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Aniza Binti Abu Bakar

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Built Environment - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham
  • Master in Landscape Architecture - Masters Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Bachelor of Science in Housing, Building & Planning (Elective) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Aniza Binti Abu Bakar (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


aaniza@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Currently she is an assistant professor at the Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED), International Islamic University Malaysia, a built environment and art school.
She has held several academic administrative positions including the Deputy Dean of Student Affairs (2008-2010), ICT Coordinator (2011-2013), Head, Department of Landscape Architecture (2001-2002), Course Coordinator, Department of Landscape Architecture - where she had to perform similar to the Head of the department (2000-2001). She was involved in developing the programme structure and courses for the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture programme during her tenure as the Course Coordinator and Head of the Department from 2000 until 2002. She was also involved in several tasks such as the Member of the Examination Committee for the Dept. of Landscape Architecture (July 2012 - June 2013), and the Advisory panel for academic quality compliance committee (Feb-Dec. 2012). She was the Chairman of the organizing committee of the International Conference on Environmental Design, UMRAN2008. She continued to be the chairman for the said event which were organized nationally and locally in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
She was awarded with the best paper award on Sustainability and Innovation in the 4th International Building Control Conference (IBCC) 2016 which was organized by the University of Malaya for her paper entitled Urban Outdoor Thermal Comfort of the Hot-Humid Region. On 3rd November 2016, she was appointed by the Institute of Landscape Architects of Malaysia (ILAM) as one of the committee members of the Green Building Index (GBI) Township Focus Group, focusing on the Climate, Energy, and Water.
Currently she is the Chairman of the IIUM EDUCARE Gombak Parents and Teachers Committee (March 2015- February 2017). She was the Deputy Chairman for the said committee from June 2013 until March 2015.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Urban Planning ~ Other Urban Environmental Planning n.e.c. - Urban heat island
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Landscape Architecture and Planning ~ Other Landscape Architecture and Planning n.e.c. - Green and Sustainable landscape design
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Other Architecture n.e.c. - Universal Design
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Interior and Environment Design - Therapeutic Garden Design
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Energy Technology ~ Geo-Thermal - Outdoor thermal comfort


Professional Membership


  • 2017 - 2031: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Lifetime member), Persatuan Saintis Muslim Malaysia
  • 2019 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Ketua Biro Wanita), Persatuan Penduduk Taman Melati, Kawasan 13 (mastika)


Teaching Responsibilities


INTRO. TO BUILT ENVIRONMENT 2017/2018 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE 2001/2002
INTRODUCTION TO URBAN DESIGN 2007/2008 2008/2009
LANDSCAPE AND URBAN PLANNING 2016/2017 2017/2018 2015/2016 2018/2019
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2 2016/2017
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 3 2012/2013 2018/2019 2011/2012
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 5 2019/2020
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 6 2015/2016
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 7 2020/2021 2015/2016
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE DESIGN 1 2016/2017 2008/2009 2010/2011 2017/2018 2013/2014
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE INTERNSHIP 2020/2021
LANDSCAPE DESIGN I 2000/2001
LANDSCAPE DESIGN II 2000/2001
LANDSCAPE PLANNING 2001/2002
LANDSCAPE RESOURCE PLANNING 2001/2002
LANDSCAPE SEMINAR 2017/2018 2010/2011 2018/2019 2013/2014 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012
PLANT MATERIALS I 2000/2001
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2020/2021
PRACTICAL TRAINING & REPORT 2009/2010
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2013/2014
RESEARCH METHODS FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
SITE PLANNING 2001/2002 2000/2001
SOIL, ECOLOGY AND NATURE 2013/2014 2019/2020 2012/2013 2016/2017
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: ISSUES, POLICIES AND PRACTICES 2021/2022
TOPICAL STUDIES 2012/2013 2010/2011 2018/2019 2011/2012 2013/2014 2014/2015 2001/2002 2017/2018
UNIVERSAL DESIGN 2018/2019 2016/2017 2015/2016


