Born in 2016, UMAYA is the most recent evolution of over 35 years of award-winning experience in the language of global lighting design. From the ever-shifting architectural sands of the Arabian Gulf through to Latin Americas cutting-edge landmarks, our creative hands have shed light on a seemingly endless range of best-in-class projects across the globe.
UMAYA was conceived to be the perfect fusion of lighting design understanding, capability and execution generated via our studios located in Dubai, Barcelona and Buenos Aires. We bring together an altogether unique cocktail of interior designers, urban planners and engineers of various disciplines; all with a shared passion for lighting. This intrinsic diversity inspires the UMAYA team to overcome some of the world's most challenging lighting design remits.
In today's ever changing architectural and design landscape, it is imperative that a successful lighting studio be progressive in mindset, updated in technological awareness and innovative in its creativity.
Yet what sets UMAYA Lighting Design apart is our emerging-market mindset of resourcefully mobilizing our global studios to rapidly-respond to fast-track projects, being practical in terms of quickly getting to the heart of client briefs whilst always remaining conscientious and thus mindful of the commercial and project management consequences lying in wait at the end of any lighting design scheme we compose.
In the end not only must the UMAYA end result excite our clients but also just as importantly the process by which we do so must involve seamless collaboration with project stakeholders in a fun, transparent and headache-free manner.
Above all else, as an emerging-market practice, at UMAYA Lighting Design we take nothing for granted and know that we must always justify our involvement in your project. Better yet, we must always demonstrate a return on your lighting investment.
LAUNCH OF OUR LIGHTING DESIGN STUDIO IN DUBAI, UAE
COMPLETION OF MERCATO MALL JUMEIRAH, OUR FIRST COMPREHENSIVE LIGHTING DESIGN CONTRACT
COMPLETION OF THE JUMEIRAH ZABEEL SARAY RESORT AT PALM JUMEIRAH, DUBAI
COMPLETION OF ESAB HEADQUARTERS IN DUBAI, OUR FIRST LEED PLATINUM RATED PROJECT
TEAM MEMBERS ACHIEVE LEED AP BD+C ACCREDITATION
COMPLETION OF MINISTRY OF INTERIOR, NAJMA BUSINESS PARK & CROWNE PLAZA PROJECTS IN DOHA
COMPLETION OF YASMEEN ROTANA HOTEL AND AL-SHAAB PARK PROJECTS IN SYRIA
TEAM MEMBERS ACHIEVE LC NCQLP CERTIFICATION
COMPLETION OF RIXOS THE PALM HOTEL, AL FAROOQ MOSQUE AND KING ABDULAZIZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CONCEPT
APPOINTMENT FOR TWO MAJOR LIGHTING MASTER PLANS IN SAUDI ARABIA, IN ADDITION TO SEVERAL HOSPITALITY AND HIGH-RISE PROJECTS IN THE REGION
COMPLETION OF AL-MADA TOWERS IN JEDDAH AND AL-MAJAZ PARK IN SHARJAH
DESIGN COMPLETION OF RAFAL TOWER AND MALL IN RIYADH
IES SECTION AWARDS FOR LIGHTING AND CONTROL DESIGN OF RETAILS SHOWROOM IN DUBAI
APPOINTMENT FOR MAJOR UNIVERSITY AND SHOPPING MALL PROJECTS IN UAE, IN ADDITION TO SEVERAL COMMERCIAL TOWERS IN THE REGION
DESIGN COMPLETION OF MILLENNIUM HOTEL IN JIZAN, JAWHARAH TOWER IN JEDDAH AND PANASONIC AVIONICS HQ IN DUBAI
APPOINTMENT FOR ONE OF THE LARGEST MUSEUMS IN THE REGION, IN ADDITION TO OUR FIRST PROJECT IN PAKISTAN
CIELO SKY LOUNGE WINS BEST HOSPITALITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR (EXTERIOR), IN ADDITION TO BEING SHORTLISTED IN SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING DESIGN COMPETITIONS
LAUNCH OF OUR LIGHTING DESIGN STUDIO IN BARCELONA, SPAIN
APPOINTMENT FOR THE LARGEST HOSPITALITY PROJECT IN THE WORLD, IN ADDITION TO OUR FIRST PROJECTS IN IRAN, MOROCCO AND PANAMA
THE PRIME TOWER WINS BEST INNOVATIVE LIGHTING PROJECT OF THE YEAR
LAUNCH OF OUR LIGHTING DESIGN STUDIO IN MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY AND BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA TO SERVE THE LATIN AMERICAN AND NORTH AMERICAN MARKETS
DESIGN COMPLETION OF MAJOR FOOTBALL STADIUM IN MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
APPOINTMENT FOR FAÇADE AND INTERNAL LIGHTING ENHANCEMENT OF THE DUBAI MALL
LAUNCH OF OUR NEW DESIGN STUDIO IN JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS, DUBAI
APPOINTMENT FOR LIGHTING INTERVENTION AT THE EMAAR BOULEVARD
COMPLETION AND OPENING OF THE ETIHAD MUSEUM IN DUBAI
APPOINTMENT FOR THE INTERIOR LIGHTING DESIGN OF THE DUBAI ARENA
COMPLETION AND OPENING OF KHALIFA UNIVERSITY
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