The boutique architect firm was recognised for four of its UAE projects at the awards. BMA Studio was named among the most innovative, exceptional and ambitious projects of 2016, representing their country on a national stage at the Dubai awards ceremony.
BMA Studio offers comprehensive services in architecture, interior design and landscape design for residential, commercial, and institutional clients. The firm maintains a diversified practice and has developed expertise in mixed use apartment buildings as well innovative single-use architectural design concepts.
While devoted to small- and medium-scale, projects it has extensive experience in both residential and commercial new developments with an emphasis on single residence, retail and mixed-use architecture. The firm has completed projects in Dubai, Sharjah and Morocco and looks to the future in expanding their international capability.
TBMA Studio was highly commended for four of their projects: The Al Barsha Residence, a multiple residence architectural project located in Dubai, The Jumeirah Bay Island Beach House and The Atrium & Farm House, both single residences in Dubai and Sharjah, respectively, and The Sharjah Showroom for its retail unit located in Sharjah.
Co-founder Khalifa Al Suwaidi said: “As a young architectural firm, we share the same vision and have set our sights firmly on proving our creative strengths on a global stage. We have worked hard through our startup phase and faced many challenges, so it gives us immense pride to be the recipient of four prestigious awards.”
Managing partner Leila Mohammadi Asl said: “We do not just design buildings, we propose ways of living in a given culture, creating iconic buildings that stand out in simplicity, functionality and sophisticated aesthetic appeal. Through our designs we aim to enhance quality of life without compromising the design. Every project is a unique challenge and winning this prize shows us that we are on the right path, that our architecture matters.”