Entries by Brad Holdsworth

June 2019 launch for anti-brain damage construction helmet

Swedish companies MIPS’ and Guardio’s helmet is designed to reduce rotational motion that can cause brain damage Research by America’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has shown that the construction industry has the greatest number of both fatal and non-fatal traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among US workplaces, but this statistic might improve with […]

KSA construction industry boosted by 113% contract increase YoY

Kingdom’s industry awarded $13.3 billion worth of contracts; value highest in 4 years. Saudi Arabia’s construction industry has seen a strong increase in the first quarter of the year off the back of $13.3 billion worth of awarded contracts, mainly in the energy and utility sectors, it has been announced. According to a report by […]

Expo 2020 Dubai’s 130m Al Wasl Plaza set for Christie’s visuals shows

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill-designed dome to be focus of American firm known for Hollywood productions In a bid to improve the visual experience at Expo 2020 Dubai, American projectors manufacturer Christie, which has previously worked on Hollywood productions, will use laser projection technology to create displays on the Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture-designed Al […]

Could £18m Investment Transform UK Construction Sector?

An £18m investment in technologies ranging from augmented reality design tools to swarming robots that mimic the collaborative behaviour of termites could help transform UK construction, the UK’s main research funding body has claimed. Made through funding body UKRI, and drawn from the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), the cash is being ploughed into a […]

WME Make Strides at Super Sports Run Series 2019

WME Dubai joined hundreds of competitors at the Meydan Racecourse on Friday, 19th April, to take part in the Super Sports Run Series 2019. This fun yet competitive series took place on the private closed off roads of Meydan with the start and finish at The Track Golf Clubhouse. From social to advanced runners, young […]

WME and Killa Design Welcome Guests To SRG Tower Presentation

The evening, at The American University Dubai, was a collaborative event of architecture and structural design in conjunction with the Institution of Structural Engineers. The focus of the night surrounded the SRG Tower in Dubai’s Downtown District. Mr Veith (Killa) and Mr Guruvappan (WME) presented to a full audience, walking through the architectural and structural […]

WME Completes Work on Flagship VOX Cinema in KSA

The Kingdom Centre VOX cinema, in Riyadh, opened its doors to the public last night. WME are proud to have completed the Lead Consultancy role on the project. The multiplex features eight screens, all VIP, designed to provide customers with a luxurious cinematic experience. The Kingdom Centre VOX cinema is considered to be a new […]