F Font, Palm Jumeira,
Omid Rouhani was appointed to design a B+G+1+Loft custom home on the world acclaimed Palm Jumeria. A man-made Island in the shape of a palm of the coast of Dubai. The water-front site is located on F frond overlooking the Atlantis Hotel. The house is designed to accommodate the views by slightly moving the house on its axis.
The access from the street to the home is by a series of floating concrete stepping-stones located on top of decorative pools.
Upon entering through the full height central pivot door you enter into a triple-height atrium space that overlooks the sea and city view through a linear open-tread wooden staircase and an infinity pool.The open layout of the home allows for a very casual lifestyle. The roof accommodates a gymnasium that overlooks the spectacular sea view with its private roof garden. The house presents its bare concrete finished walls both internally and externally without any shame or remorse. Furthermore it balances the raw finishes with the other perfectly finished white painted walls and wooden floors. An automated shading device that is inspired by a regional Arabic fenestration called the “Mashrabia” covers most of the curtain-wall glazing system. The shade device has translated the traditional Mashrabia into a modern functioning work of art that changes the elevation based on the movement of the sun.
The simple geometrical forms, geo-climatic thermal solutions and honest material composition have helped create yet another exciting design for this most prestigious global address.