Waleed joined the Dubai office of CD+M in 2012. Mr. Fakousa has extensive experience collaborating with renowned architects and designers on high-profile projects around the globe. Prior to joining CD+M, he received a BA in Architectural Engineering and Building Technology and a Masters in Architectural Lighting Design from the University of Wismar, Germany.
Waleed assisted our Dubai office in several projects to be nominated and win the Middle East Lighting Design Awards 2014 & 2016 in two categories. He currently runs lighting design workshops at leading design firms to raise the awareness of the importance of lighting design in the various markets segments. He has also been awarded the 40Under40 recognition by LUX magazine during Lighting Design awards 2016 in London, UK.
Professionally, Mr. Fakousa spent several years as a lighting designer with one of Germany’s foremost lighting design firms and worked for an industry leading architecture office in Cairo, Egypt. His proven expertise, attention to detail and feasibility and concern for human wellbeing enable him to successfully manage a variety of project types, sizes, locations and demands from inception to realization.