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The Basics and the Promise of Green Walls for Cities

Tuesday 30 July 2019

Eco Brooklyn founder and entrepreneur Gennaro Brooks-Church first started building living walls (also known as green walls or vertical gardens) because he thought they looked cool.

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Types of Subfloor Materials in Construction Projects

Tuesday 25 June 2019

The subfloor is the foundation beneath finish flooring materials. On wood-frame floors, the subflooring provides a continuous structural surface over the floor joists.


Middle East Design and Hospitality Week to Set Stage for Multimillion-Dollar Growth predicted

Wednesday 12 June 2019

International events company dmg events has announced that Middle East Design and Hospitality Week (MEDHW), comprising of seven prestigious design and hospitality events, will take place from 17th – 19th September 2019 at Dubai...

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Surface Treatments: A Versatile Application in Interior Spaces

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Creativity and innovation come together to make surface treatments one of the most versatile applications in interior spaces.

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Why Hydro France chose SURFACE Design Middle East as the platform to launch their business outside of Europe

Wednesday 15 May 2019

According to Naimi, the country is a strategic gateway that opens the door to the rest of the Middle Eastern countries, making it easier for businesses to import and export furniture products. With both the construction...

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Creating Mixed Media for Different Surfaces by Anabia Hassan, Design Lounge by Anabia

Monday 06 May 2019

Every craft technique to transform a particular surface has a basic set of steps that can be learnt to achieve the desired look. When the same becomes a form of artistic expression, the result is a truly special, one-of-a-kind,...

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9 Of The Most Innovative Surface Materials We've Seen This Season

Monday 29 April 2019

Construction materials have come a long way over the years. From the use of timber and concrete to cigarette butts and cardboard, builders are looking for newer and more effective materials for their projects.

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Wabi-Sabi from a Design Perspective by Anabia Hassan, Design Lounge by Anabia

Thursday 11 April 2019

Our classical Western notion of beauty has always been something perfect, enduring, and where one could imagine celebrating anything except rust, patina, wear and tear. According to Richard Powell, author of Wabi Sabi...

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Relaxed Maximalism and Antiquarian Minimalism: An Emerging Trend by Anabia Hassan, Design Lounge by Anabia

Sunday 24 March 2019

I feel that industry trends undoubtedly are in line with the socio-political and economic circumstances at certain times; some materials that might have been considered at one point a source of calm, unwinding and...

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Talk on Material Spending and Maintenance by Saba Shahab, Design Haus Medy

Sunday 24 February 2019

Materials management is an important element in project planning and control. They represent a major expense in construction, so minimizing procurement or purchase costs presents important opportunities for reducing...

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