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Lotfi Sidirahal, the French-Moroccan architect doubly rewarded at “Prix de Versailles”

Written by FDM

French-Moroccan architect, Lotfi Sidirahal , founder of Atelier PoD, won two awards at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris during the Prix de Versailles.

This prestigious award, also known as the World Hotel, Restaurant and Store Architecture Award, honored  the French architect of Moroccan origins for the Anantara Jabal Akhdar in the Sultanate of Oman, elected as best hotel in Africa and West Asia, as well as for Villa Gapi of Casablanca, which received the prize for the best restaurant in Africa and West Asia.

Anantara Jabal Akhdar resort in Oman designed by #lotfisidirahal @atelierpod #amazingviews #hiphotel #architecture #resort

Publié par Lotfi Sidirahal Designer sur jeudi 29 décembre 2016

Anantara Jabal Akhdar presidential villa Bathroom designed by @atelierpod @lotfisidirahal #luxury #hoteldesigner #jaccuzi #amazingview #resort #luxuryvilla

Publié par Lotfi Sidirahal Designer sur jeudi 22 décembre 2016

Fantastic view in Anantara Jabal Akhdar @atelierpod #lotfisidirahal #atelierpod #hoteldesign #anantara #oman

Publié par Lotfi Sidirahal Designer sur samedi 3 décembre 2016

At only 38, Lotfi Sidirahal has a achieved some promising records. Born in Casablanca, he graduated from the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris before and founded in 1999 the Atelier PoD, an international agency of architecture and interior design in Paris, also present in Casablanca, Dubai and Beirut.

Three years later, he was nominated for the “Premio Borromini Awards”, the Oscars of architecture in Rome, among the “40 best architects under 40”. And  in April 2015 he was awarded the silver trophy in Architecture at the “A ‘Design Awards” in Milan.

His first projects conceived by his agency had earned him the recognition of his peers. He exhibited his works on several occasions in museums and centers of contemporary art throughout the world, from Monaco to Berlin, through Austria, Madrid, Boston and Seoul.