Dr. Abdurrahman Mohamed

Dr Abdurrahman Portrait
ABDURRAHMAN MOHAMED
Assistant Professor- Urban Design and Planning Systems
Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Bahrain
Kingdom Of Bahrain
P O Box, 32038
Tel: (+973) 17876222
Fax: (+973) 17876222
Mobile: (+973) 36332578
Email: amohamed@uob.edu.bhamohamet@gmail.com

PROFILE:

Dr. Mohamed is recently a staff member at the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Bahrain. He has been added to the register of experts of the Euro-Mediterranean University EMUNI, Portoroz, Slovenia, European Commission Neighborhood Project ENPI/2009/226-479. He was the first PhD holder to join the department of Architectural Engineering, Islamic University of Gaza in 1996. He became the head of department from 1999 t0 2001 and  as was the Director of IWAN Center for Architectural Heritage, Islamic University Gaza (2009- 2010). He is a hard working and dynamic professional with more than 23 years of experience in the profession and academia. He worked in several universities in Palestine and United Arab Emirates. He also worked as an urban planning consultant for the Palestinian Ministry of Planning and PAPP program of the United Nations, and as a project construction specialist in Dubai Municipality.

Dr Mohamed teaches several courses including architectural design studios, graduation project, urban planning, sustainable urban planning, urban design, architectural conservation, landscape architecture, Palestinian architecture, Islamic architecture; and culture and urban sociology. He is one of the first Arab scholars to introduce the concept of phenomenology in architectural education.

He participated in several refereed international conferences and workshops in Palestine, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Egypt,  Portugal, UK and the Netherlands.

His research interests cover several topics including theory and practice of urban planning, sustainable urban design and planning, theory of architectural design, design process, Islamic architecture, Islamic cities and architectural heritage conservation. He recently completed the drafts of two books on sustainable urban planning and architectural design philosophy. He also is the first scholar to introduce “Phenomenology in Architecture” in architecture schools in the region. He is currently working on the development of a main reference on the principles of phenomenological architectural design. In addition, He has jointly with Cristina Bronzino, University of Naples, Italy, developed GAPRO: an innovative approach for the revitalization of historic cities and Architectural Heritage Assessment.

Dr Mohamed believes in no limits for knowledge and always keen to learn and develop his experience.

 

Knowledge is the shortest way for world peace and prosperity

 

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