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Dr Eziaku Rasheed MSc, BSc(Hons), PhD

Lecturer in Building Technology

School of Built Environment

Eziaku's research interests include Building Information Modelling (BIM), Building Evaluation, Green Buildings and Construction Education.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 43796
    Location: 19D, 106, School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Master of Science - University Sains Malaysia (2010)
  • Bachelor of Science (Second class honours) - Abia State University (2005)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Auckland (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings
  • Green Buildings and Technologies
  • Green Rating tools
  • Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of Commercial Buildings
  • Intelligent Buildings and Systems in the Built Enviornment
  • Smart designs/technologies

Research Opportunities

  • Post Occupancy Evaluation of Buildings  (01/01/2019) The aim of this project is to carry out a Post Occupancy Evaluation of office environments in educational and commercial buildings
  • The performance of Green facades in New Zealand  (01/01/2020) The aim of this project is to investigate Green technologies for building facades and their application/viability in the New Zealand Construction Industry
  • The studentship of the developing world in sustainability  (01/01/2020) This project examines the adoption of sustainability (Green) ideas and concepts from developed to developing regions of the world. The cons and pros of such relationships are also investigated.
  • Female in Construction  (01/01/2018) This project aims to increase the number of female school students in construction-related programme in the university and subsequently in the construction industry.

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Architectural Design (120101): Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design) (120104): Architecture (120100): Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Building Science and Techniques (120202): Built Environment And Design (120000)

Keywords

Sustainable Design and Construction; Green Buildings; office productivity; Green Technologies; Smart designs

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Witton, F., Rasheed, EO., & Rotimi, JOB. (2019). Does leadership style differ between a post-disaster and non-disaster response project? A study of three major projects in New Zealand. Buildings. 9(9)
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Rotimi, J.
Rasheed, EO., Khoshbakht, M., & Baird, G. (2019). Does the number of occupants in an office influence individual perceptions of comfort and productivity?-new evidence from 5000 office workers. Buildings. 9(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Ashcroft, D., Egbelakin, T., Jing, J., & Rasheed, EO. (2019). Cost comparison of seismic damage resisting systems for modules in multi-storey buildings. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 17(2), 330-346
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EO., & Byrd, H. (2018). Can a naturally ventilated office outperform a mixed mode office? Pilot study on occupants’ comfort. Building and Environment. 137, 34-40
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Thi Hoai Le, A., Park, K., Domingo, N., Rasheed, E., & Mithraratne, N. (2018). Sustainable refurbishment for school buildings: a literature review. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation.
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Bramantino, A., Chawynski, G., Phipps, R., Corinne, M., & Rasheed, E. (2018). Monitoring of a low-energy home in New Zealand: A case study of a Christchurch superhome. Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation. 7(3), 275-287
[Journal article]Authored by: Chawynski, G., Phipps, R., Rasheed, E.Contributed to by: Chawynski, G.
Egbelakin, T., Poshdar, M., Walsh, KQ., Ingham, J., Johnston, D., Becker, J., . . . Rasheed, E. (2018). Preparedness of small to medium-sized enterprises to earthquake disaster: Napier and Dunedin case studies. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. 51(4), 171-182
[Journal article]Authored by: Johnston, D., Rasheed, E.
Le, ATH., Park, KS., Domingo, N., Rasheed, E., & Mithraratne, N. (2018). Sustainable refurbishment for school buildings: a literature review. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation.
[Journal article]Authored by: Domingo, N., Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., Byrd, H., Money, B., Mbachu, J., & Egbelakin, T. (2017). Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand workers?. Sustainability. 9(6), 1-16 Retrieved from http://www.mdpi.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EO., Byrd, H., Money, B., Mbachu, J., & Egbelakin, T. (2017). Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand?. Sustainability (Switzerland). 9(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EO., & Byrd, H. (2017). Can self-evaluation measure the effect of IEQ on productivity? A review of literature. Facilities. 35(11-12), 601-621
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Mbachu, J., Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, EO., & Shahzad, WM. (2017). Influence of key role players on productivity outcomes in the residential building lifecycle. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 15(4), 528-551
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Rasheed, EN. (2016). Are we Greenwashing our Buildings?. ezzyresearch.com.
[Book Review]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Byrd, H., & Rasheed, EO. (2016). The productivity paradox in green buildings. Sustainability (Switzerland). 8(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, EN., & Abubakar, AH. (2011). Assessing key factors in design in the Industrialised Building System (IBS) approach: Stakeholders’ Opinions in Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research. 3(Part 1), 168-175
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, EN., & Bakar, AHA. (2011). The utilisation of inustrialised building system in design innovation in construction industry. World Applied Sciences Journal. 15(2), 205-213
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Abu Bakar, AH., Ali, K., Onyeizu, EN., & Yusof, MN. (2012). Evaluating risk management practices in construction industry: Evidence from Oman. International Journal of Academic Research. 4, 32-36 Retrieved from https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Bakar, AHBA., Ali, KB., & Onyeizu, E. (2011). Total quality management practices in large construction companies: A case of Oman. World Applied Sciences Journal. 15(2), 285-296
[Journal article]Authored by: Rasheed, E.

