• Organization TypeWorks & Construction
  • HeadquartersLebanon
  • Founded1956

Dar Group

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 Penspen Group Pierre-Yves Rochon R&H Railway Consultants Group IPA Energy + Water Economics Landrum & Brown GreyStar Corporation   SERVICES   Geospatial We've been providing comprehensive Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) services since the 1990s. We recognize the importance of applying GIS, RS and related technologies to all types of projects and provide comprehensive GIS/RS services for all of the areas of activity we operate in.   Planning and Infrastructure We carry out urban and regional planning and infrastructure developments with a team approach, developing comprehensive and sustainable solutions for our clients.   Architecture Skilfully combining design creativity with impeccable project management, we provide full in-house architectural services for all areas of the built environment - from health-care, aviation, corporate, and commercial to residential, hospitality, and cultural structures.   Geotechnical Engineering We've been providing geotechnical and heavy civil engineering services for close to thirty years. One of the first consultants in the region to offer such services, our geotechnical and civil engineering expertise has grown and expanded over the years as we continue to deliver impeccable assistance to our clientele. Structural Engineering Our structural engineers work with all of our other specialist departments across all project types, to all other departments and has the resources necessary for structural design and preparation of tender documents.   Transport Planning and Engineering From project conception and traffic modeling, to management of construction and subsequent operation, we deliver the highest level of professional excellence in transport services.   Marine and Port Engineering We provide comprehensive services of various scale in marine & port planning and engineering.  Past projects range from ports, marinas, small craft harbours and offshore structures to touristic developments with tidal lagoons, sand nourishment and shore protection works.   Economics Our experienced economists combine a high level of professional competence with a broad range of experience and deliver impeccable technical & management services tailored to each client's needs.   Landscape Architecture We provide comprehensive landscape services from site inventory and analysis to design, construction supervision and site maintenance and operations training.  
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Staff at Dar Group have experience in


  • urban planning
  • wastewater
  • development
  • engineering
  • capacity building


  • managerial experience


Architecture / Design
Climate Change
Project Support
Local Government
Monitoring / Evaluation
Waste Management
Procurement Process

Contract Awards


African Development Bank (AFDB)

Dar Al Handash Fs & Ded / Airport Mastr Pl

African Development Bank (AFDB)

Support to parliamentary development in Lebanon

EC - Directorate General International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO - EuropeAid)

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Company Offices

  • Lebanon (headquarters)
  • Beirut
  • Verdun Street Dar Al-Handasah Bldg. P.O. Box: 11-7159
  • Egypt
  • Cairo
  • 34/36 Geziret El-Arab Street Mohandessin, Giza 12411 P.O. Box: 895
  • India
  • Pune
  • Tower 11 Cybercity, Level 2 Wing A & B, Magarpatta City Hadapsar
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • 1st Floor 101 Wigmore Street