People

A large number of researchers and advisors have contributed to this publication, as shown in detail below.

 

Sponsor, Msheireb Properties

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Eng. Abdulla Hassan Al-Mehshadi, Chief Executive Officer, Msheireb Properties • Eng. Issa M. Al Mohannadi, Msheireb Properties (Founder and CEO, March 2009-June 2012) • Eng. Saad Al Muhannadi, Board Member & Managing Director, Msheireb

 

Qatar Advisory Committee

H.E. Sheikh Hassan Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Qatar Museums Authority • Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah, Arab Engineering Bureau • Dr. Dirar Khoury, Qatar Foundation • Tim Makower, Allies & Morrison Architects • Allyson Vanstone, Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar • Mark Weichold, Texas A&M University Qatar • Dr. Ashraf M. Salama, Qatar University • Dr. Rabi H. Mohtar, Qatar Foundation

 

Harvard Faculty Advisors

Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, Chair • Prof. Steven CatonProf. Hanif KaraProf. C.C. Lamberg-KarlovskyProf. Martha Schwartz

 

Senior Editors

Prof. Spiro Pollalis, Principal Investigator • Nader Ardalan, Senior Research Associate

 

Harvard Core Team

Prof. John Daniel Spengler, School of Public Health • Prof. Andreas Georgoulias, Graduate School of Design • Richa Shukla, Research Associate, Supervisor • Yannis Orfanos, Research Associate • Dr. Susan Wason, Research Associate

 

Harvard Team Responsibilities

Urban / Architecture Prof. Spiro Pollalis Nader Ardalan Yannis Orfanos Richa Shukla

Environment / Public Health Prof. John D. Spengler Susan Wason Vicky Sagia Jiayu Qin

Social / Cultural / Economic Prof. Rogaia Abusharaf  Prof. Andreas Georgoulias

Research Associates Abraham Aluicio Mais Al Azab Karthik Dondeti Evgenia Hagistavrou Angela Kouveli Dimosthenis Lappas Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga Olga Tzioti

Research Consultants Dr. El-Sayed El-Aswad Dr. Samia Rab Fanar Haddad Dr. S. A. Dorkoosh Farrokh Iranmanesh Mohammed Al Sudairi Dr. Yasmine Abbas • Teresa Chahine

Regional Representatives Mohammad Ali Abdulla (Doha, Qatar) • Noura Al Sayeh (Bahrain) • Prof. Mashary A. Al-Naim (Dammam & Hofuf, Saudi Arabia) • Eng. Rashad Mohammed Bukhash (Dubai, UAE) • Holley Chant (Abu Dhabi, UAE) • Reza Pourvaziry (Iran) • Farrokh Iranmanesh (Iran) • Mohamed Al Assam (Basrah, Iraq) • Dafir Mann (Basrah, Iraq) • Osama Al Duaij (Kuwait) • Dr. Ali Khuraibet (Kuwait) • Dr. Shaibu Bala Garba (Oman) • Jorge Alberto Gavidia, Consultant to UN Habitat

Research Assistants Curtis Perrin Debashree Pal Somayeh Chitchian Irene Figueroa Ortiz Neelima Panoli Jianxiang Huang Faye Hays Nikolaos Katsikis Fatemeh Abbas zadeh Matt Richardson Siliang Fu Austin Pike Ryder Pearce Taraneh Meshkani Erika Bradbury Aurgho Jyoti Ryan Madson Robert De Miguel Marta Novak Wanjing Ji Jian He Elenora Marinou Evangelos Kotsioris Justin Stern Annisa Alusi Jeff Howry Tara Zolnikov Raphael Arku Zunheng Lai Melda Salhab Al Jazi Al Thani Aisha Ali Al Kuwairy Mashael Al Hajri

Harvard University Support Team Patricia Roberts Alla Armstrong Mark Hagen Trevor Obrien

 

GSU Regional Participants

Qatar Fawziya Hussain Zainal Al-Emadi, Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning • N.P. Ashraf, Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning • Stan Wypych, Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning • Muhammad Jāsim Khulayfī, Architect & Historian • Dr. Ali A. Raouf, Qatar University • Dr. Sherine El-Menshawi, Qatar University • Dr. Kaltham Ghanim, Qatar University • Dr. Moain Sadeq, Qatar University • Sultan Jassim Al Jabber, Diwan Amiri • Mohammed Hammam Fikri, Qatar Foundation • Saleh Hadi, Qatar Foundation

