Department of Architecture
Qazi Azizul Mowla  Visiting Professor
Name :
Qazi Azizul Mowla
Employee ID
Designation
Visiting Professor  
Department
Department of Architecture
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Personal Webpage
http://faculty.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd/profile/architecture/azizul-mowla.html
E-mail
qmowla@yahoo.co.uk
Phone
+880 1711339026
Cell-Phone
Certificate/ Degree Board/ University Group/ Subject Division/Clas s/ CGPA Passing year
B.Arch BUET Architecture 1st Class 1981
M.Arch (Honours) IIT-India Built-Envt. 1st Class Hons 1985
M. Urban Design with Distinction Hong Kong U Urb Design Distinction 1990
Ph.D Liverpool U, UK Urban Morphology Satisfactory 1987
Post-Doc Research Lund-Sweden Arch Conservation Satisfactory 2008

 

SL. Description Year
01 Completed about 15 sponsored researches, so far. 1995-2015
02 Supervised 4 PhD and 10 Masters thesis – examined almost equal number of thesis both at home and abroad 2000-2015
03 Curriculum Consultant to 15 public and private universities 2000-2015
04 Distinction in M.Arch (IIT-Roorkee, India) & M. Urb. Design (Hong Kong U) 1985 & 1990
05 GoB nominated Member Governing Body (in recognition to contribution in Science and Technology) of Bangabandhu Novo theatre ie. Planetarium, GoB, Dhaka, Since 2011

 

SL. Designation Institution/Organization From (Date) ------- To (Date)
01 Professor Visiting Professor Visiting Professor BUET Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan Catholic University Leuven, Belgium 2001 – to date Oct‟14 – March 2015 Aprl-May 2011
02 Associate Professor Khulna U & BUET 1994 - 2001
03 Asst Professor Khulna University 1991-1994
04 Asst. Chief Architect Dept. of Arch; GoB 1986 - 1991
05 Asst. Architect Dept. of Arch; GoB 1981- 1986

 

SL. Title/Topic Name of the Institute From (Date) - -- To (Date)
01. Conservation of Buildings and Settlements CBRI & IIT-Roorkee (Fellow ICCR-India) 1985
02. Architecture and Urban Conservation AKTC-Switzerland 1990
03. Safety and Security course for Sr. Officers NSI-Bangladesh 1990
04 Total Quality Management in Education KU 1998
05 Sustainable Communities- Bridging the gap between Research and Action AIT, Bangkok 2008
06 Conservation and Management of Historic Buildings SIDA Fellow, Sweden Tunisia 2008
07 Water Conservation & Rainwater Harvesting for Draught Management SAARC & CRIDA, Hyderabad, India 2011
08 Techniques for Earthquake Resistant Structures SAARC-IIT Roorkee, India 2012
09 Workshop on Fire Safety auditing in RMG industries ILO-BUET 2013

 

