Dunia Abu shanab

Dunia Abu shanab

Los Angeles, CA, US


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AN.ONYMOUS, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern Architect

Currently working with Iman Ansari and Marta Nowark for the Art Directing of a Science Fiction movie being developed for a Hollywood release.

May 2017 - current

SSH International Consultants, Kuwait City, Kuwait, Project Architect

Project design team leader, responsible for delivering design solutions on large scale developments as well as smaller residential and mixed-use buildings. Helped design and build Kuwait’s most poriminet Cultural centers; Abdullah Al Salem Museum and Kuwait National Opera House in Kuwait city.

Apr 2012 - Apr 2016

Badran design studio, Amman, Jordan, Intern Architect

Worked as a summer intern with the award winning Architect Rasem Badran and
Jamal Badran in Amman, Jordan. My internship allowed me my first hands on experience in a professional office, working with the studio team at presentation material and producing architectural drawings.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, MArch, Master of Architecture

Post-Professional Degree in Architecture & Urban Design (MArch II)
Thom Mayne - Suprastudio

Jun 2016 - current

American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)
Cumulative GPA 3.41
Study Abroad program in Milan, Italy

Jan 2006 - Mar 2012


Omrania and CSBE Award for Architectural Excellence, Award

Earned award Award for the best architectural graduation projects in the Middle East. The intention of the award is to recognize quality in the teaching of architecture and to encourage students to excel in their design performance.


Chancellor’s Award, Award

Earned award for maintaining High Cumulative GPA for two consecutive semesters.


AUS Dean’s List Award, Award

Earned award for maintaining High Cumulative GPA.


AUS Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

Earned scholarship for academic excellence in secondary education.


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