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Nooriati Taib



Nooriati Taib (Dr.)

Room E49- 117, 
School of HBP USM 11800 Penang, Malaysia
Tel : 604-653 5913
Email : nooriati@usm.my
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Academic Qualifications  
  • Ph.D. Architecture, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • B. Arch, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • BSc.HBP (Architecture), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Personal Details
Dr Nooriati Taib, a lecturer, a designer, is a researcher in the Universiti Sains Malaysia. She has a PhD in Architecture from the Universiti Sains Malaysia. Earlier, she has completed her Bsc. Hons. in Housing, Building and Planning and B. Arch respectively in 2007 and 2009.  Her field of research are thermal comfort and landscape in architecture. Her work highlights the effects of plants and thermal comfort in transitional spaces of high-rise building. Her various interests include editing manuscript, evaluating design work (crit), prototype research and book writing.

Professional Membership    


Research Grant



Undergraduate and post graduate (name list, programme (Bsc, Msc of Phd, Title of research)

  Current post graduate:
  1. Nasibeh Faghih Mirzaei , Phd (Building Technology), Investigating the relationship between roadside trees and road surface temperature to mitigate urban heat island in Penang, Malaysia



 ​List of publications (categorized according to books, journals, chapters in book)

   Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  1. Taib, N., Abdullah, A., Ali, Z., Syed Fadzil, S. F. & Swee Yeok, F. (2014). Trends in the air temperature of transitional spaces of a high-rise office building: The effects of season and location. Indoor and Built Environment. Vol. 23 (8), 1117- 1128.

  2. Taib, N., Abdullah, A. & Syed Fadzil, S. F. (2010). An assessment of thermal comfort and users’ perception of landscape gardens in a high-rise office building. Journal of Sustainable Development. Vol. 3, No. 4, 153-164.

  Published Papers in Symposium/ International Conferences/ Proceedings
  1. Taib, N. & Abdullah, A. (2012). Study of Landscape Gardens: Expectations and Users’ Perception of a High-Rise Office Building. Procedia- Social and Behavioral Sciences. ASEAN Conference on Environment-Behavior Studies (AcE-Bs), Bangkok, Thailand. Available at www.sciencedirect.com.

  2. Taib, N., Abdullah, A. & Syed Fadzil, S. F. (2010). Thermal comfort performance of landscape gardens in a high-rise office building. European Council of Landscape Architecture School (ECLAS) Conference. Istanbul, Turkey.

  3. Taib, N., Abdullah, A. & Syed Fadzil, S. F. (2010). Users’ perception of thermal comfort and landscape gardens in a high-rise office building. 3rd International Conference on Southeast Asian Natural Resources and Environmental Management (SANREM), Kuching, Sabah.

  Article/ Chapter in a book
  1. Taib, N., Abdullah, A. & Syed Fadzil, S. F. (2011). Effects of landscape design in high-rise office building. Ekoyapi Magazine: Sustainable Approaches in Office Building. Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 64-68 (in Turkish language).



She maintains the Methods of Analysis and Research Web Site (http://www.hbp.usm.my/methods) for teaching various methods courses.

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