Professor Salama maintains design consulting and industry based research activities for different institutions, real- estate development companies, and consulting and governments agencies. The following is a list of selected consulting assignments he has completed over the past 20 years.
2011-2012: Member in the Advisory Board: Research Project, GESU – Gulf Encyclopedia for Sustainable Urbanism, Msheireb Properties and Harvard University’ Graduate School of Design.
2010-2011: Msheireb Chair in Architecture at Qatar University (joint appointment with Tim Makower of Allies and Morrison Architects), a one year appointment that involves extra-curricular outreach program of public lectures, seminars, and workshops. Sponsored by Msheireb Properties (formerly known as Dohaland). Some of the lectures involved the following topics:
• ‘Faces – Places: Towards a Meaningful Architecture and Urbanism’
• ‘The Aga Khan Award for Architecture: Voices from Doha’
• ‘Responsive Environments between Universal Relevance and Cultural Reference’
2010-2011: Member-Consulting Team, Office of Vice President for Research, Qatar University Campus, Doha, Qatar, Space Utilization Study and Projection of Future Space and Facility Management Needs.
2010-2011: Consultant, Qatari Diar, Doha, Qatar, Concept Report on Developing a Mechanism for a QD International Award in Architecture and Urbanism.
2007-2007: Consultant, Barwa Real Estates and Construction Company, Doha, Qatar. Developing Decision Support Framework for Assessing Design Quality Based on Construction Systems.
2005-2006: Consultant, Emmar Middle East and Al Oula Development Company, Al-Khobar-Dhahran, KSA “Architectural and Urban Programming and Reviews of a Wide Spectrum of Large Scale Project Proposals in the Cities of Jeddah and Khobar”
2001-2004: Director of Research and Consulting, Adams Group Architects and Consultants, LLC. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Assignments included directing research and consulting activities in programming projects of workplaces and learning environments, and developing guidelines for sustainable building design, project delivery and public input processes. Projects were undertaken for government clients in the States of North Carolina and Minnesota, United States.
1998-2001: Senior Consultant, Tourism Development Authority-TDA, Ministry of Tourism, Cairo, Egypt. Delivered workshops to TDA junior staff, and chaired the Ecolodge Working Program of the Red Sea Sustainable Tourism Initiative-RSSTI. Cairo, Egypt.
1998-1998: Technical Consultant, Policy Management Group of the Tourism Development Authority-TDA: Developed criteria and design guidelines of ecolodges and eco-friendly tourist facilities. A USAID funded project, Washington-DC. USA.
1997-1997: Urban Design Consultant, Environmental Quality International: Conceptualized Al-Quseir City Redevelopment Action Plan. Undertaken as part of the Environmentally Sustainable Tourism Project in the Red Sea Coast. A USAID funded project, Washington-DC. USA.
1996-1996: Environmental Analyst and Technical Writer, Winrock International Environmental Alliance. Al-Quseir City Urban Analysis Project. A USAID funded project, Cairo, Egypt.
1993-1995: Architect-Researcher, Center for Accessible Housing and Universal Design, North Carolina State University. The Home Modification Clinic Project, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
1988-1993: Designer, EHAF Consulting Engineers: Assignments included programming and designing educational buildings in Egypt and UAE, and the interior design of stations of the underground metro of Egypt and Algiers, Cairo, Egypt.
1987-1988: Architect, Bureau for Design and Consultations; an Egyptian government agency, Cairo, Egypt.