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Homes on the River Thames

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India

James Bond’s Skyfall yacht

• Supercars • Jewellery & Watches • Interiors • Art Exhibitions

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FRENCH RIVIERA

Pierre Cardin’s $335

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SOMERSET WEST, SOUTH AFRICA £1,835,795 Chas Everitt International Property Group WEB ID: YDNJ22

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CABO — SAN JOSE CORRIDOR, MEXICO £2,117,265 REmexico Real Estate Group WEB ID: PYPT22

LAGLIO, ITALY Price Upon Request Marco Badalla — Property At Lake Como WEB ID: CJET22

COLOMBIER, SAINT BARTHELEMY Price Upon Request Sibarth Real Estate WEB ID: HCJT22

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spectacular Life could never be dull or colourless in Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC). With a prime address in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, this visionary, state-of-the-art integrated development integrates residential, business, retail, F&B, cultural and entertainment components that are completely synergised to create a vibrant 24-hour city experience. Strategically located within the city’s Golden Triangle, BBCC is easily accessible with an annexed Transport Hub integrating Light Rail Transit, Mass Rail Transit and Monorail services. BBCC—a spectacular complement to the city’s modern cosmopolitan vibe.

the high art of business A business address at The Stride, a strata office tower in BBCC, is your entrée to a new world of corporate excellence. Its visionary architecture makes it the new emblem of corporate sophistication. Behind the facade awaits an array of professionally managed business conveniences including reception services, a business lounge, conference room, meeting rooms and video conferencing facilities.

light up the high life Discover your urban sanctuary in Lucentia, the first residential offering at BBCC. Its two conjoined towers, soaring 47 and 35 floors respectively, offer a range of serviced suites designed to surround you with the ultimate luxuries. Four levels of thoughtfully curated facilities provide endless delight whatever your mood. Live the high life against a backdrop of panoramic views of the city and beyond.

Lucentia Residences • Building Plan Approving Authority : Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur • Approved Plan No : BP T4 OSC 20161384 • Expected Date of Completion : 7 March 2021 (54 month) • Land Tenure: Leasehold (99 years) expired by 5 December 2110 • Restriction of Interest: The Land Cannot be Transferred, Leased and Changed with consent from Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur • Land Encumbrance : Nil • Developer License : 14510-1/09-2018/0745(L) • Validity : 29/09/2016 - 28/09/2018 • Advertising Permit : 14510-1/09-2018/0745(P) • Validity: 29/09/2016 - 28/09/2018 • Parcel 3 Serviced Apartment Block 1 (47 Storey) & 2 (35 Storey) (LUCENTIA) • Total Unit : 666 (Block 1: 393, Block 2: 273) • Selling Price : Block 1 (Min) RM782,000 - (Max) RM2,056,250 • Block 2 (Min) RM1,096,920 - (Max) RM2,178,000

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Contact us at: The Mill House, Bishop Hall Lane Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1LG, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 (0)1245 250981 Web: 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 Joe Allen joe@ipropertymedia.com Rositsa Storrs rositsa@ipropertymedia.com ADVERTISING SALES TEAM Adam Horton, Dylan Turner, Graham Wilson, 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 2017 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. READERS PLEASE NOTE: Some properties will be actually priced in foreign currency and subject to exchange fluctuation. Property buyers should allow for extra financial costs such as legal advice, local taxes etc. which may not be covered in the advertised prices. The descriptions of properties, the contents, whereabouts and price are given in this magazine as a guide only. Please request further details from the advertiser as required. Private advertisers are responsible for their own descriptions. Please take care to verify what you are buying in writing before proceeding. The publisher suggests all buyers of property seek independent legal advice before entering into any contract to purchase. All information and prices were correct at time of going to press – fluctuations in the currency market mean that some prices will have changed. Supplied editorial material cannot be returned.

Welcome! As spring gradually turns into summer even those of us living in less sunny climes begin to spend an increasing amount of time outside. With this in mind we’ve included a special feature on garden design to maximise the enjoyment that can be found on our own doorsteps. By creating various outdoor areas with water features, outdoor kitchens, barbecues and fire pits you suddenly find you have an additional range of attractive scenarios in which to entertain or simply relax. We have injected some celebrity interest into two of our features this issue. The first, rather unexpectedly, is in our superyacht article where the gorgeous sloop ‘Regina’ comes under the spotlight. The boat, which featured in the James Bond movie Skyfall with actor Daniel Craig onboard in his role as 007, has now come on to the yachting market with a multi-million pound price tag. Should you be in a position to buy this lovely vessel, one of the first sails you might be tempted to take could be to the French Riviera. This is where we’ve discovered the second most expensive property currently for sale in Europe – the fashion designer Pierre Cardin’s amazing Bubble Palace. Also well worth a thorough investigation is the late singer and songwriter George Michael’s fabulous former villa near Saint Tropez. Enjoy your property hunting, Jill Keene jill@ipropertymedia.com

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Reehan Residences

Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

Discover a unique style of contemporary living with Reehan Residences, designed for families. These spacious homes provide a unique lifestyle with Al Mouj Muscat and are within walking distance to the beach with access to marina, golf course, luxury hotels, dining and retail options.

The brainchild of Dubai-based development company, Tebyan, Sparkle Towers is adorned with Swarovski crystal chandeliers and an array of crystal features. Banded ‘Space Marveled by SWAROVSKI®’ and due for completion in June 2017, it is composed of three interconnected residential towers with 29, 14 and 4 floors respectively, and also features street and waterfront retail stores. Properties options range from a selection of studio, one, two or threebedroom apartments and penthouse apartments.

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France Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace and George Michael’s former villa in the French Riviera could both be yours – at a price!

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DESIRE

FINERY

WATCHES

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Become the proud

An array

A collection of lavish

It’s all about glass –

Andrea Marechal

owner of a box at The

of the finest jewellery,

timepieces from Rolex,

from crystal vases and

previews forthcoming art

Royal Albert Hall for

clothing and

Patek Philippe and

hand blown vessels

exhibitions around the

£2.5 million or a £20,000

accessories

Chopard

to mirrors

world

gravity-defying chair

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We explore the British Overseas Territories of the Cayman Islands,

Why Indian real estate is looking particularly attractive

INTERIORS

Antigua, Barbados and the British Virgin Islands

to high-end buyers at present

Caribbean

India

Expert advice on creating the most fabulous yet functional kitchens

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How to make your garden into a true extension of your home

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Whether sailing or motoring, experience the sense of freedom that FOCUS

only life aboard can bring

London Prime properties on the banks of the Thames with stunning riverside views

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News, previews and reviews from the glamorous world of motoring

Oman

World's Best

This Arabian country offers spectacular desert and seascapes

We reveal the winners of the

complemented by impressive new developments

2016-2017 International Property Awards

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Living in art Designed by award-winning architect Richard Meier, 165 Charles Street in New York is a shining example of his modernist style

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Clean lines, open space and an emphasis

room’s light into the suite. The master soaking

on light are defining characteristics of this

tub is prominently placed at the centre of the

boutique West Village condominium and

bathroom where the owner may relax while

are on display in perfect harmony within its

taking in Hudson River views through the

penthouse. This one-of-a-kind showplace has

floor-to-ceiling glass wall.

an effortless sense of flow that draws all who

Downstairs the signature south-facing Meier

enter through the foyer and spills out into

designed chef's kitchen is styled with sleek

the double height great room, where one is

white cabinetry, solid white Corian counter

stunned by its brilliant Hudson River views.

tops, Gaggenau and Sub-Zero appliances.

With three full floor-to-ceiling glass walls,

The kitchen island is the perfect place to have

light plays a constantly changing role in the

breakfast or just sit and watch the morning sun

apartment’s mood through the shifting of

over lower Manhattan. Outside the stunning

shadows, colour and intensity. Boasting a large

1,600 square foot wraparound terrace encircles

seating area and banquet table that seats 26,

three sides of the apartment and offers 360

gatherings of any size will be dazzled by this

degree views of the city that stretch from the

incredible space.

Empire State building and Chrysler building all

This 4,551 square foot (422.8m2) duplex

the way down to One World Trade Center.

boasts four split bedrooms with glass walls,

This full service building boasts an indoor

en suite marble bathrooms, walk-in closets

naturally lit 50-foot infinity lap pool, gym with

and automatic shades throughout. The master

locker rooms and showers, sauna, cinema

suite occupies the entire second floor and is

screening room and residents lounge. A private

unattached to the exterior walls, giving it the

climate-controlled wine storage unit and three

appearance of floating above the great room,

large private storage bins are also included

supported only by columns. It is accessed by a

with the purchase of this stunning penthouse.

frosted glass staircase that pulses with natural light from the skylight above. The master bedroom and bath both have

£24.07m / €27.96m / $29.95m Anne Prosser | Halstead Property

frosted glass shutters that when closed give

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off a muted glow but when opened, on to

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SPARKLING opportunity Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina boasts interiors adorned by Swarovski crystal chandeliers and an array of fabulous crystal features

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If cities were crystals, there would be no doubt

Residents will wake up every morning to the

premium decorative lighting, a 24-hour concierge

that Dubai is the most elegant of all. Situated in

sparkling views of Dubai Marina before enjoying

service, valet parking, on-demand limousine

the centre of the world, this city has thrived on

a stroll around its endless choice of cafes and

services and optional housekeeping packages.

breaking records and building spectacular global

restaurants or relaxing on the nearby beaches

There is also a 24-hour security guard and

wonders supported by a solid infrastructure.

of Jumeirah Beach Residence. Sparkle Towers is

CCTV security cameras that monitor every inch

also located in the midst of key stylish and trendy

of the towers.

Sparkle Towers is the brainchild of the

Swarovski crystals have always been the pure

Dubai-based development company, Tebyan.

shopping centres including the Marina Mall, The

The company’s mission to deliver unique real

Walk and The Beach outdoor shopping areas. Major

definition of elegance and beauty. By adorning

estate opportunities is evident in this stunning

shopping destinations are only 10 minutes away too,

Sparkle Towers with Swarovski, Tebyan has created

development as it strives to become one of the

such as Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta Mall.

a marvellous crystal wonderland. By associating

most renowned and trusted private developers in

Providing a resort-like lifestyle for its residents,

with one of the leading luxury brands in the world

leisure facilities abound at Sparkle Towers with

of interiors and lighting, Tebyan has ensured

fitness centres and temperature controlled

that Sparkle Towers stands out in a city where

Tebyan put together a concept of sophistication,

swimming pools. Women can also enjoy the privacy

uniqueness is the norm.

understanding that to create the best it must pursue

of separate, luxurious saunas and Jacuzzis. Outside,

opulence and lavishness. To achieve this, Tebyan

the designer landscaping and large gardens,

Sparkle Towers at Dubai Marina

partnered with Swarovski, one of the leading luxury

coupled with indoor and outdoor play areas for

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brands in the world of interiors and lighting.

children, ensure quality family time.

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the region. As the idea of Sparkle Towers became a reality,

The Sparkle Towers, adorned with premium decorative lighting and lighting solutions and

Additional amenities include a sparkling VIP Crystal Lounge adorned with Swarovski

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branded “Space Marveled by SWAROVSKI®”, will be a true masterpiece. Due for completion in June 2017, it is composed of three interconnected residential towers with 29, 14 and 4 floors respectively, and also features street and waterfront retail stores. Properties options range from a selection of studio, one, two or three-bedroom apartments and penthouse apartments. From the moment you step into Sparkle Towers’ luxurious lobby, dotted with brilliant Swarovski lighting solutions and breathtaking extravagance, you will appreciate the elegance in every finishing touch. Adorned with marble entrances and alternating ceramic tiles for every apartment, Sparkle Towers features custom built en suite bedrooms, each with a built-in wardrobe. Stylish bathrooms offer state-of-the-art European branded sanitaryware and fixtures, while lavish but homely kitchens have granite countertops and the most modern, branded, built-in stainless steel appliances. International Property & Travel

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RIVIERA The Côte d'Azur’s combination of history, culture, world-class beaches, stunning seascapes, gastronomy, good schools and international airport access makes it a perfect destination for overseas buyers

Bubble Palace, Cannes Currently the second most expensive home for sale in Europe, this revolutionary property of approximately 1,200m2 was designed by the architect Antti Lovag. It was built between 1975 and 1989 and purchased by the famous fashion designer Pierre Cardin in the early 1990s as a vacation home. Taking the form of a cluster of bubbles spread over six levels, the property is at the forefront of contemporary architecture. It includes a panoramic lounge, reception room and 10 suites decorated by contemporary artists. A stunning 500-seat outdoor auditorium overlooks the sea, facing the bay of Cannes, while gardens, ponds and a swimming pool create a clifftop paradise stretching over more than 8,500m2 of grounds. £276.7m / €319.5m / $335m Michaël Zingraf Real Estate Christie’s www.michaelzingraf.com

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y all accounts, the French Riviera property market is booming, boosted by low interest rates, price falls inland, and an increase in sales in coastal locations, such as Cannes, Antibes and Saint Tropez. Tim Swannie at Home Hunts reports that buyers are now getting more for their money in locations such as Biot, Opio, Roquefortles-Pins and Châteauneuf de Grasse. “Grasse, the world capital of perfume, is also a great area for investments,” he says. “The town is currently spending millions redeveloping the centre and there is a direct train line to Cannes and the rest of the Riviera.” Home Hunts’ data revealed that the area’s most coveted locations are Mougins, Valbonne and Grasse; Cap d’Antibes and Cannes; Villefranche-sur-Mer and Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat; and also Saint Tropez. “Two medieval villages, Mougins and Valbonne offer authentic charm, good amenities and have a busy events calendar,” says Amy Bault, a Riviera consultant for Home Hunts. “These villages are very international whilst not being overrun with tourists in the summer. They are also close to several international schools. “The Cap d’Antibes and Cannes are both around 30 minutes from Nice airport and have wonderful sandy beaches. Both areas are excellent for yacht lovers. Clients invest in these areas as they have the dream Riviera lifestyle on their doorstep. The bustling town of Villefranche-sur-Mer neighbours the forested peninsula of Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat. “These are popular areas known for their beautiful sea views and proximity to Monaco. With easy access to the beaches and ports, they offer an ideal investment for many of our clients. A quaint village, Saint Tropez offers a perfect blend of old-world charm and glamour. Property wise, there are a huge number of luxury villas, apartments and townhouses available in the area. Prices remain high as it’s a highly exclusive location attracting buyers from all over the world.” Tim Clark of Leggett Prestige believes that the upcoming election in France will deliver a more proactive government and this has prompted the interest in highend property to increase. “Property asking prices are still a little on the high side in this segment,” he advises, “however vendors are rarely in a rush to sell, but will entertain offers from serious clients.” 22

Ramatuelle, near Saint Tropez Previously owned by the late singer and songwriter George Michael, this property is on a green, 6,000m2 plot very close to the Pampelonne beach. It has been completely renovated and offers a great view of the sea. The ground floor includes a living room, dining room, kitchen and three en suite bedrooms. On the first floor is a master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and bathroom, while at garden level there are two guest bedrooms with adjacent shower room/bathroom plus a caretaker’s apartment. Amenities include a fitness room, heated swimming pool, inter-connected sound system and air-conditioning. £10.3m / €11.9m / $12.5m

John Taylor Saint Tropez www.john-taylor.com

Cannes Contemporary villa in the heart of the most sought-after area of Cannes with an amazing sea view over the Bay of Cannes, from the Lerins Islands to the Esterel hills. The six-bedroom property is on flat land of 3,000m2 with landscaped garden, swimming pool and summer kitchen. It includes an entrance hall, living room, dining room with wine cellar, fully-equipped kitchen and two-bedroom caretaker’s house. £11.7m / €13.5m / $14.2m Home Hunts www.home-hunts.comv

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LEGGETT PRESTIGE

LUXURY PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE IN FRANCE

VAR REF: 68416 €1,200,000 Fabulous 5 bed / 4 bath stone villa with amazing open views to the sea. It benefits from a large elevated plot, a mozaïc infinity pool and a garage. A peaceful location yet close to all amenities.

CALVADOS REF: 64908 €1,190,000 Impressive 12 bed château set in over 5Ha with a lake, parkland, gatehouse, stables and spectaular views. It lies just two hours from Paris and you can be on the beaches at Deauville in an hour.

CALVADOS REF: 66680 €550,000 Built in 1731, this elegant 5 bed / 3 bath château has been renovated with style and is now run as a successful B&B business. Close to the famous Normandy towns of Balleroy & historic Bayeux.

RHONE REF: 71560 €796,950 An elegant 9 bed / 4 bath 1920’s manor. Beautifully situated in large, private gardens with a lake, tennis court and outbuildings. It lies just minutes from the village centre and is close to train links.

HAUTE SAVOIE REF: 68784 €860,000 Immaculate 4 bed / 2 bath Alpine chalet in the Abondance valley with panoramic mountain views. The property benefits from a sauna, study, utility room, swimming pool and 1.3Ha of land.

GIRONDE REF: 70051 €1,000,000 Prestigious 9 bed Chartreuse-style home and Maison des Amis situated in the sought after triangle between Bordeaux, Libourne and St Emilion. Close to commerce and travel links.

AIN REF: 62694 €921,499 Beautiful 7 bed / 5 bath manor and gîte. Renovated to a high standard and offering a jacuzzi, pool, sauna, large garden and outbuildings. Close to all amenities, a golf course and transport links.

CHARENTE MARITIME REF: 63029 €1,349,250 Fabulous home with a 7 gîte holiday complex (23 bedrooms in total) and an impressive year on year revenue. The property also has a large garden with outbuildings, garages and a pool.

LOIRE ATLANTIQUE REF: 71505 €890,000 Interesting 5 bed / 6 bath, 200 year old Brittany windmill and house with a commercial restaurant perfect for receptions and fully equipped to the latest ERP norms. A home and business venture.

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Head Office: Leggett Immobilier, 42 Rue de Ribérac 24340 La Rochebeaucourt, France. All prices include agency fees.

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Villa La Vague, Monte Carlo, Monaco This freehold villa in a quiet and exclusive part of Monaco has spectacular, protected panoramic views across the principality to the Mediterranean Sea beyond. The existing property was built over 110 years ago in the Belle Epoque style of the late 19th century and has been placed under protective order by HSH Prince Albert. Current planning permission exists to alter and enlarge the current four storey, four-bedroom property into a completely refurbished, six storey, six-bedroom villa of 7,600 square feet with 2,400 square feet of terrace space. Morpheus, a leading London design house, has conceived plans in which the main focus of each floor is centred on the south facing windows and the sea views beyond. £39m / €45m / $47.2m 24

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Mougins Divided into a main house, guest accommodation and a guardian’s apartment, all elements of this property are internally linked but have their own self-contained entrances. The main house is in an elevated position overlooking the pool terrace and gardens on grounds extending to over three hectares. It is entered via a room opening out to nearly 200m2 with defined zones for lounge, dining room, library and open plan kitchen with centre island. There is a feature insert fireplace and the entire zone has underfloor heating as well as a climate control system. Three large bedroom suites, a garage large enough for at least five cars and a cellar are also included. £7.36m / €8.5m / $8.92m

Leggett Prestige www.leggettprestige.com

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, near Monaco Ideally located, this 400m2 property has views over the bay of Villefranche and the Mediterranean Sea. Beaches are just a couple of minutes’ walk from the villa which is set in a large landscaped garden with swimming pool. It has been built over three levels with seven rooms including two reception areas and three bedrooms, an apartment for guests and caretaker accommodation. The property would benefit from refurbishment to recreate its original splendour and create the six bedrooms and bathrooms for which there is potential. £11.2 m / €13m / $13.6m 26

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Eze In a totally private setting, this property on approximately five hectares has impressive views. It consists of a principal villa of some 600m2, a guest apartment, separate guesthouse and staff quarters. The main villa includes a large living room with fireplace, a dining room, fully equipped kitchen and an office with fireplace and in-built humidor. All rooms open to the vast terraces and garden. The sleeping quarters contain the master bedroom suite, two further bedrooms both with en suite bathrooms. Upstairs are a further two bedrooms, an office, a playroom and storage. The lower level contains the cinema room, a billiard room with bar and wine cellar. Magnificent gardens feature a vast heated swimming pool, pool house with terraces and bar/summer kitchen, a full tennis court, football pitch, an open air theatre, skateboard track, helipad and parking for at least 30 cars. ÂŁ32.9m / â‚Ź38m / $39.9m Chestertons International www.chestertons-international.com International Property & Travel

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Saint Tropez Close to Pampelonne beach, this contemporary villa sleeps up to 12 guests and has a living area of 400m2. It includes six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a terrace and swimming pool on a spacious plot of 2,000m2 with on-site security and a concierge service. From £22,780 / €26,316 / $27,620 per week

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The Réserve de Beaulieu is a in

the heart of one of the most tranquil

communities on the Côte d’Azur

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nly a few months after it opened nearly 130 years ago, a good food critic said, ‘The Réserve de Beaulieu is the restaurant of kings and the king of restaurants’. The years have passed and the Beaulieu restaurant is still living up to its name. The most discerning customers remain attracted by its terrace overlooking the sea, its stylish service, elegancy, and cellar full of the best French vintages. What’s more, it features regularly among the best places to eat in France and proudly sports one star in the Michelin Guide. The Réserve de Beaulieu has 39 rooms and suites, all decorated with loving care with period furniture or pieces made to measure by a cabinetmaker. The walls are covered in delicate frescoes with a decidedly Mediterranean feel with bouquets of flowers, cornucopias, bowls of fruit and bunches of grapes. In 2002 and 2003, the Réserve de Beaulieu enriched its hotel offer with two private apartments called ‘Victoria’ and ‘Mistinguett’. The first of the two duplexes pays tribute to England’s most famous queen. The British monarch was a regular visitor to

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the Riviera during the 19th century. With two large bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom, a large dressing room and a huge sitting room, this is the perfect haven for a family holiday. The ambiance is more imaginative and glamorous in the Villa Mistinguett. This is to be expected, as it is named after the woman who will always remain the queen of ‘Paris by night’. Designed just for two, its 90m² saloon has a big screen, a desk with a PC and Internet connection and a private bar. The second floor is reached via a private lift or a large spiral staircase. Here guests discover a huge bedroom, a bathroom containing a hammam shower and an immense 125m² terrace with a panoramic view over the sea.  www.reservebeaulieu.com

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Plottingfor the FUTURE We find out more about a rare opportunity to purchase a prime plot of land in La Moraleja, near Madrid

This 47,000m2 building plot is only 10 kilometres north of the metropolitan area of Madrid, probably the most acclaimed luxury residential estate in Spain. La Moraleja is notable for its luxurious mansions and impressive security, with numerous sporting clubs and recreation centres. In the past, it was the place wealthy Madrilians chose for their weekend getaways to escape from the city centre’s hustle and bustle. Nowadays, its privileged location makes La Moraleja the perfect area to live conveniently close to the centre but still be surrounded by silence and greenery. Although shops and restaurants can be found all around the area, a wider selection is just a 15-minute drive away. The plot is unique for its size being the only one of its kind in this range as well as its location inside La Moraleja. It is only a 10-minute walk away from the lively La Moraleja Square with its trendy restaurants and shops, yet still offers a haven of peace and privacy. Further services in the La Moraleja area include two shopping malls, three hospitals and health clinics, four championship 18-hole golf courses, a tennis club and 15 international schools. All this, in addition to being just 17 km away from Barajas International Airport, makes the plot’s location perfect for a family home or long-term investment. Probuilding S.L. e: premiumplot@gmail.com

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Montenegro

Montenegro is one of the most naturally blessed

Between

land and

SEA

Portonovi, a new and highly sophisticated resort complete with superb homes, world-class facilities and a superyacht marina, is in the prime location of the Boka Bay, Montenegro

countries in Europe. The renowned poet Lord Byron famously described it as ‘the most beautiful merging of land and sea’. A popular destination half a century ago, Montenegro is now re-emerging as a hot destination for today’s discerning travellers and property investors. The country’s natural blessings compete on all fronts with any of Europe’s leading destinations, from the dark, brooding mountains for which this country is named to the 117 picturesque beaches that welcome the glistening Adriatic. The UNESCO-protected Bay of Kotor (Boka), with its coastal churches and fortified towns, is a gem in Montenegro. There are a myriad of experiences to be savoured from roaming the dreamlike littoral of Tivat and Kotor to wandering the charming cobblestone streets and squares that retain the beauty left behind by the Venetians at the end of the 18th century.

Blissful indulgence This stunning setting is home to the new €650 million, 60 acre, luxury development at Portonovi - a community which will offer blissful indulgence to people of all generations from across the globe. The sophisticated, south-facing resort sits on the most exclusive part of pristine Boka Bay enjoying sun from sunrise to sunset. The first of Portonovi’s 275 properties will open later in 2017. The wide-ranging collection includes

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apartments and penthouses, to luxurious town

Yachting paradise

houses set in the heart of a Mediterranean-style

Portonovi’s superyacht marina, naturally protected

village, elegant villas set within landscaped gardens

and ideally positioned at the entrance of Boka Bay,

and sleek sky villas overlooking the marina.

is the ideal base from which to explore Montenegro’s

No two properties are the same. In the Lower

stunning, relatively undiscovered 300km coastline

Village, which is currently on sale, properties

and the islands off the Dalmatian coast, whilst also

are master-planned by Harper Downie and

offering easy access to the Adriatic. The deep-water

complemented with an entirely bespoke approach

marina, which features 238 berths for yachts up to

from Harrods Interiors. The Marina Apartments – the

80 metres, will compete with Europe’s leading ports

most iconic and modern buildings within the resort

where berthing space is increasingly constrained.

and also on sale now - have been designed by the

A focal point will be the members-only Portonovi

renowned London architectural studio RTKL.

