Tarek Beshir, founder of TB Architects, has been intimately involved in prestigious domestic and international projects and has undertaken various commissions in architecture, landscaping and interior design. He is a graduate of Cairo University and received his Masters degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and his postgraduate studies from Harvard University in landscaping.
Tarek Beshir began his professional career in the architecture department of Cairo’s Dar Al Handasah. His aptitude for landscaping however developed at a later stage when he received his first assignment aimed at designing the landscape of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madina in Saudi Arabia. Over time and with each new assignment, Beshir’s natural penchant for nature and affinity to plants and outdoor environments grew. Landscape design has now become an integral part of Beshir’s profession and his services have evolved to encompass all facets of architecture, from landscaping to interior design. A pioneer in landscape architecture in Egypt, Beshir is currently one of the most prominent in the field.
During the early 90s, Tarek Beshir traveled to Chicago, where he worked for Perkins & Will, one of the world’s leading consulting firms. There, he gained a wealth of experience in creating luxury hotel and resort facilities, parks and gardens, corporate office buildings and residences. In 1994, Tarek Beshir returned to Cairo to establish his own full service architecture firm. Today, with more than fifteen years of experience and extensive international exposure in the Middle East and the U.S., Tarek Beshir holds a comprehensive portfolio of high profile initiatives, all infused with his unique sense of creativity, pragmatism and professionalism.
Tarek Beshir has been granted MIT & Aga Khan awards for academic excellence and another grant to travel and study the urban fabric of the old city of Fez (Morocco) in June 1992. When Beshir is not dedicating time to the growth and development of his firm, he spends time with his family and enjoys travelling around the world. He also has a passion for music and photography.