Steven Dietrich

Head of Architecture, Obermeyer

Mr. Dietrich is a design and construction professional with over 30 years experience serving in various roles. He’s lead large international design and construction efforts for projects to $3.5 billion. Has managed multi-disciplinary International design efforts from the US and as well as from the Middle East. Experienced in developing projects from master planning, programming, concept, Schematic, through final design stage and handover.


Obermeyer Middle East, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014 – Present: Head of Architecture, Project Manager

DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) Headquarters Building, Dubai, UAE Head of Architecture and Design Coordinator for the Design of the 104,000 SM corporate headquarters in REVIT. This facility will be the largest Zero Net Energy, LEED Platinum building in the region and WELL Silver.

Emirates College of Technology, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE Project Manager overseeing the Design of a 90,000 SM Stand-alone urban campus for 3,500 Students. Construction cost is 250 million AED ($68.5 million) Three pearl Estidama sustainability rating. Facilities includes, Classrooms, Lecture Halls, Auditoriums, Laboratories, Student amenities, Administration, and will feature the largest Automated Parking facility in the world with a total capacity for 1,800 cars.

Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sr. Design and Technical Manager for a 350,000 SM, $900 million 740+ bed teaching hospital. Project includes all ancillary services: 1,500 Underground Carpark, atria, logistics center.

WS Atkins, Dubai, UAE, 2013 – 2014: Sr. Project Director, Healthcare Middle East Responsible for oversight of projects in the Middle East region for healthcare clients. Project development planning for 1750 bed Medical City project in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. Business development for major healthcare bids.

Parsons International, Doha Qatar, 2011 ? 2013: Deputy Program Director, Sr. Resident Engineer Deputy Program Director for $3.5 Billion CM/CS Program consisting of 20 infrastructure projects including: central utility plants, car parks, landscape parks, people mover stations, security and roadway projects. OHL International, Doha, Qatar 2008 – 2010: Architectural Design Manager Project: Sidra Medical and Research Center, Education City, Al Doha, Qatar: Architectural Design Manager D/B $2.4 billion 400 bed maternity and pediatric teaching hospital, clinic and research facility. URS Corporation, (now part of AECOM) Columbus, Ohio 1996 – 2008 Sr. Healthcare Planner, Project Manager, Health Lead for multiple hospital, clinic, educational and research projects for both public and private clients. Cooper-Lecky Architects, Washington, DC, 1992 – 1996: Project Architect, for research, municipal centers, government offices and healthcare projects. Cannon Design, Washington, DC, 1991 -1992: Architectural Graduate for Center for Disease Control/ NIOSH Laboratories, Morgantown, West Virginia. New 200,000 sf $70 million laboratory, classroom and office facility. Metcalf Tobey & Partners, Washington, DC, 1989 – 1991: Architectural Graduate. Projects: Research, Medical, and Governmental projects. NBBJ, Columbus, Ohio, 1985 – 1988: Architectural Graduate: Projects: high-rise governmental center, children’s home, historic preservation and healthcare projects.

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