Research student, Welsh School of Architecture
Hameda Janahi is an architect who was awarded a Master’s degree in Architectural Design from University College London in 2016 and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from Qatar University in 2014.
She has worked in academia since 2014 as a teaching assistant for mainly design studios at Qatar University, which granted her a scholarship to pursue her higher education in 2014. In 2017 Hameda started her PhD in a topic related to housing typologies and inhabitants’ wellbeing.
Transformation of housing typologies in Qatar: The effect on inhabitants’ behaviour and wellbeing
The research focuses on the changes that have recently taken place in the design of housing in Qatar and the impact of these modifications on inhabitants’ behaviour and health. The overall aim of this research is to develop a comprehensive understanding of domestic transformation through an in-depth investigation of the impact of the contemporary spatial arrangements on the inhabitants in Qatar.