Sheppard Robson promotes Masdar architect to partner

David Ardill, the architect behind the upcoming Siemens Middle East Headquarters in Masdar City, has been promoted to partner at Sheppard Robson.

Since joining six years ago, Ardill has been a key player in the UK and Abu Dhabi-based practice.

He led the design of the Siemens Headquarters, which won the 2012 MIPIM Architectural Review Future Office Award.

The project is currently under construction and is gunning for LEED Platinum status.

Ardill also worked on Barcelona’s Las Arenas and Madrid Barajas Airport while at other practices earlier in his career.