Buildings
Residential

We design spaces that truly feel like home. Whether it’s a luxurious apartment tower, low cost housing development or a gated community, K&A designs residential projects that provide people with the lifestyle they desire.

Respecting cultural customs, the climate and local preferences, we follow the latest trends to improve people’s lifestyles. We create residential spaces with sustainable solutions at their core. We highlight the human experience while focusing on our client’s interests and solid communication with suppliers and planners. Khatib & Alami’s (K&A) extensive knowledge of specific housing typologies(whether high, medium or low density) results in modern, flexible and welcoming homes.

Our residential architecture and planning expertise covers:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Hospitality

From luxurious hotel destinations to five star resorts for international chains, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, restaurants and cafes, Khatib & Alami (K&A) has a solid track record in hospitality projects and a reputation for pioneering design solutions.

Architectural style defines hospitality projects. This is why we focus on the physical structure with the surrounding landscaping and transform design into a potent branding statement. We approach space in a way that creates distinct experiences for people. Our team works alone and when needed collaborates with international consultants and renowned interior designers on certain aspects of a project. Using our vast hands-on specialized experience as a base, we design lavish room layouts, welcoming receptions and lobby spaces, entertaining facilities, superior back-of-house facilities and delightful food outlets that boast a variety of architectural styles. All these elements come together to ensure our solutions meet our clients’ expectations and ambitions.

Our hospitality architecture and planning forte extends to:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Retail

We are known for our extensive expertise and pioneering edge in reshaping the shopping experience. Our retail architecture projects, such as shopping malls, outdoor souks and retail commercial spaces, are bustling success stories in many prominent cities.

At Khatib & Alami (K&A), we take into consideration the cultural contexts in which our retail projects are located, tailoring our design solutions to maximize our clients’ return on their investment. Retail buildings enrich the economy and so we not only consider our clients’ best interests but what is best for the community at large. In line with this, we create indoor and outdoor destinations that offer great environments for new experiences and entertainment. We also increase the profitability of these spaces and tenant satisfaction by working with retail operators and consultants and carefully addressing circulation and other pertinent issues.

Our retail architecture and planning specialty spans:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Commercial

Today architecture plays a significant role in establishing a company’s identity. We address the diverse contexts and market conditions that impact our clients to make sure our projects are success stories. We interact with our clients throughout the entire design process to keep their organizations’ culture and values at the core of our design methodology.

This personalized approach creates a sense of individuality that makes each headquarter tower, corporate office building, bank branch, and other commercial projects stand out. Khatib & Alami (K&A) focuses on sustainability and designing healthy work environments that inspire productivity. Our extensive knowledge of commercial design and 50 years of specialized experience are the springboard for modern, adaptable and motivating commercial spaces.

Our commercial architecture and planning expertise includes:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Healthcare

21st century realities are causing a significant shift in healthcare. We care about people’s well-being and meet this real need for proper healthcare facilities by designing nurturing and healing environments.

By keeping up-to-date on healthcare developments, we meaningfully incorporate current and upcoming technology and relevant techniques into our design. Khatib & Alami (K&A) designs sensitive spaces with patients, researchers, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in mind. The human experience comes first in our approach and we also think of our clients’ interests and build on our open communication with suppliers and planners. Our extensive knowledge of specific healthcare concerns empowers us to design modern, flexible and welcoming facilities that bolster healthy lives.

Our healthcare architecture and planning solutions cover:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Healthcare Programming and Space Planning
  • Medical Equipment Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Special Facilities

Certain projects go beyond regular requirements and demand specialized know-how. Our architecture and planning expertise extends to special facilities including prisons; industrial, institutional and governmental facilities; juvenile reformatory complexes; and many other projects with unique circumstances.

Always ambitious and client-driven, we collaborate with international operators to deliver design solutions that precisely meet each project’s needs, complex spatial concerns and technical requirements. Via workshops with our clients, we tap into what is really important, the experience of stakeholders, and inspiration to present the best possible solutions. Our global network, local insight and decades of expertise mean we have worked on projects in diverse contexts and countries and on different scales (from buildings to master plans).

