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Private Retreat

Yaafur, Syria is known for its harsh desert climate of excessively hot days and cool nights. Located in the midst of this desert, the private retreat was a challenge to create a gathering space capable of hosting up to 300 people.

By: Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture

Architecture-Page | Private Retreat by Vladimir Djurovic
Subdued lighting, cascading water, and fire sets the stage for memorable gatherings

Project details

  • Project Name: Private Retreat
  • Project Type: Residential
  • Design Team: Vladimir Djurovic, Paul De Mar Yousef, Josef Karam
  • Contractor/s: Leeds Contracting
  • Date of commencement of project: May 2004
  • Date of completion of project: November 2004
  • Location of site: Yaafur, Syria
  • Site Area: 15,000 SQ M

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