Recycling for a Sustainable Environment

Presenter: Dr. Yasser Mahgoub, Associate Professor, Qatar University and his students

Dr. Yasser Mahgoub, is an architect, academic, and scholar. He received his Doctorate in Architecture from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 1990. He held several academic positions since 1990 in Egypt, UAE, Kuwait and Qatar. Dr. Mahgoub participated as an architecture consultant in Egypt, UAE and Kuwait from 1990 to date and teaches architectural design studios, architectural research, environment and behavior in architecture and architectural professional practice.

His research interests include social and cultural aspects of architecture, sustainable architecture, architectural education and the impact of globalization on architecture. Published in several refereed journals including Habitat International, JA, Archnet-IJAR and OHI. He published book chapters including “Kuwait – Learning From a Globalized City”, in The Evolving Arab City, edited by Dr. Yasser Elsheshtawy and published by Routledge, and “The Architectural Design Studio Pedagogy: From Core to Capstone”, in Architecture Education: The Design Studio edited by Dr. Ashraf Salam. Attended and presented papers in several international and regional conferences.



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