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  • Kaysi, Isam; Al-Naghi, Hani; Myntti, Cynthia (2007)
    The study investigates the modes of travel of students at the American University of Beirut in 2007.
  • Neighborhood Initiative (2007)
    Maps that document the types of businesses that operate in the area immediately south of AUB, and the number of establishments that were closed.
  • Blaik, Omar (2007)
    This report summarizes the recommendations of Omar Blaik, consultant to the Neighborhood Initiative in 2008, for promoting affordable housing in Ras Beirut.
  • Daher, Rami; Jabr, Abdul-Halim (2007)
    When we organized the studio beginning of 2007 we were motivated by our fascination for Hamra’s vigor and diversity, coupled with fear that this might be eroded by looming real estate speculation. Hence, the Studio is ...
  • Neighborhood Initiative (2007)
    This survey, conducted in 2007 by the Neighborhood Initiative and the Office of the Registrar, answers the questions: where to AUB students live and how do they get to campus?
  • Saliba, Robert (2007)
    The Bliss Area adjoining the southern edge of AUB campus is a vibrant commercial, entertainment and residential hub highly valued by university faculty and the city inhabitants at large. It has been overtaken in the last ...
  • Abdelsater-Abusamra, Nada (2008)
    This study provides preliminary legal analysis of the structures and mechanisms available in Lebanon to protect the affordability of housing in perpetuity. They include: the waqf, servitudes, shifa’a pre-emption right, ...
  • Nasrallah, Maha; Chmaitelly, Hala; Kossaifi, Gressy; Sharara, Massa (2008)
    Taking the Master Plan of AUB as their guideline, the students were asked to work on the AUB fences and gates along Bliss Street. The aim of this project was to observe and analyze the two sides of the fence, constantly ...
  • Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2010)
    This study is conducted by faculty and students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the American University of Beirut. They collected data about trips made to various businesses in the Hamra area ...
  • Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2010)
    As part of the Neighborhood Initiative Congestion Studies, a travel survey was conducted in 2010 to understand the travel patterns of students and employees, including the commute (daily travel) to AUB and the daytime walking ...
  • Shebli, Rabih; Chmaitelly, Hala (2010)
    Recognizing that the AUB Campus is blocked from its surrounding neighborhood, students were asked to come up with creative ways to overcome this separation and to increase interaction between AUB and its neighbors. Students ...
  • El-Fadel, Mutassim (2011)
    This student research (Final Year Project, Civil and Environmental Engineering) explores the feasibility of creating rainwater catchment systems for different types of buildings in Ras Beirut.
  • Kaddour, Afamia (2011)
    The Ras Beirut Well-Being Survey is the first detailed study of Ras Beirut and Ain Mreisseh since Hamra of Beirut was published in 1973. The survey examines the social and economic determinants of health and well-being.
  • Al-Sadi, Sara; Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2011)
  • Kaysi, Isam; Abou Zeid, Maya; Saliba, Robert; Myntti, Cynthia (2011)
    Presentation covering elements of neighborhood congestion studies, vision for Bliss Street, current conditions in the neighborhood, and recommendations for improving traffic flow.
  • Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2013)
    The American University of Beirut (AUB), an urban campus in the city center of Beirut, Lebanon, is seeking solutions to parking and congestion problems in its neighborhood. However, documented Transportation Demand Management ...
  • Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2013)
    This study analyzes a travel survey conducted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at AUB in 2013. The survey collected data on students’ travel patterns, their potential use of a shared-ride taxi ...
  • Saikali, Maya (2013)
    As part of the graphic design course (GD203) 'Design in the Community', in Spring 2013, students were asked to create a map of a Ras Beirut Street, in this case Jeanne d'Arc, based on a particular interest they would map. ...
  • Khechen, Mona; Saliba, Robert (2014)
    The aim of this course is to build on students’ knowledge and skills in improving the quality of the physical urban environment and reinforcing the identity of place through design interventions. Sector 35 in Ras Beirut ...

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