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Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Derable addresses in Knightsbdge & Sloane Square

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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 Paul Harrison, Jack Lobb, 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.

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It’s a strange fact of life but we rarely make the most of things which are located closest to us. This was brought home to me recently when I had some friends over from Alaska and, as one of them had never ventured out of the States before, she was naturally eager to see all the major sights of London. We duly spent a couple of days visiting the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye and Buckingham Palace, taking in a Thames cruise along the way. While it was totally exhausting, we had the most fabulous time and I had to confess that I hadn’t seen the Crown Jewels or been inside the Queen’s London residence before. This was rather embarrassing as I only live around 60 miles from the capital and frequently take the train there for various reasons. Note to self: explore closer to home in future! One of our property features this issue covers Knightsbridge and Sloane Square, both excellent addresses to choose as a London base with everything from world-class shops and restaurants to famous theatres right on your doorstep. Other destinations include homes for avid golfers in Portugal, waterside properties in Dubai and sun-drenched residences in Fort Lauderdale, Crete, Cyprus and Greece. All are great places with a wealth of things to see and do without the need to travel for hours on end.

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Portugal

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Why Florida’s Fort Lauderdale is known as ‘The

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We reveal Europe’s most popular routes and take a look at the spacious 787 Dream Jet

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deally located south of Hyde Park, Knightsbridge is one of the most attractive areas of central London. Renowned as a world-famous shopping destination, Knightsbridge and indeed Sloane Square also benefit from the most exquisite properties. Matthew Kaye, director of Kaye & Carey, says, “Probably one of the best known international destinations, London’s Knightsbridge offers the lifestyle that well-heeled buyers from all countries love. It offers the most amazing selection of designer shops and restaurants that appeal to residents and visitors alike.” Keri Mahmoud, Carter Jonas Knightsbridge, finds that Knightsbridge buyers are looking for the quiet convenience of a luxury pieda-terre that offers easy access to the finest shopping, leisure and dining experiences on offer in London today. “Proximity to Harrods tops the criteria for many buyers in this part of London,” she says, “it really is a beacon of luxury on an international stage. Lateral living is the order of the day, and buyers invariably look for turnkeys, or at least an impeccable specification to which they can immediately move in. Lift access is also critical, regardless of whether an apartment is on the first floor. “The area has long been the preserve of international buyers, predominantly from the Middle East and Hong Kong, who are looking for a base in the heart of the city – with all the status of a prestigious address and postcode. The primary draw of Knightsbridge and Sloane Square is their promise of a discreet yet luxurious lifestyle, a conveniently hidden central escape for those who want to enjoy the best of what the capital has to offer within the privacy of their own private world.” Knightsbridge hasn’t been immune to dips in its fortune though. It was one of the first areas to see a downturn in

Cadogan Square, Knightsbdge

Third floor apartment spanning two buildings offering direct lift access, incredible reception and entertaining space and wonderful light from the double fronted reception rooms overlooking Cadogan Square. Ideally located for the shopping and dining of Kings Road, Sloane Street and Knightsbridge, the apartment is entered either directly from the lift or via the internal stairwell. There is also the possibility of a separate studio apartment with the property subject to separate negotiation. £8,950 / €9,820 / $11,535 per week Aylesford International  www.aylesford.com

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sales transactions and prices following the stamp duty hike in 2014 according to David Adams, director of Humberts Mayfair. “However, Knightsbridge along with Mayfair are the first to show signs of recovery while much of the rest of London and the South East is faltering in transaction numbers,” he says. “Transaction levels and activity are now lifting in Knightsbridge and properties are selling, although 20% down on their pricing three years ago. “Demand to live in Knightsbridge is being driven by those with US backed currencies, predominantly from the Middle East and Asia. Following the Referendum, a 15% saving was created by the fall in the pound and it is this buying opportunity which is now driving sales in the area. Traditionally, properties in demand are two to three-bedroom lateral apartments with lifts. However, we are also seeing more enquiries for larger four bedroom apartments, which can be used on a more frequent basis for the whole family.” High-end rental properties are also in great demand in Knightsbridge and Sloane Square. Jack Stone, lettings director at Draker comments, “Generally applicants at this price level will be working in industries such as private equity, hedge funds and law firms, many coming from the Middle East and a small proportion from European countries. Most applicants will be in search of a luxury lifestyle with the best shopping, restaurants and private gyms London has to offer.” Catherine Cockcroft, director and head of lettings, Aylesford International, says, “Knightsbridge is always a very popular area with excellent access to prestigious shops, the West End and to the M4/Heathrow. When other residential areas quieten down in the summer, Knightsbridge becomes very busy with tourists visiting London. However, there are still streets where you can get away from the crowds.”

Cubitt Lodge, Belgravia

Discreet yet ultra-modern, this three-bedroom mews house was originally built by Thomas Cubitt. It has been completely redesigned to an exemplary standard and is located just moments away from Sloane Square. The property offers an impressive blend of old and new with original features and high tech modern additions. Arranged over three floors, it includes three double bedrooms, a spacious reception with open fireplace, an open plan kitchen dining room and bespoke features throughout. £3,500 / €3,840 / $4,510 per week for long term rental £5,500 / €6,035 / $7,100 per week for short term rentals Draker Lettings www.draker.co.uk

Recently refurbished in a prestigious location, this property is within walking distance of Hyde Park. It is ideal for family living and formal entertaining with the dining room and eat-in kitchen on the ground floor, which lead out to the paved garden and off-street parking. A panelled first floor reception and study are of particular note. The master bedroom with en suite bathroom, and a further bedroom with en suite shower room are on the second floor with two further bedrooms and bathrooms on the top floor. The lower ground floor has the fifth bedroom

Wilton Place, Knightsbdge

and bathroom as well as a media room/bedroom six. £4,950 / €5,430 / $6,379 per week Aylesford International  www.aylesford.com

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An impressive, newly refurbished, Grade II listed house of approximately 721m2 in an exclusive Belgravia garden square.

Chester Square, Belgravia

The house also includes a double mansard roof allowing six bedrooms upstairs and an unusually large mews house to the rear, a passenger lift to all floors, double garage and roof garden. The Grade II listed house has been the subject of an extensive renovation with a superior quality of finish, design and specification, including air conditioning, Lutron lighting, Control4 fully automated audio-visual system, underfloor heating, £28m / €30.55m / $35.94m Harrods Estates  www.harrodsestates.com

comprehensive security and a surround sound cinema.

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The primary draw of Knightsbridge and Sloane Square is their promise of a discreet yet luxurious lifestyle, a conveniently hidden central escape

Walton House, Walton Street, Knightsbdge Characterful, two-bedroom apartment occupying the upper floors of a Grade II landmark building designed by the Victorian architect Norman Shaw in 1882, moments from Harrods. Offering lateral living accommodation over two floors, this loft style apartment has the flexibility to adjust the layout if required and provides attractive views over Walton Street and beyond. It includes an entrance hall, a drawing room, second reception room/ second bedroom, kitchen, utility room, master bedroom suite with dressing area, second bathroom and storage room. £2.95m / €3.22m / $3.79m Maskells  www.maskells.co.uk

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Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbdge

Homes along Ennismore Gardens have a long history. Dating back to 1870, the street formed part of the redevelopment of Kingston House, a Palladian mansion belonging to Elizabeth Chudleigh, Duchess of Kingston. Another famous former resident of Ennismore Gardens was the late Hollywood actress, Ava Gardner. This Grade II listed Portland stone property spans over 4,000 square feet. The imposing building includes six bedrooms, two reception rooms, a study/library and kitchen/breakfast room. The townhouse features high ceilings, period features and a lift, as well as access on to a small terrace and balconies. £11.25m / €12.38m / $14.5m Humberts London  www.humberts.com

Hans Crescent, Knightsbdge Superb two-bedroom apartment on the first floor of this imposing red brick Victorian building in the heart of Knightsbridge. It has been beautifully refurbished to a high standard throughout and comprises a large south-west facing reception room with a pretty bay window with views of Harrods, a separate kitchen, two double bedrooms, two shower rooms (one en suite) and plenty of built in storage. The apartment also features extremely high ceilings and wood flooring throughout and is moments from the amenities, transport links and shops of Knightsbridge and Sloane Square. £3.28m / €3.6m / $4.23m Carter Jonas  www.carterjonas.co.uk

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Exceptional clifftop hideaway Auckland, New Zealand

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

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

Kash Srini +64 27 293 2204 k.srini@barfoot.co.nz Barfoot & Thompson Beach Haven +64 9 482 5428 For sale by negotiation www.barfoot.co.nz/605368

Do not settle for ordinary when a sensational heaven awaits.

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Herbert Crescent, off Sloane Street, Knightsbdge This third and fourth floor maisonette is in a handsome period building right in the heart of the area yet avoids the hustle and bustle of the busier streets around Harrods. Recently refurbished to an exceptional standard, it has all the essential ingredients such as full air-conditioning, a smart entrance with lift access and a live-in caretaker, making it ideal as either a permanent home or pied-a-terre. It includes a reception room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, principal bedroom suite with book-matched marble bathroom incorporating a Jacuzzi bath and steam shower, guest suite with marble steam shower room, a study/third bedroom and guest shower room. £4.75m / €5.23m / $6.12m Kaye & Carey  www.kayeandcarey.co.uk

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These contemporary villas, inspired by the traditional architecture of the islands, are located in the exclusive private estate of Royal Palm Residences on Seychelles' glorious main island of Mahe

Panoramic vistas Set in a beautiful natural environment, this villa is designed to complement the landscape whilst exploiting the breathtaking views of the inner islands and the Indian Ocean. The property features a main villa housing three bedrooms and the main living areas whilst three separate bedroom suites, each with its own infinity swimming pool, are close by. The construction and detailing are of a very high standard and incorporate marble flooring, hardwood verandahs, copper roofing and high-end appliances and fixtures. Additionally, the buyer of this property qualifies for the application of six residence permits from the Seychelles Government.

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Spaous and elegant This beautifully appointed villa features spacious airy rooms with high ceilings which overlook the stunning scenery of the inner islands and ocean views. The villa is characterised by excellent workmanship and is furnished with contemporary Italian furniture. Quality materials feature throughout with Italian marble floors, hardwood doors and windows and a solid copper roof. Central air-conditioning is available in all the rooms. In addition to the living spaces, the villa features an infinity-edge swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, spa, sauna, home cinema and bar/games area. The buyer of this property also qualifies for the application of six residence permits from the Seychelles Government.

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Lakeside living

Combining numerous outstanding advantages such as a 360-degree lake view; luxurious design and five-star services, Vinhomes Metropolis in Hanoi, Vietnam is the perfect address for successful elites

gardens and lounges floating on the water as well as walking paths under vivid green trees, Vinhomes Metropolis has created a luxurious and peaceful horizontal oasis to enjoy an active life. The development’s flower garden, barbecue garden, children's

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Vinhomes, a subsidiary of Vingroup Joint Stock Company (Vingroup JSC), is the leading real estate developer in Vietnam. Known for various large scale mixed-use developments in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vinhomes does not only offer the luxury condominiums and villas but also creates a lifestyle and ideal community environment. Vinhomes is a place where happiness is overflowing.

01. VINHOMES CENTRAL PARK

02. VINHOMES GOLDEN RIVER

Location: CBD of Ho Chi Minh City (Binh Thanh District, HCMC) Area: 43.91ha Highlights: Prime location, spanning over 1 kilometre along the Saigon River, luxurious and modern development which includes Landmark 81 – the 8th tallest mixed use building in the world, 14-hectare Parkland area. Project offering: High end apartments and luxury villas

Location: CBD of Ho Chi Minh City (District 1, HCMC) Area: 25.3ha Highlights: Priceless location, in the heart of District.1, prime views of Saigon River, state-of-art design, luxurious interiors, innovative “city within a city” concept Project offering: High end apartments and luxury villas

03. VINHOMES RIVERSIDE

04. VINHOMES METROPOLIS

Location: Location: CBD of Hanoi, a stone’s throw from the city centre Area: 280.6ha Highlights: 04 types of neo – classical designed villas surrounded by a 18.8km canal, 70.5ha of green landscape, a 12.4ha central lake and more than 200 modern facilities including: infinity swimming pool, international schools, mini golf course on the lake, reading island and a maze garden. Project offering: High end ecological villas, terraces, shop houses interfacing green spaces with 4 neo-classical designs.

Location: Location: CBD of Hanoi (Ba Dinh District, Hanoi) Area: 3.5ha Highlights: Prime location in the centre of Hanoi, positioned adjacent to major embassies, 360 degree view to 04 main lakes of Hanoi, more than 30 private facilities including floating garden, outdoor lounge, and four-season swimming pool. Project offering: Premium condominiums, penthouses and sky villas

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Treasures from the Vault If you’ve always yearned to own a piece of Hollywood history then a two-day auction in Los Angeles will enable you to bid for jewellery worn by legendary screen stars

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FIVE Holdings’ philosophy is based on the five elements; earth, water, fire, air and consciousness. The spectacular entrance our FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai fuses all of these elements together to create a spiritual, peaceful sculpture inspired by DNA. Housed in the world’s largest glass cube, the wooden sculpture was built without the use of machinery to create a hotel entrance like no other. At FIVE Holdings, we invite you to experience the award-winning FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai. Discover the FIVE elements of our success, for yourself.

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Finery A collection of the finer things in life that is destined to delight

A NEW PERSPECTIVE

Gaelle Khouri is a Lebanese fine jewellery designer who creates handmade avant-garde pieces set with diamonds and precious stones. Entirely hand-made, each design is created with subtle movement and great attention to detail. Her stunning Noema Choker shown here is part of The Next Perspective Collection. £11,800 / €12,910 / $15,400  www.gaellekhouri.com

Case in point Influenced by the California Gold Rush and the ‘Forty-niners’ who hoped to make their fortunes in mining, the ‘Millionaire’ jewellery case was designed and hand built to impress. Its opening handle resembles a ship’s wheel, drawing inspiration from Portuguese history and the era of maritime discoveries. An iconic and contemporary piece, the case integrates watch winders and is made with polished brass and nickel plated details. £6,880 / €7,770 / $10,870  www.bocadolobo.com

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Diamond dere earts On Fire offers a dazzling selection of diamond jewellery such as this Aerial Diamond Bracelet. The 18k white gold bracelet holds more than 10 carats of perfectly cut diamonds designed in a chic,

yet timeless style. The illusions of marquise diamonds are gathered together to create a bold look, with subtle butterfly motifs also featuring throughout. 18k white gold bracelet £45,790 / €50,100 / $59,770  www.heartsonfire.com

Opal opulence Dalseen Jewellery was launched

CAMERA READY

by the Egyptian designer Doaa Mohsen. Her passion for delicately luxurious jewellery goes way back and is centred around jewellery design, diamond grading

Hasselblad’s X1D-50c is the world’s first compact mirrorless

and gemstone selection. Doaa’s creations

digital medium format camera and weighs less than half of a

don’t belong to a specific era, trend or fad.

conventional digital medium format camera. Expanding on

The blend of high-grade diamonds

its launch, Hasselblad has now introduced the X1D Field Kit.

and gemstones simply defies the concept

Within the comprehensive package, photographers will

of time and age, such as these 18k white

find the equipment they need for a variety of photographic

gold with black opal diamond earrings.

conditions, including the X1D-50c and three XCD lenses

£15,995 / €17,500 / $20,880

(30mm, 45mm, and 90mm), which deliver edge-to-edge

 www.dalseenjewellery.com

sharpness capturing 50 megapixels in a compact form. The inclusion of a cleaning cloth, dust blower, and lens pen ensures that photographers can easily keep their kit in perfect condition. Also included is a rugged Pelican carrying case, two camera batteries, a shoulder and wrist strap, and USB cable. £13,250 / €14,900 / $17,495  www.hasselblad.com

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Let it snow Few things in this world are more magical than falling snow. Based on the sculptural

form and natural geometry of an individual snowflake, each piece of Graff’s Snowfall Collection is a breathtaking example of precision and elegance. The final collection comprises slim earrings, necklaces and rings as well as a watch (see page 37). Price on application  www.graffdiamonds.com

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Ahead of

time

Our latest selection of watches features up to the minute examples from the world’s finest makers

SNOW ON SHOW

Inspired by the hypnotic appearance of snow as it softly falls to the ground, the Graff Snowfall collection combines an exquisite design with cutting-edge technology and skilled

Bronzed and beautiful

craftsmanship. For the sapphire Snowfall watch,

Limited to 388 examples, the new Aikon Bronze

a detailed hand-painted gouache is 3D-scanned,

from Maurice Lacroix is a statement timepiece. The

analysed and divided into individual sections to

hour and minute hands are 4N gold plated, while the

achieve not only the finest workmanship, but

hands are lined with SuperLuminova, aiding legibility

also to ensure that the diamonds in the design

in restricted light. Convenience is assured with the quartz movement, ensuring the wearer does not

move with effortless fluidity. Price on request

have to remember to wind the watch.

 www.graff.com

£1,175 / €1,275 / $1,512  www.mauricelacroix.com

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PEEK Carbon £106,450 / €115,605 / $137,000

Designed by Ferrari, crafted by Hublot To celebrate Ferrari's 70th anniversary, the Italian marque and its partner Hublot have presented a new original collection. Conceived with the same approach used for designing a car at the Ferrari Design Centre

Back to black

and integrating Hublot’s watchmaking expertise, the Techframe Ferrari

The Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed x TBlack

Gold, PEEK Carbon, and Titanium. Each available in 70 limited editions,

is the result of a collaboration with British bespoke watch specialists

70 years Tourbillon Chronograph is available in three versions - King this new timepiece is already a collector's item.  www.hublot.com

Titanium £98,665 / €107,140 / $127,000

TBlack. Taking a Linde Werdelin watch as a base, TBlack’s watchmakers worked on the piece for 125 hours. Available in a limited series of 10, the SpidoSpeed x TBlack is the chronograph model of the series. The piece bears the characteristic mark of TBlack but remains true to the carefully-crafted Linde Werdelin design DNA.

