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Volume 1, Issue 3 (2018)

SPECIAL ISSUE

Urban Health & Wellbeing Building Collaborative Intelligence for Better Lives in Cities

Under the patronage of Prof. Amr Galal El-Adawi, President, Beirut Arab University and on behalf of the organizing committee of UHWB18, we would like to welcome you to the International Conference on Urban Health & Wellbeing Building Collaborative Intelligence for Better Lives in Cities. Beirut Arab University (BAU) organizes this conference in partnership with International Science Council (ISC) and International Society for Urban Health (ISUH). UHWB18 is the premier multidisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Urban Health. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars

in the domain of interest from around the world. Preceding this conference, BAU hosted two international workshops in collaboration with (ISC) global science program. The first is entitled “Systems Approaches for Enhancing Urban Health and Wellbeing”, and the second international workshop in collaboration with (ISC) and The Ecological Sequestration Trust (TEST) entitled “Urban Health and Wellbeing: Advancing Systems, Science and Technology- Implementing Resilience in the City Region of Beirut”.

HONORARY CHAIR

PROF.DR. AMR GALAL EL-ADAWI, President, Beirut Arab University

CHAIRS

PROF. DR. IBTIHAL EL-BASTAWISSI, Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

PROF. DR. FRANZ W. GATZWEILER, Executive director of the ISC-IAP-UNU global science programme on Urban Health and Wellbeing

Articles

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ZERO CARBON CITY- MASDAR CITY CRITICAL ANALYSIS
WALID FOUAD OMAR Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts

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MONITORING DAILY MOBILITY PATTERNS FOR UNIVERSITYSTUDENTS USING GPS TRACKING: TRIPOLI AS A CASE STUDY
NABIL MOHAREB Associate Professor , Faculty of Architecture, Design and Built Environment and OSAMA OMAR Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment

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INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF URBAN BUILT ENVIRONMENTON MENTAL HEALTH(DEPRESSION): CASE STUDY OF DAMIETTA CITY, EGYPT
MONA MARIA Master Student, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering; HANY M. AYAD Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering; and RANIA RASLAN Lecturer (PhD Holder), Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering

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ARCHITECTURE AGAINST CRIME
SALAH MISSI Teaching Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment, and MAGED YOUSSEF Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment

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OCCUPANT SATISFACTION OF INDOOR ENVIRONMENTIN LIGHT OF INTEGRATED GREEN & WELL REQUIREMENTS
WAEL KAMEL Professor, Department of Construction and Building Engineering,; SHERINE SHAFIK Professor, Department of Architecture – Engineering & Environmental Design; and ESRAA ELGEZERY M.Sc. Researcher, Department of Architecture – Engineering & Environmental Design

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DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS CONSUMPTION AMONG SPORTSMEN INLEBANON
BILAL AZAKIR Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine; GHAYDAA ABOU DAHER2 Faculty of Medicine; and AZZA ABOU Al Naga3 Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

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BUILDING PERMIT: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE LEGALFRAMEWORK IN LEBANON
ALI MOURAD Assistant Professor, Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law and Political Science

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SENSORY SPATIAL APPRAISAL OF THE CHILD MEDICAL UNITOF MUSTAPHA PACHA HOSPITAL IN ALGIERS
NASSILA GHIDA Laboratoire Ville Architecture et Patrimoine- LVAP- and KENZA BOUSSORA Laboratoire Ville Architecture et Patrimoine- LVAP-

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DEVELOPING A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR LINKINGWOMAN’S HEALTH, WALKABILITY WITH NEIGHBORHOODDESIGN: A PILOT STUDY IN BEIRUT
HIBA MOHSEN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture-Design and Built Environment and HALA EL AHMADIEH Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine

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DESIGNING NON-STRESSED PSYCHOLOGICAL PUBLIC SPACES
ESLAM ELSAMAHY Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture-Design and Built Environment, and RANA ABD EL-FATTAH Lecturer (PhD Holder), Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts

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CO-DESIGNING A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY:A COMPREHENSIVE MOBILITY PLANFOR SAIDA’S WATERFRONT
M OHAMAD TOHME Research Assistant, Faculty of Architecture-Design and Built Environment, and HIBA MOHSEN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture-Design and Built Environment

