SUGAR BEACH RESORT AND SPA

All internal and external public areas were renovated at Sugar Beach Resort and Spa, a plantation style hotel in Mauritius, dominated by lawns and palm trees. The swimming pools tie the public zones of the exterior together; an informal main pool and deck area interacts with both the main hotel restaurant and the beach restaurant […]

BANANA ISLAND RESORT, DOHA BY ANANTARA

Twenty five minutes by catamaran from the heart of Qatar’s capital, Doha, will take you to the breath-taking island resort of Banana Island. This 141 key luxury hotel, featuring rooms, suits, pool villas and on-water villas all nestled to maximise privacy amongst heavy verdant green planting, is a truly romantic getaway. The island features eight […]

THE PALAZZO HOTEL

The Palazzo Hotel, an impressive country-style mansion, has an ambience of affluence. Guests are welcomed by a grand entrance fountain, enhanced by classical sculptures of male and female forms. The interiors epitomise abundance in a rough edged, hearty style, with ample rooms opening onto private courtyards. By contrast, the private garden is formal, heavily detailed, […]

THE ONE & ONLY ROYAL MIRAGE ARABIAN COURT

The landscape takes its cue from the colours and textures of Arabic architecture. Rich browns and beiges: the marble, granite, sandstone and tinted concrete walkways contrast with the coloured tiles lining them. Date palms lend shade to rows of deckchairs along the expansive poolside. Terracotta pots, fountains and Bedouin tents add character to this Arabian […]

THE PIVOT

Set within the Montecasino complex, this mixed-use development melds into its Tuscan environment while offering a unique design aesthetic. The vertical sculpture is the dominant pivotal form within the square from which the landscape and development radiates. The landscaping showcases contemporary elements such as artificial lawn, elegant site furniture made from steel and timber, a […]

MONTECASINO

Montecasino, a premier entertainment destination and landmark located in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg, is a Tuscan-inspired complex which accommodates a diverse range of attractions, public squares and piazzas. The landscape design is a key factor in strengthening the design aesthetic of the buildings. The elements within the landscaping are developed with a great attention […]

THE BIRD GARDENS AT MONTECASINO

The Montecasino Bird Gardens make creative use of a compact space. The flora compliments the intensity of the colours found within diverse bird life. The focal point of the facility is the amphitheatre which is used to showcase over one thousand resident birds. The Gardens boast many aviaries, including two immersive walk-in types, in a […]

WESTIN TURTLE BAY RESORT AND SPA

The Westin Turtle Bay Resort and Spa is designed around the concept of terraced water – the buildings appear to float above the turquoise pools. Terraced decks and level changes create areas of intimacy. The planting palette is limited to plants and materials that are overtly tropical and bold. The water elements provide a visual […]

PINE CLIFFS RESORT

Pine Cliffs, a family resort in the Algarve, Portugal, attracts local and international clientele alike. The bold white Portuguese architecture is enhanced by rich brown terracotta chimney pieces and light is used extensively as a design element. These features are offset by the existing deep green Pine trees blanketing the site. In a subtle interplay […]

ONE & ONLY ROYAL MIRAGE WELCOME CENTRE

Balance and symmetry meet informality and relaxation. Set on the waters of the Arabian Gulf, The One & Only Royal Mirage Welcome Centre is the definition of a warm welcome. This rich space serves to acclimatise guests to the island experience and suggests decadence to follow. Straight lines meet traditionally Middle Eastern shapes in a […]