Tom Wright is a British architect. His most notable design is the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Born in Croydon, a town in Greater London, United Kingdom on 18 September 1957, Wright studied at the Royal Russell School and then later at the Kingston University School of Architecture. Qualified in 1983, Wright went on to become a director of the architectural practice Lister Drew Haines Barrow, which was taken over in 1991 by Atkins, for whom he has worked since then.
Tom Wright (1957-) is a British architect. His most notable design is the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The hotel is built in the shape of a dhow's (a traditional Arabic ship) sail to reflect Dubai′s seafaring heritage combined with a modern aspect moving forwards into the future. Tom Wright was head of W.S. Atkins' architecture arm before leaving in 2013 with two other design directors, Hakim Khennouchi and Geku Kuruvilla, to create a new practice WKK
Em Dubai, tudo é extravagante. Boa parte da cidade foi construída sobre ilhas artificiais, inclusive o Burj Al Arab, que significa “torre das arábias”. O projeto é do arquiteto inglês Tom Wright, que desejava transformá-lo em um ícone do local, como a Tor (Foto: Divulgação)