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Shaun Killa
Top of the list this year is Shaun Killa a multi-award winning architect who is set to create the Museum more...
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Raj Patel
Combining an appreciation of the aesthetics of design and in particular the use of subtle Arabic influences with the ability more...
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Yahya Jan
Yahya Jan is president and design director at Norr and has over 30 years of global experience in design and build. more...
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Janus Rostock
The architect behind the Dubai Opera Janus Rostock is a design director for Atkins with more than 20 years’ experience. more...
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Jamil Jaddallah
NEB is a company which has been the driving force in the growth of much of Dubai – but much more...
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Emad Jaber
Emad Jaber is the man behind Lacasa, a company which works across the GCC, but also maintains operations in more more...
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Stephan Frantzen
One of the largest architectural firms in the world, P&T is consistently praised for its sustainable approach to design. Stephan more...
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Paul Priest
Paul Priest was the driving force behind Dubai’s The Beach which has now been completed. He has tripled his company’s more...
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Martin Dufresne
Martin Dufresne is part of the team behind the development which will run alongside the new Dubai Canal and is more...
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Mohammed Al Assam
Mohammed Al Assam heads a team very much looking to what the future holds for the entire region. Recent projects more...
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Jason Burnside
A former winner of Middle East Architect of the Year and a specialist in designing schools Jason Burnside joined GAJ more...
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Joe Tabet
A former regional design director at Atkins Joe Tabet set up his business with the aim of exporting Dubai’s design more...
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Salim Hussain
A leading voice in the promotion of young talent and the winner of the 2014 Architect of the Year Award more...
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Islam Mashtooly
Award winner at the World Architect Fair in Berlin for his concept design for Makkah and winner of the 2015 more...
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Nasser Abulhasan
AGi Architects won Public Sector Project of the Year at last year’s MEA Awards for the Hisham A. Alsager Cardiac more...
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Ralf Steinhauer
Ralf Steinhauer is a major voices in a ccompany with a staff of 1,300 across the world and 60 more...
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Brian Johnson
With an outstanding regional portfolio and immensely respected as one of the most influential voices across the Middle East since more...
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Ivar Krasinski
Voted Boutique Firm of the Year at the 2016 MEA Awards Ivar Krasinski and EDGE are involved in projects such more...
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Matthew Engele
Voted Architect of the Year for 2016 Matthew Engele for his work at dwp was instrumental in the creation of more...
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Philip Jones
Among the region’s leading commentators on design technology and smart cities and instrumental in the creation of Dubai Marina is more...
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Chris Jones
The Dubai-based company most closely identified with work on the Al Barari project 10Design has also been active in China more...
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Richard Fenne
Last year’s Principal of the Year at the MEA Awards Richard Fenne’s projects include the IRENA HQ building and the more...
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Fariborz Hatam
Always an outspoken member of Dubai’s design community Fariborz Hatam promotes connectivity . He has been involved in many high more...
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Steve Velegrinis
Leading the urban design team at MEA Awards Large firm of the Year Perkins + Will Steve Velegrinis is looking more...
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Kourosh Hajizadeh
A former Architect of the Year Kourosh Hajizadeh founded his own studio in Tehran. He has been instrumental in more...
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Duncan Denley
Shortlisted for Architect of the Year at the MEA Awards Duncan Denley and his firm DesertINK has also been more...
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Alizera Taghaboni
Tehran-based Alizera Taghaboni designed the Sharif-ha House which features revolving rooms in order to take best advantage of the climatic more...
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Martin Baerschmidt
One half of the team behind MEA’s Boutique Firm of the Year and jointly listed for Principal of the Year more...
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Shams Naga
One of the most respected theorists in the profession across the region and holder of three Masters degrees in Environmental more...
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Andre Meyerhans
As well as large scale projects, such as the Yas Viceroy in Abu Dhabi masterplanning for a desert community, the more...
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Melkan Tabanlioglu
Along with husband Murat, Melkan Tabanlioglu has opened a Dubai office. Projects last year include the restoration of one of more...
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Chris Brown
Vastly experienced with spells at HOK, RMM and Foster + Partners, Chris Brown is a vital member of one of more...
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Raya Ani
Raya Ani a representative for the American Institute of Architects in the region. She has been on the shortlist for more...
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Viktor Udzenija
Shortlisted for both Architect of the Year and Boutique Firm of the Year at the 2016 MEA Awards Viktor Udzenija more...
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Paul Cracknell
Paul Cracknell’s first project was in the Middle East working on the King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. more...
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Samaya Dabbagh
Samaya Dabbagh runs her own practice as well as serving as Hon Sec for the Gulf chapter of the Royal more...
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Peter Jackson
After several years with Godwin Austen Johnson, Peter Jackson was invited to join the Sharjah Ruler’s Office,. His team won more...
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Mouaz Abouzaid
The MEA Awards’ Young Architect of the Year Cairo-born Mouaz Abouzaid beacuse of his commitment to sustainability has also taken more...
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Ana d’Castro
Ana d’Castro combines innovation and sustainability in design with the use of the very latest technology to achieve goals. A more...
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Omid Rouhani
An academic with a Masters degree on developing a desert environment Omid Rouhani’s projects include two contrasting more...