BESTWEB.LK AWARDS 2015
Derby Design is a structural consultancy firm with over two decades of international experience on a wide range of building and infrastructural projects. The team, comprising specialists in the field, possess excellent design, client and project management skills complemented by strong communication prowess and an ability to seamlessly manage cross-cultural teams in a multinational setting. Their key area of expertise comprise: High-Rise buildings, structural dynamics and seismic design, underground structures in difficult soft soil conditions and urban construction; steel and composite structures. Some of their successful projects comprise The Dubai Mall, UAE, Ocean Heights – Residential Tower for Damac, Dubai (83 storey – 310 m tall tower), National Library and Drama Centre Building, (Singapore) and Ninoy Aquino Airport, (Manila, Philippines), among many others.
A 30-year private holding company with offices in South Africa, Dubai, India and Qatar with a proven capability to seamlessly manage the most challenging projects. It offers the full gamut of engineering consultancy services from concept to completion related to MEP services, including high-end electronics and IT/integrated systems for built environments like residential and commercial buildings, shopping malls, hotels, healthcare buildings, data centres, IT parks, infrastructure and mixed-use projects etc. Some leading projects comprise Amani Place (Dar es Salaam), Dimension Data (South Africa’s largest IT company) and JSE (new financial hub housing the Johannesburg Stock Exchange), among others. CKR was awarded the Middle East MEP Specialist Consultancy of the Year for 2011 (second year in running.)
Studio Lumen provides comprehensive lighting design services for commercial and residential projects. Its goal is to use lighting to showcase the uniqueness of individual spaces and structures. Some of its noteworthy projects include Sanctuary Falls Dubai, Brindle Residence Bainbridge Is, WA, The Palms Casino Bistro Buffet, Las Vegas, Island Church Bainbridge Is, WA among others.
Based in the US, this vertical transportation (VT) consultant provides system design and evaluation services for elevators or lifts and escalators, among other related services.The team’s vertical transportation (VT) consulting services cover system design, equipment evaluations and modernization planning. It also provides engineering services for the design of special lifts, R&D-level product engineering evaluations, and certain failure analysis. Some of its successful hi-rise projects include Nakheel Harbour and Tower, (Dubai), Bitexco Financial Tower, (Ho Chi Minh City), Visionaire Project, Battery Park City Site 3, (New York City),Queen City Square Phase I & II, (Cincinnati),Alrriyadh Tower, (Riyadh), KSA, Shenyang IFC, (Shenyang), Al Burj (formerly Palm Tower) in Dubai among many others.
The Company advises organisations in defining and implementing corporate and legal requirements with regards to life and fire safety. Internationally active in over 100 countries since 1973 and with offices in several regions, FPC offers an unrivalled knowledge base. FPC’s key asset is its knowledge capital. At FPC, highly-trained and officially registered fire protection engineers, consultants and designers provide expert advice and services at managerial, operational as well as technical levels, regarding life & fire safety.Landmark projects completed by the team include the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AAS), (The Netherlands), Aramco, (Saudi Arabia), BSL, (Germany), CenterParcs Holding,(Europe), Dow Chemical, (Europe and Asia), Dubai Ports Authority, (Middle East), Cinema Park, (Russia), Courthouse Antwerp, (Belgium), among a host of other projects.
RWDI is a wind engineering consulting firm having contributed to the successful design of some of the world’s most prestigious and unique buildings, stadiums and institutional projects. During the course of its four-decade existence, it has emerged as a premier environmental air quality, noise and risk service provider to major industries and governments. The firm’s facilities include four boundary layer wind tunnels computer models for simulating atmospheric weather conditions and advanced computer modeling capabilities including computational fluid dynamics (CFD). RWDI also has in-house model shops that use stereo lithography technology, integrated data acquisition, storage and processing systems, computer-aided drafting, and a broad base of specialized instrumentation.The team has completed a number of successful projects that include the London Millennium Bridge, International Commerce Centre (Mega) Tower, Petronas Towers, Freedom Tower on the WTC Site,the second span of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge,Taipei 101 and Burj Khalifa.
P Landscape is a landscape and design studio based in Bangkok, with a 90-member team of highly skilled and talented individuals including landscape architects, designers, horticulturists, and artists.The team specializes in high-end hospitality and residential projects. It successfully completed a number of projects in Thailand, China, India, The Middle East, Maldives and Fiji Islands.Some of its noteworthy projects include ITC Maurya, (New Delhi), Sheraton Grande Laguna, (Phuket), Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, (Phuket), W Bangkok Hotel, (Bangkok), The Leela Palace, (New Delhi) and Park Hyatt, (Maldives) among a host of other successful projects.
Design Team 3 is a Singapore-based firm of architects and town planners with projects across Asia and offices in Singapore, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka. The firm’s ongoing assignments span Australasia (Melbourne to Dubai). The firm enjoys a wide experience in the design of High-Rise buildings, engaged in a number of modern High-Rise projects in Sri Lanka. At Altair, the firm will engage as submission and documentation architects.