Lime Design Lab
Architects & Engineers
Syed Essamuddin Ahmed, M.S.
Syed Essamuddin joined LDL in September 2015. In 2007 he received his Bachelor in Electronics Engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), distinction, Karachi, Pakistan. Followed by a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from KFUPM, Dahran, Saudi Arabia in 2014.
After graduating from SSUET, Syed Essamuddin worked at Shaan Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd from 2007 to 2012, achieving a successful career in various electronic and electrical engineering positions he was given increased responsibilities and has raised his status in multiple areas. His experience constituted of services and maintenance of plant equipments to managing operations, quality control, quality management system and manufacturing of Photovoltaic Solar Panels; achieved high standards of performance throughout the organization.
CG Architectural Designer
Fadi Abu-Haltam joined LDL in July 2014. In 2012 he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts & Computer Graphics, Cum Laude, from New York Institute of Technology, Amman, Jordan, where he also received certificates of Awards for his recognition in his studies and academical achievement on several courses in Art History and Aesthetics.
He worked in several Marketing and Design companies since 2009 in freelance and full time work basis, where he has progressed technically and professionally; acquiring a vast sets of skills, and given increased responsibilities and status.
Mahmoud Khattab joined LDL in February 2015. In 2012 he received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture, from Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.
He worked in the field of Architectural Design since early 2013, in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia before joining LDL, where he participated in several residential, commercial, educational and civic projects.
Faisal Shaikh, PE (Saudi Council of Engineers)
Co-Founder / Principal
Faisal Shaikh, is the Principal, Design Manager and Founder of Lime Design Lab (LDL). In 2001 he received his Bachelor in Architecture from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dahran, Saudi Arabia.
After graduating, he went on to work at Monther H. Sawan from 2001 to 2009, achieving a successful career in various architectural design positions ranging from a design architect to a design manager.
Then he pursued his entrepreneurship quest at Lime Design Lab as the consultancy's founder, principal & design manager. Delicately handling various projects by renowned clients in Saudi Arabia, achieving clients' satisfaction, continuing his path of design and management career success. He has a rich portfolio of quality projects.
In addition to his achitectural successful contribution to LDL, Mr. Faisal is also the leading person in marketing and client relationship. His knowledge and and expertise in local practice make him the pillar of LDL.
Mohammad Babsail, Ph.D
Sustainable Design Consultant
Mohammad Babsail, is the Sustainable Design Consultant at Lime Design Lab since 2012.
In 2001 he received his Bachelor in Architecture from KFUPM, Dahran, Saudi Arabia. Followed by a Masters Degree in Design Computing from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2004. Then he received his Ph.D. in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA.
In Mohammad Babsail's past professional career, he worked as a Research Assistant in Australia and USA from 2005 to 2010 and as Sustainable Design Consultant at Chicago Engineering Consortium International (ceciplus), Chicago, USA from 2010 to 2012.
Aside from his position as a Sustainable Design Consultant at LDL, he is also currently the Chairman of the Architecture Department and assistant professor in KFUPM since 2011.
Senior Architectural Drafter
Vinu George joined LDL in November 2015. In 1999 he received his Diploma in Draughtsmanship, from the National Council for Technical Education, Kerala, India.
He obtained over 15 years of professional experience in India and Saudi Arabia combined, with over 11 years as an Architectural Draftsman in a leading Contracting company in Jeddah, where he handled his duties as a drafter, oversaw and lead a team draftsmen.
His attention to details is very remarkable, he does not need supervision and his abilities to establish BOQ (Bill of Quantity) are his best assets.
Mohammad Suroor joined LDL in November 2015. In 2010 he received his Diploma in Draughtsmanship, from the Cad Centre, Central University, Bangalore, India.
Since 2011, he worked as an architectural draftsman in reputed Saudi construction companies.
Zaidi Hassani, M.Arch
Zaidi Hassani joined LDL in early 2014, as a Project Manager. In 1983 he received his Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Constantine, Algeria. Followed by a Masters Degree in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, USA in1986.
He brings with him a rich and lengthy experience of work in the field spanning more than 25 years in the US, strong architectural companies such as Wright Heerema Architects and Shaver Architects both in Chicago. Where he honed his leadership and teamwork skills, and project management abilities.
Throughout his career he was exposed to various project types ranging from office building, education, residential, banking, industrial, interior architectural planning and airport facilities.
At LDL, he is in charge of overseeing the course of projects and leads the team of young architects and personnel.
Lime Design Lab, Suite C302, Durat Al-Maadi Complex, Fayd Ar-Rahmah St, Jeddah, KSA, Tel: +966 (12) 652-7921