About Us

About Us


Ahlan Wa Sahlan Wa Marhaban to all visitors and readers of our KAED (Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design) web-portal.

It has been more than 20 years, since the establishment of KAED on 1st June, 1996.  KAED is servicing the University and Ummah in producing quality professional graduates in the five branches of knowledge related to  the Built Environment.

The courses and degrees; namely Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Quantity Surveying and Applied Arts and Design; are accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and their respective professional bodies.

We are glad to inform you that our ALUMNI are being employed and working with various government agencies, private firms and developers, some are entrepreneurs with their own businesses and some are attached with NGO’s,  locally and internationally. Their contributions to the employer’s, their own businesses, clients, societies and Ummah are marked as distinguish achievements of excellence in the field of Built Environment.

KAED has been focusing and positioning itself to be a Centre of Excellence for the Islamic Built Environment.  This has been done through a series of Islamization and Islamicisation of knowledge in the curriculums, way of conducts, talks, seminars, publications, researches, inventions and innovations.  Thus, adopting and adapting the Maqasid Al-Shari´ah, (the objectives of Shari´ah) are the necessities to enrich these services for the Ummah.  We are envisioning to be a forefront of Islamic Built Environment knowledge and expertise provider in accomplishing the concept of Rahmatan lil ‘Alamin.

Lastly, I am proud to welcome you to KAED and our beautiful IIUM campus where the Nurturing of Islamic Built Environment happens.



Kulliyyah of Architecture & Environmental Design


Prof. Ar. Dr. Abdul Razak Sapian

Deputy Deans

Asst. Prof. Dr. Zuraini Denan
Deputy Dean (Academic and Industrial Affairs)

Br. Ismail Jasmani
Deputy Dean (Student Affairs and Alumni)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Zainora Asmawi
Deputy Dean (Postgraduate)


Assoc. Prof. Ar. Datin Dr. Norwina Mohd Nawawi
Head of Internationalisation and Global Network

Assoc. Prof. TPr. Dr. Syahriah Bachok
Head of Research and Innovation

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noor Hanita Abdul Majid
Head, Department of Architecture

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azila Ahmad Sarkawi
Head, Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Asst. Prof. Dr. Khalilah Zakariya
Head, Department of Landscape Architecture

Sr. Azrin Mohd Din
Head,Department of Quantity Surveying

Asst. Prof. Dr. Puteri Shireen Jahn Kassim
Head, Department of Applied Arts and Design

Br. Mohd. Rafaei Mohd. Basri
Head, Department of Architecture Centre for Foundation Studies


Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mansor Ibrahim
Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Prof. Dato’ Sri. Ar. Dr. Asiah Abdul Rahim
Department of Architecture

Prof. Sr. Dr. Khairuddin Abdul Rashid
Department of Quantity Surveying

By Invitation

Mdm. Norbaya Muda
Liaison Librarian for KAED, IIUM Library


Br. Ilmyzat Ismail
Deputy Director

Mdm. Siti Makonah Sabtu
Senior Assistant Director

Sis. Nik Hasnah Nik Mat
Senior Assistant Administrative Officer

Sis. Zuhani Zuhra Osman
Assistant Administrative Office

KAED Organizational Chart 2018

Organizational Chart - PostGraduate and Research Office