Associate Director - Design

Ziyad is an architect with over 17 years of international experience on projects across the Middle East and Gulf Region, United Kingdom, Spain, Pakistan and Italy.


Ziyad has lead numerous architectural and master planning projects in the UAE over the last 11 years. He has exceptional organisational and design capabilities and has a strong understanding of local processes and procedures. He believes in design led and client centred collaborative process and is very much interested in the relationship between urbanism and architecture. He seeks to create sustainable buildings and environments that are contextually inspired and relevant.


His key achievements include:
• Helping in the establishment of SIEC since its inception in 2014.
• Project leader and competition winner on Metropol Istanbul, Turkey.
• Project leader on DHA City, Karachi, Pakistan, a 50 masterplan designed as 16 cities within a city.
• Key Design Leader for the Innovation Hub, Dubai, Tecom’s Business Masterplan.


Notable Achievements

  • Al Ghurair – HE Saif Al Ghurair_Majlis Extension, Dubai, UAE

  • Al Ghurair/Al Hamriya Residential Development, Dubai, UAE

  • Dubai South-VIP Terminal Design & Supervision, Dubai, UAE

  • The Pulse Townhomes, Dubai, UAE

  • Ras Al Khor Residences, Dubai, UAE

  • MAG Properties, Residential Master Plan, Dubai, UAE

  • Nshama Town Square - Plot 7 & 8, Dubai, UAE

  • Desert Villas & Pavilion, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Etihad Crew Accommodation, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Al Bahia Residential Master Plan, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Reem Island Master Plan, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Saadiyat Beach Resort, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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