Doctoral Candidate, University of Stuttgart, The Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Astrid Ley)
Master of Architecture, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture
Deena Al-Dahmashawi has been a Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning since January 2019. She studied architecture in Ain Shams University in Cairo and obtained her Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering in July 2000 and Master of Science in Architecture in May 2015. Sheis currently working on her doctoral dissertation on Community Participation in Design Pedagogy – Higher Education Curricula in the Field of the Built Environment in Egypt. She investigates the extent and methods of addressing participation in built environment higher education pedagogy with the aim of contributing to an in-depth understanding on existing and new methods to prepare future built environment professionals to implement participation, particularly in Egypt. Her research interests include community participation, pedagogy, and social sustainability.
Deena works as a part-time assistant lecturer at the department of architecture at both Ain Shams University and Future University. She is also a cross-cultural facilitator at the Soliya Connect Program and a volunteer researcher at Ezbet Project.
PUBLICATIONS AND EXPERTISE (SELECTION)
Deena Al-Dahmashawi, Doaa K. Hassan (2016). The Contribution of Primary Schools to Social Sustainability: An Evaluation of Egyptian Models. Heading Global conference, Kuwait, Nov 14th-16th, 2016.
Doaa K. Hassan, Deena Al-Dahmashawi (2016). Design for Social Sustainability: Incorporating Social Sustainability Themes in Planning and Designing Primary Schools.Engineering Research Journal, Faculty of Engineering, Shoubra, Volume 28, Issue 5, (ISSN: 1687-1340), p. 160-178, April 2016.
Deena Al-Dahmashawi, Doaa Hassan, Hanan Sabry, Shaimaa Kamel (2014). Incorporating Social Sustainability Themes in the Built Environment. The Journal of American Science,Volume 10, Issue 5, (ISSN: 1545-1003), p. 141-151, May 2014.