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Ar Dr Norwina Mohd Nawawi

Senior Academic Fellow



Architecture, Healthcare Facilities, Masjid, Universal Design, Heritage and History of Architecture

Datin Seri Dr Ar Norwina Mohd Nawawi is currently a Senior Academic Fellow at the Department of Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She was an Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture in KAED from 1st April 1998-July 2008 (as a seconded officer from JKR) and as a contract staff -Associate Professor from July 2008 to 31 July 2020. Norwina was a council member of PAM from 2001-2003. Norwina is a Fellow member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) and former Co-Chair of PAM’s Social and Community Responsibility Committee, representing PAM at the Union of International Architects (UIA)-Public Health Group and UIA-Architecture for All; and Social Responsibility Committee in Architect Regional Councmore...

B Arch (UTM) M Arts Health Facility Planning ( North London Poly) Dip Islamic Reveal Knowledge ( IIUM) Ph D in Built Environment (IIUM) Registered Architect (LAM A/52) Registered Interior Designer (LAM ID/7) Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM)- Fellow (F44) Malaysian Institute of Interior Design (MIID)-Corporate M459

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  1. Rahimov, Laziz and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Ilhom, Maxmatqulov and Luqmonov, Dilshod and Dilrabo, Kholdorova and Marjona, Kamilova (2023) The beginning of Islamic architecture and its impact to Indian and Central Asian architecture. Journal of Architectural Design, 23. pp. 10-14. E-ISSN 2795-7608
  2. Halimi, Nur Halinda and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Aripin, Srazali (2023) Exploring the physical environment opportunities for accessibility in homes of children with cerebral palsy in Malaysia. In: UIA World Congress of Architects, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  3. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Aripin, Srazali and Halimi, Nur Halinda (2023) Humanistic expression of Hospital Space Design in Malaysia. In: International Summit Forum of China Hospital Interior Designer, 24th China Hospital ITAL CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE, 17-19/6/2023, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. (Unpublished)
  4. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2023) Governance and policy-design of homes: from the aspects of health. In: PAM Continuing Professional Development, 20 May 2023, Bangunan Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia, Jalan Tangsi, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)
  5. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Shamsudin, Shaiful Nadzri (2023) Climate and archetype: vernacular house-forms as tropical urban ideations. In: Eco-Urbanism and the South East Asian City: Climate, Urban-Architectural Form and Heritage. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 179-198. ISBN 978-981-19-1636-6
  6. Khalit, Nur Athirah and Denan, Zuraini and Sanusi, Aliyah Nur Zafirah and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2023) Assessment of indoor thermal condition on traditional vernacular masjid: a case study on Masjid Kampung Laut, Malaysia. In: 6th International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering, ICACE 2022, 18 August 2022, Kuala Lumpur.
  7. Mohd Nawayai, Siti Salwana and Denan, Zuraini and Sanusi, Aliyah Nur Zafirah and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2023) Evaluating the impact of vernacular façade design on indoor thermal performance in Malaysia’s modern masjids. International Journal of Environment, Architecture and Societies : Strengthening The Resilience Of Heritage to the Nature of the Environment, Architecture, and Societies, 3 (1). pp. 44-58. E-ISSN 2775-8540
  8. S Jones, David and Ang, Susan and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina, eds. (2022) From Engagement to Impact: Proceedings of the 1st International Research Symposium on Sustainable Rural Built Environments (SRBE), Kuala Lumpur, January 27-29, 2020. International Islamic University Malaysia and Deakin University, Geelong, Australia. ISBN 978-0-646-80294-7 (pbk)
