Saab Shmait

Beirut, محافظة بيروت

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About me:

10 years of experience as a Senior Architect. I am loyal, hard-working, professional, and conscientious. My passion lies in achieving the highest degree of quality in design while meeting the sustainability, functionality, and aesthetical aspect of the project, and I achieve this by working closely with other people within my team. I also make sure I obtain a clear brief from my manager or supervisor as to what they want me to achieve whilst working in the role I am employed. 


I have a master's in architecture from the Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon. 


I am a Senior Architect at Samir Khairallah & Partners Architects Planners Engineers. I Report directly to the Head of the Department, leading a team of between 3-4 architects as per projects size and needs. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Controls project to ensure high quality, innovative and functional design.
  • Design feasibility reports and proposals along with the design manager.
  • Identifies clients’ needs and develops corresponding ideas tackling client’s needs, building usage, and environmental impact.
  • Produces detailed blueprints (preliminary designs, construction drawings, architectural details & documents, specifications, cost estimates, schematics, and renderings,) and performs necessary corrections.
  • Performs site visits to check on project status, reports on the project, and approves all technical submittals and shop drawings.
  • Cooperates and liaises with construction professionals (Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and specialist consultants, subcontractors, architects, and client’s agents).
  • Compiles project specifications and keeps projects within budgets and timelines.
  • Ensures that all works are carried out to specific standards, building codes (NFPA, French Code...) guidelines, fire regulations, and other ordinances.
  • Attends meetings as required.

Key Achievements: 

  • Successfully completed 3 projects going through all stages from conceptual phase until execution phase.
  • Achieved project delivery 3 weeks ahead of schedule and with a 5 % cost budget reduction. Thus increasing my company’s profit.

Key Projects:

  • SGH – Infectious Diseases Center – Beirut Lebanon ( Healthcare)
  • Byblos Seaside Residence – Byblos Jbeil ( Residential Resort)
  • Jubail Residential Compound – Jubail KSA (Residential Compound)
  • Al Nahr Mixed-Use – Beirut Lebanon (Mixed-use = Residential, Retail & Offices)
  • Zoebi Private Residence Khobar KSA (Residential)
  • Orient Building – Beirut Lebanon (Offices)
  • 3 Beirut Towers– Beirut Lebanon (Residential)


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