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Speaker Opinion Pieces


A smile turns a town upside down

We’ve all heard some form of the adage “Happiness is the ultimate cure”. According to Peter Scott, Director Landscape Architecture, Khatib & Alami.

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Transformers of the Public Realm

“We not only look at how the public realm impacts cities by improving livability and connectivity but also at adding economic value to properties and profitability to businesses,” said Robert Shakespeare,Group Design Director, Cracknell

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Bringing Communities Back in the Game

“There are opportunities all over Dubai to create a walk-able and livable environment but it would require the buy-in and willingness of all stakeholders to initiate programs and activities to allow this to happen,” said Boris Fabinski, Principal Landscape Architect, SSH

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Landscape ‘Modeling’ More in Fashion

According to Christopher Smeaton, BIM Manager of Landscape & Urban Planning at InSite, a division of KEO International Consultants, there are strategic reasons why BIM for landscape is now ready to enjoy firmer terrain.  

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Not ready for VAT?... Get ready to pay!

“People have worked in a tax-free environment for years and the introduction of VAT in the UAE is a little disconcerting for businesses,” said Rakesh Pardasani, Partner at RSM Dahman, a leading audit and tax advisory firm in the UAE.

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