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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. Upon entering the property, one immediately gets an appealing sense of warmth and tranquility, before finally revealing the spectacular back garden.  A meandering …

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XPark Junior, Kite Beach – Boldly Banishing Boredom!

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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 all ages could explore, learn and most importantly play, in a natural environment, enabling them to connect with nature, whilst …

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Why the Cape Reed lifestyle is the ultimate lifestyle

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Whether you’d like to build something from scratch or perhaps want to revamp an existing structure in your garden, Cape Reed is  confident that we’ll be able to assist you and your lifestyle! The versatility of our designs and material, allows us to create unique structures that’s custom-made for each and every client, perfectly matching the surrounding garden landscape and …

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Beat The Heat

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If asked to list the benefits of building a shading structure, like a pergola or gazebo, in your garden, most people would probably come up with the same answers. A cool place to sit under on a sunny day and also an attractive focal point in the garden to beat the heat. What almost no one would guess is that …

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Sustainable Shading

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT SHADING STRUCTURE FOR YOUR GARDEN CAN BENEFIT BOTH YOU AND THE ENVIRONMENT There will be questions on shape and design, on size and colour, but there is one question that often goes overlooked, despite it being one of the most important of all: what effect will your choice have on the environment? Lets talk sustainable shading. Barely …

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Welcome to Dubai’s most unique venue… Welcome to The Island

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Cape Reed Group of Companies, a world leader in the construction and installation of exclusive tailor-made timber and thatch structures, has completed work on the only commercially developed island on The World. The Royal Island Beach Club, a Caribbean-style beach club aimed at high-flyers, is the first commercial development to open on Dubai’s famous offshore island project The World. With a …

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From Pool To Outdoor Paradise

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One would think in order to escape the ever present Middle Eastern heat and humidity a swimming pool would be an absolute necessity. However, we recently had a very different request from one of our VIP clients in Jumeira Islands, Dubai. From pool to outdoor paradise. In this instance our client approached us with a very specific request to investigate …

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Mediterranean Residential – Marbella

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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 meter’s Twine and 120m² of our special fire retardant Fireshield was …