About RMJM Dubai

For over 4 decades RMJM has been actively involved in masterplanning the urban realm and designing the striking architecture and interior spaces that the Middle East is globally recognised for.

RMJM Dubai is located in d3, Dubai Design District, which is destined to become the heart of the creative industries in the Middle East region.

The Studio is internationally recognised for the quality of their architecture, their culturally sensitive approach, their flexibility and creativity. RMJM Dubai diverse staff have pioneered a contemporary yet local style of Islamic architecture. They take time to understand what our client’s want from their project – their aspirations, budget and target audience; they treat every building as a unique opportunity. As a result of this, RMJM Dubai’s designs have won numerous awards and delivered commercial success to scores of clients.

During the company’s long association with the UAE RMJM has designed many notable and prestigious buildings, including the world renowned Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the Dubai International Convention Centre (DICC), The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) and the world’s most leaning building, Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi. RMJM was also one of the first international consultants to work with the Engineer’s Office for the ruling family of Dubai.

RMJM Dubai vision is to shape the future of Middle Eastern architecture through sustainable, quality designs that will stand the test of time and deliver holistic value to our clients and end users.

Contact

Office 501, 5th Floor
Building 4
Dubai Design District
PO Box 333244
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Tel: +9714 563 8888
E: info@rmjmd3.com

 

Chris Laack

With over 20 years of professional experience; Chris has developed expertise in both the design and management of highly complex, large-scale projects across the globe. His work includes urban planning, shopping centers, mixed-use developments, business parks, residential complexes, hotels and resorts. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Detroit. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

 

Ken Kerr

With over 25 years’ of international experience throughout Europe and the Middle East, Ken has focused on the retail, aviation and mixed-use sectors. An award winning Architect and Interior Designer, he has an established track record in delivering complex, time critical projects. A strong team leader, he develops integrated, high quality, effective design solutions that meet the exact needs of the client.

 

Harry Downie

Harry Downie has been the Chief Executive of RMJM International since August 2011. His experience, gained from more than 35 years in the industry, has given him a unique understanding of the skills needed to deliver projects and bridge relationships between the various disciplines necessary. A born leader, Harry is acutely aware of the hurdles every business faces when operating in the UAE and the importance of avoiding programme delays by securing statutory approvals punctually.

 

Arif Mehmood

Joining the RMJM family in the summer of 2011, Arif has proven his skill in handling projects as he oversaw the completion of several award-winning projects both at RMJM and in previous roles. In his extensive career he has worked on projects as wide-ranging as Manchester Art Gallery, Bracken House, Westminster Underground Station and Gate Village in Dubai.

 

Neil Van Der Veen

Neil Van Der Veen joined the RMJM family in 2004. Neil’s innovative vision matches that of RMJM, and through his role as Principal for the firm he has played a key role in the management and mentoring of a diverse team of designers. Based in Dubai, Neil has built up a remarkable portfolio of projects ranging from the design of residential master plans to large-scale, high-end mixed use developments. His experience includes designs for developments in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

 

Angela Manthorpe

Responsible for the Middle East branch of RMJM’s business, Angela Manthorpe works as the Regional Business Development Manager in Dubai. With comprehensive experience in business development and marketing, Angela‘s intrinsic knowledge of foreign markets, coupled with her determined work ethic, has made her an indispensable facet of the RMJM Dubai team. On every project she endeavours to ensure the client’s needs are effectively communicated, completely understood and delivered in as time-efficient and cost-effective a manner as possible.

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