Hisham Abusaada is a professor of urban design at the Housing and Building National Research Centre (HBRC) in Egypt. He concerns himself with the socio-cultural aspects and spatial problems of urban community and development projects. Abusaada is known for his many books and articles on architecture and urban design. He was a faculty member in the Urban Design programme in the Department of Landscape Architecture at King Faisal University Dammam, Saudi Arabia (1995–2008). He also works across Egyptian universities and other higher educational institutions in Egypt.