Q-DAR is a “boutique” transdisciplinary consultancy involved in the creation and implementation of diverse projects ranging from digital design to urban design and planning.
Q-DAR was set up by Ayssar Arida in London in 2002 and has since consulted on projects in England, France, Spain, Lebanon, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Algeria, Oman, Sierra Leone, Norway, USA, Germany, and Belgium.
Q-DAR has a highly pragmatic relationship to design balanced by a solid theoretical backbone inspired by Quantum Urbanism. Its production is unique in its attention to detail and conceptual integrity across the whole design spectrum of any project.
Q-DAR’s work has won several competitions and received some of the industry’s most prestigious awards, including Best Residential Future Project Award at Cityscape Dubai 2005, Best Masterplanned Community Project and Overall Winner at the Cannes MIPIM-Architectural Review Future Project Awards 2006. Q-DAR projects have also been extensively published internationally, in addition to Ayssar’s own research and articles.