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CREATING DESTINATIONS

Wherever we work, our goal at KABC is the same:

to design destinations that lift the spirit.

Creating successful destinations is not only our forte, it is our mission, our very reason for being. The ultimate goal for each project we undertake is to create a unique destination. We believe that welcoming, inspiring and memorable experi- ences are complimentary to solving the business needs of our clients, while providing enduring value to their property.

clients, while providing enduring value to their property. Left Page, Residential Towers Masterplan, Mixed-Use

Left Page, Residential Towers

Masterplan, Mixed-Use Destination, UAE Client: Confidential

MIXED-USE COMMUNITIES

Mixed-Use communities are about promoting an excep- tional quality of life in a fusion of business, culture, en- tertainment, nature, and innovation. And they connect people to the environment through creative strategies that that effectively combine economic and ecological responsi- bility.

We partner with real estate developers and corporations all over the world to create unique destinations and sus- tainable communities. After assessing each client’s business drivers, our team develops comprehensive design solutions that work from both a financial and an operational pers- pective. We create authentic environments that impart a sense of community, are memorable and therefore profi- table.

Mixed-Use Destination Masterplan, UAEof community, are memorable and therefore profi- table. Upper Left Page, Public Plaza Mixed-Use Destination, UAE

Upper Left Page, Public Plaza

Mixed-Use Destination, UAEprofi- table. Mixed-Use Destination Masterplan, UAE Upper Left Page, Public Plaza Lower Left Page, Park Promenade

Lower Left Page, Park Promenade

MASTERPLANNING FROM THE INSIDE-OUT

Our design approach is grounded in a deep understanding of different cultures and local environments to create competitive experiences that are sustainable and enjoyable.

At KABC, our trademark is a holistic approach to creating masterplans from the inside-out, by combining an econo- mically sound marketing plan with a cutting-edge brand vision, and a sustainable approach to urban design.

A detail-oriented approach to landscaping, architecture and placemaking optimally expresses each site’s unique potential and provides unique experiences for the people who inhabit it.

Upper Left Page, Overviewprovides unique experiences for the people who inhabit it. Khawr Awqad Sustainable Mixed-Use Residential Community,

Khawr Awqad Sustainable Mixed-Use Residential Community, Salalah, Oman

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Khawr Awqad Sustainable Mixed-Use Residential Community, Salalah, Oman

HOSPITALITY

KABC is a full service architectural and interior design firm internationally recognized for unique hospitality projects. Our dominance in the marketplace results from innovative, cost-effective work that consistently exceeds our clients’ most demanding expectations. KABC offers a broad range of ser- vices including planning, site and building analysis, project management, theme development, and procurement of fur- nishings and specialties.

Driven by a passionate and dedicated interest in local cultures around the world, KABC has emerged as a niche expert in project types encompassing a regional flavor, sustainability, and sensitivity to the local landscape. We value projects that contribute to the well being of society and in our work we consider all aspects of the project, client, and community. KABC creates architecture with a competitive edge and en- hances ecological, social, human, and financial capital through design excellence.

Upper Left Page Main Building & Resort Entrancehuman, and financial capital through design excellence. Khawr Awqad Eco Resort, Salalah, Oman Lower Left Page,

Khawr Awqad Eco Resort, Salalah, Oman

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Khawr Awqad Eco Resort, Salalah, Oman

BRAND SPACES & RETAIL DESIGN

The key to our success is the integrated approach we take to de-

liver your retail solution. We listen to your needs and operational strategies. We study your brand and its relationship to the market.

We cultivate a personable collaboration with your team

mately arrive at an in-store branding experience that captures your vision and nurtures your brand.

to ulti-

Our dedicated team of former retail executives, paired by our exceptional team of architects, designers, program managers and supporting staff provide the perfect mix of industry know-how and creative solutions. We deliver design the way you see it, with the technical expertise and sourcing flexibility to implement it. All in all, we are Innovative Curious Personal Responsive Experienced.

