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Project • By ATÖLYEOffices

Dubai Future Foundation Accelerators Space

The Dubai Future Foundation’s “Accelerator Space” sought to create a holistic brand experience across the Area 2071 technology hub to create a vibrant and productive space. The main purpose of the space is to host emerging technology start-ups that participate in accelerator programs in cooperation with the government and also private sector entities. Caption ATÖLYE’s goal was to design a scenario-based layout system to enable different modes of interactions and different acts of working. Our research showed that, in order to build a holistic experience and establish Area 2071 as a leading innovation platform on a global scale, effective interventions needed to be made.  Caption After 80 hours o... More

Project • By Look CompositesRestaurants

Dubai Restaurant Mix by Alain Ducasse

Construction of two large forms in the interior of a luxury restaurant in Dubai. These pieces make up a giant egg on which the restaurant revolves. For its construction, a metallic structure has been used, on which a series of prefabricated GRP pieces with a special design and a reflective golden finish have been fixed. The complex is crossed by an elevator for guests. The lower part of the egg houses the bathrooms and the upper part the V.I.P. with a spectacular latticework on its ceiling. Caption Caption OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT- Adaptation of a spectacular design to a structure and prefabricated GRP pieces.- Optimization of the structure and the GRP for its transport and placement.- Manufacture of multipurpose molds to complet... More

Project • By External ReferenceShops

Presentedby Dubai

A unique experience The new store is conceived more as an experiential space rather than a shop, being unique in the world of retail and featuring the latest 3D printing fabrication and audiovisual technologies. It is conceived as an interactive exhibition space where digital dimension informs the physical and viceversa. The Presentedby shop is located at the ground floor of Level Shoes, world's largest luxury shoe store spanning over 96,000 square feet within The Dubai Mall. Even before going in, the customer is captured by a double funnel-shaped entrance covered with screens that uses outstanding projections images starting right away the fully immersive experience. Presentedby features interactive and dynamic projections on the floor,... More

Project • By dade-designShops


In order to attract more customers and to ensure that they have a a special shopping-experience, boutique owners are increasingly improving their shops with unusual design concepts.    FASHION DESIGNER COMMISSIONS DADE DESIGN WITH THE REALIZATION OF UNIQUE CONCRETE ONE-OFFS. Dubai is a place where many brands are located- those who want to be striking/eye-catching, need a special plan. Kristina Fidelskaya- fashion designer, who has build up a big reputation in Dubai in the last couple of years, trusts in concrete and has therefore commissioned dade design to convert her unusual designs into reality.    COMFORTABLE AND COOL- THE UNIQUE SEATING ELEMENTS IN CONCRETE In addition to a cashier desk, various elements with... More

Project • By Grout McTavish ArchitectsCultural Centres

The Green Planet

The Green Planet Dubai is an immersive Science Center attraction based on the Equatorial Rainforest’s of the world. The architecture reflects the geometry of a fragile Origami cube that shields and protects a living Biome within a glass cylinder. The exterior cube houses the support spaces required to sustain a living environment designed to accommodate over 3,000 species of tropical plants, mammals, insects and fish within the desert setting of Dubai. Its mandate is to provide the people of Dubai an opportunity to experience and gain a deeper understanding of the fragile ecosystem of the Equatorial regions and how these regions of the world need to be protected for our sustainable future.   The concept for the visitor experien... More

Project • By FlosWellness Centres

Rossano Ferretti Hair Spa

Rossano Ferretti's Salons around the world are characterized by the elegance of the settings and the refined decoration, but above all by the quality of the experience: a unique experience of listening, serenity, discretion and hair care. This brand has salons located in Barcelona, Madrid, Ibiza, Beijing, Belgrade, Abu Dhabi, Geneva,  Maldives, Miami, Milano, Rome, Monaco, New York, among many other cosmopolitan cities.  Specifically, Rossano Ferretti Hair Spa in Dubai is an Anarchitect project. In this ambitious project, we can appreciate an exquisite lighting design by Flos, where the most outstanding luminaires that are integrated in this project are Find Me designed by Jorge Herrera, Clessidra designed by Antonio Citterio, Li... More

Project • By Barovier&TosoShops


The Bvlgari Il Cioccolato store, described as “a jewel in the crown of Dubai'sglamorous lifestyle scene”, is a great choice for a plush respite from a day ofshopping. It is designed by the Japanese architecture firm Design Fresco and has also involved Barovier&Toso for decorative lighting. More

