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Browsing Neighborhood Initiative by Issue Date

Browsing Neighborhood Initiative by Issue Date

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  • Myntti, Cynthia (2010)
    This Neighborhood Initiative report examines the problem of the lack of affordable housing near AUB, and recommends measures to address the problem.
  • 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 ...
  • Sibai, Abla (2010)
    A feasibility study comprising focus group discussions, an alumni survey, and a review of the experience of other programs convinced AUB that a peer-led educational and cultural program for older adults at AUB would be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Al-Sadi, Sara; Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2011)
  • 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.
  • Myntti, Cynthia (2011)
    Neighborhood Initiative prepared this report for the AUB President’s Housing Task Force. It summarizes what other universities offer in supports for housing rental and purchase.
  • Pelgrim, Richard (2011-02-08)
    The Neighborhood Initiative supported Hamra Modern, an exhibition by Richard Pelgrim, third-year architecture student at AUB. The exhibition, based on coursework done in the ARCH020 'Beirut Modern' elective with Professor ...
  • Harb, Mona (2012)
    Students in this urban planning class recommend new projects for the Neighborhood Initiative to consider.
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Neighborhood Initiative; Sarkissian, Karine (2014-12-05)
    A neighborhood map project: GIS enabled map and booklet.
  • Gebara, Hayat; Neighborhood Initiative; Marot, Bruno (2015)
    This database was created as part of the “Gentrification and Neighborhood Change” collaborative research project between the London School of Economics and the AUB Neighborhood Initiative (2014-2015). The database maps the ...
  • Neighborhood Initiative (2015)
    Analytical maps presented as part of the AUB case study for the symposium in Cairo on universities and their neighborhoods, November 2015

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