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Prof Nabeel Hamdi

Nabeel Hamdi qualified as an architect at the Architectural Association in London 1968.  He worked for the Greater London Council between 1969 and 1978, where his award-winning housing projects established his reputation in participatory design and planning.  1981 to 1990 he was Associate Professor of Housing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was later awarded a Ford International Career Development Professorship.
In 1997 he won the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour for his work on Community Action Planning, and the Masters course in Development Practice that he founded at Oxford Brookes University in 1992 was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2001.  He is currently Professor Emeritus of Housing and Urban Development at Oxford Brookes University.
Nabeel Hamdi has consulted on participatory action planning and upgrading of slums in cities to all major international development agencies, and to charities and NGOs worldwide.  He is the author of Small Change (Earthscan, 2004), Housing Without Houses (IT Publications, 1995), co-author of Making Micro Plans (IT Publications 1988) and Action Planning for Cities (John Wiley and Sons, 1997), and editor of the collected volumes Educating for Real (IT Publications 1996) and Urban Futures (IT Publications 2005)

Team:

Principal Investigator

Dr Wendy Pullan
Architecture, University of Cambridge (Jerusalem)

Co-Investigators
Prof James Anderson
Geography, Queen's University Belfast (Belfast)
Prof Mick Dumper
Politics, University of Exeter (Jerusalem)
Prof Liam O'Dowd
Sociology, Queen's University Belfast (Belfast)

Research Associates

Dr Britt Baillie
Architecture, University of Cambridge (Jerusalem)
Dr Craig Larkin
Politics, University of Exeter (Jerusalem)
Lefkos Kyriacou
Architecture, University of Cambridge (Jerusalem)
Dr Milena Komarova
Sociology, Queens University Belfast
Dr Martina McKnight
Sociology, Queens University Belfast

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Dr Britt Baillie
Architecture, University of Cambridge (Jerusalem)

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Dr Andong Lu
University of Cambridge