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    Chris Jones

    Partner, 10Design

    CHRIS JONES is Partner of 10 DESIGN.  He has over 18 years of international experience on major projects throughout the Middle East, Asia, the UK, and the US. He has lived and worked in New York, London, Istanbul, Edinburgh, and is currently based in Dubai. 

    Chris has extensive experience of the design, delivery, and management of projects across all stages. 

    These include mixed-use developments, master planning, residential, retail, commercial, education, and civic projects. He has worked with a wide variety of clients including international developers, private clients, government bodies, and universities and college trusts.

    His current role is principal client liaison across all projects in the Middle East.  He works closely with design leadership teams to establish project direction and interfaces with clients and other consultants to ensure that project proceeds in accordance with clients’ goals. Presently in the region, he has been managing the design and delivery of landmark mixed use projects with Meraas, Al Barari, Emaar, Al Mana, and TDIC.


    10 DESIGN is a leading international partnership of Architects, Urbanists, Landscape Designers, and Animators.

    The studio works at all scales and sectors, including corporate, cultural, hospitality, retail, education, and residential. 10 DESIGN’s architecture evolves from the multicultural nature of our clients, and is driven by their respective social, economic, and ecological conditions. We have studios in Dubai, Hong Kong, Edinburgh, and Shanghai

    We provide design consultancy services for master-planning, architecture, landscape, interiors as well as sustainable research, and CGI.

    In the Middle East, 10 DESIGN has recently won a Cityscape Award for the Al Barari Ashjar Residential Development in Dubai.   The studio is also leading the design for Al Barari’s Seventh Heaven, Marsa Al Seef, MBR Dubai Hills Golf Villas, Dubai Golf City, Saadiyat Island Cultural District Residences in Abu Dhabi, Le Méridien, and a number of large scale mixed use commissions totalling some 200+ ha of development in the Middle East.

    Internationally, 10 DESIGN’s project for Greatwall Complex in Wuhan (240m high twin office towers in Central China Financial District) has received LEED BD+C: Core & Shell Platinum Pre-Certification.  In 2016, four more international commissions will be built including the Photonic College in Fujian, Zhongxun Times in Chongqing, Renaissance Hotel in Changzhou, and KL Gateway in Kuala Lumpur.