PROJECT: Manufacturing

Fine Hygienic Holding, Dubai

6 Feb , 2019  

Designed by VS Design Studio, the Fine Hygienic Holding office refurbishment concept was based on the need to motivate employees through an innovation driven space, that addressed the well being of its people.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Türkiye Finans Katılım Bankası New Headquarters, Istanbul

5 Feb , 2019  

Located in the Ümraniye of Istanbul, this thirty-three storey headquarter building was designed by AS/OS Architecture and Design Management, with contracting work by Oğuz Bayazıt Architecture.

PROJECT: Manufacturing

Aksa Acrylic Headquarters, Turkey

29 Jan , 2019  

Located in the business district of Yalova, Turkey, the Aksa Acrylic headquarters sport a unique, green certified building with interiors conceptualised and designed by Escape From Sofa, and contracting work by Akgirişim Contracting Consulting & Environmental Technologies Inc.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

DEWA Auditorium, Dubai

24 Jan , 2019  

Designed by IRD Design with fitout works executed by Ghantoot Group, the balcony levels of the auditorium were modified with beam clearances; where concrete structures were changed to steel structures to ensure sight lines were maintained.

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

TECOM, Dubai Knowledge Park Management Office

22 Jan , 2019  

When TECOM decided to renovate their Management offices in Dubai Knowledge Park, Swiss Bureau Interior Design were commissioned to design a contemporary office that was reflective of the future vision of the TECOM group.

PROJECT: Technology

Holcom Headquarter, Beirut

15 Jan , 2019  

The Holcom Headquarters project brings together two brands belonging to the Lombardini22 Group: L22, in charge of the architectural design and art direction, and DEGW, a leader in the workplace sector with consultancy and design services.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

DBS Bank, DIFC, Dubai

8 Jan , 2019  

The first Singapore based bank to open its offices in DIFC, DBS Bank was designed by KPS with the fitout also spearheaded by KPS.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Ginger Sushi Bar, Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest

2 Jan , 2019  

Designed by Creneau International, the Ginger Sushi Bar at Radisson Blu Hotel in Bucharest is a contemporary ‘glasshouse’ of sorts, that exudes a sleek yet cosy interior appeal, making it a super unique place to dine under the stars.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Corporate Headquarters, Emirates Towers, Dubai

26 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Loci Architecture + Design and contracted to Gemaco Interiors, this corporate head office spans an entire floor in the Emirates Towers, and involved a complete interior design and fitout of the space.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Expedia Group Office, Dubai

20 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Scott Brownrigg and developed by KPS, the interiors of the Expedia Group Office in Dubai are steeped in Arabian cultural references.

PROJECT: Real Estate

IMKAN Properties Head Office, Abu Dhabi

18 Dec , 2018  

Designed by ATS in collaboration with Bluehaus Group, the IMKAN headquarters in Abu Dhabi portray an urban industrial landscape, whilst simultaneously retaining existing elements in the same visual vein.

PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

VOX Cinema, City Centre Mirdiff

13 Dec , 2018  

The first-of-its-kind in the Middle East, IMAX Sapphire by VOX Cinema is an immersive viewing experience with spacious VIP seats. Fitted out by ATS, the cinema interiors appear dipped in a blue hue, through lighting and leather seats in the same colour palette.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Publicis Media, Internet City, Dubai

4 Dec , 2018  

Designed by Allen Architecture Interiors Design (AAID), the Publicis Media offices have an open plan concept with a free flowing layout.

PROJECT: Technology

Nokia Corporate Office, Business Bay, Dubai

27 Nov , 2018  

KPS were appointed to design and build Nokia’s new offices in U-Bora Tower, Business Bay, in collaboration with Source8 project management. The design concept was inspired by the colours and culture of the Middle East.

PROJECT: Corporate

EuroTech, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai

20 Nov , 2018  

Located on level seven in Al Mazaya Tower, one of the many high rises in the Jumeirah Lake Towers cluster, EuroTech’s new offices offer an innovative, techie yet urban space.

PROJECT: Corporate

1 Discovery Place, South Africa

13 Nov , 2018  

The design concept of Discovery Place aimed at creating open spaces that were not only beautiful but also fostered cross functional connection and growth between staff.

PROJECT: Corporate

Cigna Offices, Dubai

6 Nov , 2018  

The interiors of Cigna’s offices in Dubai are styled with an open space plan fostering collaborative workspaces. Designed by KPS, the central area consists of glass partitions that create an interesting, free flowing layout, whilst simultaneously providing privacy.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Capital Bank of Jordan, Amman

30 Oct , 2018  

The Capital Bank of Jordan is designed to communicate with its surroundings through the language of light and translucency. Al Wajih Contracting Company took charge of the fitout, while Paradigm Design House did the interiors. The design concept was based on a boutique bank with influences from nature.

PROJECT: Corporate

Akyapi Offices, Istanbul

23 Oct , 2018  

At the Akyapi Offices in Istanbul, Gönye Proje Tasarım Architects aimed to create a work environment that centered around comfort and functionality. The offices are styled with modern and dynamic design elements to maximise efficiency at the workplace, without compromising on the contemporary theme of the interiors.

