Subject Environmental Design
Author B. Mourad
Dear Architect/Designer/Planner,

I am writing to request your assistance in a study of hotels & beach
resorts design and planning that is being conducted at Virginia Tech.
This study focuses primarily on the potential for applying sustainable
design principles to coastal tourism development. The on-line survey is
located at

The results of this research will be useful to decision-makers as a
guide for improving the quality of existing and future resort projects.

All data gathered will remain confidential, and will only be used for
the research purposes. No individuals or projects will be identified by
name in reporting the results of this research.

I would be happy to answer any questions. You may contact me at (540)
961-7009 voice and (540) 231-3367 fax, or email me at alyahmed@...;
also, you may contact professor Patrick Miller at the Landscape
Architecture Dept. phone (540) 231 5506 and email pmiller@...

We greatly appreciate your prompt reply.


Bakr M. A. Ahmed, Doctoral Candidate
211 W. Clay St. Blacksburg, VA 24060