Israel’s largest furniture group have confirmed their participation at INDEX 2021 which will take place from 31 May to 2 June at the Dubai World Trade Centre: Wissmann Group are looking to move into the lucrative UAE market following the recent normalisation agreement with the United Arab Emirates.
With the industrial revolution cities started to move vertically. In that period, we had new materials like steel and new technologies like electricity and elevators that helped architects and engineers to look for a new way of expressing architecture, translated in towers and skyscrapers.
Nowadays Dubai is well-known for being one of the most advanced and futuristic cities of the world. It has been defined the first smart city of the Region and its rapid growth from being a small village of pearl hunting, fishing and trading to a global metropolis of 3 million residents sounds as an incredible legend.
Landing in Dubai something that you notice at first glance is the color of the sky and the intensity of light. A light that often seems filtered through the moist, hazy and dusty atmosphere. It is a different light than that of the Italian and south European latitudes, where colors are much more saturated and light defines shapes with a sharper blade cut between sun and shade.