LEO A DALY has opened a new office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The opening of the Abu Dhabi office marks the sixth international LEO A DALY location, which includes Beijing, PRC, Hong Kong, SAR, Istanbul, Turkey, Moscow, Russia and Tianjin, PRC. The new office serves as the regional office for the Middle East, and focuses on healthcare, education, hospitality, high-rise residential, aviation, corporate offices, mixed use and master planning.
“Abu Dhabi is investing in its future to create a stronger sense of community and identity, along with a commitment to sustainability.” said LEO A DALY Executive Vice President Charles Dalluge. “Our new regional office aims to fulfill this need through our extensive expertise with forward-thinking and sustainable design.”
Muhammad M. Ali, PE, serves as regional director – Middle East. Ali, who has been with the firm for more than three years, will work closely with Ross Ensor, the firm’s corporate international director, to generate and manage project opportunities in the Middle East. Ali is a registered professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Mississippi.
LEO A DALY most recently completed full architectural and interior design services for the New England Children’s Clinic in Abu Dhabi, an inpatient residential school for children with autism spectrum disorders. The project was designed in accordance with the equivalent of LEED® Silver standards under the Estidama sustainability code.