the middle east
celebrates the consultants
at the region’s no1 awards

6 November 2018

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LACASA Architects & Engineering Consultants

LACASA is a quality-driven international Architectural & Engineering firm based in Dubai with offices in Qatar, KSA, Syria, Libya, Sudan, and Australia.

Founded only eight years ago by Emad Jaber & Nabil Al Khaja, LACASA has become one of the most accomplished multidisciplinary Architectural Design firms in the region with a diverse portfolio spanning all types of developments.



CKR Consulting Engineers

To be one of the leading technologically based building services consultancies and whilst making a strong contribution to the changing skylines of cities and economies around the world, be the preferred choice of major stakeholders in the built environment.




Founded in 1976, Cundall is a multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, with offices across Europe, MENA, Asia and Australia. Cundall is fully owned by the current Partners and offers services to cover the entire life cycle of any building project. Cundall’s expertise extends to all major markets and sectors. With over 800 staff across the globe offering a full range of integrated engineering services, we are big enough to be able to provide a highly focused and dedicated team on our clients’ projects, but still at a size where our core values can be effectively applied. Every project is led by a Partner to provide the right experience and guidance throughout the life of the project.




iGuzzini Illuminazione is an international group that was set up in 1959 and which, today, is leader of the architectural lighting industry, with approximately 1,300 employees in charge of studying, designing and manufacturing indoor and outdoor lighting systems in partnership with the best architects, lighting designers, designers and research centres from across the globe. The company headquarters are situated in Italy and the brand has operational offices in over 20 different countries across 5 continents.

For iGuzzini, light makes it possible to create places that are safer, more convivial and more comfortable. Light determines a person’s mood, the colours and shapes found in nature and in artworks. This is why iGuzzini’s mission is Social innovation through lighting.

Since the opening of the Middle East’s Branch in 2008, iGuzzini boasts a solid presence in the region.




Nora systems, Inc., develops, produces and markets resilient rubber floors under the brand name nora. Headquartered in Weinheim, Germany, nora has been shaping the development of rubber floor coverings for over 60 years as a leading manufacturer worldwide. nora systems, Inc. recognizes its social responsibility toward the environment and its commitment to sustainability. For years, the company has given environmental stewardship the same priority as all other company objectives as it makes and sells products that are as ecologically compatible as possible in terms of content, manufacturing, use and disposal.



P&T Architects and Engineers

The P&T Group is an award-winning, global design firm, providing clients with innovative, commercially successful and sustainable design solutions since its inception in 1868. Consistently ranked in the top ten largest consultancies in the world, our 2000-plus architects, engineers, planners and designers operate in over 70 cities, on an excess of 10 million square metres of combined floor area, annually. By sheer volume and a shared commitment to design excellence with each and every project, our work has, and will, continue to positively transform communities and improve lives.



Seed Engineering Consultants

SEED Engineering Consultants was formed in early – 2005 with a vision to bridge the gap in this field of Building Engineering and to positively impact the various parameters related to the design of MEP Engineering Services. Our focus on quality in design and deliverables has lent us credibility that currently takes us to landmark projects in Middle-East, Africa and the Indian sub-continent. Sustainable & Energy-Efficient Design, the principle on which SEED is based, is a core motive and our sustainability group within SEED Engineering lends management & advisory services to a number of Green Building projects in UAE and India.



voestalpine Metsec plc

Voestalpine Metsec plc is the UK’s largest specialist cold roll-forming company providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries. We focus on adding value through expert design, precision manufacturing and on-time in full product delivery.

We combine excellent service and quality products to provide cost effective solutions for our customers throughout the world.

Established for over 80 years, voestalpine Metsec plc is owned by the voestalpine group, one of Europe’s leading specialist engineering companies. We are part of voestalpine’s Metal Forming division, the world’s leading provider of high-quality metal processing solutions with production facilities all around the globe.

Following successful design and delivery to numerous blue chip projects in the region including Abu Dhabi Airport and Warner Bros World the demand for a dedicated Metsec Technical Office for GCC has been extremely high. In 2016 we opened our Dubai office to be able to offer a fully compressive technical design service for Metsec Purlins and SFS walling systems to engineers and architects based in the GCC region.




We are a manufacturer and service provider of high-performance sealing and bonding solutions for the construction and manufacturing industry. We have 1.100 employees at 30 locations worldwide and achieve an annual net revenue of EUR 315 million.




WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 1500 talented people in 8 offices across the Middle East, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.




AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital.

For six years, we have been ranked the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. Fortune magazine has recognized AECOM as a World’s Most Admired Company for three consecutive years.

We have been in the Middle East since 1948 and are one of the largest planning, design and project management firms in the region. With our global reach, we continue to deliver many of the large, complex and multi-disciplinary projects that are being developed throughout the region.

With a team of nearly 4,000 professionals in the Gulf, we cover a broad industry focus including buildings, transportation, infrastructure, water and urban developments. Our core services include architecture, construction services, cost management, design and planning, economics, engineering, environmental services and program management. Within these core services, our team of experts provide project specific solutions to the complex problems our clients face.




Faithful+Gould is a world leading integrated project and programme management consultancy. This year, we are celebrating 70 years of transforming the built environment in partnership with our clients.

We have a team of 500 experts in seven offices across the Middle East. Our people see the big picture and are driven by our clients’ goals. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships, while striving to optimise our clients’ project planning, delivery and operations.

Our integrated approach delivers business improvements and efficiencies that maximise value and help to transform our clients’ visions into reality.

With access to over 2,400 consultants in Faithful+Gould worldwide we combine our in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global centres of excellence and expertise across multiple geographic markets.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we have an extensive depth of geographic exposure and the breadth of 53,000 experts.



Cavendish Maxwell

Cavendish Maxwell is a highly respected, independent firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants focusing on property services throughout the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2008, Cavendish Maxwell has grown into one of the region’s largest and highest profile property consultancies, employing over 60 people across 8 departments.

We offer a comprehensive range of property services and our various teams provide valuation, agency, advisory, research and building consultancy services across all property types and sectors.

Our experience covers valuations, property investment, fund management, disposals and acquisitions, rent reviews, lease renewals, development appraisals, advisory, market research, property data services, feasibility studies and building consultancy.




The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.

We are the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

We accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.




We’re the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, our market presence means we’re ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level.

We work at a cross-governmental level, delivering a single, international standard that will support a safe and vibrant marketplace in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, for the benefit of all.

We accredit 125,000 qualified and trainee professionals and any individual or firm registered with us is subject to our quality assurance. We’re proud of our reputation and we guard it fiercely, so clients who work with our registered professionals can have confidence in the quality and ethics of the services they receive.




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La Casa Architects & Engineering Consultants