Yacht Club which is being created by the award-

The development will be home to Europe’s first One&Only resort opening in 2018 and an opulent

winning British studio Winch Design. There is something to enjoy at all times of the

Espace Chenot Health Wellness Spa and will

year - with great ski resorts, unique national parks

also include upscale retail options from premium

and fascinating medieval villages all within easy

international brands, leading restaurants and other

reach of Portonovi. Montenegro truly comes alive

incredible leisure offerings.

during its long summer, with a wide range of festivals and events, as well as the highly anticipated summer Montenegro Superyacht Rendezvous. Portonovi is already attracting international attention from sun-seekers considering a unique second home and investors looking to add to their portfolio. Investment in Montenegro, which has been independent since 2006, is appealing due to a business-friendly democratic government, an open economy and a highly competitive tax regime. Portonovi is easy to reach. Dubrovnik and Tivat Airports are less than an hour away and are both served directly by a number of airlines from London and a range of other international cities, whilst also offering private jet facilities. Over the next few years, Portonovi will become an elite, sought after destination for residents and holidaymakers alike. Prices range from £276,000 / €324,000 / $344,000 – £6.8m / €8m / $8.5m For more information visit www.portonovi.com or call +382 31 355375 to arrange a visit. International Property & Travel

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Live, work and play in South Africa’s largest secure multi-purpose development

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desire BOXfor sale

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n extremely rare opportunity has arisen to purchase a 12-seat Grand Tier box at the world famous Royal Albert Hall in London. This box places the owner in close proximity to the Royal

Box and provides an enviable view of the world’s most anticipated music concerts and events. As the first Grand Tier box to have been made available

originally to be named the Central Hall of Arts and Sciences, but was

in almost a decade, it is certain to appreciate over time.

changed to the Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences in 1867, in memory

In 2017 alone, the Grade I listed Royal Albert Hall will host shows and events including the EE British Academy Film Awards, Titanic Live, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s The Music Of Bond. It is the UK’s busiest and

of her husband consort. Upon the halls opening, Queen Victoria acquired 20 boxes on this tier. On purchasing the box, the owner will automatically receive a

most beloved performance venue with a capacity of up to 5,272 seats, and

membership to the Corporation of the Halls of Arts and Science. As a

is host to over 390 shows in the main auditorium each year, to all of which

member, the owner will be responsible for such duties as electing the council

the owners of the box will have prime viewing.

and the hall’s president, approving the level of the annual contribution, and

The Grand Tier is best known for being occupied by the monarchy,

ensuring that the purposes and traditions of the corporation are upheld.

with the Queen’s Box located on this level. The hall’s long history with the

Offers in excess of £2.5m / €2.88m / $3.04m with approx 849 years

Royal family stretches back to its opening in 1871 by Queen Victoria. It was

remaining on the lease  www.harrodsestates.com

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desire The chair that neutrlalizes gravity

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n 2002, British inventor and furniture

Weightlessness is achieved by an elegant

leatherwork, this provides a stunning aesthetic

designer, Dr David Wickett, set out

system of roller bearings that follow a specific

quality, new to furniture.

to create a chair that would simulate

path, giving frictionless continuous balance.

A launch edition marks the first 20 Elysium

weightlessness. In his pursuit, he

On a sensory level, the experience is akin to

chairs available, with each featuring engraved

saltwater flotation.

gold plated discs. The chair is available direct

completed a PhD in bioengineering, becoming one of the few designers to unify art and science.

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from DavidHugh or from Bang & Olufsen in

From his 10-year research he wrote an equation

Cambridge, where advanced engineering blends

Knightsbridge, West London. Get ready to

defining posture and gravitational force. That

perfectly with traditional craftsmanship. The

defy gravity!

equation became Elysium technology.

chair’s ‘skeleton’ is ergonomically engineering in carbon fibre. Stainless steel and aluminium

£20,000 / €23,000 / $24,000

and comfortable chair in the world. There

machined parts complete the external frame

excluding taxes and shipping

are no electric motors or spring mechanisms.

and mechanism. Set against the stitched

 www.davidhugh.com

The result is arguably the most advanced

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finery Our latest selection of jewellery, clothing and accessories celebrates the finer things in life

Bosphorus dreams Gilan is a renowned jewellery house in Istanbul, Turkey owned by brothers Muharrem and Ferhan Gilan. They have a hereditary passion for design which pays homage to the duality of the great river Bosphorus. Gilan emphasises the diversity of the banks through design. The diversity of cultures which spring from the interaction of two continents are symbolised by the combinations of different precious metals and stones as demonstrated beautifully in this 18K gold bracelet with emeralds, sapphires, and white diamonds. £225,770 / €256,850 / $274,800  www.gilan.com

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finery HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF

Anyone for polo? Having featured Santoni’s fabulous ladies’ footwear (see page 46), we felt we couldn’t leave the gentlemen out. Hence, here is the brand’s most expensive men's model, a polo boot in crocodile leather with a double buckle gaiter. Entirely made and painted by hand, the boots are crafted in beautiful shades of cognac. £26,385 / €30,000 / $31,800  www.santonishoes.com

During a recent office move, an old box was discovered hidden at the back of a drawer. Unfolding its layers, four brass masters were

PERFECTLY SUITED Founded in Germany in 1916, Wilvorst creates made to measure men’s suits of the highest quality. The company’s most elegant ‘Prestige’ collection features the finest fabrics and finishing throughout its distinctive design. Gold coloured piping complements extravagant fabrics such as wool yarns and silk. Suit jackets are offered with one or two buttons together with a cornucopia of innovative variations of stand-up collars and notch lapels. Stylish design elements like plaited edgings underline the virtuosic individuality of the models combined with creative pocket solutions and stylish waistcoats. Price dependent on individual sizing and styling  www.wilvorst.de

discovered which used to cast items of jewellery. The name of the box referred to a member of the Chalfen family who worked in London between the start of the century and 1964, meaning these masters must have originated somewhere between these dates. (The fact that they are brass only adds to their authenticity as masters today are created in a computer and then formed in wax or resin). Not knowing if these had ever been used before, Chalfen of London has decided to create only 10 of each of these models as limited editions in honour of their maker. Part of the Limited Edition Chalfen of London Historic range, this is the Constance pendant which features 1.64ct of diamonds set in 18ct white gold. £9,885 / €11,240 / $11,915  www.chalfen.london

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Chic and capacious

Jardine of London's large 'Queen' bag is perfect for the lady about town who requires practicality, but still wants to look and feel chic and stylish. This bag is big enough to pop your iPad or even an A4 size laptop in, along with everything else essential for a day out in the city or indeed the country. Its flexible handles allow it to be worn on the shoulder or in the crook of the arm. Available in raspberry red, black, blue and grey, the goat-skin leather is beautifully soft and will patina with age. All Jardine of London handbags are individually handcrafted in England by a fifth generation family firm. The Jardine Star which is blind embossed on the lid of all handbags was inspired by the Jardine Star Brooch which was gifted to Queen Elizabeth £695 / €790 / $837  www.jardineoflondon.co.uk

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OPULENT OPALS

Martin Katz, who founded his jewellery business in 1988, is renowned for his exquisite taste and an unparalleled eye for transforming stones into artistic creations. These Australian black opal cabochon dangle earrings are a perfect example of his expertise. Set in 18kt white gold set, the opals are microset in diamonds, sapphires, tsavorites and amethysts. £61,000 / €69,360 / $73,525  www.martinkatz.com

Stylish stiletto Rubelli, the family company founded in Venice in 1858 and famous for its world-class fabrics, is continuing its successful collaboration with the leading Italian footwear brand, Santoni. The spring/summer 2017 collection combines Santoni’s fluid lines with Rubelli’s 18th century inspired ‘Queen Anne’ fabric and includes these fabulous stiletto pumps as well as tasseled slipper loafers. £590 / €670 / $710  www.santonishoes.com

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Glittering gems

The Rolex Pearlmaster is the company’s crowning jewellery watch. Featuring softly curved lines, it features rich dials and exquisite gem settings of diamonds, sapphires or rubies and is available only in 18 carat yellow, white or Everose gold made by Rolex in its own foundry. Price dependent on material preferences  www.rolex.com

time precious is

Our latest collection of watches features examples that are both stunning and precise

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Peony in pink

Its understated elegance and technical sophistication have made the L.U.C XP a flagship model among the Chopard Haute Horlogerie collection. In 2014, Chopard created a version with a 35 mm diameter, intended for women. It’s produced by Chopard Manufacture and graced with Fleurisanne engraving, an almost extinct handcraft. Where beauty meets precision, a gorgeous peony blossoms in an eight-piece limited edition watch: the L.U.C XP Esprit de Fleurier Peony. The dainty curves of the peony bloom on the Tahitian mother-of-pearl dial, where the flower appears clothed in gold and decked in diamonds finely set into the rose gold dial base. £76,850 / €88,295 / $93,475  www.chopard.com

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In perpetuity

Patek Philippe’s Grand Complication Perpetual Calendar watch is ideal for the man who thrives on having information literally on hand. This ultra-thin watch features an anthracite grey dial with polished luminous hour markers and hands and a 37mm platinum case. It has a perpetual calendar which has a date sub-dial and moon-phase indicator at 6 o'clock, a month and leap year counter at 3 o'clock and a 24-hour and day indicator at 9 o'clock. £76,880 / €88,340 / $93,525  www.patek.com

Year of the Rooster

In keeping with an established annual tradition, Chopard is devoting a new limited series of its L.U.C XP Urushi watch to the Chinese Zodiac: the L.U.C XP Urushi – Year of the Rooster. The Chinese new year, which began on January 28th, appears under the sign of the Yin metal rooster, the theme depicted on a lacquered dial made using the ancestral Urushi technique. Handcrafted in Japan by a master lacquer artist, this applied arts masterpiece adorns a new interpretation of this ultra-thin and refined watch. £16,930 / €19,450 / $20,590  www.chopard.com

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luxe Our special focus on glassware features everything from exquisite crystal vases and hand blown vessels to bespoke mirrors

On reflection

Cotfield Mirrors is a small craft business run and co-owned by husband and wife Alan and Carol Moncrieff. They specialise in bespoke, hand-crafted mirrors, mosaics and decorative items all produced using recycled materials including reclaimed industrial wood, drift wood, mirror glass, stained glass and ceramics. Quirky silver and crockery mirrors from £200 / €230 / $250 – £600 / €695 / $740 Mandala mosaic mirrors from £700 / €810 / $865 – £7,000 / €8,075 / $8,625 Cotfield Mirrors +44 (0)7941 960639 e: alanmoncrieff@hotmail.com  www.cotfieldmirrors.co.uk

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Raise a glass The Roberto Cavalli Home Interiors collection is available exclusively in the UK at the Kings of Chelsea showroom. Launched in Milan during Salone del Mobile last April, it features furniture, lighting and accessories for the bedroom, dining room and living spaces. Roberto Cavalli Tableware collection includes these Monogramma Platin and Monogramma Gold wine glasses. They are hand crafted from 24 per cent lead crystal with platinum or gold rims and feature platinum RC monograms. From £46 / €53 / $57 per glass  www.kofc.co.uk

ARTISANAL APPROACH The UK was once the world capital of stained glass design, production and innovation, now English Antique Glass is its only remaining manufacturer of flat glass. An offshoot of one of the great 19th century Sunderland glassworks, it has decades of experience including handcrafting stained glass panes for York Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Using artisanal techniques first developed in the 12th century, English Antique Glass offers free blown glass - a highly skilled process. Unlike homogenous mould-made glass, each piece features air bubbles and slight variations in design. The collection includes substantial glasses, paperweights, doorstops, vases, decanters and carafes. £168 / €194 / $207 for the whisky decanter shown  www.englishantiqueglass.co.uk

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Blown away Inspired by natural forms and organic structures, Michelle Oberdieck loves to explore balance and asymmetry through shape, surface and colour. She came from a background of printed textiles but is now fascinated by creating fabulous free blown glass vessels. Some are based on merging hot molten coloured glass to achieve soft colour bleeds, and blurring lines, while other vessels are based on a reinterpretation of the classic Swedish technique of Graal. This is where a cup of layered glass colours gets cut and stripped away revealing a pattern. When it is re-blown, the image becomes distorted; each cut away area becomes a viewpoint offering up a £70 / €78 / $86 forthe a set of eight bowls different perspective as the viewer looks from outside inside. From £550 / €635 / $680 – £1,200 / €1,385 / $1,480  www.royaldoulton.co.uk  www.micheleoberdieck-glass.com

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CREATIVITY in crystal Established in 1888, Lalique is one of the jewels in the crown of France's crystal industry. Today, the vision of the brand is to prolong the creative genius of founder René Lalique by working with renowned artists to produce limited editions in crystal and to recreate its cultural heritage. Inspired by the sway of a fern, the abstract design of Lalique’s Tourbillons XXL limited edition vase draws the eye into swiirls of crystal and light. £6,800 / €7,850 / $8,380  www.lalique.fr

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‫ﺣﺪودك اﻟﺴﻤﺎء‬ the sky is your limit Visit Al Noor Island. where you can enjoy nature, art and culture as you stride on a discovering journey in the heart of Sharjah city. The Butterfly House promises to educate and mesmerize both adult and child as it showcases various species of butterflies brought in from several parts of the world. Our Literature Pavilion will bring out the intellectual in you with its serenity and cultural elements, and children can unleash their energies in a dedicated playground, all while our Noor Café offers drinks and snack for the whole family. With easy access through land and sea, Al Noor Island is the place to be. Visit us, alnoorisland.ae

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glories of

Andrea Marechal highlights exhibitions being held in London, Oxford, Connecticut, Canberra, Bilbao and Berlin Mundus Subterraneus, Mount Etna, Published 1665. Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Volcanic events, including the catastrophic eruption of Santorini in the 2nd century BC, of Vesuvius in 79 AD,

Volcanoes

and of Krakatoa in 1883 are A red hot chance to explore the city of Oxford and the Bodleian’s

documented in letters, books,

new Weston library with this fascinating exhibition detailing the

and pictures. The curator,

history of a natural phenomenon that has gripped mankind from

Oxford professor David Pyle,

the dawn of history. With spectacular eyewitness accounts of fire

has dug out treasures from

belching mountains and blood-red rivers of lava, it’s no wonder

the Bodleian Libraries which

volcanoes have inspired artists and challenged scientists through

have never been on public

the centuries. Indeed Etna, one of the famous active volcanoes,

display before including the

has a whole school of art devoted to its eruptions.

earliest known manuscript

The exhibition shows how man’s understanding of volcanic

illustration of a volcano and

Until March 21st at the Bodleian (Weston)

activity has evolved over the millennia, from pagan belief in

spectacular 18th century

Library, Oxford, UK

supernatural forces to modern methods of monitoring activity.

studies of Vesuvius.

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Cy Twombly This is the first major posthumous show for Cy Twombly (1928-2011) and the perfect excuse for a weekend break in Paris. There’s no question that Twombly is today a giant in the art world – but it took a long time for him to get there. This show is the best chance you may ever have to judge and understand this artist. For Twombly – a prime contender for the sneer, ‘My children could do better’ – is undoubtedly difficult. Obsessed with marks, the ordered chaos of these graffiti-like scrawls are, despite their classical references, hardly sentimental, European works. Yet that was a charge levelled by a chauvinistic New York art establishment obsessed with Minimalism and Pop Art. The Nine Discourses are one of three cycles the Centre Pompidou is showing amongst other items Cy Twombly, Blooming,

drawn from collections all over the globe. The two other cycles: Fifty Days at Iliam (1978) based on

2001-8, acrylic and wax crayon on

Homer’s descriptions of the last 50 days of the Trojan War and Coronation of Sesostris, both reference the

wooden panels. Private Collection

ancient world that fascinated Twombly and which he re-interpreted in his unique and unmistakable style. Until April 24th at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Memento

The Collection of Hermann and Margrit Rupf This show places some 70 works collected by the Swiss couple alongside contemporary artworks. The Rupfs were great art patrons and Hermann, a Bern businessman, played a minor role as an art critic, nurturing public taste for contemporary art. What is most telling perhaps is the massive influence exerted by the important Parisian dealer Hermann Kahnweiler who advised the Rupfs and himself secured the right to represent Paul Klee. Picasso, who drew the dealer when he was still a struggling artist, once said, ‘What would have become of us if Kahnweiler hadn’t had a business sense?’ The whole collection may come as a surprise to anyone who thought that Peggy Guggenheim had a monopoly in this field. Until April 23rd at the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, 1957, Lithograph, Rupf Collection © Sucesión Pablo Picasso

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Queen Marie-Antoinette, After Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1779-80, Oil on canvas. Photo Gérard Blot

Versailles

Treasures from the Palace

The Palace of Versailles has generously shipped more than 30 paintings, tapestries, items of gilded furniture and personal possessions of three of the most famous monarchs in its history, the Sun King Louis XIV and Queen Marie Antoinette, halfway across the globe. Australia has responded by mounting a once-in-a-lifetime show

Until April 17th at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

of the ‘unending performance on the stage set that was Versailles’. Yet, beneath the opulence and brilliance lies a bloody and unforgettable period of history that ended - for many of their owners - in the Place de la Revolution with the guillotine. Among the most gorgeous items are a series of magnificent Gobelin tapestries considered the most important ever produced for the Sun King, as well as Marie Antoinette’s gold gilded harp.

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ART FAIR

Round up Dates for your diary this spring

Utamaro and the Lure of Japan

The Armory Show

The stars of this show of one of Japan’s greatest ‘Floating World’ artists, Kitagawa Utamaro, are two

Kitagawa Utamaro,

March 2nd to 5th –

monumental scroll paintings – Fukagawa in the Snow and Cherry Blossoms at Yoshiwara. These join

Fukagawa in the

12th Avenue at 55th Street,

some 50 objects from the Japanese collection of the Atheneum including paintings, prints, textiles,

New York, USA TEFAF

Okada Museum of

Utamaro, and Utagawa Hokusai (The Wave) are the most famed of the ukiyo-e artists who

Art, Japan

documented the everyday life of 18th-19th century Japan’s pleasure districts of the Edo (Tokyo)

March 10th – 19th at Maastricht

period of 1615-1868. They recorded in transcendent style their splendid and extravagant brothels and

Exhibition & Congress Centre,

theatres and their inhabitants, including the gorgeously attired courtesans who fascinated Utamaro.

Brussels

Snow, 1802-1806,

porcelain and armaments taken from the Atheneum’s 1,000 strong collection of Japanese art.

Until March 26th at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Art Dubai John Russell,

March 15th – 18th, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai, Arab Emirates

In the Morning, Alpes Maritimes from Antibes,

Art Fair Tokyo March 17th – 19th at Tokyo International Forum,

1890-91 oil on canvas Courtesy National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Tokyo, Japan PAD Paris Art + Design March 22nd – 26th at

Until March 26th at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France Kochi-Murizis Biennale 2016 Until March 29th at Fort Kochi, India The Photography Show March 30th – April 2nd at 12th Avenue at 55th Street, New York, USA The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair April 4th – 9th at Battersea Park, London, UK

Australia’s Impressionists

Perú Arte Contemporáneo – PArC

In common with the French Impressionists, they adopted the radical technique of working outside rather than in the studio and experimented with effects of light and colour in their work. John Russell observed Monet painting in Brittany and mentored the young Matisse before returning and settling in

A group of four painters has the honour of

Sydney in the 1920s. Despite his connections he

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo,

representing the Australian impressionists in the first

rarely showed his work and became known as the

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ever UK show devoted to this offshoot of the French

‘lost Impressionist’.

April 19th – 23rd at

movement. The impact of European painters such as Art Cologne

The National Gallery show has a significant

Whistler, Degas, Manet and Monet, is revealed in the

section devoted to landscape based on the practice

April 26th – 29th at Koelnmesse,

painting of Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton, Charles

of painting en plein air and resilience in the face of

Cologne, Germany

Conder and John Russell, all of whom studied and

the sometimes harsh and unforgiving Australian

worked in Europe.

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Award-winning interior designers offer advice on perfecting that all-important hub of the home – the kitchen

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hether you’re an accomplished cook or prefer someone else to handle the culinary side of life, there’s no escaping the fact that the kitchen is one of the most vital rooms in the house. Harrison Varma was established in London in 1996 by husband and wife team Anil and Marisa Varma with a focus on incorporating stylish design and handcrafted bespoke features. Marisa Varma says, “We have always viewed the kitchen as somewhere for family to congregate and relax together in a practical yet stylish environment. Because of this, open-plan kitchen/family living areas have become one of our trademarks.

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“Our typical layout includes an expansive kitchen with central island and statement breakfast bar, a tall storage wall, dining table for 8-10 people and an adjoining family living room with a large L-shaped sofa arrangement. Sometimes our clients prefer to use sliding doors which allow the room to be divided and block out noise or cooking smells. This formula creates a space that is multi-functional and lends itself to many activities, allowing a family to connect and interact rather than be separated throughout different rooms.” Harrison Varma still adheres to the ‘kitchen work triangle’ which is an easy tool to assess the ergonomics of your kitchen. “The larger the kitchen, the more triangles you need to create,” explains Marisa, “that’s why in many of our kitchens we double-up on appliances like dishwashers to create an easy working environment. The kitchens in the apartments at Buxmead in London’s exclusive Bishops Avenue are by Bulthaup and include two sinks, two fridges and a wine fridge, combi microwave and warming drawer, steam oven, oven and state-ofthe-art coffee machine. They feature a range of timber cabinets to match their chosen veneer and the worktops are made of different types of granite – for example, Apartment 12 features granite with a blue fleck therefore blue has been incorporated into the interior finishes to create a cohesive and individual look.

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“Now, more than ever, we believe that the kitchen is not just for cooking in – it is an important space to impress and entertain as we enjoy cooking as a pastime and want to be able to spend periods of time there, chatting and interacting with family or guests alike. Therefore, it has never been more important to create a space that is functional but visually impressive and enjoyable to socialise in.” Harrison Varma tends to use natural materials alongside leather furniture and decorative lighting; often using high-quality granite or marble for the worktops, polished timber cabinet doors, Italian leather seating and pendant lighting above the breakfast bar for dramatic effect. “We also try to remove clutter from the surfaces,” explains Marisa, “therefore we now incorporate zip taps for instant hot water, filtered water taps, integrated coffee machines, and neat ‘plug tower’ solutions for unsightly yet necessary power-points. We have also noticed the trend for ‘designer kitchens’ – for example, you can now buy a Fendi Casa kitchen and Giorgetti launched a stunning kitchen at Salone del Mobile in Milan last year.” Cabinet doors form an important visual element that can define the style of the kitchen, depending on whether they are more traditional or a contemporary high-gloss finish, for instance. “Our bespoke joinery workshop can produce

bespoke kitchen doors, allowing our clients to create a unique space with complete flexibility in terms of the finishes, decorative details and door handles that they can select,” says Marisa. “One of our favourite projects is the ubermodern, award-winning project The Mansion in Highgate which was completed in 2008. We created book-matched Macassar Ebony cabinets that were hand-polished over 10 times (a similar finish to a Bentley dashboard). We can also work with organic timber to create a rustic look for breakfast bars – we worked on a project like this for a celebrity client who was inspired by the look at a restaurant.”

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Space identity

Roselind Wilson Design is a London-based interior design studio specialising in top end residential projects in the UK and abroad. “We believe the space and the person to be one and the same,” explains the company’s founder and owner Roselind Wilson. “Our processes, values and culture are design-centric and focused to deliver strong space identity. “Give thought to the kitchen’s position within the house. Will it be part of an open plan arrangement that forms an extension of the dining room or will it be a completely separate room? Will it be an intimate kitchen where the family gathers around the breakfast bar to share meals? Or will it be a 70

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more formal entertaining kitchen where a private chef will prepare dinners for guests? It might perhaps be a combination of both however these are significant questions that should be considered in the layout, seating, appliances and lighting to ensure the desired functionality and outcome of the design.” Roselind advises that a kitchen with an island is most advantageous. “This not only allows for a desired preparation or cooking surface but also forms the perfect room divider if it is open plan. It’s also good to ensure that all tall units are not placed directly opposite the kitchen entrance,” she says. “This can make the kitchen feel smaller or cluttered. If your kitchen has a bay window, a perfect design feature to incorporate is a banquette seating area that can function as a dining or informal eating area.” Bright colour schemes tend to become outdated quickly and so Roselind’s advice is to steer clear of these. “You can be bold with colour, however the best options are moodier, darker colours like greys, blues and greens.

Even a monochromatic scheme can remain sophisticated and timeless when paired with other materials and finishes. Opting for a single colour in the kitchen can feel clinical and uninspiring. A good suggestion is to marry woods and natural stones or composites for practicality and durability as this adds a timeless feel.” Modern trends have allowed the kitchen to take on the same hierarchy as the living and dining rooms meaning that features akin to these areas are now found in the kitchen. “Adding a feature fireplace gives a homely and inviting feel to the kitchen,” says Roselind. “Another consideration is to have fun with the floor. Stunning resins are fantastic, durable surfaces for the kitchen and can act as a blank canvas on which you can add patterns and a burst of colour if required. “Kitchens are now showcasing timbers in warmer tones and generally richer colours. Lighting is being introduced in varying levels with LED ceiling spotlights supported by ambient wall lights and channel lights in joinery and behind glazed units to add a sense of warmth. Marbles have always been a priority in any high-end kitchen design however these are being replaced by composites that brilliantly mimic marble for their durability and practicality – qualities that are becoming extremely important to a discerning clientele.”  Roselind Wilson Design w: www.roselindwilsondesign.com

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A professionally designed and landscaped garden can become more than simply a place of beauty and relaxation, it can form an important addition to your entertaining areas

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udyard Kipling once said, ‘The glory of the garden lies in more than meets the eye’. How true this statement is as design and planning are vital if the desired results are to be achieved. Peter Burks, gardening guru for online garden centre potterandrest.co.uk says, “One way to create interest in your garden is by dividing it up into ‘rooms’ with each one serving a different purpose. Adding garden ornaments can also help to separate your spaces or bring them together. “The 21st century garden is an extension of the home. Entertaining outside and dining al fresco is a fashionable must. Patios and paths bring the indoors out and link your home and garden seamlessly. Creating the right ambience in your garden follows the same principles that an interior designer might adopt when decorating a dining room or any other living space. The materials, colours and textures you use and the style you adopt are very important.

