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Matthew Engele appointed principal of Woods Bagot's Middle East Studio

Global architecture firm Woods Bagot has announced the promotion of Matthew Engele to principal of the company's Middle East Studio. 

Having joined Woods Bagot as regional design leader, Engele has over a decade of international experience across the Middle East, USA and Europe and has worked on a variety of projects including cultural and community developments, urban design and renewal, high-density residential, education, retail, hotels and large-scale complex mixed-use developments. 

In his new role, Engele will manage future strategic growth with the regional executive management team and will continue to lead the Middle East studio's design teams. 

Before joining Woods Bagot, Engele was the regional design director at DWP, and he has also worked for internationally renowned firms like Zaha Hadid Architects and OMA.