Dubai architecture firms, Ellen Søhoel, Lee Nellis, XBD Architecture, XBD Collective

XBD Collective launches architecture office in Dubai

Ellen Søhoel (former Bishop) and RIBA-Certified Lee Nellis have announced the launch of XBD Architecture, a division of the recently established multi-disciplinary design firm XBD Collective.

Brova Floating Residences in Monaco

Based in Dubai Design District, XBD Architecture aims to build its brand through a portfolio of award-winning design projects both regionally and overseas, according to a statement released by the firm.

XBD Architecture has already signed on to two projects including the Dragon Pearl Floating Casino in Macau and the Brova Floating Residences in Monaco.

Close up of Brova Floating Residences

According to Søhoel, the former managing partner of Bishop Design, “These two architecture projects are hugely significant for the firm as we have competed against some of the world’s biggest architecture companies in the tender process.”

“These projects stand in a league of their own and we can’t wait to work on them, and ultimately see them completed,” she added.

The full interview will be in MEA’s May 2018 issue.