DR Mohamed Awad CV

 

Dr.Mohamed Awad
Principle of AWAD Associates

Name: Mohamed Fouad Awad

Date & Place of Birth: 15/12/1949 Alexandria (Egypt)

Marital Status: Single

Nationality: Egyptian

Profession: Architect, Lecturer
Dept. of Architecture,
Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University
Chatby, Alexandria, Egypt

Residence: 17 Kafr Abdu Street, Rouchdi, Alexandria (Egypt)

Languages: Arabic, English, French, Greek, Italian

Education:

  • 1954-1968 Primary, Preparatory,
    Secondary School, Victoria College, Alexandria (Egypt)
  • 1973 B.Sc. of Architecture
    Faculty of Engineering
    Dept. of Architecture,
    University of Alexandria
  • 1985 M.Sc. in Planning
  • 1992 P h.D. (Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture)
    Alexandria University / UCL, London

 

PROFESSIONAL CURRICULUM
  1. Architect, Principal of AWAD Associates, Design & Planning Consultants and General Contractors (A family firm in practice since 1911 – 3rd generation), Professional experience as an architect and planner since 1973.
  2. Lecturer and member of the staff at the Dept. of Architecture, Alexandria University, since 1973.
  3. Urban & Architectural Historian specialized in Alexandrian Modern history. Author of several publications on the Alexandrian Built Environment.
  4. Architectural and urban conservationist
    • Member of the Board of the Archaeological Society of Alexandria.
    • Founder and Principal of the Alexandria Preservation Trust.
    • Consultant for the Alexandria Governorate for the Preservation of Alexandria’s Archeological, Architectural and Urban Heritage.
    • Founding member of the NGO - Friends of the Environment.
  5. Former director of the Alexandria & Mediterranean Research Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
  6. Former member of the Architectural Committee of the Supreme Council of Culture.
  7. Former member of the jury of the Alexandria Arts Biennale, 2004.
  8. Former member of the steering committee of the Architectural Biennale of Alexandria, 2005.
  9. Member of the board of the Alexandria Innovation Center.
  10. Member of the board of the Graeco-Roman Museum.
  11. Member of ICOMOS (Mediterranean ICOMOS)
  12. Director of the governorate of Alexandria’s Heritage Conservation Committee.
  13. Director of the board of a charity organization founded and run by the Awad family since 1947, Mobaret Mohamed Awad, in Bacos.
  14. Member of the committee for the strategic development of the Alexandria University campus, Decree No. 1905 - 2007.
  15. Winner of Hassan Fathi Award for Architecture, 2009.
  16. Former member of the Committee for the Development of Cairo Governorate, 2009.
  17. Consultant for the development of the Egyptian/Japanese Technological University in Borg El-Arab, 2009.
  18. Member of the board of the Center for Hellenistic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, University of Alexandria and the Vardinoyannis Foundation since 2006.
  19. Consultant to the Bibliothecca Alexandrina since 2013.
  20. Founder and owner of a permanent exhibition, “Impressions of Alexandria” The Awad Collection at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina since 2002.

