45 Years Excellent
An award-winning practice, and the first ever architectural and engineering consulting firm in Qatar, the Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) offers expertise across a broad portfolio of specialist disciplines, including architecture, master planning, interior design, landscaping, structural design, engineering, quantity surveying, and project and design management. Indeed, with an extensive knowledge-base and 45 years of experience in the industry, AEB has become one of the most sought-after practice’s in the region, undertaking projects of all types and sizes, from private villas to billion-dollar developments. To date its growing body of work includes in excess of 1400 projects.
Committed to the continuous improvement of design quality and to the development of a culture of excellence throughout the practice, AEB always has one eye on the future and is renowned for its innovative and professional approach to business. What is more, ever since the current managing director, award winning architect Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah, acquired the company in 1991 it has enjoyed phenomenal growth; in the process obtaining a reputation for acting in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, focusing on making a positive contribution to the quality of the built environment. Put simply, AEB is dedicated to creating places that enrich people’s lives through superior quality workmanship and visionary design.
One of the Top 15 Firms in the GCC
When Ibrahim Jaidah took over the practice in 1991, it already had an excellent name in the industry, but had witnessed limited growth, employing just six staff. Over the past 20 years, though, it has expanded dramatically, employing over 400 highly qualified professionals from various disciplines and from 29 different countries from all over the world. The practice has also equipped its offices with the very latest state-of-the-art technology, giving everyone who works within the firm the tools to not only meet, but also to exceed client expectations.
In addition, as it has evolved into a leading multi-disciplinary architectural design consultancy, AEB has spread its wings and now has Middle East offices in Doha and Abu Dhabi, plus South East Asian offices in Manila and Kuala Lumpur. In addition, building on its pioneering work and consolidating a long-term commitment to future development in the region, the practice is also opening a new office in Muscat, Oman.
Willing to take up any challenge, AEB works extensively across a large number of markets and sectors, and in recent years has completed numerous commercial, residential, civic, institutional, educational and historic preservation projects for a variety of public and private clients throughout Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Kuwait, Egypt, Yemen and Sudan. Within these projects, AEB has worked alongside a number of international firms, including Arata Isozaki and Jean Nouvel, and has been involved in many large-scale government contracts.