RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah’s biggest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, has announced that it has appointed award-winning American firms Perkins Eastman and Wilson Associates to provide their world-renowned expertise in architecture and interior design to Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort which is set to open in 2018.
New York City -based Perkins Eastman is an international architecture firm backed with diverse services from interior design, urban design, planning, landscape architecture, graphic design and project management, while Dallas, Texas -based Wilson Associates is an interior designer that creates iconic and progressive luxury environments. The two are key additions to the elite roster of world-class contractors and partners that are collaborating on making the hotel a model of modern design with minimal impact on the environment.
Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Managing Director and CEO, RAK Properties, said: “Our partnership with these distinguished firms will compliment Mina Al Arab which was created with the environment in mind, showcasing and protecting Ras Al Khaimah’s natural beauty particularly along its natural coastal wetlands. Its master plan includes provisions for unique natural trails that will immerse guests in the richness and diversity of the Ras Al Khaimah natural environment. Perkins Eastman and Wilson Associates will help capture these elements in the hotel’s interior and exterior appearances”
A flagship development of RAK Properties, Mina Al Arab is emerging as a major player in Ras Al Khaimah’s efforts to establish the emirate as a unique destination for leisure and adventure. The project stands alongside a scenic coastline stretch around 88 kilometres north of Dubai International Airport. It embodies RAK Properties’ focus on building well-planned out communities marked by superior quality, modern design and sustainability.