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


AMJAD ALKOUD has a Ph.D. in architecture from 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 research interest focuses on Ultra-tall buildings and tall buildings Ordinances (TBOs) and investigates the interactions between current building ordinances in different cities and the development of Ultra-tall buildings. The research attempts to provide a better understanding of the roles and dynamics of different municipal policies in the creation and shaping of Ultra-talls as new urban actors, The research also aims to explain how the existing set of…

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