In a recent article at Marcopolis, Hani explains how 'We work hard at building an empowered base of staff members, and we encourage open dialog and literal transparency...People at Polypod are expected to be themselves, and not bring in a work persona.'
Warren-Singh Bartlett with Sinan Hallak at Polypod
The Polypod Creative Series presentsWarren-Singh Bartlett who will share stories from his whimsical city guide Bet You Didn't Know This About Beirut with Sinan Hallak illustrator of the book, on Wed 23 Jan at 19:00.
15 Jan 2013
Raneem and Massa join Polypod
Polypod is happy to welcome Raneem el Khachen and Massa Ammouri as part of our growing architectural team.
03 Jan 2013
Hani's TEDxBeirut talk
Hani's talk at TEDxBeirut has garnered over 1,000 views in less than 1 week.
Polypod goes on a team building outing with Lebanese Adventure. Fun times spent and we're looking forward for another adventurous day.
04 Oct 2012
Nadim Karam at Polypod
On 4 October Polypod launches Season 3 of the Polypod Creative Series hosting Nadim Karam, founder of Atelier Hapsitus.
10 Sep 2012
Polypod wins Arabian Property Award
Polypod wins the 2012-2013 Arabian Properties Award for Architecture Multiple Residence for the Ain Saadeh project. The regional award is given out by the well-established London-based International Property Awards in association with Yamaha.
07 Sep 2012
Polypod supports Balsam
In continuous support of Balsam, the Lebanese Center for Palliative Care, Polypod designs the flyer and poster for the fundraising event to be held in SkyBar on 11 September.
Polypod co-founder Rana Samara Jubayli on competition jury panel to review concept architectural projects submitted for the Amchit Project by FFA Real Estate.
02 Jul 2012
Polypod at World Architecture Jury
Hani Asfour, an Honorary Member of the World Architecture Community, votes to help select the winners of the 11th Cycle Shortlist.
29 Jun 2012
Zaarour Competition Announces Winner
Polypod completed the management of the Zaarour Club Competition by announcing the winner, Najjar+Najjar.
29 Jun 2012
Mohamad Haidar wins Creativity Award at LAU
Mohamad Haidar, an intern web developer at Polypod, has received the Creativity Award from LAU for the 2012 Capstone project. Mohamad developed a 3D simulation of the LAU library that allows users to experience it as a game.
28 Jun 2012
Polypod Open House in The Daily Star
Polypod opened the studio to the public to participate in a typical design workshop and hosted Dar Onboz as part of the Creative Series. Polypod's participation is covered in the Daily Star. Read the article.
Don't forget to visit Polypod in the Beirut Design Week, be there for the Open House on Wednesday June 27 from 4 to 7pm.
07 Jun 2012
In further collaboration with our community
Polypod is designing the non-smoking campaign for AUB. Look out for it in your favourite restaurants in Hamra.
07 Jun 2012
Polypod's design services to brand the Green Campaign
A project by the Municipality of Beirut bringing together the Beirutis to adopt residual green areas, with the contribution of renowned lebanese landscape designers.
23 May 2012
Zeina Daccache at Polypod's Creative Series
Join us as we screen '12 Angry Lebanese' followed by a discussion with Zeina Daccache, as she shares the power of the creative force behind Catharsis and her recent projects on Wednesday May 23 2012 at 19:00.
VincentJamesis the principal of Minnesota-based architecture firmVJAA, winner of four National AIA Honor Awards andthe2012 AIA Firm Award. Vincent will share experiences from his innovative practice. His work is represented locally intheAUB Charles Hostler Center, which received several awards including a 2009 AIA COTE Top Ten Award for excellence in environmentally responsible design.
NaderTehrani is a principal and founder of NADAAA, a practice dedicated to design innovation. He also is a Professor and the Head of the Department of Architecture at MIT School of Architecture and Planning. NaderTehrani’s work received many awards, including the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award, the United States Artists Architecture and Design Award, and thirteen Progressive Architecture Awards.
Special thanks to the Zaarour Club for supporting this event.
Looking forward to see you tonight.
See you soon,
30 Apr 2012
Vincent James at Polypod
The Polypod Creative Series is hosting AIA 2012 Firm of the Year VJAA principal Vincent James on Monday 7 May at 7pm. James is best known in Lebanon for AUB’s Hostler Center.