Salma Talhouk and Jala Makhzoumi receive Life Time Achievement Award at the Landscape Middle East Awards Ceremony

Dr. Salma Talhouk, LDEM Professor and Chair of AUBotanic, was invited together with LDEM associate Dr. Jala Makhzoumi to participate in the first ‘Landscape Middle East Awards Ceremony’ at which they received the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ in a ceremony organized by Landscape Middle East Magazine, on November 25, 2019, at the Ritz Carlton DIFC Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Musa Nimah (1942-2016), Eminent Professor of Irrigation at the American University of Beirut, the awards ceremony honored those whose dedication, creativity, and relentless effort have had a positive imp​​act on the landscape profession in the region. The unique event highlighted the importance of landscape architecture in the development of cities and communities and its impact on human health, happiness, and quality of life. Landscape Middle East Magazine will publish a special edition featuring the biographies of award recipients and to be disseminated in December 2019.​​