ONE AND ONLY

£11,965 / €13,145 / $15,380  www.lindewerdelin.com

very two years, the leading names in watchmaking get together to raise funds for research into muscular dystrophy via the charity auction Only Watch. This year, Laurent Ferrier and Urwerk have

King Gold

subscribed to this initiative, resulting in Arpal One. This

£122,805 / €133,315 /

watch is the joint effort of two watchmaking companies

$158,000

that couldn’t be more different. On one side, the expression of time-honoured traditions; on the other, an anarchic effort to overturn conventions. Auction to be held on November 11th in Geneva  www.onlywatch.com

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Floats like a butterfly

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he Ollivier Saveo Butterfly watch was inspired by the vision of a butterfly on a cherry blossom. The award-winning watchmaker studied over 30 different butterflies before selecting the Sea Green Swallowtail, to immortalise in its design.

The multi-coloured wings are represented by crimped sapphires, diamonds and other precious stones. Rubies are used for the cherry blossoms, while the minimalist watch face is inlaid with mother of pearl. This work of art takes two months to complete and uses a fine Swiss Quartz movement but

£46,665 / €51,290 / $59,995

is also available with a Swiss mechanical movement.

 www.olliviersaveo.com

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Luxe

Lighting can evoke a whole range of moods from calming and sensual to upbeat and dramatic. We flick the switch on a variety of fabulous options

Lovely as a cloud

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ll CTO Lighting designs are hand crafted in the UK, many by third generation artisans. Take Nimbus shown here for

example; designed by Chris Turner, this stunning pendant light is made from satin brass and handmade glass discs. From £8,688 / €9,478 / $11,134

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Cascade of colour nother fabulous creation by Curiousa and Curiousa, this hand-blown Cordero light features a mass of delicate but vibrant glass droplets. £4,950 / €5,399 / $6,343  www.curiousa.co.uk

Tier after tier Fondly referred to as 'the wedding cake' by the restorers at Fritz Fryer, this fabulous Regency chandelier is attributed to John Blades, established 1783 -1829. The multiple tiers of its ormolu frame feature exquisite hand pinned crystal rule-cut faceted drops, while eight external gilt arms and eight internal arms, light up the inside and outside. Hobnail cut candle pots and cut glass

KEPT IN SUSPENSE

bobeches then sit elegantly around the The Cell suspension light is a contemporary

lower drop frame. The refraction provided

masterpiece by renowned designer Patrick

by the crystal is eye-catchingly beautiful,

Naggar for the high-end Parisian brand, House of Veronese. It measures 90cm

making it a remarkable statement piece for a grand drawing room or stairwell.

across and consists of two Murano glass cylinders, one suspended inside the other.

£26,000 / €28,362 / $33,332

The inner cylinder is made of transparent glass, with the option of gold or silver leaf

 www.fritzfryer.co.uk

inclusions, and is illuminated with an LED bulb at either end, fitted into either chrome or brushed brass elements. The outer glass comes in a choice of four translucent colours. From £4,795 / €5,228 / $6,146  www.urbanavenue.co.uk

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Curvaceous creation

This curvy, cut out pendant light is a new addition to The Lighting Store's range of contemporary pieces. In rose gold effect metal, it is made from different sized and shaped, irregular mirrored and curved, 3D ellipses which complement the shape of the pendant. This statement light really makes an impact as the light

shines through the spaces between the metal shapes and downward from the internal diffuser, casting shadows as it illuminates the room. Available in white and chrome and From £550 / €600 / $705  www.thelightingstore.co.uk

in different sizes as both ceiling and pendant lights with matching lamps.

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Stunning simplicity Naomi Paul’s design approach is rooted in creating beautiful functional textile objects that are developed through highly skilled craftsmanship and attention to detail. Her company operates from a studio in East London where all pendants and lighting design are handcrafted in house. Naomi has designed the Simple Shade British | Wool Collection with the focus firmly on the fibre, 100% natural wool. The simplicity of the shapes coupled with the technique of crochet, stay true to the raw beauty of the fibres letting the wool act as the natural character wishes and intends. Now available in both British wool and mercerised cotton finishes. £6,500 / €7,090 / $8,332  www.naomipaul.co.uk

FULLBLOWN FLOWER

Curiousa & Curiousa designs and manufactures hand-blown glass lighting from its studio in Derbyshire’s Peak District. The company’s new table lamp, ‘The Tulip’, is an elegant stemmed light which was inspired by both masculine and feminine design influences.

Fusing solid lines with a softer silhouette, it creates a striking lamp to give a nod to mid-century modern design. Every Tulip light is hand blown in Derbyshire, making each one bespoke. The light is crafted in two parts and shown here with a slender steel blue stem coupled with an aubergine shade. £1,400 / €1,527 / $1,795  www.curiosa.co.uk

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Art

Andrea Marechal highlights exhibitions being held in London, Venice, Milan, two important sales at Sotheby's and the long-awaited opening of the Louvre, Abu Dhabi

Basquiat Boom for Real

The first retrospective of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat is the hottest show in the London winter season. The tragic life of Basquiat, genius street artist and now the most expensive American artist of all times is a biography of the archetypal tragic artist. Established by his 20s, a close friend of Warhol and even faster than Andy at churning out works - how the dealers loved him for that - he was dead at 27 from an overdose of the very stuff that fuelled this manic output. The

Installation view Barbican

exhibition has plenty of photos and footage of Basquiat's lifestyle, hanging

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982

out with Warhol but above all you should go for the boundless energy, raw

Courtesy Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam.

primitive agony and dark genius of the actual works of art. Until January 28th at the Barbican Art Gallery, London

© The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar

 www.barbican.org.uk

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MAJOR SALES AT SOTHEBY’S

ovember sees three important sales from Sotheby's. Property

from a Hampstead collection includes

Modern & Post-War British Art on the 21st and 22nd. This follows the inauguration of Sotheby's new Dubai office with a sale on November 13th spanning 20th century and contemporary art, design, photography, books, manuscripts, jewellery and Islamic art and including important works by Jean Dubuffet, Idris Khan and Khalil Gibran. And all eyes will be on Sotheby's 16th November New York sale when JeanMichel Basquiat's Cabra from the collection of Yoko Ono comes up. Basquait holds the record as the most expensive American painter; in May Sotheby's sold Untitled for $110 million in a riveting auction house battle. Seems Cabra, which commemorates the 1970 knockout victory of Muhammad Ali over Oscar 'The Bull' Bonavena, could punch above its $9-12million estimate.

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cabra Sotheby's New York Estimate $9 million - $12 million

Leon Golub, H.C. Westermann and Famous Artists from Chicago

This highly unusual and major show is devoted to a generation of artists formed in Chicago in the aftermath of World War II. The curator Germano Celant has brought together a mass of figurative and political works generated in Chicago's art schools but rejected by mainstream New Yorkers obsessed with action painting, abstract expressionism and minimalism. The most shocking of those on show here in the Nord and Sud galleries are the huge acrylics by Golub denouncing the brutality of war, racism, torture and violence. Westermann, a highly influential sculptor and printmaker who excoriated militarism and materialism, became a key figure for later artists from Chicago, the most notorious being Jeff Koons, a one year wonder at the Art Institute of

Horace Clifford Westermann, Swingin' Red King, 1961

Chicago. Koons, a notorious 'borrower',

Courtesy Collection of KAWS

appropriated figures from Westermann's Until January 5th at the Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy ď‚„ www.fondazioneprada.org

print Dance of Death for one of his own bizarre works, Elvis.

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Reflections Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

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his certainly is an odd marriage; not that of the enigmatic portrait of a pregnant woman and an Italian merchant but an attempt

to marry a 15th century Dutch realist with the 19th century English brotherhood of symbolist painters whose figurehead was Dante Gabrielle Rossetti. The argument is that the Arnolfini Portrait, which the National Gallery acquired in 1842, could have been seen by Rossetti, Sir John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt, all Royal Academy students at the time of the purchase, and may have inspired their search for a purer, more formal style of painting (hence 'pre-Raphael'). There are however no letters or other documents which substantiate the claim.

Above Jan van Eyck, The Arnolfini Portrait, 1434

Much is made of the convex mirror (a

Oil on oak | The National Gallery London

fashionable interior accessory at the time) with examples of other works with

On the right William Holman Hunt, Il Dolce Far Niente, 1866

Oil on canvas | Private Collection

mirrors on show. Until April 2nd at the National Gallery, London ď‚„ www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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ART FAIRS Dates for your diary this autumn Affordable Art Fair 2nd – 5th November Amsterdam, Netherlands Artissima 7th - 9th November The Oval, Turin, Italy

Picasso on the Beach

Picasso, "He was extremely fast and very popular with art dealers who could always rely

Abu Dhabi, UAE

on having a steady stream of product to sell.” It has been estimated that when in painting mode Picasso averaged three works a day, using minimal underpainting and relying on his

Paris Photo

powers of drawing and composition.

9th – 12th November

Shanghai

(La Baignade) shown next to its preparatory sketch for the first time and astonishingly The work illustrates a comment I once heard from a Malaga-based artist who knew

8th - 11th November

Paris, France

themed on beach works by the great Picasso. The star of the exhibition is On the Beach executed on the same day in 1937.

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Grand Palais,

Some of Peggy Guggenheim's favourite works of art form the core of this small show

This exhibition is part of Picasso-Méditerranée initiative in which 60 institutions offer a Pablo Picasso, On the Beach, 1937 Oil, crayon and chalk Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

journey across the Mediterranean to the places that inspired Picasso. Until January 17th at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy  www.guggenheim-venice.it

Contemporary Art Fair 10th – 12th November Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China Art Düsseldorf 17th – 19th November Areal Böhler, Dusseldorf, Germany

LOUVRE

Abu Dhabi

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t has been a decade coming but those who said the Louvre's Middle East outpost would never

Art Basel Miami and numerous satellite fairs 1st – 10th December Across Miami, Florida, USA

open have been silenced. I first saw the beautiful models of the design by French architect Jean

Nouvel, with its Islamic inspired metal roof, in 2007. At that time there were to be five museums on Saadiyat Island but at least two have been shelved, including most

One of a Kind Show 7th - 10th December The Mart, Chicago, USA

probably the Frank Gehry Guggenheim.

deal: the Louvre branding is estimated to

Opens at the end November

be worth £344 million for the duration of

on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

manmade island that boasts a Ferrari

the contract. A series of exhibitions and

 www.louvreabudhabi.ae

World theme park as its other main

loans will see masterpieces from the Paris

attraction, will open in November. Buying

HQ brought before an audience with a

the Louvre's name cost Abu Dhabi £663

growing appetite for, and appreciation of,

million and today that looks like a good

art and culture.

The new Louvre, built on the £18 billion

Photo © Mohamed Somji

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HOME THEATRES

Are you sitting comfortably?

We consult two award-winning interior design companies to seek advice on perfecting the perfect home entertainment scenario

Picture: Flora Di Menna Designs

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If the room is planned properly, the desired look can be achieved no matter what space you’re working with

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T Flora Di Menna Designs t: +1 905 709 2077 e: interiors@fdmdesigns.com  www.fdmdesigns.com

hrough bold accents and a unique vision for each project, Flora Di Menna Designs (FDM) has raised the bar on luxury design. Toronto-based and admired globally for her innovative take on modern styles and the latest trends, Flora and her team have crafted a flavour of design that’s all their own - a bright interpretation of their clients’ personalities mixed with their awardwinning expertise in the industry. Gone are the days of the dull home theatre. FDM incorporates sleek millwork, mood lighting and bespoke seating design to produce a mixed-use space that will make you want to entertain every weekend. More than ever, Flora is also incorporating

beautifully curated art collections into entertainment spaces, taking design cues from the client’s blue-chip taste. Reflecting the personality of each individual client is crucial in a space where they hope to entertain friends and family. “A lot of clients aren’t sure what they want initially, so it’s our job to ask the right questions and come up with a game plan,” says Flora. “If the room is planned properly, the desired look can be achieved no matter what space you’re working with.” Whether a client envisions a family space, a sports hub or a zen lounge, everything is taken into consideration and no detail is spared. The integral components of a theatre remain the focus - state-of-the-art technology, acoustics and lighting are paramount to the success of the space. The key is to ensure the space’s versatility, and FDM has a knack for designing upgraded theatre spaces. Flora also considers incorporating a wet or dry bar and confectionary area essential in new entertainment spaces, elevating functionality and aesthetic. The ability to move pieces within the space and customise the layout for various gatherings is also invaluable.

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Soundproofing the walls is not only functionally beneficial but can also be a canvas to create texture, warmth and subtle interest

Taking shape

Based in Chelsea, Helen Green Design is one of Britain’s leading interior design practices. The studio has an international portfolio spanning listed townhouses in Belgravia and country homes in Sussex to hotels in the Caribbean. Sammy Wickins, the company’s commercial director, advises that the first crucial considerations when planning the design of a home theatre are the shape and position of the room within the property.

“Completely square rooms are not ideal,” she stresses, “if you have the choice go for a rectangular room. Natural light and the number of windows are a huge factor – the fewer the better and use a black-out heavy curtain which minimises light intake, harmonises with the soft furnishings within the room, and contributes to the feeling of comfort within the space. Soundproofing the walls is not only functionally beneficial but can also be a canvas to create texture, warmth and subtle interest.” Comfort is everything and so this often means creating beautiful custom sofas and seating. These could be expansive sofas or commissions of old style cinema seating. L-shaped sofas work along the back wall with upholstered ottomans in front to put your feet up. Double armchairs which recline are also proving popular at the

moment and best suited to the front row in larger rooms. Chic yet durable fabrics are by far the best options. “Heavy linens, wool and velvet work well for upholstered items,” says Sammy. “Luxurious carpet or rugs add luxury underfoot and we always love to add an element of bronze, brass and wood. “The expectation of these rooms, much like a principle living or drawing room, has really come to the fore - to offer refuge, relaxation and escapism and to re-create an atmosphere which captures the cinema or theatre experience yet is so personal to them.” Helen Green Design Studio t: +44 (0) 20 7352 3344 e: mail@helengreendesign.com  www.helengreendesign.com

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pvate jets

Think big If you’re looking for the ultimate in convenience and comfort, flying by private jet offers huge advantages. We reveal Europe’s most popular routes and take a closer look at the spacious 787 Dream Jet

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outes between Geneva, Paris, Nice, Moscow, Rome and Milan rank among the busiest for private jet flights in Europe. This is the result of the current top 10 ranking of the most popular private jet connections in Europe, compiled by Engel & Völkers Aviation. The survey is based on the number of routes flown in 2016 and includes flights both on board privately owned aircraft and jets chartered for individual connections. “The most frequented private jet route in Europe is from Aéroport International de Genève in Switzerland to Aéroport de Paris-Le Bourget in France,” says Bart Boury, CEO of Engel & Völkers Aviation.

Last year, private jets flew this route a total of 1,647 times. Ranked in second place is the route in the opposite direction, from Paris-Le Bourget to Geneva (1,571 flights).

