Category Archives: Research + Innovation Habitat

Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology

We are happy to let you know that some members of our team have successfully completed an introductory online course on Biomimicry! The course, which was launched by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, focused on the effective applications

Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology

We are happy to let you know that some members of our team have successfully completed an introductory online course on Biomimicry! The course, which was launched by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, focused on the effective applications

Pest Management Control

How can we manage pests and insects through environmentally friendly measures? We are faced with a new challenge and have been looking into different methods that deal with pest management practices that are least harmful for people and our environment. Environmental

Pest Management Control

How can we manage pests and insects through environmentally friendly measures? We are faced with a new challenge and have been looking into different methods that deal with pest management practices that are least harmful for people and our environment. Environmental

CONVIVIUM home

The project is an interior design make-over of an apartment with a garden and terrace in Gemmayzeh, Beirut. Our design strategy aims to transform the space into a Living Home that embodies characteristics of biophilic design by which the natural

CONVIVIUM home

The project is an interior design make-over of an apartment with a garden and terrace in Gemmayzeh, Beirut. Our design strategy aims to transform the space into a Living Home that embodies characteristics of biophilic design by which the natural

Home of Innovation Project Completion

Home of Innovation is a new, state-of-the-art facility developed by SABIC to promote advanced product and materials solutions that address economic, environmental and social challenges. theOtherDada was assigned as the interior designer with a focus on bringing in sustainable materials and furniture

Home of Innovation Project Completion

Home of Innovation is a new, state-of-the-art facility developed by SABIC to promote advanced product and materials solutions that address economic, environmental and social challenges. theOtherDada was assigned as the interior designer with a focus on bringing in sustainable materials and furniture

theOtherDada learning about Permaculture

We are proud to announce that two of tOD’s members received their Advanced Permaculture Certificates last week! So what is permaculture? Permaculture an agricultural design system based on mimicking and using the patterns found in nature. The term refers to

theOtherDada learning about Permaculture

We are proud to announce that two of tOD’s members received their Advanced Permaculture Certificates last week! So what is permaculture? Permaculture an agricultural design system based on mimicking and using the patterns found in nature. The term refers to

The Importance of Ecosystem Services

If you are asking yourself why care about nature, then this blog post is for you! Nature is keeping us alive! It is doing so by proving clean water, fertile soil to plant, and clean air for us to breath…

The Importance of Ecosystem Services

If you are asking yourself why care about nature, then this blog post is for you! Nature is keeping us alive! It is doing so by proving clean water, fertile soil to plant, and clean air for us to breath…

Debunking the myth of Greenwashing

All that glitters is not gold… It is also a valid saying explaining false “green” advertising in design and architecture! If you feel that you have entrusted some companies and found out that they are not as environmental as they

Debunking the myth of Greenwashing

All that glitters is not gold… It is also a valid saying explaining false “green” advertising in design and architecture! If you feel that you have entrusted some companies and found out that they are not as environmental as they

Engagement with Nature: a positive and sustained interaction

Did you know that we have been wired to affiliate with nature? Humans have evolved in adaptive response to the natural world and hence need to remain in contact with natural features and processes for the sake of their own

Engagement with Nature: a positive and sustained interaction

Did you know that we have been wired to affiliate with nature? Humans have evolved in adaptive response to the natural world and hence need to remain in contact with natural features and processes for the sake of their own