Prof. Ayman Nour Afify

Prof. Ayman Nour Afify
Faculty: Architecture - Design and Built EnvironmentPosition: ProfessorOffice Number: G137 Bldg: A1Phone: 961 7 985 858Ext: 3246E-mail: a.afify@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Prof. Ayman Afify is a Postgraduate coordinator, Professor of Architecture & urban design in the faculty of Architectural Engineering at Beirut Arabic University since September 2013. He worked as Head of Architecture Department, Modern Academy in Cairo from June 2011 until August 2013. Prof. Afify worked as a visitor Professor at City Design Centre CDC, University of Illinois in Chicago UIC - Chicago, USA 2007. He received his Ph.D. in urban planning from the Cairo University in 2000. In addition, he received a Diploma - in Urban Development & Management from IHS, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies - Rotterdam, Netherlands in 1997.

 

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Teaching

Teaching Experience

Since 2003, Prof. Afify has worked as Professor of Architecture & urban design at Faculty of Engineering – El Matatia, Helwan University - Cairo. He had worked as from October 2000 - January 2003 as assistant professor of architecture at Faculty of Engineering –, Cairo University- Fayoum Branch - Egypt. He has taught several undergraduate and graduate level courses since 2000 until now in the areas of architectural design, execution design, city & town planning.

Research

Research Interests:

 

Prof. Afify has been conducting research over the past fifteen years in the area of architecture and urban design, with an emphasis on Upgrading informal settlements, Housing Affordability, Urban Rehabilitation, Conservation of historical buildings, and sustainable development.

 

Publications:

  • Temporary Houses from Emergency to Sustainability, 2nd International Conference on Architecture & Civil Engineering), (ICAACE 2016), London, U K 25-26/3/ 2016.
  • Sustainable Improvement and Management for Deteriorated Urban Area In Developing Countries, Published In World Sustainable Building 14 Conference (World SB14), Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona,Spain , October 28th to 30, 2014.
  • The Potential Of Gis Tools In Strategic Urban Planning Process; As An Approach For Sustainable Development In Egypt, , accepted for publication in Journal of Sustainable Development, ISSN 1913-9063 (Print)- ISSN 1913-9071 (Online), Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education, , Vol. 4, No. 1, February 2011 (pp. 197-214).
  • Challenges And Advantages Of Community Participation As An Approach For Sustainable Urban Development In Egypt, accepted for publication in Journal of Sustainable Development, ISSN 1913-9063 (Print)- ISSN 1913-9071 (Online), Copyright © Canadian Center of Science and Education, , Vol. 4, No. 1, February 2011. (pp. 23-36)
  • Local Communities In Constructing Sustainable Rural Housing In Developing Countries. Published Inthe International Conference SB10mad “Sustainable Building, Revitalization and Rehabilitation of districts ". Madrid 28th - 30th April 2010.
  • Sustainable Urbanization And Urban Development; Guidelines For Developing Countries. Published InECOCITY World Summit 2009” Istanbul, 13:15th December 2009.
  • Policy Directions In Urban Health In Egypt; Towards Slum Improvement Approach, Published In” 5th Warwick Healthy Housing Conference”; The University of Warwick, Coventry UK 17th 19th March 2008
  • The Rehabilitation And Conservation Policies For Historical Areas; Issues For Egypt And Mediterranean Cities. Published In “First Euro-Mediterranean Regional Conference, Traditional Mediterranean Architecture; Present and Future” - Barcelona, 12-15 July 2007.
  • Towards Fostering, The Mechanisms To Integrated Urban Development Of Old Deteriorated Residential Areas, Published In “7th International Conference (Housing for the Poor”, Assiut University 23rd – 25th Oct. 2007.
  • Role Of Urban Rehabilitation In Affordability Of Housing For Egypt And Developing Countries. Published In “The Second International Conference (Urban Conservation; Opportunities And Challenges In 21 Century”, Dubai, February 11th – 13th 2007.
  • Technological Tools Of Building Construction As A Basic Parameter For Upgrade Slums In Egypt, Published In “Journal of Engineering Research, Faculty of Engineering El Mataria, Helwan University, Vol. 108, no., 12- 2006.
  • Integrated Strategies For Improvement Of Housing Conditions For Poor Communities In Inner Cities - joint author, published at "Journal of Engineering and Applied Science", Faculty of Engineering – Cairo University, Vol. 53 –Number 6, 12-2006.
  • Improvement Of Low-Cost Housing Conditions; Policies And Constraints, Published In Second International Conference 2005 Dept. Of Architecture - Cairo University 22-24 February 2005
  • Towards Stimulating Modern Urban Upgrading Policies For Informal Settlements In Egypt, Published In CIB World Building Congress 2004, Toronto Canada, 2004.
  • Towards Promotes Innovative Policies For Housing Affordability In Arab Countries, Published In Symposium of Housing II (Affordable Dwelling), Arriyadh on 27 – 30 March, 2004
  • Building Participation as an Approach for Sustainable Development in Inner Cities Renewal Projects, Published In “5th International Conference, Assiut University 25th – 27th Feb. 2003.
  • New Approaches for Rehabilitation and Conservation of Urban Heritage, Published In First International Conference of Work Program on Architecture and Heritage, 2-4 March 2002 – Bibliotheca Alexandria.
  • Development within new urban communities in Egypt- Towards an incremental development approach for urban services and infrastructure, - joint author, Published In Symposium of Housing, Arriyadh on 2nd – 4th Nov. 2002 Institutional Reform as a Strategic Approach to Urban Centers Development – Al Azhar University Engineering Journal, Vol. 12-2001.
  • Using agricultural wastes in rural construction As a method of magnifying the renewable resources and reaching sustainable development, Published In Third Symposium of Rural Development in Egypt , Menoufia University 22nd – 24th Nov. 2001

Conference:

  • 2nd International Conference on Architecture & Civil Engineering (ICAACE 2016), London, U K 25-26/3/ 2016,
  • World Sustainable Building 14 Conference (World SB14), Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona,Spain from October 28th to 30, 2014
  • The International Conference SB10mad “Sustainable Building, Revitalization and Rehabilitation of districts ". Madrid 28th - 30th April 2010.
  • ECOCITY World Summit 2009” Istanbul, 13th – 15th December 2009.
  • 5th Warwick Healthy Housing Conference”; The University of Warwick, Coventry UK 17th 19th March 2008.
  • First Euro-Mediterranean Regional Conference, Traditional Mediterranean Architecture; Present and Future” - Barcelona, 12-15 July 2007
  • The Second International Conference (Urban Conservation; Opportunities And Challenges In 21 Century”, Dubai, February 11th – 13th 2006.
  • SB05Tokyo, The 2005 world Sustainable Building Conference n Tokyo-Japan Sept. 2005.
  • Second International Conference 2005 Dept. Of Architecture - Cairo University 22-24 February 2005.
  • CIB World Building Congress 2004 , Toronto Canada, May 2004
  • Symposium of HousingII Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) 27 Mar 2004 - Arriyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2002, The XXI Congress of the International Union of Architects, Berlin – ICC, 22-26 July 2002.

Activity

  • Full member in Engineering Syndicate, Cairo, Egypt since 1988 till present.
  • Full member in Architectural Engineering Society, Cairo, Egypt since 1997 till present,
  • And full member in Engineering Society, Cairo, Egypt since 1999 till present,