Ahmed Sami Abd Elrahman Mohamed Mostafa

Professor at Urban Planning


Career Information

Professor at : 2021-05-31
Assistant Professor at : 2016-06-27
Teacher at : 2011-04-27
Teacher Assistant at : 2006-05-30
Demonstrator at : 2003-11-17

Academic Information

Ph.D. : 2011-03-10 From Ain shams University
M.Sc. : 2006-04-22 From Ain shams University
Graduation : may / 2003 From كلية الهندسة - , جامعة عين شمس

Brief

Prof. Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman is an Academic and practitioner. He participated in many projects in
Egypt, Africa, Gulf and Europe. Academically, he is a member of the editorial technical office of ASEJ:
Ain Shams Engineering Journal – Elsevier. He is the author and co-editor of three books and book
chapters. He also has many research papers published in the international peer-reviewed press.
Professor Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman is the Unit head of Architecture Program at Faculty of Engineering,
Ain Shams University, he is also the Coordinator of Double Degree Program between Ain Shams
University in Egypt and Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria in Italy. Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman
can be contacted at: ahmed.sami@eng.asu.edu.eg

Awards

2022 Biennale Venezia - Egyptian Pavilion (First prize)
2022 Architecture design competition for landscape furniture design of Azbakya Garden (Honorable prize)
2020 Architecture design competition for design main squares of New Capital (Third prize)
2008 Architecture design competition for 9 residential unit in Obour city held by Egyptian engineering syndicate (Honorable prize)

Books

 العمارة والعمران، نحو آفاق ذكية. Architecture and Urbanism: A smart Outlook
https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030525835
ISBN: 978-3-030-52584-2, Springer.
 التخطيط العمراني والمعبري. (فصل كتاب) Urban and transit planning (Book Chapter)
https://www.springerprofessional.de/en/bridging-the-gap-between-theory-and-practice-in-the-urban-design/16968094
ISBN: 978-3-030-17307-4, Springer.
 ديناميكيات ومرونة المناطق غير الرسمية. (فصل كتاب) Dynamics and Resilience of Informal Areas. (Book Chapter)
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-29948-8_7
ISBN: 978-3-319-29946-4, Spriger.
 المدينة والثورة في مصر. (فصل كتاب) City and Revolution in Egypt. (Book Chapter)
https://journals.openedition.org/ema/3305
ISBN: 978-2-905838-83-4, CEDEJ.

Articles

 El Hosseiny, O., Hassan, G. F., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2006. Analytical study for activities related to river Nile sides in the central district in G.C.R. Published in the First Architectural and Urban Planning International Conference, ARUP2006, Ain Shams University, Cairo. Published in Ain Shams engineering magazine, Vol. 2, Nov. 2009, Ain Shams University, Cairo.
 El Hosseiny, O., Hassan, G. F., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2010. River Nile banks, searching for river tourism potentials. Published in Azhar engineering magazine, Issue 5, Vol. 15, April 2009, El-Azhar University, Cairo. ISSN:1110-6409.
 El khateeb, S., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2012. Brownfields in G.C.R.: A neglected potential for redevelopment the old city. Planum. The Journal of Urbanism, n. 26. Vol.1/2013. www.planum.net / ISSN 1723-0993. Proceedings published in January 2013. Cities to be tamed? Standards and alternatives in the transformation of the urban South Conference Proceedings, Milan, 15-17 November 2012.
 Mahmoud, R., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2012. From Cairo 2050 to Egypt 2052: Developing Greater Cairo Region or Moving Away from it? Published in CEDEJ international conference "Revolts and Transitions in the Arab World: Towards a New Urban Agenda?", 2012, French Institute of Egypt (IFE), Cairo.
 Mahmoud, R., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2014.. La Planification Controversée du Grand Caire avant/après 2011. Égypte-monde Arabe n°11-3e série – Ville et révolution en Égypte. CEDEJ-ISBN: 978-2-905838-83-4. 04-2014.
 Mahmoud, R., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2014. Social production of urban space in informal areas in the G.C.R. “Missing values & probable potential”, Published in ARCHCAIRO 2014: Responsive Urbanism in Informal Areas, Towards a Regional Agenda for Habitat III, December 2014, Cairo.
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2015. Tactical Urbanism: “A Pop-up Local Change for Cairo's Built Environment. Procedia - Social and Behavioural Sciences. Elsevier. Volume 216, 6 January 2016, Pages 224–235. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.12.032. Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development (UPADSD), Lecce, Italy, 14-16 October 2015.
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., Mahmoud, R., 2015. The post-revolutionary effect on the urban harmony of the Egyptian built environment in relation to the collective memory of the population: Urban context of the ‘‘after revolution” between contravention and elaboration. Ain shams Engineering Journal, Science Direct, 2015, In Press. www.elsevier.com/locate/procedia. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2015.10.007
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2015. Redevelopment Aspects for Brownfields sites in Egypt. Procedia - Environmental Sciences. Elsevier. Volume 34, 2016, Pages 25-35. doi: 10.1016/j.proenv.2016.04.003. Improving Sustainability Concept in Developing Countries (ISCDC), Cairo, Egypt, 5-7 December 2015.
 El Hosseiny, O., Hassan, G. F., Abd Elrahman, A.S., Helmy, A. 2016. The effect of Information age on urban spaces for services centers. Journal of Engineering researches, Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University. Volume 148, March 2016. In Press.
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., El khateeb, S., 2016. Mapping Informal Areas in Egypt: Between the Past Interventions and Next Urban Revolution. Journal of Urban Research, Faculty of Urban and Regional Planning. Volume 21, 2016, In Press. ISSN: 2090-0694.
 Hamad, R., Ismail, A., Abd Elrahman, A.S. 2018. Homes or Just Houses: The Housing Needs of Female-Headed Households in Egypt. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 2018, 6, 138-150. DOI: 10.4236/jbcpr.2018.63010
 Eid, S., Khalifa, M., Abd Elrahman, A.S. 2020. Biophilic Perceptions in the Urban Waterfront: Analytical Study of the Nile Waterfront in Central Cairo. HBRC Journal, Taylor & Francis. In press. https://doi.org/10.1080/16874048.2021.1872052
 Elrafie, N., Hassan, G., Abd Elrahman, A.S., Elfayoumi, M., 2019. Assessing the effect of electromagnetic radiations on human beings in the built environment. Journal of engineering and applied science, vol. 66, no. 4, Aug. 2019, 403-427
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., Asaad, M., 2019. Defining the Urban Design Process: A theoretical perspective. Journal of Urban Research, Faculty of Urban and Regional Planning. Volume Vol. 34.
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2019. Cittaslow and applicability in the Egyptian context : The Case of El-Fayoum. AR-UP 2019: Architecture & Urbanism. A Smart Outlook. Selected as one of best papers in Conference to be published by Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52584-2_26
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., Asaad, M., 2020. Urban design & urban planning: A critical analysis to the theoretical relationship gap. Ain shams Engineering Journal, Science Direct, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2020.04.020
 Elshater, A. Abou Seada, H., Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2020. Ain shams Engineering Journal, Science Direct, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2020.09.021
 Abd Elrahman, A.S., 2020. The fifth-place metamorphosis: the impact of the outbreak of COVID-19 on typologies of places in post-pandemic Cairo. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, In Press. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARCH-05-2020-0095

