Spotlight on the Middle East

Andaz Doha

This year saw us launch our Dubai Studio and along with the London Studio we have been busy working with clients across the region to reinforce the importance of lighting design

Here’s a few of the exciting projects we’ve been working on.

Qu’ranic Botanical Gardens
Located in Doha’s education city, QBG has introduced a new concept in the world of botanical gardens, as it is the first garden of its kind in the world that exhibits the plants mentioned in the Holy Qur’an. Foundry are working with the design team to deliver a sitewide lighting masterplan for the gardens and exhibition centre.

The Butchers

A new Dubai based Steakhouse and Deli. The lighting scheme in the deli features a dynamic RGBW stretch ceiling to allow various lighting scenes to the live butcher area,

Moving through into the restaurant you’re met with a refined and contrasting interior, the lighting becomes a lot more intimate with narrow pools of lighting illuminating table tops and layers of accent lighting emphasising the rich material palette.

The Red Sea Mall

Working alongside UK based Air Design we have been developing solutions to revitalise the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah. The aim is to design spaces and objects that bring variety and enhance the experience, creating tranquil, exciting and inspiring spaces. By using layers of light and creating light installations the aim is to encourage guest to use the mall space as a public place to dwell  

Luxury Hotel – Diriyah Gate
We are currently working on a 68Key upper luxury resort that has be spread across a verdant landscape, with guestroom clusters interlinked with themes gardens, water features, speciality dining areas and swimming pools. This is a project we’re very excited to be delivering

ANdAZ Doha
Opening in January 2023 the Andaz Doha has dramatic vistas of the sea and will be the first Andaz in Qatar. The hotel will offer three distinct restaurants; the first hamman in Doha providing a timeless escape from the city; over 1500 square meters of ballroom,  meeting and gathering space; 258 guestrooms and suites as well as 60 apartments with one, two or three bedrooms.

Working with Madrid based Brime Robbins our playful lighting concepts responds to the over arching narrative “Kaleidoscope of Culture” We look forward to sharing the finished project