Email:

    serajulhakim@arch.ku.ac.bd; serajulhakim@gmail.com


    Contact:

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    Architecture Discipline, Science, Engineering and Technology School, Khulna University, Khulna 9208


Dr. Sheikh Serajul Hakim
Professor

Sheikh Serajul Hakim is a Professor of Architecture, Khulna University, Bangladesh. He received his PhD from the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA). He teaches ‘global history of architecture’, ‘colonial architecture of Bengal’ and ‘history and theory of human settlements’ and conducts design studios at MSc and undergraduate Urban Design studios. He has been a keynote speaker in several local and international events, published books and book chapters, and written extensively in journals and newspapers. Key areas of research interest for Prof. Hakim includes but are not limited to: ‘politics, agency and historical transformation of human settlements’; ‘climate change, built heritage and resilience’.


PhD in Architecture (National University of Singapore);
MSc in Housing & Urban Development (IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands);
B. Arch (BUET, Dhaka)
ORCID ID : https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0608-0913
Research Gate ID : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sheikh-Serajul-Hakim 
Google Scholar ID :  https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=LFEEA4AAAAAJ

1. Politics, agency and spatio-physical settlement systems in the context of transitioning third world city

2. Climate-change, coastal settlement systems and resilient design/planning

3. Urban built heritage, spatial politics and production of ordinary space


Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
No Research Project Available



 

Period

Employing organization with

 

Location

 

Summary of activities

 

 

 

title/position

 

 

 

performed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2003 to

Faculty member

 

Bangladesh

 

Teaching & Supervising students

 

 

present date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at Urban Design Studios (4th& 5th

 

 

 

Architecture Discipline, Science,

 

 

 

Year Architecture; MScHS Design

 

 

 

Engineering & Technology School, Khulna

 

 

 

Studio specializing in Human

 

 

 

University, Khulna 9208

 

 

 

Settlement Planning & Design)

 

 



 

 

 


 


December 2018 to

Director

 

 

 

Coordination, allocation and

 

 

 

 

 

 

management of Public-scale

 

 

present date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

consultancy works that are carried

 

 

 

Research and Design Consultancy Unit,

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architecture Discipline, Khulna University,

 

 

 

out at Architecture Discipline,

 

 

 

Khulna 9208

 

 

 

Khulna University

 

 

 

Coordinator, Master of Human Settlements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program, Architecture Discipline, Khulna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2003 to

Consultant

 

 

 

Design & Planning of buildings &

 

 

present date

 

 

 

 

Urban Design projects for both

 

 

 

Research and Design Consultancy Unit

 

 

 

Private & Public Sectors especially

 

 

 

(RDCU), Architecture Discipline, Khulna

 

 

 

in Khulna & Barishal divisions.

 

 

 

University

 

 

 

Public Sector project clientele

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

commonly includes international

 

 

 

Urban Lab, Bose & Partners, 240/4, Sher-

 

 

 

donor bodies, development

 

 

 

E-Bangla Road, Khulna, Bangladesh.

 

 

 

partners, local government &

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

central government agencies,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

institutions.

 

 

 

 

 

March 2003 to

Lecturer (part time)

 

Teaching/instructing students at

February 2004

 

 

Urban Design Studio (4th Year

 

Department of Architecture, The University

 

Architecture)

 

of Asia Pacific, Road 4/A, Dhanmondi R/A

 

 

 

 

(Now Green Road), Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 2003 to

Associate Architect, Neoformation

 

Design & supervision of Industrial

December 2003

Architects, 2/7, Block F, Lalmatia, Dhaka -1207

 

 

buildings for clients from RMG

 


 

 

 

sector

 

 

 

 


 

 

 












 


 


coming soon...

Supervision

SL Title Degree Role Start Date End Date
No Supervision Available

coming soon...

