Hyder Consulting presents Dubai's growth at NY forum

DUBAI — Hyder Consulting has given academics and business leaders in New York an insight into how Dubai has become "the fastest-growing city in the world", its ambitions and the policies that are driving it.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 26 Jul 2007, 9:06 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 10:22 PM

The company recently presented their work in Dubai at a lecture series entitled 'Why Dubai' organised by The Skyscraper Museum in New York, and held as part of an exhibition on the Burj Dubai.

The lecture was organised in conjunction with the museum's Spring/Summer 2007 exhibition at the New York Academy of Sciences building. It was moderated by Robert Ivy, editor-in-chief, Architectural Record and featured a panel of experts currently at work on a range of Dubai mega projects, including developers, architects, engineers, and construction industry executives.

Robert Booth, executive director, Emaar North America, John Braley, business development manager, Turner International, George Efstathiou, managing partner, SOM/Chicago, Jordan Gruzen, partner, Gruzen Samton, were among the speakers.

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