SL. Title with Author(s) Journal, with Vol. Number, PP, Year of Publication and Country
01 Settlement Texture: Study of a Mahalla at Dhaka Journal of Urban Design, U.K. 2(3), 1997, 259-275
02 Contemporary Morphology of Dhaka - Lessons from the Context Oriental Geographer, Dhaka, 43(1), 1999, 51-66.
03 Geo-physical Forces and Architecture Khulna University Studies, Khulna, 1(1), 1999. 45-55
04 An Appraisal of Khan-e-Jahan Style in Architecture Khulna University Studies, 1(1), 1999, 5-11.
05 Investigative Strategy for the Passive Vernacular Design in the Temperate Climate, Khulna University Studies, 1(1), 1999, 57-62
06 Khulna‟s Urban Poor and Their Living Environment: A Point to ponder at the beginning of third Millennium Khulna University Studies, 1(2), 1999, 205- 212.
07 Safer Urban Environment: A Case of Dhaka‟s Traffic and Transportation, Khulna University Studies, 1(2), 1999, 169- 176.
08 Spatial Manifestation of Societal Norms: A Case of Urban Design in Bangladesh Khulna University Studies, 1(2), 1999, 177- 186.
09 Stylistic Evolution of Architecture in Bangladesh: From a Colony to a Free Country Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Journal, Dhaka, 45(1), 2000, 31-58
10 Colonial Urban Morphologies: An Inquiry into Typology and Evolution Pattern. Khulna University Studies, 2(1), 2000, 45- 62.
11 New Urbanism Concept and Housing – An Agenda for the Third Millennium Jahangirnagar Review, (Jahangirnagar University), XXV-XXVI, 2001, 186-206
12 Governance for Dhaka‟s Urban Development, Asian Studies, Vol.21, Dhaka, 2002, 66-77 Governance for Dhaka‟s Urban Development, Asian Studies, Vol.21, Dhaka, 2002, 66-77
13 Bangladesh- Government, Politics and the Urban Structure Asian Studies, Vol. 22, 2002, 23-30
14 Emergence of Civic Spaces in Dhaka Plan Plus (Journal of Urban and Regional Planning Discipline, Khulna University), 1(1), 2002, 98-116
15 Socio-Spatial Impact of the Growth of High-Rise Apartments in Dhaka Jahangirnagar Review (Jahangirnagar University), XXVII, 2003, 169-186
16 Towards a Paradigm of Liveable City – The Case of Dhaka Jahangirnagar Review, (Jahangirnagar University), XXVII, 2003, 43-54
17 Contemporary Planning Dilemma in Dhaka, Jahangirnagar Planning Review, (Jahangirnagar University), 1, 2003, 13-23
18 High-Rise Residential Environment and Urban Sustainability in Dhaka City Journal of Bangladesh National Geographical Association, Dhaka, 32 (1&2), 2004, 25-30
19 Chittagong Court building Complex- A Case for Conservation Protibesh (Journal of the Dept. of Architecture, BUET), 9(1), 2004, 3-12
20 Metamorphosis of Civic Spaces in a Third World Metropolis: A Case of Dhaka Khulna University Studies, Khulna, 6(2), 2005, 43-54
21 Relevance of Utopian Models to Urban Design Jahangirnagar Planning Review, 3(1), 2005, 105-115

 

22 Ecological Interpretation of Community Structure and Urban Growth Asian Studies, Vol. 24. 2005, 31-42
23 Ideological Imprints in the Traditional Urban Environment Asian Studies, Vol.25. 2006, 87-98
24 Grid for Sustainability in Urban Areas Enformatika (International Journal of Information Technology: special issue on Ecosystems, Environment and Sustainable Development), 2006, pp86-93
25 Memory Association in Place Making – Understanding an Urban Space Protibesh (the Journal of the Dept. of Architecture, BUET), 10(1), 2006, 23-32
26 Genesis of South Asian Urban Design – Fatehpur Sikri Synthesised Jahangirnagar Planning Review, (Jahangirnagar University), 4(1), 2006, 53- 62
27 Policy Implications of Memory association in Urban Design Asian Studies, Vol. 26, 2006.
28 Kahn‟s Creation in Dhaka – ReEvaluated Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol.5, June 2007, Dhaka, Pp. 85-96
29 A Review of Dhaka‟s Urban Morphology The Jahangirnagar Review, XXXI, July 2007, pp.15-30
30 Redevelopment Strategy for Old Dhaka: An Analytical Debate, Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol. 6, June 2008, pp. 33-38.
31 Urbanization in the Third Word Cities: with special reference to South Asia Asian Studies, No. 27, June 2008, pp.75-82.
32 A Review of Dhaka‟s Urban Morphology The Jahangirnagar Review, XXXI, July 2007, pp.15-30. (Journal: ISSN 1682-7422)
33 Evaluation of Ecological Urban District in Malmo – Sweden Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol. 7, June 2009, pp.33-44
34 Concepts of Sustainable Development: An Analytical Review Journal of Administrative Studies, No. 2, June 2009, pp.5-16.
35 Documenting the Architectural Style of the Antiquity Buildings in Panam Street Pratnatatva: the Journal of the Dept. of Archaeology, JU Vol.15; 2009,pp.79-97.
36 „Evaluating the Housing Situation for the Urban Poor in Dhaka‟ The Jahangirnagar Review, Vol.XXXII, 2008, pp. 91-104
37 „Role of Water Bodies in Dhaka for Sustainable Urban Design‟, Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol. 8, June 2010, pp.1-10.
38 „Policy Response to Wicked Problem: The paradigm of Slum and Squatter in Dhaka‟ Journal of Administrative Studies, No. 4, June 2011, pp.59-64
39 „The Gender Issues in Forest Conservation: Lessons from Chipko Movement in India‟ Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol. 9, June 2011, pp. 11-18.
40 Prospects of Rainwater Harvesting and Water Based Settlement Planning Process in the Bangladesh Context SAARC-SDMC‟s Journal of South Asia Studies (JSAS), Vol.4(2), Dec‟ 2011, pp.42-53
41 Lost space to third place: An Urban Regeneration Strategy Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol. 10, June 2012, pp.13-26.
42 Strategic Urbanization Policy: Case study of Downtown Chittagong Journal of Administrative Studies, No. 5, June 2012, pp.29-44.
43 Integration Proposal for Historic Katras into Dhaka‟s urban Fabric Pratnatattva – Journal of the Dept. Of Archaeology, JU, Vol.19, 2013, PP. 33-44
44 An Outline Strategy for Old Dhaka Journal of S.L.U.M Lab Sustainable Urban Living Model: Asian Mode, Edition 7, 2012, Zurich (Switzerland).pp.76-79

