2017 -- Editor of Routledge Series: Architecture and Urbanism in the Global South.
2003 to Present: Regular Editorial Board Member and/or Reviewer to the following international journals Cities; Construction Innovation; Fabrications; Global Built Environment Review; Habitat International; International Journal for Environmental Research and Public Health; International Journal of Islamic Architecture; International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment; Journal for Education in the Built Environment; Journal of Design Research; Journal of Urbanism; METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture; Urban Design and Planning; Visualization in Engineering; and many other.
2006-2016: Guest Editor, Open House International
OHI Special Issue on Design Studio Teaching Practices; Volume 31, Issue 3-September 2006.
OHI Special Issue on Eco-friendly Facilities for Tourism; Volume 32, Issue 4-December 2007.
OHI Special Issue on Sustainable Learning Environments; Volume34, Issue1, March2009.
OHI Special Issue on Affordable Housing, Quality, and Lifestyle Theories; Volume36, Issue3-September 2011.
OHI Special Issue on Urban Space Diversity: Paradoxes and Realities; Volume 37, Issue 2, July 2012.
OHI Special Issue on Urban Transformations in the Arabian Peninsula; Volume 38, Issue 4, December 2013.
OHI Special Issue on Architecture and Urbanism of the Global South; Volume 41, Issue 2-July 2016.
OHI Special Issue on Advances in Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism; Volume 41, Issue 4-December 2016.
2018: Member, Scientific Committee: PLEA International Conference, Smart and Healthy PLEA 2018, Hong Kong. Also with PLEA 2017: Forum and Track Chair: PLEA International Conference, Designing to Thrive: PLEA 2017, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
2018: Conference Co-Chair, International Symposium: CAUMME-2018, Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Borders in Architecture, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey.
2015-2016: Track Chair and Member, International Scientific Committee, International Conference: City Street 2:Transforming the 21st Century City Streets, Notre Dame University, Beirut, Lebanon.
2012-2013: Member, International Scientific Committee, IAPS International Network Symposium 2013 Sustainable environments in a Changing Global Context: opportunities for innovative spaces and practices in contexts of crisis, (May 2013), Coruna, Spain.
2011 -2013: Member-Advisory Panel on the Project: Gulf Encyclopedia of Sustainable Urbanism, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
November 2017L Invited Visiting Professor -- Program included: two guest lectures and a series of design workshops. Guest Lectures were: Housing Transformations in the Arabian Peninsula and Shifting Perspectives and Emerging Directions in Design Pedaogy, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
June 2015: Speaker, The Then, the Now, and the Future of Architectural Education, Leicester School of Architecture, De Montfort University: Leicester, United Kingdom.
March 2015: Distinguished Visitor/Speaker, Researching the Global South: Contemporary Research Trends in Architecture and Urbanism, Distinguished Visitor Program at Grenfell-Baines School of Architecture, Construction, and Environment and the Center for Sustainable Development at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom.
December 2014: Keynote Speaker, Shaping Urban Tradition and the Contemporary Lived Space in a Globalizing Context, IASTE 2014: Whose Tradition?: Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, University of California - Berkeley, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
May 2013: Invited Speaker, Transformation of Arab Architectural and Urban Education in a Global World, Yale University Alumni Association 2nd International Conference, Navigating the Tide: Urban Transformations in the Arab World, Doha, Qatar
October, 2012: Keynote Speaker, Beyond the Consumption of Knowledge in Architectural Education, MAEC-2012, Malaysian Conference of Architectural Education. Council of Heads of Schools of Architecture in Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia.