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Oman’s Hoehler & Partner receives award

IAIR Global Excellence and Sustainability Award received at the IAIR Awards held in New York.

Hoehler & Partner Architects and Engineers, a German-Omani joint venture, based in Muscat has been gaining repute as one of the most innovative architecture firms in the Sultanate.

At the IAIR Awards held in New York, they were awarded the ‘Leadership in Architecture in Oman’ title in the Corporate Awards 2015 category, gaining recognition of their efforts towards excellence in sustainable projects in Oman.

Founded in 2009, Hoehler & Partner is the only company in the Sultanate to have won in this category.

The IAIR Awards are known to be one of the world’s leading ranking and prize for excellences in global economy and sustainability. The panel of judges on board comprise of journalists from legal, financial and economic fields of interest in over 120 countries worldwide.

Muhammad Sultan Al Salmy, Managing Director and Partner of Hoehler & Partner on this proud achievement said, “We are honoured to be recognised by IAIR Awards for Excellence in Sustainability on a global level. At Hoehler & Partner, we strive to go above and beyond usual standards with modern, sustainable designs that bridge traditional Omani architecture with contemporary and functional architecture. These endeavours set us apart in the market. Our projects and this award are a testimony of our standards and we look forward to developing more spectacular buildings in the Sultanate.”

On Hoehler & Partner emerging triumphant at the IAIR awards, one of the award representatives said, “By winning the Best Company for Leadership Architecture Award, Hoehler confirms itself as a key player in the sector with design solutions that not only fit the climatic conditions and the environment, but satisfy the needs of their clients. Hoehler & Partner effortlessly combines German architectural standards with traditional Omani elements to deliver excellent quality.”

Hoehler & Partner are a part of a number of projects emerging in Oman, for instance, German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) which involved them in architectural design, supervision and project management.

Their other projects include Museum of History of Islamic Science, University of Buraimi (UOB), Porsche Centre Muscat, German Embassy in Muscat, Audi Centre Muscat, along with many private residential projects. The services offered by Hoehler & Partner span from architectural and interior design to project management and environmental planning.

Since the success of the GUtech campus, Hoehler & Partner has been growing at a rapid pace. The company has won various awards and certifications in the past; they have received recognition at MEED Quality Awards, Construction Week Awards in Oman and regionally, and many others. Additionally, Hoehler & Partner also recently received the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification.

“The highlight of our endeavours are that we take keen interest in designing energy-saving and eco-friendly structures. We draw inspiration from the local style and Oman’s natural beauty and plan innovative, and sustainable buildings. In the future, we look forward to raising the awareness of environmentally conscious building techniques and energy conservation, and designing structures that are recognised world over for their contemporary Omani architecture,” added Muhammad Alsalmy.
About Hoehler & Partner

Hoehler & Partner Architects and Planners has been established for 41 years, and comprise of five offices based in Aachen, Hamburg, Frankfurt, München and Muscat. H&P consist of a dedicated design and management team that provides Consultancy Services to clients across the globe.