grant goes from lying horizontally, to crouching, to sitting up. In all three positions, his beautifully crafted, intricate 268-component movement is always on display. Available in three limited editions of 50 pieces each in nickel, black or blue. £17,775 / €19,660 / $22,795

www.mbandf.com

Stainless steel sheen The Annual Calendar Chronograph is a wristwatch that emanates the cool sheen of stainless steel. It is one of Patek Philippe’s rare classically elegant wristwatches outside the casually exclusive Nautilus and Aquanaut collections that combine a complicated movement with a stainless steel case. £37,040 / €41,315 / $48,030 www.patek.com

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Luxe

Effective lighting plays an important role in setting the mood for different living spaces. By choosing the appropriate type for each area you’ll be amazed at the different atmospheres that can be created

From £672 / €748 / $870 for the two-sphere wall light

Magical moonlight

Throughout his life, the sky served as a muse for the renowned Italian lighting master Gino Sarfatti. He was fascinated by the perfect light emitted by the moon and one of his most brilliant designs is inspired by this luminous satellite.

The Le Sfere collection has been out of production since the 1970s but has now been reintroduced by Astep, a

company founded in Copenhagen by Alessandro Sarfatti, Gino’s grandson. It is the largest product family by Gino Sarfatti with models that have developed over time, from the first single sphere to the iconic 24-sphere chandelier. From £6,108 / €6,800 / $7,905 for the 16-sphere chandelier www.astep.design

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MONUMENTAL MASTERPIECES ouis Jobst’s debut collection, Monument, is designed using simplified geometric forms inspired by architectural components such as arches, columns and monoliths, with reference drawn from early 20th century design. Each light has a stacked formation with harmonised proportions and contrasted material qualities. Solid steel and glass mixed with ebonised oak and brass are some of the materials used, resulting in striking silhouettes that are monuments for the home. £1,750 / €1,948 / $2,265

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Delicate by design The Cranton Pendant is a magnificent statement piece, perfectly suited for hallways, bedrooms and

Architectural accents

sitting rooms. Eye-catching both when lit or unlit,

The Cairo Arch Pendant Light designed by

based Cranton Hexagonal pendant. Each version is

Martin Huxford, is a new addition to the

made up of multiple, overlapping hexagon shaped

company’s innovative contemporary Cairo

bone china discs, which when lit, produce a warm,

series. Inspired by the radical geometry of

ambient light with striking forms and shadows.

Constructivism art, the light is composed of

£3,149 / €3,505 / $4,075

there are two styles - the wider shaped Cranton Oval pendant (featured here) and the deeper

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flattened volumes linked by linear tubes. Its design uses the classic forms of circle, triangle and semi-circle, suspending and piercing the shapes, to create a graphic gold and black contemporary light. Handcrafted to order, it may be hung as a single, two light pendant or in a linear series as a multiple custom chandelier. £1,560 / €1,736 / $2,018 www.martinhuxford.com

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Cascading crystals The Atlantida suspension lamp is a captivating lighting piece made in brass with a nickel finish, ornamented with exquisite Swarovski crystals. Combining two different colour tones with clear crystal in the centre, this lamp creates an unmistakable interior design centrepiece. The options also include green tones like emerald, light peridot or antique green, magenta, sapphire, blue violet, violet or rosaline. £18,017 / €20,053 / $23,307 www.castrolighting.com

Taking flight

Moonlight Murmuration by Ochre is a sensational new lighting installation that mimics the agile shape created by flocks of birds in flight. The swooping mass of flighty, solid glass droplets is illuminated by LED with a brass cap and white canopy. £10,680 / €11,891 / $13,820 for 20 drops £28,200 / €31,400 / $36,496 for 64 drops www.ochre.net

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Big on bubbles This is a statement light featuring a plethora of 40 delicately frosted glass orbs suspended in a cluster from a length of sleek black fabric cable. The bubble light really comes to life once lit up, with the elegant bauble absorbing light beautifully, cascading an ambient light into whichever room you choose to place it. £499 / €555 / $646

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PIPES OF PEACE f you're looking for something a little different, the LED hanging light ‘Pipes’ by the Austrian designer Thomas Feichtner could be just

Raining rocks The Rock Crystal Rain pendant is exquisitely handcrafted from delicate drops of rock crystal,

the thing. He had the refined idea to equip different lengths of curved

lightly polished by hand and fixed to individual

aluminium tube segments with LEDs and to stack them on top of each

sockets on the frame so that each crystal is lit. The

other at slight angles. The result is a beautiful object that provides brilliant illumination in any room. Even without being lit, it makes an exceptional impression in a lounge or entrance area. £1,498 / €1,667 / $1,937

multi-faceted crystals disperse the light in every direction as it shines through the translucent stone, casting dramatic shapes and shadows on the wall

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and radiating a soft, romantic glow. £5,625 / €6,263 / $7,279 www.timothyoulton.com

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Crowning glory

Inanch London is a multi-award winning salon in the heart of Fitzrovia, London known as a haven for hair with an exceptional client service

“The woman that weaves magic in to my hair. She’s changed my hair which has changed my life” Stacey Duguid, Elle magazine orld-renowned for its expertise in hair extensions, Inanch London also offers a full range of hairdressing services including the latest trends in hair colour, bridal hair, bespoke hair and scalp treatments as well as luxury nail services. The salon is led by celebrity hairdresser Inanch Emir, who is acclaimed as the ‘Queen of Hair Extensions’. Inanch entered the iconic Hair Awards Hall

“The cutting edge…one of the best salons in the UK” Vogue magazine

of Fame for winning the Best Extensionist accolade for three years running. Inanch London attracts a global clientele ranging from A-list celebrities to top fashion/beauty editors. The salon also won the Best London Salon accolade at The Hair Awards 2016 and recently had a full makeover. This gives an even more luxurious and relaxing ambience whilst each client’s hair is personally attended to by the salon’s professional stylists.

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Art

Andrea Marechal Watson rounds up some late autumn highlights in the world of art including exhibitions and events taking place in London, Bilbao, Toronto, New York and Paris

Ludwig Meidner Apocalyptic Landscape | 1912 Part of Sotheby's November 12 auction. Estimate of $12 – $18 million

The Beautiful & Damned

Many great masters of the period, and many ground-breaking schools of the 20th century, found their voice at this critical moment. Among the works are

asterworks from 1908-1918

Ludwig Meidner’s harrowing Apocalyptic

commemorating the artistic genius

Landscape 1912, (estimate $12 – $18

born from World War 1 will be sold this

million) one of the very few ‘Apocalyptic

November by Sotheby's. The enormous

Landscapes’ by the German Expressionist

psychological upheaval engendered by

that remains in private hands.

the Great War is vividly documented in the artistic production of the

November 12th, Impressionist and

time, with artists responding variously with optimism, despair as well

Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby's

as a desire to rip up the old and start anew.

New York, USA

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Edward Burtynsky Oil Bunkering 2, Niger Delta, Nigeria | 2016 Photo © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Flowers Gallery, London / Metivier Gallery, Toronto

The Anthropocene Project Epoch making is not an everyday event. Anthropocene is a 'proposed' new epoch – one in which human (anthropos in Greek) activity has become the dominant influence on the earth's geology and eco-systems. As yet not accepted as a Until November 24th at Flowers Gallery, Cork Street, London, UK and also at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto and National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa until early 2019

definition by the scientific community, it is in the art world. The Anthropocene Project is an exhibition of new work by photographer Edward Burtynsky created in collaboration with Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier, that explores the visual impact

Edward Burtynsky Saw Mills #1, Lagos, Nigeria | 2016 Photo © Edward Burtynsky courtesy Flowers Gallery London

that mankind's activity is having on nature. Taken from both aerial and subterranean perspectives, the patterns and scars of human-altered landscapes appear to form an abstracted painterly language.

The famed Pulitzer Hotel, Amsterdam, overlooking the Prinsengracht canal and (inset) the exuberant foyer

books that hint at the history of the hotel. The immersive art experience taking place in partnership with the nearby Van

LEARN TO PAINT LIKE VAN GOGH

Gogh Museum includes an overnight stay utch Design Week has come and gone but

at Pulitzer Amsterdam with breakfast, a

there's still time to learn how to paint like

workshop on Van Gogh’s life and artworks,

Van Gogh thanks to an unusual venture at the

and a private painting lesson focusing on

Pulitzer Hotel in Amsterdam. Transformed by

the exploration of colour and creativity

an exuberant makeover, the lobby incorporates

with local artist, Mirjam ter Maat.

vintage Persian rugs, antique furniture and

Until December 23rd at Pulitzer

historic and contemporary artworks alongside a library showcasing Pulitzer Prize winning

Amsterdam www.pulitzeramsterdam.com

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Pablo Picasso

Van Gogh to Picasso

Le Moulin de la Galette, Paris

Thannhauser Legacy

1900 Oil on canvas Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, Thannhauser Collection

the

The Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York, was originally meant to be a collection of works of ‘radical abstraction’ says curator Megan Fontanella. Then in the 1960s along came the legacy of Justin Thannhauser, the son of the German gallerist Heinrich Thannhauser, whose collection included paintings by some of the greatest names of the 19th and 20th centuries. Some 50 paintings from the legacy are now on show at the Guggenheim Bilbao, including works by the great precursors of the modern era; Manet, Braque and Van Gogh. Picasso, who was a great personal friend of the Thannhauser family, is represented by works that span 65 years including the first major work he created on his arrival in Paris in 1900, Le Moulin de la Galette. In addition, you can also see works by Joana Vasconscelos, a young Portuguese artist

Joana Vasconcelos

who shot to fame with works such as the pink feathered helicopter

Lilicoptère | 2012 | Private Collection

that she placed in the Palace of Versailles and now on show here. From September 21st – March 4th at Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain www.guggenheim-bilbao.eus

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ART FAIRS

Dates for your diary this winter Global Art Cryptocurrency

Oceania

Exhibition Until 30th November House of Fine Art,

he first impression of Oceania as you enter from

LosAngeles, USA

the streets of Piccadilly is of being plunged into darkness – and drama. The first exhibit, a vast bolt of

Artissima

blue cloth made by New Zealand's Kiko Moana entirely

2nd – 4th November

fills the first room. Blinking in the darkness of deep

Via Giacomo Mattè

green and blue walls, you are plunged into an entirely

Trucco, Turin, Italy

new world filled with a strange echoing soundscape. This show takes the visitor on a 500-year journey across

Independent Brussels

the Pacific Ocean through Polynesia, Micronesia and

8th – 11th November

Melanesia. Despite the vast size of the region we know

Schildknaapstraat

relatively little of its cultural heritage. Oceania is indeed the

Vanderborght Building,

first major UK survey and brings 200 works of art including

Brussels, Belgium

figures, decorated beams and house posts, carvings, shields, spears, ceremonial headdresses, masks, ritual objects as well

The Salon Art + Design

as many outstanding artefacts created for canoes and boats

8th – 12th November Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA Shanghai

by these seafaring people. Until December 10th at the Royal Female tattooed figure 18th/19th century

Academy, London, UK www.royalacademy.org.uk

Cook Islands | Wood, pigment Museum funf Kontinente, Munich

Contemporary Art Fair 9th – 11th November Shanghai Exhibition Center, China Abu Dhabi Art

AGE-OLD CITIES:

A virtual journey from Palmyra to Mosul

4th – 17th November

The destruction of ancient Roman

Manarat Al Saadiyat,

remains at Palmyra, Syria, by members

Abu Dhabi, UAE

of so-called Islamic State was met with

View of Umayyad mosque, Aleppo, Syria and destroyed minaret © Credit Iconem/DGAM

international condemnation. Now four Art Dussedorf 16th – 18th November

major sites which were damaged, pillaged, or destroyed including Palmyra and

Areal Böhler Hansaallee

Aleppo, Mosul (Iraq), and Leptis Magna

321, Dusseldorf, Germany

(Libya) form the subject of new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris.

Affordable Art Fair

Using digitisation techniques,

16th – 18th November

visitors can take a virtual journey into

No.1 Republic Boulevard

the architectural riches of these cities

F1 Pit Building, Singapore

and archaeological sites which are all symbols of the multicultural history of

Art Thessalonika 22nd – 25th November Helexpo Centre, Thessalonika, Greece

the civilisations of the Middle East. Giant screen projections reveal the current condition of the sites and also travel back in time through a virtual reconstruction of public buildings, homes, and

Art Miami 4th – 9th December Numerous venues across Miami, Florida, USA

archaeological vestiges. Complemented by documents, video accounts of residents and texts, the show spans thousands of years of history present in these cities, as well as the torments of their recent past.

