About the firm
+arch Diana Ibrahim is a multidisciplinary design, architecture and interior design consulting firm based in Beirut, Lebanon. It has developed projects locally and abroad of varying types and scales and worked with a variety of organizations and individuals seeking state of the art solutions for their projects. Residential projects have incorporated architecture, landscape, interior design. Commercial projects have included office spaces, retail, hospitality, restaurants, theaters, and exhibition spaces.
+arch’s design strategy focuses on exploration and innovation through rigorous experimental processes. The firm approaches each of its projects as an individual enterprise. Our team operates as a cohesive body to provide the successful development of a project, from conception to completion. We also engage our clients as important players in the development of the project; the interchange of information and ideas provides an enhanced forum for innovation and exploration.
About Diana Ibrahim
Diana Ibrahim is the founder of +arch, a multidisciplinary architecture and interior design firm that she established in Lebanon in 1999. Her work is focused on private residential projects, ranging from interior concepts for urban apartments, to the design of luxurious villas and the renovation of large-scale estates. She also consulted on hospitality projects, including hotels as well as high end retail projects, office buildings, private offices and clinics.
Her Projects are primarily in Lebanon, with some in the Middle East and Europe. Diana is extensively published in local and foreign magazines. Four of her projects were published in Mediterranean housing, a book by Links publishing; Barcelona, Spain. Diana was also a visiting professor at the American University of Beirut (AUB), School of Architecture, and at the Lebanese American University (LAU), department of liberal Arts. She is on the Graffiti advisory board of the Municipality of Beirut. Her passion art gave her the chance to work as an art consultant with some private collectors.
Prior to establishing her firm in Lebanon, she was a senior architect at Eisenman architects in NYC from 1994 to 1998 and was the lead architect on major design projects credits of which have been published in EL-croquis 83, GA document 51, Eisenman’s Diagram diaries and cities of Artificial excavations, Rizzoli . She also worked at Gabellini and Shepard in NYC from1998 -99 a firm with international acclaim for its excellence in retail design. Credits in “Architecture of the Interior” Rizzoli publishing house.