Fatima de la Cerna


Location icon Japan

+former reporter for Construction Week, an ITP Media Group business title
+former assistant editor of Climate Control Middle East, a B2B magazine published by CPI Industry
+professional experience includes stints as a business correspondent for a newspaper, a features writer for a lifestyle magazine,
and an EFL writer for an English-language training services company
+has a bachelor's degree in mass communication
+currently resides in Tokyo



Site visit: Mohammed bin Rashid Library, Dubai

by Fatima De La Cerna on Dec 9, 2017 RELATED ARTICLES: Dubai Municipality's $272m library project to feature smart glass | In Pictures: Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Dubai | Dubai's $272.3m MBR Library project is 22% complete In this day and age, when information is accessible on the web and books are available in digital format, libraries could be seen as redundant by some - veritable relics playing host to dusty tomes that seem unwieldy compared to palm-sized smartphones or mobile e-readers.

Face to face: Paddy Padmanathan, ACWA Power

by Fatima De La Cerna on May 6, 2017 RELATED ARTICLES: ACWA Power rebuilds team in Saudi Arabia | Jordan: ACWA Power donates $4m PV plant to school | ACWA Power signs PPA for PV project in Jordan As chief executive officer and president of ACWA Power, Paddy Padmanathan spends a lot of his time travelling - so much so that the company's staff can't give a straight answer to the question of where he is based.

Climate Control Middle East
Should you trust the mark?

Industry stakeholders shed light on reports that third-party testing and certification marks are either being misrepresented or falsified.

Climate Control Middle East
Walking a tightrope

Governments across the GCC region are strengthening efforts to reach set energy-efficiency targets; but are there measures in place to meet IEQ requirements?

Philippine Tatler
Soul Sisters

The Kienle sisters are blessed with looks that can halt traffic; but to dismiss Stephanie and Jessica as nothing more than a couple of pretty faces would be a huge mistake.

Philippine Tatler
Family Matters

Sports royalty Dodot Jaworski and Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski make for the perfect couple, both on paper and in real life.



Climate Control Middle East
Automatic for the people

Experts agree that clever control systems can drastically reduce energy consumption in built-environments, but due to lack of engagement among end-users, the GCC market has been slow to warm to the idea.

Climate Control Middle East
Up in the air

From manufacturers to consultants, stakeholders are advocating green innovations. But an old challenge refuses to go away. In the quest for sustainability, the general lack of awareness is proving to be a tricky roadblock.

Philippine Tatler
Collecting Time

Featuring quality and unique heritage, Panerai is a category all on its own.

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