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  • 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 (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 ...
  • Neighborhood Initiative (2008)
    AUB is one of Beirut’s largest private employers. This 2008 report quantifies AUB’s economic contributions to the city.
  • 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, ...
  • 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
  • Haluk Koksal, Mehmet (2008)
    This on-line survey of faculty and staff examined current and preferred housing characteristics.
  • 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.
  • Saliba, Robert
    The course assessed the existing conditions of the Bliss area and accordingly students came up with an urban design strategy that addresses its vanishing cosmopolitan identity, while improving the quality of its streets ...
  • 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.
  • 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. ...
  • Neighborhood Initiative; Sarkissian, Karine (2014-12-05)
    A neighborhood map project: GIS enabled map and booklet.
  • Abou Zeid, Maya; Kaysi, Isam (2015)
    Traffic congestion and parking deficit have become a serious burden on commuters in many urban areas. The purpose of this research is to evaluate the market demand potential of a shared-ride taxi service for the students ...
  • Makhzoumi, Jala (2008)
    The project explores landscape design approaches to improve the visual and environmental quality of AUB’s neighborhood.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Neighborhood Initiative (2015)
    The Neighborhood Initiative collaborated with the Development Planning Unit at The Bartlett, University College London and the Design Department at ALBA, to present Beirut – Imagining Bliss workshop. The workshop participants ...
  • Thing, Elise; Cardoso, Bruno (Neighborhood Initiative, 2015)
    In an effort to document urban change in Ras Beirut, this project digitized maps and photographs from research done by Danish geographer Per Kongstad and Lebanese sociologist Samir Khalaf in Ras Beirut in the 1960s. ...

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