Ghada Farouk Hassan

Professor at Urban Planning

Career Information

Professor at : 2012-04-30
Assistant Professor at : 2005-10-31
Teacher at : 2000-08-28
Teacher Assistant at : 1995-01-18
Demonstrator at : 1989-10-19

Academic Information

Ph.D. : 2000-07-22 From كلية الهندسة - جامعة عين شمس
M.Sc. : 1994-12-21 From كلية الهندسة - جامعة عين شمس
Graduation : may / 1989 From كلية الهندسة - , جامعة عين شمس


Dr Ghada is currently head of the department of urban design and planning
Dr Ghada was leading an applied research about the demarcation of needs in existing cities using GIS and demographic data, in order to define comprehensively the deprived areas in el Menya City.This study was the initiation for an innovative approach to deal with the unplanned areas on the national level, managed by the ISDF.
Dr. Ghada was participating in preparing the future strategic vision of Cairo 2050 managed by the GOPP, she was responsible of the urban studies, analysis and the coordination with other specialties. she was also involved in the urban surveys and building database of the main agglomeration of Cairo,

She had also participated in the preparation of the strategic urban development plan (SUP) of 50 cities, managed by UN-Habitat as a team leader and urban planner. She had also participated in the implementation of the “Regional Urban Sector Profile Study” (RUSPS) research action-oriented project sponsored by UN-HABITAT in both Suez and Alexandria cities.

Dr Ghada is currently the consultant of participatory planning at the GOPP engaged to document and evaluate the participatory process followed in the project of the future Cairo vision and as the team leader responsible of the componant of the participatory planning the third phase of the project

Dr Ghada was leading the pilot project of slum upgrading through participation (El Matarya district) that was held by the GOPP. Also she had participating in the inventory and the surveys and the classification for unsafe areas in Egypt as consultant at ISDF (Informal Settlement Development Funds). She was involved in preparing the strategies for dealing with informal settlements in Egypt achieved by the GOPP. Also she was the participating in the urban upgrading of Abouhashish area, Cairo gavernorate, Ezbat Maamoon area, ElFayoum governrate.

In the domain of urban design, dr Ghada was participating as urban designer and landscaper in many projects in Half Moon Beach development project, and KAND project at Saudi Arabia

Dr ghada has many publications concerning the Regeneration Of Inner Cities, Participation, and Urban Planning



2 PARTICIPATION SLUM UPGRADING Documented experience from Ismailia, Egypt UN-HABITAT& UNDP 2011


 Informal Settlement: A Tricky Query International published at the proceedings of Conference SB13 November 2013 Fairmont Hotel, Cairo

 Distribution of Densities Within Metropolitan Cities - The Case Of Greater Cairo Region published at JAUES ISSN:1110-6409 in 2011

 Efficiency Of Participation In Planning- Comparative Study Between Two Experiences Applied In Egypt published atAEJ – ALSEVIER- Volume 50, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages 203-212

 Review & Re-Evaluation of The Successive Housing Policies In Egypt published at JAUES ISSN:1110-6409 in 2011

 The Enabling Approach For Housing Supply - drawbacks & prerequisites piblished at AEJ – ALSEVIER Volume 50, Issue 2, June 2011 Pages 421-429

 Regeneration As An Approach- for the development of informal settlements in metropolitan published at AEJ – ALSEVIER-Volume 51, Issue 3, September 2012 -Pages 229-23

 Participatory Planning Experiences in Egyptian Cities: Pragmatic Approach towards Sustainability published at The international conference of sustainable architecture and urban development 2010

 Water front of the Nile River and tourism potential: comparison study between the banks of the River Nile islands of Zamalek and El-Roda published at Al Azhar University Journal 2010

 The Analysis of the Activities related to the Nile river in the CBD area in the Greater Cairo Region published at Ain Shams Journal of Architectural Engineering (A S J A E) Vol. 1.No. 1 ISSN: 1687-8604 december 2009

 The Environmental Dimension In the Rapid Urban Sector Profile for Sustainability (RUSPS) as an Effective Tool for Achieving Environmental Sustainability in Egyptian Cities Published at the International conferences of Ain Shams ASCEE April 2007

 Developing Innovative Approaches for Financing Housing to Meet the Challenge of Affordable Shelter for the Urban Poor in Egypt published at international GOPP Conferences December 2006

 Conflict between Tourism and Industrial development along Suez north coasts , INTA Conference March 2005

 Evaluating The Sustainability Of The Landscape Network In H. Frey Model Of Sustainable City -Published at Cairo university first conference, 2004

 Health Neighborhoods, Towards Achieving Sustainability, Brasilia Conference 2004

 Decentralization Of Urban Governance & Its Importance In Realizing Sustainable Urban Settlement. Published at the Arabic Regional Conference at Dec.2003- Cairo.

 The Natural Reserves Within Urban Context – Case of AlGhaba Al Motahaguerah Published at Al Azhar Forth Conference – 2003

 Sustainable Development Of The Historic Areas Around Magra Al Oyoun –Published at Al Fayoum Conference For Tourism Development 2002

 The Environmental Planning &Planning Principles for The Natural Reserved Areas
Analytical Comparison of Different Urban Fabric Forms


 2013 Participating in The international conference of sustainable architecture and urban development (SB13) Fermont , Cairo Nov 2013

 2010 Participating in The international conference of sustainable architecture and urban development (SAUD 2010) Royal Hotel, Amman, Jordan July 2010

 2010 Participationg in World Urban Forum WUF Conferences September 2010, Brazil, by organozing the egyptian exhibition: Cairo 2050: Approaches for Financing Housing for the Urban Poor in Egypt

 2010 Speeker at the AFD conference at December 2010 Cairo

 2007 Participating in the stearing commetee and the organisation of the International conferences of Ain Shams ASCEE April 2007, ASU

 2004-2005: Participation in Organizing, ASCEE 1 Ain Shams International Conference For Environmental Engineering.

 2003-2004: Team members in EDAPSE_ASOU Organization for education upgrading Program funded by the World Bank at Faculty of Engineering, Ain shams University