  9. Siddiqua, Rahnoma and Wan Mohd Kamal, Wan Nur Natasha and Adlan, Nur Farahadlin and Muhammad Hizer, Mohammad Arieff and Laila Satria, Amirul Amran and Mohlis, Muhammad Arif Azfar and Asfarina, Naura and Roslan, Kamal Syarafi and Wan Zamharir, Wan Nur Amalya and Norhan, Amirul Hafiz and Mohd Nasir, Fahirah Izzati and Zahari, Muhammad Arif Haikal and Che Mat, Muhammad Faiz and Harris Teoh, Muhammad Firdaus and Mohd Fadzil, Nur Filzahanis and Isnani, Nur Izyan Syahirah and Zulkefly, Nur Zahira and Kamal Bahri, Nuraqila and Razali, Sali Amalia and Zulkepli, Siti Nur Dayana and Elsayed Hima, Tyseer Elhadi (2021) MASJID LAMA BATU 6, BATU 6 JALAN GOMBAK, 53100 KUALA LUMPUR, SELANGOR MALAYSIA. Department of Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN ISBN 978-967-25996-3-0
  10. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Asif, Nayeem and Denan, Zuraini and Hamat, Sufian and Aripin, Srazali and Shaharil, Muhammad Ihsan and Ishak, Izzatul Athirah and Md Faris, Nur Allysa Sara and Asmawi, Nur Imanisa and Roslaimi, Nur Amylia and Siddiqua, Rahnoma and Adlan, Nur Farahadlin and Wan Mohd Kamal, Wan Nur Natasya and Mohd Shafie, Nurul Syazwani and Che Hashim, Che Hasrul Syafiq and Mahamud, Nurul Izzah and Abdul Rahim, Amer Ashraff (2021) TURATH: Islamic Architectural Heritage 2021. TURATH -Heritage, 11, 2021 . Department of Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 978-967-25996-0-9
  11. Halimi, Nur Halinda and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Aripin, Srazali (2022) The impacts of physical environment towards children with cerebral palsy. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, Elderly and Persons With Disabilities, 15 (6). pp. 42-51. E-ISSN 0128-309X
  12. Raja Abdul Kadir, Tengku Anis Qarihah and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2021) Architectural regionalism during the neo-classical era: classifying the architectural “Hybrid” stylistic forms. Cultural Syndrome, 3 (1). pp. 46-67. ISSN 2798-4583 E-ISSN 2685-3825
  13. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2021) ‘Is interpreting Islam in architecture makes it Islamic architecture? ‘ - a discussion. In: Seni Bina Islam + Senibina Identiti Kebangsaan, 25 Nov 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  14. Mhd Zain, Mhd Hafiz Karami and Wan Ismail, Wan Azlina and Md Alwi, Najah and Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Wan Ibrahim, Wan Fauzi and Ismail, Azirawati and Mohd Zubir, Mohd Zurairie (2021) Screening and Triage Cubicle (S.A.T.CUBE) design for COVID-19. In: Carnival of Research and Innovation (CRI 2021), 21 September 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  15. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Denan, Zuraini and Hamat, Sufian and Shaharil, Muhammad Ihsan and Asif, Nayeem and Aripin, Srazali (2021) Revealing the unsung community masjids of Gombak to the Nation’s history. In: The International Conference on Heritage and Cultural Conservation (InHERIT) 2020, 14-15 Dec 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  16. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Mustajab, Mumtazah and Zulkarnain, Mustapha Kamal and Md Alwi, Najah and Ismail, Rushdina (2021) Design response for emergency infectious disease health care facility in the eye of Covid-19: Malaysia's experience. In: UIA-PHG Rio Seminar in conjunction with 27th UIA Congress, 18-22 July 2021, Píer Mauá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Unpublished)
  17. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Abdul Rahim, Zaiton and Abdul Majid, Noor Hanita and Denan, Zuraini (2021) Good health and happiness through responsible architecture. In: VIRTUAL 3RD WORLD CONGRESS ON THE INTEGRATION AND ISLAMICISATION (2021 WCII): MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL BEING IN THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, 4-6th June 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  18. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2021) Creating architectural design brief for building. In: Lecture Input for SGA 3382 Architectural Studio VI University Malaysia Kelantan, 18 April 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  19. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Mustajab, Mumtazah and Zulkarnain, Mustapha Kamal and Razak, Ahmad Ridha (2021) ARCASIA CG to Malaysian CG: how it all started, where are we now and where are we going……. In: PAM CPD Unlimited 2021-27 February 2021 Session 4 “DIALOGUE with Participants with regard to the impact of COVID19 to Architecture, 27 Feb 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)
  20. Mohd Nawawi, Norwina (2021) Localising design for health through understanding local geography and culture - a retrospective. In: Global Forum For Sustainable Rural Development Presents Global Conference On Localising Sustainable Development Goals(Sdgs) Theme: 3 Good Health And Well Being, 20-21 February 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)

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