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Atkins appoints new head of architecture for MENA Lee Morris.

Atkins appoints new head of architecture for MENA

Atkins has appointed Lee Morris as head of architecture in Middle East and Africa region


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Woods Bagot adopts parametric design approach for UAE’s $6.5bn Aljada

Woods Bagot adopts parametric design approach for UAE’s $6.5bn Aljada

Woods Bagot has revealed details of the parametric tools that it employed in the design of Sharjah’s largest ever real estate development, the $6.5bn Aljada megaproject
 
Shapoorji: Client-driven BIM requirement on the rise in the GCC

Shapoorji: Client-driven BIM requirement on the rise in the GCC

The number of clients who are requesting that BIM be implemented in their projects is on the rise in the GCC, says Nithin Thomas, BIM manager at Shapoorji Pallonji International
 
WSP granted new fire credentials by Dubai Civil Defence

WSP granted new fire credentials by Dubai Civil Defence

As a licensed house of expertise, WSP will be able to carry out peer review work on behalf of the Dubai authority
 
LRED invites master plan bids for 11ha Dubai South homes

LRED invites master plan bids for 11ha Dubai South homes

The project by Lootah Real Estate Development and Dubai South will be situated in the latter's Residential District, which will feature 10,000 homes by 2020
 

 

Ramboll: Unclear client requirements an obstacle to BIM adoption

Ramboll: Unclear client requirements an obstacle to BIM adoption

Challenges related to BIM implementation "start on day one" due to lack of clarity on the part of clients, Andrew Darlington tells Construction Week
 
UAE’s BMTC to supply 45,000 LED units to Al Ain hospital

UAE’s BMTC to supply 45,000 LED units to Al Ain hospital

Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company will reveal the details of its contract to supply LED luminaries to a hospital project in Al Ain at Light Middle East 2017
 
UAE’s ASGC to implement BIM in all its departments

UAE’s ASGC to implement BIM in all its departments

ASGC’s BIM strategy in the next year is to implement BIM in all its departments and use it as language for communication and coordination, says the company's technical director
 
UAE education ministry eyes school building improvements

UAE education ministry eyes school building improvements

Some of these objectives include the development of architectural façades and external fences, and the addition of fire extinguishing systems and fire alarms
 
Office design could be affecting staff performance

Office design could be affecting staff performance

A new study has revealed the link between workplace design and its impact on staff retention and performance
 
PPP inked for centralised fire alarms in 150,000 UAE buildings

PPP inked for centralised fire alarms in 150,000 UAE buildings

The first set of buildings under the UAE interior ministry and Injazat Data System's partnership will be fitted with Hassantuk technology in Q1 2018
 
Four façade trends to watch in the Middle East

Four façade trends to watch in the Middle East

Abdulmajid Karanouh from Ramboll tells ConstructionWeekOnline how façade design is evolving in the region
 
Dubai to roll out new building rating system in 2018

Dubai to roll out new building rating system in 2018

Circular No 222, issued by Dubai Municipality's buildings department, confirmed the 2018 implementation of the Al Saafat system
 
Hormann launches thermal insulated industrial doors in UAE

Hormann launches thermal insulated industrial doors in UAE

Thermal insulation reduces the building’s energy consumption, consequently lowering heating costs and carbon emissions
 
Dubai expert says BIM uptake for façade design is growing

Dubai expert says BIM uptake for façade design is growing

Regulatory updates focussed on BIM and fire safety are also improving façade design in the region, AESG's Belarmino Cordero told ConstructionWeekOnline
 
Bloomberg London HQ rated world’s most sustainable office

Bloomberg London HQ rated world’s most sustainable office

Bloomberg London office and European headquarters achieves ‘Outstanding’ rating and 98.5% score under BREEAM sustainability assessment method
 



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