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Prof. Dr. Noman Ahmed
DEAN FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
N.E.D. University Main Campus,
Karachi, Pakistan
+92 21 99261261-8
deanams@neduet.edu.pk
nahmed@neduet.edu.pk

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Published Books
   “Water Supply in Karachi: Issues and Prospects (published by Oxford University Press, Karachi 2008)
https://www.amazon.com/Water-Supply-Karachi-Issues-Prospects/dp/0195474961 
     
  "Privatization of KWSB" – An Analysis, Karachi: City Press, 2000.

 

     
  The KBA Chronicle”  (published by Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University, Karachi 2012)  
     
  Karachi Through the Prism of Urban Design” (co-author with Asiya Sadiq, Suneela Ahmed and Masooma M. Shakir), monograph published by Department of Architecture and Planning, NED University, 2015.  
     
  Karachi: The Land Issue’” (co-author with Arif Hasan, Asiya Sadiq, Saeeduddin Ahmed, Mansoor Raza and Moiza B. Sardar); Oxford University Press, Karachi 2015
https://www.amazon.com/Karachi-Land-Issue-Arif-Hasan/dp/0199402086/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1535354446&sr=1-1&keywords=9780199402083
   

 

Peer Reviewed Journals, Proceedings, Book Chapter
     
  (Book Chapter) (Co-authored) “Beyond Nostalgic Appeal – the Means and Measures Dictating Heritage Management Trends in Pakistan” in Routledge Companion of Global Heritage Conservation eds. Bharne, V. & Trudi, S.; Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, London & New York, April 2019, Pgs. 56-69; (ISBN 978-1-138-96298-9).
https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Companion-to-Global-Heritage-Conservation-1st-Edition/Bharne-Sandmeier/p/book/9781138962989  
     
  "Public Private Partnerships and the Poor – Case Report-1: Karachi, Pakistan", WEDC, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, 203, 38 pages.  
     
   “Public Private Partnerships and the Poor Case Report-2: Bulk Water Consumers of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board” ”, WEDC, Loughborough  University,  United Kingdom, 2003, 35 pages.  
     
   “Half a Century of Trendsin Karachi Mega City of Our Times, Hamida Khuhro and Anwer Mooraj (Editors); Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1997 (Second Edition 2007).  
 
     
   “Re-Building Mostar: A Replicable Framework for the Redevelopment of Bosnian Citiesin Architectural Heritage Today, Program Report, Istanbul: Research Centre for Islamic History; Arts and Culture, 1995.  
     
  Public Private Partnerships and the Poor Case Report-3: Awami (People’s) Tanks in Orangi Town, Karachi, Pakistan”, WEDC, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, 2003, 92 pages.  
     
  Public  Private  Partnerships  and  the  Poor   Case  Report-4:  Awami  (People’s)  Tanks Revisited”, in Local Governments in Asia and Pacific, edited by Dr. Ghulam Shabbir Cheema, published by United Nations University, Tokyo, 2013.  
     
   Reading Islamabad: High Dreams and Stark Realities”, The Emerging Asian City – Concomitant Urbanities and Urbanisms, edited by Prof. Vinayak Bharne, published by Routledge, New York 2012.  
      
     
Articles in Newspapers and Professional Magazinesng>
  Trends in Modern Housing An Affair with Illusions?in Habitat Pakistan, Issue No. 13, pp. 13-17, 1989.  
     
  City Profile with Respect to Planning Governance - Karachi Metropolitan Area, Pakistanin Metropolitan Governance and Planning in Transition: Asia Pacific Cases, Josefa S. Edralin (Editor), UNCRD Research Report Series No. 31; Nagoya: United Nations Centre for Regional Development, 1998.  
     
  Progress in Solar Water  Disinfections  (SODIS)’ 24th WEDC Conference Proceedings, Water, Engineering and Development Centre, Loughborough University, UK – Conference held in Islamabad, 1998; pp. 365-369.  
     
  ‘‘Public Private Partnerships in Pakistanin Making Common  Ground,  Geoffrey Payne (Editor); London: Intermediate Technology Publications, 1999.  
     
  Planning and Development of Industrial Locations in Karachi During the Post Independence Period, Karachi: APPC, 1994.  
     
  Monitoring and Evaluation System for Housing Programmes in Karachiin Architecture and Planning Journal, APPC-DCET, Karachi, pp.9-28, 1995.  
     
  Urban Organic Waste Management in Karachi, Pakistan 28th WEDC Conference Proceedings, Water, Engineering and  Development  Centre,  Loughborough  University, UK Conference held in Kolkata, 2002.  
     
  Alternate Water Supply Arrangements in Peri Urban Localities: Awami (People’s) Tanks in Orangi Township, Karachi in Environment & Urbanization, Vol. 15, No. 2, October, 2003, pp.33-42 (with Dr. Mohammad Sohail).  
     
  Globalisation and Heritage Some Perspectives”, paper presented and published in the proceedings of the First International Conference on Heritage, Globalisation and Built Environment, organised by Bahrain Society of Engineers, Government of Bahrain and the University of Bahrain (06-08 December 2004).  
     
  A Semi-Autonomous Urban Water Management System:  Retail  Beneficiaries  of Bulk Water Consumers in Karachi” , paper presented and published in the proceedings of 32nd WEDC International Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka 13-17 November 2006.  
     
