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Nayeem Asif

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Architectural Studies - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Master of Science in Architectural Studies - Masters Degree, University Putra Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) - Bachelor Degree, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka

Nayeem Asif (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


nayeem@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nayeem Asif is teaching as an Assistant  Professor at the Department of Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design in IIUM.  His research interests lie in the area of  Islam and  Built environment, Mosque Architecture, Spatial Analysis and Community Engagement. He has published several academic papers within the niche of his research interest which are kept open-access for the purpose of sharing knowledge and benefiting the Ummah.


Area of Specialisation


  • Engineering Tech ~ Applied Sciences And Technologies ~ Architecture ~ Built Environment - Mosque Architecture, Space Syntax, Community Development
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Community Development ~ Other Community Development n.e.c. - Community engagement
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Arts and Culture ~ E-Culture (Including Digitisation of Cultural Heritage) - History and theory of Architecture


Teaching Responsibilities


ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 3 (STUDIO) 2019/2020
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 4 (STUDIO) 2019/2020
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 5 (STUDIO) 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 6 (STUDIO) 2021/2022 2020/2021
ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS 2020/2021
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & MATERIALS 2 2020/2021
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN - 2D 2018/2019
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN - 3D 2020/2021 2019/2020
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN 2 2021/2022
HERITAGE STUDIES 2021/2022 2019/2020
HERITAGE STUDIES 1 2021/2022 2020/2021
HERITAGE STUDIES 2 2021/2022 2020/2021
HISTORY AND THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE 2 2021/2022 2019/2020
HISTORY AND THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE 3 2022/2023
STRUCTURE 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
No data
On-Going
2020 - Present The elements of hospital layout affecting healthcare providers-patient communication: A case study of Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Center and Kuantan Medical Center


Award & Recognition


23 Nov, 2019 Zircon Award - ARCHAIS, KAED KCDIO


Publications


Article

2022 Adaptive isolated personal workstation pod. REIID: Recapitulate Invention, Innovation, and Design, 1 (1) pp. 41-43
2022 Parametric design of a turtle rehabilitation centre. REIID: Recapitulate Invention, Innovation, and Design, 1 (1) pp. 79-84
2021 Kebun Komuniti Masjid: Ensuring food system resilience for affordable urban housing communities in the post-pandemic era. Habitat Magazine, () pp. 82-85
2021 Significant design attributes for outdoor learning environment in higher learning institutions. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management (JAPCM), 11 (1) pp. 91-99
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
2021 The role of home pocket garden to achieve quality of life during the pandemic era. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6 (18) pp. 271-281
2021 Urban home gardening: inspiring endeavours during the Covid-19 pandemic at a terrace housing area. Habitat Magazine, 12 () pp. 86-89
2020 Reflection on the national architectural identity of Malaysia: a qualitative study based on the thoughts of Achmad Moerdijat. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 10 (2) pp. 44-54
2020 Streetscape at Jalan Temenggung, Kota Bharu, Kelantan: evaluating its effectiveness towards the walking culture. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management, 10 (2) pp. 66-77
2020 The significance of vertical farming concept in ensuring food security for high-density urban areas. Jurnal Kejuruteraan, 32 (1) pp. 105-111
2019 Bridging the gap for Malay literature content on built environment through wiki as a collaborative writing tool. International Journal of Engineering &Technology, 8 (1.9) pp. 547-550
2019 Street, landscape and courtyard: study on the essence of public space in Islamic built environment. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 8 (1.9 (2019)) pp. 543-546
2019 The role of traditional market in the traditional Islamic cities : case studies of Tebriz Bazaar and grand Bazaar Tehran. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 8 (1.9) pp. 622-625
2019 Urban mosque in the compact city of Kuala Lumpur: suitability and design considerations. Geographia Technica, 14 (Special Issue) pp. 138-147
2018 Design framework for urban mosque in the city of Kuala Lumpur : A qualitative approach. International Journal of Architectural Research: ArchNet-IJAR, 12 (3) pp. 170-182
2018 Issues on effective energy management system for vertical development of urban mosque in Malaysia. Journal Design + Built, 11 (1) pp. 1-7
2018 Reflection of cultural practices on syntactical values: An introduction to the application of space syntax to vernacular Malay architecture. Frontiers of Architectural Research, 7 (4) pp. 521-529
2018 Urban mosques among high-rise: the issue of parking efficiency within compact urban settings. Journal Design + Built, 11 (1) pp. 1-9
2017 Mosques as emergency shelters in disaster prone regions. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 25 (S) pp. 567-574
2016 Evaluating possible innovative and sustainable approach of mosque in contemporary world. Journal Design + Built, 9 () pp. 56-61
2016 Evaluating the potential of mosque institution in contributing to the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) System. Research Journal of Fisheries and Hydrobiology, 11 (3) pp. 153-157
2015 Inactive mosques : The crisis of contemporary Muslim communities. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9 (5) pp. 367-370
2015 Redefining Islamic garden: comparative analysis of approaches, ideas and design framework. Jurnal Teknologi, 75 (9) pp. 77-81
2015 The concept of mosque based on Islamic philosophy : a review based on early Islamic texts and practices of the early generation of the Muslims. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9 (5) pp. 371-374
Conference or Workshop Item

