Journal Papers

1 Dodo, Y.A. Kandar, M. Z. Ossen, D. R. “Green Maintenance for Urban High-Rise Design in Developing Countries”. International Journal of Environmental Sc- ience Volume 6, Number 2, 2010.
2 Mansour Nikpour, Batool Shamsaddin, Mohd Zin bin Kandar. “STUDY ON FUNCTIONAL AND AESTHETIC CHARACTERS OF TWO CITIES IN IRAN: HARMONIZATION BETWEEN URBAN DESIGN AND NATURE” Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture (ISSN1934-7359), a professional journal published across the United States by David Publishing Company, Chicago, IL, USA.
3 Nikpour, M., Kandar, M.Z., Ghasemi, M., Fallah, H.; Study of the effectiveness of solar heat gain and day light factors on minimizing electricity use in high rise buildings, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 73 , pp. 73 (2011)
3 Mohd Zin Kandar, Mohd Sabere Sulaiman, Yong Razidah Rashid, Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Aminatuzuhariah M Abdullah, Lim Yaik Wah and Mansour Nikpour; Investigating Daylight Quality In Malaysian Government Office, Buildings Through Daylight Factor and Surface Luminance; World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 59, page 1793-1798, 2011
4 Aminatuzuhariah, Mohd Zin Kandar, ; COMPARISON OF THERMAL COMFORT LEVELS FOR TWO TRADITIONAL BUGIS HOUSES IN MALAYSIA: PROSIDING KONVENSYEN DIASPORA BUGIS, UTM Johor Bahru; ⋅ DECEMBER 6, 2011.
5 Mansour Nikpour, Mohsen Ghasemi, Elahe Mosavi, Mohd Zin Kandar ; Investigating the Effectiveness of Iranian Architecture on Sustainable Space Creation. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 58 2011.
6 Nikpour, M., Kandar, M. Z, Ghasemi, M. and Fallah, H. “Investigating the effectiveness of solar heat gain and daylight on minimizing energy consumption in high rise buildings”, ICEEE 2011, WASET Conference, Penang, Malaysia, Pp 253-257. 2011.
7 Nikpour, M., Kandar, M. Z, Ghomeshi, M. Moeinzadeh, N. and Ghasemi, M. “Investigating the effectiveness of self-shading strategy on overall thermal transfer Value and window size in high rise buildings”, ICEEE 2011, WASET Conference, Penang, Malaysia, Pp 247-252. 2011.
8 Yong Razidah Rashid, Mohd Sabere Sulaiman, Azlina Aziz, Hilmilia Selamat, Abdul Halim Mat Yani and Mohd Zin Kandar; Greening government’s office buildings: PWD Malaysia experiences. 2011 International Conference on Green Buildings and Sustainable Cities Procedia Engineering,Volume 21, 2011, Pages 1056–1060.
9 Elina Mohd Husini , Fadli Arabi   and Mohd Zin Kandar ; On Post Occupancy Evaluation of the Preferred Luminous Environment and Occupants’ Satisfaction for Office Buildings in Malaysia: A Survey. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 47-58, 2011
10 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar, Dilshan Remaz Ossen & Christy Pathrose Gomez. Design Pre-Certification of Green Building for Effective Delivery of Energy Efficiency; Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment 11th -12th July 2011, Hong Kong, China Postgraduate Students of the Faculty of Construction and Land Use The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Indexed in Scopus Conference Paper).
11 Dodo, Y.A. Ossen, D. R. Kandar, M. Z. Empowering Local Authorities through Stimulating Policies on Green Building in Developing Countries International Conference on Project & Facilities Management ICoPFM 2011 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 18th – 19th May 2011 , (Non Indexed Conference).
12 Dodo, Y.A. & Kandar, M. Z. Daylighting a Criterion for Rating Green Commercial Office Buildings: Architect Colloquium 2011 Abuja, 28th- 29th June 2011, (Non Indexed Conference).
13 DODO Yakubu Aminu, KANDAR Mohd Zin, ENEGBUMA Wallace Imoudu & JIBRIL Danazumi Jibril (2011) Establishing the Nigeria National Standards for Sustainable Buildings: Towards Green Building Delivery. Presented at NIOB 53 Annual National Conference Jewel 2011 Gombe State University, Gombe Nigeria 5th – 10th July 2011, (Non Indexed Conference).
14 Dodo, Y. A., Kandar, M. Z., Ossen, D. R. and Enegbuma, W. I.(2011) Occupants Satisfaction On Visual Environment Of An Open Plan Office- One Day Seminar “Exchange View On How To Sustain Urban Environment In Aspect Of Technology, Social And Ecology” 25th July 2011 Department of Landscape Architecture , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia, (Non Indexed Conference).
