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A New Thatched Gazebo in Victory Heights, Dubai

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

This property in Victory Heights (Dubai) was given a total new thatched gazebo by the Cape Reed team. Victory Heights is a unique, gated, golf course villa community set on 25 million sqft of land within Dubai Sports City. Set on the fairways of the Els Club, Victory Height has a contemporary architecture including European Classical, Spanish Andalusian, and Mediterranean …

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Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Located on the plains of the 4,100 hectare Arabian Wildlife Park, this AED6 million project on the new Sir Bani Yas Island. The project in Abu Dhabi saw Cape Reed install thatched roofing, timber support structures and pergolas on 60 luxury Anantara Al Sahel and Al Yamm Villas, as well as the water sports centre and public areas on the development. Cape …

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Sea Grill Restaurant at Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

The Sea Grill restaurant, located in the beautiful grounds of Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa Marbella, the Restaurant additionally boasts stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea. The old Beach Club at Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella, Spain used to have a quite depressing atmosphere due to the outdated interior and décor created by pitch dark timber beams and a dilapidated brezo roof …

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Los Monteros – Marbella

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

Cape Reed completed this project with 5 members in 23 days in Urbanization – Los Monteros, Marbella, Spain. It took more than 1000 nuts and bolts to form the structure with 200 specially selected and pressure treated poles. During the thatching process 5000 bundles of thatch together with 682 meters of Twine and 120m² of our special fire retardant Fireshield …

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XPark Jr, Kite Beach, Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Welcome to XPark Jr, a natural forest-style playscape just off Kite Beach created to bring kids closer to Mother Nature. Amidst the hustle and bustle, busy schedules and man-made marvels of what is commonly known as Dubai, one man had a dream to create a natural world of fantasy second to none. This would be a place where children of …

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Exclusive Outdoor Living in Dubai

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

Working closely with outdoor landscapers, Terra Verde, this villa in Arabian Ranches ooze exclusive outdoor living from every corner! The beautiful landscape with its exotic plants and palm trees along with the overflow swimming pool, creates a stunning focal point for this garden. The custom-built sunken area with its beautiful thatched roof includes various seating areas, built-in BBQ and kitchen …

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The Island, World Islands, Dubai

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Dubai’s most unique venue, The Island Beach Club, a Caribbean-style beach club aimed at high-flyers. The Island Beach Club is the first commercial development to open on Dubai’s famous offshore island project The World. Located on the island of Lebanon and situated about four kilometers out to sea, it takes approximately 30 minutes by water taxi to reach this exclusive establishment. With …

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The Destination is XPark Jr

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Cape Reed was hired to create a children’s ‘paradise’ in Dubai – somewhere that children could spend time (without technology) and experience fresh air and adventure…. The park is known as XPark Junior and is located just off of Dubai’s Kite Beach. The site covers a total area of 2400m². The final designs for the project were completed in May …

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El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant

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El Oceano Beach Hotel and Restaurant, where the views will take your breath away and a meal can last forever! The luxurious Mijas Costa establishment, El Oceano Beach Hotel & Restaurant, underwent major renovations during the past winter and is undoubtedly set to be one of this summer’s hotspots. Cape Reed were proud participants in the makeover by designing and …

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Summer is coming… are you ready?

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Summer is around the corner and 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 …

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Creating your own personal resort at home

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An enchanting garden should invite one to linger, lounge and ultimately relax – exactly which was achieved when an ordinary garden in The Lakes, Dubai, was completely transformed into a fabulous, award-winning landscape garden and personal resort. The Lakes development in Dubai is an established community that serves as a quaint getaway from the bustle of the city. The Lakes’ …