PROJECT: Healthcare

King’s College Hospital London, Dubai

18 Oct , 2018  

Designed by Perkins+Will and executed by Faithful and Gould, King’s College Hospital is a 15,000 square foot project, where the interiors emulate a simple yet elegant style that invokes a sense of comfort and care.

PROJECT: Corporate

Marriott Management Office, DIFC, Dubai

16 Oct , 2018  

Marriott Hospitality teamed up with Kahler Design to style the three floors of the Marriott Management Offices located in DIFC’s Central Park Towers. ATS handled the fitout while CBRE took over the project management.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

JetSmarter Offices, Emirates Towers, Dubai

9 Oct , 2018  

The JetSmarter offices located in Emirates Towers, Dubai, are a testament to the simplicity of minimalism and of the timeless concept, ‘less is more’.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Dewan Architects and Engineers Office, Dubai Design District

2 Oct , 2018  

Another office in the Dubai Design District showcases interiors that aim to wow us. This is the Dewan Architects and Engineers offices in Building 5 at d3, and in keeping with its design trendy neighbours, the interiors here are equally unique.

PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

VOX Cinemas, Sharjah

27 Sep , 2018  

Stepping inside the VOX Cinemas in Sharjah, you know you have entered luxury. Plenty of gold and chrome interior detailing shines over plush carpeting. The fitout for this project was undertaken by ATS, and the design by UK-based Unick Consulting.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Meeting Rooms Of Philip Morris SA, Istanbul

25 Sep , 2018  

This project required a re-design and remodel of the space inside the Philip Morris SA headquarters building, into meeting rooms suitable for video conferences and training activities. The design and drafting work by mimaristudio is awe-inspiring.

PROJECT: Healthcare

AstraZeneca Office, Nairobi

20 Sep , 2018  

For AstraZeneca’s Nairobi offices, designer Eryll J Sharma chose human cells, DNA and the letters ‘A’ & ‘Z’ from AstraZeneca as the main focus of inspiration. The fitout was executed by Stonehenge.

PROJECT: Technology

GE Offices – Dubai Internet City

18 Sep , 2018  

GE’s offices in Dubai Internet City exude a somewhat futuristic vibe as you enter. The fitout was by ATS and the project management was undertaken by Turner & Townsend.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Edelman Office Redesign, Dubai

11 Sep , 2018  

Pallavi Dean Interiors handed over its second major Middle East office for global communications firm Edelman. Located in the ONE JLT building, the concept was to create Cultural Villages – separate ‘cities within a city’.

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Serviced Offices – One Business Centre, Dubai

6 Sep , 2018  

Innov8 Interiors took on the task of the entire design and build of the Serviced Offices – One Business Centre, Dubai. Natural red brick combined with warm timber, concrete flooring and exposed ceilings compliment the design intent.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Agricultural Bank of China, Dubai

4 Sep , 2018  

An airy, green planet effect pervades the interiors of the Agricultural Bank of China, Dubai. Interior Designers, AK Design, in conjunction with contractors ATS and project managers, CBRE, have created spaces that are uncluttered and free-flowing.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Winston & Strawn, Dubai

21 Aug , 2018  

Step into a realm of meditative calm at the Winston & Strawn offices in Dubai’s urban DIFC district. Designed and built by INC Group, the muted tones in soft beige, brown and slate tie in the open-plan design, creating a flow of positive energy.

PROJECT: Real Estate

HassConsult, Nairobi

19 Aug , 2018  

HassConsult, Nairobi was designed by Eryll J Sharma Interior Design to create an interior that was reflective of ‘Real Estate’ through the brick-clad walls, street lights and tree with open and flexible gallery spaces. The fitout was by Stonehenge.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

RAKEZ, Ras Al Khaimah

16 Aug , 2018  

Design Infinity executed the design and build of RAKEZ, Ras Al Khaimah creating interiors that are futuristic and minimal, with unique design elements. They transformed a stereotypical office space into a contemporary, smart and people-friendly one.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Global Energy Supplier Office, Dubai

14 Aug , 2018  

Timber and carpet dominate the base canvas of the interiors of this Global Energy Supplier Office, Dubai, which was fitout by ATS, designed by Perkins+Will and managed by AECOM. The interiors are clean, minimal and modern with a touch of local heritage.

PROJECT: Technology

myGini Office, San Francisco

9 Aug , 2018  

myGini Office, San Francisco was designed by Istanbul-based Ofist. Located in a characteristic brick building, built in 1858, the design tries to create a balance between the strong characteristic of the building and the need for a new-generation office space.

PROJECT: Furniture

Orangebox Smartworking, Dubai

31 Jul , 2018  

UK-based furniture designer and manufacturer Orangebox have seen significant growth across the Middle East. Orangebox Smartworking, Dubai is a collaboration that has achieved a true smart-working space – one that reflects their brand and culture.

PROJECT: Transportation

Hapag-Lloyd Head Office, Izmir

24 Jul , 2018  

Bright colours infused with natural wood finishes make up the interior architecture of this Hapag-Lloyd Head Office, Izmir, executed by EDDA Architecture.

