AK Design continues to maintain market traction when it comes to large hospitality assignments. Currently the firm is working on two sizeable hotel projects which is testimony to our capability as we begin to emerge as a design firm of choice in this market sector. On completion of construction works, the hotels will represent best in class in both old and new Dubai with a combined GFA of circa 90,000m2.
The first of these projects is in the Mankhool district of the city where the client is also building serviced and residential apartments to compliment the hotel offering. Support hospitality facilities include restaurants, function rooms, business centre, health clubs, swimming pools, coffee lounges, prayer rooms and other amenities. Total number of guestrooms is 340 with another 130 serviced apartments and 170 residential units.
The second project is located adjacent to the beach near Umm Suqeim where the client is undertaking substantial refurbishment works on a phased based. Appointed scope embraces bedrooms and suites, restaurants and retail, circulation corridors. The assignment involves all typical design stages and our key role is to provide consultancy leadership in ensuring that all design information is co-ordinated to best industry standards.