Monthly Archives for March 2012

The world as a market?

Singapore, Wednesday 29th March 2012 My thoughts today have really been consumed with project opportunities around the world and if and how I should go after these. As we get involved more and more with operators and developers operating worldwide, we … Continue reading

29. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Valuable

Singapore, Wednesday 28th March 2012 Flying overnight is less and less my thing, even if it is business class. I used to fly overnight all the time as to not loose valuable time, but right now what is valuable is … Continue reading

28. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Light & Shadow

Doha, Tuesday 27th March 2012 My last day in Doha…I made the best of this day, on the side lines of this event, to go and visit some of the leading developers and consultants in this market to understand and … Continue reading

27. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Qatar Architectural Lighting Summit

Doha, Monday 26th March 2012 Today was the Qatar Architectural Lighting Summit, the main reason for my being here. As one of the invited guest speakers I got to share my experience and expertise with an eager group of participants … Continue reading

27. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Qatar 2012

Doha, Sunday 25th March 2012 While in Rome do like the Romans…my travelling brought me to Doha, capital of Qatar and in the Middle East, Friday and Saturday are generally week-ends with the work week starting on Sunday, so I … Continue reading

26. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Building concepts

Delhi21st -22nd March 2012 It was another one of those days…I really did not manage to get on to my blog yesterday and today I may have to concede as well so this will be a 2 in 1 blog … Continue reading

22. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Going for the numbers

Singapore 20th March 2012 The sustainability subject keeps coming up…Maybe because I am really passionate about it and hence keep thinking (and thus writing) about it. Today I attended a lecture called “Sustainable Design and its Impacts on Bio-diversity” at the … Continue reading

20. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Sustainability

Singapore 19th March 2012 Back in our Singapore office for a few days before jetting off to India again. I spent most of the day with my team going through one project after another to clear out any outstanding design … Continue reading

19. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Teach the teachers

Manila 16th March 2012 Being an honoured guest speaker at an event comes with responsibilities. It is not just an exercise in self-promotion in which unfortunately too many speakers loose themselves. The fact that you are invited as a speaker … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Old times

Manila 15th March 2012 Today was much in the sign of rekindling with old times, reuniting with people I used to work with many years back. When I say many I mean many…I am talking about 20 years and when … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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