Crystal Lagoons builds in Dubai the biggest artificial lagoon in the world7 August, 2014 / News
Crystal Lagoons ’ portfolio of regional projects in United Arab Emirates includes an under development four-hectare lagoon located within the new Barka Resort in Oman.
The resort developed by Alargan is situated 50km west of the capital, Muscat, and will also offer three hotels, serviced apartments, villas, townhouses, apartments and a souk.
The initial phase of its mega lagoon project as part of the high profile District 1 community at the upcoming Mohammed Bin Rashid City development in Dubai was completed earlier this year.
Phase one, which also includes a housing project with nine test homes which, together with the lagoon, are a ‘showroom’ for the development, which will eventually include residential areas, hotels and commercial opportunities.
The next phases of the lagoon project are set to be approximately eight hectares and be delivered in 2016, with an additional nine hectares completed by 2017, eventually covering a total area of 40 hectares
Crystal Lagoons Corporation is an international innovation company that has developed and patented technology that allows for the low-cost construction and maintenance of unlimited size bodies of water in crystal-clear condition. Patented in 160 countries, Crystal Lagoons’ technology applications range widely from its recreational business, which brings the dream of idyllic beach life to any corner of the world, to its industrial variations in closed-circuit cooling, water desalination and applications for the mining industry. The technology was pioneered by Fernando Fischmann, the founder and chairman of Crystal Lagoons Corporation. A trained biochemist, Fischmann patented the technology and founded Crystal Lagoons Corporation in 2007. In less than three years since its formation, Crystal Lagoons Corporation has seen exponential growth and is currently involved in over 300 projects in more than 60 countries, including Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Singapore, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Paraguay and United States.