Awards & Recognition

DSA Architects International

•  2022 BUILD Architecture Awards – Most Innovative Architectural Design Practice - UAE
•  2022 UAE Business Awards – MEA Markets - Most Sustainable Architectural Design Consultancy
•  2022 Design & Build Awards – Leading International Architectural Consultancy Specialising in Innovative & Sustainable Projects
•  2019 LUX Life Magazine Awards – Most Outstanding Architectural Practice in the UAE
•  2018 South African Business Awards - MEA Markets – Best International Architects
•  2017 & 2016 Emirates Projects Magazine Ranked 1st Place for Top 5 Architectural Company in the UAE
•  2016 Top Architect of the Year Award – No. 1 Architectural Consultant in the United Arab Emirates
•  2009 Middle East Architect Award – Architecture Firm of the Year: Vernacular

Al Zahia Development, Al Lilac – Sharjah, UAE

•  2022 Arabian Property Awards –  Architecture Multiple Residence
•  2022 Arabian Property Awards – Residential Development 20+ Units

Jawaher Al Saadiyat – Abu Dhabi, UAE

•  2021-22 International Property Awards –  Best International Architecture Multiple Residence
•  2021 Arabian Property Awards – 5 Star Winner Best Architecture Multiple Residence - Arabia

Jumeirah Gulf of Bahrain Resort & Spa – Kingdom of Bahrain

•  2022 Luxury Lifestyle Awards - Best Luxury Hotel Architecture, Bahrain
•  2021 Arabian Property Awards – New Hotel Hotel Construction & Design –  Edamah

DoubleTree by Hilton – Jeddah, KSA

•  2021 Luxury Lifestyle Awards – Best Luxury Hotel Architecture

Madinat Jumeirah Living – Dubai, UAE

•  2019 Arabian Property Awards – 5 Star Winner Best Architecture Multiple Residence - Dubai

Wavehouse, Atlantis The Palm – Dubai, UAE

•  2019 AHEAD MEA Awards Winner – Bar, Club or Lounge

Hemmingways Nairobi – Nairobi, Kenya

•  2019 Traveler’s Choice Award – Best Hotel in Kenya

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa – Dubai, UAE

•  2018 Arabian Property Awards Winner – Hotel Architecture Dubai

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge – Okavango Delta, Botswana

•  2017 AHEAD MEA Awards Winner – Lodges & Tented Camps

Torres Rani Towers – Maputo, Mozambique

•  2016 African Property Awards – Highly Commended Mixed Use Architecture
•  2017 Africa Property Investment Awards (API) – Best Architectural Design
•  2017 SAPOA Innovative Excellence Award Winner – International Developments

Cap Vermell Grand Hotel – Mallorca, Spain

•  2016 International Property Award – Best Hotel Architecture Spain

Four Seasons The Westcliff – Johannesburg, South Africa

•  2016 SAPOA Excellence Award – Winner Refurbishment Category

Saraya Bandar Jissah – Muscat, Oman

•  2015 International Property Awards

The Oberoi Centre – Dubai, UAE

•  2014 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
•  2014 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Luxury City Hotel
•  Best New Hotel by reader of Business Traveller Middle East

The Horizon Towers – Maputo, Mozambique

•  2013 Cityscape Awards Emerging Markets – Commercial and Mixed Use Development

One&Only The Palm – Dubai, UAE

•  2012 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best Project Overall
•  2012 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
•  2011 International Hotel Awards – Best International Hotel
•  2011 International Hotel Awards – Best Hotel Dubai

Old Town Commercial Island (including The Palace Downtown) – Dubai, UAE

•  2011 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading City Resort
•  2010 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
•  2010/2009 World Travel Awards – Dubai’s Leading City Resort
•  2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Hotel Arabia
•  2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Hotel Dubai
•  2009 MEHEC Excellence in Hospitality Awards – Best Hotel Design of the Year

Old Town Residential – Dubai, UAE

•  2010 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development

Manzil Downtown – Dubai, UAE

•  2009 Trip Advisor Business Popularity Index Award (rated by 20 million travellers around the world)

Fairmont Zimbali Resort – KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

•  2010 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Tourism Development Project
•  2010 HICA Awards (Hotel Investment Conference Africa) – Best new Hotel development
 

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa – Mahe, Seychelles

•  2010 / 2008 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort
•  2007 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
  

Indigo Bay Island Resort – Bazaruto Island, Mozambique

•  2010 / 2008 World Travel Awards – Mozambique’s Leading Resort
•  2009 Conde Nast’s Traveller – Top 10 Hotel Spa
  