21 Negative impacts of chalets operation on the peninsular Malaysia marine park islands. In: 5th ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life,
2022 Assessment of a Masjid as a place of racial harmony. In: 7th. Annual Joint Seminar On Islamic Architectural Heritage,
2022 Assessment of architectural research domains among students in Master of Architecture program. In: DARCH 2022- 2nd International Conference on Architecture & Design,
2022 Community perception on ‘third place’ generation and planning for enhanced neighbourhood interaction at Pengkalan Kubor, Malaysia. In: 6th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability (IConCEES 2021),
2022 Evaluation of online teaching pedagogy’s (OTP) effectiveness of history and theory of architecture subject on undergraduates students’ active experiential learning and course learning outcomes at KAED, IIUM. In: 2nd International Conference on Architecture & Design,
2022 Passive architectural solutions to reduce energy consumption for chalets at the Kapas Island, Malaysia. In: DARCH 22 2nd International Conference on Architecture & Design,
2021 Community Perception on “Third Place” Generation and Planning for Enhanced Neighbourhood Interaction at Pengkalan Kubor, Malaysia. In: 6th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability,
2021 Compact desk: work from home (WFH) solution. In: AICAD Invention and Innovation Design (IID) 2021,
2021 Revealing the unsung community masjids of Gombak to the Nation’s history. In: The International Conference on Heritage and Cultural Conservation (InHERIT) 2020,
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,
2021 The significant impact of home pocket garden on the quality of life during the pandemic era. In: 5th ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life,
2020 An historical study of the Ministry of Federal Territories building in Putrajaya within the perspective of the discourse on the national and Islamic architectural identity of administrative architecture. In: International Conference on Islam, Economy, and Halal Industry (ICIEHI),
2020 An historical study of the ministry of federal territories building in Putrajaya within the perspective of the discourse on the national architectural identity of administrative architecture. In: International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering, Management and Sciences 2019 ( ICSDEMS 2019),
2020 Re-discovering the Ingenuity of contemporary Malaysian mosques’ architectural characteristic as one of the prime symbol of South-Asian Islamic tourism hub. In: International Conference on Islam, Economy, and Halal Industry,
2020 The study of housing preferences of the Seletar community in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. In: 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Rural Built Environments 2020,
2019 Architectural styles of Malaysian mosque: suitability in compact urban settings. In: International Conference on Built Environment and Engineering 2018 - “Enhancing Construction Industry Through IR4.0” (IConBEE2018),
2018 Towards a paradigm shift in mosque architecture: coping up with the challenges of contemporary urban context. In: INSIGHT 2018 1st International Conference on Religion, Social Sciences and Technological Education,
2018 Utilizing student generated writing on wiki platform to enrich Malay literature content on built environment. In: 2nd International Conference on Education, Business, Islamic and Technology 2018 (ICEBIT),
Book

2016 Masjid- the spiritual and physical hub for community development. WARIS Research Group, FRSB, UPM, ISBN: 978-967-960-4061
Book Section

2022 Construction system of Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Samad. In: KAED Universal Design Unit (KUDU), ISBN: 978-983-3142-46-0, pp. 60-79
2021 Comparison of energy efficiency and thermal comfort technology: case studies of Tsinghua Eco Studio & S11 House. In: Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, ISBN: 978-981-15-3764-6, pp. 195-199
2021 Sustainability in architectural conservation of heritage building: a qualitative approach. In: Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., ISBN: 978-981-15-3764-6 / 978-981-15-3765-3, pp. 201-209
2021 The Development of Methodological Framework in Redefining Discourse of Malaysia Architecture Identity. In: Penerbit UTHM, ISBN: 978-967-2817-14-7, pp. 54-68
2021 The Development of Methodological Framework in Redefining Discourse of Malaysia Architecture Identity. In: Penerbit UTHM, ISBN: 978-967-2817-14-7, pp. 54-68
2020 Evaluating the role of mosque as emergency shelter during natural disasters. In: Springer Nature Switzerland AG., ISBN: 978-3-030-17307-4, pp. 567-574
2019 The relevancy of mosque architecture in a multi-faith country: China as a case. In: Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture and Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, ISBN: 978-967-460-840-8, pp. 5-14
2016 Institution of mosque as disaster management center in the Muslim communities. In: Penerbit WARIS, ISBN: 978-967-960-4078, pp. 34- 43
2016 Islamic architecture and the current trend of development: where are we heading?. In: WARIS Research Group, ISBN: 978-967-960-411-5, pp. 12- 22