15 Dodo, Y.A., Kandar, M.Z., Ossen, D. R., Bello, T. A. & Ojobo, H. I. (2011) Alternative Sources of Energy a Countermeasure in Addressing ‘Peakoilism’. 46th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (SAN) 24-28 July, 2011 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria. (Non Indexed Conference).
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17 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar , Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Yaik-Wah Lim, Yong Razidah Rashid & Mohammad Sabere Sulaiman (2011); Sustainable Design Practice in Government’s Office Buildings in Malaysia: A Brief Literature” (Paper ID: B6-06)The 12th International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Architecture (SENVAR), Malang- Indonesia, November 10th -11th 2011. (Non Indexed Conference).
18 Dodo, Y.A. Ossen, D. R. Kandar, M. Z. Green – Maintenance for Urban High-Rise Design in Developing Countries International Journal of Environmental science Vol. 6 No. 2, (Non Indexed Journal).
19 Behzad Rahmani, Mohd Zin Kandar and Parisa Rahmani; How Double Skin Façade’s Air-Gap Sizes Effect on Lowering Solar Heat Gain in Tropical Climate?. World Applied Sciences Journal 18 (6): 774-778, 2012.
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Fadli Arabi, Elina Mohd Husini, Mohd Zin Kandar. ; Effect of Natural Light Glare on Passive Design in Malaysian Government Office Building, American Transactions on Engineering & Applied Sciences, Volume 1 No.4. 2012.
21 Fadli Arabi and Mohd Zin Kandar, Effect of Daylight Glare on Passive Design in Government Office Building. PROCEEDINGS OF 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN 2012 Penang, 3rd – 5th March 2012
22 Elina B. Mohd Husini and Mohd Zin bin Kandar; Post Occupancy Evaluation of Luminous Environment and Occupants Satisfaction for Office Building in Hot and Humid Climate of Malaysia. PROCEEDINGS OF 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN 2012 Penang, 3rd – 5th March 2012
23 Mansour Nikpour, Hossein Tayyari, Firoozeh Azmoon, Peyman Azmoon and Mohd
Zin Kandar; Investigating Techniques for Designing Energy Research Centre with Energy 164 Optimization Approach in Desert Cities. PROCEEDINGS OF 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN 2012 Penang, 3rd – 5th March 2012
24 Mansour Nikpour, Mohsen Ghasemi, Elahe Mosavi and Mohd Zin Kandar ; Investigating the Effectiveness of Iranian Garden Charactristices on Convenience Condition in Hot and Arid Regions. PROCEEDINGS OF 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN 2012 Penang, 3rd – 5th March 2012
25 Mansour Nikpour, Shahrzad Shamsolmaali, Hamzeh Dehghani and Mohd Zin Kandar; Creating Sustainability in Central Courtyard Houses in Desert Regions of Iran. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT, Issue 2, Volume 6, 2012.
26 Mansour Nikpour, Mohd Zin Kandar, Mohsen Ghasemi, Mohammad Ghomeshi and Mohammad Reza Safizadeh; Heat Transfer Reduction Using Self Shading Strategy in Energy Commission Building in Malaysia, Journal of Applied Sciences Year: 2012 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 9 | Page No.: 897-901.
27 Mansour Nikpour, Mohd Zin Kandar, and Elahe Mosavi; Investigating Daylight Quality Using Self-Shading Strategy in Energy Commission Building in Malaysia. Indoor and Built Environment, October 2013; vol. 22, 5: pp. 822-835., first published on September 12, 2012.
28 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen ; VIEW WINDOW DISTANCE INFLUENCE ON VISUAL COMFORT IN OFFICE BUILDINGS; A PILOT STUDY, INTA 2012 4th. International Network for Tropical Architecture Conference, 2012.
29 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar, Muhammad Babale Girei, Ahmed Yahaya Abdul and Jallaludeen Mu’azu; Comparative Analysis of Effect of Psychological Factors on Visual Comfort in a Green and Conventional Office Building, 2012 2nd International Conference on Biotechnology and Environment Management IPCBEE vol.42 (2012) © (2012) IACSIT Press, Singapore DOI: 10.7763/IPCBEE. 2012. V42. 21.
30 Yahaya Ahmed, Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Jibril Danazumi Jibril, Mohd Zin Kandar & Abdulhamid Mar-Iman Al Monetization’ Policy Effect On Sustainable Buildings In Nigeria Institute for Environment Research and Development Ota (IERD) (March 2012) ; (Indexed Conference Paper)
