The Scientific Committee at the Order of Engineers in Tripoli organized the “Ninth Annual Exhibition of Students’ Graduation Projects in the North”, under the auspices and with the attendance of H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdel Latif Kabbara, Minister of Labor. The graduates of the Faculty of Architecture – Design and Built Environment at BAU, Tripoli Branch won the prizes offered by the Order of Engineers for graduation projects, for the categories of Architectural and Environment Friendly Projects, in addition to a prize for the category of Civil Engineering Projects.
The Student Yasser Masri won the second prize for best graduation project in the category of architectural projects. The project’s idea was based on architectural education through the design of a Faculty of Architectural Engineering in Beirut, with student dorms and architectural firms annexed to it. The idea focused on sustainable design and construction using recycled material.
The Student Isolina Nashaat won the second prize for best graduation project in the category of environment friendly projects. She designed a multi-purpose sky-scraper, which included a hotel, a mall, and administrative offices in central Beirut. The project relied upon various sources of renewable energy, such as using the wind and solar energy.
Students Karim Samad and Omar Dahab won the third prize in the category of civil engineering projects. Their project dealt with the water resources and infra-structure of Botormaz area, a village in Denaya. The importance of the project can be seen in the Piezometric Map it contains, which illustrates the depth of ground-water. The project can be mainstreamed to any area to produce clean water and preserve water reservoirs.