Department Facilities

1. Library

There is one library for architecture in the department building, It is to mention that there is also a main library located on the main campus of Cairo University, and, a library for the Faculty of Engineering. The department of architecture is one of 2 departments that own a specialized library for their students.

1.1. Location & area

Fifth Floor, department of architecture building with Area = 260 m2

1.2. Opening hours

During semesters: From 9:00am to 17:00pm each day (except Saturdays & Fridays)

Other days: From 9:00am to 15:00pm each day (except Saturdays & Fridays)

1.3. Numbers of subject specific books

Books:

5833 English book + 1277 Arabic book + 2500 rare book with total= 9610 book

Theses:

1264 Master theses (MSc) + 401 Doctoral theses (PhD) with total = 1665 theses

1.4. Number of subject specific journals and magazines

67 titles (only four running titles)

1.5. Number of subject specific e-book and e-journals

None

1.6. Name of specialist architecture librarian

Mrs. Amani Abd el-Hafez & Ms. Nancy Abd el-Hamid

2. Digital Laboratory

2.1. Location & area

Fifth Floor, department of architecture building with Area = 160 m2

2.2. Opening hours

From 9:00am to 15:00pm each day (except Saturdays & Fridays)

From 9:00am to 19:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays (for AET lectures)

2.3. Software available at the Lab:

PCs in computer lab have all or some of the following architecture software:

  • Auto CAD 2D & 3D
  • 3D Max
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Rhinoceros 3D
  • Grasshopper
  • Sketch up
  • V-ray
  • ArchiCAD
  • ArcGIS
  • Office applications

3. Environmental Laboratory

3.1. Location & area

Fifth Floor, department of architecture building with Area = 120 m2

3.2. Opening hours

From 9:00am to 15:00pm each day (except Saturdays & Fridays)

3.3. Facilities and Equipment available at the Lab:

Environmental studies laboratory measurements equipment:

  • Digital indoor outdoor theme
  • Digital humid temperature
  • Digital air speed meter (2 sets)
  • Digital air speed meter extech model (2 sets)
  • Uninterrupted power supply (ups)
  • Forestry (88994) rain gauge metric cylinder
  • Davis instranent D6105161 weather center model
  • D6105161 wind speed direct indictor 220v
  • Ele ea 505-065 pyranemeter integrating
  • Davis instranent Pr95013 digital impulse sound level meter
  • Davistnsruen 061 data
  • Davis ins 05138180 sound meter level
  • Davis ins 051389944 vibration kit
  • CEL 593 – C1/K1 sound level analyzer kit
  • FOOTT candle luxmeter extech model 407026
  • Foot candle lux meter model L.X. 105
  • Building acoustic system multi camera
  • Nikon N5035 mmouto

4. Plotting Center

4.1. Location & area

Fifth Floor, department of architecture building.

4.2. Opening hours

From 9:00am to 15:00pm each day (except Saturdays & Fridays)

4.3. Facilities and Equipment available:

  • 3 Printers
  • 3 Plotters