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Masooma Mohib Shakir
Department of Architecture and Planning,
N.E.D. University City Campus,
Maulana Din Mohammad Wafai Road, Karachi, Pakistan
email: masoomashakir@gmail.com
masoomashakir@neduet.edu.pk

+92 21 32620793 (W)
+92 300 2279816

 
 
Upcoming:
  Conflicting binaries and urban spaces: Case of Merewether Tower Precinct in Karachi (Pakistan),
Coauthored with Ahmed, Suneela; Ahmed, Noman; Ahmed, Saeeduddin, Journal of Architecture and Planning - King Saud University (Volume-35, Issue-2), June 2023.
 
     
Published Books
  E-Licensed Publication of Phd Thesis: Reconstructing the Sufi Shrine as a Living Cultural Heritage – Case of the Shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Bhitshah (Sindh) Pakistan, January 2019.
Available at https://e-pub.uni-weimar.de/opus4/frontdoor/index/index/year/2018/docId/3770
 
     
  Karachi From the Prism of Urban Design, Co-authored with Dr. Noman Ahmed, Asiya Sadiq Polack and Suneela Ahmed, Published by Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, 2016. Available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/349366645_KARACHI_FROM_THE_PRISM_OF_URBAN_DESIGN    
     
   

 

Peer Reviewed Journals, Proceedings, Book Chapter
  (Book Chapter) ‘Indus River and Cultural Heritage: Commemoration of three sites in Sindh’ in: Routledge Handbook of Waterfront Cities and Urbanism, ed. Rehman, Mohammad Mahbub, Routledge, July 2022.  
     
  Book Review: Samia Karamat, (2019) Architecture of Sikh Shrines and Gurdwaras in Pakistan, Maktab-e-Jadeed, Lahore. Published in Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning DAP-NED, 2020.  
     
  Economic functioning of Secondary cities of Pakistan and its integration with the physical landuse – Case of Larkana and Mansehra’, in: Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning, Volume 16, 2014, Department of Architecture and Planning, NED UET.  
     
  Presented a paper on: ‘omic functioning of Secondary cities of Pakistan and its integration with the physical landuse – Case of Larkana and Mansehraat the 7th Seminar on Urban and Regional Planning, NED UET, 31 March 2012, published in the Conference proceedings.  
     
  Presented a paper on: ‘Towards achieving a balance between real estate development potentials and issues of heritage conservation in the city center, with the backdrop of Karachi’, at the 5th Seminar on Urban and Regional Planning, NED UET, May 2010. This was also published in the Seminar Proceedings Publication 2010  
     
  Paper on: Gated Living in the context of Karachi, in: “Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning”, Volume Nine, 2010, Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi  
     
  Presented a paper on: Trends in Urban Housing and Development Practices in Karachi: An interface with the Informal Sector, at the AsiaLink-AsiaUrbs Conference, 07-09 June 2007, Center for Housing Planning and Building, Battaramulla, Colombo, Srilanka. published in: “Emerging South Asian Urban Design Practices and Paradigms”   
     
  Paper on: Khuda ki Basti (KKB) – Urban housing and future implications to urban design, in: “Journal of Research in Architecture and Planning”, Volume Five, 2006, Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi  
 
     
Articles in Newspapers and Professional Magazines
     
  Exploring the Region’s Largest Freshwater Lake Manchar, published in Architimes Newspaper, Monthly Issue of December 2022.  
     
Restoring Life of a Lake, published in The News International, daily newspaper, 05 June 2022.
https://www.thenews.com.pk/tns/detail/963101-life-of-a-lake
     
  The Question of People Centric Conservation – Retaining City Histories, published in Architimes Newspaper, Monthly issue of January 2021.  
     
  Cartographic Turn: An Insight into World’s Changing Trends – Prof. Jacques Levy (Rheims University, Paris), published in Architimes Newspaper, Monthly issue of January 2020, coauthored with Fariha Tehseen  
     
  Non-Fiction: More than Figures (Book Review) for ‘Hasan, Shaikh Khurshid. 2019. Muslim Architecture in Pakistan - Aspects of Figural Representation’ Dawn Newspaper, 24 May 2020  
     
  Sufi Towns, published in The News Sunday on April 9, 2017  
     
  The Caravansarai of Oderolal, Architimes Newspaper, Monthly issue of May 2017  
     
  Interview of Jonathan Calame, Architimes Newspaper, Monthly issue of July 2017