Until February 10th at the Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France www.imarabe.org

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Pearls of design wisdom

We meet Noor bin Eidan, a highly talented interior designer from Kuwait, who has become an inspiring role model for all women who dream of succeeding in their chosen career

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he western world often thinks of Arab women as being oppressed, all too often failing to recognise their talent and success stories, not only in the Middle East but also around the world. One such success story is that of a celebrated Kuwaiti designer, Noor bin Eidan. When entries were invited for the renowned International Property Awards, a competition seeking the world’s most outstanding property professionals, Noor’s company Done Interior was among those included. Noor had dreamt of creating the wonderful homes we all hope for but was born into a typical Arab Society with limitations that block women from becoming aspiring entrepreneurs. However, she made her way out and started to follow her dream, inspired by her parents. Right from her childhood, Noor used to spend her free time creating and collecting beautiful interior accessories. She specially mentioned about Eidiyyah (Eidiyyah is a gift or money given to someone on the blessed day of Eid) given by her parents. Noor still remembers how she carefully spent that money to buy small interior accessories for her room,

which was the only stage to display her talent. Noor’s dream and hobby continued to grow with her age and eventually became a reality.

The pearl chair

Noor’s designs are exquisite and elegant, with many furniture items made of pearls and mother of pearl.
Pearls are part of her family history. Way back in the history of Kuwait, long before oil exploration began, the pearl trade played a key role in the economic activity of the Arab world. Noor’s forefather ‘Bin Eidan’ was the owner and captain of the ship that found oysters and trade pearls and handicrafts made from pearls. Today, the story of Bin Eidan and his voyages still remain recorded in the history of Kuwait and have the highest integrity and honour.

Pearls are a rare and high valued commodity. In the Arab world, they are considered as white oil, just as the western world considers oil as black gold, and all the elite class women wear them with pride. Noor’s first exquisitely designed chair features pearls embedded into it. The chair’s design and the way the material and pearls are featured show how close pearls are to her heart and art.
She has always expressed her rich family history throughout her art and business.
 After designing exclusive furniture pieces for several years, Noor achieved her first interior design project as a consultant in 2003. Having successfully completed her education, she

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Noor’s designs are exquisite and elegant, with many furniture items made of pearls and mother of pearl gained valuable experience from a few years spent as a self-employed designer. Speaking from her own personal experience, Noor acknowledges how tough it is for an Arab woman to be successful when every mistake is scrutinised and criticised. “Every minute mistake is used to make you stop being independent,” she says. She recalls the days she was out working late, causing stress to her parents and siblings and the amount of bullying she faced from her employees and contractors, simply for being a woman. Out of all these challenges, her dream of being an independent woman and her passion for interior design has pushed Noor to be successful.

Entrepreneurship

After the completion of a few projects, Noor decided that it was time to start her own company, believing this was
the only way she could pursue her real aim in bringing dream homes to people. In other words, to turn a sketch of design into a piece of art. This concept has been the enduring hallmark of the firm ever since Noor established it in 2013. Over the years it has been her passion, creativity and exclusivity that have allowed Done Interior to establish itself as the most
exclusive stop for complete turnkey interior solutions across GCC and Middle East. Noor says the main reason for her success are the references given by her clients following previous completed projects. These references are offered as a result of the firm’s attention to both quality and detail. This formula has become a guideline for its daily activity and is prioritised in the entire process of project handling. This extends right from the mood board to the choice of the timber and selection of fabrics, from the first drawings made for the client up to the installation of the furniture in his or her house.

Growth and presence


After the success of Done Interior, Noor continued to aim for new heights and this led her to set up a manufacturing unit. This operates alongside her studio and retail space, producing delightful ambiences and selling exclusive and selected lines. The firm uses its manufacturing unit to give life to Noor’s designs. Great care is taken in every single step of making each piece of furniture using raw materials and fabrics based on the chief designer’s (Noor’s) precise designs. The company’s experienced master woodcarvers and sofa makers work under the patronage of Noor to ensure that every detail and every carving is studied and carried out in the best possible way. Because of this practice, clients around the Middle East have been increasingly appreciating her designs and furniture. Noor’s designs and business growth have also inspired many young Arabs, especially women. In spite of fame and demand, she is

still making time for her charity supporting old age homes and social initiatives like supporting young and upcoming designers and women entrepreneurs. Noor considers this as an opportunity and blessing from Allah to give back to society. Now the team, which currently numbers more than 100 staff, is expanding beyond the Middle East into Europe. Noor states that future plans are, “To continue to grow in a consolidated manner, to strengthen our international operation and to continue to create ambiences of excellence.”

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Inside out living

©Photography by Mel Yates

Established in London for over a quarter of a century, Gregory Phillips Architects is an international practice that delivers bespoke, exquisitely executed homes

boundaries and rooting the building to its site,” says Mr Phillips, whose work is known for creating a connection between indoor and outdoor living. A covered walkway traversing the reflecting pool leads into a dramatic, regory Phillips Architects specialises in award-winning

double-height entrance hall – the first in

residential schemes that are timeless and of the highest

a series of breath-taking interior spaces,

quality. These range from contemporary interiors to

many of which frame views of the

new-build architecture, renovation and landscape design. Having launched an office in Los Angeles, the company is now expanding its architectural services stateside. This

surrounding landscape. The house’s layout has four wings oriented for optimum sun, all accented by a coordinated palette of

spectacular contemporary residence on a picturesque

traditional materials including timber,

22-acre estate in Shropshire forms a prime example

marble, brick, suede and leather. These are

of the company’s expertise. The client’s brief was to

contrasted with the contemporary qualities

completely transform his entire property from extensive landscape

of raw concrete, glass and stainless steel.

design and the renovation of an existing Victorian Hall, to the design

The same bricks used externally have been

and build of this stunning modernist home.

incorporated inside too – in walls, stairwells

One of the priorities was to create a strong connection with

and fireplace – to accentuate the visual

the magnificent natural surroundings, yet retain seclusion. A

ambiguity of inside and outside living.

meandering driveway accesses the new house, now the main residence, by passing the existing Victorian home, which the team Gregory Phillips Architects 17 Savile Row, London W1S 3PN, UK t: +44 207 724 3040 e: gp@gregoryphillips.com www.gregoryphillips.com

also fully restored. On approach to the contemporary addition, an external reflecting pool is flanked by monolithic garden walls constructed of long, distinctive brick – an introduction to the architecture of the new house. “Our idea was to have the landscaping blend and interact with the building, blurring their

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interiors

Food for thought We seek expert advice on setting the scene for the perfect dinner party through creative interior design

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hile you naturally hope that your culinary delights will take centre stage, a thoughtfully designed, dedicated dining area can greatly enhance the entire experience. From controlled lighting to forming a welcoming space, an accomplished interior design company will ensure that your dining room is delivered with an eye for exquisite detail.

Accouter Design is renowned for providing award-winning interior design to high-profile clients on over £600 million worth of property in some of the world’s finest postcodes. Rhian Barker, the company’s design director, says, “When entering a dining room, the first thing the eyes will be drawn to is not only the dining table itself, but the back of dining chairs inviting people to be seated at

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Moonstone marble Classic yet contemporary, marble is one of the most coveted materials for the home. This Moonstone Pendant Bowl will add a sophisticated refinement to the dining room. Its inverted bowl is made from a veined moonstone marble with polished nickel fixtures. £2,538 / €2,880 / $3,338 www.besselink.co.uk

the table. We use materiality, texture and colour to fabricate a convivial and welcoming dining space within the home. Commissioned by a private client, our designers recently produced 22 bespoke dining chairs, each one hand embroidered and beautifully crafted with comfort in mind, finished with metal detailing on the backs to create a functional yet ultra-luxurious dining experience. “Lighting can be manipulated in certain ways to create the desired ambience of a dining room. By placing low-hanging lighting pendants directly above the dining table, Accouter Design accentuates the centralised space, the natural meeting point for diners, while muting the lighting in unoccupied parts of the room for a dramatic atmosphere. Not only this,

but through clever use of reflective surfaces such as polished plaster ceilings and mirrored walls, low-level light is reflected back on to the dining table creating the same effect.” When it comes to dining at the table, from Hermes chinaware to engraved silverware and embossed linens, Accouter Design collaborates with tableware and decorative specialists to curate a truly unique and luxury dinnerware experience designed with opulence. “Although the design doesn’t end at the dining experience itself,” advises Rhian. “When unoccupied, delicate sculptural decorations become a table’s centrepiece accentuating the notable characteristics of Accouter Design’s bespoke feature dining tables.”

Discreet décor Practically invisible, the new LED pendant light from the award-winning next125 collections, floats above a table or counter top to illuminate contemporary dining, kitchen and living spaces. Featuring German engineering and functionality, it features light, colour and temperature controls via a four-channel remote control. Available in stainless steel and onyx black. From £430 / €490 / $565 www.inhouseltd.co.uk

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Creating the right mood

Sally Storey, creative director of John Cullen Lighting, advises that the essential ingredient that contributes to a successful dining room, after food and company, is the mood and this is best controlled by lighting. www.johncullenlighting.com

he key to good dining room lighting is to focus light on to the centre of the table, on to the silverware or the flowers, but never directly over the diners’ heads. Low glare downlights with narrow beam lamps are ideal for this and will give the centre of the table a soft atmospheric glow. When dining this helps create an intimate feel to the space and draws the diners in.

onsider the features in your dining room and light these. Light your art with downlights or picture lights as this will provide a soft reflected light in the room and create a focus. Think about framing any windows and provide an element of uplight to the window frames or shutter boxes. Reflect light off your curtains so that the material can be seen at night.

inally, always control lights on different circuits ie the light on the centre of a table, separate to decorative lights and from any feature lighting. By having a variety of void decorative lights in a dining room that are non-

effects it is easier to change the mood and create

dimmable and cold LED light sources. If you have a

the ideal atmosphere.

chandelier over your dining table, this will provide ambient light within the space, but this should be dimmed and downlights added to provide the focus and create intimacy.

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Drive Latest news, reviews and previews from the glamorous world of motoring

Comparing the Continental Paul Bassi takes the wheel of the new Bentley Continental GT

The new Bentley Continental GT has to be an exceptional car in order to improve on its predecessor. For over a decade, the GT in its many variations has become an iconic car that has re-established Bentley on the manufacturer top table.

The new GT has a sleeker, more elegant body shape, more sports car

than grand tourer. Its bonnet has an abundance of Bentley charisma, while the rear end is totally redesigned and futuristic. Internally, the GT is simply beautiful. The sporty steering wheel has been taken from its Bentayga big brother and everything else is new. The leather seating, the wooden finishes, the disco style lighting and all the high chrome finishes are everything a Bentley owner would expect.

The drive is a combination of supercar and luxury. It has instant power

that can be called upon, while the Sat Nav, telecommunications and media systems by Bang and Olufsen are all five-star. Finally, part of buying a high-end prestige brand is the quality of the service received from the dealership (which in this instance was Bentley Birmingham). From ÂŁ156,700

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drive

From capital to coast

Every year, the famous Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run intrigues thousands of roadside viewers with its unique appeal which draws entrants from all around the globe. It also serves to

take place as far away as Toronto and Bangkok. Our business is a fraction of the size of F1 or MotoGP but DHL still ensures our goods arrive safely and on time for each event. The

DHL thanks clients with motorsport VIP

company thanked us for using its service by inviting the President of the International Property Awards, Stuart Shield, to enjoy its VIP hospitality

ou may well have watched F1 and MotoGP

suite at the MotoGP at Silverstone this

live or at home but there is every chance that,

summer. DHL had secured the best spot

although you see the DHL banners alongside the track as the racing cars or bikes scream past, you have never given them a second thought. However, if it wasn’t for DHL there might not be a race to watch.

to watch all the action and there was plenty of fine food and drink available throughout the day.

If you love motorsport and are

This is because all the teams’ cars, bikes, tools and spares are

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and we will forward your enquiry to the

The International Property Awards also uses DHL to send

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right department.

honour all those pioneering engineers for their ingeniously innovative technologies dating back to the dawn of the horseless carriage era.

Furthermore, the world’s longest

running motoring event inspires a large number of museums not just to display their extraordinary veteran cars but also to keep them in perfect running order in readiness for their annual pilgrimage from capital to coast. “It’s a unique spectacle and brings notable exhibits from our collection to life,” enthuses Stephen Laing, curator of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust.

Now exhibited at the newly refurbished

British Motor Museum at Gaydon, the Trust’s remarkable collection adds up to the world’s largest display of historic British cars – at the last count it totals more than 300 vehicles spanning classic and vintage as well as veteran eras. Around eight of these machines date back to before 1905 and thus are eligible to join the Veteran Car Run, and six are regularly entered, sometimes for high-profile participants. www.veterancarrun.com

Blistering Lister Hot in the broad tyre tracks of the fast-selling new Lister LFT-666 coupe, the 65-year old all-British specialist sports car maker - The Lister Motor Company - can now also confirm that it is launching the Lister LFP. It will produce around 670bhp, with a top speed of 200mph and an estimated 0-60mph time of just 3.5 seconds, with extensive carbon fibre modifications helping to potentially make it the world’s fastest SUV. From £140,000

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Glorious Goodwood Stuart Shield rates the Goodwood Revival as being ‘unmissable’

If you are looking for the antidote to the increasingly dull world of Formula 1 then I prescribe an annual dose of Goodwood Revival each September. Here fire breathing cars driven by oil smeared drivers entertain a crowd more than half of which are dressed in period costumes.