31 MOHSEN ROSHAN , MOHD ZIN KANDAR; INVESTIGATING THE PERFORMANCE OF ANIDOLIC DAYLIGHT SYSTEM, 6TH SOUTH EAST ASIAN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM SYMPOSIUM KING MONGKUT’S UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY THONBURI, THAILAND. 05 Mar 2012
32 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar, Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Aisha Haladu Bornoma, Jibril Dan’azimi Jibril and Ralph Terver Ahar; Importance of a View Window in Rating Green Office Buildings 2nd International Conference on Green Buildings Technologies and Materials Wuhan China December 27-28(GBTM 2012). Manuscript number : T335 (To be Indexed in Scopus in press).
33 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar, Malsiah Hamid, Ralph Terver Ahar, and Ojobo Henry Idoko, Creating awareness on harnessing the potentials of wood as a sustainable construction material in Nigeria ” 4th International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society in Makassar, Indonesia, November 7-8, 2012 manuscript number of “X – 121”., (Non Indexed Conference).
34 Yakubu Aminu Dodo, Mohd Zin Kandar, Yahaya Ahmed, Fai’zah Mohammed Bashir & Henry Idoko Ojobo; Visual Health Awareness among Occupants of Office Users. International policy brief series; Education & Science Journal of Policy Review & Curriculum Development Vol. 2, No. 1, Pp 81-88 2012), (Indexed Journal).
35 Yakubu Aminu Dodo1, Mohd Zin Kandar2, and Dilshan Remaz Ossen and Henry Idoko Ojobo “A Theoretical Framework for Green-Shift in the Nigeria Building Industry” (2012) Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture (ISSN1934-7359) – indexed by the Library of U.S Congress, on whose official website (http://catalog.loc.gov) yet to pay but accepted already manuscript acceptance no JCEA-E 20120225-1 0.1101F, (Indexed Journal).
36 Yaik-Wah Lim, Mohd Zin Kandar, Mohd Hamdan Ahmad, Dilshan Remaz Ossen, Aminatuzuhariah M Abdullah; Building Facade Design for Daylighting Quality in Typical Government Office Building. Building and Environment Journal, Volume 57, Elsever, pp 194-204, Nov 1, 2012.
37 Nikpour, Mansour; Kandar, Mohd Zin; Mosavi, Elahe; Investigating Daylight Quality Using Self-Shading Strategy in Energy Commission Building in Malaysia; Indoor and Built Environment, Volume 22, issue 5 (October 2013), p. 822-835.
38 Mansour Nikpour, Mohd Zin Kandar, Mohsen Roshan, Empirical Validation of IES<VE> Simulation in Term of Daylight in Self- Shading Office Room in Malaysia. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 3(10)106-112, 2013.
39 Mohsen Roshan, Mohd Zin Bin Kandar, Mansour Nikpur, Mohammad Pir Mohammadi and Mohsen Ghasemi; Investigating the performance of Anidolic Daylighting System with respect to building orientation in tropical area. IRACST – Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal (ESTIJ), ISSN: 2250-3498, Vol.3, No.1, February 2013.
40 Elina Mohd Husini, Fadli Arabi, Remaz Ossen Dilshan, Mohd Zin Kandar and Norhaini Mat Lajis. Daylight in Office Buıldings in Malaysıa: A Pilot Study on Occupants’ Satisfaction and Luminous Environment; Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and Extra Urban Studies, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.1-20.
41 ROSHAN, M., KANDAR, M. Z., MOHAMMADI, M. P. AND DODO, Y. A.; EMPIRICAL VALIDATION OF DAYLIGHT SIMULATION TOOL FOR A TEST OFFICE WITH ANIDOLIC DAYLIGHTING SYSTEM; JOURNAL OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, ISI (WEB OF SCIENCE), Vol. 3, page 104-112.
42 MOHSEN ROSHAN, MOHD ZIN BIN KANDAR; INVESTIGATING THE PERFORMANCE OF ANIDOLIC DAYLIGHTING SYSTEM IN REAL CLIMATIC CONDITIONS IN MALAYSIA; 4TH INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES IGCESH, Malaysia, 2013.
43 Mohsen Ghasemi, Mohd Zin Kandar, Maliheh Noroozi, Firooze Yazdipour, Sepideh Namaziyan, Mohsen Roshan , Capability of Computer Simulation Software for Predicting Average Daylight Factors in a Vertical Top-Light Atrium; Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research 3(11)96-105, 2013.
44 Mohd Zin Kandar, Fadli Arabi; Daylighting and Green Building Research and Policies in Malaysia. EWG 14/2012A: APEC Workshop to Support the Development of National Lighting Design Centers in APEC Region on 5 – 6 September 2013, Bangkok, Thailand.
46 Dodo, Y.A., Kandar, M.Z., Ossen, D.R., Jibril, J.D., Bornoma, A.H., Abubakar, A.I., Importance of a view window in rating green office buildings

