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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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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…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. Our square timber daybeds are stylish yet functional and make for a …

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Happiness is a great outdoor living space!

In Outdoor Inspiration by Karlin van der Vyver

If there’s one place that should be the centre of your happiness, it’s your outdoor living space. As the great Anton Chekhov once said “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy”. And it’s true. Few things are better than endless days of relaxation (in its many ways and forms) in your own private paradise. Taking full …

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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 – Boldly Banishing Boredom!

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Xpark Jr is 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 at the same time getting some exercise and stimulation, in ways other than electronically. And so Xpark Junior began… This vision of paradise had to include key attractions such as a variety …

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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 …