Industry judging panel saw 22 winners walk away with trophies at the Ritz Carlton JBR in Dubai
The fifth edition of the Middle East Consultant Awards took place on December 10 at the Ritz Carlton JBR in Dubai. 22 winners were announced with WSP, MZ Architects and RSP claiming the Multi-Discipline Consulting Company of the Year, Project of the Year and Architectural Company of the Year awards respectively.
Over 165 nominations were submitted across 21 categories for the 2019 edition of the annual awards ceremony.
According to the editorial team at Middle East Consultant, the first round of eliminations which were conducted in-house saw the number of nominations reduced to 104.
The remaining nominations were then deliberated over by a judging panel consisting of experts from the regional construction industry. This year’s judging panel included Ahmed Abou Alfa, Craig Garrett, Dana Salbak, Nithin Thomas and Suhail Arfath. CPI Trade’s Gavin Davids and Jason Saundalkar served as moderators during the face-to-face judging process.
The Middle East Consultant Awards 2019 was sponsored by CKR Consulting Engineers, Hadley Group, K Tech Consulting, LACASA, Rawlplug, Sto, Studio Lumen Lighting Design & Consultancy, 12D Model and Faithful+Gould. The event was also supported by ProTenders, CIOB and RICS.
WSP returned as the official social media partner of the event and ran a Twitter picture competition that saw the most creative picture walk away with a 128GB iPhone XR.
Pictures of the event can be viewed on Flickr at the link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/138120805@N02/albums/72157712155908642
The winners of the Middle East Consultant 2019 Awards are:
ME Consultant’s Rising Star of the Year
Drew Gilbert – Croquis Design Studio
Women in Construction Professional of the Year (Local)
Kaarin Kalavus – Turner & Townsend
Women in Construction Professional of the Year (International)
Rachel Collins – Faithful+Gould
Executive of the Year
Ralf Steinhauer – RSP saw à
Gender Diversity Champion of the Year
Workplace of the Year
Start-Up of the Year
Climatize Engineering Consultants
Specialist Consulting Company of the Year
K Tech Consulting
Technology Champion of the Year
Smart Project of the Year
3D Printed Home – U+A
Sustainable Consultancy of the Year
Sustainable Project of the Year
Cundall Dubai Office – Cundall
Editor’s Choice Award
Alison Watson – Class Of Your Own
Cost Consulting Company of the Year
Urban Design & Landscaping Company of the Year
Lighting Design Consultancy of the Year
Studio Lumen Lighting Design & Consultancy
Project Management Company of the Year
Structural Engineering Company of the Year
DeSimone Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineering Company of the Year
Black & White Engineering
Architectural Company of the Year
Project of the Year
Al Qana – MZ Architects
Multi-Discipline Consulting Company of the Year