Rawa Abu Lawi\Sawalha got her PhD in 2017 from one of the top ten universities in the UK which Lancaster University. She is the first academic architect in Palestine that holds three-different disciplinary areas of study: a BA certificate in architecture, MA in Urban and Regional Planning: and a PhD in Interior Architecture and Interior Design of public spaces for children’s hospitals. Rawa PhD subject considered the first study to Palestine and to the whole Arab countries.
Dr.Rawa teaching at An-Najah University since 2000. Credited with establishing and developing the department of interior design. She is coordinated by several modules and exhibitions. Besides that, she worked as a potential designer for more than 10 years in one of a consultative big company in Nablus city.
Rawa considered the first academic in the department of interior design at An-Najah National University who (1) participated in presenting papers in English Language at several international conferences; (2) published papers (in English Language) in an international journals that have impact factors; and (3) she is the first academic female got her PhD from the United Kingdom.
Dr. Rawa Interested in research related to architecture, interior design, and interior architecture.Download CV