It is hard to imagine that the Goodwood circuit that used to host Formula 1

races back in the 40s and 50s was brought back to life from its half derelict state 20 years ago to a renaissance as the finest historic motor racing event in the world. Gentleman racers are joined by living legends of the track to battle for the trophies in cars that are quite often worth much more than central London homes.

The Sunday afternoon programme included a parade of Revival winners and the

hour long RAC TT race where two drivers took turns to complete the endurance. www.goodwood.com

The field of cars included AC Cobras, Jaguars and Ferraris of 60’s and 70’s vintage.

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The new Maserati ‘Ghibli Ribelle’, produced in a limited edition of just 200 cars for the

Metallic Maserati

EMEA markets, offers owners exclusive design and elegant interior trims. It will be available with all of the sports saloon’s three powerplants, the 275 HP V6 turbodiesel and the two petrol options, both twin-turbo V6 delivering 350 HP and 430 HP.

At first sight, the Ghibli’s elegant silhouette acquires a new dimension thanks to

the metallic tone of the ‘Nero Ribelle’ colour. The interior features two-tone black/red dashboard, black door panels and red central armrest, black leather Sport steering wheel with tone-on-tone stitching, and steering wheel paddle shifters. The sporty seats (with 12 position memories) are in full premium leather, again two-tone in black/red with contrasting stitching, available exclusively for this limited edition. Maserati also offers the optional

Price yet to be announced www.maserati.com

Ribelle Plus package, with laminated privacy windows, full-LED Matrix adaptive headlights, Harman Kardon premium sound system and opening sunroof.

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Series Elite was recently launched in London as a new one make racing series with the fabulous new Jaguar Project 8 SVO and already the take-up has attracted eight aspiring racing drivers for the new race series commencing in May 2019. A recent test drive opportunity at Jaguar Land Rover’s test • Designed for the mature car enthusiast with a passion to track in the Midlands allowed three of Series Elite’s drivers race against like minded drivers to experience the fantastic performance of what has been described as the fastest road car Jaguar have ever produced. Series Elite’s founder and CEO, Graeme Glew, commented • Want to own their own race car after the test “Each of the three drivers who tested the • Compete at 6 International car used the same word to describe their experience Tracks including Silverstone PHENOMENAL! The car has amazing performance in every and Portimao in The Algarve respect and is incredibly easy to drive”.

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Pristine parade at Salon Privé

The 70th anniversary of Porsche

featured a parade and trophy presentation and so the Bentley Drivers Club is planning to mark next year’s 100th anniversary of Bentley with a very special tour. Supported by Bentley Motors, participants will drive from the tip of Scotland to the Tower of London taking in Britain’s finest roads and hotels along the way. Most of the spaces have been taken by Bentley owners from

The 2018 Salon Privé took place at the

the UK and overseas with just a handful of

finale of the long, hot English summer in

spaces left.

the grounds of Blenheim Palace and proved

itself a truly vintage event. It featured the

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European debut of the Lamborghini SVJ and

further details. Next year’s Salon Privé takes

the Brabham BT62 supercar alongside the

place from September 5th to 7th.

new Honda NSX and many of the finest new

If you are interested in joining the tour

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creations from the mainstream and smaller luxury car manufacturers.

This annual event also offered the

chance to see the most pristine examples of the rarest classic road and racing cars. The panel of 18 judges for the UK’s most important Concours d’Elégance was headed by five times Le Mans winner Derek Bell MBE. Taking home the prestigious Best of Show Trophy was a stunning 1933 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster, styled by Jean Bugatti.

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Taking flight By choosing to fly by private jet, the sky is the limit for both convenience and comfort. We find out more about availability and aircraft options from specialists within the industry

Owning a private jet may only be possible for those in the very top percentage of ultra-high net worth individuals but fortunately there are other ways to enjoy this fabulous form of travel. PrivateFly is a leading booking platform for private jet charter. It was launched in 2008, when former RAF pilot and experienced private jet captain, Adam Twidell saw a gap in the market for a faster, technologydriven booking platform for private jet charter. With over 7,000 aircraft integrated worldwide, PrivateFly combines innovative technology with a team of aviation experts, available 24/7 – making it faster and easier to arrange a

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Clients can choose from all types and sizes of accredited private charter aircraft, from small jets and helicopters, up to ultra long-range jets and luxury converted airliners

private jet, wherever and whenever you want to fly. Adam and his wife and co-founder Carol Cork (an experienced marketing professional) sold their house to raise the seed funding for PrivateFly, which has gone on to grow rapidly in both Europe and the USA. Clients can choose from all types and sizes of accredited private charter aircraft, from small jets and helicopters, up to ultra long-range jets and luxury converted airliners. “We offer clients a choice of aircraft and will make recommendations based on their budget, route, group

size, and other specific requirements,” explains Adam. Clients looking to charter larger jets can either use PrivateFly’s website or app, or speak to its team of flight experts 24/7. To search online, they can enter details of the route and itinerary to see estimate prices and aircraft options for long range jets or airliners, then opt to request live availability and quotes. “Advice and pricing is also available from our expert flight team at any stage – some clients prefer to deal with our team from the start,” says Adam, “especially for a larger aircraft.” For long haul transatlantic or transcontinental flights, clients can choose from a wide variety of long range jets, including Embraer’s Legacy range, Bombardier’s Challenger and Global families, Dassault’s Falcon jets and a number of Gulfstream models – all of which are widely available for charter. At the very top end of the market are VVIP private jet conversions of large airliners, such as the Boeing Business Jet and Airbus Corporate Jet, some of which are available on the charter market. “Currently the longest range private jet available is the recordbreaking Gulfstream G650ER,” advises Adam. “It has a flight range of 7,500 nautical miles, making it capable of 12+ hour flights such as Hong Kong to New York, or Los Angeles to Melbourne. This will be slightly surpassed by rival Bombardier’s Global 7500 when it 77

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enters the charter market next year, capable of flying up to 7,700 nautical miles. But many clients don’t require such a long nonstop flight, and will instead choose more cost-effective aircraft such as the Gulfstream GIV, capable of flying many routes between Europe and the USA, or the Legacy 600 for routes between Europe and the Middle East. “On-demand charter is the most flexible and cost-effective way to travel by private jet. Clients can choose the right aircraft for every flight, from a wide choice of available aircraft, all over the world. There are no membership fees or annual contracts, so it’s appealing to those who do not want an ongoing financial commitment. But unlike other new business models, which offer jet-sharing in a private aircraft on a pre-determined route, charter still means you have the whole aircraft to yourself and can specify your own itinerary and departure times.” As for pricing, PrivateFly’s online flight search gives an accurate estimate of the likely cost of a private jet charter for any global route. This is based on a number of factors for each charter including airport fees and repositioning fees, with the most significant variables being the aircraft’s hourly rate and the length of the flight. For London to New York one-way for example, prices can vary from around £60,000 for a Gulfstream GIV to £250,000+ for a Boeing Business Jet. »

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Going the distance

www.flyplanet9.com

Planet Nine (P9) is a new, boutique US-based ultra long-haul charter specialist. Having made its first Dassault Falcon 7X available for charter this summer, the company intends to have four 7Xs operational by the end of this year. Headquartered out of Los Angeles, California and London with a staff of 28 full time employees, co-founders Matt Walter and James Seagrim are positioning P9 to provide a competitive offering in the premium end of the ultra long-range charter market. “Our operation will centre on a floating fleet model, and the efficiency it brings to our operations we can then pass on to our customers in the form of better pricing,” explains James. P9 brings a new offering into the long-haul business jet market with the 5,950 nautical mile range Falcon 7X, stylishly configured for 11-16 passengers, with six individual

sleeper seats, perfect for over-night Transatlantic flying. With operating costs at least 30% lower than equivalent Gulfstream G550 and Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft, P9 believes that the 7X has a distinct advantage over its competition. The company’s aircraft will all feature refurbished cabin interiors and include full Wi-Fi and IFE from Gogo/Swift Broadband. Over the summer P9 performed several charters into Europe, including London Luton Airport and runway restricted Cannes Mandelieu. It recently ran several charters into Honolulu International Airport, pre-hurricane, while other key charter destinations have included Nice, Geneva and Tivat Airport, Montenegro. Will Holroyd, sales

and marketing director at Harrods Aviation, London Luton Airport, comments, “We are very proud that Planet 9 are regularly choosing the services of Harrods Aviation at Luton to support this exciting new addition to the long-haul charter market. With so many of our regular customers flying between London and the major international US hubs, their fine longhaul offering, based on the popular Falcon 7X, is a welcome addition to the industry.” Bill Wulf, P9’s CFO, has found from his own experience that there is an acute shortage of premium ultralong haul aircraft available for ad hoc charter out of the US. “And those charter management companies that have aircraft available have typically one or two at most,” he says. “Our decision to go with a number of environmentally friendly Falcon 7X’s and our plan to build up a sizeable fleet of this type, is going to make us appealing to clientele who want a special experience.”

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spain

Golfing greats Spain is the top European golf tourism destination with many thousands of golfers visiting each year to enjoy its superb courses which are bathed in sunshine and with stunning views

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ccording to KPMG’s latest ‘Golf Study’ report, there are now 349 golf courses in Spain, making the country a popular choice for those who like to combine their love of the sport with a holiday in the sunshine. Options range from ninehole municipal courses to championship courses by leading designers based in Spain or the USA. Many believe that the development in Spanish golf over the last four decades is partly due to Severiano Ballesteros, who popularised the » game through his great achievements.

Picture: Finca Cortesin, Malaga see page 83

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Most golf courses have apartments and villas with access to the course and views over the fairways and greens For those wishing to extend their opportunities to play, a property close to a course offering world-class facilities is the obvious answer. Jose Ribes, CEO of Rimontgo, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, says, “Golf attracts potential clients and/or investors with high or medium-high purchasing power. When we talk about residential areas, directly linked to a golf course, buyers are national residents and foreigners. In 2017, 40% of the buyers were national and 60% foreigners, with Germany and the Nordic countries in the lead, but also the rest of Europe and the USA being important. “These properties are situated in high-standing residential complexes belonging to high purchasing power residents, boasting unparalleled locations within the complex, near major cities such as Valencia, or Dénia and Jávea on the Costa Blanca, with all services in the immediate vicinity.” Mr Ribes advises that the Costa Blanca is one of the main international landmarks for golf throughout the year. “Golfers can enjoy a complete network of courses with excellent sports facilities and, most importantly, an enviable climate all-year-round,” he says. “Most golf courses have apartments and villas with access to the course and views over the fairways and greens. “Prices after the crisis, in which high-end properties did not suffer so much, have recovered, and a clear upward trend is noted, backed by a growing number of sales. The forecasts are that the prices will remain stable, as can be seen from recent reports on the purchase and sale of property in Spain. This scenario of stability in the real estate market is marked by the growing acquisition of residences by foreigners in Spain, particularly in the main cities of the country and on the Mediterranean coast.”

Villa Padierna Estate, Near Marbella Recently completed, this six-bedroom, eight bathroom villa has a frontline golf location with views over the lake and sea from the master bedroom suite with its private terrace. A galleried entrance hall with three-metre high windows overlooks the swimming pool and on to the golf course with the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel in the background. It includes a study area and formal dining and living room with a chef’s kitchen, while down the spiral glass staircase there is another lounge and kitchen area with six-metre high glass windows. £4m / €4.5m / $5.3m Cluttons www.cluttons.com

The resort has three golf courses as well as the Villa Padierna Michael Campbell Golf Academy - the only school in Europe specialising in the short game and private classes.

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Finca Cortesin, Malaga Within a vast 532-acre estate, Finca Cortesin is a spectacular hotel, golf and spa destination. The hotel grounds are surrounded by a world championship 18-hole golf course designed by Cabell Robinson with a Jack Nicklaus Academy. Situated between holes nine and 10, these 16 frontline golf villas all have magnificent views over the course, Sierra Bermeja mountain range and the sea. There are three different designs to choose from with five and six en suite bedrooms, living rooms, fully equipped kitchens, staff quarters, parking for two cars, private gardens and swimming pools. From £3.5m / €4m / $4.7m Finca Cortesin

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El Paraiso Alto, Benahavis, Marbella Totally refurbished, contemporary-style, four-bedroom, three bathroom villa located in a cul-de-sac in a fabulous frontline golf enclave. Set within a complex with 24-hour security, it’s close to all amenities and only a few minutes’ drive from the beach. The 273m² family villa includes a large terrace and is in a tranquil plot of 1,076m². This southern area accounts for the biggest concentration of golf courses in the world. In the surrounding area of Marbella alone, there are more than 20 amazing courses. With more than 70 golf courses, each of them located along the long and narrow coastline, it’s not surprising that the coast is the European Golf Capital of the World. £1.32m / €1.495m / $1.76m Panorama Properties

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Jesús, Ibiza La Manga Club, Murcia Severiano Ballesteros became the touring pro of La Manga Club in 1980 and was given this fabulous villa, on the famous championship South Course. Located on the most sought-after road at La Manga Club, it offers complete privacy, with direct access on to the sixth fairway. The furnished villa has since been

A newly built modern design finca in a commanding position in the countryside just outside the town of Jesús, a short drive from the outstanding facilities at Golf Ibiza. The property offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms as well as plenty of large living spaces. Floor-to-ceiling windows and doors

tastefully upgraded and refurbished by the current owner. There is

maximise light and make the most of

direct access to the golf course through private gates at the rear of

the fabulous vistas from nearly every angle of the

the property over the villa’s personal bridge. £1.6m / €1.8m / $2.1m Elysium Properties

www.elysiumproperties.com

property. The grounds comprise

£3.39m / €3.85m / $4.51m

spacious terraces and lawns as well as an

Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty

oversized infinity swimming pool.

