Refereed Journals


Professor Ashraf Salama has published a considerable number of papers in international and regional academic journals including those in major international databases and index bases including Elsevier, Avery, Design and Applied Arts Citation Index, Archnet@MIT, Scopus, Thompson Scientific ISI, and the Directory of Open Access Journals - DOAJ.

The following is a selected list of papers Professor Salama has contributed since the early 1990s :

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Salama, A. M., Wiedmann, F., Ibrahim, H. G. (2017). Migrant Knowledge Workers' Perceptions of Housing Conditions in Gulf Cities. Journal of International Migration and Integration, (E-Pub Ahead of Print - 18 Sept 2017).  ISSN # 1874 6365.  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12134-017-0527-z

Salama, A. M., Remali, A. M., and MacLean, L. A. (2017). Characterisation and Systematic Assessment of Urban Open Spaces in Glasgow City Centre.  Spatium, 37 (June 2017). PP. 22-33. ISSN # 1540-369X. 10.2298/SPAT1737022S

Salama, A. M., Remali, A. M., and MacLean, L. A. (2017). Deciphering Urban Life: A Multi-Layered Investigation of St. Enoch Square, Glasgow City Centre. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research. 11(2), 137-156. ISSN # 1938-7806.

Salama, A. M. (2017). Teaching Architectural Programming: Cultivating a Culture of an Inquiry-Based and a Process-Centred Design Pedagogy. Architecture and Construction of Russia, Volume 2017, Issue 2, PP. 30-45. (English and Russian)

Salama, A. M. and MacLean, L. A. (2017). Integrating Appreciative Inquiry (AI) into Architectural Pedagogy: An Assessment Experiment of Three Retrofitted Buildings in the City of Glasgow. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 6(2), PP. 169-182. ISSN # 2095-2635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foar.2017.02.001 

Salama, A. M., Remali, A. M. and Pour Rahimian, F. (2017). A Decade of Architectural and Urban Research Published in 'Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research'. Archnet-IJAR, International Journal of Architectural Research, 11(1), 6-28. ISSN # 1938-7806.

Salama, A. M., Azzali, S., and Wiedmann, F. (2017). The Everyday Urban Environment of Migrant Labourers in Gulf Cities: The Case of the Old Centre of Doha, Qatar.  City, Territory and Architecture, 4 (article 5): 1-15. ISSN # 2195-2701 10.1186/s40410-017-0061-5 

Salama, A. M. (2016). Nationalist Particularim and Levels of Legitimizing Architectural and Urban Traditions in Four Gulf Cities. Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review Working Paper Series, Volume 272. ISSN # 1050-2092. 

Wiedmann, F., Salama, A. M., and Ibrahim, H. G., (2016). The Impact of Affordable Housing Developments on Sustainability in Gulf Cities. Open House International, Volume 41, Issue 4, PP. 31-38. ISSN # 0160-2601. 

Ibrahim, H. G., Salama, A. M., Wiedmann, F. and Awwaad, R. (2016). A Comparative Assessment of Housing Dynamics in Abu Dhabi and Doha. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research. 10(3), 152-169. ISSN # 1938-7806. 

Remali, A. M., Salama, A. M., Wiedmann, F. and Ibrahim, H. G. (2016). A Chronological Exploration of the Evolution of Housing Typologies in Gulf Cities. City, Territory and Architecture, 3(article 14): 1-15. ISSN # 2195-2701 10.1186/s40410-016-0043-z 

Salama, A. M. and Wiedmann, F. (2016). Perceiving Urban Liveability in an Emerging Migrant City. Urban Design and Planning. ISSN # 1755-0793 http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jurdp.15.00034 .

Wiedmann, F., Salama, A. M., and Ibrahim, H. I (2016). The Role of Mega Projects in Redefining Housing Development in Gulf Cities. Open House International, Volume 41, Issue 2, PP. 56-63. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. M., Wiedmann, F., Thierstein, A., and Al Ghatam, W. (2016). Knowledge Economy as an Initiator of Sustainable Urbanism in Emerging Metropolises: The Case of Doha, Qatar. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research 10(1), pp.274-324. ISSN # 1938-7806.

Salama, A. M. (2015). Urban Traditions in the Contemporary Lived Space of Cities on the Arabian Peninsula. Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review 27(1), pp. 35-53. ISSN # 1050 2092.

Salama, A. M. and Grichting, A. K. (2015). Edge, Center, and Spine:Exploring the Multi-dimentionality of Contemporary Landscapes in Middle Eastern Cities. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research 9(2), pp.113-136. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Conventz, S., Thierstein, A., Wiedmann, F., and Salama, A. M. (2015). When the Oryx Takes Off: Doha a New Rising Knowledge Hub in the Gulf Region?. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, 6(1), pp. 65-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJKBD.2015.069443

Salama, A. M. and Azzali, S. (2015). Examining Attributes of Urban Open Spaces in Doha. Urban Design and Planning, pp. 1-13. ISSN # 1755-0793 http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/udap.14.00011

Salama, A. M. (2014). Interrogating the Practice of Image making in a Budding Context. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, 8(3), pp.74-94. ISSN # 1938-7806.

