Jamal Al-Qawasmi, Ph.D.

Dep. of Architecture, King Fahd University for Petroleum & Minerals







Seminars & Conferences





PUBLICATIONS (Last Five years)

 Jamal Al-Qawasmi (2007). Virtualization Of Architectural Design Education In The Arab Region: Potential and Cultural Implications. Open House International, Vol 32, No.2  (pp. 55-64)

Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2006).  Transformations In Design Education: The Paperless Studio and the Virtual Design Studio:  Open House International Vol 31, No.3  (pp. 95-103). (To appear).

Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2005).  Digital Media in Architectural design education: reflections on the e-studio pedagogy:  Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education 4(3)  (pp. 205-222).

Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2004).  Reflections on E-Design: The E- Studio Experience.  Proceedings of the International Conference of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design, (ASCAAD)  (pp. 177-193), SA: Dhahran.

Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2004).  Pan Arab Virtual Design Studio: Issues of culture, Identity and Globalization.  Proceeding of the International conference of Traditional Architecture: Heritage, Globalization & The Built Environment, Bahrain.

Clayton, M. J  & Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2001).   The Effectiveness of Digital Desk Crits in Design Education.  In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE-VIII).  CA: Stanford University.

 Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2000).   Learning Virtually: Rethinking Architectural Design Education.  In Proceedings of the 7th Annual Distance Education Conference (DEC2000). TX: Austin.

Al-Qawasmi, J.  (2000).  Learning Virtually: A Paradigm Shift in Design Education.   Proceedings of '2000 Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA).  (pp. 123-133).  Singapore.

Al-Qawasmi, J., Clayton, M. J., & Johnson, R.  E.  (1999).  Collaborative Design and Multimedia Usage in Virtual Design Studio.  In Learning Virtually, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Distance Education Conference (pp. 1-9).   TX: San Antonio.

Clayton, M. J., Johnson, R.  E., Song, Y. & Al-Qawasmi, J.  (1999).  Delivering Facility Documentation Using Intranet Technology.   In T. Seebohm & S. Van Wyk (Eds.), Proceedings of ‘98 Conference of the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (pp. 240-253). Canada, Quebec.

Clayton, M. J., Johnson, R.  E., Song, Y. & Al-Qawasmi, J.  (1999). Facility Operations Documents Using Intranets.  In K.C. Wang (Ed), Proceedings of ASCE International Computing Congress (pp. 868-877), Boston.



Digital Media and its Applications in Cultural Heritage
Jamal Al-Qawasmi, Yahya Alshawabkeh, & Fabio Remondino (Eds)
CSAAR Press (2011)
ISBN: 978-9957-540-04-3

Conservation of Architecture, Urban Areas, Nature & Landscape Towards a Sustainable Survival of Cultural Landscape (2-volume book)
Andrew Dolkart, Osamah M. Al- Gohari, & Samia Rab (Eds)
CSAAR Press (2011)
ISBN: 978-9957-540-05-0 (Vol I)
ISBN: 978-9957-540-06-7 (Vol II)

Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development (4-volume book)
Steffen Lehmann, Husam Al Waer, & Jamal Al-Qawasmi (Eds)
Published: CSAAR Press (2010)

ISBN: 978-9957-540-00-5 (Vol I)
ISBN: 978-9957-540-01-2 (Vol II)
ISBN: 978-9957-540-02-9 (Vol III)
ISBN: 978-9957-540-03-6 (Vol IV)

Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development (2-volume book)
Suliman M. Fortea & Jamal Al-Qawasmi (Eds)
CSAAR Press (2009)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-8-8 (Vol I)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-9-5 (Vol II)

Digital Media and its Applications in Cultural Heritage
Jamal Al-Qawasmi, Michele Chiuini, & Sabry El-Hakim (Eds)
CSAAR Press (2008)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-5-7

Responsibilities and Opportunities in Architectural Conservation: Theory, Education, and Practice (2-volume book)

Salim Elwazani, Shatha Malhis, & Jamal Al-Qawasmi (Eds)
CSAAR Press (2008)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-6-4 (Vol I)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-7-1 (Vol II)

Instant Cities: Emergent Trends in Architecture and Urbanism in the Arab World

Amer Moustafa, Jamal Al-Qawasmi, Kevin Mitchell (Eds)

CSAAR Press (2008)

ISBN: 978-9957-8602-1-9

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Regional Architecture and Identity in the Age of Globalization (3-volume book)

Jamal Al-Qawasmi, Abdesselem Mahmoud, Ali Djerbi (Eds)

CSAAR Press (2008)

ISBN: 978-9957-8602-2-6 (Volume I)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-3-3 (Volume II)
ISBN: 978-9957-8602-4-0 (Volume III)

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Changing Trends in Architectural Design Education

Jamal Al-Qawasmi and Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco (editors)

CSAAR Press (2006)

ISBN: 9957-8602-0-8

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Computing in Architectural Design - Rethinking the Discourse

Jamal Al-Qawasmi & Zaki Mallasi (2006)




CED Supporting Innovation Grant (KFUPM).  Project title: Visual Resources Information System for Pedagogical Purposes at CED.

Project title: KFUPM Virtual Tour through (45,000 SAR).

Online course development (ARC 110 - History of Architecture) Programming and implementation team leader.

Al-Qawasmi, J., Daher, Rami, and Abed, Jamal  (2000-2002).   Domains of Heritage: Shifting Boundaries and the Emergence of a 'Transformed Public Consciousness' ‘the politics of place & identity construction, contested pasts, and investment rights in Bilad al Sham’.   An International Collaborative Research Grant (ICRG) from the Social Science Research Council, USA.  (35,000$).

Clayton, M.J., & Al-Qawasmi, J.  (1999).  The effectiveness of digital design crits.  Architecture Research Grants Program, Texas A&M University ($5,000).