  Karachi in 2020: Approaching Planning as a Project”, paper published in ICE Journal pp. 123-129, 2008.  
     
  Institutional Reforms In The Water Supply Arrangements In Karachi, Pakistan” paper published in ICE Journal, Vol. 162, Issue 3, pp. 171-178, 2009  
     
  Using Baseline Study to Evolve a Reforms Agenda in Urban Water Supply: Case of Sindh Province in Pakistan”: – paper accepted for 38th WEDC International Conference, Water, Sanitation and Hygienic Services Beyond 2015, Loughborough University, UK 27-31 July 2015.  
  "Tribute: Remembering Baba-i-Urdu"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | August 09, 2013  
  "The need to build Jinnah’s Pakistan"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | August 14, 2013  
  "Growing urbanisation: Shifting sands"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | August 25, 2013  
  "Revitalisation: A ‘Marshall Plan’ for universities"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 01, 2013  
  "Student elections: First step towards democracy"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | October 20, 2013  
  "Vice chancellors: ‘V’ for vision, ‘C’ for clear"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 10, 2013  
  "Spaces of learning: No more backbenchers"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 08, 2013  
  "Children on board, drive safely"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 26, 2014  
  "Incompetence: Educated, but unemployable"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 16, 2014  
  "Housing challenges"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 04, 2014  
  "Parched city"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | May 12, 2015  
  "When our cities flood"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | August 10, 2015  
  "Booming land sales"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 18, 2015  
  "Vulnerable to quakes"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 02, 2015  
  "Transport plans for Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 27, 2016  
  "Project Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | May 17, 2016  
  "Issues of overdevelopment"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | June 06, 2016  
  "Beyond bolstering security"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | July 21, 2016  
  "After the mayoral polls"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 03, 2016  
  "Fractured city"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | October 02, 2016  
  "Where the poor live"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | October 20, 2016  
  "Micromanaging Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 08, 2016  
  "CPEC’s territorial impact"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 22, 2016  
  "Rule by contract"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 11, 2016  
  "Politics of urban water"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 30, 2016  
  "Corrupt ways"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 24, 2017  
  "Out of step"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 14, 2017  
  "Governance through judiciary"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | April 03, 2017  
  "High-rise tide"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | April 23, 2017  
  "Cheating culture"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | May 16, 2017  
  "Unplanned Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | June 11, 2017  
  "Managing Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | July 21, 2017  
  "Census realities"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 13, 2017  
  "A broad canvas"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | October 17, 2017  
  "Expensive talk"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 24, 2017  
  "Capital politics"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 13, 2017  
  "Judges everywhere"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 21, 2017  
  "Karachi’s trash"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 14, 2018  
  "Karachi’s land use"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 24, 2018  
  "Karachi’s anomalies"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 04, 2018  
  "Day Zero"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 16, 2018  
  "Home sweet home"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 04, 2018  
  "Higher Education"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 29, 2018  
  "Urban infernos"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | April 12, 2018  
  "Sindh Youth Policy"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | April 26, 2018  
  "After the verdicts"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | May 15, 2018  
  "Water woes"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | June 08, 2018  
  "Policy & planning"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | July 05, 2018  
  "PTI must work with PPP if it wants to bring tabdeeli to Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | August 01, 2018  
  "Policy & planning"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | July 05, 2018  
  "City challenges"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | August 12, 2018  
  "Housing demand"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 14, 2018  
  "A ‘naya’ hope"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | July 05, 2018  
  "A 'Naya' Hope"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | October 16, 2018  
  "Beyond the glitz"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 07, 2018  
  "The 'clean-up' of Empress Market doesn't have to be this way"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | November 16, 2018  
  "Lives of the poor"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 11, 2018  
  "Too many planners"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 02, 2019  
  "Fire hazards"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 17, 2019  
  "Industrial revival in Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 11, 2019  
  "Does Karachi benefit from the 18th Amendment?"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Aug 21, 2019  
  "Industrial "; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 11, 2019  
  "Building collapses"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 01, 2019  
  "Accessible housing"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 18, 2019  
  "Nationhood re-defined post-Balakot"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 23, 2019  
  "Rs460bn question"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | March 28, 2019  
  "Will PTI’s Karachi package be different from those of the past?"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Updated Apr 12, 2019  
  "Impending disaster"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | May 06, 2019  
  "Which master plan?"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | May 16, 2019  
  "Right to shelter"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | June 24, 2019  
  "Derailed again"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Updated July 23, 2019  
  "Wanted: a democratic political party"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Updated August 14, 2019  
  "Why did Karachi sink in the rain?"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Updated Sep 16, 2019  
  "PTI's one year: Has tabdeeli come to Karachi?"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Updated Aug 21, 2019  
  "Waste conundrum"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | September 19, 2019  
  "The master plan"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | October 11, 2019  
  "The BRT problem"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | December 11, 2019  
  "Building collapse"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 08, 2020  
  "Jinnah’s forgotten precept"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 26, 2020  
  "Hutment inferno"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | January 29, 2020  
  "Fixing Karachi"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | February 06, 2020  
  "Building Safety"; article published in DAWN TODAY'S PAPER | Updated March 13, 2020