Ahmed M. Ibrahim

Ahmed M. Ibrahim
Norwegian University of Science and Technology | NTNU · Department of Computer and Information Science

M.Sc. Architectural Engineering

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Introduction
A professional architectural engineer with work experience on mega governmental and private projects. His core competency is in costs management, delivering prestigious projects, with class A construction contracting and consulting companies at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Architectural Engineering from KFUPM. His research interests are in Smart Cities, Facilities management and Properties Management.
Education
September 2014 - January 2020
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Field of study
  • M.Sc. Architectural Engineering
February 2008 - January 2014
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Field of study
  • Architectural Engineering

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Publications (15)
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Workplace facilities are organizational capital assets, which entail high risks of fire occurrences. The fire risks increase based on occupants’ behaviors, lack of awareness and poor workspaces safety management. Thus, fire safety risk assessment is vital to raise awareness about workplace fire-safety culture, and to train employees on effective fi...
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Norwegian municipalities set citizens' wellbeing a top priority, through transparent social practices and democratic conduct of public services. In 2015, the United Nations (UN) have set a collection of 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), which are interlinked towards achieving a sustainable future by 2030. In smart sustainable cities context,...
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Purpose This research investigates the literature and perspectives of bilateral domains of experts, the facilities management (FM) and real estate management (REM) professionals. It provides insights towards a comprehensive understanding of office facilities relocation as organizational workplaces. Design/methodology/approach An investigation of t...
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Health club facilities represent a physical space for an industry that is centric to human health and fitness, serving various societal dimensions such as cultural, economic, and social aspects on the individual and the national levels. This research conducts an indicative post occupancy evaluation (POE), for assessing the provision of post-pandemi...
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This research aims to investigate a Norwegian municipality, as a case study upon its use of digital platforms. Norwegian municipalities set citizens at the center of its operational areas, by the conduct of a transparent sustainable development, improved work practices and democratic conduct of public services. An empirical approach has been follow...
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Mosques are religious and cultural facilities that are used as a place of worship, social gatherings, and religious events by Islamic communities. The built environment in these facilities should meet certain technical, functional, and behavioral requirements for worshipers. Mosques could endure critical defects and inadequate performance, with gap...
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Purpose This research presents the applicable international fire code requirements for educational facilities, in a comprehensive manner, and the findings of a case study to assess the level of compliance with these requirements. Design/methodology/approach A review of literature, fire codes and standards was conducted to identify the various sour...
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Purpose This study presents findings of post-occupancy evaluation (POE), through a performance assessment, on a polyclinic, as a health-care facility, in Saudi Arabia. Design/methodology/approach Review of the literature is conducted to identify the recent publications, on conducting POE, and performance indicators (PIs) assessing performance of h...
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Purpose This study aims to identify research gaps on workplace relocation, through investigating and critiquing the published literature, in the facilities management (FM) and real estate management (REM) domains, over three decades. Design/methodology/approach An extensive literature review was conducted, using academic search engines, using qual...
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Because every building is considered as a long-run investment, regardless of its scale, at least to its owner, broadly by collectively impacting the national development of built assets. It is a vital aspect to ensure the qualities which define its inhabitance experience. Buildings’ indoor environments have been undermined being observed as an unco...
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Purpose This paper presents a systematic conduct of post-occupancy evaluation (POE) for polyclinic facilities at public hospitals. Design/methodology/approach This is a mixed design research, where a review of literature was utilized, to qualitatively synthesize POE research on healthcare facilities. Three polyclinic facilities at Saudi Arabia wer...
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Purpose This paper provides an exemplary systematic conduct of post‐occupancy evaluation (POE) on higher education facilities in Saudi Arabia. Design/methodology/approach The research study utilized several qualitative and quantitative POE techniques which were systematically comprising (1) scoping and reviewing the facilities-related documents, (...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to propose a framework model for workplace relocation. Design/methodology/approach Published literature was reviewed to comprehend the broad aspects of workplace relocation. The current practices of workplace relocation were investigated by corporate real estate (CRE) professionals. A generic framework model wa...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to holistically identify and assess the factors affecting the workplace relocation process during its various phases, namely: pre-relocation, relocation and post-relocation. The factors assessment evaluates the perspectives and level of agreement between facilities and real estate management professionals. Desi...
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Organizational workplace relocation can be a hectic process. It requires a lot of organized efforts and planning to be succefully implemented without disrupting organizational service; critical due to its complex demands for coordination between several stakeholders, especially in large organizations. The relocation process takes place over three p...

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