A world-first

Deer Jet started as the first private jet company in China 22 years ago and has evolved into the largest business aviation group in Asia. It has a heritage of delivering bespoke services for global leaders, monarchs and entrepreneurs and now manages and operates a 90-strong aircraft fleet – including the world’s only 787 Dream Jet. Back in May, Deer Jet marked its European debut of the 787 Dream

Jet, making a brief stop at London Stansted Airport (Harrods Aviation FBO) before continuing with a series of exhibitions across the globe. Typically, the aircraft resides at Hong Kong International Airport operated by Deer Jet’s subsidiary Hong Kong Jet. This B787-8 Dream Jet is capable of flying non-stop for 18.5 hours or 16,000 kilometres, the equivalent of London to Perth, Australia, nonstop. This is due to the fact that the aircraft’s fuselage is made from carbon fibre material, making it lighter and far more fuel efficient. Newly circulated clean air is accelerated in the cabin meaning a healthy environment for its limited number of just 30 passengers as

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dust and any bacteria is filtered in the process of airflow, making for a more comfortable and healthy flying experience. Most conventional passenger jets have a cabin pressure of around 7,500 to 8,000 feet above sea level, which Boeing says contributes to passengers feeling unwell in-flight. The 787’s cabin pressure is set to 6,000 feet at a height of 30,000 feet. Tests have proven that between sea level and 6,000 feet people remain perfectly comfortable onboard, even on a mammoth 18-hour journey.

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This B787-8 Dream Jet is capable of flying non-stop for 18.5 hours or 16,000 kilometres, the equivalent of London to Perth

experience, plus more than 10,000 total flying hours. A total of 12 pilots from almost 1,000 pilots flying 787s for its parent company HNA Group have been selected to be part of the ‘Dream Team.’ Deer Jet’s stewards use seven-star hospitality standards, acting as inflight butlers, evoking different feelings for the variety of customers they serve, in any given flight. In line with this, the style and colour of the cabin is frequently changed. Deer Jet-curated spaces are decorated with handpicked amenities and bespoke collections of precious crystals, cushions, silverware, and porcelain. Exclusively for the London exhibition, the 1836 Savile Row-established, Holland and Sherry, showcased its bespoke product interiors collections on board, adding British style to the 787 Dream Jet’s cabin. Deer Jet is also launching exclusive, bespoke travel packages aboard the 787 Dream Jet, starting with the ‘Hong Kong to Tahiti Dream Journey’. It features a seven-night charter package including complimentary accommodation at the Presidential Suite of St. Regis Bora Bora Resort. Deer Jet plans to add more itineraries in the future as part of its goal to create seamless travel to fulfil its vision of ‘Making travel an Art’.

The price to charter the 787 Dream Jet is approx £55,000 / €61,050 / $72,650 per hour

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Salon Privé a resounding success

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ow in its 12th year and held

This year, not one but two Concours were held and over 3,000

in the stately grounds of

people attended the inaugural Concours Masters ‘Tribute to 70 Years

Blenheim Palace, Salon Privé

of Ferrari’. Highlights of the awarded cars included Walt Disney’s

is one of the most important

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta TdF which was crowned Owner’s

dates for the summer diary of those who

Choice, with 2004 Ferrari Enzo taking home the Chairman’s Award.

love cars and elegant society events. A total

The V12-powered 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Coupe

of 7,000 guests visited over the three days of

Aerodinamico was presented with Marquis of Blandford Award,

the event at the beginning of September.

while the 1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast took the People’s Choice.

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Underage drivers win at Goodwood Revival  www.goodwood.com

It was another vintage year for the organisers of the Goodwood Revival. The September fixture featured an impressive line-up of famous racing drivers pitting themselves against gentlemen drivers – many of whom were in cars were worth many millions of pounds, racing around the historic Formula One circuit of Goodwood. The whole theme is retro with most of the visitors dressing up in vintage fashion of the early to mid 20th century. World War Two soldiers come face to face with Teds and Rockers, country gentlemen in plus fours and girls in polka dot pinafores. There is so much ‘eye candy’ to enjoy both on and off track it is well worth taking it all in over two or three days. Over the road there is a huge number of marquees selling cars, accessories, clothing, themed paintings, furniture, models and books. Meanwhile, overhead, classic and wartime aircraft entertain the crowds when the cars take a break from racing. One of the fun highlights on the track is where 50 boys and girls aged from five to 10 years drive their Austin J40 pedal cars in the Settrington Cup race. This is possibly the greenest race in the world with the cars only being powered by the sweat and tears

Photos with thanks to Credit Suisse

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Ferrari Racing Days

Ferrari's UK celebration of its 70th anniversary took place at Silverstone in September with the thrill of watching the most loved of all sports car brands race around the most iconic race track in the world. Over 25,000 fans attended the weekend event where Scuderia Ferrari with Marc Gené the Spanish F1 driver, drove the F60. The action included the new 488 Challenge

cars, pre-turbo Ferrari F1, a parade of over 100 road cars, XX track cars based on La Ferrari, 599 and Enzo. In the paddocks there were displays of the latest Ferrari models as well as the Ferrari Store. Ferrari’s single make racing series takes place throughout the year in different locations around the world. To find out more visit  www.ferrari.com

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Ferrari displayed in front of the American Air Museum at Duxford Ferrari display with a British built airliners BAC 111, Hawker Siddeley Trident and Vickers Super VC10

Ferraris prepare for take-off  www.iwm.org.uk

The image of museums is typically of grand buildings encasing artefacts from history where all the installations are static but at The Imperial War Museum, Duxford near Cambridge many of the displays of historic aircraft come alive and take to the air. If that wasn’t enough the museum also hosts a number of other events to attract those with an avid interest in all things powered by engines. On this year’s August Bank Holiday weekend, a large number of car clubs assembled to be viewed by the visiting public including members of the Ferrari Owners Club celebrating 50 years since being founded. By 10 am the taxiways were full of cars including a good number of extremely rare classics. A number of owners were also proud to display their spotless engine bays and visitors were allowed to get up close to inspect the machinery. The museum also hosts a number of events including airshows and military vehicle displays and demonstrations throughout the year.

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here were a number of new cars launched at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show and Bentley chose the venue to launch its latest car, the new

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Continental GT. It sports a W12 engine with 626 HP and, with a sleeker, lower-slung look than the model it replaces, it is bound to attract a new group of enthusiasts while pleasing loyal Bentley owners. The front-end design uses styling originally seen with Bentley’s EXP10 Speed 6 concept. This evolution of the GT will bring it closer to those who prefer a sportier sports car rather than just a grand tourer. The two-door, four seat car is very quick off the mark reaching 60mph in just 3.6 seconds, and is capable of 207mph. Visit the Bentley website  www.bentleymotors.com where you can have fun configuring your next car.

Forty wartime aircraft scrambled from Duxford The annual Battle of Britain Airshow took place at the end of September at Duxford, near Cambridge, one the world’s best historic aircraft museums and in the famous airfield’s 100th year. The spectacle included a finale featuring a scramble of 12 Spitfires. Six Hurricanes also took to the skies and in total over 40 rare and historic aircraft took part. Almost 40,000 visitors attended the two-day event and a good number of people dressed up in authentic period dress to act out roles of aircrew, ground staff and home guard. The museum is open to the public most days throughout the year where a number of flying examples of the many exhibits take to the air if the weather is suitable. Next year’s event will take place on September 22nd and 23rd. www.iwm.org.uk

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Meditations on the Med We explore the many delights of owning a home in the Eastern Mediterranean destinations of Greece, Crete and Cyprus

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un, sea, sand and scenery are all things which rate highly on most people’s holiday and indeed second home checklists. Greece, where 80 per cent of the country consists of mountains and hills with 16,000 kilometres of coastline, fulfils all these requirements. It has around 6,000 islands and islets in the Aegean and Ionian Sea, most of them grouped in clusters, that constitute the Greek archipelago. Yannis Ploumis-Sotiropoulos, managing director of Ploumis Sotiropoulos Real Estate, affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, says, “Greece provides an easy life style and the weather is mild all year round. Buyers tend to be are foreigners who want to be close to the city centre and at the same time enjoy the sea and the good weather. Prices for apartments vary according to location and year of construction and can be between €5,000 and €20,000 per square metre. Villas are hard to find and can go as high as €30 million or €40 million.”

Island idyll

Crete is one of the top tourist destinations in Greece and hosts about one third of the country’s annual visitors. The Greek tourism industry has been reaching new records every year since 2015. In 2016 international arrivals exceeded 27 million and a new record is expected for 2017. These trends are also followed in the second home sector. Danae Tsakiris, associate director of Savills Athens, says, “Buyers predominantly come from the traditional markets (Germany, UK, Scandinavia, Switzerland, France) and Eastern European markets (mainly Russia, but less after 2014) and less from China. New demand is emerging from the Gulf countries, Turkey and Israel.” The primary reason for purchase is for a holiday or retirement home and some buyers also choose to rent the property seasonally. “This type of buyer is constantly increasing as the annual rental income they can

Amanzoe Villas, Porto Heli, Greece

On the hilltops of Porto Heli in the heart of the Peloponnese, this recently launched, limited collection of premium two-bedroom villas is designed to maximise the sweeping views of the Argo-Saronic Gulf and surrounding countryside. Part of the Porto Heli Collection and overseen by leading global investors, Dolphin Capital, the Amanzoe Villas are the first Aman residences in Europe. With villas fully serviced by the nearby Amanzoe hotel, residents have exclusive access to the Beach Club and its amenities including a high-end restaurant, two spa and gym rooms, a children's pool, games room and a tennis court. From £2.9m / €3.2m / $3.83m Amanzoe Villas  www.amanvillasph.com

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generate covers the maintenance and all other annual costs of the house offering at the same time a fair net income,” explains Ms Tsakiris. “A yield of 3 – 5% on net profit (pre-tax) could be considered sufficient for second homes in Greece.” Crete’s second home market is essentially focused in the areas of Chania and Elounda (Agios Nikolaos). “Elounda specifically is historically considered a luxury destination both for tourists and buyers; a trend starting with the Greek tourism in the 1980s,” says Ms Tsakiris. “Limited available quality stock has now resulted in high investment yields, which in Elounda averages at 6% providing an appealing balance between purchase price and rental value. The main core of available properties has prices between €1 – €3 million which equates to €4,000 – €7,000 per square metre. However, there are top-end properties reaching levels of €10 million, with the price per square metre around €12,500.”

Citizenship in Cyprus

Ideally located at the crossroads of three continents – Europe, Asia and Africa – Cyprus is a small island with a long history and a rich culture that spans 10,000 years. This makes it one of the oldest civilisations in the Mediterranean with a host of museums, monuments and galleries to visit. Aphrodite Hills, an awardwinning, five-star resort in the hills above Paphos, provides a solution for those looking to become citizens of a European Union country. Through purchase of one of its apartments or villas, the Cypriot government is offering ‘citizenship by investment’, a scheme providing EU citizenship within six months of the purchase of real estate in Cyprus. Ideal for permanent residence or as a holiday home abroad, all properties on-site are available for sale freehold. Under the citizenship scheme successful applicants can freely work, establish businesses, live and travel throughout Europe provided the property purchased is of at least €2 million in value.

Kapa Bay Villas, Zakynthos, Greece

Family home in a seafront position with an uninterrupted 180-degree panoramic view of the sea and to the distant islands of Cephalonia and Ithaca. The property has been lovingly created by an English family over the past eight years and is now acknowledged to be one of the island’s best. Its 24,000m2 plot comprises the principal house 'Myrtia' with six en suite double bedrooms; an entirely separate villa,

massage room away from the main living

'Jacaranda', with plunge pool, and three

area. A swimming pool in front of the house

en suite double bedrooms; and a separate

is just a few metres from the sea.

one-bedroom house, 'The Sea Folly'. There

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is also a staff house with three en suite

Aylesford International

double rooms, a laundry house and a

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Porto Heli, Greece

Beautiful villa at the entrance of Porto Heli bay on one of the most stunning coasts of Peloponnese with a private beach and its own dock. It is accessed along a private gated drive that leads to a 5,500m2 garden, swimming pool with panoramic sea view, large shady pergola with dining and sitting room, stone barbecue and parking for several cars. The 750m2 villa is built on five levels with an orientation to beautiful sunsets and shade £7.72m / €8.5m / $10.17m

during the heat of the day. Decorated in a contemporary interior design with classical pieces, elegant furniture and newly renovated bathrooms, it includes two spacious master

Aylesford International

bedrooms with sea views and private verandas, as well as six further bedrooms. Leisure

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facilities include a home cinema room, mini gym and sauna in the lower level.

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Adonis Beach Villas, Paphos, Cyprus Based on the success of the Leptos Apollo Beach Villas, these homes are carefully sited so residents can enjoy breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. The villas are built to the highest standards featuring private pools, landscaped gardens, barbecue areas, large verandas with outdoor living areas, modern architectural designs with the latest technology, quality finishes and spacious parking spaces. From £814,260 / €905,000 / $1.078m - £3.33m / €3.7m / $4.41m +VAT Leptos Estates www.leptosestates.com

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Sky Crest, Mykonos, Greece Stunning residence on a cliff above the new port of Mykonos. It has panoramic views of the town with its famous windmills, the Aegean Sea including the sacred island of Delos, and gorgeous sunsets. Impeccably designed and decorated, the 650m2 villa with two master suites has a sophisticated, minimal style. The expansive living room includes built-in sitting areas and several windows that take full advantage of the light and views. A few steps lead up to the dining area with a fireplace and on to the fullyequipped kitchen. Special features include exposed rock formations, thick wood-beam ceilings and arches. In the garden, there are four stone-built independent guest suites. A horizon swimming pool merges with the seascape and overlooks the town while broad stone-paved terraces, fan-shaped pergolas and a covered dining area prove ideal for summer entertaining. £4.1m / €4.5m / $5.4m Christies International Real Estate  www.christiesrealestate.com

Persefonis, Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus

Built in 2016, this villa is on one of the highest points of Aphrodite Hills on the Eastern Plateau, offering unparalleled privacy with amazing views over the Mediterranean Sea. It has been built to a very high standard and specification and exclusively furnished and decorated by various high-end Italian companies. The villa includes six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two living/dining areas, two Italian designed kitchens and a large office. It also has large terraces as well as a spacious outdoor living/dining area which includes a fully fitted kitchen and bar with surround sound and a large infinity pool. The property’s garage can hold up to four cars with additional parking for many cars externally. £4.99m / €5.5m / $6.58m Aphrodite Hills  www.aphroditehills.com

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Crete is one of the top tourist destinations in Greece and hosts about one third of the annual visitors

Elounda, Crete

This magnificent villa on a private beach includes a jetty for a yacht to come alongside. The owner will enjoy access to all the facilities offered by the nearby 5-star hotel which can also offer full service. There is also possibility of income with management by the development company. The fully furnished villa has a large and exclusively designed living room, a dining area and an independent kitchen. The central part of the house leads to the six elegant bedrooms, all with sea views, and en suite bathrooms. The large terrace offers extraordinary panoramic views, around the Gulf of Mirabello, while the outdoor kitchen, large dining area and heated swimming pool are perfect for entertaining. ÂŁ9.5m / â‚Ź10.5m / $12.6m Savills Athens t: +30 210 6996 311 e: d.tsakiris@savills.gr ď‚„ www.savills.gr

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By land and sea Experience one or more of these exhilarating

wishlist adventures in the Eastern Mediterranean

Snorkel in the Blue Lagoon

The sheltered Blue Lagoon, on the north coast of the Akamas peninsula in Cyprus is a snorkeller’s paradise with its crystal clear turquoise water and colourful aquatic life. Latchi Boat Cruises offer daily trips on their 67-foot glass bottom boat, where passengers can watch the beautiful fish moving around on the sea floor from the deck. Take a half-day mini cruise with Latchi Boat Cruises and you see the famous Baths of Aphrodite, sea caves at Manolis bay and swim in the Blue Lagoon while the skipper prepares a traditional Cypriot barbecue.  www.latchiboatcruises.com

Sailing & hiking in the Cyclades

Sail to the most unspoiled corners of Greece’s stunning Cyclades Islands, discovering their hidden hiking gems on a five-day adventure. Each night you will be docked in another bay, where you can enjoy the local bars and restaurants ashore in an area renowned for its rich history, culture and traditional cuisine. No prior experience is required as your local captain will guide you between the islands, before a hiking expert will take you to some of their most pristine beaches. From £775 / €880 / $1,055 pp  www.muchbetteradventures.com

