IIT, Ph.D. Candidate | Chicago, United States


AMJAD ALKOUD, is a PhD Candidate at The Illinois Institute of Technology, and also holds a Master's Degree in Architecture. He is a licensed architect and has worked with many International architectural firms and educational institutions in the USA, Syria, the UAE, and KSA. Amjad is a member of the Syrian Syndicate of Architects, the UAE Society of Engineers and an associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Amjad?s Doctoral research focuses on Ultra-tall buildings Ordinances (UTBOs), and investigates the interactions between current building ordinances in deferent cities and the development of Ultra-tall buildings. The research tries to understand, explain the role and dynamics of different municipal policies in the creation and shaping Ultra-tall as a new urban morphology, The research also aims to understand how existing set of ordinances could be improved to help better…

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