Ayman Hany Riad

  • Role in Center:

    Junior Researcher

  • Discipline:

    Architecture, Urban Planning

  • University:

    Misr International University

  • Country:


Biography: Ayman is an Architect and Assistant Lecturer at Misr International University (MIU) in Egypt.
He got his BSc, a double degree in architecture (focusing on Sustainable Urban Design) from MIU and the University of Liechtenstein in 2010. Since then, he has split his time between academia and working as an architect.
As an architect, he has designed and implemented many architectural, interior design and urban design projects focusing on residential and touristic projects in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Ayman got his MSc. in Urban Development focusing on creative industries and the impacts of startups on urban planning from TU Berlin.

Research Topic: Relationship between Creative Spaces and Neighbourhoods.

Selected Publications:

  • Riad, A. (2019): Finding Room for the Creative Class: Introducing El Gouna Innovation Hub. 1st ed. Cairo: TU Berlin.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Architecture
  • Urban Planning
  • Creative Cities
  • Innovation Industries

Current Position(s):

Assistant Lecturer at Misr International University 

Prizes & Awards:

  • SFSD scholarship holder for Masters Study at TU Berlin 2015
  • MIU scholarship holder for BSc. Double Degree at University of Liechtenstein 2009