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Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa, Palm Jumeirah, allow clients to escape the stress of the concrete jungle and relax in a natural paradise. The facilities offer a unique re-earthing experience, creating a sanctuary of tranquility that takes the edge off modern rigidity by creating the natural flows of Africa. Cape Reed started work on this AED 15 million project …

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Outdoor living in Meadows Community, Dubai

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

With a great view of the lake bordering this property in Meadows Community (Dubai) one home owner had the envisioned a cool and comfortable area in which to sit back and enjoy the absolute tranquility and beauty of the area surrounding his property. As experts in the creation of customized outdoor living spaces, the local Cape Reed team accepted the challenge …

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Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe, Marbella

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

The 5-star luxury Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe, situated at the foot of the Sierra Blanca mountain range is boasting with brand new thatched daybed cabanas. Conveniently situated at pool’s edge, providing welcome shade to guests and patrons. Cape Reed also renovated the penthouse cabanas of this esteemed establishment, in the process removing the original brezo cover of the existing gazebos …

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Al Ain Zoo

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Rising from the desert environment, with the majestic Jebel Hafeet and Hajar Mountains as backdrop, the Al Ain Zoo really is something special.  This park that covers more than 900 ha is home to an animal collection of 180 species, of which 30% (at least) of these are considered endangered. The Al Ain Zoo allows visitors to closely interact with some of …

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Trader Vic’s UAE & Qatar

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

With branches scattered across the globe, Trader Vic’s has become known for its exotic cuisines and signature cocktails in an environment inspired by the South Pacific. An unmistakable tropical theme is now synonymous with the Trader Vic’s brand and Cape Reed’s natural thatch and timber structures is the perfect product to assist in creating this familiar theme, having been involved in no …

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The new Trader Vic’s at the Hilton Jumeirah, Dubai

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

With branches scattered across the globe, Trader Vic’s has become known for its exotic cuisines and signature cocktails in an environment inspired by the South Pacific. Impressed by the stunning product that Cape Reed has to offer, these experts have contracted Cape Reed to help create their unique theme at no less than three outlets in the UAE, with the …

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Dubai Safari Park is Open!

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

After months (that turned into years!) of planning, design and construction we can finally present to you the magnificent Dubai Safari Park! Having had a pretty good idea of what to expect form Dubai Safari Park, nothing could really prepare us for the final product that awaited. Once inside the park, it is hard to miss our handiwork, with beautiful …

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Our new square timber daybeds

In New Products by Karlin van der Vyver

Isn’t it time you spoil yourself with the pleasure of daydreaming in the privacy and tranquility of your own garden…? In keeping up with ever evolving design trends in our line of work, we recently extended our product range to include square cut timber in our designs and structures. Our square timber daybeds are stylish yet functional and make for …

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Al Seef, Dubai

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Al Seef, a leisure destination by Meraas, tells the story of Dubai through architecture and ambiance, enabling visitors to rediscover the heart of the city along its much-loved creek. With the rich Emirati heritage, history and culture at its core, this development consists of a heritage area, inspired by traditional architecture and a more contemporary area inspired by modern design …

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The Meat Co Restaurant Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Serving the finest steaks complemented by an impressive wine selection, The Meat Co is a must visit destination when in town. In addition to this, the iconic location of each restaurant creates a sense of theatre for diners. Enjoy views of iconic buildings from the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi to the Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa. It is the meticulous …

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St Tropez Log Cabin, France

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

The St Tropez project is for an existing client that was so impressed with the chalet we constructed that he wanted more Cape Reed structures on his property. We constructed a timber log cabin (gym) with a thatch roof (114.5m²). The Gym with terrace has a floor area of approx. 120m² which includes a semi-shaded pergola of 16m² over the terrace. We …

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Outdoor Living in Sotogrande, Spain

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

Now would be the perfect time to get that outdoor living space you’ve always dreamed of! And it doesn’t have to be a schlep or mean months of construction, noise and dirt – we have mastered the art of transforming mundane properties into havens of relaxation and style, as we recently did with this property in Sotogrande. In less than …