Basem Mohamed

PhD in Architecture, McGill University.

Bio

Dr. Basem is designer, researcher, and educator. His  design and research  work focuses on rethinking  prefabricated housing design and production through the application of cutting edge technologies, starting from sales to occupancy.  He has completed his Doctoral degree at McGill University School of Architecture, where he developed a digital platform for mass customization of housing systems.  He received multiple awards to implement his design and research efforts within leading housing companies in Quebec province, Canada. He also collaborated with housing authorities in the UAE.   With regard to teaching, Basem has taught at McGill, and  ADU prior to  joining ZU. He has won multiple awards with his students, most recently the Christo Jeanne Claude award in 2018, and Cityscape 2019. In addition to teaching, Basem has extensive experience in working  architectural practices in Egypt, Canada, and UAE on diverse range of residential, and commercial projects. He participated in multiple competitions, and build projects in Egypt, and Canada.

 
Office

Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi

Phone:

02 599 3499

Email:
Teaching Areas

Design studios, Digital design and fabrication, BIM

Research and Professional Activities

Recent publications

Book chapters

  1. T.T. Lo, B. Mohamed and M.A. Schnabel (2018): Redefining Supports: Extending Mass Customization with Digital Tools for Collaborative Residential Design, Design Computing and Cognition’18, J. Gero (ed.), Springer, pp. 227-241. (in print for Q4/2018)
  2. Carbone, Carlo, and Basem Eid Mohamed. "An Open-Source Model of Collaboration and Customization in Architecture." In Managing Complexity Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Mass Customization, Personalization, and Co-Creation (MCPC 2015), Montreal, Canada, October 20th-22th, 2015, edited by Jocelyn Jocelyn, Serge Carrier, and Frank Piller. Springer, 2016.
  3. Eid Mohamed, Basem, and Carlo Carbone. "Information-Driven Customization: A Profile-Matching Model." In Managing Complexity Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Mass Customization, Personalization, and Co-Creation (MCPC 2015), Montreal, Canada, October 20th-22th, 2015, edited by Jocelyn Jocelyn, Serge Carrier, and Frank Piller. Springer, 2016.

Articles

  1. Carbone, Carlo, and Basem Eid Mohamed,“ Evaluating the
    Utility Core in the Prefabricated Housing Industry – past, present and future” Enquiry Vol. 14(1), pp. 37-47.
  2. El Kaftangui, Mohamed, Eid M., Basem,“ Rethinking the old
    residential sector in the UAE: a methodology for sustainable retrofitting” International Journal of Science, Technology and Management (IJSTM), Vol. 1, pp. 28-41, January 2016.
  3. Eid M., Basem, El Kaftangui, Mohamed, Farouk, Sherine“ A
    Computer- Based Participatory Model for Customization in the UAE Housing Market” Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 30, pp. 17-29, January 2017.

Conference presentations

  1. Eid M, Basem, El Kaftangui, M, and Zureikat, R., “{In}Formed
    Panels : Towards Rethinking the Precast Concerete Industry in the UAE "CAADRIA, 2018
    2. Eid M, Basem, Gemme F.,and Sprecher A., “Information and Construction: Information and Construction: Advanced Applications of Digital prototyping in the Housing Industry ” Proceedings of 34th International Conference on Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe eCAADe, Oulu, Fin, Aug  24-26,  2016
    3. Adams, Annmarie, Eid M, B. “ #mcgillarchitecture: Architecture Education in The Age of Instagram” Proceedings of the International Conference on Research Based Education (aee 2016), London, UK, April  6-9 2016.

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