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Adib Dada is the founder of theOtherDada [tOD] Integrated Architecture Lab. Based on biomimicry, tOD’s work promotes a symbiotic relationship between nature and the built environment. Adib was listed as one of GOOD Magazine’s GOOD 100 for 2016, and theOtherDada’s latest project Beirut River 2.0, which aims to regenerate the degraded Beirut River with partners LCEC and UN Habitat. This effort was profiled in L’Orient Le Jour newspaper and on the LBC TV channel. As a fervent supporter of Beirut’s contemporary art scene, Adib serves on the supporting committee of the Beirut Art Center, and sits on the board of Tandem Works, a non-profit public art organization advocating change on social, cultural and environmental issues. Born and raised in Beirut, Adib earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture at the American University of Beirut, a master’s degree in the interactive telecommunications program at New York University, and completed a biomimicry graduate certificate from the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute and Arizona State University. Adib is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Middle East Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.