Chair, Department of Architecture and Interior Design
Ph.D. Architectural Composition and Design, Istituto Universitario Di Architettura Di Venezia, Italy
B.Arch. Architecture, Istituto Universitario Di Architettura Di Venezia, Italy
Dr. Maroun El-Daccache joined LAU as a full-time faculty member in 1998, and has been teaching architecture design studios. In addition to being the director of the Urban Planning Institute (UPI) at LAU (2003-2006), he also served as the Chair of the Department of Architecture in 2005. Between the years 1987 and 1997, Dr. El-Daccache has taught design studios at various universities including Università Iuav of Venice, the Lebanese University and Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik. He has also been on the Faculty Advisory Board of the Villard International Ph.D. since 2007. His professional experience was primarily launched in Venice in 1987, and a few years later Dr. El-Daccache established his private firm in Beirut in 1993. Besides his various architectural publications and essays on the Mediterranean City, he has participated in several exhibitions, international and regional symposiums and served as visiting critic in Seville, Granada, Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, Venice, Trieste, Cracow, Berlin, Tunis and Rabat.