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Arita Hanim Bt. Awang

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Built Environment - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Science (Building Science) - Masters Degree, National University of Singapore

Arita Hanim Bt. Awang (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


aritahanim@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Currently she is the lecturer at Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED), International Islamic University Malaysia. As a young lecturer, her research interest is to explore the current needs and demands in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Workplace Design, Office Interior Design, Workplace Performance and Space Planning.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Built Environment - Master of Science (Building Science)


Professional Membership


  • 2018 - 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Professional Technologist), Malaysia Board of Technologist
  • 2019 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Academic Member), Malaysian Institute of Interior Designer
  • 2019 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Professional Technologist), Lembaga Teknologis Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


AAD STUDIO 4 (MAJORING) 2017/2018 2016/2017
APPLIED ARTS AND DESIGN (AAD) STUDIO 1 2017/2018 2018/2019
COMPUTER GRAPHICS DESIGN 1 2017/2018
COMPUTER GRAPHICS DESIGN 2 2018/2019 2020/2021 2017/2018 2019/2020
DEGREE PROJECT 2020/2021 2018/2019
DESIGN THESIS 2018/2019 2020/2021
GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
GRAPHICS COMMUNICATION AND PRESENTATION 2019/2020
INTEGRATED MULTI DISCIPLINARY PROJECT 1 2017/2018 2018/2019
INTERIOR DESIGN MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY 2 2020/2021
INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 2019/2020
INTRO. TO BUILT ENVIRONMENT 2017/2018
ISLAMIC GEOMETRIC PATTERN 2018/2019 2016/2017 2017/2018
MULTI MEDIA TECHNOLOGY 2016/2017 2017/2018
PHOTOMEDIA 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017
PRACTICAL TRAINING 2017/2018
SPACE PLANNING AND ERGONOMICS 2019/2020 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2019 Malaysia 100 Year cities (M100YC) Program
2017 - 2021 Developing An Environmental Engagement Model for Encouraging Quranic Memorizing in Tahfiz Centre
On-Going
2020 - Present MODELLING SUSTAINABLE LOW-COST HOUSING DESIGN AND WORKING-FROM-HOME (WFH) PRACTICE FOR URBAN POOR IN SHAH ALAM OWING TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
2019 - Present Development of Framework for Smart Tourism Destination (STD) for Malaysia Ecotourism Sites in relation to Smart Tourism 4.0 initiatives
2019 - Present Enhancing Education For Human Capital Development Through Establishing Future Learning Ecosystem
2019 - Present Smart Interior Design (SID) Framework as an Integrated Energy Efficiency Approach for Smart Building and IoT-Driven Future.
2019 - Present TOWARDS ENLIVING THE INDIGENOUS HERITAGE AND SEMANTICS OF ORANG ASLI WEAVING ARTS AND CRAFTS IN MALAYSIA
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
2017 - Present Kajian Asas Perancangan, Penyediaan, Penggunaan, Penilaian dan Penarafan Ruang Dalaman dan Fasiliti Pusat Tahfiz dibawah JAKIM / Dasar Tahfiz Negara
2017 - Present Towards Green Office Design: Assessment of Green Interior Design Element in Shop Office Building Typology in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2013 - Present Regenerative Islamic Heritage Research Unit(RIHRU)
- Empowering Team Creativity for the Youth at PPR Gombak Setia


Award & Recognition


13 Oct, 2018 Consolation Prize for Multi-purpose Building Design Category of Felda Lurah Bilut at Felda Timber Competition 2.0 - Felda Timber Competition 2.0 National
01 Aug, 2018 Gold Medal for Project Putra Future Classroom @ EDUC : Learning Ecosystem for the Rising of Innovative LX Design * - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) National
12 Apr, 2018 Silver Award for Poster Presentation at Built Environment Undergraduate Research Competition (BEURC 2018) - Project Title:Spatial Planning Approach towards Creativity Engaging Workplace * - Universiti Malaya (UM) National
12 Apr, 2018 Silver Award for Poster Presentation at Built Environment Undergraduate Research Competition (BEURC 2018) - Project Title:Interior Design Approach towards User and Environmental Friendly Automotive Sales and Services Centre - Universiti Malaya (UM) National
12 Apr, 2018 Bronze Award for Poster Presentation at Built Environment Undergraduate Research Competition (BEURC 2018) - Project Title: Biophilic Design for Therapeutic Environment at Depression Awareness and Wellness Centre - Universiti Malaya (UM) National
12 Apr, 2018 Bronze Award for Poster Presentation at Built Environment Undergraduate Research Competition (BEURC 2018) - Project Title: Active Space for Collaborative Interior Environment in Shared Office - Universiti Malaya (UM) National