World Coffeewe are Innovative Curious Personal Responsive Experienced. Upper Left Page, Entrance & Logo Design Word Coffee

Upper Left Page, Entrance & Logo Design

Word CoffeeWorld Coffee Upper Left Page, Entrance & Logo Design Lower Left Page, Interior Space with Signature

Lower Left Page, Interior Space with Signature Elements

USER EXPERIENCE & LANDSCAPE DESIGN

KABC is recognized for their interfacing between lands- cape design, user experience, branding and architecture. Through research, interdisciplinary collaboration and in- novation, KABC expands the boundaries between mas- terplanning, branding and environmental design. Our approach to developing public spaces is rooted in design ideas, coupled with an understanding of environmental, social and physical needs.

KABC designs environments with a focus placed on the quality of the user experience and culturally relevant so- lutions. Our design is driven by consideration of the mo- ments of engagement between people and brands, and the ideas, emotions, and memories that these moments create. The application of landscapes as iconic emblems has crea- ted a signature and functional aesthetic establishing KABC as leaders in the field of urban design and the creation of new forms of public space.

Upper Left Page, French Garden & Horticultural Pavillionsurban design and the creation of new forms of public space. Public Parkscape, UAE Mixed-Use Destination,

Public Parkscape, UAE

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Lower Left Page, Water Garden & Park Promenade

KLINGMANN ARCHITECTS & BRAND CONSULTANTS

KABC has been widely recognized as a leader in architectural branding and the design of complex, large-scale mixed-use destinations for private clients and international corporations. Since its formation in 2001, KABC has set the standard for a holistic approach to branding and architectural design. Laudated by The Age for their “authen- tic approach to brand architecture,” KABC has made an unmistakable contribution to the creation of branded destinations around the world.

The firm’s staff in New York City practices a highly integrated, multi-disciplinary ap- proach to each of its projects from initial strategy and analysis through project design and implementation. KABC positions itself as the strategic partners of its clients, achieving the results they need and the added value they desire in today’s competitive market place.

KABC provides its clients with the unparalleled design that only a firm with its hi- ghly specialized experience can offer. Services provided by KABC include: marketing plans and brand strategies, urban design, placemaking and masterplanning, zoning, land use analysis and approvals, strategic planning, and graphic, landscape, and archi- tectural design.

At KABC, our trademark is a holistic approach to creating destination brands from the inside-out, by combining an economically sound marketing plan with a cutting- edge brand strategy, a sustainable approach to design, and programming that opti- mally suits a site’s unique potential and the people who inhabit it. Because a creative approach to architecture comes instinctively to its designers, they collaborate with ease to insure the seamless expression of architecture as part of the entire brand strategy.

ANNA KLINGMANN, M.ARCH. PHD.

Anna Klingmann is the founder of KABC, and an internationally recognized visio- nary on branding and architecture whose BRANDISM®—an innovative approach to merging architecture and branding—anticipated current global trends. The BRAN- DISM® framework is the result of eight years of KABC proprietary practice, as well as

Anna Klingmann’s extensive teaching at internationally renowned academic institutions. Klingmann uses her BRANDISM® principles to assist corporate clients and developers

in achieving a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.

A German native, Anna Klingmann received her Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt

Institute in New York with Honors and her Masters Degree in Urban Development from the Architectural Association in London. She received her PhD. summa cum laude in branding and architecture from the University of Arts in Berlin. She began her career in New York where she worked for commercial architectural offices. Later she moved to London, where she worked for the internationally renowned architects Zaha Hadid and Rem Koolhaas.

Inspired by the potential of architecture to connect commerce, culture, and commu- nity, she founded KABC in 2001 to help clients achieve a competitive position in the global marketplace.

Today, clients around the world seek out Anna Klingmann’s advice and opinions on

architectural branding. She is a frequent, invited speaker at conferences in the United States and abroad, where her talks explore how architecture can be strategically em- ployed to create imaginative places that truly engage customers and create memories

in them.

