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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.


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


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