Academic Support Facilities

Ramez G. Chagoury, Faculty of Architecture, Arts and Design (FAAD)

FAAD studios are designed to meet the various needs of Architecture, Art and Design programs. The studios are furnished with professional drafting tables and are appropriately equipped to provide support to all Architecture, Design and Fine Art courses.

MAC Computer Laboratory

Graphic Design and Fashion Design students have access to the up-dated Mac Computer Laboratory and the latest softwares to facilitate their performance.

Photography Laboratory

The Photography Laboratory is a place where Architecture, Design, and Art students, as well as other disciplines at NDU, learn how to capture still images, develop, print, and experiment with the techniques of digital and analog photography. The studios are professionally designed and equipped with the latest technology and darkrooms for experimented analog prints to provide hands-on learning experience and optimal working conditions under the supervision of qualified instructors.

Dorothy Salhab Kazemi - Ceramic Workshop

This Ceramic Atelier is equipped with two kilns and several wheel tables. Students can enjoy manual work with clay (slab, coil building, throwing, etc), and clay enamels powder glazing. The Ceramic Atelier has a terrace, overlooking pine trees.

Metal and Wood Workshop

The Metal and Wood Workshop has the necessary tools that will help Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and Fashion Design students in the creative process of their works. Its main purpose is to create a tangible approach to the methodologies of teaching between the theoretical and applied.

Silk Screen Printing Workshop

The Silk Screen Printing Workshop is equipped with the necessary tools that will help mainly Graphic Design students in the hands-on process of their work. Its main purpose is to create a tangible approach between the theoretical and applied methodologies of teaching. A movable types printing facility is also available in the same workshop.

Smart Rooms

Within FAAD premises, 23 classrooms are equipped with Active Boards Touch, and another 12 have LCD projectors.

Architecture Computer Workshop

Two Computer Workshops have been set up for the Architecture and Interior Design students; located within the Architecture studios. Both workshop are equipped with facilities, including 15 computers, an LCD projector and related projection screen. Each computer contains the latest versions of graphic software, in addition to Ecotect.

Design Computer Workshop

Two fully equipped computer workshops have been developed in proximity to the studios for Graphic Design and Fashion design students.
Both equipped with room facilities, including 19 G4 Mackintosh computers. Each computer contains the latest versions of graphic software.

Fashion Design Studio

The Fashion Design facilities consists of three studios, one studio with mannequins and large patternmaking tables, adjacent is a sewing studio with professional steam iron and sewing machines. Furthermore, a Mackintosh computer workshop is set-up to ensure a professional studio setting of digital illustration and pattermaking skills and hands-on execution. Students also have access to a catwalk installation and will produce fashion shows of their creations.

Music Department Facilities

The Music Department facility consists of three repetition halls equipped with projection facility and a piano, and 6 small practice rooms for a one-to-one music instrumentation practice. The halls and rooms are all acoustically isolated and outfitted with the most up-dated sound system.

 

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics  (FBAE)

 

The Rooms' Division Laboratory

The purpose of the rooms’ division laboratory is to provide practical and hands-on environment opportunities for students to experience and perform hotel front office and housekeeping operations.  Exposure to front desk practice as well as reservations and back-office tasks is made available.  Introduction to basic property management systems as well as travel and tour operations are also carried out when need be.

The Restaurant Demonstration Laboratory

The restaurant demonstration laboratory provides students with the proper environment to conduct basic restaurant dining-room service operations. Restaurant concept planning, setting, serving and banqueting operations are practiced there.  Furthermore, exposure to alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages role in the dining experience and its appropriate service is provided. Discovery and appreciation through tasting is performed.

 

The Kitchen Laboratories

The kitchen laboratory, with its both demonstration and full operation components, forms the backbone of the practical culinary experience that students are provided with.  While in the demonstration lab, students witness and assist in real life cooking preparation, execution and tasting, in the full operations lab, they are fully responsible for practicing and executing menus related to self-planned banqueting events. Purchasing, storing, preparing, cooking, serving and stewarding are among other tasks that the students perform.

 

The Dealing Room Lab

The FBAE trading room is a glitzy learning laboratory that adds vibes to the business program, facilitates the training experience of students in financial markets, and increases awareness of the practical use of all financial instruments.  Consistent with the FBAE’s mission of excellence in teaching, the trading room, through Bloomberg and Eikon platforms, provides business students with real world experience where they can retrieve economic and financial data, implement trading strategies, and perform simulations on equities, derivatives, commodities or commodity derivatives.

 

The FBAE NDU - Bank Audi Executive Lounge

The mission and goals of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics evoke community involvement, social responsibility, exchange of knowledge and expertise as well as advancement opportunities in a stimulating environment. In line with the above, the FBAE, in partnership with Bank Audi, established an executive lounge dedicated to faculty members, graduate students and business professionals, where dialogue occurs among different constituents in an academic but informal and comfortable setting, thus providing students with a wide scope of professional awareness and stimulating their intellectual curiosity.

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