Aida Nsouli

Landscape Architect

Beirut, Lebanon
English,
French,
Arabic
Fields of Expertise

Landscape Architecture

Software Knowledge
AutoCAD
Revit
Sketchup
Photoshop
Indesign.
CAREER SUMMARY
Landscape architect with over 10 years of work experience, including 5 years at Dar al Handassah. I have completed many projects across the Middle East, Africa, and the GCC (some as team leader).

Some of the projects include Princess Nora University in Riyadh, Nad el Sheba Complex in Dubai, Luanda New City center in Angola, Duhok Airport Irbil, Iraq as well as private residential villas in Lebanon...in conclusion I have worked on industrial, public and residential projects.

LEED Certified and adept at various software suites, including REVIT, LANDCAD, AUTOCAD, and others.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Landscape Architect
2009 - 2014
Dar Al Handasah
Beirut, Lebanon
Working at Dar Al Handasah was an eye opening experience where I was exposed to large as well as small scale projects in many countries. I was able to work in coordination with different disciplines such as electrical, mechanical. transportation engineers etc...

During my time at Dar, I was also granted the opportunity to develop myself, training and working with various software suites, as well achieving LEED certification and attending ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) conference in Boston, MA.

Projects I had worked on:
• Princess Nora University (Riyadh, KSA) 8.6 km2 (Designed 0.6km2 MJS Housing)
• Coastal of Salalah (Oman) 3 km
• Khams Shamat for Majid Al Futtaim (Syria) 1 km2
• Jordan Ring Roads (Amman, Jordan) 41 Km
• Villa Saleh (Sanaa,Yemen) 17000 m2
• Luanda New City center (Luanda, Angola) 2000 m2
• Villa Sheik Mohamed Bin Fahd Al Thani, (Doha, Qatar) 4500 m2
• Mixed-Use Development at Baushar (Muscat, Oman) 48000 m2
• AUIS-American University of Iraq Sulaimani (Iraq) 65000 m2
• Duhok Airport (Irbil, Iraq) 70000 m2
• KAFD- King Abdulla Financial District (Riyadh, KSA) 8500 m2
• Sabah Al-Salem University City, Kuwait University 2 km2

Group Leader on:
• MOI Medical Center of Riyadh (KSA) 2.3 km2 and in Jeddah (KSA) 2.6 km2
• NPY for Total (Port Harcourt, Nigeria) 41500 m2
• Imperium Hills Residence (Broumana, LB) 5200 m2
• Unidade de Guarda Palaciana (Luanda, Angola) 4700 m2
• Design Review for Baia De Luanda (Luanda, Angola), 0.8 km2
• Home For The Elderly (Halba, Lebanon) 15800 m2
• Value engineering of Jumeira Park for Nakheel (Dubai, U.A.E) 3.8 km2
• Nad el Sheba complex (Dubai, U.A.E.) 0.2 km2
Landscape Architect
2008 - 2009
Rafic Khoury and Partners
Beirut, Lebanon
With Rafic Khoury and partners, I was the only landscape architect in the firm. Therefore I had to work under strenuous deadlines, decision making and work pressure. I also won a major landscape project competition in Abu Dhabi. In addition to working on many local Lebanese projects.

Below the list of projects I worked on:

• Mussafah Compound Competition (U.A.E.) Competition Won.
• Capital Investment Villa (U.A.E)
• Ministry of Interior Guest Villa (AbuDhabi, U.A.E.)
• Landscape to Residential Building, (Mtayleb Lebanon)
• Landscape to an allotment (Kfarzebian, Lebanon)
• Kounine Lebanon, Landscape to a Social Center.
• With TUP: Sheika Afra Compound (U.A.E)
Landscape Architect Internship
2007 - 2007
CMS Design London
London, United Kingdom (UK)
I was granted the opportunity to work as an intern at CMS Design in London; as well as visited many different sites of projects done by the company. Some of my own personal projects include;

• Landscape Design of a church garden (London, U.K.)
• Piazza of Keyes Road, Crickelwood Broadway (London, U.K.)
2014 - Present
Freelance
Beirut, Lebanon
• Ras el Maten, Lebanon: Residential Compound of 10,000 m2
Scope: Design review and site engineering
• Nabatieh, Lebanon: Villa 3000 m2
Scope: Landscape Concept design
• Aley, Lebanon: Villa Cheikh Hamad bin Khalia al Thani of 35 000m2
Scope: Landscape Concept and Design
• Beirut, Lebanon: Basatni Garden of 100 m2
Scope: Design for private garden
• Baabdath, Lebanon: Charabati Residence 2000m2
Scope: Landscape Concept and Design, Construction drawings
• Baalshmay, Lebanon: Basatni Villa 4000m2
Scope: Landscape Concept and Design, Construction drawings
• Beqaa, Lebanon: Freelance for Tassamim, Mrs. Najah Abdouni
Scope: Concept, Design and Construction drawings for Mr. Tarif villa.
• Aleppo, Syria, Villa Chihabi, Landscape Design and implementation.
• Beirut, Lebanon : Villa Agha renovating existing garden.
Scope: Concept, Design and Construction drawings.
EDUCATION
BS Landscape Design and Eco-management, Diploma Agriculture Engineer
2008
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
LEED GA
2013
PORTFOLIO | GALLERY
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Landscape Architecture
 
Area of focus
Homes And Gardens
Public Spaces
Roads, Highways, & Streets
Commercial Complexes
Industrial Complexes
Corporate Complexes
Services
Bill Of Quantities
Design Review
Detailed Design
Report Writing
Schematic Design
Specifications
Sustainable Design
Software
Adobe Photoshop
AutoCAD
Google Sketchup
Revit