Abdel Rahman Elbakheit

King Saud University, Faculty | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Abdel Rahman Elbakheit is leading a newly created Tall building Design Studio in 2011 at King Saud University, with collaboration of Nottingham University Tall buildings studio, were he participated as a design tutor for Tall building Studio at University of Nottingham, UK in 2006. The new studio focuses on experimental ideas of sustainable architectural design in articulating visionary yet energy efficient tall designs in providing, sustainable natural lighting for interiors, energy generation from Sun and/or Wind, Passive cooling and ventilation and so forth. Architectural design themes centre on mixed-use in tall buildings. His main research revolves about sustainable energy generation and optimisation of buildings with integrated renewable energy technologies and passive systems were he published over eight papers in international conferences and/or Journals in these topics.

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17 October 2016

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Tall Buildings: The Architecture of Integrated Sustainable Systems

Abdel Rahman Elbakheit, King Saud University

The architecture of integrated systems is not unknown to the common practice of worldwide building design. However, architecturally integrated sustainable systems are rare. Furthermore, sustainable...

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01 June 2012

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Why Tall Buildings? The Potential of Sustainable Technologies in Tall Buildings

Abdel Rahman Elbakheit, King Saud University

This paper discusses major strengths of tall buildings that distinguish them as sustainable solutions for the built environment. It sheds light on some of the...

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10 October 2011

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Why Tall Buildings? The Potential of Sustainable Technologies in Tall Buildings

Abdel Rahman Elbakheit, King Saud University

This paper discusses major strengths of tall buildings that distinguish them as sustainable solutions for the built environment. It sheds light on some of the...