Mennatullah Hendawy

Mennatullah Hendawy
Technische Universität Berlin | TUB · Chair of Urban Design

MSc. integrated urbanism and Sustainable Design

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Introduction
Mennatullah Hendawy currently works at the Chair of Urban Design, Technische Universität Berlin. Her research revolves around urban planning, urban policies, and communication and media of/in planning. Her current project is 'The Mediatisation of Urban Development Planning and Changes to the Public Sphere (MedPlan)'.
Additional affiliations
May 2017 - present
Technische Universität Berlin
Position
  • Research Associate
October 2016 - April 2017
10 Tooba | applied research on the built enviroment
Position
  • Part time Research Assisstant
Description
  • interrogating urban planning and policies in Egypt
September 2015 - September 2017
Ain Shams University
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
May 2017 - May 2020
Technische Universität Berlin
Field of study
  • Urban planning
September 2013 - September 2015
September 2007 - July 2012
Ain Shams University
Field of study
  • Urban Planning and Design

Publications

Publications (9)
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A majority of scholars consider Egypt’s urban development a product of the neo-liberal political economy facilitated by the country’s central government. In this article, we want to shift our attention towards the public and its demand for housing. We describe the urban everyday experiences of a population within a country in which a visual culture...
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Which city is made visible to those who use public versus private means of transportation? This question triggered an investigation of two alternate routes between two points in the mega urban city of Cairo, Egypt. Combining critical visual methodologies with ethnographic methods, this photo essay reveals the simultaneous existence of two cities as...
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Read here http://marsadomran.info/en/policy_analysis/2016/11/501/ As Egyptians, we have been raised since the 1950s with the notion that the Nile Valley and Delta, permanent home to our civilisation for over 7000 years, is overcrowded and cannot accommodate any more people. As architects and planners we have been trained over the last half century...
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Although the effect of slum tourism on slums or informal areas is controversial, it proved to bring several benefits to the destination areas. In our increasingly globalized world, it is possible to benefit from intercultural networks through slum tourism to bring about economic, social, and urban development benefits for these areas. Taking Cairo...
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If those in power claim to be concerned with sustainable urban development, then why is the urban condition not improving? What is desired through urban planning decisions/objectives versus what is achieved in reality present two dependent and interlinking spheres of action. The missing link between policies at the national level and practices in E...
Conference Paper
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Cairo, the wide metropolitan city is continuously suffering from urban deterioration and spread of informality. Consequently, lots of donor agencies (Public, Private, and NGOs) were triggered to collaborate within many urban upgrading projects. However, the sustainability of these projects remained a challenge; this is due to the absence of many st...
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The evaluation process is an essential tool to determine, assess, and evaluate the students' ability skills while observing their education and academic achievement. Tests and academic activities are essential tools in meeting the graduate attributes and the intended learning outcomes. That is why it is the key role of professors to create numerous...

Questions

Questions (3)
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I would like to ask about the position of the State of the art in an article, is it included in the introduction?
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I read about the concept of communicative figurations and what I understood is that it is the empirical approach to study mediatisation, The thing is in Egypt I cannot say that we left the mediation phase to mediatisation, so Can I use communicative figurations to study this context?
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I am looking for literature about mediatisation of urban planning

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Project
The research explores the interrelation between social, technological and spatial development through answering the following questions How knowledge about the city is gained by and communicated between different actors? What is the history of disclosing or censoring urban planning knowledge in Germany and Egypt? What s the role of academia in this process? Which role mediatization play? How can critical voices empower people and enforce the planning discourse? How does visual language is employed in a fight of position on spatial futures? In addition, the research map How urban planning is communicated and visualised to the public sphere. Who delivers messages about the urban environment and its challenges and to whom? The research is interdisciplinary and touches topics like socio-spatial justice, urban policies, urban management, governance, decision making processes, communication, Planning approaches for (technological, political, social) change and knowledge production & transfer.