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Mazen Haidar

Mazen Haïdar holds an MPhil in Architectural Conservation from the University of Rome Sapienza and a PhD in Architecture from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne with “The reception and appropriation practices of modern architecture in Beirut“ as a subject. As a practicing architect, he led and participated in several conservation and adaptation projects of 20th century buildings in Lebanon. He has taught since 2011 at various Lebanese and French academic institutions such as the American University of Beirut, the Lebanese American University and the École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris Belleville. He is currently Associate Professor at the École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris Malaquais. Among his publications Città e memoria, Beirut, Berlino, Sarajevo (Bruno Mondadori, 2006) and La ferronnerie architecturale à Beyrouth au XXe siècle (Éditions Geuthner, 2021).

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