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REFURBISHMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR

DGDA HQ / HAVELOCK ONE INTERIORS

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was tasked to partially work with authentic materials and finishes, such as wood species, woven fabrics and carpets, artworks, as well as woodworking methods that are reminiscent of the past, yet have none of the operational complexities of that era. For example, using the latest machinery including CNC, all joinery and F&E produced still incorporate traditional wood craftsmanship. Furthermore, all the hardware, whether concealed hinges or sliding tracks for screens, is seamlessly integrated into the rustic wooden door and screens.

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he Refurbishment Project of the Year was awarded to DGDA HQ, by Havelock One Interiors. The Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) was established in 2017, with a mandate to preserve and celebrate the historic Diriyah and its UNESCO World Heritage Site At-Turaif, the birthplace of the Kingdom. The first Saudi capital is known for mud-brick structures in the Najdi architectural style. Similarly, the DGDA HQ renovation reflects this rich heritage and identity. Therefore, Havelock One

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