Assoc. Prof. Hisham El-Arnaouty

Assoc. Prof. Hisham El-Arnaouty
Faculty: Architecture - Design and Built EnvironmentPosition: Assoc. Prof., Design Programs CoordinatorOffice Number: G138 Bldg:A1Phone: 961 7 985 858Ext: 3226E-mail: helarnaouty@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Hesham Elarnaouty is a registered Architect, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture - Design and Built Environment and Design Programs coordinator at Beirut Arab University. Delegated from Alexandria University on a secondment to Beirut Arab University. He holds a PhD in Architecture from Alexandria University in 2003, where he developed his interest and experience in Education, Design and supervision of a variety of projects in Egypt: Healthcare Facilities, residential, recreational, commercial, mixed-use, and industrial. His current research interests are architectural education and Practice, pedagogy, particularly relating to quality assurance, Curriculum development and validation process.

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Teaching

Teaching Experience

Before joining BAU, Dr. Hesham Elarnaouty taught Architectural Design Studios, Building Construction, Execution Design, Urban Design, City and Town Planning at Faculty of Architectural Engineering-Alexandria University. 
At BAU, he taught Architectural Design VII ,  Senior Project ,  Project Programming, Project Management, Design Fundamentals , Computer Aided Design I, Graphic Design, Research and Programming, Advanced Design Studio I, Advanced Design Studio II (Msc).

 

Research

Research Interests:

My research interests are in the areas of Architectural Design, History of Islamic Architecture, Urban Design and my current research interests are architectural/Art and Design education and Practice, pedagogy, particularly relating to quality assurance, Curriculum development and validation process.  
  
Publications: 

•   El-Arnaouty, Hisham, and El-sayed,Amer (2007) The Architectural Identity and Environmental Perception within the perspective of Tourism Development, Architecture and Planning Journal, 18 (January 2007), 49-56. 
•   El-Arnaouty, Hisham,  (2009) Tall Buildings and their influence on the Urban Context in the city in the Arabian Gulf Region-A case Study of Kuwait, Architecture and Planning Journal, 20 (January 2009), 1-8.
     Conference: 
•   March 2015, 1st International Conference on Architectural Education- Rethinking Architectural Education-Towards Better Practice, 9-13 March 2015,Beirut,Lebanon, Paper presented titled: “Academic Education and Professional Training towards Architecture Best Practice in the Arab World “. 
•   July 2014, 4th Annual International Conference on Architecture, 10-14 July 2014, Athens, Greece, Paper presented titled: “Architecture Program Accreditation: A Pathway to Graduates International Mobility”
•   December 2006, RETBE 2006 (6th International Conference - Nature Inspired Innovations towards a Sustainable Environment", 16-18 December 2006, Alexandria, Egypt, Paper presented titled: “Environmental planning and design for the new cities in the desert regions Case study of City of Khairan-Kuwait”
•   September 2005, 8th APSA Congress (International Asian Planning Schools Congress), Cities for People, 11-14 September 2005, Penang, Malaysia, Paper presented titled: “Cultures of Intelligent facades in The Gulf Region”
    

Activities

 Activities

•   Supervision of theses
•   Correlations between Urban Morphology and Thermal Comfort
     A Strategy for mitigating the Urban Heat Island in Beirut City 
     A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of PHD in Urban Design and Planning, Submitted by : Hiba Mohsen Mohsen
•   Buildings` Intelligent Skins: Potential Application for Improved Day lighting in Educational Buildings in Lebanon 
 A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the    degree of Master in Architectural Engineering,     Submitted by: Shirine Gamal Abdullah
•   Interactive spaces in the Art of Architecture and Reshaping Space
     A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the    degree of Master in Architectural Engineering, Submitted by: Zainab Abdul Ghani Maita
•   The Impact of Socio-Environmental Aspects on Lebanese House Design A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the    degree of Master of Urban Design and Planning , Submitted by : Ziad Shakieb Shaaya
•   Planning and Design Criteria for cities ` Public squares 
     A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the    degree of Master of Urban Design and Planning ,    Submitted by : Rabie Shbaro
•   The Impact of Modern Construction systems on Residential pattern A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the    degree of Master of Urban Design and Planning ,Submitted by : Mohamed Ghazal
•   Integrating Community Participation into a Reconstruction Planning Process: The Case of Nahr El-Bared camp A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the    degree of Master of Urban      Design and Planning , Submitted by : Abdelnaser Tarek El-Ayi
•   Research Projects Internationally Funded (T-MEDA :Tuning Middle East and North Africa)