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Practice Lecturer

Director of the Foundation Program

School of Architecture and Design

Lebanese American University (LAU)


Silia Abou Arbid is an architect and pluridisciplinary educator and practicing designer who has shaped her professional activities in design around the critical inquiry of morphology - syntax and matter. Abou Arbid teaches empirical two- and three- dimensional design studios in architecture and graphic design, with a focus on teaching Foundation Studies. She regularly participates in international design competitions and has three winning entries and five commendations. Her current research activities involve extensive explorations of e-Polymers to create mediated geological material formations for use in building and objects.

Silia earned a B. Arch. Architecture from the University of Montreal in Canada.

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