Assist.Prof.Dr.Hamid Turki Haykal

Assist.Prof.Dr.Hamid Turki Haykal

College of Engineering :: Architecture Engineering

General Specialization :: Architecture Design

Specific Specialization :: Theory of Architecture

Born in Basra 1957 and lives in Erbil , Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering 2003, Baghdad University, College of Engineering. MSc. In Urban and Regional Planning 1997 from the same university,

Lecturer in Salaheddin University-Erbil, College of Engineering, Department of Architectural Engineering, from November 2006-till now. Worked in many universities as a lecturer, visiting lecturer such as Basra, Duhok. 

Worked in urban planning field and constructional field as a consultant on many projects. Worked as a director of Basra physical planning department. Rewarded by Tamayouz Excellence Award & Coventry University as the Supervisor of the year 2013. Published eight papers.

As a lecturer in department of architecture, and as a supervisor on the students graduation projects. I believe in a set of principles and try to lead my students to apply them in their practical lives.

The ethics of the architectural career, which based on truth, user’s needs, environment and urban context.

I encourage my students to believe in the basic principles of architecture, believe in the reality and the local society needs. I want to see the students know how the building work as a complex organization including structure, services, many system along with architectural system.

I believe that the nowadays international trends in architecture are attractive, beautiful and amazing, which push students to try to apply them or be influenced by them, but as I believe, instructors’ mission is to supply the students with basic principle and basic knowledge. 

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