Expect to see more nature inside of buildings and as part of the main structure in the future. A notable project is the Skai Holdings Viceroy that will create a greenery to land ration of 7:1 when it is delivered in 2018.
Given the fast paced life that the majority of us lead, a sense of comfort, relaxation and simplicity is key to creating a home. It is being reflected in workplaces, restaurants, cafes and hotels as designers are tuning into this trend.
These elements are key in Dubai’s plans for future, where in 2016, a Minister for Happiness was introduced. There are also huge infrastructure projects currently either in the planning or construction stages. Multiple road accesses, a metro expansion, the Dubai Canal project and airport expansions.
More investment will be made by leading architects in training and developing best practices to ensure teams are able to make best use of the technology available. As such firms will place more emphasis on recruiting the best candidates for their teams. It won’t just be about skills and knowledge anymore, design styles, soft skills such as people management and values will also be taken into consideration.
More architects are searching for job opportunities than ever before and the increase in candidates means an increase in competition.