Our History

BET architects plc was founded in Jan 05,2003 [27/04/96 Ethiopian Calendar] by the two architects Tesfamariam Teshome and Daniel Alemayehu with a vision of attaining excellence in Built Environment Technology (BET). The acronym BET is also means 'house' or 'buildings' in Amharic.

Why Us

•Because BET has won several design competitions and handled high profile corporate office building projects 

• Because BET has developed its capacity to the international standard by working with several International consultants and partners such as Tetratech-An American company, Soehne and Partner Architects-Austrian, Treurinet Architectuure- Nederlands etc which helped to a great extent for benchmarking & know-how exchange. 

• Because BET believes and works to create a context-based architecture that fits to both the specific needs of the client as well as the specific project context. 

• Because BET will be the best candidate to implement high quality, energy efficient, climate responsive building utilizing and converting climatic data and local resources in to a useful product responding to the building context.

• Because the two founding and senior architects of BET were former lecturers in AAU, technology faculty-dept of Architecture and urban planning (EiABC) For about two decades, side by side to their practice thus having valuable experience integrating the academic knowledge with practice, and are currently handling many in-house and scheduled trainings to the industry.

Organizational Structure

BET has a matrix organizational structure where the principals are both a leader and chief architects, the Technical manager coordinating the Design, CM and Resource departments and, the department heads coordinating and managing several project teams with various professionals.


To be a context based - world class Architectural and Engineering Firm by 2026: Building Excellence in Built Environment Technology, in our Generation & Beyond.


BET architects PLC provides excellent and context based Design and Construction Management as well as Training services to its local and continental clients through well trained and capable staff, state of the art technology and quality management system.


• Excellence 

• Systems Thinking 

• Transformation 

• Holisticness 

• Balance 

• Integrity

• Sustainability


Tesfamariam Teshome

Managing Architect and Principal

Daniel Alemayehu

Managing Architect and Principal

Alem Haileselassie

Technical Manager

Hani Omer

Design dept head  & Senior Architect 

Abraham Abebe

CM dept head  & Senior Engineer

Support Process Head

Tesfaye Debebe



Sub City: Kirkos, Keb: 08, H.No.:1823    

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

P.O.Box: 16809

Fax: [+251 1] 3720041    

Email: click here