Meisa Batayneh Maani, Founder and Principal Architect at maisam architects & engineers. Joined the IWF in 2013, chair person Middle East Leadership Academy (MELA), president Business and Professional Women Jordan - 2006, founder of Jordan Green Building Council, jury member Holcim Awards and jury member Cartier Award. Meisa is experienced in multiple facets of design including architecture, planning, urban design, place branding and a pioneer of Green Buildings in the region.
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, shortlisted for the World Architectural Festival (WAF) for Aqaba Bus Terminal 2009, A Gateway to Petra 2012 and Petra Museum 2015.
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.
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 and boards. In 2015, Meisa was recognized as the leading Arab Woman Engineer 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