Onsi Kneiber is a registered architect in both the United Arab Emirates and Egypt. He received his professional architectural degree from Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt (B.Sc.Engineering) in 1977.
Directly after graduation, Onsi co-founded his first architectural and construction practice in Cairo designing and constructing different residential and retail projects for private clients. Shortly after, he co-founded and established an interior design company after which the partners established a wood manufacturing company operating to date.
Since 1978 he have been working at Societe Egyptienne D’entreprises (S.E.D.E) one of the leading construction firms in the Middle East. He played a central role in managing multi billion construction projects in the United Arab Emirates. From 2008 he was assigned as the managing Director of Abu Dhabi branch of the same company.
Through out the 35 years of experience, Onsi gained an exceptional experience in the fields of business development, leadership, project management and directing construction projects. Along with his extreme passion to design and architecture, his experience ensures that projects are efficiently and effectively handled from the early stages till the very end of the projects.
Peter Kneiber, Founder
Peter Kneiber is a registered architect in both Germany (AKH:20680) and Egypt. Born in 1987, he received his postgraduate masters degree from the Staatliche Hochschule der Bildenden Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt-Germany (Masters of Advanced Architectural Design) in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Ben Van Berkel. Furthermore he received his professional architectural graduate degree from Ain Shams University,Cairo-Egypt (B.Sc. Engineering) in 2009.
Since 2009, Peter professionally practiced architecture in both the Middle East and Europe gaining a vast, diverse and rich experience from both worlds. Previously he worked for Momen Architects (2008-2009) in Abu Dhabi-UAE working on various residential villas, towers and governmental projects, KSP Jurgen Engel Architekten in Frankfurt-Germany (2011-2012) participating in various projects in Adis Ababa,China and Germany and since 2012 at Wenzel+Wenzel Architekten in Frankfurt-Germany working in the detailing, coordinating and the realisation of the new terminal airport in Frankfurt.
Independently, with different collaborators and within different teams, Peter had participated and won prizes in many competition projects including Cultural Exchange centre in Bremen-Germany and mixed use skyscraper in Beijing-China. Peter’s work was exhibited in many locations around the world, including the German embassy in New York and the architectural Museum in Frankfurt. His work was also published in some architectural websites including ArchGo and ArtChina.
Peter is actively interested in contemporary digital tools and their relationship to architecture, insuring a high degree of information control as early as the first design stages which interns reduces both costs and time with a high degree of quality.