Book/Book Chapter

1.  A. K. Podder and S. S. Hakim (forthcoming). Postcolonial Water(front): land regulations, bureaucracy and urban planning in Khulna, In: M. Rahman (ed.), Handbook of Waterfront Cities and Urbanism (Chapter 15), Routledge.

2. S. S. Hakim and K. Ahmed, 2018, Reimagining Benapole: Environmental priorities for its sustainable urban future, UDD, GoB, Dhaka.

3. S. S. Hakim, 2007, Ecotourism and the Sundarbans: Alternative Policies for Development, UGC (University Grants Commission, The National Commission for funding and managing Universities in Bangladesh), Dhaka

Journal Papers

1. A. Parvin, S. S. Hakim and M. A. Islam (forthcoming). Policy, practice and people's way of life discord in resettlement projects: the case of Ashrayan, Bangladesh, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Routledge

2. M. A. Islam, M. M. Setu and S. S. Hakim (forthcoming). Possibilities of a Gender-responsive Infrastructure for Vulnerable Womens Livelihood Resilience in the Rural-Coastal Bangladesh, Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Emerald

3. A. A. Z. Evan, S. S. Hakim and M. M. P. Rana (forthcoming). Camp-life and Social Integration: Case of the Displaced Bihari in Khulna, Bangladesh, Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Routledge

4. S. A. Surma, S.S. Hakim and M. S. R. Lushan, 2021. Planning for Pandemic Resilience: COVID-19 experience from urban slums in Khulna, Bangladesh, Journal of Urban Management, Vol.10(4), pp. 325-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jum.2021.08.003

5. A. K. M. Kausarul Islam and S. S. Hakim, 2021, “Beyond circulation: forms, quality and performance of urban streets”, Journal of Architecture, Department of Architecture BUET, Vol. 18(1)

6. Hakim, S. S., lslam, M. A., Akram, A. B., Deepa, H. P., Doni, N. S., Ara, I., and Debnath, N. 2020. PHYSICAL UPGRADING OF HOUSING IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS: PRIORITIES FOR THE EXTREME POOR. PLAN PLUS, 10(1), p. 37-58.

7. A. K. Podder, S. S. Hakim and S. P. Bosu 2018, “Ordinary Heritage”, ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research, Vol. 12(2), pp. 334-346

8. S. S. Hakim, K. Ahmed and S. P. Bosu, 2017, “HISTORICISM IN ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION IN BANGLADESH”, Khulna University Studies, Vol. (1 & 2), pp. 107-128

9. S. S. Hakim and A. B. Biswas 2015, “The publicness of public servant spaces”, Protibesh, Journal of the Department of Architecture BUET, Vol. 15(1), pp. 55-67

10. S. S. Hakim and J. L. Ee Man 2014, “Scarcity, control and negotiations: an interpretation of urban form in Khulna”, Planum.The Journal of Urbanism, Vol. 2(29), pp.   83-100.

11. F. K. Shuvo and S. S. Hakim 2013, “A Proposed Framework for Regenerating Urban             Green in Dhaka”, Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners, Vol. 6, December, pp. 13-22.

12. A. K. M. Kausarul Islam, H. Rahman, S. S. Hakim and T. K. Dhar 2010, “Node Preference pattern in assuming future growth for an urbane: A look into the case of Jessore town”, Plan Plus, Planning Journal of Khulna University.

13. S. S. Hakim 2009, “Sustainability of Assisted Shelter Projects in Post-cyclone Communities: The Southkhali Case, Bangladesh”, BRAC University Journal Vol. 6(1).

14. Falguni Mallick, M. Ali Naqi, A. K. M. Kausarul Islam and S. S. Hakim 2008, “User Point Perspective as a process for Urban (Re)-development – the case of Riverfront CBD in Khulna city”, Khulna University Studies, Vol. 9(1).

