Date of Birth: 13th August 1945
Place of Birth: Kassala, Sudan
Marital Status: Married, with four daughters and a son
Address: Architecture Program, Gezira College of Technology
Mobile No.: +249915176522
ARABIC: The mother language, high command spoken and written.
ENGLISH: Excellent spoken and written.
Painting and Drawing: In 1959 at the age of 14 won a prize in an international drawing and painting competition in painting.
Very high skills in drawing, painting and sculpture.
Photography: High capabilities and professional standard.
Architectural Academic Qualifications
1988 – Ph. D. in Architecture- Faculty of Social Sciences – University of Edinburgh.
1975 – B. Sc. in Architecture (first class honors), Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, University of Khartoum.
1968 – Four-year undergraduate Diploma of Architecture, Architectural Section, Department of Civil Engineering, Khartoum Technical Institute- Sudan.
Specialization and Expertise
Thesis Title: Dwelling Space in the Sudan: Official Policies and Traditional Norms.
Taught Academic Courses: At both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Theory of Architecture.
History of Architecture.
SEPTEMBER 2014 up till now: Established the Department of Architecture in the Bahri Ahlia College in Khartoum South and appointed head of department.
November 2011 up till now: Established the department of Architecture in the Al Gazira College of Technology in Khartoum North, Sudan. Appointed head of the Department until the termination of my term of office in September in 2014 but still a staff member there.
December 2011 up till now- Architecture Program – Gezira College of Technology.
June 2009 – 1010 : Associate Professor, Head of Department of Architecture and Deputy Dean of College of Engineering and Architecture- Omdurman Ahlia University- Sudan.
2000- 2002: Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, College of Technological Sciences – Omdurman, Sudan.
2000- 2004: Co-coordinator and staff member- a Diploma course of draughtsman ship and Foremanship, College of Extramural Studies, University of Khartoum.
1998- 2000: Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture- University of King Faisal, Saudi Arabia.
1988- 1994: Assistant Professor- Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, University of Khartoum.
1979- 1988: Teaching Assistant, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture- University of Khartoum.
Part Time Teaching Posts:
2002- 2010 : Associate Professor at Al Nasar Technological College, Omdurman- Sudan, Department of Architecture- Computerman College. Khartoum, College of Interior Design- Omdurman Ahlia University
1994- 1995: Postgraduate Diploma of Humanities, College of Fine and Applied Art- Sudan University for Technological Sciences.
1994- 1995: Taught landscape architecture course, College of Agriculture, Omdurman Islamic University.
1994- 1995: Taught course of Home Design, Girl’s College Faculty of Arts and Omdurman Islamic University.
1993- 1994: Taught course of Home Economics and Design, School of Family Sciences, Ahfad University of Women.
1999- 2004: Co-coordinator and staff member- a Diploma course of draughtsman ship and Foremanship, College of Extramural Studies, University of Khartoum.
2006 – Designed the curricula for a Postgraduate Diploma course titled (the Artistic Component of Architecture)- College of Fine and Applied Art, the Sudan University for Technological Studies.
2003 – Designed the curricula for Home Design and Decoration for the Faculty of Arts- Girl’s College, Omdurman Islamic University.
2003– Appointed as member of the Council of Founders and Faculty Council- Sharag Alneel College- Sudan.
2002– A leading member in a committee entrusted with establishing and designing curricula for the department of Landscape Architecture for the College of Agriculture, Omdurman Islamic University- Sudan.
2002– Team- design of the curricula intended to up upgrade the Interior Design program to the B. Sc. Level. Omdurman Ahlia University- Sudan.
2002– Team leader- design of the curricula of upgrading the Diploma of Architectural Draughtsman-ship and Foremanship- College of Extramural Studies, University of Khartoum.
1996– Designed of a Postgraduate Diploma course titled (the Artistic Component of Architecture)- College of Fine and Applied art, the Sudan University for Technological Sciences.
1994– Designed the curricula for (Home Design) course, School of Family Sciences. Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman, Sudan.
1989– Designed the curricula of the Department of Interior Design for the Khartoum College of Applied Studies, Khartoum.
2000 – Covered the part about the Sudan- six entries- in the Encyclopedia of the Vernacular Architecture of the World edited by Prof. Paul Edward and published by the University of Cambridge Publishing House.
2005 – Selected and assigned with another colleague by the Centre for the Study of the Architecture in the Arab Region to document contemporary Sudanese architecture in the 20th century.
1982 – Editor for a journal published by the Postgraduate Studies, Department of Architecture- University of Edinburgh.
Professional Practice Contribution
2010– Design of the city library of Omdurman the twin city of Khartoum.
2007– Design and supervision of the H. Q. of the Islamic Insurance Company- a thirteen storey tower- Khartoum.
2006- 2005: Design of several villas, apartment buildings and office buildings for different clients- Sudan.
1993: Planning and design of the students’ main central area and services facilities in the new campus of the Omdurman Islamic University, Omdurman- Sudan.
1992: Design of the mosque of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture- University of Khartoum.
1990: Interior design, the main booking office- Sudan Airways. Atbara Street, Khartoum. Sudan.
1986: Initial design, in collaboration with TEST consultancy office, residence of the general manager, the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development. Khartoum, Sudan.
1984: Initial design of Al Ahmadia Sufi Sect in Wad Medani city, in collaboration with TEST consultancy office. Khartoum, Sudan.
1984: Redesign of a church in Edinburgh converted to an Islamic center.
1978: Design of the student’s cafeteria, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture- University of Khartoum. Sudan.
1977: Participated in preparing the planning and design of the main buildings in the proposed new campus for the University of Khartoum at Soba district. Khartoum, Sudan.
1975 – 1976: Participated with another colleague in the design of al Nileen Mosque at Omdurman- the official mosque. Sudan.
1975: Participated as part of Abdel Moniem Mustafa Consultancy Office in the planning and design of the housing estate of Cothino GINNING Factory, Port Sudan. Sudan.
1968- 1974: Design of various types and sizes of standard health centers, Architectural design Section, Ministry of Public Works. Khartoum, Sudan.
2004- 2010- Weekly architectural programs on an F M Radio station and the Arabic and English services of Radio Omdurman- The National Broadcasting Corporation.
2006- 2010The author and presenter of numerous documentaries covering various aspects of architecture, in addition to a weekly life program about the same topic.
2007 Till now- Regular articles on local news papers, from two to three times a week, covering various aspects of architecture.