Arch. Abeer Aburaed
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
BiographyArch. Eng. Abeer Aburaed received a Master degree in Architecture from Bauhaus, Anhalt University of Applied Science, Dessau Institute of Architecture (DIA), Germany in 2005. She also received her BSc degree in Architecture Engineering from the University of Jordan in 2002. She worked in the UNRWA as a Vocational and Technical Educational Specialist “Arts & Architecture” United Nation/ Head Quarter, Amman, Jordan. After that she joined several academic institutions in Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. Her primary research interests are in the areas of sustainability, green buildings and energy efficiency. She published several papers in international journals and conferences. Besides that she is a member of the organizing committee of several conferences and workshop. She is a member of the Jordanian Engineering Association and UAE Society of Engineers. She is an Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit Architecture, 2018. She is a startup winner in Seaside Startup SUMMIT, VR project, Virtual reality in Architecture, 2018.
Virtual Reality in ArchitectureOver the past few years, VR has emerged as a new technology that promises better user experience while addressing many of the traditional issues encountered by housing suppliers. Virtual reality development has provided a chance to provide associated experience without constructing a show house physically. This study includes a Virtual Reality show house user experience and its impact on energy efficiency. This research introduced a solution to problems faced by small and medium-sized residential suppliers such as traditional cost problems, travel and management of housing tour.