ASBN – Urban Heat Island Effect and Urban Greening – Ehsan Sharifi
Ehsan Sharifi graduated with a Master of Architecture (2002) and Master of Sustainable Design (2011), focusing on pedestrian friendly urban design. His research interests cover quality, livability and the sustainability of public space. Previously he worked as a Lecturer at Shiraz University, focusing on the history and theory of urban design and rehabilitation of existing urban precincts. Ehsan was the recipient of UniSA’s President Scholarship and School of Art, Architecture and Design Scholarship in 2012, and a National AAD Travel Grant in 2013 for his PhD at the sd+b Centre. Ehsan is currently an UHI researcher at Zero Waste Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b) and workshop supervisor of Sustainable Urban Design at the School of Natural and Built Environment at UniSA, Adelaide.