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  • LEADERS IN ARCHITECTURE MENA SPEAKERS

    Steven Charlton

    Managing Director, Perkins + Will MENA

    “Steven became the Principal Managing Director of Perkins+Will MENA 3 years ago and has overseen the Dubai office’s growth from a team of two to almost 50 designers and architects in a difficult market still in recovery from a global recession. Having achieved considerable market share in the regional corporate interiors sector with a raft of successful projects and awards, he is now focused on expanding both regionally and also with new sectors, including hospitality, new build and urban design teams, which have already captured prestigious projects in KSA, Turkey, and, of course, the UAE. A focus on being the best, and a shared vision of where that will lead the team to is the key attribute which Steven brings to the business - it is an ethos in which he hopes the company can continue to build upon as it expands.”

     

    “Perkins+Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935 and founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities. Each of the firm’s 24 offices focuses on local, regional and global work in a variety of practice areas. With hundreds of award-winning projects annually, Perkins+Will is ranked as one of the top global design firms. Perkins+Will is recognized as one of the industry’s preeminent sustainable design firms due to its innovative research, design tools, and expertise. The firm's 1,600 professionals are thought leaders developing 21st century solutions to inspire the creation of spaces in which clients and their communities work, heal, live, and learn. Social responsibility is a fundamental aspect of Perkins+Will’s culture and every year the company donates 1% of its design services to pro bono initiatives.”

     

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