New York, NY (November 1, 2011) Top international design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman is pleased to announce that Steven Miller FAIA, RIBA has joined the Dubai, UAE office as Regional Manager for the firm’s growing practice in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA).
As part of an international management team, Miller will oversee the firm’s projects and growth in the MENA region.
Steven Miller joins with more than 48 years of experience in architecture, design management, and construction administration for planning and infrastructure.
Steven Miller is a specialist in urban design, hotel planning, and residential design, as well as an experienced real estate investment planner—leveraging a deep understanding of the issues that drive development and the elements that make it successful. His experience spans the globe and is concentrated in international markets including the MENA region, South Asia, and Central and Eastern Europe.
J. Scott Kilbourn AIA, COO of Perkins Eastman’s international practice, says of the addition of Miller, “We expect to see tremendous growth in the MENA region, and Steven Miller will be integral to our long-standing commitment by continuing our ongoing projects as well as expanding our various practices within the market.”
Prior to joining Perkins Eastman, Miller served as the Regional Director and the Managing Director for both Kohn Pederson Fox and FXFowle, as well as Planning and Design Consultants, a firm he founded. He is a past President of the AIA Continental Europe Chapter, as well as the international Fellows Representative to the College of Fellows and is the future Chairman of the AIA International Committee Advisory Board.
He is a founder of the AIA’s Middle East Chapter, a member of the MENA Region Board of the Urban Land Institute and has won numerous awards at MIPIM and Cityscape Dubai. His developments in Prague, CZ, have won a ULI award for the Best International Development, an AIA Design Award, numerous local design awards, and two Jean-Louis Solal Awards from ICSC for European marketing. About Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman is among the top architecture and design firms in the world.
The firm prides itself on progressive and inventive design that meets client goals and enhances the human experience. Because of its depth and range, Perkins Eastman works seamlessly with developers and owners on assignments from niche buildings to complex projects that enrich whole communities.
Projects range from high-end residential, commercial, hotels, retail, office buildings, and corporate interiors, to schools, hospitals, museums, senior living and public sector facilities.
In 2011, Perkins Eastman merged with Ehrenkrantz Eckstut Kuhn Architects (EEK), significantly strengthening both practices with an international total of nearly 600 employees. Perkins Eastman provides award-winning design through its domestic offices in New York, NY; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; San Francisco, CA; Stamford, CT; Washington, DC; and internationally in Dubai, UAE; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Mumbai, India; Shanghai, China; and Toronto, Canada.