Rashad Bukhash

Biography: Rashad Bukhash is the director of the Architectural Heritage Department at Dubai Municipality.

He has supervised the conservation of more than 145 historic buildings in Dubai, in the UAE and abroad. Bukhash also supervised the design and construction of more than 200 modern buildings, including universities, colleges, public buildings, parks and community facilities.

He supervised the development of 12 museums in Dubai, including Dubai Museum, Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House, the Heritage House, and the Camel and Horse museums.

Bukhash has won many prizes such as the Rashid Prize for Scientific Excellence 2002, the Champion of Sustainability in Gulf States 2008 and the UAE Excellence Award 2008 in architecture.