ARCHITECT
FALAH AL SALMAN

1951

Falah was born (1951)  in the city of Basra in the south of Iraq. He was raised by a family that had passion with construction and property development. Construction and design was and is his passion.

Falah Completed Architecture studies in the University of Bagdad in 1972 second in his class total and first on his class in design

In 1973 he joined post graduate studies in London England then Birmingham England obtaining masters degree in Environmental planning and Design.

1977

Architectural career started in Basra Iraq for short period but very productive producing three landmark projects in the city of Basra.

The career resumed in Birmingham England while obtaining the masters degree. This job of a young architect, took him finally to Dubai the united Arab Emirates in 1977.

In 1998, Falah joined the ATKINS team again in Abu Dhabi as Design Principal. Task included the setting up of Abu Dhabi ATKINS office as an architectural power house and complete the design and execution of the new Abu Dhabi Industrial City.

1987

In the United Arab Emirates and for ten years the projects produced were varied in size and type. From low cost housing construction (East cost of the UAE) to landmark office buildings in Dubai (AlBwardy Building). Work included design, construction management and contract administration. During his work in Dubai, he was employed by ATKINS, the major British engineering and design firm from Surrey. His work took place in Dubai and Surry England. The main task entrusted to Falah is to create ATKINS Dubai as an architectural power house. Task Achieved in 1987.

1988

In 1988, Falah and his family moved to Montreal Canada.  He joined the team of Montreal World Trade Centre as the design manager and coordinator for this iconic design and build project. In 1992, upon the completion of the Montreal project, he took over the design and construction management of the village of Ouje Bougoumou at the northern parts of the Quebec Canada. A project that focused on the rehabilitation of the native Cree n1988

In 2003 Falah Moved to Dubai to start his work in the management of design offices and major development companies in Dubai and Kuwait. Landmark projects were designed and delivered in Dubai and Kuwait. Most notable projects are; the Ibn Battutta Mall in Dubai,  The Green Community in Dubai, and the Movinpic hotel and retail areas in Kuwait city (Bidaa).

2003-TODAY

In 2003 Falah Moved to Dubai to start his work in the management of design offices and major development companies in Dubai and Kuwait. Landmark projects were designed and delivered in Dubai and Kuwait. Most notable projects are; the Ibn Battutta Mall in Dubai,  The Green Community in Dubai, and the Movinpic hotel and retail areas in Kuwait city (Bidaa).

Today, Falah working on projects in Dubai, Riyadh, Istanbul, Erbil  and Ras Alkhaima. His involvement varies from conceptual design to development management.

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