who's who

The consultants

  • Arquitectonica - Company Overview

    Arquitectonica is an architecture, interior design and planning firm that began in Miami in 1977 as an experimental studio. Led by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear, the studio has evolved into a worldwide practice, combining the creative spirit of the principals with the efficiency of delivery and reliability of a major architectural firm. Its affiliated firm, ArquitectonicaGEO, provides landscape architecture services.

    Today Arquitectonica has a practice across the United States directed from regional offices in Miami, New York and Los Angeles. Arquitectonica's international practice is supported by European regional offices in Paris and Madrid; Asian regional offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Manila; the Middle East regional office in Dubai; and Latin American regional offices in Lima and São Paulo.


  • ATELIER DES ARCHITECTES ASSOCIES SARL

    AAA sarl is an architectural and urban design firm known for the distinctive spaces and characterized architectural works, designed in Lebanon and abroad.

    Three decades of activity enabled AAA to design and supervise the planning and construction of more than two hundred projects in many fields


  • CODE

    CODE is a consulting company offering integrated technical services in all engineering trades, especially structural engineering. CODE is proud to include senior professionals with expertise in diverse engineering disciplines and young energetic junior engineers, all working in harmony to provide outstanding design services based on safety, economy, quality, and ingenuity.

  • Ecoconsulting

    EcoConsulting is an eco-building and sustainability consultancy. We offer specialized advice to architects, developers, builders, and businesses aiming at reducing the ecological impact of their building projects and daily operations. EcoConsulting's working philosophy is to rethink whole processes and to intervene where it makes the most sense—both ecologically and economically.

  • SOCOTEC GROUP - Company Overview

    SOCOTEC GROUP is a world leader in inspection Quality Control, technical assistance, and consulting services for the construction, real estate, industry and health sectors. Born out of Bureau Sécuritas, in 1929 and historically France's top construction inspection body, SOCOTEC was created in 1953.

    Structured around inspection, technical assistance, consulting and training services, our interventions are constantly expanding in line with demand, in order to meet the most varied requirements and the most contrasting situations. Every year, SOCOTEC's experience is consolidated through over 100.000 new missions. The Technical knowledge capital means the capability to invest in the responses that are best suitable to increasingly demanding markets.

    SOCOTEC GROUP draws on the high level of experience of its 3500 qualified engineers, in addition to a hundred renowned international experts and 300 specialists in all trades of Building and Civil works. SOCOTEC acts as an independent third party for the benefit of the client, and is recognized by International insurers and reinsurers as Risk assessor.


  • DG   JONES   &   PARTNERS - Company Overview

    In 1962 Donald G Jones started out with a vision to provide the Middle East with a service that would give our clients cost effective solutions to their construction needs. This construction project consultancy would be built upon professional staff working out of local offices that would integrate their collective knowledge across the region and make an unequalled and market leading Middle Eastern company.

    Since then, D G Jones & Partners has operated continuously in the Middle East and uniquely is the only professional Middle East based construction consultancy specializing in Quantity Surveying and Project Management together with our extensive value added services.

    Since D G Jones & Partner’s first office opened in Beirut, through their record in successfully in delivering projects to our clients, they have grown organically so that now they have more than ten offices across the Middle East.

    From their quantity surveying roots in 1962, D G Jones & Partners has diversified into project management, facilities management, solid waste management, value engineering, contract administration, claims management in response to our clients’ needs and all calling on our expertise in reliably delivering services to our clients within cost and time.


  • ACOUSYSTEM   LIBAN   SAL - Company Overview

    Acousystem is a consulting company specialized in the acoustical engineering field that handles full-service acoustic design and is concerned in the science of sound and vibration.

    Our engineers are acknowledged experts in the field of noise control which is the art of reducing unwanted sounds. We have worked with many architectural teams to provide procedures and solutions for all types of acoustical problems.

    We have also extensive experience in the field of internal and external acoustics such as reverberation studies, environmental assessments, and mechanical noise control.

    To satisfy project requirements, our team has a sound understanding of noise and vibration principles, current standards, guidance and best practice, and suitable cost effective mitigation measures that can be incorporated within a project.

    We offer consultancy services in the following fields: Environmental Noise, Building and Architectural Acoustics, Room Acoustics and Surface Treatment, Building Services Noise and Vibration, Sound isolation and Acoustic Testing and Measurement.


  • Farid   Wakim   - Interior Design

    Since 2003, we practice across the Middle East, offering architecture, interior design, landscaping and planning to a diverse range of projects such as resorts, luxury condominium towers, retail centers and office buildings, hotels. Stimulating resourcefulness, testing conventions, our aim is to approach projects with the most creative, professional, humanistic, cost effective designs, matching the needs and aspirations of occupants and clients.

    Led by Farid Wakim, the workplace has developed into a wide-reaching practice, joining the inspired spirit of the principal, with the proficiency of delivery and consistency of a major architectural firm.

    “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” Winston Churchill.


  • EGN   CONSULTANTS   - PROJECT MANAGER

    EGN CONSULTANTS provides comprehensive quality services in Construction Cost Control (CC), Quantity Surveying (QS) and Project Management/Owners Representation (PM).

    ◦ Activities: Technical and Administrative Setup and Follow-up of Construction Operations, in Pre-Contract and Post-Contract phases: Elaboration of Design Briefs and Consultants Selection, Specifications, Bills of Quantities, Cost Estimates and Value Engineering, Planning, Cash-flow, Tender Documents and Procedures, Contract Documents, Project and Construction Management, Contract Administration and Closeout, Operations Audit and other related services.

    ◦ Projects: In excess of 250 projects for different scopes, in Building Construction - Building Fitting-out - Infrastructure Works, in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Algeria, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan.

    ◦ Clients: Owners/Developers - Financing Organizations - Design Consultants - Private and Public Sectors.

    ◦ Resources: Experienced construction professionals, specialized in architecture, engineering, interior design, quantity surveying, planning and project management of building, fitting-out and infrastructure works - Computerized Updated Data Base - Outsourcing when needed.

    ◦ Experience: Local and International - Compliance with Applicable Codes, Regulations and Standards - Services in English, French or Arabic Language.

    ◦ Offices location: Lebanon (Rabweh/Rabieh) - Qatar (Doha) since 2005.

    ◦ Collaboration: International Quantity Surveying and Project Management Firms.

    ◦ Publications: Yearly International Cost Construction Survey (related to Lebanon), in collaboration with GARDINER AND THEOBALD INTERNATIONAL for USA Magazine Engineering News Records, since 2005.


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