LocationAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Text description provided by the architects. Yas Island Yacht Club’s streamlined curvilinear form was conceived as an iconic landmark on the brand new Yas Marina and F1 Track and makes an emphatic contribution to the leisure and hospitality facilities already within the precinct.
The complex incorporates various 5-star club uses within high quality contemporary interiors including restaurants, bars, lounges, function rooms, outdoor deck areas and associated administration, retail and car parking components.
A composition of dynamic and fluid forms link the buildings to the nautical theme, the heritage of the locale and the new F1 character of Yas Island. Yas Island Yacht Club is designed to excite, inspire and strengthen the concept that is Yas.
Distinguished by its sparkling white exterior shells against the backdrop of the Yas Marina and F1 Track, the sculpted forms of the two main buildings are reflected in a series of surrounding water features set into a lush garden landscape. A matrix of crystal LED façade lights integrated into the exterior shells enable their transformation into giant pixelated viewing screens against the night sky.