Malay Portrait

Malay Dave

Malay qualified as an architect in India and came to Australia to pursue his postgraduate degree in the Master of the Built Environment (Sustainable Development) in 2004. He is currently an associate at Kennedy Associates Architects in Sydney. In addition to being involved in architectural practice for more than a decade, he has maintained strong engagement with the academia. As a sessional academic he runs undergraduate and postgraduate courses on sustainability within the Faculty of the Built Environment at UNSW. Malay has a research and design consultancy and has been involved in national and international projects in the fields of climate change mitigation, adaptation, eco-retrofitting, sustainable supply chain management and urban sustainability. His work has been published by the AIA Environment Design Guide (EDG), the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). He is currently pursuing doctoral research in the field of self-sustainable housing at the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Low Carbon Living and is currently acting as the coordinator of this blog.


Dr Jin Woo

Dr Jin Woo has been involved in the built environment industry since graduating from Yonsei University south Korea, in 1998. She finished her PhD thesis “Towards sustainable workplace: Effects of indoor environment quality on occupant comfort and work performance” at UNSW, supervised by Professor Deo Prasad. Now Dr Jin Woo is a Lecturer in the School of Property, Construction and Project Management RMIT University Melbourne. she is editorial board, Australasia Journal of Construction Economics and Building (ISSN:1837-9133), International society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ASAIQ) and Registered architectural engineer, Korea Construction Engineers Association (KOCEA).

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Dr. Muhammad Azzam Bin Ismail

Dr. Muhammad Azzam Bin Ismail joined the University of Malaya Architecture program in 2011. Prior to his academic career she worked as an architect and a consultant on a number of large projects. Born in Malaysia, Azzam studied at the Univeristy of Glasgow, Scotland and the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. Azzam has published in significant international journals such as the Advanced Materials Research, Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability (in-press) and World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.


Dr. Mohd Farid Bin Mohamed

Graduated from the University of Liverpool, with a bachelor degree in architecture (hons) and Master of Science (Intergrated Construction prorject Management) from University Technology MARA .

His PhD research focused on methods for evaluation and design of high rise residential building with Natural ventilation. he joined the School of Architecture at The National University of Malaysia (University Kebangsaan Malaysia) as a Lecturer in 2011.

Robin Mellon

Robin is GBCA’s Green Star Executive Director, supervising the Green Star team in the development and operation of rating tools and the certification of Green Star projects.

Warren Neilson

Case Manager at Green Building Council of Australia. He is coordinating the certification of Green Star projects as well as assisting with the development of Green Star rating tools and education courses.

Dr. Wu Deng

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