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MIMOSA COMMUNITY FOR SALE NOW Make your dreams come true and become the owner of a luxury detached villa in the new Mimosa Community at Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, with views over Spain’s Best Golf Course and the Mediterranean Sea.

FOR SALE NOW Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is offering 18 individual villa plots for sale at the Mimosa Community. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be a part of Europe and Spain’s Leading Villa Resort*, as voted by the World Travel Awards.

The Mimosa Community is situated in the heart of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, opposite the new Short Game Facility designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez and within walking distance to the Las Colinas Clubhouse and leisure facilities. Residents can enjoy spectacular views of the golf course, which has gained international recognition in Golf World’s Top 100 Courses in Continental Europe as well as being named as Spain’s Best Golf Course** at the World Golf Awards, for three consecutive years. *Spain’s and Europe Leading Villa Resort in the World Travel Awards 2017. / **Spain’s Best Golf Course in the World Golf Awards 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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Santa Ponsa, Mallorca Located in a very exclusive neighbourhood close to the golf course, this estate consists of a main house, pool house, spa, garage, tennis court and a large garden with summer kitchen and barbecue. The two mainhouse’s floors are connected through a representative imperial staircase. The master bedroom with two en suite bathrooms and two large dressing rooms is on the upper floor, while the other five en suite bedrooms are distributed around the house. Most of the decoration and furniture are authentic Versace with floors being a combination of Carrara marble, natural stone and antique marble. £6.15m / €6.95m / $8.14m Engel & Völkers Mallorca Southwest Santa Ponsa www.engelvoelkers.com

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Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, near Alicante This exclusive, low density residential community is a world apart, ideally located in a valley to the south of Alicante. The resort features a prestigious 18-hole golf course which was named Spain’s Best Golf Course in the 2017 World Golf Awards as well as a range of

The bespoke villas in the new Mimosa

sports and leisure facilities and two restaurants.

community are conveniently positioned

From £710,000 / €800,000 / $923,000

Las Colinas enjoys an international reputation for the high-quality

within walking distance to the clubhouse

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club

standards of its homes, services and facilities and the protection of

and provide views directly overlooking

t: +34 965 32 40 04

its natural surroundings. The resort was also recognised as Europe’s

the golf course or out towards the

e: info@lascolinasgolf.es

and Spain’s Leading Villa Resort in the World Travel Awards 2017.

Mediterranean Sea.

www.lascolinasgolf.es

Golfers can enjoy a complete network of courses with excellent sports facilities and an enviable climate all-year-round

La Zagaleta, Puerto Banus, Marbella Designed to reflect the style of mega yachts, this property offers superb coastal views. Accessed by a magnificent entrance with water, light and music features, it covers several levels with grand staircases and a panoramic elevator. The main living area consists of a formal reception room as well as a cosy family living room, connecting with the spectacular kitchen and dining room. The master bedroom suite has separate ‘his & hers’ entrances, dressing rooms and bathrooms and is surrounded by four terraces. There are seven additional en suite bedrooms plus a separate guest apartment and two-bedroom staff apartment. £25.7m / €29m / $34m Engel & Völkers Marbella Puerto Banús www.marbella-ev.com

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VIdeo AVAILABLe IPhone IOS 11: open camera. Others download ‘QR Code Reader’ app

Bedrooms: 11

Bathrooms: 11

Built: 1,718 m²

Terraces: 304 m²

Plot: 5,375 m²

Price: 6.500.000 €

Ref: IPT7173

Frontline golf estate in La Quinta, Marbella, Spain This mansion with guest house is ideally positioned to enjoy 270° views over the Golf Valley and towards the sea. Located in an exclusive gated community of luxurious homes offering 24-hour security. Immaculately maintained and featuring high qualities throughout including temperature controlled wine cellar, gym with indoor heated pool and sauna, lift, staff quarters and much more. Very private and lush mature garden with pool. Close to the renowned 5-star hotel Westin La Quinta Golf Resort and Spa.

Offices at Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa and opposite the Marbella Club hotel Tel. (+34) 952 863 750 info@panorama.es www.panorama.es Regulated by RICS

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Barceló Montecastillo Golf Hotel

This stunning five-star resort is surrounded by a spectacular natural environment complete with a 19th century castle on the outskirts of Jerez de la Frontera in Spain

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aving recently been refurbished, Barceló Montecastillo Golf features a modern yet classical feel. The hotel hosts an innovative U-Spa with saunas, massage rooms, a hot tub, specific treatments for each sport and three swimming pools. Another highlight is the El Lagar restaurant serving traditional Andalusian cuisine combined with international dishes. Barceló Montecastillo Golf also offers a ground-breaking service. Now for breakfast, as well as a full range of healthy ingredients and super foods,

guests can consult a nutritionist for an evaluation and for a made-toorder smoothie, created according to individuals' interests, pathologies or physical condition. Its 18-hole, 72-par golf course, designed by Jack Nicklaus is the perfect setting for any golf enthusiast’s getaway. Having hosted the Volvo Masters for five consecutive years and the Peugeot Tour for three years, this challenging golf resort presents hotel guests with free and unlimited green fees. Access to the driving range, putting and chipping greens and the ability to access the golf school on site is also available. Daily use of a buggy for the 18 holes and the option to hire Callaway/Taylormade clubs ensures that guests can enjoy a stress-free golfing trip. www.barcelo.com

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Keeping an eye on the

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Portugal is internationally renowned as a golf destination for players of every level while many of its courses, designed by famous architects, prove challenging for the most experienced golfer

Picture: Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Eastern Algarve see page 95

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he Algarve has an ideal climate that enables play throughout the year and, with a wide variety of almost four dozen courses, the region is a golfers’ paradise. Most courses are located in protected areas, with stunning views and are internationally recognised for the quality of their facilities. Portugal’s Silver Coast is also one of Europe’s must-play destinations with courses like Praia del Rey and the newer Royal Óbidos regularly featuring in lists of Europe’s top golf courses.

What’s more, the Global Residence and Citizenship Programs (GRCP) rating, which considers factors such as immigration laws, tax regimes and quality of life, has concluded that Portugal is one of the best destinations in the world to invest in property. With the seemingly endless demand on properties, prices per square metre are gradually growing in appreciation. Paul Cotterell, sales director of Casas do Barlavento, says, “There has not been any let up in the buyers’ requests this year; the supply and demand for luxury properties are becoming more evident as the days go by.” Ricardo da Costa of Luximos, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, reports that the company’s clients are mainly international with many from the UK, Ireland and USA. “They are buying in the most prestigious areas of the Algarve, surrounded by golf courses and close to the ocean.” According to Brennon Nicholas, commercial director at Monte Rei, the majority of people who buy at so-called golf resorts, do not even play golf ! “People like the services offered at resorts or estates,” he says, “where they know there is a full time onsite team who can look after their property as well as provide amenities such as restaurants and concierge services. They are also attracted by the manicured landscapes and views that are likely to remain unchanged. “Portugal as a whole is a relatively safe destination. In terms of crime, terrorism and political stability, it compares very favourably with many of the other familiar holiday destinations. Buyers do spend more time doing their homework these days, and though they may not be deciding factors, the favourable tax regime is a selling point that many take into consideration when buying.” »

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Westcliffs, Obidos, Silver Coast This new resort managed by Praia D’el Rey features a varied landscape and natural terrain that has been left as undisturbed as possible while creating a world-class 18-hole seaside links golf course. There are five different villa concepts offering

landscape to create a range of design options that preserve the

a choice of sea, lake and golf views. Lot

proximity with nature and the perfect integration between indoors

areas currently on offer vary from between

and outside. Buyers may choose one of these models or design

995 to 3,300m² with construction areas

their own villa with the help of the resort’s guidelines.

between 250 and 360m².

From £248,100 / €278,250 / $324,830 –

Renowned architects have taken

£421,255 / €472,500 / $551,550

inspiration from the variety of the

West Cliffs

Amendoeira Golf Resort, Silves, Algarve

www.westcliffs.com

This four-bedroom, four bathroom villa complete with swimming pool is finished to a very high standard. It has been carefully furnished and is completely turn-key. Property owners will enjoy the sense of being in a private gated community with 24-hour security, 16-hour reception and maid and laundry services. The resort offers a number of onsite facilities including two award-winning golf courses, golf practice facilities, a clubhouse, gym, football pitches, tennis courts, a children’s playground, restaurant and bars. £980,850 / €1.1m / $1.28m Casas do Barlavento www.casasdobarlavento.com

Albufeira, Southern Algarve Beautiful villa designed in Mediterranean style and located in one of Europe’s most prestigious resorts complete with a fivestar hotel and golf course next to the sea. The property is in an exclusive area of the resort and features traditional finishes of great quality. It is surrounded by an attractive, lush green garden. The resort offers a full range of amenities with the golf course and beach both in close proximity and Faro international airport approximately 40 minutes away by car. £2.63m / €2.95m / $3.42m Luximo’s Christies International Real Estate

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Home to a par 72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Championship golf course ranked number one in Portugal, three restaurants, tennis courts, swimming pools and a wellness

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Eastern Algarve

centre, Monte Rei offers a fabulous lifestyle to its residents and guests. A second signature Nicklaus course is also planned with work due to start in 2019 and a boutique hotel and beach club will follow. Elegantly positioned overlooking the 18th hole and in close proximity to the clubhouse and its collection of bars, restaurants and pro-shop, the community of eight impressive duplex penthouses alongside 32 two-bed apartments are being sold fully-furnished with sophisticated interiors. All will have access to a large heated swimming pool, gym, special owner services and ocean or golf views. From £1.11m / €1.25m / $1.45m Monte Rei Golf & Country Club www.monte-rei.com

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San Lorenzo North, Quinta do Lago, Algarve Quinta do Lago is perhaps best known for boasting three 18-hole championship golf courses – the North Course, South Course and Laranjal. The South Course, host of the Portuguese Open eight times is largely considered to be the jewel in the crown. The resort is also home to 10 bars and restaurants and a host of other leisure activities. Within the secluded, south-eastern corner of the resort, this area offers ‘blank canvas’ plots where buyers can design their own dream home. Originally 26 plots, there are only 16 remaining all with exceptional outlooks over the San Lorenzo golf course. Sizes range from 2,000-3,000m² combined with a 25% build density. A turnkey solution is also offered such as this five-bedroom villa with views over the golf course and beyond to the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve. £5.97m / €6.7m / $7.76m Quinta do Lago

www.quintadolago.com

Reserva, Quinta do Lago, Algarve Overlooking the Ria Formosa and Quinta do Lago’s iconic lake, Reserva comprises 26 apartments with flexible 3+1 en suite bedroom configurations scheduled for June 2019 completion. The lateral living, low-rise development offers apartments in two formats: Garden Residence and Penthouse all with their own pool and spacious private gardens or roof terraces. The 230m² open-plan layout makes the most of the apartments’ natural surroundings, while retaining an innate sense of privacy.

From £1.78m / €2m / $2.32m Quinta do Lago

www.quintadolago.com

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Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort

Just an hour north of Lisbon, this five-star resort and its two acclaimed 18-hole courses all overlook Portugal's fabulous Silver Coast

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orld-class golf, outstanding leisure facilities and a stunning setting have to be three of the key ingredients needed for a memorable golfing break. Golfers can experience all this and more during a stay at Praia D’El Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort. All packages include golf on the spectacular West Cliffs Golf Links – voted the ‘World’s Best New Course’ at the 2017 World Golf Awards – or Praia D’El Rey’s other championship layout, which is also ranked among Europe's Top 50 courses. In addition, there's the chance to enjoy a further nine holes free of charge each day on the course just played (depending on availability), with transfers to West Cliffs also included. Praia D’El Rey is arguably one of the most stunning golf courses in Europe. Set among extensive pine

forests and undulating dunes, with spectacular views over the Atlantic and the Berlengas Islands beyond, it was designed by the renowned American golf architect Cabell B Robinson and inaugurated in 1997. Deep bunkers, sloping greens and sandy dunes contrast sharply with the lush fairways, making it the complete golfing challenge.

