During a recent trip to the United Arab Emirates and CannonDesign’s office in Abu Dhabi, I had the opportunity to visit the construction site for the new Amity University campus in Dubai, which CannonDesign planned and designed throughout 2013. The 15-acre site is part of the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), a major development currently home to 21 international branch campuses from 11 countries around the world serving 20,000 students. ArchGroup was selected to complete the tender documents and Shapoorji Pallonji is now building the campus. In January 2014, a ceremonial ground-breaking was held. It is rewarding and exciting to see the Amity Dubai campus coming out of the ground…