Welsh School of Architecture

Architectural Science Group (ASG)

Engy Samy Hussein

Research Interests
Green Architecture as an approach for increasing energy efficiency in Egyptian buildings

The Egyptian Green Code for Buildings (EGCB) is a pre-design tool. It contains the green design strategies organized properly in order to be used by architects and urban designers. It will be concentrating on energy, water and waste as the main categories for the environmental impact assessment.

Engy Samy Hussein


  • To review and assess the theories and studies on EIAP in relation to buildings world wide.
  • To develop Egypt's first Green Code for Buildings designed especially in relation to its environmental social and economical conditions
  • The goal of EGCB is to lower energy consumption in Egyptian buildings and encourage the use of renewable energies while improving the quality of life for the occupants. It will be as a label to define certain aspects of building and construction components
  • Establish a widely accepted standard for sustainable construction

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