Ahmed H. El Antably , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biography
Education
Affiliation
Honours & Awards
Field Of Interest
Work Experience
Community Service
Publications
Funds and Projects
Courses
Office hours

Biography

  • My research interest is in media theory. In my doctoral dissertation, I researched the ways in which online multi-user gaming technology can affect the inter-subjective perception of space and the interpretation of its history. I locate my research and my teaching at a conjuncture of history, theory and technology. I am interested in teaching Design as a cognitive activity. I am especially interested in Design media and the ways in which they are socially deployed in Design discourse, and the effects they introduce in Design practice. I am interested in the history and theory of Virtuality in art and architecture. I am also interested in the history and theory of Place in general and issues of the perception of place in both actual and virtual (both conventional and computed) environments in particular.

Courses Added

Courses Added
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AR210 - Architectural Drawing

2014 Spring View All Content
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AR335 - History & Theory of Architecture 5

2014 Spring View All Content
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AR415 - Architectural Design 5

2014 Spring View All Content
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Funds and Projects

  • Virtual Sirkap (2010-2011)
    This is a joint research project between the Digital Design Research Group (DDRG) at the Department of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, and the Department of Religious Studies at Claremont McKenna College. The project was funded by National Endowment for the Humanities, Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. It aims at virtually reconstructing Sirkap, an extinct city in modern-day Pakistan, which was inhabited, in addition to the local Indian populace, by successive waves of Greeks, Scythians, and Parthians from the second century BCE to the second century CE.
    Funded Project - 50,000 USD
  • Creative Collaboration in Online Multi-User Virtual Environments (2010-2012)
    The project explores the formative effect of Online Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) on creative collaboration through controlled experiments using Second Life (a popular MUVE platform).
    Funded Project - 5000 USD
Spring - 2014
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Tuesday 11am 2pm

Work Experience

  • Graduate Student Instructor/Researcher, Aug 2005 - Dec 2011
    Architecture
    University of California, Berkeley
  • Senior TA, Jul 2004 - Aug 2005
    Architectural Engineering and Environmental Design
    AASTMT, Cairo
  • GTA, Jan 2000 - Jul 2004
    Architectural Engineering and Environmental Design
    AASTMT, Cairo
  • GTA, Aug 1999 - Jan 2000
    Architectural Engineering and Environmental Design
    AASTMT, Alexandria

Education

  • PhD in Architecture with a Designated Emphasis in New Media, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Dec 2011
  • MSc in Architecture, Cairo University, Jul 2004
  • BSc in Urban Design, Ain Shams University, Jun 1997

List of Publications

    • Fawzy, Ahmed O. El Antably, Ahmed Tolba, Osama, "The Impact of Building Information Modeling on Early Design Stages in Architectural Education: Quasi-experiment in Design Studio" , Journal of al-Azhar University Engineering Sector, vol.10, no.36, pp. 1171-9. , 2015.
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    • Abouelnaga, Sally, Ahmed El Antably, and Lobna Sherif, "Form Classification: Architect's Understanding of the New Complexity Paradigm" , ARCHTHEO '14: Theory of Architecture Conference: Architecture and Writing, pp. 345-56 (2014) .
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Affiliation

  • Fellow, UC Berkeley Summer Institute for Preparing Future Faculty
  • Member, Egyptian Engineering Syndicate

Fields of Interest

  • Digital Heritage
  • Theories of Place and Space
  • Design Media
  • Virtuality
  • Representation
  • Design Theories and Methods

Honours & Awards

  • Eva Li Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2005
  • Graduate Dean’s Academic Progress Award, UC Berkeley, 2008
  • Graduate Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2009
  • Graduate Dean’s Summer Grant, UC Berkeley, 2007

Community Service

  • EuropIA 13, Rome 8-10 June 2011
    Peer Reviewer
  • Invited lecture (2010): Notes on the Use and Misuse of the Virtual Construction of Places
    Lecture presented at the Architecture Research Colloquium, the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Invited lecture (2012): Design Media and Their Discontent
    Lecture presented at the Architectural Association (AA) Visiting School at Bibliotheca Alexandrina (HyperSpace dB)
  • Invited talk (2010): Deconstructing the Map
    Talk presented at the meeting of the Townsend Center Working Group in Global Spatial Histories, the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Journal of Automation in Construction (Elsevier)
    Peer Reviewer
  • Space and Culture: International Journal of Social Spaces (Sage)
    Peer Reviewer

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