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Summit Mount Taygetos

Hike the highest peak in the Greek Peloponnese on a two-day guided trek through forests, valleys and alpine meadows. This is the perfect low-stress mountain escape for travellers seeking fresh air and adventure. The Peloponnese region of Greece is famous for its pristine landscape and rugged wilderness, including the impressive Mount Taygetos (2,404 metres high). You’ll start at the base of the peak and trek to its summit, passing through beautiful mountain landscapes and enjoying incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea on the way. From £330 / €375 / $450 pp  www.muchbetteradventures.com

Vit the famous ‘Tombs of the Kings’

These tombs form part of the Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos) - one of the most important archaeological sites of Cyprus that has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list since 1980. The monumental underground tombs are carved out of solid rock and date back to the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Rather than kings, it is actually high-ranking officials and aristocracy that were buried here, but the size and splendour of the tombs – some decorated with Doric pillars – gave the locality its grand name. Some of the tombs imitate the houses of the living, with the burial chambers opening on to a peristyle atrium. They are similar to tombs found in Alexandria, demonstrating the close relations between the two cities during the Hellenistic period.  www.mcw.gov.cy/da

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Portugal is renowned for its wealth of superb golf courses – close to 70 at last count. This fact, combined with around 300 days of sunshine every year and stunning scenery makes it a true golfer’s paradise

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isbon’s famous ‘golf coast’ is ideal for those dreaming of a glorious game in the sun. Portugal’s cosmopolitan capital city with temperatures rarely dropping below 15°C is the ultimate destination for a golf break at any time of year. There are around 20 golf courses to choose from across the Lisbon region and all benefit from the area’s natural and striking landscapes of ocean, beaches, rivers, cliffs, dunes and lakes. From former Portuguese Open host, Penha Longa, to another Robert Trent Jones course at Quinta da Marinha, or the rugged links course at Praia d’El Rey, Lisbon delivers something for every golfer, from beginners to professionals. The Algarve is also one of the finest golfing destinations in Europe and regarded as an elite venue by top professionals. With almost 40 courses, mostly designed by internationally recognised golf-course architects and all located in superb landscapes, they satisfy the requirements of the most demanding players. The consistently warm climate allows the golf season to be extended over several months, attracting players from all over the world. As for property potential, Portugal is currently in a position to offer political and social stability to foreign investors. According to the Portuguese Real Estate Professionals and Brokers Association, it is estimated that there will be a 30% increase in real estate sales by the end of 2017. Casas do Barlavento, a well-established real estate agent in the Algarve, reports that UK buyers continue to be the majority (45%) which, contrary to expectations with Brexit, recent elections, social instability and GBP value, surprised the market with an increase in demand. The Swedes (24%) and the French (15%) increasingly seek their place in the Algarve sun and take advantage of the tax benefits of the Non-Habitual Tax Residency scheme. Paul Cotterell, sales director of Casas do Barlavento, explains, “This is based on the exemption of the international juridical double taxation of income from foreign origin to retirees and those of a pensionable age. Finally, largely due to the Golden Visa, by the aforementioned political security, social and quality of life, Europeans and non-Europeans have also started looking for real estate to invest in the Algarve.”

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Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, Eastern Algarve With over 1,000 landscaped acres near the Ria Formosa National Park, Monte Rei offers an exceptional golf experience. When construction on the second Jack Nicklaus Signature course begins late next year, it will be one of the very few resorts in the world to boast two of the coveted courses. Already the existing course has been voted the best golf course in Portugal and is consistently ranked amongst the top 10 in Europe. Within O Miradouro Village, there are 53 four-bedroom individual villas and 37 three-bedroom linked villas. All offer a luxurious standard of accommodation with the individual villas also including a private swimming pool. This year sees the launch of the Clubhouse Residences – a mixture of apartments and penthouses within a gated community. Each apartment will feature views over the 17th hole and the Atlantic Ocean with completion anticipated in late 2018. Plots from £616,000 / €670,000 / $798,000 Linked villas from £1.15m / €1.25m / $1.5m Villas from £1.972m / €2.145m / $2.554m Monte Rei Golf & Country Club  www.monte-rei.com

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Troia Resort, Troia Peninsula A 30-minute drive from Lisbon takes visitors to the coastal town of Setúbal where a boat transports them to Troia peninsula’s 18km of white sandy beaches, dunes and pine forests. Troia is one of the best places in the world for dolphin watching throughout the year. It also offers a range of water sports, horse riding, sunset boat tours, scuba diving and a world-class golf course. Designed by Trent Jones Senior, the course includes a stunning sea-view. Located right next to Comporta, Troia offers home-owners and visitors alike a private island with an exclusive feel that echoes the Ibiza of 30 years ago. With more than 96 spacious plots, prospective buyers can work closely with top Portuguese architects to create design-led bespoke villas based on specific requirements. Plot sizes range from 1,150m2 to 2,850m2. Plots from £454,000 / €494,000 / $588,200 Troia Resort  www.troiaresort.co.uk

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Quinta do Lago Overlooking one of Europe’s finest golf courses in the Quinta do Lago resort, this villa includes two outdoor pools and an underground indoor pool. The newbuild property has five guest bedrooms split between three floors, all with private bathrooms, while the master suite has a dressing area, bathroom and access to sun terraces. The clever basement design helps to bring natural light into all rooms with three of these rooms (gym, games room\bar and children’s playroom) having windows to the underground swimming pool. The lower floor consists of a double garage, laundry and tech room. £6.36m / €6.99m / $8.19m Quinta do Lago Real Estate  www.quintadolago.com

The consistently warm climate allows the golf season to be extended over several months

Belas Clube de Campo, Lisbon

Currently a thriving community of 800 families, Belas Clube de Campo’s original masterplan established a variety of single family, townhouses and low-rise apartments in a low-density community. It also comprises a championship golf course, sports facilities and a variety of services. The new phase, named Lisbon Green Valley, whose layout was based on a plan by the famed American architect Robert A. M. Stern, has the same mix of residential alternatives and is in the midst of a 2,000-hectare natural

Apartments from £321,700 / €350,000 / $416,800 – £919,200 / €1m / $1.19m

park. It offers superb modern architecture with state-of-the-

Townhouses from £910,000 / €990,000 / $1.18m

art features.

Belas Clube de Campo  www.belasclubedecampo.pt

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Quinta do Lago, Almanl, Algarve

Elegantly furnished villa in a private, elevated position with golf views. A gated entrance with sweeping driveway leads to a grand entrance and hallway. Inside there is an open plan lounge and dining area, a fully fitted kitchen and three guest suites. Stairs lead to the upper floor compromising of a guest suite with access to a terrace and a master bedroom with en suite bathroom. The lower ground area has a garage, separate laundry room and self-contained one bedroom apartment with fully fitted kitchen area, lounge and bedroom with separate shower room. The external area is ideal for entertaining with a heated swimming pool, covered pergola with a built-in gas barbecue and fire place amongst landscaped gardens with a private tennis court. £4.25m / €4.68m / $6.02m Quinta do Lago Real Estate  www.quintadolago.com

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Vivenda Miranda

This boutique hotel in Lagos, Portugal has become the first overseas Neal’s Yard Remedies’ beauty spa offering signature treatments in an oasis of calm

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spa treatments there is a sauna, steam room, foot spa and loungers to set the mood for relaxation. The hotel also offers seven-day Ayurvedic Wellbeing Retreats. Ayurveda is an ancient holistic approach to natural healing where yoga, nutrition and massage are combined to provide health and wellbeing. With personal yoga classes, meditation and coaching as well as bespoke nutrition, participants can return home feeling relaxed and replenished.

From £1,375 / €1,505 / $1,775 per person for a seven-day Ayurvedic Wellbeing Retreat  www.vivendamiranda.com

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anywhere in the world are only few of the many highlights of the area. Ron Shuffield, President, EWM Realty International, says, “With much of the same benefits of its larger neighbour, Miami, but much lower cost, it’s no surprise so many people have their eyes set on Fort Lauderdale.” Mr Shuffield reports that the markets in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding areas of Broward County have seen a lot of positive change in recent years. “Miami, has experienced a high rate of growth over the last decade,” he says. “As competition for property in Miami-Dade County increases, residents have ventured north into Fort Lauderdale where they can experience a similar lifestyle for much less cost.” Christies International Real Estate finds that Las Olas Isles, Harbor Beach and Rio Vista prove popular with those seeking highend properties. Buyers tend to be ‘tail end Baby Boomers’, those from west Broward suburbs, Miami-Dade County, California, Northeast US, Texas and Chicago. The company reports that the market is stable but becoming more of a buyer’s market in terms of being able » to negotiate the price. 97

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Built in 1980 and twice remodelled, this superb six-bedroom, six bathroom, 6,531-square foot residence is on one of the largest plots in Bay Colony. Its extensive grounds have been scrupulously landscaped with islands of lawn, tropical plantings, mature palm trees, small hedges and trellises trailing greenery against a deep blue canal. Covered patios provide lounging and dining areas complete with barbecue, refrigerator and sink. It also includes a large swimming pool and multi-yacht dockage. £2.6m / €2.86m / $3.437m Christies Real Estate  www.christiesrealestate.com

World-class shopping, dining, cultural activities and one of the most spectacular boat shows you will find anywhere in the world are only few of the many highlights of the area

Harbor Beach Two storey penthouse on the 19th and 20th floors in one of Fort Lauderdale's premier buildings. It offers unsurpassed direct ocean, Harbor Beach, Lake Sylvia, Port Everglades and downtown city views. With custom finishes including onyx, granite and marble, the property is freshly decorated and ready for immediate occupation. £2.5m / €2.74m / $3.295m Christies Real Estate  www.christiesrealestate.com

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An impressive water-feature greets visitors on entering this avant-garde, contemporary 15,932 square foot estate. Featuring floor-to-ceiling sheet glass windows, the two-storey, six-bedroom, eight bathroom mansion also includes a study, theatre, dual wine storage, wet bar, kitchen and laundry stations on both floors. Staff quarters are positioned with access to the garage, storage and laundry. All £5.22m / €5.72m / $6.88m EWM Realty International  www.ewm.com

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Rio Vista, Deepwater Estate This beautiful gated estate looks south on around 100 feet of shoreline with an 80-foot yacht dockage giving quick access to the inlet. A fresh take on classic Mediterranean style, the architect-designed residence opens to an entertainment loggia and fountained pool from the elegant living/ dining rooms, gourmet kitchen and family room with bar. Upstairs, the multi-room master wing has two waterside balconies. £3.15m / €3.45m / $4.15m Christies Real Estate  www.christiesrealestate.com

Harbourage Place

An elite residence in the sky, this is one of just 44 residences in the 23-storey Harbourage Place situated directly on Fort Lauderdale’s Intracoastal Waterway. Its expansive living spaces include a living room, dining room and den area, all featuring magnificent marble floors, custom millwork and moldings, and motorised sun shades. The 600 square feet of terraces are nearly all under cover, allowing for indoor/ outdoor entertaining. A chef’s-style eat-in kitchen offers an expansive workspace with granite countertops and backsplash, a tiered breakfast counter and an oversized culinary

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Contemporary waterfront estate in the golden isles, one of South Florida’s most sought-after areas. The large lot is on a quiet cul-de-sac street and has deep water, ocean access with no fixed bridges to the ocean. Spanning over 7,800 square feet, the property has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, including a sumptuous master suite with private terrace. Walls of glass lead to the lush backyard, pool area and summer kitchen. Elsewhere, the home is superbly equipped with a custom home theatre, gourmet kitchen, bar and open dining area. £4.51m / €4.95m / $5.95m EWM Realty International  www.ewm.com

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are the largest individual group with many buying family homes in outlying districts like Arabian Ranches where there is better value. Mansion-sized villas fronting the crystal lagoon in District One, close to Downtown are attracting mostly GCC buyers.” A large percentage of buyers are investors, looking for rental yield in areas like Downtown and close to the Business District where there is demand from ex-pat workers. “We have also seen a rise in the number of purchases made for second or holiday homes due to Dubai’s fantastic climate and easy flying time from both Europe and India,” reports Mr Barry. “Demand from end users and residents is subdued as the secondhand market is over-supplied, so most new purchases are being made off-plan due to attractive payment plans and potential capital growth.” »

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Waterfront homes in Dubai offer a mixture of lifestyles. “The Palm has a relaxed, leisure-orientated environment with low rise villas with private beaches,” explains Mr Barry. “Dubai Creek Harbour and the Canal District have a more business-led, high-rise, fast-paced, big-city feel. Bluewater is expected to offer an experience somewhere in between the two.” As for prices, villas on The Palm remain top the list with an average of AED 2,700 (£565) per square foot as it is still one of the only developments offering villas with beach access. For apartments, Downtown has an average price of AED 2,422 (£504) followed by The Palm at AED 2,000 (£425), then the Marina at AED 1,650 (£350) and the Canal/Business Bay AED 1,500 (£310). “Prices in Dubai have been decreasing since 2014 but have stabilised in the last quarter of 2017,” says Mr Barry. “It is expected that prices will pick-up over the next two to three years with a surge in investment expected from the GCC ahead of the upcoming Expo in 2020, leading to renewed demand for the best properties in many exciting new developments.” Developed by Xtreme Vision, a Dubai-based property development company, Volante is a new residential tower in Dubai Creek. Andrew Lemon, the firm’s development director, says that it also attracts an international group of clients. “The majority are buying because they are moving to Dubai, not only for tax reasons but also the lifestyle it offers. The Dubai freehold market is still young and has gone through a couple of rapid cycles already. Now it is settling down into a more conventional rhythm. We expect values to rise but on a more steady basis. “Basically, it's the Dubai lifestyle - in a nutshell, ‘fun, sun and no tax’. Whilst our summers are very hot, we have seven full months of superb weather where you need neither heating or cooling. Every brand and restaurant you can think of is in Dubai, and if you want snow skiing and parachuting in the same day, not a problem.”

J Frond, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Seven-bedroom seafront villa on the Palm Jumeirah’s most exclusive street. This brand new, contemporary and spacious three-storey villa has a built-up area of 18,000 square feet on an impressively landscaped plot of 15,300 square feet. Built with the finest materials from Europe and featuring high-end finishes, it has floor to ceiling windows, a glass bridge, Gagganau appliances, a large swimming pool, servant quarters, front and rear terraces with amazing views of the pool, sea, beach, Dubai Marina skyline and Ain Dubai, the largest observation wheel in the world. £14.09m / €15.78m / $18.5m Core Savills t: +971 56 712 1822 e: james.hatton@core-me.com  www.core-me.com

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property has full ocean vistas with skyline views back to the Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Marina and offers ideal spaces for entertaining, sunbathing and water sports activity. The property’s wide and private decks allow for complete privacy with lush garden surroundings. Its 46,000 square feet of internal space includes 11 bedrooms, a 16-seat cinema, four living spaces, an indoor pool, large private dining room, a full chef’s kitchen and staff accommodation for 16. £44.97m / €50.38m / $59.9m Gulf Sotheby's International Realty  www.gulfsothebysrealty.com

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Volante, Dubai Creek A super-prime residential development, Volante is in Dubai's thriving Canal district. The 35-floor residential tower consists of 45 exceptional residences all overlooking the Dubai Canal and the Burj Khalifa. Its half and whole floor apartments range from two to five bedrooms and span from 5,000 to 10,000 square feet. Each one is superbly finished with Italian travertine marble flooring, Zebrano wood panelling and Jordanian limestone, giving an overall contemporary look. Located on the fourth floor and occupying the top of the entire podium, residents of Volante will also have exclusive access to the Volante Club which is divided into three distinct areas – The Spa, The Lounge and The Garden Area. From £4m / €4.46m / $5.28m – £8m / €8.92m / $10.6m  www.volantedubai.com

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villas, Anantara Residences offer spacious, beautifully appointed one and two-bedroom hotel apartments adjacent to the resort. Promising the ultimate home away from home, they are fully furnished to the highest standard and feature innovative interior design touches, abundant natural light and excellent views. Guests may choose to unwind in one of three turquoise swimming lagoons, enjoy a session at the tennis courts or gyms, or indulge in a choice of treatments at Anantara Spa. The resort also has a ballroom, six meeting rooms, a kids’ club and teens’ club, all adding to its extensive range of amenities.  www.dubai-palm.anantara.com

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Judges

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Yousef Madanat Architectural Studio

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Partners

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MPM Properties

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Campbell Gray Living

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XYZ Designers

12

Lifestyle Developers

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Creative Clinic Dubai

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Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C)

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Sakr Real Estate

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EPL Novospace

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ITO-Roma

20

FIVE Development LLC

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Balwin Properties Ltd

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Kaizen Properties Ltd &

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Asteco Property Management

P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

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The Rest Nature Estate

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NelsonPark Property LLC

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Ayla Oasis Development Co.