Madinat Jumeirah Resort (incl. Al Qasr and Mina A’Salam Hotels) – Dubai, UAE

•  2007 / 2005 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Family Luxury Resort
•  2006 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Conference Resort
•  2011/ 2005 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Conference Resort
•  2008 / 2006 / 2005 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Luxury Resort
•  2009/ 2008 World Travel Awards – UAE’s Leading Resort
•  2006 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best Project Overall
•  2006 SAPOA Excellence Award – Best International Development
•  2005 DEPA Middle East – Hotel of the Year

Xanadu Island Resort – Bodrum, Turkey

•  2008 Cityscape Architectural Award – Best Leisure project (Future)

Saxon Hotels, Villas & Spa – Johannesburg, South Africa

•  2011 – 2000 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Boutique Hotel
•  2010 / 2002 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Hotel
•  2011 – 2008 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Suite
•  1999 Andrew Martin International – Interior Designer of the Year Award

Thanda Private Game Reserve – KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

•  2010 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Luxury Villa
•  2009 World Travel Awards – World’s Leading Luxury Lodge
•  2009 / 2008 /2006 World Travel Awards – South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge
•  2007 Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism – Chairman’s Award
•  2006 Les Nouvelles Esthethiques spa awards – Best Safari Spa
•  2005 Luxury Travel Awards – World’s Best New Hotel
•  First and only Private Game Reserve in the world to be a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World
 

Sanctuary Falls at Jumeirah Golf Estate – Dubai, UAE

•  2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Development
•  2008 / 2007 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Golf Development
•  2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Property
•  2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Architecture
•  2008 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best Interior Design

Park Hyatt Dubai Creek – Dubai, UAE

•  2008 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Conference Resort
•  2006 Conde Nast Travellers award – Top New Hotel
•  2006 Conde Nast Travellers award – Top New Spa

One&Only Royal Mirage – Dubai, UAE

•  2007 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Beach Resort
•  2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Award – World’s Top Spa and Top Urban Day Spa
•  2004 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Award – Top 20 Overseas Leisure Hotel
•  2004 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Award – Top 20 Overseas Business Hotel
•  2004 Leading Hotels of the World Award Commitment to Quality – Best Residence & Spa
•  2003 World Travel Awards – Middle East’s Leading Hotel

Le Touessrok Resort & Spa – Mauritius

•  2008 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Golf Resort
•  2008 / 2007 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Hotel
•  2007 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Golf Resort
•  2007-2004 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Resort
•  2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Hotel in the World for Facilities
•  2003 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Conference Hotel
•  2004 Leading Hotels of the World Award Commitment to Quality Award – Best Hotel Africa & Middle-East
•  2002 Golden Key Award

Le Touessrok Resort & Spa – Mauritius

•  2009 – 2005 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Spa Resort
•  2006 / 2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Best Overseas Hotel Spa
•  2005 / 2003 World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel
•  2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Hotel in the World for Foods
•  2004 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Best Overseas Leisure Hotel
•  2004 World Travel Awards – Mauritius’ Leading Golf Resort
•  2002 / 2001 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Spa Resort

The Westcliff Hotel – Johannesburg, South Africa

•  2011 Travel & Leisure Top 25 Hotels in Africa / Top 100 Hotels in the World
•  2008 -2005 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List
•  2004 Zagat Survey – Top 100 Hotels Worldwide
•  2003 /2002 Best Petit Conference Venue
•  Member of Leading Hotels of the World
•  Awarded 5-star Diamond Award by American Academy of Hospitality Sciences

Phinda Lodge – KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

•  Travel & Leisure and Condé Nast travel magazines annually rate Phinda Private Game Reserve as a leading lodge
•  2009 CNBC Arabian Property Awards – Best International Property
•  2002 Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism – Chairman’s Award
•  Best Game Lodge in Southern Africa by ASATA / Diner’s Club

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero – Botswana

•  2012 – 2006 / 2003 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Places in the World to stay
•  2011 – 2006 / 2002 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Top 100
•  2008 / 2007 Travel & Leisure Award – World’s Best Top 500
•  2006 Travel & Leisure Award – Top 25 Africa and Middle East
•  2004 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge
  

Sanctuary Chief’s Camp – Botswana

•  2012 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Platinum Circle – Best Places in the World to stay
•  2012 – 2006 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Gold List – Best Places in the World to Stay
•  2011 -2003 Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Awards – Top 100
•  2011 World Travel Awards – Botswana’s Leading Luxury Camp
•  2011 -2009 / 2007 Travel & Leisure Award – World’s Best Top 500
•  2010 / 2006 Travel & Leisure Award – Top 25 Africa and Middle East

  
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