Joe Tabet
Founder,JT & Partners

Joe Tabet is an exceptional multi-award-winning architect with over 20 years of extensive experience in worldwide architectural and construction industry as well as in master planning and urban design.

He is featured in Middle East Architect Who’s Who (Jan2018) as one of 45 most influential established architects who have positively contributed to the growing development of the ME region.

Named Principal of the Year by Middle East Architect Awards 2017, he was described as “revolutionary”, breaking out of the traditional mould of architectural design and proceeded to create “structures and communities that would transcend design and encompass societal and environmental issues”.

Early 2015, he founded JT & Partners, with offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Lebanon. Under his leadership, JT & Partners became an “overnight success”, gained recognition as a world-renown consultant delivering iconic, environmental/ socially sustainable projects located in global destinations, from Morocco to Seychelles, Lebanon, India, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, North and Central Africa, KSA and UAE, spanning residential, hospitality, commercial, mixed-use and masterplan developments.

Outside of the practice, he actively participates in panel discussions, attends international industry related exhibits and gives interviews with industry magazines to share his knowledge, experiences and viewpoints. He is passionate about raising awareness on sociable sustainable communities, proactive in full commitments to community responsibilities and fostering the future generation through providing guidance and internship programs.

JT & Partners

JT+Partners is an innovative brand in architecture, masterplanning and integrated design practices. Our brand responds to climate, urban fabric, society and the individual needs of the client to make unique places.

With offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Beirut, the practice has a remarkable reputation with international property portfolio.


“I look forward to participating in the upcoming Leaders in Architecture 8th Annual International Summit. The gathering of ‘movers and shakers’ from top global organisations in the architecture and design industry will provide an excellent platform for sharing and expanding knowledge as well as the opportunity to keep up-to-date with current and latest industry trends in the MENA region.”