Libby Smoot, August 06, 2014
Part of the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, to enhance the quality of life for UAE residents and visitors, the Corniche project aims to convert the 14 km of beachfront – spanning six residential communities between Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa to Burj Al Arab Hotel – into a more vibrant recreational area that encourages exercise and sporting activities among both residents and tourists.
Slated for completion this November, the project will feature a five-meter-wide walkway, a four-meter-wide jogging track, rest areas, retail kiosks and shaded benches overlooking the beach. The Corniche will be the longest in the territory and will link with the planned Dubai Canal Project.
Trex was chosen for the project due to its unparalleled product aesthetics and performance, its environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, and its unique ability to deliver against the stringent demands of the project. Between May and June, Trex delivered more than 27,000 square meters of our top-of-the-line Transcend® decking to our UAE distribution partner for use in the project.
To complement the beautiful natural surroundings of the Corniche project, the project designers selected Trex Transcend in Tiki Torch, a variegated light brown color with rich, reddish-brown hardwood streaking that resembles the distinctive streaking of tropical hardwoods. Furthermore, to achieve the most aesthetically appealing and seamless look along the boardwalk, deck boards will be installed using Trex-exclusive integrated (hidden) fasteners.
We are honored to have been chosen to be part of such a significant and beneficial endeavor. This project marks a major milestone for Trex as the Corniche represents one of the largest uses of Trex decking in a single public installation. Selection of our Transcend product is a testament to the proven quality and durability of Trex offerings. We look forward to bringing the Sheikh’s innovative vision to life and sharing the Trex experience with the residents and visitors of the UAE through this meaningful development.
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