Project Description

Client: Sound Channel Limited

UK events company and promoter behind the Hideout and Unknown music festivals.

Project Title: Obonjan

Project Type: Shelby Group acted as a project director, overseeing all pre and post construction delivery aspects, during a redevelopment of the island of Obonjan, off Sibenik on the Adriatic coast, in Croatia, into a retreat and music festival destination. The 136-acre island – once used by the scout movement and uninhabited for nearly a decade – has been leased by Sound Channel and Croatian travel companies Gratiosus and CMT. Advisers from the Eden Project (Edenlab), Cornwall, are being consulted to ensure the development has a low-impact on the surrounding environment.

Design Period: 8 months

Construction Period: 3 months