 

45 Natural Drainage System and Water Logging in Dhaka: Measures to address the Problems Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners, Vol. 6, December 2013, pp. 23-33
46 Water Urbanism: A Perspective of Dhaka. TOJSAT - The Online Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.3(3), July 2013.pp.205-218
47 Sustainable Development and Governance Bangladesh Perspective Police Academy Journal, 2015
48 Traces of Buddhist Architecture in Gupta and Post-Gupta Bengal: Evidence from Inscriptions and Literature. Journal of Eurasian Studies, Vol.VII, Issue 3, July-Sept.2015.pp.9-20.
49 Deteriorating Buriganga river: Its impact on Dhaka‟s Urban Life PSC Journal, Vol-2, Issue-2, 2015.pp.1-10.
50 Eco-Sustainable Development Concept for Dhaka BUP Journal, 2015
51 “A case of Conservation for the Customs and Food Division Head Quarter‟s Historic building, Sylhet” Pratnatattva – Journal of the Dept. of Archaeology, JU, Vol.20, June 2014, PP. 147-143.
52 “Appraisal of Interventions in the inner City Neighbourhood Lakefront: A Case Study of Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka” SEUJSE, South East University, December, 2014. PP. 30-39
53 “Place Marketing within the Paradigm of Place Making and Place Attachment: A study of inner city waterfront redevelopment in Dhaka” Jahangirnagar Planning Review, Vol. 12, June 2015, pp. 22-33.
54 Traces of Buddhist Architecture in Gupta and Post-Gupta Bengal: Evidence from Inscriptions and Literature. Journal of Eurasian Studies, Vol.VII, Issue 3, July-Sept.2015.pp.9-20.

 