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2021 Research Management Centre Edible Garden Makeover
2017 - 2020 Between Faith and Cultural Perception ? towards Children Friendly Masjid
2013 - 2016 Assessing Scenic Beauty of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman Using Ecological Attributes
2012 - 2015 Green-Health Model for Green Space and Urban Residents' Self-Reported Health
2012 - 2015 Evaluation of Green Roof System for Green Building Projects in Malaysia
2012 - 2016 The impact of landscape setting vegetation, ground surface materials and the built enviroment on the microclimate : Towards mitigating urban heat island
2011 - 2015 RU 2011: Profiling the Impact of Pavement on the Urban Thermal Performance towards Mitigating the Urban Heat Island Effect: A Case Study of Plazas in Putrajaya, Malaysia
2010 - 2012 Effectiveness of insulation in Roofs of Terraced Houses in Mitigating Indoor Ambient Temperature for Achieving Thermal Comfort
2008 - 2013 Access Audit in Religious Buildings and Public Spaces in Syria
2008 - 2012 The Process of Landscape Architectural Graphic Presentation
2008 - 2011 Courtyard Orientation and Physical Built Form-Implication on Its Microlimate during Rainy Season: A Case Study Of KAED Courtyards.
On-Going
2021 - Present Integrated and Sustainable Agriculture Farming (InSAF) @PPR Gombak Setia
2018 - Present Developing New Design Dimensions for Children-Friendly Masjid
- EMPOWERING THE ORANG ASLI COMMUNITY AT KG SG. DUA OLAK VIA HANDS-ON TRAINING WITH KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ON RIVER RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION PRACTICES
- ESTABLISHING NURSERY AND SOCIAL ENTERPERISE FOR MALAYSIA RARE FRUIT TREES SEEDLING TO EMPOWER THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF KAMPUNG SUNGAI DUA OLAK, PAHANG


Award & Recognition


08 Mar, 2016 Best Paper Award - University of Malaya International
02 Feb, 2010 Bronze Medal for Science, Engineering and Technology Category - Internationals Islamic University Malaysia University


Publications


Article

2020 Children friendly masjid: a glimpse on jamaah’s perceptions towards children at masjid. Journal of Architecture, Planning, And Construction Management, 10 (1) pp. 68-79
2020 Establishing issues on children at masjid in Malaysia through a desktop study. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 10 (2) pp. 78-90
2020 Masjid’s administrator perception on children at masjid in Malaysia – social and physical aspects. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysia Institute of Planners, 18 (4) pp. 328-339
2019 Children friendly masjid: physical layout and perspective of children and families. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 9 (1) pp. 1-21
2019 Nature & structure: merging blue & green landscape for holistic well being at Metropolitan Batu Park. Ideals Design, 1 (2) pp. 1-7
2019 Users' perception on children at masjid - planning for children friendly masjid. Planning Malaysia, 17 (2) pp. 302-311
2018 Potentials of campus river re-development towards a performance landscape. Journal of Architecture, Planning, and Construction Management, 8 (2) pp. 50-57
2016 Thermal performance of outdoor tropical environment. International Journal of Energy and Environment, 10 () pp. 41-51
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Be a force of nature - care for the environment. In: Environmental webinar: Be a force of nature – environmental care,
2020 Be a force of nature - environmental care: environmental webinar. In: Environmental webinar: Be a force of nature – environmental care,
2017 Application of sustainable materials in the hardscape elements of parks. In: UMRAN 2017 National Landscape Architecture Seminar,
2017 Misuse of open spaces according to park by laws. In: Second International Conference on Humanities (INCoH) 2017,
2017 Potentials of campus river re-development towards a performance landscape. In: Second International Conference on Humanities 2017 (INCoH),
2017 Tangible cultural heritage conservation in reflecting the city image: the case study of Jonker Street and Heeren Street, Melaka. In: UMRAN 2017 National Landscape Architecture Seminar,
2016 Housing space quality towards quality of life: a case study of double storey terrace houses. In: The 4th International Building Control Conference 2016 (IBCC 2016),
2016 Potentials of small garden of double storey linked-houses: thermal performance and healthy environment. In: National Seminar on Abandoned Housing Projects: Causes & Solutions,
2016 Urban outdoor thermal comfort of the hot-humid region. In: 4th International Building Control Conference,
2015 Assessing the microclimate of green and less-green tropical landscape environment. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Environment, Ecosystems and Development (EED '15),
2015 Assessing the microclimate of green and less-green tropical landscape environment. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Environment, Ecosystems and Development (EED '15),
2015 The effects of ground surface materials towards the microclimate of parking lots in IIUM Gombak. In: UMRAN 2015 Landscape Seminar,
2015 The impact of landscape setting towards the surrounding microclimate: a case study of IIUM courtyards. In: UMRAN 2015 Landscape Seminar,
2015 The potential of green technology application in the outdoor built environment. In: UMRAN 2015 Landscape Seminar,
2014 A review on contribution of landscape settings in hot-humid region towards modification of outdoor microclimate. In: UMRAN 2014 ,
2014 A review on green roof system as a streategy towards achieving sustainability. In: IFLA Asia Pacific Congress 2014,
2014 Aspect of tree for controlling outdoor microclimate: a case study in IIUM. In: UMRAN 2014 Seminar: Fostering Ecosphere in the Built Environment,
2014 Outdoor thermal performance investigations towards sustainable tropical environment. In: 5th International Conference on Energy and Sustainability2014,
2014 Provision of spaces and space quality in housing area towards quality of life: case study of Taman Melati Mastika, Gombak . In: UMRAN 2014 ,
2014 The impact of landscape setting and architectural element on the outdoor and indoor microclimate: a case study of Masjid Al-Mukarramah, Bandar Sri Damansara . In: UMRAN 2014 Seminar: Fostering Ecosphere in the Built Environment,
2014 The impact of the outdoor design and architectural dimension of Masjid Shas towards microclimate. In: UMRAN 2014 ,
2014 The quality of housing environment and green open space towards quality of life. In: UMRAN2014: Fostering Eco-Sphere in The Built Environment,
2013 A study on potential application and people awareness on green infrastructure for boulevard: a case study of Putrajaya boulevard. In: UMRAN2013: Vision and Methods towards Sustainable Built Environment and Liveable Communities- Undergraduate and Postgraduate Seminar ,
2013 A study on the effects of pavement towards the surrounding thermal environment: A case study of Dataran Rakyat and Dataran Wawasan, Putrajaya. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2013,
2013 Aspects of trees and their influence in reducing solar radiation penetration to the ground. In: SusTED'13 : innovation in the built environment,
2013 Assessing the impact of landscape setting on the microclimate of outdoor spaces in hot-humid regions towards mitigating urban heat island - a preliminary investigation . In: International Conference on Architecture and Built Environment 2013 (ICABE2013) ,
2013 Islamic environmental ethics and green technology practices for park design: potential of the adaptation in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa. In: UMRAN2013: Vision and Methods towards Sustainable Built Environment and Liveable Communities- Undergraduate and Postgraduate Seminar ,
2013 Potential application of rain garden towards sustainable urban ecosystem and environment for streetscapes. In: UMRAN2013: Vision and Methods towards Sustainable Built Environment and Liveable Communities- Undergraduate and Postgraduate Seminar ,
2013 Therapeutic landscape: the pivotal role of outdoor environment in cultivating elderly well being. In: UMRAN2013: Vision and Methods towards Sustainable Built Environment and Liveable Communities- Undergraduate and Postgraduate Seminar ,
2012 Contributing factors of urban heat island- an investigation on surface temperature of ground surface materials in three plazas with different types of landscape settings : a case study of plazas in Putrajaya. In: UMRAN2012: Green wave - undergraduate and postgraduate seminar,
2012 The effect of landscape design elements and mosque design on the thermal environment of main prayer hall: a case study of Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, Putrajaya. In: UMRAN 2012,
2012 The effects of ground surfaces – material, color & texture towards the adjacent thermal environment: a case study of plazas in Putrajaya, Malaysia. In: IIUM – Toyo University Joint Symposium : Sustainable Built Environment: Lessons Learned from Malaysia and Japan,
2012 The impact of external environment on the internal thermal environment of the main prayer of Putra Mosque, Putrajaya. In: UMRAN2012: Green wave - undergraduate and postgraduate seminar,
2010 The design of private garden in intermidiate double-storey terrace houses. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010),
2010 The influence of malay crafts in creating the image of the urban street. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010),
2009 Accessibility for people with disabilities in housing area. In: International Conference on Universal Design in the Built Environment (ICUDBE),
Book

