www.Q-urbarch.org is an online resource that outlines efforts undertaken as part of key research projects. The site includes links to research publications, different types of information of interest to architects, urban designers, and planners who are seeking to expand their knowledge on architecture and urban environment of the Middle East.

Critical Essays

Salama, A. M. (2014). Intervention Urbanism: The Delicacy of Aspirational Change in the Old Center of Doha. Urban Pamphleteer: UCL Urban Laboratory. London, United Kingdom, PP. 1-3.

Salama, A. M. (2013). Urban Diversity Under the Microscope: A Brief Examination of Public Open Spaces in the City of Doha. B’Here Annual Review-Qatar 2013, Arab Communication Consult, Beirut, Lebanon, PP.126-129.

Salama, A. M. (2012). Urban Space Diversity in Doha. Urban Design, Urban Design Group Journal, London, United Kingdom, Issue 124, Autumn 2012, PP.17-20, ISSN # 1750-712X.

Salama, A. M. (2012). An Aspiring Capital: Global Flows and Contemporary Doha. B’Here Annual Review-Qatar 2012, Arab Communication Consult, Beirut, Lebanon, PP. 114-117.

Salama, A. M. (2012). Narrating Doha’s Contemporary Architecture: The then, the now, the drama,the theater, and the performance. Digital Architectural Papers, Online, Issue 8: Middle East 1: Conditions for an Architectural Practice. ETH-Chair: Josept Lluis Mateo. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.

Salama, A. M. (2011). Towards a Responsive Architectural and Urban Education for Understanding of and Intervening in Islamic Societies. Lonaard Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4, Arab Architects' Critics Association, London, PP.130-137, ISSN 2045-8150.

Salama, A. M. (2010). Gardens Beneath Which Rivers Flow: Water in the Muslim Constructed Landscape. Faith and Form, Inter-Faith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture – IFRAA, Connecticut, United States, Volume 43, Issue 3, 2010, PP.30-36, ISSN # 0014-7001.

Salama, A, M. (2010). Capital Dreams: Architectural Aspirations of an Emerging Metropolis. Qatar Today, March, Doha, Qatar, PP. 45-48,

Salama, A. M. (2009). Cultural Identity Manifested in Visual Voices and the Public Face of Architecture. Architects for Peace, Online Essays, May 2009, Melbourne, Australia.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Cairo’s Plurality of Architectural Trends and the Continuous Search for Identity. Special Edition of Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, American University, Washington, DC. United States. PP. 13-16.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Doha: Between Making an Instant City and Skirmishing Globalization. Special Edition of Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, American University, Washington, DC. United States, PP. 40-44.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Exploring Qatar University Campus: Design Intentions - Users Expectations. MAGAZ Magazine, Issue 104, Cairo, Egypt, PP. 104-111.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Recognizing the Architecture of the Other. MAGAZ Magazine, Issue 103, Cairo, Egypt, PP. 76-91.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Innovation meeting Aspiration: Isozaki and Legoretta in the Midst of the Education City Campus, Qatar. MAGAZ Magazine, Issue 101, MAGAZ Magazine, Cairo, Egypt, PP. 76-83.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Sustainable Tourism:Exploring the Fragile Environment in Egypt. The Big Project, CPI Industries, Issue 14, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 40-53. ISSN # 6-297000-070162.

Salama, A. M. (2006). Symbolism and Identity in the Eyes of Arabia’s Budding Professionals. Layer Magazine, LAYERMAG, New York, United States.

Salama, A. M. (2006). A Gateway on the Road to Dammam: Visual Messages and Power Statements. Architecture+, Issue 11, InHouse Creative, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 104-108. ISSN # 1684-4084.

Salama, A. M. (2005). Importance of Water and Its Reuse in Design. Architecture+, Issue 10, InHouse Creative, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 102-104. ISSN # 1684-4084.

Salama, A. M. (2005). Symbolism from Within. Architecture+, Issue 8, InHouse Creative, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 62-67. ISSN # 1684-4084.

Salama, A. M. (2004). A Peaceful Fusion of Cultures. Faith and Form Magazine, Volume 37, Issue 2, Faith and Form, Inter-Faith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture – IFRAA, Connecticut, United States, PP. 17-20. ISSN # 0014-7001.

Salama, A. M. (2003). The Courtyard House:Memory of Places Past. Architecture+, Issue 3, InHouse Creative, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 140-144. ISSN # 1684-4084.

Salama, A. M. (2002). Viewpoint – Ecolodges: An Emerging Paradigm for Sustainable Tourism. Architecture+, Issue 2, InHouse Creative, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 16-19. ISSN # 1684-4084.

Salama, A. M. (2002). Gamal Bakry: Master of Aesthetic Components. Architecture+, Issue 2, InHouse Creative, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, PP. 66-69. ISSN # 1684-4084.

Salama, A. M. (2002). The Architecture of Gamal Bakry: Thematic Impressions (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 21, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 28-32.

Salama, A. M. (2002). A Critical Voice on Architecture and Urbanism: Contemporary Cairo Demystified. ARCHIS, Issue 1, ARCHIS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, PP. 29-33. ISSN # 9-771568273007.

Salama, A. M. (2001). Nachar-Segeeny Museum: Balancing and Harmonizing the Receptacle and Spectacle (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 20, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 66-71.

Salama, A. M. (2001). Running with or Against the Wind: A Closer Look at Egyptian Architecture in the Nineties (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 19, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 34-41.

Salama, A. M. (2001). Metaphorical Entrances:Between Visual Pleasure and Meaning (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 18, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 54-58.

Salama, A. M. (2001). CEDARE Headquarters: Glocalism and the Architecture of Resistance (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 17, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 32-37.

Salama, A. M. (2000). Back to the Future: The Ecolodge: An Alternative Futuristic Eco-Friendly Tourist Facility (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 11, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 54-57.

Salama, A. M. (2000). Rediscovering the Heritage of Quseir: Past Port, Present Challenges, and Future Dreams (English and Arabic). Medina Magazine, Issue 11, Medina Publishing, British Virgin Islands, PP. 46-51.