Marwan Zouein

Assistant Professor of Practice

Ph.D. candidate Architecture, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitecture de Madrid, Spain
D.E.A. Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies Architecture, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitecture de Madrid, Spain
D.P.L.G. Diplômé Par Le Gouvernement Architecture, Ecole Nationale Supérieure D’Architecture Paris-Belleville, France

Marwan Zouein is a practicing Architect and an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Design at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon, where he teaches intermediate studios and follows final year students in their final thesis and Project. He is a founder of the Spanish architecture office [casaleganitos] that works between Beirut, Madrid and London and operates in a variety of scales, from furniture design and ephemeral events to architecture and long-term urban strategies. His research interests include the everyday, Ignasi de Sola Morales’ terrain vague, the unplanned, the evolution of the domestic space, and the role representation plays in the construction of these environment, in particular through photography and film. His current research focuses on the porosity of the traditional urban fabric of the city of Beirut. His work has been published in Pasajes magazine, Arquia catalogue, online journals and was exhibited at several venues in Spain such as Matadero, Ateneo de Madrid, Fondation ICO, Puertas de Castilla in Murcia, etc.