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH
  • “Trame d’une histoire : Du passé au présent”
    “Le Modèle européen : L’Évolution urbaine de 1807 à 1958”
    “Nouvel ordre urbain et nouvelles dynamiques (1958-2005)”
    In Alexandrie Entre Deux Mondes, Edisud
    Revue de l’Occident musulman et de la Méditerranée, ROMM, no 46, 1987.
  • “Italian Influence on Alexandria’s Architecture” (1834-1985)
    In Environmental Design, Amate Sponde, The Presence of Italy in the Architecture of the Islamic Mediterranean
    Journal of the Islamic Environmental Design Center
    Carucci Editore, Rome - VIII the year, no 9-10, 1990.
  • “Les Métamorphoses d’Alexandrie”
    in Le Progrés Egyptien, Numéro Spécial Centenaire, Le Caire, 1993.
  • “The Metamorphoses of Mansheyah”
    in Alexandria in Egypt,
    Mediterraneans no 8/9 – Fall 1996.
  • “La conservation de l’Alexandrie moderne, examen critique et évaluation”
    in Aujourd’hui l’Egypte, N. 37, 12/1996-1/1997.
  • Alexandria ist als Stadt total “Überstrapaziert”
    in Ägypten die Wiege der Götter, Edition Christian Brandstatter, Vienna, 1998.
  • “L’Égyptianité des styles”
    In Qantara (Institut du monde Arabe), no 27, printemps 1998.
  • “Building Culture in Cosmopolitan Alexandria: An Interpretation in View of the Italian Contribution”
    in L’Orientalisimo, Nell’ Architettura Italiana tra ottocento e novecento, 1999.
  • Regular contributor in monthly magazine, 1000 Words & Pictures, section on Alexandria.
  • “The House Revisited, The City Remembered”
    in Deus Loci, The Lawrence Durrell Journal, NS7, 1999-2000.
  • Paolo Girardelli, “Dalla memoria al progetto” Intervista a Mohamed Awad
    in Controspazio, Architettura Urbanistica no 5, Settembre/Ottobre 2001.
  • Contributor to the Final Report of the “Strategic Approach to Egypt’s Cultural Heritage”, July 2001, UNDP , UNESCO and CULTNET publication.
  • “Urbanisme en héritage”
    in Qantara (Institut du monde Arabe), no 43, printemps 2002.
  • “Reviving the Role of the Master Builder Moalem, in Architectural Education”
    in Architectural Education Today, Cross-Cultural Perspectives Edition Comportements, Lausanne, 2002.
  • “Victoria College: Meanings in its Architecture”
    in Victoria College, A History Revealed
    Edited by Sahar Hamouda and Colin Clement, Cairo, 2002.
  • “Alex-Med, The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center”
    In Observatoire Urbain du Caire Contemporain. Lettre d’information, nº5, CEDEJ, décembre 2003.
  • “Le rêve d’une ville cosmopolite”, “Bref retour à Alexandrie”, “La collection Mohamed Awad”
    In Les Cahiers Durrelliens, Lawrence Durrell
    et Alexandrie. Nº1. Association Lawrence Durrell en Languedoc, 2004.
  • Editor of Med Cities. The Mediterranean City: dialogue among cultures.
    Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications, Alexandria, 2005.
  • Editor of Patrimoines Partagés en Méditerranée: Eléments clés de la réhabilitation, EuroMed II, Alexandria, 2005.
  • Co-editor of Omar Toussoun: Prince of Alexandria,
    The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center Monographs, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications - Alexandria, 2005.
  • Co-editor of The Zoghebs: An Alexandrian Saga,
    The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center Monographs, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications, Alexandria, 2005.
  • Co-editor of Voices from Cosmopolitan Alexandria
    The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications, Alexandria, 2006.
  • Co-editor of My Alexandria: Poems and Prose, Desmond O'Grady,
    The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications, Alexandria, 2006.
  • Forword of Alexandria, Tracing the Routes of Memory,
    Metropolis of Hellenism, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2007.
  • Co-editor of The Birth of the Seventh Art in Alexandria
    The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications - Alexandria, 2007.
  • Co-editor of The Alexandrian Character in Egyptian Cinema,
    Text in Arabic, The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Publications, Alexandria, 2007.
  • Co-editor of From Camp-Ceaser to Cleopatra`s Pool: a Swiss Childhood in Alexandria, 2008
  • Author Italy in Alexandria, an Alexandria Preservation Trust publication, Alexandria, 2008.
  • Co-author Italian architects and engineers from the 19th to the 20th century, Maschietto Editori, 2008.
  • Co-author of A Taste of Alexandria: A Cosmopolitan Flavor, Bibliotheca Alexandrina publications, 2009.
  • Author of Montazah Palaces and Gardens, Bibliotheca Alexandrina publications, 2014.

MEDALS AND PRIZES
  • “Médaille d’honneur de la Société d’Encouragement au progrès”, France, 1996.
  • Title of “Ambassador of Hellenism”, Athens Municipality, 2003.
  • Order of Merit, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa, 2009.
  • Medal of Merit and Excellence in the field of conservation of heritage buildings, from the French organization Vieilles Maisons Françaises, 2008.
  • Hassan Fathi Award for Architecture, by the Bibliothecca Alexandrina and the Supreme Council of Culture, 2010.
  • Shield and Medal of Merit of the Egyptian-Greek Friendship Association, 2010.
  • Knighthood “Cavalieri” from the Italian Government, 2011.
  • Academy of Athens, Arts Distinction Award, 2013.
  • Knighthood Order of Officer by the Greek President and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2015.
Also numerous certificates of appreciation and medals of excellence from civil society organizations (Rotary Clubs, Old Victorian Association, The Friends of the Environment Society, the Archaeological Society of Alexandria, the British Council, the Biennial of Mediterranean Arts, Ministry of Culture, Society of Egyptian Architects.

       

       

 

MEDIA

 


Dr.Awad honored at Athenes Academy.


Hassan Fathy award of Architecture.


Dr.Awad honored by the Greek President.

 

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