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Title: Welcome To The College of Environmental Design


1
Welcome To The College of Environmental Design
  • Facts and Achievements

2
MISSION OF THE CED
The CED mission is to the premier institution in
the region preparing students for leadership
roles in the professions that plan, design,
construct manage the built environment.
3
MISSION OF THE CED (Cont.)
  • Accomplishing the CED mission requires continued
    commitment to the principle of learning by doing,
    excellence of faculty leading edge programs,
    and building partnerships with industry.

4
COLLEGE DEPARTMENTS
  • Architecture Department (ARC)
  • Architectural Engineering Department (ARE)
  • City Regional Planning Department (CRP)
  • Construction Engineering Management Department
    (CEM)

5
HISTORY OF CED
  • CED was established in 1980-81.
  • Architectural Engineering Department was
    established in 1975 in the College of Engineering
    and was moved to CED in 1980 when the College was
    established.
  • Architecture Department was established in 1980.
  • Construction Engineering Management Department
    was established in 1984.
  • City Regional Planning Department was
    established in 1987.

6
CED PHILOSOPHY
  • Develop interdisciplinary relationships between
    the professionals who share a common concern for
    the design of built environment
  • Recognizing the commonality, the college is
    organized as a unit with shared common facilities
    resources
  • In accordance to this philosophy, students of
    their chosen specialty are allowed to share
    knowledge classroom expertise via shared
    instructors, expertise specialization

7
Current College Enrolment
170
79
43
8
8
Enrollment in the College for the Past Five years
9
Undergraduate Enrollment for the Past five Years
239
188
161
108
96
10
Graduate Enrollment for the Past Five years
11
CED FACULTY
8
9
8
7
12
CED FACULTY AVALIABILITY
DEPARTMENTS ARE ARC CRP CEM
Total Faculty 8 9 7 8
Faculty in Administrative Positions 3 2 1 3
Faculty on Personal Leave 0 0 0 1
13
COLLEGE SPACE
14
CED SPACE
  • Input from Mr. Najjar

15
ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT
16
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVES
  • To graduate architects with highly developed
    skills in the areas of programming, planning and
    design of buildings allowing preservation of the
    national architectural heritage.
  • To meet high international standards in
    architectural education.
  • Involve conventional as well as state of art
    information technology.

17
Undergraduate Enrollment in ARC for the Past 5
Years
18
ARC FACULTY
Faculty Members in Administrative Positions 2
19
ACTIVITIES
  • Development of ARC labs including conversion of
    two design studios into Intelligent Design
    studios and establishment of the Virtual Reality
    Lab.
  • Offering of Short courses in CAD and Graphic
    Design.
  • Participation in Architectural Heritage
    Exhibitions and the CED annual exhibition.
  • Organizing an annual scientific trip for faculty
    and students.

20
DEPARTMENT RESOURCES
  • Model Shop Supports the production of scaled
    models by students and faculty.
  • Digital Photography Laboratory Used to document
    College events and support teaching activities.
  • Virtual Reality Laboratory Integrate s advanced
    IT solutions in the architectural design process.

21
DEPARTMENT RESOURCES
  • Computer Aided Design Center The center is a
    focus of activity for the college supporting
    teaching of design and other related courses.
  • Design Studios Supports teaching of
    architectural design.
  • Intelligent Design Studio IT design Studios.
  • Reproduction Centre Serves the reproduction
    needs of the college.

22
RESEARCH
  • Number of Research Publications Since Last Ten
    Years
  • Referred Journal papers 25
  • Conference Papers 12

23
AREAS OF EXCELLENCE
  • Architectural design
  • Information Technology
  • Regional Architecture and Urban Design

24
OBSTACLES
  1. Not having Graduate Program offers limited
    research and publication support to the faculty.
  2. Absence of research assistants limits the
    possibilities in achieving a desirable level of
    research.
  3. Absence of manpower to support in Design Studios
    and IT related activities.

25
CHALLENGES
  1. Utilize the expertise and professional experience
    of each faculty to enhance the learning
    experience of students.
  2. Devise areas of strength like Theory in design,
    building technology and systems, IT application
    in Architecture.
  3. Achieve a balanced approach towards advancing
    ideas and using technology.

