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    Baharash Architecture Unveils Plans For World's Greenest Eco Resort In UAE

    Baharash Architecture Unveils Plans For World s Greenest Eco Resort In
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    Baharash architecture has been tasked by dubai-based eco resort group to design their flagship eco resort in liwa, the southern region of UAE.
    At the very early stages of the project, it was revealed that groundwater could be extracted using a deep well. this gave the design team an opportunity to create a story around a spring, which was of critical importance to bedouins for trade and transportation routes. the spring will be used for crop irrigation, fish farming, and recreational activities, as well as providing a natural habitat for various wildlife.
    "The accommodations and functional areas are distributed around the spring, which will be the heart of the resort. In total, there are 84 interconnecting suites of various types, all of which provide amazing views and an outdoor terrace. relaxing sights can be enjoyed from all key spaces, including the fitness centre which is furnished with smart equipment.The reception and back of house are located adjacent to drop-off. The restaurant and bar, provides guests with organic ingredients grown on site. The restaurant will offer indigenous delicacies as well as organic international fine cuisine. Guests will also be able to enjoy Dune dinning in the desert or dining by the spring or inside their suite. Guests are also able to forage organic produce from onsite allotments or catch fish from the spring, and with the help of a chef, incorporate the ingredients into a delicious meal. A wide selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy and local meat will also be delivered from farms in the nearby village.
    A business and research facility with state of the art technologies is also provided. The resort also provides health and Therapeutic spa facilities, which use organic ingredients. The therapeutic spa will provide a wide selection of wellness and beauty therapies. All spaces are equipped with smart glass windows, which offer instant privacy at a flick of a switch.
    Some of the environmental benefits include recycling waste water on site for irrigation, onsite waste management, the enforcement of a zero emission zone and 157,000 square feet of solar panels. The ribbon-like roof is designed to maximize the area for solar panels, which are planned for optimum efficiency. The resort will also employ wildlife biologists and conservation staff."






    Via Designboom

    By Ben on Tue Apr 5 2016
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