12 June 2019
“Playing golf in the Jordanian desert may not be the top priority of seasoned travellers, but they may very soon reconsider. We’re talking Ayla, a luxury resort complex just outside the port city of Aqaba in Jordan. Currently still in development, it’s a true oasis which will eventually comprise of an area of 4.3 million sqm. (46.2 million sq.ft.) featuring a plethora of facilities and venues. The latest venue to have emerged on the landscaped grounds is the Ayla Clubhouse & Golf Academy designed by American practice Oppenheim Architecture. The architecture takes cues from the rugged mountains surrounding the complex and Bedouin culture, resulting in a striking building with an undulating shotcrete roof and which at the same time effortlessly blends into the landscape.”
Read the full article on the SuperFuture website.
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