OMIROS EMMANOUILIDES

Architect

Omiros is the founder, group executive chairman and principal design director of O1A, an international multidisciplinary design firm with offices in Melbourne, Abu Dhabi and London that is renowned for producing developments of iconic stature.

He brings expertise across a variety of disciplines including architecture, planning, urban design, engineering, interior design, landscape design and construction as well as project management services.

Established in 1987, O1A has produced a unique variety of award-winning projects, from US$1 billion urban scale developments in the United Arab Emirates and India including hospitals, yacht clubs, redevelopments of wharfs and marinas, high-rise apartments, luxury villas, health spas and single luxury private residences.

Omiros’ designs consistently push the boundaries of architecture and urban design to maximise the potential for each project he undertakes. His work experiments with the quality of spaces and the pursuit of a visionary aesthetic, encompassing all fields of design and technology. While commerciality remains the design’s primary focus, environmental sustainability remains a key directive.

Under Omiros’ leadership, O1A’s practice has grown to become an international company with bases in major international cities.

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