Faculty Profile

Dr Fariha Tariq

Acting Chairperson Department of City and Regional Planning, Associate Professor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of City And Regional Planning

 : [email protected]     : 3556   

• Development of Housing Research Centre and Future Cities Initiative • Launched new program on MS Housing Studies • Connected with International Organizations like World Bank, UN HABITAT, Affordable Housing Institute - Boston, Pomeroy Academy-Singapore • Association with Naya Pakistan Housing Program, Government of Pakistan • Liaison with local institutions like Lahore Development Authority, IPP, PCATP, Urban Unit and National Universities like UET, LUMS, LSE, USA, NED, Mehran, BUITEMS, Jamshoro etc. • Formulation of Rural Development Project for 2500 villages of Punjab • Organization of 22 companies of UMT Alumni including Town Planners, Architects and Civil Engineers for Government’s National Youth Empowerment Program • Signing of MoAs with International Universities including Universiti Sains Malaysia; University Beira Interior - Portugal, Lisbon and North Carolina State University, USA. • Working on Retrofitting UMT Campus design for its sustainability and efficiency

  • Housing
  • Community Development
  • Urban Planning
  • Rural Planning
  • World Bank Housing Microfinance and Delivery mechanisms
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
UN HABITAT Researcher 01-04-2010 09-06-2010
World Bank Consultant 01-02-2020 29-04-2020
Capital Development Authority Assistant Director 01-04-2010 30-04-2012
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Policy Framework and Institutional Arrangements: Case of Affordable Housing Delivery for Low-Income Groups in Punjab, Pakistan. Housing Policy Debate 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) An Overview of Shared Ownership & Shared Equity: Recommendations for Sustainable Housing in Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity. 0.000 2019
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Appraisal of National Housing Policy - A Case of Pakistan. Technical Journal, UET Taxila 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Conservation analysis of Gali Surjan Singh: A study of architectural and social aspects Journal of Architectural Conservation 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) NCIA-AMB Masuk Kampong Project: A Paradigm of Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Rural Development. Planning Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian Institute of Planners 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Developing Countries Perspective on Housing Affordability: Recommendations for Pakistan. Technical Journal, UET Taxila 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Investigation of informal housing challenges and issues: Experiences from slum and squatter of Lahore. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. 1.480 2019
Conference Papers (presented in International University) Land Tenure security and resident’s Stability in Squatter Settlements of Lahore. International Conference on Urban Regeneration Sustainability. 0.000 2019
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Rural Housing and Development Strategies: Integrated Approach with Planning, Design and Economic Perspectives. National Workshop on Affordable Housing Conference, NED UET Karachi. 0.000 2018
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Affordable Housing: An Agenda of New Regime Challenges and the Way Forward. 3rd IBCE on Architecture, Planning and Construction, Expo Lahore. 0.000 2018
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Highlighting Urban Planning Issues of Pakistan and Emphasizing the Role of Planners Through Workshop Technique. IASTEM. Washington DC, USA. 0.000 2018
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Flood Disaster Management: A Case Study of Model Villages in South Punjab. 4th Asia International conference, Malaysia. 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Built houses as a tool to control residential land speculation-A case study of Bahria Town, Lahore. Habitat International 2.285 2017
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Conceptual Framework of an Ideal Muslim Capital: Comparison between Early Muslim Capital of Baghdad and Islamabad. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Study of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Process in Scotland, Malaysia and Pakistan. Technical Journal, UET Taxila 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Islamic Traditional Values: Towards Women Empowerment and Housing Microfinance in Pakistan. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 0.000 2018
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD - Design North Carolina State University USA
Masters in Architecture University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
BSc - City & Regional Planning University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
  • Development of Housing Research Centre and Future Cities Initiative
  • Connected with International Organizations like World Bank, UN HABITAT, Affordable Housing Institute - Boston, Pomeroy Academy-Singapore • Association with Naya Pakistan Housing Program, Government of Pakistan
  • Secretary General Prime Minister Federal Housing Task Force, Association with Naya Pakistan Housing Program, Government of Pakistan
  • Head of Rural Committee head, Punjab Housing Task Force
  • Governing Body Member, Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency
  • Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planning
  • Institute of Planners, Pakistan
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