Reem Charif obtained a degree in Architecture from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture (AA dip RIBA II), after which she completed an Msc in Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studied (SOAS), University of London.
 
She has worked with international development institutions such as UNRWA, UNICEF and A.M. Qattan Foundation and is a founding partner of Febrik. She has taught at the Architectural Association, London Metropolitan University and currently at Chelsea College of Art and Design and University of East London.
Mohamad is conducting a PhD in Architectural Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London. His research investigates the negotiation of spaces of sectarian-political conflict and the informal processes for claiming spaces by different site users and controllers such as residents, militia, and politicians in contemporary Beirut-Lebanon. 
 
He has also taught design at the department of architecture and design at both the Lebanese American University and the American University of Beirut.
 
He completed his MA in public art at Chelsea College of Art and Design-London and has a bachelors degree in Interior Architecture from the Fine Arts Institute-Lebanese University.
Joumana’s work revolves around Social Maturity. she is based in the Arab region and partners on projects of varying nature (building, publication, event, social entrepreneurship) where Social Potential and Social Relevance are primary drivers.  Since her partnership with Reem and Mohamad, Joumana has indirectly transfered the knowledge learnt through Febrik into her various other collaborations on the basis of Febrik’s main question: 
 
'By focusing on what we can do and what is possible and on offer in our environment, is it possible that we have more energy, skill and initiative to create small scale change, while consistently acting towards the larger scale improvement?’
 
 
In education, Joumana has held studios at the American University in Beirut and is continuously in touch with education through taking part in conversations in the Architecture and Design departments at the American University of Sharjah, Lebanese American University, as well as through non-profit programs such as Injaz in the UAE. 
 
Joumana’s blog and other tibbits:  joumana.tumblr.com