26
ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
27
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVES
  • The undergraduate program aims at preparing
    highly qualified engineers who have a
    comprehensive and in-depth knowledge about
    different building systems and their integration
    for optimal performance.
  • The Program offers the option for specialization
    in one of the following specific area
  • 1) Building Structural Systems
  • 2) Building Environmental Control Systems
  • 3) Construction and Maintenance Management
  • 4) Computer-aided Building Design

28
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVES (Cont.)
  • The graduate program of the Architectural
    Engineering department is designed to prepare
    highly qualified professionals and researchers in
    the field with a specialized and in-depth
    knowledge related to the design, operation and
    management of the various building systems.
  • Specialization Areas are
  • Computer Aided Building Design
  • Various Fields of Building Environmental Control
    Systems
  • Areas of Facilities Engineering Maintenance

29
ARE GRADUATE PROGRAMS
  • Two Graduate Programs are offered
  • Master of Science requires 30 credit hours
    inclusive of 6 credit hours of Research Thesis
    work.
  • Master of Engineering requires 42 credit hours
    inclusive of 3 credit hours of Research Project.

30
Undergraduate Enrollment in ARE for the Past 5
Years
31
Graduate students Enrollment in ARE for the Past
5 Years
32
ARE FACULTY
Faculty Members in Administrative Positions 3
33
ACTIVITIES
  • 10 Short Courses offered during the last ten
    academic years

COURSE TITLE OFFERED
Fundamentals of Facilities Management 1
HVAC System Design Maintenance 3
Facilities Operation Maintenance 1
Computer Aided Building Energy Analysis 2
Facilities Management 2
Energy Engineering Management in Buildings 2
Contracts Specifications in Construction Maintenance 2
34
ACTIVITIES (Cont.)
  • Symposium on Energy Conservation was organized in
    2002
  • An elaborate Building Science lab was developed
  • A new Material Science Lab has also been
    developed
  • Special Smart PC Lab development of Smart
    Studio is in process
  • Development of a specialized Acoustical Facility
    BAT Lab is in progress

35
DEPARTMENT RESOURCES
  • The department has three laboratories
  • 1. The Building Science Lab
  • 2. The Building Materials Lab
  • 3. Computer Aided Design Lab
  • The Building Science Laboratory
  • Acoustics and Noise Control
  • Building Illumination
  • Thermal and Mechanical Systems

36
RESEARCH
  • Number of Research Publications in last ten years
  • Referred Journals 74
  • Conference Publications 61
  • Technical Reports 05
  • Funded Research Projects 05

37
AREAS OF EXCELLENCE
  • Building Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Building Thermal Analysis and Modelling
  • Energy conservation System and Management in
    Buildings
  • Room Acoustics and Noise Control in Buildings
  • Facilities Maintenance and Management
  • IT in Facilities Management

38
OBSTACLES AND CHALLENGES
  • Sudden dramatic increase in the number of
    students and potential shortage of space (e.g.
    students labs).
  • Solution Space in the college taken for
    classrooms should be re-established as studios
    and lab areas.
  • Difficulty Recruiting technical staff for
    labs.

39
CITY REGIONAL PLANNING DEPARTMENT
40
Graduate Enrollment in CRP for the Past 5 Years
41
CRP FACULTY
Faculty Members in Administrative Positions 1
42
DEPARTMENT OBJECTIVE
  • Provide quality education in city and regional
    planning through
  • Contributing to current trends in information
    technology and computer-aided planning education
  • Serving local, regional and national needs in
    this area through research, consultation, and
    community services.
  • Development of the planning profession by
    graduating students in city and regional planning.

43
ACTIVITIES
  • 9 Short courses offered in last ten years

COURSE TITLE OFFERED
Computer Simulation, Modeling and Evaluation of City Districts and Land Subdivisions 1
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS Technology and Its Applications) 5
GIS Applications in Transportation 1
City Regional Planning Using GIS 1
Computer-Aided Planning GIS 1
44
ACTIVITIES (Cont.)
  • Exhibitions
  • Centennial Exhibition
  • Jabal Umar Project Exhibition
  • Hadeed Project Exhibition
  • Seminars/Symposia
  • A seminar titled by Durham City Master Plan 2020
    Vision. speaker Dr. Nazeeh Zul-Kifl
    Abdul-Hakeem, from North Carolina Central
    University, Durham, USA,was arranged in March
    2001 by the department.
  • A seminar titled Environmental impact assessment
    and land use planning Learning from the UK
    planning process and practice speaker Dr. Habib
    M. Alshuwaikhat, Associate Professor, CRP Dept.
    KFUPM, was arranged on October 24, 1999 by the
    department.
  • Department is organizing 1st Symposium on the
    development of the academic city planning
    programs Practice in Saudi Arabia on 14-15
    October 2003.

