Bachelor of Architecture with honors, University Aleppo, Syria, 1974. Master of Architecture, University Washington, 1982. Certified urban design, University Washington, 1982.
Architectural designer, Master of Civil Engineering, Damascus, 1974-1975; director design, Master of Civil Engineering, Aleppo, 1975-1976; principal, Sakkal & Associations, Aleppo, 1976-1978; architectural designer, Architecture Associations, Seattle, 1978-1982; senior designer, Rural Delivery&S, Bellevue, Washington, 1982-1984; principal, Restaurant/Hotel Design, Seattle, since 1984; principal, Sakkal Design, Bothell, since 1991. Lecturer U. Aleppo, 1974-1975, Applied Arts Institute, 1977-1978, affiliate instructor U. Washington, since 1990.
Married Seta K. Sakkal, March 13, 1980. Children: Aida, Kindah.