Design Education Talks ep. 57 – Christian Guellerin

Design Education Talks Ep. 71 – Prof. Taha Duri Design Education Talks

Prof Duri is a published author, translator, artist, and educator, having taught in Architecture, Interior Design, Health Sciences and the Built Environment and History and Theory of Art and Architecture for twenty years.Prof. Duri practiced architecture and interior design for a decate in New York City with specialization in the design and construction of health facilities and hospitals before being appointed overseas (UAE) to start up programs in Architectural Engineering and Interior Design (University of Sharjah and the New York Institute of Technology). His appointment at NYIT was as Associate Professor and Assistant Dean at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in Abu Dhabi, and Strategic Advisor for the Middle East, while also teaching conducting administrative duties, and pursuing his research interests. As of 2016, Duri is at the academic rank of Full Professor.Many of his articles were published in architecture and design journals through international conferences on architecture, humanities, and the arts. Professor Duri also provided editorial contributions to several newspapers and periodicals such as the New York Times, Herald Tribune, Architectural Digest, and the National in the UAE.As an artist, Professor Duri had his own art exhibitions and participated in others in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, New York City, and London, in addition to the acquisition of some of his paintings in the permanent collection of the Fischer Fine Arts Library at the University of Pennsylvania. Private collections acquiring his paintings include the Ruling Family of the United Arab Emirates.Prof. Duri has received several academic awards on consecutive years by the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics (IIAS) in Germany and is Member of the Board of Directors. Presently, Professor Duri is the Dean of the College of Design at the American University in the Emirates in addition to his honorary appointment as Visiting Research Professor at the IIAS working on several research projects and works of art.Support the showFollow us on twitter at @newartschool Visits us on https://linktr.ee/thenewartschoolRead our latest articles at https://newartschool.education/and https://heretakis.medium.com/
  1. Design Education Talks Ep. 71 – Prof. Taha Duri
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“Design has become a strategic discipline for all the companies which thinks about their future. Innovation is at the heart of all the industrial and commercial problematics and design is the tool for the representation of this innovation. The designers do have nowadays the opportunity to occupy the top strategic positions. The careers of the designers has become a predominant questions for all companies.”

Christian Guellerin is the Executive Director of L’École de design Nantes Atlantique, the President of the French association France Design Education and honorary president of Cumulus, the international association of universities and schools of design, art and media. Christian Guellerin has been the director of L’École de design Nantes Atlantique since 1997. The school’s goal is to produce professionals in creation and innovation dedicated to promoting socio-economic development. The school regards design as an opportunity to generate added value and facilitate progress. Christian Guellerin is the author of many articles on design and teaching in France and abroad and teaches in several schools and universities. He has provided his expertise for the creation of design schools or design centers in France and abroad on behalf of the European Union. Appointed Knight of the National Order of Merit in November 2016.

L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique: https://www.lecolededesign.com
Christian Guellerin LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christianguellerin/
Christian Guellerin website: work in progress

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