Suleiman Alhadidi - 2017 - Architect; Research Scientist; Boston; Sydney; Melbourne; Jordanian architect; Australian architect

Dr. Suleiman Alhadidi is an entrepreneur and professor with a passion for smart buildings and sustainable developments. He has extensive experience in the real estate industry, with a particular focus on real estate economics and the integration of advanced technologies into building design and construction. Suleiman founded in 2022 a Private Equity Fund that promotes creating and investing in smart urban developments and real estate proptech smart technologies.

Dr. Alhadidi has taught courses and conducted research on smart buildings and sustainable developments at top universities around the world such as Harvard University, MIT, and the University of Melbourne. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Alhadidi is also an entrepreneur, having advised and led several successful companies in the real estate and technology sectors. Suleiman took a Research Scientist position during the period of 2018 and 2021 at the City Science Group (Changing Places) - MIT Media Lab whereby his research focused on developing the next generation of affordable robotically-enabled buildings that promote more entrepreneurial, livable, and high-performing built environment and cities

With his deep understanding of the intersection of technology, sustainability, and real estate, Dr. Alhadidi is a thought leader in the field of smart buildings and sustainable developments. His work has helped to shape the direction of the industry, driving innovation and progress towards a more efficient and sustainable future. Suleiman has an architecture practice based in Sydney, Australia and Boston, USA.

Dr. Alhadidi received several international awards including the 2018 American Australian Association Award (AAA) as a Chevron Scholar for the work he has been doing in sustainable architecture. He received academic awards from the University of Melbourne and Harvard University whereby he is conducting his doctoral research work. He received project awards in France, USA, Jordan, South Korea, and Australia.

Suleiman taught graduate and undergraduate levels at several universities including the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory), University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. His previous research work includes Internet of Things, robotics in design, Augmented Reality, computational design, and sustainable architecture. During 2016-2018, Suleiman took an elected position in the administration council of The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, he currently serves as a reviewer for several architecture journals and conferences such as ACADIA and CAADRIA.

Alhadidi practiced architecture for more than a decade in Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the United States. He is a registered architect in New South Wales in Australia. He worked previously with well-known architecture practices such as Coop Himmelblau, Laceco, HASSELL, and BVN. At BVN he developed research work in collaborative robotics and performance-driven design on large scale projects such as stadiums and towers. At HASSELL, he established and led the computational design group where he was part of the winning teams for significant architecture projects in Australia and Asia.


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Suleiman is currently a doctoral candidate at Harvard University, Graduate School of Design. He is also a Principal Architect at O(n!) Architecture and a partner at a Private Equity Fund based in Boston, USA. He is a registered practicing architect in New South Wales, Australia and in Jordan.

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