Dr. Mohammad Sharif Zami
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Welcome

 

PUBLISHED BOOK

 

1.         ZAMI, M. S. (2010). The Influence of Landscape design on the function of University Campus. ISBN 978-3-8433-5326-7, price: 68 Euro. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Dudweiler Landstraße 99, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany.

 

PUBLISHED BOOK CHAPTERS

 

1.      ZAMI, M. S. (2012). Architecture and the City: Mega Events, Spatial Interventions and Housing Policies. Chapter 6: The Potential of widespread adoption of contemporary earth construction in South Africa – an alternative solution to urban housing crisis. Published by the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. ISBN number: 978-0-620-54078-0.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

1.      ZAMI, M. S. (2004). Book Review: Traditional Islamic Principles of Built Environment. Author: Hisham Mortada. Publisher: Routledge Curzon, Great Britain, 2003. Open house international, vol. 29 no. 2 2004.

2.      ZAMI, M. S. and UMENNE, S. IK. (2006). Socio-cultural and economic aspects of university campus landscape development in sub-Saharan Africa. The African Journal of Science and Technology (AJST) Vol. 7 No. 2 December 2006 series, South Africa. http://www.ansti.org/volume/Mohammad-paper.pdf

3.      ZAMI, M. S. and UMENNE, S. IK. (2007). A study of campus landscape development – the case of the University of Zimbabwe. The National University of Science and Technology Journal. No. 2, June 2007, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

4.      ZAMI, M. S. and UMENNE, S. IK. (2007). Influence of landscape architecture on contemporary university campus design. Journal Protibesh, Vol. 11, No. 02, July. Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

5.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2008). Using earth as a building material for sustainable low cost housing in Zimbabwe. The Built and Human Environment Review: online journal, Volume 01, University of Salford, ISSN 1759-0574, United Kingdom. http://www.tbher.org/index.php/bher/article/view/6/4 

6.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2009). Earth construction for low-cost housing in Africa – an energy solution to climate change. Archnet-IJAR, International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 3, Issue 2, July. Archnet @ MIT School of Architecture, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. PP. 51-65. ISSN # 1994-6961. http://archnet.org/library/documents/one-document.jsp?document_id=10786

7.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2009). Economic benefits of contemporary earth construction in low cost urban housing – state of the art review. Journal of Building Appraisal (JBA), Volume 5, Issue 3. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 6XS, United Kingdom. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jba/journal/v5/n3/abs/jba200932a.html

8.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2009). Delphi technique: To understand the factors influencing adoption of stabilised earth construction in low cost urban housing The Built and Human Environment Review: online journal, Volume 2. University of Salford, United Kingdom. http://www.tbher.org/index.php/bher/index.

9.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2009). In-depth interview technique: To understand the factors influencing adoption of stabilised earth construction to address low cost urban housing crisis in Zimbabwe. The Built and Human Environment Review: online journal, Volume 2. University of Salford, United Kingdom. http://www.tbher.org/index.php/bher/index.

10.  ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2009). Contemporary earthen architecture in urban Bangladesh – a solution to carbon dioxide emissions in the era of climate change. Journal Protibesh, Vol. 13, No. 02, July. Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

11.  ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2010). Misunderstanding of Housing and its Influence on the Success of Low Cost Housing Projects – State of the Art Review. The Built and Human Environment Review: online journal, Volume 3. University of Salford, United Kingdom. http://www.tbher.org/index.php/bher/index.

12.  ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2011). Inhibitors of adopting stabilised earth construction to address urban low cost housing crisis – An understanding by construction professionals. Journal of Building Appraisal (JBA), Volume 6, Issue 3-4. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 6XS, United Kingdom. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jba/journal/v6/n3/full/jba201025a.html

13.  ZAMI, M. S. (2011). Drivers that help adopting of stabilised earth construction to address urban low cost housing crisis – An understanding by construction professionals. Environment, Development and Sustainability, DOI: 10.1007/s10668-011-9301-0, Springer, Netherlands. http://www.springerlink.com/content/a50433lv3p218p32/

14.  ZAMI, M. S. (2011). Counterbalancing benefits and drawbacks of contemporary stabilised earth construction in urban low cost housing by the construction professionals. Archnet-IJAR, Volume 5, issue 2 – July, International Journal of Architectural Research. Archnet @ MIT School of Architecture, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. PP. 49-62. ISSN # 1994-6961. http://archnet.org/library/documents/one-document.jsp?document_id=11565  

15.  ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2011). Widespread adoption of contemporary earth construction in Africa to address urban housing crisis. Special Issue: Building a better Africa through sustainable development in the built environment. The Built and Human Environment Review: online journal, Volume 4, No 2. University of Salford, United Kingdom. http://www.tbher.org/index.php/tbher/issue/view/8

 

FORTHCOMING PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PAPERS (under review)

 

1.      ZAMI, M. S. (2012). A conceptual framework by construction professionals to understand the factors influencing adoption of stabilised earth to address urban low cost housing crisis. Earth Construction and Tradition. Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology and Restoration at the Vienna University of Technology in cooperation with the Institute of Comparative Research in Architecture, Austria.

