The Faculty focusses on the following research ﬁelds:
• Sustainability in planning and design (environmental design)
• Architectural theory and form generaXon
• Planning and urban design with its diﬀerent sub-topics.
• Housing studies. The Faculty is currently involved in two research projects:
• PreparaXon of a structure plan for Damazeen and Russaris. In collaboraXon with Habitat InternaXonal and Blue Nile State.
• EvaluaXon of NaXonal Housing Fund performance.
• The Faculty recently ﬁnished a 3-year joint research project with Reading University sponsored by DeLPHE. The research evaluated Sudanese construcXon industry, women parXcipaXon and future outlook.