10. Publication of Book(s) (if any):

SL. Title of the Book Publisher Year
01 Two Chaps ie „Role of Government in Architecture‟ and „An Appraisal of Architecture in Dhaka with reference to its Thermal Performance‟ in “Regionalism in Architecture - Exploring Architecture in Islamic Cultures” pp.126-135 and pp. 156-1961. Singapore: Concept Media Pvt. Ltd. 1985
02 Works of Japanese Landscape Architects in Bangladesh 1977-87 JOVA publication, Dhaka 1989
03 Contemporary Architecture Bangladesh Institute of Architects Bangladesh 1990
04 Chapter „Ali Mia‟s Goal Talab and its Surrounding, Dhaka‟ in “Architecture and Urban Conservation in the Islamic world” Geneva: Aga Khan Trust for Culture 1990
05 Chapter „Human Settlements in the Coastal Areas and the offshore islands of Bangladesh: The Urir Char Experience‟ in Coastal Environment and Energy Resources in Bangladesh USIS, CARE, UGC & KU Joint Publication 2000
06 Chapter “Historic Settlement of Panamnagar: A Case for Conservation” in „Contemporary Architecture Beyond Corbusierism‟ MACMILLAN Advanced Research Series Publication 2011
07 Chapter „Urban Aesthetics: A Study on Dhaka‟ in „The History Heritage and Urban Issues of Capital Dhaka‟ in „The History Heritage and Asiatic Society of Bangladesh 2011

 

Urban Issues of Capital Dhaka‟, Vol.III
08 Chapter Dwindling Urban Water-bodies of Dhaka and the City Fabric: A Post-mortem in „Dhaka Metropolitan Development Area and Its Planning Problems, Issues and Policies‟ BIP Publication 2012
09 Chapter „Dhaka: A Mega City of Persistence and Change‟ in „Urbanization in South Asia – Focus on Mega Cities‟ Cambridge University Press 2012
10 Chapter „Colonial Spatial Imprints in Dhaka‟ in „Urban Reader for Dhaka‟ UPL publication 2014

 

11. Publications in National and International Conference/Seminar (if any):

SL. Title of the Paper with Author(s) Name of the Proceedings, PP, Year and Country
01 Cyclonic Surge Resistant Structures in Bangladesh Workshop on Typhoon-Resistant Housing, Manila, Philippines, December‟ 1986. 58-72
02 Cyclonic Surge Resistant Shelters at Coastal Areas and Offshore Islands of Bangladesh World Day of Architecture seminar on Living with Cyclones and Tidal Surges, 01 July‟1991, Dhaka
03 Khalifatabad- A Case for Conservation Symposium on Conservation of Architectural Heritage, 20-25 Nov 1993, Aga Khan Unit in the University of Jordon, Amman.
04 Traffic and Transportation of Dhaka with reference to its Urban Environment, International Seminar on Poverty, Basic Services and Environment in Urban Areas - The Asian Experience, March 24-26‟ 1994, New Delhi, India.
05 Future of the Past: Dhaka‟s Urban Morphology the International Seminar on Future of the Past - Architectural Heritage of Dhaka, Dhaka Jan 13-14, 1996.
06 Partners in the Urban Development Process of Dhaka Seminar on Global and Local Development: New Agendas, New Partnerships, Centre for Environment and Human Settlements, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 24-25 Nov‟ 1997, UK.
07 Human Settlements in the Coastal Areas and the Offshore islands of Bangladesh: The Urir Char Experience National Seminar on „Coastal Environment and Energy Resources in Bangladesh‟ December 8-9‟ 1998, Khulna, Bangladesh.
08 Partners in the Development of a Metropolis International Seminar on „Mega Cities 2000‟, Centre for Architecture and Urban Design for China and Hong Kong, Dept. of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong, 8-10 Feb‟2000
09 Government, politics and Urban Form- with reference to Bangladesh Annual Seminar by the Department of Government and Politics, Jahangirnagar University, on Urbanization Societal Norms, Sustainability and the Role of Government, 16-17 May 2002.
10 Evolving Urban Morphology of Dhaka- An Overview‟ Annual Seminar by the Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, 12 September 2002.
11 Sustainability and Globalization Nexus – Conflicts and Contradictions in Kahn‟s creations in Dhaka ARCASIA Forum International Seminar on Globalization and Asian Architecture: Cities & its Context, 10-12 Dec‟2003, Dhaka.
12 World Wide Web Based Architectural Design Services. International Seminar on Architecture: Overcoming Constraints, 11-13 June 2003, Dhaka, 109-113.

