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SAMIR ZAKI MORCOS

Bio

“I love being challenged by the possibilities of elegant solutions by going back to basics and observing nature’s way of overcoming its functional and structural obstacles; and then I go back to the office and implement my learning and observations into my work. Like nature, architectural designs contain solutions that embrace, boost or stimulate people living in that space”.

Mr. Morcos’s insights into Master Planning, Concept Design, Design Development, Detailed Design Project Implementation and Projects execution have been exemplary.

Revered in his industry with over 37 years of professional experience, he is renowned as a-no-nonsense, hands-on and end-to-end master in every aspect of the projects he gets involved in. It is no surprise that the industry loves and trusts his work, whereby his creative interpretations constantly support the demands of the clients’ visions and objectives flawlessly.

His work can be seen decorating both public and private projects including Residential, Commercial, Education, Recreational and Buildings.

Academic Background
B.S. Architecture and Town Planning, University of Cairo — 1973

Nationality
Egyptian / Canadian

Languages
Arabic & English

Complete Projects
Career History

2012 – TO DATE:
Managing Director, AMSAD Architectural Associates, Jeddah Mr. Morcos established AMSAD together with his partner in Mid 2012

1988 – 2012:
Saudi Diyar, Jeddah, Vice Chairman / Managing Principal / Technical Manager / Head of Architecture Department

1985 – 1988:
Saudi Consulting & Design Of ce (SCADO), Al-Khobar, Senior Architect

1981 – 1985:
Lee Scarphon Associates, Al-Khobar, Architect

1979 – 1981:
Arab Consulting Of ce, Riyadh, Architect
Since the establishment of AMSAD, Mr. Morcos has already been heading the Design of various projects, some of the most notable projects are:

  • Master Planning Projects
  • Commercial Projects
  • Hospitality Projects
  • Mixed-Use (Shopping / Commercial Centers)
  • Residential Projects
  • Institutional / Educational (University & Schools)
  • Resorts
  • Healthcare (Hospitals & Clinics)
  • Various Residential Projects

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