Architectural firms plan relocation to Dubai Design District

Architectural firms plan relocation to Dubai Design District

Dubai Design District (d3), the emirate’s new creative hub being developed by Tecom Investments, has announced that it has agreed deals with a number of building design and architecture firms to set up shop in the district.

RMJM (which has launched its interior design department), SSH and landscape architecture specialists Cracknell and Desert Group have all agreed to take space in the district, alongside a number of independent firms like Viktor Udzenija and Wanders Wagner Architects.

Tecom Investments has said a total of 220 local and regional designers from various sectors including fashion and luxury brands have agreed to take space in d3 – the first phase of which is due to open next year.

Tecom Investments’ Group CEO Dr Amina Al Rustamani said: “We are dedicated to ensuring that each and every brand that joins us – ranging from small design start-ups to iconic global brands – is part of a fully-fledged creative community that sits at the heart of Dubai’s design scene.”

Harry Downie, CEO of RMJM said: “RMJM is delighted to be moving its Dubai base to d3. This is seen as a great opportunity to benefit from the creative environment being developed by Tecom and to allow RMJM to continue its growth in the region.”

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