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Karim Hadjri

Supervisor ESR4 and ESR5; co-supervisor ESR2 - Host coordinator

Karim Hadjri is head of School and professor in Architecture at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield, UK. He is an architect with a Master of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy in housing studies completed at the Joint Centre for Urban Design at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK. He has been teaching architecture and urban design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels since 1993. He has led large academic units and research groups and managed a self-funded research centre at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.

Karim's current research is concerned with inclusive and sustainable design of the built environment, housing and health. His current research is concerned with the challenges of designing age-friendly environments, as well as enabling environments particularly for people with dementia. He has led and participated in 32 research projects worldwide, secured over £2m in competitive research grants, and published 90 outputs. He currently supervises several PhD projects on people-environment studies and sustainable design. He is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) validation board, and a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Courses

Participation in structured courses (RMT, TS)

TS2

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Entrepreneurship and professional career

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TS2

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Entrepreneurship and professional career

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TS1

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TS1

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Activities

Participation in network activities (Workshops, Summer Schools, Conferences, Secondments)

Lisbon Workshops

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WS1 Design, planning and building affordable and sustainable housing

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Reading Summer schools

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Summer School 3: Innovations on affordable and sustainable housing

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Grenoble Conferences

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IC1 Global Dwelling: Redesigning housing education for affordable and sustainable housing

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Blog

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Publications

Alsaeed, M., & Hadjri, K. (2022, August). Environmental sustainability of future social housing. In New Housing Researchers Colloquium (NHRC) at the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) Conference 2022, Barcelona, Spain.

Posted on 30-08-2022

Conference

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Elghandour, A. (2023, June). Affordability-led decisions impacting households' health and economic wellbeing - A transdisciplinary perspective. In Schweiker, M. et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2023 Europe (pp. 482-484). Aachen, Germany.

Posted on 11-06-2023

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Elghandour, A., & Hadjri, K. (2023, August). Rethinking housing affordability to advocate the design for health and wellbeing. In 21st ISQOLS Annual Conference, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Posted on 17-07-2024

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