P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd (Dubai Branch) Wins Prestigious Architectural Awards

Dubai, 26 October 2009: Proud of its success, P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd (Dubai Branch) today announced that the Company has won two prestigious Arabian Property Awards 2009. P&T won the Architecture Award for the Kensington Krystal project, which is an office tower located in the Dubai Maritime City and an award for Best High Rise Architecture for its Ajman Corniche project, which is a high rise residential project in Ajman.

William Yuen, design director of P&T said; "The fact that P&T has won two of these coveted awards is testament to the Company's  philosophy in providing engineering solutions with innovative, buildable, economical and cost effective designs and excellence in professional services. We are extremely delighted to have our projects recognised by a panel of professionals whose collective knowledge of the property industry is highly valued. We look forward to continue to servicing our clients in the UAE and across the Middle East."

The Kensington Krystal project takes a different approach to the traditional reflective glass tower typology. The traditional reflective glass tower has been deconstructed and re-assembled to leverage the relationship between light and form. The Ajman Corniche project breaks away from the stand alone tower solution by linking seven towers together in the form of an oceans wave.

Winners were invited to attend a high profile gala dinner at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. The event is part of the well-recognized International Property Awards, the world's most prestigious competition dedicated to finding the best real estate professionals across the globe.

Later this year, top scoring winners from the Arabian Property Awards will compete against other winning companies from Europe, Africa, the UK, the Americas and Asia Pacific to find the ultimate world's best in each category.


About P&T's Milestones in the Middle East:
In 2004, P&T was firmly established in the UAE, winning a number of high profile projects including City of Arabia, one of the largest private development projects in the region and a key part of Dubailand.

In 2005 started design of 3 high-rise residential towers in the City of Arabia.

In 2006 P&T started design of a substantial high rise development in Ajman on the Corniche. The project comprises 7 linked high rise residential blocks over 50-storeys. In the same year P&T began design work on the First Abu Dhabi Shams residential project on Reem Island in Abu Dhabi.

In 2007 opened an office in Abu Dhabi P&T started working on the Al Dana project in Raha Beach in Abu Dhabi and two hotels in the Mina Al Arab resort in Ras Al Khaimah.

In 2008 the company opened an expanded office in Abu Dhabi and began working on developments in the City of Lights in Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi and in Dubai on Dubai Maritime City.

In early 2009 P&T ventured into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and has begun work on their first 5 star hotel in Riyadh.

About P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd. (Dubai Branch):
P&T's office was established in Dubai in 2004 and has been growing ever since. Now with an office of 130 people, the company is working on a number of projects including City of Arabia, one of the largest private development projects in the region and a key part of Dubailand. P&T in Dubai are Part of the larger P&T Group based in Hong Kong, who have been in existence for 140 years, are now 1500 strong, and are responsible for many of the landmarks in Asian cities.

For further information please contact:
William Yuen
Group Director
P&T Architects and Engineers Limited
(Dubai Branch)
PO Box 112025
Dubai, UAE
Tel: +9714-363 5430
Fax: +9714-363 5429

Heba Hassan
Associate Account Manager
Capricorn Tower - 7th Floor
Sheikh Zayed Road
PO. Box 116462
Dubai, UAE
Tel: +9714-332 3308 ext: 207
Fax: +9714-331 6733

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