Colonial Urbanism, Khartoum, Past Thoughts, Present Course

Date 27th of September 2014

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7 weeks 4-6 hours of work / week 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Forum Info


The Colonial Urbanism Forum was held at the 27th of September 2014 in Labda Hall at Cornithia Hotel.

Our three key speakers had the honor to discuss their thoughts with wide spectrum of professionals in the field of architecture and urban planning.

The fruitful discussion was lead by Ms. Marina , Prof. Jaafer Mirghani and  Dr. Ibrahim Bahr-Eldein .


  • Dr. Marina D’ERRICO

    Has graduated from the University of Padova, Departement of History of Architecture and Urban Planning, with a degree in Arts She specialised in Urban Planning and worked, for several years, after graduation, in close collaboration with Prof. Puppi, also contributing to the book " The Historic Centre in the Analysis of Urban Phenomenon". She moved to Paris where she lives and has continued to maintain her relationships related to research in the field of Architecture with Prof. Puppi, Prof. Olivato, who teachs History of Archietecture, at the University of Verona, Prof. Barbieri at University of Venice, Faculty of Architettura.

  • Dr. Ibrahim Zakaria BAHRELDIN

    Was educated at the University of Khartoum (B.Sc. Hon. in Architecture in 2002), KU Leuven University (M.A in Human Settlements in 2003) and Waseda University-Tokyo Japan (Ph.D. Urban and Environmental Design in 2012). Besides his formal education, Dr. Bahreldin attended several international and regional training programs in urban planning, participatory planning and human settlements. Dr. Bahreldin is an educator and an urban planning professional with more than eleven years of teaching, research and practical experience in the field of urban planning and design. Currently he is Assistant Professor of urban planning and design at Faculty of Architecture, University of Khartoum, which he joined since 2002. Above that, he is an urban planning consultant to several private and public institutions in Sudan and Japan. Beyond his research success, which includes more than eleven published articles to date and others in preparation, Dr. Bahreldin’s professional experience and education have provided him with a range of skills and knowledge in the field of urban planning research and development. He had obtained many local academic and professional awards as well as several international scholarships and grants. His research interests focus on public engagement in urban planning in low-income communities, environmental aspects of planning, regional landscape management and colonial discourses in urban planning.


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