About the Author
Tim Makower is an architect and urbanist. He was educated at Cambridge and the Royal College of Art. He worked with Allies and Morrison for 25 years and became a partner there in 2006. He led many of their major projects of architecture and urban design, including projects in the UK such as the King's Cross Masterplan, Bankside, Liverpool One, St Andrews Bromley-by-Bow and in the Middle East, Msheireb, the National Archive of Qatar, Sidra Village and others. In 2012 he left Allies and Morrison to found Makower Architects, and he is now engaged in new projects which include the Al Rayyan Gate Masterplan, the Qatar Bio-Hub, the Regeneration Framework for Old Doha and the GORD Eco-Villa. He has been involved for many years in education in Qatar, the UK and also in the United States and has published numerous articles. From 2011 to 2012, he held the co-chair of architecture and urban design at Qatar University.