Category Archives: Academic Members

Prof. N. John Habraken

N. John Habraken, a Dutch citizen, was born in Bandung, Indonesia in 1928. Went to primary school in Surabya and Jakarta. Secondary school interrupted for three years by war events.

Received his architectural training at Delft Technical University, the Netherlands. 1948-1955

Served in the Royal Dutch Air-force as a deskbound noncom. officer. 1955-57

Author of ‘Supports, an Alternative to Mass Housing’ which was first published in 1962, ( English edition 1972, re-issued in 1999) in which he proposed the separation of ‘support’ or base building from ‘infill’ or interior fit-out in residential construction and design.

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Dr Rabah Saoud

Having read an M’phil in Conservation of Muslim Historic Buildings and Cities from the Civic Design of Liverpool University, Dr. Rabah Saoud went on to complete a PhD on the Morphology of Muslim Cities at the University of Manchester, where he also lectured on urban conservation and continue to hold the post of research fellow.

He joined the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) in 1999 where he was able to expand the scope of his research into the history of Muslim Architecture and Civilisation and its scientific and technological contributions. His research and contributions are much revered in the academic community.

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Dr Khalfallah Boujemaa

الدكتور خلف الله بوجمعه من مواليد 08-07-1961 حصل على دكتوراه الدولة ، 29/01/2001 و ماجستير في العمران، المدرسة الوطنية للهندسة المعمارية و التعمير الحراش الجزائر، 25/01/1993 و مهندس دولة، كلية الهندسة المعمارية بجامعة سطيف 25/01/1987

من إنتاجه العلمي كتاب (العمران والمدينة الجزائر)، دار الهدي للطباعة والنشر،عين مليلة، الجزائر2005. كتاب (المدينة الاسمية بين الوحدة و التنوع)، دار الهدي للطباعة والنشر،عين مليلة، الجزائر 2007. كتاب ” (الجزائر …المجا ل المقلوب) ترجمة لكتاب د.مارك كوت، دار الهدي للطباعة والنشر،عين مليلة، الجزائر2009.

تقلد عدة مناصب إدارية و علمية منها: رئيس المجلس العلمي بمعهد تسيير التقنيات العمرانية ، مدير مخبر التخطيط و البيئة، عميد كلية العلوم و الهندسة، رئيس قسم التسيير و التخطيط العمراني، مدير معهد التسيير و التخطيط العمراني، رئيس لجنة التكوين بالمجلس الاعلى للتربية برئاسة الجمهورية،

Pr Besim Hakim

Besim S. Hakim, FAICP, AIA, is a consultant in urban design and an independent scholar. He is Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners, Member of the American Institute of Architects, and a Harvard graduate in Urban Design. He has been researching and writing about traditional urban management and related codes from the Mediterranean region since 1975. He has articulated how those management procedures and codes shaped the traditional built environment. The purpose is to provide lessons and models for contemporary and future architects, urban designers, city administrators and officials, and lawyers, who are involved in formulating or revising codes and related implementation strategies. He has practiced architecture and urban design and also taught those disciplines for over two decades, and has lectured widely in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.

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