Bahrain H.E. Shaikha Mai Al-Khalifa, Minister of Culture, Kingdom of Bahrain • Mr. Abdulla Al-Sulaiti, Ministry of Culture • Dr. Alaa El Habashi, Ministry of Culture • Dr. Nadine Boksmati-Fattouh, Ministry of Culture • Dr. Fuad Al Ansari, University of Bahrain • Dr. Mustapha Ben-Hamouche, University of Bahrain (Formerly) • Dr. Falah Al-Kubaisy, Ministry of Municipalities & Agriculture • Dr. Maher Shawky Abouseif, Advisor, Ministry of Municipalities & Agriculture • Ahmed Abulrahman Al-Jowder, Senior Architect • Dr. Shaker Abdul Husain Khamdan, Head of Environmental Monitoring Section • Dr. Adel Salman Al-Sayyad, Ministry of Health • Abdulla Ali Alsitrawi, Environmental Health Section

Basrah H.E. Dr. Khalaf Abdul Samad, Governor of Basrah, Government of Iraq • Mr. Abdul Karim Obeid, Office of the province of Basra, Government of Iraq • Eng. Mustafa Ibrahim Saadoun, Office of the province of Basra, Government of Iraq • Dr. Mohammed Sabah Al-Shabander, Director General of Physical Planning, Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works • Bader Al-Assadi, Head of Physical Planning Dept. in Basrah, Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works • Dr. Saleh E. Najim, Chancellor Basrah University • Dr. Abbas H. Abbas, Dean College of Engineering, Basrah University • Dr. Wisam Al-Rekabi, Head Architecture Dept., Basrah University • Mohammad Al-Khatieb, Architect, Basrah University • Dr. Faleh Abd Al Jabbar, Chairman, The Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies • Thyer Kubaisi, Dewan Consultants • Fanar Haddad

Saudi Arabia Dr. Abdulaziz Alsaati, Vice President for Higher Studies, Scientific Research, University of Dammam • Dr. Abdulsalam Al-Sudairi, Dean, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Dammam • Dr. Saeed Al Awais, Dean College of Design, University of Dammam • Dr. Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Chair, Dept of Architecture, University of Dammam • Dr. Jamel Akbar, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Dammam • Dr. Ali Al-Sulbi, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Chair, Landscape Architecture Dept, University of Dammam • Dr. Hani Mohammad Al-Gahatany, Vice Dean for Research, University of Dammam • Dr. Adel Shaheen Aldosary, College of Architecture & Planning, University of Dammam • Dr. Hisham Mortada, Dept of Architecture, King Abdulaziz University • Eng. Hamad N. Al Shagawi, Gen. Manager, AFNIAH • Dr. Ali Al-Swat, Director of Planning, Eastern Province Municipality • Mohammad Ameen Ahmad Ashi, Eastern Province Municipality • Arif M. Al-Sultan, Planning researcher PTO Eastern Region, Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities • H. E. Eng. Fahad Al-Jubair, Mayor of Al Hasa Municipality • H.E. Eng. Abdullah Mohammad Al Arfaj, Al Hasa Deputy Mayor • Hassan I. Alkhars, Head of Dept. of Environmental Studies, Al Hasa Municipality

United Arab Emirates / Dubai Eng. Hussein Nasser Ahmed Lootah, Director General, Dubai Municipality • Eng. Bader Mohammed Al Ali, Dubai Municipality • Eman Shafiq Assi, Dubai Municipality • Ahmed Al-Jassmi, Dubai Municipality • Talib A. Gulfar, Dubai Municipality • Shatha Al Mulla, Dubai Municipality • Habiba Al Marashi, Emirates Environ Group • Jeff Willis, ARUP • Dr. Amer Moustafa, Am Univ of Sharjah • Ali Ibrahim Al Marri, Dr. Sultan Al Qassimi Centre of Gulf Studies • Dariush Zandi, TOTAL ARTS • Dr. Faisal K. Taha, ICBA • Dr. Rachael McDonnell, ICBA • Dr. Abdulla Al-Khayat, Dubai Health Auth. • Khalid Al-Jallaf, Dubai Dept of Health • Dr. Brigitte Howarth, Zayed University

