Interviews

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    The Case for Zero Energy Buildings

    United Arab Emirates | November 16, 2017

    The technology is developing fast and awareness is growing in the region

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    Exploring New Technologies in the DBFO Model

    November 13, 2017

    Ranya Metwalli Shields, head of Sustainability at Al Hamra Kuwait will highlight the ’Sustainable Achievements and Lessons Learned on Live LEED Projects in the GCC Region’ during her session on the first day of The Big 5 Dubai.

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    Social Contractor

    United Arab Emirates | November 06, 2017

    How ASGC became the contractor of choice for government backed social infrastructure projects

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    A Year is Not Long Enough

    United Arab Emirates | October 24, 2017

    The impact of yearly software upgrades on BIM implementation

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    Getting Back to Basics

    United Arab Emirates | October 22, 2017

    Feras Kalthoum, acting CFO, Drake & Scull International, on the plan to return the MEP contractor to former glory.

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    Supplier Focus - Mustafa Moiz, managing director, Speedex

    United Arab Emirates | October 18, 2017

    The Big 5 Hub caught up with the managing director of the Dubai-based tool distributor

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    Legal Eagle

    United Arab Emirates | October 03, 2017

    Sachin Kerur – head of Middle East Region at law firm Pinsent Masons – on the recent rise in construction disputes, the potential for alternative project finance models and the growing use of technology in the construction sector.

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    Designed for Life

    September 24, 2017

    Principal landscape architect with SSH, Boris Fabinski, explains how cities are evolving from car-dominated environments into more liveable spaces

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    Landscape ‘modelling’

    United Arab Emirates | September 24, 2017

    Christopher Smeaton, BIM manager of landscape & urban planning at InSite tells us about the top trends in the industry

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    Essential factors for choosing a facade system

    September 04, 2017

    Michel Francis, chief architect and design director at Dubai-based Dynamic Engineering Consultants (DEC), provides examples of essential factors in the selection of a façade system

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