Dr Hatem Nabih
Areas of Expertise
Masterplanning, Placemaking and sustainable regeneration, Strategic planning
Hatem is an architect by background and gained over 20 years’ experience working as a Strategic Masterplanner and Urban Designer in the UK and the Middle East.
He is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), a Recognised Urban Design Practitioner and a Fulbright Scholar and sits on various academic and professional boards. He is currently Vice Chair for the Winchester and Eastleigh Design Review Panel. He won various awards including the RTPI Book Prize Award, the Fulbright Scholar Award and was a member of a First Prize Award winning team for Madenaty City one of the largest new urban extensions on the outskirts of Cairo including residential, commercial and recreational areas with a central business district.
He worked on the production of Kuwait’s Third Masterplan and the Physical Plan Strategies for Kuwait’s metropolitan area and Kuwait City. Hatem was awarded a PhD in Architecture and Urban Studies from Edinburgh College of Art. He advocates a human -centred approach to sustainable planning and design promoting inclusive and equitable environments with greater social interaction and integration. He is an Associate Professor and lectured on architecture and urban design at several accredited courses including the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.