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MAN'S EMOTIONAL RESPONSES AND WELLBEING IN THEKASBAH OF ALGIERS
IMANE REZZOUG EPAU and KENZA BOUSSORA EPAU

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MODELLING THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN URBANHEAT ISLAND AND URBAN GEOMETRY
DINA SAADALLAH Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

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IMPROVING INDOOR AIR QUALITY USING LOW-EMISSIONMATERIALS
NAEL ALSARRAG Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

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A METHODOLOGY FOR SHIFTING EGYPTIAN PORTSINTO SUSTAINABLE GREEN PORTS
ASHRAF MANSOUR Civil & Architectural Department

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PRINCIPLES OF URBAN QUALITY OF LIFE
WALAA NOUR Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Department of Architecture Faculty of Engineering,

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RIGHT TO ADEQUATE HOUSING IN LEBANON
OMAR HOURI Associate Professor, Faculty of Law and Political Science

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TOURISM FOR ALL: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH FORENHANCING WELL-BEING OF SPECIAL NEEDSCASE STUDY (ISLAMIC CAIRO –HISTORICAL CITY)
IMAN EL BASTAWISI Professor of Anthropology and GERMAINE AMER African World Heritage

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URBAN-RURAL MATERNAL HEALTH CHALLENGES INLEBANON
SOHA TABBARA Make mothers matter and FARAH ZAYAT Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

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OUZAI ROAD SLUMSAN EXPLORATORY STUDY FOR SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
NADER AZAB Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment,; KAREEM JALAL Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment,; and OSAMA OMAR Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

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ENHANCING PEDESTRIAN SAFETY TO IMPROVE URBANHEALTH
NISREEN ALKASSABANY Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts

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FOCUSED REVIEWS ON COMMUNITY LIVABILITY STRATEGIESFOR UPGRADING IMPOVERISHED AREAS
NOUR EL-BABA Teaching Assistant (PhD Candidate), Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

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INNOVATIVE APPROACHES FOR THE PHOTOCATALYTICDEGRADATION OF PESTICIDES
LOUBNA YOUSSEF Faculty of Science,; HOUSSAM EL-RASSY Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science; GHASSAN YOUNES Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science; and RAMI AL- OWEINI American University in Beirut, Lebanon

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THE IMPACT OF NEW TECHNOLOGY ON THE TRANSPORTATIONSERVICES: “UBER PLATFORM
TALA ZEIN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law & Political Science

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NATURE IN CITIES:AN APPROACH TO PROMOTE THE SENSE OF BELONGING INURBAN COMMUNITIES
NAHED HAMAWI Teaching Assistant (PhD Candidate), Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built En

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THE EFFECT OF SECTORAL FDI ONFOOD SECURITY IN DEVELOPINGCOUNTRIES.
MOHAMED BALOUZA Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration

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DIGITAL DESIGN AND FABRICATION TECHNOLOGIES TOPROMOTE VALUES OF HUMAN WELL-BEING
CHADI KHOURY Assistant professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment

 

THE ADOPTED PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS IN THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES OF THE INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS IN BEIRUT
KHALED SADEK Senior lecturer,; IBTIHAL EL-BASTAWISSI Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Built Environment; ROKIA RASLAN Senior lecturer, Institute of Environmental Design & Engineering; and SAMER SAYARY Assistant professor, Faculty of Architecture-Design and Built Environment

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BARRIERS FACED BY SYRIAN REFUGEES IN ACCESSINGHEALTHCARE IN URBAN AREAS IN LEBANON
MIRNA FAWAZ Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences

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QUALITY OF LIFE AND WELL-BEING AMONG PALESTINIANAND SYRIAN REFUGEES IN LEBANON
MAYSSAH EL-NAYAL Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences; HELGA ALAEDDINE Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences; and OLFAT MAHMOUD Assistant Professor (part timer), Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences

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CHEMICAL AND MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF WELLSAND RIVERS IN LEBANESE URBAN CITIES
NADA EL-DARRA Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences; CELINE HAJJAR Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon; and MICHEL AFRAM Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon

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HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN TREATMENT-SEEKING ARAB PATIENTSWITH OBESITY
Dima Kreidieh; DANA EL MASRI Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences; HANA TANNIR Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences; LEILA ITANI Lecturer, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences; and MARWAN EL GHOCH

