Joude Mabsout

Joude Mabsout is a student at the Architecture and Urbanism program (SMArchS Urbanism). She received her Bachelor in Landscape Architecture (BLA) from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in 2016, and moved to Cambridge, MA, to work at Stimson Studio. Joude is interested in the relationship between people, space and the environment, and her recent research covers the topics of coastal urbanism and contested landscapes.

Areas of Interest
Civic Participation, Climate Change, Environmental Planning, Historic Preservation, History and Theory of Planning, Landscape Architecture and Natural Systems, Parks and Recreation, Theory of Urbanism, Urban Design


2012 - 2016
Bachelor in Landscape Architecture (BLA), American University of Beirut
2018 - Present
Master of Science in Architecture Studies (SMArchS), Urbanism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

2016 - 2018
Landscape Designer, Stimson Studio, Cambridge MA
2015 - 2015
Landscape Architecture Intern, Grupo Aranea, Spain
2014 - 2014
Landscape Architecture Intern, Neighborhood Initiative Center at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon


2016 - 2016
Honorary Mention, "International Prize for University Projects", 9th International Biennale of Landscape Architecture, Barcelona, Spain