Teaching | Research | Practice

AKSB 903, Beirut campus

The Department of Architecture & Interior Design is hosting a lecture titled: “Teaching | Research | Practice” by David Aouad.

David Aouad is an architect and an urban planner. He holds a master’s degree in urban planning from Alba University and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Montreal. Aouad is an adjunct faculty member at LAU where he teaches comprehensive and final year design studios. His research circulates around three areas: residual spaces, industrial heritage, and practice/academia conflicts and challenges. He co-founded DJAH|HANDS, a design practice committed to design excellence and sustainable building practices, celebrating the complexity of the architectural process through dialogue with clients and consultants from complimentary disciplines. He has recently co-founded sURF, a multidisciplinary curatorial platform dealing with art, design, and architecture. He is a professional member of the Order of Engineers and Architects in Tripoli and a member of the Municipal Council of Hasroun. His research and practice have been published and exhibited internationally.