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DESIGNING URBAN SPACES ACCORDING TO EARTH ENERGYSTRUCTURE: TOWARD A BETTER LIVE IN CITIES
MOHAMED WAFA alexandria university Imam abdulrahman bin faisal university

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CHARACTERIZATION OF THERMAL TREATED CLAYOBTAINED FROM LEBANESE LOCAL RESOURCES ASSUPPLEMENTARY CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS
OUSSAMA BAALBAKI Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,; BACHAR ABDALLAH; Adel Elkordi; and Jamal Khatib

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OCCURRENCE OF ESCHERICHIA COLI O157 IN GROUND MEATCOMMERCIALIZED IN LEBANESE URBAN CITIES
MICHEL AFRAM Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon; JOSEPH TOUMA Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, Lebanon; and NADA El-DARRA Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition & Dietetics,Faculty of Health Sciences,

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DEFINING INDICATORS OF COOPERATION NETWORKING ANDLEARNING DEVELOPMENT IN PORT-ZONES’ NEIGHBORHOODS:APPLICABILITY IN ALEXANDRIA AND PORT SUDAN
MAYSARA OSMAN Postgraduate Student, Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt, (international student and KHALID. AL-HAGLA Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGNING HEALTHIER KIDS’GARDENS: IN TRIPOLI, LEBANON
FATIMA BELOK PhD Candidate (Teaching Assistant), Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment,; NABIL MOHAREB Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment; and MOSTAFA RABEA Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment

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AN APPROACH FOR SUSTAINABLE AFFORDABLE HOUSESDESIGN IN EGYPT
SHERIF KHASHABA Associate Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering Faculty of Engineering

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PRODUCTION OF LABAN IMMO POWDER: PROCESS ANDCHARACTERISTICS OF THE OBTAINED PRODUCT
HODA SAADEDDINE SAAD ELMASRI Lebanese International University, Lebanon and OSSAMA DIMASSI Lebanese International University, Lebanon

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EXPRESSION OF DEFA1-3 AND RELATIONS WITH RISK FACTORSOF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
SAID EL SHAMIEH Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Laboratory Technology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences and SOPHIE VISVIKIS-SIEST Université de Lorraine, Inserm, IGE-PCV, F-54000 Nancy, France

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EFFECT OF SLC22A1 GENE POLYMORPHISMS ON METFORMINRESPONSE IN LEBANESE TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS PATIENTS
KHALED NAJA Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science; SAID EL SHAMIEH Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Laboratory Technology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences; and RAJAA FAKHOURY Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences,

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EVOLUTION OF TEACHING PRACTICAL ENDODONTOLOGY. AFIVE YEARS RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
ROULA ABIAD Associate Professor of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry,

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GATED COMMUNITIES; IMAGES OF SUSTAINABILITY;AL-REHAB & MADINATY CASE STUDIES
NADER AZAB Associate professor, Beirut Arab University – Faculty of Architecture, Design & Built Environment, and BAHER FARAHAT Associate professor, Beirut Arab University – Faculty of Architecture, Design & Built Environment

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PERCEPTION OF LEBANESE WOMEN ON PREFERRED MODE OFDELIVERY AND ITS ASSOCIATED COMPLICATIONS
HALA AHMADIEH Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Medicine; SALAH MALAS Lecturer of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Medicine,; and NADIA JRADI Senior Lecturer of Pediatrics, Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Medicine

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THE CLINICAL BENEFIT OF SERUM PROCALCITONIN LEVELAS COMPARED TO BISAP SCORING SYSTEM FOR PREDICTINGTHE SEVERITY AND PROGNOSIS OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS
OMAR MASRI Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine,; NADIA JRADI Senior Lecturer of Pediatrics, Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Medicine; and MOHAMED KASSEM Professor, Faculty of Law & Political Science

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THE IMPACT OF FOSSIL AND RENEWABLE ENERGYCONSUMPTION ON THE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN LEBANON
HANADI TAHER Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Faculty of Business Admiration

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LEGISLATION FOR GREEN BUILDING REGULATIONS ANDINCENTIVES
NABILA AL GHABRA Architect & Teaching Assistant (Part-time), Faculty of Architecture – Design & Built Environment

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SAFE AGING IN PLACE; THE CRITICALITY OF BUILDINGAPPROACHES FOR BETTER LIVES
RANDA BOUKHARI PhD Candidate, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

