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Dr. Jamal Alabid

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Dr Alabid is an Assistant Professor in Architectural Technology and Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT, Faculty of Engineering & Digital Technologies, School of Built Environment, Architecture & Creative Industries with several years of teaching and research experience in the UK higher education. He is a Fellow in the UK Higher Education FHEA, Member of AECB and Certified Passivhaus Designer & Consultant, PAS2035:Retrofit Coordinator and PHPP Expert. Dr Alabid background is architecture and technology with BSc, MA, PGDip in architecture, PhD in Architectural Technology and PGCE in HE. He holds Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination, Level 5 Diploma in Business Management and Leadership. He has published a number of peer reviewed articles, two book chapters and several conference papers included in the output profile. His main research focus is low energy buildings and indoor climate. Dr Alabid area of teaching is thermal comfort, environmental design, sustainable architecture, building performance, BIM and intelligent buildings, Passivhaus design and EnerPHit/AECB standard. Indoor climate, ventilation and daylight design has been always incorporated into his teaching and research mainstreams. He welcomes PhD students to supervise in those topics and happy to discuss proposals in any related subjects.


My research interest is on:Net Zero BuildingsBuilding Retrofit Indoor Air QualityThermal & Visual ComfortLighting & Daylight in BuildingsVentilation & Heat Recovery System DesignSustainable Architecture & Construction Passive House DesignCarbon Cost effectiveness & Life-Cycle AnalysisDigital Architecture & BIM Management Energy, Thermal & Visual Simulation Moisture Risk Assessment in Retrofit


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Teaching interests

Building PerformanceLow energy buildingsIndoor Climate and human comfortEnvironmental Sustainability Ventilation in Buildings Energy efficient systemsIntelligent buildingsBIM and digital architectureLighting in buildingsRetrofit in buildings and zero carbon emissionsArchitectural design studioPassive House design

Teaching highlights

Low Energy BuildingsBuilding Performance & TechnologyEnvironmental AnalysisVentilation & Heat Recovery SystemPassive House Design Methods & StrategiesBuilding Retrofit & Net Zero CarbonIndoor Environmental Quality Architectural Design Studio Architectural Digital Communication Construction Drawings & DetailingSustainable Architecture Economic Appraisals & Carbon Cost EffectivenessEnergy & Thermal Simulation Methods Autodesk & Architectural Drawing toolsResearch Methodology & Techniques