Omrania and Associates
|Headquarters||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia|
|Key people||Basem Al Shihabi (Managing Partner)|
Omrania and Associates
Omrania and Associates is an architectural/engineering consulting practice. The firm works in the Middle East in the fields of Town Planning, Architecture, Engineering and Project Management. The total staff employed by Omrania today is approximately 320.
Omrania’s business had traditionally been predominantly in Saudi Arabia. However, in the early 1980s Omrania established a branch office in London to service both the Saudi and European markets. In addition, OMRANIA was an equity holder from 1992 to 2004 in Chovet Engineering, a French manufacturing and process engineering company, operating in the Middle East and other world regions.
Recognising the potential offered in other developing areas of the Middle East, Omrania has creating subsidiaries in Bahrain and Jordan and has executed projects in Yemen, Lebanon, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi as well as in Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Bahrain. Moreover, through joint venture partnerships, associations and affiliations with internationally recognised consultants and other organizations, OMRANIA has brought an international perspective to many major projects and developments.
The hallmark of Omrania’s design philosophy has always been to explore the connection between the building and its context, leading us to produce versatile architectural projects with contemporary materials and methods while respecting culture, tradition, and place.
- Kingdom Centre : Best New Skyscraper of the year 2002 for design and functionality
- GOSI Office Park : The international Property Award 2010( * THE ARCHITECTURE AWARD (OFFICE) ARABIA, * THE ARCHITECTURE AWARD (OFFICE) SAUDI ARABIA, * BEST OFFICE DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA)
- Project Management
- Interior Design
- Landscape Architecture
- Civil / Structural Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Planning / Urban Design
- Quantity Surveying
- Graphic Design and animation
- Construction Management / Site Supervision
Board of Directors
- Basem Al Shihabi : Managing Director
- Othman Al-Washmi
- Rukn Eldeen Mohammed
- Majdi El-Shami
- Abdulsalam Al Haddad
- Zouheir Kodeih
- Mohammed Khudairi
- Mutasem Diab
- Philip Willmetts
- Hisham Al-Weher