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

ARK Africa Office, Nairobi

22 Jul , 2018  

The ARK Africa Office in Nairobi was executed by Stonehenge who created a space that is industrial and offers the vibe of an open office that is funky and fun.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Philip Morris Sabanci Sales and Marketing Office, Istanbul

17 Jul , 2018  

The design and project management of Philip Morris Sabanci Sales and Marketing Office, Istanbul was carried out by mimaristudio. The design focuses on contemporary forms, modern architectural principles and careful selection of materials.

PROJECT: Healthcare

Daman Health Collaborative and Executive Floors, Abu Dhabi

10 Jul , 2018  

Bluehaus Group designed the Daman Health collaborative and executive floors, Abu Dhabi, which was fitted by KPS. This facility was envisioned as a place to connect, get active, share, gain knowledge and unwind.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Financial Institution Headquarters, Dubai

3 Jul , 2018  

Designed and managed by Design Design and fitted by ARKI Group, this financial institution headquarters is located at Meydan, Dubai. The interiors reflect a contemporary, dynamic and progressive mood, in line with the identity of the organization.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

BASF Head Office, Turkey

12 Jun , 2018  

The BASF Head Office, Turkey is located in a business and finance district of Istanbul. This workspace, by mimaristudio, facilitates a work environment that promotes interaction, socialization and working together, regardless of employees rank.

PROJECT: Co-working

In5 Tech Centre, Dubai

7 Jun , 2018  

In5 Tech Centre, Dubai is an enabling platform for entrepreneurs and startups. Design Infinity successfully fitted out the huge space. The urban mood of the space reflects a young, dynamic, smart and practical interior.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Mojeh Executive Office, Dubai

6 Jun , 2018  

Mojeh, Dubai is a fashion magazine and Swiss Bureau worked for the magazine’s team to carefully structure a workspace that offered a bright, functional and well-planned interior. It was intended to stimulate creativity and reflect the brand and its ethos.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Sasol Place, Johannesburg

5 Jun , 2018  

Paragon Architects was appointed as the architects for Sasol Place, Johannesburg. The contemporary workplace design allows for free movement, both vertically and horizontally throughout the building.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Wilson Associates Office, Dubai

3 Jun , 2018  

Global interior architecture firm Wilson Associates officially reopened their Dubai office in Dubai Design District. The concept of the space reflects their innovative approach to design while providing an inspiring place to work, collaborate and innovate.

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

Optima Partitions Office, Dubai

24 May , 2018  

Optima Partitions Office, Dubai was designed by AAID and the fit-out works were completed by KPS. Optima’s office is based on the concept of collaborative workspaces. Partitions are a key feature in their office space and it is prominently visible.

PROJECT: Real Estate

PropertyFinder HQ, Dubai

16 May , 2018  

Designed by Swiss Bureau Interior Design LLC, the extended area of Property Finder’s HQ in Dubai has been created to retain the design integrity of the already existing one, yet with a soul and style of its own.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Oil & Gas Company, Dubai

13 May , 2018  

Bond Interiors recently completed and handed over a fully refurbished office to an Oil & Gas Company based at the Techno Park in Jebel Ali Free Zone. There was a consistent theme throughout to encourage a sense of inclusiveness and community of the company’s employees.

PROJECT: Real Estate

CBRE Office, Dubai

9 May , 2018  

CBRE’s Dubai office is based at Emaar Square and has been designed according to CBRE’s concept of Workplace 360, which focuses on enhancing employee experience in the workplace.

PROJECT: Technology

SAP HQ, Dubai

2 May , 2018  

Designed by LXA and executed by ATS, SAP’s Dubai HQ, Dubai exemplifies the company’s dedication to diversity. In keeping with this idea, the office interiors were designed to create a vibrant and collaborative work environment.

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

Arabtec HQ, Abu Dhabi

1 May , 2018  

AAID showcased Arabtec’s unique brand and identity through careful material selection and detailing at their headquarters located in Abu Dhabi.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Watson Farley & Williams, Dubai

29 Apr , 2018  

Watson Farley & Williams, Dubai is well-known for managing complex, cross-border projects and transactions from its Dubai office. Keeping this pragmatic and commercial aspect of business in mind, the office’s design also follows the brand’s identity.

PROJECT: Technology

NCR, Dubai Design District

25 Apr , 2018  

Designed and executed by INC. Group, NCR’s workspaces are created to foster innovation, collaboration and flexibility. The space exhibits a minimalistic design, with simple and subdued colours seen throughout the workspace.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Dubai Holding Executive Offices, Dubai

8 Apr , 2018  

Dubai Holding Executive Offices is the prestigious collaboration of two contemporary creative designers – Sneha Divias & Marie Laurent. It has been designed as a working space par excellence, in line with the prestige and functional needs of senior executives.

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

HIRA Walraven, Dubai

3 Apr , 2018  

The new Hira Walraven office in Dubai by Swiss Bureau is inspired by their core business, their vast MEP line needs to carry the unique brands DNA through the design elements and materials.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Eagle Hills HQ, Abu Dhabi

29 Mar , 2018  

Kinnersley Kent Design conceptualised a calm, adaptable and light working environment for Eagle Hills HQ that’s ideally suited to the varied working patterns of their staff.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Emirates National Investment Office, Dubai

28 Mar , 2018  

Swiss Bureau has recently completed the design for ENI office, Dubai, capturing a minimalistic design by creating an office space that is both chic and industrial.