15. S. S. Hakim 2007, “Prospect and exigency for Urban Regeneration: The case of Re-appraisal of Rivers in Urban Bangladesh”, Protibesh, Journal of the Department of Architecture BUET, Vol. 11(2)

Conference Papers

1. S. S. Hakim and S. K. Ahmed, 2020. Re-imagining the Intermediate City. International conference on Green Urbanism (GU), 4th Edition (Online), Roma Tre University, 25 November, 2020.


2.  
Hakim, S. S. and A. Podder, 2019. The Politics of ‘Home’ in Urban Informal Settlements. ARCASIA FORUM 19, Architecture in a Changing Landscape. Dhaka.


3. S. S. Hakim, 2017, “Environmental Responsibility and Re-doing Architecture”,  Environmental Responsibilities of
Architects and Local Practice, Seminar Proceedings, 17 February, MIST, Dhaka.


4. A. Podder, S. S. Hakim and S. Bosu, 2017, “Ordinary heritage: a case of Boro Bazaar, Khulna, Bangladesh”, 10th FARU
International Research Conference, 8-10 December 2017, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.


5. S. S. Hakim, S. Akter and R. Khan 2016, “The death of Urban Street: Effect of planning, pragmatism and the architect’s typology”, Great Asian Street Symposeum (GASS) 2016, 12-13 December, National University of Singapore.


6. S. S. Hakim, S, S, Ahmed and S. P. Bosu 2015, “ASHRAYAN (SHELTER): A TALE OF SOCIO-SPATIAL NEGOTIATION BY THE DISPLACED”, CUI’15 III. CONTEMPORARY URBAN ISSUES CONFERENCE, November
19-21, Istanbul.


7.S. S. Hakim 2013, “Scarcity, Control and Third World Urban Form”, PhD Conference: Scarcity and Creativity in the Built
Environment, HERA (Humanities in European Research Area), 26-28 February, University of Westminster, London


8. E. G. L’Heureaux, I. Ahmed and S. S. Hakim 2011, “Opportunistic Crises: A Hydrological Urbanism for Singapore”,
International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU), 24-26 February, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore, Singapore.


9. S. S. Hakim, A. K. Podder and H. S. Khan 2008,  “Urban Saturation and the Crisis of Identity: Reclaiming a Historic
Street - The Case of Buckland Bund, Dhaka”, 7th mAAN International Conference 2009 23-25 February, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.


10. A. F. M. Ashraful Alam, S. S. Hakim and A. K. Podder 2008, “Crisis in Spatial Order of Public Buildings: The Experience from Khulna City,” Great Asian Street Symposium (GASS) 5-7 December, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

11. S. S. Hakim and S. K. Ahmed 2007, “Search for sustainability in challenging rural scenarios: A study on income generation and its effect on households adjacent to the Sundarbans”, International seminar on Architecture for the Economically disadvantaged (AED) 23-24 March, Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka.


Newspaper/Periodical Articles

1. S. S. Hakim 2020, “Waste to energy: Prospects for the smaller cities in Bangladesh”. Energy and Power, 16 September 2020

2. S. S. Hakim and F. K. Shuvo 2012, “Greying of Dhaka and compensative greening”, The Financial Express, Anniversary Issue

3. S. S. Hakim 2011, “Our Urbanism: in retrospect and rendition”, The Financial Express, Anniversary Issue

4. S. S. Hakim 2007, “Could Quake’ Shake the Nation’s Capital”, The Dhaka Courier Vol. 23(43)


Newspaper/Periodical Articles

1.     The Intermediate City: pluralism, context and planning dilemmas

2.     Possibilities of a Gender-responsive Infrastructure (Women-centre) for Vulnerable Women’s Livelihood Resilience in Rural-Coastal Bangladesh

3.     Water(front) Urbanism in the context of Postcolonial Master Planning in Khulna

4.     Planning for Pandemic Resilience: COVID-19 response in Khulna slums

5.     Camp-life and Social Integration: Case of the Displaced Bihari in Khulna, Bangladesh

6.     From Barrack to Housing: Rethinking Resettlement in the Rural Context of Bangladesh