Topic: outdoor design

Case study: El Chiringuito designed by Anarchitect

Designed by Anarchitect, El Chiringuito is a new venture into the UAE’S dynamic hospitality scene. At the tip of the eastern crescent of Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah lies El Chiringuito, the sister project of Ibiza’s restaurant and beach club. Designed by Dubai-based Anarchitect studio, … More

Siddharta Lounge in Dubai gets a makeover by LW Design team

The Bodhi tree, under which Siddhartha Gautama, the spiritual teacher known as the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment was chosen as the inspiration behind the new look for Siddharta Lounge in Grosvenor House, Dubai. The LW team that created the original … More

First look: Anarchitect designs El Chiringuito Ibiza, Dubai

For El Chiringuito Ibiza, Dubai project, Dubai-based design studio Anarchitect inherited an existing space which the team had to completely transform within a tight time frame. designMENA gets the first look. Jonathan Ashmore, founder and director of Anarchitect, explains that the challenge was to … More

Outdoor furniture trends

In recent years the design of outdoor spaces has undergone a significant change to keep up with the growing trend of outdoor living, which further calls for more versatile, comfortable and durable patio furniture. Considering that the majority of designs are now suitable … More

Outdoor design: Kamelia Zaal on using desert plants for landscaping

designMENA speaks to landscape designer Kamelia Zaal and architect Tarik Zaharna about the latest trends in outdoor design and also explores different and more sustainable concepts, such as native landscaping. Government initiatives, such as the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda and Abu Dhabi’s … More

AGi Architects designs family house with three connecting gardens for extreme weather conditions

Kuwait and Spain-based AGi Architects has created a single-family house in Kuwait City featuring three interconnected gardens with a focus on the country’s weather conditions to be used all year round. “We decided to stratify the external uses according to the period of … More