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COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OFUNDERFLOOR HEATING SYSTEM UTILIZING DIFFERENT PCM
YASSER EL-SAMADONY Associate professor, Mechanical engineering Department, Faculty of engineering

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THE IMPACT OF THE MEDIA ON BODY IMAGE PERCEPTIONSAND SELF-ESTEEM AMONG FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
GAMAL MEGAHED Assistant Professor, Mass Communication Department, Faculty of Human Sciences

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EVALUATION OF THE RISK OF DEVELOPING WORKRELATEDMUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS IN PRECLINICALAND CLINICAL DENTAL STUDENTS
AYMAN EL KHATIB Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences; RAMI ABBAS Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences; HALA RAGAB Associate Professor of Operative and Esthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry; and KHALED TAKEY AHMED Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences

 

ACUTE EFFECTS OF NINTENDO WII FIT ON BALANCE IN YOUNG ADULTS: A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
AYMAN EL KHATIB Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Faculty of Health Sciences

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LOVE OF LIFE IN NINE DEVELOPED AND UNDERDEVELOPEDCOUNTRIES
AHMED ABDEL-KHALEK Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, and MAYSSAH EL NAYAL Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences

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AUTISM AWARENESS AMONG THE LEBANESE POPULATION
NOURHAN EL ZEIN Beirut Arab University, Faculty of Medicine; ALAA HAJJAR; and NADIA JRADI Senior Lecturer of Pediatrics, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

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KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE REGARDING VASECTOMY ANDTUBAL LIGATION AMONG THE LEBANESE POPULATION
SALAH MALAS Lecturer of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine; MAHDI SALAMI Medical Students, Faculty of Medicine,; HASSAN NAHLE Medical Students, Faculty of Medicine,; AYA RAMADAN Medical Students, Faculty of Medicine,; RAYANE SALAMEH Medical Students, Faculty of Medicine,; ZEINAB SHAHROUR; and ALI YASSIN

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LEGAL LIABILITY OF ARCHITECT
TARTEEL DARWISH Associate Professor, Faculty of Law & Political Science, and SARAH ZEIN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law & Political Science

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THE ROLE AND EFFECT OF MULTIMEDIA BASED HEALTH ANDWELLBEING AWARENESS PACKAGES FOR CHILDREN ANDYOUTH
RADWA SAMEH Associate Professor, Department Of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering,

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HYPERTENSION AMONG REFUGEES: A DISEASE OF RISINGPUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN
ISSAM SHAARANI Senior Lecturer of Family Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, and RAMI WARRAK

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SURVIVING ARCHITECTUREAN EXPLORATION OF THE DESIGN STUDIO’S HIDDENCURICCULUM
MOHAMED IBRAHIM Assistant Professor in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture - Design and Built Environment

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LANGUAGE CHANGE TO ENHANCE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING:A SOCIOLINGUISTIC APPROACH
LAILA C.A. HELMI Associate Professor, Department of English, Faculty of Human Sciences

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GLOBAL CHALLENGES AFFECTING BUSINESSES IN AN ERA OFSUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
MOUSTAFA AL ATAT PhD Candidate, Faculty of Business Administration

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RISING LEVEL OF HOSPITAL CONSUMPTION AND THEENVIRONMENT: NEW MAZLOUM HOSPITAL INITIATIVES
A. YASSIN PhD Candidate, Faculty of Business Administration

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MARKETING ROLE IN ALTERING STRATEGIES TOCOLLABORATE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
CAROLINE D. KASSABLI AL- FAKHRY PhD Candidate, Faculty of Business Administration

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PRINCIPLE BARRIERS TO INTERNATIONAL TRADEAND IT’S EFFECT ON LEBANESE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
ALI ISSAM CHAMS1 PhD Candidate, Faculty of Business Administration

