Gamar Markarian

Gamar Markarian is an Armenian Lebanese designer and urbanist, interested in media and communication. She received her BS in Landscape architecture from the Lebanese University of Beirut in 2006, MS in Design and Urban Ecologies from Parsons The New School in 2016 and a graduate certification in Documentary filmmaking from the School of Public Engagement at The New School in 2018.

In 2007, Gamar co-founded Atelier Hamra; a landscape architecture office in Beirut operating in Lebanon and the MENA region. Currently living between New York and Philadelphia, Gamar collaborates with The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program as a design strategist focusing on the design and implementation of participatory design processes, and other independent design and production projects across both cities.

Last updated: May 15, 2020