David Aouad studied architecture at the University of Montreal, School of Architecture (MSc. Urban Planning, Alba / B.Arch., Architecture, University of Montreal, 1996). Aouad started an independent practice in 1999. He has since 2003 teamed up with partner Juliana El-Haddad to establish the firm "hands". Over the past 10 years, his office has been active in many countries, dealing with projects of various types. Besides his practice, Aouad teaches design at the Lebanese American University since 2001.