Architectural Design companies in UAE

When planning to build your own building or residence, the first person to usually call is the architectural designer. He or she is an artist in the technical sense of the word because they design the exterior and interior of a building be it for industrial, commercial or private use. An architectural designer is a professional that can assist a licensed architect in the project. Because the architectural designer can also offer architectural design services like planning and designing of buildings and spaces and also administering the construction agreements on behalf of clients.

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p>Architectural services usually include one or more of the following:

  • Design
  • Preparation of construction documents
  • Construction administration
  • Feasibility studies
  • Architectural programming or architectural wish list
  • Project management

Architectural design, on the other hand, is one concept or segment of architectural services, that focuses on elements and components of a structure, in order to create a functional and coherent structure. It follows one or several design concepts. These need to be followed to give balance and ensure a correct and efficient set up of the building. 

Architectural design concepts should influence the entire project. It includes both the interior and exterior orientation, massing, form, light, height, apertures. The landscapes of both hard and soft surfaces, types of planting, the scale of painting and arrangement of planting.  Finishes like colors, styles materials and textures are also part of architectural design concepts.  

7 Popular Types of Architectural Design:

  • Greek Revival - Rows of symmetrically-arranged columns feature Doric, Ionic or Corinthian order that shows the adaptation of a classic Greecian temple, with a full entablature placed above the rows of columns and then a pediment roof sitting atop the entablature.
  • Egyptian Revival - Mostly used in theaters, prisons, and churches during the 1920s, these structures have flat roofs and smooth wall finishes with gates that resemble Egyptian temple gateways. Symbols and inscriptions are usually seen on its pillars.
  • Gothic Revival - This design types were popularly used in constructing anything from cottages to castles, way back in the 1830s. Its distinct characteristics are the steeply-pitched roofs, gingerbread trim eaves, carriage porch, large colored glass windows with tracery outlines.
  • Mission Style - Simplicity is elegance, which is the main theme of this architectural design style. Stucco or plaster walls and red-tiled roofs that extend further than the roof, makes these structures stand out. Towers, balconies and round arches also characterized large buildings built in this design.
  • Art Deco - Its grand vertical height, geometric form and a series of facade setbacks made this style very popular in the 1930s. Materials like metal, colored - glazed bricks or mosaic tiles highlights the decorations in this stylized building.
Now you know what to look for in an architectural designer, the different architectural concepts, the most popular architectural design types, along with the various