fiHY IS IT IM­POR­TANT TO SPON­SOR THE DE­SIGN­mena sUM­MIT?

Commercial Interior Design - - Designmena Summit 2018 -

fiE fiND IT IM­POR­TANT TO BE PART OF SUCH AN EVENT, BE­CAUSE IT WILL SHOW­CASE

THE RE­GION’S DE­SIGN KNOWHOW TO THE WORLD. PRO­FES­SION­ALS FROM AROUND THE RE­GION GATHER IN dUBAI TO DIS­CUSS MANY IM­POR­TANT CON­TEM­PO­RARY MAT­TERS. fiHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE MAIN CHAL­LENGES CUR­RENTLY FAC­ING DE­SIGN­ERS AND AR­CHI­TECTS? oNE OF THE MAIN CHAL­LENGES WE CUR­RENTLY FACE AS A CON­SUL­TANCY fiRM IS fiND­ING QUAL­I­fiED IN­DI­VID­U­ALS WITH THE RIGHT EX­PER­TISE WITHIN THE MAR­KET TO HELP WITH OUR EX­PAN­SION PLANS. iN AD­DI­TION TO THIS, THE MAR­KET HAS BE­COME SAT­U­RATED DUE TO THE RISE OF NU­MER­OUS SMALLSCALE CONSULTANCIES WHICH OF­FER LOWER FEES, FORC­ING THE LARGER fiRMS TO COM­PETE ON PRICE ALONE, RATHER THAN ON EX­PER­TISE AND QUAL­ITY. oN THE OTHER HAND, WE fiND THE LACK OF SUF­fi­CIENT AND QUAL­I­fiED CON­TRAC­TORS WHO ARE ABLE TO EX­E­CUTE PROJECTS AT A CER­TAIN LEVEL OF QUAL­ITY TO BE AN ON­GO­ING IS­SUE. fiHAT MOST EX­CITES YOU AT THE MO­MENT ABOUT THE RE­GIONAL DE­SIGN AND AR­CHI­TEC­TURE IN­DUS­TRY? iN THE G¢¢ IN PAR­TIC­U­LAR, TALL BUILD­ING TECH­NOL­OGY IS IN­CREAS­INGLY IN­TER­EST­ING AND EX­CIT­ING. tHE Uae IS AL­WAYS AT

THE FORE­FRONT OF PRO­VID­ING NEW AND IN­NO­VA­TIVE SO­LU­TIONS IN AR­CHI­TEC­TURE AND DE­SIGN. fiHAT TOP­ICS DO YOU HOPETO SEE AD­DRESSED AT THE DE­SIGN­mena sUM­MIT? i HOPE TO SEE TOP­ICS LIKE AD­VANCED BUILD­ING TECH­NOL­OGY AND EMERG­ING TRENDS IN AR­CHI­TEC­TURAL DE­SIGN EX­PLORED.

fiHAT IS YOUR COM­PANY CUR­RENTLY WORK­ING ON? fiE HAVE RE­CENTLY LAUNCHED OUR IN­FRAS­TRUC­TURE DE­PART­MENT IN RE­SPONSE TO THE DE­MAND WE SEE FOR MAS­TER­PLAN PROJECTS. tHIS MOVE IS A CON­TIN­U­A­TION OF OUR EF­FORTS TO PRO­VIDE HOLIS­TIC DE­SIGN SO­LU­TIONS TO OUR CLIENTS. iN THE PAST TWO YEARS, WE HAVE RE­CRUITED MORE TAL­ENT IN OR­DER TO TURN OUR meP AND id TEAMS INTO FULL-flEDGED DE­PART­MENTS, AL­LOW­ING US TO HAN­DLE A GREATER WORK­LOAD IN-HOUSE.

emad Jaber, man­aG­inG Part­ner

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