Magda Mostafa, is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the American University in Cairo. Her research interests include design pedagogy and special needs design, with a focus on autism.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Thinking Outside the Box: Addressing and Enhancing Visual/Spatial and Active Learning in Architectural Education

A case study of the impact of manual geometric modeling exercises on the visual/spatial and active learning and thinking skills of design students.

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Inspiration versus Plagiarism: Academic Integrity in Architectural Education

Plagiarism in architecture is a growing problem that needs to be addressed through education. A design studio case study was developed to discourage plagiarism and will be presented.

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Architecture for Autism: Application of the Autism ASPECTSS™ Design Index to Home Environments

This paper presents the Autism ASPECTSS Design Index, a set of design criteria for assessing and developing built environments for autism. Its use is illustrated in three residential case studies.

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Published online: April 18, 2014

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An Architecture for Autism: Built Environment Performance in Accordance to the Autism ASPECTSS™ Design Index

The presentation of the Autism ASPECTSS™ Design Index, a series of seven evidence-based design criteria, and its application to assessing built environments for users with autism.

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Published Online: July 24, 2015

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