PROJECT: Co-working

UNBOX, Dubai

20 Mar , 2018  

Swiss Bureau Interior Design has recently designed and built an origami inspired creative incubator, UNBOX, located in Dubai’s newest hot spot in Bay Square. 

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Criteo Office, Dubai

6 Mar , 2018  

Spencer Interiors’ latest project in Dubai Media City, Criteo Office, creates a unique and fascinating design reflecting the ethos and values of the company.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Bene Showroom, Dubai

1 Mar , 2018  

Bene’s newly designed, forward-looking showroom in Dubai Design District explores the fundamental changes taking place in office work, now and in the future.

PROJECT: Co-working

Prototype @ Hotel Jen, Beijing

28 Feb , 2018  

Stickman Tribe conceptualizes a new age business hub, designed to be laid back, yet efficient and creates a buzzing destination perfect for creatives and management alike. 

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Coty Office, Dubai

21 Feb , 2018  

AAID were appointed to provide a Concept and Schematic design proposal for the new Coty offices as the Dubai World Trade Center in his new LEED commercial office development.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Schiavello Showroom, Dubai

11 Feb , 2018  

For their showroom based in Dubai Design District, Schiavello’s in-house architect, Nick Tennant, conceptualised the space from Melbourne.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Mercedes Office, Dubai

8 Feb , 2018  

The working space designed for Mercedes by KPS is both functional and spacious.

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

SFM Corporate Services Office, Dubai

24 Jan , 2018  

Swiss Bureau has recently completed the design for SFM, a Dubai headquartered financial services firm specializing in offshore company formation.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Fin-Tech Hive, Dubai

21 Jan , 2018  

Designed by S2 Interiors and realized by Al Tayer Stocks, Fin-Tech Hive reflects an effervescent design by showcasing the key factors of the company’s central backbone.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Recovery Advisers Office, Dubai

11 Jan , 2018  

SBID completed the design and build for the office of Recovery Advisers, a firm that specializes in credit and project insurance claims.

PROJECT: Manufacturing

General Electric, Nairobi

10 Jan , 2018  

First regional office for General Electric designed by Planning Interiors in May 2012, is still regarded as on the best offices in Kenya. 

Eight Inc. and Summertown Interiors

PROJECT: Co-working

D3 Business Center, Dubai

7 Jan , 2018  

The d3 Business Center is part of the co-working spaces developed by d3 that entrepreneurs and developing businesses can rent by the day, month or year.

PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

IFLIX Office, Dubai

27 Dec , 2017  

SBID’s brief by the client was to have a space that was fun and trendy: a place where the staff can work, but also relax, unwind and have fun.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Property Finder Office, Dubai

21 Dec , 2017  

Swiss Bureau Interior Design’s conceptualization of the new headquarters of Property Finder Group was focused on building an inspiring creative environment.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

NOMAC, Dubai

20 Dec , 2017  

Summertown Interiors collaborated with NOMAC to develop smart solutions for their interior space and company branding, resulting in a fantastic environment for their people.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Room of The Emirates – United Nations, Geneva

13 Dec , 2017  

The name of the United Arab Emirates transforms itself into a rounded metallic architectural structure while still preserving the traditional and cultural values of Arabic calligraphy.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Dubai Smart Government HQ, Dubai

12 Dec , 2017  

Bluehaus Group was approached by Smart Dubai Government to design an innovative and leading-edge working space.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

XBD Collective Office, Dubai

10 Dec , 2017  

The main focal point of the design of XBD Collective’s office was for their clients to get inspired and also to be able to ‘touch and feel’ their designs, not only on a material board but in a real environment.

PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

Tecom Auditorium, Dubai

6 Dec , 2017  

Swiss Bureau Interior Design has recently completed the design & build of the Auditorium building in Knowledge Village, Dubai.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Swiss Corporation for Design & Technology Showroom, Dubai

5 Dec , 2017  

Pallavi Dean Interiors opted for a minimalist yet playful and colourful design for Swisscotec’s showroom in Dubai Design District.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

ACWA Power, Dubai

30 Nov , 2017  

Interiors-PCG and Summertown Interiors opted for a clean, streamlined design for ACWA Power’s office in Dubai.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Massa Office, Dubai

29 Nov , 2017  

For their office space, Massa designed a creative, collaborative and relaxed workspace for their employees.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Quirk, Red & Yellow, and BrandsEye, Cape Town

26 Nov , 2017  

Karpinski Design kept as many original features as they could in the interior for this Cape Town based project.

PROJECT: Hospitality

Trattoria Toscana, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

23 Nov , 2017  

Out with the old and in with the new! Situated at Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Trattoria Toscana underwent a well deserved refurbishment.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Mastercard Butterfly Project, Dubai

22 Nov , 2017  

The driver for this project was flexibility and the idea behind it was “re-use”, as fixed furniture was avoided where possible for the Mastercard project.

Pallavi Dean

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Mrs B Salon, Dubai

5 Nov , 2017  

Pallavi Dean’s brief was to create a unique design approach for Mrs B. Salon – one that stands out and aids with the branding of the overall space.