2015 Proceedings of UMRAN 2015 landscape seminar: a vision of establishing green built environment. Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN:
2014 MS 1184:2014 Universal design and accessibility in the built environment - Code of Practice (Second Revision). Department of Standards Malaysia, ISBN:
2014 Proceedings of UMRAN2014 landscape seminar: fostering ecosphere in the built environment. The Department of Landscape Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN:
2013 Cities, environment & communities. Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, ISBN: 978-983-3142-26-2
2012 Access audit in religious buildings and public spaces in old Damascus city in Syria . IIUM Press, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-418-262-5
2011 Graphic book: rendering and colouring. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-0225-53-1
2008 Proceedings of International Conference of Environmental Design. Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789833142071
Book Section

2019 Accessibility: sharing and caring for all. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 987-967-2190-25-7, pp. 25-39
2019 Accessibility: sharing and caring for all. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 987-967-2190-25-7, pp. 25-39
2019 How children use spaces in the masjid?. In: Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture, and Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-840-8, pp. 155-174
2019 Physical dimension of masjid - towards children friendly masjid. In: Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture, and Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-840-8, pp. 175-188
2019 Urban living attitude and a change in environment. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 978-967-2190-25-7, pp. 13-24
2019 Urban living attitude and a change in environment. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 978-967-2190-25-7, pp. 13-24
2015 Islamic perspective: the aesthetics of plants in the built environment. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674183301, pp. 174-183
2015 Islamic perspective: the aesthetics of plants in the built environment. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674183301, pp. 174-183
2015 Outdoor thermal performance investigations: towards a sustainable tropical environment. In: WIT Press, ISBN: 978-1-78466-095-6, pp. 23-41
2015 Outdoor thermal performance investigations: towards a sustainable tropical environment. In: WIT Press, ISBN: 978-1-78466-095-6, pp. 23-41
2011 Accessibility for people with disabilities (PwDs) within housing area. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-205-2, pp. 88-113
2011 Thinking about environment : urban morphology and microclimate conditions. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-0225-66-1, pp. 71-107