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Research interests

My study focuses on Concept Design, an expression that develops and uses with a tacit understanding passing down from architect to architect via a form of oral culture. The study has a great deal with this tacit understanding through employing Semantic ethnography and cultural analysis that digs deeply into the significance of the terminology and the empirical range of uses of the concept design within the milieu of architectural design practice.

Thesis title (tentative): Designing Tacitly: An Ethnography of conceptual thinking in Design Practices.

Supervisors: Dr Ray Lucas and Dr Alan Lewis.


I am a PhD researcher who comes from a mixed theoretical and practical backgrounds; I worked simultaneously as a practitioner architect /interior architect for almost 11 years in the Middle East, and as a teaching assistant/part-time lecturer in several universities between UK and Jordan.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Architecture, Conceptual Thinking: Towards an Efficient Interpretation, University of Lincoln

15 Sept 201430 Sept 2015

Award Date: 1 Sept 2015

Bachelor of Architecture, Virtual future Layering Media City , University of Jordan

30 Sept 200215 Jun 2007

Award Date: 15 Jun 2007

External positions

Part-Time Lecturer , University of Jordan

15 Sept 201530 Jun 2017

Hourly-Paid Lecturer , University of Lincoln

15 Nov 201430 Jun 2015

Part-Time Teaching Assistant , University of Petra

15 Sept 200830 Jun 2012

Practitioner Architect , Many Design practices Between Dubai and Amman

15 Jun 200715 Sept 2017

Areas of expertise

  • NA Architecture
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Designing Tacitly
  • Design Studio Culture
  • Ecology of Design practice
  • Architecture Terminology.
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Ethnography
  • L Education (General)
  • Architecture education, mainly, Beaux-Arts and Bauhaus


  • Concept Design
  • Tacit Understanding
  • Ethnography of Design practice
  • Concept Terminology
  • Semantic Ethnography


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