KEO International Consultants is an independent, multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing project and construction management, design, engineering and sustainability & environmental consultancy services to clients worldwide. Through allied practices, the firm also offers master planning and urban design, landscape architecture and quantity surveying services.
For 55 years, the firm has grown to more than 2,000 professional and technical staff, drawn from 60+ nations to KEO’s 7 offices in locations including in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Oman. KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Global Design Firms; and in the Top 20 International PM Firms. It is also ranked as one of the top 5 architectural firms in Middle East region and the 51st largest global architectural firm ranked by BD World Architecture 2019.
KEO as a purpose-led firm, embracing the challenge to alter the culture of development – from doing well to doing well while doing ‘good’ and provide an improvement on the value of assets. The KEO investment in the Sustainability and Environmental Services represents a corporate social responsibility commitment to truly embrace the sustainability vision of achieving quantifiable sustainability benefits in all KEO projects. KEO Sustainability and Environmental Services is a specialized division with LEED, WELL, GRESB, CEEQUAL, BREEAM, GSAS and Estidama Accredited Professionals (AP) who are addressing the growth of sustainability certifications and mandatory compliance requirements in the MENA region and beyond. KEO Sustainability and Environmental staff have extensive experience in the Gulf region applying the principles of sustainability strategies and rating systems to high-end projects with multiple typologies that include hospitality, commercial, sports, residential, parks, communities, schools, public realm, healthcare and infrastructure from concept all the way through to construction in a fully coordinated and streamlined process.
Informed by research and actual delivery, the KEO Sustainability and Environmental services team improves the management of project lifecycle – from project identification, site selection, feasibility, design and construction.
Their Sustainability & Environmental Services capabilities include:
- Building Physics & CFD
- Corporate Social Responsibility consultancy
- Ecology & Habitat Management
- Energy & Water Audits
- Energy Modeling & Efficiency Solutions
- Environmental & Social Impact Assessments
- Green Building & Community Certifications Rating (LEED etc.)
- Indoor Environmental Quality Studies
- Master Planning & Sustainable Infrastructure
- Microclimate & Passive Design Modeling
- Policy Conception & Implementation
- Regulatory Compliance
- Smart Technologies Integration
- Standards & KPI Development
- Waste & Recycling Management Services