Simone Kosremelli

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Personal information

Title: 
Director, Architect, Urban Planner

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Simone Kosremelli - Architect and Urban Planner
Postbox: 
11-0137
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 369132
Fax: 
961 1 373117
Mobile phone: 
961 3 673373
Work email address: 
info@simonekosremelli.com

Education

Master of Science, Urban Planning, 1977, Columbia University, United States of America.
Bachelor degree, Architecture, 1974, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
First year Engineering, 1969, Saint-Joseph University, Lebanon.
French and Lebanese Baccalaureates, 1968, Grand Lycee, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Architecture
Construction Management
Urban Design
Urban Planning
Languages: 
French
English
Arabic

Work history

Director, Architect and Urban Planner, 1981 - present.

Part-time Teacher, 1978-1980, 1983-1984, and 2007- 2010, American University of Beirut.

Consulting Architect for large scale projects, 1988 - 1991, Abu Dhabi.

Consulting Architect for large scale projects, 1987, Saudi Arabia and London.

Consulting Architect for large scale projects, 1981, Saudi Arabia and Milano.

Freelance Architect and Urban Planner, 1978 - 1981, Lebanon.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Order of Engineers & Architects, 1975 - present.

Productions

Major achievements: 
  • Establishing and managing an architectural firm in Beirut, 1981 - present.
  • Establishing and managing an architectural firm in Abu Dhabi, 1990 - 1996.
  • Architectural projects that entail building apartment buildings, chalets, cottages, municipality halls, an old people's house, a school, offices, and villas, as well as reconstruction and restoration.
Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 
  • Two lectures at two exhibitions organized by Women Who Build (La Mujer Construye) in December 2002 (Lebanon) and July 2007 (Utrecht).
  • A lecture during the seminar on the Science and Technology and Conservation of the World Heritage at the Beirut Arab University in April 1998.

Awards and Distinctions

Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Faculty of Engineering & Architecture at the American University of Beirut, 2007.

Fulbright scholar, 1974 - 1976.