Peter El Khoury

Peter El Khoury

Beirut, LB

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8+ years’ success leading architecture and construction teams to complete urban planning and development projects.

Seasoned Architect with more than 8 years of experience in architecture, construction, engineering, local authorities empowerment, local development interventions, neighbourhood upgrading strategies, refugee crises shelters, and WASH projects. Creative thinker who develops visually appealing, exciting and inspiring designs from conceptualisation of project to completion. Deadline-driven Architect motivated to promote client satisfaction with detailed and comprehensive commercial and large project design proposals.



Peter Khoury Architect, Beirut, LB, Freelance architect & Urban planner

Served as a FREELANCE ARCHITECT & URBAN PLANNER for more than 20 different projects. Additionally served as a consultant and subject matter expert for UNDP and UNESCO.

Jun 2010 - current

ROAAS - UN HABITAT, Beirut, LB, Area Coordinator

Actively involved in community enrichment and neighborhood development and Municipalities projects in slum areas in desperate need of new support structures. Assessed and prioritized structural needs based on condition.
• Gained buy-in and positive reinforcement from the Heads of unions, mayors, and other internal/external stakeholders. Defined the overall strategy, budget, and resources for each project.
• Rehabilitated slum areas and created about 500 structurally sound shelters for refugees in the Southern part of Lebanon.
• Supervised and guided several WASH projects within vulnerable municipalities. Controlled, forecasted, and distributed budgets up to $2 million.
• Encouraged and empowered teams working on all projects. Set them up with the proper resources and capital to successfully complete projects on time, within budget, and within scope.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2016

Agostine And Raphael Group, Dubai, AE, Project Architect

Successfully completed a variety of different residential, commercial, and community projects. Encompassed innovative and highly technical design with traditional elements and styles.
• Coordinated, directed and developed key projects. Translated key components and details in to technical specifications for construction teams.
• Acted as a construction administrator for several construction projects. Delivered all projects on time, within scope, and within budget.
• Researched and authored specifications and architectural blueprints.
• Documented and evaluated the condition of existing buildings. Recommended necessary upgrades.

Jun 2010 - Jul 2013


Lebanese University, Beirut, LB, MArch, Urban Planning

Sep 2010 - Jul 2014

LEBANESE UNIVERSITY-Institute of Fine Arts, Beirut, LB, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010


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