Ashjar at Al Barari

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
client: Al Barari Firm Management
type: high-end residential, retail, F&B, amenity
area: G.F.A. 80,907 sqm ; site area 107,812 sqm
service: architecture, master planning, landscape, sustainability, CGI
award: 2014 Cityscape Awards - Residential Future Project

IO has been commissioned as Lead Design Architect for the Ashjar development with Al Barari's aim to cultivate "a unique vision of high-end living in harmony with the natural environment”, providing lush green environs to its residents.

Ashjar is located 10 minutes from the Burj Khalifa. The development comprises 300 high end 1,2, and 3-bedroom apartments set within 21 individual low rise buildings each carefully woven into a lush forest landscape. Small clusters of these low rise buildings create intimate and private communities at one with nature.

Phase 1 is anticipated for construction completion by the end of 2017.