Global Design Firm WATG strengthen presence in the Gulf Region:
WATG, a global design firm, which has worked on some of the most iconic landmarks in the Gulf region, such as the Emirates Palace, the Atlantis and the One & Only Royal Mirage welcomes Nasser Turk as Regional Manager MEA. An established design consultant for mixed-used and resort master planning, urban design and new town and residential community planning, Nasser will support regional efforts to deliver innovative design solutions to the firm’s growing clients in the region.
“The dynamic growth in the Gulf continues to impress and we want to continue to provide our clients in the region with WATG’s highest standards of design consultancy. We are very happy to have Nasser onboard to strengthen our local team with his planning and urban design expertise,” said Muriel Muirden, executive vice president and managing director strategy. “His background in planning and his experience with local regulations excellently complement our team in Dubai.”
Prior to WATG, Nasser worked as Senior Design Consultant for the Abu Dhabi Municipality. Nasser has 16 years of combined industry experience in the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America where he earned his bachelor’s degree in planning from Arizona State University. Nasser is a member of the American Planning Association, and active with the Urban Land Institute.
About WATG: Over the course of the last seven decades, WATG and affiliated design studio Wimberly Interiors have become the worlds leading design consultants for the hospitality, leisure and entertainment industries. With offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, London, Istanbul, Dubai, Singapore, and Honolulu the full-service design firm is best known for creating internationally acclaimed destinations in 160 countries across six continents. WATG offers design services comprising planning, urban design, architecture, landscape, interior design and strategy for urban tourism and resort destinations. The company has a strong record in hospitality projects having created landmarks such as The Venetian in Las Vegas, the Atlantis Hotels in the Bahamas and Dubai, as well as Ritz Carlton, St Regis, Hilton, Sheraton, Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental hotels in iconic locations such as Kuala Lumpur, Honolulu, Taipei, Shanghai, and Dubai. WATG’s projects are renowned not only for their design and sense of place but also for their bottom-line success. Explore more at www.watg.com and www.wimberlyinteriors.com