UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
Ihab Elzeyadi
Date:
14-Dec-2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue:
Room 719, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Title:
Space as Information: Data Disruptions in Research and Practice
Speaker(s):
Professor Ihab Elzeyadi
Professor, The University of Oregon
Director, High Performance Environments Lab (HiPE)

Department of Architecture
Fall 2018 Discussion Series by Professor Ihab Elzeyadi

Abstract:

A brief presentation and discussion focusing on the challenges and potentials of quantitative analytic methods for architectural research and practice.

 Biography:

Professor Ihab Elzeyadi directs research into high performance building design, architecture for health and well-being, and design guidelines for indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and  multi-comfort dynamic building design. Dr. Elzeyadi has been engaged in the design, construction, and research of high-performance buildings for more than 25 years. He has conducted post-occupancy evaluations and building performance assessments of more than 100 buildings, 55 of them are LEED™ and LBC rated. In addition, Dr. Elzeyadi has conducted grant-supported research on the relationship between people and buildings including impacts of the physical environment on health, productivity, and well-being as they relate to sustainable design strategies in commercial and educational environments. His studies produced evidence-based design guidelines and design-assistance services on various commercial projects with an emphasis on energy and resource effective design.

Dr. Elzeyadi is a registered architect and engineer in Egypt where since 1988 he has maintained a private architectural practice specializing in building rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of historic structures. He was the designer and principal architect for winning entries in competitions for the Abu-Dhabi National Oil Company Administration Building (UAE) and for the rehabilitation and reuse of regional offices of the World Health Organization in Alexandria, Egypt.

 

****No registration is required. All interested are welcome****

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