 

13 Responsive Urban Space and Urban Liveability International Conference on Inclusive Outdoor Environments (Urban Design: Theory & Practice), 27-29 Oct‟ 2004, Edinburgh, UK.
14 Sense of Place – The Case of Dhaka Research colloquium 2004, with the theme „Sense of place: the Indian Subcontinent‟ conducted by University of Melbourne, Australia. P.04(1-6)
15 Virtuality in Architecture- A Design Metaphore 10th Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), 28-30 April, 2005, India. 242- 351
16 Ecological Imperatives for Sustainable Environment International Conference on Geography and Environment – Issues and Challenges, Dec 9-11, 2005, Dhaka, organized to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Geographical Society.
17 Ecosystems and Sustainable Urban design Nexus – A Borderless Concept Global IIT2005 alumni Conference publication on „Beyond ii Technology with the theme Technology without Borders‟ May 20-22 2005, Bethesda, Washington DC, USA, 105-111
18 Eco-Design Concept in the Design and management of Dhaka‟s Urban Open Spaces uia2005istanbul International seminar on Cities- Grand Bazaar of ArchitectureS, 3-7 July 2005, Istanbul, Turkey. 233-238
19 Participatory Approach in the Sustainable Development of Dhaka City The international conference on Sustainable Community Development, 2006 April 24-27, Malaysia.
20 Traditional Wisdom in Managing the Dhaka Metropolis 19th European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies (ecmsas2006), Leiden 27-30 June 2006, the Netherlands.
21 Reinterpreting Cultural Areas by their Memory Association 18 CAA Conference on Society, Architects and Emerging Issues, Dhaka Nov 26-27, 2006
22 Living Environment of urban poor in Dhaka the international seminar on “Architecture for the Economically Disadvantaged”, 23-24 March 2007
23 Panam Nagar: A Unique Township for Conservation Advanced International Colloquium on „Conservation & Management of Historic Buildings‟ sponsored by SIDA and conducted by HD&M, Lund University, Sweden from April 28 – May 16, 2008.
24 The Swedish Cultural Significance System and the Definition of Conservation Value Advanced International Colloquium on „Conservation & Management of Historic Buildings‟ sponsored by Sida and conducted by HD&M, Lund University, Sweden from April 28 – May 16, 2008
25 Panamnagar- Conservation for Posterity International Conference on Time: Transformation and Continuity in Architecture, May 6, 2008, jointly organized by the University of Florida, USA and Lund University, Sweden at LUND.
26 „Eco-Sustainability of Urban Environment- The Case of Dhaka‟. Advanced International Continuing Education Meet on „Sustainable Communities – Bridging the gap between Research and Action‟ 11-22 August 2008, AIT-Thailand, jointly organized by AIT-Thailand, TKK(Helsinki University of Technology)-Finland, UN-HABITAT and UNEP.
27 „Sustainable Planning for Chiangmai‟ Advanced International Continuing Education Meet on „Sustainable Communities – Bridging the gap between Research and Action‟ 11-22 August 2008, AIT-Thailand, jointly organized by AIT-Thailand, TKK(Helsinki University of Technology)-Finland, UN-HABITAT and UNEP.

 

