The Department of Architecture has a highly qualified faculty, dedicated to post-graduate studies, offering expertise in diverse areas of architectural research. In addition to the regular faculty, DoA also invites a number of prominent architects, scholars, and other professionals from the field as visiting teachers, jurors, and examiners. Details on the current post-graduate faculty and their research interests are given below.


Dr. Rizwan Hameed (Dean, Architecture & Planning)

  • Environmental Planning
  • Transport & Environment
  • Housing Policy and Practice
  • Waste Management

Dr. Munazzah Akhtar (Chairperson, Architecture)

  • Architecture & Art of Islam
  • South Asian Visual Culture
  • British Colonial Architecture
  • Cross-Cultural Issues in Architecture

Dr. Shama Anbrine (Assistant Professor)

  • Postcolonial Theories in Architecture
  • Urban Design
  • Colonial Architecture and Urban Development
  • Architectural History, Theory & Criticism

Dr. Malik Usman Mehmood Awan (Assistant Professor)

  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Energy Efficient Architecture
  • Efficient Building Services
  • Environmental and Low Carbon Building Designing

Dr. Mamuna Iqbal (Assistant Professor)

  • Architectural Pedagogy
  • Social side of Architecture

Dr. Maryam Siddiq (Assistant Professor)

  • Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Design
  • Social Sustainability and Identity
  • Research Methods

Ar. Rabia A. Qureshi (Assistant Professor)

  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Climate Appropriate Design & Human Well-being
  • Deep Beauty in Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

Ar. Adnan Jalil (Assistant Professor)

  • Energy Efficient Architecture
  • Sustainable Design
  • Environmental Control Systems

Prof. Dr. Neelum Naz (Emeritus Professor)

  • Architectural History & Theory
  • Design Theories

The department is working to establish an E-Library and Centre for Architecture in Pakistan, which will focus on studying the past, present, and future trends for the development of the built environment in Pakistan.