School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Dr. Judith Tinuke Ojo-Aromokudu

Dr. Judith Tinuke Ojo-Aromokudu

Senior Lecturer

Discipline Architecture

Contact Number 031-260-1520

Campus Howard College Campus

Office Address Office No. 846

Last Updated 3 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Ph.D. in Architecture, University of KwaZulu Natal 2019
  • Master in Housing, University of KwaZulu Natal 2009
  • Masters of Science in Architecture, Obafemi Awolowo University 1996
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Architecture, Obafemi Awolowo University 1992

Research Interests

  • Architecture
  • Housing
  • Dwelling spaces
  • Sustainable Human settlements

Teaching Interests

  • Studio-based learning
  • Research methods
  • Wellbeing


Community Involvement

  • 2019- date, South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Committee member.
  • Architectural Learning Site (ALS) Accreditation / Validation Board,
    • 2022, SACAP Validation visit – University of Free state
    • 2022, SACAP Validation visit – Namibian University of Technology
    • 2023, SACAP Validation visit – Nelson Mandela University
  • 2021; Gauteng Institute for Architects (GIFA) Architecture, Award Jury member
  • 2020-2022; Gauteng Institute for Architects (GIFA) Education Committee Convener
  • SACAP; Education committee member

Teaching Expertise

  • Bachelors Entry level (Studio Based Learning)
  • Honours
  • Masters

Student Supervision

Masters students

  1. Schaefer, Sebastian. 2023) Space Exploration – The Design of a Space Launch Facility in South Africa
  2. Msweli, Noluthando Mandisa., (2019) Assessing mixed-income housing as a mechanism for social integration: a case study of the Durban Point area.
  3. Nzimande, Sinenhlanhla Thenjiswa., (2019) A critical analysis of the use of informal settlements dwellings as an economic asset: the case study of KwaMathambo in Durban.
  4. Dlamini, Thulani Nhlanhla. (2018) Investigating policy gaps in the implementation and monitoring of Low-cost housing projects in South Africa – the case study of Illovo township.
  5. Zungu, Njabulo. (2017) An evaluation of socio-economic benefits of an in-situ upgrading programme. The case of Namibia Stop 8 in Inanda (eThekwini Municipality).
  6. Mnyanda, Amanda (2017) A discovery of Zulu Cultural Identity through Design for the Youth. A proposed design typology for the Indoni Cultural School.
  7. Dlamini, Thulani Nhlanhla. (2017) Investigating policy gaps in the implementation and monitoring of the delivery of low cost housing projects in South Africa the case study of Illovo Township.
  8. Hlengwa, Sinenhlanhla Patience. (2016) Street vending and the use of urban spaces in Tongaat central business district KwaZulu-Natal.
  9. Hlatshwayo, Wendy Ntombifuthi. (2016) An assessment of the RDP settlements vulnerability to impacts of climate change: a case study of Umlazi Y section, south of Durban.
  10. Mnyandu, Sithabile Sinethemba. (2016) An Assessment of Environmental Sustainability in Low-Income Settlements: The Case Study of Qadi Township in KwaNyuswa.
  11. Eneman, Julie Marie-Ange. (2015) Exploring the Composition of Restorative Environments Conducive to Post-Traumatic Report and Recovery Processes in Young Women: Towards an Inner City Support Centre for Young Women in Durban.
  12. Danisa, Linda Mimi Precious. (2014) Architectural approach that facilitates traditional medicine and bio medicine research integration: towards a design for an UNAIDS research institute in the Valley of a thousand hills – Bothas Hill KZN.
  13. Glass, Lucien Emile Xerxes. (2014) Conceptualizing a nurturing-built environment informed by a spatial needs analysis on street livelihood: Towards a multipurpose dream centre for the homeless people of Durban.
  14. Mogano, Jeconitta Mohlago. (2014) Understanding the complexities of unplanned residential developments in close proximity to landfill sites: a case study of Kennedy Road Informal settlement, Durban.
  15. Madden, Michael. (2013) Exploring the importance of the creation of cognitive image through architecture: towards a new police station headquarters for Durban 2013.
  16. Docrat, Zakiyah. (2013) The reconnection of the Built form to the natural environment: towards an ecological awareness centre for Durban.