Invisible Design

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Gensler Office, Dubai

29 Oct , 2017  

Gensler’s new office in the prestigious Rolex Tower in DIFC is testament to their work ethics and encourages collaboration and creativity.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Heart of Sharjah Sales Office, Sharjah

24 Oct , 2017  

The office for Shurooq (Sharjah Investment and Development Authority) approached Maja Kozel Design to design the interior of the sales office of the Heart of Sharjah. Designed to be subtle and minimal, it is all about the experience of the space, which is unique, true to the Emirati culture and forward-looking in its fusion of the old and new narratives.

PROJECT: Hardware/Software Development

ThoughtWorks, Johannesburg

22 Oct , 2017  

Karpinski Design was tasked with designing ThoughtWorks’ African and South African headquarters which is based in Johannesburg.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Pandora Regional HQ, Dubai

18 Oct , 2017  

One of the world’s most up-and-coming jewellery brands, Pandora, reached out to XWorks Interiors for the design of their regional head quarters.

PROJECT: Real Estate

Dubai Properties Head Office, Dubai

15 Oct , 2017  

Kahler Design have completed Dubai Properties Group’s new dynamic Head Office in Vision Tower, Business Bay, Dubai.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Rossano Ferretti Hair Spa, Dubai

10 Oct , 2017  

This hair spa is adorned with character, acknowledging the original building’s residential past through a carefully curated sequence of spaces.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Ahrend @ Dutch Design Centre, Dubai

8 Oct , 2017  

Ahrend joins other Dutch design based companies in the recently launched Dutch Design Center at Dubai Design District.

Eight Inc & Summertown Interiors

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

d3 HQ Office, Dubai

4 Oct , 2017  

Summertown Interiors delivered a unique interior solution in the Dubai Design District (d3) with the completion of the d3 headquarters office.

PROJECT: Technology

Huawei, Dubai

3 Oct , 2017  

This Aedas Interiors designed twenty-five thousand square foot office fit-out project was executed by GEMACO Interiors.

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

VE Experts Office, Dubai

26 Sep , 2017  

Intended to foster a more collaborative working style, S2 Interiors’ design of this architectural office brings together the studio’s 30 staff on one floor.

Worktech Dubai 2017

PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Xworks Interiors Office, Dubai

19 Sep , 2017  

Xworks Interiors were facing a challenge when they decided to design their new office space as they had grown out of their old home.

PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

BP Dubai HQ

17 Sep , 2017  

Perkins+Will were appointed in March 2013 by BP plc to design their flagship head quarters in Dubai.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Dubai Airports Head Offices

14 Sep , 2017  

For the Dubai Airports project, Bluehaus Group’s brief was to double the number of people the space could occupy, whilst ensuring the space was exciting.

PROJECT: Apparel/Beauty/Fashion

Adidas Dubai Design District HQ

11 Sep , 2017  

Adidas engaged Perkins+Will to provide three major improvements for their office relocation from Deira to Dubai Design District.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

BOS Office, Woodstock, Cape Town

10 Sep , 2017  

BOS is a proudly South African ice tea company known for its striking branding, brightly coloured packaging and iconic Afro identity.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Daman Health Insurance, Abu Dhabi

5 Sep , 2017  

As one of the largest health insurance brokers in the region it was important for the design to emphasize the core values of what Daman Health Insurance promotes.

The Future of Workspaces

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Office of the Future, Dubai

31 Aug , 2017  

The Office of the Future building is currently the home for the Dubai Future Foundation as well as an exhibition space and incubator.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Commercial Bank of Dubai Private Banking Offices, Dubai

29 Aug , 2017  

FACE A+D designed a truly inspiring space for the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD).

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

RCL Foods Head Office, South Africa

27 Aug , 2017  

This design project engaged with a relocation of five individual office sites to form the RCL Foods head office.

PROJECT: Technology

Google Umbono Tech Incubator, Cape Town

22 Aug , 2017  

Haldane Martin was invited by Google to design and furnish the co-working areas for the Umbono Tech Incubator in Woodstock, Cape Town.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Jetex VIP Lounge, Dubai

20 Aug , 2017  

The Jetex lounge forms part of a VIP terminal on newly opened Al Maktoum Airport situated in Dubai World Central area in Dubai, UAE.

PROJECT: Government/Semi-Government

Smart Dubai Office, Dubai

15 Aug , 2017  

The Smart Dubai initiative is anchored in the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth.

PROJECT: Technology

Virgin Mobile Office, Dubai

8 Aug , 2017  

Schwitzke & Partner’s team designed a 12,378 sq. ft. workplace for Virgin Mobile, recently launched in the Dubai Design District, UAE.

PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

Orbi, Dubai

3 Aug , 2017  

Orbi is conceptualised to offer an amazing digital experience to its visitors and the entire space revolves around interactive technology.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

Brown-Forman, Dubai

26 Jul , 2017  

The American wine and spirit company Brown-Forman recently opened their new office in the upcoming district.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Pinsent Masons, Dubai

17 Jul , 2017  

Awarded ‘Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe’ in 2015 and ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in 2016, Pinsent Masons pride themselves on their drive to be different.

The Future of Workspaces

PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

LinkedIn, Dubai

12 Jul , 2017  

LinkedIn gave Perkins+Will exactly the kind of challenge designers dream of, and they soon realized that they would have to pull a rabbit from a hat to catch and hold their attention.