“Chimineas and fire pits are becoming increasingly popular and, as well as having a practical purpose, they also make a great focal point in your entertaining area. Water can be one of the most fascinating elements of a garden, whether it is a pond that reflects all around or a gentle fountain or water feature. Having moving water in any garden is good for the soul, according to Feng Shui consultants. You could have a grand traditional fountain, a modern under lit stream or a fishpond.”

Throwing light on the subject

The use of outside lighting can further extend the feeling of space. Sally Storey, design director of John Cullen Lighting, explains, “This is not only effective in the summer for parties or outside dining but also in the winter when looking out from inside. For a large glazed exposed kitchen on to the garden or a conservatory it stops you from feeling like a goldfish in a bowl and brings the garden in. The latest LED technology must be embraced as never before have so many magical effects be achievable for such little energy usage. “The secret is to light the key features – this could be using spiked Kensington Spotlights to light a line of trees or a sculpture or Richmonds to light at low level or a path. Consider layering of light, key focuses on one circuit and more light on another. For a decorative effect, consider using Starliters hanging in trees.” However, Ms Storey advises it’s best to avoid over-lighting the garden as a little light goes a long way at night. “If your trees or shrubbery are dense, ie box hedging, uplighting will not work, better to be downlight,” she says. “For a bit of magic, add firebowls and small spiked flares.” 74

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The falcon, embodying the rebirth and the symbol of immortality, first flapped its wings within our dreams, then became reality and landed on the heart of Ashgabat with its majestic silhouette. In addition to being one of the admiring gateways of Turkmenistan, with its capacity of 14 million passengers, Ashgabat International Airport is assertive about being the logistics and prestige center of the region through its location and high-tech cargo system with a capacity of 200,000 tons per year.

Ashgabat International Airport received an award in the “Construction Excellence� category of the International Property & Travel Magazine.

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This beautiful garden is in the exclusive Lilliput area of Poole, Dorset. With a garden that meets the ocean, a space was designed that would be both functional and fun; whilst making the most of the sweeping panoramic views of Brownsea Island The original garden was a 30-year-old Italian design using lots of brick that was harsh on the eye. A third of the garden was sunken into a three metre crater so the views of Poole Bay were completely wasted. The main focus of this garden design was to move away from the bricks and to raise the area to make the most of the exquisite views. This seaside garden presented a unique set of challenges as there was minimal access to the property, meaning that all the work had to be carried out using micro machinery. A clever design strategy was required immediately, as

removing lots of unwanted rubble from the site provided impossible. With this in mind, no major structural changes were made, but instead the sunken garden was used as an advantage, where it was incorporated into the design to make it part of the ‘journey’. At the very end of the garden, at the water’s edge is an oak slipway for easy access to the sea. Alongside this, overlooking the water is a hidden seating area that’s perfect for watching the sun go down. It’s a very funky area with a rustic nautical feel to it, using reclaimed scaffold boards for the decking. Also attached to this area is a fabulous shower and a sink for preparing the fish that the owners catch from a day on the sea. A paved area then leads you up the garden to the boathouse which contains storage for kayaks and paddleboards and a log burner for those chilly evenings.

The original door from the Italian garden has been used for the boathouse, with an added stainless steel porthole to give it a ‘beachy’ feel. Additional reclaimed scaffolding boards that have been sanded to clad the outside fell perfectly in this area. From here, some Millboard weathered driftwood steps lead you up on to a small decked area with glass balustrades that then follows on to the new lawn, planted with artificial grass. The sunken garden has now been raised and contains built-in seating with storage underneath, a wireless speaker system, RGBW lighting and a pull-out bar and barbecue. There is also a feature wall of vertical planting and Cor-ten steel panels which looks amazing. The existing wall was dropped in height and clad with cedar panels on the outside. This then follows on to two other decked areas, the lower of which is the same as the internal floor level. On the other side of the garden is a secret deck with rattan seating, accessed only from the dining room, that looks out to sea offering stunning views of the sunset in the evening. The two deck areas sandwich a 300mm deep infinity pond that has been rendered with a special black coating which will create a reflective quality to the water. A pond pump and UV filter will be installed to keep the water clean and clear. Local Purbeck stone has been used to border the pool and colourchanging lights have been installed. As well as being beautiful to look at, this garden is very functional, eco-friendly and planted with various herbs like rosemary and lavender that can be picked and used. There is also an auto-irrigation system in the back garden that is fuelled by the water harvesting system that collects rain from the roof and flushes any overflow into the sea.  Garden Designers: Peter Jenkins, Dorset Design & Build w: www.dorsetdesignbuild.co.uk International Property & Travel

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e start our voyage into the wonderful world of yachting by recalling a film from 2012 which many people hail as being one of the greatest Bond movies of all time, Skyfall. Starring alongside actor Daniel Craig in his role of 007 was ‘Regina’, a simply stunning sailing yacht which is now available for new ownership. Regina was built in Bodrum, Turkey in 2011 and refitted just last year. The classically designed schooner measures 56 metres in length and 9.5 metres in width and has a maximum speed of 12 knots. Below her immaculate teak decks, spacious, grand and elegant interior design features the finest mahogany, marble and onyx. Up to 12 people can be accommodated on board in a total of six cabins. The master cabin even presides over its own lounge as well as having a private dressing closet. Various indoor and outdoor areas provide ample space for relaxation, sunbathing and making the most of life afloat. Should you tire of listening to the wind in the sails and watching the sun rise and set over the horizon, Regina offers a host of amenities such as satellite television, a high-end music system and a jet ski. £7.63m / €8.85m / $9.41m Engel & Völkers Yachting  www.engelvoelkers.com International Property & Travel

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Passion for perfection

While there’s no doubt that sailing is both challenging and exhilarating, the speed and versatility of a motoryacht is equally appealing. Fairline’s Squadron flybridge yachts attract a particular type of customer, someone who wants the security of wellproven design features as well as sophisticated advances in marine engineering. The design places heavy items such as fuel over the centre of buoyancy, which ensures renowned sea-keeping properties, a pleasant sound and low vibration throughout. The Squadron 78 Custom is equipped for relaxing and entertaining on a grand scale. One look at the huge flybridge gives the first clue to this remarkable yacht’s sociable intentions. Large, spacious entertaining areas are in evidence throughout the yacht

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from the extensive saloon and upper deck areas, through to the light and airy private staterooms. All are created using exotic woods, hand-selected granite work surfaces and state-of-the-art design features. Elegant floating seat rests surround the yacht’s large teak feature table, where ‘secret’ lights in the table itself create a gently ambience for dining and socialising. The layout options are extensive and are a match for even the most creative brief. A consultant from Fairline’s Yacht Division can advise on three or four cabin layouts, numerous bathroom and galley configurations, separate walk-in wardrobes and the potential to extend the owner’s suite. You can even include an office should you really need to mix business with pleasure.

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FERRARI COMES UNDER THE HAMMER The official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has announced a superb 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta and a 58-car private collection as the highlights for its March sale. A superlative group of RollsRoyce, Bentleys and other sporting icons, will see RM Sotheby’s 19th annual Amelia Island auction extended to two days, with the private collection to be offered during its own dedicated sale session on Friday, March 10th. RM’s traditional Amelia Island sale, featuring a curated selection of 80 blue-chip automobiles, will follow on March 11th. Witnessing the sale of some of the world’s most important Ferraris over the years, the auction’s tradition will continue in 2017 led by the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, chassis no. 2639 GT. An outstanding example, it was completed by the factory in 1961, outfitted as a luxury street version with several competition-style features including a steel

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Gearing up for Geneva David Brown Automotive, the British-based, bespoke, car maker is displaying two examples of its handbuilt and significantly upgraded Speedback GT for the 2017 model year at the Geneva Motor Show. Appealing to enthusiasts looking for a bespoke, coachbuilt sports car, the Speedback GT combines the style of a classic grand tourer with modern engineering, technology and conveniences. Created with traditional techniques, each limited-edition car is commissioned by the individual and handbuilt to order, a process that requires over 8,000 man-hours. Showcasing further refinements in design and engineering, including examples of bespoke features and personalisation available, the team has made 237 developments to the Speedback GT since the prototype’s launch in 2014. It promises exceptional performance and handling, hosting a 5.0-litre V8 supercharged engine with 510bhp and 461ft lb of torque, hitting 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds with a limited top speed of 155mph, with optional power upgrades available. £495,000 exclusive of taxes  www.davidbrownautomotive.com

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Goodwood Members’ Meeting Where: Sussex, UK

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The Historic Motorsport season-opener; Goodwood Members’ Meeting is a truly unique event, aiming to recreate the atmosphere of the original BARC Members’ Meetings of the 50s and 60s. Despite the somewhat temperamental weather, this event never disappoints. Competing on the world famous Goodwood track is a ‘must do’ for any historic motorsport enthusiast and GTO Engineering has assisted a number of clients in taking part in this exceptional event.

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Black as night Mercedes-Benz is extending its range of exclusive models with the arrival of the S-Class Coupé: ‘Night Edition’ from April. This two-door model is now available to order as a S 500 Coupé having celebrated its world premiere at the Detroit auto show in January. The exterior details of the S-Class Coupé ‘Night Edition’ include its distinctive radiator grille with a single louvre in high-gloss black, together with 20-inch AMG multi-spoke light-alloy wheels. The exclusive wheels are painted black and feature high-sheen detailing. The exterior mirror housings and the inserts in the side sill panels are also finished in high-gloss black. Front and rear aprons with AMG bodystyling come as standard, with

MAYFAIR TO MONTE CARLO

The week-long Mayfair to Monte Carlo supercar tour was originally launched in 2015 to capture the spirit of the Monaco Grand Prix. Now, for 2017, it has launched an extensive new route through five countries. Running from May 21st to 29th, the tour offers 25 supercar fans the chance to make the stunning trip from Mayfair to Monte Carlo in a choice of coveted

‘Night Edition’ badges on the front wings. Customers can choose from upholstery in leather, nappa leather or AMG nappa leather in various colour combinations. Top speed is 155 mph with 0-62 mph achieved in 4.6 seconds. From approx £105,000  www.mercedes.com

supercars. It incorporates a range of five-star hospitality venues and breathtaking locations including the Reims Champagne region, the Furka Pass, St Moritz, Lake Como, Nice and Monaco. The trip through some of the best driving roads in Europe culminates in a three-night stay in the French Riviera for the Grand Prix race event, where the group will be joined by a celebrity driver who will also lead the tour. The latest 2017 route incorporates the UK, France, Switzerland, Italy and Monaco for the first time, following the huge success of the previous two years’ trips through France. Also included in the package are a number of experiences including a Veuve Clicquot Champagne Tour and numerous Michelin Star lunches and dinners, including hospitality at Monaco’s La Maree restaurant with stunning views of the racing action, and the option to attend two VIP parties.  www.exclusivegp.com 88

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Latest Eagle LANDS Formed in 1984 and based in East Sussex, UK Eagle E-Types are widely recognised as the leading restorers of Jaguar E-Types in the world. Eagle first attracted global attention with the Eagle E-Type, the ‘zero miles’ restoration and upgrading of an original Jaguar E-Type, adding reliability, performance and handling improvements that enhanced the spirit of the original. The Eagle Spyder GT is the latest addition to the world-renowned stable of ‘Special Edition’ Jaguar E-Types that comprises the Eagle E-Type, Eagle Speedster and the Eagle Low Drag GT. First announced during the 2016 London Classic Car Show to great acclaim, construction is now complete on the very first

From £695,000 + local taxes as applicable  www.eaglegb.com of these handcrafted lightweight roadsters. The Spyder GT builds upon the groundbreaking Eagle Speedster adding a folding roof. Its 4.7 litre XK engine offers 330bhp and an impressive 340 ft lbs of torque, all in a car weighing just 1,029 kg. As with all Eagle Special Editions, the Spyder GT begins life as an original E-Type ready to be restored. The engineering perfectly blends original and new technology and the Eagle Spyder GT offers blistering performance. With 330bhp and 340 ft lbs of torque it powers from 0 to 60 mph in under 5 seconds to its top speed of over 170mph.

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The house Octagon’s latest show stopping home, Falconwood House in Weybridge, Surrey, enjoys some impressive far-reaching views; the vista takes in the emerald fairways of the famous St George’s Hill golf course from its dramatic outdoor infinity pool. The location for Falconwood House is superb, situated on one of the prime estate roads bordering on to the golf course, and the property’s one acre south backing plot has been fully landscaped and planted. Hence the gardens create equally pleasing and more near reaching views across the fairways, both from the deep paved terrace and adjoining aforementioned infinity pool, which of course, has a spectacular waterfall feature and is heated for optimum comfort. The large detached family house comes with some grandiose proportions, with all the principal ground floor rooms offering four metre ceiling heights. There are five double bedroom suites, five reception rooms, a lavishly equipped kitchen with informal dining area, a cinema room, and separate staff accommodation. An integral garage, accessed by a sweeping drive from the private electronic entry gates, has ample space for three cars. As well as having two golf courses, one championship 18 hole and an additional nine hole, the St George’s Hill Estate has its own tennis and leisure club, with a wide range of sporting and fitness facilities, including a kids’ crèche, making family rest and relaxation visits a pleasure for everyone. £9.5m / €11.01m / $11.88m To see inside call Octagon t: +44 (0)20 8481 7500 e: kateh@octagon.co.uk

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The car As existing customers know, there’s something rather special about collecting a supercar from H.R. Owen. The company specialises in high performance makes, so the car itself will be sure to delight. But the attentive service and attention to detail of H.R. Owen’s staff also makes a world of difference. Now you can experience the same service and thrill with H.R. Owen VIP Services’ luxury car hire. The only difference being that you’ll be bringing the car back a day, weekend or perhaps a week later. Consider it an appetiser for the full ownership experience if you will. Many customers are regular users of the company’s hire service; if you have guests arriving for the weekend, it’s useful to be able to hire a four-door car in place of your own high performance two-seater, knowing that it will be prepared and valeted to H.R. Owen VIP Services’ standards. Alternatively, if you own a saloon, but fancy a taste of supercar performance…well, why not? H.R. Owen’s Lamborghini Huracan Avio is one of only 250 examples worldwide. With the Huracán Avio you are not just a driver, you’re a pilot. Just make sure your seat belt is securely fastened. Now press the ignition button and feel what it means to reach the sky, while keeping your feet firmly on the ground. The unbelievable power of the Huracán now features a completely new livery, inspired by the prestigious history of aeronautical engineering. Aggressive yet elegant, the Huracán Avio is a tribute to the bravery and courage of the Air Force, giving you an incomparable sense of freedom and adrenaline. Is the crew ready for departure? H.R. Owen VIP Services – Luxury Hire t: +44 (0)203 699 6612 e: vipservices@hrowen.co.uk w: www.hrowen.co.uk/vipservices International Property & Travel

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he Thames forms part of the longest river in England, starting as a gentle trickle in the Cotswolds it travels for approximately 210 miles. During this journey it passes through three areas of outstanding natural beauty and the centre of London before eventually running into the North Sea. Few people realise that the Thames is also the only river in Europe to have a national trail following its entire length. Those who own a property along its banks are in a fortunate position in more

ways than one. John Fisher, Head of Country Office, United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty explains, “Riverside properties, particularly those on the Thames, have long commanded a premium, due to the picturesque surroundings and spectacular views offered by a prestigious waterfront location. Not only do these properties offer a fantastic lifestyle, but they also provide a lucrative investment opportunity; demand will always be high as riverside homes very rarely return to the market.� International Property & Travel

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Louis Aldred, sales and marketing director at Berkeley Homes (South East London), reports that, when looking for a new apartment in London, views are one of the most important aspects that buyers look out for. “None are more spectacular than those that include the River Thames and some of London’s most iconic landmarks,” he says. Taking all these facts into account, it comes as no surprise that Thames-side properties command premium rental prices. Foxton’s Pimlico & Westminster office lettings manager, Gareth Mawdsley, explains. “Waterside developments like Riverwalk are in high demand – we usually let one-bedroom apartments in these kinds of developments even before they go live on our website. Especially popular with Middle Eastern and Asian students and professionals, such developments offer bright accommodation with incredible views of the River Thames and other famous London landmarks. “A waterside location is also known to help encourage a sense of relaxation and inner piece, which is particularly soughtafter in the busy capital city. Despite their central location, riverside developments are very safe, benefiting from concierge services and secure underground parking, which is of major importance for professionals and corporate tenants using these apartments as pied-a-terres when visiting London. “Waterside developments are also rare, which increases their desirability even further. In fact, Riverwalk is the last new riverside development north of the river from Westminster to Chelsea Harbour – there is no more scope to build a development scheme within this stretch of the river front.” 96

Ten Trinity Square, EC3N This Grade II* listed building in the heart of the city, is being transformed into an exclusive residential address. Formerly the Port of London Authority, Ten Trinity Square is in an unparalleled riverside location, only a stone’s throw away from the Tower of London. It includes 41 fully-serviced residences, all with access to a dedicated concierge service, private members’ club, spa including two pools and a gym and the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square. Here, world-famous three Michelin-starred chef Anne-Sophie Pic will open her restaurant, La Dame de Pic. From £5m / €5.82m / $6.25m

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london · down by the river The Chalet, Hampton Court, Surrey Surrounded by acres of parkland protected by English Heritage, this historic five floor, four-bedroom listed building is ideal for entertaining. The property includes 185 metres of mooring for up to 25 boats, the largest being around 50 metres, and parking for around 20 cars. It also has three large reception rooms, including an indoor party-room with 21 metre manmade beach, two kitchens, what will be the first floating swimming pool on the Thames, an indoor spa complex and a wine cellar for up to 1,600 bottles. Balconies look over Hampton Court Palace and King Henry VIII’s old hunting grounds. £13m / €15.12m / $16.26m United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty www.sothebysrealty.co.uk

Abell and Cleland, Westminster SW1P Comprising two and three-bedroom apartments and three and four-bedroom duplex penthouses, this new development is sited amongst the UK’s historic corridors of power. All residents' facilities are within easy reach of each apartment and include a gym, pool, sauna and business suite. The penthouses, such as the example featured here, provide the height of London living with extensive entertaining space and private terraces offering views across Westminster and the city. £8.34m / €9.7m / $10.44m Berkeley Group www.berkeleygroup.co.uk 98

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One Tower Bridge, SE1 At the foot of Tower Bridge, across from the Tower of London and the neighbouring London Bridge Quarter, this new development comprises eight iconic buildings. The latest phase, Cambridge House, is a six-storey building, where each four-bedroom duplex penthouse spans approximately 5,000 square feet in addition to an expansive roof terrace. Also available are three-bedroom premium apartments. ÂŁ5.35m / â‚Ź6.27m / $6.73m for the three-bed show apartment One Tower Bridge www.onetowerbridge.co.uk

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Riverwalk, Westminster, SW1 A collection of 116 apartments and penthouses spread across two buildings on the banks of the River Thames, directly facing the headquarters of MI6. Its most exclusive penthouse is a 6,000 square feet, five en suite bedroom duplex. Spanning the 16th and 17th floors of the development, it is accessed directly by lift. The penthouse comes with a 2,500 square feet, south-facing roof terrace and floor to ceiling glass throughout, ensuring 360-degree panoramic views across the river, the Shard, Gherkin, London Eye and St Paul’s Cathedral. Interiors feature specially commissioned art – inspired by its close proximity to Tate Britain and Chelsea College of Arts. Riverwalk’s amenities include a concierge service provided by Harrods Estates, fitness suite with pilates and yoga studio, underground parking and 24-hour security. £25m / €29.1m / $31.3m 100

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Property sales on the beau�ful islands of Corfu and Paxos

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Embassy Gardens, Nine Elms Three-bedroom penthouse with spectacular views right along the river from its spacious roof terrace. Inspired by the attractive residential and commercial estates in cities such as New York and Boston, the project will feature 3.3 acres of linear gardens linking Vauxhall with Battersea designed to replicate the Manhattan highline. The development also consists of a variety of rooftop spaces, a leisure and spa complex, private cinema, valet parking, 24-hour concierge and security. £3.99m / €4.65m / $5m

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The Corniche, Albert Embankment, SE1 Designed by the internationally acclaimed architectural practice, Foster + Partners, the flow of the balconies at The Corniche echoes that of the river below. This stunning ninth floor apartment has views of the river from its private balcony. The property includes a grand dining room, master bedroom suite with en suite bathroom and walk in wardrobes and a second en suite bedroom. Amenities include an infinity pool, spa, private screening room, club lounge with terrace and secure underground parking. £2.5m / €2.94m / $3.16m Fine & Country Fulham www.fineandcountry.com 102

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Riverwalk, Westminster, SW1 Three-bedroom rental apartment on the sixth floor of Central London's only north bank development. With spectacular river views and swift access to the heart of the capital, it features a generous reception room with ample space dining space, bespoke designed kitchen by Boffi with Miele appliances, independently controlled comfort cooling, high-speed lift and concierge services. £2,500 / €2,900 / $3,130 per week Foxtons www.foxtons.co.uk 104

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We explore the British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean, taking in delightful destinations such as the Cayman Islands, Antigua, Barbados and the British Virgin Islands

N Above: Mahoe Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

amed as one of the top billionaire playgrounds by Forbes magazine, Antigua, one of the Leeward Islands located in the West Indies, is home to numerous celebrities and captains of industry and a favourite of elite travellers. The island, a 9 × 12-mile stretch of hills with a jagged coastline, claims famous residents and visitors such as Eric Clapton and Oprah Winfrey and is known for multi-millionaire manors like the Mellon estate at the exclusive Mill Reef Club. Over in Barbados, the parish of St James is becoming increasingly known as a haunt of the rich and famous as well as a haven for

sun-seeking tourists. St James was known as the Gold Coast but due to its ongoing popularity it is now referred to as the Platinum Coast, reflective of the parish’s many beachfront mansions, pristine beaches, superb hotels and consistently high land prices. St James also has great historic significance, as it was here that the first British settlers landed in 1625. Under the authority of King James, the British claimed Barbados upon landing in St James’ present-day city of Holetown (formerly Jamestown, named after the King himself ); this settlement turned Barbados into what would later be known as ‘Little England’. As for the British Virgin Islands (BVI), here the past and the present combine with ruins remaining alongside magnificent resorts that attract visitors from all over the world. Comprising four main islands and over 50 smaller ones, the BVI are part of a volcanic archipelago. The largest island, Tortola is ever-popular for its white sand beaches, lush green mountains and sheltered harbours filled with yachts. Interestingly, the shape of the BVI’s third largest island, Virgin Gorda, reminded Christopher Columbus of a well-rounded, reclining woman, and it was this that is said to have been the inspiration for its name. Measuring 8.5 square miles, Virgin Gorda is renowned for its yacht clubs, quiet coves, safe anchorages, highend resorts and superb villas. Our final destination for this particular resume of the ‘British Caribbean’ is the Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman, the largest island of the three covering 76 square miles, is known for its fabulous beach resorts and varied scuba diving and snorkelling sites. On the west side of Grand Cayman is famous Seven Mile Beach. This crescentshaped natural wonder is often rated as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean as well as being the least populated. International Property & Travel

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Mahoe Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands Above a rugged shore surrounded by three almost deserted white sand beaches is Katitche Point Greathouse. This oceanfront estate overlooking the Sir Francis Drake Channel has five bedroom suites, each with private verandas and unparalleled views. The property includes an interior courtyard with swaying palms and rich tropical landscaping that features contemporary sculpture by renowned artist Joerg Siegele. The master suite even has a secret outdoor bath and shower amongst the koi ponds and greenery. Other highlights include a swimming pool complete with its own bar and a walk-in wine cellar. £6.45m / €7.44m / $7.95m British Virgin Islands Sotheby’s International Realty www.bvisothebysrealty.com

St James, Barbados Calmaro is in a secluded beachfront location between Sandy Lane and Sunset Crest. Lush, mature gardens set the tone as you walk through the main entrance to the pool deck. The outside dining area is perfect for lunch and dinner, while the gazebo near the sea is the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast or afternoon tea listening to the gently lapping waves of the Caribbean Sea. The 5,500 square foot house has four airconditioned bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. There are stunning ocean views from the master bedroom and balcony which also features its own private terrace. £6.5m / €7.5m / $8m Realtors Limited www.realtorsluxuryestatesales.com 110

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Cockade House, Barbados Close to Sandy Lane with sea views across the exclusive Green Monkey golf course, this property is on a private estate of approximately 5.5 acres. Its current owners have completely renovated and refurbished the original plantation home that had been re-designed by Oliver Messel, the celebrated theatre stage designer, in the 1970s. The renovations have added a number of new cottages which now total seven en suite bedrooms. Other outbuildings include a laundry and staff room, separate gardener’s cottage and a garage. As the property is surrounded by Sandy Lane Estate, the owners allow a wellknown Cricket Academy to use the professionally laid cricket pitch and pavilion in one of Cockade House’s lower fields. The main house retains the beautiful Palladian style of Messel’s design and consists of a formal sitting room leading to a spacious informal sitting and dining area. There is an extensive master suite with a private terrace opening to the swimming pool and a master bath which opens to a tropical outdoor shower room. £9.33m / €10.77m / $11.5m Barbados Dream Properties www.barbadosdreamproperties.com 112

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Tortola, British Virgin Islands On Frenchman's Cay, this contemporary waterfront home has one of the most substantial docks in the BVI, capable of accommodating boats in excess of 80 feet and drafts of over 10 feet. The three-level property spans a total of 5,586 square feet including decks and pool with panoramic views of Tortola's south west coast and western tip as well as Little Thatch and Great Thatch Islands. There is an open plan living room, a fully equipped kitchen and three guest suites together with office and private seating areas on all floors. A private master bedroom suite is located in a separate cottage, while amenities include an expansive swimming pool terrace with covered alfresco dining and barbecue area. ÂŁ4.83m / â‚Ź5.56m / $5.95m Knight Frank International www.knightfrank.co.uk 114

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Comprises of 4 large bedrooms, all with their own ensuite bathrooms and walk-in wardrobes. The Master Bedroom is unique, having its own private living area of 80m2 and a terrace with superb views! Very light and spacious living areas and open plan fully fitted kitchen, you can take an invigorating morning swim or a relaxing end of day dip in your own private pool, enjoy the spacious patio areas, where you can entertain friends with year round BBQs. Includes a double garage and plenty of storage areas. Price: €2.400.000 - £ 2.162.162 EUR/GBP @1.11

The Palms Villa

This magnificent deluxe villa is furnished to a high standard and featuring a private heated swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. Situated on a gently elevated position overlooking the Adeje Golf course and the ocean beyond.

