Abdul-Halim Jabr Is an architect and urban designer. He is part-time faculty at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon, and has also taught at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is a co-founder of and consultant with Unit44, a collaborative practice in architecture, landscape design, ecological planning and urban design based in Lebanon. He advises the Ministry of Culture on heritage buildings in Beirut, and is an activist for urban issues in Beirut.
Mr. Jabr’s work includes local and international projects that demonstrate a commitment to environmentally-responsive design, urban heritage development and context-sensitive planning. A number of urban design projects that he was involved with have received recognition from Arab, EU and US agencies and professional bodies. In his 30 years of professional experience he has successfully completed projects for distinguished institutions, real estate developers and public sector clients in Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Syria and the United Arab Emirates.
Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture