Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
LOCATION: ABU DHABI, UAE
USE: HOSPITALITY – HIGH RISE
SCOPE: INTERNAL & EXTERNAL LIGHTING DESIGN
This top business class hotel, located in the fashionable Khalidiya area opposite the renowned Emirates Palace, offers a unique combination of modern design and superior comfort. This 255 meter tower will dominate the coastline and bring a new era of contemporary style to the capital.
The interiors, developed by UK design firm MKV Design, is inspired by the sea, sand and pearl fishing heritage of Abu Dhabi. The lighting approach is based on creating a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere, while enhancing the rich materials and textures found throughout the different spaces of the hotel.
Accent lighting is used as a means of establishing hierarchy and providing focal points, which guide the guests through the different spaces and create a stimulating ambiance. A delicate balance between intensity and contrast provide the rooms with a sense of intimacy and comfort. Coves and grazers reveal the unique materials used and enhance the interior architecture.
The control strategy is based on providing different scenes throughout the day, as per the daylight and activity conditions, enriching the overall guest experience.