Research Activities

Muna Salameh , Ayat El Khazindar  and Basim Touqan.,2023. The effect of building height on thermal properties and comfort of a housing project in the hot arid climate of the UAE, Volume 9 – 2023 |


Salameh, M. and Touqan, B., 2023. From Heritage to Sustainability: The Future of the Past in the Hot Arid Climate of the UAE. Buildings13(2), p.418.


Touqan, B., Abdul-Ameer, A. and Salameh, M., 2022. HVAC multivariable system modelling and control. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, p.09544062221138836.


Salameh, M.M., Touqan, B.A., Awad, J. and Salameh, M.M., 2022. Heritage conservation as a bridge to sustainability assessing thermal performance and the preservation of identity through heritage conservation in the Mediterranean city of Nablus. Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 13(2), p.101553.


Salameh, M. and Touqan, B., 2023, January. Courtyard’ Design as a Sustainable Tool for Classrooms’ Lighting and Thermal Performance. In Advances in Civil Engineering Materials: Selected Articles from the 6th International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering (ICACE 2022), August 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (pp. 355-366). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore.

Salameh, M. and Touqan, B., 2022. Traditional Passive Design Solutions as a Key Factor for Sustainable Modern Urban Designs in the Hot, Arid Climate of the United Arab Emirates. Buildings, 12(11), p.1811.


Touqan, B., Taleb, H. and Salameh, M., 2017. Low carbon cooling approach for the residences in the UAE: A case study in Dubai. In World Congr. Civil, Struct. Environ. Eng (pp. 1-9). DOI: 10.11159/awspt17.127

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