Rita Rawashdeh is maisam’s creative director, heading maisam’s designlab™. She leads a team of architects to achieve exceptional design solutions. Drawing on over fifteen years of experience, she combines the disciplines of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture and art in an untraditional way, with a profound sensitivity for light and beauty. Her appreciation of both the outdoor and the indoor, coupled with a thorough attention to detail and an innate passion for aesthetics ensures a final product of exceptional standards.
Always seeking inspiration from extensive travel and her unique perspective on life, Rita interweaves her artistic aptitude creating distinctive solutions to each architectural challenge. Her use of contrasting materials arriving at a visually beautiful and coherent product is the sum of her individual creative expressions. Her ability to ensure state of the art visual elements forms the essence of maisam’s unique place branding and architectural expertise.
Rita works closely with her design team, motivating and challenging them to reach their innate maximum potential. Her responsibilities also extend to following up on the development and construction of projects to insure maximum alignment with the original design concept.
Rita’s extraordinary design capabilities have been illustrated in outstanding projects across Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, India, Pakistan and the USA. She is an integral part of the design process that arrives maisam at the forefront of award winning architecture both regionally and globally.
As one of maisam’s popular keynote speakers at architectural conferences, Rita is always on the lookout for new inspiration, experiences and learning to keep her ideas current and innovative. She draws her leadership skills from her professional associations as a member of MELA (Middle East Leadership Academy) and EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) where the values of talent, character, integrity and conscience are core. Rita holds a B.Sc in Architecture from the University of Jordan.
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