Dr. Ibrahim is the director of The Center of Planning and Architectural Studies [CPAS] established in 1980, in Cairo, Egypt, is considered the first integrated center of its kind in the Arab world. The main objective of CPAS is the revival of deep-rooted cultural values in contemporary Arab architecture, in addition to the polarization and application of advanced technology and its utilization in projects of urban development.
The CPAS works along two parallel lines. The first is in the field of architecture, planning and structural consultation services in Egypt and Arab countries. The second, is in the field of training, research and publication, exemplified in Alam al-Bina, an architectural monthly magazine edited by Dr. Ibrahim.
Center for Planning and Architectural Studies Presentation Panels. Courtesy of Architect. Geneva: Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 1983.
Presentation panels are drawings, images, and text graphically prepared by the architect and submitted to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture during the later round of the Award cycle. The portfolios are kept in the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Library for consultation purposes.