Majdi has been traveling around the world for the past few years, to seek more knowledge and different cross-cultural experiences.
From his home country Tunisia in North Africa to Europe, then to the United States, and currently in Australia to pursue his Ph.D. research. Majdi speaks five languages fluently and is learning two more. Majdi is an activist in Africa, and he got involved in humanitarian work, rebuilding schools and supporting families from remote areas, in post-revolutionary Tunisia.
Majdi is also an emerging professional, and he worked at international architecture firms in the US, HKS, and in Paris, Architecture Studio. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and his Architect’s diploma from the School of Architecture and Planning in Tunis, Tunisia in 2009. Some of Majdi’s most exceptional academic achievements include being awarded the prestigious grant, The Fulbright Scholarship from 2009 to 2012. Majdi completed his Masters of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana, USA.
Majdi is also an awardee of the IPRS/APA Australian government scholarships for doctoral studies, and he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in architecture and humanities at the University of Western Australia.
Any time after 6 pm (Perth time)
Saturday and Sunday all day
Willing to travel: Home Only
2014-Present I Tutor, architecture and engineering, the University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, Australia My role at UWA has involved mentoring first year architecture, planning and engineering students in core design, drawing and technical units.
Tasks include lecture and tutoring preparation, marking and conducting design critiques. Units taught: Structures and Natural systems (ARCT 1030): complementary unit in Landscape Architecture and Architecture major sequences. The unit helps student to acquire skills related to construction details and site manipulation.
Geographies of Global Cities (GEOG 1101): the unit focuses on how globalisation is shaping spatial configuration of cities, including processes of urban planning, urban restructuring, and urbanism.
Global Challenges in Engineering (ENSC 1001): A core unit in the Engineering Science major sequence. Students learn to develop communication skills, project management skills and critical thinking in relation to waste management and product design.
A Critical Theory of Technology Development (ENSC 2601): assisting student develop critical perspectives towards engineering practices and specifically in the Aboriginal context of Western Australia.
Lectures: Is Tunis a Global City? Repeat lecture delivered to first year geography students, School of Earth and Environment, UWA, Perth Urban Decay in Detroit: lecture delivered to first year architecture students, ALVA, UWA, Perth Islamic Architecture in the Global Age: lecture delivered to third year architecture students, ALVA, UWA, Perth
Marketing/Teaching Experience: 2015 I Arabic language freelance translator, BaiTuttarjama, Perth, Australia 2014 I Arabic language Teacher, Language Trainers Australia + Tutor Finder 2008-2009 | Acadomia Learning Centre, Paris, France. Instructor of English, German, and Mathematics