Naji believes that architectural designs are about giving life to static thing until it becomes a living soul in spaces that fit the client’s requirements.
My name is Naji El Hakim. I'm an Architect that graduated from the Lebanese American University in Beirut.
I've been pursuing my career as a design and technical director in a design and build company in Saudi Arabia.
On the design level, I specialize in the innovation space's designs on all levels right from the start of professional user experience along with business models and operation schemes up to the final outcome of full turn key architectural solution.
On the other hand, I'm a pilot, a skydiver and an extreme sports professional.
I've always drew my imagination into a realistic model, ever since I was a kid.
What other profession can give me this room of being creative and insure that dreams can come to life?
I'm currently entitled in my company as Group Marketing and Design Executive.
My job role states that I am a general manager of the marketing department and design department with all what follows.
Being the director of design, i currently manage 36 people include engineers, designers and marketing personnel.
On another hint, our technical team is located offshore in Beirut and they report back with all the consultancies and technical production with all the coordination needed.
It is literally, giving life to static things until it become a living soul in architectural space through business model requirements, client's requirements and full turnkey solutions.
Contemporary design for businesses because it always seeks development through innovation.
User experience, research method, proper demonstration tools and business success for happy beautiful outcome.
Innovation, contemporary, straight forward, maximum functionality and adhesive budget control for client's needs.
We take the client brief. We promise him nothing less what he will expect. What the client sees, will get the same or even better. We develop design after design approval.
We provide all the solutions through the process. We prepare all the technical production packages. We sort and then finalize packages for construction.
We communicate the best practice of a project management plan. We deliver what we promise through the delivery execution schedule.
Yes of course. It's always the case. My thesis was about the cultural restrictions.
In KSA its entitles under "The lust for transparency", everyone wants to see everything but they don't want to be seen. We try to cover this every time we design something locally.
It is the utmost pleasure and honor to be recognized internationally by such a firm as yours. As I always motivate my team, every success story we achieve is our ground zero to grow more.
This project is unique in all means. We are well-specialized in the banking sector. Nevertheless, this is the first type of banks in the world that we integrated new features that hosted the first functions as such.
E-shopping zone, E-Library for thesis development and projects funding, customer service, VR space for real estate loans. Many others that is included in the brief description in the entry. Generally, the biggest success was to create a business model that can be operated and returns the best sales services. As a fully function branch, the returns are coming with great tremendous outcome for the client.
The biggest challenge was with the type of service we are selling to the client.
The normal practice lies under developing the business model, testing it and the agreeing on advancing in execution on such a great budget. Clearly, we did a great job in a small period of time. that the client signed with us as the first design and build project.
The other big challenge was to remodel the space with the concept design and specifying all materials and digital interfaces according to the requirements.
Again, being recognized internationally is a great motive to develop more and share with the world the success.
Making the client Satisfied as they flourish making us flourish. Advancing the career with better experience for wins and losses. Creating spaces with soul rather being static.
This country is advancing on the business models level in a tremendous way. The amount of investments coming in only make us grow in a fast pace realizing the real strength of financial development.
Digital innovation spaces with the best contrast ever.
Always dream big, then don't you ever compensate on the final outcome. Only remodel around it.
Research methods, always work on following the evolution happening around and use all the tools around it.
There were countless times that I gave up, only to be reminded by myself, that only me can work it out.
My dad. He was always a believer and never gave up in every single thing he did.
Always believe in yourself. Live everyday as if it's your first but with al the experience granted. and remind yourself that every winning success story is only your ground zero.
I'm extremely proud of being part of all of this. Thank you for all the support. Next project we are targeting the platinum award.
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