Her book Brandscapes: Architecture in the Experience Economy, MIT Press, illustrates cutting-edge ideas how architecture can effectively brand mixed-use destinations, re- sidential communities, and retail environments

ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

PLANNING

KABC’s planners work globally on a broad range of projects, from new urban districts and destinations to corporate campuses, integrated resorts, public parks and residential communities. Sustainability is an important focus—with equal concern for the socio-economic health of the community and for its environ- mental quality. As urban designers, we know how to bring forward the experiential attributes that make a place memorable and attractive. Urban planning services include:

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

KABC architecture reflects our extensive knowledge of local cultures and consumer preferences. We work collaboratively with clients, communities and end users to create buildings that work well on every level, inside and out. KABC projects secure not only design awards but also bottom-line results, adding real value for their owners and users. Our specialized experience in these areas is a priceless addition to any project. Architectural services include:

• Site assessment

• Site selection

• Highest and best use analysis

• Master planning

• Site design

• Landscape concept design

• Architectural concept design

• Architectural design

• Integrated project management

• Facilities programming and planning

• Budgeting and value engineering

• Production of construction documents

• Coordination of prime consultants

• Contract Administration

LANDSCAPE DESIGN

Whether for a city or community, individual developer or pro- perty owner, a successful landscape desgin creates a delightful user experience at every stage of implementation. A team of experienced landscape architects works closely with KABC’s architects and planners to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to projects. We offer full landscape architecture services that include:

• Concept landscape design

• Design development

• Construction documentation

• On-site reviews

• Contract administration

• Plant Procurement

• Installation

INTERIOR DESIGN

Our designers work collaboratively and strategically to deliver innovation, quality and sustainable performance. Our projects are international in scope and range from offices to stores, resorts, residential communities, and entertainment and cultural venues. KABCs interior design services deliver to clients an integrated experience with a single point of accountability and a specializa- tion in hospitality projects. Interior design services include:

• Facilities programming and planning

• Budgeting and value engineering

• Interior architecture

• Interior design documentation

• Specifications

• Furniture, finishes, fixtures selection

• Procurement management

BRANDING SERVICES

BRAND DESIGN

Creating great brands is about unlocking the potential of a place, organization or company to tell a powerful story—one built from its intrinsic characteristics and targeted to a market need. Great brands build on a framework of strategic insight. With this fra- mework in place, we develop names, identities and brand platforms that connect with people, so they listen, buy and believe.

ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHICS

KABC Environmental Graphics provides design that sustain and enliven both the interior and exterior of any project. Whether it be identity, signage systems, wayfinding, or environmental art, these design services enrich the guests' experience, be it in a peaceful resort or an energized urban environment.

• Brand Strategy

• Brand Platform

• Brand Architecture

• Naming

• Brand Training & Roll-Out

• Audit & Analysis

• Environmental Features

• Signage and Wayfinding

• Street Furniture

• Design Guidelines

GRAPHIC DESIGN KABC builds creative and intuitive experiences that engage your customers and increase the perception of your brand. Our unparalled creative expertise in identity design, emer- ging web technologies and the user experience will help elevate your brand beyond the competition.

• Identity Design

• Visual Systems & Guidelines

• Print Communications

• Web + Digital Communications

• User Interface Design

• Packaging

USER RESEARCH

Through trend research, market research, focus groups, interviews and observation, we establish the design criteria that inspire and guide our design of spaces, services, products and communica- tions. The value of user-centered research is that it helps ensure that environments engage audiences in a meaningful way at every point in the brand journey.

• Visioning Market Research

• Ethnographic Research

• Touchpoint Analysis

• Experience Programming

• Concept Design & Prototyping

KLINGMANN

31 Gramercy Park South, 4th floor New York, N.Y. 10003, U.S.A

PHONE +1 212 334 1110

FAX +1 212 334 7116

www.klingmann.com