Ziad Jamaleddine

Ziad Jamaleddine is an assistant professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and co-founder of L.E.FT Architects, which is base in Beirut and New York.

Jamaleddine is a practitioner and scholar focusing on architecture in the Middle East, especially  religious architecture and religiosity in public space. His writings have been published in Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary (2016) and The Arab City: Architecture and Representation (2016). His research on mosques was presented at the Oslo Architecture Triennale (2016), Studio-X Istanbul (2017), and the Sharjah Architecture Triennale (2019). His built projects include the award-winning Moukhtara Mosque, in Lebanon.