The shortlist for the first three categories of the Middle East Architect Awards has been officially announced.
This year’s event saw a record-breaking 214 entries in total with 15 separate categories – culminating in Architect of the Year.
Nominations came from across the GCC and also included entries from the wider Middle East.
Winners will be announced on Wednesday November 19 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Residential Project of the Year shortlist:
Burj Rafal – P&T Architects and Engineers
Ekhtiyarieh Tower – Xema Design Office
Kouhsar House – Next Office
Nirvana House – AGi Architects
Palme Couture – Oncuoglu
Palm Loft – Studio Bruno Guelaff
Al Khor Residential Community – tangramGulf
Sharif-ha House – Next Office
Varyap Meridien – RMJM
Sustainable Project of the Year shortlist:
DEWA Solar Innovation Centre – Ted Jacobs Engineering
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park – WSP
Ras al Hamra International School – Petroleum Development Oman
Community/Cultural Project of the Year shortlist:
Al Nadi Tower – A C Meyerhans Architecture
GEMS International School – Godwin Austen Johnson
Urban Gallery of Historic Grand Mosque of Ardabil City – Memar Studio
Shams Monument – BNS CO