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Dr Nayeem Asif

Assistant Professor

Architecture

KAED

Islam and Built Environment, Mosque Architecture, Community Development, Space Syntax, Urban Studies, Design Visualization, Qualitative Research Methodology

Nayeem Asif has obtained his PhD from Universiti Putra Malaysia. His field of expertise is spatial analysis in built environment and also Islamic Architecture. Nayeem is currently working on assessing the spatial performance of urban mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ph.D., M.Sc. (Architectural Studies), B.Arch.

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  1. Asif, Nayeem and Utaberta, Nangkula (2020) Evaluating the role of mosque as emergency shelter during natural disasters. In: Urban and Transit Planning. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development) . Springer Nature Switzerland AG., pp. 567-574. ISBN 978-3-030-17307-4
  2. Kalantari, Fatemeh and Nochian, Ashkan and Darkhani, Faiza and Asif, Nayeem (2020) The significance of vertical farming concept in ensuring food security for high-density urban areas. Jurnal Kejuruteraan, 32 (1). pp. 105-111. ISSN 0128-0198 E-ISSN 2289-7526
  3. Utaberta, Nangkula and Sabil, Azmal and Asif, Nayeem (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, 30th July 2020, Malang, Indonesia.
  4. Mohd Rasdi, Mohd Tajuddin and Kanesh, Kevin and Utaberta, Nangkula and Asif, Nayeem (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), 30 July 2019, Malang, Indonesia.
  5. Moon, Tan Jia and Utaberta, Nangkula and Lin, Chia Lin and Asif, Nayeem Asif (2021) Comparison of energy efficiency and thermal comfort technology: case studies of Tsinghua Eco Studio & S11 House. In: ICSDEMS 2019: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering, Management and Sciences. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore, pp. 195-199. ISBN 978-981-15-3764-6
  6. Shu Han, Yeo and Utaberta, Nangkula and Asif, Nayeem Asif and Daud, Norizan (2021) Sustainability in architectural conservation of heritage building: a qualitative approach. In: ICSDEMS 2019: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering, Management and Sciences. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore, pp. 201-209. ISBN 978-981-15-3764-6 / 978-981-15-3765-3
  7. Utaberta, Nangkula and Asif, Nayeem Asif (2017) Mosques as emergency shelters in disaster prone regions. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 25 (S). pp. 567-574. ISSN 0128-7702 E-ISSN 2231-8534
  8. Mohd Rasdi, Mohd Tajuddin and Kanesh, Kavin and Utaberta, Nangkula and Asif, Nayeem Asif (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), 16th-17th October 2019, Kuala Lumpur.
  9. Ismail, Sumarni and Liu, Yuzhou and Asif, Nayeem and Sabil, Azmal (2019) The relevancy of mosque architecture in a multi-faith country: China as a case. In: Mosque architecture: present issues and future ideas (عمارة المسجد: قضايا الحاضر وأفكار المستقبل). Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for Mosque Architecture and Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad, Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 5-14. ISBN 978-967-460-840-8
  10. Asif, Nayeem Asif and Utaberta, Nangkula and Sabil, Azmal Bin and Ismail, Sumarni (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. ISSN 2095-2635
  11. Asif, Nayeem Asif and Utaberta, Nangkula and Sarram, Arman (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, 25th-26th September 2018, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan.
  12. Utaberta, Nangkula and Mohd Sauffie, Nur Fatin and Supni, Siti Asikin and Asif, Nayeem Asif (2018) Issues on effective energy management system for vertical development of urban mosque in Malaysia. Journal Design + Built, 11 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 1985-6881
  13. Utaberta, Nangkula and Mohd Sauffie, Nur Fatin and Chang, Sook Yee and Asif, Nayeem (2018) Urban mosques among high-rise: the issue of parking efficiency within compact urban settings. Journal Design + Built, 11 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1985-6881
  14. Utaberta, Nangkula and Asif, Nayeem and Mohd Rasdi, Mohd Tajuddin and Mohd Rasdi, Mohd Yazid and Ismail, Nor Atiah and Ismail, Sumarni (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. ISSN 1995-0756 E-ISSN 1998-1066
  15. Asif, Nayeem Asif and Utaberta, Nangkula and Othuman Mydin, M. A. and Mohd Yunos, Mohd Yazid (2015) Redefining Islamic garden: comparative analysis of approaches, ideas and design framework. Jurnal Teknologi, 75 (9). pp. 77-81. ISSN 0127-9696 E-ISSN 2180–3722
  16. Asif, Nayeem Asif and Utaberta, Nangkula and Mydin, Md Azree Othman (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. ISSN 1816-9112
  17. Asif, Nayeem and Utaberta, Nangkula (2016) Masjid- the spiritual and physical hub for community development. WARIS Research Group, FRSB, UPM, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 978-967-960-4061
  18. Asif, Nayeem Asif (2016) Islamic architecture and the current trend of development: where are we heading? In: WARIS Intellectual Discourse, Volume- 1. WARIS Research Group, Kuala Lumpur, 12- 22. ISBN 978-967-960-411-5
  19. Asif, Nayeem Asif and Utaberta, Nangkula (2016) Institution of mosque as disaster management center in the Muslim communities. In: BAH KUNING Cultural Investigation of Flood Disaster in Kelantan. Penerbit WARIS, Kuala Lumpur, 34- 43. ISBN 978-967-960-4078
  20. Utaberta, Nangkula and Asif, Nayeem Asif and Z., Hamzah (2016) Evaluating possible innovative and sustainable approach of mosque in contemporary world. Journal Design + Built, 9. pp. 56-61. ISSN 1985-6881

