Located on the fairways of the Els Golf Club in Dubai’s Sport City, this property in Victory Heights underwent a tremendous outdoor transformation under the watchful eyes of Cape Reed and collaborating partners, Clearwater.
Covering a sunken seating area, an octagonal structure next to the pool did well in its purpose of providing shade, but it was limited due to its shape and size to fully utilise the available space.
Cape Reed’s team of designers and craftsmen were eager to take on the challenge to come up with a custom design to maximize the potential of this poolside terrace.
Their proposal of a eucalyptus thatched structure was met with enthusiastic approval from the client. This meant that the original structure had to be removed, the sunken area filled in and a completely new structure constructed.
The team set out to dismantle the original roof and prepping the area for the new construction. Once the columns were set out, the project slowly started to take shape. Within two weeks, the team was able to hand over the project to a very satisfied client.
The clear treated timber of the structure along with the stone cladding of the newly built counters and BBQ/Braai area (courtesy of Clearwater) work extremely well together, bringing forth a bright and warm ambience that was lacking from the previous structure. Along with the gabled entrance, this structure extends a seductive welcoming invitation, almost urging one to come and sit down at the live-edge timber table and relax in natural style.