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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT Architecture and Graphic Design Department
The Department of Architecture and Design is home for about 300 students and 50 full and part time faculty members who work together in an open studio environment. The Department has two undergraduate programs: one in architecture leading to the degree of Bachelor of Architecture and one in graphic design leading to the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. The department also offers graduate degrees in Urban Design and in Urban Planning and Policy. The programs, through their curricular structure and course offerings, give students access to the best design education available in the region and one that is competitive with programs worldwide. GRAPHIC DESIGN The Graphic Design Program answers to the developments and needs of Lebanon and the region as it strives to meet globally required proficiency. The curriculum focuses on a solid training in the theoretical, practical and technical aspects of Graphic Design. It is the goal of the program to help students perceive and adapt to the changing demands of culture and therefore to the continuous change in the design field. ARCHITECTURE The bachelor of architecture program offers students a first professional degree that qualifies them to practice architecture. The program aims to graduate well rounded intellectuals, critical thinkers, and skilled professional architects who are committed to the advancement of the field and the practice; and who have a sense of responsibility for the built environment and the natural resources.
Beirut, Bliss Street +961 1 340 460 www.aub.edu.lb FINAL YEAR STUDENTS' EXHIBITION 04 June, 8am-4pm
BADIH AND KANTAR Architecture and Interior Design
FINAL YEAR STUDENTS' EXHIBITION The Department of Architecture and Graphic Design is launching the 2014-2015 final year student's projects exhibition, which will be on display starting May 20 until June 7th.
Badih and Kantar Architects is a young, innovative architecture and interior design firm with a diverse portfolio, from private residences, ranches, urban design, corporate spaces and retail venues, to mixed use developments, hospitality and maritime. Co-founded in 1998 by Charif Badih and Najib Kantar. In 2006, the practice expanded its scope of work to both interior design and architecture with the joining of Ali Hamed. The three partners then combined their knowledge he to devise sustainable, fully integrated design solutions. Today, BK Architects has grown to a worldwide practice, with more than thirty specialized professionals working on over forty ongoing projects across twenty-four countries in five continents, working with loyal clients and communities to create inspirational environments. BDW 2015 OPENING PARTY AND THE MIRRORED FACADE URBAN INTERVENTION Badih and Kantar Architects, as the platinum sponsors of BDW 2015, will be creating The Mirrored Facade, an urban intervention at the Beirut Souks and launching the opening party at Saifi Village.
Downtown, Riyad El Solh Street +961 1 975 666 www.badih-kantar.com BDW 2015 OPENING PARTY Saifi Village 01 June, 8pm MIRRORED FACADE URBAN INTERVENTION Beirut Souks 01 June, 6pm-10pm
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