28 „Shared Roots of Dhaka‟s Urban Morphology: South Asian Context‟. International Symposium on „Islamic Civilization in South Asia, Organized by IRCICA-OIC, Istanbul – Turkey and MoFA – GoB, 16-18 November. 2008, Dhaka.
29 „Green Roof Concept for Eco-Sustainability in the Context of Urban Dhaka‟. International seminar on „GO GREEN; the Architecture of the New Order‟ on the occasion of ARCASIA, ACA-14 October 25- 30, 2010 at Lahore, Pakistan.
30 „Integrating Heritage Artefacts into the Urban Fabric of Dhaka‟ „Special Conference on Urbanization, Traffic Jam and Environment‟, January 8, 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Organized by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) & Bangladesh Environment Network
31 „Crisis in the Built Environment of Dhaka: An Overview‟ Conference on „Engineering, Research, Innovation and Education‟, 11-13 January 2011, Organized by the School of Applied Science & Technology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet.
32 „Climate Change and Climate Refugee Nexus in Bangladesh context‟ Conference on „Engineering, Research, Innovation and Education‟, 11-13 January 2011, Organized by the School of Applied Science & Technology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet
33 „Rain Water Harvesting and Water Conservation in Bangladesh Context‟ The SAARC meet on “Techniques of Water Conservation and Rain Water Harvesting for Drought Management” in Hyderabad (India): 18-29 July 2011
34 „Water Based Urbanization: An Analytical Study on Dhaka‟ . The SAARC meet on “Techniques of Water Conservation and Rain Water Harvesting for Drought Management” in Hyderabad (India): 18-29 July 2011.
35 „Architectural Identity of Kahn's Capital Complex in Dhaka: Re Evaluated‟ ARCASIA Forum 16th Seminar on „Asian Cities of the 21st Century‟ sub theme: „Architecture Identity of Asian Modern Cities‟ held in Da Nang, Vietnam: 18–20 August‟ 2011
36 „Rain Water Harvesting and Urban Design‟ International Conference ICETCESD 2012 at SUST, Sylhet, 10- 13 March, 2012.
37 „Water Based Urbanization: An Analytical Study on Dhaka‟ The International Conference on Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (ICCESD 12),2-3 March, 2012 KUET, Khulna
38 Response to Climate Change; Bangladesh Experience Seminar on Climate Change Impact and Adaptation, 3SR,12-13 June 12, DUET, Dhaka.
39 Climate Change Vulnerable Community: A case for Coastal Bangladesh. Seminar on Climate Change Impact and Adaptation, 3SR,12-13 June 12, DUET, Dhaka.
40 Architectural Response to Earthquake: Earthquake Resistant Buildings for Architects SAARC meet on „Techniques for Earthquake Resistant Structures for Engineers and Architects‟ 20 June-2July 2012, IIT-Roorkee, India
41 Water Urbanism: A Prospective Study on Dhaka International Science and Technology Conference (iste-c), December 13-15, 2012 at Sharjah in Dubai, UAE.
42 Water Conservation and Management in Bangladesh Context (Key Note Paper) in The 45th IEP Convention, 21~22 December 2012, Karachi, Pakistan
43 Settlements Responsive to Climate Change: Case of Coastal Bangladesh International Conference on Engineering, Research, Innovation & Education (ICERIE), 11-13 January 2013, at SUST, Sylhet.

 

44 Role of Water in the Sustainable Urban Development The 19th International Conference of the Islamic Academy of Sciences, 5-9 May‟2013, Dhaka.
45 An Urban Regeneration Strategy: A Case of Chittagong. International Conference on Engineering, Research, Innovation & Education (ICERIE), 11-13 January 2013, at SUST, Sylhet.
46 Architectural Education in Bangladesh: Current Scenario and the Way Forward International Seminar on architectural Education, Ecology and Built-environment, RUET, Rajshahi, 13 July‟ 2014
47 Deciphering the Evolutionary Form of Urban Dhaka EEP-Bengal Studies Seminar, 17 December 2014, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan.
48 Heritage Area Conservation: the case of Panamnagar 2nd EEP Seminar on Area Conservation, 18 February 2015, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan.
49 Visit to Nara: the Old Capital of Japan (Learning from Unesco Heritage Site) Seminar on Architectural & Area Conservation, 6 May 2015, Dhaka
50 Architectural Response to Earthquake ArchFest Seminar, 5-9 May, 2015, Dhaka

 

