Working from home could create surge in Gulf's AC bills and emissions
Dr Greig Paterson, Design Manager for Interdisciplinary Design & Research at Drees & Sommer Middle East recently gave an interview on the topic of increased demand for air conditioning in the Gulf region and the wider Middle East. Covering topics like how innovative design combined with digital solutions could improve efficiency and increase wellbeing for future-proof and sustainable cities.
Smart buildings and smart cities, a burden or opportunity?
How we can turn the still largely theoretical concept of smart cities as an urban and architectural vision that combines economy, ecology and technology, into a reality. This was the topic of a virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Drees & Sommer where a panel of regional experts shared their perspectives on the development of smart buildings and cities.
Adapting to the new normal
Until a vaccine/cure is found for COVID-19, we can assume that social distancing, work from home polices and ongoing disinfection/sanitisation is the new normal. Sary Azakir, Project Partner and Head of Commercial & Retail Design Delivery at Drees & Sommer Middle East shares his insights with Middle East Consultant Magazine, providing possible outcomes that consultants consider vital for future planning. This feature looks to explore what impact the pandemic will have on office spaces and shared/co-working spaces, and their management, going forward.
Taj Lake Garden Jumeirah wins Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards
The winners of the Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards 2020 have been announced! Drees & Sommer Middle East's Hospitality team provided services to this year's winner Taj Lake Garden Jumeirah in the category Favourite New Hotel in the MENA region.
Value Engineering Summit Webinar
Drees & Sommer ME will participate in Value Engineering Summit Webinar from 28-30th June. The event will bring together industry’s leaders for insightful discussions and presentations. The focus of the discussion would be on finding new efficiencies in optimising design and delivery.
Drees & Sommer Presents a Film with a Difference
Drees & Sommer held the premiere of a very special film: it is long (6.5 minutes) and it is different! It is not a glossy promotional film. And this is indicative of the Group’s DNA – what makes the staff get out of bed every morning and what drives them in their projects.
Drees & Sommer ME launches new TDD services
Uncertain and unprecedented times call for clarity and informed decisions, especially as organisations prepare to return to a new normal once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted around the world. Now more than ever, businesses should invest in Due Diligence that reduces risk and increases returns before making investment decisions.