Publications


Article

2021 Experiential qur'anic learnings: enriching hafazan by exploring multitude of environmental based responses. Journal of Architecture, Planning & Construction Management, 11 (1) pp. 80-90
2021 Scientific Documentation: Traditional Ink Recipes and Writing Materials used in Manuscripts in the Malay Region. International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation, 9 (3) pp. 77-86
2021 Towards green office: a systematic literature review on smart office interior in Malaysia. Journal of Architecture, Planning & Construction Management, 11 (1) pp. 54-63
2020 Linking place preference with satisfaction: an examination of its relationship from Tahfiz students perspective. Test Engineering and Management, 83 () pp. 3076-3081
2020 The roles and responsibilities of adiguru kraf in sustaining the heritage of Malay wood carving with resilient practices. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 10 (2) pp. 29-43
2019 Physical learning ecosystem and built environment of Tahfiz Institutions in Malaysia: a systematic review. Journal of Architecture, Planning & Construction Management, 9 (1) pp. 98-103
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
2018 A review of the built-environment attributes for Qur’anic memorization process. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 8 (2) pp. 16-27
2018 Office interior: the influence of office environmental factors towards task performance. International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE), 7 (3) pp. 116-119
2018 Portability and flexibility of physiotherapy tools for rehabilitation of people with obesity. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, Elderly And Disabled (IJCWED), 3 () pp. 69-78
2017 The implementation of environmental education and green programs in schools to achieve sustainability. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (7) pp. 6261-6265
2016 Designer’s office in Malaysia: comparative analysis on space planning and design issues. International Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 6 (6) pp. 427-432
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Dokumentasi saintifik: resipi tinta tradisional dan bahan penulisan manuskrip di rantau Melayu. In: International Conference on Malay Studies 2020,
2020 Experiential learnings in the Quranic memorization environment. In: International Putra Innocreative Carnival In Teaching And Learning (PicTL 2020): International Putra Innocreative Poster Competition,
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,
2020 Teachers’ perspicacity on the implementation of Snoezelen room for emotional therapy of autistic children. In: ADVED 2020: 6th International Conference on Advances in Education,
2019 Aesthetic value of Rumah Kuttai. In: Exhibition and Lecture Series: Malay Architecture-The Resilience of Tradition from Origins to the Contemporary,
2018 Engaging learning experience: Students’ perception and readiness towards implementation of blended learning in interior design course at UiTM Seri Iskandar, Perak Malaysia. In: "International Conference on Innovations in Business, Economics, Management, Social Sciences (IBEMSS)",
2018 The generational impact of tawḥidic practices and propensities in architectural historiography: linking the notion of ‘Time’ in Sūrah al-ʿAṣr to architectural evolvements. In: 3rd International Seminar on Islamic Thought (ISoIT3) 2018,
2017 Interior design elements and facilities for elderly in the mosque: are we providing the needs?. In: "The 3rd Putrajaya International Conference on Children, Women, Elderly and People with Disabilities 2017.,
2017 Portability and flexibility of physiotherapy tools for rehabilitation of people with obesity. In: 3rd Putrajaya International Conference on Children, Women, Elderly and Disabled People (PICCWED 3),,
2017 Portability and flexibility of physiotherapy tools for rehabilitation of people with obesity. In: The 3rd Putrajaya International Conference on Children, Women, Elderly and Disabled People 2017 (PICCWED3,
2017 Spatial analysis of modern shop office floor plate in Malaysia. In: 3rd Putrajaya International Built Environment, Technology and Engineering Conference,
2012 User perception at different architectural office setting: case study at International Islamic University Malaysia. In: 2012 International Conference on Humanities Historical and Social Science,