Dubai-based X Architects has been awarded the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award, the first architecture firm to receive the accolade.
The award provides businesses in the Gulf region a distinctive benchmark for its practices and performance in innovation and related areas, promoting excellence in the field.
“It is a great honor for X Architects to have received this award and to be the first architectural practice to have been recognised for its efforts in promoting the role of innovation as an essential element embedded in our work,” said partners Ahmed Al-Ali and Farid Esmaeil.
“Over fifteen years we have striven to deliver innovation in our designs and business approach to gain a competitive edge to create a unique place in the local market, regional and global market in terms of competitiveness and value to our clients and end users.”
X Architects has recently completed a a visitor centre for the Wasit Natural Reserve located just outside of Sharjah, a project that works in line with the rehabilitation of the damaned eco-system which began in 2005.