CTBUH Silver Member

KEO International Consultants

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Abu Dhabi, Safat

Website: http://www.keoic.com/

Founded in 1964, KEO delivers world-class professional design and management services. KEO offers award winning architectural design, progressive infrastructure engineering and highly ranked project and construction management known for quality and professionalism.

KEO is one of the largest AEP/PMCM firms and have consistently ranked in ENR in the top 200 International Design Firms as well as Top 20 International PM rankings 2004-2011. BD World recently ranked KEO #44 in the Top 100 Architects in the world.

KEO brings together extensive capabilities to each project and to all of its clients, not just through its talented and experienced professionals but also as a strategic partner to their clients. KEO adopts a unique principal-in-charge concept that provides high-level executive input and oversight to all of their projects.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Landscape Architecture; Project Management; Structural Engineering; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • Abu Dhabi

  • Safat

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

23 Marina

392.4 m / 1,287 ft

2

The Address Beach Resort

301 m / 988 ft

3

DAMAC Paramount Hotel & Residences

268.1 m / 879 ft

4

DAMAC Towers by Paramount, Tower 1

268.1 m / 879 ft

5

DAMAC Towers By Paramount, Tower 2

268.1 m / 879 ft

6

DAMAC Towers by Paramount, Tower 3

268.1 m / 879 ft

7

Nation Towers Residential Lofts

268 m / 879 ft

8

Kipco Tower

240 m / 787 ft

9

St. Regis Luxury Hotel

233.2 m / 765 ft

10

Kuwait Investment Authority Headquarters

231 m / 758 ft

Awards

The Address Beach Resort

Award of Excellence: The Address Beach Resort

Best Tall Building 300-399 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Andrey Danchev

Andrey Danchev

CTBUH Awards Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa Jury, 2021

Abu Dhabi

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

03 March 2008

Structural Sustainability in the Gulf – Fact and Fiction

Kerry Galbraith of KEO International Consultants talked about the role of structural design in sustainable buildings and its implication within the gulf region at the...

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Research

03 March 2008

Structural Sustainability in the Gulf – Fact and Fiction

The main objective of this paper is to educate developers, designers and contractors on the role of structural design in sustainable buildings and its implication...

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Global News

15 June 2021

Work Has Begun on Kuwait Tower

Work has started on the new 46-story Capital Markets Authority Headquarters building in Kuwait City.  The 240-meter project by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in collaboration...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Qatar National Bank Tower

Doha

510 m

1,673 ft

2

23 Marina

Dubai

392 m

1,287 ft

3

Gate of Kuwait Tower

Kuwait City

330 m

1,083 ft

4

The Address Beach Resort

Dubai

301 m

988 ft

5

The Wings Office Tower

Abu Dhabi

300 m

984 ft

5

The Wings Residential Tower

Abu Dhabi

300 m

984 ft

7

DAMAC Paramount Hotel & Residences

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

7

DAMAC Towers by Paramount, Tower 1

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

7

DAMAC Towers By Paramount, Tower 2

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

7

DAMAC Towers by Paramount, Tower 3

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

11

Nation Towers Residential Lofts

Abu Dhabi

268 m

879 ft

12

Kipco Tower

Kuwait City

240 m

787 ft

13

Capital Markets Authority Headquarters

Kuwait City

240 m

787 ft

14

St. Regis Luxury Hotel

Abu Dhabi

233 m

765 ft

15

Kuwait Investment Authority Headquarters

Kuwait City

231 m

758 ft

16

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 7

Doha

223 m

731 ft

17

48 Burj Gate

Dubai

203 m

667 ft

18

Gateway Towers AQ-1

Doha

201 m

659 ft

18

Gateway Towers AQ-2

Doha

201 m

659 ft

20

5-star Hala Hotel

Doha

186 m

610 ft

21

Business Town Tower 5

Kuwait City

184 m

604 ft

22

Dar Al Awadi

Kuwait City

171 m

561 ft

23

Business Town Tower 6

Kuwait City

168 m

551 ft

24

Al Jon Tower

Kuwait City

160 m

525 ft

25

AG Tower

Dubai

158 m

517 ft

26

AU Tower

Dubai

153 m

502 ft

27

State Audit Bureau Tower A

Doha

152 m

499 ft

28

LIWA Heights

Dubai

148 m

486 ft

29

State Audit Bureau Tower B

Doha

139 m

456 ft

30

Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Dubai

133 m

435 ft

31

Injazzat Tower

Kuwait City

132 m

433 ft

32

Awqaf Tower

Abu Dhabi

126 m

413 ft

33

Madina Tower

Dubai

- m

- ft

33

Reef Tower

Dubai

- m

- ft

35

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 6

Doha

- m

- ft

36

Sparkle Tower 1

Dubai

- m

- ft

37

Qatar Petroleum District Hotel

Doha

- m

- ft

37

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 5

Doha

- m

- ft

37

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 8

Doha

- m

- ft

40

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 4

Doha

- m

- ft

41

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 9

Doha

- m

- ft

42

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 3

Doha

- m

- ft

43

Al Sheraa Building

Dubai

- m

- ft

43

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 2

Doha

- m

- ft

45

Qatar Petroleum District Tower 1

Doha

- m

- ft

46

Sparkle Tower 2

Dubai

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

7 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (53%), 20 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (97%), 35 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 38 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 36 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 39 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

03 March 2008 | Dubai

Structural Sustainability in the Gulf – Fact and Fiction

Kerry Galbraith of KEO International Consultants talked about the role of structural design in sustainable buildings and its implication within the gulf region at the...

03 March 2008

Structural Sustainability in the Gulf – Fact and Fiction

Kerry Galbraith, KEO International Consultants

The main objective of this paper is to educate developers, designers and contractors on the role of structural design in sustainable buildings and its implication...

15 June 2021

Work Has Begun on Kuwait Tower

Work has started on the new 46-story Capital Markets Authority Headquarters building in Kuwait City.  The 240-meter project by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in collaboration...

26 September 2019

Dubai Marina Adds New Residential Towers

Construction of Dubai’s Sparkle Towers has been completed, according to its developer Tebyan, built in collaboration with crystal giant Swarovski. The twin-tower development, located in...

26 September 2019

Dubai Marina Adds New Residential Towers

Construction of Dubai’s Sparkle Towers has been completed, according to its developer Tebyan, built in collaboration with crystal giant Swarovski. The twin-tower development, located in...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving KEO International Consultants

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

Building Envelope Design for Major Structures

18 November 2015

CTBUH Qatar organized a successful technical seminar at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Doha covering new projects and technologies coming to Qatar.

Sustaining Our Structures

13 May 2015

CTBUH Qatar organized and hosted "Sustaining Our Structures," a seminar focused on educating and utilizing current technologies in building design and engineering.

Qatar Chapter Hosts Regional Meeting

09 October 2012

Area leaders met to discuss the Shanghai Congress, Carnegie Mellon’s study programs and the pros and cons of using structural steel.

Qatar Chapter Hosts December Meeting

05 December 2011

A regional meeting of the Qatar Chapter was hosted and sponsored by the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning in the College of Engineering of Qatar University.

Regional Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress

02–06 March 2008

Though much of the Congress was focused on Dubai, there was the opportunity for delegates to witness the incredible achievements of some of the other cities in the Middle East.

Ctbuh Leaders At KEO International Consultants

Andrey Danchev

CTBUH Awards Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa Jury, 2021

Andrey Danchev

Abu Dhabi