Dr. Nabil Mohareb

Beirut Arab University

Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Nabil Mohareb is an Associate Professor and the Head of Faculty Branch, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Tripoli Campus, Lebanon. His research and publications’ interest is about spatial configuration analysis mainly understanding peoples’ movement behaviour in urban spaces.


The Faculty of Architecture – Design and Built Environmentat BAU was established in 1962 and offers an internationally accredited architectural programme. BAU was founded in 1960 and is spread over four campuses including Beirut, Debbieh, Tripoli and the Bekaa.

Professor Hussein Gharbieh

Lebanese University

Beirut, Lebanon


Professor Hussein Gharbieh is a Lecturer in Middle East Politics at the Faculty of Law and Political and Administrative Sciences at the Lebanese University in Beirut. He received his PhD from Durham University and has published on Shi’i politics in Lebanon, including a book entitled Lebanese Confessionalism and the Creation of Shi’i Identities.

The Faculty of Law and Political and Administrative Sciences at the Lebanese University in Beirut was founded in 1960 and grants diplomas in law and political science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Lebanese University has campuses in Beirut, Fanar, Tripoli, the Bekaa and Nabatiyeh.

Public Works Studio

استديو أشغال عامة

Beirut, Lebanon


Public Works is a multidisciplinary research and design studio that engages critically and creatively with a number of urban and public issues in Lebanon. 

Through collaborating with a network of professionals ranging from historians and journalists to artists and filmmakers, the studio initiates research projects that study, shape and implement counter strategies to urban planning and policy making in Lebanon. The studio also offers commissioned professional services in graphic design, architecture, consultancy, development planning and research within a communal work environment.