Building on years of Architecture & Engineering experience in the region and internationally, Meisa Batayneh and her team of associates established maisam architects & engineers with the vision to utilize knowledge, innovation and design in the pursuit of architectural excellence. maisam’s expertise is focused on providing planning, architecture and design services to developers, corporations, governments and individuals. At the core of the company lies The DesignLab™ staffed by highly motivated and dynamic architects whose ultimate purpose is to produce original products that create optimal value for each client.
The DesignLab™ is recognized for its creative edge and innovative design methodology. With offices in Abu Dhabi, UAE and Amman, Jordan, maisam operates in the Middle East and GCC regions, maisam’s multi-disciplinary team comprises architects, engineers, urban planners, project managers, landscape designers, and branding experts. Over the years, maisam’s team has been producing diverse landmark projects, ranging from sustainable master planning for a new city development project in Pakistan that will eventually accommodate two million people to urban solutions that preserve the world heritage site of Petra. Other landmark projects include residential - commercial towers and Palaces in Abu Dhabi, several mixed use projects in the Abdali Urban Regeneration development and the expansion and renovation of one of Santa Fe’s oldest residences.
maisam’s Portfolio also comprises of diverse prestigious projects, such as: the New Terminal building at Queen Alia International Airport and the Living Wall Mixed Use project, both of which done in collaboration with the world renowned architects Foster and Partners and Phase I development of the Marsa Zayed project in Aqaba which is considered to be the largest real estate development project in Jordan, stretching across 3.2 million square meters. maisam's track record includes several projects which were regionally and internationally recognized, nominated and awarded through numerous and prestigious awards’ programs. The nominations included “Winner of Winners” of the ArchTriumph competition for the “Museum of Architecture” (MOA), shortlisted for the World Architectural Festival (WAF) Awards in 2009 and 2012. “Maani Residence” was nominated for the prestigious Agha Khan Award in 2004. All of these achievements are aside from winning multiple Arabian Property Awards in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2014 maisam was awarded the International LEAF Awards in the category of “Urban Design of the Year” for the project “A Gateway to Petra”. In 2015, the project was awarded the prestigious International Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the category of Master planning, out of thousands of projects that were submitted.