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Transforming the way people perceive quality

Backward integration has been a main factor contributing to your effective service delivery. What are the various areas of backward (forward if any) integration? Sobha Group is the only fully vertically integrated real estate development conglomerate in the world. It has key competencies to deliver a project from its conceptualization …

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Parametric Brickwork

As Francesca Hughes points out in her wonderfully written book-The Architecture of Error (MITpress2014)- using the same devices that are used to build submarines in the building industry would also import other characteristics of war-machines to our buildings. Yet after almost half a century architects mostly celebrate their successful seemingly silent …

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An Architectural Science: Evolutionary aspects of practiceembedded architectural research

The last five centuries of Modern Science, from Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin to the big science of the Large Hadron Collider and the Human Genome Project, has provided remarkable insights into two of the fundamental questions of human inquiry – the origins of the universe and that of life. …

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Architecture in a digital world

Parametric design, as definition goes, is a process based on algorithmic thinking that enables the expression of parameters and rules that, together, define, encode and clarify the relationship between design intent and design response. Parametric design is a paradigm in design where the relationship between elements are used to manipulate …

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