School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Yashaen Luckan

Position

Lecturer

Discipline

Architecture

Email

luckany@ukzn.ac.za

Contact Number

031-260-2714

Campus

Howard College Campus

Office Address

Sheptone Building, Level 8 No. 827

Last Updated

3 years ago

Degrees Held

  • PhD: Architecture
  • Master of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Technology: Architecture

 Research Interests

  • Humanistic Urbanism
  • Spatial Humanities
  • Transformative Pedagogy

Teaching Interests

  • Theory
  • Design
  • Research
  • Law

Teaching Expertise

  • Research-led Design: The development of Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks in research and towards place-responsive design.
  • Ethical Professional Practice
  • Humanistic Urbanism / Social Ethics in Design
Selected

Publications

Community Involvement

  • June 2014 – to present: SACAP – President
  • 2013 – Present: UNESCO Chair for Sustainable Urban Quality and Culture – Steering Committee member
  • 2009 -2013:  SACAP- Heads of School Committee
  • 2009 -2014: SACAP- Validation Board
  • 2009 – to present: Council on Higher Education (CHE): Evaluator of applications from various universities and private institutions for accreditation of their proposed new programme offerings

Student Supervision

  • Masters Supervision: 3 completed
  • Masters Co-Supervision: 2 completed
  • PhD Supervision: 1 Current
  • PhD co-supervision: 1 Current