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The villa has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, built on two levels, with the ground floor comprising of a large open plan kitchen / dining room, a grand living area, two double bedrooms with en-suites and an additional TV lounge and office. The upper level of the property houses a spacious master bedroom with “his and her en-suites” along with two more double bedrooms with ensuites. All of the bedrooms on this floor lead onto the imposing terrace which in turn looks directly over the Golf Course and the Ocean. A truly unique property which on an evening come alive with the tasteful and subtle lighting which transforms the stunning garden and pool area into something magical!

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Villa Antiqua, Antigua This celebrity-owned compound is an immaculate hilltop estate with a beautiful beach and is in the vicinity of other notable estates owned by Oprah Winfrey, Giorgio Armani and Eric Clapton. The main estate has six rooms and 12 bedrooms while the three single-level guest villas along the waterfront beneath contain 13 rooms and 26 guest suites. Designed with every attention to detail, this is the perfect property for the sailing aficionado or anyone who wants a tropical retreat that is the epitome of privacy and elegance. £35.7m / €41.2m / $44m Christies International Real Estate www.christiesrealestate.com

700 Seven South, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Ideally located on the top floor of The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Grand Cayman, this 8,070 square foot penthouse offers expansive panoramic views of the renowned Seven Mile beach. Featuring extraordinary finishes and world-class interior design, the three-bedroom, four bathroom property has access to all of the amenities and privileges of the Ritz-Carlton resort community. These include five restaurants, La Prairie Spa, a fitness centre, two outdoor pools and an oceanfront Jacuzzi, tennis centre, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Grand Cayman, a nine-hole golf course, basketball court, retail shops and a dedicated concierge. £13.1m / €15.12m / $16.15m Christies International Real Estate www.christiesrealestate.com 116

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relax Accessible only by boat, Jumby Bay is an exclusive retreat on its own 300-acre private island, two miles off the coast of Antigua

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umby Bay, a Rosewood Resort, offers its guests a relaxed and authentic Caribbean escape with superb whitesand beaches and lush tropical environs. The hideaway features a Sense spa, 40 spacious suites and accommodations, a beachfront Verandah Restaurant, Pool Grille bistro-style restaurant and multi-million dollar Estate Homes with private pools and tennis courts. Leisure amenities include watersports, tennis, hiking and biking trails, an oceanfront infinity pool and a new fitness pavilion with a stunning yoga deck for prespa meditation and yoga instruction. Following a £4 million restoration, Jumby Bay’s signature bar and restaurant, The Estate House has recently reopened. The circa 1830 plantation house, once the centrepiece of the island’s sugar plantation and the oldest building on Jumby Bay Island, has been returned to its former grandeur with a design scheme inspired by the home’s rich history and island traditions. It will include a main restaurant and bar with three new private dining rooms each featuring a different islandinspired menu, as well as a wine room. Pure Turquoise is the newest Estate Home on the island and is available to rent inclusive of all meals either in the home or throughout the resort, drinks including alcohol, and all resort facilities. The house has 20,000 square feet of airconditioned living space which includes seven bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms. There are indoor and outdoor dining and living areas, an 82 foot heated oceanfront infinity pool with spa, a croquet court and pavilion, gym and flood-lit tennis court. Pure Turquoise also comes with a full time private chef, housekeeper and butler.  From £28,400 / €32,790 / $35,000 per night (minimum stay eight nights)

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Living the high life Mercury City Tower is an award-winning mixed-use development combining grandiose architectural design with cutting-edge technology in the Moscow City business district

This stunning golden tower is 339 metres high with 75 floors – making it 29 metres taller than London’s skyscraper The Shard. Its diagonal lines echo the aggressive geometry introduced by Vladimir Tatlin, the founder of the Constructivism movement in architecture which flourished in 1920’s Moscow. Apartments at Mercury City Tower are the embodiment of an entirely new lifestyle, completely altering perceptions of time and its density. Here residents can quickly and easily pass from the hectic pace of the modern metropolis to an atmosphere of contemplation and serenity. Corresponding to the highest possible standards, the apartments offer optimum security, breathtaking city views, supreme comfort and a wide range of services and amenities. The building also complies with the highest standards established for Class A+ premium office space. The rentable office area occupies floors 4 to 39 and covers approximately 78,000m2, combining pragmatism with aesthetics and beauty with functionality. The private club floor includes lounge zones, a bar and cigar rooms, all at the exclusive disposal of Mercury City Tower’s residents and their guests. A banquet hall named Mercury Space has also hosted private events for such companies as SAP, VISA and the State Department of Government of Moscow. Mercury City Tower t: +7 (495) 730 54 72 e: mct@mercury-development.com w: www.mercury-city.com 120

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he possibility of high capital appreciation, large ticket size, increase and returns, high rental yields and tax benefits make India real estate extremely attractive for high-end buyers. Ashwin Chadha, president of North India Sotheby’s International Realty comments, “A broad profile of Indians are looking into buying high-end properties in India, these buyers range from high net worth individuals, business owners, investors, CEOs, CXOs, entrepreneurs, corporate professionals and investment bankers. There is also a large component of non-resident Indian buyers living in the UK, USA, Australia, Singapore and the UAE who like to invest in their hometown.” The Government of India has recently taken several initiatives to encourage development. “For example,” says Mr Chadha, “The Smart City Project, a plan to build 100 smart cities, is a key opportunity for real estate companies. Similarly, lowering the home loan interest rate, the Real

Estate Regulatory Act, Goods and Services Tax, and the enforcement of Banami Transactions Amendment Act are other major steps the government has taken to significantly uplift the real estate industry. “Many international firms have entered Indian cities such as Grand Hyatt with Fosters Partners architects in Gurgaon, Trump Towers in Pune, Four Seasons in Mumbai and Armani Casa in Mumbai. Moreover, there is the arrival of professional property consultants with international exposure and high credibility who are able to market and sell properties to the right clientele. Consequently, this has increased consumer confidence across India real estate.” Small towns and suburban areas with great connections to metro cities have emerged as popular destinations in India both for residential and commercial properties. “The largest example of this,” reports Mr Chadha, “is Gurgaon’s transformation from an economical wasteland to ‘The Millennium City’ symbolising ‘Rising India’, over the last two decades. Gurgaon is now considered a major commercial, industrial and IT hub with over 500 businesses situated in the town and major real estate companies have residential and commercial projects there too. “In terms of infrastructure, the town has upgraded its expressways, metro services, proximity to NH-8 and its availability of social amenities. Gurgaon now features impressive apartments fitted with modern amenities, high-end department stores, gourmet dining in world class restaurants and exciting nightlife. Gurgaon has even ensured luxury living is possible for middle class residents, as the gradual liberalisation of the economy over the past two decades has led to the rise of affluent classes.” International Property & Travel

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india Central Park Resort, Sector 48, Gurgaon Just 25 minutes from the International Airport, this resort has everything residents need within its expansive, zero vehicle grounds featuring undulating greens dotted by water bodies and fountains. In keeping with the profile of the residents, there are plenty of recreation activities including a bowling alley, golf putting, lawn tennis, badminton, cycling, skating, jogging, swimming and a large dedicated children’s play area. The resort also offers five-star services including concierge, housekeeping, laundry, a business centre, pet hotel, ambulance and doctor. There are three different property options.

Sky Villas Central Park Resort’s super premium penthouses are located on the top 16th floor onwards. Aptly called Sky Villas, there are only 27 of these prestigious penthouses offering three and four levels of opulence and privacy. They range from 5,612 to 11,872 square feet and are accessed by a private lift. The master private floor includes a den and deck with a private splash pool and a celebration deck with a private entertainment area. These limited edition Sky Villas are ‘by invitation only’. From £610,150 / €715,830 / $766,200 – £2.71m / €3.17m / $3.4m

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Beau Villas Lavish, ground floor villa style apartments with a private gazebo offering a breathtaking view of the picturesque Central Park Resort. As beautiful inside as they are outside, each Beau Villa is fully furnished and ready to move into. From £315,580 / €370,200 / $396,465

Belgravia Resort Residences Featuring fabulous views of Central Park Resort’s 20-acre greens, these two, three and four-bedroom apartments are light and spacious with an open plan design. From £397,425 / €466,165 / $499,270

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Chattarpur, Delhi Exquisite farmhouse designed by world-renowned architect, Satish Gujral and located in a highly prestigious gated community. The residence spreads across 2.5 acres of land and includes six bedrooms and six bathrooms, as well as spacious living and dining areas. The yard features an impressive pool and its fine brickwork complements the state-of-the-art infrastructure. £8.13m / €9.56m / $10.22m North India Sotheby’s International Realty  www.sothebysrealty.com

West End, New Delhi This brand new apartment is in one of the most prime and affluent residential locations in New Delhi, surrounded by restaurants, high-class shops, schools and colleges. It is designed with modern and stylish finishings and includes four bedrooms and four bathrooms. There is also an elaborate kitchen with marble and wooden flooring, a spacious living room, garden and artist studio. The building has independent lifts for the second and third floors and complete power back up. £1.51m / €1.78m / $1.9m North India Sotheby’s International Realty 126

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India’s newest rail journey has a total of 23 coaches with a passenger capacity of 82. The train has five deluxe carriages, six junior suite carriages, two suite carriages, and one presidential suite exclusively in one carriage. It includes two fine dining restaurants and an exotic Safari Bar with the choicest collection of wines, beer and spirits. Journey options are from Delhi to Jaipur, Ranthampore National Park, the Taj Mahal, Orchha, the Khajuraho temples, Varanasi and back to Delhi. Alternatively, starting again in Delhi, travel via the Taj Mahal, Agra, Rathambore National Park, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Balasinor before ending your trip in Mumbai. From £5,495 / €6,380 / $6,765pp

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This fabulous train enables guests to discover India in the lap of luxury, travelling in the bygone style of the former Maharajas. They stay at the 5-star Claridges hotel in Delhi and enjoy a rickshaw ride through the colourful bazaars, before being transferred to Delhi’s Safdarjung Railway Station to step aboard the Palace on Wheels and begin the week-long passage across Rajasthan. An overnight journey delivers passengers to the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur where there is the opportunity to explore the Palace of the Winds and the Royal Palace and to see the Amber Fort by caparisoned elephant. A new day brings new destinations – Sawai Madhopur and the wildlife sanctuary of Ranthambore National Park, home to more than 300 species of birds as well as tiger, hyena, jackal and fox. Further highlights are: the stunning Lake City of Udaipur; a camel ride in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer in the heart of the Thar Desert; the grand palaces of Jodhpur; and a visit to the world-famous bird sanctuary at Keoladeo Ghana National Park. The fitting finale to this spectacular rail odyssey, however, is Agra to witness one of the ‘seven wonders of the world’, the Taj Mahal, and Agra Fort. With weekly departures between September and June, the train has just 14 fully air-conditioned deluxe saloons, all named after the former Rajput states with interiors that match their historic past. Each compartment has its own bathroom and there is even a spa available. A personal steward is at passengers’ beck and call and there are two lavish restaurants and a well-stocked bar.

Head in the Clouds

Reconnect with nature through Shakti Himalaya’s new ‘Head in the Clouds’ journeys, combining walking in the foothills of the Himalayas with an education in mindfulness. Shakti’s latest itineraries offer the experience of being accompanied on its signature village walks through the little known Kumaon region by a personal yoga and meditation teacher against the backdrop of the awe inspiring snowcapped peaks of the Himalayas. The ‘Head in the Clouds’ journey builds in a programme of silent walks, morning meditation, healthy eating and daily yoga with your private guru. Accompanied by local porters and guides, a private chef and your own guru, guests walk between

remote villages, staying in traditional houses that Shakti has spruced up to provide serious comfort without compromising on authenticity. For the more active guests, Shakti offers trekking and camping in remote but beautiful locations with the chance to spend the night in a tented camp set up exclusively to enjoy outstanding mountain views and some of the clearest night skies to be found in the world at altitudes of up to 6,000 – 14,000 feet. Having reached Shakti Leti 360, a boutique hotel set in a mountain wilderness at 8,000 feet, guests settle into one of four private pavilions. From £4,700 / €5,455 / $5,790 pp  wwww.shaktihimalaya.com

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The Ultimate Travelling Camp

As one of the leading, award-winning specialists to the Subcontinent, Greaves India will carefully plan the perfect tour to suit any interest. With over three decades of experience and a host of specialist guides, each tour is bespoke. Tours can range from a private jet tour covering vast distances that are otherwise impossible to reach within a modest time frame, to off the beaten track tours of ancient cities, little known wildlife sanctuaries, secluded rustic beaches and even a private train carriage. As an example, the Ultimate Travelling Camp is based in the remote and beautiful corners of northern India, Ladakh. This is true glamping – just like the travelling kings of old. Guests may choose from The Chamba Camp Thiksey, Ladakh which sits at the base of the mighty Thiksey monastery in an idyllic meadow setting in the Leh region. They can also head over the high mountain passes and into the deep interiors of Diskit into the enchanting Nubra Valley where the second Chamba Camp is based. Both camps combine to make a fully and vibrant itinerary and operate throughout the summer months. From £3,550 / €4,120 / $4,375 pp  wwww.greavesindia.com International Property & Travel

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Al Mouj Muscat Formerly known as The Wave, Muscat, Al Mouj Muscat is the Sultanate’s leisure and lifestyle destination. Spread along a stunning six kilometre stretch of Muscat’s coastline, this world-class Integrated Tourism Complex comprises a group of high-end properties including villas, townhouses and apartments, commercial units, retail and dining facilities and Oman’s only signature designed PGA Standard 18-hole links golf course, designed by Greg Norman. Al Mouj Muscat is also home to the 400 berth Al Mouj Marina, Oman’s largest private yachting hub and most recently The Walk, a 70-unit retail area which forms the commercial and leisure hub of the community. The next phase of development will include hotels, new residential leisure and hospitality offerings as well as a community hub, an international school and more. From £310,300 / €363,150 / $388,260 Al Mouj www.almouj.com

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Bandar Jissah, Near Muscat This low-density resort village on Oman’s finest beach has 400 properties on over 220 hectares of land, equating to just 20% of the land being developed. Ideally located only 15 minutes from downtown Muscat, properties range from 76m2 one-bedroom apartments right up to hilltop palaces of 790m2. Community areas include retail, F&B, resort amenities and green parkland, while a new Jumeirah five-star resort hotel will be opening by the end of this year. From £2.26m / ₏2.63m / $2.8m for hilltop palaces Savills Oman www.savills.om 134

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Bringing out the best of magical Kota Kinabalu, land of natural wonders is the exquisite Harrington Suites. Luxury residences providing every amenity for recreation, leisure, and safety to last like the heavens, sea and hills.

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The resort echoes the fortif ied architecture of the region, ensconcing guests in modern ramparts inspired by the commanding mountain citadels and re-imagined with sophisticated contemporary interiors. A total of 115 guest rooms and villas overlook either the dramatic canyon or tranquil gardens. The resort’s 82 Premier and Deluxe Canyon View Rooms offer a spacious bedroom and a spa-like bathroom alongside a balcony. Meanwhile, the 33 one or two-bedroom villas provide include personal villa host services and a private infinity pool overlooking the cliffs or hidden in an exotic garden. The resort caters for every culinary taste with a collection of six restaurants and lounges. The ultimate gastronomic experience, Anantara’s ‘Dining by Design’ gives guests the chance to dine on a spectacular cliff-edge platform known as Diana’s Point, named after Diana, Princess of Wales, who visited the exact spot in 1986. Expert ‘Mountain Gurus’ from nearby villages share their unsurpassed knowledge of the area as guests explore the surrounding landscape and its ways of life. Impressive facilities at the resort itself include a cliffedge infinity swimming pool, floodlit tennis court and fully-equipped gym. The Anantara Spa harnesses the essence of Arabia with ancient hammam rituals and signature spa treatments using indigenous ingredients.  www.jabal-akhdar.anantara.com

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SMART Investment & International Property Expo 2017

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The Property Investor & Homebuyer Show

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28 – 29 APRIL 2017 ExCeL London, United Kingdom www.propertyinvestor.co.uk

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The Luxury Property Show

11 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE www.cityscapeglobal.com

27 – 28 OCTOBER 2017 Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London, United Kingdom www.theluxurypropertyshow.com

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HOTEL ROYAL SAVOY LAUSANNE A HAVEN OF PEACE AND TRANQUILLITY PERFECTLY POSITIONED IN THE HEART OF LAUSANNE SOPHISTICATED, ELEGANT, RESTORED TO ITS FORMER GLORY WITH A MODERN TWIST AND REBOOTED FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. THIS 5 STAR ESTABLISHMENT IS THE IDEAL PLACE FOR THE FRAZZLED TRAVELLER TO RELAX, UNWIND AND DISCOVER THE BEAUTIES SURROUNDING LAKE GENEVA.

Hôtel Royal Savoy Lausanne Avenue d’Ouchy 40, 1006 Lausanne T. +41 (0)21 614 88 88, info@royalsavoy.ch www.royalsavoy.ch

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PROJECTS - hospitality - refurbishment - industrial complex - residential buildings 27, Petrovka str. Moscow, Russia 107031 tel: +7495 694 6125

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- commercial & offices - multifunctional complex - equestrian & sport centers - landscape & urban design

DESIGNING DESTINATIONS With over 70 years of design expertise, WATG and Wimberly Interiors has become the world’s leading design consultants in the hospitality industry. Strategically located in six countries across the globe, we offer integrated design solutions comprising strategy, planning, architecture, landscape and interiors for urban, tourism and resort destinations.

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The Cube project is based in Beirut, Lebanon. It is designed by Orange Architects and developed by Masharii, one of the top leading companies in the region with focus on real estate development, features 14 rotated oor plans. These are ingeniously divided into 21 luxurious apartments, ranging in size from 117 to 234 m² including terraces and gardens. The parking garage is located underground in three layers, each apartment having two spaces.

Go Holdings are one of the few companies in the UK which covers all aspects of the property sector; including land, planning, architecture, sales and new build development. If yourself or a client has invested interest in land, planning or property; then we have what it takes to maximise the return on your investment. Contact us today: (+44) 01992 568933 4 Mill Bridge, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1PY

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AYKON CITY OCCUPIES A PRIME LOCATION ON SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD WITH SPECTACUR VIEWS OF DUBAI CANAL. LUXURIOUS RESIDENCES, HOTEL ROOMS AND HOTEL APARTMENTS.

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ULTRA-LUXURY RESIDENCES AND PREMIUM WORK SPACES Sky One, Kalyani Nagar, Pune - 411006, INDIA www.lunkadrealty.com

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Raintree is Cambodia's first boutique office development designed for fast-growing organisations. Situated in the heart of Phnom Penh's central business and banking district, the project houses 3000 square metres of flexible office space, complemented by a loft event space and outdoor terrace. Recently opened in January 2017, the contemporary development provides the ideal professional home for organisations from all sectors, in Cambodia's emerging economy. A project by Urbanland Asia & August Development Co.

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Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is a five-star accomodation offering quality service, comfortable resting space and easy access to entertainment spot around Kuta area. The hotel has 203 rooms and suites, as well as other facilities such as the famous Feast Restaurant and Bene Italian Kitchen. SHERATON BALI KUTA RESORT Jl. Pantai Kuta 80361 Bali – Indonesia T +62 361 846 5548 F +62 361 846 5577 www.sheratonbalikuta.com

Your gateway to inspiring achievements at One World Hotel. first avenue, bandar utama city centre, 47800 petaling jaya, selangor, malaysia. toll free domestic: 1300 88 7888 toll free international: 1800 88 7888 tel: 603 7681 1111 fax: 603 7681 1188 website: www.oneworldhotel.com.my email: enquiry@oneworldhotel.com.my

A NEW ERA OF QATARI HOSPITALITY

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Leea Spa provides a unique spa experience with its setting amidst the breathtaking Cappadocian landscape. You will experience the world’s first cave Spa at Cappadocia cave Resort’s award-winning “LEEA Spa” where the last remnants of stress are gently erased with a myriad of indulgent therapies, calming touches and fragrant aromas. t: +90 384 219 31 94 e: reservation@ccr-hotels.com w: www.ccr-hotels.com

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International Property’s Leading International Agents & Developers are specially selected to represent the most outstanding companies in the business. Membership of this prestigious group is by invitation only and the number of members from each country is strictly limited so that our readers can be assured of consistently high standards. The following directory will prove an invaluable source of information for home-buyers wishing to find the very best properties around the world.

BAHAMAS AGENT

Millars Court, East & Shirley Streets PO Box N-8164, Nassau, Bahamas t: +1 242 322 1041 m: +1 242 457 3562 f: +1 242 326 5642 e: Sales@HGChristie.com w: www.HGChristie.com

CANADA AGENT

Marina Yusufov Real Estate Team t: Office +1 416 739 7200 t: Direct +1 416 414 9224 e: 3724052@gmail.com, e: myusufov@trebnet.com w: www.admiral.sutton.com

COSTA RICA DEVELOPER

t: +506 6050 3857 e: info@sarco-cr.com w: www.sarcoarchitects.com

DUBAI DEVELOPER

HGCHRISTIE LTD

Beachfront Vacation Home, Eleuthera, Bahamas Elegant 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath beachfront estate on an acre of total privacy captures endless views. Perfect for island living or vacation getaways with income return.

SUTTON GROUP ADMIRAL REALTY INC. BROKERAGE

This equestrian dream home is in King, Ontario. The 101-acre estate offers 22,000 square feet of lavish living areas plus a state-of-the-art 38 stall heated stable, 11 paddocks, hay storage, two barns, a trailer house and racetrack.

SARCO ARCHITECTS

Sarco Architects is your premiere solution for luxury vacation home design in Costa Rica and Panama. Specialized in managing projects for our exclusive foreign clientele, let us help you create your dream home in paradise, with all the quality and attention to detail you would expect from world-class homes.

SHAIKH HOLDINGS

BARBADOS AGENT

Holetown St. James, BB24016, Barbados t: +1 246 432 6930 f: +1 246 432 6919 e: info@realtorsrealestatesales.com w: www.realtorsrealestatesales.com

CANARY ISLANDS & GREECE AGENT

Calle Guirre, No 1, C.C. Oasis Tamarindo, Local No.17, 35660 Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Spain t: +34 928 53 50 44 e: info@goldacreestates.com w: www.goldacreestates.com

CYPRUS DEVELOPER

59 Amathoundos Ave. No 3 – Next to Four Seasons Hotel 4532 Limassol, Cyprus t: +357 25 431 018 f: +357 25 431 514 e: alexproperties@cytanet.com.cy w: www.apl-cyprus.com

FRANCE AGENT

REALTORS REAL ESTATE LIMITED

Specializes in Sales, Long Term Rentals, Valuations and Auctioneering. Our innovative team appreciates the unique challenges that arise when purchasing property in Barbados especially for overseas clients and can provide all the necessary information and support for the overseas purchaser.

GOLDACRE ESTATES

Exclusive worldwide search and find service. Unique locations, Confidential Service, Highest Quality Properties. Investment, residential or holiday home we have the experience to guide you.

APL ALEXANDER PROMOTIONS LTD

Developing exclusive homes with exceptional design and quality at competitive market prices. A balance of safety, cutting edge features, positive atmosphere and comfortable lifestyle for all customers. Each project is always based within unique residential areas with stunning views to the Mediterranean sea. This helps to keep the after sale market value high and ensure a good investment return.

LEGGETT IMMOBILIER

LEGGETT

PRESTIGE P.O.Box 502462, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 364 2722 f: +971 4 367 8054 e: info@shaikh-holdings.com w: www.shaikh-holdings.com

On the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Sanctuary Falls is a collection of 96 resort-style villas set amidst lush golf vistas and inspiring lakes. Created by world renowned hotel and resort architects, landscape and interior designers, Sanctuary Falls villas brings to life a true ‘resort home’ experience.

La Maison de Chapitre , La Rochebeaucourt Dordogne, 24340, France t: +33 5 53 56 62 54 t: +33 5 57 55 06 06 e: prestige@leggett.fr w: www.leggettprestige.com

Leggett Immobilier has been voted “Best Estate Agency in France” for two years running. We have over 12,000 properties for sale throughout France and our bilingual, in-house contracts team will be by your side throughout the purchase process.

