Architects Talks: Collective for Architecture Lebanon

Through the interdisciplinary lenses of sociology, politics and economics, Collective for Architecture Lebanon (CAL) talked about national narratives and their impact on the built environment in the Arab world, as well as the emergence of sustainable practices in the region.

About the speakers

Shereen Doummar, CAL, Co-Founder and Director
Shereen Doummar is a practicing architect currently based in London. She is the director of ATMA heading several projects in the Ivory Coast, the UK and Lebanon. She’s a graduate of the AA School of Architecture in London and the laureate of the RPBW bursary. She previously worked with the UK based firms Studio Jenny Jones, REAL Foundation, Zaha Hadid Architects and REX. She has been exhibited at the Beit Beirut Museum and has spoken at various conferences at Edinburgh University, AA School, ALBA and at the AUB.

Elias Tamer, CAL, Co-Founder
Elias Tamer is an architect currently based between London and Beirut. He has received a Diploma Commendation the Honours Nomination from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. He previously worked at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in New York, Michaelis Boyd and Heatherwick Studio in London, as well as on several projects in Beirut. His work has been exhibited at Omran’19 and published in Real Review. He is now working at ATMA.