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jihad haddad

jihad haddad

Beirut, LB

 

About 

Hi

My name is Jihad Haddad, Architect from Lebanon/Beirut.

I have been practicing this lovely job for the last 29 years where I did projects of all disciplines at many places ,Lebanon,UAE,KSA,Tanzania,Nigeria,Georgia...etc

Below are the things I have been doing on a daily/monthly....basis:

• Lead the creative team efforts on client projects, developing overall design concepts and design presentation strategies. I was the key to managing existing client relationships and developing new ones. • Lead architects and interior designers efforts that include programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation  • Advise on the selection and presentation of furniture, furniture systems, fabrics, equipment (FF&E), color palettes, and lighting ,not to mention facades and finishing materials. • Supervise the generation of finish plans, specifications, and material selections needed for construction  • Provide design support and documentation during completion and execution of design concepts  • Work with external consultants ( control bureau, MEP and structure), product representatives, furniture dealers, and fabricators  • Mentor and provide creative direction to Architects and interior design teams  • Act as the primary architecture and Interior design interface with clients and consultants  • Collaborate with team members and colleagues to promote an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy  • Participate in business development and marketing efforts 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

TAA Tabet Atelier d,Architecture, Beirut, LB, Head of design

I was the head of architecture and Interior decoration department.Managing the basic of the design and the relevant development with a team of 30 professional people (architects - decorators- engineers-draftsmen) and the follow up with the client on a sequential meetings in order to keep the design/budget at the same level with the client basically established budget and to cope with his "design" desiderata without of course loosing the basis of the originally agreed upon concept.

Jan 1999 - Jan 2016
 

Education 

ALBA : Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts, Beirut, LB, Masters, Architecture

School of Architecture and minor in Interior design and Urban design.
Where we had 9 projects / year of multiple aspects and restrains.

Oct 1982 - Sep 1990
 

Skills