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  • Good design is delivered through an intrinsic understanding of the cultural, societal and commercial needs of those who we are designing for.

    Kerem Cengiz

    Managing Director – MENA

    Kerem Cengiz is the Managing Director – MENA at LWK + PARTNERS. With a strong design-led background and technical and commercial aptitude, he has had over 25 years of international experience across all aspects of design and real estate development.

    Kerem aims to create developments that contribute in combining high urban design quality with assured commercial success through thought, innovation, strong leadership and effective management. He has addressed and participated in multiple international conferences, such as MIPIM, Cityscapes and The Big5 Dubai. Kerem also presents at universities and institutions and has led the formation of national architectural guideline and regulatory publications.

    Kerem’s outstanding work and leadership has helped secure many significant and high-profile projects in the UAE, GCC, and broader MENA Region and internationally often competing with globally recognised international design practices. His ethos has earned him and the team’s he manages the “Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Innovation” in 2017, as well as “The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade” in 2009 to name a few.