There’s also plenty to enjoy away from the fairways as the resort has an extensive array of world-class sports and leisure facilities. These include the luxurious Kalyan spa, a tennis academy, numerous watersports and five different restaurants, all serving the fresh and authentic produce for which Portugal is renowned. www.praia-del-rey.com

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THE ROAD TO

Citizenship This new regular feature explores paths to gaining citizenship in exciting and beneficial locations

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Where citizenship property investment meets lifestyle

A number of nations now offer citizenship through government approved property investment. International Property & Travel magazine has launched International Property Citizenship Services and teamed up with experts to highlight the many benefits. This issue, we meet a couple who have turned their dream into reality by gaining second citizenship in Antigua

ag and Katrina are a European couple in their early 40s. Through working in telecommunications, Dag has made a comfortable life for themselves and their two children. He regularly travels internationally and has been a fan of the eastern Caribbean since his early 20s when crewing on a friend’s sailboat during a two-week cruise. When Dag heard about the Antigua citizenship program which rewards property investment with an opportunity to become a citizen in 2015, it was the push he needed to make the commitment he had been dreaming about. “It had always been a fantasy of mine to own something in the islands”, says Dag, “but it had always seemed too extravagant. When I started to think about the benefits of our family having a second citizenship along with the property I had dreamed of, it was a much easier decision.” After making two visits over the autumn and winter, the couple bought an oceanfront, three-bedroom villa on the west coast of the island. This was approved under the Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) and Dag and Katrina believe they have done well with its capital appreciation since. However, far more important for the family is the lifestyle change. They are now averaging over four months per year in Antigua and the children split their school year between home in the autumn and winter at the Island Academy. Popular with the international residents of Antigua, this is one of the two international baccalaureate schools in the eastern Caribbean. 102

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Warmly welcomed

Free advice

“We fell in love with the island and how

to a contract for my company in a new

beautiful it is but it is the people we have

country,” he says.

met here that have changed our lives”

“Seriously, the hardest part of being here

provides free advice from experienced

says Katrina. “There is such a diverse mix

is not socialising too much,” Katrina says.

international professionals throughout the

with many interesting stories to be told.

“We constantly have people visiting us and

entire process of obtaining a Caribbean

We felt so welcomed into this international

with our new friends in the community

second citizenship through a Citizenship

community.” The beaches and restaurants

it seems there is an invitation coming at

Investment Program (CIP). We have also

Contact

demand as much of their time as possible

least five times a week.” While Dag is away,

linked with professionals based in Asia,

For further information

and, having intended to only use their

Katrina has the responsibility of the children

Europe, and the Americas who are available

property for vacations and their citizenship

and also acts as director in his company. “In

for a free consultation and to guide

to assist Katrina’s travel, they find themselves

a few more years when the kids are off to

investors through the procedures involved.

being full-time residents for part of the year.

college, we can see spending every season

The team working with International

With his business travel and by spending

from November to May in Antigua but for

Property Citizenship Services has

over four months a year on the ground,

now we pick our times to have fun and live

processed over 300 clients in countries

Dag is also a tax-resident in Antigua and

a very healthy and active lifestyle in the

around the world through citizenship

department at

now wonders why they spent so long in the

islands with our children.”

programs in the Caribbean and North

International Property

European tax jurisdiction. “Understanding

Not your typical retirees, couples like

America. With a fully staffed office of

the ever-shifting rules of tax-residency in

Katrina and Dag have expanded the

international professionals based in

your country is a first step but the lifestyle

boundaries of international living and

Antigua and representatives in the other

we enjoy here is also very financially

property ownership. They are able to enjoy

Caribbean CIP islands, International

intelligent,” says Dag.

a lifestyle that their parents believed was

Property Citizenship Services provides

The citizenship process was a relatively

only available to movie stars and celebrities.

the Licensed Agents and Authorized

quick one, and after being shepherded

However, in truth, it is much healthier and

Representatives required by the West

through the application and approval

financially smarter than what was available

Indies governments for the citizenship

by the experts at International Property

to previous generations.

investment promotion and processing.

The service offered by this magazine

on current Caribbean Citizenship by Investment programs please contact the International Property Citizenship Services

& Travel magazine. Call +44 1245 250 981 or email info@ipcitizenship.com

Citizenship Services, Katrina was surprised at how efficient it was. “Just getting visas to travel on my old passport seemed like more work and stress than going through the Antigua citizenship process.” There have also been some more serious benefits to their new life in the Caribbean on top of the beautiful conditions and social fun. The contacts Dag has made with successful people in the same business has broadened his international scope. “One good friend I’ve made in the Antigua international community has led directly

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Paradise found

We discover one of the best kept secrets of the Bahamas – Harbour Island, a chic retreat where golf carts are the transportation of choice

massage room, La Palmeraie also includes a 400 square feet movie theatre, wine cellar and a large office. Its large swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi for 12 people are ideal for further relaxation. A cleaning team attends during each

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stay and additional staff such as a chef are available upon request. Last but not least, La Palmeraie has two golf carts for guests so that they can cruise around the island his romantic little island, called ‘Briland’ by locals, is just

with 140 feet of beach frontage. Harbour

an hour by plane from Florida. After landing in North

Island’s long, wide beach is renowned for

Eleuthera, visitors take a five-minute cab ride to a short

its pale pink sand and has been listed as

From £2,670 / €3,050 / $3,500 –

water taxi ride before finally reaching paradise. This quaint

one of the 10 best beaches in the world.

£10,685 / €12,200 / $14,000 per night

and friendly town features old Victorian structures adorned

La Palmeraie was completed in May

with Bahama’s colourful pastel paint schemes. There are no high-

2018 and has a definite Asian flair while

rise buildings, no fast food nor traffic jams, not even a red light!

incorporating a minimalist decor and

Word of mouth has always been the only way to learn about

design. Featuring a hotel size fitness centre,

Harbour Island. This has made it become popular with international

a full spa with steam bath and sauna and

at their leisure.

depending on the season For more information or to book the property please call +1 786 814 8998 or visit www.lapalmeraiebahamas.com

business magnates and famous celebrities who prefer to keep a lower profile and don’t want to be bothered by crowds or the paparazzi. Visitors have the choice to stay in one of the few boutique hotels or to rent a vacation home on the island. These range from an old historic house to an ocean front villa.

La Palmeraie was conceived as a resort villa, it offers the privacy of an exclusive property combined with the luxury, comfort and service of a five-star resort. Visitors will almost feel as if they are on a private island as the house is located on one of the quietest sections of this incredible beach. This 11,000 square feet villa with nine bedrooms is located right on the dune overlooking the beach

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caribbean STAY

Las Verandas Hotel & Villas

This is the newest and most luxurious resort on Roatan, one of the beautiful Caribbean Bay Islands of Honduras

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ocated on the north shore of the prestigious Pristine Bay development, Las Verandas Hotel & Villas is only approximately 20 minutes from Roatan International Airport. This serves direct and connecting flights from cities throughout the United States and Canada. The hotel offers a wide range of luxurious accommodation including two to five-bedroom oceanfront villas with private pools, suites and guest rooms with ocean and golf course views. Its lobby and reception areas provide a 24-hour service and combine exactly the right blend of luxury, warmth and efficiency that embodies a feeling of home away from home. Las Verandas also sets a new standard for dining on Roatan with its two restaurants. These are Las Pergolas fine dining restaurant and the more casual Palapa Pool Bar where guests can enjoy poolside or beach service alongside amazing Caribbean views.

There are two large infinity pools and a full time Activities Director who will arrange special events and meetings, fishing, diving and snorkeling excursions and tours. The hotel’s private 1,000 feet, crescent-shaped beach offers guests complimentary use of kayaks and paddle boards. Pristine Bay is also home of the Pete Dye designed, 18-hole Black Pearl Golf Course which rolls over lush greens that meet with the Caribbean Ocean. This is fully equipped to challenge and please all levels of golfers, whether they are just wanting to drive, play half a round or spend the entire day golfing. Las Verandas has been the hotel of preference for the most discerning guests such as the singer Shaggy, Michaela Perreira of HLN and bestselling author and international speaker, Ismael Cala.

Reservations Office (Toll-free): +1 866 389 5522 Reservations Office (US): +713 344 2345 Hotel: +504 2407 2040 e: info@las-verandas.com www.las-verandas.com

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It’s what’s inside and outside that counts. Turks and Caicos architecture firm RA Shaw has designed some of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced custom homes in the Caribbean, inside and out. By integrating building techniques and architectural details that embrace the unique natural surrounding, RA Shaw Designs creates incomparable award-winning luxury residences.

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PLAY The USA is an ideal place to play and watch golf. With 17,000 courses, it’s host to three of the four men's major championships and home to many of the sport’s finest players

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recent study entitled ‘Golf around the World’ found that 45 per cent of the world’s courses are in the United States. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Florida occupies the top position boasting over 1,000 golf courses within its borders. Currently, this fact as well as the state’s desirable location for yachting, its white sandy beaches and a private executive airport at Boca Raton Executive Airport, is attracting buyers from around the globe. And, according to Geri Penniman of Premier Estate Properties, they are paying recordbreaking prices. Over in California, Rayni Williams of Williams and Williams, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, advises that, for the best golf course

proximity and views, the ideal areas to choose are Beverly Hills, Bel-Air and Santa Monica. “The Los Angeles market is global,” she says, “prices will always go up, even if we experience a declining market, we aren’t down for long. All the foreign and national wealth that flows into the LA market always drives the market up.” There are just five prized properties along the famed 18th hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. “Recently we have experienced an increase in demand for such ‘lifestyle’ properties offering the ability to walk to the Beach Club, Lodge at Pebble Beach and Casa Palmero Spa,” says Chris Pryor of Carmel Realty Company. “Ocean front and Pebble Beach golf links frontage is highly sought after. We attribute this to »

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a few key factors, one of which is the proximity to the Bay Area, the health of the economy in recent years and finally the scarcity. Other draws are the dramatic coastline of the Monterey Peninsula, temperate weather yearround and the amazing lifestyle offered whether it be a coastline hike, round of golf, wine tasting, dining or simply relaxing on Carmel Beach.”

Centre of events

Pebble Beach is also a global destination enticing the most discerning buyers, many of whom come from the Bay Area of San Francisco but also from across the world. Annual events include the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the most acclaimed car show in the world, AT&T National Pro-Am and roughly every 10 years the US Open Golf Championship. Pebble Beach Company is also celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019 and hosting the Nation’s Championship US Open in June, 2019. Pebble Beach will also be hosting the Women’s US Open in 2023. As for Georgia, the Greystone community in Atlanta is surrounded by golf courses. Within a two-mile radius, there are six golf course communities that range in home prices from $700 to $2 million plus. Alex McGraw of Harry Norman, Realtors, says, “One is able to enjoy a life style that has been rated by Forbes Magazine as the best place to live in the southeast. This is based on the calibre of schools, the amount of available shopping and entertainment, and the overall cost of living as compared to other areas of Atlanta, as well as, other parts of the country. Presently, home prices appear to be stable and are forecast to remain at this level for the foreseeable future.”

Pebble Beach, California

An elegant estate in an unmistakable setting along the famed 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links. Inspired by the sophistication of French Country style, this five-bedroom home is centrally located between The Lodge at Pebble Beach and The Beach Club. A private courtyard with outdoor fireplace welcomes you, while the views from the property’s back patio are stunning. They feature 151 feet of golf course frontage and sweeping ocean views from Pescadero Point across Stillwater Cove and Carmel Beach to Point Lobos. The home offers a formal living room, formal dining room, kitchen/family room with casual dining area, a second family room and an adjacent wine cellar with a dining table for 10. £26.64m / €29.98m / $35m Carmel Realty Company

www.carmelrealtycompany.com

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This Old World designed custom home is located on the 12th fairway of the South Course with dramatic mountain

Indian Wells, Palm Springs, California

views over four fairways, three greens and the lake. It consists of four en suite bedrooms, an office, exercise room and two powder rooms. Interiors include extensive use of natural stone surfaces, rich wood treatments, arched ceilings and bi-fold doors that open to the outside. Here there is a covered seating area, fire pit, 40-foot swimming pool, spa and two double £4.44m / €5m / $5.895m HK Lane Real Estate, affiliate of Christies International Real Estate www.hklane.com

garages. There is also a casita with two bedrooms and bathrooms and a living room off the entry courtyard, complete with a fireplace and fountain.

