Faculty Profile

Arsala Hashmi

Assistant Professor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of Architecture

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Arsala Hashmi is a licensed architect with a vast and in-depth experience of over ten years in the field of architecture and academia. She received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Architecture from UET, Lahore. She has worked in national and international architectural firms with major involvement in planning, designing, and preparing tender drawings of residential, banks, and commercial projects. She is fully conversant with UK design and construction standards and served as Project Architect at a multi-national firm primarily dealing in East London projects with a focus on designing loft spaces, mansard conversions, and giving planning advice to the clients. Recently, she is teaching architecture design with innovative approaches to the conceptualization of spaces. Her recent research focuses on “Exploration of various aspects of Nocturnal Illumination of Buildings”. She holds a diploma in "Digital Photography" from NCA Lahore with expertise in a variety of rendering soft wares.

  • Urban regeneration and revitalization
  • Illumination in architecture
  • Artificial intelligence in architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Philosophies of interior design in islamic architecture
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
UMT Lahore Johar town Campus Assistant Professor 17-12-2019 Present
UMT Lahore Johar town Campus Lecturer 08-10-2018 17-12-2019
Enliven Solutions Project Architect 02-01-2017 01-10-2018
Z.H KAZMI & Associates Architect 01-12-2014 30-04-2016
Inner Art Interiors (pvt) Ltd. Architect 02-05-2011 25-11-2014
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Philosophy of Interior Design in Mughal Era Mosques of Lahore: A case study of Maryam Zamani and Wazir Khan Mosques JOURNAL OF ART, ARCHITECTURE AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT (JAABE) 0.000 2018
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) An Architectural Expression Of Cultural Identity: substantiating influence of foreign architects in Pakistan post-independence 3rd IBCE International Conference 0.000 2018
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Innovations in Building Technologies: An Overview. 8th invention to innovation summit, Punjab. 8th invention to innovation summit, Punjab 0.000 2019
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
MS - Architecture University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
BS - Architecture University of Engineering & Technology Pakistan
Position Start Date End Date
Member DGC 31-01-2019 31-01-2020
Position Start Date End Date
Editor Mag Imarah (Architectural Departmental Magazine) 16-01-2019 Present
Coordinator for BAE-IAP student competitions representing UMT 14-02-2020 Present
  • Achieved a “Certificate of Appreciation” for early adoption of a live digital technology solution designed for conducting online classes at UMT from Rector UMT on March 16, 2020.
  • Nominated for 3rd BAE-IAP photography competition by the department to motivate and guide students for the competition.UMT students have won 2nd and 3rd positions in the competition under her supervision.
  • Represented UMT as Official Delegate in IAP STUDENT JAMBOORE LAHORE CHAPTER 2018-2019 in photography workshop
  • Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP)
  • Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP)
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