Philippe Saleh

Part-time Assistant Professor
e-mail: PSaleh@azmuniversity.edu.lb

Graduated from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, with a Bachelor of Architecture in 1998. Since then worked in the field on various local projects, till 2010 to start a master’s degree program at the Architectural Association (AA), London, in Sustainable Environmental Design completed in 2011. After which fall 2012 till spring 2017 part time instructor at a couple of Lebanese Universities, teaching various technical and design courses in Architecture. From September 2014, till November 2018, completed PhD at the University of Westminster, London, under the title:
“Towards nearly zero energy buildings in Lebanon: bioclimatic design and experimental strategies”
The findings were presented in four different international conferences and one article in a peer reviewed journal. In addition, the master’s dissertation research was further developed into yet another peer reviewed article.
Founded & presides Since January 2019 Dar[e] a local organization whose goals are to support, and encourage research in sustainable environmental design and disseminate knowledge within the field. Done rammed earth workshop. Launched and monitored two international idea competition with a jury composed of various international architects and sustainable environmental specialists