Winners announced for Middle East Architect Awards 2014
The winning projects, professionals and companies for the seventh annual Middle East Architect Awards 2014 were revealed last night at a gala ceremony at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai.
The 10th largest architectural firm in the world, P&T Architects enjoyed a hugely successful night, picking up a total of two awards.
As well as winning Hospitality Project of the Year for its work on the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah, P&T architect Raed Alsayyed also won the Young Architect of the Year award.
Much like last year, Kuwait and Spain-based firm AGi Architects also took home two awards. The firm scooped up the Concept Design of the Year prize for its Al Khorafi Farm project as well as winning the Boutique Architecture Firm of the Year.
This year’s Large Architecture Firm of the Year went to RSP Architects, Planners and Engineers with Salim Hussain from Brewer Smith Brewer Gulf winning the title of Architect of the Year.
A total of 15 awards were handed out during the course of the evening.
Winners of the 2013 Middle East Architect Awards:
Residential Project of the Year
Sharifi-ha House by Nextoffice
Commercial Project of the Year
Al Hamra Tower by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Hospitality Project of the Year
Viceroy Palm Jumeirah by P&T Architects
Leisure Project of the Year
Aspire Sports Complex by RAW-NYC Architects
Public Sector Project of the Year
25mm Project by Xema Design Office
Community and Cultural Project of the Year
Shams Monument by BNS CO
Sustainable Project of the Year
DEWA Solar Innovation Centre by Ted Jacobs Engineering
Concept Design of the Year
Al Khorafi Farm by AGi Architects
Engineering Company of the Year
Boutique Architecture Firm of the Year
Large Architecture Firm of the Year
RSP Architects, Planners and Engineers
Engineer of the Year
Andy Veall of WSP
Young Architect of the Year Award
Raed Alsayyed by P&T Architects
Principal of the Year
Paul Priest of Benoy
Architect of the Year
Salim Hussain of Brewer Smith Brewer Gulf