Conference

Rasheed, E., Yu, J., Hale, S., Booth, N., & Shahzad, W. (2019). Explaining the factors’ influencing young females’ interest in the construction industry using Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. : West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Rasheed, EN., & Byrd, H. (2017). Naturally Ventilated Office Buildings versus Mixed Mode Office Buildings: POE on Occupants’ Comfort. M. Aurel (eds.), Back to the future: The next 50 years, 51st International Conference of the Architectural Science Association 2017, pp. 1–10. ©2017, The Architectural Science Association and Victoria University of Wellington..
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, E., Callister, R., Huo, W., & Egbelakin, T. (2018, November). Liveability in Auckland city – An insight into the prospect of Mixed- Use Developments. Presented at 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, E., Holliday, L., & Mohanty, N. (2018, November). Are New Zealand Tenants Still Fuel Poor? A study on the awareness and effects of fuel poverty in low income households. Presented at 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Baird, G., Rasheed, E., & Wareing, S. (2018). The influence of demographic and locational factors on occupants’ perception scores for their buildings. Engaging Architectural Science: Meeting the Challenges of Higher Density. (pp. 35 - 42). : 52nd International Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Thi Hoai Le, A., Domingo, N., Rasheed, E., & Park, K. (2018). Building Maintenance Cost Planning and Estimating: A Literature Review. Gorse, C and Neilson, C J (Eds). : 34th Annual ARCOM Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Le, ATH., Domingo, N., Rasheed, E., & Park, KS. (2018). Building maintenance cost planning and estimating: A literature review. Proceeding of the 34th Annual ARCOM Conference, ARCOM 2018. (pp. 697 - 706).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Domingo, N., Rasheed, E.
Ansari, R., Egbelakin, T., Mbachu, J., Rasheed, E., & Shahzad, W. (2017). Maximizing the productivity of the precast concrete plants by implementing the lean management system. Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. : THE 5TH ANNUAL NZBERS 2017
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Yakubu, E., Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E., Mbachu, J., & Shahzad, W. (2017). Development of a multiple-criteria decision assessment framework for adaptive reuse case study building selection. Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. : THE 5TH ANNUAL NZBERS 2017
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Razeen, M., Shahzad, W., Mbachu, J., Egbelakin, T., & Rasheed, E. (2017). Prefab timber panels - A study to investigate the potential of export trade. Advancing collaborative built environment research and practice in New Zealand. : THE 5TH ANNUAL NZBERS 2017
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Razeen, M., Shahzad, WM., Egbelakin, T., & Rasheed, E. (2017). Prefab timber panels - A study to investigate the potential of export trade.. : 5th New Zealand Built Environment Research Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., Jiaying, S., & Onyeizu, UR. (2017). Are Naturally Ventilated Office Spaces Best For New Zealand Climate?. , International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Engineering and Technology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., & Money, B. (2017). The Perception Of Auckland Office Workers On Thermal Comfort In New Zealand.. , International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference for Engineering and Technology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, U., Rasheed, EN., & Shi, J. (2017, May). Are naturally ventilated office spaces best for New Zealand climate?. Presented at International Conference for Engineering and Technology.. Massachusetts, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Money, B., & Rasheed, EN. (2017, May). The perception of Auckland office workers on thermal comfort in New Zealand. Presented at International Conference for Engineering and Technology. Massachusetts, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., Jun Bai, W., & Egbelakin, T. (2016). IS MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT BENEFICIAL TO AUCKLAND CITY? (DEVELOPERS’ PERSPECTIVE). , Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., Callister, R., & Egbelakin, T. (2016). LIVEABILITY IN MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS (OCCUPIERS’ PERCEPTIVE). , Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Mbachu, J., Rasheed, EN., & Shahzad, W. (2016). Improving productivity and viability of SME contractors: Resilience management framework. In N. Domingo, & S. Wilkinson (Eds.) 2016 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected. (pp. 872 - 881). Auckland, New Zealand: 6th International Conference on Building Resilience
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Mbachu, J., Rasheed, EN., & Shahzad, W.Improving productivity and viability of sme contractors: resilience-enhancing framework. (pp. 872 - 881). Auckland, New Zealand: 6th International Conference on Building Resilience: Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Adafin, J., Rasheed, EN., & Ojo, G.Exploring Theoretical Concepts and Influencing Methods for Improving Design Stage Cost Estimating Accuracy in Building Procurement.. . Milan, Italy
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Adafin, J., Rasheed, EN., & Ojo, G. (2014). Improving Design Stage Cost Estimating Accuracy in Building Procurement.. ICEC IX Congress: Re-Engineering Total Cost Management. : ICEC IX Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., & Byrd, H. (2014). Are IEQ factors more important to productivity than other factors in the workplace?. 50th ASC Annual International Conference Proceedings. (pp. 1 - 8). : 50th ASC Annual International Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, EN., & Hugh, B. (2013). Do ‘green’ buildings’ IEQ improve productivity?. In MA. Schnabel (Ed.) Cutting Edge: 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Associ a- tion,. (pp. 375 - 384). : 47th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, EN., & Byrd, H. (2013). Indoor Environment Quality and Productivity: Fable or Fact? A review of past studies. The 38th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference (AUBEA). : The 38th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference (AUBEA)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN. (2014). The delusion of green certification the case of green certified office buildings in New Zealand. In J. Mbachu (Ed.) Proceedings of 4th Annual New Zealand Built Environment Research Symposium. (pp. 207 - 225). : 4th New Zealand Built Environment Research 2014 Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, EN., & Byrd, H. (2011). Understanding the Relationship between Occupants’ Productivity and Daylighting in Commercial Buildings: A Review of Literature.. The 5th International Conference & Workshop on Built Environment in Developing Countries,. : The 5th International Conference & Workshop on Built Environment in Developing Countries,
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., Huo, J., & Egbelakin, TK. (2016). Is Mixed Use Development Beneficial to Auckland City? – Developers’ perspective,. , Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Egbelakin, TK., Rabel, P., Wilkinson, S., Ingham, J., & Eziaku, R. (2016). How prepared are small businesses for another earthquake disaster in New Zealand?. In A. Saari, & P. Huovinen (Eds.) Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016. Vol. 3 (pp. 702 - 714). Department of Civil Engineering, Tampere University of Technology; Tampere, Finland,: CIB World Building Congress (WBCIB) 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Egbelakin, TK., Kim, G., & Rasheed, E. (2016). Size and nature of the Auckland private rented sector – Implications for the spread of housing options. In K. Kähkönen, & M. Keinänen (Eds.) Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016. Vol. 1 (pp. 197 - 208). Tampere University of Technology, Finland: CIB World Building Congress 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rasheed, E.

