Baldati

Destination:

Architect

Environmental researcher and activist , specialist in Green Cities for eco Efficiency , founder of Baldati organization on 2002 which is a non-profit research center on sustainable development and green architecture. Green cities projects manager and consultant for many Municipalities in Lebanon and abroad. Professor of Sustainable Architecture at the Lebanese university . Born on 9 – Nov – 1962 - Mayfouq -Byblos, Married to Rita Mattar, and have 5 kids. Marie-Joe 1997, Yara 1999, Sara 2000,Tina 2001,Kareem 2010 . TV and Radio Anchor for many Baldati programs since 2002 raising environmental awairness, community debates and social responsibility. Trainer and facilitator for many workshops about social networking for development , team capacity building , strategic management , eco tourism and ICT4D.

Formal education:

  • Math-Elem in 1982: "Mont La Salle".
  • Architectural diploma in 1989 -Université Saint- Esprit, Kaslik.
  • Green cities for eco efficiency from Erasmus - IHS Netherland - Diploma
  • Final Project:"Formation de l'homme".
  • Latest research:
    • "Sustainable development through ICT".
    • "Green Architecture in Lebanon".
    • "Regional Media Tools".
  • Languages: fluent Arabic,french,English -read & write
Activities:
  • Professor at the " Lebanese University : IBA2 - 2010 till present
    • Sustainable architecture
    • Relevee
    • dossier d'execution
  • Professor at NDU - Architecture - Design 2 - Design 3 - 2010 - 2014
  • Professor at " sagesse university " Master in NGO management
    • Management of rural and urban communities
    • Social networks
  • Professor at USEK : Baldati green City program - 2000 till present
Architecture:
  • 1989 till present: Owner of NOON co. Architecture Agency.Elissar-metn-Lebanon.
  • 96 designed projects till now.46 Consultancies and Researches-40 Site surveys.
  • 2000 till 2008: Professor @ "Holly Spirit University"- Faculty of Architecture & Fine Arts.
  • Expert in " Green Architecture" and " Renewable Energy"
Research & Development:
  • 2002 Founder of the NGO " Baldati "-7/1/2003 Objectives: Development, Environment & Culture.
  • 2002 Founder of www.baldati.com -The Arab & Lebanese Social Network.1468 villages, 192 countries of emigration, clubs and projects.
  • 2002 Founder of "Wild Lebanon"Project
  • 2003-2005Anchor of Many Radio and TV programs: About Architecture and Sustainable development.
  • "Baldati.com on VDL" a Radio program on "Voice of Lebanon"A talk show about rural development and ICT4D-140 session done till 27th of May 2005,400 villages and municipalities hosted, about 600 guest. More then 50 NGOs, universities and ministries were hosted and promoted on Baldati.com. Development , environmental and cultural projects were discussed and proposed to the communities. An interactive show , on the first radio in Lebanon, covering all Lebanon and a lot of regional countries and the rest of the world on internet.
  • 2004 Winner of "e-comleb" funded by EU -The Baldati e-commerce Market Place project
  • 2005 General Manager of Beirut Marathon association
  • 2005 Member of World Summit Information Society preparation committee - Tunisia 2005.
  • 2005 Winner of Market Place award for the Baldati Hiking Club Project From UNDP and World Bank
  • 2005 Represented Lebanon in "Africa Open Source"
  • 2005 till now member of the "cloe" coalition for the
  • 2006 Winner of 3 projects with CDR Droub el Batroun -Aley -Ayha
  • 2007 Project manager of bekaa valley project with The RSCN Funded by SDC
  • 2007 till now: Producer and Anchor of TV programs on Tele Liban ,OTV, Future TV, New TV,MTV
  • 2007-Winner of Afkar project e-dialogue funded by EU with collaboration of the ministry of social affaires (100000EUR)
  • 2008-ICT4D expert for invent - germany in a development project for the ministry of education in Algeria.
  • 2008-2009-Partners in "Citizen Lebanon" with 6 national NGOs.
  • 2009-Editor of the ecotourism plan for PINR -Pine Island National Reserve- Tripoli
Best regards,
Chaker noon
Elissar, noon.bldg,Grd. floor,metn,Lebanon
Tel/Fax : +961 (4) 922999 - Cel: +961 (3)666565 chaker@baldati.org 
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