28

The Sustainable City

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LW

30

Azizi Developments

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alnasser + partners architects and engineer

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WA International

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EDGE

35

Sujimoto Construction

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GHA International (Pty) Ltd

36

WISSAMHAYEK architects & planners

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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

37

Capital M

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City of Joburg Property Company

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Emaar The Economic City

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Zen Interiors LLC

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SSH

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Dadabhai Properties Development

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JUST REAL ESTATE

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Arab Architects

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Hatem Attiyah - Darwasa Designs

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AREP

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Collaborative Architects + Partners

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JUDGES

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James Mattin Managing Partner, Bond Wolfe Guy Medd Consultant Shalini Misra Creative Director, Shalini Misra Christian Morris Architect Richard Morshead Sales Manager, The Telegraph Christine Myers MCM Architecture Laura Nixey PR, Aston Martin elen Ol fiel ounder, Affinity R Katherine O’Shea Strategic Solutions, Coutts Edward Park Architect Penny Patterson Interior Designer Vincent Pennetier General Manager, Dedar UK Hilary Philpott Richard Rawlings Estate Agency Consultant Stephen Rees Stonelane Private LLP Renuka Reins Feng Shui Expert David Reynolds Project Management & Quantity Surveyor Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects, Design & Consultancy Julien Sannier Managing Director, Trade and Contracts Division, Roche Bobois Sophie Sannier Designer, Jack and Tara Celia Sawyer Interior Designer & Television Personality Jeanette Schuchmann Director, German Tourist Board Paul Scrivener Architect Helen Shield Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel Matthew Spencer Coutts Ariane Steinbeck MD, RPW Design Janine Stone Interior Designer Patrick Story Architect Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer/Advisory Consultant. FRICS Andrew J. Taylor Partner, Henley Estates Mark Taylor Interior Designer Gaelle Thibaud Gaggenau Sue Timney Interior Designer Anthony Tokatly Director, JPW Real Estate Tricia Topping PR & Marketing Consultant Paul Vick Principal, Paul Vick Architects Jo Vickers Consultant Dean Wade London Chamber of Commerce Anthony Walker Director, Trident Building Consultancy John Walker Director of Planning, Westminster City Council Andrea Watson Arts & Lifestyle journalist Eleanor Weaver Interior Designer Eddie Weir Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone Ed Williams Fletcher Priest Architects Stuart Wilsdon Interior Designer Jan Wilson Founder / Owner, RPW Design Georgina Wood David Collins Studio Design

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could be a direct reflection of the variety of residences within. The voids created would then be a direct result of the function of the floor plans, forming a dynamic and intriguing façade. Framing elements emphasise the voids and dynamic nature of the plans, with no two floors being alike. This design provided a forward-thinking and distinctive aesthetic which was successful in creating exclusivity and variety, providing exceptional places for people to live, work and relax for many years to come. Its exclusive amenities for residents include a club room, cinema, male and female gym and spas with private outdoor ‘New York style’ roof top swimming pools, designed to respect residents’ privacy and cultural needs. Additionally, it features a cigar room in which residents can entertain guests and hold meetings as well as a tea room for smaller, more informal events.

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Diyar Al Salam

Diyar Al Salam is envisioned as a 47,000m² urban retreat within the city of Jeddah, designed to evoke a sense of tranquility and serenity. The symbol of the ‘dove of peace’ became the prevailing theme throughout the development, inspired by the meaning of its name ‘Homes of Peace’. The client’s brief was to create a community within a community, anchored around an expansive sky garden. It also called for 140 units in a variety of different types and sizes ranging from one to five bedrooms, including eight exclusive two-storey penthouses with private swimming pools. The design includes an array of amenities directly accessible to the sky garden including a club room, day care, library and separate women’s and men’s health clubs. M TOWER is a mixed-use commercial building located on the intersection of two

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these are sold initially as plots, with the ability to construct homes to the owners’ specific requirements. Three quarters of the residences face the golf course, with the remainder overlooking lakes and natural areas. The overall plan includes extensive jogging and cycling tracks linking four community parks. Quality is the watchword for the Estates, regardless of price point. This include the development of Alandalus, an affordable luxury community that opens the project to a wider audience. Golf is, of course, the most prominent draw for Jumeirah Golf Estates. It is the only European Tour destination in the Middle East and comprises two awardwinning Championship courses designed by Greg Norman. Designated ‘Fire’ and ‘Earth’, these proudly sit amongst the finest courses in the world. Each provides its own challenges to golfers.

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‘Fire’ is integrated into the desert landscape, with undulating topography and captivating flora. ‘Earth’ is centred around a more lush, garden-like design with traditional fast-flowing water features and has been ranked as one of the world’s greatest golf courses by Golf Digest. The region’s only European Tour Performance Institute offers unrivalled teaching and practice options for aspiring players. The world-class Clubhouse in the centre of the community is being further developed thanks to unprecedented demand. It includes a host of indoor and outdoor dining options, ranging from light eating at the Fresca Café and Delicatessen and socialising at the Swirl Bar and Lounge to international-level cuisine at the Flame Tree Restaurant and Grill. The Clubhouse also incorporates a gymnasium and sports club, with personal trainers and a yoga studio.

Residents can make use of meeting and events spaces, from intimate dining rooms to a newly-opened 300-capacity ballroom. Outdoor swimming pools and play areas welcome families, supplemented by an ongoing schedule of activities. A Tennis Academy provides facilities and expert coaching, while retail outlets supply sporting equipment, plus groceries. The Estate is in close proximity to the City Centre Me’aisem shopping mall with a vast variety of shopping options. The sheer scale of Jumeirah Golf Estates is breathtaking, standing as a comprehensive and masterplanned development perfectly situated close to the prime attractions and transport links of Dubai. Public transport has been accounted for too, with a dedicated metro stop planned and bus stops throughout. As it continues to evolve and develop, the Estate is sure to remain a highly desirable location for the future.

Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 818 2000 e: customercare@jumeirahgolfestates.com w: www.jumeirahgolfestates.com

 BEST DEVELOPMENT MARKETING DUBAI Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C) Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C) Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT DUBAI Jumeirah Golf Estates by Jumeirah Golf Estates (L.L.C) Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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   solutions, EPL Novospace is a South Africa-based interior architecture firm creating inspirational designs for a range of clients across multiple sectors. RCL Foods is the result of a merger between five individual companies, requiring a fourlevel office building with a work environment focussed on people. The client wished to stand out from its competitors with a truly outstanding office. The intent was to foster a sense of unity and energy, with creative spaces and the opportunity to generate chance interactions. By creating an enjoyable and inspiring workplace, the attraction and retention of talented personnel can be maintained. After extensive research into the needs of the client together with similar corporates

in the same field, Novospace presented a number of overall style concepts, with the ultimate decision going to ‘Funky Raw’. Internal finishes were chosen to contrast against the white and charcoal exterior of the building, incorporating raw exposed brick, concrete, polished cementitious floors, rough sawn timber and an array of steel elements. Carpeting and internal screening has been chosen to echo the horizontal lines and shapes of the building as a whole. These rougher finishes are juxtaposed with elements of bright colour and glass components using bespoke, locally produced furnishings and light fittings. The result is a warm and rich interior that connects earthiness with modernity. This is matched with large-scale colourful art installations and

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a strong visual wayfinding system. Massive typography is a feature carried throughout the project, with inspiring messages mounted, etched and patterned into walls. A subtle approach is taken to link the interior with the nature of RCL Foods’ business – the occasional table supported by cutleryshaped legs is a whimsical touch. Specific facilities needed for the project included test and development kitchens, a public food shop, cafés and a skybar. These were integrated around a dramatic central atrium to encourage collaborative working practices. Many offices are suspended and cantilevered around this atrium on multiple levels and at different angles, with striking glass walls looking out onto the area. Open staircases with mesh balustrades and natural timber

flooring retain light and airiness through the space, while bridges have break out areas with lively seating options. Small work pods and call booths are distributed through the office to allow spontaneous collaboration or immediate privacy. Throughout all this, services and electrical facilities are cleverly integrated and concealed discreetly. The ultimate result of Novospace’s work is a truly African working environment – one that departs from the familiar sameness of competing companies to create its own bespoke industrial aesthetic and identity. ‘Do things that can’t be done’ is an inspirational message proudly presented in tall letters on the wall of a meeting space – a sentiment that could be equally applied to Novospace’s philosophy.

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

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-  estate developer FIVE Development LLC, a subsidiary of FIVE Holdings (previously known as SKAI Holdings) has won an outstanding 12 property awards across the two following projects. FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai, which is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in 2018, is a five-star development comprising 254 serviced apartments and 247 hotel rooms. The 60-storey tower features vast outdoor living areas and panoramic views of the Dubai skyline, offering guests and residents the best of outdoor living in a high-rise tower. FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai, which is now over 40% complete, features pioneering design principles that redefine 21st century living. Conceptualised in-house by FIVE Development’s CEO and architect, Nabil Akiki, the property’s distinctive star wing

design allows for each hotel room and apartment to enjoy a vast landscaped garden, 256 of which come complete with swimming pools. Soaring 888 feet above the exclusive enclave, the hotel and residences is a ground-breaking example of innovative architecture. Each floor rotates 30 degrees away from the level below, resulting in double height terraces on top of the lower floors forming platforms for the upper floors’ open spaces. With FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai, FIVE Development has focused on transforming concrete corridors into streets in the sky with a suspended villa-like environment with lush green spaces that foster a true community feel. Amenities for residents and guests include a speciality restaurant, all-day dining, children’s centre, ballroom, business centre, gourmet bistro, executive lounge, gym and spa.

 BEST APARTMENT DUBAI FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

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FIVE Development’s recently opened FIVE Palm Jumeirah offers guests and residents a rather different feel from its Jumeirah Village property while still maintaining FIVE’s signature indoor and outdoor living experience. Based at the trunk of the Palm Jumeirah Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai offers a new level of luxurious living in Dubai with 477 large rooms and suites and 221 signature residences, all with breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai’s architectural style is contemporary with clean, uncluttered lines, maximising the potential for an indoor and outdoor lifestyle appropriate for a beachside location. Its central focus is the entrance, a large 20 metre by 20 metre glass cube over which the hotel mass arches. The top of the arch houses a business centre, panoramic ballroom and presidential suite. From the beach, the mass of the building is terraced

down like a Roman amphitheatre with two wings reaching out towards the beach, leaving a large central landscaped area for recreation, directly connected to the beach. Balconies and recesses in the façade create a lively and interesting look while also reducing the overall bulk of the building. Inside, Arabic culture is referenced throughout, woven into the project’s interior design in subtle ways through the use of Arabic motifs and calligraphy as reliefs on walls, screens, glass, mosaic pool linings and paving stones. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai boasts a wealth of leisure amenities including two signature restaurants, a specialty Chinese Maiden Shanghai and Italian Quattro Passi, as well as a day spa, beach club, night club and three separate swimming pools. Setting a new paradigm in hospitality, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai is a resort where grace meets glamour.

FIVE Development LLC Office 2604, Tower 1,

Boulevard Plaza, Downtown Dubai, PO Box 118561, Dubai t: +971 4 423 2879 f: +971 4 423 2897 e: info@fiveglobalholdings.com w: www.fiveglobalholdings.com

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT DUBAI FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Award Winner APARTMENT DUBAI FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Award Winner LEISURE ARCHITECTURE DUBAI FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Award Winner HOTEL ARCHITECTURE DUBAI FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT DUBAI FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Award Winner LEISURE INTERIOR DUBAI FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Kaizen Properties Ltd 14 Chivita Ave, Ajao Estate

  - high-rise development project ‘No 4’ is located on Bourdillon Road, Ikoy, the most exclusive residential area of Lagos in Nigeria. Developed by Kaizen Properties Ltd and built by El-Alan Construction of Nigeria with an architectural design by P&T Architects & Engineers based in Dubai. The ultimate design is a result of a very careful analysis of both location and culture. The brief required the 25-storey building to have two penthouses – to be occupied by the developer. There were also to be 22 four-bedroom apartments, 11 threebedroom apartments and six four-bedroom duplex apartments which would be offered for sale. Communal facilities had to match the prestigious development and included a 20-metre lap pool, children’s pool and

playground, tennis court, gym, games room and multi-purpose room. The L-shaped building’s placement on the site follows the two adjacent streets in order to secure the furthest distance from any future tall buildings which may be constructed on neighbouring plots. There are only two apartments per floor with windows facing in all four directions. As people in Lagos prefer their staff to live outside their apartment, the units have been designed with only one entrance door and a lockable door into the bedroom area for extra safety. Raising the ground floor adds to the security of the development and makes it feel less ‘fenced in’ while inside the premises. Curved balconies have been included to the two elevations facing the road to create an attractive curvilinear appearance to the

Lagos, Nigeria t: +234 815 096 5387 e: e: contact@4bourdillon.com w: www.4bourdillon.com Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT NIGERIA No.4 Bourdillon Road by Kaizen Properties Ltd 22

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building. The balconies are large enough to be used as external rooms and relaxation areas while providing windows with shade from the sun. Their glazed balustrades also ensure residents can enjoy unobstructed views across to the lagoon. Full height floor to ceiling glazing has been used for all main living areas and bedrooms. This provides a very large amount of natural light and excellent views even when seated. A further impression of spaciousness is created by 3.2 metre high ceilings. As the site is set back from the street, it allows for large trees which break down the scale of the tower. This helps to avoid the tower appearing to ‘crush’ the neighbourhood of mainly lower buildings. With only two to three-storey houses between No.4 Bourdillon Road and the water’s edge, the tower’s elevated ground floor height enables water views

primarily from every apartment’s living/dining room and balcony. A roundabout featuring a canopy and a water body where the building’s glass lifts operate creates a celebration of arrival at the development. All indoor public facilities are placed in the garden after the lobby and beneath the tower as individual pavilions. Both the arrival and public garden area are laid out to create ‘depth’ and intrigue when moving through the public ground floor. Water bodies, a waterfall, bushes, trees and differing levels also make the garden a central theme. Without doubt, No.4 Bourdillon Road will become a prominent architectural and design landmark in Nigeria. Setting new heights and standards of luxury living in Lagos, this iconic residential project makes a lasting contribution to the cityscape.

P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

5/F, units 507, 508, 509 & 510, Block B, Al Hudaiba Awards Building, Mina Rashid / Jumeirah 1 Road, P.O. Box 112025, Dubai, United Arab Emirates t: +971 4 350 3800 t: +971 4 358 6803 f: 971-4-358 6800 e: pt.dubai@p-t-group.com w: www.p-t-group.com

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NelsonPark Property LLC Office 16, Al Muthana Complex Salwa Road

P P  established in 2009 by an expatriate Canadian husband and Australian wife team. Having lived overseas for 19 years and moving to Doha, they discovered that finding a place to rent in Qatar was an exhausting undertaking. Customer service was distinctly lacking with calls left unanswered and much time wasted in viewing properties with complete disregard to their budget. The company’s managing director is an ex-international banker with more than 18 years’ experience in that field. This has given him a particular insight into the needs and requirements of real estate developers, property owners and investors in regard to their projects. As arguably the largest independent real estate agent in Qatar with a

team of 20 professionals including 18 agents, NelsonPark Property offers a full range of services. These include residential and commercial leasing and sales; property and leasing management; property furnishing and refurbishment; orientation/relocation services; and land sales. Agents come from 16 different countries and speak more than 11 languages which reflects the international client base in Qatar. They come from a broad range of real estate, customer service and business ownership experience. NelsonPark Property is constantly setting its agents the challenge to individually ‘be the most successful independent real estate agent in Qatar’. This prestigious award is proof that this challenge is being met not only individually but also collectively by the entire team.

Doha, Qatar t: +974 5551 7567 e: info@nelsonparkproperty.com w: www.nelsonparkproperty.com Award Winner REAL ESTATE AGENCY QATAR NelsonPark Property LLC 26

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The Sustainable City

The Sustainable Plaza, Block E Second Floor DM Makani No. 2598169067- 2601069067 Wadi Al Safa 7, Dubai, UAE

 S C is an applied realisation of social, economic and environmental (SEE) Sustainability. The city embodies a true expression of sustainable living, achieved through innovative design, stakeholder engagement, and future monitoring to sustain itself, creating a working model of what the future could look like. As the first operational Net Zero Energy city in Dubai, TSC is modelled to become an international showcase for high quality sustainable living. Located in Dubailand, the mixed-use development spans some 46 hectares and provides an array of green facilities and amenities with no negative impact on the environment. It offers energy efficient housing, no service or maintenance fees, green education and healthcare, ecoattractions and a host of indoor and outdoor leisure activities.

