Location: Al-Ain, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Client: Mr. Obaid Al-Kheeli
Services: Architecture and Landscape Design
Status: Schematic Design
Description: Located in a new neighborhood in the city of Al-Ain, this house is characterized by its village type massing and its rooms are planned around multiple courtyards of various forms, details and proportions providing private landscaped spaces for outdoor living. The exterior is simple with mainly plain walls with arched windows and arcades, combined with wood screens and pergolas incorporating Emirati traditional architectural details. The house is surrounded by desert-like landscaping and occasional grass areas and trees for outdoor entertainment and children play, with a set of pools and water features in the rear side close to the house, and small fountains in the courtyards.