Faculty Profile

Zahid Touqeer Ahmad

Assistant Professor

School of Architecture and Planning

Department of Architecture

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•Received Bachelor Architecture Degree in 1st Division from UET Lahore, in 1970. •Received M.S Degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute, School of Architecture and City Planning, New York, USA, in 1973, achieving a CGPA of 3.78 and majoring in Tropical Architecture. •Possessing over 45 years highly diversified and well blended professional ,teaching and research experience in Architecture/Planning as well as the use and integration of conventional and non conventional architectural structures in buildings. •Vast Professional exposure of working in different capacities ranging from Space Planner to Job Architect/Team Leader to advisor on various assignments related to complex issues related to architecture/planning to structural / construction systems , project execution, site management / supervision, preparation of shop / working drawings etc. with various national and international consultants/contractors in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and USA, on a variety of multidisciplinary pr

  • Sustainable & Green Architecture blended with issues related to Earth Integrated, Lightweight / Recyclable and Climate Responsive Architecture.
  • •Conversant with Auto Cad, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visual Basic. •
  • Thorough understanding of ACI Building Code, ACI Detailing Manual, ASTM, B.S & DIN standards/materials specification. •Conversant with Auto Cad, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visual Basic. •Sustainable & Green Architecture blended with issues related to Earth Integrated, Lightweight / Recyclable and Climate Responsive Architecture. •Deep conviction of Classical / Semi Classical, Sufi Soul oriental music of the Indo Pak continent.
  • •Deep conviction of Classical / Semi Classical, Sufi Soul oriental music of the Indo Pak continent.
  • Design, Fabrication, Lab. Testing and installation of thin, lightweight floor & roof panels for short to medium spans in semi circular cross section using Ferrocement construction technology system . A thesis project undertaken by undergrad. Students of Civil Engineering at NUST. •Design, Fabrication, Lab. Testing and live demo. of use of Air Inflated and Pneumatic Structures as instantaneous solution to provide flexible roof over a large area to be used as temporary shelter in case of any disa
  • •Design, Fabrication, Lab. Testing and live demo. of use of Air Inflated and Pneumatic Structures as instantaneous solution to provide flexible roof over a large area to be used as temporary shelter in case of any disaster.
  • •“Geodesic Dome” Roof Structure as an option to provide an efficient and lightweight roof cover over a swimming pool - A thesis project undertaken by undergrad. Students of Civil Engineering at NUST.
  • •DIY – Do It Yourself TWO Room Basic Shelter Design in earthquake affected areas using lightweight sections of mild steel. A mass relief project offered by Corps of Engineers, Pakistan Army.
  • •“Tilt-up” Wall Panels in lightweight RCC construction for three storey high office building in Deerwood County, Florida, USA.
  • •Low rise Apartment Building using “Slip-Form” Construction system – thesis project undertaken by Undergrad. Civil Engineering students at NUST.
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
NUST Honorary Associate Prof. 03-08-2002 04-07-2011
Architectural Consultancy for various commercial, residential, educational and health care projects in Lahore. List of key projects: 1.Master Plan Layout for Al-Huda Medical College & Teaching Hospital, Canal Bank Road, Lahore. 2.Six bedroom House for Commodore Shah Mohammad in Fazaia Housing Society at Fatehjang. CEO 08-08-2001 06-05-2020
University of Management & Technology University of Management & Technology 09-09-2012 Present
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
MS - Tropical Architecture Pratt Institute USA
BS - Architecture University of Engineering and Technology Pakistan
  • Ex. Associate Member of AIA (American Institute of Architects, Florida Chapter),USA. •Member PCATP - Pakistan Council of Architects & Planners. Membership No. A - 0762 •Member IAP - Institute of Architects, Pakistan. •Member National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, USA. •Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York, USA.
  • •Member PCATP - Pakistan Council of Architects & Planners. Membership No. A - 0762
  • •Member National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, USA.
  • •Lifetime Member IAP - Institute of Architects, Pakistan.
  • •Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York, USA.
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