The award-winning 357m² villa is a twostorey, L-shape design and includes staff accommodation. It combines ergonomic excellence with contemporary design to meet the highest environmental performance standards, without compromising on a charming living space. Each residential cluster also offers four amenity plazas to maximise the outdoor space. TSC’s productive farm consists of 11 biodome greenhouses, each 20 metres in diameter and an average of seven metres tall. In order to allow herb and vegetable production all year round, greywater from the villas is recycled into cooling pads and a system of fans powered by on-site solar cells reduces the heat inside by up to 15°C. In addition to growing healthy food, the area has a 1.5km jogging track made from recycled rubber tyres, outdoor fitness stations, a community pool and recycled art park.

t: +971 4 347 5955 f: +971 4 354 1234 e: info@diamond-developers.ae w: www.thesustainablecity.ae

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Azizi Developments

API World Tower, Suite No. 902 / 904,

 D, the real estate investment arm of Azizi Group, consistently locates properties in prime investment areas with significant potential to increase the value for its customers. An awardwinning example, Azizi Mina is one of Azizi Developments’ flagship properties and has been designed to symbolise Dubai’s ambitious outlook and luxurious lifestyle. The project is named after the chairman’s granddaughter Mina and located in The Palm Jumeirah, one of Dubai’s most desirable addresses. This iconic development covers a total area of 42,007m², encompassing 178 fully furnished and serviced residences divided into one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses. A marvel of both architecture and lifestyle, this beautifully crafted waterfront

development seamlessly blends with the shore and lapping sea. Every single bend and curve has been manipulated and inspired by its surroundings; the deep blue sea and the traditional sea-faring dhows. An ergonomic design combined with couture furnishing offers residents quintessentially bespoke living with a supreme level of comfort and flair. Amenities include landscaped gardens, a gymnasium, swimming pool, children’s pool, sauna, restaurants, a café, laundry, room service and valet parking. A special committee was created to manage the project and ensure that every stage of its development received the utmost care and expertise. This process guaranteed an architecturally and spatially beautiful serviced experience, meeting and exceeding the expectations of Azizi Development’s clients.

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE t: +971 56 299 8939 e: info@azizidevelopments.com w: www.azizidevelopments.com

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WA International P.O. Box 42, Dubai

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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

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

t: +971 4 266 3050 e: info@wai.ae w: www.wa-international.com

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   say Sujimoto Construction Limited is too ambitious, the company believes that tremendous achievements are backed by great visionaries. Sujimoto’s emergence in the Nigerian real estate landscape was borne out of a strong desire to raise the bar in the luxury real estate industry ensuring that methods that guarantee innovation and quality are prioritised for the benefit of its clients. The company came into the luxury real estate industry at a time when Nigerians were beginning to demand true quality and value for their money. Sujimoto stamped its mark in 2014 with the delivery of ‘Medici Terraces’– a development considered as one of the most successful and masterfully finished terrace houses in Lagos,

Nigeria, earning the company numerous accolades in the industry. The Medici Terrace is one of the finest collections of apartments in upper-end Ikoyi, inspired by the power of the Italian renaissance era, the Medici family. The all-marbled town house is a quintessence of contemporary architecture, embodied in seven beautiful terraces, superior in quality, lifestyle and unique to other properties of its kind. The development boasts exquisite features and facilities and premium interior fittings, meticulously sourced to surpass expectations and industry standards. With the success of The Medici, Sujimoto has embarked on other developments, including The LorenzoBySujimoto, dubbed the tallest residential building in Lagos and the first fully automated building in Africa.

Sujimoto Construction 14B Milverton Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria t: +234 809 852 1646 m: +234 809 124 3555 e: info@sujimotonig.com w: www.sujimotonig.com

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W WISSAMHAYEK architects & planners

Mekalles 2001 Bldg., Mekalles Main Road,

 H  a well-established architecture and planning firm based in Beirut, Lebanon. Its award-winning architectural project, Midane Private Residence, is in a fabulous location with views of Zahleh city and the Bekaa Valley. However, the shape of the plot, its access and slope all presented challenges to the property’s overall design. The client’s brief was for a high-end residential property with a 30% built up area. He also requested an independent apartment for his mother to be implemented within his residence. While it needed to communicate with the main house, it was not to affect the privacy of either properties. The apartment has therefore been designed with an independent

entrance from the roadside and a private entrance from the main residence side. The project integrates indoor and outdoor spaces in a very special way due to the importance placed on this type of lifestyle by the client. Outdoor areas including the terraces, garden, pool and Jacuzzi have been designed to be large, functional and mostly beautiful. Due to the sloping nature of the plot, the garden has been divided into two main levels. The first is an extension of the entertainment floor and can also be accessed by stairs leading from the dining room terrace. The second garden area is at lower basement level and, providing a visual continuity to the upper garden is planted mainly with fruit trees.

Section 126, 4th Floor Beirut, Lebanon t: +961 3 802 080 e: info@wissamhayek.com w: www.wissamhayek.com Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE LEBANON MIDANE private residence by WISSAMHAYEK architects & planners 36

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 M  a multi-award winning, one-of-a-kind, 14-storey residential tower that offers excellent access to the very best of Nairobi in Kenya. The project comprises 120 one-bedroom apartments and 10 exceptional three-bedroom penthouses. The building will also feature a rooftop residents’ area including a gym, heated indoor infinity swimming pool, outdoor garden, ground floor café, business centre and squash court. Targeting local, high net worth buyers, the development team’s brief was simple – to create an extension of an individual’s confident, dynamic and responsible lifestyle. This was to be achieved by offering the best of design, features and amenities. Each of the one-bedroom apartments at Capital M has a living area of 95m² with a lobby cloakroom,

kitchen, lounge and bathroom. They have been designed so that the bedrooms and lounges interconnect to produce one large, single space. The three-bedroom penthouses at roof level are twice as large and include kitchen/dining areas and double height lounges. Capital M will be the first residential building in Nairobi to achieve LEED certification offering a healthy and ‘green’ conscious lifestyle to its residents. It is also on course to become the first residential building in East Africa to achieve LEED Gold Certification. Capital M will not only become an icon symbolising the upward movement of a capital city but also a statement of the city itself. Its impressive marketing strategy reflects this, driven by a focus on ‘firsts’ and superlatives.

Capital M

30 Muthithi road, Nairobi, Kenya t: +254 701 066 144 e: info@centurycitykenya.com w: www.capitalm.co.ke

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T Emaar The Economic City

2338 – Bay La Sun – Juman Street Unit No.1 King Abdullah Economic City 23964-6992

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

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

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia t: +966 12 510 6600 e: sales@kaec.net w: www.kaec.net

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  , SSH has since played a leading role in shaping the built environment and infrastructure of the modern Middle East. SSH employs more than 1,300 people in 11 offices around the world and has a portfolio that includes some of the region’s landmark projects. Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre is a double award-winning example on the west shore of Kuwait City. Showcasing the performing arts, it creates a world-class theatre quarter in a spacious parkland setting. The four buildings are accessed from spacious entrance courtyards and resemble jewels with their complex geometric forms, inspired by Islamic architecture. This richly textured outer skin results in dramatic public spaces below that benefit from the interplay of light and shadow. Exuding character, drama and a heightened

sense of expectation, the buildings hold further surprises inside as visitors discover jewels within jewels. The foyers of each building feature artistic installations comprising decorative calligraphy. This theme is carried across the four pavilions, with more than 8,000m² of calligraphy designed into the cladding of the theatres, concert halls and libraries. They showcase seven stanzas taken from His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah’s own words, promoting culture and development. Another important feature is the main chandelier located in the National Theatre building. Made of 20 tons of spectacular dropped glass, the monolithic signature chandelier dominates the entrance foyer and spans between the outer walls of the National Theatre and Drama Theatre.

SSH

P.O. Box: 333256, Office no. A201–203 Building 6, Dubai Design District Dubai, United Arab Emirates t: +971 4 275 2100 e: marketing@sshic.com w: www.sshic.com

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J JUST REAL ESTATE

Shoumoukh Towers, Ground Floor 231, Suhaim Bin Hamad St. Doha, Qatar

 R E (JRE) takes pride in providing practical solutions to its projects, bringing together leading experts to facilitate optimal results. ‘THE e18hteen’ is an award-winning development by JRE on the edge of the Marina District in Lusail City, Qatar. An international Class A office building, it comprises 36 floors overlooking the Arabian Gulf and features flexible, column free floor plates of 1,500m². The design team took inspiration for the office tower from a traditional Qatari Dhow. Lean and elegant, its silhouette, materials and details fuse to create an image that quietly asserts its elegance and roots in the city. Using the inspiration of the Dhow’s sail, the façade for the tower’s south face is clad in a

prefinished aluminium shading device placed over the top of the aluminium curtain wall system. The podium is devoted to primarily above grade parking and again the Dhow is used to inspire the design. The podium’s façade provides the illusion of rippling water through the use of a kinetic façade. Clad with thousands of suspended aluminium panels the power of the wind activates the façade and gives the effect of moving water. The interior public areas continue the same theme as the architecture, drawing further inspiration from the sea. The main lobby ceilings are articulated wood following similar geometry to the feature façade. Similarly, the main reception desk is wood and glass, a contemporary abstract of this traditional sea vessel.

t: +974 4491 3300 f: +974 4491 3299 e: info@jre.com.qa w: www.jre.com.qa

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  , Arab Architects has played a crucial part in the development of the Kingdom of Bahrain as an architectural masterpiece. The company nurtures a design philosophy that inspires individual works of art in every project and grand designs which are aesthetically unique. Al-Tijaria Tower is Arab Architect’s award-winning high-rise architecture project in the heart of Manama. The prestigious development has set a record for the tallest building in Bahrain, standing majestically at 212 metres high and covering 3,856m² of land. It will offer 280 luxurious residential units along with an infinity pool, Jacuzzi, children’s playground, games room, outdoor theatre, multi-purpose room and male and female gyms. Sports facilities include a basketball

court, tennis area and a volleyball field, while a business centre and a coffee shop add further value to the project. Following several design concepts, the client, Al-Tijaria – a Kuwaiti commercial real estate company, approved the final proposal of a slightly curved tower as it succeeded in the main aim of maximising the sea view from all units. The resulting shape not only looks pleasing but has also allowed Arab Architects to have a higher elevation as it proves more structurally stable. The tower is beautified throughout with blue, grey and silver glass panels. Their different shades express the various types of apartments while also acting as an appealing aesthetic feature. As the client’s first project in Bahrain, Al-Tijaria Tower fulfils its brief to form an exceptional landmark in the city.

Arab Architects P.O. Box. 75799

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain t: +973 17 243 992 f: +973 17 243 993 e: info@arabarchs.com w: www.arabarchs.com

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F AREP

4, rue Moftaqar 20080 Casablanca, Morocco t: +212 6 61 74 41 39 t: +212 6 61 94 88 80

   within SNCF (the French national rail operator), AREP Group delivers projects ranging from large metropolitan areas and urban districts to individual buildings and street furniture. Its reputation is based on an ability to conceive and create multi-modal stations in dense urban areas. Designed in association with Groupe 3 Architectes, AREP’s award-winning project Casa-Port Railway Station faces the port of Casablanca in Morocco and is at the meeting point between the medina, art deco district and new developments in the city centre. The station had to be rebuilt in anticipation of the increase in passenger numbers in the future where 25 million travellers are expected to use the station every year.

Materials and lighting draw on the architectural modernity of Casablanca while benefitting from the main principles of Moroccan traditional architecture. These include geometric patterns, lighting design, simple materials and the use of traditional techniques. Under its large roof, the transport hub houses waiting areas, circulations and services together with retail outlets and a twotier underground car park with 380 spaces. Forming its major element, the concourse opens up on to a large forecourt on the southwest and the platforms on the north-east. As if in readiness for the prospective new transformations, the station has been devised in a way that allows its future connection with a potential regional express line station.

e: andreas.heym@arep.fr e: najate.abouali@arep.fr e: augustin.vatelot@arep.fr w: www.arep.fr Award Winner PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE MOROCCO Casa-Port Station by AREP 44

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  , Yousef Madanat Architectural Studio specialises in remarkable, sustainable projects that stand the test of time, balancing function and aesthetics. With a boutique approach, applying extensive research and understanding of the client’s needs, YM Architectural Studio provides comprehensive finished products with unique designs and attributes. S-House in Jordan was an opportunity to guide a client with very traditional views towards a more modern approach as both a concept and a way of living. This emphasises YM Architectural Studio’s philosophy – to always take that extra step beyond in generating the perfect answer to the client’s vision and requirements. The design took a traditional central courtyard and abstracted and expanded it until

the home itself became an L shape around two sides of a larger courtyard and outdoor pool. The two-storey plus basement house incorporates external staircases and a layered concept of different materials that pushes the visual axis towards the outdoors. Materials include composite wood, plaster and paint in addition to local Jerusalem and Ajlouni stone claddings. Light colours aid in reflecting sunlight, with south-west elevations mostly closed off to prevent excessive heat from the sun and minimise energy consumption. A 3D triangular pattern on this orientation creates changing shadows over the course of the day. The home is finished with a full Fusion energy tracking system for efficiency and control.

Yousef Madanat Architectural Studio Jabal Amman 3rd circle, 24 Queen Musbah St. Jordan t: +962 6 4 653 232 f: +962 6 4 653 231 e: ymadanat@studioym.com w: www.studioym.com

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Andrew Chambers – CEO

Frank O’Dwyer – COO

Vaibhav Sharma – Chief Strategy Officer

Abdullah Said Al Kuweiti – Director of Business Development

E MPM Properties

Abu Dhabi / Dubai / Sharjah / Al Ain

  , MPM Properties is a multi-disciplined real estate consultancy and forms part of the ADIB Group. The company covers the whole of the UAE from its offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai and Sharjah with a team of over 150 staff. MPM’s services cover the entire property lifecycle – from planning to development, construction to handover, handover to occupation, occupation to management and from management to value enhancement. By combining international qualifications and service levels with an in-depth understanding of the UAE property market, MPM maintains a strong focus on ethics, transparency and understanding its clients’ needs. Unlike many

of its competitors, MPM has a dedicated call centre facility which can be reached toll free from within the UAE. It utilises the most up-todate systems and services all leasing, property management and facilities management enquiries and requests. MPM continually strives to offer its clients ‘outside the box’ solutions for their real estate consultancy requirements. These solutions are constantly evolving during any consulting engagement, bolstered by regular client feedback and MPM’s brainstorming with senior professionals within its team. The client interactions provide an insight into the client’s changing needs, while internal brainstorming allows for creative ideas and experience sharing which helps MPM shape unique solutions.

t: + 971 800 MYMPM (69676) e: mpmadvisory@mpmproperties.ae w: www.mpmproperties.ae Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY Dubai byMPM Properties Award Winner PROPERTY CONSULTANCY Abu Dhabi by MPM Properties Award Winner REAL ESTATE AGENCY Abu Dhabi by MPM Properties - Subsidiary of ADIB Award Winner REAL ESTATE AGENCY MARKETING ABU DHABI The View by MPM Properties - Subsidiary of ADIB 46

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   Saudi Arabia, UAE and Germany, XYZ Designers specialise in versatile and adaptable architectural and interior design with the ability to apply multicultural understanding and technical expertise to their projects. The BSTC Tower stands in a premium location at the heart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is the commercial twin to two underconstruction residential towers that retains a modern and confident identity of its own. Its commanding height and poise create a remarkable new addition to the city’s skyline. The elliptical plan serves to minimise heat uptake from the sun, saving energy, while also maximising views for users. It is surrounded by modular fins projected to the direction of the sun. Granite is widely used in a range of

colours for both exterior and interior, providing natural palettes and materials that match with the expanses of glass and aluminium. The tower comprises a 4-star business hotel across the first 14 floors, two floors of serviced apartments, and 24 shell and core offices. At the zenith of the project is a signature destination restaurant with full 360 degree views. A further restaurant on level 1 provides all-day dining for residents. Basement floors provide car parking and service areas for the hotel, and a separate nine-floor parking building for the building as a whole is topped by a swimming pool and spa. As the tallest tower in the area, and the only building with a fully glass façade, BSTC tower will become a landmark icon in Jeddah.

