Department of Architecture

Department of Architecture

Overview

Architecture is a specialized profession associated with design proposals and building technology implementation in both environments built and natural. Architectural curricula of AURAK is establishing an educational standards of architectural training along with the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole organization certified to accredit U.S. professional degree of architecture worldwide: the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch). Presenting design ideas visually to our clients, architects need to work on design innovations and to build graphical communication skills thoroughly.However, in AURAK (American University of Ras Al Khaimah) Architecture, students are learning intensely about new design thoughts and to apply special design concepts for functional spaces in architecture. Students at AURAK are also communicating their ideas through multiple media to be able of preparing a variety of architectural drawings, building models and construction documents in details….

Facilities

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


             


General Safety Rules

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Eka Sediadi

Department Chair / Associate Professor – Landscape Design - Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-128  /  Phone: Ext. 1265


Prof. Amer Rghei

Professor – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-126  /  Phone: Ext. 1178


Mr. Tawfiq Abu Hantash

Associate Professor - Architectural Design, History and Theory of Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bdg. B-135  /  Phone: Ext. 1198


Dr. Fathia Elmenghawi

Assistant Professor – Architecture Design, Urban Planning and Urban Design, Architecture Department

Biography
Office: Bldg. B-127  /  Phone: Ext. 1192


Arch. Jose Ferrandiz

Assistant Professor - Digital Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-130  /  Phone: Ext. 1153


Dr. Fernando del Ama Gonzalo

Associate Professor – Architecture (On Leave), Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-128  /  Phone: Ext. 1242


Eng. Abeer Abu-Raed

Instructor – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-129  /  Phone: Ext. 1161


Ms. Asma Al-Zyoud

Teaching Assistant – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-131  /  Phone: Ext. 1130


Ms. Inshirah Shublaq

Teaching Assistant – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-131  /  Phone: Ext. 1130


Mr. Arnold Uaje

Lab Engineer - Architecture Digital Lab, Architecture Department

Biography
Office:       /  Phone: Ext. 1280


Dr. Eman Shafiq Assi

Adjunct Associate Professor- Urban Design, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-131  /  Phone: Ext.


Meys Masoud

Administrative Assistant – Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-124  /  Phone: Ext. 1227

Contact

Dr. Eka Sediadi

Department Chair / Associate Professor – Landscape Design - Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-128  /  Phone: Ext. 1265

Overview

Architecture is a specialized profession associated with design proposals and building technology implementation in both environments built and natural. Architectural curricula of AURAK is establishing an educational standards of architectural training along with the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole organization certified to accredit U.S. professional degree of architecture worldwide: the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch). Presenting design ideas visually to our clients, architects need to work on design innovations and to build graphical communication skills thoroughly.However, in AURAK (American University of Ras Al Khaimah) Architecture, students are learning intensely about new design thoughts and to apply special design concepts for functional spaces in architecture. Students at AURAK are also communicating their ideas through multiple media to be able of preparing a variety of architectural drawings, building models and construction documents in details….

Facilities

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


             


General Safety Rules

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Eka Sediadi

Department Chair / Associate Professor – Landscape Design - Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-128  /  Phone: Ext. 1265


Prof. Amer Rghei

Professor – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-126  /  Phone: Ext. 1178


Mr. Tawfiq Abu Hantash

Associate Professor - Architectural Design, History and Theory of Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bdg. B-135  /  Phone: Ext. 1198


Dr. Fathia Elmenghawi

Assistant Professor – Architecture Design, Urban Planning and Urban Design, Architecture Department

Biography
Office: Bldg. B-127  /  Phone: Ext. 1192


Arch. Jose Ferrandiz

Assistant Professor - Digital Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-130  /  Phone: Ext. 1153


Dr. Fernando del Ama Gonzalo

Associate Professor – Architecture (On Leave), Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-128  /  Phone: Ext. 1242


Eng. Abeer Abu-Raed

Instructor – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-129  /  Phone: Ext. 1161


Ms. Asma Al-Zyoud

Teaching Assistant – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-131  /  Phone: Ext. 1130


Ms. Inshirah Shublaq

Teaching Assistant – Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-131  /  Phone: Ext. 1130


Mr. Arnold Uaje

Lab Engineer - Architecture Digital Lab, Architecture Department

Biography
Office:       /  Phone: Ext. 1280


Dr. Eman Shafiq Assi

Adjunct Associate Professor- Urban Design, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-131  /  Phone: Ext.


Meys Masoud

Administrative Assistant – Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-124  /  Phone: Ext. 1227

Contact

Dr. Eka Sediadi

Department Chair / Associate Professor – Landscape Design - Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Department

Office: Bldg. B-128  /  Phone: Ext. 1265

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American University of
Ras Al Khaimah Road,
Ras al Khaimah, UAE
PO Box: 10021

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Tel. :  + 971 7 2210 900
Fax :  
+ 971 7 2210 300
Mail:  info@aurak.ac.ae

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