Project • By IsploraExhibitions


In the lesson starring architect Carlo Ratti, director of the MIT Senseable City Lab and founder of Carlo Ratti Associati studio, a precise idea of architecture emerges that moves from the "will to start from the present to try to change it", a way of understanding the project – a derivation from Anglo-Saxon models - which intends the project as a tool to modify and make the future better. Going through the biography of architect Ratti you can trace the itinerary that led to the construction of this idea, different experiences, straddling the disciplines: engineering studies both at the Polytechnic of Turin and at the École des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, and also architecture and computer science studies first at Camb... More
Interior Design, Lobby
Interior Design, Lobby
Interior Design, Bedroom
Interior Design, Corridor
Interior Design, All Day Dining

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipHotels

The Heritage Hotel

dwp were commissioned to provide full interior design services for this 94 keys Heritage Hotel located within the Dubai Deira Waterfront Development. The design concept for this hotel was contemporary with influences from Emirati heritage. The warm atmosphere is showcased in the materials, elegant lines and shapes can be seen throughout the space and key artistic statements are found within the calligraphy pieces. dwp aimed to create a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere for a young, cultured and vibrant tourist community. Accent lighting, calligraphy and subtle detailing frame the design in all areas of the hotel and effectively highlight the connection to the souks and old Dubai. More
Interior Design, Common Area
Interior Design, Reception
Interior Design, Cafe
Interior Design, Office
Interior Design, Boardroom

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipOffices

Hilton Worldwide Regional Headquarters

dwp were invited and selected to provide the concept design services for Hilton Hotels & Resorts Regional Headquarters located in Level 4, Dubai Internet City. The 2,156sqm space was required to feature a president office, internal offices, conference rooms, huddle rooms and a number of hot desk seats and workstations, plus cafe and reception areas. dwp’s primary aim of the design was to reflect Hilton’s brand and vision whilst designing spaces that suit the working lifestyle of today’s Hilton Team. The spaces designed by dwp successfully allow for flexibility and transformation of use, fostering increased interaction and collaboration between employees; whilst the welcoming reception area provides a true Front of Hou... More
Interior Design, Common Area
Interior Design, Room
Interior Design, Bar
Interior Design, Bathroom

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipHotels

Crowne Plaza

dwp were commissioned to provide the full interior design services for this 295 keys Crowne Plaza Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai. dwp’s design for this city hotel was contemporary and timeless with a professional, smart and sophisticated feel. The popular city hotel is located within a business district and dwp aimed to provide a space where guests could migrate from city to serenity as soon as they arrived at the entrance of the hotel. All elements of the design are seamless, textured and with a subtle feminine element in honour of the modern business woman traveler. More
Interior Design, Deluxe Room
Interior Design, Deluxe Room
Interior Design, Deluxe Room
Interior Design, Deluxe Room
Interior Design, Residential Room

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipApartments

Tilal Al Ghaf

dwp were appointed to provide full interior design services for Tilal Al Ghaf which is a flagship new Dubai mixed-use community from Majid Al Futtaim. The design aim was to create an integrated living experience, founded on sustainable design and the art and science of place-making to create a cultural and soul-fulfilling community where meaningful roots truly grow. This unique community destination was designed with nature in mind. The three concepts for entry, medium and high level villas include inspiration from natural elements such as natural light, forests, and contrasting darker pebbles. The design concept was developed to nourish the mind, body, and soul, through an interconnected, interdependent environment. Every choice within th... More

Project • By 10 DesignApartments

10 DESIGN | Bluewaters Residences

10 DESIGN (10) has created the ultimate in island living for Bluewaters Residences. It is built on a new man-made island off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai. To maximise this distinctive location, 10 has integrated a series of private landscape gardens elevated above sea level throughout the residential development, offering a unique viewing gallery to the blue azure horizon. Bluewaters Residences comprises 10 elegant mid-rise buildings providing 698 apartments, 4 penthouses, and 17 townhouses. The development offers a premium lifestyle with residential amenities including state-of-the-art gymnasiums, swimming pools, landscape gardens, basketball courts, and children’s play areas. In addition to creating an idyllic ne... More

Project • By EDGEApartments

Business Bay Tower

The 70-Storey tower is integrated with Dubai Canal’s promenade on the ground plane. Great care has been taken to ensure continuity of pedestrian flows and activate the waterfront with activities, dining, and focal features. More

Project • By EDGEHotels

JBR Beachfront Hotel Tower 5‐Star Luxury Hotel

This is the second iteration of the JBR Hotel. The client felt that the site could handle more density to maximize the potential of the land on which it stands.The building is surrounded by terraced outdoor decks, which are a great spot to watch the sunrise and the sunset.5-Star Hotel, 800-key, 2B + Podium + 60-Storey More