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INDIA DEVELOPER

Bhaswar Paul Sales Head – International Market t: +91 124 410 7050 m: +91 981 883 7873 f: +91 124 410 7064 e: bhaswar.paul@ centralpark.in w: www.centralpark.in

MAURITIUS DEVELOPER

4th Floor – Ebene Skies Rue de L’Institut Ebene, Mauritius t: +230 404 2266 e: info@anahitaproperty.com w: www.anahitaproperty.com

SOUTH AFRICA AGENT

Monterey, 12-14 Klaassens Road, Bishopscourt, Cape Town, 7708 South Africa t: +27 (0) 21 710 1800 e: michelle.swindale@pamgolding.co.za w: www.pamgolding.co.za

SWITZERLAND AGENT

Platinum Immobilien AG t: +41 44 533 12 12 e: Zuerichseethalwil@engelvoelkers.com w: www.engelvoelkers.com/ zuerichseethalwil

UK DEVELOPER

For further information please contact Simon Barry at Knight Frank: t: +44 20 7861 5499 e: Simon.Barry@knightfrank.com or Simon Hedley at Druce: t: +44 20 7935 6535 e: sh@druce.com

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CENTRAL PARK

Central Park has an unrivalled expertise in creating spaces of the highest global standards. It is the fastest growing name in India’s real estate landscape today, with projects across hospitality, leisure, recreation, commercial, and high-end residential developments. This dynamic brand’s constant presuit of excellence, commitment and building values for its customers is responsible for its growth and success over the years.

ANAHITA WORLD CLASS SANCTUARY

Anahita Property Sales is the real estate sales and marketing branch of Ciel Properties Ltd, the promoter and developer of Anahita World Class Sanctuary, a stunning domain located on the east coast of Mauritius and home to over 300 luxury villas and residences and residential freehold land and an Ernie Els-designed USGA golf course.

PAM GOLDING PROPERTIES

Pam Golding Properties is Southern Africa’s premier property group, providing the full spectrum of real estate services to local and global clients through a worldwide network of 300 offices and more than 2000 professional staff and agents.

ENGEL & VÖLKERS LAKE ZURICH THALWIL

Engel & Völkers Lake Zurich Thalwil is one of the leading real estate agencies for the sale of exclusive properties around Lake Zurich, Switzerland. Together with our international network we guarantee our owners and search clients a personalized and professional service.

RIDGEFORD PROPERTIES & MANHATTAN LOFT CORPORATION

Fitzrovia Apartments characterize the reinvention and rediscovery of an area of London which is the cool cousin of Mayfair with its artisan shops, independent art galleries and close proximity to Regent’s Park. The fabulous double height lobby and penthouses with the largest private terraces in W1 make this development by Ridgeford Properties and Manhattan Loft Corporation an ideal place for 21st century contemporary living.

MALTA AGENT

2, Paceville Avenue, St. Julians STJ 3109, Malta t: +(356) 2379 4794 / 2379 4128 f: +(356) 2137 3354 e: nbilocca@franksalt.com.mt w: www.franksalt.com.mt

NEW ZEALAND AGENT

34 Shortland Street, Auckland City, PO Box 4078 Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand t: +64 9 307 6300 f: +64 9 307 5549 e: admin@barfoot.co.nz w: www.barfoot.co.nz

SPAIN AGENT

Paseo s´Alamera 11 E-07840 Santa Eulalia, Ibiza - Spain t: +34 971 33 93 05 m: +34 616 68 95 00 e: office@ghl-ibiza.com w: www.ghl-ibiza.com

UK AGENT

37 Davies Street, London W1Y 2SP t: +44 (0) 20 7629 7282 f: +44 (0) 20 7409 2359 e: london@struttandparker.com w: www.struttandparker.com

VIETNAM DEVELOPER

209, 30/4 street, Xuan Khanh ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho, Vietnam t: +84 710 376 1888 e: info.VCTHT@vinpearl.com w: www.vinpearl.com

FRANK SALT (REAL ESTATE) LTD

We are Malta’s leading estate agency, (established in 1969), offering residential and commercial property for sale and to let, include an excellent selection of luxury properties. Best Real Estate Agency European Property Award winner for 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2011.

BARFOOT & THOMPSON

Barfoot & Thompson is the leading real estate agency in New Zealand’s biggest and most diverse city, Auckland. We have over 90 years experience selling property from our white sandy beaches to the wild west coat and the hustle and bustle of the CBD.

GOULD HEINZ & LANG

Gould Heinz & Lang property consultants Ibiza is an owner run real estate agency which is specialized in luxury and off market properties. Exclusive search mandates are our strength. We find the right property for you!

STRUTT & PARKER

Faircrouch - £4.7 million. A classic Georgian country house with parkland and cottages 8 Beds, 5 Receps, House, Period, Detached, Garden, Land, Rural, Village, Staff/SC Accomm, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Woodland, Fair decoration, 37 Acres.

VINPEARL CAN THO HOTEL

Opening pre-Christmas, Vinpearl Can Tho is the gateway to Vietnams famous Floating markets. As the first and largest five star luxury property, it sets new standards of urban accommodation and dining. Located in the centre of the city and bordering the river, Vinpearl Can Tho offers modern expansive rooms with stunning views of the city and river.

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he 2016-2017 International Property Awards has now concluded following an extensive series of judging and glittering regional presentation dinners held in Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and London. We are now able to reveal the three ultimate World’s Best Award winners as well as those who have achieved a prestigious International Property Award. The World’s Best Property was awarded to Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal. Located in Hillsboro Beach Florida, Le Palais Royal took over 10 years to complete. The stunning result is a chateau with all the conveniences and technology of the 21st century yet which provides the charm and intricate detailing of bygone eras. The World’s Best Architecture award was won by King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership for its project Gasholders London. Built within a refurbished triplet of Grade II-listed cast iron gasholder guide frames at the heart of King’s Cross, part of the architects’ vision is that the building’s façade appears alive and responsive to passers-by, while most of its 145 residences have private balconies or terraces with views across the capital. The World’s Best Interior Design award was won by Alexander Wong Architects for Carmen Futura. Inspired by films made famous by an acclaimed film director, Carmen Futura presents a futuristic fairytale within Cinema City Langham Place in Hong Kong. It will be tomorrow’s ‘Vertical Cinema City’, benchmarking a new era in cinema development. Many congratulations to all those companies listed in this publication and may they enjoy continued success in the future,

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Sponsors

44

Waterfall Investment Company

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Judges

45

Barfoot & Thompson Ltd

12

Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal

46

Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

13

Alexander Wong Architects Limited

47

Carla Bechelli Arquitectos

14

Vinhomes Central Park & Landmark 81

48

Horus Development GmbH

15

Vinhomes Times City – Park Hill

49

Renda Helin Design & Interiors

16

HBS Realtors

50

Ponce de León Architects

18

Ahmed AlQaed Group

51

Unique Estates Australia

22

Flora Di Menna Designs Inc.

52

Urbn-Tresismo

23

Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

56

Ideia1 Arquitetura

24

Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty Ltd

59

Metropica Holdings, LLC

25

Aedas

60

SARCO Architects Costa Rica

26

A&A Architects

61

Mira Companies

30

Design Intervention

64

Red Group Luciano Gerbilsky

32

Brick Art Construction & Guardian Project Management

65

Informov Engenharia + Arquitetura

34

Anastassiadis Arquitetos

66

Estudio Cinco Arquitectos

35

Alfa Realty Desenvolvimento Imobiliario

67

Servicios Pangea / Supraterra S.A. de C.V.

36

Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

68

Pedro Gabriel | Bonini Arquitetura

38

Lifestyle Developers

70

The Americas Winners 2016-2017

42

Fine & Country Portugal

72

International Award Winners 2016-2017

43

Carr Cotter Naessens Architects

76

World’s Best Winners 2016-2017

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Sponsors Headline Sponsors

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Media Partners

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The Judging Panel The judging panel for the International Property Awards is composed of experts and experienced members across a wide range of disciplines and property-related specialities. Their time and expertise is donated free of charge. The Earl of Liverpool Chairman of the International Property Awards Lord Caithness Chairman of judging for development categories Lord Best Chairman of judging for real estate categories Awais Akhter Cochrane Design

Guy Medd Consultant

Judith Baker Travel writer and Editor

Shalini Misra Creative Director, Shalini Misra

Peter Bolton King Global Property Standards Director, RICS

Christian Morris Architect

Doreen Boulding Founder, DMB Associates

Richard Morshead Sales Manager, The Telegraph

Russell Bragg Bragg & Co

Laura Nixey PR, Aston Martin

Xavier Calloc’h Director, Yacht Investor

Helen Oldfield Founder, Affinity PR

Ian Chalk ORMS Architecture

Katherine O’Shea Strategic Solutions, Coutts

Victoria Chazova Estate Agent

Andrew Panting Director of Operations, British Property Federation

Matthew Clare Building Consultant

Edward Park Architect

Sean Cochrane Interior Designer

Penny Patterson Interior Designer

Andrew Cockburn Creative Director, International Property Media

Vincent Pennetier General Manager, Dedar UK

Nicholas Cook Director General, The Gin Guild

Hilary Philpott

Katrina Craig Hotel Development Consultant

Richard Rawlings Estate Agency Consultant

Geoff Cresswell Architect

David Reynolds Project Management & Quantity Surveyor

Johnny Dunford BNP Paribas Real Estate

Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects, Design & Consultancy

Jon Eaglesham Director, Barr Gazetas

Julien Sannier Managing Director, Trade and Contracts Division, Roche Bobois

Adam El-Hout Luxury Living UK

Sophie Sannier Designer, Jack and Tara

Imtiaz Farookhi Strategy Director, Dragongate

Celia Sawyer Interior Designer & Television Personality

Will Gibbs MD, KLC School of Design

Paul Scrivener Architect

David Graham Grahams Hi-Fi

Helen Shield Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel

Nishant Grover Chief Operating Officer - Asia

Ariane Steinbeck Managing Director, RPW Design

Simon Hamilton Customer Experience Manager

Lucy Stokes Director – Residential & Hotel Channel, Ideal Standard International

Richard Hartshorn NHBC

Janine Stone Interior Designer

Sean Hatcher MCM Architecture

Patrick Story Architect

Daniel Hopwood Architect

Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer/Advisory Consultant. FRICS

Del Hossain Managing Director, Adrem Group

Andrew J. Taylor Partner, Henley Estates

John Hunter Tenhurst

Mark Taylor Interior Designer

Tim Hymans Marketing Director, Crestron Products

Sue Timney Interior Designer

Ian Jenkins Director of Research, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Anthony Tokatly Director, JPW Real Estate

Tom Jones Architect, Populous

Tricia Topping PR & Marketing Consultant

Mike Jordan Architect

Mary Venables Landscape Professor

Jill Keene Editor, International Property & Travel

Paul Vick Principal, Paul Vick Architects Ltd

Dawn Kitchener Interior Designer

Jo Vickers Consultant

Brian Lawrence Interior Designer

Anthony Walker Director, Trident Building Consultancy

James Lawrence-Fenton Head of Land Operations, Securewest International

John Walker Director of Planning, Westminster City Council

James Lawton Colefax & Fowler

Andrea Watson Arts and Lifestyle journalist

Paul Lewis Architect

Lucy Waud Interior Designer

Roy Ling Managing Director, RL Capital Management & RL Academy

Eleanor Weaver Interior Designer

Andrew Link Principal, Rise

Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone

Hugh Lumby Partner and Head of Global Real Estate, Ashurst

Ed Williams Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects

Julia Marozzi Bentley Motors

Stuart Wilsdon Interior Designer

James Mattin Managing Partner, Bond Wolfe

Jan Wilson Founder and Owner, RPW Design

Dr William Maxwell Institute of Travel

Georgina Wood David Collins Studio Design

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Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal 16850 Collins Avenue Suite # 112-329 Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160, USA t: +1 954 325 6428

 L   a lifelong passion for both design and business. In 1985 he started his own high fashion jewellery design and manufacturing company in Marseille, working with the world’s biggest names in French haute couture, before successfully introducing his creations to the USA. More recently Joseph designed and built the award-winning Le Palais Royal – the most expensive and extraordinary home in America. Located in Hillsboro Beach Florida, Le Palais Royal is on an exclusive peninsula bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other. As the only property with nearly 400 feet of oceanfront and a deep-water dock in the entire Gold Coast, it offers total beachfront privacy with no public access.

Le Palais Royal took over 10 years to complete as Joseph’s client wanted to build a legacy that would stand for many hundreds of years. Therefore the newest technologies were incorporated alongside old-world construction methods. Only the finest materials were sourced before being used by the best craftsmen personally selected from across the world. Each and every room in the chateau was approached as its own individual project with soundproofed walls and floors, handsculpted millwork and gold leafing applied throughout. The simply stunning result is a chateau with all the conveniences and technology of the 21st century yet which provides the charm and intricate detailing of by-gone eras.

e: info@josephleone.us w: www.josephleone.us WORLD’S BEST PROPERTY LE PALAIS ROYAL BY JOSEPH LEONE LE PALAIS ROYAL BEST INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY Le Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal BEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY USA Le Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal

 BEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY FLORIDA, USALe Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal

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Carmen Futura

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 W is an awardwinning architect based in Hong Kong. He launched his own design firm Alexander Wong Architects in 2001 and specialises in creating theme-based cinemas, super department stores, iconic architecture, futuristic hygiene facilities, and luxury homes for A-List clients in the movie industry. The firm’s focus is innovation. Within the famous mega-mall Langham Place of Mongkok in Hong Kong, Alexander Wong has created a cinema inspired by films of desire made famous by the acclaimed film director Wong Kar-Wai. Named Carmen Futura, with stunning features like Rose Futura Entrance, Cloud Atlas Tunnels, Gravity Restrooms and many more, a futuristic fairytale

SOGO CLUB

in blue and gold is born. Alexander Wong’s powerful concept and innovative design is the first of its kind. A visually unprecedented Cinema City Langham Place has arrived. Sogo is the largest, most popular and successful Japanese-style department store in Hong Kong, consisting of over 18 floors of shopping in Causeway Bay. Alexander Wong was commissioned to redesign a brand new concept for Sogo Club at the top 6 floors of their flagship building. These include Style Plaza, Home Dining & Entertainment, Beauty & Spa and Art Gallery. The most talked about feature is the Interstellar Centerpiece with Katana Display Shelves under a Sogo Monogram Ceiling celebrating its Japanese brand heritage. A truly original concept for Sogo in the 21st Century.

Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Suite 1701, 17/F Lucky Building, 39 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong t: +852 2526 3017 e: enquiry@alexanderwong.com.hk w: www.alexanderwong.com.hk

WORLD’S BEST INTERIOR DESIGN CARMEN FUTURA BY ALEXANDER WONG ARCHITECTS LIMITED BEST INTERNATIONAL LEISURE INTERIOR Carmen Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited BEST LEISURE INTERIOR ASIA PACIFIC Carmen Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

 BEST LEISURE INTERIOR HONG KONG Carmen Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited Highly Commended RETAIL INTERIOR HONG KONG SOGO CLUB by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

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Vinhomes Central Park

Landmark 81

V Vinhomes Central Park & Landmark 81 208 Nguyen Huu Canh street, ward 22, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam t: +84 909 36 6006 t: +84 909 68 3355

,   the Vingroup which is the largest real estate corporation in Vietnam, has won awards for three of its latest projects. Vinhomes Central Park was conceived with the ambition of pioneering a visionary lifestyle and painting a new face for Ho Chi Minh City. The residential complex is located in the city centre and includes a wide range of first-class facilities. These include residences, a hotel, serviced apartments, a commercial plaza, hospital, school, entertainment centre and park. Once this citywithin-a-city model is successfully expanded, the people of Saigon will have all their everyday needs satisfied right inside the development. Landmark 81 is located in the heart of Vinhomes Central Park. Its frontage

faces the beautiful Saigon River and it is conveniently linked with major roads and water transportation. This massive piece of art which aims to provide Ho Chi Minh City with a visionary world-class, super high-rise tower started construction in 2015 and is expected to complete in 2018. The structure’s iconic form evokes an image of a bamboo bundle symbolising strength, unity and prosperity. The stunning 81-floor skyscraper will reach a height of 461 metres, putting it in the top 10 highest towers in the world and featurig nearly 500 luxury river-view apartments. At its base is a ground floor dedicated to a lavish shopping centre, featuring the finest retailers all under one roof.

e: bds.hcm@vinhomes.vn w: www.vinhomes.vn BEST INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT Landmark 81 by VinGroup BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT ASIA PACIFIC Landmark 81 by VinGroup BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ASIA PACIFIC Vinhomes Central Park by VinGroup

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT VIETNAM Vinhomes Central Park by VinGroup  BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT VIETNAM Landmark 81 by VinGroup 14

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Vinhomes Times City – Park Hill

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 H  the second phase of Vinhomes Times City which is situated on the south-eastern gateway of the capital, Hanoi City. It is destined to be one of Vietnam’s most desirable urban communities and covers an area of over 7.4 hectares. Park Hill follows Times City’s master concept which includes a main central road, perpendicular second alleys and several condominium buildings. Nevertheless, over 70% of the project’s area is reserved for landscaping. Believing that landscaping is more than just scenery, the talented team of architects at Park Hill have created a living space in which humans and the environment have a truly interactive relationship. The superiority of Park Hill’s design lies in Vinhomes’ intent to integrate nature into the living spaces. Thus, the entire area will be covered by diversified species of flora featuring a number of specific highlights. These include the

iconic clock tower, panoramic green hill, huge splash park, various water features and modern outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Dispersed in between the buildings are recreational areas, sports facilities and children’s playgrounds amongst intimate gardens and quiet relaxation areas. All the surrounding areas are designed with paved walkways where pedestrians will be protected from harsh sunlight by a wide selection of planted shady trees. A 15-metre high green wall near the barbecue garden and a ‘soft wall’ of linear trees will create a truly green feeling for the development. By incorporating soothing water features and green spaces with modern architecture, Vinhomes Times City – Park Hill will become a distinctly vibrant environment for its occupants to enjoy a world-class modern lifestyle that is second to none in South East Asia.

Vinhomes Times City – Park Hill 458 Minh Khai Street,

Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam t: +84 1800 1036 e: bds@vinhomes.vn w: www.vinhomes.vn

 BEST RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE VIETNAM Vinhomes Times City – Park Hill by VinGroup International Property Awards

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HBS Towers

HBS Towers

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 HBS,  masterpieces for the sheer joy of it is the foremost priority and offering an excellence in design and thus a sense of ultra-luxury is a constant endeavour. It’s truly the joy of creation that has inspired HBS Realtors to introduce the ‘Oceanfront Living’ lifestyle experience to Mumbai. A seven-star lifestyle that incorporates the cerulean ocean as an integral element of life and distills luxury to its most elemental ie space, light and the limitless blue ocean. Located at elite residential neighbourhoods of westerly South Mumbai covering locations like Worli, O Marine Drive, Haji Ali and Hughes Road, Oceanfront Living by HBS Realtors will soon stand testimony to Mumbai’s development story. With a clear vision to lead the pack of sevenstar ultra-luxury buildings in South Mumbai and also become a sensitive realty industry leader by building environment-friendly,

sustainable communities through innovation, investment and transformation, HBS Realtors has set high development standards by winning twelve awards for three projects this year. HBS Towers is an upcoming contemporary art-deco residential masterpiece, evoking an era of unparalled splendor. Located at one of the most coveted residential enclaves of South Mumbai – Westerly Worli, HBS Towers offers a world of exclusive 7-star experiences, carefully curated amenities & engaging luxuries. A confluence of the very best of international award winning minds have meticulously distilled the timeless form and grandiosity of the roaring 1920s in a mesmerizing new style. Set to be amongst the tallest, most inspiring & iconic residential twin towers in India, HBS Towers is a gateway to grand experiences & offers a distinctive lifestyle reserved for a privileged few. HBS View360 is poised to be one of Mumbai’s most envied residential development

BEST INTERNATIONAL APARTMENT HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd. BEST INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL RENOVATION/REDEVELOPMENT INDIA HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd. BEST APARTMENT ASIA PACIFIC HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd. BEST RESIDENTIAL RENOVATION/REDEVELOPMENT ASIA PACIFIC HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

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HBS View360

HBS View360

with its limited edition bespoke collection of ‘Xtraordinaire’ suites. These ‘By Invitation Only’ residential suites offer a brand new world of sheer luxury and class. Every Xtraordinaire suite will be tailored to a resident’s personal style, likings and for an inspired living by a consortium of world renowned interior designers & artist. Set on one of South Mumbai’s choicest sites with unmatched views - Haji Ali, HBS View360 is strategically nestled between the endless greens of a golf club and race course on the North, scenic hilly environ on the South and limitless expanse of the ocean on the west. Architecturally, the design of HBS View360 metaphorically references nautical vocabulary with streamlined features, ‘sail-like’ proportions and shimmering facades. HBS View360 integrates bespoke urban living and meticulous craftsmanship for an elite few who like to make an indulgent statement with an enviable address & lifestyle.

HBS City is a one of its kind, well-planned and integrated urban residential township that caters to the residential requirements of the state-of-the-art Special Economic Zone in the vicinity at Panoli, Gujarat. Spread over 150 acres, HBS City is a living experience like no other. Apart from residential apartments and villas, HBS City boasts of International standards sporting facilities including a cricket ground, retail and commercial spaces, healthcare and education centres. The 10-storey Mediterranean-styled apartment blocks complement each other perfectly and parking areas are tucked discreetly away from the tree-lined streets. The entire development features a modern elevation with a strong architectural character and look. Even the exterior finishes for flowerbeds, footpaths and green areas have been meticulously selected to create quality environments and enjoyable places in which to live.

HBS City

HBS Realtors

505 Ceejay House,

Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400018, India t: +91 22 6621 0000 e: info@hbsrealtors.com w: www.hbsrealtors.com

 BEST RESIDENTIAL RENOVATION/REDEVELOPMENT INDIA HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd. Highly Commended RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT INDIA HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

NOMINEE BEST DEVELOPMENT MARKETING ASIA PACIFIC HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT INDIA HBS City by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.  BEST ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE INDIA HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.  BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE INDIA HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.  BEST DEVELOPMENT MARKETING INDIA HBS Towers by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd. International Property Awards

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 AQ G (AQG) is one of Bahrain’s most active and integrated real estate developers, with a strong focus on developing commercial, residential, retail, hospitality and mixed-use property. As a major real estate developer in the Middle East, AQG looks beyond the shortterm into the future, choosing to operate in markets that actively support sustainable and environmentally friendly methods. Working in collaboration with respected architects and design professionals, AQG distinguishes itself by creating properties featuring sophisticated design, efficient floor plans and first-class amenities. Demonstrating optimum value in functionality, location and cost, the Group‘s developments continue to exceed the needs of customers and end users. AQG’s award-winning mixed-use development, the Hanging Gardens of

Dilmunia is located on Dilmunia Health Island, a unique and upcoming area of Bahrain. Situated in the heart of the Arabian Gulf, the island lies off the northeastern coast of Muharraq. Its proximity to Bahrain International Airport and easy accessibility to King Fahad Causeway provides residents with a well-connected location for the prosperous GCC community, as well as internal transportation links to residential, commercial and industrial development zones. The name Dilmunia is inspired by the ancient civilization of Dilmun, believed to be the original Garden of Eden; celebrated by the incorporation of stunning landscaping and terraced gardens around the podium structure of the building, offering residents a tranquil place to live and at the same time providing visitors with a visual experience of lush greenery to enjoy throughout the whole development.

BEST INTERNATIONAL MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT BAHRAIN Hanging Gardens of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group 18

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AQG worked with world-renowned architects WKK, who along with adding value and design quality to the project increased the confidence of investors. WKK’s architectural approach embodies several significant design principles that include inspiration, innovation, building efficiency and contextual integrity. Particular attention being paid to the way in which the buildings are set into their context, how they relate to the ground and engage with their surroundings, along with the people who inhabit them. With Bahrain’s history of Dhow building, fishing and pearl diving, wind-filled sails were the inspiration for the apartment buildings at the Hanging Gardens of Dilmunia. The double curve on their façades reflects a sense of movement. The apartments have been carefully designed to seamlessly integrate indoor and outdoor living, with these areas offering

panoramic views of the Grand Canal, tranquil landscaped terraced gardens and the sea. Beautifully designed and impeccably finished, each apartment features a spacious private balcony and residents enjoy access to the spa, state of the art gymnasium and swimming pool along with a host of world-class facilities. The project is a long-term investment for AQG and a commitment towards promoting environmentally friendly building solutions. Functionality, flexibility and efficiency of design, together with quality of detail and construction have been identified as crucial factors to the success of the Hanging Gardens of Dilmunia. The facilities combined with the timeless design, give the project a distinctive place in the market and its striking design differentiates the development from others, marking it out as a visually exciting addition to the skyline of Dilmunia Health Island.

Ahmed AlQaed Group P.O. Box 11050 Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain t: +973 77 36 77 77 f: +973 17 82 62 70 e: sales@ahmedalqaedgroup.com w: www.ahmedalqaedgroup.com

BEST INTERNATIONAL MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT BAHRAIN Hanging Gardens of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group International Property Awards

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Chateau Le Parc

F Flora Di Menna Designs Inc. 40 Snidercroft Rd. Suite #3, Toronto ON, Canada L4K 0B5 t: +1 905 709 2077 f: +1 905 709 2097

Lake House

 D M D was founded in 1987 and since then, under the creative direction of Flora herself, this Toronto based interior design firm has garnered numerous awards for excellence. Two further prestigious design awards have now joined FDM Design’s already impressive list. The first is ‘Lake House’ which is in a fabulous location overlooking Canada’s beautiful Northern Lakes. Along with the clients’ request to maximise lakefront views, they desired a large, open, expansive space which would also reflect a feeling of intimacy and a human scale. Accordingly, FDM Designs has not only met but exceeded the challenging task of harmonising the modern home with its natural landscape with a carefully curated collection of furniture, artwork and

colours. Making the interior as one with its surroundings, it evokes a sense of peace while also inspiring thoughts of adventure. Chateau Le Parc is an elite event venue of over 35,700 square feet in Concord, Canada. Constructed to create a sense of grandeur and elegance, it also maintains the symbolic interweaving of historic and modern design. The space had to flow logically and functionally from one area to another while multi-functionality was a further major consideration. FDM Designs’ resulting sophisticated blend of minimalist shapes, opulent accents and classic, subdued colour scheme fuses classic style with contemporary concepts. Capturing the unique essence of the event business, this design makes a lasting impression on all who step through the door.

e: info@fdmdesigns.com w: www.fdmdesigns.com BEST INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR Chateau Le Parc by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc. BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE CANADA Lake House by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc. BEST PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR CANADA Chateau Le Parc by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc.