Publications

  1. , " Impacts of e-commerce on planning and designing commercial activities centers: A developed approach ", Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 2021
  2. Hisham Abusaada, Abeer Elshater, Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman, " Articulating assemblage theory for salient urban atmospheres in children’s environments ", Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 2021
  3. Sarah Eid, Marwa Khalifa, Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman, " Biophilic perceptions in the urban waterfront: analytical study of the Nile waterfront in Central Cairo ", HBRC Journal, 2021
  4. Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman, " The fifth-place metamorphosis: the impact of the outbreak of COVID-19 on typologies of places in post-pandemic Cairo ", Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, 2020
  5. Abd Elrahman, A.S., Asaad, M., " Urban design & urban planning: A critical analysis to the theoretical relationship gap ", Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 2021
  6. , " Architecture and Urbanism: A Smart Outlook ", Springer International Publishing, 2020
  7. Asaad, M., Khalifa, M., Abd Elrahman, A.S., " Bridging the gap between theory and practice in the urban design process: Towards multidisciplinary success considerations ", Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation, 2020
  8. , " Cittaslow and Applicability in the Egyptian Context: The Case of El-Fayoum ", Architecture and Urbanism: A Smart Outlook, 2020
  9. , " Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in the Urban Design Process: Towards a Multi-disciplinary Approach ", The Academic Research Community publication, 2019
  10. Elrafie, N.S., Hassan, G.F., Abd Elrahman, A.S., Elfayoumi, M.A., " Assessing the effect of electromagnetic radiations on human beings in the built environment ", Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 2019
  11. , " Homes or Just Houses: The Housing Needs of Female-Headed Households in Egypt ", Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 2018
  12. , " Mixed-Use Development between Financial Success and Encroachment the Case Study of Nasr-City District Inside Cairo City ", SSRN Electronic Journal, 2017
  13. , " Safety and Security of Cities and Their Impact on the City Life ", SSRN Electronic Journal, 2017
  14. Ahmed S. Abd Elrahman, Randa A. Mahmoud, " The post-revolutionary effect on the urban harmony of Cairo’s built environment in relation to the collective memory of the population: Urban context of the “after revolution” between contravention and elaboration ", Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 2016
  15. , " Tactical Urbanism “A Pop-up Local Change for Cairo's Built Environment” ", Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2016
  16. , " Redevelopment Aspects for Brownfields Sites in Egypt ", Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2016
  17. , " Social Production of Urban Space in Informal Areas in the G.C.R “Missing Values & Probable Potential” ", Dynamics and Resilience of Informal Areas, 2016