XYZ Designers

Office no. 2005, X2 Tower, Cluster X, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE, P.O.Box 337153 t: +971 4 391 68 01 f: +971 4 391 68 02 e: info@xyzdesigners.com w: www.xyzdesigners.com

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Creative Clinic Dubai

   the most highly anticipated and successful hospitality venues in the region, Creative Clinic prides itself in its distinct designs, combining cutting edge sophistication, with a nod of whimsy to each of its projects. Knowing and catering to a discerning jet set clientele, the company’s designs range broadly, from highend retail boutiques, residential projects, to luxury resorts, restaurants, and nightclubs. The end goal is to create a lasting effect and an unforgettable experience for visitors. The firm’s philosophy is never to be mundane. Applying its artistry and knowledge to all its projects, Creative Clinic creates an elixir for its clients that is relevant yet trailblazing. Through disciplines of architecture, commercial design, renovation, project

management, furniture and product design, the company’s extraordinary attention to detail and commitment to quality remains unsurpassed in the region, making each one of their projects truly unique and memorable. Creative Clinic were asked to design Mirage, an intimate basement nightclub, karaoke lounge and restaurant in the Waldorf Astoria at the tip of The Palm in Dubai. It is a no holds barred journey of visual wonder that allows a restaurant area with performance stage that can be converted to a nightclub. An LED curving entrance with a reflecting floor and ceiling create a feeling of floating, as the guest is transported into a mirror and crystal encrusted bar. The rest of the venue is an exploration of all the senses creating an unforgettable journey on the Palm.

PO Box 124309, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 346 69 08 e: info@creativeclinic.ae w: www.creativeclinic.ae

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  - residential and mixed-use developments in Lebanon, particularly outside the capital, Sakr Real Estate aims to be a game changer in the region’s property market. Mont MeMa is an innovative project across over 40,000m² of steeply sloping land in the Valley of Fatqa, marrying the old with the new to create a medieval inspired but modern equipped community with the smartest of living solutions and a plethora of services. The result is a fully sustainable and integrated lifestyle in a development that appears hundreds of years old. Built around four core pillars of nature, society, wellness and entertainment, Mont MeMa is set to become the world’s first Citage; a combination city-village. Traditional piazzas

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

Sakr Real Estate

Showroom, Jounieh Highway, Haret Sakher, Sakr bldg., P.O. Box 98-Jbeil, Lebanon t: +961 9 444 777 e: customercare@sakrrealestate.com w: www.sakrrealestate.com

 BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT LEBANON Mont MeMa by Sakr Real Estate Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE LEBANON Mont MeMa by Sakr Real Estate Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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I ITO-Roma

Salmiya, Block 9, Baghdad Street, Boulevard 9, Cliffs Tower, 2nd Floor, Kuwait t: +965 25731247

TO-R  an architectural practice of experienced, talented and creative professionals. By fully understanding and sharing each client’s vision, thinking and goals, outstanding results are achieved every time. The company’s latest award-winning architectural project is for Al Ghonayman Villa. The property is in a unique location with views of the skyline of Kuwait City Towers as well as a wide, panoramic vista to the sea from three sides. As the client has a daring and dynamic personality and a colourful lifestyle, she wanted to reflect her character through the villa’s design. Therefore, the concept had to be distinctive, different and unique with the capability to fulfil a number of both functional and entertaining requirements.

Consequently, the main reception rooms on the ground floor are divided into two parts, unified by a distinctive, curved wall. The master bedrooms are connected with a bathroom and dressing room via a hung transparent bridge between the indoors and outdoors. The daughters’ bedrooms are gathered together in one volume, ignoring the villa’s standard height. The dining space then ‘floats’ above the daughters’ rooms and features a panoramic window, framing the sea view. A massive space then extends between the ground floor and the roof, linking the different volumes and linear horizontal surfaces. While the lower part of the building is shown as two volumes trying to move separately in slow motion, the upper part moves in a faster motion and in different directions.

f: +965 25731240 e: info@ito-roma.com w: www.ito-roma.com

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Paardevlei Lifestyle Estates

The Polofields Waterfall

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  S A in 1996, Balwin Properties designs, builds, markets and sells high-quality, environmentallyfriendly, sectional title residential apartments. The company has won awards for two of its latest projects, the first being Paardevlei Lifestyle Estates. Situated in Somerset West in view of the majestic Hottentots Holland mountains, the site also borders the beautiful Paardevlei nature sanctuary and the Strand beachfront. The development comprises apartments, duplexes, family homes and assisted living retirement homes as well as frail care apartments attached to a state-of-the-art Lifestyle Centre. Possibly one of the most remarkable features of this prestigious development are the sensitively and expertly renovated 100 year-old Herbert Baker homes. These heritage buildings are being respectfully

restored and enhanced to complement and accentuate their timeless beauty. The Polofields Waterfall is an upmarket, eco-friendly, peaceful estate, centrally located to the affluent South African suburbs of Woodmead and Kyalami. It is conceived as a single estate including a gatehouse and lifestyle centre with a communal living area, gym facilities, a games room, squash courts, yoga deck and restaurant for residents. The development of three-bedroom, two bathroom apartments and two-bedroom, two bathroom units on the penthouse levels is on land featuring three polo fields and a small dam. Complete with the finest fittings and finishes, as well as a built-in gas operated braai on each balcony’s patio, apartments are positioned to benefit from exceptional views of Waterfall Estate.

Balwin Properties Ltd

Townsend Office Park, Townsend Road Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa t: +27 11 450 2818 w: www.balwin.co.za Award Winner APARTMENT SOUTH AFRICA Paardevlei Lifestyle Estates by Balwin Properties Ltd Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA The Polofields Waterfall by Balwin Properties Ltd Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Asteco Property Management 3rd Floor, Rolex Tower,

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai PO Box: 65361 t: +971 600 54 7773

  , Asteco Property Management is the Middle East’s largest full service real estate company with operations across countries worldwide. The company provides services including valuations and advisory, market research, asset management, sales and leasing delivered across all asset classes to an enviable client list. Its strategic marketing solutions also provide strong branding and effective campaigns showcasing major development projects via a full range of proven promotions and creative marketing techniques. Asteco’s essential combination of local and international expertise and the constancy of its dedication to serving clients has earned the company its most valuable asset – trust. The directors have a combined experience of over a century and each individual brings vast international experience from top tier global

real estate companies. Collectively, Asteco’s staff speak 20 different languages and work hours designed to benefit clients. The Asteco Training Academy was launched specifically for the UAE market and the company’s growing community of internationally licensed brand franchisees. This unique, first of a kind facility for the GCC region is an online and a physical centre of excellence created to raise standards and set a new benchmark in professional real estate services. As a result of all these important attributes, Asteco has gained enormous respect for consistently delivering high quality, professional, valued added services in a transparent manner. It is also widely recognised for its involvement with many of the projects that have defined the landscape and physical infrastructure of the Emirates.

t: +971 4 4037 777 f: +971 4 4037 778 e: customermanagement@asteco.com w: www.asteco.com

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 R N E is a low density, private and secure residential estate in the hills above the thriving city of Nelspruit, South Africa, close to Kruger National Park. With 1,200 planned residences spanning 320 hectares, one third of the land is being kept as open spaces and nature areas for the enjoyment of residents. The estate is easily accessed via a new road from the city centre and its elevated terrain offers magnificent views over the valley towards the Swaziland mountains. Originally launched in 2008, after a promising start The Rest fell victim to the economic downturn and sales and development dried up. In 2013 it came under the ownership of Sanlam (SA’s largest

insurance company) which appointed a team of international consultants, headed by residential development specialists SecondLifestyle, to oversee the total redevelopment of the estate; this included a comprehensive upgrade of the facilities and infrastructure, as well as an expanded range of new home designs and a bird sanctuary. UK marketing agency Graham Associates managed the rebrand, relaunch strategy and promotional campaign. The results have exceeded even the developer’s most optimistic expectations, achieving record sales and elevating The Rest from the least desirable place to buy a home in the entire Lowveld region up to the #1 position in only two years.

The Rest Nature Estate Johanna Dr

Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa t: +27 72 644 4955 e: info@therest.co.za w: www.therest.co.za

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Ayla Golf Residences

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Ayla Oasis Development Co. 36 Sharif Hussien Bin Ali Street Astra Plaza, 6th Floor P.O. Box: 83 Amman 11118, Jordan

Ayla Golf Academy

 O D C created the blueprint for the development of Ayla, an ambitious, award-winning waterfront development in Aqaba that resides on 17 kilometres of new waterfront and covers 4.3 million square metres of picture-perfect landscapes. The development is expected to play a key role in enabling the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority to achieve its vision of transforming the seaport into a world-class business hub and travel destination. Ayla Golf Residences create their own unique community within Ayla itself. Featuring different designs which complement each other, the network of architecture includes several courtyards. The design has also incorporated floor to ceiling windows allowing uncompromised views of Jordan’s first green

golf course, the Red Sea and Ayla’s lagoons. The development offers a mix of one, two and threebedroom apartments with open plan living, dining and kitchen areas and a private outdoor area through balconies or landscaped terraces. Ayla Golf Academy has been designed as an iconic and sophisticated building to service the Ayla Golf Club, Jordan’s first international standard championship golf course, designed by Greg Norman. Paying homage to the surrounding majestic mountains of Aqaba, it features its own unique colour palette and a concave structure more akin to an exhibit admired in a Museum of Fine Arts. A key component to Ayla, the Golf Academy’s open plan design, extensive facilities and ambience creates the perfect place for families, individuals and groups to congregate whether golfers or not.

t: +962 6 460 2600 f: +962 6 461 2325 e: info@ayla.com.jo w: www.ayla.com.jo Award Winner LEISURE DEVELOPMENT JORDAN Ayla Golf Academy by Ayla Oasis Development Co. Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT JORDAN Ayla Golf Residences by Ayla Oasis Development Co.

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Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa

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- architecture, engineering and interior design company, LW believes in moving beyond the mere design and aesthetics of interior spaces. The following award-winning projects are two prime examples. The interior design for the lobby, brasserie and bar of the Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa Hotel in Dubai expresses the brand’s DNA exceptionally well. It also creates an upscale, chic and contemporary design, offering another dimension of hospitality style for guests in the already wide range of hotel choices in Dubai. The Le Royal Meridien brand design guidelines request cartography as a reference and so LW used heritage maps of Dubai creek as the carpet patterns. A sense of place

Tamba Restaurant

is created in the hotel lobby by a stunning, specially commissioned, metal mesh, deconstructed Arabic dhow (a traditional boat) by the British sculptor David Begbie. Tamba Restaurant in Abu Dhabi features an urban loft style interior with subtle Indian accents and a sophisticated twist. The client’s brief was to create an upscale destination venue with memorable key features to make it unique and engaging. A dramatic show kitchen engages guests at the heart of the space while a cluster of commissioned interpretations of oversized temple bells hang over the central bar from an exposed ceiling with unexpected gold painted ducts. Full height decorative screens divide the space while also creating layers and depth to the space.

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P.O. Box 74656 Design House , Media Free Zone Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 369 7800 e: contact@lw.co w: www.lw.co

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alnasser + partners head office

F alnasser + partners architects and engineer PO Box 950680

Amman 11195, Jordan

jpjets vip terminal lounge

  , alnasser + partners is an award-winning architectural and engineering firm of more than 100 talented professionals. It aims to provide superior architectural and engineering solutions derived from each project’s surrounding physical, environmental and cultural context. The first of alnasser + partners’ two latest awards relates to its own head office in Amman, Jordan. The aim was to build an efficient, functional and comfortable office building using a cubic shape to avoid wasting any available space. Located in a residential area, the structure has been given three main elements: a frame to provide a modern impression and distinguish it from its environment; an isolated core for the building’s circulation needs’ and a roof that’s expandable

for adding an extension according to the company’s future growth. The creation of JP Jets’ VIP terminal lounge called for a bold, contemporary scheme to create an outstanding, high security building with maximum safety requirements. The resulting dynamic form responds to the uniqueness of its location in the relatively rural area of Aqaba in Jordan. Through its extensive glazed section, the reception and lounge areas opens out on to the city’s vast mountainous landscape. The building’s two masses interact with one another in an articulate fashion with overlapping spaces and a rough, earthy coloured façade. This enables the structure to camouflage itself beautifully with the natural surroundings which at the same time stands out from adjacent buildings.

t: +962.6.5561794 f: +962.6.5561795 e: admin@alnasserpartners.com w: www.alnasserpartners.com

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SAUDI ARABIA

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   - architect and lead consultant with experience in 14 countries. Its projects range from retail showrooms, hotels and upscale residential towers to large urban developments. The company’s award-winning design for Coastal Towers was inspired by Saudi Arabia’s national tree, the Phoenix Palm. Located in KAEC, a mega project along the coast of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, the towers occupy a prime 60,000m² site. Coastal Towers comprises a central 60-storey tower consisting of hotel and residential apartments; two beachfront seafacing residential towers of 26 storeys each; two inland residential 36-storey towers; and beach-front retail. As prayer is an important part of Saudi culture, the central tower’s design

takes the shape of praying hands; in Islam the hands are not put together but remain separate with a space between them creating a void. The project located its most dense parts of the masterplan to capitalise on the coastline views. Due to the importance of this aspect, the towers were angled to ensure that the vast majority of the units enjoy uninterrupted vistas of the water despite the density of the development. On the ground plane, the Coastal Towers provide a much-needed extension of the coastline promenade. This provides more pedestrian connectivity with retail and F&B all along the sea facing edge of the site. Overall, the design of Coastal Towers embraces the heritage of the existing culture and celebrates its role as a community, marketplace and ecosystem.

EDGE

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

Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Coastal Towers by EDGE Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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GHA International (Pty) Ltd 4 Karen Street, Building 1, Bryanston

HA I  an architectural and design practice based in South Africa that focuses across both an African and international spectrum. The company’s award-winning interior design project Sun Central Convention Centre is located within the International Sun City Resort in Rustenburg, North West Province. The new convention centre is a complete refurbishment of the existing facility at Sun City, transforming it into a world-class facility with all the latest technological requirements. It has a business aesthetic conducive to conference and meeting activities, allowing users to interact and network with others within the space. The coffee shop for example, is an area for refreshment, meetings and relaxation between conference activities. There

is a sense of luxury within the stylish interior but this still remains within the business/resort design language. The use of texture, materials, finishes, colour and form all add to this interesting formula. A new pre-function space allows for networking opportunities before and after conferences outside the grand ballroom. Here the use of LED light features creates a floating effect of the floor, walls and ceilings. The King’s Ballroom is also a multi-purpose space but has a more luxurious ambience. The use of an antique mirror finish on two walls creates the illusion that the space is double the size, while chandeliers within the ceiling coves throw interesting shadows of an organic nature on to the ceiling. This contrasts beautifully with the rectilinear design language within the space.

