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Yara is a French and Lebanese architectural designer working at the intersection of architecture education,
transmedia, and immersive technologies. She is the creative director of Folly Feast Lab co-founded with Viviane El Kmati. Her studio is based in Santa Monica and creates visually-led immersive and interactive experiences to address present social and urban themes using AI, Game Engines, and 3D scanning technology. Yara is a faculty at UCLA A.UD teaching design studio and technology seminars at the graduate level. She has taught at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles, SAC in Frankfurt, Bartlett in London, and ALBA in Beirut.