Architect Ibrahim M. Jaidah talks to SCALE magazine about his roots and his design ethos.
SCALE interviews AEB’s Group CEO & Chief Architect about his professional beginnings, influences in his designs, and highlights of his career. The interview concentrates on Ibrahim M. Jaidah’s works that reflect deep understanding of the local environment, customs and social life. The projects mentioned and featured in the interview span from the humble hut on a friend’s family farm to the FIFA compliant stadium for the World Cup 2022.
“Our traditional buildings give us a glimpse of the life of people of Qatar before the discovery of oil and these buildings are endowed with elements that provide today’s architects with lessons to guide contemporary designs.”
Ibrahim Mohammed Jaidah