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa t: +27 11 026 5007 e: info@gha-arch.com w: www.gha-arch.com

 BEST LEISURE INTERIOR SOUTH AFRICA Sun Central Convention Centre by GHA International (Pty) Ltd 62

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 B R  S is located on the waterfront of Pearl Jumeirah, Dubai with panoramic views over the Arabian Gulf. Its award-winning design is a direct interpretation of the Nikki Beach brand, clearly developed around the beach, holiday and entertainment themes. Inspired by the vision of Jack Penrod, founder and owner of Nikki Beach Worldwide, the look is all about remaining natural and simple. The property is divided into four main components – the hotel, villas, Nikki Beach Restaurant & Beach Club and the residences. Even though each of these different elements of the property can operate separately, they are all connected through the landscape as well as the

general design theme, colours and materials. The architecture is contemporary with sleek, straight and clean lines and a blurred transition between inside and outside spaces. Rooms, suites and villas are oriented towards sea or city views around an efficient double loaded corridor. The hotel’s interior design features the brand’s signature white as a dominant aspect while nature also plays an important role. This is reflected through the use of light ethnic and untreated wood, seamless flooring and unfinished concrete floors. Every piece seems to be derived from nature – directly inspired by the beach, sea and sky with an overall focus on relaxation and a feel-good holiday mood.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Pearl Jumeira, PO BOX 8286, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 376 6000 f: +971 4 376 6333 e: reservations.dubai@nikkibeachhotels.com w: www.nikkibeachhotels.com

Award Winner HOTEL INTERIOR DUBAI Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai by Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai Award Winner NEW HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN DUBAI Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai by Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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SOUTH AFRICA

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1st Floor, Forum 2, Braam Park, 33 Hoofd Street, Braamfontein, South Africa

 J P C manages and develops the City of Johannesburg’s property portfolio valued at some R8.6-billion (US$1.2-billion). The portfolio is diverse, with approximately 64,000 properties under management, covering 39,000 hectares across seven municipal regions. Johannesburg Council Chamber is a prime, award-winning example. This new, state-ofthe-art facility has received a 5-star Green Star SA design certification in the Public and Education Buildings’ category. The building’s design was inspired by the term ‘lekgotla’, a Tswana word referring to an outdoor meeting space which is circular in form. Conceptually, its essence is that anyone is allowed to speak without interruption. The form itself is that of a transparent drum – a cylindrical structure enveloped

entirely by a glass façade with vertical fins covering the curved outer ‘skin’ of the building. The glass building envelope enables an uninterrupted visual link between the indoor and surrounding outdoor spaces. This allows the outside world to have a visual connection with the building’s occupants, which is symbolic of a constant dialogue between the public and municipal officials. The Council Chamber has a total floor area of 793m², excluding the services core. Its total seating capacity is 361 seats for councillors including future expansion and 158 seats in the gallery for the public and media. The interior chamber is the main focus and heart of the building and is intended to be a space that promotes transparency, dialogue and interaction between its end-users.

t: +27 10 219 9000 f: +27 10 219 9040 e: clientservicingunit@jhbproperty.co.za w: www.jhbproperty.co.za

 BEST PUBLIC SERVICES DEVELOPMENT SOUTH AFRICA Council Chamber by City of Joburg Property Company 64

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Pearl Jumeirah

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 I  a multi-award winning design studio, specialising in both traditional and contemporary settings. Its skilled consultants are extremely passionate about guiding clients from the initial concept through to a timely, on-budget completion. The company was commissioned by a client who had purchased 20 residential plots within Pearl Jumeirah, Dubai. Zen Interiors’ brief was to create a show villa to inspire potential buyers. The five-bedroom villa was designed and decorated on a tight budget but with stunning results. Most of the furniture was from Zen Interiors’ own furniture range plus a few key designer pieces. Retaining a tranquil feel was a prerequisite and so a water channel was integrated into the home to introduce a natural element. Taking advantage of the villa’s

Emirates Hills

vast natural light, superb sea views and modern vibe was a must, as was appealing to a diverse mix of viewing clients. Emirates Hills involved the transformation and remodelling of a 10 year-old villa. The client was an Indian national with a wife, two grown-up children and an extended family who required a grand home, ideal for entertaining and accommodating guests. Throughout every stage of the project, Zen Interiors adhered to a very strict time schedule to adhere to the owners’ religious Hindu doctrine. As the original five-bedroom property was very dark with classical styling and a rather cluttered layout, the first step was to create an open plan layout. A medley of earthy, warm colour was then incorporated, inspired by both the desert tones of Dubai and Indian spices.

Zen Interiors LLC

PO Box 74416, Dubai, UAE t: +971 4 340 5050 f: +971 4 340 2240 e: sales@zeninteriors.net w: www.zeninteriors.net

 BEST INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW HOME DUBAI Pearl Jumeirah by Zen Interiors LLC Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE DUBAI Emirates Hills by Zen Interiors LLC Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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Dadabhai Properties Development & Management Co. WLL

P.O.Box 3134 Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. t: +973 17 587575 f: +973 17 587500

   in 1977, Dadabhai Construction has acquired a reputation for excellence and become a benchmark for quality construction. A professional team of planners, architects and designers spearhead this division of the Dadabhai Group which has evolved into a multi-faceted company specialising in designing, building and operating. Seef Terraces is a double award-winning, high-rise residential development by Dadabhai Construction and scheduled for completion in December, 2017. Soaring 29 storeys above the Kingdom of Bahrain’s entertainment and commercial district of Seef, it covers a plot of over 2,361m². The project features 173 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments with private terraces plus four levels of parking and 21 leisure and entertainment facilities across two levels. It has been designed in-keeping with the housing aspirations of families seeking quality and spacious living in the heart of the city. Given its nature as a freehold residential project, Seer Terraces will attract a diverse mix of homeowners with individual and distinctive

tastes and preferences. The apartments have accordingly been fitted with high-end basic fixtures and finishes while leaving space for homeowners to furnish the apartments to their own individual styles. Dadabhai Construction has met the challenge to provide spacious living areas and all the facilities and lifestyle amenities for a modern lifestyle. At the same time the company has ensured pricing remains at an affordable level accepted by the local and expatriate community in Bahrain and the wider GCC. The apartments represent a great property choice for personal and corporate investors as the prospective ROI is as lucrative as 10% p.a. Since the commencement of its launch, Seef Terraces has developed an augmented reality app to showcase the property in 3D for a close analysis, within the comfort of one’s home/ office. This proved to be a great tool for buyers and was a classic case of using technology to ease convenience. Investors and buyers have also been given live-cam access to monitor the progress of the property on a real-time basis.

e: infost@pegasusbahrain.com w: www.seefterraces.com Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT BAHRAIN Seef Terraces by Dadabhai Properties Development & Management Co. WLL Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT BAHRAIN Seef Terraces by Dadabhai Properties Development & Management Co. WLL 66

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  arch. Hatem Attiyah in 1999, Darwasa Designs is an architecture and interior design company based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Hatem and his talented team of architects and designers was commissioned to develop a turn-key project including everything from the architectural design and interiors to the FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) packages of ARH Private Residence. The resulting, award-winning project comprises three storeys and showcases a refined mix of natural materials, functional high-end furniture and superior lighting. The reception room features a full height, 14 metre long wall clad in walnut wood veneer. This has been constructed with ample depth to create display niches with integrated lights and wide window cells.

White Travertine marble extends throughout the ground floors, complemented by a bare concrete column separating the family sitting area from the dining space and open kitchen. Carefully chosen chandeliers then add a touch of character and drama to the overall ambience. Another main element of design is the main staircase which is made of steel, teak and glass. It stands out as a sculpture which is visible from the exterior as well as inside. The master bathroom features a stunning, living green wall while the guest washroom is complemented by Zebrano wood veneer cladding. Darwasa Designs involved the client at every stage of the project, even travelling together with him to Milan and Valencia so that he could see and feel the quality of the proposed anchor pieces.

Hatem Attiyah Darwasa Designs

4th floor, Al Salam Office Building 71 Olaya Main Street, PO Box 66058 Riyadh 11576, Saudi Arabia t: +966 11 4646137 e: hatem@darwasa.com w: www.darwasa.com

Award Winner INTERIOR DESIGN PRIVATE RESIDENCE SAUDI ARABIA ARH Private Residence by Hatem Attiyah - Darwasa Designs Africa & Arabia Property Awards

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SAUDI ARABIA

C Collaborative Architects + Partners Prince Saud Al Faisal St. –

Al Rawadah Buisiness Center Office #302, Jeddah t: +966 12 6646448

 A + P has pioneered a holistic design approach to architecture through a wide range of work from urban planning, public, civic and cultural buildings to product and furniture design. Its award-winning project Capital Tower Jeddah is composed of hotel apartments, offices, restaurants, retail shops and a banquet hall with parking across three podium floors and a basement. The client’s brief was for a unique landmark building with a contemporary design while being environmentally responsible. While developing its concept, Collaborative Architects sought to create a sense of destination; the ascension to a peak shaped by the convergence of lines drawn from its surroundings. From these lines, a pure, clean geometry is formed, creating a bold, crystal-like icon.

Both the placement and hierarchical composition of the building create various levels of green terraces overlooking the sea and defining the orientation. The linear façade treatment optimises and filters natural light into the spaces while also minimising heat gain by incorporating several different materials, as well as the alternation between solid and void areas in the facades. At 135 metres, the monumental height of the tower stands out against the surrounding buildings. This establishes an identity that redefines both the skyline and immediate area as well as the urban fabric across the city of Jeddah. Pointing upwards at the sky as a symbol of growth and progression, the tower is part of the creation of new opportunities, the transition into a new era and, ultimately, the vision of the future.

t: +966 12 6647986 e: info@capluspartners.com w: www.capluspartners.com

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WINNERS

Africa & Arabia Winners 2017-2018 Africa

Kenya (cont.) Residential High-rise Architecture

Algeria

 RUMAISA by ALEEM MANJI ARCHITECTS

Architecture Multiple Residence

Award Winner Capital M by Beglin Woods Architects Limited

Award Winner Residence Midelt 1 by DNA Barcelona

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Capital M Apartments by Fedha Group Ltd. Egypt Apartment

Mauritius

Award Winner Pyramids Heights Residences by Samcrete Development

Developer Website

Architecture Single Residence

 www.prometheus.international by Prometheus International

 East West Residence by DAR Designs

Award Winner www.diamond.mu by Diamond Estates Ltd

Award Winner Maadi Grand Villa by F&R Partnership

Residential Development

Hotel Interior

 EROK by Edenrock Property Developments Ltd

Award Winner The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa, Katameya Dunes

Award Winner Mont Choisy Le Parc by 2Futures Award Winner AO Residence de Luxe by 2Futures

by GG&Grace International Interior Design Private Residence  Karma Residence by Nihal Zaki

Morocco

Award Winner The Living Room by GAF Design Studio

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner Private Duplex - The Waterway by Perception for Design & Contracting

Award Winner Casa-Port Station by AREP

Lettings Agency

Award Winner JLL

Nigeria

Mixed-use Architecture

Real Estate Agency

Award Winner East West Resort by DAR Designs

Award Winner Luxury Villas Group Ltd

Office nterior  arake Office and Sales Center by Eklego

Residential Development esign

 Medici by Sujimoto by Sujimoto Construction

Property Single Unit

Residential High-rise Architecture

Award Winner Pyramids Heights Residences by Samcrete Development

 No.4 Bourdillon Road by P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd.

Residential Development

Residential High-rise Development

Award Winner Pyramids Heights Residences by Samcrete Development

Award Winner No.4 Bourdillon Road by Kaizen Properties Ltd

Retail Interior

Award Winner AWAN ELWARD by Studio 06

South Africa Apartment

Ghana

Award Winner Paardevlei Lifestyle Estates by Balwin Properties Ltd

Apartment

Award Winner The Regency by Key Spirit Development (Pty) Ltd and

 The Edge by Devtraco Plus Limited

Archactive Architects

Development Marketing

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner The Edge by Devtraco Plus Limited

 OVD525 by Three14 Architects

Mixed-use Development

Development Marketing

 Cantonments City by Gold Key Properties Ltd

 Umhlanga Arch by Rainmaker Marketing

Office nterior

Award Winner The Rest Nature Estate by Graham Associates

Award Winner Ecobank Capital Office Refurbishment by Arch enus

Award Winner Blue Rock Village - Giovanni Luxury Apartments

Kenya

Interior Design Private Residence

Apartment

Award Winner 205 Forestwood Drive, Zimbali Coastal Estate

by Swisatec Architects

 One General Mathenge by AMS Properties Ltd

by Extra Dimensions

Commercial High-rise Architecture

Leisure Interior

Award Winner THE ELEGANCE by ALEEM MANJI ARCHITECTS

 Sun Central Convention Centre by GHA International (Pty) Ltd

Development Marketing

Lettings Agency

 Capital M by Zana Group Ltd

 Just Property

Office Development

Mixed-use Development

Award Winner Avenue 5 by Aion Properties

 Waterfall Estate by Waterfall Management Company

Residential Development

Office Architecture

 Crystal Edge by Globe Developers Ltd

 Building 14, Byls Bridge by M&T Development

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Bahrain (cont.)

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Award Winner Asteco Property Management

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WINNERS Dubai (cont.)

Dubai (cont.)

Interior Design Show Home

Residential High-rise Architecture

 Pearl Jumeirah by Zen Interiors LLC

 FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Award Winner RP Heights by Ellington

Award Winner Viceroy Dubai Jumeirah Village by Atkins

Award Winner Serenia Residences The Palm by Palma Holding

Residential High-rise Development

Leisure Architecture

 Cayan Cantara by Cayan Group Real-Estate Investment & Development

 FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Award Winner A KO City A AC roperties Co.

Award Winner FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Retail Architecture

Leisure Development

 Bentley Showroom

C

ubai by Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office

Engineering Consultant

 Cayan Cantara by Cayan Group Real-Estate Investment

Retail Interior

& Development

Award Winner FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

 Lotus Arts de Vivre by Bishop Design LLC

Leisure Interior  Mirage Dubai by Creative Clinic Dubai

Iran

Award Winner Bazxar Restaurant by Bishop Design LLC

Hotel Architecture

Award Winner FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Award Winner Tehran Hotel by iki design group

Lettings Agency  Asteco Property Management

Jordan

Award Winner JLL

Architecture Multiple Residence

Mixed-use Development

 Ayla Golf Residences by OAOA

 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner DAMAC Hills by DAMAC Properties Co. LLC

 S-House by Yousef Madanat Architectural Studio

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

Award Winner D - Residence by / // b a r j o u s architects

New Hotel Construction & Design

Award Winner Tityana Country House by Tubaila Team Workshop

 FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Interior Design Apartment

Award Winner Park Inn Radisson by Aqua Properties

Award Winner Campbell Gray Living Amman

Award Winner Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai by Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

by Al Seraje Real Estate – The Audeh Group

Office Architecture

Leisure Architecture

Award Winner The Edge by Brewer Smith Brewer Group

 Ayla Golf Academy & Clubhouse by Oppenheim Architecture

Award Winner Office of the uture by Killa esign

Leisure Development

Office Development

Award Winner Ayla Golf Academy by Ayla Oasis Development Co.

 The Edge by Sweid and Sweid

Mixed-use Development

Office nterior

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 Campbell Gray Amman Hotel & Campbell Gray Living Amman by Al Seraje Real Estate – The Audeh Group

C

Property Consultancy

Award Winner Saraya Aqaba by Eagle Hills

 Asteco Property Management

Award Winner W Amman by Eagle Hills

Award Winner JLL

Office Architecture

Award Winner MPM Properties

Award Winner alnasser

Property Single Unit

partners head office by alnasser

partners architects

and engineers

 Azizi Mina by Azizi Developments

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

 jpjets vip terminal lounge by alnasser + partners architects and engineers

Public Service Architecture

Residential Development

 Dubai Opera by Atkins

Award Winner Ayla Golf Residences by Ayla Oasis Development Co.

Public Services Development

Residential High-rise Architecture

 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Award Winner Campbell Gray Amman Hotel & Campbell Gray Living Amman

Real Estate Agency

by Al Seraje Real Estate – The Audeh Group

 SPF Realty

Award Winner Aqua Properties

Kuwait

Award Winner Prime Places Real Estate

Architecture Single Residence

Real Estate Agency Marketing

 Al Ghonayman villa by ITO-Roma

Award Winner Marketing Campaigns by Deja Vu Real Estate Broker LLC

Leisure Development

Real Estate Agency Website

 he Avenues hase

 www.gulfsothebysrealty.com by Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

Public Service Architecture

Award Winner www.luxhabitat.ae by LUXHABITAT

 Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre by SSH

Award Winner www.mena-properties.com by MENA Properties Services LLC

Public Service Interior

Residential Development

Award Winner Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre by SSH

by

abanee Company K.P.S.C.

 The Sustainable City by Diamond Developers

Award Winner FIVE Jumeirah Village Dubai by FIVE Development LLC

Lebanon

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

Architecture Single Residence

Award Winner Al Safeena illas by he Kanoo roup

Award Winner

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Saudi Arabia (cont.)

Hotel Interior

Office Development

 Kempinski Beirut by Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA)

 CMC by Cayan Group Real-Estate Investment & Development

Leisure Architecture

Award Winner M TOWER by Lifestyle Developers

 Maison M by P.J.D

Property Consultancy

Mixed-use Architecture

Award Winner Cushman & Wakefield

Award Winner Mont MeMa by Sakr Real Estate

Residential High-rise Architecture

Residential Development

 THE VUE by Lifestyle Developers

 Mont MeMa by Sakr Real Estate

Residential High-rise Development  THE VUE by Lifestyle Developers

Oman Architecture Single Residence

Sharjah

Award Winner Twin Villa at Bushar Al Ansab by PAK2PAK ARCHITECTS

Leisure Development

Mixed-use Development

 Zero 6 by Alef Group

 Ras Al Hamra Development Project

Retail Development

by Petroleum Development Oman

 Zero 6 by Alef Group

Award Winner Al Mouj Muscat by Al Mouj Muscat Property Single Unit

Umm Al Quwain

 Zunairah by Al Mouj Muscat

Public Service Architecture

Residential Development

 The International School of Choueifat UAQ

Award Winner Ghadeer Parks by Al Mouj Muscat

by ATI Consultants, Architects, Engineers

Retail Development

Award Winner The Walk by Al Mouj Muscat Qatar Architecture Single Residence  Doha Private Residence by DAR Designs Commercial High-rise Development  THE e18hteen by JUST REAL ESTATE Mixed-use Development  Al Wa’ab City by Benchmark International Real Estate Agency

Award Winner Betterhomes Qatar

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