Middle East Architect - - POWER LIST -

A for­mer se­nior as­so­ciate and ur­ban de­sign prac­tice leader at Woods Bagot and as­so­ciate prin­ci­pal at Perkins+Will, Steven Vele­gri­nis has re­cently joined Ae­com and over­sees mas­ter­plan­ning, ur­ban plan­ning and land­scape ar­chi­tec­ture projects across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Ara­bia. Such projects have in­cluded Da­mac Heights in Dubai, Cle­menceau Med­i­cal Cen­tre in Dubai, King Faisal Cor­niche De­vel­op­ment in Bahrain, and East Si­tra hous­ing project, also in Bahrain. Ae­com par­tic­i­pates in a num­ber of ini­tia­tives in­clud­ing En­gi­neers With­out Bor­ders, which looks to pro­vide ne­ces­si­ties such as clean wa­ter, power and san­i­ta­tion. In 2019, Vele­gri­nis’ de­part­ment will be look­ing at ex­pand­ing in the UAE, Saudi Ara­bia and Egypt.

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