Dr Merate Barakat

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  • Qualifications:AIA, Ph.D., M.Arch, M.Sc., B.Sc.
  • Position:Senior Lecturer - Computational Architecture
  • Department:FET - Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Telephone:+4411732 87158
  • Email:Merate.Barakat@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Merate is an AIA architect with international experience, media designer, and academic researcher.  She received her Ph.D. in Architecture from the AA School, in London, before joining UWE in 2016. Her research explores the intersecting domain between soundscape, urban, and computation design. Merate practiced architecture in the US, where she worked on numerous projects that have received AIA design awards.

Merate initiated the AA Alexandria Visiting School and led an M.Arch design studio. Both the workshop and the studio are set up with a focus on generative and responsive sound based designs.

Area of expertise

Computation Design

Urban Soundscape Design
Sonic Responsive Design


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