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CHINA & HONG KONG

The Capital, Beijing Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club The Members Entrance, Happy Valley Racecourse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

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 D  business operations in Hong Kong in 1988 with the goal to provide quality design consultancy services in both interiors and architecture for corporate, institutional and international clients. The company’s two latest awardwinning projects were both for The Hong Kong Jockey Club, one of the most recognised brand names throughout Asia. The first involved the design of a new leisure interior environment for the Club in Beijing, China. The client’s brief called for two existing venues totaling 1,088m² to be redeveloped into one new private dining venue named ‘The Capital’. This exclusive environment for the Club’s members and their guests features a range of different sized rooms to accommodate

80-90 people with a variety of table settings. Displaying creativity, quality and timeless elegance, the rooms provide different dining moods for both lunch and dinner experiences. The second project was to create a modern betting venue and a unique entry experience to the Club’s Happy Valley Racecourse, Hong Kong to attract members, horse owners and their guests. After considerable research to achieve the client’s goal, Inarc Design won the design competition for this new retail interior environment. The existing facility of around 50 years old was substantially renovated to provide a special venue in which members and their guests could enjoy city night-racing. Named ‘The Members Entrance’, its design reflects the mood and excitement of horse-racing in Hong Kong.

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

43-55 Wyndham Street, Central Hong Kong t: +852 2868 2348 f: +852 2868 4482 e: spinolo@inarc.com w: www.inarc.com

BEST INTERNATIONAL RETAIL INTERIOR The Members Entrance, Happy Valley Racecourse,The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited BEST RETAIL INTERIOR ASIA PACIFIC The Members Entrance, Happy Valley Racecourse,The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited NOMINEE BEST LEISURE INTERIOR ASIA PACIFIC The Capital, Beijing Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

 BEST LEISURE INTERIOR CHINA The Capital, Beijing Clubhouse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited BEST RETAIL INTERIOR HONG KONG The Members Entrance, Happy Valley Racecourse,The Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited International Property Awards

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AUSTRALIA

T Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty Ltd “Jewel”: 36-44 old Burleigh Road, Surfer Paradise, QLD Australia t: +61 7 5526 2738

 D W G together with the Ridong Group have formed a partnership to create “Jewel” – the largest mixed-use development in Australia. The $1 billion plus “Jewel” development at Surfers Paradise is proving one of the most talked-about developments on the Gold Coast for many years. For the first time ever there will be the opportunity to live on Australia’s world famous Gold Coast beachfront enjoying superb five-star Wanda Vista resort luxury. Soaring to an exalted 170 metres high, “Jewel’s” three crystalline towers are designed to appear as if they have simply emerged from the sands below. A geometric, almost miragelike façade that will stand as a beacon for maritime traffic on the Nerang River

and out to sea – the “Jewel” development is destined to join the likes of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab or Iran’s Flower of the East as an illustrious piece of contextual architecture. Lavishly-appointed apartments will be graced with timber or natural stone flooring and kitchens and bathrooms featuring beautiful marble and onyx surfaces. These will be offset with sophisticated tapware, basins and fittings designed exclusively for “Jewel”. Each opulent sky high home enjoys privileged access to private pools, bars and restaurants and exclusive concierge services. Towering over sand and surf, the majestic crystal triptych will enrich Australia’s Gold Coast when completed in 2019, positioning it as a beacon for luxury property development across the world.

e: info@jewelgc.com w: www.jewelgc.com BEST INTERNATIONAL MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE Jewel by Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty. Ltd BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC Jewel by Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty. Ltd

 BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE AUSTRALIA Jewel by Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty. Ltd Highly Commended MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA Jewel by Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty. Ltd

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CHINA & HONG KONG

MOKO, Hong Kong

MOKO, Hong Kong

Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park, Zhuhai, China

The St. Regis Chengdu, China

Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park, Zhuhai, China

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  , Aedas is a world leading, global architecture and design practice. The company has won a multitude of awards for numerous projects including the following three examples. Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park is an emerging development in Zhuhai, China. The 68,000m² tower standing 60 metres tall will be the client’s headquarters with rentable offices, an exhibition centre, business incubation centre and service centre. Responding to the client’s request, Aedas has integrated ecological and humane working spaces, green roofs and outdoor terraces into the design.

The St. Regis Chengdu, China

When transforming MOKO, a mall situated at Mongkok East, Hong Kong, Aedas took a design strategy which used the least to create the most. The project was finally completed throughout eight phases over six years while least affecting tenants and income. The approved design has given the outdated shopping mall an entirely new look and feel. The St. Regis Chengdu is a luxurious, 45,000m² hotel in Sichuan Province, China. Its 279 guestrooms and suites are artfully designed to blend the Art Deco style with traditional elements of Sichuan culture. While also incorporating discreet state-of-the-art technology, the hotel’s design achieves a balance and harmony between form and function.

The St. Regis Chengdu, China

Aedas

31/F, One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong t: +852 2861 1728 f: +852 2529 6419 e: hongkong@aedas.com w: www.aedas.com

BEST INTERNATIONAL OFFICE ARCHITECTURE Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park, Zhuhai, China by Aedas BEST INTERNATIONAL HOTEL ARCHITECTURE The St. Regis Chengdu, China by Aedas BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park, Zhuhai, China by Aedas BEST RETAIL ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC MOKO, Hong Kong by Aedas BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC The St. Regis Chengdu, China by Aedas

 BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park, Zhuhai, China by Aedas  BEST RETAIL ARCHITECTURE HONG KONG MOKO, Hong Kong by Aedas  BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE CHINA The St. Regis Chengdu, China by Aedas International Property Awards

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BULGARIA

A A&A Architects

Building 1-A, fl. 3, Business Park Sofia, Mladost IV, Sofia 1766, Bulgaria t: +359 2489 9999 f: +359 2 489 9929

A A was established in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2005 as an innovative design bureau offering a wide range of architectural and urbanliving design services. Its award-winning project Capital Fort is a large scale, high-rise development in a key location within the city of Sofia. The project consists of a 126 metre high tower and a 40 metre low-rise building, both standing over a retail podium and underground parking. The tower has 12 high-speed elevators serving 24 office floors and three mechanical floors. Offices located on the top floors benefit from incredible views of the city and surrounding area. The low-rise building brings a visual balance in the spatial composition while providing

excellent conditions for open space offices. The two levels of the podium accommodate the grand lobby, winter garden, restaurants, conference centre, event space, fitness and retail area. Vast and spectacular public spaces within the building are key elements of the project. The Grand Lobby is one of a kind in the region and its interior is a strong competitor to the world’s best cases. Innovative design and construction techniques, as well as original combinations of materials are also implemented into the interior of these spaces. As the first phase of a larger project to develop a new high-rise business city, named Sofia Capital City, Capital Fort is reshaping the city skyline of Sofia, creating one of the new landmarks of the Bulgarian capital.

e: office@aaa.bg w: www.aaa.bg BEST INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE Capital Fort by A&A Architects BEST COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE EUROPE Capital Fort by A&A Architects

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BEST INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE Flexhouse by Evolution Design

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AUSTRALIA & SINGAPORE

Balmoral Apartment

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 I  a multiaward winning, Singapore-based design studio. Its team comprises interior designers, architects, stylists, interior architects and project managers – each bringing their own unique experience and ensuring projects reflect a global perspective. It believes that good design improves quality of life, affects mood and invokes a sense of well-being. The business was the brain-child of British national Nikki Hunt who moved to Asia in 1990 following brief stints in Hong Kong and Jakarta. She eventually settled in Singapore where she founded Design Intervention 12 years ago. Her business partner, Andrea Savage, spent many of her early years in Kenya and Australia, and went on to study interior design in London. She moved to Singapore in 2000, joining Design Intervention 11 years later and became a partner soon after.

The company’s mission is to enhance the lives of its clients by creating homes that are uniquely tailored to their lifestyle, aspirations and personalities. Thanks to a team of 24 experts, Design Intervention is no stranger to changing lives forever. Four such successful projects are The Modern Chinoiserie House, Balmoral Apartment, Mount Faber Apartment and its very own Design Intervention Studio in Tanglin Village. The Modern Chinoiserie House is a twostorey property belonging to a Singaporean couple with four children. Every room in the house has a feel all of its own, with individual attention lavished on each single item within the property, whether it be a bronze leather stool or bistro table. While some rooms such as the kitchen are necessarily clinical, though nonetheless stunning, other areas primarily designed for periods of relaxation are a multicolourful mix of soft furnishings. Design Intervention shaped all areas of the four-

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT AUSTRALIA Balmoral Apartment by Design Intervention Pte Ltd  BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT SINGAPORE Mount Faber Apartment by Design Intervention Pte Ltd 30

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The Modern Chinoiserie House

bedroom house, along with four bathrooms, a master study, a children’s study and a sizeable family lounge. Equally remarkable in quality is Mount Faber Apartment, another Singapore residence. Once again, Design Intervention pushed the boundaries of its own creativity to produce another top quality product. Compared to the interior design at The Modern Chinoiserie House, Mount Faber has certainly a more modern feel and appearance, though no less homely. Mount Faber is also on two levels: Downstairs is glossy, smooth and polished, while the three bedrooms and upstairs study possess a softer and calmer ambience. More than 6,000km from Singapore, and with a three-hour time difference, is the Balmoral Apartment in New South Wales, Australia. On the outskirts of Sydney, and close to Balmoral Beach, this deluxe residence

is another brilliantly designed property where east was commissioned to meet west. The clients, a retired couple who have lived in the area for more than 20 years, purchased this apartment that is large enough to cater for their growing number of grandchildren. The brief was to inject a touch of Asia and, once again, Design Intervention delivered another exotic habitat. Possibly the highlight of the entire experience is the wonderful outdoor terrace high above Sydney’s Middle Harbour which combines soft chairs, sensible tables and cultivated shrubbery. Finally, back in Singapore, is Design Intervention’s own single floor studio that was once a British Army barracks in colonial days. However, it is now a mixture of hi-tech clinical workspaces and areas of soft fabrics and furnishing where some of the more relaxed company meetings can be staged.

Design Intervention 75E Loewen Road, Tanglin Village, Singapore 248845 t: +65 6506 0906 e: info@diid.sg w: www.designintervention.com.sg

BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE ASIA PACIFIC The Modern Chinoiserie House by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE SINGAPORE The Modern Chinoiserie House by Design Intervention Pte Ltd Highly Commended OFFICE INTERIOR SINGAPORE The Design Intervention Studio by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

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SOUTH AFRICA

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 M is an award-winning property by Brick Art Construction and Guardian Project Management. Focusing on luxury residential construction in South Africa between Paarl and Franschhoek as well as Stellenbosch, Brick Art Construction (established in 2011) delivers building projects of the highest quality. The company is also recognised for its outstanding client service and attention to detail. Founded in 2009, Guardian Project Management offers bespoke turn-key services by combining the skills of leading architects, builders, engineers and quantity surveyors. Through this wealth of experience, the company provides an independent and professional service to plan, lead, organise and control the management of projects from inception to reality. Located within Cape Town’s exclusive 1,000 hectare Val de Vie golf and polo estate, Valentia Manor stands on its own impressive

27 hectare estate. The property is like a metaphor for the Cape Winelands’ culture which dominates this picturesque region. Its scenic, almost one kilometer of Berg River frontage and the beautiful backdrop of the Cape mountains, set the tone for a breathtaking visual adventure. The manor house is an architectural fusion of European and Cape vernacular influences, mirroring the English and Dutch heritage of its owners. Architectural and engineering alchemy has been performed to create a striking salute to the elegant style of the typical French chateau. However, beneath the smoothly sculpted lines, are the very latest innovative technologies, ensuring that the home runs smoothly and efficiently. The clients’ brief for Valentia Manor was to create a residence which would hold its own, and even supersede, the best family lifestyle the world has to offer. Every effort also had to be made to follow the latest ‘green’ building

BEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AFRICA Valentia Manor by Brick Art Construction & Guardian Project Management

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principles and practices. The aim was to establish a permanent ‘family haven’ for the owners, which would stand the test of time and always be a welcoming place for children, friends and family to visit. Visitors entering Valentia Manor are left in no doubt as to its pedigree with their first impression being that of the beautiful sweeping double free-standing staircase leading to the upper floor. Throughout the selection of fittings and fixtures and the application of finishes throughout the property, care has been taken to remain true to the French chateau theme. This has resulted in a seamless portrait of elegant European style. Wherever possible, in the construction process, strategic arrangements were made with suppliers to provide solid oak floors, marble, air-conditioning technology and Siemens’ appliances. While the ground floor is all about hospitality and entertainment, upstairs is a

haven reserved for the family’s living space. Boasting five sumptuous en suite bedrooms, it is an elegant retreat for the owners and their special guests. And, should family or guests be driven inside by inclement weather, there is always the 12-seater home theatre with its 4m x 2m screen to provide them with an authentic luxury cinema experience. A residence of this scale requires a lot of upkeep and so 24 staff are employed – six for the house and the remainder for the farm. The manor house staff are accommodated in a double-storey building and there are also six separate, two-bedroom guest cottages on the property. Further amenities include a drive-through stable block with 64 loose boxes, a farm store, an office building including indoor parking for 25 vehicles and a full-size, laser-levelled football field for the owners’ son and his team to play on while receiving expert training from a professional coach.

Brick Art Construction & Guardian Project Management 30 Main Road, Paarl, 7647,

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa t: +27 60 972 3857 e: info@constructionexcellence.co.za w: www.constructionexcellence.co.za

BEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AFRICA Valentia Manor by Brick Art Construction & Guardian Project Management

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BRAZIL

T Anastassiadis Arquitetos Rua Ceará, 436

Higienópolis, São Paulo, Brazil t: +55 11 2182 7400 f: +55 11 2182 7410

  H R  J is at the heart of the Barra da Tijuca District, within minutes of the Olympic Park, entertainment and shopping malls. The hotel has 300 rooms including apartments and executive suites, an executive lounge floor with food and beverage services, a lobby, bar, restaurant, swimming pool, business centre and infrastructure for events. The project’s award-winning interior design was entirely created by Anastassiadis Architects Studio. The aim was to create contemporary ambiences, with a touch of Brazilian style and culture by exposing important Brazilian artists’ work in the public areas of the hotel. Located in front of the lagoon, the lobby concept was developed and inspired by the

freshness and lightness of water. The magnificence of the hotel is reflected in the welcome area with its 37 metre high ceiling and superb works of art. Once guests have entered the bar, they will find a gorgeous video projection by artist Daisy Xavier which reveals a woman swimming in blue water. The restaurant also enhances the feeling of nature and the ocean through delicate shades of oyster. Furthermore, the project features a private club in the executive lounge, as well as a pool in shades of green and bronze lined with bissaza tiles. Throughout the hotel, Anastassiadis Architects’ stunning interior architectural design is entirely customised, from door handles and bed linen to grandiose bronze wall screens.

e: contato@anastassiadis.com.br w: www.anastassiadis.com.br BEST HOTEL INTERIOR CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro by Anastassiadis Arquitetos

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 R  to change living spaces through its design and architecture, making each and every project as comfortable and beautiful as possible. The company’s award-winning residential development, Bothanica Alto de Pinheiros, is in Sao Paulo, the financial capital of Latin America. Bothanica is a gated, luxury condominium development featuring architectural and interior design projects by Anastassiadis Architects. The residential units take the form of just eight townhouses which range in size from 452m² to 628m² of living space. Buyers are also given the opportunity to personalise each unit through the use of additional ultrahigh quality materials.

As the city does not have any beaches, Bothanica’s plot, right in front of Villa-Lobos Park is in a prime, much soughtafter location. The project’s architectural concept follows the principles of quality of life, with modern, spacious areas that are elegantly connected and well planned. The use of sophisticated materials adds to the strong personality of the project which combines wood, large openings and bricks signaling the pedestrian access pathways. One of Alfa Realty’s main challenges with the development of Bothanica was to ensure that each of the eight residences faced the park, giving them fabulous views and maintaining a close contact with nature.

Alfa Realty Desenvolvimento Imobiliario Almirante Pereira Guimarães 112 - Pacaembu Sao Paulo, Brazil t: +55 11 3937 5767 e: comercial@alfarealty.com.br w: www.alfarealty.com.br

Highly Commended RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT BRAZIL Bothanica Alto de Pinheiros by Alfa Realty Desenvolvimento Imobiliario International Property Awards

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MEXICO

A Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

Carretera Transpeninsular Km 27.5 The Shoppes at Palmilla, Local A106 San José del Cabo, Los Cabos, B.C.S., México, México, CP 23400 t: +52 624 105 8100

   independent luxury, real estate brokerage in Baja California Sur, Mexico, Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate specialises in the sale of the finest properties available in Los Cabos. Founded in 1997, and acquired in 2012 by Vanessa Fukunaga, Owner, President | CEO of Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate, the company is entering its 20th year with unprecedented success, achieving a nearly 50% increase in sales from 2015 to 2016. With a team of over 70 multi-lingual sales advisors and support staff, and 13 offices located throughout San Jose del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, East Cape and Todos Santos, Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate represents the most exclusive listings in all of Baja California Sur. It maintains its year-over-year position as the top-selling, luxury real estate brokerage in Los

Cabos, accomplishing over $1.6B (USD) in sales since its inception. Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate has an active listing volume of nearly $600M (USD) and is dedicated to providing premium services to its esteemed clients. The international reach is furthered with its strategic partnership with Engel & Völkers combining the power of both brands. Additionally, Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate also resides on the respected Board of Regents for LuxuryRealEstate.com, exclusively representing Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate throughout Mexico. Having chosen Baja California Sur as home, the entire Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate team is ready to help clients learn more about real estate opportunities in Los Cabos, Mexico, the charming location known globally as paradise.

toll-free: +52 1 866 650 5845 w: www.snellrealestate.com BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

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SAUDI ARABIA

Sultan Batterjee Park

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Lifestyle Developers Jeddah, Saudi Arabia t: +966 920009180

M Tower Jeddah

 D  a multi-award winning, full-service development company driven by a diverse and talented professional team. Sultan Batterjee Park is an urban green space that Lifestyle Developers ‘wove’ into the fabric of a primarily ‘concrete’ residential area. It was donated to the community as a way of giving something back that would promote the residents’ wellness and raise their standard of living. The park includes features encouraging community gathering as well as physical activity, particularly for children who are commonly confined to play indoors. The project features a variety of seating areas built into the landscape using locally sourced wood. Respecting the challenging climate of Saudi Arabia, the park includes both soft and hardscapes to allow it to thrive in the

relatively harsh environmental conditions. The M Tower in Jeddah is a mixed-use commercial building by Lifestyle Developers. Located in a prime position on the intersection of two commercial streets, it is an 11-storey building comprising 88 offices, five retail shops, two cafes and open elevated terraces. At first glance, the development’s exterior resembles stacked, rotating boxes. This design gives a lightweight and soft aesthetic to the tower, while a heavy, stone clad base anchors it to the ground. By implementing larger setbacks on the street fronts, Lifestyle Developers has created a more pedestrian friendly environment. At the same time, green spaces and open plazas have been introduced to redefine and improve the urban nature of the street.

e: info@lifestyledevelopers.com w: www.lifestyledevelopers.com BEST RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE ARABIA Sultan Batterjee Park by Lifestyle Developers

 BEST RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Sultan Batterjee Park by Lifestyle Developers Highly Commended OFFICE DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA M Tower Jeddah by Lifestyle Developers

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PORTUGAL

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Fine & Country Portugal

Avenida Aida Edifício Arcadas do Parque, Loja 19 – 2765-187 Estoril Portugal t: +351 214 643 636

  C P takes pride in its directors who are among the most seasoned professionals in the industry. Its experienced, multi-national teams also know how to target international buyers and have an in-depth understanding of the local market. Working in close cooperation with Fine & Country’s head office in London and associate agents around the world, the Portugal network includes offices in Estoril, Chiado in Lisbon, Comporta in Blue Coast and Porto, in the north. Further expansion is now planned to the north and east of the capital. Fine & Country’s unique marketing approach ensures that its clients’ properties are presented via top quality marketing materials and effective communication channels. By appointing Fine & Country Portugal, vendors are assured access to a

global resource backed up by award-winning marketing techniques. The power of Fine & Country’s international marketing is backed up by extensive advertising and unique marketing routes. These target markets such as China for Golden Visa buyers and France along with other European countries for the important retirement market under Portugal’s Non-Habitual Resident tax regime. With 88% of all property searches believed to start online, Fine & Country Portugal operates regional micro-sites within the framework of fineandcountry.com. This ensures worldwide exposure and provides tailored information on the local area. What’s more, in 2014, Fine & County Portugal’s combined PR coverage in the UK and international press equated to an equivalent advertising value in excess of £240,000.

e: infoirg@fineandcountry.com w: www.irglux.com BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING EUROPE Fine & Country Portugal Marketing by Fine & Country Portugal

 BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING PORTUGAL Fine & Country Portugal Marketing by Fine & Country Portugal Highly Commended REAL ESTATE AGENCY PORTUGAL Fine & Country Portugal

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  C, Ireland since 2001, Carr Cotter & Naessens’ work encompasses everything from rural houses to urban masterplans. The company’s award-winning project DLR Lexicon at Dun Laoghaire, Dublin consists of a public library including an auditorium, gallery, café, library headquarters, car park and a new public park. The project’s brief was two-fold: firstly to reconnect the domains of town and harbour by means of a new public place anchored by a civic landmark, and secondly to provide a multi-media library and cultural hub for the whole community. The building is wedged into a granite escarpment and directly relates to the two levels of the park. Materials chosen

for its construction follow the traditional Dublin palette for public buildings – granite and bronze. The Lexicon’s design strategy is based on a philosophy of integration, where all elements, from the building structure, internal linings joinery and furniture each contribute to and amplify the design intent. A voluminous concrete shell has been rigorously engineered in order to form the space. The concrete is naturally white and lined with oak bookshelves and panels for acoustic modulation. Facing the sea and overlooked by the civic institutions of the town such as the church, grand hotel and town hall, the Lexicon takes its place as a 21st century archetype.

Carr Cotter Naessens Architects 32 South Terrace, Cork t: +353 21 4847 123 e: admin@ccnarchitects.net w: www.ccnarchitects.net

BEST PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE EUROPE DLR Lexicon by Carr Cotter Naessens Architects

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SOUTH AFRICA

W Waterfall Investment Company Ad Outpost Building, Woodmead North Office Park, 54 Maxwell Drive, Jukskei View, Sandton, 2191 South Africa t: +2711 253 9222 f: +2711 253 9229

  G, South Africa is ultimately a ‘cradleto-grave’ development that can accommodate any component of the human lifecycle. The award-winning mixed-use project caters for all basic needs of humanity providing everything from a place to live to a place of work. Here, the community can live, work and play in an environmentally conscious and technically advanced, sustainable haven. Right from the outset, the main goal was to raise the benchmark for urban design on both a local and international level. Waterfall was designed to grow with its community and integrate seamlessly with the surrounding infrastructure. Another goal was for the Waterfall development to remain on the forefront of innovation – not just now but well into the future.

Residential precincts offer a choice of lifestyles ranging from lock-up-and-go apartments to sprawling residential estates with generous plots of up to 1,500m². These have been combined with ample parkland with a number of recreational activities such as nature trails in the indigenous forest alongside the Jukskei River to fishing. Waterfall also has numerous office parks, commercial nodes, retail precincts and light industrial warehousing components, all of which are harmoniously designed. As an example, the inspiration for Mall of Africa is drawn from the natural and geological beauty of the African continent. This creates a commercial synergy in the context of its environment, energising the spirit of the shopper and complementing its surroundings.

e: info@waterfall.co.za w: www.waterfall.co.za BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AFRICA Waterfall by Waterfall Investment Company

 BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Waterfall by Waterfall Investment Company Highly Commended RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Waterfall by Waterfall Investment Company

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NEW ZEALAND

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  T is New Zealand’s largest privately owned real estate company, still run by the Barfoot and Thompson families after more than 90 years. The current directors – Garth Barfoot, Peter Thompson and Kiri Barfoot – are the son, grandson and granddaughter of the original owners. Barfoot & Thompson has over 67 branches and 1400+ salespeople who assist their clients to successfully sell, buy, rent, manage and develop property across the region. Barfoot & Thompson has enviable brand awareness – 96% of Auckland know who they are and what they do. The company maintains its number one position by focusing on their customers and its people; as a result they were recognised as the 2015 Asia Pacific “Best Real Estate Agency in New Zealand” for the second year running.

Conveying the essence of Barfoot & Thompson, the company’s marketing translates factual content into something meaningful for the consumer. They believe in transparency of information across their sector commentary, testimonial and brand channels. Factual, modern and appealing; the company focuses on the strengths of family ownership, heritage and being anchored in the local market – positioning them as the leading real estate company in Auckland. Throughout Barfoot & Thompson’s many years of business, their lettings business has been an integral part of the company and now employs over 300 lettings staff and manages over 12,000 properties across Auckland and Northland. While proud of their success, what the company prizes the most is they have built this success with integrity; by earning the trust of many of thousands of New Zealanders.

