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Nabanita Islam

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Current Status: On Study Leave
  • E-mail: nabanita@uap-bd.edu
  • 2010, M.Sc. (Environmental Management) School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 2006 Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.
  • 1998 Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C.) Holy Cross College, Bangladesh
  • 1996 Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) Narayanganj Govt. Girls’ High School, Bangladesh
  • April 2012- till date Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka Bangladesh Assistant Professor
  • April 2008- April 2012 Department of Architecture, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka Bangladesh Lecturer
  • February, 2006 – March, 2008 “BAY DEVELOPMENTS LTD”, Dhaka, Bangladesh Assistant Architect, Design &Development

 

  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
  •  Member (I-086), Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)

Book Chapters

  • 1. Islam, N. & Wong, N. H. (2014): Urban Greenery as Mitigation Strategy for Urban Heat Island in High Density Commercial Districts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, In: Sustainability Matters: Asia’s Energy Concerns, Green policies and Environmental Advocacy, Eds: L. L. Heng, V. R. Savage, C. L. Ming, Y. Liya E & K. H. Wei, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore

Publications (recognized and refereed journals/refereed proceedings)

  • 1. Islam, N.: Towards Creating Better Cities: Problems and Potentials of Transit Oriented Development as community development tool in Dhaka, Proceedings of the second International Conference on Urban Design, ‘Cities, People & Places, ICCPP 2014, October 31-November 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Name: Nabanita Islam Designation: Assistant Professor Academic Interests: Environmental management of urban environment, critical nexus between socio-economic- cultural parameters and spatial pattern of the city, historic development of cities.
  • 2. Islam, N. & Fatemi, N.: Learning from Precedents: Emerging Urban Planning Practices towards Livable Communities in Dhaka, Proceedings of the second International Conference on Urban Design, ‘Cities, People & Places, ICCPP 2014, October 31-November 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 3. Islam, N.: Sustainable Strategies to Implement Industrial Ecology in Dhaka City: A Case Study of Hazaribagh Industrial Area , Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Research , Innovation and Education, ICERIE 2013, 11 ̶13 January, SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh, 2013
  • 4. Fatemi, N. & Islam, N.: Implication of Architectural Education for Promoting Sustainable Built Environment in Bangladesh: Present Trends and Future Potentials, International Seminar on Architecture: Education, Practice and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012
  • 5. WONG, N. H., Islam, N., Ignatius, M. & JUSUF, S. K.: Simulation of Thermal Environment Using STEVE Tool to Assess Urban Greenery as Mitigation Strategy for Urban Heat Island in High Density Commercial Districts of Dhaka: Potential of Dhaka Building Construction Regulation, 2008, International Conference on Local wisdom in Global Era: Enhancing the Locality in Architecture, Housing and Urban Environment, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2011
  • 6. Fatemi, N. & Islam, N.: Sustainability and Eco-adaptability in Vernacular Architecture of Bangladesh, International Conference on Society, Technology and Sustainable Development, Cochin, India, 2011

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • ADB-JSP Scholarship 2009-10 for post-graduate study in Environmental Management at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Honorary award in “Space & Responses”, an appreciation for the final year students of all architecture schools in Bangladesh for outstanding performance in the Final Year Thesis project.
  • Technical and merit Scholarship at undergraduate level at Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.
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