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Yamen Badr

PhD Student, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

Yamen Badr is currently a PhD candidate, part time teaching assistant and research assistant at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment under the supervision of Pro. Tim Heath and Dr. Yan Zhu.

Yamen obtained his B.Arch in Architectural Engineering from Tishreen University (Syria) in 2008. During his undergraduate years Yamen worked as an architectural intern through different sectors and contexts, including Syria, Libya, Tunisia and UAE. In 2010 and later to two years of practice he was awarded the Said Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship for the M.Arch in Design at the University of Nottingham, where he completed his master with distinction. In 2012, Yamen was awarded the Faculty of Engineering's University Research Studentship (URS) at the University of Nottingham to pursuit a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Architecture and Urbanism (social Science). In October 2013, the British Council and Chinese Scholarship Council awarded Yamen an exchange studentship where he conducted a project research on healthy public spaces as a part of healthy cities and societies in Tianjin, this project was managed and supervised in collaboration between the University of Nottingham and Tianjin University.

As a part of his PhD programme, Yamen is conducting a project research which tackles the possibility of the shared public space of post conflict in the Arabic Middle East, where he is evaluating the urban policies controlling the creation of contemporary public spaces in Syria, while also examining the contested nature of such a creation and production in regards to contested urban policies, cultures, religions and the civil war.

Yamen is also a teaching assistant for both of the first year design studio and the master year urban design studio. In addition, he is a part time research assistant, where he participated in various research projects including housing for the elderly in China, inclsuive public spaces, revitalizing urban centres and the economic benefits of creating and sustaining the public realm.

Teaching Summary

Yamen is a teaching assistant for both of the first year Architecture Design Studio K11DSB/K11ADB and the master year Urban Design Studio K14UDP.

Research Summary

Yamen Badr is conducting a project research on the possibility of the shared public space of post conflict in the Arabic Middle East, where he is evaluating the urban policies controlling the… read more

Recent Publications

  • BADR Y, ZHU Y and HEATH T, 2013. The Arab Spring and the Absence of Civic Public Space In: Planning for Resilient Cities and Regions - Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress - July 15th - 19th 2013 - University College Dublin, Ireland.

Current Research

Yamen Badr is conducting a project research on the possibility of the shared public space of post conflict in the Arabic Middle East, where he is evaluating the urban policies controlling the creation of contemporary public spaces in Syria, while also examining the contested nature of such a creation and production in regards to contested urban policies, cultures, religions and the civil war.

Past Research

Yamen has participated in various research projects including housing for the elderly in China, healthy public spaces, revitalizing urban centres and the economic benefits of creating and sustaining the public realm.

  • BADR Y, ZHU Y and HEATH T, 2013. The Arab Spring and the Absence of Civic Public Space In: Planning for Resilient Cities and Regions - Joint AESOP/ACSP Congress - July 15th - 19th 2013 - University College Dublin, Ireland.

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