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CID Awards 2020 shortlist: Best Use of Lighting in Interior Design | United Arab Emirates | Design

Awarded to the interior designer who has integrated lighting into a design project in the most innovative and effective way, Best Use of Lighting Award shortlists as some shining examples of lighting solutions.

The judges will be looking at the aesthetics, functionality, flexibility, lighting controls and energy efficiency of the lighting solution


The lighting design at ATI’s head office took into considerations the working environment, as well as the employees’ well-being.
It was important the lighting followed the workplace’s layout to balance the use of direct and indirect lighting. Luminaires were carefully selected and distributed to serve light “where


High-Rise Building Catches Fire in United Arab Emirates

A high-rise tower caught fire Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates and authorities said it wasn’t immediately clear what caused the blaze.

The sides of the 48-floor Abbco Tower in Sharjah saw flames shoot up them. The city neighbors Dubai.

Firefighters and police surrounded the tower, as did curious onlookers.

Authorities offered no immediate cause for the blaze.

The UAE, including skyscraper-studded Dubai, has suffered a spate of fires in its high-rises in recent years.

The reason for the blazes, building and safety experts say, is the material used for the buildings’ sidings, called aluminum composite panel cladding.

While some


United In Design Brings Equity To Interior Design In The United Kingdom

The interior design world was not built on elitism. Nomadic Mongolians of all social statuses in the 5th century BC employed decorative carpets in temporary abodes for comfort and style; ancient Egyptians spruced up their simple homes with skins and fanciful objects; and some early Asante residential architecture was built with walls decorated with animal designs. However, it was the elite class with means (traditionally royalty and religious leaders) who were able to outfit whole rooms or palatial complexes that brought about the necessity