Dr Hocine Bougdah

Reader in Architectural Technology, UCA Canterbury

Academic, Canterbury School of Architecture

Since 2008, Dr Hocine Bougdah has been a reader and subject area leader for Architectural Technology and the Environment. Among his responsibilities are the design, development and delivery of the architectural technology curriculum on the BA and MArch courses.

Dr Bougdah’s academic and professional career started after completing a PhD at the Liverpool School of Architecture in 1991. Over the past 25 years he occupied a number of academic positions in various institutions, including lecturer/senior lecturer, course director (BSc Architectural Technology), subject group leader (head of department of Environmental Science and Engineering), departmental research coordinator and admissions tutor.

Hocine's academic experience extends to course design and validation, teaching, academic management and quality assurance processes. He also serves on a number of university wide committees. Alongside his academic role, he runs an acoustic design/consultancy practice.

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Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy

Professional Membership, Affiliation and Consultancy:

  • Member of the Institute of Acoustics (2000)
  • HEA Fellow (currently in the process of submitting the portfolio)


Subject organisations:

  • AHRA (Arts and Humanities Research Association)
  • ACADIA (Association of Computer Aided Design In Architecture)
  • IEREK (International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange).

Dr Bougdah is actively engaged with the research community at international level.
He is a member of various scientific/review committees and editorial boards:

On the editorial board:
For two new international journals - Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Development and the Engineering Research and Empirical Studies.

Guest editor:
For the "Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development (UPADSD)" conference 2017.

Keynote speaker:
At the "Cities through Architecture and Arts" conference, to be held in Cairo in May 2017.

For a number of publications, conferences and journals. These include:

External examination:

Dr Bougdah held/holds external examining roles at:

  • l’Ecole Polytechnique d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme (Algiers)
  • Sheffield University
  • Bournemouth University and
  • De Montfort University.

Research Outputs

Key outputs on UCARO:

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