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Syakir Amir Bin Ab Rahman

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Built Environment - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • MSc. Real Estate - Masters Degree, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Syakir Amir Bin Ab Rahman (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


syakiramir@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Syakir Amir Bin Ab. Rahman obtained his Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2009, MSc. Real Estate from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2011, and PhD. in Built Environment from IIUM in 2016. He joined IIUM as a Kulliyyah member of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in 2016.
righttop00His research interests are urban and regional planning; and tourism planning and development. He has been invited as keynote speaker and presenter in numerous conferences local and overseas, and has published numerous internationally-refereed journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Syakir Amir is a registered graduate member of Malaysian Institute of Planner (MIP) and active undertakes research and consultancy for government and private agencies.
Presently Dr. Syakir Amir is a Head of Department of Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design since January 2017.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Geography ~ Social and Cultural Geography
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Geography ~ Tourism Studies
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Tourism and Hospitality ~ Tourist Behaviour
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Tourism and Hospitality ~ Heritage Management
  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Built Environment - Ph.D in Built Environment


Professional Membership


  • 2017 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Malaysian Institute of Planners
  • 2018 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Graduate Member), Lembaga Perancangan Bandar Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


ASPECTS OF LAND VALUATION 2020/2021
COMPARATIVE PLANNING SYSTEMS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2017/2018 2016/2017
PLANNING AND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT 2021/2022
PLANNING STUDIO 1 2016/2017
PLANNING STUDIO 1 (BASIC PLANNING SKILLS) 2018/2019 2021/2022
PLANNING STUDIO 2 2016/2017 2017/2018
PLANNING STUDIO 2 (MIXED DEVELOPMENT) 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
PLANNING STUDIO 3 (SPECIAL AREA PLANNING) 2019/2020 2020/2021
PLANNING STUDIO 5 2017/2018
PLANNING TECHNIQUES 2017/2018
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2018/2019 2017/2018
PRINCIPLES OF URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING 1 2017/2018
PRINCIPLES OF URBAN REGIONAL PLANNING 2020/2021 2021/2022 2018/2019 2019/2020
REGIONAL PLANNING 2018/2019
RESEARCH METHOD IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY 2016/2017
TOURISM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2020 THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL SUSTAINABLE WELL-BEING INDEX FOR MALAYSIA.
2018 - 2021 Identification of Urban Attractions for Design Enthusiasts in Special Interest Tourism: A Case Study of Kuala Lumpur
2018 - 2019 Malaysia 100 Year cities (M100YC) Program
2016 - 2018 An Assessment of Housing Affordability at District Level for the States of Perak, Selangor, Melaka and Johor
2016 - 2017 Rural Agro Tourism and Local Community Income: The Case Study of Housing in Kelantan and Terengganu
2016 - 2017 An Assessment of Vulnerable and Disabled Communities Ability to Own Residential Properties in Urban Areas of Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor
2016 - Rancangan Struktur Negeri Kedah 2035 (Kajian Semula)
2016 - 2018 An Assessment of Domestic and Inbound Tourists' Expenditure and Preferences Factors in Tourism Activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Area
On-Going
2021 - Present KAJIAN PERANCANGAN GUNATANAH KAWASAN SUMBER MAKANAN NEGARA
2021 - Present Kajian Pelan Induk Bersepadu Guna Tanah Laluan Rel Pantai Timur East Coast Rail Link - ECRL (Sektor Ekonomi)
2021 - Present Kajian Perancangan Strategik Wilayah Bagi Pembangunan Laluan Rel Pantai Timur (East Coast Rail Link - ECRL)
2021 - Present Kajian Pelan Induk Bersepadu Guna Tanah Laluan Rel Pantai Timur East Coast Rail Link - ECRL (Sektor Pengurusan dan Pelaksanaan)
2021 - Present Kajian Panduan Pelaksanaan Penilaian Impak Sosial (SIA) bagi Projek Pembangunan
2020 - Present Kajian Pengurusan Pembangunan Persisir Pantai Padang Mat Sirat - Ayer Hangat, Langkawi, Kedah
2019 - Present THE DEVELOPMENT OF IIUM SEJAHTERA INDEX
2019 - Present The development of Transit oriented development (TOD) framework for Malaysia. Case study of Selangor-Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya Line (SSP Line) Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)
2019 - Present Pelan Induk Perancangan Fizikal Pelancongan Negeri Perlis
2019 - Present Development of Framework for Smart Tourism Destination (STD) for Malaysia Ecotourism Sites in relation to Smart Tourism 4.0 initiatives
2019 - Present Kajian Carrying Capacity Pulau-Pulau Peranginan Negara, Semenanjung Malaysia
2019 - Present Smart Interior Design (SID) Framework as an Integrated Energy Efficiency Approach for Smart Building and IoT-Driven Future.
2018 - Present Rural Area Resiliency: Community-Led Formal and Informal Establishments in Facing Disasters and Risks
2018 - Present Towards Malaysia Education 4.0: Assessing Physical Learning Environment of Design Studio in Promoting Teamwork and Collaborative Experience Among Students in Public University in Malaysia
- Kajian Rancangan Tempatan Daerah Kerian, Perak 2035 (Penggantian) - Pengurusan Pelaksanaan dan Penilaian Kemampatan


