24 Indonesian Architectural Companies Enliven BIG Show Exhibition in Oman

By : Hariyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Friday, March 16 2018 - 21:10 IWST

BIG Show 2018 Exhibition in Oman
BIG Show 2018 Exhibition in Oman

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - A total of 24 Indonesian architectural companies incorporated in the Association of Indonesian Architects (IAI) had the opportunity to exhibit the results of their work in Oman recently.

Information received by INDUSTRY.co.id, Friday (16/3/2018) mentions, this promotional activity is fully supported by KBRI Muscat through participation at Oman Builders International Gathering exhibition (BIG Show) held at Oman Convention and Exhibition Center, Muscat, from 12 to 14 March 2018.

The exhibition was officially opened by the Minister of Trade and Industry of the Sultanate of Oman, Dr. Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy is a promotional event in the field of building materials, property products and services architecture and the largest interior design in Oman.

Through this promotional activity, the Embassy wants to encourage the people of Oman, both from business actors and the public in general, to be more familiar with the potential of Indonesian architectural services, so that they will become more known in the eyes of the world.

"This is a good opportunity for Indonesia to be Architects construction of these facilities," said Indonesian Ambassador to Oman, Musthofa Taufik Abdul Latif.

He stated that Indonesian architects must be able to seize the opportunity of architectural services in Oman and the Middle East region, because its potential is still very open.

"Currently, Oman is actively undertaking development, particularly hotels, resorts and shopping centers, as part of a national strategy to diversify the economy and create jobs," said Ambassador Musthofa.

The BIG Show exhibition was attended by approximately 300 participants from 19 countries, including Indonesia. During the exhibition, the visitors who saw the Indonesian stand were very impressed with the works of Indonesian architects, both at home and abroad, including in Oman.

In particular, Association of Indonesian Architects also carries an exhibition titled "Indonesian Architects Week, Traveling Exhibition: Muscat." This exhibition is a continuation of a similar event in Seoul in 2017 that successfully attracted the attention of visitors.

Although the first time to follow the exhibition, actually the works of architects Indonesia has a lot of standing in Oman. PT Airmas Asri who also attended this exhibition, has worked on one of the largest malls in Oman, the Muscat Grand Mall along with the hotel and apartment complex in the vicinity.

Currently, Airmas Asri is also working on the largest shopping mall project in southern Oman, Salalah Grand Mall. Some of the interior of the Oman Parliament Building is also the result of the company's design.

In addition to promotions at the exhibition, the Indonesian architects group also visited the German University of Technology in Oman to share knowledge and experience with academics from the university.

There, the architects of Indonesia the opportunity to visit an eco-house project that carries the concept of environmentally friendly buildings through the application of technology, renewable energy, and the utilization of nature around.

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