Ghada Farouk Hassan
Professor at Urban Planning
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
1 LOCALISATION OF RAPID URBAN SECTOR PROFILING FOR SUSTAINABILITY (RUSPS) IN EGYPT UN-HABITAT UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME Regional Office for Africa and the Arab States 2006
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