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Beverly Hills, California Adjacent to the Los Angeles Country Club, The Rutherford House is a contemporary Art Deco masterpiece which has been meticulously renovated. A stunning formal entry with high ceilings and a stair hall open to a floor plan that blends indoor-outdoor living with views of the private garden, oval pool and pavilion. Features include formal living rooms, a Ruhlmann-inspired library, bar, billiards, grand morning room, spectacular kitchen with a mosaic ceiling and an elliptical dining room with bronze Parisian screens and expansive poolside views. Reminiscent of old Hollywood, the stunning master suite

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Atlanta, Georgia Located in a city synonymous with golf, this property is in an exclusive area just to the north with its own private golf facilities. On the ground floor there is a formal living room, study, dining room, gourmet kitchen with top of the range appliances and a ‘keeping room’ (adjacent to the kitchen, it’s where guests keep the cook company), plus master suite and guest bedroom. Throughout the three levels of the home there are 10 en suite bedroom suites overall plus a gym and home theatre. Outside there is a Pebble Tea pool with spa, waterside and waterfall. Golf facilities include a putting green, two synthetic golf greens and nine boxes – two made for challenging golf shots. There is also a basketball court, tennis court, regulation baseball field and football field. In all there are over 19 acres of land. £3.8m / €4.28m / $4.998m Harry Norman, Realtors www.harrynorman.com

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Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, Boca Raton, Florida Resort-at-home living is elevated to an art in this sophisticated new abode giving an expansive view of the 9th and 18th fairways of Royal Palm's Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. The six-bedroom residence features a curvaceous, loft-style staircase and an open-concept living room, looking out on to the pool and garden. A club room and casual living space open to the pool and dining lanai and the gorgeous backdrop of the golf course. Privately placed bedroom suites feature a first-floor master retreat that steps out by the pool and includes a spa-like bath. Royal Palm’s golf course has had many illustrious designers in its 50-year history, including Robert Trent Jones and ‘Gentleman Joe’ Lee. In 2003, legendary golfer and course designer Jack £5.54m / €6.23m / $7.275m Premier Estate Properties

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Providing the quintessential Palm Springs experience, this resort's outstanding hospitality and service allows unforgettable leisure activities including championship golf

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ade up of nine different cities, Greater Palm Springs is an oasis in the Californian desert, inviting visitors to escape and enjoy picturesque hiking trails, lively nightlife and more than 100 different golf courses. The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells is one of the region’s premier hotels, a reason being the impressive Indian Wells Golf Resort. Golfers at the Indian Wells Golf Resort can play on one of two courses – the Celebrity Course and the Players Course – each incredibly beautiful and designed with the natural surroundings in mind. Tournaments are held regularly on the Players Course, including the Indian Wells Pro-Am, and both courses welcome players of all levels. The Indian Wells Golf Resort is also home to the Vue Grille and Bar, an award-winning restaurant serving fresh dishes, craft cocktails and an extensive wine list. Guests can unwind and relax at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa; the hotel boasts seven swimming pools, a 24-hour fitness centre, five dining options and an indulgent, award-winning spa. www.hyatt.com

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines

This AAA Five Diamond resort in San Diego, California overlooks the world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course with views of the Pacific Ocean

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an Diego is renowned for its world-class attractions, innovative cuisine and laidback, friendly atmosphere. The city is also home to over 90 different golf courses including the Torrey Pines Golf Course. This state-of-the-art facility, which is recognised as one of the best courses across California, attracts professional and amateur golfers from across the world. Located on top of the cliffs within the beautiful Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Park in La Jolla, the course offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. There are two

courses to choose from – the North Course and the South Course – each consisting of 18 holes. The latter is the more challenging of the two and played host to the US Open Championship in 2008, which saw golfing legend Tiger Woods beat Rocco Mediate for the title, and will do so again in 2021. Torrey Pines’ signature hole is number six on the North Course, a par four hole of 416 yards. After a day on the course, golfers can retire to The Lodge at Torrey Pines, a highly luxurious hotel where they’ll find two superb restaurants and a relaxing spa, offering a range of rejuvenating treatments. www.lodgetorreypines.com

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Right S on course The popularity of golf has increased hugely in Asia over recent years, resulting in many new

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ome of the best golf courses in the world can now be found in Asia and, while they may not have such a long history as more well-established counterparts, their extensive facilities are more than adequate compensation. This makes the region a prime option for those looking for a home beside the fairways with easy access to everything needed to enjoy the sport to the full. Chris Delaney, managing director of Sunplay Asia, affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, says buyers are Thai and expatriate residents from Bangkok, also expats based in regional cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, as well as Europeans and Australians looking for second or retirement homes. “The Eastern Seaboard in areas outside Pattaya are currently investment and development hotspots,” he says. “These include locations such as Bangsaray and Na Jomtien where highway access from the capital is being upgraded, boosting demand. Sunplay Bangsaray is the only integrated active lifestyle community in this part of Thailand and offers a combination of condos and villas enhanced by the Sunplay Club. “Developments such as this offer residents a combination of active pursuits, including golf, and peaceful relaxation away

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from the city with tropical views and healthy ocean breezes. More than 10 golf courses are located within a 30-minute radius, including Siam Country Club, which boasts 63 holes over different types of terrain, and an additional 18 holes under construction. Other courses within easy reach include Pattaya Country Club & Resort, Phoenix Golf & Country Club, and the new Khao Chee Chan course at Silver Lake.” Mr Delaney advises that property prices around the Eastern Seaboard have expected year on year increases of three to five per cent. This is due to improvements in infrastructure and accessibility with the expansion of U-Tapao airport and large-scale public and private sector investment into the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).

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Mission Hills has been a pioneer in the China golf industry, investing in a sport that was hardly known in the country at the time. Founded in 1992 and still 100% owned and operated by the Chu family, it has grown to become one of China's most remarkable success stories. Mission Hills has two high-end resorts (one in Shenzhen and one on Hainan Island) spanning 40 square kilometres and 22 golf courses designed by golfing legends including

Mission Hills, Haikou, China A combination of an original ecological environment and well-established facilities, Mission Hills redefines a healthy, natural and sustainable organic lifestyle. In the second phase of Mission Hills Residential, the architectural style has brought the tropical style of Southeast Asia to the fore. From a distance, it complements the green

Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Vijay Singh, among others. This makes it the largest golf facility in the world (a Guinness World Record). The group has hosted more than 100 world-class events dating back to the World Cup of Golf in 1995 (the first televised golf event in China) and Tiger Wood's first visit to China in 2001. Having expanded into a worldclass destination, Mission Hills offers fully-integrated facilities ranging from 168 volcanic mineral springs (yet another Guinness World Record) to 980,000 square feet of retail, dining and entertainment over two shopping malls; two international schools; partnerships with hotel brands Ritz Carlton, Renaissance and Hard Rock (the first Hard Rock Hotel in China); Asia's largest tennis academy with 52 courts; a movie town and four film studios (including the world's largest); and China's first Wet'n'Wild water park.

golf course, while the buildings themselves form a unique landscape. Mission Hills takes local materials and uses volcanic rocks in its architectural design as ancient volcanic rocks purify the air and water. From £3,325 / €3,785 / $4,335 per m² www.missionhills.com

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Palm Hills, Hua Hin Positioned discreetly above the golf fairways on a plot of 1,600m², this Balinese-style, furnished home includes six en suite bedrooms. The master suite also provides his and her dressing rooms and bathrooms. The living room can open up on three sides to a balcony via folding doors, while its terrace overlooks the pool and

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Black Mountain Golf Club & Resort, Hua Hin, Thailand Just 10 minutes from beaches, this resort offers 27 holes of golf, first-class practice facilities, a modern clubhouse, high-end properties and one of the largest water parks in Asia. Single-storey course-side villas offer a choice of layouts which include two or three bedrooms, an open plan living and dining area, walk-in closets, a barbecue, swimming pool, pool decks and parking. Each course-side villa purchase includes one lifetime resort membership. Mountainside villas are located alongside holes 10, 11 and 12 of the championship golf course with the mountains behind. They come in a range of options and include a kitchen and dining area, living area, swimming pool and Jacuzzi, sun terraces and parking. Each mountainside villa purchase includes two lifetime resort memberships. Three-bed pool villas and two-bed single-storey villas approx £573,500 / €650,000 / $747,560 Black Mountain Golf Club & Resort www.bmghuahin.com

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Lang Co

Situated in the foothills of the Truong Son mountains in Central Vietnam, this fabulous resort looks out over a three kilometre beach on a crescent bay

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he artistic heritage of Vietnamese dynasties past has inspired the design of Banyan Tree Lang Co and its 32 lagoon pool villas. Each one reflects the cultural and historical legacy of Vietnam, with integrated clay tiled pitched roofs, open courtyards and wood rafter ceilings designed in the style of the traditional houses of Hue. In addition to its hotel swimming pool, gourmet restaurants and award-winning spa, the resort is also home to Laguna Golf Lăng CĂ´, winner of the 2017 IAGTO Golf Resort of the Year Award. Designed by six-time major winner Sir Nick Faldo, the 18-hole, par-71 championship golf course pairs huge bunkers and plenty of water features with an intriguing mix of holes, perfect for all levels of players. With views of the sea from many of the holes, and a mountainous backdrop for all, the course weaves between trees and streams, over rice paddies and through impressive rock features, and will leave a lasting impression on all who play it. www.banyantree.com

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There are few places in the world that can compete for the title of Heaven on Earth but Stuart Shield believes that the Maldives is certainly a contender

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piers over the water. There are also two spa treatment centres over the water with a number of treatment rooms featuring a glass floor. This allows guests to observe the sea life while being massaged. After chilling out for the first two days, I was inspired to take to the water after I saw a 10 year-old flying above the sea wearing a pair of water jet boots. In just 10 minutes he turned from a complete novice to a mini James Bond as he mastered the technique. The waters are crystal clear and warm so the temptation to scuba dive or snorkel is immense. We ventured out to sea with 12 other guests to swim with Manta Rays and Whale Sharks. Upon spotting the huge shark we jumped in and watched as it slowly glided along gulping krill and plankton. In all, we saw two of these magnificent beasts as well as turtles and rays. On another expedition we took a guide and two jetskis to a distant reef to observe dolphins who treated us to an acrobatic display and swam in formation with us when we powered up. In November this year, Conrad Rangali is opening Muraka, the world’s first undersea hotel suite featuring an underwater bedroom, bathroom and lounge. Demand for the suite is high so, if you want to have a King Neptune experience, contact the resort to join the waiting list.

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The Tatra House, best mountain house in Poland The Tatra House was built in Zakopane - the heart of the winter capital of Poland. This region enjoyed great growth in the 1920s and in recent years has re-established its most valuable traditional values in art and architecture. There, on the charming slopes of mount Gubalowka, and with stunning views of the Tatra panorama, is found the most beautiful summer house in Poland. This 2017 European Property Award Winner for Architecture Single Residence Poland was designed by the titled architecture office Karpiel Steindel Architecture. www.karpielsteindel.eu

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ANNOUNCING A F R IC A & AR A B IA’ S B E ST PROPERT Y PROFE SS I ON A L S

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

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

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

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INDEX

Index 06 Sponsors 08 Judges 12 Emaar The Economic City 14 Jumeirah Luxury Living L.L.C. 16 Incept Architectural Consult 20 Lifestyle Developers 22 XBD Collective 24 H&H Investment and Development LLC 28 Azaz Architects 29 WA International 30 Layan Real Estate Brokers 31 Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd 32 Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ 33 Gemona West Interior Design 36 Yaw Addo Developments Limited 37 Waterfall Management Company 38 ASA Architectural Design 39 PDM (Kenya) Limited 40 Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects 41 44 45 46

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47 Edifice Limited 48 SFO SAL 49 Home Matters Consultancy 52 Fifth Estate 53 Lawand Architects 54 Kaizen Properties Ltd 55 Balwin Properties 56 Ayla Oasis Development Company 57 Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design 60 Deborah Garth Interior Design International (Pty) Ltd 61 Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee 62 MPM Properties 63 Tatweer Misr 64 massimiliano camoletto architects 65 MWM Studio 68 Oman International Development Co. LLC 69 EDGE 70 Binghatti Developers 71 72 73 76

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

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

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

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JUDGES

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

Hugh Lumby Partner and Head of Global Real Estate, Ashurst

Judith Baker Travel writer and Editor

Duncan MacArthur Principal, Hotel Solutions

Richard Billett MD, Maisons Marques et Domaines Ltd

Steve Macfarlane Director, Metro Projects

Li Boatwright Owner & Founder, Storrington PR

Majid Al Marri Senior Director, Dubai Land Department

Peter Bolton-King Global Property Standards Director, RICS

James Mattin Bond Wolf Commercial

Doreen Boulding Hotel and Leisure Consultant, DMB Associates

Dr William Maxwell Institute of Travel and Tourism

Russell Bragg Managing Director, Bragg and Co

Guy Medd Consultant

Xavier Calloc’h Director,Yacht Investor

Shalini Misra Creative Director and Founder, Shalini Misra Ltd

Victoria Chazova Negotiator, Knight Frank LLP

Christian Mole Executive Director,Transaction Advisory Services

Matthew Clare Director, Trident Building Consultancy

Christian Morris Architect, Aukett Swanke

Andrew Cockburn Creative Director, International Property Media

Christine Myers Senior Workplace Consultant, MCM Architecture Ltd

Andrew Costa Director, Ryder Architecture

Helen Oldfield Director, Affinity PR

Katrina Craig Hotel Project Design, Hotel Solutions Partnership

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

Geoff Cresswell Architect, RDG Planning and Design

Ed Park Architect, PARK Designed

Max Davidson Freelance Property Editor, The Telegraph

Penny Patterson Interior Designer, Make it so Design

Imtiaz Farookhi Strategy Director, DragonGate

Hilary Philpott

Nick Farrow Chairman of Farrows Ltd

David Reynolds Property and Construction consultant

Will Gibbs Managing Director, KLC School of Design

Philippe Rossiter Retired from the Master Inn Holders

Lynda Goddard UK General Manager, Arteriors

Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects, Design and Consultancy

