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Rasem Badran
The award-winning Palestinian architect Rasem Badran has long been considered a pioneer of modern Islamic architecture. The recipient of the more...
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Murat Tabanlioglu
Tabanlioglu Architects is one of the largest architecture firms in the Muslim world. With projects from Senegal to Kazakhstan, Ukraine more...
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Melkan Gursel
Melkan Gursel joined Turkish architecture firm Tabanlioglu Architects in 1995, and has since co-led the firm with Murat Tabanlioglu. A more...
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Peter Jackson
The UAE’s sole architecture advisor, British architect Peter Jackson has long contributed to the development of the GCC as well more...
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Suad Amiry
A prominent architect, writer and community leader, Palestinian architect Suad Amiry is the founder of Riwaq and an award-winning author. more...
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Brian Johnson
Rounding out his 29th year with the award-winning, Dubai-based architecture and design firm Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ), Brian Johnson has more...
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Mohamed Al Assam
Iraqi architect Mohammed Al Assam founded his architecture firm more than 30 years ago, and in the decades since, it more...
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Nasser Abulhasan
Nasser Abulhasan co-founded the Kuwait-based AGi Architects with Joaquin Perez-Goicoechea in 2006. Since then, he has completed several projects across more...
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Jonathan French
Heading the international organisation’s Middle East office, which currently totals 79 employees (47 of which are qualified architects), Jonathan French more...
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Emad Jaber
Founder of Lacasa, one of the largest firms from the Middle East, Palestinian architect and engineer Emad Jaber has built more...
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Ammar Khammash
Jordanian architect, photographer and artist, Ammar Khammash founded his practice in the late 1980s, while he worked as a travelling more...
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Tariq Khayyat
A graduate of the Architectural Association in London, Tariq Khayyat has worked as an architect and project designer since joining more...
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Firas Hnoosh
Before signing on as principal at Perkins+Will’s Dubai office three years ago, Firas Hnoosh worked as design director for Gensler more...
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Dara Towhidi
Currently overseeing Foster + Partners’ Dubai office and several projects in the region, such as a new cultural project for more...
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Nadia Habash
Palestinian architect and academic Nadia Habash has contributed to countless renovation projects across Palestine, served as the first woman head more...
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Mohammad Khavarian
Working across architecture, urbanism, interior design and research, Mohammad Khavarian, MEA’s Architect of the Year 2018, imbues his practice with more...
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Pedram Rad
Co-founder of U+A, a large Dubai-based architecture firm that was shortlisted in four categories at MEA Awards 2018, Pedram Rad more...
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Joe Tabet
MEA’s Principal of the Year 2017, Joe Tabet, has been largely recognised for successfully guiding his 49-member team to build more...
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Hani Fallaha
A visiting critic at the American University of Sharjah, Jordanian architect Hani Fallaha co-leads the Dubai-based architecture firm Loci with more...
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Shaun Killa
Since establishing Killa Design four years ago, Shaun Killa has led his firm from strength to strength – reflected in more...
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Meisa Batayneh
Jordanian architect Meisa Batayneh established her firm 14 years ago, and has since expanded it into a 68-person regional firm more...
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Steven Velegrinis
A former senior associate and urban design practice leader at Woods Bagot and associate principal at Perkins+Will, Steven Velegrinis has more...
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Hend Almatrouk
Working alongside Gijo Paul George, the award-winning Kuwaiti architect Hend Almatrouk has lead the boutique firm Studio Toggle from strength more...
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Farshad Mehdizadeh
MEA’s Architect of the Year 2017, Iranian architect Farshad Mehdizadeh established his Tehran-based practice five years ago. Through its projects more...
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Kourosh Hajizadeh
Founder of the award-winning Tehran-based architecture firm Hajizadeh & Associates, Kourosh Hajizadeh has long shown interest in the history and more...
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Martin Dufresne
As co-founder, design principal and partner at the Dubai-based architecture and design firm U+A, Martin Dufresne spearheads the project teams more...
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Ahmad Bukhash
Having established his architecture practice, Archidentity, in 2009, Emirati architect Ahmad Abdulrahman Bukhash has long identified the need for developments more...
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Roger Doyle
Having joined Loci three years ago, Roger Doyle, who was shortlisted for MEA Awards’ Architect of the Year 2018, is more...
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Ammar Al Assam
Previously executive director at regional architecture practice, Dewan Architects + Engineers, Ammar Al Assam has been with the firm for more...
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Ali Basbous
Founder of Lebanese architecture studio BAD. Built by Associative Data, Lebanese architect Ali Basbous has seen his practice grow steadily more...
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Hala Younes
In 2018, Lebanese architect and academic, Hala Younes took home MEA Awards 2018 Residential Project of the Year for her more...
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Ralf Steinhauer
With three years under his belt as director of RSP Dubai, Ralf Steinhauer previously worked as senior associate at Woods more...
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Janus Rostock
Janus Rostock has recently joined Aecom as its regional director of design, planning and economics department, as well as its more...
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Sahel Al Hiyari
Founder of an award-winning, Amman-based architecture practice, the RISD and Harvard-graduate Sahel Al Hiyari has long contributed to architecture through more...
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Phillip Jones
A Toronto native, Phillip Jones has enjoyed nearly 30 years of work in the GCC. Known for a number of more...
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Sumaya Dabbagh
Establishing her company 10 years ago, Saudi architect Sumaya Dabbagh has led the design on a number of award-winning projects, more...
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Wael Al-Masri
Jordanian architect Wael Al-Masri has several projects under construction, three of which were recently completed, including Al-Majaz Waterfront Development Phase more...
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Matthew Engele
Recently appointed to principal and regional design leader, Matthew Engele won MEA Awards’ Architect of the Year in 2016 and more...
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Stephan Frantzen
With 24 years at P&T Architects and Engineers, Stephan Frantzen, design director of the international firm’s Dubai branch, has delivered more...
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Yahya Jan
Overseeing a growing team of established and emerging architects, Yahya Jan instils his architectural office with a commitment towards the more...
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Ihab Nayal
Having joined Lacasa more than a decade ago, Ihab Nayal started out as one of the key designers at the more...
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Ebtissam Moustapha
The recipient of Tamayouz Excellence Awards’ prize for women in architecture 2018, Rising Star, Egyptian architect Ebtissam Moustapha established her more...
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Karim Moussawer
Beirut-based architect Karim Moussawer founded his practice, Paralx eight years ago and has, in the time since, managed to turn more...
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Duncan Denley
UK chartered landscape architect Duncan Denley has long been involved in landmark projects in the GCC, such as the Burj more...
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Islam El Mashtooly
Winner of MEA’s Young Architect of the Year in 2015, Islam El Mashtooly has since left his post at Godwin more...
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Arash G Tehrani
Since founding his namesake design studio in 2013 in Alborz, Iran, Arash G Tehrani has worked to establish a humanitarian, more...
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Raya Ani
Establishing RAW-NYC in 2012 in New York, Iraqi architect Raya Ani runs the boutique interdisciplinary architecture studio with a focus more...
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Mouaz Abouzaid
Cairo-born and a graduate of Alexandria University, Mouaz Abouzaid is Dewan’s BIM manager and a former recipient of MEA’s Young more...
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Jonathan Ashmore
Since leaving his post as senior architect at Godwin Austen Johnson in 2013 and founding his own practice, Anarchitect, Jonathan more...
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AmirHossein Hajizadeh
With eight years under his belt at the Tehran-based architecture firm Hajizadeh & Associates, founded by his brother Kourosh in more...