• 2012: Doctor of Philosophy, Built Environment / Architecture (PhD degree by research), Faculty of the Built Environment,
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) , Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
• Master of Architecture, 2000 (M. Arch., Research 50% & theory courses 50%), Department of Architecture, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh
• Bachelor of Architecture, 1993 (B. Arch., 5 year professional program), Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1st class [performance. Top 4th position]
Recent Journal Papers (since joining UOS, 2012):
Ara, Dilshad, & Rashid, M. 2015, ‘Urban-vernacular' walk-ups: Mapping form, spaces and technology in an urban private housing typology in Dhaka’ in Journal of Urban Regeneration & Renewal. Volume 9 Number 1; Autumn/Fall 2015. ISSN 1752-9638. (Henry Stewart Publications, UK)
Rashid, Mamun, and Dilshad Rahat Ara. 2015. Modernity in tradition: Reflections on building design and technology in the Asian vernacular. Frontiers of Architectural Research 4 (1):46-55. ISSN 2095-2635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foar.2014.11.001. (Elsevier)
Rashid, M., & Ara,D. 2015, Designed outdoor spaces and greenery in an inner city area: A case study from Sydney, in Landscape Research. Volume 40, Issue 7, 2015, DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2015.1051523. (Taylor & Francis/Routledge)
Rashid, M., & Ara,D. 2015, ' Breathing Spaces in Inner Urban Neighbourhoods in Sydney: The Impact of Sustainable Open Spaces', in The International Journal Of Environmental Sustainability. Volume 10, Issue 2, July 2015, pp.1-13 (Commongroundpublishing, USA)
Ara,D., & Rashid, M. 2016, ‘Between the built and the unbuilt in vernacular studies: the architecture of the Mru of the Chittagong Hills’, in The Journal of Architecture. Vol. 21, Issue. 1, 2016. DOI:10.1080/13602365.2015.1137620, (Taylor & Francis/Routledge)
Ara, Dilshad, & Rashid, M. 2016, ‘Creative Mappings: Tracking local dwelling changes in the Chittagong Hills: perspectives on vernacular architecture’, Journal of Cultural Geography, Volume 33, Issue 2, 2016, DOI:10.1080/08873631.2016.1159020, (Taylor & Francis/Routledge).
Ara,D., & Rashid, M.2007, ‘The Thin Line between Tradition and Modernity: The Poetics of Vernacular Dwellings of Chittagong Hill Tracts’, Protibesh: Environment, Journal of the Department of Architecture, vol 11 (2), pp. 5-15. ISSN: 1812-8068
Ara,D., & Rashid, M. 2003, ‘Rediscovering the vernacular architecture of the hill people: the Mru house of the Chittagong Hill Tracts’, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Hum., 48(1), pp .171-188. ISSN: 1015-6836
Rashid, M., & Ara,D.2009, “Where is the sustainable buzz? : Design and liveability of higher density urban housing in inner Sydney”, in Stephen Loo, Gregory Nolan, Sabrina Sequeira, Florence Soriano (eds), Performative Ecologies in the Built Environment: Sustainability Research Across Disciplines: 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, Launceston: 2009. (Refereed conference paper)
Rashid, M.2007, ‘Diversity in Housing: Reassessing the medium-density house forms of Sydney’, in Housing and Globalisation, APNHR (the Asia-Pacific Network for Housing Research) Conference, Kobe: 2005.
Rashid, M. 2007, ‘Users’ – Architects’ viewpoint: A basis for reinvestigation of urban multifamily housing forms (Sydney)’, in 18 Commonwealth Association of Architects [CAA] Conference 2006. [Published by Commonwealth Association of Architects & Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), in Society Architects and Emerging Issues, Dhaka, April 2007]
Rashid, M. 2005, “Reassessing ‘people and residential environment’: socio-spatial aspects of built forms”, in Fabricating Sustainability, 39th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association, Wellington: 2005. (Refereed conference paper)
Rashid, M.2005, “Socio-spatial aspects of built forms: an interface of ‘people and residential environment’”, in Roberta Julian, Reannan Rottier and Rob White (eds), Community, Place, Change - The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) 2005, Sandy Bay: 2005. (Refereed conference paper)
Ara,D., & Rashid, M. 2003, ‘Learning from Non-Pedigreed Architects: Tribal Houses of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh’, Z N Ahmed, K M Maniruzzaman & R Hafiz [eds], Architecture Overcoming Constraints [proceedings of the International Seminar at BUET, 2003], Dhaka, pp 9-16.
Rashid, M.2002, ‘Housing at Uttara Model Town: An Analysis and exploring ways to tackle the housing problem of Middle class’, Housing and Development (HDM), Advanced International Training Programme - 2002, Lund University, Lund, Sweden (http://www.hdm.lth.se/TRAINING/Postgrad/HD/papers/2002/index.htm)
Rashid, M., & Chowdhury, B.1996, ‘Dhaka City - The Impact of colonial Development Vis-a-vis the Coeval
Urban Milieu’, Department of Architecture, Future of the Past: Architectural Heritage of Dhaka,
proceedings of the International Seminar, at BUET on Jan 13-14,1996.