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Omar Abdulwahhab Khalaf

Omar Abdulwahhab Khalaf
Tishk International University · Architecture Engineering Department

Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture

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9 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
October 2020 - October 2020
Tishk Intarnational University
Position
  • Lecturer
August 2013 - September 2020
Cihan University
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
February 2018 - October 2020
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Field of study
  • Architecture
October 2009 - December 2012
University of Technology, Iraq
Field of study
  • Architecture Engineering / Urban Design
September 2004 - July 2009
University of Technology, Iraq
Field of study
  • Architecture Engineering

Publications

Publications (10)
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Streets are the most public of all city spaces and are utilised by all users. Therefore, activities are vital in persuading people to use the streets and in presenting the image of the city. The relation between people’s ages and the used activities of the commercial streets has declined due to the poor physical environments in the local context. S...
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Streets are one of the vital components of an urban form that supports the city dwellers’ public and private activities. Therefore, the purpose of attraction is necessary for persuading people to use the street and presenting the image of the city. Thus, the problem statement of this paper is that attractiveness of the shopping street decreases due...
Conference Paper
This paper deals with the historical overview of the castles and forts and what are the rules and foundations on which they arose. Castles constitute tourist attractions at the global and local levels as well as studying the variables and elements of spatial organization, in addition to the concepts of urban development strategies for historical re...
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Streets are an important element of freely accessible public space and constitute the most significant manifestation of the public domain. They exist to cater for the social and leisure requirements of the public and have a positive association with economic development, public physical well-being and help establish an environment of communal bondi...
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Mangrove is unique type of plants with distinctive roots that inhabit rivers or beaches. It is estimated that more than 36 species of mangroves have been identified in Sungai Merbok, Kedah, Malaysia alone and it is considered to be one of the largest collections of mangrove species in the world. Analogy is a process where the ideas are depicted or...
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Nature provides a plethora of inspiration for designers and artists towards the generation of ideas in a design process. The biophilic design focuses more on the need of human beings to associate with nature in the built environment. The main concern of this study is to focus on natural inspiration, analogy and the application of natural materials...
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Square is an element of urban space, an expression of public open spaces. It has been identified as the heart of cities, giving them an identity of place and a uniqueness of character. This paper seeks to determine the important environmental design attributes that influence user social activity in the square as urban space. The study adopts a quan...
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The vital role of the river represented in the city's urban formation specifically in their structure, spatial organization, and land use, as land use always get closer to the river to take advantage of the benefits it provides. In spite of the significant role played by the riverfronts in the city life, they have remained generally in Iraq, and es...

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