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369 nominations submitted for MEA Awards 2017

369 nominations have been submitted for this year’s Middle East Architect Awards, to be held in Dubai on November 22 at a soon-to-be-confirmed location in the emirate.

This year’s high number of submissions is a record for the title’s annual awards programme, which aims to highlight the region’s greatest achievements in architecture from projects to firms to individuals.

Middle East Architect also recently announced its judges panel in the October issue, which includes industry heavyweights like Kai-Uwe Bergmann, partner at BIG; Dara John Towhidi, partner at Foster + Partners; Sumaya Dabbagh, president of RIBA Gulf Chapter and founder of her namesake architecture firm, and many others.

Table bookings are still available. For further information and to book your seats at the awards ceremony, please get in touch with Teri Dunstan at

The shortlist will be announced during the week of 15 – 19 October on DesignMena.