PROJECT: Advertising/Marketing

Edelman Middle East, Abu Dhabi

10 Jul , 2017  

The design is inspired by the idea of ‘cultural villages’ – the distinct little neighbourhoods that make up great cities, such as Soho in New York.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Kolaghassi, Dubai

19 Jun , 2017  

Kolaghassi Capital recently opened its new HQ in the Burj Daman tower in DIFC, a location that’s seeing more and more prestigious tenants move into its spaces.

PROJECT: Food/Beverage

Coca Cola, Dubai

12 Jun , 2017  

The world’s largest beverage company recently moved into their new 15,000 sq ft office in Design District.

PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Bird & Bird, Dubai

8 Jun , 2017  

International law firm Bird & Bird, specialists in Intellectual Property Law, recently moved into a new space in Burj Daman Tower, DIFC.

Mirage Project Point, Dubai The Future of Workspaces

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

Mirage Project Point, Dubai

15 May , 2017  

Mirage Project Point is a multi-functional and innovative co-working space by Italian manufacturers Mirage at D3, Dubai Design District. Mirage designs and produces porcelain stoneware floors and coverings for commercial, public and residential spaces.

PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Travel Mall

24 Apr , 2017  

This project featured the design and fit out the Etihad sales office, particularly their retail and check-in facility on 2 floors of their existing Travel Mall building in Safa.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Arrivals Lounge, Abu Dhabi International Airport

12 Apr , 2017  

The Etihad Arrivals lounge is a luxurious facility and is also the first Arrivals Lounge to be operated by Etihad Airways in the world.

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PROJECT: Hardware/Software Development

Symantec Offices, Dubai Internet City

10 Jan , 2017  

Symantec has occupied its existing office space for over 8 years in Dubai, and with the recent growth in the company, new premises were required to accommodate future staff growth. The project featured a new reception area, video conferencing facilities to ensure seamless communication on an international scale with other Symantec offices, closed offices and telephone rooms offering private working areas. In addition, a number of breakout areas and team meeting rooms to promote collaboration in the workspace, plus a large training facility to accommodate internal staff development.

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PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Heidrick & Struggles Offices, Dubai

8 Jan , 2017  

Heidrick & Struggles appointed Gensler and Summertown Interiors for their interiors project at Liberty House in Dubai’s DIFC area.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

J. Safra Sarasin Offices, Dubai

31 Dec , 2016  

The design reflects a contemporary luxury feel that has been the desired image that Safra Sarasin would convey to their clients across the global offices, this style was coupled with a sense of serenity through the great green wall that welcomes client in the reception area. Client rooms are enclosed in a discreet private setting while the back office area is an open environment with large scale acoustic ceiling panels as the main feature.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Airways Training Center Refurbishment – Abu Dhabi

28 Dec , 2016  

The refurbishment comprised of the modification and upgrade of training classrooms, administration offices, pilot briefing rooms, main reception, and bathroom areas. The Pilots Lounge was also transformed to improve the appearance and functionality of the space. To ensure continued smooth running of the facility and minimal disruption to the client, a separate contractor’s entrance was erected for the duration of the project.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

ES Bankers Dubai

26 Dec , 2016  

ES Bankers are a private banking and wealth management operation incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre. Due to the Company’s growth plans, their requirement was to complete the fit out and joinery works for their offices, managing a 2 stage expansion program increasing their capacity from 20 employees to 45 with room for further growth.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Baker Botts, Emaar Square – Dubai

21 Dec , 2016  

For their recent expansion project, Baker Botts appointed Gensler, their global architectural partner, to design the new premises in line with their global guidelines. Refurbishment works were undertaken in the existing office, with expansion works covering approx. 800 sqm of additional workspace.

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PROJECT: Healthcare

Astellas Pharma Offices

20 Dec , 2016  

Designed by Pringle Brandon Perkins and Will, and project managed by CBRE, the offices feature a reception area, large scale conference room, an integrated breakout area combined with pantry to promote collaboration in an informal environment, plus IT function areas to host the server and printing facilities.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Emirates NBD, Dubai Mall Branch

18 Dec , 2016  

Emirates NBD, Dubai Mall, is a standalone, unique Bank branch that represents a departure from current trends that are common place in retail banking spaces. The proposal was to create an industrial space that incorporates elements from the digital age, which can be seen in the large format digital screen in the ATM lobby. Materials such as steel beams, perforated steel sheets, glass, concrete, acoustic wood paneling, and rough stone flooring manage to create an open and transparent space within the limits of a 192 square meter site.

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PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

Bahrain National Theatre

8 Dec , 2016  

The National Theater of Bahrain project was the subject of an international tender won by the French architects AS.ARCHITECTURE-STUDIO, a practice that already has several references to its credit in the Gulf region.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Desert Routes, Boulevard Plaza – Dubai

28 Nov , 2016  

Materials like Steel, Exotic blue marble from Brazil and polished concrete were used side by side to give the office a modern, bespoke design and the warm wooden floor was chosen to contrast the solid materials and make the environment more cozy. Greenery was also introduced on the main wall of the office as well as the partition in the center to add more life to the space and help in creating a more efficient working environment. Also, the fully glazed walls were utilized by the whole space.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Norton Rose, Sowwah Square – Abu Dhabi

19 Nov , 2016  

ISG were appointed by Norton Rose as their fit out contractor for their office located on level 15 of Tower 1, Sowwah Square. The project ethos was to re-create the Norton Rose brand at Sowwah Square and achieve a level of continuity in all their offices worldwide.

