Beirut in 1961, Kamel Abboud studied architecture at the
“Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts” (ALBA) - University of
Balamand, where he ranked first at his graduation in 1986; his diploma
project won the prize awarded by the Order of Engineers and Architects
In 1987, he obtained a scholarship from the French government to study
in France, where he got a postgraduate diploma (CEAA) in “Architecture
& Animation of Socio-Cultural Equipments” from the "Ecole des Beaux
Arts de Paris – Villemin".
Between 1987 and 1994, he worked in Paris as architect in charge in
several architectural firms. Back to Beirut, he worked for three years,
as associate architect, in “Architectural Design Unit, Basile, Homsi
In 1997, he established “AK-Architects”, an independent architectural
firm based in Beirut. ‘’AK-Architects’’ has been entrusted by many
clients of various needs for the elaboration of their projects.
Professor at ALBA since 1997, he leads the 1st Class Architecture
Workshop (graduate level) since 2003; he also supervises graduation
projects and is a permanent member of the graduation jury.
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