Italian-born architect and academic Annamaria Lambri studied at the Politecnico di Milano university in Italy and has a vast and diversified portfolio of experience across architecture and design in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Her body of work spans three continents and includes international exhibitions, commercial, residential and hospitality designs.
Lambri relocated to the UAE in 2005 and has since amassed significant experience in commercial and residential projects, as well as high-end hospitality developments in Asia and the GCC. In 2011, she became associate professor at the American University in Dubai’s Interior Design Department, specialising in hospitality design. She also serves as outreach coordinator at the university.
“I feel honoured and flattered to have been requested to be a judge for the CID Awards 2019 and I am very grateful to [former editor] Shweta and [current editor] Oscar for their trust,” she says.
“The Commercial Interior Design Awards is the most prestigious event for the interior design community and industry in the Middle East. The occasion highlights the talent, innovation, technology, expertise and creativity of the region, strongly supporting and intensely contributing to the development of the field. I am very excited to celebrate together the top creative minds leaving a mark on the interior design industry.”
Commercial Interior Design would like to thank the judges for giving up time in their busy schedules to select this year's winners, as well as extend our warmest to everyone who has entered the awards. We wish everyone the best of luck.
Check out the full shortlist for the CID Awards 2019.
The Commercial Interior Design Awards 2019 takes place at the Johara Ballroom in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, on Wednesday, 11 September.