One of the most celebrated
architecture, interior design, master planning, construction management, structural, and MEP practices in the middle east, Architectural Consulting Group (ACG) first opened its doors for business in 1976, and today has the resources, skills, and knowledge to provide a comprehensive service from conception to completion.
ACG designs, adapts and responds to the context of each individual project to create intelligent and enduring architecture across many different sectors, including urban design, residential, mixed-use, commercial, retail, healthcare, education, entertainment, and five-star hotel resorts. As a company, ACG prides itself on its ability to effectively balance its industry expertise with a sensitivity to local experience, environment, and culture. Its aim is to produce bespoke design solutions for all of its projects.
ACG offers services across the following disciplines:
- Planning and Urban Design Development
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Interior Design
- Project and Construction Management
- Contracts and Quantity Surveying
The company’s success has been principally due to the high level of commitment of its people and their dedication to be able to produce high quality design, together with an understanding of what makes the building successful commercially, operationally, environmentally, and socially. It is ACG’s objective to continually evolve as an architectural practice, always striving to find new solutions to traditional challenges and to provide the best possible service to its clients and the community.
Promoting Dubai’s Cultural Status
The year has started well for ACG, and the company expects this to continue throughout 2019. At the present time, it is working on a number of important and prestigious projects, including a commercial complex in Ain Al Fayda, Al Ain; a five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi; and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi.
Whether it is a large or a small project, an executive level principal-in-charge leads a multi-disciplinary ACG team of architects, interior designers, mechanical, electrical, structural, civil, quantity surveyors, and other engineers and professionals in order to deliver fully integrated consultancy services. Architecture, interior design, master planning, construction management, structural works, and MEP are all within its scope, allowing the company to take on even the most challenging and complex of projects all under one roof.
ACG is an industry leader in innovation, combining highly technical industry experience with unparalleled creativity to create exclusive design solutions. Exploring the limits of every project, the company seeks to solve its clients’ needs in a cost effective, distinct, and inspired way.
ACG is committed to continuous improvement to evolve in a fast paced technological advancement. The use of BIM provides the basis for lower costs, shorter lead times, lower construction costs, lower energy consumption and generates better input for the building management and maintenance phase.
Whether it is a private residence, resort, office, or retail environment, ACG’s interior design professionals always deliver elegant spaces that enhance the quality of life for the end-user. Its designers fashion stylish and long-lasting solutions, while paying attention to every detail. Working with principles of layering and zoning, the company’s interior design services include space planning, conceptual design, 3D modelling, design development, construction documentation, FF&E selection, coordination and specifications, tendering, and construction administrations.
ACG’s urban design service suits a wide variety of prospective development sites. The company specialise in integrated solutions to land planning, urban design, architecture, green transportation, and renewable energy. With expertise in project design, transportation planning, and sustainability planning, its team of urban designers, planners, and engineers play a significant role in forming tomorrow’s built environments.
The construction services allow for an array of advantages to be applied to projects throughout the project cycle. ACG’s project and construction managers get engaged in the project early on, during the design phase. The aim is to always to
provide fully integrated consultancy services from inception and through handing over, and deliver a superior product that is in line with the client’s budget, schedule, and expectations, as well as ACG’s high standards.
ACG’s structural services
ACG specialises in the installation, management, and optimisation of all systems for sustainable buildings, from HVAC and mechanical services to energy conservation and code compliance. The company partners with its clients to reduce cost, minimise risk, and ensure quality workmanship by being the single point of contact for the entire project.
One Step Ahead
ACG’s projects include such prominent developments as the Visitor’s Centre and Plaza at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi; Al Jimi Mall Expansion, Al Ain; and Bateen Marina Resort Development, Plot C103 – Sector W35, Abu Dhabi.
ACG Management is committed that
Much of the company’s growth at the present time is coming through commercial and mixed-use developments, but whatever the project the company strives to ensure that it is sustainable and environmentally friendly, and is committed to exceeding authorities’ requirements. So whether choosing to pursue a LEED certification from the US Green Building Council, an Estidama certification, or any other green building or energy efficiency approval, ACG’s team has the sustainability consulting experience to create a cost-effective solution.
Of course, there will be challenges in the years ahead, not least the current ‘competitive pricing’ policy, where clients sometimes put cost ahead of quality. However, ACG is looking to the future with genuine confidence, with plans to advance into new sectors and new territories throughout the GCC.
At ACG, experience, expertise, and first class customer service combine for unparalleled results – you are always one step ahead with ACG.
ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING GROUP
P. O. BOX 2535
T: +971 2 6344991