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School of Architecture, Art & Design

Within the creative core of the University lies the School of Architecture, Art & Design

Dean's Message

Within the creative core of the University lies the School of Architecture, Art & Design, offering a collection of fully accredited Bachelor Degrees in the fields of Architecture, Interior Design and Visual Communication. Programs are taught by a world-class faculty with extensive experience in the design industry. Within all degree programs, our aim is to equip our students to think, analyze and create, in order to meet the demands of an increasingly competitive market.

Throughout the programs, which range from 4-5 years, our students experience a studio-based curriculum combining art and design theory, construction technology, digital media and the human sciences. Upon graduating, students will be prepared to promote cultural diversity, professional ethics and environmental sensitivity. Strong ties with the professional design community allow us to provide the highest level of knowledge, creativity and employability within the regional and global market.

Nabyl Chenaf
Dean of the School of Architecture, Art, and Design and Professor of Architecture
Nabyl Chenaf
Biography

Programs

Departments

Faculty and Staff

Dean of the School of Architecture, Art, and Design and Professor of Architecture
Nabyl Chenaf
Biography
Chair of the Department of Architecture and Professor of Architecture
Anna Cornaro
Biography
Chair of the Department of Visual Communication and Professor of Studio Art
Michael Rice
Biography
Chair of the Department of Interior Design and Associate Professor of Interior Design
Annamaria Lambri
Biography
Director of the Center for Research, Innovation and Design (CRID) and Professor of Architecture
Georges Kachaamy
Biography
Associate Professor of Architecture
Abdellatif Qamhaieh
Biography
Associate Professor of Architecture
Abubakr Hussein Merghani Abdalla
Biography
Professor of Architecture
Alex Albani
Biography
Administrative Assistant - Visual Communication department
Carolita Abella Parreñas
Biography
Associate Professor of Interior Design and Outreach Coordinator - Interior Design
Chadi El Tabbah
Biography
Assistant Professor of Visual Communication
Darrel Lloyd Perkins
Biography
Outreach Coordinator - Visual Communication and Professor of Advertising (Creative)
Dina Faour
Biography
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Edoardo Rizzuti
Biography
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Hadeel El Naggar
Biography
Assistant Professor of Digital Media
Huda Al-Aithan
Biography
Associate Professor of Interior Design
Imad Hanna
Biography
Assistant Professor of Visual Communication (Foundations/Game Design)
Iyad Alsabouni
Biography
Administrative Assistant – Architecture, CRID
Jocelyn Soriano
Biography
Workshop and Lab Technician - School of Architecture, Art, and Design
Joel Oliveros
Biography
Associate Professor of Architecture
José A. Carrillo
Biography
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Juhri Selamet
Biography
Administrative Assistant, School of Architecture, Art and Design
Leila Darwiche
Biography
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Maryam Shafiei
Biography
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Mattia Gambardella
Biography
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Mohammadhossein Ghasempourabadi
Biography
Laboratory Technician
Muhammed Rafi Kuruvani
Biography
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Petra Merhy
Biography
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Poupak Parvaresh
Biography
Assistant Professor of Digital Media
Serena Abou Daher
Biography

School News

Studio Culture Policy
Dec 12, 2023
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Stephanie Al Rahbanie
Bachelor of Architecture <br> Class of 2019 <br> Architect, LWK+Partners

"I am grateful for the opportunities that AUD has given me to strive in my professional career. AUD provided me with a significant architectural internship that has had a positive impact on my career. It gave me the opportunity to travel, gain new practical skills, build a professional network, and gain real-world insights. AUD is a journey full of experiences. It is one of the universities that embraces diversity among its faculty and students creating a rich and dynamic learning environment."

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