Abu Dhabi / Al Ain Dr. Mark Beech, ADACH • Ays Ege Yildirim, ADACH • Justin Codrai, ADACH • Peter Sheehan, ADACH Al Ain • L. Usra Soffan, NCDR • Dr. Jayanti Maitra, NCDR • Dr. Makhlouf, Urban Planner • Nadine Saad Aldin Albitar, Abu Dhabi Municipality • Dr. Afshin Afshari, Masdar Institute • Chris Wan, Masdar • Alamira Noor Al Ayedrous Ban Hashi, Masdar • Dr. Richard Perry, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi • Dr. Peter Hellyer, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi • Anil Kumar, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi • Dr. El-Sayed El-Aswad, UAE University • Dr. Ashraf Salama, ALDAR • Dr. Abdelouhhab Zaid, Khalifa International Date Palm Award • Eng. Tallal Abdullah Al Salmani, Al Ain Municipality • Shaima Jasem Al Housani, Al Ain Municipality • Vinod Pillai, KEO International Consultants

Iran Dr. Farrokh Iranmanesh, Head of Architecture Department, Azad University, Bandar Abbas • Dr. Saied Dorkoosh, Economist, Mehrazan Consultants • Farhad Soltani, Director, Sharmand Consultants, Bandar Abbas Master Plan • Majid Namini, Director, Naghsh-e-Moheet, Bandar Lengeh Master Plan • Eng. Mehdi Mehjooi, Architect/Planner, Bandar Lengeh

Kuwait H.E. Sheikha Hussah Al Sabah, Director General, Dar Al Athar Al Islamiyyah • H.E. Dr. Fadel Ali Safar, Minister of Public Works & State Monitor of Municipality Affairs • H.E. Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science • Dr. Naji M. Al-Mutairi, Director General, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research • H.E. Dr. Abdurrahman Al-Awadi, Director General, ROPME • Dr. Hassan Mohammadi, Coordinator, Ropme • Shehab Al-Shehab, Director, Kuwait National Museum • Evangelia Simos Ali, Kuwait Municipality • Dr. Malek G. Hussein, Kuwait University • Doctor Abdul Aziz Sultan, President, KEO International Consultants • Babji Rao, Vice President, Keo International Consultants • Jassim Qabazard, Managing Director, Qabazard Consultants • Abdulmuhsin Taqi Muzaffar, Kuwait Society for Human Rights • Dr. Kazem Behbehani, Director, Dasman Institute • Dr. Usameh El-Jamali, OAPEC • General Mohammed Al BaderDr. Hamed H. Al-AjlanDr. Hassan KamalDr. Ali HajiahDr. Adel HussainEng. Suad Al-BaharDr. Mohammed Al-JassarDr. Mahmoud AbdulraheemDr. Fatimah Al-AwadhiDr. Ameenah FarhanDr. Essam O. Assem

Muscat H.H. Dr. Mona Bint Fahad Al-Said, Assistant Vice Chancellor for External Cooperation, Sultan Qaboos University • H.E. Sultan Bin Hamdoun Al Harthi, Director, Muscat Municipality • Zaher Sulaiman Al-Zakwani, Director of External Cooperation, Sultan Qaboos University • Dr. Alaa Mandoor, Dept of Architecture Eng, Sultan Qaboos University • Ali Hussein Al-Ajmi, Architect, Muscat Municipality • Eng. Tayeb Al Harthy, Transportation Dept., Muscat Municipality • Asma Al-Saadi, Muscat Municipality • Nawaf Al-Balushi, Head of Department of conservation and Maintenance, Ministry of Heritage & Culture • Ms. Malik Al Hinai, Director, Bait Al Baranda • Oystein Gronning, NORPLAN Muttrah Redev Master Plan • Aurel Von Richthofen, Assist Professor for Architecture and CAD, German University of Technology in Oman • Khuloud Al-Abri, Ministry of Housing • Dr. Issa Said Al-Shuaili, Ministry of Health • Dr.Tawfiq Ibrahim Al Harthi, Ministry of Health • Dr. Mohammed Juma Al Sharyani, Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs • Hamed Said Mohammed Al-Hasni, Public Authority for Electricity and Water