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1The relevancy of mosque architecture in a multi-faith country: China as a case133
2The concept of mosque based on Islamic philosophy : a review based on early Islamic texts and practices of the early generation of the Muslims105
3Architectural styles of Malaysian mosque: suitability in compact urban settings91
4Design framework for urban mosque in the city of Kuala Lumpur : A qualitative approach91
5The role of traditional market in the traditional Islamic cities : case studies of Tebriz Bazaar and grand Bazaar Tehran89
6Urban mosque in the compact city of Kuala Lumpur: suitability and design considerations88
7Inactive mosques : The crisis of contemporary Muslim communities82
8Reflection of cultural practices on syntactical values: An introduction to the application of space syntax to vernacular Malay architecture82
9Street, landscape and courtyard: study on the essence of public space in Islamic built environment80
10An historical study of the ministry of federal territories building in Putrajaya within the perspective of the discourse on the national architectural identity of administrative architecture80
11Mosques as emergency shelters in disaster prone regions79
12Masjid- the spiritual and physical hub for community development79
13Evaluating the potential of mosque institution in contributing to the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) System79
14Evaluating possible innovative and sustainable approach of mosque in contemporary world78
15Issues on effective energy management system for vertical development of urban mosque in Malaysia76
16Bridging the gap for Malay literature content on built environment through wiki as a collaborative writing tool75
17Urban mosques among high-rise: the issue of parking efficiency within compact urban settings70
18Redefining Islamic garden: comparative analysis of approaches, ideas and design framework66
19Utilizing student generated writing on wiki platform to enrich Malay literature content on built environment58
20Towards a paradigm shift in mosque architecture: coping up with the challenges of contemporary urban context49
21Sustainability in architectural conservation of heritage building: a qualitative approach39
22Comparison of energy efficiency and thermal comfort technology: case studies of Tsinghua Eco Studio & S11 House39
23The significance of vertical farming concept in ensuring food security for high-density urban areas32
24Re-discovering the Ingenuity of contemporary Malaysian mosques’ architectural characteristic as one of the prime symbol of South-Asian Islamic tourism hub30
25Institution of mosque as disaster management center in the Muslim communities28
26An 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 architecture27
27Islamic architecture and the current trend of development: where are we heading?25
28Evaluating the role of mosque as emergency shelter during natural disasters12