Dr. Dalia Abdel Fattah
Dr. Dalia Abdelfattah is an architect and researcher in urban affairs. Dalia is an assistant professor and a researcher in UN-HABITAT Programme of Planners for Climate Action. Currently, working as an assistant professor, faculty of engineering, architecture department, Al Yamamah University. In 2018, she obtained her PhD from Cairo University, Egypt, about how to motivate local community to participate in conservation programs. MSc in Architecture, awarded in 2011 "Quantitative Analysis for Urban Qualities of Conserved Areas, studying cases: Old Cairo, Egypt, Old city, Istanbul". Her area of interest is in community design in Middle East and Northern Africa Region (MENA) with special focus on urban conservation, adaptation of multi-disciplinary approaches from environmental psychology. She has a number of scientific studies published in international journals and conference proceedings.
Before joining Al Yamamah University, Dr. Dalia Abdel Fattah was a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Architectural Engineering, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport. In addition to the Architecture Engineering Technology (AET program) Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.
She has about 12 years of experience in teaching, practice, and public services that includes projects in the area of architecture design, urban planning, urban design, landscape design, community development, and urban conservation.
Selected Refereed Articles
Journal of Engineering and Applied Science
Assessing publicness of public spaces in gated and ungated communities using the star model.
IGI Global – Book chapter
Book title: Digital Research Methods and Architectural Tools in Urban Planning and Design. Chapter title: Cairo's Downtown in Narratives: From Singularity to Hardship.
Journal of Engineering Research
Local community as a motivator for urban sustainability in conserved areas with a special reference to motivation theory.
Urban catalyst theory towards promoting conservational sustainable development.
Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society (in progress) Towards Regenerative Sustainable Urban Development.
Conference Proceeding Articles
The international scientific conference (ARCHCAIRO 8- 2019). Building the Future Now, Rights to Better Living, Architecture & Contexts.
Spatio-temporal dynamics of socio economic public life in historical contexts. Tools for studying life between historical buildings.
International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment. EAST LONDON UNIVERSITY.
20-21 December 2017, London, UK.
- Motivating participation in regenerating sustainable urban neighbourhood open Spaces.
- Urban Liveability Dimensions in the Egyptian New Cities. Case study: Sheikh Zayed city.
- Towards Regenerative Sustainable Urban Development.
The forth Arabian conference for housing- 2016 – Riyadh – kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (In Arabic). Changing the housing policies between planning, implementation, and existing conditions, with a special reference to 6th of October city, Cairo, Egypt.
International Conference of Sustainable Development and Planning. 19 - 2l May 2015, London , UK.
Methodology towards defining multi-scalar attributes of sustainability indicators in historical urban areas: Assessment tool development. WESSEX INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – 2015.
CARDIFF UNIVERSITY. UK: Summer School. 2015
Low Carbon Architecture Summer Program (LCASP 2015). Welsh School Of Architecture. Cardiff. UK.
Attended Training Courses
- “Presentation and communication skills” at MSA University. (Egypt, 2009).
- “Emotional inelegance” at MSA University. (Egypt, 2010).
- “Self-motivation” at MSA University. (Egypt, 2009).
- “Time management” at MSA University. (Egypt, 2009).
- “Constructions and building materials” at Arab contractors company. (Egypt, 2008).
- “Finishing materials” at Arab Contractors Company. (Egypt, 2008).
“Calculating Bill of quantities and project managing” at Arab Contractors Company. (Egypt, 2008).
IGI Global, eEditorial Discovery
(Reviewer) for the upcoming book ‘Digital Research Methods and Architectural Tools in Urban Planning and Design: chapter title: Cairo Street Markets'; A Study to Analyze Socio-Spatial Contemporary Practices in Urban Spaces.
With partners from Kent University, USA, and Metropolis international institute, Spain.
WATERFRONT FOR EVERYONE: serial of Workshops
Perception of Urban Waterfront Aesthetics
Part One: Cairo - Alex. Egypt. 30th of Jan. to 3rd of Feb._2018
Part Two: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 17th to 21st of Apr. _2018
Housing & Building National Research Center (HBRS).
Alexandria University (Alexandria. Egypt)
Effat University (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
- IAR 401 Interior Arch. Working Drawings -2
- IAR A 425 Landscape Design
- ARC 201 Architectural Design Studio I
- IAR 203 History of interior architecture
- Graduation project
- Architecture Design VI
- City and Regional Planning
- History Of Architecture I
- Site Planning and Housing
- Human factor in design (elective course IV)
- Design methodology (elective course III)
- Culture heritage conservation (elective course I)
- History V (Islamic architecture)