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Yasser Elsheshtawy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
UAE University. Department of Architecture
sheshtawi@uaeu.ac.ae

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 Opera Sydney & Harbour. Photography: Yasser Elsheshtawy. February 2006

 

  RESEARCH (RECENT)  
     
  BOOKS  
   

Authored

 
           
  cover-01-sm-a.jpg Elsheshtawy, Y. (Ed.) (2004). Planning Middle Eastern Cities: An Urban Kaleidoscope in a Globalizing World. Routledge: London

 

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        Narrative of Loss  
 
 
  Chapters        
           
  cairo_cosmo.jpg Elsheshtawy, Y. (2006). “Local Public as Polluting Tourism: Social Control at Al’Rifa’i Mosque and Sultan Hassan Square.”  In P. Ammar & D. Singermann (eds.). Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Space in the New Middle East. Cairo, New York: AUC Press

 

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Mohamed Ali Street

 
   
     
    “From Dubai to Cairo: Competing Global Cities, Models, and Shifting Centers of Influence?”     fig_05-t.jpg

From Dubai to Cairo

 
     
  CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS  
     
  filed 11/11/06   HOLCIM 2007

Invited to participate in the Holcim Forum 2007: “urban_trans_formation” organized by the Holcim foundation for sustainable construction c/o Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).  April 19-21, 2007, at Tongji University in Shanghai, China.

 
           
   


 
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TASMEEM 2007

Doha, Qatar

International Design Conference, Invited Speaker
March 2007
 
           
   


 
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IASTE 2006

Elsheshtawy, Y. (2006). Transitory Sites:  “Mapping Dubai's 'Forgotten' Urban Public Spaces.” IASTE 2006. Tenth IASTE conference: Hyper-traditions. Bangkok, Thailand


Session Advisory Committee
 
           
   


 
    dubai_poster_X_1-sm-t.jpg   Invited Speaker at Harvard Graduate School of Design Workshop. “Dubai: Emerging Critical Themes in Urban Planning and Design.” March 20, 2006

 

 
           
   


 
    Homepagetop.jpg   Elsheshtawy, Y. (2006). “Marking an arrival (or departure): constructing the world’s tallest building in Dubai.” International Symposium on Environment, Behaviour and Society “People in Place in People,” Sydney, Australia 9-11 February, 2006.  
           
   


 
    Logotype-title.jpg   Keynote Speaker at International Conference PLEA2005. Environmental Sustainability: The Challenge of Awareness in Developing Countries. Beirut, Lebanon 13-16/11, 2005.  
           
  JOURNALS  
           
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Elsheshtawy, Y. & Kenzari, B. (2003). The Ambiguous Veil: On Transparency, Mashrabiya’s & Architecture. Journal of Architectural Education. 56:4, 17-25.


Recipient of the 2003 JAE Best Article of the Year Award

 JAE

 
   


 
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Elsheshtawy, Y. (2005). “The Mythical East: Architectural Metaphor’s in Tayeb Salehs’ Season of Migration to the North.” Built Environment. 31:1

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

 

 
   


 
    fig-17-t.jpg   Elsheshtawy, Y. (2006). “Urban Spectacles: Constructing the world’s tallest building in Dubai.” The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 2:1, pp.173-186

JOURNAL SITE

 
    SLIDESHOW: The Burj Dubai Spectacle      
   


 

 

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