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Alberto Estevez Professor, ESARQ, UIC Barcelona, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain
Celine Rozenblat Professor, Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Franz W. Gatzweiler Professor, Executive Director of ISC-IAP-UNU Urban Global Interdisciplinary Science Program on Urban Health and Wellbeing
John Kinuthia Professor, Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Science, University of South Wales, UK
Peter Head Professor, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, The Ecological Sequestration Trust, UK
Saroj Jayasinghe Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Seyhan Firat Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Gazi University, Turkey
Tasleem Shakkour Professor & Senior Lecturer, Edge Hill University Preston, UK
Rokia Raslan Associate Professor, Bartlett Vice Dean Enterprise, Building Performance Stimulation, Faculty of the Built Environment,
University College London (UCL), UK
Jose Pedro Sousa Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto, Portugal
Miguel M. de Sousa Dias Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics Unit, Hospital de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
Mohamad Amin Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manchester, UK
José Siri Dr., International Institute for Global Health, United Nations University, Malaysia
Heba Elsharkawy Dr., Architectural Design Technology, School of Architecture, University of East London, UK
Philip Wolfson Arch., Founder of Wolfson Architecture and Design, UK

REGIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Adel El-Kordi Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Ahmed Abdel Khalik Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University, Egypt
Ayman Afify Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Azza Abouelnaga Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Bader Ansary Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Bakr Nour Professor, Department of Surgery, Weil Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, Qatar
Essam Osman Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Fawzat Farhat Professor, Faculty of Law, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Hany Ayad Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
Hassan Abdel-Salam Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
Hossam Hamdi Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Gulf Medical University (GMU), UAE
Ibtihal El-Bastawissi Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Jamal Elkhatib Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Khalid Al-Hagla Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
Lucette Segaan Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Mayssah El-Nayal Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Mohamad Fikri Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt
Mohamed Hanafi Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Mohammad Kassem Professor, Faculty of Law & Political Science, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Nahed Attia Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Najlaa Mashaal Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Nehale Mostapha Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Rajaa Fakhoury Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Ramadan Awad Professor, Faculty of Science, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Abdallah Nassereddine Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Ghaleb Farhat Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Magda Mostafa Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt
Marwan Halabi Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Nabil Mohareb Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Abdelrahman Baydoun Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Ayman El-Khatib Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Bilal Azakir Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Lama Soubra Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Mohamed Balouza Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Osama Omar Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
Safaa Baydoun Dr. Director of Research Center for Environment and Development-Beirut Arab University, Lebanon

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

STEERING GROUP

BAU

Ibtihal El-Bastawissi Prof., Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Ayman Afify Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Marwan Halabi Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU

ISC

Franz W. Gatzweiler Prof., Executive director Urban Health and Wellbeing - A global interdisciplinary science program of the
International Science Council (ISC)
Hany Ayad Prof., Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt - Member of ISC

CONSULTING GROUP

BAU

Mayssah El-Nayal Prof., Dean, Faculty of Human Sciences, BAU
Mohammad Kassem Prof., Dean, Faculty of Law & Political Science, BAU
Nehale Mostapha Prof., Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, BAU
Adel El-Kordi Prof., Dean, Faculty of Engineering, BAU
Ramadan Awad Prof., Dean, Faculty of Science, BAU
Abdalla El-Lakany Prof., Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, BAU
Najlaa Mashaal Prof., Dean, Faculty of Medicine, BAU
Essam Osman Prof., Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, BAU
Rajaa Fakhoury Prof., Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, BAU

ISC

José Siri Dr., International Institute for Global Health, United Nations University, Malaysia
Celine Rozenblat Prof., Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

ISUH

Jo Boufford President of the International Society for Urban Health (ISUH)

PUBLICATION GROUP

Maged Youssef Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Shereen Khalil Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Mohamed Tohme Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU

GRAPHIC DESIGN GROUP

Mohamed Sobhy Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
George Nader Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU

LOGISTICS GROUP

Hisham Al-Arnaouty Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment BAU
Hiba Mohsen Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Khaled Sadek Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU

IT GROUP

Mostafa El-Bizri Administrative Staff, Faculty OF Engineering, BAU
Bashar Zeidan Website Office, BAU

ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP

Nivine Jalaledddine Executive Administrator, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Nisrine Ghorayeb Administrative Staff, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Marwan Masri Administrative Staff, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Abduallah Saab Administrative Staff, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Khaled Itani Administrative Staff, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU

SUPPORT GROUP

EXHIBITION SETUP GROUP

Hisham Al-Arnaouty Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Hiba Mohsen Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Roau Rawwas Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU

SESSION SUPPORT GROUP

Karim Galal Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Samer El Saiary Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Nael El Saraj Asst. Prof., Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Zeina El Alami Senior lecturer, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU
Rasha Sukkarieh Senior lecturer, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment, BAU