Barfoot & Thompson Ltd 34 Shortland Street Auckland 1010 t: +64 9 307 6300 t: +64 9 307 5549 (fax) e: reception@barfoot.co.nz w: www.barfoot.co.nz

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY ASIA PACIFIC Barfoot & Thompson BEST LETTINGS AGENCY ASIA PACIFIC Barfoot & Thompson

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Highly Commended REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING NEW ZEALAND The Antipodean by Barfoot & Thompson Highly Commended REAL ESTATE AGENCY WEBSITE NEW ZEALAND www.barfoot.co.nz by Barfoot & Thompson International Property Awards

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TURKS & CAICOS

T Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty Venture House, Grace Bay Road

Resort locations: Grace Bay Club, The Palms, The Shore Club & The Sands t: +1 649 946 4474

  C Sotheby’s International Realty (TCSIR) is the leading luxury real estate agency in the Turks & Caicos Islands and enjoys a commensurate market share position. As the acknowledged market leader, the company has been a major force in the success of many prestigious resorts on Grace Bay, Providenciales as well as new luxury developments. The international team of real estate executives at TCSIR, which represents 14 countries, provides an unmatched level of experience in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Focusing on product and market knowledge with a high level of service, the team is able to

communicate with the firm’s diverse client and customer base in most major languages. TCSIR’s flagship office is ideally located in the heart of Grace Bay, the metropolitan centre of the island of Providenciales. The company also maintains on-site offices at the acclaimed Grace Bay Club, The Palms, The Shore Club and The Sands resorts, ensuring maximum exposure to qualified purchasers. Its team of local experts, combined with the iconic brand of Sotheby’s International Realty and its vast international marketing and referral network provides a unique and powerful advantage to buyers, sellers and investors in Turks & Caicos Islands’ real estate.

f: +1 649 946 4433 e: info@tcsothebysrealty.com w: www.turksandcaicosSIR.com REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING CARIBBEAN Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

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ARGENTINA

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 B A was established in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2003. Since then the company has provided clients with excellent quality projects, ranging from office buildings and small uniquely designed hotels to large residential developments and large urban planning. The company’s award-winning architecture and interior design project, ‘B54 – Recoleta’, stemmed from its client’s desire to design a new brand for a ‘gourmet hamburger experience’ restaurant. A vital part of the design was to grasp the identity of the brand, referring to both the quality of food and the young generation to which it was addressed. Based on this, Carla Bechelli created a modern aesthetic with dynamic and flexible spaces,

spatial fluidity and surprising innovative and original details. These include the recycling of colourful, used plastic beverage lids as decorative wall coverings. The existing building was deep and narrow with little visual connection between its three levels. By replacing the façade with glass, the interiors are bathed in natural sunlight. This has been emphasised by the triple-height glass roof and a glazed marquee. Natural materials were used to be in line with the ‘natural’ cooking/gourmet concept such as concrete, wood and steel. Additionally, an inner green plaza forms the heart of the project, bringing the green landscape inside. This responds perfectly to the client’s brief to offer a ‘respite from the hectic city life’.

Carla Bechelli Arquitectos

Jose Ingenieros 3030, OF. 31, San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina t: +54 11 4519 2553 t: +54 11 4519 2554 e: cbechelli@cbarqs.com w: www.cbarqs.com

BEST LEISURE INTERIOR CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA B54 - Recoleta by Carla Bechelli Arquitectos

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GERMANY

N Horus Development GmbH Hindenburgstr. 44 82343 Pöcking Germany t: +49 8157 59 76 030 f: +49 8157 59 76 039

  C is an awardwinning office development in Munich, Germany by Horus Development. The company’s aim was to construct a high quality, modern office building with a unique selling point. Its main objective was to develop an economically viable, space efficient and sustainable building suited to flexible usage. This unique new building project features an elegant building envelope characterised by an external layer of glass in a stylish metallic ‘frame’. The differing density of these frames creates a play of open and closed surfaces, adding further points of interest to the building’s façade. Clad in adjustable gold-bronze louver blades and external solar shading, Nove by Citterio

provides a bright and serene office environment throughout its interior. An impressive main entrance lobby has a café, reception and meeting area as well as a welcoming fireplace. A total of four separate entrance lobbies means that separate addresses are possible for companies leasing office space within the 27,500m² tower. Single units range from 300m² in size with each floor covering 3,000m². A 23 metre high atrium in the centre of the building ensures daylight and views from all workplaces while 430 parking spaces are available across three underground floors. The building is crowned by an attractive roof terrace on the sixth floor while internal courtyards, atriums and terraces flow into the office spaces providing pleasant, flexible areas for staff.

e: info@nove.de w: www.nove.de BEST OFFICE DEVELOPMENT EUROPE NOVE by Citterio

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TURKEY

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 H D & Interiors has won two awards for Konforist Edu.Suites for Boys located in Eyup, Istanbul. Based on two blocks of buildings, it offers students their own private space and optimum social opportunities. Each of the 112 custom-designed suites is furnished with closets, desks, kitchen niches and bed compartments. The main goal of the project has been to make every student feel at home. This has resulted in some rooms being designed in a more luxurious manner to include a living room, fully-equipped kitchen and terraces. Common areas are designed to promote socialisation through the provision of a café, gentlemen’s club, barbecue terrace, hobby

kitchen, study room, computer room, mini cinema and Playstation room. A game park also includes table tennis, billiards, pinball and darts, while a crossfit area has a gym, sauna, massage room and infirmary. Externally, the window casing is made of bright colours while each public area has been given its own positive concept. Even the laundry facility features an amusing slant with comic hero names awarded to the washing machines. As all students have the potential to become future lawyers, doctors and CEOs the café features chairs depicting famous influential people such as Tesla, Gandhi and Einstein. This signifies that every student has the power to change the world for the better.

Renda Helin Design & Interiors

Nef 163 Residence Talatpasa cd. No:163/174 Gultepe Levent, Istanbul, Turkey t:+90(212)3253402 f:+90(212)3253403 m: +90(554)3424301 e: info@rendahelin.com w: www.rendahelin.com

BEST PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR EUROPE Konforist Edu.Suites - Boys by Renda Helin Design & Interiors

 BEST PUBLIC SERVICE INTERIOR TURKEY Konforist Edu.Suites - Boys by Renda Helin Design & Interiors

Highly Commended PUBLIC SERVICES DEVELOPMENT TURKEY Konforist Edu.Suites - Boys by Renda Helin Design & Interiors International Property Awards

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U R U G U AY

P Ponce de León Architects Gabriel Otero 6492

Montevideo, 11500, Uruguay t: +598 2 601 0683; +598 2 600 7993 e: contact@poncedeleonarchitects.com w: www.poncedeleonarchitects.com

Developer/Sures Bienes Raíces Solano Garcia 2361, Montevideo, Uruguay t: +598 271 065 70

  L is an architectural design practice based in Uruguay with more than 25 years of experience and over 1,500,000m² of buildings completed in seven countries. The company’s multi-award winning project Lux Punta Carretas is a new benchmark in sustainable, high-design architecture in Montevideo. The client, Sures Bienes Raices, commissioned the firm to design a multitenant office building in Montevideo that is also likely to accommodate a main tenant. As both businesses have their own different structures, functions and main goals, the design’s main challenge was to merge different requests while still achieving a unique aesthetic for this part of the city. One of the key considerations was to design the building so that it would fit

sensitively into the neighbourhood and existing landscape while also maintaining a consistent architectural language with surrounding buildings. Forming part of a new generation of midsize buildings in Uruguay, Lux Punta Carretas’ dramatic vertical garden extends to the full height of the building while its inclined floor-toceiling glass façade creates a striking, natural landmark. For Ponce de León, landscape is architecture, and so it has created a continuity between the park, trees and buildings where the facades literally extend the park into the sky. Ultimately, Lux Punta Carretas will form an outstanding silhouette in Montevideo while enabling its tenants to work in the city yet still reap the benefits of a natural environment.

e: jlestido@sures.com.uy w: www.sures.com.uy w: www.lux.uy BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Lux Punta Carretas by Ponce de León Architects

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AUSTRALIA

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 E A is a boutique agency, specialising in marketing luxury properties for sale and holiday lets across Australia and internationally. With 18 years of marketing experience, the company offers a truly tailored approach to marketing ‘unique’ homes. Unique Estates recognises the importance of building a brand around a property by gaining editorials in a range of key international, national and local media whilst maximising online presence with well thought out online and off-line advertising campaigns combining social media. Unlike many other Australian real estate agencies, the business continues to focus on

selling only unique and luxury properties, regularly flying to different parts of Australia and international locations to conduct viewings that fit the unique and luxury brief. It is also the only agency of its kind that is not franchised in Australia. Unique Estates lists properties that appeal to a range of high net worth clients who regularly buy, sell and holiday let these types of lifestyle properties and choose Unique Estates as a result. When listing with Unique Estates clients are assured that the firm will utilise its extensive marketing experience to give every property a strong presence in front of the right international and national target markets.

Unique Estates Australia

6/16 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia t: +61 2 9247 8530 e: marketing@uniqueestates.com.au w: www.uniqueestates.com.au

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY WEBSITE ASIA PACIFIC www.uniqueestates.com.au by Unique Estates Australia

 BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY WEBSITE AUSTRALIA www.uniqueestates.com.au by Unique Estates Australia International Property Awards

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MEXICO

T URBN

t: +52 81 1152 1632 e: sleal@urbn.mx w: www.urbn.mx

TRESISMO

t: +52 1 81 1373 1951

   met in a path of creativity, building trust based on innovation. Urbn and Tresismo were founded in Monterrey, México to combine quality designs, professionalism, experience, family and human values; always searching to evolve in the design market worldwide. Their single goal: to make clients’ dreams come true. Urbn is an architecture firm with more than 20 years of experience. With the personal attention of Enrique Leal and using the company’s exclusive methodology, Urbn shapes dreams and offers a unique and incomparable signature design. Tresismo is an interior design studio with offices in Monterrey, México and Florence, Italy. The company is recognised for the experiences developed by its team directed by Sandra De La Torre. These enhance the quality of life of users, based on the userdesigner-maker synergy.

The award-winning project, Mar Muerto 700, is close to the mountains. This context influenced the selection of local materials for the interior finishes, furniture, accessories, textures and colour palette, so the interior becomes part of the exterior. The grey marble, volcanic stone and porcelain tiles resembling wood grain in some ceiling and wall elements, create the modern, minimalistic and raw look of this design composition. Proportion, natural light and functionality were the bases for the research applied into this interior design. This was in order to accomplish an environmental psychology related to a cosy, homely feeling. The spaces created by the architecture together with the interior design gave the desired result of comfort and aesthetics, making this residence a personal success for both the client and the team.

e: sandra@tresismo.com w: www.tresismo.com BEST INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Mar Muerto 700 by Urbn-Tresismo

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BEST INTERNATIONAL LEISURE ARCHITECTURE Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Spa Suites by Ben Cunliffe Architects Ltd

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BRAZIL

I Ideia1 Arquitetura

R. Liberdade, 50 - Rio Branco, Porto Alegre - RS, 90420-090, Brazil t: +55 51 3061 3031

 A, based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, has presented two stunning, award-winning architectural projects. The first is Sense, a gated neighbourhood located in the seaside city of Xangri-La in south Brazil. The development has 144 plots for detached houses bordering a lake of around 35,000m². Its main concept is luxury and simplicity, focusing on each material’s inherent elegance. The design seeks to exude the very essence of Brazil through exposed concrete, wood and glass as well as the integration between the buildings and surrounding nature. Reinterpreting the traditional tropical veranda, the project creates transitional spaces that

allow contemplative views towards the lake and gardens while also acting as shelter for the interior spaces. The second award-winning project is The Esplendido Residencias, a hybrid building that unifies high-end residential and commercial spaces. Located in the main street of Novo Hamburgo city in Brazil, the development arose from differentiated spatial intentions for the apartments. The design’s initial guidelines were wide-open spaces, double-height ceilings, verandas and balconies that are integrated into living areas creating hanging gardens and with a focus on the user and their lifestyle.

e: contato@ideia1.com.br w: www.ideia1.com.br Highly Commended LEISURE ARCHITECTURE BRAZIL Sense by Ideia1 Arquitetura-Ughini Empreendimentos Highly Commended RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE BRAZIL Esplendido Residence by Ideia1 Arquitetura + HLar Construcoes 56

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BRAZIL

Ideia1 Arquitetura R. Liberdade, 50 - Rio Branco, Porto Alegre – RS, 90420-090, Brazil t: +55 51 3061 3031 e: contato@ideia1.com.br w: www.ideia1.com.br

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ENJOY MORE EVERY DAY

The vision behind Metropica is to completely reimagine and redefine today’s modern urban lifestyle. Beyond luxury, beyond the latest in technology, beyond top-of-the-line amenities or enviable views, you will find Metropica.

livemetropica.com 954.715.6880 | info@livemetropica.com Visit Our On-Site Sales Gallery 1800 NW 136 Avenue Sunrise, FL 33323

NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION ONE- TO THREE-BEDROOM RESIDENCES PRICES FROM $380,000

ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. OBTAIN THE PROPERTY REPORT REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW AND READ IT BEFORE SIGNING ANYTHING. NO FEDERAL AGENCY HAS JUDGED THE MERITS OR VALUE, IF ANY, OF THIS PROPERTY. This is not an offering, and an offering is made only by the prospectus for Metropica North Tower I, a Condominium (the “Condominium”), and no statements should be relied upon unless made in the prospectus. Please refer to the documents furnished by Metropica Residential I, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Developer”) pursuant to state law for information regarding the Condominium. This is not intended to be an offer to sell, or solicitation to buy, a unit in the Condominium in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law. In no event shall any solicitation, offer or sale of a unit in the Condominium be made in, or to residents of, any state or country in which such activity would be unlawful. Broker participation is welcomed. No real estate broker or salesperson is authorized to make any representations or other statements regarding this project, and no agreements with, deposits paid to or other arrangements made with any real estate broker are or shall be binding on the Developer. The information contained herein, including, without limitation, any and all artist’s or architectural conceptual renderings, plans, floor plans, specifications, features, facilities, dimensions and amenities depicted or otherwise described herein, are based upon current development plans, which are subject to change or abandonment without notice. No guarantees or representations whatsoever are made that any plans, floor plans, specifications, features, facilities, dimensions or amenities depicted by artists’ or architectural renderings, or otherwise described herein, will be provided, or, if provided, will be of the same type, size, quality, location or nature as depicted or otherwise described herein. Prices subject to change without notice. ©MMXV ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, licensed real estate broker. Sotheby’s International Realty® is a licensed trademark to Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated.

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U N I T E D S TAT E S O F A M E R I C A

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   - mixed-use, master planned community developed by Joseph Kavana of Metropica Holdings, LLC. It is ideally located in the heart of South Florida’s most tourist-friendly region – the tri-county cluster at the centre of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. The greatly anticipated urban high street development encompasses 65 acres and more than four million square feet of world-class residential, office, retail, hotels, and public spaces. On completion, Metropica will offer 2,250 residential units and an abundance of unrivalled experiences including exclusive shopping and dining, a health and wellness centre, resortstyle beach club, and several public spaces dedicated to visual and performing arts. It will also include 650,000 square feet of office space, abundant parking and two hotels with approximately 120 rooms each.

Its 485,000 square feet of retail space enables a wide range of opportunities for restaurants, retail, and entertainment. Housed within Metropica’s entertainment space, iPic Theaters has already signed on to offer the ultimate movie going experience that will include eight auditoriums encompassing 45,000 square feet, reserved seating, the latest digital technology and sound systems and in-theatre gourmet menus, cocktails, beers and wines. World-renowned hospitality brands will also join the enviable mix of local and nationally recognised restaurant concepts, including Fogo de Chão, City Works, Kona Grill, True Food Kitchen, Shake Shack, Salsa Fiesta and Bulla Gastrobar. Additional elevated recreational amenities will include a tennis club, basketball courts, mini-soccer fields, and Metropica’s very own Central Park.

Metropica Holdings, LLC 1800 NW 136th Ave Sunrise, FL 33323 USA t: +1 954 715 6880 e: info@metropicadev.com w: www.livemetropica.com

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C O S TA R I C A

F SARCO Architects Costa Rica

Apartado 2098-2050 Montes de Oca, San Pedro, San Jose 11501-2050 Costa Rica t: +506.2283.4107

  , Sarco Architects is a family-owned and run, boutique architectural firm located in San Jose, Costa Rica. It works exclusively with international clients, providing high-end custom architectural design services for luxury vacation homes and investment properties in Costa Rica, Panama and the Caribbean. Sarco’s award-winning architectural project, Casa Magayon, is within a dense jungle site in Papagayo, Costa Rica. The clients’ brief was for a vacation home to meet the needs of an extending family as their three children become adults. While it had to sleep up to 12 people and be familyorientated, the property also had to be flexible

in design to appeal to the luxury vacation rental market. The property’s hillside location determined the positioning of the driveway which in turn led to the home’s ‘upside down’ concept. Thus the main entrance is on the upper level along with the main social areas, providing the most impressive ocean views. The layout features two wings – the first being the main building and the second housing four guest bedrooms. Creating the desired tropical jungle feel, Sarco broke up the layout into two ‘pods’ within the guest wing, connected to the main wing by an external covered breezeway. This solution enables the couple to have a smaller home if there by themselves or a larger home if guests are staying.

e: info@sarco-cr.com w: www.sarcoarchitects.com

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MEXICO

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 C  a fullyintegrated real estate investment and development platform focused on commercial and residential assets in Mexico. Simply put, its mission is to create a new community model for all of Mexico. The aim is to create places where life, work, leisure, education, shopping, dining and recreation can come together in safe, stimulating, walkable environments. Nuevo Sur, a unique, multi-award winning, mixed-use development in the city of Monterrey, forms a perfect example. Developed on the 16.9 hectare site of a former brickyard, the project combines retail, office, hotel and housing components. This has created a vibrant live, work, shop and play community unlike any other in Mexico.

The masterplan was developed by the renowned international architecture firm, Jerde Partnership, and structured in different phases. The design of each building conceived by different Mexican architects, creating an environment of diversity, beauty and functionality. The Nuevo Sur project redefines the meaning of community for the residents of Monterrey and Mexico. The location allows access both to residents on the south side of Monterrey as well as long-term residents in nearby neighbourhoods; the open-air town centre format provides visitors, residents and tenants with an unparalleled pedestrian-friendly shopping and living experience; and the master plan design creates spaciousness framed by the surrounding landscape, making the visual experience of the project memorable.

Mira Companies

Javier Barros Sierra # 540 Torre 1 – 301, Santa Fe, Álvaro Obregón Mexico City 01210 t: +52 55 9150 1020 e: design@mira.mx w: www.mira.mx

 BEST ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE MEXICO Nuevo Sur by Mira Companies Highly Commended MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE MEXICO Nuevo Sur by Mira Companies

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MEXICO

B Red Group Luciano Gerbilsky Galileo 41 B, Polanco Mexico City t: +52 55 4159 9119

  M, Red Group Luciano Gerbilsky is an architectural and interior design practice which takes pride in establishing exactly what each client requires before commencing work. The company’s award-winning project, Walden House in Valle de Bravo, is a fourbedroom weekend home for a couple with three children. Due to the young ages of the children, it was important to create connected spaces that could be utilised fully without feeling crowded. It was also vital to see the swimming pool from every angle. The initial concept was to create a house around an open social area with privacy provided in the bedrooms, each with its own

bathroom and terrace. There is a formal living room inside and another to the side of the pool under a high ceiling which gives the sensation of sitting outside while being shaded from the sun. This area has a fireplace enabling it to be used as an additional living area even during colder weather. Behind the open living room is the second dining area and grill where meals can be enjoyed without leaving the garden and pool area. A TV room has been located conveniently close to the social area but far enough away to avoid noise. The resulting design of Walden House has fulfilled the clients’ dream for a home where they can enjoy the company of friends and family in a beautiful setting.

e: info@red-group.mx w: www.red-group.mx Highly Commended INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE MEXICO Walden House by Red Group 64

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BRAZIL

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   in Brazil in 1992 by Mr. Plinio Noronha. The company headquarters in São Paulo and is a pioneer in Design & Build projects (Turnkey Systems). It offers complete architectural and construction services in different segments including hospitals, education, entertainment, food services, logistics and a wide range of corporate projects including the following award-winning example. Audi commissioned Informov to design and construct the company’s new headquarters in Brazil, with responsibility for all phases from concept and construction until moving, overseeing all finishes, furniture and materials. The challenge was to translate the spirit of Audi’s brand pillars: Sportiness, Progressiveness and Sophistication. The great success of the project was the concept of “Audi Platz”, an area of

decompression with all the necessary infrastructure for both work and fun – a stage for presentations and bands, space to welcome the whole company for coffee breaks and snacks, video games, a snooker bar, and the perfect location for informal meetings. The main objectives were to achieve better synergy between the areas; improve the exchange of information among employees; increase overall productivity and creativity by introducing specific work areas, such as focus rooms, phone booths, collaborative areas; and for Audi to be able to proudly display a brand-new headquarters. Informov’s design and layout proved so successful that it has become the standard to be followed by all other Audi offices around the world.

Informov Engenharia + Arquitetura

Av. Dr. Cardoso de Melo, 1308 – 8º andar t: + 55 11 3847-0220 e: commercial@informov.com.br w: www.informov.com.br

 BEST OFFICE DEVELOPMENT BRAZIL AUDI by Informov Engenharia + Arquitetura International Property Awards

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L Estudio Cinco Arquitectos Benito Nardone 2257 CP 11300 Montevideo, Uruguay t: +598 2712 50 09

  P  E, Maldonado, Uruguay, Estudio Cinco Arquitectos carefully considers each project’s site to determine different starting points for the ensuing architectural design. Its award-winning residential high-rise project Onix Punta del Este has been conceived on the basis of this approach to great effect. The 23-storey tower has become one of the first constructions to reach the newly permitted 63 metres in height. The building consists of a 15-storey tower standing 45 metres high (which complies to the former lower height regulations) supplemented by floors 17 through to 22. Due to its differential design, the project offers a varied typology of units and prices in accordance with the spatial

needs and costs typical of the peninsula. All suites face at least one beach while two apartments have views over both beaches of Brava and Mansa. The two exclusive penthouses on the 23rd floor also benefit from multiple orientations. This allows occupants to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets of Uruguay’s Atlantic Coast. Onix Punta del Este’s gym, spa and solarium as well as its indoor and outdoor swimming pools are all located on the 16th floor. This makes the project the first of its kind to locate its leisure amenities on one of its upper floors, providing a privileged orientation and stunning views. The combination of all these features has resulted in the building becoming a unique and spectacular addition to the town.

e: onixpuntadeleste@gmail.com w: www.ivanarcos.com Highly Commended RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE URUGUAY Onix Punta del Este by Estudio Cinco Arquitectos 66

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MEXICO

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    property developer based in Mexico. The company’s award-winning mixed-use development, Town Center Zibata, is located in the city of Queretaro. It is the first planned community in Mexico, where all of the urban, commercial, social, natural and aesthetic elements are designed in relation to each other. The aim is to create public spaces as a substantial part of the residents’ lives. The project covers over 1,200 hectares in which more than 45,000 families are going to live in the next 25 years. As a fundamental part of Zibata, the Town Center is the most important area to be developed in the project in which social

coexistence will take place for residents and visitors. It includes residential buildings, corporative complexes, commerce and services, all surrounded by the natural landscape that characterises Zibata. Technology is fundamental for the proper functioning of the entire project, ranging from construction and maintenance to management and sustainability. Furthermore, the design of Town Center was based on the sun’s orientation, to take advantage of the daylight and the shadow projected by the trees that will help to reduce the temperature inside the houses and other buildings. The idea is to achieve an eco-friendly design that promotes natural ventilation and reduces the need for air conditioning.

Servicios Pangea / Supraterra S.A. de C.V. Business Park Torre 1

Av. Antea #1088 piso 9 Col. Jurica Querétaro, Qro. C.P. 76100, Mexico t: +52 442 229 48 50 e: info@supraterra.com.mx w: supraterra.com.mx w: www.zibata.com

Highly Commended MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT MEXICO Town Center - Zibata by Servicios Pangea / Supraterra S.A. de C.V. International Property Awards

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B Pedro Gabriel | Bonini Arquitetura

Av. Cristóvão Colombo, 2937, conj. 901 90560-005, Porto Alegre, RS Brazil t: +55 51 3337 1919

  B, Pedro Gabriel | Bonini Arquitetura is a well-established architectural practice. The company’s award-winning project Rossi Atlântida is in a highly desirable coastal location at Atlantida Beach in Xangi-la township, Brazil. The client’s brief was for Pedro Gabriel | Bonini Arquitetura to design a condominium resort development, complete with all associated leisure facilities and amenities on a 170,000m site. Due to restrictions imposed by the local urban planning authorities, an essentially horizontal volume was adopted for the architecture to meet the maximum height limit of just seven metres. Four condominium typologies were devised ranging from onebedroom studios or apartments through two,

three and four-bedroom apartments to fourbedroom houses. The apartment blocks consist of two floors each with ground floor units having a private garden facing the lake and second storey units having a balcony that gives access to the penthouse. The blocks of houses are composed by twinned floor modules, while a large lawn facing the lake, limits the private area of each unit. Totalling 456 apartments and 16 houses, the overall constructed area of 61,000m supports a generous, central condominium complex. This includes an artificial lake, a security cabin with access control, an administration office, squares, soccer and tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a beauty salon, fitness centre and much more.

e: pgba@pgba.com.br w: www.pgba.com.br Highly Commended ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE BRAZIL Rossi Atlântida by PGBA Arquitetura 68

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WINNERS

Americas Winners 2016-2017 C ANADA

Virgin Islands

Architecture Multiple Residence

Architecture Single Residence

Highly Commended

12 Degrees by CORE Architects Inc.

Highly Commended

Serenity by Barefoot Design Group, LLC

Architecture Single Residence

Developer Website

 Gulf Island Residence by AA ROBINS Architects

 www.oilnutbay.com by Oil Nut Bay

Interior Design Private Residence  Lake House by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc. Highly Commended

Edgewater Estate by Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors and Design Inc.

