Sahar F. Makky

Mrs. Sahar F.Makky A senior lecturer and a faculty member in the Architecture department of Ajman University in UAE since 2008, she holds a MSc. in Architecture Engineering -2006, and a Bachelor degree - 1986. She started her career at Rifat Chadirji Consultancy, while lecturing as a full time staff member in University of Technology in Baghdad. Throughout her architectural journey, she has designed several presidential, residential & commercial projects, as well as publishing papers about the architectural identity and heritage conservation in several international conferences. Her passion towards designing and teaching timeless architecture, has been backed up by the knowledge of sustainability and green economy. For that, she has been a member in national and international teams working on sustainable architecture competitions and workshops. She has also taken significant role in social community services and volunteering work related to women empowerment. Through her connections and social network, she is continuously working on bridging between the academic field and the practical work with both governmental and private entities.

  • Master of Science in Architecture Engineering from Sudan University 2006 Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research in UAE Equivalence/2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture Engineering from University Of Technology -Iraq,1986 Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research in UAE Equivalence /2007
  • Senior Lecturer, Architecture Department, College of Architecture, Art and Design, UAE, 2021
  • UAE - Society of Engineers - Youth Engineers Council Consultant
  • CAAD Outreach Committee Coordinator
  • Lecturer, Architectural Engineering , Ajman University, 2008- Up to date
  • Teaching Assistant, Ajman University, UAE, 2003-2008
  • Senior Architect- Al Riyadh Engineering Office & Master student – Sudan, 2001-2003
  • Founder & manager, Infinity Engineering Consultants, UAE,RAK,1999-2005
  • Endowments & Religious Affairs Dept. Al- Kailany’s shrine, Iraq, 1993-1995
  • Founder & Staff Member in Arab College University, Baghdad, 1991-1993
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Technology , Iraq, 1988-1991
  • Architect, The Iraqi Consultant Office (owened bythe famous architect Rifaat Al-Chaderchi),Iraq, 1986-1988
Teaching Area
  • Architecture Design II
  • Enviromental Behavior
  • Impact of Technology on Society and Architecture
  • Architecture Design IV
  • Working Drawings I&II
  • Summer Training I & II
  • Architectural Design I
  • Project Management
  • Building Services
  • Building Construction I&II
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Perspective shade & shadow
  • Environment & Energy
  • Environment & Health
  • Energy & Sustainably
  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Solar Decathlon Middle East 2020
  • The Built Environment - Islamic Heritage 2020
  • Solar Decathlon Middle East SDME 2018
  • Sustainabilty & Green Economy
  • Constructional Material
  • Architectural Identity
  • Solar Decathlon Middle East Competition Supervisor 2020
  • Smart Building
Conference Presentation
  • Designing a healthy home in the environment of the UAE,2021
  • • ICEER2014 - McMaster International Conference on Engineering Education and Research
  • Future Engineering - Sharjah Municipality Symposium Jan. 2020
  • • First International Conference for Urban & Architecture Heritage in Islamic Countries: Its role in Cultural & Economic Development - Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, in cooperation with Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), The Ministry of Municipality & Rural Affairs, The Ministry of Education, The Ministry of Finance, The Ministry of Higher Education, King Saud University (KSU), & Al Turath Foundation-2011
  • • Fourth International Architectural Conservation Conference and Exhibition 2016 ( Tourism, Regionalism and Preservation of Historical and Archeological sites.
  • • TUCAC Jordan Conference (Transformation of Urban Character of Arab Cities)
  • • Architectural Conservation Opportunities & Challenges The Eighth Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium -2009
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • 2 Awards from Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi for supervising SCI AU Team
  • The highest achiever of Continuing Professional Development (Teaching and Learning) for the year 2021-2022 in the College of Architecture and Art and Design.
  • Architectural Heritage Society
  • ICOM membership
  • SCI - Supervisor for Sustainability Action Project
  • ADNOC - STEM Instructor, 2020
  • Modamah Award - Green Project
  • ENOC Award- Saving Energy
  • Youth Engineers Council
  • Society of Engineers- UAE member (2007- up to date)
  • Iraqi Society of Engineers member (1986 –up to date)
  • AU Best Faculty Member Award in Services 2018
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Ajman Municipality for supervising Ajman Agriculture competition 2017
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Ajman Municipality for organizing its exhibition during 2016 conference
  • Certificates of Appreciation from Ajman Municipality for supervising the Martyrs Monument competition2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Technical University of Munich for participating ( Luxury Living) workshop which was held at the Institute of Housing Economics -2008-2009
  • Certificates of Appreciation from AJMAN MUNCIPALITY for organizing its first and second annual conferences-2007-2008
  • Certificate of Appreciation from UM- AL MOUMINEEN WOMEN ASSOCIATION- AJMAN for supervising the competition of AJMAN WOMEN CLUB -2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation from EMAAR for supervising ( EMAAR STUDENT COMPETITION ) 2005
  • First prize for Al-Qadisiyah Palace competition,Iraq, first & second phase. 1986-1988