SPACE International Conference 2019 on City Planning and Urban Design, 5-7 July 2019, London
Dr Hourakhsh A. Nia, Academic Staff
Department of Architecture, Alanya HEP University & Editor-In-Chief of International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA)
Dr Hourakhsh A. Nia is a full-time academic staff in the Department of Architecture at Alanya HEP University. He was the former Head of the Department of Architecture and Interior Architecture at Girne American University where he established the International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA) in 2016. Since then, he is the Editor-In-Chief of IJCUA. Dr Hourakhsh A. Nia is the chairman of the international conference series with the name of Contemporary Architecture and Urban Affairs – ICCAUA2018 and ICCAUA2019.
He has over 8 years of research experience in interdisciplinary studies of architectural humanities and social sciences, particularly the interrelations of Aesthetics in Architecture and urban design, housing and Sustainable Urban Conservation. He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Art and Architecture Studies and International Advisory Board of Space Independent Academic Platform.
Dr Rokhsaneh Rahbarianyazd, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Alanya HEP University & Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA)
Dr Rokhsaneh Rahbarianyazd is Assistant Professor and full-time lecturer in the Department of Architecture in Alanya HEP University. She is an architect with research interests that span the cultural strategies for generating urban quarters and typo-morphological analysis into the evolution of the cities and architectural forms. These studies have been approached in several publications in academic journals. She is also the author of book with the title of “Role of Adaptive Re-use in the Revitalization Process of Historic Quarters”. Since a year, she engaged both research and practice on the teaching and learning method in Architectural Design. She published a book with the title of “Introduction to Architectural and Technical Drawing: A Practical Handbook” (2019) for instructors and students of architecture and engineering major with the aim to improve teaching and learning method of technical drawings. Since 2017, she is an editorial board member of International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA).