Aspire to Achieve

    •, A researcher, باحث
      A researcher
    •, An undergraduate, البكالوريوس
      An undergraduate
    •, A graduate, الدراسات العليا
      A graduate

Research / Projects

  • Research Interests:

|Urban Design Expert
SDPM-GCR’s: Promoting Better Quality and More Manageable Public Spaces– A Collaboration Project between UNHABITAT and General Organization of Physical Planning
2019-2020|Urban Design Expert Assistant
GOPP Communication Strategy – A Collaboration Project between UNHABITAT and General Organization of Physical Planning.
2017-2018|Research Assistant
Sustainable Green Markets: Regenerating the Urban Historic Core to Sustain Socio-cultural Heritage and Economic Activities, ID 26452 (AH/N009169/1) – A Collaboration Project between University of Newcastle, Cairo University and Cairo Governorate.
​2015|Research Assistant
Egypt without Unsafe Slums in 3 Years: A Collaboration Project between the Ministry of Urban Redevelopment and Informal Settlements (MURIS) and Cairo University.
​2016|Co-ordinator and Organizer
Imbaba Community Meetings within the Project of Improving Environmental Performance in Informal Areas and Reducing Urban Heat Island Phenomenon: Joint STDF (Egypt) and German fund GERF, between Cairo University and GLOBUS, International Academy at Berlin Freie University, 2014-2017.
Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt.
​2020|Co-ordinator and Organizer
The Urban Design Studio Workshop: A joint workshop between the Department of Architectural Engineering, (CUFE), Egypt, the Department of Architecture, School of Sciences and Engineering, the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt, Acharya's NRV College of Architecture, Bangalore, India, the Department of Urban Development, Campus ElGouna, Technical University Berlin (Germany).
1st to 4th March 2020.
​2018|Co-ordinator and Organizer
Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Urbanism – Urban Transformations in Cairo: A joint Workshop between Cairo University and Hafencity University.
4th to 8th November 2018.
2017|Co-ordinator and Organizer
Resource Efficiency in Low and Middle-Income Housing – Shaikh Zaied, Western Cairo: A joint Workshop between Cairo University and Hafencity University.
19th to 23rd November 2017.
2017|Co-ordinator and Organizer
Urban Transformations: Re Visiting Development in Cairo – Seminars and Panel Discussions, Collaboration between Cairo University, American University in Egypt & Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cairo University & AUC, Egypt.
14th to 17th May 2017.
The Heritage Weekend: People and Heritage in Esna City
A Workshop within the Project of Rediscovering Esna’s Cultural Heritage Assets (RECHA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities and the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Initiative (DEDI)
3rd to 6th October 2018, Luxor and Esna, Egypt.
La Fabrique de la Ville Durable (Making the Sustainable City)
Les Enjeux de la Gouvernance Urbaine – Regards Croisés Franco-Égyptiens (The Challenges of Urban Governance in an Expanding Metropolis – A French-Egyptian Conference).
25th to 27th November 2017, L’Institut Français d'Egypte, Cairo, Egypt.
2017|Participant and Researcher
Cultural Heritage & Livelihood of Bedouins of South Sinai: Investigating Sustainability Approaches of Local Resilient Community Development
An International Joint Workshop, a collaboration between the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom and Ain Shams University, Egypt, supported by the Newton Mosharafa Research Fund and the British Council.
20th to 26th October 2017, Nuweiba, South Sinai, Egypt.
2017|Participant in Hamburg Project Seminar
Strategies of Climate Adaptation and Resource Efficiency for New Urban Neighborhoods: A Comparison between Hamburg and Cairo
4th to 9th September 2017, Hafencity Universität, Hamburg, Germany.
2016|Participant and Researcher
Urban Sustainability and Resource Management - Historic Cairo, Case Study Area: ElGamalia District
A joint Workshop between Cairo University and Hafencity Universität.
5th to 10th November 2016, Cairo, Egypt.
14th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies - SET 2015
25th to 27th August 2015, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
2011|Participant and Researcher
Old Town New: Cottbus at the Marien-Church / Old Bus Station
An International Joint Urban Design Workshop.
6th to 16th September 2011, Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), Cottbus, Germany.

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