Gharib, R. Y. and Salama, A. M. (2014). Nature of Urban Interventions in Changing the Old Center of a Globalizing Doha. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 3(4), 468-476. ISSN # 2095-2635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foar.2014.06.004

Al-Maimani, A., Salama, A. M. and Fadli, F. (2014). Exploring Socio-spatial Aspects of Traditional Souqs: The Case of Souq Mutrah, Oman. Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, 8 (1). pp. 50-65. ISSN  #  1938-7806.

Wiedmann, F.; Salama, A. M.; Mirincheva, V. (2014). Sustainable Urban Qualities in the Emerging City of Doha, Journal of Urbanism-International Research on Place-making and Urban Sustainability, Volume 7, Issue 1, PP. 62-84. ISSN #1754-9175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17549175.2013.870088

Salama, A. M. (2013). Manufacturing the Image of Doha: From the Public Face of Architecture to the Printed Media, Open House International, Volume 38, Issue 4, PP. 6-15. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Mirincheva, V.; Wiedmann, F.; Salama, A. M. (2013). The Spatial Development Potentials of Business Districts in Doha: The Case of the West Bay, Open House International, Volume 38, Issue 4, PP. 16-26. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Wiedmann, F.; Mirincheva, V.; Salama, A. M. (2013). Urban Reconfiguration and Revitalization: Public Mega Projects in Doha’s Historic Center, Open House International, Volume 38, Issue 4, PP. 27-36. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. M. (2013). Seeking New Forms of Pedagogy in Architectural Education, Field Journal – University of Sheffield, Volume 5, Issue 1, PP. 9-30. ISSN # 1755-068.

Salama, A. M.; Al-Maimani, A.; Khalfani, F. (2013). Understanding Inhabitants’ Spatial Experience of the City of Doha through Cognitive Mapping, Open House International, Volume 38, Issue 4, PP. 37-46. ISSN # 0160-2601

Salama, A. M.; Khalfani, F.; Al-Maimani, A. (2013). Experiential Assessment of Urban Open Spaces in Doha, Open House International, Volume 38, Issue 4, PP. 47-57. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. M. and Wiedmann, F. (2013). The Production of Urban Qualities in the Emerging City of Doha: Urban Space Diversity as a Case for Investigating the ‘Lived Space, Archnet-IJAR–International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 7, Issue 2, PP. 160-172. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Wiedmann, F. and Salama, A. M. (2013). From Pre-Oil Settlement to Post-Oil Hub: The Urban Transformation of Doha, Archnet-IJAR–International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 7, Issue 2, PP. 146-159. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. and Courtney, L. (2013). The Impact of the Spatial Qualities of the Workplace on Architects’ Job Satisfaction, Archnet-IJAR–International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 7, Issue 1, PP. 52-64. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2012). Evaluation Research as a Mechanism for Critical Inquiry and Knowledge Construction in Architectural and Urban Education, FORMakademisk, Volume 5, Issue 2--5 Years Anniversary Issue, PP. Art.1, 1-12. ISSN # 1890-9515.

Salama, A. M. and Gharib, R.Y. (2012). A Perceptual Approach for Investigating Urban Space Diversity in the City of Doha, Open House International, Volume 37, Issue 2, PP.24- 32. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Wiedmann, F.; Salama, A. M.; and Thierstein (2012). Urban Evolution of the City of Doha: An Investigation into the Impact of Economic Transformations on Urban Structures, METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, Volume 29, Issue 2, PP. 35-61. ISSN # 0258-5316.

Salama, A. M. (2012). Knowledge and Design: People-Environment Research for Responsive Pedagogy and Practice, Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences-Elsevier Imprint, Volume 49, PP. 8-27. ISSN #1877-0428. (Based on Proceedings of the 1st National Conference on Environment-Behavior Studies, Shah Alam, Malaysia, November 2009).

Wiedmann, F.; Salama, A. M.; and Thierstein, A. (2012). A Framework for Investigating Urban Qualities in Emerging Knowledge Economies: The Case of Doha, Archnet-IJAR–International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, PP. 42-56. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2011). Trans-disciplinary Knowledge for Affordable Housing, Open House International, Volume 36, Issue 3, PP. 7-15. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. M. and El-Attar, M.S. (2010). Student Perceptions of the Architectural Design Jury, Archnet-IJAR–International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 4, Issues 2-3, PP. 174-200. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2010). Delivering Theory Courses in Architecture: Inquiry Based, Active, and Experiential Learning Integrated, Archnet-IJAR –International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 4, Issues 2-3, PP. 278-295. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2009). The Users in Mind: Utilizing Henry Sanoff's Methods in Investigating the Learning Environment, Open House International, Volume 34, Issue 1, PP. 35- 44. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. M. (2009). Design Intentions and Users Responses: Assessing Outdoor Spaces of Qatar University Campus, Open House International, Volume 34, Issue 1, PP. 82-93. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. M. (2008). When Good Design Intentions DoNot Meet Users Expectations, Archnet-IJAR – International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 2, Issue 2. 57-77. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2008). Media Coverage and Users’ Reactions: Al Azhar Park in the Midst of Criticism and Post Occupancy Evaluation, METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, Volume 25, Issue 1, PP. 105-125. ISSN # 0258-5316.

