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Doctorate Thesis Discussion Titled)) (Humanistic Design in Contemporary Architecture - Hospital Buildings, Case Study) Featured

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The Student (Sinan Mohammed Taie Alsafar) at the Department of Architecture has been granted a doctorate of science degree on his thesis titled ((Humanistic Design in Contemporary Architecture - Hospital Buildings, Case Study)))

The discussion was held on Tuesday, February 2, 2023 at nine A.M, at the postgraduate study hall in the Department of Architectural Engineering at the University of Technology.

The discussion committee was headed by Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Jawad Kadhim  and included as members each of:-

Assistant prof. Dr.Arij Karim Alsadkhan, Assistant prof. Dr.Ahmed Hashim Al Uqabi, Assistant prof. Dr.Mufeed Ihsan Shouk, Assistant prof. Dr Inas Salim Yousif Haji as members .

 The thesis is supervised by Assistant Prof. Dr. Anwar Subhi Al qaraguli.

The thesis discussed the concept of Architecture relation to the human being a as human product for  society benefits , meeting his  physical and psychological needs, fulfilling his value requirements, and contributes to the realization and upgrading of the human awareness, in addition to the product’s expression of human behaviors and his interaction with the surrounding environment .

 On the other hand, the human being is one of the basic approved references In architecture in terms of the dependence of the output of architecture on the scale, representation and abstraction of material, sensory and psychological human characteristics, within a human architectural design.

The study aimed to present the most comprehensive and clear knowledge of architectural design according to the humanitarian aspects in general, and the architecture of contemporary hospitals in particular, within a theoretical framework with the most important design considerations and foundations, based on the salutogenesis theory in architecture, and in a method that enhances the possibility of its local adoption in Iraq. Vocabulary on the general shape of the hospital and the entrance space for inpatients and visitors, as they constitute the first impression that affects all habitants , within two levels of application, Arab and local.

Local projects showed interest in the foundations of perceptual design and deficiencies in the cognitive and organizational environments, as well as a lack of care for the foundations of Biophilic Design according to the above, a set of general and specific recommendations on improving the architecture of local hospitals in Iraq were identified.


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