Rachad Salem

Rachad Salem

Los Angeles, CA, US

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I am an Architect currently based in Los Angeles, California.

I have earned my Masters degree in Architecture in 2016, from Alba university "Académie Libanaise des beaux arts"- Lebanon, Beirut - And have just moved back to the United states.

Throughout my education, training and professional experience, I have managed to work proficiently to meet deadlines and deliver results which exceeded expectations. I have 2 years of design experience over seas and i have designed and  completed an interior design project in Los Angeles, Costa mesa area.



Freelance Architect and Designer, Beirut, LB, Architect

Concept and Design of a modern residential Interior

Jun 2017 - current

Freelance architect, Beirut, LB, Architect

-Architectural Design
-Architectural 3D Modeling and Rendering

Jan 2012 - Jun 2017

Elie Helou Contracting, Beirut, LB, Project Managing Internship

I was an intern under the supervision of the project manager to a Residential bldg, a school, and a christian monastery.

Mar 2016 - Aug 2016

Entretient & construction Mecanique [ECM], Beirut, LB, Control Office

Control office at "Lebanon Chemicals" industrial plant. Plant needed constant renovation because of chemical usage and the proximity to the sea. My job was to watch and supervise different engineers as they come together to solve problems, and coordinate between the different type of plans.

Apr 2015 - Jul 2015

Freelance Architect and Designer, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Architect

Concept & Design of Dr. Christophe Salem’s Recovery Clinic "Liv"

Apr 2014 - Oct 2014

Freelance Architect and Designer, Beirut, LB, Architect

Design and Renovation of EDL Pub at Mar Mikhael

Jan 2012 - Aug 2012


Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA) with honors, Beirut, LB, MArch, Masters in Architecture

Jan 2013 - Dec 2016

Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA) / Frederico II (Naples,Italy), Naples, Italy - Frederico II, Urban Planing

Jan 2013 - Jul 2013

Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA), Beirut, LB, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Sep 2012

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