Selected by Hikma founder, Samih Darwazah, before his passing, the building’s design represents his vision for the company and his unrelenting pursuit of continuous growth and expansion," the statement added.
As part of the ceremony, Khalil Fakhoury from Dar Al Handasah Group, the new headquarters’ designers and consultants, gave a presentation on the project and its structural phases.
Emerging as one of the few green buildings in Jordan, the new headquarters will boast innovative green technology in efforts to increase the efficiency with which resources such as water and energy are used in order to minimize negative environmental effects.
“Since its foundation almost 40 years ago, Hikma Pharmaceuticals has been guided by Samih Darwazah, towards the forefront of innovation in the pharmaceutical industry,” commented Mazen Darwazah.
“Having experienced a period of rapid growth around the world, we’re delighted to be laying the cornerstone of our new world-class headquarters, from which we will continue to deliver on our mission to improve people’s lives. In line with our commitment towards environmental conservation, we’re looking forward to having a green headquarters, which takes us one step further in our ongoing efforts to increase our reliance on renewable energy,” he said.
Water Reflection was responsible for Design and build two reflective pools in the Project, one in the front of the main building and the second is near Darwazeh building.