The Galleria on Al Maryah Island

Client: Gulf Related, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Project Description

  • The 355,000-sf Galleria is the centerpiece of Abu Dhabi’s new commercial district on Al Maryah Island.
  • The largest luxury retail destination in the Middle East, the Galleria features a signature sculptural roof and showcases 145 luxury brands along a two-story concourse leading to a waterfront promenade populated by restaurants and entertainment spaces.
  • The structure connects the central street of Al Maryah Island to the waterfront, as well as to adjacent hotels and office.
  • Elkus Manfredi Architects served as the Design Architect with Benoy as Architect of Record.

Photographer: Victor Romero

Award

Project of the Year – Best Architecture

Gulf Cooperation Council, Hospitality & Leisure, 2013

AWARD

Merit Award – Divine Detail

American Institute of Architects, Middle East Chapter, 2013

Galleria Front Entrance
Galleria interior