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA Argentina

Interior Design Show Home

Architecture Single Residence

 The Jack Marketing Centre by II BY IV DESIGN

 Picazo House by A + R Architects

Leisure Interior

Highly Commended

 Kasa Moto by II BY IV DESIGN

Development Marketing

Property Consultancy

 OpenOffice Libertador 1000 by Grupo Portland

 Colliers International

Leisure Interior

Property Consultancy Marketing

 B54 - Recoleta by Carla Bechelli Arquitectos

 Pilot Sound Industrial by Colliers International

Property Consultancy

Property Consultancy Website

 JLL Argentina

 www.collierscanada.com by Colliers International

Property Consultancy Website

Public Service Interior

Highly Commended

 Chateau Le Parc by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc.

Real Estate Agency

Real Estate Agency

Highly Commended

Hormigon House by Barrionuevo-Sierchuk Arquitectas

www.cbreargentina.com by CBRE Argentina Argentina - Capital Federal by Ginevra Sotheby’s International Realty

 TheRedPin, Inc. Real Estate Agency Marketing

Belize

 John Ryan Personal Real Estate Corp.

Developer Website

Real Estate Agency Website

 www.kanantikbelize.com by Mango Springs Development Ltd

 www.faithwilsongroup.com by Faith Wilson Group

Golf Development

Real Estate Agent

 Kanantik Belize Residential Resort & Golf by Mango Springs

Highly Commended

Development Ltd.

John Ryan Personal Real Estate Corp.

CARIBBEAN

Leisure Development Highly Commended

Bahamas

Developer Website Highly Commended

www.palmcay.com by Palm Cay Development

Kanantik Belize Residential Resort by Mango Springs Development Ltd.

Real Estate Agency Highly Commended

Coldwell Banker Belize Real Estate

Barbados

Brazil

Office Interior

Architecture Multiple Residence

Highly Commended

Lynch Insurance Brokers Office

 Residential Building Mucio Teixeira by OSPA Arquitetura e Urbanismo

by Studio Blue Architects Inc.

Highly Commended

Rossi Atlântida by PGBA Arquitetura

Highly Commended

ID Residence by Torres & Bello Arquitetos and Melnick

Real Estate Agency Website Highly Commended

Even - Zuckhan

www.onecaribbeanestates.com by One Caribbean Estates

Hotel Interior  Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro by Anastassiadis Arquitetos

Belize

Interior Design Private Residence

Developer Website Highly Commended

www.sanctuarybelize.com by Sanctuary Belize

Highly Commended

Beach House Riviera by Carlos Rossi Arquitetura

Highly Commended

Acqua que te quero agua by Brunete Fraccaroli Arquitetura e Interiores

Leisure Architecture Cayman Islands

Highly Commended

The Coral by The Coral by BRIC Group

Real Estate Agency Website

Highly Commended

Sense by Ideia1 Arquitetura-Ughini Empreendimentos

 www.irgcayman.com by IRG - International Realty Group

Mixed-use Architecture Highly Commended

Epique by Tagir Fattori Arquitetura & Censi Empreendimentos

Turks & Caicos

Office Development

Real Estate Agency Marketing

 AUDI by Informov Engenharia + Arquitetura

 Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Office Interior

Residential Development

Highly Commended

 Beach Enclave North Shore by Beach Enclave 70

David Rechulski Advogados Associados by Carlos Rossi Arquitetura

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WINNERS Brazil (cont.)

Mexico (cont.)

Residential Development

Residential High-rise Development

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

 Arboleda by VIA CAPITAL

Highly Commended

Bothanica Alto de Pinheiros by Alfa Realty Desenvolvimento Imobiliario

Residential High-rise Architecture Highly Commended

Esplendido Residence by Ideia1 Arquitetura + HLar Construcoes

Residential High-rise Development

Panama Interior Design Apartment Highly Commended

Las Bovedas - Casco Viejo by Sara Battelli & Partners

Interior Design Private Residence

Highly Commended

Forma Itaim by Huma, ERC and GR Properties

 Bettsak Residence by Fanny Haim & Associates, Inc.

Highly Commended

Vitreo Klabin by BR Corp

Highly Commended

Residential Landscape Architecture Highly Commended

Entre Verdes by Marcelo Novaes Paisagismo

Bassan Residence by Fanny Haim & Associates, Inc.

Retail Interior  Bacho - Multiplaza Mall by Sara Battelli & Partners

Retail Interior Highly Commended

Lafry Jewelry by Ronaldo Saraiva de Almeida

Puerto Rico Interior Design Private Residence

Chile

Highly Commended

Soniat Residence by Ileana Palacios Corporation

Architecture Single Residence Highly Commended

Chamisero House by GITC architecture

Uruguay

Property Consultancy

Hotel Architecture

 JLL Chile

 Hotel Orpheo by Estudio Cinco Arquitectos

Property Consultancy Marketing

Office Architecture

Highly Commended

JLL Chile

 Lux Punta Carretas by Ponce de León Architects Office Development

Colombia

 Lux Punta Carretas by Sures Bienes Raices & Ponce de León Architects

Property Consultancy  JLL Colombia

Residential High-rise Architecture Highly Commended

Costa Rica Architecture Multiple Residence Highly Commended

Condominio Cumbre Mar by Aarcano Arquitectura

Onix Punta del Este by Estudio Cinco Arquitectos

U N I T E D S TAT E S O F A M E R I C A California

Architecture Single Residence

Architecture Single Residence

 Casa Magayon by SARCO Architects Costa Rica

 2312 Washington Street by Anand & Associates

Residential Property

Interior Design Private Residence

Highly Commended

Meridian House by Axiom Development Group

Highly Commended

Buena Vista Deco by Jerry Jacobs Design, Inc.

Real Estate Agency Marketing Ecuador

 Breaking in to Silicon Beach by Hutchinson Johnstone

Interior Design Private Residence

Residential High-rise Development

 Isla Lago Residence by Sonnia Orellana Design & Interior Architecture

Highly Commended

Mexico

Connecticut

Architecture Multiple Residence

Real Estate Agency

 Nuevo Sur by Mira Companies

Highly Commended

Beverly West by Emaar Properties

Klemm Real Estate

Highly Commended

LIRIO Residencial by BARENTS Group

Real Estate Agency Marketing

Highly Commended

Volcanes 227 by BARENTS Group

Highly Commended

Luxury Sales & Rentals by Klemm Real Estate

Architecture Single Residence Highly Commended

M2 House by Hernandez Silva Arquitectos

Florida

Highly Commended

Red House by Hernandez Silva Arquitectos

Architecture Single Residence Le Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal

Hotel Interior

Highly Commended

 The Cape - A Thompson Hotel by Al Arquitectura de Interiores

Development Marketing

Interior Design Apartment

Highly Commended

Highly Commended

Departamento en La Condesa I by MAAD Arquitectura y Diseño

Miami Golden Property Launch by Miami Golden Properties

Hotel Interior 1 Hotel South Beach by Meyer Davis

Interior Design Private Residence

Highly Commended

 Mar Muerto 700 by Urbn-Tresismo

Leisure Interior

Highly Commended

Walden House by Red Group

Mixed-use Architecture Highly Commended

Nuevo Sur by Mira Companies

Mixed-use Development Highly Commended

Town Center - Zibata by Servicios Pangea / Supraterra S.A. de C.V.

Real Estate Agency  Engel & Völkers Snell Real Estate

 Miracle Spa by Piret Johanson Studio Highly Commended

Chateau Beach Residences by Fanny Haim & Associates, Inc.

Mixed-use Development Highly Commended

Metropica by Metropica Holdings, LLC

Public Service Architecture Highly Commended

Siesta Key Beach Improvement Project by Sweet Sparkman Architects International Property Awards

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WINNERS Florida (cont.) Residential Property  Le Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal Highly Commended

Casa Playa by Miami Golden Properties

Highly Commended

Ark by Miami Golden Properties

Illinois Developer Website Highly Commended

www.vistatowerchicago.com by Vista Residences

Real Estate Agency Highly Commended

International Property Award Winners

Blue Fence Real Estate

Retail Architecture

Best Apartment

 With Me, Chicago by GIORGIO BORRUSO DESIGN

Africa Ghana Embassy Gardens by Clifton Homes Limited Arabia Lebanon The Cube by Masharii SAL

Maryland

Asia Pacific India HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

Interior Design Show Home

Europe Austria Mountain Spa Residences - St Anton by Kristall Spaces AG

Highly Commended

Silo Point Bin 1815 by Turner Design Firm

UK Miram House - Garden Suite by Artemi & Gibbs INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Massachusetts

HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

Real Estate Agency Highly Commended

Hammond Residential Real Estate

Real Estate Agency Marketing Highly Commended

Hammond Residential Real Estate

Best Architecture Multiple Residence Africa Kenya Purple Haze by WAVE design consultants pte ltd & EDIFICE LTD Asia Pacific Thailand The Deck by Somdoon Architects Development

Montana

by Sansiri PLC

Developer Website Highly Commended

Europe Austria Rehrlplatz by AH Projektentwicklung GmbH

www.findyourbigsky.com

UK Gasholders London by King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership and

by Lone Mountain Land Company

Wilkinson Eyre INTERNATIONAL WINNER

New York

Gasholders London by King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership and

Developer Website

Wilkinson Eyre

 www.21westendnyc.com by ICRAVE on behalf of The Dermot Company Hotel Interior Highly Commended

Best Architecture Single Residence Arabia Dubai The Ellington Collection at the Palm Island by Pallavi Dean Interiors

The Knickerbocker Hotel

& Ellington

by Gabellini Sheppard Associates

Asia Pacific Japan A2-House shell house by Architect Show Co., Ltd

Interior Design Private Residence

Canada Gulf Island Residence by AA ROBINS Architects

Highly Commended

Tribeca Triplex / One York by Amy Lau Design

Central & South America Argentina Picazo House by A + R Architects

Highly Commended

NoLlta Loft by Huniford Design Studio

Europe Switzerland Flexhouse by Evolution Design

Leisure Interior

UK The White House by 3s Architects and Designers

 Rainbow Room, SixtyFive

USA 2312 Washington Street by Anand & Associates

by Gabellini Sheppard Associates Mixed-use Architecture

INTERNATIONAL WINNER Flexhouse by Evolution Design

 35XV by FXFOWLE Office Interior

Best Commercial High-rise Architecture

 Valtech Office NYC by Piret Johanson Studio

Arabia Saudi Arabia Capital Market Authorities HQ by Omrania & Associates /

Real Estate Agency Marketing

HOK

Highly Commended

Doing Real Estate the Modern Way

Asia Pacific China Greenland Huangpu Center by Greenland Hong Kong

by The Modern Agent

Holdings Limited

Real Estate Agent Highly Commended

Signature Premier Properties - The Donnelly Division

Residential High-rise Development

Europe Bulgaria Capital Fort by A&A Architects INTERNATIONAL WINNER Capital Fort by A&A Architects

 100 East 53rd Street by Foster + Partners by DBOX Inc

Best Commercial High-rise Development

Residential Property

Africa Nigeria Nestoil Tower by Nestoil Limited

 Olde Towne by Kean Development

Arabia Qatar The Pearl-Qatar by United Development Company

Retail Interior

Asia Pacific Malaysia Paragon @ Pan’gaea by OSK Property Holdings Berhad

Highly Commended

Charming Charlie - New York Flagship by CallisonRTKL

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Highly Commended

Aquazzura Madison ave. by Ryan Korban

Paragon @ Pan’gaea by OSK Property Holdings Berhad

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

Best Hotel Interior

Arabia Saudi Arabia Kingdom Flagpole, Jeddah by Solaiman Abdullah Elkhereiji

Africa Botswana Belmond Eagle Island Lodge by The Gallery, London

(SAK) Consultant

Asia Pacific Malaysia The St. Regis Langkawi by Integrated Nautical

Asia Pacific Malaysia Desa ParkCity : Central Park and Primary Streetscape

Resort Sdn. Bhd.

by Walrus Design for Perdana ParkCity Sdn Bhd

Central & South America Brazil Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

by Anastassiadis Arquitetos

Desa ParkCity : Central Park and Primary Streetscape

Europe Spain Hotel Es Vive by Cochrane Design Limited

by Walrus Design for Perdana ParkCity Sdn Bhd

INTERNATIONAL WINNER The St. Regis Langkawi by Integrated Nautical Resort Sdn. Bhd.

Best Commercial Renovation/Redevelopment Europe Hungary Vaci 1 by Horizon Development Ltd.

Best Industrial Development

UK The Bonding Warehouse, York by Grantside Limited

Asia Pacific Singapore Primz Bizhub by OKH Global Ltd.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Europe Russia Freight Village Vorsino by Freight Village RU

The Bonding Warehouse,York by Grantside Limited

INTERNATIONAL WINNER Primz Bizhub by OKH Global Ltd.

Best Condominium Asia Pacific Singapore Principal Garden by UOL Group Limited

Best Interior Design Apartment

& Kheng Leong Company

Asia Pacific Malaysia You City by PJ Development Holdings Berhad

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Europe Poland The New Art Deco Apartment by Dominika J. Rostocka

Principal Garden by UOL Group Limited & Kheng Leong Company

UK Marlborough Mansions by Boscolo INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Developer Website

Marlborough Mansions by Boscolo

Arabia Dubai www.damacproperties.com by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC Asia Pacific Australia www.bpmcorp.com.au by BPM

Best Interior Design Private Residence

Caribbean Virgin Islands www.oilnutbay.com by Oil Nut Bay

Asia Pacific Singapore The Modern Chinoiserie House

Europe Switzerland www.swiss-property.ch by SWISS PROPERTY

by Design Intervention Pte Ltd

UK www.ballymoregroup.com by Ballymore Group

Canada Lake House by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc.

USA www.21westendnyc.com by ICRAVE on behalf of The Dermot Company

Central & South America Mexico Mar Muerto 700 by Urbn-Tresismo

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

UK One Hyde Park Residence by Elicyon

www.ballymoregroup.com by Ballymore Group

INTERNATIONAL WINNER One Hyde Park Residence by Elicyon

Best Development Marketing Africa South Africa Aurum by AdMakers International

Best Interior Design Show Home

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

Asia Pacific Indonesia Dharmawangsa Residences II

Asia Pacific Australia Peel by Milieu

by Prestige Global Designs Pte Ltd

Central & South America Argentina OpenOffice Libertador 1000

Canada The Jack Marketing Centre by II BY IV DESIGN

by Grupo Portland

Europe Turkey Piyalepasa Istanbul Show Home by iki design group

Europe Russia Okhta Mall by SRV

UK Arola House by Micasa

UK Spring at New Stonebridge Park by The Hyde Group

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Piyalepasa Istanbul Show Home by iki design group

Aurum by AdMakers International Best Leisure Architecture Best Golf Development

Arabia Sharjah Al Noor Island Park by 3deluxe

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

Asia Pacific Taiwan Green places Community Clubhouse by CHAIN 10

Asia Pacific India Prestige Golfshire by Prestige Estates Projects Ltd.

URBAN SPACE DESIGN

Central & South America Belize Kanantik Belize Residential Resort & Golf

UK Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Spa Suites by Ben Cunliffe Architects Ltd

by Mango Springs Development Ltd.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House Spa Suites

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

by Ben Cunliffe Architects Ltd

Hotel Architecture

Best Leisure Development

Africa Ghana Imperial Zambang by Archxenus Company Ltd

Arabia Saudi Arabia Royal Greens Golf & Country Club by King Abdullah

Arabia Dubai AYKON Hotel & Hotel Apartments - Aykon City

Economic City (KAEC)

by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

Asia Pacific Thailand Andara Signature Resort & Villas by Andamandara

Asia Pacific China St. Regis Hotel, China by Aedas

Development Co., Ltd.

Europe Norway Clarion Hotel The Edge by Niels Torp as arkitekter mnal

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Royal Greens Golf & Country Club

St. Regis Hotel, China by Aedas

by King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L W I N N E R S Best Leisure Interior

Best Office Development

Arabia Dubai Little Black Door by Bishop Design LLC. in coordination

Asia Pacific India L&T Seawoods Grand Central by L&T Seawoods Ltd.

with Yasin Saleh Mohamed

Europe Germany NOVE by Citterio by Horus Development GmbH

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Carmen Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Canada Kasa Moto by II BY IV DESIGN

L&T Seawoods Grand Central by L&T Seawoods Ltd.

Central & South America Argentina B54 - Recoleta by Carla Bechelli Arquitectos

Best Office Interior

Europe Turkey Volkswagen Arena Istanbul by Yazgan Design Architecture Co. Ltd.

Arabia Dubai Driven Properties by Elemento LLC

USA Miracle Spa by Piret Johanson Studio

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Peak One Sales Office by Fusion Design Ltd

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Europe Switzerland Park Tower Zug by Martinuzzi Interiors

Carmen Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

UK Commercial Office by Janey Butler Interiors INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Lettings Agency

Peak One Sales Office by Fusion Design Ltd

Arabia Dubai JLL Asia Pacific New Zealand Barfoot & Thompson

Best Property Consultancy

UK Foxtons

Arabia Dubai Asteco Property Management L.L.C.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific China JLL

JLL

Canada Colliers International Central & South America Argentina JLL Argentina

Best Mixed-use Architecture

Europe Austria Colliers International

Africa South Africa Oceans Umhlanga by Oceans Umhlanga (Pty) Ltd

UK Wells McFarlane Chartered Surveyors

Arabia Ajman Al Zorah Marina by Visionnaire Development Consulting Ltd.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific Australia Jewel by Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development

JLL

Pty. Ltd Europe Belgium Toison d’Or by JASPERS-EYERS Architects & UNStudio

Best Property Consultancy Marketing

UK 17 Elcho Street by MSMR Architects

Arabia Dubai Dukes Oceana, Reef Residences by Asteco Property

USA 35XV by FXFOWLE

Management L.L.C.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific New Zealand Hahei Holiday Resort by CBRE New Zealand

Jewel by Wanda Ridong (Gold Coast) Development Pty. Ltd

Canada Pilot Sound Industrial by Colliers International Europe Ukraine Yana PROPERTY

Best Mixed-use Development

UK Country Matters by Symonds & Sampson

Africa South Africa Waterfall by Waterfall Investment Company

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Arabia Bahrain Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia by Ahmed AlQaed Group

Pilot Sound Industrial by Colliers International

Asia Pacific Vietnam Vinhomes Central Park by VinGroup Europe Russia Mercury City Tower by Mercury City Tower

Best Property Consultancy Website

UK The Plimsoll Building by King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership

Asia Pacific Thailand www.cbre.co.th by CBRE Thailand

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Canada www.collierscanada.com by Colliers International

Hanging Gardens Of Dilmunia

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

by Ahmed AlQaed Group

www.collierscanada.com by Colliers International

Best New Hotel Construction & Design

Best Public Service Architecture

Arabia Dubai Viceroy Dubai Jumeirah Village by SKAI Holdings Ltd

Arabia Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal by BDP (Building Design

Europe Portugal Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites by United Investments Portugal - Pine

Partnership) MENA

Cliffs Resort

Asia Pacific Hong Kong Kellett School - Kowloon Bay Campus by P&T Group

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Europe Ireland DLR Lexicon by Carr Cotter Naessens Architects

Viceroy Dubai Jumeirah Village

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

by SKAI Holdings Ltd

Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal by BDP (Building Design Partnership) MENA

Best Office Architecture

Best Public Service Interior

Arabia Dubai IRENA Headquarters by Woods Bagot

Asia Pacific Singapore Fuji Xerox Towers by designphase dba pte ltd

Asia Pacific China Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science

Canada Chateau Le Parc by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc.

and Tech Park, Zhuhai, China by Aedas

Europe Turkey Konforist Edu.Suites - Boys by Renda Helin Design & Interiors

Central & South America Uruguay Lux Punta Carretas by Ponce de León

UK Camberley Manor Care Home by TLC Care

Architects

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Europe Belgium Barco by Jaspers-Eyers Architects

Chateau Le Parc by Flora Di Menna Designs Inc.

UK Energy Institute by Sonnemann Toon Architects INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Public Services Development

Main Building, Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Tech Park,

Europe Turkey New Municipality Building by Sancaktepe Belediyesi

Zhuhai, China by Aedas

INTERNATIONAL WINNER New Municipality Building by Sancaktepe Belediyesi

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I N T E R N AT I O N A L W I N N E R S Best Real Estate Agency

Best Residential High-rise Development

Africa South Africa Pam Golding Properties

Africa Ghana No1 Oxford by Wonda World Estates

Arabia Dubai Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

Arabia Dubai Viceroy Dubai Jumeirah Village by SKAI Holdings Ltd

Asia Pacific New Zealand Barfoot & Thompson

Asia Pacific Vietnam Landmark 81 by VinGroup

Canada TheRedPin, Inc.

Central & South America Mexico Arboleda by VIA CAPITAL

Central & South America Mexico Snell Real Estate | Engel & Volkers

Europe Cyprus ONE by Pafilia Property Developers Ltd

Los Cabos

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Europe Germany ZIEGERT Bank & Immobilienconsulting GmbH

Landmark 81 by VinGroup

UK Prospect Estate Agency INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Residential Landscape Architecture

Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

Arabia Saudi Arabia Sultan Batterjee Park by Lifestyle Developers Asia Pacific Singapore Principal Garden by UOL Group Limited

Best Real Estate Agency Marketing

& Kheng Leong Company

Africa South Africa ‘I AM PAM’ by Pam Golding Properties

Europe Turkey AND Pastel by AND Gayrimenkul

Arabia Dubai Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific Australia La Maison & The Fabulist by Kay & Burton

Principal Garden by UOL Group Limited & Kheng Leong Company

Canada John Ryan Personal Real Estate Corp. Caribbean Turks & Caicos Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Best Residential Property

Europe Portugal Fine & Country Portugal Marketing by Fine & Country Portugal

Africa South Africa Valentia Manor by Brick Art Construction & Guardian

UK Ascot, Sunningdale & Windlesham Office Launch by Strutt & Parker

Project Management

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Arabia Dubai The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

‘I AM PAM’ by Pam Golding Properties

Asia Pacific Thailand Parc Priva by NYE Estate Europe Spain Villa Arcadia (G-22) La Zagaleta by Drumelia Real Estate

Best Real Estate Agency Website

UK 20 Linksway by Henley Homes & Moderno Interiors

Africa South Africa www.pamgolding.co.za by Pam Golding Properties

USA Le Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal

Arabia Dubai www.gulfsothebysrealty.com by Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific Australia www.uniqueestates.com.au by Unique Estates Australia

Le Palais Royal by Joseph Leone Le Palais Royal

Canada www.faithwilsongroup.com by Faith Wilson Group Europe Montenegro www.dreammontenegro.com by Dream Estates

Best Residential Renovation/Redevelopment

Montenegro

Asia Pacific India HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

UK www.foxtons.co.uk by Foxtons

Europe Italy Giardini Di Borgo 69 by Hometels S.R.L.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

www.foxtons.co.uk by Foxtons

HBS View360 by HBS Realtors Pvt. Ltd.

Best Real Estate Agent

Best Retail Architecture

Africa South Africa Tyson Properties

Arabia Dubai Avenues Mall, Silicon Oasis by Design International

Arabia Dubai Prime Places Real Estate

Asia Pacific Hong Kong MOKO, Hong Kong by Aedas

Asia Pacific Indonesia Fenny Gunawan by ERA

USA With Me, Chicago by GIORGIO BORRUSO DESIGN

Europe Turkey Bosphorus International Real Estate Investment

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Avenues Mall, Silicon Oasis by Design International

Tyson Properties Best Retail Development Best Residential Development

Asia Pacific India L&T Seawoods Grand Central by L&T Seawoods Ltd.

Africa South Africa Sitari Country Estate by Sitari Country Estate

Europe Russia Kuntsevo Plaza by ENKA TC LLC

Arabia Dubai The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific Thailand The Residences by Anantara by Minor International PCL

L&T Seawoods Grand Central by L&T Seawoods Ltd.

Caribbean Turks & Caicos Beach Enclave North Shore by Beach Enclave Central & South America Brazil The Coral by The Coral by BRIC Group

Best Retail Interior

Europe Sweden 79 & Park by Oscar Properties & BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Africa South Africa Riva Boutique Showroom by AdMakers International

UK Leithfield Park by David Wilson Homes

Arabia Kuwait Fauchon Paris Cafe and Retail by Bishop Design LLC.

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific Hong Kong The Members Entrance, Happy Valley Racecourse, The

Leithfield Park by David Wilson Homes

Hong Kong Jockey Club by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited Europe Greece Kostarelos Deli by Stirixis Group

Best Residential High-rise Architecture

INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Asia Pacific China Shanghai Bay by HWCD

The Members Entrance, Happy Valley Racecourse, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

UK One The Elephant by Squire and Partners

by Inarc Design Hong Kong Limited

INTERNATIONAL WINNER Shanghai Bay by HWCD

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World’s Best Winners 2016-2017 These three winners represent the best entries across all categories in the fields of Architecture, Interior Design and Development

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