Yara Feghali is a Lebanese architect and Principal of Folly
Feast Lab, an experimental design studio based in Los Angeles and co-founded
with Viviane El-Kmati. She is a design faculty at UCLA Architecture and Urban
Design where she teaches design studio and technology seminars at the graduate
level. She taught at the Städelschule Architecture Class in Frankfurt Germany
graduate thesis, and visual studies. She is was visiting faculty at SCI-Arc EDGE teaching
Design Theory and Pedagogy.
Her research work interrogates the territories of architecture education and speculates on the role of emerging technologies in designing our environments using new media and storytelling techniques. Her design studio FollyFeastLab builds visually-led immersive and interactive mixed reality experiences to address present social and urban themes working with 3D scanning, AI, and Game engines.