Award & Recognition


23 Jul, 2018 Top 250 Contributors to IIUM's Research (MyRA) Performance - University


Publications


Article

2021 A framework of the energy-efficient vehicle initiative and its implementation in a developed country: the case of Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 6 (3) pp. 297-312
2021 Bicycle lane planning: A site appraisal in Fukuoka, Japan. Geografia, 17 (3) pp. 76-90
2021 Living heritage village of Kampung Morten Melaka: local community involvement in tourism. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 6 (2) pp. 236-244
2021 Malaysia Smart Tourism Framework for ecotourism (MSTF-ECO) from Malaysia smart city framework: a review. Asian People Journal, 4 (2) pp. 185-200
2021 Pembangunan abai ekosistem alam sekitar punca bencana. Berita Harian, 14 October 2021 () pp.
2021 Perspectives of practitioners on the green infrastructure in Mukalla City, Yemen. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 6 (6) pp. 225-236
2021 Promosi Pelancongan Daerah Buka Semula Ekonomi Setempat. Kosmo, 29 September 2021 () pp.
2021 Usahawan Inap Desa Perlu Transformasi. Berita Harian, () pp.
2020 An assessment of place attachment in Melaka from tourists’ perspectives and ICT. Geografi, 8 (2) pp. 48-65
2020 Analysis of sense of places effect on tourist’s length of stay in the Khota Baru cultural heritage zone. EMARA Indonesian Journal of Architecture, 6. (1 (August-October)) pp. 21-30
2020 Challenges of smart tourism in Malaysia eco-tourism destinations. PLANNING MALAYSIA: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 18 (4) pp. 442-451
2020 Comparison inventory of UNESCO World Heritage Villages: Kampung Morten, Melaka and ogimachi village, Shirakawa-Go, Gifu. Built Environment Journal, 17 (2) pp. 21-28
2020 Do tourists really intend to revisit Kota Bharu cultural heritage zone?. e-Bangi, 17 (9) pp. 114-125
2020 Landscape characters for tourism routes: criteria to attract special interest tourists to the Kuala Selangor - Sabak Bernam route. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 18 (4) pp. 430-441
2020 Patriotisme anak muda hanya bermusim?. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2020 Urban public space as social interaction space: case study in Petaling Street. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Environment Management, 5 (19) pp. 90-101
2019 Domestic tourist motivation assessment in I-City Shah Alam. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 9 (1) pp. 56-66
2019 Purchasing house preferences among person with disabilities (PWD) in Kuala Lumpur. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 9 (2) pp. 37-44
2019 Reach Magazine. Reach Magazine, () pp. 1-26
2019 Reviewing and identifying the green criteria in relation to the building cost: project management. Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering Knowledge, 6 (1) pp. 30-34
2019 The shopping activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Site: local community benefited? = Aktiviti membeli-belah di Melaka UNESCO World Heritage Site: adakah komuniti setempat mendapat manfaat?. Journal of Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah, 3 (Special issue) pp. 366-376
2018 Design elements of houses among disabled community: the satisfaction and the preferences. Planning Malaysia Journal, 16 (2) pp. 83-88
2018 Homestay operation under the purview of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia: the case of Kelantan homestay operators. Planning Malaysia, 16 (2) pp. 175-185
2018 Housing for disabled people: what do they need?. Planning Malaysia Journal, 16 (2) pp. 266-274
2018 In pursuit of economically competitive agro-tourism sector: the case of Terengganu homestay, Malaysia. Planning Malaysia, 16 (2) pp. 164-174
2018 Level of satisfaction and preferences on location and design elements of houses among the disabled community in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Advanced Science Letters, 24 (10) pp. 7030-7033
2018 The basic criteria for the provision of affordable housing in Melaka. Planning Malaysia Journal, 16 (2) pp. 73-82
2018 The factors contributing to the housing ownership among youth household in Melaka. Advanced Science Letters, 24 (10) pp. 7038-7041
2017 Community-based tourism in Melaka UNESCO world heritage area: A success in food and beverage sector?. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 15 (1) pp. 89-108