45
ACTIVITIES (Cont.)
  • Industry Contacts
  • Consultation of Dr. Habib Al-Shuwaikhat with
    Dammam Municipality.
  • Consultation of Dr. Saad Al-Mubaiyedh with Dammam
    Municipality.
  • Department trips with students
  • CRP Research Assistants attended a presentation
    and demonstration on Vehicle Tracking Systems and
    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) on 30
    January 2001 in Al-Gosaibi Hotel
  • Department Chair
  • Department is holding Abdullah, Hamad and Ibrahim
    Sons of Mohammad bin Saedans Chair on affordable
    housing in Saudi Arabia.

46
RESOURCES
  • GIS LAB equips the students with technical GIS
    knowledge for careers in a variety of planning
    fields and help the local organizations hire the
    personnel with hands on GIS experience. It also
    helps faculty in their research activities. The
    Unit has been utilized to offer regular GIS
    courses. Also many short courses in GIS have been
    conducted during the last four years using this
    GIS Unit.

47
RESOURCES (Cont.)
  • Space Syntax Advanced Spatial Analysis Lab is a
    new addition in the department to meet the
    enhancing challenges in regional planning and
    up-do-date study facilities for the students.
    Macintosh computers are placed using the space
    syntax soft ware.

48
RESEARCH
  • Number of Research Publications in last ten years
  • Referred Journals 27
  • Conference Publications 20
  • Funded Research Projects 02

49
AREAS OF EXCELLENCE
  • Urban Survey Analysis Models
  • Manpower Planning Including Higher Education
    Policy
  • Computer Aided Planning Applications
  • Urban Systems Policy Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their
    applications in planning
  • Computer-based Spatial Analysis (Space Syntax)
  • Master Planning of Architectural and Urban
    Projects.
  • Contemporary Architecture

50
OBSTACLES CHALLENGES
  • Low enrollment of students in the Graduate
    Program
  • Solution is to reactivate the Undergraduate
    Program.
  • Low enrollment of Saudi RAs
  • Solution is to improve the incentives for RAs and
    sponsor students.

51
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
52
PROGRAM OBJECTIVE
  • The program aims at the preparation of students
    for professional careers in Construction
    Engineering and Management or pursuing further
    academic work.

53
CEM Programs
  • Two Graduate Programs are offered
  • Master of Science requires 30 credit hours
    inclusive of 6 credit hours of Research Thesis
    work.
  • Master of Engineering requires 42 credit hours
    inclusive of 3 credit hours of Master of
    Engineering Report.

54
Enrollment in CEM for the Past 5 Years
55
CEM Faculty
Faculty Members in Administrative Positions 3
Faculty Members on Personal Leave 1
56
SHORT COURSES
  • Short Courses Offered by the Department
  • Effective Construction management
  • Project Planning Scheduling
  • Project Life Cycle Costing
  • Behavior-Based Safety Management
  • Construction Cost Analysis Estimates

57
ACTIVITIES OF THE PAST YEAR
  • Development of computer Lab.
  • Preparation of a database for MS Thesis abstracts
    in English Arabic
  • Development of a database for Contractors
    Engineering Consultants in Saudi Arabia
  • Communication with students through annual
    meeting.

58
RESEARCH
  • Number of Research Publications in last ten
    years
  • Refereed Journals 140
  • Conference Publications 43
  • Technical Reports 21
  • Funded Research Projects 19

59
AREAS OF EXCELLENCE
  • Project Delivery Contract Administration
  • Total Quality Management
  • Project Planning Scheduling
  • Quantitative Methods in CEM
  • Safety Management

60
OBSTACLES CHALLENGES
  • Slowness of University Administration response to
    submitted research projects.
  • Problem in Software acquisitions due to
    administrative procedures.
  • Difficulties in recruiting RAs to replace those
    who graduated.
  • Difficulty in recruiting faculty in Construction
    Engineering or Project MIS.

61
RECOMENDATIONS
  • The Department needs to actively seek graduate
    assistants in the program for avoiding future
    problems of faculty availability.
  • The need to hire an additional faculty member
    preferably in Construction Engineering or Project
    Management Information System.

62
THANK YOU
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