Meisa Batayneh Maani, Founder and Principal Architect at maisam architects & engineers. She is experienced in multiple facets of design including architecture, planning, urban design and place branding.
Over her long and distinguished career, Meisa has led multi-disciplinary teams on large-scale international and regional projects in USA, Pakistan, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and UAE.
Meisa’s work has won multiple global awards: the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award 2015 and LEAF Award 2014 for A Gateway to Petra, Arabian Property Awards 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013,Cityscape Global Emerging Market Award winner 2013, CNBC Award winner 2006, and shortlisted for the World Architectural Festival (WAF) for Aqaba Bus Terminal 2009, A Gateway to Petra 2012 and Petra Museum 2015, Aga Khan Award Nomination 2004.
In addition to Meisa’s passion for applying creativity, design, and innovation to enhance the built environment, she is actively involved in social initiatives through numerous national and international commissions, boards and Professional Associations. Chairperson of Middle East Leadership Academy (MELA) 2014-2016, President of Business and Professional Women Jordan –since 2006, Founder of Jordan Green Building Council, Jury Member of Cartier Award 2012-2016, Member of the Global Holcim Awards Jury 2015 and a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards Jury for Middle East and Africa in 2017.
In 2015, Meisa was recognized as the leading Arab Woman Architect by the committee for Arab Women Engineers; a regional title she holds with great pride.
Reem Tower 1, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Queen Alia International Airport New Terminal Building, Amman, Jordan
Amman Living Wall Mixed Use Project, Amman Jordan
Crystal City Development, Dead Sea, Jordan
Crystalle Mixed Use Building, Abdali, Jordan
The Atrium Commercial Building, Abdali, Jordan
A Gateway to Petra, Wadi Musa, Jordan
Petra Museum, Wadi Musa, Jordan
Kuwait Diplomatic Residences, Amman, Jordan
Signature Commercial Building, Abdali, Jordan
Jordan Dubai Capital HQ & Office Building, Amman, Jordan
Union Bank Branches, Jordan & Palestine
Umm Qais Resort Village, Umm Qais, Jordan
Umm Yafenah Islands Master Plan, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Erbil City Center, Master Plan, Erbil, Iraq
Ravi City Development, Lahore, Pakistan
Rift Bay Master Plan, Dead Sea, Jordan
Martyr’s Memorial Development, Amman, Jordan
VIP Village, Dead Sea, Jordan
King Hussein Convention Center Landscape, Dead Sea, Jordan
Dead Sea Conference Village, Jordan
Al Huda Plaza Residential Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
College of Art & Design, Amman, Jordan
Silver Tower, Amman, Jordan
Jordan International Insurance Company Headquarters, Amman, Jordan
Maani Showrooms, Amman, Cairo, Dubai.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Ministry of Planning Complex, Amman, Jordan
Maani Building Rehabilitation, Amman, Jordan
Universal Equipment Corporate Buildings, Amman, Jordan
Royal Palaces, Jordan
Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Amman, Jordan
Villa La Luna, Santa Fe, USA
Villa Maani, Oaks Hill, Amman Jordan