Dr. Wassim Bahr
Assistant Professor of Architecture & Interior Design



The American University of Dubai

Building A
P.O.Box 28282 
United Arab Emirates

Tel.: +971 (4) 3183230




Short Profile of the Person:
Dr. Wassim Bahr obtained a Master’s degree in Architecture, and a PhD degree in Building Technology and Design from the University of Florence in Italy. His major professional and research interests include the issues of sustainable design. His research topic was on energy efficiency in buildings and high performance building façades.

He has worked freelance as an architect and graphic designer, and he has collaborated with the Alternative Energy Office of Florence on the sustainable refurbishment of school buildings in Tuscany (Italy).

At present he is an assistant professor of architecture and interior design at the American university of Dubai.

Short Profile of the Company:
The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education.

Building on the success of its B.F.A. in Interior Design program, established in 1995, The American University in Dubai – effective, September 2009 – is offering its first five-year baccalaureate program, the Bachelor’s of Architecture (B.Arch.).

The program consists of 166 hours of required credit and has been designed to meet the standards of the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) in the U.S.