Location: Jebel Hafeet, Abu Dhabi
Scope: Landscape architecture
Size: 4 hectares
Program: Entry drive, hotel gardens, plazas, terraces, pools, villas and presidential complex
Description: Working closely with Callison, GCH provided assistance in landscape site planning and landscape architectural design for this exclusive resort and hotel located in the mountainous region of Abu Dhabi. The design includes a grand entry drive, courtyards, reflection pools, swimming pools, a spa, villas, restaurant, terraces, cliff-side lounges, boardwalk, and pavilions. The roadway up to the proposed resort is considered one of the greatest driving roads in the world at just over 7 miles long and climbing nearly 4,000 vertical feet.