January 26, 2021

Infinite possibility


With an infinity pool as its central feature, TerraVerde drew upon a range of landscaping methods to deliver a challenging design and build concept at this luxury villa. In the heart of Palm Jumeirah, this luxury villa project shows how a beautiful landscape design can both complement the exterior of an existing property and the natural surrounding landscape, but nonetheless stand in isolation as an aesthetically striking outdoor area. The project implemented a range of landscaping methods including irrigation, pool installation, softscaping, hardscaping, construction and bespoke carpentry. The client had outlined a brief with a challenging design and build concept….

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Inside out outside in


A seamless connection between inside and out maximises perception of space and makes for a harmonious domestic environment, says interior designer, Anji Connell. The location, setting and your view are all determinants for both indoor and outdoor design. A fabulous view (if you are lucky enough to have one) maximises your interior space by leading your eye outside, making it feel larger, lighter and more open. If you are not lucky enough to have an exciting urban skyline, rural or sea view, you need to look at ways to cheat the eye. An ‘eye catcher’, something placed in the landscape…

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Spiritual Retreat


Blue Stream’s street furniture has enhanced the environment surrounding the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque while remaining sympathetic to the iconic structure. Located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the world’s largest, covering an area of more than 30 acres. Adorned with 82 domes and chandeliers that are gilded with 24-carat gold and millions of Swarovski crystals, it can accommodate up to 41,000 worshippers at any one time. Its spectacular architecture includes white marble walls, painted columns and unique vitrals. The scale of landscaping around the mosque is…

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The big interview: Nehme Moujaess


Nehme Moujaess established TerraVerde ten years ago. Here he talks about the challenges of running an outdoor design company in the UAE. How did you develop your interest in garden design and landscaping? I have always had an appreciation for beauty. Naturally, I like to look at beautiful things and this is where my interest in design originates from. I look at gardens and landscapes specifically as it adds value and enriches the way we live. A garden isn’t just an outdoor space, but an extension and reflection of peoples’ personality and style. What training and qualifications do you have?…

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Pro Landscaper Gulf – June 2015

Welcome to the June 2015 issue of Pro Landscaper Gulf. ■News Shed: A round up of industry news ■News Extra: A review of the Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2015. ■Out and About: Pictorial of the Outdoor Design and Build Show 2015 ■Big Interview: Nehme Moujaess, The managing director of TerraVerde talks about his business in the UAE. ■Portfolios: Spiritual Retreat features Blue Stream’s street furniture installation surround the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, UK garden designer Richard Miers displays his show garden from the 202 Gardening World Cup in Japan and TerraVerde showcase its Palm Jumeirah villa project. ■Inside Out…

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Pro Landscaper Gulf – March 2015

March 2015 issue – Pro Landscaper Gulf ■News Shed: A round up of industry news ■Let’s Hear it From: Kamelia Bin Zaal, the first Emirati to design at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show ■Portfolios: Singapore High Stakes by Wilson McWilliam Studio, Dining Out In Style by APEX Green and Growing Up by Planters Horticulture ■High Life Roof terrace: Patricia Fox explains how a well-planned roof terrace can add significant value to a property ■Top Deck: Timber specialist Karl Harrison extols the virtues of good quality external wooden decking ■Latest Products ■ Trading with: Easigrass ■The Outdoor Design and Build…

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