Architect opens office in the Abu Dhabi’s zero-carbon city

Sheppard Robson has launched its first overseas office in the world’s ‘first zero-carbon city’ in the Middle East.

The studio in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi will design the regional office for telecoms giant Siemens in the city.

The office will employ up to 20 staff this year.

Malcolm McGowan, managing partner of Sheppard Robson, said: “Winning such a significant project that will showcase our expertise in the Middle East has been the ideal launch for our new office.

“We are actively pursuing opportunities throughout the region and expect to announce another major win in the coming weeks.”