is an architect, graduate from the AA School of Architecture in London, working as a teacher assistant and researcher at l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Malaquais as well as at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria university, Egypt.
Hussein received his Masters of Architecture with distinctions in 2011 from the DRL (Design Research LAb) at Architectural Association School of Architecture in London (AA), one of the most prestigious architecture schools in the world. His thesis project, Sandworks, was received enthusiastically by the international jury at the final review, due to its ideological and performative merits. As such, it was awarded a Project Distinction, the highest and rarest recognition of achievement possible within the AA’s Design Research Lab (DRL) program.
Hussein lectured and conducted research workshops around digital and computational design in London, Beijing, and Alexandria. He is the laureate of multiple prestigious local and international design awards, including the First Prize at the furniture design competition organized by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the First Prize of the architectural competition to design the new campus of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Alexandria (Egypt), and the first prize in the International Competition for the Rehabilitation of Alexandria’s Waterfront.