Video: Baharash Architecture designs world’s greenest eco-resort in the UAE


Solar power and smart technology combine together in an environmentally friendly desert retreat which is the latest creation of Baharash Architecture.

ocated in Liwa, Abu Dhabi it is designed to be “in harmony with the pristine and untouched desert-scape” say the design team.

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Other features include smart glass windows to offer instant privacy at the flick of a switch, an indoor herb garden, and a central fireplace for social interaction which was a key part of the Bedouin heritage.

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The design team said staying inside the eco-retreat, in the heart of the desert, is a “rejuvenating experience”. The retreat aims toll provide “genuine exclusivity and tranquillity” in an area which has remained unspoiled for centuries and is home to a thriving wildlife such as onyxes, gazelles and camels.

“UAE has some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the region, such as Liwa, which is a perfect destination for eco retreats,” said Baharash Bagherian, founder of Baharash Architecture.

“We are seeing a new generation of Emiratis who are looking to lead a more sustainable life style, in line with UAE’s vision to become one of the most sustainable countries in the world. Thus, eco-retreats are a great sustainable alternative to the usual jet-setting trips.”

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