Ignacio Gomez appointed as design director at Aedas Middle East

Aedas has announced the appointment of Ignacio Gomez as design director – Middle East. Gomez will oversee the design and execution of projects in the regions and will work closely with Michael Fowler, managing director of Middle East, to enhance Aedas’ position as a leading global architecture and design practice.
Ignacio completed his Master of Architecture and Engineering with Honors in Polytechnic University of Madrid, ETSAM and a postgraduate programme in Museography and Exhibition Spaces at Foundation Antonio Camuñas, Centro Superior de Arquitectura, Madrid, Spain.

Prior to joining Aedas, he worked for Godwin Austen Johnson as partner and design director.

With over 16 years of professional experience in architecture, Ignacio has been responsible for project design and management, specialising in master planning, hotel and leisure, residential and cultural projects across the Middle East. His designs have earned him various international and regional awards including Best Hospitality Project in Middle East Architect Awards 2012, Winner in Community Future category in Cityscape Global Awards 2011, Young Architect of the Year and Best Residential Project of the Year in Middle East Architect Awards 2010.

Gomez also spoke at last year’s DesignMENA Summit, where he created a fictional timeline for Dubai.