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  • 7th Floor NB Building,
    infront of Yeshi Coffee
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • phone: +251 (011) 123-45-67
    fax: +251 (011) 123-45-67
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Managing Partner - Fikre-Yesus Mesfen, Architect

Fikre-Yesus Mesfen is a registered Practicing Professional Architect practicing architecture since 2001 in the United States and Ethiopia. He has been involved in the complete design and construction supervision of various projects including residential, commercial, financial institutions, educational facilities, healthcare, religious and industrial facilities. Currently he is the project architect supervising construction and making design amendment, modifications and enhancements to The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) Grand Palace New Guest House (Prime Minister Residence) project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

As a project architect he worked on the Convention Center and Council's office building complex of the Amhara National Regional State which features a parliament for 760 parliamentarians, an 11 storey office building, a convention center for 2500 people complete with all conference activities and a collection of multipurpose halls for 500, 200, 100 and 50 peoples. The project was a first prize winner in a nationally contested design competition and currently under construction with estimated cost of 22 million Euros. He also worked as a project architect on Gullele Botanical Garden- Agora 2 project which was a first prize winner in an international contested design. The Botanical Garden is the first kind in Ethiopia and it's envisages enabling the study of nature, promotion of sustainable use of biodiversity resources and demonstration of appropriate environmental technologies. Fikre-Yesus was also involved on the Master Plan Design for the African Village with estimated project cost of 128 million Euros and the head quarter for Bank of Abyssinia estimated cost of 9 million Euros.

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