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    Maher Shkoukani

    Chief Architect and a Member of the Board of Directors, Omrania

    Maher Shkoukani is a Senior Projects Manager, Chief Architect and a Member of the Board of Directors at Omrania.  He is a member of AIA and a graduate of University of Detroit. He has over 24 years of experience and an excellent set of skills in project planning, proposals, contract negotiations, client relations, and management of design processes from concept to tender. He is responsible for the management of several multi-disciplinary and large-scale design projects, such as the iconic Western Riyadh Metro Station, the New Embassy by Hilton in Riyadh, the Saudi Electricity Company Headquarters, Riyadh Hilton Hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel in DQ Riyadh, and the renovation of the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh.  Prior to joining Omrania in 2009, he worked on a variety of projects in the Middle East and the USA.  

    About the company

    Omrania & Associates is a leading, multi-disciplinary, design firm based in Saudi Arabia; a team of pragmatic architects and engineers known for their expertise, reliability, and “sleeves rolled up” approach to working with clients.

    Omrania works with top businesses, government entities, and organizations to create exceptional built environments.  The company provides its clientele with design quality that is consistent across architecture, engineering, interiors, landscape, and urban design.  And they accompany clients throughout the entire life cycle of projects; from feasibility studies to site supervision.

    Since foundation in 1973, Omrania has successfully undertaken hundreds of projects in Saudi Arabia and across the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe. They have been responsible for some of the most celebrated architectural projects in Riyadh; including the Kingdom Center, the CMA Headquarters, and the Tuwaiq Palace.  The quality of Omrania’s work has been recognized by numerous design awards, including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

    Omrania’s team is an interdisciplinary and multicultural "family" of professionals, led by a professional and experienced management.  Together they believe in designing built environments that are functional, timeless, inspiring, responsive to context, and that use constructible details and reliable systems.

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