COAF Smart Center Designed by Paul Kaloustian MArch ’01 Opens in Armenia
Designed by Paul Kaloustian MArch ’01, the Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Smart Center recently opened in the northern Armenian province of Lori. According to the project brief, “the Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) plans to expand their community works with the SMART initiative. The aim is to deliver superior and regionally-relevant educational, social, economical and community programs in rural areas with an emphasis on technology, sustainability, arts, music, modern healthcare and lifestyle, linguistics and languages, business and civic engagement.”
Kaloustian’s office, Paul Kaloustian Studio, is based in Beirut The practice has worked on a variety of projects, from buildings to interiors. He previously worked at Herzog and de Meuron in Basel (2000), and taught at the Boston Architecture Center (2000) and at the American University of Beirut (2009-10).