SL. Academic Program Title Awarding Year
01 MS, Aichi University of Education, Japan Change in Housing Situation and Housing Policy with Socio-Economic Changes in Nagoya and Dhaka – A Comparative Study 1995
02 M.Sc. (Built-Environment), The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, Pattern and Changes of Vernacular Architecture in Bangladesh – An application of Amos Rapoport‟s theory of Defining Vernacular Design 2002
03 M.Arch, BUET Ecosystem Approach towards Qualitative Assessment of Ramna‟s Urban Green 2003
04 M.Arch, BUET Analysis and identification of the Spatial Pattern in Rajshahi Old Town 2006
05 KULeuven Masters of Applied Sciences Re-evaluating and Re Mapping Public Spaces in Dhaka‟ (5 students) 2011
06 M.Arch, BUET Geo-climatic vulnerability and its response in the settlement pattern of coastal Bangladesh 2012
07 M.Arch, BUET Identification and Performance evaluation of Christopher Alexander‟s Pattern 60 in the context of urban Dhaka to investigate liveability 2012
08 M.Arch, BUET Study on the Effect of small parks in the densely built urban setting in Dhaka 2013
09 M.Arch, BUET Hedonic Analysis of the value of Open Spaces in the Residential Neighbourhoods of Dhaka 2013
10 M.Arch, BUET Impact of small water bodies in terms of temperature and relative humidity in the surrounding urban fabric: the case of Dhanmondi lake 2012
11 M.Arch, BUET Post development analysis to assess the perception of users in the place making: the case of Dhanmondi lake 2013

Ongoing PhD Thesis Supervision:

  • Ph.D thesis titled „Rediscovering the Housing and Settlement Pattern of the Chakma and Garo Ethnic Minorities in Bangladesh‟ of De Montfort University, Leicester, UK is in progress under joint supervision of Prof. Dennis Radford; Prof. Q.A. Mowla & Dr. Sahap Cakin.
  • Joint research with Prof. Bruno De Meulder and Prof. Hildeegarde Heynen (KUL), titled „Conflict, Contradictions, Prospects and Gender Aspects of Public Spaces – A Case Study of Dhaka City‟ funded by VLIR-Belgium. at the Department of Architecture, Urbanism & Planning, Katholieke Universiteit (KUL), Belgium is in progress since September‟ 08. The student K. Habib is expected to receive her Ph.D from this research.
  • Ph.D thesis titled „Pattern Identification of Colonial Residential Buildings in Bangladesh‟ of Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Bangladesh in progress under the supervision of Prof. Seema Haq, Dept. of Archaeology, JU and Prof. Q.A. Mowla, Dept. Of Arch., BUET as co-supervisor..
  • PhD thesis title “Defence issues in the Sultanate Period Architecture and Settlements in the South East
  • Bangladesh”, of BUET is in progress under the supervision of Prof Q.A. Mowla.
  • PhD Examiner for IIT Roorkee, India, 2010
  • PhD Examiner for Anna University, Chennai, India, 2014
SL. Name of the Award/ Recognition/Honor Awarded by Year
01 Indian Council for Cultural Research (ICCR) Scholarship award for postgraduate studies in Architecture ICCR-India 1983-85
02 ADB-JSP Scholarship award for post-graduate studies in Urban Design ADB-JSPS 1989-90
03 Commonwealth Scholarship award for post-graduate research in Urban Morphology Commonwealth-UK 1994-97
04 Paper selected as ‘Article of Note‟ in Asian Infrastructure Research Review AIT- Thailand May 2000
05 IAP Fellow and IEP Fellow IAP and IEP-Pakistan 2010 & 2012
06 SAARC Fellow , Hyderabad and Roorkee SAARC Disaster Mgt Centre (SDMC) 2011 & 2012.
07 Member Governing Body (in recognition to contribution in Science and Technology) of Bangabandhu Novo theatre ie Planetarium MoS&T, GoB, Dhaka. Since 2011

 

SL. Description Year
01 Fellow, Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) 1983
02 Life Member, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (ASB) 1990
03 Life Member, BD Association of Scientists & Scientific Professions (BASSP) 1990
04 Member, Society of the Architectural Historians of Bengal (SAHAB) 2002
05 Jt. Secretary, Executive Committee of IAB. 1998-90
06 General Secretary, Khulna University Teachers Association. 1993-1999
07 Executive Committee Member, BUET Teachers Association 2005
O8 Executive Vice President, BUET Teachers Association 2007
09 Founding Editor, Khulna University Studies 1998-2000
10 Editor, IAB News Letter 1989