Atelier Pod is an international Architecture and Interior design studio founded in Paris in 1999 by Lotfi Sidirahal, with branches today in Dubai and Casablanca.
Atelier Pod first started as an innovative laboratory on contemporary architecture and lifestyle evolution. Its first pioneering projects have earned several exhibitions in museums around the world, the most remarkable being the contemporary art centers as Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, the Vitra Design Museum in Berlin, Kunsthaus Graz in Austria, Canal Fundacion in Madrid, the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) at Boston and the Hangaram Design Museum in Seoul, …
After the luxury retail architectural experimentations, “Atelier Pod” collaborated on more than twenty hotel projects, and became a recognized design firm in hospitality referenced by renowned international hotel brands such as Accor, Fairmont Raffles, Carlson Rezidor, Anantara, Shaza by Kempinski, Paramount Hotels, etc…
The studio’s achievements were awarded the creativity prize at Feidad in Taiwan, Eiffel Tower prize, in Paris, in addition to a nomination amongst the 40 best Architecture studios worldwide at the “Borromini Awards” in Rome. Last year the firm received two prizes for Architecture and Interior Design at the A design awards in Milan, the worlds’ largest and most diffused event in international design.
PoD was ranked amongst the 40 best architecture studios at the prestigious Borromini Awards held in Rome in 2002 and published in the Skira book: new generation of international architecture.
PoD won the creativity prize at FEIDAD Singapour Far Eastern International Architectural Design AwardÂ Borromini Awards, Rome, Italy.
PoD won the famous award for Architecture organized by the « Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture » in Paris.
A’ ™ Design Award and Competition in Milano Italy, aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products worldwide. Pod won the Silver prize for Architecture and interior design category 2015.
Lotfi Sidirahal has been honored with the Golden A Design Award in Milan for Best interior space
Atelier Pod has been awarded the Meed Quality Awards 2017 for Best hotel in Oman
Atelier Pod was awarded the « 2017 Prix de Versailles » Best hotel in Africa and West Asia