Faculty Profile

Dr Sana Malik

Acting Director - Housing Research Centre, Assistanti Professor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of Architecture

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Dr Sana Malik is a professional architect and designer. She is working as Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture & Planning, University of Management & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan since 2012 and also serving as Acting Director of Housing Research Centre-UMT . Recently, she has completed her doctoral degree from the School of Housing, Building & Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia at Penang, Malaysia in three years. Sana researches Housing, Urban/Rural Sociology and Architectural design. Her academic training and 10 years of teaching and research experience have prepared her to be an effective researcher and instructor in different courses including housing design, research methodology, architectural studies, built environment and development studies. She is also currently an editorial board member of two international journals of social sciences. As policy expert and housing researcher, she has also served as a short-term consultant for World Bank Pro

  • Housing Policy
  • Low-Income Housing
  • Built Environment
  • Urban Political Economy
  • Housing Design
  • Slums & Squatters
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management and Technology Assistant Professor 02-02-2015 Present
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Institutional stakeholder collaborations (ISCs): a conceptual framework for housing research Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 1.400 2021
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Policy Framework & Institutional arrangements: Case of Affordable Housing Delivery for Low-Income Groups in Punjab, Pakistan. Housing Policy Debate 1.640 2019
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 1.400 2019
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, Vol 24 (2),134-151. 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Recasting Paradigms of Institutional Analysis and Stakeholder Analysis in Housing Research Journal of Urban Management 0.000 2021
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR NCIA-AMB Masuk Kampung Project: A Paradigm Of Opportunities And Challenges For Sustainable Rural Development Planning Malaysia 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR An Investigation of House Designs in Lahore: Transformation of Residential Architecture from traditional to modern Journal of Design & Built Environment 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Appraisal Of Urbanisation, Township And Housing Trends for a Desired Future In Malaysia Planning Malaysia 0.000 2019
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Perception of House Design in Islam: Experiences from Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 0.000 2016
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) CBO Based Microfinancing in Pakistan: Comparative Analysis of Akhuwat Foundation and Kashf Foundation Global Social Sciences Review (GSSR) 0.000 2021
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Documenting the Architectural Characteristics of the Cathedral Church of the Resurrection, Lahore. Journal of Research in Architecture & Planning 0.000 2016
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, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan 0.000 2017
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, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan 0.000 2018
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, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) The Dynamics of Psychological Approach in Designing spaces– A Study of Architecture Students. Journal of Art, Architecture & Built Environment. 0.000 2019
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 & Humanities 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Evaluation of Environmental & Physical Impacts of Mega Transportation Projects Technical Journal, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan 0.000 2019
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD Housing Delivery System Universiti Sains Malaysia
MSc Housing Universiti Sains Malaysia
Position Start Date End Date
Advisory board member (National) for Pakistan Business Review (HEC X-Category) 10-03-2021 Present
International Editorial Board Member for Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA) 19-11-2019 Present
Position Start Date End Date
Acting Director (Housing Research Center) 22-03-2021 Present
  • Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners
  • Institutes of Architects Pakistan
  • Women in Planning
  • Housing Studies Association
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