Chatham University


Landscape Architecture (MLA/MSLA) Faculty and Staff

Safei-Eldin Hamed

Safei-Eldin Hamed
Adjunct Faculty

Academic Areas of Interest


  • Virginia Tech, Ph.D. in Environmental Planning & Design
  • University of Georgia, Master of Landscape Architecture
  • Cairo University, Bachelor of Architectural Engineering


  • Hamed, S., "A Pioneering Vision From Doha" in Landscape-ME, May 2009, Volume III:23, pp. 22-25
  • Hamed, S., "Best Practices in Selecting a Landscape Architectural Consultant" in Landscape-ME, April 2009, Volume III, pp. 54-55
  • Hamed, S., Best Practices Landscape Maintenance and Grounds Operation, in Landscape-ME, February 2009, Volume III: 20, pp. 34-36
  • Hamed, S. “Oxford and the Environment: 1st International Symposium, Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire, UK” in Landscape-ME, December 2008, Volume II-18, pp. 42-44
  • Hamed, S., “The Cultural Dimensions of the Islamic Garden”, in Landscape-ME, November 2008, Volume II-17, pp. 26-32
  • Hamed, S. “Landscape Construction Strategies for Sustainable Development”, in Landscape-ME, October 2008, Volume II-16, pp. 44-48
  • Hamed, S.A., 2005 “Assessing the Environmental Situation in Egypt: Initiatives, Issues, and Prospects”, in Richard C. Foltz (editor), Environmentalism in the Muslim World”, (Nova Science Publishers, Inc.: New York), pp. 4-19.
  • Hamed, S. A., 2004. “Mainstreaming Sustainable Development and Best Practices in Resort Planning Along the Red Sea”, in Susan L. Jacobson (editor) ASLA 2004 Annual Meeting Abstracts, (American Society of Landscape Architects: Washington, D.C.), pp. 112-115
  • Hamed, S.A., 2003, “Capacity Building for Sustainable Development”, in R. Foltz, F. Denny, and A. Baharuddin (Editors) Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust, (Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Massachusetts ), pp.403-421
  • Hamed, S.A. 2002, Landscape Planning Objectives for the Arid Middle East: An approach to setting environmental objectives, (The Edwin Mellen Press: Lewiston, New York), 241pp.


  • Policy Committe of the American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Council on education of the American Society of Landscape Architects
  • ASLA International Practice Open Committee (Chairman from1990-1994)
  • World Future Society (Chapter President, 1984-1986),
  • City of Lubbock Community Relations Commissions
  • Lubbock Interfaith Group,


  • The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Geneva, Switzerland, 1990-2004), Board of Nominators
  • Harvard University: Member of the Advisory Board of “Forum on Religion and Ecology”, 1998-Date
  • City of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Served as an international urban design/environmental planning consultant


  • Books, Scholarly Papers, Articles, Course, Public Lectures, and Professional Practice Projects