Dr. Mayas Ahmad Taha

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mayas Ahmad Taha has a Ph.D. in Architecture design from Damascus University, Syria, 2017. As well, she has a Master degree in Architecture design from Aleppo University, Syria, 2012.

Her research interests include: architectural design, heritage conservation, urban design& landscape.

Before joining Al Yamamah University, Dr. Mayas was an assistant professor in architecture design at Damascus University & AL-Yarmouk privet University.

She has about 11years of experience in teaching and services that includes projects in the area of construction.

Next to education and research, she always had a particular interest in development and coordination tasks with special attention to the relationship between academia and practice. She has been involved in organizing and leading many workshops, and activities where was the base for publications and for further developments in research and education. Her research has been supported in part grants from Damascus University and Aleppo College of Architecture.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Architectural Design
  • Urban Design
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Alaa-AL-Din Loulah & Mayas Ahmad Taha " The Architecture of Transitional Areas in Syria Reality - Problems – Solutions Damascus - Aleppo Model", Aleppo University, Journal of Engineering Sciences, Issue 1, 22/2/2012.
  •   Mayas Ahmad Taha "Study the architecture of transitional areas surround the historical cities", Aleppo University, College of Architecture MSc thesis,12/6/2012.
  •   Mayas Ahmad Taha, "Categorization system of registered buildings in national heritage list: Analyzing British case study to develop Syrian current status", Journal of Engineering Sciences, Damascus University, 7/4/2016.
  •   Ahmad Taha. Mayas, "The protection of the built cultural heritage in armed conflict situations/ cases The Syrian World heritage listed sites during the crisis as a case study" Aleppo University, Journal of Engineering Sciences, Issue 16 ,3/2/2016.
  • Mayas Ahmad Taha, "Criteria and mechanisms of urban and architectural heritage documentation - The reality of archaeological recording in Syria as a Case Study" Aleppo University, Journal of Engineering Sciences, Issue 17,11/4/2016.
  •   Mayas Ahmad Taha, "Study on the methodology used for the certification of cultural property in the World Heritage List", Baghdad University, Journal of Journal of Studies in History and Heritage, Issue 157,19/7/2016.
  • Mayas Ahmad Taha, "Basis for determination of the urban and architecture heritage in the Damascus in the twentieth century". PhD. thesisDamascus University, college of Architecture, department of architecture design, 11/4/2017.
  • Mayas Ahmad Taha, "The landscape elements of university buildings in Saudi Arabia, and its impact to provide a suitable environment for its users", AL- Yammamah university, YUGEN forum, research paper, YU publications ,3/2019.
  • Mayas Ahmad Taha, conference paper, "Legal mechanisms for the conservation of architectural heritage in situations of armed conflict, and the assessment of their compliance in certain World Heritage sites in the Arab world", Conservation of Architectural Heritage (CAH) 4th Edition, research paper, accepted for publish, 18/11/2019. Egypt, Aswan .
  • Taha, "Legal mechanisms for the conservation of architectural heritage in situations of armed conflict, and the assessment of their compliance in certain World Heritage sites in the Arab world." Conservation of Architectural Heritage (CAH) 4th Edition, conference, Egypt, Aswan –Luxor, 31-Jan to 3Feb, 2020.
  • Taha, "The landscape elements of university buildings in Saudi Arabia, and its impact to provide a suitable environment for its users", YUENG forum, AL Yamamah University Engineering Forum, 1-2 March 2019

Currently Teaching

  • Architecture department
  • ARC 401: Architectural Design V
  • ARC 411: Architectural Design VI
  • ARC402: Landscape and Site planning
  • ARC 403: Working drawings1
  • ARC 413: Working drawing 2
  • ARCA 425: Architecture Conservation.
  • ARC 203: History of Architecture I.
    • Interior Architecture:
    • IAR 404: Detailing and Specifications and Codes
    • IAR 414: Conservation, Preservation, Renovation and Restoration
    • IAR 401-Interior Arch Working Drawings -2
    • Damascus university (2011-2018):
  • Architectural Design- 3, for the second year students
  • Architectural Design- 5, for the third year students
  • Architectural Design- 7, for the fourth year students
  • Architectural Design-, for the graduation year students
  • History of Architecture I
  • History of Architecture II
  • Theories of Architecture (1 and 2)
    • AL-Yarmouk university (2014-2018):
  • Architectural Design- 5, for the third year students
  • Architectural Design- 7, for the fourth year students
  • Architectural Design-, for the graduation year students
  • Theories of Architecture (1 and 2)
  • A member of the Research committee, Al Yamamah University, 2018– present.
  • A member of the Engineering Committee, Al Yamamah University, 2018– present.
  • A member of the graduation committee, Al Yamamah University, 2019 – present.
  • A member of the Transfer Committee, Al Yamamah University, 2019 – present.
  • A member of the examination Committee, Al Yamamah University, 2019 – present.
  • Chair of Practical exams moderation committee, College of Architecture, Al-Yammah University (2018-2019)
  • A member of develop the annual program committee, Arch. Coordinator, College of Architecture, Al-Yammah University (2018-2019)
  • A member of Student Training Program, College of Architecture, Damascus University (2014-2017)
  • A member of the Transfer Committee, Al Yarmouk University, (2015-2017).
  • A member of the examination Committee, Al Yarmouk University, (2015-2018).