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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…? Our square timber daybeds are stylish yet functional and make for a fantastic landscaping feature, whether it is next to your pool, on the patio or in a quiet corner of your garden. These comfortable square timber structures are a …

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Al Seef, phase one of a brand new destination has opened to the public!

In Completed Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

We are happy to announce that the first phase of the Al Seef development on Dubai Creek has been completed and open to the public. 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 …

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El paraíso sin salir de casa

In Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

Si hay un lugar que debería ser el centro de la felicidad, es el espacio habitable en el exterior. Como el gran Anton Chekhov dijo una vez: “La gente no se da cuenta de si es invierno o verano cuando está feliz”. Y es cierto. Hay pocas cosas mejores que los interminables días de relax (con sus diversas formas y …

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The Benefits of a Thatched Roof

In Outdoor Inspiration by Louise van Niekerk

Once used as a popular roofing material because of the readily availability of reeds and straw, the many benefits of a thatched roof contribute to make this form of roofing not only one of the oldest in the world, but also one of the best! Radiating a touch of nature, ambiance and undeniable beauty, there’s a distinct stylish charm that …

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TanE Timber Treatment – why we use it

In New Products by Louise van Niekerk

Timber is the most widely used building material in the world – it’s versatile, environmentally friendly, lightweight and affordable and with the proper timber treatment, can last for many years. Timber plays an important role in our construction process and makes out a big percentage of Cape Reed structures. In order for us to ensure a high-quality, durable product, all …

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Introducing our new square cut timber beams

In New Products by Karlin van der Vyver

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. A number of clients have already opted for this new style and we just love the result! A fully customized living area combines the use of concrete columns and square beams …