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Ahmed Hamdi is the principal and founder of Ahmed Hamdi Architects, an award winning, multi-disciplinary design firm based in Cairo, Egypt. Hamdi holds a BSc degree in Architecture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan university, and a masters of science degree in Environmental Design and Engineering from U.CL., the United Kingdom.
Throughout his professional practice as an architect, interior and furniture designer for more than 22 years, Hamdi has gained vast design experience through working on diverse projects that varied in scale, nature and location, ranging from Large scale educational institutes, residential compounds, office building complexes and marinas, to apartment building, villas and commercial stores in the Middle East, Europe and the USA.
In addition to managing A H Architects, Hamdi has completed four years of teaching at the American university in Cairo’s architectural department where he has introduced the Egyptian Architectural heritage course. He also a frequent lecturer on different design and sustainability topics, where he regularly gives seminars and speeches at commercial chambers, such as the German chamber of commerce and the Egyptian-Canadian business council, and local and international educational institutes, such as the Milan polytechnic university in Italy. He is also an active member of a various business affiliations where he has participated in a number of official trade missions, such as the Egyptian-Canadian business council, where he founded the Youth committee, and the Egyptian junior business men association, where he founded the Green building Committee
Hamdi has won multiple design awards for his work, such as the 2017 Cairo design awards and the Design + Industry EFEC Award, The 2016 Now off award in paris and his product and furniture designs have been displayed in Local and international exhibitions, such as the Maison et Objet exhibition in Paris, France and the Furnex exhibition in Egypt.
Before establishing Ahmed Hamdi Architects, he has worked as an architect at Rafael Vinoly Architects (R.V.A) in New york, U.S.A, held a senior project manager position through working with CDC Abdel Halim for seven years.