Mr. Fadlallah Dagher


Fadlallah Dagher is an architect and an illustrator. He has been working and living in Lebanon. With his firm Dagher Hanna and Partners, he has designed over 150 projects. He is recognized as one of the major experts on vernacular and heritage architecture in Lebanon; his modernist designs are influenced by his expertise on historical buildings through context and spatial connexions.
His projects cover different building types, including residential and commercial buildings, educational and cultural institutions, religious and community buildings, historical buildings renovation, construction of mud brick structures in the Beqaa Valley...He has recently completed the acclaimed mim (Mineral Museum) in Beirut.

Besides his practice, Fadlallah Dagher has been involved in education, teaching architecture at ALBA and AUB in Beirut; he is a member of APSAD since 1994, and he has given many lectures on architecture. He has directed the publication of “L’homme, la terre et la pierre” (Fondation Nationale du Patrimoine, 2001), an exhibition and a book on heritage architecture in Lebanon, and has contributed to “Beit Saifi as time goes by” (Marc & Hala Cochrane, 2015), that showcases the renovation of a 19th century late ottoman mansion in Beirut.

His major work as an illustrator is “The Illustrated History of the Lebanon”, first published by Larousse in Beirut in 1987; he was also a cartoonist for political magazines in Lebanon in the 1980’s.