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Aüa Playa, Marbella, Spain

In Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Next time you find yourself on the Costa del Sol, make sure to make your way to the trendiest new restaurant on the Golden Mile, Aüa Playa. This stunning new beach restaurant brings together minimalistic design and natural elements to create a Spanish-Bohemian atmosphere in a Mediterranean setting. The restaurant  have designed a menu full of gastronomic discoveries, with healthy …

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Tailor made white-washed timber pergola in Marbella

In Projects, Residential by Karlin van der Vyver

This stunning white-washed timber pergola was recently completed by our team in Spain, creating a natural extension of the villa onto the terrace. This tailor-made, sustainable timber construction incorporates both function and beauty: it provides shade and privacy on the patio and at the same time also allow the owners to take full advantage of their outdoor area in rustic …

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Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers Hotel

In Commercial by Karlin van der Vyver

Located on the 46th floor of the luxurious 5-star Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers Hotel, the Greek inspired Paros Restaurant is the only rooftop poolbar and restaurant in Dubai’s JLT area. A beautiful square teak pergola covers the poolside terrace, providing 100m² of sustainable shading over slightly elevated seating booths from which spectacular views of Dubai’s most iconic landmarks can be …

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White Beach, Atlantis The Palm

In Blog, Commercial, Projects by Karlin van der Vyver

Replacing the much-loved Nasimi Beach club located at Atlantis The Palm, White Beach is a stunning new beach club that features a rustic restaurant, majestic pool and luxury loungers that overlook the beach and sea. This dreamy daytime destination is great for soaking up the sun and a lively spot for sundowners at the water’s edge. A whitewashed wooden deck …

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Exclusive Outdoor Living in Green Community, Dubai

In Blog, Residential by Louise van Niekerk

Situated in the lush and leafy residential area of Green Community, Dubai, this outdoor living space is truly an extension of the indoors outdoors. Built on an area of the property that was seldom utilized, this living area is now in daily use. This tailor-made structure was specifically designed to accommodate separate areas for cooking, entertaining and dining, ticking all …

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8 Creative Uses For Timber Laths

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

If you’re looking for an affordable way to add a bit of rustic chic to your garden, look no further than the humble timber laths. Being a natural resource, it is both eco-friendly and sustainable and often less expensive than other decorative items. But what we just absolutely love about these simple pieces of timber, is the many ways in …

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Clear Treated Eucalyptus Timber

In Blog, New Products by Karlin van der Vyver

Clear treated eucalyptus timber introduces softer colours and adds a modern touch to our timber and thatch outdoor living structures. Since we’ve started to incorporate this species of timber to our structural designs and proposals, it has proven itself to be a hugely popular option, especially amongst our residential clients in the Middle East as well as Europe. In stark …

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Embracing Sustainable Landscaping For Your Garden Design

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

A report by Global Green Growth Institute shows environmental degradation costs governments and landowners over $10.6 trillion a year, translating to 17% of the world’s GDP. The natural resources have been overlooked and under-protected, leading to considerable economic and social impacts. Environmental sustainability cannot be separated from commercial viability. Both elements must be embraced to create an eco-friendly world. If you’re dreaming …

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Light Your Deck Like a Pro: 6 Tips & Ideas

In Blog, Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

When thinking about deck lighting, a lot of people consider it to be a finishing touch or an afterthought of deck design. The truth is, if you light up all the right spots on your deck, there’s very little left for you to do. Just throw in a decent-looking table and a few durable chairs, and you’ve made yourself an …