Jad Hammoud

Jad Hammoud received his education in anthropology, architecture, and architectural conservation. As a conservation practitioner, Jad Hammoud has shaped architectural conservation discourse and practice in Lebanon for over 15 years. He is an Instructor of Architecture, History of Architecture and Restoration at Lebanese University. Throughout his career, Jad Hammoud has focused on the historical and material investigation of traditional and modern technology and the implications of this approach for the conservation of built heritage in Beirut (1840-1940). His teaching and research address the conservation of historic buildings, with an emphasis on building construction, structural interventions, and issues related to conservation and appropriate technology for traditional societies. Current research is focused on developing a framework for material and vulnerability related to climate change.          


-Regulation of Urban Space and Construction in the Late Ottoman and French Mandate Period, The Case of Beirut (1840-1940)

-Characteristics of the Architectural Structures Belonging to the Transition Period in Beirut (1840-1920)

-Evaluation of Thermal Comfort in the Traditional Bourgeoisie Houses in Beirut 

-Evolution of Floor Construction System in Beirut (1840-1940)