2017 Socio-demographic variation on tourism expenditure in Melaka UNESCO world heritage area. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (4) pp. 2958-2961
2017 Tourism stakeholders perception on tourists’ expenditure in entertainment Sector in Melaka UNESCO world heritage area. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6336-6338
2016 Local economic benefit in shopping and transportation: a study on tourists’ expenditure in Melaka, Malaysia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 222 () pp. 374-381
2015 Sustaining local community economy through tourism: Melaka UNESCO world heritage city. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 28 () pp. 443-452
2015 Understanding domestic and international tourists' expenditure pattern in Melaka, Malaysia: result of CHAID analysis. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 172 () pp. 390-397
2014 Understanding of tourists' preferences pattern: a study in Melaka, Malaysia. Planning Malaysia, 12 () pp. 81-94
2014 Understanding of tourists’ preferences pattern: a study in Melaka, Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 3 () pp. 81-94
2014 Understanding tourists' profile and preference of tourists' destination choice: A case study in Melaka World Heritage city . Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 12 (3) pp. 81-94
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Improving Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) and comfortability of lecture rooms: case study-UniCITI Alam Campus, Padang Besar, Malaysia. In: 1st International Conference Functional and Engineering Materials,
2018 The shopping activities in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage site: is the local community benefited?. In: e-Prosiding Persidangan Antarabangsa Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan 2018,
2017 Housing for disabled people: what do they need?. In: 5th International Conference on Universal Design in the Built Environment 2017 (ICUDBE2017),
2017 Level of satisfaction and preferences on design elements of houses among the disabled community in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. In: International Conference on Housing, Planning, Environment and Social Sciences (HOPES),
2017 Level of satisfaction and preferences on location and design elements of houses among the disabled community in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. In: 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (SOSHUM 2017),
2017 The basic criteria for the provision of affordable housing in Melaka. In: International Conference on Housing, Planning, Environment and Social Sciences (HOPES),
2017 The factors contributing to the housing ownership among youth household in Melaka. In: 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (SOSHUM 2017),
2016 Socio-demographic variation on tourism expenditure in Melaka UNESCO world heritage area. In: 2016 International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (SOSHUM 2016),
2016 Tourism stakeholders perception on tourists’ expenditure in entertainment sector in Melaka UNESCO World Heritage area. In: International Conference on Architecture and Built Environment,
2014 Pro-Poor Tourism: A Case Study of Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City. In: 2014 International Symposium on Business and Management (ISBM 2014),
2014 Sustaining local community economy through tourism: Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City. In: The 5th International Conference on Sustainable Future for Human Security (SUSTAIN) 2014,
2014 Understanding travel expenditure pattern using CHAID method: a study of domestic and international tourists in UNESCO world heritage city of Melaka, Malaysia.. In: Global Conference on Business and Social Science (GBSS 2014),
Book

2019 2019 Tracer Study Report. Alumni Relations Division, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 2710-737X (ISSN)
Book Section

2021 Issues and Challenges of Smart Tourism in Malaysia. In: FPHP Tourism Press, Faculty Hotel & Tourism Management, UiTM Melaka, ISBN: , pp. 68-79
2021 Issues and Challenges of Smart Tourism in Malaysia. In: FPHP Tourism Press, Faculty Hotel & Tourism Management, UiTM Melaka, ISBN: , pp. 68-79
2011 Hotel room supply and demand in world heritage city of Melaka. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180379, pp. 16-21