Rana A Bahaa , MS.

Senior TA.

Biography
Education
Field of Interest
Work Experience
Publications
Research Indicators
Funds and Projects
Courses

Biography

  • Rana Bahaa El-Dabaa - رنا بهاء الضبع

    Rana El-Dabaa, RIBA Associate Member. Rana is an assistant lecturer at the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport and PhD student at Ainshams University. Rana is interested in studying and utilizing programmable materials in adaptive and responsive mechanisms through computational and parametric design, and optimizing building performance through daylight and energy evaluation.

    Competitions:
    2018: - Passive Programmable Motion: Energy Efficient Interactive Actuators - “Knowledge Application and Notion for Society Scientific Competition” (KANS 2018), Team: Dr. Sherif Abdelmohsen and Rana El-Dabaa - (Honorary mention)
    2012: - Parametric Fanoos Design and Fabrication Competition – Fab lab (1st prize) Designer: Rana Bahaa
    2010: - The President's Medals Student Awards competition - Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) - Project’s name: Galaxy on Earth , Designer: Rana Bahaa – URL: http://www.presidentsmedals.com/Entry-26261
    2010: - Rehabilitation of Sednaoui Al Khazendar Building’s competition
    Team: Dr. Sherine Shafik, Arch. Ingy El Gebaly, Arch. Ola Rostom, Arch. Ahmed Gamal,
    Arch. Rana Bahaa, Arch. Walid Abaza, Arch. Sarah El Bayar, Arch. Rana Sameeh.
    2009: - Gamal Abd El Nasser’s Museum competition (2nd prize)
    Team: Dr. Sherine Shafik, Dr. Mohamed Adel, Dr. Sarah Al Saadani, Arch. Ingy El Gebaly, Arch.Rana Bahaa.

    Exhibitions
    - Digital Fabrication: Timber Morph: Soft Adaptive Building Skins for Energy Efficient Architecture [Sherif Abdelmohsen, Passaint Massoud, Rana Bahaa, Aly Magdy, Tasbeh Mokbel], Maker Faire Cairo, Smart Village , Cairo, Egypt, April 2017.

    Workshops:
    - “Digital Fabrication Lab” (August 2018), 5 days’ workshop, under-graduate students in Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST), Cairo, Egypt
    - “Hygroscapes: Adaptive Building Facades” (July 2017) Research Assistant, 5 days’ workshop, in collaboration with Princeton university (PU) and Rome Tre University (Italy), in Cairo, Egypt.
    - “Adaptive Building Facades” (April 2017) Research Assistant, 10 days’ workshop for CEE546 Graduate students, at Princeton university (PU), New Jersey, USA.
    - “Parametric Daylight Simulation”, 2015, Attending, IBPSA, Arkan, Cairo.
    - “D-code” Attending, 2015, Cairo.

Courses Added

Courses Added
CourseAcademic yearTerm

AR114 - Visual Studies 2: Theory of Colors

2012 Spring View All Content
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AR215 - Visual Studies 3: Shade and Perspective

2011 Fall View All Content
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AR283 - Computer Aided Drafting

2016 Fall View All Content
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AR284 - 3D Modeling

2014 Spring View All Content
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AR313 - Architectural Design 3

2014 Spring View All Content
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AR324 - Introduction to Sculpture

2012 Spring View All Content
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AR411 - Architectural Design & Urban Landscape

2011 Fall View All Content
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AR414 - Architectural Design 4

2011 Fall View All Content
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AR415 - Architectural Design 5

2012 Spring View All Content
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AR455 - Execution Design 1

2016 Fall View All Content
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AR516 - Architectural Design 6

2016 Fall View All Content
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AR543 - Introduction to Site Planning & Housing

2011 Fall View All Content
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Funds and Projects

  • Investigation of the Brick Geometry for Thermal Performance and Robotic Assembly
    Developing thermally responsive walls through parametric brick configurations [Team: Khaled Tarabieh, Sherif Abdelmohsen, Yomna El-Ghazi, Rana Bahaa, Asmaa Gamal, Mariam Amer]
    Research Assistant
    Funded Project
  • Soft Adaptive Building Skins for Energy Efficient Architecture
    Exploring material and structural behavior of soft adaptive skins [Sigrid Adriaenssens, Guy Nordenson, Sherif Abdelmohsen, Passaint Massoud, Rana Bahaa, Aly Magdy, Tasbeh Mokbel]
    Research Assistant
    Funded Project

Work Experience

  • Assistant Lecturer, Dec 2016 - up till now
    Architecture
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport
  • GTA, Sep 2011 - Jun 2016
    Architecture
    Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport

Education

  • PhD Student in Building Science Engineering, Ain Shams University, Jun 2017
  • Master of Science in Architectural and Environmental Design, in Architecture and Environmental Design, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Jun 2016
  • Bachelor Degree in Architectural and Environmental Design, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport , Jun 2011

List of Publications

Fields of Interest

  • Programmable Materials
  • Parametric Daylight and Thermal Simulation
  • Responsive Systems
  • Optimizing building performance
  • Parametric and algorithmic design

Research Indicators

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