Abdalrahman Kittana is an instructor at the department of architectural engineering at Birzeit University. He received his B.Sc. in architectural engineering from Birzeit University and later he obtained his master degree in architectural regeneration and development from Oxford Brookes University/ England. Currently, he is conducting his doctoral research within ‘OSA Research Group Urbanism & Architecture’ in Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/ Belgium. His teaching experience includes architectural design, descriptive geometry and visual communication. His research interests are in the fields of city and war, urban resilience, architectural and urban development, and architectural theory.