Iyad Alsaka

Iyad Alsaka joined OMA as a director in 2007 and became partner in 2011. Responsible for OMA’s work in the Middle East, India and Africa, Iyad has led projects including the acclaimed masterplan for Waterfront City in Dubai, the HAI Airport City masterplan in Doha, and Concrete in Alserkal Avenue, a new public venue for Dubai’s cultural district, and the Qatar National Library in Doha. He is also leading the projects of the Wafra Towers in Kuwait City, the Bandra Kurla Towers and 2BKC Complex in Mumbai, and Shanta Holdings towers in Dhaka. Before joining OMA, Iyad was director of design and development at Dubai Holding where he was responsible for numerus of projects. Born in 1968 in Syria, Iyad holds a degree in Architectural from the University of Aleppo.