An interview with Dr Magda Mostafa: autism and good practice in design

Magda Mostafa, PhD is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the American University in Cairo and a Special Needs Design Associate at Progressive Architects. Her research interests include design pedagogy and special needs design - with a focus on autism.

Dr Magda Mostafa kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when she attended the NAS Autism and Good Practice in Design Conference in October last year. We asked Magda a series of questions: you can view the full interview or clips of the individual questions below.

Full interview

Individual question clips

1. Can you tell us a little about your work and background?

2. Can you tell us how you became interested in autism?

3. Can you tell us about Autism ASPECTSS™

4. What are the key considerations in designing buildings for autistic people?

Further reading

An Architecture for Autism 

Author: Dr Magda Mostafa

Date added: 14 March 2016