Dr. Kabila Hmood

Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

Kabila Faris Hmood has been a Full Professor of Architectural Engineering since 2004. She is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Design, and also the head of Architecture Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, where she has been working since 2013. Prior to that time, she worked at the University of Baghdad from 1986 until 2010. She received from the Eni Award Scientific Secretariat an invitation to propose her candidature to 2008’s edition of the Eni Award, specifically for her research on \Solar Energy and the Arab Architecture Engineering Experience.\ She also received an invitation to participate in the 2009 and 2010 edition of the Eni Awards. Dr. Hmood received her Ph.D. in 1996. She has published many books, one of them published in three editions, in addition she has more than 35 research papers, published in scientific journals or presented at international scientific conferences.

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Urban and Architectural Heritage within Sustainability is interested in the cities of the future, which must tie together the past, present, and future through an advanced connective chain that meets all humans' requirements in any era. This book attempts to answer many questions, such as what is urban conservation? How do cities of historical depth deal with modern planning policies and our conservation policies, rehabilitation, restoration, and preservation of historical cities and heritage buildings? How can we explain sustainable heritage and sustainability? Comprised of four sections, this book includes six chapters by noted experts and researchers. Section 1 covers heritage conservation and rehabilitation of architectural and urban heritage. Section 2 investigates current retrofitting strategies and interventions in heritage buildings through the viewpoint of energy efficiency. Section 3 redefines what identity is and explores how new places and spaces offer an eyrie of cultural values. And Section 4 establishes heritage significant values and assesses sustainable heritage conservation options.

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