Khatib & Alami’s (K&A) special facilities architecture and planning services cover:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Education

With technological advancements and the unique academic demands of new generations, educational facilities need to be different from those in the past. To effectively address these challenges, we design inspiring environments that are in line with the latest practices and developments in education.

By purposefully incorporating relevant current and upcoming technology and techniques into our design, we reshape campuses, schools, training institutes, labs and libraries into spaces that encourage intellectual growth. Khatib & Alami (K&A) plans for the future through design flexibility. We create sustainable and safe environments for learning and interaction. Spaces that attract multicultural students, faculty and sponsors alike. While we uphold our clients’ best interests and draw on our strong communication channels with suppliers and planners, we ultimately focus on people and the human experience. Education is the corner stone for a successful future and so we design spaces with students, faculty members, teachers, researchers, and other educational professional at the center. Our designs are envisioned to awaken the mind and to help communities reach their ambitions through the power of knowledge.

Our educational architecture and planning expertise includes:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Sports & Recreation

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Khatib & Alami’s (K&A) sports & facilities architecture and planning services cover:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works



Interior Design & FF&E
Interior Design & FF&E

Khatib & Alami (K&A) expertly transforms interiors into sophisticated, welcoming and comfortable environments. Our approach to interior design takes into account every possible aspect, from the biggest feature to the tiniest detail. We’re on a challenging quest for authenticity, especially since the last two decades created a demand for greater innovation in interior design.

We work closely with our clients and operators to ensure each space has a unique feel. When we embark on a new project we always start with an in-depth study that covers the actual location, local cultural norms, local preferences, the client's needs, the overall feel and the planned cost. Research and planning are essential in bringing out the unique qualities and strengths of each particular space and inform the design process. This results in each project (regardless of whether it is residential tower or a mall or a hotel), having a distinctive sense of place, belonging and even brand identity. We take things a step further by focusing on all five senses in our design philosophy to create ambitious experiences that inspire.

Our interior design expertise covers:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Interior design theming and branding
  • Internal spaces planning and programming
  • Internal spaces furnishing
  • Internal spaces artworks and artefacts planning and theming
  • Wayfinding and internal signage
  • Furniture selection and specifications
  • Finishes selection and specifications
  • Decorative plumbing, ironmongery and accessories selection and specifications
  • Value engineering



City & Regional Planning
City & Regional Planning

City and Regional Planning have an incredibly positive impact on the quality of people’s lives. The highly qualified and multilingual team at Khatib & Alami (K&A) has helped clients address the challenges sparked by rapid urban growth in Damascus,Baghdad, Makkah, Riyadh, Dubai, Sharjah and Erbil. In Bethlehem, we have even promoted urban development by regenerating natural heritage and cultural landscapes, as well as laying the foundations for new investments and economic growth.

Our approach to planning is a cross-sector and multilevel process. A forward-thinking firm, all our solutions are practical for the present and the future. We create stimulating places with a strong identity and design features that reflect the distinctiveness of the local context. Our clients trust our expertise and commitment to delivering quality solutions that efficiently use available resources. We focus on each client’s specific requirements and priorities and this has resulted in high satisfaction rates.

Our city and regional planning solutions develop a vision, are rooted in sustainability and cover:

  • Strategic Spatial Planning
  • City Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Landscape Planning
  • Landscape Design

Urban Design & Landscape Architecture

From luxurious hotel destinations to five star resorts for international chains, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, restaurants and cafes, Khatib & Alami (K&A) has a solid track record in hospitality projects and a reputation for pioneering design solutions.

Architectural style defines hospitality projects. This is why we focus on the physical structure with the surrounding landscaping and transform design into a potent branding statement. We approach space in a way that creates distinct experiences for people. Our team works alone and when needed collaborates with international consultants and renowned interior designers on certain aspects of a project. Using our vast hands-on specialized experience as a base, we design lavish room layouts, welcoming receptions and lobby spaces, entertaining facilities, superior back-of-house facilities and delightful food outlets that boast a variety of architectural styles. All these elements come together to ensure our solutions meet our clients’ expectations and ambitions.

Our hospitality architecture and planning forte extends to:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Preliminary Studies
  • Programming and Space Planning
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Engineering (Arch, Struct, Elect, Mech)
  • Project and Program Management Support
  • Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Cost Control
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Progress Reports
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Tendering Assistance
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works