DuPont shares science behind sustainable structures
Dubai, March 22, 2011
DuPont, one of the leading market-driven science companies, hosted the architectural and industrial engineering students of Alhosn University, Abu Dhabi and offered them insight on creating sustainable structures.
Dupont also shared the science behind increasing the performance of building systems and creating more sustainable structures.
The session was led by Tony Azzam, regional business manager DuPont Building Innovations, Turkey, Middle East & Africa, who shared DuPont rich history of bringing science to the marketplace in ways that change people’s lives.
"We're finding innovative solutions to create residential and commercial buildings that operate more efficiently. At DuPont Building Innovations, our building science plays a significant role in making homes and buildings that are safer, sounder, look newer longer and provide greater environmental sustainability," said Azzam.
"These students are our future and we were pleased to share the diversity of DuPont construction solutions and demonstrate product excellence to them," he added.
Mohamad Kaafarani, territory manager, DuPont Building Innovations-Lower Gulf introduced DuPont Corian - one of the most versatile solid surface materials in the global marketplace today.
Marie Azbini, product specialist-Landscape Sustainable Solutions -DuPont Building Innovations, addressed today’s landscaping challenges and how DuPont is providing expert solutions with professional weed and root control systems without herbicides, to cost-effective surfacing and controlled permeability.
The session concluded with a “Touch & Feel” field trip to the Corian Fabrication facility in Sharjah where students discovered Corian as a material with endless potential with different inlays, seamless backsplashes, and inline sinks.
"I would like to thank DuPont for their warm welcome and for sharing scientific breakthroughs in the construction industry," said Naima Benkari, Ph.D, director of planning and campus development - assistant professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of engineering and applied sciences, Alhosn University.
"We were very fascinated by DuPont science and the company’s ability to make leaps that deliver innovative solutions for a safer world. Miracles of science, truly describes the essence of DuPont, including the company’s promise for the future," she added
With thriving road developments in the UAE, DuPont also showcased products like Typar as a breakthrough of importance comparing with other traditional construction techniques.-TradeArabia News Service
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