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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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ProfDr. Ibrahim Jawad Kadhim ,the Head of the Department of Architecture, Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Jawad Kadhim, granted a letter of thanks and appreciation from the College of Engineering, University of Baghdad, for heading the  discussion committee of the doctoral dissertation submitted by the student Haider Lutfi Mohsen in the Department of Architecture titled (Context Development In The Post-Urban Event Cities (Iraqi Cities As A Study Case).


In the presence of the Head of Architecture, Dr. Ibrahim Jawad and  Projects Manager, Dr. Abdullah Saadoon Almaamoori the director of the Scientific And Engineering Consultant Bureau  in addition to the head of the staff, Dr. Mustafa Kamil, final submission of the first-stage students took place on Saturday 4th February 2023 , the head of the Department of Architecture, praised the efforts made by the professors and students.




















Within the activities of the Department of Architectural engineering  and the continuous pursuit of the best quality of education, a panel discussion lecture delivered  by Prof. Dr. Haitham Jabbar Taha (international expert on the quality of education and academic accreditation) on Wednesday, 1st February, 2023, the lecture entitled (Quality  Assurance  For Our Educational Institutions In Higher Education) . The lecture discussed   the administrative and academic leadership of the Department of Architecture at the University of Technology in the presence of the head of the department, scientific and administrative assistants, in addition to the  heads of the architectural design branch  and Urban design  branch and a group of faculty members.