SPACE CONSULTANTS is led by one of the most creative architects in the region along the last four decades, Prof. Dr. Medhat Dorra which has always amazed his teachers and colleagues since he was a Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania, USA while inspired a thousands of young architects as a teacher on architecture philosophy and head of architecture Dept. at the college of Engineering, Cairo University in Egypt and many venues around the globe.
Mohamed Medhat Mohamed Hassan Dorra was born on 7th July 1950 in Cairo Egypt.
He graduated with highest honours at the top of his class from the Department of Architecture, Cairo University in 1973 and was appointed to its teaching staff.
Dr. Dorra received his PhD. from the University of Pennsylvania, USA by 1977 and continued to pursue his post doctoral studies until 1979, In 1984 he was appointed as an assistant professor and in 1989 Dr. Dorra was promoted to professor of Architectural Theories and Architectural Design. He is currently the Chairman of the Department of Architecture, Cairo University.
Dr. Dorra describes himself as a free and unconstrained architect with the aim of utilizing time dimensionality in architecture. Linking and bridging between academia and professional career Dr. Dorra established SPACE CONSULTANTS, one of the pioneering offices in the field of Architectural Design in the Middle East with several branches in the region. The Office has gained international recognition and acknowledgment for participating in some of the most prestigious projects i the region. Owing its success to the vision of its founder, SPACE CONSULTANTS is an amalgamation of some of Egypt's brightest and most talented professionals, ranging from young architects to renowned professors and masters of the trade.
Dr. Dorra is the author of several articles, books and lectures in various areas of architecture. He has received many national and international awards in architectural competitions for his ground breaking work and futuristic approach. He currently resides in Cairo where he continues to teach at the Department of Architecture-Cairo University as well as lecture in different venues all over the world.
biography for Dr. El-Khyam.
Specialization: Architectural Engineering
Years of experience: 22
• Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt. 2010
• M. Sc. of Architectural Engineering Design, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. 2004
• B.Sc. of Architectural Engineering Design, Cairo University, Egypt. 1991- Very Good