Salama, A. M. (2008). A Theory for Integrating Knowledge in Architectural Design Education, Archnet-IJAR- International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 2, Issue 1, PP. 100-128. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2007). Contemporary Qatari Architecture as an Open Textbook, Archnet-IJAR-International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 1, Issue 3. PP. 101-114. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2007). A Charette Process for Designing a Sustainable Tourist Facility: The Case of Al Qula'an, Red Sea, Open House International, Volume 32, Issue 4, Urban International Press, United Kingdom, PP. 54-63. ISSN # 0160-2601.

Salama, A. (2007). An Exploratory Investigation into the Impact of International Paradigmatic Trends on Arab Architectural Education, Global Built Environment Review-GBER, Volume 6, Issue 2, GBER, PP. 31-43. ISSN # 1474-6824.

Salama, A. M. (2007). Mediterranean Visual Messages:The Conundrum of Identity, ISMS, and Meaning in Contemporary Egyptian Architecture, Archnet-IJAR- International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 1, Issue 1, PP. 86- 104. ISSN # 1938 7806.

Salama, A. M. (2006). Learning from the Environment: Evaluation Research and Experience based Architectural Pedagogy, Journal of the Center for Education in the Built Environment, CEBE Transactions, Volume 3, Issue 1, PP. 64-83. ISSN # 1745-0322.
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Salama, A. M. and Alshuwikhat, H. (2006). A Trans-Disciplinary Approach for a Comprehensive Understanding of Sustainable Affordable Housing, Global Built Environment Review-GBER, Volume 5, Issue 3, PP. 35-50. ISSN # 1474-6824.

Salama, A. M. (2006). A Typological Perspective: The Impact of Cultural Paradigmatic Shifts on the Evolution of Courtyard Houses in Cairo, METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, Volume 23, Issue 1, PP. 41-58. ISSN # 0258-5316.

Salama, A. M. (2006). A Lifestyle Theories Approach for Affordable Housing Research in Saudi Arabia.   Emirates Journal for Engineering Research-EJER, Volume 11, Issue 1, PP. 67-76. ISSN # 1022-9892.

Salama, A. M. (2005). PLADEW: A Tool for Teachers Awareness of School Building Sustainability: The Case of Carmel School, Mathews, North Carolina, Global Built Environment Review-GBER, Volume 5, Issue 1, PP. 45-56. ISSN # 1474-6824.

Salama, A. M. (2005). A Process Oriented Design Pedagogy: KFUPM Sophomore Studio, Journal of the Center for Education in the Built Environment, CEBE Transactions, Volume 2, Issue 2, PP. 1745-0322. ISSN # 1745-0322. http://dx.doi.org/10.11120/tran.2005.02020016

Salama, A. M. and Adams, W. G. (2004). Programming for Sustainable Building Design: Addressing Sustainability in a Project Delivery Process, Journal of Applied Psychology, Volume 6, Issues 3/4, PP. 178-187. ISSN # 1454-8062.

Salama, A. M. and Adams, W. G. (2003). Sustainable Learning Environments: Rethinking the Missing Dimensions, Al Azhar University Engineering Journal - AUEJ, Volume 7, Special Issue, AUEJ, College of Engineering, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. ISSN # 1110-6406.

Adams, W. G. and Salama, A. M. (2003). Comprehensive Pre-design Studies of Workplaces: The Case of the Twin Cities, Minnesota, Al Azhar University Engineering Journal – AUEJ, Volume 7, Special Issue, AUEJ, College of Engineering, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. ISSN # 1110-6406.

Salama, A. M. (2000). Community Participation and the Housing Process: The Case of an Egyptian City, Quseir, Al Azhar University Engineering Journal-AUEJ, Volume 4, Special Issue, AUEJ, College of Engineering, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. ISSN # 1110-6406.

Salama, A. M. (1998). Ecolodges: Meeting the Demand for Sustainable Tourism Development in Egypt, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements, Working Paper Series, Volume 108, IASTE, Center for Environmental Design Research, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, PP. 45-69. ISSN # 1050-2092.

Salama, A. M. (1998). Architectural Knowledge and Socio-Behavioral Studies in Middle Eastern Schools of Architecture, Journal of Architectural Research-JAR, Volume 31, Department of Architecture, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, PP. 6-29.

Salama, A. M. (1996). Environmental Evaluation: A New Voice for Integrating Research Into Architectural Pedagogy, Journal of Architectural Research-JAR, Volume 29, Department of Architecture, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, PP. 1-23.

Salama, A. M. and Aboul-Maged, M. (1996). Games, Gaming, and Participatory Design: Simulating the Interaction with Clients and Users in Architectural Education, Journal of Architectural Research-JAR, Volume 29, Department of Architecture, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, PP. 24-39.

Fethi, I., Mahadin, K., and Salama, A. M. (1993). Toward Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: The Status of Construction and Affiliated Courses in Architectural Education Today, Open House International, Volume 18, Issue 4, United Kingdom, PP. 11-18. ISSN # 0160-2601.