, Advanced Materials Research 689 , pp. 180, 2013.

47 Omid Khabiri, M H Hamdan, M Z Kandar, “Research Method for Computer Modelling Study in Mosque Acoustic Design”, J. Basic of Applied Science Research, 3(4)227-233, (2013), ISSN 2090-4303.
48 Nikpour, M., Kandar, M.Z., Mousavi, E., Empirical validation of simulation software with experimental measurement of self shading room in term of heat gain, World Applied Sciences Journal 21 (8) , pp. 1200, 2013.
49 Roshan, M., Kandar, M.Z., Najafpour, H., Ossen, D.R., Ghasemi, M., Gharakhani, A., Torabi, M. Analysis of Anidolic Daylighting System parameters in tropical climate, Life Science Journal 11 (8) , pp. 171, 2014
50 Abdelhakeem, M., Aminu, D.Y., Kandar, M.Z., Investigating use of daylight in a typical algerian public classroom typology. Jurnal Teknologi 77 (15) , pp. 21, 2015.
51 Nimlyat, P.S., Kandar, M.Z., Appraisal of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in healthcare facilities: A literature review. Sustainable Cities and Society 17 , pp. 61, 2015.
52 Mohd Najib Mohd Salleh, Mohd Zin Kandar, Siti Rasidah Md Sakip;
Investigating User Perception of High-Performance Schools about Factors Associated with Building Energy Efficiency.© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs Proceering Journal. 2016
53 Mohd Najib Mohd Salleh, Mohd Zin Kandar, Siti Rasidah Md Sakip. “Benchmarking for Energy Efficiency on School Buildings Design: A review”; Elsevier Social and Behavioral Sciences 222 ( 2016 ) 211 – 218.
54 Muhammed Gambo Abdullahi, Mohd Zin Bin Kandar, Lim Yaik Wah, Allan Joseph Usman,. Perspectives on Heat Index and Climate Change on Thermal Comfort and Human Health. International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, ISSN : 2394-4099; Print ISSN: 2395-1990, Scientific impact Factor = 3.632. IJSRSET/Certificate/Volum 2/Issue 4/1582, 03 July 2016
55 Muhammed Gambo Abdullahi, Mohd Zin Bin Kandar, Lim Yaik Wah, Mohammad Arif Kamal, Ahmed Tijani Ashiru., Exploratory Survey of Recessed Window Façade Shading in Johor Bahru Malaysia.          2016                    
56 M. Z. Kandar, P. S. Nimlyat1, M. G. Abdullahi, D. Y. Aminu,

Influence of Inclined Wall Self-Shading Strategy on Office Building Heat Gain and Energy Performance in Hot Humid Climate of Malaysia, Energy efficiency journal….. (2016).

57 MOHD ZIN KANDAR1, NIMLYAT PONTIP STEPHEN1,

MUHAMMED GAMBO ABDULLAHI, YAKUBU AMINU DODO1, A FIELD STUDY OF THERMAL AND VISSUAL PERFORMANCE OF SELF-SHADING ENERGY COMMISSION DIAMOND BUILDING,

PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA. 2016

 

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