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Sustainable High-rise Residential Buildings: The Context of Dhaka, Bangladesh

PhD project by Tahmina Ahsan Tahmina is a PhD candidate from Bangladesh. She is taking time out from her role as Assistant Professor at Stamford University Bangladesh where she has been teaching since 2005. Her current research aims to develop a framework for sustainability in high-rise residential buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At present there are […]

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Thermal Preferences in Dwellings of Alternative Constructions

PhD project by Lyrian Daniel Lyrian’s research is motivated by specific interests in thermal comfort, residential building performance simulation and related policy. Throughout her tertiary education, Lyrian has developed an awareness of the necessity of environmental, social and economically sustainable design. This has formed the basis of research projects that have culminated in publications and […]

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Defining Genius Loci and Qualifying Cultural Landscapes of the Minahasa Ethnic Community, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

PhD project by Cynthia Erlita Virgin Wuisang Indonesia has a rich and diverse suite of bio-ecosystems, cultures and ethnic communities across the country. Increasing population growth and development in Indonesia have resulted in the disappearance of the natural landscape as well as the deterioration of distinct ethnic groups. In order to maintain their socio-cultural and environmental […]

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Water Urbanism in Dhaka: Intervention Strategies for Reclaiming and Protecting the Water Bodies of an Eco-city

PhD project by Fahmid Ahmed Fahmid’s research aims to understand the water-culture of the deltaic city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Water has played a powerful role in shaping the histories, societies and economics of this region. However, with the unprecedented rate of urbanisation the dialogue between water and the city has collapsed. Appropriate urban design policy […]

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A Multi-Step Approach to Resettlement for the Urban Poor

PhD project by Isidoro Malaque III The urban poor play an important role in developing economies, but their informal settlements are often viewed negatively. To discover the ingenuity of the urban poor in providing their own shelter, the aim of Isidoro’s research is to explore how the urban poor occupy different housing submarkets, from living in […]

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