OQYANA World First (Dubai, UAE)

DESCRIPTION  |     Off the coast of Dubai lies what was sure to be “the most exquisite destination in The World”. OQYANA World First, with it’s uninterrupted views to Dubai, was slated to be the definitive destination for luxury.

ROLE  |     Project manager and lead designer (master planning and landscape architecture) for 21 man-made islands consisting of: resorts, private residential islands, an urban core, etc. After numerous meetings and presentations throughout the Middle East, and nearly two years of work, the project was put on hold as the economic situation in the middle east collapsed.

STATUS  |     Presently, the project is on hold and the islands slowly being reclaimed by the sea as OQYANA has rebranded itself a broader development company.