Ian Graham Hotel Consultant, The Hotel Solutions Partnership

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

Nishant Grover Chief Operating Officer, Asset World Co Ltd

Sophie Sannier Owner, Jack & Tara - Children of London

Jo Hamilton Creative Director, Jo Hamilton Interiors

Celia Sawyer Interior Designer & Television Personality

Simon Hamilton Director, Simon Hamilton Design Studio

Jeanette Schuchmann Deputy Director, German National Tourist Office

Annie Hampson Chief Planning Officer and Development Director, Department of

Paul Scrivener Consultant, MCM Architecture

the Built Environment, City of London

Helen Shield Editor in Chief, International Property Magazine

Richard Hartshorn NHBC Regional Director, NHBC House

Jill Starley-Grainger Editorial Director, Inscribe Content

Sean Hatcher Design Director, MCM Architecture

Patrick Story Design Director, Sequoia London

David Hind President of the Asia Pacific Institute of Events Management

Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer/Advisory Consultant, FRICS

Justin Hogbin Ex Global Marketing Director, Faberge and Rolex

Mark Taylor Area Manager, Silent Gliss Ltd

Del Hossain Managing Director, Adrem Group

Sue Timney Interior Designer

Adam Jacot de Bonoid Freelance writer

Tricia Topping Director, Carlyle Consultants

Rebecca Johnson Media and Hotel Consultant

Paul Vick Partner, Paul Vick Architects

Mike Jordan Chairman, Cornish Stairways

Dean Wade Property and Construction Group Executive, London Chamber of

Jill Keene Editor of International Property & Travel

Commerce & Industry

Dawn Kitchener Managing Director, Blocc Interiors

John Walker Director of Planning, Westminster City Council

Brian Lawrence Interior Designer

Andrea Watson Freelance Property, Arts and Lifestyle Journalist

James Lawrence-Felton Head of Land Operations, Security Risk

Eddie Weir Vice President Practice, CIAT

Management Consultant

Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone

Nick Lee Founder and PR Director, Niche PR

Ed Williams Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects

Paul Lewis Architect, Altham Lewis Architects

Stuart Wilsdon Interior Designer

Roy Ling Managing Director, RL Capital Management and RL Academy

Jan Wilson President, RPW Design

Andrew Link Principal, RISE

Georgina Wood Designer Director, David Collins Studio Design

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stablished in 2006, Emaar, the Economic City is developing King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), the region’s largest-of-its-kind real estate project. Creating a dynamic city hub on the West Coast of Saudi Arabia, KAEC serves as a strong growth catalyst for the Saudi economy. The company’s award-winning project Al Murooj is the centrepiece of KAEC and represents its first high-end, low-density, mixed-use development. It aims to be a world-class development offering mixeduse residential, leisure, educational and retail experiences, exceeding the majority of comparable domestic and international developments. Located in the desert of Qadimah, it is a premium, gated community providing a safe and secure environment for families. The project comprises a series of smaller, exclusive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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XBD Collective Dubai Suites 213 & 214, Building 08,

Dubai Design District, 333253, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 553 5362 f: +971 4 552 0403 e: info@xbdesign.com w: www.xbdesign.com

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Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

H 2018-2019

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

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

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DUBAI

Galleria Barsha

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

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

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

P.O Box 333976, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 344 7483 f: +971 4 344 7486 e: info@h-h.ae w: www.h-h.ae

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Sono Villa

Gulf Address Clubhouse

A 2018-2019

Azaz Architects

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

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

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

t: +966 11 203 1278 e: info@azazarchitects.com w: www.azazarchitects.com

 BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE SAUDI ARABIA Sono Villa by Azaz Architects Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Gulf Address Clubhouse by Azaz Architects

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

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

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WA International 1st Floor NGI Building,

Port Saeed, Deira, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 266 3050 e: info@wai.ae w: www.wa-international.com

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DUBAI

Serenia The Palm

Dubai Creek Harbour

Downtown Dubai

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Layan Real Estate Brokers Burj Khalifa District Business Bay,

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

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

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

f: +971 4 434 3608 e: info@layan.ae w: www.layan.ae Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY MARKETING DUBAI Serenia The Palm, Cassia, Murano by Layan Real Estate Brokers Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY WEBSITE DUBAI www.layan.ae by Layan Real Estate Brokers Award Winner REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING DUBAI Serenia The Palm, Cassia, Murano by Layan Real Estate Brokers

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GHANA

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

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

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Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd

No.4 Parsnip St, Off Potato Ave, East Legon Accra, Ghana t: +233 249398689 t: +233 207758089 e: design@kaleidoscope-gh.com e: angela.baiden@kaleidoscope-gh.com w: www.kaleidoscope-gh.com

Award Winner OFFICE INTERIOR GHANA Margins Group Head Office by Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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RAS AL KHAIMAH

Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort

Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Resort

H 2018-2019

Kristina Zanic Consultants FZ

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

aving spent 20 years specialising in interior design in Thailand and the last eight years in the Middle East, Kristina Zanic has established her own signature creative design studio in Dubai – Kristina Zanic Consultants. Kristina’s design inspiration for Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert Resort focused on the theme of an adventure to a luxurious oasis. Private villas are designed around a bedouin tent with subtle yet traditional Arabian design elements. These are reflected in the soft furnishings, ornate carpet patterns, traditional embroidery, sumptuous textures and detailing. Villas exceed 100m² with large open bedrooms and separate living spaces featuring a palette of saturated tones of tan, green and camel. Other areas of the hotel include a signature ‘Farmhouse

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

t: +971 4 288 2440 e: info@kristinazanic.com w: www.kristinazanic.com

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

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

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Gemona West Interior Design Ojulari Street, Safe Court, Block A 103 Lagos, Nigeria t: +234 706 753 1553 e: info@gemonawest.com w: www.gemonawest.com

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Yaw Addo Developments Limited

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

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

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

e: info@tgholdingsgh.com w: www.tgholdingsgh.com w: www.yawaddodevelopments.com

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

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

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Waterfall Management Company

Ad Outpost Building, Woodmead North Office Park, 54 Maxwell Drive, Waterfall, Johannesburg, South Africa t: +27 11 253 9222 e: info@waterfall.co.za w: www.waterfall.co.za

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ASA Architectural Design

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

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

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

e: anca@asaarchitects.co.za e: asaarch@icon.co.za w: www.asaarchitects.co.za

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

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

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PDM (Kenya) Limited

12th floor, IPS Building, Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya t: +254 709 736 000 e: info@pdmkenya.com w: www.pdmholdings.com

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DUBAI & RAS AL KHAIMAH

Muwahid Villa

Ras Al Khaimah Villa

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Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

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

ounded in 2008, Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects offers outstanding architectural design services internationally. The company has won awards for two of its latest projects. The concept for Muwahid Villa in Dubai Jumeirah combines modern spaces with traditional architectural elements. Its design allows the Palestinian family to enjoy open spaces orientated to the centre of the house. The sequence of spaces is developed from public to private – from the entrance crossing the linear connection of formal dining room and seating area, passing a cosy tea room and leading up to the casual family lounge. This area also has a linear connection to the family kitchen overlooking the pool and terrace. An

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

f: +971 4 385 0600 e: contact@wwf-architects.com w: www.wwf-architects.com Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE DUBAI Muwahid Villa by Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE RAS AL KHAIMAH Ras Al Khaimah Villa by Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

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

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

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Dobas AG

Pilatusstrasse 35, CH-6003 Luzern, Switzerland t: +41 41 972 56 60 e: info@dobas.ch w: www.dobas.ch

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LEBANON

3 Beirut

Beirut Terraces

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

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

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

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

w: www.mawadgroup.com w: www.facebook.com/mawadgroup w: www.instagram.com/mawadgroup Award Winner KITCHEN DESIGN LEBANON 3 Beirut by Mawad for Trade and Construction S.A.R.L. Award Winner SURFACE DESIGN LEBANON Beirut Terraces by Mawad for Trade and Construction S.A.R.L.

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SAUDI ARABIA

Burj Rafal - Kempinski

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

Security Forces Medical Centre Mosque

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

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P&T Architects and Engineers Limited

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

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Kaden Investment

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

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

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

f: +966 11 480 9796 e: info@kaden-sa.com w: www.kaden-sa.com Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA Riyadh Front by Kaden Investment

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

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

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Edifice Limited

67 Muthithi Place, Office 1B , 1st floor, Muthithi Road, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya t: +254 737 676767 e: marketing@edifice.co.ke w: www.edifice.co.ke w: www.purplehaze.co.ke

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SFO SAL

e: investorrelations@sfoinvest.com w: www.sfogroup.com

HC Capital Properties

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

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

t: +225 22 40 27 91

e: info@hc-properties.com w: www.hc-properties.com Award Winner RETAIL DEVELOPMENT IVORY COAST Cosmos by SFO SAL

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DUBAI

Sawan Karia

Managing Director

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Daniel Le Moeligou

Director – Sales & Marketing

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

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

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Home Matters Consultancy Office P05, Building 2, Bay Square Business Bay, Dubai UAE t: +971 4 557 9973 e: info@homematters.ae w: www.homematters.ae

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The Opus by Zaha Hadid

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Fifth Estate

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

One Palm

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

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

t: +971 4 422 7921 e: hello@fifthestatenyc.com w: www.fifthestatenyc.com

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

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

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Lawand Architects Beirut, Lebanon

t: +961 76 86 02 12 e: info@lawandarchitects.com w: www.lawandarchitects.com

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NIGERIA

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

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

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

t: +234 815 096 5387 e: contact@4bourdillon.com w: www.4bourdillon.com Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT NIGERIA 4 Bourdillon by Kaizen Properties Ltd

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The Polofields

Paardevlei Square

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stablished in 1996, Balwin Properties designs, builds, markets and sells secure, affordable, highquality, sectional title residential apartments throughout South Africa. The company has been successful in winning awards for two of its latest projects. The exclusive Polofields development is located within the picturesque Waterfall area, encompassing the world-class Mall of Africa and Netcare Waterfall City Hospital. It boasts a collection of stunning two and three-bedroom apartments with a magnificent, signature Lifestyle Centre. Providing a full range of unparalleled facilities and services, its focus is on quality leisure activities for the benefit of all residents. The Lifestyle Centre includes a gym,

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

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Balwin Properties

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

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Ayla Marina Village

Ayla Peninsula Villas

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

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

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

f: +962 460 2626 e: info@ayla.com.jo w: www.ayla.com.jo

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stablished in 2009 by architect Banu Altay, Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design is a multidisciplinary architectural and interior design company, which is based in Istanbul, Turkey. It has been commissioned by many high-profile commercial and private clients all over the world, from Russia and Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan and Cyprus to France and Libya. Its services include project analysis, research, survey and design, turnkey projects and 3D visual design, presentation and catalogue works. The company’s award-winning private luxury village and guest house in Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan adopts an architectural style which mixes traditional classical elements with a modern, comfortable and practical lifestyle.

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

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Sia Moore Architecture Interior Design

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

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Deborah Garth Interior Design International (Pty) Ltd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emaar Square, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 425 6666 e: info@tamleekpt.ae w: www.tamleekpt.ae

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DUBAI & ABU DHABI

Khalid-Al-Mansoori

Executive Chairman

Vaibhav Sharma – Chief Strategy Officer

Stephen Forbes COO

Vineet Kumar

Director of Agency

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MPM Properties Abu Dhabi | Dubai Al Ain | Sharjah

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

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

t: +971 2 6100 252 e: mpmadvisory@mpmproperties.ae w: www.mpmproperties.ae Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY DUBAI MPM Properties

 BEST PROPERTY CONSULTANCY ABU DHABI MPM Properties

 BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING ABU DHABI Horizon Tower & Jazeera Tower by MPM Properties Award Winner LETTINGS AGENCY ABU DHABI MPM Properties

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stablished in 2014, Tatweer Misr Developments aspires to add value through the creation of sustainable architectural designs. Covering all facets of the real estate industry from construction, design and architecture to landscaping, lifestyle services and amenities, the company offers a fresh outlook on every project it undertakes. Tatweer Misr’s award-winning flagship development, IL Monte Galala, is a mixed-use gated community built on the mountains of Galala in Sokhana, Egypt. It spans a plot of over 2.24 million square metres which includes 1.4 kilometres of pristine shoreline. Perfectly situated between 30 and 210 metres above sea level, around 8,000 contemporary, Italianinspired homes have a spectacular view of the development’s cascading mountain-top lagoon.

