On behalf of the editorial board members, it is a great pleasure to welcome you to the inaugural issue of BAU Journal - Creative Sustainable Development - as an international academic journal published by Beirut Arab University Press.
I am honored and humbled to take the role of Editor-in-Chief of the Journal. Our vision is to create a high-quality publication challenging, and provoking innovative ideas merging various disciplines into a rich platform for collaborative inter and multidisciplinary understanding of sustainable development and creativity in its different dimensions.
The scope of the Journal covers the BAU research themes subsumed under the umbrella of creative sustainable development, with the aim of contributing high-quality knowledge, which can solve environmental, urban planning, social, and economic problems.
The journal is directed to graduate students, academic researchers, scholars, and policy-makers. Achieving the editorial policy the Journal is peer-reviewed guided by the highest standards of scientific quality. I would like to welcome you to this first issue and extend my gratitude to all those who have helped it to see the light.
Last, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the researchers, reviewers, and the editorial team for their support.
Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Ibtihal El-Bastawissi Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Current Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1 (2019)
IMPACT OF BIM ON BUILDING DESIGN QUALITY
Khaled Sadek, Ibtihal El-Bastawissi, Rokia Raslan, and Samer Sayary
THE APPROPRIATE BUILDING MATERIALS FOR ENERGY SAVING IN DIFFERENT CLIMATE ZONES IN EGYPT
Eslam M. Elsamahy and Mary Felix
IMPACT OF CONTAMINATED INTERIOR FINISHING MATERIALS ON THE EDUCATIONAL BUILDINGS
Osama Omar and Nael Al-Sarrag
SIMPLIFIED TECHNIQUE FOR REMOVAL OF PREFABRICATED THREADED POSTS
Mohammad M. Rayyan and Ammar M. Alwaely
EVALUATION OF AN EXPERIMENTAL SCREW-RETAINED RETRIEVABLE CROWN VERSUS CONVENTIONAL CROWN DESIGN
Mohammad M. Rayyan, Ahmed Naguib M Hussien, Hanan A. Naguib, and Hiba A. Makarem
INTERACTIVE PLAYSCAPES: EXPLORATIVE DESIGN AND ROBOTIC FABRICATION TECHNIQUES
Chadi El Khoury and Rasha Sukkarieh
TOWARDS A CREATIVE SUSTAINABLE PROMENADE IN INFORMAL SOUK ARCHITECTURECASE STUDY: MAR ELIAS CAMPS, IN BEIRUT, LEBANON
Maged Youssef and Farah Mefleh
REITERPRETING THE TERRITORY-FRAGMENTATION THROUGH CREATING CULTURAL PROMENADECASE STUDY: POSSIBILITY TO REINTERPRET ZOKAK EL-BLAT DISTRICT
Maged Youssef and Sarah Abou Shahine
Issue Editorial Board
- Professor of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
- Prof. Dr. Ibtihal Y. El- Bastawissi
- Former Chair of Sustainable Architecture Studies at EsArq UIC, Barccelona, Spain
- Prof. Dr. Ignasi Perez Arnal
- Associate Professor of Architecture and Environmental Design Faculty of Architecture - Design and Built Environment , BAU
- Assoc. Prof. Osama Omar
- Professor of Architecture and Urban Design Faculty of Architecture - Design and Built Environment , BAU
- Prof. Ayman Afify