Department of Architecture

Afeefa Adeeba Rahman

Lecturer, Department of Architecture

Afeefa Adeeba Rahman

Lecturer,Department of Architecture



Teaching / Research Interest:

Environmental Comfort and Energy Efficiency, Environmental Simulations, Multicriterial Optimization, BIM, Parametric, and Computational Design.

Educational Qualification:

  • Master of Architecture(Environmental andEnergy)

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) (Ongoing).

  • Bachelor of Architecture

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)(2022).


Professional Experience:

  • Lecturer, Department of Architecture, MIST, since September 2022.
  • Junior Associate Architect, CAF-BRTC BUET, since August 2022.
  • Intern Architect at‘EK Architects (Ehsan Khan Architects)’(27 December 2020- 15 February 2021)
  • ArchiCAD and BIM Trainer at ‘Latitude 23’(01 December 2019- 24 December 2019).

Other Experience:

  • Assistant Director, Open Architectural Competition for Northern Electricity Supply Company PLC (NESCO) Main Control Center (MCC), Rajshahi organized by IAB, 2024.
  • Member, of Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, 25th Executive Council, Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), since June 2023.


  • University PG Fellowship for Master of Architecture, BUET
  • University Merit Scholarships: BUET.
  • Board Scholarships for H.S.C (2015), S.S.C(2013), J.S.C(2010).


  • Ergonomic Assessment (Ongoing)

Title: Ergonomic Assessment of Classroom Furniture in the Military Institute ofScience and Technology (MIST).

Investigators: Dr. Sudipti Biswas, MdRaisul Mostafa Sajib, Afeefa Adeeba Rahman


Workshops &Lectures:

  • Conducted a 2-dayOnline workshop on, “Daylighting Simulation with Climatestudio” at the Department of Architecture, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST),March 2024.
  • Invited for a Demonstration class for the design studio of Level 3 term 2, Department of Architecture,BUET by the studio teachers’ Md.Mizanur Rahman and Mohammad Tahajibul Hossain for the demonstration of ‘BIM Collaboration:Integrating Architecture and Structure’,5 June 2023.
  • Invited to give a presentation on the design studio of Level 4 term 2, Department of Architecture,BUET by the studio teachers, Dr.Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed and Mohammad Tahajibul Hossain about the environmentalconsiderations for the planning of urban housing to ensure human comfort based on theundergraduate thesis project naming, “Energy Smart Residential Neighborhood Sustainability forfuture Dhaka”, 28 January 2023.
  • Conducted a Workshop on ArchiCAD basics for Faculty Development, Department of Architecture, MIST, 26 October 2022.

Articles and Publications:

  • Conference Paper,“Towards Resilient Neighborhoods: Impact of Block Morphology on Outdoor Comfort”, (PLEA 2024),June 2024.

Authors: Afeefa Adeeba Rahman, Md. Mizanur Rahman, Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed.

  • Conference Paper, “Plot Vs Block Developments: Thermal Comfort in Planned Residential Neighbourhoods for Dhaka”(PLEA 2024),June 2024.

Authors: Afeefa Adeeba Rahman, Md. Atiqur Rahman.

  • Conference Paper, “Architecture and Artificial Intelligence:A study from the perspective of a third-world country like Bangladesh”, (ICPACE 2023), October 2023.

Authors: Afeefa Adeeba Rahman, Ashfaq Ahmed Shahul, Ramisa Tasnim.

  • Conference Paper, “A study on the design guidelines of conceptual prototype proposal for the emergency shelter of thevulnerable Rohingya community in Ukhiya and Teknaf”, (ICPACE 2023), October 2023.

Authors: Afeefa Adeeba Rahman, ShariarAlam Santo.

  • Conference Paper, “Proposal for the conceptual structural prototype of emergency shelter for the vulnerable Rohingyacommunity of coastal camp in Bangladesh”(CICM 2023),July 2023.

Authors: ShariarAlam Santo, Afeefa Adeeba Rahman.

Skills in Computer Application:

ArchiCAD  | Rhino-Grasshopper             | Envi Met  | DIALux   |  Odeon    |    EnergyPlus

QGIS   |    ArcGIS   |    Twinmotion    |     Sketchup    |     Photoshop    |    Microsoft Office

Revit   |     ETABS     |     SAP



  • Associate Member, Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), AR-482.
  • Member,Women Architects, Engineers, Planners Association (WAEPA), G-029.