Design ME visits Khansaheb Interior's Heriot-Watt University Campus

Heriot-Watt’s brand-new campus at Dubai Knowledge Village is ultra-modern, high-tech and boasts state-of-the-art amenities to say the least. Design Middle East takes a tour of the new facility, a world-class fit out project delivered by Khansaheb's Interiors, Joinery, MEP and Metals teams in collaboration. 

Khansaheb was able to implement Heriot-Watt’s vision by comprehending what was needed of it on the project. Right from the beginning, a dedicated team was put together to understand what the key drivers for the client were.

Ross Trivett, General Manager- Interiors and Joinery, Khansaheb, walks us though the steps: “It was a very formal tender process under the Scottish procurement rules, and as Khansaheb, we have an incredibly detailed health and safety and welfare management plans in place, which all helped us demonstrate our capability of systems and processes such as our in-house resources – interiors joinery, MEP and metals. These aligned with what Heriot-Watt were looking for.

“The original development was designed to be commercial offices and it had to be converted into a campus. It was an interesting idea, and we were keen to win it. We are extremely proud to have been selected and entrusted by Heriot-Watt to complete the fit out of their new campus.”

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