Opinion

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    Controlling the Cost of Air and Moisture Penetration into...

    August 08, 2017

    William Whistler LEED AP, ESTIDAMA PQP, managing director of Green Building Solutions International, a regional leader in building air tightness testing, speaks on how to control air, and thus dollar leakage.

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    What to look for when hiring an engineer

    United Arab Emirates | August 08, 2017

    Yara Matar, HR representative at DC PRO Engineering, talks about the approaches that recruiters need to take in hiring engineers today.

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    Making Shade in Abu Dhabi: The Al Bahr Towers’ Adaptive...

    United Arab Emirates | August 01, 2017

    An excerpt from 'The Future of Making' by editor/author Tom Wujec, contributor Grace Dubosh, and Autodesk.

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    Social Infrastructure Projects in the Middle East

    United Arab Emirates | July 20, 2017

    Michael Connor, Associate Director - Faithful + Gould, explains how GCC countries need better social infrastructure, but funding remains a challenge.

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    What Does it Take to Build a 'Liveable' City?

    United Arab Emirates | July 02, 2017

    Muhammad Obaid, Principal Architect, Partner and Manager of EMKAAN, tells us what it takes to attain ‘liveability’ in today’s intelligent, urban living and working spaces.

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    Thermally modified American hardwoods

    June 01, 2017

    Thermally modified timber (TMT) was first developed to improve the performance and durability of softwoods, but it has more recently been extended to boost the performance of hardwoods. Roderick Wiles, AHEC Director for Africa, Middle East, South Asia and...

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    FM Panel on Legionella

    May 31, 2017

    Expert panel talk on best practices and expert advice on the prevention, monitoring, analysis and treatment for legionella in the built environment.

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    PPP can help solve Saudi housing shortage

    Saudi Arabia | March 16, 2017

    Key insights into public private partnerships’ benefits in the Kingdom by National Director and Country Head Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Jamil Hassan Ghaznawi, who will present a workshop on the first day of The Big 5 Saudi, on March...

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    Improved productivity with advanced resource planning systems

    February 13, 2017

    Enterprise software Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) serves as the backbone of a business where companies will be able to improve communication between departments, streamline operations and ultimately deliver quality products and services to its...

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    How will VAT affect the construction sector in the GCC?

    United Arab Emirates | January 08, 2017

    H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the UAE, announced early last year that a GCC-wide resolution covering the tax will come into effect in 2018, with countries given until the 1st of January 2019 to be fully implemented....

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