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

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Tatweer Misr

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

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT EGYPT IL MONTE GALALA by Tatweer Misr Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Massimiliano Camoletto

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

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

20123 Milano, Italy e: max@massimilianocamoletto.com w: massimilianocamoletto.com

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DUBAI

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

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

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MWM Studio

Dubai, United Arab Emirates t: +971 50 192 1644 e: info@mwmstudio.co w: www.mwmstudio.co

Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW HOME DUBAI Hillside Development by MWM Studio Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Oman International Development Co. LLC

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

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

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

t: +968 2460 3656 e: property@wjtowell.com w: www.souqalmadina.om Award Winner RETAIL DEVELOPMENT OMAN Souq Al Madina by Oman International Development Co. LLC

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DUBAI

Martin Baerschmidt & Ivar Krasinski – EDGE Founding Partners

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

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

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EDGE

Level 14, Al Barcha 1, The Code Business Tower, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 385 0255 e: info@edgedesign.ae w: www.edgedesign.ae

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Millennium Binghatti Residences

Muhammad BinGhatti

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Binghatti Developers

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

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

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

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

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LEBANON

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

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

2018-2019

WISSAM HAYEK architects & planners

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

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

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SAUDI ARABIA

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

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Art Code

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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

t: +966 50 445 8089 e: lamya@artcode.sa w: www.artcode.sa Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE SAUDI ARABIA Burooj Global by Art Code

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DUBAI

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stablished in 2005, Aqua Properties is an award-winning real estate group based in Dubai. It specialises in everything from property marketing, brokerage and leasing to property management, project planning and development. The company’s key strength is in the variety of unparalleled services it provides clients. This ranges from understanding their exact requirements to delivering a high return investment that surpasses their expectations. When it comes to modern marketing, Aqua strongly believes that today’s constantly switched-on, multiple-device consumer has completely changed the rules of investor engagement. Aqua’s brand has therefore embraced this shift from purchasing via high street offices to digital sources of information. However, the company still believes that offline efforts are essential to support its online

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

2018-2019

Aqua Properties

Umm Al Sheif, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 388 2220 f: +971 4 388 2131 e: info@aquaproperties.com w: www.aquaproperties.com

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

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WINNERS

Dubai, Africa & Arabia Winners 2018-2019 DUBAI

Dubai (cont.) Mixed-use Development

Apartment

 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

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

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Architecture Multiple Residence

Mortgage Intermediary

 Banyan Tree Residences - Hillside Dubai

 Home Matters Consultancy

Most Influential Leader in Real Estate

by Brewer Smith Brewer Group

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates - Alandalus by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Muhammad BinGhatti of Binghatti Developers

Award Winner Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers

New Hotel Construction & Design

Architecture Single Residence

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

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

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

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

Office Interior

Award Winner Muwahid Villa by Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

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

Bathroom Design

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

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

by XBD Collective

Condominium

Award Winner UNBOX by Swiss Bureau Interior Design

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

Property Consultancy

Developer Website

 JLL

 www.jumeirahgolfestates.com by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Award Winner Hamptons International

Development Marketing

Award Winner MPM Properties

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

Property Consultancy Marketing

Award Winner Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates

Award Winner Serenia The Palm, Cassia, Murano

Award Winner One Palm by Fifth Estate

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner Aqua Properties

by Layan Real Estate Brokers

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

Property Consultancy Website

Award Winner Al Fattan Crystal Towers - Rixos Premium Dubai

Award Winner www.hamptons.ae by Hamptons International

Award Winner www.layan.ae by Layan Real Estate Brokers

by Tabanlioglu Architects

Award Winner Nikki Beach Resort & Spa by DSA Architects International

Public Service Interior

Award Winner Vida Hotel by Killa Architectural Design

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

Hotel Interior

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

Award Winner Tecom Auditorium by Swiss Bureau Interior Design

Interior Design Apartment

Public Services Development

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

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Interior Design Private Residence

Real Estate Agency

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

 haus & haus Real Estate Broker

Award Winner Private Villa - Emirates Hills HT by XBD Collective

Award Winner One Broker Group

Award Winner Private Villa - Emirates Hills P by XBD Collective

Award Winner Property Network Broker

Interior Design Show Home

Real Estate Agency Marketing

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

 Square Yards

Award Winner Serenia The Palm, Cassia, Murano

by XBD Collective

by Lulie Fisher Design Studio

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

Award Winner Hillside Development by MWM Studio

Award Winner haus & haus Real Estate Broker

by Layan Real Estate Brokers

Leisure Development

Award Winner One Broker Group

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

Real Estate Agency Website

Leisure Interior

 www.hausandhaus.com

 Toro & KO by Bishop Design LLC

Award Winner Reel Cinemas, Dubai Mall by Chapman Taylor

Award Winner www.luxhabitat.ae by LUXHABITAT

Award Winner Scalini by Bishop Design LLC

Award Winner www.obg.ae by One Broker Group

Lettings Agency

Registration Trustee Office

 haus & haus Real Estate Broker

 Tamleek Real Estate Registration Trustee

Award Winner JLL

Award Winner Seal Real Estate Registration Trustee

Award Winner Rocky Real Estate LLC

Residential Development

Mixed-use Architecture

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

 Jumeirah Gate by Killa Architectural Design

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

Award Winner Vida Hotel and Residences by Killa Architectural Design

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

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WINNERS Dubai (cont.)

Fujairah (cont.)

Residential High-rise Architecture

New Hotel Construction & Design

 1/JBR by EDGE

Award Winner Palace Fujairah Beach by Eagle Hills

Award Winner Banyan Tree Residences - Hillside Dubai

Residential Development

Award Winner Fujairah Beach by Eagle Hills

by Brewer Smith Brewer Group

Award Winner Millennium Binghatti Residences by Binghatti Developers

Residential High-rise Development

Iraq

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

Architecture Single Residence

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

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

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

Jordan

Residential Property

Architecture Multiple Residence

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

 Peninsula Islands Villas by OAOA

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Leisure Development

Retail Development

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

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

New Hotel Construction & Design

Retail Interior

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

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

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner Mister Baker, Chain of Pastry Stores

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

Residential Development

by STIRIXIS Group Sustainable Development

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

 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Award Winner Saraya Aqaba by Eagle Hills

Residential High-rise Development

ARABIA

Award Winner The Skyline Residences by Eagle Hills

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

Abu Dhabi

Retail Interior

Lettings Agency

Award Winner Izhiman Premier by SADDA Design and Build

 JLL Award Winner District Real Estate

Kuwait

Award Winner MPM Properties

Architecture Single Residence

Mixed-use Architecture

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

 Reem Towers by Design International

Office Interior

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

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

Mixed-use Interior

Public Service Architecture

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

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

Property Consultancy  MPM Properties

Lebanon

Real Estate Agency

Architecture Single Residence

 District Real Estate

Award Winner The North Villa by DoriHittiarchitects

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Interior Design Apartment

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

 NF Private Apartment by Lawand Architects

Award Winner District Real Estate

Interior Design Private Residence Award Winner Patio Penthouse by DoriHittiarchitects

Bahrain

Kitchen Design

Property Consultancy

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

 Impact Estate W.L.L.

Office Architecture

Real Estate Agency Marketing

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

 Impact Estate W.L.L.

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

Public Service Architecture

Residential Development

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

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

Award Winner Our Lady of the Rosary Church by MZ Architects

Retail Architecture

Real Estate Agency

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

Award Winner Property Brokerage and Management

by Mike Kamel & Zaman Aoun

Residential High-rise Architecture

Fujairah

Award Winner RETRO 67 by Archstone Capital and Masharii

Hotel Architecture

Residential High-rise Development

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

Award Winner RETRO 67 by Archstone Capital and Masharii

Mixed-use Development

Surface Design

Award Winner Fujairah Beach by Eagle Hills

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

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WINNERS Oman

Saudi Arabia (cont.)

Hotel Architecture

Residential High-rise Architecture

Award Winner Mysk Al Mouj by Godwin Austen Johnson

Award Winner The VUE by Lifestyle Developers

Hotel Interior

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Mysk Al Mouj by Godwin Austen Johnson

 The VUE by Lifestyle Developers

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

Sharjah Hotel Interior

Qatar

Award Winner Al Bait Sharjah by Godwin Austen Johnson

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

Mixed-use Development

AFRICA

Award Winner The Pearl-Qatar by United Development Company

Real Estate Agency

Egypt

Award Winner NelsonPark Property LLC

Interior Design Private Residence

Retail Interior

 Simply Creative Mansion

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

by Hoda Lasheen Interior Design

Leisure Development

Ras Al Khaimah

Award Winner Cabana Hotel & Resort

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Ras Al Khaimah Villa

Lettings Agency

 JLL

by Wanders Werner Falasi Consulting Architects

by Orientals For Urban Developments “OUD”

Hotel Architecture

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner The Hampton Hotel by JT + Partners

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

Hotel Interior

Mixed-use Development

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

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

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

New Hotel Construction & Design

Leisure Interior

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

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

Residential Development

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

Award Winner IL MONTE GALALA by Tatweer Misr

Residential High-rise Architecture

Saudi Arabia

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

Architecture Multiple Residence

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

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

Ghana

Apartment

by Solaiman Abdullah Elkhereiji Consultants (SAK)

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Nova by Devtraco Plus Limited

 Sono Villa by Azaz Architects

Architecture Multiple Residence

Interior Design Private Residence

Award Winner Glenshire Hills Estate

Award Winner Burooj Global by Art Code

Leisure Development

Architecture Single Residence

 Matal Complex by JANNAT

Award Winner The Rwenzori

Lettings Agency

 JLL

Lettings Agency

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Clifton Homes

by Incept Architectural Consult

by Incept Architectural Consult

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

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Gulf Address Clubhouse by Azaz Architects

 Nova by Devtraco Plus Limited

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Christ Temple Children’s Centre by ArchXenus

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

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Riyadh Front by Kaden Investment

Award Winner Nova by Devtraco Plus Limited

Property Consultancy

Office Interior

 Cushman & Wakefield

Award Winner Margins Group Head Office

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner Security Forces Medical Centre Mosque

Residential Development

 Painite Residences

by P&T Architects and Engineers Limited

Public Services Development

by Kaleidoscope Design Bureau Ltd

by Yaw Addo Developments Limited

 Matal Complex by JANNAT Residential Development

Ivory Coast

Award Winner Uptown by Alkhoyool Alarabia for Urban Development

Retail Development

Award Winner Emerald Luxury Beach Villas by Seyada LLC

Award Winner Cosmos by SFO SAL

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WINNERS Kenya

South Africa (cont.)

Architecture Multiple Residence

Leisure Interior

 The Golden Collection

 The Polofields by Balwin Properties

Award Winner Sally Williams Melrose Arch

by The Golden Luxury Villas

Hotel Interior

Award Winner Four Points by Sheraton, Nairobi Airport

Award Winner Alex Mall by McCormick Property Development

Lettings Agency

by Areen Design

by Dakota Design

Office Development

 Just Property

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

Mixed-use Architecture

Residential Development

 Thembelihle Village

 Purple Haze Apartments

Award Winner One on Whiteley

by Edifice Limited

by ASA Architectural Design

Award Winner Skynest Westlands by Elegant Properties

by Bentel Associates International

Residential High-rise Development

Mixed-use Development

 Skynest Westlands by Elegant Properties

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

Mauritius

Apartment

Office Development

 Mythic Grand Gaube by MJ Développement

Award Winner 1 Discovery Place

Interior Design Private Residence

 Residential Renovation-Le Morne, Mauritius

Office Interior

 WSP Head Office

by Neoscenes Ltd

by Onyx Developments Pty Ltd

by Boogertman + Partners

Retail Architecture

Award Winner So’Flo by Architects Studio Ltd

Property Consultancy

by Boogertman + Partners

 Pecanwood Estate Homeowners Association

Nigeria

Real Estate Agency

Interior Design Private Residence

 Just Property

Award Winner The Brown Project by Vivabella Designs

Award Winner Thesen Islands Living (Pty) Ltd

Office Interior

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Award Winner ETranzact by Gemona West Interior Design

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

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Greeff Properties

Award Winner 4 Bourdillon by Kaizen Properties Ltd

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

Seychelles

Real Estate Agency Website

Architecture Multiple Residence

 www.pamgolding.co.za

Award Winner The Cove Villa by JT+Partners

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner www.lregroup.co.za by LRE Group

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

Residential Development

by Pam Golding Properties (Pty) Ltd

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

South Africa

Apartment

Award Winner De Plattekloof Lifestyle Estate

 1 Melville Road by Ganik Developments Pty Ltd

Award Winner Paardevlei Square by Balwin Properties

Award Winner The Plettenberg Manor

Developer Website

 www.deplattekloof.co.za

Award Winner Orchid Ridge

by Adlab Advertising (Pty) Ltd

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