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  • Stephen Venney

    Mace names UAE country director


    Stephen Venney spent a decade working for Balfour Beatty in the city

  • Serie Architects' Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai. The main entrance from the Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park

    In pictures: London architect's Dubai arts centre opens


    Three-storey building is first of its kind in Gulf

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    Mace and Jacobs JV scores Expo 2020 Dubai job


    The consortium will manage the design, procurement and construction of the UK pavilion

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    Dubai's expats adjust to life in the slow lane


    Visiting Dubai last week, one of the most noticeable differences from previous trips was that I managed to reach all my meetings on time.Gone are the days of sitting in static queues of nose to nose SUVs frantically tapping the blackberry trying to reschedule meetings.Dubai has clearly slowed since the ...

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    On the receiving end


    “I would think very hard about working in Dubai again. It has done us a lot of damage.” So says David Marks, the co-founder of architect Marks Barfield. Anyone reading about what happened to him after his client in the emirate quietly stopped paying its bills will find it easy ...

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    Stop kicking Dubai


    I am fed up of people gloating about Dubai going belly up. Rod Liddle’s piece in the Times this weekend said nothing new and got certain facts wrong. The piece is a prime example of the Dubai baiting that’s been done to death lately.The worst thing about the article is ...