ABB (www.abb.com) is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.
Unilux (www.uniluxgroup.com) is one of the largest supplier of high end light fixtures and building automation systems in Lebanon. It specializes in providing lighting solutions for residential, commercial, and public buildings through a creative, conceptual and personalized approach.
International architecture firm SOMA (www.soma.us), headquartered in New York, was founded in 2004 by Michel Abboud. With its focus on incorporating craft, digital technologies and environmental responsibility, the firm’s designs and work have attracted critical acclaim for their boundary pushing nature. SOMA’s work is rising around the world today — in New York, Dubai, Lebanon and other international markets — with remarkable offerings of luxury hotel, condominium and mixed-use developments that underscore the firm’s cutting edge appeal.
Architizer A+ Awards (awards.architizer.com) is the one of largest awards program that celebrates the year’s best architecture, appreciates meaningful architecture in the world, and champion it’s potential for a positive impact on everyday life. In 2016, it received thousands of entries from more than 95 countries, divided into 113 categories. The award consists of jury-panel selected winners, which is based on decisions of 300+ architects, cultural leaders and professionals, as well as through popular choice, which were determined by 400,000+ public votes from more than 100 countries and territories.