2.      ZAMI, M. S. (2012). Inhibitors and its intra-relationship influencing the adoption of stabilised earth construction alleviating urban housing crisis in Zimbabwe. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research. Chicago, USA.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

1.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2007). The influence of housing standards in the development of low cost sustainable housing in Zimbabwe. The 7th International Postgraduate Research Conference. March 28 – 29, 2007, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

2.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2007). Earth as an alternative building material for sustainable low cost housing in Zimbabwe. The 7th International Postgraduate Research Conference. March 28 – 29, 2007, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

3.      ZAMI, M. S. (2007). Cultural antecedents to campus landscape architecture development in Africa. International Conference on African Architecture Today. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 5 – 7 June, 2007.

4.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2008). Forgotten dimensions of low cost housing crisis in Zimbabwe. The 8th International Postgraduate Research Conference. June 26 – 27, 2008, the Czech Technical University of Prague (CVUT), Czech Republic.

5.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2008). Constraints of implementation of stabilised earth construction in Zimbabwe – some sustainable solutions. The 8th International Postgraduate Research Conference. June 26 – 27, 2008, the Czech Technical University of Prague (CVUT), Czech Republic.

6.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2009). Contemporary Earth Construction in Housing - Stabilised or Un-stabilised. ISA International Housing Conference on Housing and the Credit Crunch - International Experiences and Responses, 1 – 4 September. Organised by Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow and International Sociological Association, Research Committee 43. Venue: Glasgow's Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Scotland. http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_129735_en.pdf

7.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2010). Stabilised or un-stabilised earth construction for contemporary urban housing? 5th International Conference on Responsive ManufacturingGreen Manufacturing’. Ningbo Higher Education Park, the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, 11-13 January.

8.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2010). Influence of contemporary earthen architecture on environmental sustainability in the United Kingdom. CIB World Congress 2010. May 10th - 13th, the Lowry, Salford Quays, United Kingdom.

9.      ZAMI, M. S. and LEE, A. (2010). Inhibitors influencing the adoption of contemporary earth construction in the United Kingdom - state of the art review. CIB World Congress 2010. May 10th - 13th, the Lowry, Salford Quays, United Kingdom.

10.  ZAMI, M. S. (2010). Potentialities of widespread adoption of contemporary earth construction in Africa. 2010 and Beyond: Architecture & the City Conference. Organized by the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) and Kwa-Zulu Natal Institute of Architects (KZNIA). Innovation Centre, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, 14 - 16 October, 2010, Durban, South Africa.

11.  ZAMI, M. S. (2010). Potentialities of contemporary earth construction addressing urban housing crisis in Africa – A lesson from Zimbabwe. Fourth International Conference on Appropriate Technology. Accra, Ghana from 24 – 28th November 2010. Howard University (USA) and educational institutions in Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi and the University of Ghana, Legon, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana, and the Northern California Council of Black Professional Engineers (NCCBPE), Oakland, California. http://www.appropriatetech.net/

12.  ZAMI, M. S. (2012). Construction professionals understanding of the environmental benefit of contemporary stabilised earth construction. XIth International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage, Terra 2012.  22 to 27 April 2012 on the campus of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel, Lima, Peru. http://congreso.pucp.edu.pe/terra2012/interna_eng.php?option=presentation

13.  ZAMI, M. S. and BABSAIL, M. O. (2012). Adoption of contemporary earth construction in Africa alleviating urban housing crisis. LEHM 2012 - 6th International Conference on Building with Earth, 5-7 October, Weimar, Germany. Organised by LEHM 2012 Project Team Dachverband Lehm e.V. http://www.dachverband-lehm.de/lehm2012/index_en.html

14.  ZAMI, M. S. and BABSAIL, M. O. (2012). Extent of commercial use of stabilised earth construction alleviating urban housing crisis in Africa. Fifth International Conference on Appropriate Technology, November 20-24, 2012, Pretoria, South Africa. Organised by the Department of Science and Technology Republic of South Africa, University of Pretoria, University of Johannesburg, Tshwane University of Technology, Kara Heritage Institute, International Network on Appropriate Technology, Howard University, Washington DC, USA, National Technical Association (NTA) and the Northern California Council of Black Professional Engineers (NCCBPE), Oakland, California. http://www.appropriatetech.net/

15.  ZAMI, M. S. and BUBSHAIT, A. A. (2012). Enhancing the importance of conservation of architectural heritage in Saudi Arabia: A case study of Dhahran Mosque. 3rd International Architectural Conservation Conference and Exhibition, 17-19 December 2012, Dubai. Organised by Turret Media. Host: Dubai Municipality, Government of Dubai, UAE. http://www.architecturalconservation.info/About