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Ben Cor­ri­gan is the CEO and founder of Blue­haus Group and Blue­haus En­gi­neer­ing. Tehran-born and raised in Sin­ga­pore, he com­pleted his school and univer­sity ed­u­ca­tion in

Eng­land be­fore em­bark­ing on a ca­reer in cor­po­rate and hospi­tal­ity in­te­ri­ors in the UK. He ar­rived in the UAE 20 years ago.

Hav­ing es­tab­lished Blue­haus Group in 2002 as one of the first in­te­rior de­sign ‘con­sul­tancy-fo­cused’ prac­tices in the mar­ket, the firm has come a long way. Start­ing out as a team of four 16 years ago, the firm has now grown to a team of around 50 ar­chi­tects, in­te­rior de­sign­ers and MEP en­gi­neers work­ing on large scale cor­po­rate and com­mer­cial in­te­ri­ors in the GCC.

In ad­di­tion, Cor­ri­gan is a co-founder in Ur­ban Sur­veys, a 3D point cloud laser sur­vey­ing busi­ness es­tab­lished in Dubai De­sign Dis­trict, and part­ner in 2bLim­it­less, a coach­ing and train­ing busi­ness es­tab­lished in Dubai, through which he de­liv­ers coach­ing and train­ing around the world.

The firm has com­pleted more than 350 projects in the re­gion, in­clud­ing the UAE, Saudi Ara­bia, Oman and Kuwait. With a heavy fo­cus on tech­nol­ogy, Cor­ri­gan has es­tab­lished in­no­va­tion as one of the pil­lars of Blue­haus. Some of the projects the firm has worked on in­clude the Smart Govern­ment head­quar­ters, Tryano store and the Imkan Prop­er­ties' head­of­fice in Abu Dhabi, Level Kids and Orbi Dubai com­plex. Up­com­ing high­pro­file projects in­clude The Founder’s Of­fice in Abu Dhabi, a per­ma­nent of­fice which will over­see ac­tiv­i­ties tak­ing place as part of the Year of Zayed, and to high­light Sheikh Zayed’s po­si­tion as a prom­i­nent global world leader.

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