mddm Architects is a Beirut-based regional architecture studio with expertise in architecture, urban planning, landscaping, interior design, and industrial design. The firm’s portfolio includes an extensive range of projects spanning the Residential, Commercial, Corporate, Hospitality, Leisure, Health, Education, Hospitality, Industrial, and Urban sectors.
Founded by two innovative architects, Imad Aoun and Nadim Younes, mddm Architects draws on over 25 years of collective design experience. The studio leverages their distinctive perspectives and expertise to deliver collaborative, creative design solutions.
mddm Architects takes a holistic approach to space design, merging form and function to create spaces that are both aesthetically compelling and functional. The team works closely with clients to understand their unique needs and preferences, tailoring designs that reflect their vision and exceed their expectations. The studio is committed to sustainable architecture, incorporating environmentally conscious design principles into their work.
Imad Aoun is the Co-Founder and Partner of mddm Architects, a Beirut-based architectural practice with regional reach. His professional experience began in 1996, when he founded the Associated Architects for Engineering Consultancy (aaec). Since then, Imad has designed, developed and delivered on projects covering Architecture, Interior Design, landscaping, Urban planning and Industrial Design.
During his career, Imad has managed and coordinated teams of over 100 professionals, ensuring the timely delivery of projects. He leads as the Principal Architect, handling concept creation, and translating the client’s vision into architectural design.
His portfolio of projects includes commercial and residential buildings, health and education facilities, hospitality and leisure venues, and industrial sites.
Imad has been a Member of the Lebanese Order of Engineers and Architects since 1996.
Imad has received numerous awards for his architectural works. They include: the Mitri Nammar award for the Bur-Hotel project, and the first prize for the Knowledge & Innovation Center competition in Tripoli. He also received the first prize award for the Casino Du Liban Masterplan competition.
His works have also been published in renowned architectural magazines (print and online) such as Architectural Digest, ArchDaily, Wired and De Zeen to name a few. He has also been invited as a guest speaker at numerous architecture and design conferences
Imad obtained his D.E.S.A. in Architecture from ALBA in 1996 and MBA IP in Management, from Saint Joseph University – Sorbonne – Dauphine in 2005.
In loving memory of Nadim Younes 1971 – 2020
Nadim Younes was a Co-Founder and Partner of mddm Architects.
He had been a part of the New York Architects – Town Planners since 2000.
Nadim Younes’ project portfolio includes:
- Architecture: commercial and industrial buildings, residential and office buildings, hospitals, schools, private residences, urban planning and design.
- Interior architecture: commercial retail spaces, residences and office spaces.
He was a Member of the Lebanese Order of Engineers and Architects in Tripoli since 1995.
Nadim’s architectural works have received numerous awards. They include: the first prize for the Knowledge & Innovation Center competition in Tripoli, first prize for the Order of Engineer and Architects of Tripoli and the first prize award for the Casino Du Liban Masterplan competition. He also received the first prize for the St. Hardini Cathedral in Kfifane Competition and the second prize for the Beirut Harbour Passengers Terminal Competition.
Nadim obtained his D.E.S.A. in Architecture from ALBA in 1995 and his D.E.S.S. in Urban Planning from ALBA University – I.F.U. in 1997.