The Architecture and Design Department at AUB presents
TALK20 Beirut | Fifth edition

Friday April 1, 2011 at 6:00 pm

Olayan School of Business | auditorium

American University of Beirut | lower campus

TALK20 is not a lecture but a gathering, an informal exchange of ideas within and outside of the design community. It begins with a series of short presentations | 20 slides per 20 seconds each | selected and narrated by a hybrid panel of students, educators and professionals.


Omar Rajeh (dancer / Maqamat)
Mustapha Jundi, Salim Kadi & Bana Abouricheh (architects / Apractice studio)
Rana Salam (Creative Director / Rana Salam design studio / ArD faculty)
Tracy Eid (architecture student / ArD)
Omar & Mohammad Kabbani (designers, musicians / Ashekman)

Cyril Aris & Mounia Akl (film makers / Orange Dog productions)
George Awde (photographer, Arab Image Foundation / ArD faculty)
“Charlie” Sara Ali & Dominique Salloum (FAAH graduate, GD student /ArD)
Bernard Khoury (architect / Bernard Khoury Architects)
Ziad Nawfal (music producer, radio host / Ruptured)

Live Performance at 6:00 by Mayysa Jallad and Elie Abdel Nour

Organized by the TALK20 lecture committee

[Please note that entry to campus is accessible from the Main Gate, Bliss Street, and from the corniche, through the Hostler center gate – Parking spaces might be more available around Bliss Street]

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all graphics for Talk20 Ed.5 are designed by AUB graphic design students Aya Al Bawwab, Christian Moussa and Nadia Deghaily


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Coming soon... AUB's 5th edition of Talk20 on April 1st! Reserve the date, there's an amazing list of speakers being set , so keep checking this website for more information