Department of Architecture
Fall 2018 Discussion Series by Professor Ihab Elzeyadi
A brief presentation and discussion focusing on the challenges and potentials of quantitative analytic methods for architectural research and practice.
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.
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