Professor and the former head of Architecture Department at the British University in Egypt, and the founding director of the Centre of Sustainability and Future Studies (CSFS). His profession is Architecture and Urban Planning/Design. Prof. Ahmed Rashed was the chair of Architectural Engineering Department, Mansoura University, Egypt from July 2004 to September 2008. Got his Ph.D. January 1995, in Architecture Planning and Conservation, University of York, Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, UK. Graduated from Assiut University, Egypt 1984. M.Sc. in Architecture from Assiut University, Egypt 1990. He worked as professor at different universities in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Prof. Rashed published about 60 academic papers in international conferences and magazines. COMPETITION CHAIRMAN: TAKING LEAVE ..............An International Competition 25 January “The City of the Egyptian Dream” Writing the History of our Future. Oganized by The Centre for Sustainability and Future Studies of the British University in Egypt, in conjunction with the M. Farid Khamis Foundation for Social Development and in partnership with governmental and non-governmental organizations. CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN: THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONVERSANCE AND COMPETITION ON SUSTAINABILITY AND THE FUTURE, THE BRITISH UNIVERSITY IN EGYPT (NOVEMBER 2010) Prof, Rashed is the president of (AGTBE) The Association of Graduates & Trainees from Britain in Egypt from March 2013, the Vice President of the Arab Academic Architects Society and Egypt representative since May 2013 and the Member Board of The Egyptian Society of Architects June 2011 Awarded the best paper prize for the Fifth Gathering Egyptian Engineering in Riyadh: engineering Strategies to Support the Development, Riyadh, 15 -17 May, 2013. The paper titled: Strategic Planning, Youth Empowerment and Scientific Research: An Approach for Sustainable Development in Egypt. Awarded the best Paper titled “Modeling of VLS-PV Community for Desert Sustainable Development; the Case of Development Corridor, Egypt”, 10th International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations (ICEBO 2010), Kuwait, October 26 - 28, 2010. The Centre of Sustainability and Future Studies is one of four centres of the BUE. CSFS has emerged as a Research and Development (R&D) Centre to address future sustainability in terms of environmental, economic, and social challenges through the engagement of students, academic staff and researchers. The CSFS is envisioned to propose a suit of creative comprehensive solutions that tackle the future from a sustainable point of view. The centre is playing a challengeable role after the 25th revolution with seeking to have a better future for Egypt through sustainable development.
Degrees: Field Institution Date of Achievement B.Sc. In Architecture Assiut University, Egypt 6/1984 M.Sc. In Architecture Assiut University, Egypt 4/1990 Ph.D. In Architecture University of York, UK 1/1995
1. Role of Cairo's Hybrid Cultural Spaces in Creating Sense of Place", Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and Extra Urban Studies, ISSN: 2154-8676 (Print) ISSN: 2154-8684 (Online) 2014
2. "Revival of Historical Hajj Transportation Networks: Potential Impact on Tourism Development and Cultural Resources Preservation". The Third National Built Heritage Forum, KSA, ISBN: 978-6038136 – 24 – 9, December 2013
3. "Investment as a base of heritage area conservation: Case study (Fatimid Khalif El-Muizz Ledin Allah Street)". The Third National Built Heritage Forum, KSA, ISBN: 978-6038136 – 24 – 9, December 2013
4. "Al Madinah Al Munawwarah Heritage between Investment and Adaptive Reuse: Analytical Study for the reuse of Hejjaz Train Station" The Third National Built Heritage Forum, KSA, ISBN: 978-6038136 – 24 –9, December 2013
5. "Sustainability and Rehabilitation of Heritage Buildings: A case study of the Ottoman Quseir fort, Red Sea, Egypt" First International Conference for Urban & Architecture Heritage in Islamic Countries: Its role in Cultural & Economic Development, KSA, 23-28 May 2010.
6. "Urban Conservation and the investment concepts: a futuristic vision for managing
heritage environments in Egypt", Conservation 2007, Dubai, February 2007.
7. "Luxor Future: Between Chance of Investment and Investments Opportunities", Heritage Cities Conference, Luxor, Egypt 29th November, 2nd December 2006.
8. Cultural Heritage and Tourism: Luxor of Egypt? Las Vegas?" II International
Cultural Heritage Conference, Córdoba, Argentina, 6th – 9th May 2004.
9. Rashed. A, El Attar M, paper titled “Strategic planning and enabling of Youth and scientific research: as an approach towards the sustainable development in Egypt. How to write the history of the future, the fifth Conference of Egyptian Engineers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 15-17 May 2013.
10. Rashed. A, El Azab. M, paper titled “Social reality and the issues of housing needs in Egypt after the 25th of January 2011: How can we write the history of the future? 18th International Conference on Open Building, Beijing, China, November 2012.
11. Rashed. A El Azab. M paper titled: “Egypt and Hassan Fathy’s ideas after the 25th of January 2011. How can we write the history of the future?”, TerrAsia 2011 international conference, 2011 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE IN ASIA, Mokpo, Republic of Korea, October 11th – 14th, 2011
12. Rashed. A, Soudani, M paper titled: “Studying The Role of VLS-PV Systems into the Egyptian Coastal Communities”, IAPS International Network Symposium 2011, October 10th – 14th, Daegu, Korea.
13. Rashed. A Soudani, M and Sheta, S Paper titled “Modeling of VLS-PV Community for Desert Sustainable Development; the Case of Development Corridor, Egypt”, 10th International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations (ICEBO 2010), Kuwait, October 26 - 28, 2010. This paper was chosen as the best paper of the conference.