Makram El Kadi
Makram el Kadi received his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the American University of Beirut in 1997 and his master’s degree in architecture from Parsons School of Design in 1999. After working at the offices of Fumihiko Maki in Japan, he joined Steven Holl Architects where he was project designer on numerous international projects for 5 years, among others the world trade center proposal with Richard Meier, Peter Eisenman and Charles Gwathmey, the Natural Museum of Los Angeles County and the Beirut Marina project. El Kadi taught architecture with Steven Holl at the Columbia University Graduate school of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. He co-taught studio and seminar at Cornell University, and is currently teaching graduate studio at Yale University.