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Dar al-Handasah has received recognition for its Green Apple Day of Service Program from the Emirates Green Building Council (GBC), a leading council established in 2006 and dedicated to advancing green building principles for protecting the environment and ensuring sustainability in the United Arab Emirates.

- 09.11.18
Dar's Green Apple Day of Service Praised by Leading UAE Environmental Council

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has just announced Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners) as the design lead on a project that will forever redefine the transportation sector in the Middle East region and beyond.

At the helm of a team including fellow Dar Group members Perkins+Will, T.Y.Lin International, GPO Group, and Currie & Brown, Dar Al-Handasah will serve as design lead, heading construction of Abu Dhabi’s – and, potentially, the world’s—first commercial Hyperloop system.

- 29.10.18
Design Lead on the Transportation Project of the Millennium: Dar Al-Handasah to Bring the Hyperloop to the Middle East.
02.10.18 American Society of Civil Engineers President Kristina L. Swallow Visits Dar Premises

Global newspaper Financial Times has recently published an article exploring major infrastructure projects including the Sheikh Jaber Causeway. Dar is the main Consultant on the project which has been recognized, earlier this year, as Kuwait’s major monumental infrastructural development and will become the country’s national symbol of progress and link to the future.

- 25.09.18
The Dawn of a New Future: Kuwait Causeway Featured in Financial Times

On Thursday, August 9, Dar’s Director Yehia Zaki met with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli to discuss the future and timeline of new cities to be built in Egypt – including the New Administrative Capital – a project in which Dar is playing a major role.

- 15.08.18
Dar Meets with President Sisi to Discuss Ongoing Development Plans at Egypt’s New Administrative Capital
17.07.18 Another Year, Another Victory: Dar Group Amongst ENR 2018’s Top 10!
27.06.18 Dar Group announces collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology

At its grand annual Awards Banquet held on the 7th of May, 2018, at Kuwait National Library, the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) Kuwait Chapter honoured Dar with the 2017 Special Award of Excellence for Infrastructure Project as recognition of the firm’s valuable contributions as Main Consultant on the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway – Main Link.

- 13.05.18
Dar honoured with the Special Award for Excellence in Infrastructure Project
24.04.18 UDC signs a major contract with Dar for Gewan Island project
05.04.18 Dar praised in Zamzam rehabilitation opening ceremony
02.04.18 Dar Group named finalist in Old Street roundabout design contest
02.04.18 Cairo Smart Village office granted ISO and OHSAS certifications
28.02.18 Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources launches WIEMS website
26.01.18 DarMagazine spotlights the Kuwait Causeway project in its newest issue
10.01.18 Dar participates in historic Angosat 1 satellite project

ENR Ranking

- 10.10.17
To making progress together: ENR names Dar among best international design firms
16.08.17 Inauguration of the first phase of the N’Zeto x Soyo Highway
16.08.17 Ground Breaking Ceremonies of Hospitals Projects in Luanda

Project inauguration

- 26.07.17
Second power station of Cambambe dam unveiled
18.05.17 Rock boring breakthrough at Joun
23.03.17 Dar pulls off major pipejacking operation in Riyadh
28.02.17 Dar Group becomes WorleyParsons substantial shareholder
29.11.16 Dar Doha receives recognition at Green Expo Forum 2016
25.11.16 Kuwait Municipality signs contract for Kuwait fourth Master Plan 2040
17.11.16 Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair & Partners) Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee - 60 years of ongoing success, innovation, and leadership
07.09.16 The city of Salt - Jordan remembers Dr. Kamal Shair
01.09.16 Nakheel and RIU Hotels and Resorts start development of US$245 million beachfront resort at Deira Islands - Dubai

ENR Ranking

- 02.08.16
ENR ranks Dar Number 1 international design firm in the Middle East and Number 7 Worldwide!

New visual identity

- 03.06.16
Behind the scenes of Dar's new look
26.05.16 Dar joins Iraq Britain Business Council
11.05.16 Dar and Abu Dhabi team up for safer street software
11.05.16 Dar Al-Handasah supports AUB with “transformational” gift

Fairs & Exhibitions

- 11.03.16
Dar Al-Handasah at MIT job fair

Social Action

- 02.12.15
Dar Angola Establishes Philanthropic Organization

Inauguration

- 02.03.16
Concourse D at Dubai International now open

Press Coverage

- 11.03.16
Tawazun Safety Security and Disaster Management City (Jaheziya)

Event

- 03.10.15
Dar Runs Faster and Farther for Good Causes at 2015 Beirut Marathon

Award

- 03.01.16
King Abdulaziz Medical City Behavioral Health Facility receives Award of Merit

Inauguration

- 03.11.15
Head of State inaugurates New National Assembly Building

Certification

- 03.09.15
Dar Al-Handasah Smart Village Offices building earns LEED Gold

Press Release

- 03.11.15
Al-Arabiya TV reports on the Madinah expansion