Dr. Remah Gharib | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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Dr. Remah Gharib

Dr. Remah Gharib (PhD)


Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Urban Design and Architecture
College of Islamic Studies
Urban Design and Architecture
Master of Science in Islamic Art, Architecture and Urbanism

  • Phone+974 44541038
  • Office locationC.04.025

Dr. Remah Gharib is an Associate Professor of Urban Design and Architecture at CIS, where he specializes in researching the contemporary urban challenges of the Islamic world. Dr. Gharib received his PhD in Architecture and Urban Design from the University of Nottingham, where he developed his knowledge on the revitalization and management of historic quarters. His research focuses on aspects of public policy formulation and implementation in the field of urbanism.
 

 


Research Interests

  • Urban Design and Built Heritage
  • Urban Regeneration and Community Development
  • Revitalization and Management of Historic Quarters
  • Islamic Architecture and Urbanism
  • Public Policy Implementation & Evaluation

Experience

Associate Professor of Urban Design and Architecture

CIS, HBKU

Jun 2019 – Present
  • Assistant Professor of Urban Design and Architecture

    CIS, HBKU

    Aug 2011 – Jun 2019
  • Lecturer

    Architecture and Urban Design Department, Misr International University, Cairo

    July 2010 – August 2011
  • Design Tutor Assistant

    School of Built Environment, University of Nottingham

    February 2009 – May 2010
  • Senior Lecturer Assistant

    Architecture and Urban Design Department, Misr International University, Cairo

    September 2006 – December 2008
  • Lecturer Assistant

    Architecture and Urban Design Department, Misr International University, Cairo

    September 2002 – August 2005

Education

PhD in Urban Design and Architecture

University of Nottingham

2010
  • Master of Architecture in Urban Design

    University of Nottingham

    2006
  • BSc in Architectural Engineering (Minor in Urban Design and Community Development)

    Misr International University

    2001

Selected Publications

  • BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Gharib, R. (2017). Policies for the Preservation of Built Heritage in Islamic Contexts.

    In Ravioli, F., & Lababidi, R (Eds.), Heritage Preservation in Islamic Contexts. Akkadia Press. ISBN: 978-0-9956890-2-2.

    2017
  • Gharib, R., Tok, E., & Zebian, M. (2016). Neoliberal Urbanization and “Smart Cities” in the Gulf Region: The Case of Masdar City, United Arab Emirates.

    In Kamrava, M., & Babar, Z. (Eds.), Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf. C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-1849045636.

    2016
  • Gharib, R. (2015). Urban Conservation Projects of Cairo: A Critique of the Local Literature.

    In Preiser, W., Davis, A., Salama, A., & Hardy, A. (Eds.), Architecture beyond Criticism: Expert Judgment and Performance Evaluation. Routledge Publishers: Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN: 978-0-415-72533-0.

    2015
  • JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Gharib, R. (2016). Preservation of Built Heritage through Islamic Law.

    Journal of Conservation Management and Sustainable Development. DOI:10.1108/JCHMSD-04-2016-0026

    2016
  • Gharib, R. (2016). Al-Andalus Palaces: A Typological Analysis from a Contemporary Perspective Richer Architectural Descriptions for Historic Buildings.

    International Journal of Islamic Architecture.

    2016
  • Gharib, R. (Guest Ed). (2015). The Contemporaneity of Built Heritage [Special Issue]

    Archnet: International Journal of Architectural Research (IJAR), 9 (1). ISSN: 1938-7806.

    2015
  • Gharib, R. (2014). Exploring Urban Open Spaces of Regenerated Markets in Qatar.

    Open House International, 44 (1), 90-97.

    2014
  • Gharib, R., & Salama, A.M. (2014). Nature of Urban Interventions in Changing the Old Center of a Globalizing Doha.

    Frontiers of Architectural Research (Elsevier). DOI: 10.1016/j.foar.2014.06.004.

    2014
  • Gharib, R. (2014). Requalifying the Historic Centre of Doha: From Locality to Globalization.

    Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites, 16 (2). DOI: 10.1179/1350503314Z.00000000076.

    2014
  • Gharib, R. (2014). Sustainable Assessment Tool of Historic Centers: The Cases of Bath and Cambridge.

    Archnet: International Journal of Architectural Research (IJAR), 8 (1). 108-119.

    2014
  • Gharib, R. (2012). Revitalizing Urban Historic Quarter: An Experience of Developed and Developing Countries.

    MISHKAH Magazine - Journal of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

    2012
  • Gharib, R., & Salama, A.M. (2012). A Perceptual Approach for Investigating Urban Space Diversity in the City of Doha.

    Open House International Journal, 37 (2). 24-32. ISSN 0168-2601.

    2012
  • Gharib, R. (2011). Revitalizing Historic Cairo: Three decades of Policy failure.

    Archnet: International Journal of Architectural Research (IJAR), 5 (3). 40-57.

    2011