Essence of light and design in the "new normal"
The most valuable asset of a company is the health and safety of its people. During these challenging times, preventing the spread of germs has become a vital part of the building development strategy. As communities and corporates face unimaginable economic and physiological consequences, the rapid mobilisation of potential clinical tools is necessary.
The future belongs to intelligent, eco-friendly office spaces
The Covid-19 shutdown changed the office environment overnight, resulting in an unprecedented field study of the workplace. This triggered a debate about the future of office space. Stephan Degenhart, Managing Director of Drees & Sommer Middle East, talks about a smarter approach to the coronavirus.
Dreading that construction or renovation project for your business?
The design and build of new facilities are important milestones for a business, but they can be complex, risky and time-consuming, especially as not all companies have the specialist in-house expertise and resources to manage this effectively. This article explores when its best to concentrate on your core business and to protect yourself from any unwelcome surprises when it comes to design and construction.
Driven by a sustainable philosophy
Stephan Degenhart, Managing Director, Drees & Sommer Middle East makes it to cover of the Middle East Consultant and speaks about development trends and a sustainable philosophy. He explains the company’s "the blue way" holistic approach which combines economy, ecology and functionality for future-proof constructions.
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 Building Envelopes can be Designed to Interact with Occupants to Improve Comfort: Abdul Majid Karanouh
Abdul Majid Karanouh, Head of Interdisciplinary Design & Innovation at Drees & Sommer Middle East joined the company in January 2019. In an interaction with Window & Façade Magazine, Abdulmajid Karanouh spoke about his journey and shared his views on the current situation of architectural segment in post-pandemic.