Ali Cheshmehzangi

Department of Architecture and Built Environment

University of Nottingham, UK

Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment

Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design


2012 Ph.D., University of Nottingham, UK, Architecture and Urban Design

2009 M.Arch. (with Distinction in both Masters and PG Diploma), University of Nottingham, UK, Urban Design

2007 Grad. Cert., Leeds Metropolitan University, Professional Studies in Architecture

2007 B.A. (Hons.), Leeds Metropolitan University, Architecture

Publications (selected)

  1. CHESHMEHZANGI, A., Xie, L., and Tan-Mullins, M. (2017) The role of international actors in low-carbon transitions of Shenzhen's International Low Carbon City in China, Journal of Cities, Published Nov 2017.
  2. Raven, R., Senger, F., Spath, P., Xie, L., CHESHMEHZANGI, A., and de Jong, M. (2017) Urban experimentation and institutional arrangements, Journal of European Planning Studies, Published Oct 2017.
  3. CHESHMEHZANGI, A., Zhu, Y., and Li, B. (2017) Application of Environmental Performance Analysis for Urban Design with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and EcoTect tools: The Case of Cao Fei Dian, International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, Published March 2017.
  4. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. and Ornsby, P. (2016) Augmented Locality: Study of Different Models of Urban Screens and their Application in Public Places as New Networks of the City, Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, Published Autumn 2017.
  5. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2016) Multi-spatial environmental performance evaluation towards integrated urban design: A procedural approach with computational simulations, Journal of Cleaner Production, Published December 2016.
  6. Dawodu, A., Akinwolemiwa, B. and CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2016) A conceptual re-visualization of sustainability pathways for the development of Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment Tools (NSATs), Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society, Published Nov 2016.
  7. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. and Thomas, S. M. (2016) Prioritising Accessible Transit Systems for Sustainable Urban Development: Understanding and Evaluating the Parameters of Transportation System in Mumbai, Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Published Summer 2016.
  8. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. and Butters, C. (2016) Chinese Urban Residential Blocks: Towards Improved Environmental and Living Qualities, Journal of Urban Design International, Published August 2016.
  9. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. and Butters, C. (2016) Sustainable Living and Urban Density: The Choices are Wide Open, Energy Procedia, Summer 2016.
  10. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2016) Feasibility Study of Songao's Low Carbon Town Planning, China, Energy Procedia, Summer 2016.
  11. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2016) Temporary and Temporality: Public Realm Regeneration through Temporary Events, Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, Vol. 9.
  12. Shen, J., Zhang, X., Yang, T., Tang, L., CHESHMEHZANGI, A., Wu, Y., Huang, G., Zhong, D., Xu, P. and Liu, S. (2016) Characteristic study of a novel compact Solar Thermal Facade (STF) with internally extruded pin–fin flow channel for building integration, Journal of Applied Energy, Published April 2016.
  13. Hashemi, A., Cruickshank, H. and CHESHMEHZANGI. A. (2015) Environmental Impacts and Embodied Energy of Construction Methods and Materials in Low-Income Tropical Housing, Sustainability, 7 (6), pp. 7866-7883.
  14. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2015) Regenerating the Urban: Evaluation of Policy Actions for Strategic Urban Changes in Two UK Cities of Derby and Nottingham, Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, Vol. 8, No. 4.
  15. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2015) Urban Identity as a Global Phenomenon: Hybridity and Contextualisation of Urban Identities, Journal of Human Behaviour in the Social Environment, Vol. 25, No. 1.
  16. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2014) Spatial Syntagma and Identity of a Place: Sensing, Relating to and knowing a Place, Journal of Human Behaviour in the Social Environment, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp. 799-810.
  17. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2014) The Urban and Urbanism: China’s New Urbanization and Approaches towards Comprehensive Development, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, The Social Sciences Collection, Vol. 8, Issue 3-4, pp.1-12.
  18. Deng, W. and CHESHMEHZANGI, A. and Yang, T. (2015) Environmental Implications of Privatised Public Space in Gated Residential Neighbourhood: Case study of China’s Small Residential District, International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, Vol. 5, No. 11, pp. 944-47.
  19. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. (2012) Identity and Public Realm, Elsevier Procedia: Social and Behavioural Sciences, Vol. 50, pp. 307-17.
  20. CHESHMEHZANGI, A. and Heath, T. (2012) Effects of Temporary Markets on Spatial Interrelations: A Behavioural Analysis of a Public Realm in the UK, International Journal of Asian Behavioural Studies (jABs), January 2012, Volume 2 (No. 5): pp. 21-32.

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