Mohannad Abu Suhaiban

Assistant Professor of Architecture

School of Architecture, Art & Design


Master of Architecture (MArch), Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK
Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch), Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt

Prior to joining AUD, Mohannad held professional posts in architecture and design in London and Dubai, working on projects of various scales, from urban planning to installation design. In 2014, he was nominated for the prestigious RIBA President's Silver medal which is granted by the Royal Institute of British Architects in London for his proposal to develop slum areas in the Middle East.

Mohannad teaches core architectural design studios as well as digital design illustration and fabrication courses. His current research interests include computational design, advanced fabrication strategies and environmental design research tools (modelling and simulations).

During his journey, Mohannad was part of the Architectural Association community, one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world, taking part in critical weekly discussions held with the UK’s best architects in a diverse environment of aspiring architects from around the globe.

In his classes, he aims to integrate innovative pedagogical methods. In addition to passionate engagement, discussion and debate with his students, Mohannad works on exemplifying the intergenerational dialogue on the future of architecture. Along with teaching the principles of architectural design in his studios, he introduces a wide range of software to stay up-to-date with the most current and innovative practices used by the world’s greatest architecture firms.

Some of Mohannad’s hobbies include football, photography and fishing.