Art, Architecture & Design: Heralding a new era of Art in Contemporary Architecture and Design
André C. Meyerhans is an award-winning, Swiss architect who lives and works in the GCC for over a decade. André has been recognized as one of the most influential architects in the region by Middle East Architect Magazine as well as one of the most talented architect and designers by Architectural Digest.
Prominent architectural projects of his include Al Nadi Tower in Abu Dhabi and New Garhoud Bridge in Dubai. His artworks have been commissioned for the lobbies of Yas Viceroy Hotel and the Swiss Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Smaller works have been exhibited in various galleries in and beyond the region, including at the International Conference on Contemporary Islamic Art in Istanbul. André creates also jewellery under Mario Uboldi Jewellery Art and Uboldi Charms which were exhibited at Bellerive Museum in Zurich, Switzerland, and Liberty in London, UK. Other highlights were a collaboration with Rolles Royce and with the Institute of 4D Technologies at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.
André is a member of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (sia) and holds a Masters in Architecture from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) as well as an MBA from London Business School. Before his independent career, he worked with signature architect Santiago Calatrava, created brand architecture for Alfred Dunhill, Cartier, Hugo Boss as well as Christian LaCroix, established the architectural department for an international engineering company and developed real estate for various sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East.