Dar Al-Handasah (Shair and Partners) is a leading international multidisciplinary consulting organisation in engineering, architecture, planning, environment, project management, and economics. Founded in 1956, the firm’s activities expanded rapidly within the Middle East and worldwide. During the 1970s, operations were expanded into Africa and subsequently in Asia and Europe.
Dar Al-Handasah is a private company owned by working partners and completely independent of any interests in the fields of construction, contracting, or manufacturing. Over the last 50 years, it has grown steadily to become one of the top ten international consulting firms in the world based on Design Revenue from Projects outside home country, as classified by ENR.com magazine (a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill Construction).
The Firm has maintained a position among the world’s top international engineering design and supervision consultants since the early 1980s. Its principal design head offices and technical support facilities are located in Beirut, Cairo, London and Pune, with a network of permanent local offices throughout the Middle East, Africa, Central-Eastern Europe, CIS and parts of Asia.
In addition to its founding firm Dar Al-Handasah, the members in Dar Group are:
Perkins and Will
T.Y. Lin International
R&H Railway Consultants Group
IPA Energy + Water Economics
Landrum & Brown
Currie & Brown
d2 Consult international
ross & baruzzini, inc
The Dar Group is an international network of professional service firms, comprised of over 13,000 staff members assisting clients in over 100 countries around the world. We’re dedicated to planning, designing, engineering, and project managing facilities, installations and structures that contribute to the sustainable advance of communities worldwide.