Thesis

Rasheed, EN. (2014). Can architecture improve productivity? the case of green certified buildings. (Doctoral Thesis, Department tof Architecture, University of Auckland, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Rasheed, E.

Report

Rasheed, E.(2019). Catching Them Young (CTY) - Increasing the Number of Females in the Construction Industry. : PrefabNZ
[Technical Report]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Shahzad, W., & Rasheed, E.(2019). The H&S case for prefab. (Report No. 170). Wellington, New Zealand
[Technical Report]Authored by: Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Rasheed, EN.(2016). Guidance Sheet for Computer Count and Occupancy Survey for NABERSNZ Certified Rating..
[Technical Report]Authored by: Rasheed, E.
Onyeizu, EN.(2013). Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of Ironbank Building, Auckland.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Rasheed, E.

Other

Rasheed, E. (2019, April). “Catching Them Young”: showcasing the benefits of early engagement of female high school students with construction-related professions. In National Association of Women in Construction, New Zealand. Presented at BuildTech, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Rasheed, E.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • April - June 2016 - New Zealand Green Building Council
    NABERSNZ Liaison Officer
  • 2014 -2015 - Department of Construction Management, UNITEC
    Part time Lecturer
  • 2012 - 2013 - NICAI, University of Auckland
    Post Graduate Research Network (PRN) Coordinator
  • Feb - Dec 2012 - NICAI, University of Auckland
    Master of Architecture Design Student Supervisor
  • 2007 - 2009 - Spring Bank Plc
    Project Architect - Properties Development Unit
  • 2004 - 2005 - Infinity Consults
    Architectural Designer

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 4 0

Teaching

218:100 - Construction Materials

218.122 - Materials Technology and Computer Aided Design

218.172 - Construction Technology: Residential

218:271 -Construction & Design: Commercial Buildings

218.340 - COnstruction Research Project

Courses Coordinated

  • 218.123 CAD and Building Information Modelling
  • 218.340 Construction Research Project
  • 218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Achini Weerasinghe - Doctor of Philosophy
    Sustainability Transitions of Buildings through Green Retrofitting
  • An Le - Doctor of Philosophy
    Evaluating Building Information Modeling (BIM) supported Decision Making for Sustainable Construction
  • David Finnie - Doctor of Philosophy
    Model for two-stage ECI and framework for client representation
  • Reza Ansari - Doctor of Philosophy
    Timber Prefabricated Building System to Improve Housing Supply and Standards in New Zealand

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