EDAFAH SUHAR SUITES

Description

A cluster of attached buildings that are linked by bridges to form a unique Hotel habitat. A "fortress approach community”: as a reminder of Omani Castle in a rural setting. The buildings characteristics include: Deep punctured windows, shallow balconies, louvered openings with cracked cavities thru out to produce a chiaroscuro of shades and shadows, with elevated corners as an icon of Omani tower.
The Edafah Suites contains: a 7-level structure, consisting of a mix of 92 units (studios, one and two bedroom apartments), then a separate vertical block to comprise 12 staggered duplexes with central courts. The lower ground floor is dedicated to Hotel services, administration, Retail, and underground parking.

Location

MUSCAT, OMMAN

PROJECT AREA

17,300 m²

DATE OF COMPLETION

2010

PUBLISHED

N/A