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Zeenat Begam Bt Yusof

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in the Specialisms of the Built Environment - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Master Alam Sekitar - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Architecture - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Architectural Studies - Advanced Diploma, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Diploma in Islamic Revealed knowledge - Diploma, IIUM

Zeenat Begam Bt Yusof (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


zeensoni@iium.edu.my
4232


Expert Profile


Zeenat Begam Bt Yusof obtained her Diploma in Islamic Revealed Knowledge, B.Sc in Architectural studies and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from IIUM, Malaysia. She obtains her Master of Environment degree from UPM, and the PhD degree from UITM Shah Alam. She started to work as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, IIUM in 2005 until 2006. In 2007, she went to pursue her Master degree in UPM. She joined back IIUM (KAED) in 2009 and continues her teaching as lecturer. In 2013, she commenced her PhD study. During PhD duration, she won three bronzes and one silver medal for IIUM Research, Invention & Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) in 2012, 2013 and 2014. She also has produced many Journal papers, book chapters and research reports on the Island tourism and green operation of hospitality buildings. During working period in KAED she has actively involve in many Department of Architecture programs, workshops, and seminars.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Green Building - sustainable island tourism
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Urban Planning ~ Other Urban Environmental Planning n.e.c. - development guidelines for marine park and sustainable development at marine park development at coastal area and resorts development
  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Advancement of Marine Sciences Knowledge ~ Marine Biodiversity, Conservation and Management - green operation and marine conservation
  • Natural Science ~ Marine Sciences ~ Advancement of Marine Sciences Knowledge ~ Marine Biodiversity, Conservation and Management - marine sustainable development


Professional Membership


  • 2013 - 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Architect), Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia
  • 2017 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Architect), Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia
  • 2020 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Professional Technologist), Lembaga Teknologis Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY 2020/2021
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 1 (STUDIO) 2009/2010 2019/2020 2017/2018 2010/2011
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2 (STUDIO) 2008/2009 2010/2011
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 3 (STUDIO) 2020/2021 2018/2019
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 4 (STUDIO) 2020/2021 2018/2019 2009/2010
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 5 (STUDIO) 2011/2012
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 6 (STUDIO) 2019/2020 2017/2018
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II (STUDIO) 2009/2010
ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS 2009/2010
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & MATERIALS 1 2021/2022 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019
BUILDING SERVICES 1 2010/2011
CULTURAL AND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
DRAUGHTMANSHIP AND WORKING DRAWING 2006/2007 2011/2012
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS 2 2009/2010
HISTORY AND THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE 3 2009/2010
HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 3 2008/2009
INTEGRATED MULTI DISCIPLINARY PROJECT 1 2010/2011 2018/2019 2019/2020 2009/2010 2017/2018
WORKING DRAWING AND SPECIFICATION 2020/2021 2011/2012 2018/2019 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2020 Planting and SMART Tagging Trees Project for the Malay Enclave in IIUM
2018 - 2021 Identification of Urban Attractions for Design Enthusiasts in Special Interest Tourism: A Case Study of Kuala Lumpur
2018 - 2019 Pembentukan Dua Pelan Pengurusan (a) Pulau Babi Besar dan (b) Gugusan Kepulauan Lima dan Mertang, Johor
2011 - 2015 RU 2011: Green Approaches and Challenges of Malaysian Hotel
On-Going
2021 - Present Interior Design Consultant for Jeumpa d'Ramo Boutique Hotel
2019 - Present A Green Operation Practices Framework for Small and Medium Chalet Operators at East Peninsular Malaysia Marine Park Islands


Award & Recognition


17 Aug, 2020 Young Murrabi Award - KAED KCDIO
08 Jul, 2020 Green Gown Finalist - UN Environment International
24 Jun, 2020 Best Paper Award - Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) National


Publications


Article

21 The sea vault : offshore ecotourism aquaculture centre at Pulau Besar, Johor Darul Takzim. Design Ideals Journal, 3 (1) pp. 27-36
2021 Small and medium tourism enterprises green operation performance level. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6 (16) pp. 155-161
2021 Sustainability of Malay wood craftsmanship symbolism in deciphering Malaysia’s architectural identity. Proceedings of DARCH 2021 1st International Conference on Architecture & Design, () pp. 37-56
2020 Aceh enclave garden design. Design Ideals, 2 (1) pp. 15-21
2020 Technical tours as special interest tourism in the urban context: a case study of Kuala Lumpur. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies (ajE-Bs), 5 (16 (May/Aug)) pp. 59-74
2020 Upcycling eco-village in Perhentian Kecil island. Design ideals, 2 (2) pp. 42-51
2018 Green operation barriers of Malaysia green operators. Asian Journal of Quality of Life (AjQoL), 3 (9 (Jan-Feb)) pp. 77-86
2018 Green operation practices for MSIC operators at the east coast Peninsular Malaysia Marine Park Islands. The Doctoral Research Abstract, 14 () pp.
2017 Challenges faced by MSICs operators. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, AjBeS, 2 (5 (January-March)) pp. 1-9
2017 Environmental practices of SICs operators. Asian Journal of Quality of Life, AjQoL,, 2 (8 (October-December)) pp. 1-12
2014 Barriers of Malaysian green hotels and resorts. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 153 () pp. 501-509
2013 Best practice of green island resorts. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 105 () pp. 20-29
2013 Green approaches of Malaysian green hotels and resorts. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 85 () pp. 421-431
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Small and medium tourism enterprises green operation performance level. In: AMER International Conference on Quality of Life,
2021 Sustainability of Malay Wood Craftsmanship Symbolism in Deciphering Malaysia’s Architectural Identity. In: DARCH2021 1st International Conference on Architecture and Design,
2021 Sustainability of Malay wood craftsmanship symbolism in deciphering Malaysia’s architectural identity.. In: DARCH 2021- 1st International Conference on Architecture & Design,
2020 Negative impacts of chalets operation on the east coast Peninsular Malaysia marine park islands. In: IIUM Marine School Webinar Series: Coral Conservation:,
2020 The Sea Vault: Offshore Ecotourism Aquaculture Centre At Pulau Besar Johor. In: National Landscape Architectural webinar UMRAN 2020,
2019 Innovative teaching of anthropometric through morphosis dualfunction chair design and build. In: National Innovation Invention in Engineering and Built Environment (PRIN-KAB 2019),
2019 Managing by zoning in the marine park islands in Mersing, Johor. In: Seminar Taman Laut Dan Pengurusan Sumber 4.0 Tahun 2019,
2016 Barriers of adopting environmental management practices in the micro and small island chalets operation. In: 6thAsia-Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies,
2015 Green practices of small island chalet operators in East Peninsular Malaysia. In: ASEAN-Turkey ASLI (Annual Serial Landmark International) Conference on Quality of Life 2014, ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life, AQoL2014, 26-28 December 2014,
Book Section

2021 Bamboo: the forgotten versatile materials. In: Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-030-71699-8, pp. 1-17
2019 Innovative teaching of anthropometric through morphosis-dual function chair design and build. In: Centre of Engineering and Built Environment Education Research (PeKA) Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, ISBN: 9789832982609, pp. 33-38
2013 Mixed methods inquiries in the assessment of development guidelines for the Geodesic Dome Visitors’ Centre at Pulau Payar. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-3142-24-8, pp. 53-64
2013 Mixed methods inquiries in the assessment of development guidelines for the Geodesic Dome Visitors’ Centre at Pulau Payar. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-3142-24-8, pp. 53-64
2011 Islam and architecture: architectural interpretation from the values of the Al-Quran and Sunnah. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180584, pp. 11-18
2011 Islamic guiding principle (Shari'ah Law) for architetcural interpretation of housing. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180584, pp. 19-33
2011 Islamic guiding principle (Shari'ah law) for neighbourhood context. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180584, pp. 34-41