|First Name:||Quazi Mohd Mahtab-uz|
|Position:||Lecturer in Urban Design & Architecture|
|Telephone:||+44 (0)1224 263510|
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Teaching and Research in Urban Design
- Coordinating Dissertation across all discipline in the Scot Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment
- Teaching urban design in design studios in part 1 and 2 of architecture courses.
- Professional Post-graduate Training in Shelter Design & Development [SDD], Lund University, Lund, Sweden (2006-2007)
- Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2000)
- Masters of Urban Design, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (1993)
- Bachelor of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka (1989)
Research Interests / Professional Background
Urban design and architectural manifestation in the urban context, ranging from: New Urbanism, Form-based Code; Regionalism and Regeneration, Healthy City by Urban Design, Vertical Urbanism, Emerging New versus traditional Urbanism in Asia and Mega-city; new mode of production of space and theorizing urban congestions project, Children-centred Urbanism, Public Realm Interfaces study.
Additional Information / Media Work / Funding
As a member of the IDEAS Research Institute at RGU, Dr Quazi obtained a small grant to kick start:
- Research on urban design analysis of the city centre of Aberdeen (on-going research project) - £3,600.
- Potsdamer Platz study and production of book- £3600/- (2013);
- British Council Kazakhstan Funding (£2000/-) to explore teaching and research linkage with Al-Farabai Kazakhstan National University in Almaty (2013).
Professional Body Memebership
- Registered Full Member, Hong Kong Urban Design Institute (since 2013)
- Fellow, Institute of Architects Bangladesh (since 1989)• Affiliate: Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) (since 2013)
- Urban Design Network, Royal Town Planning Institute (UK) (since 2012)• Asiatic Society, Bangladesh (since 2002)
- European Housing Research Network (Sweden) (since 2000)
- Asian Planning Network for Housing Research (Hong Kong) (since 2000)
- Housing Research Network (Hong Kong) (since 2000)
- (Forthcoming 2016): Children-Centred Urbanism, Routledge, USA.
- (Forthcoming 2015): Tokyo Place and Space: Micro-living in a Megacity, Springerbrief, Springer, Netherlands. (with Marks, J)
- (Forthcoming2014) (eds.) , Changing Principles and Praxis in Urban Research, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, London. (with Troiani, J.).
- (2013), Potsdamer Platz – The Making of Berlin, Springer Brief, Springer Verlag, Netherlands. (with Nowobilska, M.)
- (2013), Sustainable Approach to Regenerating Residential Form and Density: A Case of Dhaka, Urban Studies Research, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 783792, 12 pages, Hindawi Publishing Corporation (with Laing, Richard ).
- (2011), Adaptive Re-use and Urban Regeneration in Dhaka – A theoretical exploration, Open House International, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 45-58.
- (2007), In Search of a Habitable Urban Space-Built Ratio: A Case Study of Building and Planning Regulation in Dhaka City, in J H Bay and B L Ong. (Editors), Tropical Sustainable Architecture: Social and Environmental Dimensions, Architectural Press (Elsevier), UK., pp. 125-147. (with Mallick, Abdullah, Ahmad)
- (2002), Difficulties in Achieving Open Building in the Mass Housing in Hong Kong and Implication of User Participation, Architectural Science Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, September 2002, pp. 175 – 181.
- (2000), City Expansion Policy versus Compact City Demand: The Case of Dhaka, in Jenks M. and Burgess R. (eds.), The Compact Cities: Sustainable Urban Form for Developing Countries, Spon Press, London, pp. 141 – 152. (with Lau, S)
- (2000), High-Density ‘Instant City: Pudong in Shanghai, in Jenks M. and Burgess R. (eds.), The Compact Cities: Sustainable Urban Form for Developing Countries, Spon Press, London, pp. 103 –116. (with Lau, S, Mei S H)
- (2000), The Compact City of Hong Kong: A Sustainable Model for Asia?, in Jenks M. and Burgess R. (eds.), The Compact Cities: Sustainable Urban Form for Developing Countries, Spon Press, London, pp. 255 - 268, ISBN 0-419-25130-8 (with Lau, S, Mei S H)
- (1998), User Participation in Public Housing Design with Special Reference to Hong Kong, Open House International, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 5–16. (with Ganesan, S)