SILIA ABOU ARBID
Director of the Foundation Program
School of Architecture and Design
Lebanese American University (LAU)
(CANADA / BEIRUT, LEBANON)
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.