Abdallah Tabet is an architect and landscape architect from Lebanon, having lived between Beirut, Paris and Philadelphia. He has degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (MLA), the American University of Beirut (BArch) and the Lebanese University (DESS – MHP). He has lived in and loved Philly since 2005.
Abdallah grew up in a multicultural environment, and despite the hardship of war, his parents exposed him early on to different design and artistic disciplines. He and his siblings were encouraged to participate in summer camps and community activities with others in the sublime settings of the mountains Lebanon, where they hiked and explored the vastness of the landscape. Those experiences have led Abdallah to the appreciation of both man and nature, and working to the design of spaces for both.
Abdallah is currently working at OLIN on several large scale projects, such as a river restoration in Normandy, a winter garden in Chantilly, and a 500 acres plantation in Morocco, in addition to several cultural, residential and planning projects in Europe and the Middle East. He is also pursuing multiple competitions for renowned museums and collaborating on environmental and community engagement projects in Philly and Beirut.