Tony Archibold is Regional Director of MENA at Kettle Collective. He is a registered Architect and Interior Designer with 25 years’ experience across a wide range of project types from all over the world, focused on large scale mixed-use projects. He received his Architectural Degree from Birmingham City University and his Masters Degree from Oxford Brookes University.
Tony was Project Director on one of the MENA regions most notable projects, the ADNEC Capital Gate Building. Capital Gate has been confirmed as the ‘Worlds Most Inclined Building’ by the Guinness Book of World Records and was featured on National Geographic’s ‘Megastructures‘. Other notable projects include Port Sultan Qaboos in Oman, a 90 storey Roberto Cavalli hotel and residential tower at Dubai Marina and the multi-award winning DEWA Solar Innovation Centre in Dubai for HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
During the course of his work, Tony regularly lectures and presents papers throughout the region. He was a senior lecturer at Dundee, Edinburgh and Oxford University and has been a visiting tutor across the UAE, teaching at Heriot Watt Dubai, the American University of Sharjah and the American University of Dubai.
Tony has been invited to speak at a number of events, including the Autodesk University where he presented on BIM (Building Information Modelling). Other guest speaker positions he has undertaken include Cityscape and IQPC Façade Design and Engineering.