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PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Boston Consulting Group HQ, Riyadh

17 Nov , 2016  

Bluehaus Group were appointed by Boston Consulting Group for the design delivery of its Riyadh office and Saudi Arabia head office.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Shearman & Sterling, Abu Dhabi

17 Nov , 2016  

International style blended with a local, Arabic, feel.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Al Hilal Bank – Masdar Retail Branch, Abu Dhabi

16 Nov , 2016  

ISG were appointed by Al Hilal Bank to provide them with a new design for their retail branches in Masdar City.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Allen & Overy

16 Nov , 2016  

Allen & Overy approached Bluehaus Group to design the workplace for their association with their regional partners, Zeyad S. Khoshaim.

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PROJECT: Manufacturing

Rexam Offices, Dubai

16 Nov , 2016  

Rexam is a unique ‘Space within a Space’ corporate workplace providing a stimulating, creative solution in celebration of aluminium, the client’s core product. The design principals play on the inside of an aluminium drinks can, or ‘Space within a Space’ of the building’s structure.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Akin Gump, Abu Dhabi

16 Nov , 2016  

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is an American international law firm with more than 900 attorneys in 20 cities across the globe

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PROJECT: Industrial/Oil & Gas/Energy/Chemicals

Mubadala Petroleum – Abu Dhabi

15 Nov , 2016  

Mubadala wanted to achieve a contemporary state of the art office combined with traditional touches in keeping with the local and surrounding area.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Reed Smith, Sowwah Square – Abu Dhabi

15 Nov , 2016  

This is a classic style office with glazed, bright colours and lots of light. It was important for Reed Smith to maintain the same reception feel as other offices located around the world; this included the reception desk and back lit stone wall and signage.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Pillsbury (PWSP) LLP – Sowwah Square

15 Nov , 2016  

With a holistic design and contemporary layout, the Pillsbury offices consist of an impressive reception entrance with stone floors, fabric panels and stone door surround. The main conference room has built-in AV units and fabric panels together with a large meeting room table. The offices are glazed and built around the perimeter, finished with larger partner offices at the ends, overlooking the marina.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Macquarie Capital – Abu Dhabi

15 Nov , 2016  

ISG were appointed by Macquarie Group as their fit out contractor for their office located in Sowwah Square, in Tower 1, level 8.

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PROJECT: Consulting/Business Services

Bakr Talent Consultancy, Dubai

19 Oct , 2016  

The brief was to create an office that feels professional and well thought out, but also young and vibrant to reflect the culture of the company. Candidates visiting the office are making big, potentially life-changing decisions, so the environment had to feel warm and welcoming.

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PROJECT: Architecture/Design

Perkins + Will Dubai

18 Oct , 2016  

The Dubai office of Perkins+Will integrates a contemporary open aesthetic with functional and programming requirements that include flexibility, transparency, and employee wellness in an environment that fosters collaboration as a key design tool.

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PROJECT: Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson

17 Oct , 2016  

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Baker Botts, Sowwah Square – Abu Dhabi

15 Oct , 2016  

The vision of this project was to create an office with a similar look and feel which Baker Botts have elsewhere in the world incorporating a more local feel. Entry into the office leads into a contemporary and open reception area with a hint of an Arabic feel. The offices are joinery partitions with a light shade look from floor to ceiling and doors. The partner offices overlook the Arabian Sea and the funky breakout area looks over the Abu Dhabi city skyline.

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PROJECT: Food/Beverage

Beaver Biotech – Dubai

11 Oct , 2016  

The office is the Middle East HQ for a leading African agriculture firm working with innovative bio-technologies. The design brief focused on two main objectives; it had look and feel international and sophisticated and it had to achieve this while still retaining the company’s roots: an African farming company.

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PROJECT: Technology

Siemens HQ, Abu Dhabi

27 Sep , 2016  

The Siemens Middle East Headquarters at Masdar City was inaugurated in January 2014 and is the first LEED Platinum-certified office building in Abu Dhabi.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

Etihad Airways Center, Abu Dhabi

27 Sep , 2016  

Office Fit out over 12 floors for Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi with a total area of 16,000m² (172,222 ft²)The Project comprises a mixture of open plan and closed offices, meeting rooms, training rooms and kitchen and eating facilities. To accommodate Etihad Head Office. . 12 Floors . Total Area: 16,000m² (172,222 ft²) . Open Plan […]

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

HSBC Project Olympic, DIFC, Dubai

27 Sep , 2016  

This project is a traditional build, CAT B, interior office fit out of 13,000 sq ft of level 1, gate village 8 in DIFC for HSBC bank. This is the first of the new global workplace standards style and they are relocating staff from Emaar Square. This office will act as a guide for all […]

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PROJECT: Entertainment/Event Management

The Dome Box, Meraas

27 Sep , 2016  

The Meraas Dome Box Theatre offers a unique immersive cinema experience screening both entertainment and educational productions. Bluehaus Group’s inspiration for the interior design and theme was time travel and this is translated and communicated into the environment with key design elements integrated within the dome and surrounding spaces.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Clifford Chance Dubai

27 Sep , 2016  

Following the successful delivery of the Clifford Chance Abu Dhabi offices, Clifford Chance commissioned Bluehaus Group for design and design management of its Dubai offices in Dubai International Financial Centre as well as its Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

PROJECT: Construction/Engineering

Arup -Media One Building Office

27 Sep , 2016  

The Arup and Bluehaus Group ‘fit’ was ideal as the motivation for quality is shared by both Arup as the client, and Bluehaus Group as the consultant. With close collaboration turning our needs into a workable space that shouts “Arup” to all our overseas colleagues visiting us for the very first time. Both the tangible and intangible benefits of the space have been striking.

PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) HQ

25 Sep , 2016  

At 23 storey high, this landmark custom building houses the administrative arm of ADCB + is one of the largest banks in the UAE in terms of shareholders’ funds and market capitalization.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

British Airways Lounge Concourse D – Dubai Airport

5 Sep , 2016  

AAID were appointed as Lead Design Consultant for the British Airways Lounge in Concourse D at Dubai International Airport. The project called for extensive coordination with the landlord, client and other sub-consultants to successfully deliver the approved concept design.British Airways’ brand is synonymous with luxury, exclusivity, and crafted intimacy.

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PROJECT: Film/Media/Publishing

Discovery Communications, DIC

5 Sep , 2016  

AAID was tasked to design an office space that incorporated the global branding while staying on course with a restrictive budget and project programme for the world’s paid tv programmer.The design executed a play of colour and texture within the new premises of Discovery Communications. The creative use of varying shades of grey within the carpet and stone flooring allowed an extent of flexibility to the ever growing client.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Stephenson Harwood – Dubai

5 Sep , 2016  

The International law firms’ intent was to open a branch in the UAE to expand their services in the Middle East Region. The brief was to create the new office by following the branding guildelines of Stephenson Harwood while incorporating design elements that reflect the cultural context.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

First Gulf Bank (FGB) Safety Deposit Box – Abu Dhabi

5 Sep , 2016  

Following the relocation work completed for the client, AAID were asked to redesign and renovate the safety deposit room, also including viewing rooms, file room, lift interior and lift lobby. The whole space was designed within the concept of a jewel box, with red and gold accent
colours.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

First Gulf Bank (FGB) – Ras Al Khaimah

5 Sep , 2016  

AAID was asked to redesign the fit out for the new branch of FGB based in Ras al Khaimah. The brief incorporated high end as well as the FGB branding to create two sophisticated design lines with regular banking and wealth management department which solidified the sought after hospitable atmosphere for its customers.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

First Gulf Bank (FGB) – Treasury Department – Abu Dhabi

4 Sep , 2016  

FGB expand their offices, due to business growth in the region, and showcase their Treasury department.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Lloyd’s Bank – DIFC, UAE

4 Sep , 2016  

The design allows for a multi-tenant facility for managing agents, providing a Lloyd’s branded environment. The newly designed space allows managing agents to have their own individual branded identity within the overall Lloyds demise. The brief was to create a cutting edge
design using a bold contrast of colours, which define the unique identity of Lloyd’s.

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PROJECT: Manufacturing

Torishima – Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

A palette of warmer and softer materials was added, juxtaposing the pre-cast concrete panels as a backdrop. Clever lighting integration was used to emphasize the textures whilst the specified furniture is classic and seamless. The motivation of the design was a mixture of contemporary Japanese architecture and a reflection of the product function, the movement […]

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

Arbuthnot Latham – DIFC, Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

Arbuthnot Latham, a renowned Scottish private banking organisation, appointed AAID to design the new Dubai office in the DIFC (Dubai International Finance Centre).

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

HSBC, Etihad Towers – Abu Dhabi

4 Sep , 2016  

The design process involved early site analysis and identification of places to dwell, points of interaction and movement for client areas, executives, trading and sales teams. Functionally the environment provides a working space, with discrete built in storage, supporting video conferencing meeting rooms and in house cafe/lounge areas to support both client facing areas and staff areas.

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PROJECT: Bank/Financial/Investments

HSBC Project Rubik Dubai Internet City

4 Sep , 2016  

The design is based on colors and materials that were given by HSBC as part of the Global Standard package they apply to projects. AAID used the standards and created a regional look, feel and philosophy that combines Eastern and Western cultures and highlights Dubai as a gate way between east and west.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

Booz & Co- Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

Booz & Company, a renowned and prestigious global management consultancy, appointed AAID as a lead consultant to design their new Abu Dhabi headquarters in Sowwah Square.

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PROJECT: Law Firm/Legal Services

White & Case LLP – Dubai

4 Sep , 2016  

Key design elements include glass partitions, perpendicular glass acoustic walls and bespoke wall furniture. The use and design of the wall furniture dramatically increases the efficiency of the space, whilst providing further flexibility by allowing one additional partner or two lawyers to work in one room.

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PROJECT: Aviation/Travel

GE Aviation, Time on Wing – DAFZA

4 Sep , 2016  

The design is based on the innovation of the services provided by General Electric and the customer experience of the simulation and studies of GE jet engines.

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