Department of Architecture

Department of Architecture

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The Department of Architecture at AURAK is committed to providing a specialized education focused on design proposals and building technology implementation in both built and natural environments.

Our curricula are designed to meet the highest standards of educational quality in the field and have been crafted in accordance with the National Architecture Accreditation Board (NAAB) (for BArch) and with Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) (for BAID) standards.

Our Architecture program provides students with a comprehensive education on creating sustainable built environments, and Interior Design trains students in creating healthy, user-friendly interior spaces.

Students from both programs learn to use various design tools and techniques, including hand and digital drawing, and the most advanced software for design modeling and 3D visualization.

 Our programs prepare students for careers in architecture and interior design, where digital design skills and knowledge of building technologies are essential. Join us at the Department of Architecture and gain the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in these exciting and dynamic fields.


The Architecture Department at AURAK has a digital laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to support teaching and research activities in the main areas of construction and design. Architecture Digital lab contains 18 PCs. Each PC is equipped with AutoCAD 2016; Revit 2016; 3ds Max 2016; Rhino 5 for windows, ADOBE Photoshop, ADOBE Indesign and CutePDF Writer. All computers are connected to Canon iPF785 plotter (max. paper width: 950 mm), Océ (Plot Wave 360) and Universal Laser System (Work Space size 80 cm x 45 cm).

  • Architecture studios: four studios equipped with workstations, lockers, drawing board with tools, drawing stand and data show
  • Digital Architecture studio: Equipped with CAD workstations, printers / plotters, laser cutter machine

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Prof. Buthayna Hasan Mohammad Eilouti

Department Chair - Professor of Architecture and Interior Design

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Dr. Liudmila Cazacova

Associate Professor, LEED AP® ID+C –Architecture, Interior Design

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Mr. Tawfiq Abu Hantash

Associate Professor of Architecture Design, History and Theory. Advisor to the President for Campus Development

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Dr. Eman Assi

Associate Professor – Urban Design

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Dr. Anis Semlali

Associate Professor – Interior Design

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Mr. Cristiano Luchetti

Associate Professor of Architecture

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Engr. Abeer Abu-Raed

Assistant Professor – Architecture

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Dr. Irene Pasina

Associate Professor of Interior Design

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Dr. Fathia Elmenghawi

Assistant Professor – Architecture Design, Urban Planning and Urban Design

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Dr. Sana Tamzini

Adjunct Assistant Professor - Interior Design

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Ms. Inshirah Shublaq

Teaching Assistant – Architecture

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Mr. Arnold Uaje

Lab Engineer - Architecture Digital Lab

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Last Updated: 23 Nov 2023

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