Autonomy in architectural education: A Bahraini perspective

Authors: Al Khalifa F.
Formal architectural education in Bahrain is relatively young, born only at the beginning of the twentieth century. This paper discusses autonomy in learning architecture, and the effect of using a mixed methods approach combining theoretical and practical assignments on students’ performance and understanding of complex architectural concepts. The study discusses [...]

Creativity in the initial Phases of architectural design

Authors: Abdelhameed W.A.
Creativity is viewed as vital for all design actions; however, creativity in general with its related cognition processes has no general theory. Creativity used in architectural design is different than creativity in other domains. This research proposes certain activities of the initial phases of architectural design, in which the role [...]

Characterization of crash-prone drivers in Saudi Arabia – A multivariate analysis

Authors: Ratrout N.T., Chowdhury S., Gazder U., Rahman S.M.
This study conducted a survey of traffic crashes with the data collected from police stations in the three cities of Saudi Arabia involving different features related to crashes, drivers, vehicles, and understanding of traffic signs. Among the chauffeurs, drivers at fault and not at fault were separated and investigated through [...]


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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
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University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]
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The University Role in Preparing Postgraduate Students in Addressing the United Nation SGDs

The PhD students in the Environmental Sustainability Development Program of the University of Bahrain are working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets. In the course ESD 793, the students were trained to address the contemporary issues related to environmental sustainability. This course enabled them to observe, assess [...]

SDG 11 Events

Solar Decathlon Middle East 2020

To build a smart house The University of Bahrain has been through several steps to occupy advance places in regional and international competitions that encourage students to innovate and participate in solving current regional and global problems. UoB has also encourage students participation in outside campus activities. UoB Solar Decathlon [...]

Sustainability and Heritage preservation, By Dr Osama Al Johary, the Prince Sultan Bin Salman award for Urban Heritage “Al Turath charitable foundation”

Improve students’ knowledge skills. to build a knowledge skills diverse workforce, UOB in collaboration with The Prince Sultan bin Salman Award for Urban Heritage to develop skills of department of architecture’ students, A Workshop at the department

The 22 UN_WATER, March World Water Day : we are water, organized by UNRIC and Roca Bahrain, May ‎2, ‎2019

Improve students’ knowledge skills. Announcing a computation about preserving water in Bahrain. Private company in cooperation with College of Engineering, UoB


Water Management Policy

Purpose The water at the University of Bahrain is supplied through the national water network, which is managed by the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA). The water in Bahrain is provided through an energy-extensive process, either using thermal or membrane-based seawater desalination technologies. The water is used mainly for sanitary [...]

Plastic Minimisation Policy

The policy aims to provide the university with a guideline to ensure best practices for complying with the resolution No. 2018-731-7 for reducing the use of the non-biodegradable plastic products on campus and to be committed to environmental sustainability and provide a model for the community. Purpose Plastic products are [...]

Biodiversity Conservation Policy

Protect biodiversity within the University campuses. Purpose This policy aims to operate sustainably to minimise the impact of its activities on the environment. Part of this commitment includes protecting and enhancing the biodiversity on campus. Definitions Biodiversity includes plants, animals, birds, insects and land. Scope/Application The scope of this policy [...]